Ministry of Defence Recruitment 2016 Civilian Posts (166 Vacancies) Last Date : 11/03/2016

Company Name: INDIAN ARMY  


1.  Applications are invited from eligible candidates of Indian Nationality for the Group ‘C’ post of Tradesman Mate/Fireman/MTS (Safaiwala)/LDC/Material Assistant to reach Commandant, 14 FAD, Pin-909714, C/O 99 APO by registered post. The scale of pay, number of vacancies, educational qualification and other requirements are as under:

Sl.No Name of post Pay Scale Total Vacancies Qualifications Remarks
1. Tradesman Mate Rs. 5,200 – 20,200 + Grade Pay Rs. 1800/- plus allowances 98 (a) Matriculation Pass
(b) Must pass Physical Tests/Endurance Tests, Written Tests and Interview
(c) Knowledge of Hindi desirable.
10 Vacs of Tradesman Mate are reserved for E-SM, 03 Vac reserved for
PH(HH) category and 05 vacs reserved for MSP
2. MTS (Safaiwala) Rs. 5,200 –20,200 + Grade Pay Rs. 1800/- plus allowances 01
3. Fireman Rs. 5,200 – 20,200 + Grade Pay Rs. 1900/- plus allowances 06 + 01 carried fwd vac of PH (HH) (a) Matriculation Pass
(b) Physical measurements (qualifying) height without shoes- 165 cms and concession of 2.5 cms for ST candidates
(c) Chest (un expanded)-81.5cms and Chest (Expanded)-85cms.
(d) Weight 50 Kg.
01 vac (carried fwd) reserved for PH (HH) category
4. LDC Rs. 5,200 – 20,200 + Grade Pay Rs. 1900/- plus allowances 10 (a) 10+2 pass from a recognised Board or University
(b) Must have a speed of 35 words per minute in English Typing or 30 words per minute in Hindi Typing on Computer.
01 vac reserved for ESM
5. Material Assistant Rs. 5,200 – 20,200 + Grade Pay Rs. 2400/- plus allowances 12 Graduate in any discipline from any recognized University
or Diploma in Material Management or Diploma in Engineering in any
Discipline from any recognized Institution.
01 vac reserved for ESM

2.   Age Limit and its relaxation for Tradesman Mate/Fireman/MTS/LDC

Sl.No Category Age limit Age relaxation Remarks
1. UR 18 to 25 yrs NIL
2. OBC 18 to 25 yrs 3 Years
3. SC/ST 18 to 25 yrs 5 Years
4. E-SM Service rendered in Army/Navy/ Air Force shall be deducted from actual age and resultant age should not exceed the maximum age limit i.e. 25 years prescribed for the post by more than three years.
5. PH(UR) 18 to 25 yrs 10 Years PH person should be in possession of Disability Certificate issued by CMO/Civil Surgeon of Govt hospital certifying the disability.
6. PH (SC) 18 to 25 yrs 15 Years
7. PH(ST) 18 to 25 yrs 15 Years
8. PH (OBC) 18 to 25 yrs 13 Years

3.   Age Limit for Material Assistant :
Between 18 and 27 years of age (relaxable up to 40 years for Government servants in accordance with the instructions or orders issued by the Central Government and further relaxation for five years as in the case of Scheduled Caste and Schedule Tribe).

Sl.No Category Age limit Age relaxation
1. UR 18 to 27 yrs NIL
2. OBC 18 to 30 yrs 3 Years
3. SC/ST 18 to 32 yrs 5 Years

4.  The following sportsmen candidates shall be considered meritorious for recruitment against the category of Meritorious Sports Persons (MSP) :
  1. Sportsmen who have represented a State or the country in the National or International competition in any of the games/sports mentioned in G.I., Dept. of Per. & Trg.,O.M. No. 14034/1/91-Estt.(D), dated the 21st March, 1991 and O.M. No. 14034/1/2009-Estt. (D), dated 24 Nov 2009.
  2. Sportsmen who have represented their University in the Inter-University Tournaments conducted by the Inter-University Sports Board in any of the sports/games shown in the above mentioned letter
  3. Sportsmen who have represented the State Schools Teams in the National
    Sports/Games for schools conducted by the All India School Games Federation in any of the games/sports mentioned in above mentioned letter.
  4. Sportsmen who have been awarded National Awards in Physical Efficiency under the National Physical Efficiency Drive
5.   Age Limit for (MSP) :

Sl.No Category Age limit Age relaxation
1. UR 18 to 30 yrs 5 years
2. OB 18 to 33 yrs 8 Years
3. SC/ST 18 to 35 yrs 10 Years

6.  Candidates will forward application properly sealed, in an envelope to the address mentioned against the post applied for, through ordinary post/Registered post/Speed post. Application in person will not be accepted. Candidates are requested to superscribe the words “APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF …….” on the top of envelop while sending the application form.

7.  The last date of receipt of application is 21 days from the date of publication of the advertisement in the Employment News. In case of candidates belonging to Ladakh Sub Division of Jammu and Kashmir state, Lahaul & Spiti District of Pangi Sub Division of Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman & Nicobar Island & Lakshadweep the last date for receipt of application shall be 28 days from the date of publication of this advertisement. However the crucial date for determining the age limit for all shall be closing date for receipt of application i.e. 21 days from publication.

8.  The photocopy of the following documents/certificates to be attached alongwith application duly self attested :
  1. Two passport size photographs duly self attested, one on right corner of application and one on Acknowledgement card.
  2. Attested copies of following certificates will also be submitted with application :
    1. Educational qualification certificate
    2. Date of Birth Certificate
    3. Caste certificate where applicable.
    4. Discharge certificate for Ex-Serviceman or NOC for the competent authority for serving Defence Personnel who are completing the prescribed period of Army Services within a year from the last date for receiving application
    5. MSP should submit necessary certificates of Sports as mentioned at Para 4.
  3. Self addressed envelope affixing postal stamps of Rs. 25/-

9.  Incomplete / ineligible applications will be deemed invalid and rejected without intimation to the candidate. Only the eligible candidates will be called for the interview.

10.  It is made clear that merely fulfilling the basic essential qualification requirements does not automatically entitle a person to be called for test/interview. The selection will be made strictly on the merit basis. The decision of appointing authority regarding selection/rejection will be final. It is also made clear that the number of posts/vacancies are tentative and recruitment process can be cancelled/suspended/terminated by the Appointing Authority at any stage, due to administrative reasons.

11.  Candidates will appear for physical test/endurance test at their own risk. Any injury/accident if sustained by the candidates during test, authorities will not be responsible to pay any compensation.

12.  The selected candidates will be on probation for two years. The appointment of the selected candidates will be made on the satisfactory report from concerned civil authority on verification of character and antecedent/education certificates with date of birth/caste certificate and medical fitness examination.

13.  No TA/DA is admissible. Duration of each test can be 02 to 05 days or more. Candidates will make their own arrangement for lodging/boarding during the test/interview.

14.  Vacancies may vary (Increase/Decrease) subject to availability of post or change in PE and non-extension of validity of NAC.

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Official Notification