The Indian Army is looking for a few good men. For the best and the brightest amongst you. For men with Intellect, idealism and courage. Men who can lead and inspire others.
Applications are invited from Engineering Graduate Male Indian citizens including temporary Central / State Govt, servants, serving personnel of the regular Army and Territorial Army ( including officers of Territorial Army ) and serving personnel of Navy and Air Force for 108th Technical Graduates Course ( commencing in Jan 2009 ) and 32nd Short Service Commission ( Technical ) Course ( commencing in Apr 2009 ) as per following details and instructions :
Type Of Entry
Engineering Graduates : Eligible for induction into all Arms/ Services,
Post Graduate ( Non-Engg. ) : Eligible for induction into the Army Education Corps ( AEC ).
SSC ( Tech. ) : Eligible for inducting into all Arms / Services.
108th TGC :
Engineers : 53 ( Civil-07, Electrical – 04, Mechanical – 09, Computer Science – 07, Teiecomn – 07, Electronics – 07, IT – 03, Architecture – 03, Public Health Eng.. – 03, Construction Engg. – 02, Industrial Engg & Management – 01 ).
AEC : Post Graduates ( Non-Engg ) — Political Science / History / Geography / Chinese / Burmese / MCA – 05.
Military Farms : Agriculture / Dairy – 02.
32nd SSC ( Tech ) : Total – 50 ( Civil – 09, Electrical – 02, Mechanical – 09, Computer Science – 07, Telecom – 07, Electronics – 08, IT – 02, Architecture – 02, Public Health Engg – 02, Construction Engg. – 02 ).
Note : The number of vacancies given above is tentative and may be changed at any stage by Army Headquarters.
3. Condition Of Eligibility :
Nationality : 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 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 Ethiopia 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 the Government of India Certificated of eligibility will however, not be necessary in the case of candidates who are Gorkhas subject of Nepal, ( b ) Minimum Educational
( i ) TGC ( aa ) For Technical Arms and Services ( Engineers ). A degree* in Engineering or equivalent degree from a recognised University in Civil / Electrical / Mechanical / Computer Science/ Telecom / Electronics / IT / Architecture/ Public Health Engg / Construction Engg / industrial Engg & Management, ( ab ) For’ Army Education Corps : MCA or MA/M.Sc degree from a University recognized by AIU in 1sl or 2nd division in the following subjects, ( aa ) Political Science ( ab ) History ( ac ) Geography ( ad ) Chinese ( ae ) Burmese, ( ac ) For Military Farms : A degree in Dairying or a degree in Agriculture of a recognized university with dairying as one of the subjects or an equivalent foreign qualification in Agriculture. ( Preference will be given to those who hold M.Sc. degree or have parried out research in Dairying or Fodder Crops ) ( Al 105/61 ). ( ii ) SSC ( TECH ) : A degree in Engineering or equivalent degree from a recognised University in Civil/ Electrical / Mechanical / Computer Science / Telecomn / Electronics / IT / Architecture/ Public Health Engg / Construction Engg.
Note : Recruiting Directorate reserves the right to shortlist applications and to fix cut off percentage without assigning any reason. No communication will be entertained on this account.
( c ) Age Limit : ( I ) TGC ( aa ) For Engineering Graduates : 20 to 27 years. Born not earlier than 02 Jan 82 and not later than 01 Jan 89. ( ab ) For non-Engg Post Graduates ( Army Education Corps ) : 23 to 27 years.
Born not earlier than 02 Jan 82 and not later than 01 Jan 86 ( ac ) Military Farms : Should be born not earlier than 02 Jan 82 and not later than 01 Jan 88. ( II ) SSC-( TECH ) : 20 to 27 years. Born not earlier than 02 Apr 82 and not later than ( )l Apr 89.
4. Method of Selection :
The Selection process to be followed is indicated below : ( a ) Initial Screening and short listing of applicants will be done at Recruiting Directorate Army Headquarters and the decision of ADG Recruiting will be final.
In this regard no representation will be entertained. Applications in respect of candidates applying for Military Farms category will be initially screened by Military Farms Directorate, ( b ) Candidates whose applications are found in order shall be detailed to appear at the Service Selection Hoard on a specified date where they will be required to undergo Group Test.
Psychological Test and an interview for a duration of five days excluding ‘he date of-reporting at the Service Selection Centre, ( c ) The candidates who qualify all the Service selection Board and are found medically fit by a Medical Board will be placed in order of merit.
The final selection will be made in that order upto the number of vacancies available at the time, ( d ) Two Stage Selection Procedure : Two stage selection procedure based on Psychological Aptitude Test has been introduced at selection centres. All the candidates will face stage one tost on first day of reporting at Selection Centres.
The candidates who quality at stage one will be admitted to the second stage/remaining test and all those who fail to pass stage one, will be returned, ( e ) Candidates applying for Military Farm category who qualify SSB interview will be required to be technically interviewed by Military Farm Dte.
The basis for the order of merit in respect of candidates tor Military Farm will therefore be decided after they qualify at the SSB interview and also been cleared by the Deptt Screening Board, ( f ) Those candidates who qualify stage II will submit the original certificate along with one photocopy each of ( i ) Matriculation Cert, showing date of birth ( ii ) Original Degree or Prov degree with all years/parts/semesters marksheets at Selection Centre, ( g ) Medical Examination : All candidates recommended by the Service Selection Board will undergo medical examination by a board of Service medical officers.
Only those candidates will be admitted to the Academy who are declared fit by the medical board. However the candidates declared unfit by the Special Medical Board ( SMB ), will be intimated by the President of medical Board and Procedure for request for Appeal Medical Board ( AMB ) will also be intimated to the candidate.
Unfit candidate should report for AMB within maximum 42 days. Candidates arc advised in their own interest to appear for AMB well in time and should not wait for last date given by the SMB. Candidates are advised to note that Rtg. Directorate has no role to play in Appeal Medical Board; the procedure advised by medical authorities is strictly to be adhered to.
Candidates declared unfit by AMB will be intimated by the president AMB about procedure of challenging the findings of AMB on producing a medical certificate from civil authorities not below the status of CMO / Professor.
The candidates will also be intimated : hat Review Medical Board ( RMB ) will be granted at the discretion of DGAFMS based on the merits of the case and that RMB is not a matter of right Candidates will only be considered medically fit on receipt of the approved medical board proceeding from Directorate General, Medical Services, in Add Dte Gen Rtg.
To be passed III, a candidate must be in good physical and mental health and free from any disability likely to interfere with the efficient performance of duly. In your own interest you are advised to undergo a preliminary medical chock up for DNS, Hydrocele/Phimosis, Defective Colour Vision, Over Weight/Under Weight Under Chest, Piles, Gynaecomastia, Tonsillitis or varicocele; before reporting for the GSB interview.