PMA Long course 152 helping material for initial test preparation

I hope all of you will be fine. As you know that Pakistan army has announced a new PMA Long Course and syllabus. If you still need to apply for PMA long course 152 still then go to their website and apply for it.

PMA (Pakistan Military Academy) long course is a course of the Pakistan Army. This course is issued two times a year for selection.

In this article, I will discuss how to prepare an initial test for PMA Long Course 152 and its syllabus. The initial test consists of two tests;

  • Intelligence Test
  • Academic Test
PMA Long course 152 helping material for initial test preparation
PMA Long course 152 helping material for initial test preparation

For qualification, there is only a need for 50% of the marks to qualify. Sometimes repeat questions covers this gap to qualify for this test. This is very easy to prepare PMA long course 152 initial test using some tips and helpful material.

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In this article, I will explain to you their test pattern, syllabus, and preparation guidelines and also tell you helpful material related to it.


Intelligence Test

Let’s talk first of all about intelligence tests. In this test, two tests happen in PMA which are as follows;

  • Verbal questions
  • Non-Verbal Questions

This test is similar for those intuitions;

  • Pakistan Army Test
  • Air force Test
  • Navy Test

The recommended book for this is Dodgers. You can prepare an intelligence test from that book. For intelligence tests, there is no need to make a ratta of books for PMA long course initial test preparation ⌣.

Get all important books, Mcqs, questions, and papers Dodgers: link

But if you want to buy any books related to any subject or syllabus of PMA long course 152 then go here

➡️ Verbal Questions

In the verbal test, there are 84 questions that you have to complete in just 30 minutes. Dodgers book is recommended for it. You can practice it. (Below I have provided related books and their solutions). These questions are related to;

  • A few questions about coding-decoding
  • Age problems
  • Comparable questions
  • Sequence series

➡️ Non-Verbal Questions

In a non-verbal test, you have to complete 86 questions in 40 minutes. The main reason for less time in PMA long course 152 is only to check the mind level of students whether they can make decisions fastly or not?

This portion includes questions related to figures and diagrams as given below;

Figure/diagram questions

Some other related questions are below;

Sequence Figure questions

Some are of this type

Some figure questions like this

Matching Figure questions

type 1

type 2

type 3

These are some examples of figure and diagram questions. For more detail, you can read the book Dodgers also and youtube.

Academic Test 

For those students who could not qualify for the academic tests, the main reason for this is that they do not know what is the syllabus of academic tests to qualify? So the syllabus of the academic Test of PMA long course 152 syllabus 2023 is as followed;

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Pakistan Studies
  • Islamiyat
  • General Knowledge
  • Physics general questions 
  • Knowledge of armed forces
  • Academic notes
  • Past papers

PMA Long Course Initial Medical Test

All medical inspections for PMA Long initial test selection are made based on the following tests

  • Weight
  • Eyesight and color blindness
  • Flat feet
  • Knee Knocking
  • Carrying Angle
  • Height
  • Chest


Candidates' weight is evaluated during the initial medical test compared to their height with the Body Mass Index (BMI) formula which is as follows.

Body Mass Index (BMI) Chart

Eyesight and color blindness

  • Eyesight should be 6/6 with glasses or without glasses
  • Not fulfilling the above criteria you will be considered rejected
eyesight picture

Color Blindness

Your eyesight will be checked during the initial test selection. You would have to read numbers in a different coloring book.

Color Blindness PMA test

Flat feet

You are considered unfit if your feet are flat from the middle. There must be some space between the ground and the center of your feet when you put your feet down.
flat feet criteria

Knee Knocking

Both of your feet are joined together during this test; then if your knees touch one other, you have a knee-knocking problem; if not, you are healthy.

knee knocking problem

Carrying Angle

Carrying Angle Value Ranges = 5 to 18 degrees for PMA Long Course

Your carrying Angle Value should be between them otherwise you will be rejected.

carrying angle value


Required Height for PMA Long course = 162.5cm or more

Achieving not required height will be considered medically unfit.


