TCC | Test Pattern with Syllabus | PDF

Pakistan Army offers the opportunity to become an officer every year through Technical Cadet Course (TCC). Candidates who are between the age of 17 to 21 years can apply for online registration through the army official website of Joinpakarmy. Only male candidates with minimum height of 5 feet 4 inches can apply for Technical Cadet Course.

Candidates must have F.Sc with Pre-Engineering and minimum marks 65%. If a student has A level they must have O level with 5 subjects where they have studied English as a compulsory subject. At A Level, candidates must have studied Physics, Maths, Chemistry/Computer Studies/Computer Sciences at Grades A to C.

Pakistan Army TCC Online Registration Date Start: 18 December 2023

Last Date of Online Registration of TCC in Pakistan Army: 02 February 2024

TCC | Test Pattern with Syllabus | PDF

Basic Steps for Selection in TCC (Technical Cadet Course)

TCC (Technical Cadet Course) has the following selection stages in which a candidate has to be thoroughly tested for final selection to become an Army Officer.

  • Online Registration on Army Official Website
  • Document verification at the election center on the date of test along with necessary documents
  • Preliminary Intelligence and Educational Test at the Selection Centre
  • Physical test
  • Pre-Medical in respective Army Selection Center
  • Pre-Interview at Selection Centre
  • ISSB Form Submission
  • Spend five days at ISSB Center Kohat/Millier/Gujranwala
  • Final Medical at nearby CMH
  • Merit List and Reporting Institute, Rawalpindi
  • Military Training at PMA Kakul Academy Abbottabad
  • Passing Out Parade

Technical Cadet Course (TCC) Syllabus and Subjects

Pak Army Technical Cadet Course Prelims includes the following subjects and syllabus.

Intelligence test

  • Verbal intelligence
  • Non-verbal intelligence


  • English (English grammar, tenses, parts of speech, narration, active and passive voice, translation, fill in the blanks, synonyms, antonyms, word pairs, idioms)
  • Physics (Matric + FSC Physics Books)
  • Mathematics (Matric / O Level, FSC / A Level Books)
  • Chemistry/Computer Studies/Computer Sciences (Basic Terms, Definitions, Formulas, Equations, Software, Hardware, at least up to FSC level) (Students choose one subject in Academic Examination)

TCC | Test Pattern with Syllabus | PDF

Test Details Timings, Questions and Passing Marks at TCC

Following test pattern is being used in TCC (Technical Cadet Course). Remember, this is not fixed, as it can be changed over time as per the policy and requirements of the Pakistan Army. See details below.

Types of Test in TCC Total Questions Total Time in Test Pass %age
Intelligence Test 184 45 Min 50 %
Academic Test 50 30 Min 50%


Frequently Asked Questions

How To Join Pak Army After BSc For Women?

Women can join the Pakistan Army after graduation through the Lady Cadet Corps (LCC) in various field posts. Women can also join PAF and Pakistan Navy. For more details visit

How to join Pakistan Army as Captain after FSC?

A candidate can join Pakistan Army as a Captain in PAF through Short Service Commission. After FSC a student can apply for commission in Pak Army through PMA long course or can apply in PAF or Navy commission branches.

How to recruit women in Pak Army after matriculation?

Matriculation women can join Pakistan Army as Medical Assistant or PAF as Female Medical Technician or Pakistan Navy. Generally, vacancies for women in all three forces come every year. For more information visit

What is TCC in Pakistan Army?

TCC stands for Technical Cadet Course in Pakistan Army in which students doing FSC with Pre-Engineering with 65% marks can apply. Also students who have done A level including five subjects along with A level can apply with FSC equivalent certificate.

What is a cadet course?

Cadet Course is basically the name of the course which is completed in PMA Kakul Academy, PAF Academy Risalpur Academy or Naval Marine Academy. Because the cadet here gets training to become an officer of Pak Defense Forces.

What is the eligibility for Technical Cadet Course (TCC)?

The basic qualification to apply to TCC is FSc or A-Level with 65% marks in aggregate.

How much is the salary of a captain in Pakistan Army?

The salary of a captain is currently more than 130,000 which increases year by year depending on service and seniority. The pay is almost the same as that of other officers of equal rank.

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