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  • 100 Marks

The Indian Army organizes the Indian Army Havildar (Surveyor Automated Cartographer) exam for the employment of eligible and desiring male applicants as Havildar (Surveyor Automated Cartographer) in the Indian Army. This exam presents a good occasion for the aspirants who are willing to join the Indian Army. Applicants can apply for the exam in online mode through the official website

Indian Army Havildar (Surveyor Automated Cartographer) Conducting Body

The Indian Army is the land based division and the largest segment of the Indian Armed Forces. The President of India is the Supreme Commander of the Indian Army and it is authorized by the Chief of Army Staff, who is a four-star general.

Indian Army Havildar (Surveyor Automated Cartographer) Important Dates:

Events

Dates

Mode

Link

Registration Date

Will be updated soon

Offline

http://joinindianarmy.nic.in/

Application Date

Will be updated soon

Admit Card

Will be updated soon

Exam Date

Will be updated soon

Result Date

Will be updated soon.

Indian Army Havildar (Surveyor Automated Cartographer) Selection Procedure:

There are two stages through which the candidates need to go through. The first stage is Screening and the second is a written test.

  • Screening:- The candidates go through screening after which they are issued the admit cards for the written examination. The Screening process includes the checking of the original certificate, a physical fitness test and followed by a medical examination at the respective headquarters Recruiting Zone.

  • Written TestThe written test is different for different streams. The exam paper contains two separate parts.

Indian Army Havildar (Surveyor Automated Cartographer) Exam Pattern:

For Science Stream: The time duration of the exam is 2 hours.

S.No.

Parts

Subject

No. of Questions

Max. marks

1.

Part-1

General Knowledge/Gen. English

 

50

 

100

2.

Part-2

Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Computer Science

 

50

 

100

Note:- For every wrong answer, there is a provision of negative marking of 0.25 marks.

Indian Army Havildar (Surveyor Automated Cartographer) Eligibility Criteria:

  • Age Limit:- 20 to 25 years. For Serving Combatants on Remuneration, the age limit is 28 years.

  • Educational Qualification:-  10+2 and Graduation with mathematics subject or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as main subjects.

  • Medical StandardsThe candidate needs to possess the following medical standards:-

  • Robust Physique and stable mental health

  • Well developed chest with 5 cm minimum expansion

  • Normal hearing with each ear

  • Natural number of teeth i.e., 14 dental points with healthy gums.

  • Should have no deformity of bones, hydrocele, piles or varicose veins.

  • Remusteration candidates are exempted from recruiting medical examination at the time of recruiting rally.

  • The Remusteration candidates must be in the medical category SHAPE-1

Physical Fitness Test: The Physical Fitness test that is applicable are as follows:

S. No. 

Type

In Time Duration

1.

1.6 Km Run

In 5 minutes 45 seconds

2.

Pull-Ups (Beam)

Minimum 6

3.

Zig-Zag Balance

Qualify

4.

9 ft. Ditch Jump

Qualify

Note:- There is a provision of extra time for 1.6 km run in hilly terrain areas:-

  1. Between 5000 ft. to 9000 ft.------------>>>Additional 30 seconds.

  2. Between 9000 ft. to 12000 ft.------------>>>Additional 120 seconds.

Physical Standards: Minimum physical standards depend upon the region of the country.

S. No.

Region

Height (in cms)

Weight

Chest (in cms)

1.

Central Plains

168

50

77

2.

Western Plains

170

50

77

3.

Eastern Plains

169

50

77

4.

Southern Plains

166

50

77

5.

Western Himalayan

163

48

77

6.

Eastern Himalayan

160

48

77

 

Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep Including Minicoy

 

 

 

7.

Settlers

165

50

77

Locals

155

50

77

 

Indian Army Havildar (Surveyor Automated Cartographer) Syllabus:

Indian Army Havildar Syllabus for Mathematics:

  • Permutations and Combinations.

  • Trigonometric Equations.

  • Hyperbolic Functions.

  • Addition of Vectors.

  • Product of Vectors.

  • Probability.

  • Locus.

  • The Straight Line.

  • Quadratic Expressions.

  • Complex Numbers.

  • Trigonometric Ratios up to Transformations.

  • Mathematical Induction.

  • Inverse Trigonometric Functions.

  • Matrices.

  • Circle.

  • Partial fractions.

  • System of circles.

  • Measures of Dispersion.

  • Binomial Theorem.

  • Direction Cosines and Direction Ratios.

  • Parabola.

  • Transformation of Axes.

  • Functions.

  • A pair of Straight Lines.

  • Three-Dimensional Coordinates.

  • Ellipse.

  • Theory of Equations.

  • Definite Integrals.

  • Hyperbola.

  • Properties of Triangles.

  • Random Variables and Probability Distributions.

  • Plane.

  • Differential equations.

  • Differentiation.

  • Applications of Derivatives.

  • Integration.

  • Limits and Continuity.

  • De Moivre’s Theorem.

Indian Army Havildar Syllabus for Physics:

  • Laws of motion.

