Indian Army conducts recruitment for Soldier General Duty for Women Military Police annually.
To apply for Soldier General Duty, a candidate must have pursued her matric/10th/SSLC, or equivalent with 45% aggregate and minimum 35% in each subject.
A candidate must be 17½ to 21 years old.
In terms of physical criterion, a candidate must be minimum 142 cm in height with proportionate weight.
Medical fitness criteria
- For any candidate, physical and mental health should be right; candidates must not be differently abled. During the recruitment process, selected candidates are required to appear for medical examination. Herein, unfit candidates are transferred to MH/CH/BH for an expert review.
- Because this recruitment is exclusively for women soldier generals, presence of one/more predominantly masculine characteristics is considered unfit. Moreover, having undergone sex reassignment surgery leads to exclusion from recruitment process.
- Pregnant women are not applicable to apply for the recruitment process. A candidate must not have conceived at the time of her recruitment process or till the end of training. A medical certificate issued by a government medical doctor, who has MBBS as minimum qualification, must be produced conforming no-pregnancy status of a candidate at the time of recruitment. Similar certificate must be produced at the commencement of training; failing to provide the certificates leads to exclusion of a candidate.
For medically fit candidates, a written test is conducted through a common entrance examination wherein negative marking is applied.
As a soldier general, candidates are liable for many advantages, such as travel allowance during training period, service liability worldwide, consistent promotion, reserve liability for up to 2 years after release from service, and pensioner benefits after 15 years of tenure.