Join Indian Army JAG Entry Scheme 17 Course Oct 2016(www.joinindianarmy.nic.in)

Company Name : Indian Army 

Advt.No.            :  davp  10601/11/0040/1516

Applications are invited from Law graduates (married / unmarried male and unmarried Female candidates) for grant of Short Service Commission in the Indian Army for Judge Advocate General Department.

 2. Vacancies. Men-10 and Women-04 :

 3.Eligibility :
(a) Nationality: Must be an Indian Citizen.

(b) Age Limit: 21 to 27 years as on 01 Jul 2016 (Born not earlier than 02 Jul 1989 and not later than
01 Jul 1995). Note. The date of birth accepted by the office is that entered in the Matriculation or an equivalent examination certificate. No other document relating to age will be accepted and no subsequent request for its change will be considered or granted.

(c) Educational Qualification. Minimum 55% aggregate Marks in LLB Degree (three years professional course after graduation or five years course after 10+2 examination). The candidates should be eligible for registration with Bar Council of India/State. Candidate should be from a College/University recognized by Bar Council of India.

4. Physical Standards :
Candidates must be physically fit according to the prescribed physical standards. The guidelines for the same are available at official website of Directorate General Recruiting www.joinindianarmy.nic.in.

5. Medical Examination :
A candidate recommended by the Services 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. Details for the same are available at official website of Directorate General Recruiting www.joinindianarmy.nic.in.

6. Method of Selection :
The selection process to be followed is indicated below :

(a) Initial shortlisting of applications will be done by Recruiting Directorate, Integrated HQ of MoD (Army) and the decision of DG Recruiting will be final. Details of the shortlisted online applications will be put on the website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in. In this regard no representation will be entertained.

(b) The shortlisted candidates whose applications are found to be correct shall be detailed for SSB interview at allotted Selection Centres on specified dates.

(c) Two Stage Selection Procedure. Two stage selection procedure based on Psychological Aptitude Test is held at Selection Centres. All the candidates will face stage one test on first day of reporting at Selection Centres. The candidates who fail to pass stage one will be returned on the same day.

(d) Candidates who qualify stage I will be retained for stage -II test comprising of Group Tests, Psychological Tests and Interview which will extend for a duration of 4 days(excluding stg-I day).

(e) Candidates who qualify at the Service Selection Board and are found medically fit by a Medical Board, will be placed in the order of merit. The final selection will be made in that order up to the number of vacancies available at that time.

7. Merit List :
It is to be noted that mere qualifying at the SSB interview does not confirm final selection. A merit list is prepared purely on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in SSB interview and as such higher educational, previous performances, NCC Background etc have no role to play, those high in the merit list and who come within the stipulated vacancies and are medically fit, are issued Joining Instruction for pre-commissioning Training. The Merit list of the recommended candidates will be displayed at the reception of DG Rtg and Indian Army Website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in.

8. Training. :

(a) Selected candidates will be detailed for training at Officers’ Training Academy (OTA), Chennai according to their position in the final order of merit, up to the number of vacancies available at the time.
(b) Duration of training - 49 weeks (approximately 11 months) at OTA, Chennai. On successful completion of which candidates will be granted commission in the rank of Lt. No ante date seniority will be granted.
(c) Candidates will neither be allowed to marry during the period of training nor will He/ She be allowed to live with parents/Guardians. Candidates must not marry until they complete the full training at OTA, Chennai. A candidate, who married subsequent to the date of his/her application, though successful at the Services Selection Board interview or medical examination, will not be inducted for training. A candidate if he/she marries, while under training, shall be discharged and will be liable to refund all expenditure incurred on him/her by the government.
(d) Training at OTA, Chennai is at Govt. expense All candidates who successfully complete Pre-Commission training at OTA, Chennai will be awarded “ Post Graduate Diploma in Defence Management and Strategic Studies” by University of Madras.

9. On joining the Army :
some of Personal Restrictions in Service will be imposed in accordance with Articles 33 of Constitution of India as promulgated in the Army Act and Army Rules from time to time.

10. Tenure of Engagement :
Short Service Commission to Officers (Male and Female) in the regular Army will be granted for 14 years i.e. for an initial period of 10 years extendable by a further period of 04 years. Officers who are willing to continue to serve in the Army after the expiry of period of ten years in Short Service Commission may, if eligible and suitable in all respects, be considered for the grant of Permanent Commission (PC) in the 10th year of their Short Service Commission in accordance with the relevant rules. Those Short Service Commission officers, who are not selected for grant of PC but are otherwise considered fit and suitable, will be given options to continue as SSCOs for a total period of 14 years (including the initial tenure of 10 years) on expiry of which they will be released from the Army. If an Officer is reported upon within a period of six months from the date of confirmation of Short Service Commission as unsuitable to retain his commission, his commission may be terminated at any time, whether before or after the above period. Officers granted Short Service Commission are liable to serve anywhere in India and abroad.