  • Thermal properties of matter.

  • Units and measurements.

  • Kinetic theory.

  • Gravitation.

  • Work, Energy, and Power.

  • Wave optics.

  • Oscillations.

  • Physical world.

  • Mechanical properties of solids.

  • Ray optics and optical instruments.

  • Motion in a straight line.

  • Thermodynamics.

  • Motion in a plane.

  • Nuclei.

  • Mechanical properties of fluids.

  • Systems of particles and rotational motion.

  • Electric charges and fields.

  • Moving charges and magnetism.

  • Electromagnetic induction.

  • Electrostatic potential and capacitance.

  • Magnetism and Matter.

  • Current electricity.

  • Alternating current.

  • Dual nature of radiation and matter.

  • Electromagnetic waves.

  • Atoms.

  • Waves.

  • Semiconductor electronics.

  • Communication systems.

Indian Army Havildar Syllabus for Chemistry:

  • The s – block elements.

  • P-block elements – group 14 (carbon family).

  • Organic chemistry-some basic principles and techniques and hydrocarbons.

  • Solutions.

  • Surface chemistry.

  • Thermodynamics.

  • Chemical equilibrium and acids-bases.

  • Hydrogen and its Compounds.

  • Atomic structure.

  • D and f block elements & coordination compounds.

  • Classification of elements and periodicity in properties.

  • Environmental chemistry.

  • Chemical bonding and molecular structure.

  • Solid state.

  • States of matter: gases and liquids.

  • Electrochemistry and chemical kinetics.

  • Stoichiometry.

  • General principles of metallurgy.

  • Organic compounds containing c, h and o.

  • P- block elements group 13 (boron family).

  • P-block elements.

  • Biomolecules.

  • Chemistry in everyday life.

  • Haloalkanes and haloarenes.

  • Polymers.

  • Organic compounds containing nitrogen.

Indian Army Havildar Syllabus for Biology:

  • Botany.

  • Biotechnology.

  • Bio-chemistry.

  • Classification of Animal Kingdom.

  • Cytology.

  • Classification of Plant Kingdom.

  • Ecology.

  • Environmental Science.

  • Molecular Biology.

  • Genetics.

  • Plant Diversity.

  • Physics.

  • Zoology.

Indian Army Havildar (Surveyor Automated Cartographer) FAQs:

Ques 1. What is meant by Surveyor Automated Cartographer trade in the Indian Army?

 Ans. They are the people who make maps for the army which are based on a survey of the ground. They also work on updating the maps made long back.

Ques 2. What does a Havildar (Surveyor Automated Cartographer) do in the Indian Army?

 Ans. You will be an NCO in the Corps of Engineers and as the name suggests you will be involved in a survey of terrain and map design for operations in both peace and war. 

Ques 3. How do I join in the Indian army as Havildar in the post of surveyor automated cartographer? What are the procedures and salary scale details?

 Ans. Army conducts the exam for cartographers every year. You need to apply online after notification is published. The minimum educational qualification is graduation in BA/B.COM/B.S.C./B.E. The age limit is 25 years. The salary according to 6th pay commission is Rs. 20200 and grade pay of Rs. 2800. 

Ques 4. Can a B.Tech graduate apply for Indian Army Havildar (Surveyor Automated Cartographer)

Ans. A B.Tech graduate with Mathematics, having passed 12th class with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as the main subject from a recognised Board/University can apply for  Indian Army Havildar (Surveyor Automated Cartographer)

Ques 5. What is the difference between Havildar (Surveyor Automated Cartographer) and Havildar Major Technical?

Ans. Indian Army Havildar (Surveyor Automated Cartographer) are the people who make maps for the army which are based on a survey of the ground. Whereas HMT or Havildar Major Technical. It is a rank equivalent to Havildar/Sergeant/Petty Officer. Havildar Major is an appointment given to Havildar. HMT is an appointment in EME [ Electronic and Mechanical Engineers ]given to Havildars who have mastered the specialized trade i.e. repairing Motor vehicles, aircraft, guns, and other equipment. They wear a wristband on the right hand with Ashoka Chakra instead of three stripes on the sleeve.

Ques 6: Which documents Requisites of Online Application ?

Ans: All documents should be Scanned.

  • Photograph

  • Signature

  • Class 10th/12th Certificate

  • Class 10th Certificate as Age Proof

  • Graduation Semesters Certificate

  • Other Educational Certificate

Ques 7: Are girls eligible for joining the posts?

Ans: No, girls are eligible for joining havildar posts. Vacancies are released for male candidates.

Ques 8: How many posts lead to the Havildar exam?

Ans. Go through the official notification.

Ques 9: How can I apply for this exam?

Ans: Go to the official website as mentioned above. 

Ques 10: Is there any age limit for exam?

Ans: 20-25 yrs.

Conclusion: This exam presents such a nice opportunity for eligible and desiring applicants who want to serve our country by joining the Indian Army. Aspirants must take the advantage of this opportunity by preparing well for the exam. The team of estudentbook wishes you all the best for your upcoming future.

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