  • Minimum Chest is 75cm (32.5 in) without expansion
  • Minimum Chest is 80cm (34in) with expansion

chest initial test

Basic Requirement for PMA Long Course 152 for selection

  • A person should be an unmarried Pakistani or have a domicile of Azad-Kashmir to apply
  • Dual nationality person also can apply for it and if you are selected in the final selection then you will withdraw your foreign nationality
  • The age range is 17-22 years and if your age is more than 3 months from 22 years then you are also eligible for it. With 2 years bachelor's age limit is 23 years and with a 4-year bachelor's, the age limit is 24 with no 3 months relaxation for PMA initial test preparation.
  • 5' 4" should be the height of a male person, no female can apply for it
  • Weight should be matched your age according to the BMI chart
  • Eight sight 6/6 with or without glasses
  • You should be a healthy person with no major disease
  • You should not be twice not recommended by ISSB and if you are then you are not eligible for it
  • You can apply with a hope certificate also which you can get from your college office
  • Intermediate or equivalent with at least 55% marks. And waiting for the 12th result can also apply to PMA initial test.
  • Diploma holders (DAE) can also apply.

Some tricks to select in 1st attempt  for PMA initial test | How to pass PMA long course

Selection Process of PMA Long Course 152

  1. You have to apply for it online, no challan you have to pay
  2. Initial test held of PMA long course 152 initial and you can get a slip from PMA website. You have to take original documents of Matric, FSC, and NIC and slip for the initial test. If you have a hope certificate, then the result of matric and part-1 should you have to take for the initial test. The percentage of marks is 40 to 60% in intermediate but it is not confirmed, changed in every PMA long course. 
  3. Then the physical test will be held in which you have to run 1.6 KM in 8 minutes. 15 to 20 pushups and situps
  4. After passing the physical and medical tests, your initial interview will be held which is changed a lot in the previous PMA long course 148.
  5. After qualifying initial interview, submit the ISSB form and ISSB call letter to your home
  6. 5 days of ISSB will be held which is of personality test and their center is in Kohat, Gujranwala, Karachi, and Quetta.
  7. If you are recommended by ISSB then your final medical checkup will be held and if considered fit, your merit list made of your scores. Merit list makes on your marks from initial to ISSB selections.
  8. After the merit list, training to hold for 2 years and then passed out.
Simple we can say that the selection process includes;
  1. Online Registration
  2. Computerized Initial Test
  3. Initial Medical Test
  4. Physical Test
  5. Initial Interview
  6. ISSB
  7. Final Medical
  8. Joining Instructions

Tip to Prepare PMA Long Course 152 Test in the best method

I will tell you one tip by which you can easily qualify for an intelligence test. For this test join groups from those social media;

  • Facebook
  • WhatsApp
  • YouTube
  • Get the experience of people from others to prepare any missing thing
  • Prepare a little bit from books to get ideas in paper-type questions
  • Prepare those questions which are very important in the experience of other experiences

As you know that their test is taken online with an online database of questions or we called it Question Bank. And it generates questions automatically. Due to this reason, their question repeat again and again every year. After clearing this test medical test was taken at the same time as PMA initial test.

Helpful Youtube content for PMA Long course 152 test preparation

You can get complete guidance about PMA long course from youtube videos also. These videos are made by an experienced person on a Youtube Channel named>> Ali's Way

PMA Long Course 152 Webinar
PMA long course 152 Announced
Verbal intelligence test
Non-Verbal Intelligence Test
Academic Test question
Practice Verbal Intelligence Test questions
Practice Non-Verbal Intelligence questions
Practice Verbal Intelligence Test
Practice Non-Verbal Intelligence Test
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Pak repeated solved MCQs
Pak solved MCQs part 5
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MCQs about Namaz and zakat
MCQs about Holy Prophet(PBUH)
Capitals and Currencies World GK
World GK most repeated Solved
Quick math questions
Physical Test Preparation
initial medical test
Essay writing before the initial interview
Initial Interview and changes

Experienced in PMA Long Course Passed Candidates (Questions)

Here I have provided some important questions which are asked by those candidates who passed their PMA long course 146,147,148, 149,150,152. Those candidates told them which questions are important for them. Questions are related to all cities of Pakistan. All these PMA helping materials are below; 


Questions for PMA initial test preparation

Questions related to general knowledge, and science questions are below. These questions are important for you if you want to select in the first attempt in PMA initial test preparation. You have also read them, maybe these questions can come in your PMA initial test.


Name of Important Person in Pakistan

You should remember these personal names which are essential for PMA long course 151,152,153 and similar for 148, 146,147  initial test preparation.



In this article, I want to tell you about just the initial test. Hope you will clearly understand how to clear PMA Long course 152 using these tips I tell you. Thanks

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