Indian Army Recruitment 2016 – 47th SSC Tech Men & 18th SSC Women Course

Indian Army has published a notification for the recruitment of 47th Short Service Commission (Tech) Men and 18th Short Service Commission (Tech) Women Course (Including Widows of Defence Personnel for Non Tech Entry) for married/ unmarried Male and unmarried Female Engineering Graduates and also from widows of Defence Personnel for Grant of Short Service Commission in the Indian Army in all Arms/ Services, Course commencing in Oct 2016 at Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Indian Army Recruitment 2016 – 47th SSC Tech Men & 18th SSC Women CourseAdd heading
Short Service Commission -> Candidates have the option of joining the Army and serving as a Commissioned Officer for 10 years and is extendable up to 14 years.  At the end of this period you have two options.  Either elect for a Permanent Commission or opt out.


Name of post-I ssc (tech) men 100 posts

                       II ssc (tech) women 10 posts

                       III widows of defense personnel 01 posts

Total No of posts-111

Course Total Vacancies
47th SSC (T) Men 100 (Civil – 25, Mechanical – 15, Electrical / Electrical and Electronics – 15, Automobile / Work-shop Technology – 02, Aeronautical / Aviation/ Aerospace / Ballistics / Avionics – 02, Computer Science & Engineering / Computer Tech / Info Tech / M.Sc Computer Science – 10, Electronics & Telecommunication/ Telecommunication/ Electronics & Communication/ Satellite Communication – 15, Electronics /Opto Electronics/ Fibre Optics/Micro Electronics & Microwave – 07, Electronics & Instrumentation / Instrumentation – 04, Food Tech / Bio Tech – 03, Bio Medical Engg. – 02)
18th SSC (T) Women 10 (Civil – 04, Mechanical – 02, Electrical – 02, Telecommunication – 02)
For widows of Defence Personnel – SSCW (Non Tech) 01

Eligibility criteria

Educational qualification

The applicants should be an engineering graduate (BE/B.Tech) from any recognized university/ college of India. The candidates who are in the final year of the engineering course can also apply in the concerned post.

Age Limit: Candidates age should be 20 to 27 years for S.No- I & II and 19 to 29 years for S.No- III as on 01-10-2016. Age relaxation is applicable as per rules.

Important dates:-
Starting Date for Submission of Online Application: 09-12-2015.
Last Date for Submission of Online Application: 08-01-2016
Last Date for Receipt of Application: 10-02-2016.

Selection Criteria: The candidates will be required to appear in the written exam and interview. This will be followed by the Medical Examination for all the short listed candidates only.

Pay Scale: The candidates will be given   ₹ 21,000/- p.m. During Training. On completion of training Pay Scale is ₹ 15,600/-


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