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Sri Lanka Army

Defenders of the Nation

Officers

Join the next generation of leaders as an Army officer, with the opportunity to develop highly-valued management skills in Sri Lanka's most exciting workplace.

The Sri Lankan Army is one of the world's leading military forces. Learn about our key defensive role, the operations we support overseas, our contribution to disaster relief, and our vision for the future.An officer in the Sri Lankan Army inherits glorious heritage and lasting traditions, blended perfectly with the latest advances in technology in the fields of armament, management, engineering and medical sciences. It offers a golden opportunity to be a part of the world's finest Army and get trained not only to be an Officer but also a Gentleman for life.

An Officer, A Lady and A Gentleman

The Sri Lankan Army promises both professional and personal growth at every stage of the career. The inherent adventure and extra-curricular activities in the Army ensure an all round development essential in today's world. Art of War-Engineering-Medicine-Administration-Human Resource Development and Management; the army teaches you all. Moulding the officers into leaders capable of leading from the front in any field. Joining the Army is possible both after finishing school as well as after graduation.

Apart from attractive pay and perks, Army offers you the best in Life Style, better than all other professions. Be it social interaction, finest clubs, sports facilities, medical facilities and ample opportunities, Army has it all. In fact you are paid to lead a healthy life in a healthy environment.

Facilities like subsidized housing, free medical for self & family, canteen facilities, group insurance cover, soft loans for house and/or vehicle and above all the feeling of belonging to a family which cares for you, are the perks of the Army which no other organization provides.

Selection Criteria (Male)

Minimum Educational Qualifications

  • GCE (O/L) Examination - Six (06) passes at one sitting
  • Credit passes in any four (04) subjects including English Language and a simple passes for Mathematics and Sinhala or Tamil in the GCE (O/L) Examination in not more than two (02) sittings
  • GCE (A/L) Examination - Three (03) passes in GCE (A/L) at one sitting and obtain 30% marks for Gen test not more than three sitting

Basic Qualifications

  • Age - Between 18 - 22 years as on the date of enlistment.
  • Height - 5' 6".
  • Weight- 50 Kg.
  • Chest - 32".

Marital Status

  • Unmarried.

Selection Criteria (Female)

Minimum Educational Qualifications

  • GCE (O/L) Examination - Six (06) passes including Sinhala or Tamil at one sitting.
  • Credit passes in any four (04) subjects including English Language.
  • Pass in Mathematics (Those who have obtained four credit passes including English Language and a pass in Mathematics in not more than two (02) sittings including the sitting in which they qualified in six subject will be eligible to apply).
  • GCE (A/L) Examination - Two (02) passes in GCE (A/L) at one sitting.

Basic Qualifications

  • Age - Between 18 - 22 years as on the date of enlistment.
  • Height - 5' 3".

Marital Status

  • Unmarried.