Admission Notice - 2010 Indian Army

IA Short Service Commission (Technical) Men and Women

Courses Offered
36 Short Service Commission (Technical) Men and 7th Short Service Commission (Technical) Women Course
Minimum educational qualifications, vacancies, age and subject code are as given below:-

(a) 36th SSC(T) Men :- Vacancy-50

BE/B Tech Civil (Including Mining/Construction)

BE/B Tech in Mechanical (Including Industrial/Industrial Engg & Management/ Automobile)

BE/B Tech in Electrical (Including Electrical & Electronics)

BE/B Tech in Electronics (Including Electronics & Instrumentation/ Micro Electronics & Microwave/ Opto Electronics)

BE/B Tech in Computer Science & Engg/Computer Technology / Computer Science

BE/B Tech Information Technology

BE/B Tech in Communication/Telecommunication (Including ECE/ Electronics & Communication/Satellite Communication)

BE/B Tech in Architecture

BE/B Tech in Food Tech/Bio Tech

(b) 7th SSC(T) Women-Vacancy-38

BE/B Tech Civil (Including Mining / Construction)

BE/B Tech in Mechanical (Including Industrial / Industrial Engg & Management / Automobile)

BE/B Tech in Electrical (Including Electrical & Electronics)

BE/B Tech in Electronics (Including Electronics & Instrumentation/ Micro Electronics & Microwave/Opto Electronics)

BE/B Tech in Computer Science & Engg/Computer Technology / Computer Science

BE/B Tech Information Technology

BE/B Tech in Communication/ Telecommunication (Including ECE/Electronics & Communication/Satellite Communication)

BE/B Tech in Architecture

Note : Final distribution of vacancies for different category of qualifications will be decided by Army HQrs based on requirement.

(C) Educational Qualification :

Final Year appearing/appeared candidates and qualified graduates of the Degree Course in Engineering from a recognized University will be eligible to apply. The qualified graduates of Tech Degree Course must possess Engineering Degree at the time of joining training. The candidate studying in the final year of Degree Course, if not already in possession of the Degree Certificate 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 for training at OTA on Additional Bond Basis for recovery of the cost of training as notified from time to time as well as stipend and pay and allowance paid. In case they fail to produce the requisite Degree Certificate.

(D) Age Limit : 20 to 27 years. Born not earlier than 02 Apr 84 and not later than 01 Apr 91.

For Widows of Defence Personnel With Four (04) Years age relaxation

Graduate in any discipline ; Age: 19 to 29 yrs. Not Born earlier than
02 Jan 82 and not later than 01 Jan 92

BE / B.Tech. in streams as mentioned (b) ; AGE: 20 t0 31 Yrs. Not Born earlier than 02 Apr 80 and not late than,01 Apr 91

(e) Ante Date Seniority: One years ante date seniority will be applicable for Men and Women Officers having Engineering degree (BE/B.Tech) from a recognized institution/university.

Widows of Defence personnel, including those with children, who have died in harness will be eligible to apply for Short Service Commission (Tech) and (Non Tech). A total of 5%vacancies will be earmarked for widows both for SSC (Tech) women and SSC (Non-Tech) women. A maximum of 2.5% each of vacancies will be earmarked for SSC (Tech) and SSC (Non-Tech) women.

For SSC (Non-Tech) Women Course Srl No. 07, total vacancy is 18 as per UPSC notification No. 02/2010-CDS-I published in the Employment News dated 26 Sep. 09. Hence, total vacancy for War / Battle Casualty Widows in Non-Tech stream is 01. In case of non-availability of SSC (Tech) women officers to cater for 2.5%vacancies, the remaining vacancies can be filled by SSC (Non-Tech) women officers and vice versa. They will be eligible only if they have not remarried. The unfilledvacancies will revert to the category other than that of widows. Upper age limit will be relaxable upto four years in respect of such candidates. A copy of death certificate and part- II order is to be enclosed. The envelop containing the application should be Superscribed in Red ink indicating clearly the name of the officer with rank. For example, Widow of late ...... ,

Candidates may apply directly to AG's Branch, ADG Recruiting, Army HQ, provided they possess the laid down educational qualification and selection criteria.


(a) Nationality: A candidate must either be (i) a citizen of India or (ii) a subject of Nepal or (iii) a subject of Bhutan or (iv) Tibetan origin but of Indian domicile, whose parents entered India as refugees prior to 1st January 1962 with intention of Permanently settling in India. (v) a person of Indian origin who migrated from Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and East African countries like Kenya, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambi, Malawai, Zaire, Ethopia and Vietnam with the intention of Permanently settling in India.

(b) Physical Standards:

(i) Height & Weight: The minimum acceptable height and weight for men is 157.5 cms with correlated weight and for women candidate is 152 cm and 42 kg. In case of candidates belonging to the North East and hilly areas like Gorkhas, Nepalese, Assamese and Garhwalis, the height will be relaxed by 5 cms and weight commensurate with reduce height. In case of candidates from Lakshadweep, the minimum acceptable height can be reduced by 2cms.

(ii) Visual Standards: The minimum acceptable visual acuity are: Distant vision (corrected) better eye G/6, worse 6/18, Myopia of not more than minus 1.5 including Astigmatism. Candidates who have undergone or have evidence for having undergone Radial Karatotomy to improve the visual acuity will be permanently rejected. Candidates who have undergone Lasik Surgery for Correction of reflective error are NOT acceptable.

(iii) To be passed fit, a candidate must be in good physical and mental health free from any disability likely to interfere with the efficient performance of duty.
How To Apply
(a) The envelop containing application should be superscribed in Red Ink the following details:


Failure to mention any of the above entails outright rejection of application (d) Applications for 36th SSC(T) Men should be posted by Registered Post to reach Integrated Headquarters of Ministry of Defence (Army), Adjutant General's Branch, Addl. Directorate General of Recruiting, TGC Entry, West Block- III, R.K. Puram, New Delhi-110066 and application for 7th SSC(T) Women should be posted by Registered Post to reach Integrated Headquarter of Ministry Defence (Army), Adjutant General's Branch Addl. Directorate General of Recruiting, Women Entry, West Block-lll, R.K. Puram, New Delhi-110066 latest by 09 Aug. 2010.

Candidates are advised to send their applications well in advance so that the same reaches before the last date for receipt of applications. Recruiting Directorate is not responsible for postal delays. Applications should not be sent by Private Courier Agencies. Candidates are informed that in case of dispute, if` any, the same will be subject to Delhi Jurisdiction. (e) Applications received after due date will neither be opened nor be entertained in any case. (f) The applicants are
requested to prepared application form for themselves as per format given.

(g) Applications submitted on newspaper cutting or its photocopy will not be entertained. (h) Common application form can also be downloaded from Army Website i.e.,

The following documents are to attached with the application form

(a) Matriculation Certificate issued by the Board concerned (CBSE/State Boards / ICSCE) in which date of birth is reflected (Admit Card / Marksheet / Transfer / Leaving Certificate etc. are not acceptable) (b) Either the Original Degree certificate for BE/B Tech or independent marksheet of all years/semesters/parts ofEngineering Degree for those candidates who have already passed. (c) Final Year appeared/Appearing candidates should submit attested of 1st to 7th
semester marks sheets along with application. (d) An affidavit stating that you are issueless (in case of widows/divorcees widows of Defence Personnel). (e) Legal documents of the divorcee and an affidavit that the matter is not under consideration in next higher court. (f) A copy of death certificate and part-ll order for War / Battle Casualty Widows only.
Contact Details
Last date for receipt of form
20 August 2010


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