Pak Army DSSC (Direct Short Service Commission Course)

In this post, you will learn about the Pak Army Direct Short Service Commission Course (DSSC):

  • What is DSSC?
  • What are the Eligibility Criteria for DSSC?
  • Courses Details?
  • Tests Details?
  • Contract/Bond Details?
  • Training Details
  • Benefits
  • DSSC registration: Last date

What is the Direct Short Service Commission Course (DSSC)?

The Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) of the Pakistan Army is a commission that fulfills various roles such as education, engineering, medical services, and intelligence. It actively recruits qualified candidates, requiring a rigorous selection process consisting of examinations, interviews, and thorough medical assessments. Successful applicants receive training as commissioned officers, and opportunities to actively contribute to military operations while taking advantage of professional development and leadership opportunities. DSSC acts as a pathway for skilled personnel seeking short-term commitment within the Army, enabling them to contribute their skills and serve the nation in various essential capacities.


  • Approximately PKR 50,000 to PKR 80,000 per month Salary
  • House Rent Allowance
  • Medical Allowance
  • Covers medical expenses for the officer and their family
  • Travel Allowance: Pension and Retirement Benefits
  • Education: Children of army personnel often have access to quality education in military-run schools and colleges
  • Training and Development Access to military facilities such as clubs, sports facilities, etc
  • Opportunities for career advancement and specialization
  • Job security and respect in society

What are the Eligibility Criteria For the Direct Short Service Commission Course (DSSC)

Candidates are required to meet criteria that are relevant to their chosen field, be it education, engineering, medical services, or intelligence. For correct and updated eligibility details for each category within DSSC, applicants should refer to the official website ( of the Pakistan Army or directly contact the recruitment centers.

Commission you can Join through Pak Army DSSC

  • Army Education Corps AEC
  • Law Officer
  • Corps of Remount Veterinary and Farm Officer
  • Psychology

Education For Pak Army DSSC

Varying from a bachelor’s degree to a specialized qualification ( Bachelor/Master/Ms/M Phil/Ph.D.) in the following subjects:

  • Computer Science
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Geography/GIS
  • Political Science
  • History
  • Islamic Studies/Arabic
  • Management Sciences
  • Library Science
  • Pak Studies
  • Education
  • LLB
  • DVM Orequvalent Degree
  • MSc/M Phil in relevant field
  • M.Sc Psychology

Pak Army DSSC Marks/Number Criteria

  • 60 % or 2.5 % CGPA in Science Subjects
  • 50 % or 2.0 CGPA in Arts Subjects
  • No 3rd division or Grade D
  • Only one 2nd Division is acceptable
  • ⦁The candidate’s entire education as a regular student

Direct Short Service Commission Course Tests ( Written, Physical, and Medical) Details

Pak Army DSSC Written Test

  • Academics ( qualification related question)
  • Intelligence test
  • Verbal and non-verbal questions

Army DSSC Physical Test

  • 1.6 kilometer Running in nine (9) minutes
  • 10 Push Ups
  • 10 Situps
  • 02 Chin Ups

Pak Army DSSC Medical Test

  • After the written exam, there is an initial medical test
  • And then a full medical check-up is done before joining

Documents For Pak Army DSSC

  • All your Attested Documents (academic, domicile, ID card, etc)
  • Nadra verification slip
  • 6 photo ( front and Back attested)
  • Degrees should be verified


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