ALIS points

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  1. Hi All,

    I am looking to apply to become an officer in the Army but I am concerned about the required ALIS points.

    Unfortunately I do not have the required 7 C or above GCSE's, I have 6 Cs in fact but I do however have a C in Maths, English and Science and have 420 UCAS points and will be starting a degree in September.

    Is there any hope for me in becoming an officer or are they very strict on the 35 ALIS points?


  2. You mean "the rules/requirements say X, and I have Y - will they change the rules/requirement just for me?"
  3. Yes that exactly
  4. How blue is your blood?
  5. Other than grit and determination none at all :L
  6. Why should they? Have you thought about re-taking some of the GCSE's? Have you, and I know this is a silly, some may say CRAZY, idea, but have you perchance phoned the recruiters & asked them?
  7. Why not just finish your degree (you know you'll only regret not having finished it at a later date) then go in the Army?
  8. So, in effect, the worst type of officer - the one that thinks he is something special, despite being below par
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  9. I would like to be an astronaut. I'm slightly short-sighted, a little thick and exceptionally hairy. Do you think NASA will let me in, as I'm about to begin building a 1:32 scale model of the shuttle?
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  10. Do the degree, get a couple of extra GCSEs or such while doing so too.

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  11. cpunk

    cpunk LE Moderator

    If you have 420 UCAS points and the requisite C's at GCSE in Maths and English plus a language or science, you should be fine.
  12. cpunk

    cpunk LE Moderator

    Incidentally, two sets of ROPs have been handed out as a result of snarky responses in this thread. Read the rules.
  13. Follow your dreams, there’s always a chance!

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  14. To all those writing the negative comments I'm not quite sure what I have done to deserve these comments, I wrote on here to ask because I thought there would be people who would help but quite clearly I have come to the wrong place for information, there was a question regarding whether I have been to a careers office, the answer is yes I have and they could not give me any information due to the person who was there being made redundant so they said come back in 6 months as there should be someone there by then.

    My question was essentially even though I have the required UCAS points and will be entering a degree program in September I am still a point short for the required 35 ALIS points, will I still be rejected because of this shortfall or have I a chance due to the UCAS points, I am looking to enter onto the bursary program hence why I am a bit worried.

    Thank you cpunk that was all I was looking for.
  15. Is that special shout out to your posse so they know how great you are?