Assam Rifles Eligibility Criteria – Age limit, Height, Weight, Chest, Education Qualification

Assam Rifles Eligibility Criteria – Age limit, Height, Weight, Chest, Education Qualification: For joining the Assam rifles as a GD, Clerk, Warrant Officer, Rifleman, you should know the eligibility criteria. After knowing the eligibility you can apply for the post you want. Ineligibility criteria, they check the running and then age limit, height, weight, chest, and many more physical details.

Also, education qualification that you can go for the written exam. In this article, we are going to share the latest 2021 eligibility criteria for the Assam rifles with all details like physical eligibility and education qualification for every trade you want.

Soon Assam rifle is going to conduct a Bharti in various posts. If you want to apply for that Bharti check your eligibility criteria here and go for the Bharti. Upcoming Bharti will be updated in the below link.

Assam Rifles Eligibility Criteria – Age limit, Height, Weight, Chest, Education Qualification

Assam Rifles is one of the oldest paramilitary forces of Indian, which was founded in the year 1835. With 46 battalions, there are  63,747 personnel are serving the nation as Assam rifles soldiers. Now it’s your turn, with the help of our website you can get every detail related to Assam rifles Bharti that will help you to join the force as a soldier gd, clerk, warrant officer, etc.

We have collected the data about the Assam rifles eligibility and in this article. You will get every minor detail here. However, if you want to apply for the post you apply as soon as the post is released. Assam Rifle was formed for a particular purpose i.e. operations and internal security or we can say in times of war they can be used as a combat force to secure rear areas if needed.

Initially, Assam Rifles was founded in 1835 under the British government known as the “Cachar levy”. Present time there are 46 battalions of Assam rifles with a sanctioned strength of 66,747 personnel. This is under the control of MHA (Ministry of home affairs).

Assam Rifles GD, Clerk, WO, RFN eligibility 2021

We provide full details according to the post in the table below. Make sure to check them all without a miss out on any detail. Although down in the article we also provide full details about the age, education, and physical requirements.

Name of the post Education Qualification Age Limit Height Chest Weight
Soldier GD 10th Pass 18-23 Years 165-170 cm 78-85 cm proportionate to height
Clerk (Havildar) 12th Pass 18-25 Years 165-170 cm 78-85 cm proportionate to height
Personal Assistant (WO) 12th pass + Typing Knowledge 18-25 Years 165-170 cm 78-85 cm proportionate to height
Radio Mechanic (WO) 12th + Diploma 18-25 Years 165-170 cm 78-85 cm proportionate to height
Armorer (Rfn) 10th Pass 18-38 Years 165-170 cm 78-85 cm proportionate to height
Electrician (Rfn) 10th Pass + ITI 18-38 Years 165-170 cm 78-85 cm proportionate to height
Nursing Assistant (Rfn) 10th Pass 18-38 Years 165-170 cm 78-85 cm proportionate to height

Some more trades in Assam rifles are Female Attendant (FA), Cook (Rfn), Male Safai (Rfn), Washerman (Rfn), Barber (Rfn), Equipment Boot Repairer (Rfn), Tailor (Rfn).

Age Qualification

For joining Assam Rifle your age limit should be between 18 – 28 years. For checking your age eligibility you have to match your age according to the age mentioned in the application form. So, for qualifying this trait your age has to fall between the age limit.

However, you can get some relaxation if you fall under any special category which is mentioned in the application form released by the government.

Educational Qualification

For joining the Assam Rifle, you should have completed Matriculation (Class 10th) / Intermediate (Class 12th) / Master’s Degree / Graduation / ITI Standard to apply for the posts.


You must be a resident of India to apply for this post. If you are a permanent resident of India then you can apply for this post from any state. After getting recruited on this post, your job location will be anywhere All Over India.

Physical Qualification

In the table below we provide all the details for the physical qualification according to the state. So, look out for your state and see whether you are physically eligible or not.

S.No. States Height (in cm) Chest  Normal
(in cm)
Chest  Extended
(in cm)
1 For All India except for the category mentioned below 170 80 85
2 Garhwali, Kumaoni, Gorkha, Dogra, Maratha, Assam, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Kashmir, Leh, and Ladakh 165 78 83
3 ST candidates 162.5 76 81

However, there are some other standards and their relaxation according to the different states. So, we provide the link to the official notification here. So, make sure you check it before moving forward in the article.

Click Here: Assam Rifles Recruitment 2023 Notification

Assam Rifles Selection Process 2021

To join the Assam Rifle in 2021, you have to follow the 3 steps to become a soldier. If you remember these steps, it will help you to join easily. These 3 steps of the selection process are Physical test, written test, and Medical test. So, you have to clear all these steps for your dream job. Down we provide the complete details about these steps.

PST(Physical standard test)/PET(Physical Efficiency test): 

Running, height measurement, chest measurement comes under the PST/PET. For moving forward to your dream job you have to clear this round and score at least the qualifying marks. In this test, you have to complete your run at a given time. Check the complete detail below in the table.

Category Candidate Distance Qualifying Time (in min)
All India Except Ladakh Male 05 km 24
Female 1.6 km 8.30
For Ladakh region Male 1.6 km 6.30
Female 800 m 4

Written and Trade test

The written exam consists of 100 marks, where you have to score a minimum of 35 marks to enter the next process. This exam comes after the Physical Fitness Test. Check the detail below in the table for more clarification.

Category Total Marks Passing Percentage
General / EWS 100 35%
SC / ST / OBC 100 33%

Some Bonus Marks for special candidates

However, there are some special categories that will be awarded some bonus marks in the CEE. We provide the table below.

Category Extra Given Marks
NCC ‘A’ Certificate 2 Marks
NCC ‘B’  Certificate 3 Marks
NCC ‘C’ Certificate 5 Marks

The table given up is only for the Written test and not for the Trade test. You don’t have to score any marks on the Trade test. Trade test stands for skill test where you don’t get the marks just pass or fail. After passing in Trade Test you move forward to the next test i.e. Medical Test.

Medical Test

The last step is to join forces. After passing this exam the merit list will be declared and you can check your name is on the list or not. This test is conducted under the guidelines released by the government of India. Afterward, the merit list will be released and all candidates get to know whether they are selected for the post or not.

Merit list depends on the trade and category-wise vacancy allocated to the state and Union territory. All the training centers for enrollment will be issued on the basis of the merit list released by the Indian government.

Hopefully, you liked our article on Assam Rifles Eligibility Criteria – Age limit, Height, Weight, Chest, Education Qualification. If you have any doubts or questions, please feel free to ask in the comment section. We will really love to help you out.

1. What all documents are required for Assam Rifles Recruitment? 

Ans. Documents which are required are :

  • Educational Certificate
  • Domicile
  • Caste Certificate
  • One xerox copy of Aadhar Card/ Pan Card/ Voter ID etc.
2. Is there any age relaxation for Assam Rifles Recruitment? 

Ans. Yes age relaxation is applicable for reserved categories as per government norms.

3. What is the eligibility criteria of Assam Rifles Clerk? 

Ans. For knowing eligibility criteria of Assam Rifles clerk you may scroll the post above and check it from there.

4. What is the educational qualification of Warrant Officer Radio Mechanics in Assam Rifles? 

Ans. A candidate applying for Warrant Officer Radio Mechanics must have done his 10th + Diploma or 12th with Physics, Chemistry and Maths as subject.

5. For how many posts Assam Rilfes Bharti will be conducted? 

Ans. This will be disclosed as soon as there will be some official news from the board.