British Gurkha Army

The history of the service of the Brigade of Gurkhas to the British Crown goes back as far as 1815. Since then the Brigade has conducted itself with distinction during numerous conflicts worldwide. Prior to 1997 the Brigade's focus was in the Far East but following the handover of Hong Kong it moved to the UK which is now its base.

Selection is open once a a year at British Gurkha Army Camp Pokhara and Dharan Nepal. Only Nepalese youth from every part of Nepal (except Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur) and from every cast can apply!

Selection Process


The application form for Registration will be available at no cost at the Army Careers. Information Offices at British Gurkhas Pokhara and British Gurkhas Dharan.

Regional Selection

Only those PRs who have submitted an application form and met the minimum criteria set out above will be permitted to attend Regional selection either in Pokhara or Dharan. Different dates for attendance will be allocated as per the District where a PR is registered according to their NPP.

Central Selection

Successful candidates at Regional Selection will be called forward for the Central Selection at british Gurkhas Pokhara Camp. During this period a series of physical, educational and medical assessments will be conducts. And Finally they get selected in this selection for Gurkha Army.