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Indian Army recruits Short Service Commissioned Officer

Indian Army invites application for the recruitment of Short Service Commissioned Officer with BDS/MDS holders

Company Name: Indian Army
Position: Short Service Commissioned Officer
Education: BDS/MDS
Experience: Freshers
Location: New Delhi


Short Service Commissioned Officer
Applications are invited from Indian Nationals for grant of Short Service Commission in Army Dental Corps (AD Corps).

Total No. of vacancies – 37
ELIGIBILITY (a) Candidates must be BDS/MDS (with minimum 55% marks in final year BDS) from a College/University recognized by Dental Council of India (DCI). (b) Should have completed one year rotatory Internship recognized by DCI by 31 Aug 2014. (c) Should be in possession of Permanent Dental Registration Certificate valid at least upto 31 Dec 2014. (d) Should be less than 45 years of age as on 31 Dec 2014. (e) Should be medically fit in all respects for service in the Armed Forces. (Refer to
SELECTION PROCEDURE (a) Short-listing for interview: Candidates found eligible will be shortlisted based on their Final year BDS marks and attempts taken in Final year BDS. Short-listed candidates will be called for interview. (b) Medical Examination: Candidates provisionally placed on merit list after interview by Selection Board will be brought before a Medical Board for ascertaining their Medical Fitness. The decision of the Medical Board will be final.
EMOLUMENTS: The candidates on commissioning in AD Corps will be granted rank of Capt in the pay scale PB-3 (15600-39100). They will be entitled Grade Pay of Rs 6100/-, Military Service Pay (MSP) of Rs 6000/-. Non-practicing Allowance (NPA) at the rate of 25% of the Basic pay+ Grade Pay + MSP and DA as admissible. In addition, entitled free rations, subsidized accommodation and allied facilities shall be provided. MDS degree holders will be eligible for PG allowance of Rs.1250/- p.m. or „specialist pay? after undergoing the laid down procedure. In addition, officers are entitled to 60 days annual leave & 20 days casual leave, LTC, free Medical facilities for self and family including dependent parents, Group Insurance & unit canteen facility etc. as per the existing rules.
TENURE: The SSC tenure is of 5 years extendable by another 9 years in two spells; first of 5 years and second of 4 years (total SSC tenure 14 years) for JOIN ARMY DENTAL CORPS AS SHORT SERVICE COMMISSIONED (SSC) OFFICER FOR A PROMISING AND CHALLENGING CAREER those who are willing to continue subject to laid down eligibility criteria under the provisions of Army Instruction 15/79 as amended. On completion of 2 years service as SSC officer, they are eligible to apply for limited number of vacancies available for Departmental Permanent Commission (DPC) provided they had not attained the age of 30 years (for BDS candidates) and 35 years (for MDS candidates) on 31 Dec of the year of application for DPC under the provisions of Army Instruction 37/78 as amended.
PROMOTION: SSC officers are eligible for time scale promotion up to the rank of Lt Col. Permanent Commissioned (PC) officers are eligible for time scale promotion up to the rank of Lt Col, thereafter up to the rank of Lt Gen by selection. Candidates who hold three years MDS Degree will be eligible for three years antedate seniority. They will be promoted to the rank of Substantive Major on completion of 1½ years service, whereas, candidates with BDS Degree will be promoted after 4 ½ years.
ENTITLEMENT: Candidates are entitled “To and fro” second class railway fare by Mail/Express train or actual cost of bus fare if the mode of travel is by bus and, DA at prescribed rates for the days of halt at Delhi. Candidates appearing for the second or subsequent time are not eligible for the above entitlement.

WHOM TO APPLY: Interested candidates should apply as per attached specimen format, to the following address:

Director General Armed Forces Medical Services
Room No. 25, „L? Block
Ministry of Defence
New Delhi-110001

Please read instructions carefully before filling up the form. Incomplete application will be rejected.
The completed applications along with all the necessary enclosures should reach latest by 31 Aug 2014 at above address.
Candidates who have applied earlier will also have to apply afresh if they fulfill the eligibility criteria.
This Directorate General reserves the right to reject any application without assigning any reason.
The application form can also be downloaded from website .

Important dates to remember :
Last date to apply : 31.08.2014


How to Apply:




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