11. Cost of Training :
The entire cost of training is at Government expense. In case a Gentlemen Cadet/Lady Cadet (GC/LC) is withdrawn from training academy due to reasons other than Medical ground or reasons not beyond his control, he will be liable to refund cost of training @ Rs. 8785/ -per week or as notified at that time, for the period of his stay at OTA.

12. Pay and Allowances :
All GCs/LCs will be given a stipend of Rs 21,000/- p.m. On completion of training they will be commissioned in the rank of Lt and entitled to pay as admissible to the rank. Army also provides free Medical Facilities for self & dependents, Canteen facilities, Entitled Ration, Mess/Club/Sports Facilities, Furnished Govt. Accommodation, Car/Housing Loan at subsidized rate. For details of pay and allowances and facilities visit website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in.

13. Army Group Insurance Fund. :
A GC/LC undergoing training at OTA in receipt of stipend is insured for Rs. 60 lac. The details for the same are available at official website of Directorate General Recruiting www.joinindianarmy.nic.in.

14. Reserve Liability :
SSC Officers on release before or expiry of contractual length of service will carry reserve liability to serve the Army for five years plus two years on voluntary basis or upto the age of 37 years for women and 40 years for men whichever is earlier.

Applications will only be accepted online on website “www.joinindianarmy.nic.in”.

(a) Open the website “www.joinindianarmy.nic.in” .
(b) Click on ‘Apply/Login’ and then click ‘Registration.
(c) Follow onscreen instructions for registration. After registration, your profile will open. Click on ‘Apply Online’ to process further.
(d) Your registration details will confirm your eligibility to apply and proceed with the application as per onscreen instructions.
(e) Before submitting the application check the entries made and save the application. 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, take two copies of the printout and the Roll Number generated by the system.
(f) Any change in your postal address, telephone Number, etc after submission of application must be communicated by post duly quoting your Roll Number, name and course opted for.
(g) Please ensure correctness of your particulars while filling up online application form. No correspondence regarding amendment to particulars once filled up shall be entertained at any stg and the form shall be rejected.

16. Documents to be carried to the Selection Centre by the candidate duly self attested:-
(a) One copy of the Print out of application form duly signed and self attested photograph affixed.
(b) Copy of Matriculation or equivalent certificate for proof of age.
(c) Copy of 12th Class Certificate & Marksheet.
(d) Copy of Graduation Degree/Provisional Degree (in case of three years LLB after graduation).
(e) Copy of LLB Degree/Provisional Degree.
(f) Copy of Marks sheets of all years/Semesters.
(g) Copy of registration with Bar Council of India/State or Certificate from college/University that the LLB Course in the said institution is recognized by Bar Council of India.
(h) All above mentioned certificates are required in original. Originals will be returned after verification at the Service Selection Board itself. Any candidate who does not carry the above documents for the SSB interview, his candidature will be cancelled.
 (i) The second copy of the printout of online application is to be retained by the candidate for his reference. There is no need to send any hard copy to Directorate General Recruiting.
 (j) Variation, if any, in name and /or spelling as recorded in Matriculation or equivalent certificate and Graduation or equivalent certificate must be supported by an affidavit and Gazette notification authorising the change.

 17. Candidates must submit only one application. Receipt of multiple applications from the same candidate will result in cancellation of candidature.


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(a) Request for change of SSB interview dates will not be accepted. However under most unavoidable circumstances such a change may be considered based on the circumstances of the case. This will be an exception rather than the rule. Requests for such change duly supported by a certificate from Government Gazetted Officer should be sent to the Selection Centre from where the call-up letter for SSB Interview has been received and NOT to Directorate General of Recruiting.

 (b) Candidates failing to intimate the reasons for not attending SSB interview on the due date, to the selection Centre from where the call up letter was received, will not be afforded any further chance to attend SSB interview.

 (c) No request for change of interview Centre will be entertained under any circumstances.

20. Any ambiguity/false information/concealment of information detected in the certificates/application form will result in cancellation of the candidature at any stage of selection.

21. For more information/queries regarding allotment of Selection 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 2 PM to 5 PM, Monday to Friday) Address:- Directorate General of Recruiting, AG’s Branch, IHQ of MoD (Army), West Block –III, RK Puram, New Delhi-110066.