British Army Recruitment & Selection Statistics for 2012 to 2013

Did you know that between April 2012 and March 2013:

  • Applications to join the British Army:
    • Officers: 7,230 Regular Army and 2,320 Army Reserves
    • Soldiers: 45,290 Regular Army and 24,690 Army Reserves
  • BARB Test (Soldiers Only):
    • A total of 30,580 BARB tests were recorded during this time.
    • 24,550 Regular Army and 6,030 Army Reserves
    • 200 people recorded a score of less than 26 (the minimum)
  • Army Assessment Centres (Soldiers Only):
    • 10,480 people passed the Assessment Centre phase
    • 800 failed or failed to attend
    • 1,810 deferred (could come back)
  • Army Officer Selection Board (AOSB) (Officers Only):
    • 960 attended
    • 520 passed
    • 450 failed
  • Technical Selection Test (TST):
    • 4,580 tests were recorded during this time period
    • 4,180 Regular Army and 400 Army Reserves
    • 160 people failed to achieve the minimum score of 16
  • Formal Offers of Employment:
    • Officers: 440 Regular Army and 60 Army Reserve
    • Soldiers: 9,340 (7,870 Regular Army and 1,470 Army Reserves)
  • Numbers Attending Phase 1, Initial Training:
    • Officers: 590 Regular Army and 50 Army Reserves
    • Soldiers: 9,350 Regular Army and 2,700 Army Reserves
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2 thoughts on “British Army Recruitment & Selection Statistics for 2012 to 2013

  1. Can you advise the source of youyr ststistics on recruitment and selection

    Thank you

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