Applications are invited from married/unmarried MALE and unmarried FEMALE Engineering Graduates and also from widows of Defence Personnel for Grant of Short Service Commission SSC in the Indian Army in all Arms/Services. Course commencing in Oct 2016 at Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
A candidate must either be : (i) A citizen of India, or (ii) A subject of Bhutan, or (iii) A subject of Nepal, or (iv) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st of January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or (v) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India. Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by Government of India. Certificate of eligibility will however not be necessary in the case of candidates who are Gorkha subjects of Nepal.
(i) SSC(Tech)-47 Men and SSC(Tech)-18 Women:- 20 to 27 years as on 01 Oct 2016. (Candidates born between 02 Oct 89 and 01 Oct 96 both dates inclusive). (ii) For widows of Defence Personnel with four years age relaxation- SSCW(Non Tech) – 19 to 29 Years. Born not earlier than 02 Jul 87 and not later than 01 Jul 97 (Both dates inclusive).
Candidates who have passed Engineering Degree or are studying in the final year examination of Engineering course are eligible to apply. The candidates appearing in the final year examination of Degree Course should be able to produce the Engineering Degree within 12 weeks from the date of commencement of training at OTA. Such candidates will be inducted on Additional Bond Basis for recovery of the cost of training at OTA as notified from time to time as well as stipend and pay & allowances paid, in case they fail to produce the requisite Degree Certificate.
Candidates must note that the minimum educational qualification for induction into SSC(T)-47 Men & SSC(T) -18 Women is BE/B.Tech degree in the Engineering streams notified below. Therefore, to become eligible for induction into SSC(T)-47 Men and SSC(T)-18 Women course candidates studying in final year of engineering must complete all the formalities including practicals, projects, backlogs, viva voce, etc for award of qualifying BE/B.Tech degree before commencement of course (01 Oct 2016) failing which their candidature is liable to be cancelled.
Discipline wise vacancies are as given below:-
(i) For 47th SSC(T)
I. 47th SSC (Tech) Men: Vacancy (100)
1. Civil: 25 Posts
2. Mechanical: 15 Posts
3. Electrical/ Electrical & Electronics: 15 Posts
4. Automobile/ Work-shop Technology: 02 Posts
5. Aeronautical/ Aviation/ Aerospace/ Ballistics/ Avionics: 02 Posts
6. Computer Sc & Engg/ Computer Tech/ Info Tech/ M/Sc (Computer Sc): 10 Posts
7. Electronics & Telecommunication/ Telecommunication/ Electronics & Communication/ Satellite Communication: 15 Posts
8. Electronics/ Opto Electronics/ Fibre Optics/ Micro Electronics & Microwave: 07 Posts
9. Electronics & Instrumentation/ Instrumentation: 04 Posts
10. Food Tech/ Bio Tech: 03 Posts
11. Bio Medical Engg: 02 Posts
II. 18th SSC (Tech) Women: Vacancy (10)
1. Civil: 04 Posts
2. Mechanical: 02 Posts
3. Electrical: 02 Posts
4. Telecommunication: 02 Posts
(iii) For Widows of Defence Personnel : Vacancy-01
1. SSCW(Non Tech)-18 Graduation in any discipline 1 post
The selection procedure is as follows:-
(a) Shortlisting of Applications. Integrated HQ of MoD(Army) reserves the right to shortlist applications and to fix cutoff percentage of marks for each discipline without assigning any reason.
(b) Only shortlisted eligible candidates depending on the cutoff percentage will be interviewed at Selection Centres, Allahabad (UP), Bhopal (MP) and Bangalore (Karnataka) by Psychologist, Group Testing Officer and Interviewing Officer. Call Up letter for SSB interview will be issued through candidate’s registered e-mail id and through SMS. Candidates will not be interviewed locally. Allotment of Selection Centre is at the discretion of DG Rtg, IHQ MoD (Army) and no request for changes are entertained in this regard.
(c) Interviews will be held in May/Jun 2016 onwards.
(d) Candidates will put through two stage selection procedure. Those who clear Stage I will go to Stage II. Those who fail in Stage I will be returned on the same day. Duration of SSB interviews is five days excluding day of arrival and details of the same are available at official website of Rtg Dte www.joinindianarmy.nic.in
How to apply :
Eligible candidates may apply online through the website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in from 09-12-2015 to 08-01-2016 at 1700 hrs. For all queries regarding allotment of centres, date of interview, merit list, joining instructions and any other relevant information,please visit our website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in, or contact Tele No. (011) 26173215 (between 2PM to 5PM Monday to Friday). Address:- Directorate General of Recruiting, AG’s Branch, IHQ MoD (Army), West Block-III, R.K.Puram, New Delhi-110066.
ONLINE APPLICATION WILL OPEN ON 09 DEC 2015 AT 1000 HRS AND WILL BE CLOSED ON 08 JAN 2016 AT 1700 HRS
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