Applications are invited from unmarried male and unmarried female (including Wards of Battle Casualties of Indian Army Personnel), for grant of Short Service Commission in the Indian Army.
(a) Nationality. A candidate must either be: (i) A citizen of India, or (ii) A subject of Nepal, or (iii) A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii) and (iii) 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) Age Limit. For National Cadet Corps (NCC) candidates (including wards of Battle Casualties) 19 to 25 years as on 01 Jul 2022 (born not earlier than 02 Jul 1997 and not later than 01 Jul 2003; both dates inclusive).
(c) Educational Qualification and other Criteria.
(i) For NCC ‘C’ Certificate Holders. (aa) Educational Qualification. Degree of a recognized University or
equivalent with aggregate of minimum 50% marks taking into account marks of all the years. Those studying in final year are also allowed to apply provided they have secured minimum 50% aggregate marks in the first two/three years of three/four years degree course respectively. Such students
will need to secure overall aggregate of minimum 50% marks in degree course if selected in interview, failing which their candidature will be CANCELLED.
(ab) Service in NCC. Should have served for minimum two/three years (as applicable) in Senior Division/Wg of NCC.
(a) NCC Men. 50 (45 for General Category and 05 for Wards of Battle Casualties of Indian Army personnel only).
(b) NCC Women. 05 (04 for General Category and 01 for Wards of Battle Casualties of Indian Army personnel only).
Training. Duration of training is 49 weeks at Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai.
Promotion Criteria and Salary Structure:
|Captain||On completion of 2 years|
|Major||On completion of 6 years|
|Lieutenant Colonel||On completion of 13 years|
|Colonel (TS)||On completion on 26 years|
|Colonel||On selection basis subject to|
fulfillment of requisite service
|Lieutenant General/HAG Scale|
|HAG + Scale|
(*Admissible to 1/3rd of total strength of
|Rank||Level||(Pay in ₹)|
|Lieutenant||Level 10||56,100 – 1,77,500|
|Captain||Level 10B||61,300 – 1,93,900|
|Major||Level 11||69,400 – 2,07,200|
|Lieutenant Colonel||Level 12A||1,21,200 – 2,12,400|
|Colonel||Level 13||1,30,600 – 2,15,900|
|Brigadier||Level 13A||1,39,600 – 2,17,600|
|Major General||Level 14||1,44,200 – 2,18,200|
|Lieutenant General HAG Scale||Level 15||1,82,200 – 2,24,100|
|Lieutenant Gen HAG+Scale||Level 16||2,05,400 – 2,24,400|
|VCOAS/Army Commander/ Lieutenant|
|Dearness Allowance||Admissible at the same rates and under the|
same conditions as are applicable to the
civilian personnel from time to time
|Para Allowance||₹ 10500/-pm|
|Para Reserve Allowance||₹ 2625/-pm|
|Para Jump Instructor Allowance||₹ 10500/-pm|
|Project Allowance||₹ 3400/-pm|
|Special Forces Allowance||₹ 25000/-pm|
|Technical Allowance (Tier-I)||₹ 3000/-pm|
|Technical Allowance (Tier-II)||₹ 4500/-pm|
Depending upon rank and area of posting, officers posted to Field Areas will be eligible for the following Field Area allowances:-
60% of R2H2
High Altitude Allowance.
|Level 10 and above||₹ 3400/-|
Siachen Allowance. Siachen Allowance will be ₹ 42,500/- per month.
Uniform Allowance. Subsumed into the newly proposed Dress Allowance i.e.₹ 20,000/- per year.
Ration in Kind. In Peace and Field Areas.
Transport Allowance (TPTA).
|Pay Level||Higher TPTA Cities|
|10 and above||₹ 7200+DA thereon||₹ 3600+DA thereon|
Children Education Allowance (CEA). ₹ 2250/- per month
Hostel Subsidy. ₹ 6750/- per month per child for two eldest surviving only.
How to Apply:
Applications will only be accepted online on website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in.
Click on ‘Officer Entry Application/Login’ and then click ‘Registration’ (Registrations not
required, if already registered on www.joinindianarmy.nic.in). Fill the online registration
form after reading the instructions carefully. After getting registered, click on ‘Apply Online’
under Dashboard. A page ‘Officers Selection – ‘Eligibility’ will open. Then click ‘Apply’
shown against Short Service Commission NCC Special Entry Course. A page ‘Application
Form’ will open. Read the instructions carefully and click ‘Continue’ to fill details as
required under various segments. Personal information, Communication details, Education
details and details of previous SSB. ‘Save & Continue’ each time before you go to the next
segment. After filling details on the last segment, you will move to a page ‘Summary of
your information’ wherein you can check and edit the entries already made. Only after
ascertaining the correctness of all your details, click on ‘Submit’. Candidates must click on
‘Submit’ each time they open the application for editing any details. The candidates are
required to take out two copies of their application having Roll Number, 30 minutes after
final closure of online application on last day.
CANDIDATES ARE ADVISED TO READ THE NOTIFICATION CAREFULLY AND THEN FILL UP ONLINE APPLICATION FORM TO AVOID MISTAKES, AND THEREBY REJECTION OF APPLICATION.
ONLINE APPLICATION WILL OPEN ON 15 MAR 2022 AT 1500 HR AND CLOSE ON 13 APR 2022 AT 1500 HR.
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