Indian Army invites application for the recruitment of SSC For Men & Women with Degree holders
Company Name: Indian Army
Position: SSC For Men & Women
Location: Across India
SSC For Men & Women
Applications are invited from UNMARRIED/MARRIED male and UNMARRIED female and also from the Wards of Battle Causalities of Army Personnel, for grant of Short Service Commission in the Indian Army
NCC MEN 50 (45 for Gen Category and 05 for Wards of Battle Casualties of Army only)
NCC Women 04 (10% vacancies of Women are reserved for Wards of Battle Casualties of Army personnel only)
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 and 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 has been issued by the Government of India. Certificate of eligibility will, however, not be necessary in the case of candidates who are Gorkha subjects of Nepal. (B) Candidates withdrawn on disciplinary ground from NDA, IMA, OTA or any other Service Training Academy are NOT eligible to apply.
For NCC candidates (including wards of Battle Casualties) 19 to 25 years (born not earlier than 02 Jan 90 and not later than 01Jan 96).
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION AND OTHER CRITERIA
FOR NCC ‘C’ CERTIFICATE HOLDERS (i) Educational Qualification: (aa) Degree of a recognized University or equivalent with aggregate of minimum 50% marks taking into account marks of all the years. (ab) Those studying in final year are also allowed to apply provided they have secured minimum 50% aggregate marks in the first two/three years. Such students will need to secure overall aggregate of minimum 50% marks if selected in interview failing which their candidature will be cancelled. The candidate must possess graduation degree at the time of joining training at OTA. The candidates studying in the final year of graduation must pass degree examination with minimum 50% marks before the commencement of the course and should be able to produce the 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 allowances paid, in case they fail to produce the requisite degree certificate. Candidate should also attach certificate with their applications regarding CGPA converted to aggregate percentage of marks as per university rules from their institutes. (ii) Service in NCC : Should have served for minimum two academic years in the senior Division/Wing of N.C.C. (iii) Grading: Should have obtained minimum of ‘B’ Grade in ‘C’ Certificate Exam of NCC.
FOR WARD OF BATTLE CASUALTIES OF ARMY PERSONNEL (i) Educational Qualification: Degree of a recognized University or equivalent with aggregate of minimum 50% marks taking into account marks of all the years. (ii) NCC ‘C’ certificate not required. (iii) Applicants under category of Wards of Battle Casualties to send their applications direct to Dte Gen of Recruiting/ Rtg-A, NCC Entry, West Block-III, R.K. Puram, New Delhi-110066. (iv) Eligibility for wards of battle casualties and also document to be attached alongwith the application form are as under. (a) A letter to the effect that the parent has been killed/wounded / reported missing in action issued by MP Dte/Respective Regimental Records and a copy of Part II Order notifying injuries and being classified as battle casualties in case of serving/medically boarded out pers. (b) The vacancies under wards of battle casualties are available to wards (sons and daughters including legally adopted) of battle casualties specified as (aa) Killed in action (ab) Died of wound or injuries (Other than self-inflicted) (ac) Wounded or Injured (Other than self-inflicted). (ad) Missing. (c) Relation Certificate issued by Records / MP Dte. (d) Last Date of Receipt of Application in Rtg Dte for Wards of battle causalities is 08 Aug 2014.
PHYSICAL STANDARD: – (a) Height and Weight: The minimum acceptable height is 157.5 cms. with co-related weight and for women candidate is 152 cms and 42 Kg. In case of candidates belonging to the North East and Hilly Areas like Gorkhas, Nepalies, Assamies and Garhwalis, the height will relaxed by 5 cms and weight commensurate with reduced height. In case of candidates from Lakshadweep the minimum acceptable height can be reduced by 2 cms
VISUAL STANDARDS: (i) The minimum acceptable visual acuity are: Distant Vision (corrected) better eye 6/6, worse eye 6/18, myopia of not more than minus 3.50 for men and 5.50 for women including astigmatism. (ii) Candidates who have under-gone or have the evidence of having undergone Radial Keratotomy to improve the visual acuity, will be permanently rejected. Candidates aged 20 years or above who have undergone Laser Surgery for correction of refractive error will be considered for commission in Army If they fulfill following criteria :- (aa) Uncomplicated stable LASIK/Excimer (PRK) laser procedure done for. Myopia or Hypermetropia, with stable refraction for a period of six months after the procedure. (ab) A healthy retina. (ac) Corrected vision should be 6/6 in better eye and 6/9 in worse eye, with maximum residual refraction of : ± 1.50 in any meridian for myopia or hypermetropia. (ad) Axial length within permissible limits.
