Indian Army Recruitment

The Indian Army has invited applications from unmarried men and women, including wards of battle casualties of Army personnel, for grant of Short Service Commission (SSC) through the NCC Special Entry Scheme (47th Course) commencing from April 2020.

Name of posts: SSC officer (NCC Special Entry Scheme)

No of posts: 50 posts for men (general: 45, wards of battle casualties: 5); 5 posts for women (general: 4, wards of battle casualties: 1)

Age: Not below 19 years and not over 25 years (not born earlier than January 2, 1995 and not later than January 1, 2001) as on January 1, 2020

Eligibility criteria:

The criteria of NCC ‘C’ certificate holders to appear directly for SSB for SSC (non-technical) at Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai.

Educational qualification: Degree of a recognised university or equivalent with aggregate of minimum 50% marks taking into account marks of all years.

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Service in NCC: Should have served for minimum of two academic years in the senior division of NCC.

Grading: Should have a minimum of ‘B’ grade in ‘C’ certificate exam of NCC.

Pay: A stipend of training is Rs 56,100 during the training in 49 weeks at OTA, Chennai. On completion, they will be commissioned as Lieutenant in the pay scale of 7th CPC pay level 10- Rs 56,100- 1,77,500

Method of selection:

Applications in the prescribed format will be forwarded to Directorate (NCC) through HQ DG NCC. The NCC units/GP HQs will forward the applications to the state directorates who in turn will forward the same to HQ DG NCC. On arrival at the SSB, the shortlisted candidates will be administered stage-1 of the two stage testing procedure.

Medical examination: Candidates recommended by the SSB will go under medical examination by a board of service medical officer.

How to apply:

One can apply online on the recruitment proforma from July 10, 2019 to August 8, 2019 at Indian Army website

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