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How long is SSG training?

How long is SSG training?

The course lasts four weeks, with wings awarded after five day-jumps and three night-jumps. The SSG recruits get trained in hand-to-hand combat training and very hard physical fitness training only about 5% recruits make it through to the Pakistan SSG due to the very tough training course.

How many SSG commandos does Pakistan have?

So far there have been over 2,472 ceasefire violations along the LoC this year, the highest in the last two years. Pakistan has also deployed more number of its elite troops, the Special Service Group (SSG), along the LoC. There are at least two SSG battalions, each comprising of at least 700 commandos.

Is SSG training tough?

The dropout rates of Special Service Group(Army) is 85 to 90 Percent because of extremely tough training process. Every year, thousands of Applicants apply to join the SSG but at the end, maximum of 100 to 120 cadets get their recommendation letter for Special Service Group.

How can I apply for SSG commando in Pakistan?

How to Apply for SSG Commandos. To apply, simply send the form to your unit, using the proper channels. The second option is to apply directly to the SSG training center in Cheerat, however, this is not always feasible or successful.

Who controls Pakistan army?

Pakistan Army
Commander-in-Chief President Arif Alvi
Chief of Army Staff Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa
Chief of General Staff Lt. Gen. Azhar Abbas

Why SSG is called black storks?

The Special Services Groups (SSG) is also known as ‘Black Storks’ in Pakistan because of commandos’ unique headgear. In October 2009, SSG commandos stormed an office building and rescued about 40 people taken hostage by suspected Taliban militants after an attack on the army’s headquarters.

Which country has the best special forces?

United States Navy SEALs are perhaps the finest special operations forces in the world. The competitive standard to even be considered for BUD/S training is to swim 500 yards in 10:30, 79 push-ups, 79 sit-ups, 11 pull-ups, and a 10:20 1.5 mile run.

Which is better Para SF or SSG?

The Indian Para-SF has generally been praised for its agility and ability to penetrate deep into enemy territory while the Pakistani SSG or Special Services Group have been lauded for being a battle-hardened unit who have demolished staunchest of the enemies.

What height is required for Pak Army?

5 feet 4 inch
Ans Height criterion for male and female candidates of GD (P) branch is 5 feet 4 inch (163cm) whereas for ground branches it is 5 feet 4 inch for male and 4 feet 10 inch for female. Upto 17 years 4cm and upto 19 years 2.5 cm waiver in lower limit is granted. Beyond 19 years of age, no relaxation in lower height limit.

What are the requirements for SSG?

Moving up the Army ranks: SSG candidates must meet the following basic eligibility criteria to compete:

  • Command recommendation.
  • 84 months’ time in service.
  • 10 months’ time in grade.
  • Must graduate the primary leadership development course (PLDC)
  • Possess a high school diploma, GED equivalency or college degree.