PHYSICAL PROFICIENCY TEST (PFT) : REVISED TIMINGS FOR 1.6 KM RUN. Fitness is essential to the day-to-day effectiveness and combat readiness of the Army Soldier. Soldiers who are not physically fit can be a detriment to the readiness and combat efficiency of their unit. Indian Army has revised timings for 1.6 Km run. The revised policy will be implemented wef 01 Apr 2017.
REVISED TIMINGS FOR 1.6 KM RUN: PHYSICAL PROFICIENCY TEST (PFT) EFFECTIVE FROM 01 APR 2017
1. Revised timings for 1.6 Km Run for all categories – Sol GD, Sol Tdn, Sol Clk/ SKT/IM, Sol Tech, Sol NA / NA (VET), Hav Edn, Hav Svy Auto Carto, JCO Catering and RT JCO will be conducted as per laid down timings under two gps and marks allotted for each gp is given as under :-
|(a)||All Cat||(a) Upto 05 Mins 30 Secs||Gp -I||60 Marks|
|(b)||(b) From 05 Mins 31 Secs to 05 Mins 45 Secs||Gp – II||48 Marks|
|(c)||Provisions for Extra Time for 1.6 km run in Hilly Terrain Areas. Conduct of 1.6 km run test in the Hilly Terrain Areas will be as under :-
(i) Upto 5000 Ft as above.
(ii) (ii) Between 5000 Ft to 9000 Ft – Add 30 Secs.
(iii) (iii) Between 9000 Ft to 12000 Ft – Add 120 Secs.
- The policy will be implemented for all recruitment rallies scheduled for Rtg yr 2017-18 (i.e wef 01 Apr 2017). The policy would be applicable for all future cat which are under consideration as well.