Maharaja Ranjit Singh Academy Entrance Test 2025


The online application form for the 15th Course Session (2025-2027) for the written entrance examination of Maharaja Ranjit Singh Academy Armed Forces Preparatory Institute, Mohali, 2025, will be released at


The application link will be available from December 1, 2024, until December 31, 2024, and candidates must complete the application on their own behalf. One must save the acknowledgement slip that gets generated after successfully submitting the application form for username and password, which will be used at the time of downloading the admit cards.


The eligibility criteria for the armed forces recruitment process are as follows: only Punjab residents are eligible, and they must be studying a Board's Matriculation (10th) program. The birth date must fall between July 2, 2008, and January 1, 2011.


The examination, tentatively scheduled for January 12, 2025, will be held at designated centres in Punjab (Mohali, Jalandhar, and Bathinda), based on the number of applications received. The admit cards will provide detailed addresses for the examination centers. No travel or dearness allowance will be provided for the exam or subsequent tests or interviews. Written test results will be available one week after the exam. Candidates are advised to visit the institute's website and


An interview, a written exam, and a medical examination are all part of the admissions procedure for the Maharaja Ranjit Singh AFPI programme. To get into the interview and medical test phases, candidates need to pass the written exam. Until December 31, 2025, candidates may pay online for their applications by completing an online form on the recruitment portal. The application form can be filled out online from December 1 to December 31, 2024. Candidates can correct any incorrect information up to 5:00 PM on December 31, 2024, but after that, no editing will be allowed. Candidates must apply online only and upload their latest passport-size photographs with a cross sign, not older than three months.


Candidates are advised to retain the printed copy of their application form after the completion of the admissions process. For any issues, they can contact the C-DAC help line at Candidates should also visit the recruitment portal regularly for important information and updates. A candidate must provide his or her correct mobile number and email address. If they are unable to print the form, they should retry the process. The list of confirmed fee candidates will be displayed on the recruitment portal starting January 4, 2025. Candidates can download their admit cards by entering their registration number and password. If unable to obtain the admit card, candidates must contact C-DAC Mohali personally or on helpline numbers two days before the examination. The examination will be held on January 12th, 2025, tentatively at 10:30 a.m. Candidates' names for interviews will be available on both the AFPI Punjab and recruitment portals. The venue date and time of the interview will be announced separately on the C-DAC website. The course has an approximate number of 48 seats, subject to minor changes.


Candidates must arrive at the examination centre two hours before the start of the written examination, presenting their admit card, passport-size photographs, and identity proof (Aadhar Card or School Identity Card signed by the principal). Without a valid photo identity proof, candidates will not be allowed to participate.


Eligibility conditions for admission are essential, and the selection process is based on being found eligible. Verification of original documents will be conducted during the interview, which will only be available to successful candidates. Failure to establish the veracity of any documents at the time of the interview will result in the candidate's candidature being cancelled.


The written exam will consist of 150 objective-type questions from mathematics, English, and social studies, with answers recorded on an OMR sheet. The paper will be three hours long, and negative marking will be applied for wrong answers.


Candidates should bring either blue or black ball pens, and books, written notes, calculators, mobile phones, smart watches, and other electronic devices will not be permitted in the examination hall. Candidates who have already passed Class 10th and are currently studying in Class 11th may apply, but must repeat Class 11th if selected for admission to AFPI.


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