Company Name: Indian Army
Applications are invited from unmarried Male Candidates who have passed 10+2 examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (Here in after referred to as PCM) subjects and fulfill the eligibility conditions prescribed in the subsequent paragraphs, for the grant of Permanent Commission in the Army after 4 years of Basic Military Training and Technical Training thereafter with the terms and conditions given in the succeeding paragraphs.
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 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 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 is necessary may be admitted to the examination provisionally subject to the necessary certificate being given to him by the Govt before declaration of result by SSB/joining training.
Age Limit:A candidate must not be below 16½ years and above 19½ years on the first day of the month in which the course is commencing i.e. the candidate should not be born before 01 Jul 1997 and not after 01 Jul 2000 (both days inclusive). The date of birth accepted by the office is that entered in the Matriculation or Secondary School Leaving certificate or in the certificate recognised by an Indian University as equivalent to Matriculation or in an extract from a Register of Matriculates maintained by a University which extract must be certified by the proper authority of the University or in the Higher Secondary or an equivalent examination certificate. No other document relating to age will be accepted. The expression Matriculation/ Higher Secondary Examination Certificate in this part of the instruction includes the alternative certificate mentioned above.
Only those candidates who have passed 10+2 Examination or its equivalent with a minimum aggregate of 70% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics from a recognized education boards are eligible to apply for this entry. Eligibility condition for calculating PCM % of various state /
central boards will be based on marks obtained in Class XII only.
Vacancies are provisional and can be changed depending on the training capacity at the training Academy for this course. The vacancies are subject to increase/ decrease keeping the organizational requirement at the point of time.
TYPE OF COMMISSION:A On successful completion of 4 years of the course cadets will be granted Permanent Commission in the Army in the rank of Lt.
Grant of Commission: On successful completion of total 4 years training, the candidates will be commissioned in the rank of Lt. They will be granted seniority on overall order of merit of the three technical institutes combined i.e. CME,MCTE, MCEME and in case the date of commissioning coincides with that of IMA, Dehradun, they will be placed en-block junior to IMA (NDA/ ACC / DE Course ) but above TGC / UES course.
Total training will be 5 years, Details as under.
Basic Military Training 1 year (Officer Training Academy Gaya). (b) Technical Training: (i)Phase-I (Pre Commission Training): 3 Years (CME Pune or MCTE Mhow or MCEME Secunderabad), (ii) Phase-II (Post Commission Training): 1 year at CME Pune or MCTE Mhow or MCEME Secunderabad. (c) Award of Degree: The candidates will be awarded Engineering degree after successful completion of training as given out in para 6 (a) and (b) above. No ante date
seniority will be admissible to candidates on account of this Engineering degree. In case they fail to qualify in the following year examination, the same will result in loss of seniority to them and they will forfeit seniority to the extent of delay in passing Engineering degree examination. If they fail to qualify even within three years of their commissioning, their commission will be terminated.
COST OF TRAINING
The entire cost of training including books and reading material is borne by the Army. Cadets are also provided with free accommodation and messing. In case the GC is withdrawn from training academy due to reasons other than Medical ground or the reasons not beyond his control, he will be liable to refund cost of training @ Rs. 8135/ -per week for the period of his stay at the Officer Training Academy, Gaya/Cadet Training Wing.
STIPEND / PAY AND ALLOWANCES
The candidates will be given a stipend of Rs. 21,000/- p.m. (Rs 15,600/- as pay in Pay Band plus Grade Pay of Rs. 5,400/-) as is admissible to NDA cadets on completion of 3 years training. On completion of 4 Years training they will be commissioned in the rank of Lt and entitled to pay as admissible to the rank.
(a) The Pay Bands, Grade Pay and Military service Pay are as under:-
|RANK||PAY BANDS/SCALE||GRADE PAY||MSP|
|LT GENERAL / HAG SCALE||67,000 - (annual increment @ 3%) - 79,000||NIL||NIL|
|HAG + Scale * Admissible to 1/3rd of total strength of Lt Gens||75,500 - (annual increment @ 3%) -80,000||NIL||NIL|
|VCOAS/Army Cdr/Lt Gen (NFSG)||80,000 (fixed)||NIL||NIL|
Qualification Grant Officers possessing certain prescribed qualificationare entitled to lump sum Qualification Grant of 6,000/-, 9,000/-, 15,000/- or 20,000/- based on the qualification held by them.
The Army Aviators (Pilots) serving in Army Aviation Corps are entitled to the Qualification Pay, based on the Qualification held by them, as under:
- Master Aviation Instructor - Rs. 500/- p.m.
- Senior Aviation Instructor Class I - Rs. 400/- p.m.
- Senior Aviation Instructor Class II - Rs. 280/- p.m
- Aviators holding Master Green-Card - Rs. 400/- p.m.
- Aviators holding Green Card - Rs. 280/- p.m.
