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Different tests in different countries

SINGAPORE (VOCATION GROUPING: COMBAT, BELOW 25 YEARS OLD)

The Singapore test consists of five stations and pass standards are based on age, vocation and operationally ready date (ORD).

To pass, servicemen have to get at least a pass in every station:

  • Sit-ups (in 1min) : 31-34
  • Standing broad-jump: 216-225cm
  • Chin-ups: 6-8
  • 4x10m Shuttle Run: 10.6-10.4sec
  • 2.4km Run-Walk: 11min 41sec-11min 1sec

BRITAIN (18-26 YEARS OLD)

  • Beep test score: Level 10.2 (about 11 shuttles over a 20m distance in 61s)
  • Sit-ups (in 2min): 50
  • Push-ups (in 2min): 44
  • 2.4km run: 14min 30sec (Timings depend on vocation)

UNITED STATES (17-21 YEARS OLD)

  • Sit-ups (in 2min): 53
  • Push-ups (in 2min): 42
  • 3.2km run: 15min 54sec

AUSTRALIA (ALL AGES)

Standards differ for personnel in the army, air force and navy.

  • Sit-ups (in 2min): 45
  • Push-ups (in 2min): 15
  • Beep test score: 7.5 (about 10 shuttles over a 20m distance in 63s)

ISRAEL (ALL AGES)

The test is usually conducted three times - at the beginning, middle and end of training.

It consists of: 2km run, sit-ups and push-ups

Each exercise carries a certain number of points which will be added up. The static exercises carry a maximum of 15 points each, while the run carries up to 70 points.

There is no time limit for the static exercises. Servicemen have to do as many as possible without stopping for more than two seconds. The three exercises are performed one after another with little to no rest in between. The run is usually the first station.

The passing score for combat soldiers is 55 points.