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 in the Indian Army in all Arms/Services. Course commencing in Oct 2015 at Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
(i) SSC(Tech)-45 Men and SSC(Tech)-16 Women :-20 to 27 years at the time of commencement of course. Born not earlier than 02 Oct 88 and not latter than 01 Oct 95 (both dates inclusive).
(ii) For w idow s of Defence Personnel with four years age relaxation-
(a)SSCW(Non Tech) – 19 to 29 Years. Born not earlier than 02 Jul 86 and not later than
01 Jul 96 (Both dates inclusive).
(b) For SSCW(Tech) – 20 to 31 Years. Born not earlier than 02 Oct 84 and not later than
01 Oct 95 (Both dates inclusive) .
NOTE : 1. The date of birth accepted by the office is that entered in the Matriculation or
an equivalent examination certificate.
NOTE: 2. No other document relating to age will be accepted and no subsequent request
for its change will be considered or granted
Candidates who have passed Engineering Degree or are studying in the final year 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.
How to Apply:-
(a) Applications will only be accepted online on website “www.joinindianarmy.nic.in”. Click on Officer Menu then go to How to Apply and then click ONLINE APPLICATION. Fill the online registration form. Note down the user id and password. Tips to assist in filling up fields have been provided as you click on ONLINE APPLICATION. Before submitting the application check the entries made and save the application. After submitting, take two copies of the printout and the Roll Number generated by the system.
(b) Documents are to be carried to the Selection Centre by the candidate:-
(i) One copy of the Print out of application duly signed and affix photograph attested by Govt Gazetted Officer.
(ii) Attested copy of Matriculation or equivalent certificate for age proof.
(iii) Attested copy of 12th Class Certificate & Marksheet.
(iv) Attested copy of Engineering Degree/Provisional Degree.
(v) Attested copy of Mark sheets of all Semesters.
(vi) Certificate from the Principal/Head of the Institution stating that the candidate is in final year and final exams will be over by 01 Oct 2015 for final year appearing candidates.
(vii) Equivalence certificate from the concerned university to claim equivalence to the notified stream.
(viii) All certificates in original. Originals will be returned after verification at the Service Selection Centre itself. Any candidate who does not carry these entire documents for the SSB interview, his candidature will be cancelled.
(c) The second copy of the printout of online application is to be retained by the candidate for his reference. No need to send any hard copy to DG Recruiting.
(d) Candidates must submit only one application. Receipt of multiple applications from the same candidate will result in cancellation of candidature.
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 2015 onwards.
(d) Candidates will put through tw o 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