The Army Aviators (Pilots) serving in the Army Aviation Corps are entitled to flying allowance as under:
- Brig and above Rs 10,500/- (ii) Maj to Col Rs 14.000/-
- Lt Rs 9,000/-
- Capt Rs 11,000/-
Allowances as applicable: The rates of allowances applicable to officers are as:
|Allowances||To Whom Applicable||Rates|
|Hard Area Allowance||Officers Posted to Hard Area||6750PM (25% of Basic pay|
|High Attitude Uncongeniel Climate Siachen||Officers Posted in High Attitude/ Uncongeniel Climate Officers Posted in Siachen||11200/-14000PM |
|Highly active Field Area Allowance Field Area Allowance Modified Field Area Allowance||Officer Posted at Highly Active Field Area Officer Posted at Field Area Officer Posted at Modified Field Area||6780PM 4200PM 1600PM|
|Flying Pay Parachute Pay||Officers Posted as Army Aviators Officers Posted in Active Parachute BNs/Regt||9000PM 1200PM|
|Special Forces Allowance||Officers posted in Special Forces||9000PM|
|Transport Allowance||Officers Posted in Peace Stations||Rs3200/-+DA PM in A1/A cities and Rs 1600+DA PM at other places|
|House Rent Allowance||To officers not provided Govt.Accommodation||10-30% of Basic Pay (Pay Band + Grade Pay + MSP)|
|Kit Maint Allowance||All officers||400PM|
|Uniform Allowance (Outfit Allowance)||All officers||Intial 14000/- and 3000 every Three Years|
|Instructional Allowance||All Officers Posted as Instructors||1800/-|
In the case of allowances specific to Defence Forces, the rates of these allowances have been further enhanced by 50% as Dearness Allowance has gone up by 100%.
Cost to company (CTC) The CTC for a Lieutenant would be approximately Rs. 65000/- per month. This includes Basic Pay, DA, Grade Pay, Military Service Pay, Tech Pay, House Rent Allowance and Transport allowance. These rates are not statutory and are subject to change.
HOW TO APPLY
Application will only be accepted online. To do so the candidates needs to click on the “online application” button on website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in.
- Candidates must enter their particulars in the online application. Terms and
conditions linked to the form must be read, prior to submitting the form.
- After submitting the form an acknowledgement with a Roll number will be
provided to the candidate. If the system does not generate Roll Number, it is an
indication of non acceptance of application by the system.
- After submitting online application, candidates are required to obtain two copies of the application printout and the Roll Number generated by the system. One copy of the print out application duly Signed by the candidate will be carried to the selection centre for the SSB interview. Following documents will be carried along with the Application Form :
- Class 10th certificate / marksheet showing DOB in original
- Class 12th certificate / marksheet in original
- ID proof in original
- Two self attested photocopies of the above mentioned certificates will be
submitted at the time of SSB interview and originals will be returned after
verification at the SSB itself.
- 20 copies of self attested PP size photograph will also be carried along
with the Application Form.
- The second copy of the printout of online application is to retained
by the candidate for his reference. No need to send any hard copy to
DG Rtg / Rtg Dte.
- Candidates must submit only one application, Receipt of multiple applications
from the same candidate will result in cancellation of candidature.
The candidate needs to apply ‘online’ on Indian Army Website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in. The application will be screened at Recruiting Directorate, Integrated Headquarters, Ministry of Defence (Army) and the candidate thereafter will be detailed for SSB, (b) For SSB interview, print out of online application must be accompanied by original documents alongwith two sets of self attested photocopies i.e. 10th class certificate issued by the Board concerned (CBSE/ State Boards/lCSE) in which date of birth is reflected for proof of date of birth (Admit card/Marksheet/Transfer/Leaving Certificate etc. are not acceptable for proof of date of birth) and 10+2 certificate and marksheet for proof of education. Revised marksheets issued by a Board/University after last date of submitting online application will not be accepted for this course, however, the same will be accepted for the subsequent course. (c) While filling up the application form, candidate are required to indicate exact PCM percentage of Class 12th upto two decimals and are not to be rounding off. Any false entry of PCM percentage, detected at any stage of selection will be out rightly rejected. (d) Army Headquarters reserves the right to short list applications and to fix cut off percentage of PCM marks without assigning any reason. No communication will be entertained on this account. (e) Shortlisted candidates will be detailed to undergo SSB interview from Aug 2016 onwards. No compensation will be paid in respect of any injury sustained as a result of test conducted at SSB. All incompleted online applications will be rejected outright. No intimation will be given to the candidate In writing or verbally. (f) Candidate! withdrawn from NDA, OTA, IMA, Naval Academy, Air force Academy on disciplinary grounds are not eligible to apply. (g) Final merit list will be displayed at the notice board of Rtg Dte., (Offers Selection), DG Rtg, West Block-III, R.K Puram, New Delhi PIN-110066 as well as Indian Army, Recruiting Directorate website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in before induction for precommissioning training. For any queries regarding SSB interview centre, call up details, reporting date and merit list, contact: 011-26175473 between 1400 hrs to 1700 hrs on working days or visit www.joinindianarmy.nic.in. DG Rtg’s fax No is 011-26196205.
CHANGE OF INTERVIEW DATES: Request for change of SSB Interview date should be avoided. However, under most unavoidable circumstances, such change may be considered based on the circumstances of the case. This will be an exception rather than rule. Request for such change should be forwarded to Directorate General Recruiting. Change of date will be permitted based on valid reasons only alongwith supporting documents.
REASONS FOR REJECTION OF APPLICATION(a) Incomplete applications in any respect. (b) Variation in names and spellings as recorded in application/Matric or equivalent certificate not supported by affidavit. (c) Non-attachment of self attested copy of 10th class certificate for
age proof and 12th class marksheet for proof of PCM % . No other certificate is valid for authentication of age. (d) Without self attested photograph affixed on application form (e) Application not signed by Candidate (f) Submission of more than ONE application. (g) Any ambiguity / false information/ concealment of information detected in the certificates (c) will result in
cancellation of the candidature at any stage of selection.
Aadhar Card:All candidates selected to join Indian Army are required to have their Aadhar Card prior to joining training. All candidates applying to join Indian Army are therefore advised to obtain Aadhar Card at the earliest.
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