PERMANENT BODY TATOOS: Permanent body tatoos are only permitted on inner face of forearm, ie. from inside of elbow to the wrist and on the reverse side of palm/back(dorsal) side of hand. Permanent body tatoos on any other part of the body are not acceptable and candidates will be barred from further selection. Tribes with tatoos mark on the face or body as per their existing custom and traditions will be permitted on a case to case basis.
METHOD OF SELECTION:
(a) All applications as per format given are to be forwarded to Rtg. Directorate (NCC Entry) through HQ DG NCC. The NCC Units/Gp HQs will forward the applications to State Directorates who in turn will forward the same to HQ DG NCC. (b) Thorough screening/Shortlisting of applications based on qualifications of the candidates will be carried out by the NCC Directorates and HQ DG NCC. (c) Candidates not in receipt of call letter from any of the Selection Centres for SSB interview should presume that either their applications have been received after due date or have been found ineligible or rejected during short- listing. No correspondence in this regard will be entertained. Candidates after shortlisting will be detailed for SSB interview by Directorate General of Recruiting. The decision of Headquarter DG NCC and Dte Gen Rtg in Army HQ, in the matter of Shortlisting and forwarding of applications to SSBs will be final (d) On arrival at the Selection Centre the candidates will be administered stage-I of the two stages testing procedure. Candidates failing in stage-I will be Sent back on the same day and those who qualify will be detained to undergo Group Tests. Psychological Tests and Interview which will extend for a duration of 5 days. (e) Candidates recommended by SSBs will be required to go through Medical Exam. Candidates who are found medically fit will be placed in order of merit as per the marks obtained in SSB interview amongst the recommended candidates. Boarding and lodging during interviews at SSBs are free. Recommendation by SSB confers no right of admission to the Officers Training Academy. The final selection will be made as per the order of merit subject to medical fitness and suitability in all other respects and number of vacancies available. (f) The merit list of the recommended candidates will be displayed at the reception of DG Recruiting and Indian Army website i.e. www.joinindianarmy.nic.in.
HOW TO APPLY:
(a) Apply on plain paper as per the format given at Appendix Attached, duly typed. (b) Applications should be posted to the nearest OC, NCC Unit from where NCC ‘C’ certificate has been issued. (c) Applications of Candidates serving in the Armed Forces duly counter-signed by Commanding Officer should be sent to the OC, NCC Unit from where NCC’ ‘C’ certificate has been issued. (d) All NCC Units will forward the applications to DDG, NCC of the concerned State, (e) Directorate General of Recruiting (Rtg ‘A’), Integrated Headquarters of Ministry of Defence (Army), reserves the right to shortlist applications on the basis of grade obtained by the candidates in NCC ‘C’ certificate examination/percentage of marks in degree examinations. (f) DDG, NCC States will process all applications and forward them to Dte Gen NCC. Special emphasis will be laid on the following points: – (i) Check date of birth from class X Certificate, (ii) Check Degree/Provisional degree is from a University recognized by AIU. (iii) Check marks sheets of all years and ensure that candidate has minimum 50% marks in the aggregate for all three/four years and in case of final year students 50% marks in aggregate for two/three years. (iv) Check NCC ‘C’ Certificate with minimum ‘B’ Grading. (g) The last date for receipt of applications is as under: (i) Last date for receipt of application at NCC Bn/Gp HQ -08 Aug 14 (II) Last date for receipt of application at DG NCC – 14 Aug 14 (ii) Last date for receipt of application at Rtg Dte from Dte Gen NCC- 05 Sep 2014. Applications received after due date will neither be opened nor be entertained
In case the Provisional degree certificate/marks sheets do not indicate clearly the maximum marks and marks obtained for all the years, a certificate from University/College duly signed by the Controller of Exams/Principal must be enclosed stating that “Mr/Miss …………………………………………………has obtained …………………………………..marks out of …………………………. marks as aggregate in the Degree examinations taking all the years marks into account” In such cases if this certificate is not found enclosed, the application will he rejected. (b) Any change in your postal address after submission of application must be communicated by post duly quoting your Roll No. , Name and Course opted for.
FOR QUERIES CONTACT RECRUITING DIRECTORATE TELEPHONE NO :
(011) 26173215 Fax No. 26196205 between 1400 to 1700 Hrs. website: ‘www.joinindianarmy.nic.in’ NOTE:- For all queries regarding allotment of centres, date of Interview, merit list, joining instructions and any other relevant information regarding selection process, visit Army website “www.joinindianarmy.nic.in”. LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATION AT NCC BN/GP HQ 08 Aug 2014
Important dates to remember :
Last date to apply : 08.08.2014
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