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Indian Army Recruitment 2015-2016 for 111 Posts

Indian Army Recruitment 2015-2016 for 111 Posts. 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) form 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. Eligible candidates may apply online from 9-12-2015 to 8-1-2016 at 1700 hrs or offline on or before 10-2-2016.

About Indian Army:

The Indian Army is the land-based branch and the largest component of the Indian Armed Forces. The President of India serves as Commander-in-Chief of the army, and it is commanded by the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), who is a four-star general. Two officers have been conferred the rank of Field marshal, a Five-star rank, which is a ceremonial position of great honour. The Indian Army originated from the armies of the East India Company, which eventually became the British Indian Army and finally the national army after independence. The units and regiments of the Indian Army have diverse histories and have participated in a number of battles and campaigns across the world, earning a large number of battle and theatre honours before and after Independence. The primary mission of the Indian Army is to ensure national security and unity, defending the nation from external aggression and threats, and maintaining peace and security within its borders. It conducts humanitarian rescue operations during natural calamities and other disturbances, like Operation Surya Hope, and can also be requisitioned by the government to cope with internal threats. It is a major component of national power alongside the Indian Navy and the Indian Air Force. The army has been involved in four wars with neighbouring Pakistan and one with China. Other major operations undertaken by the army include Operation Vijay, Operation Meghdoot and Operation Cactus. Apart from conflicts, the army has conducted large peace time exercises like Operation Brasstacks and Exercise Shoorveer, and it has also been an active participant in numerous United Nations peacekeeping missions including the ones in Cyprus, Lebanon, Congo, Angola, Cambodia, Vietnam, Namibia, El Salvador, Liberia, Mozambique and Somalia.

The Indian Army has a regimental system, but is operationally and geographically divided into seven commands, with the basic field formation being a division. It is an all-volunteer force and comprises more than 80% of the country’s active defence personnel. It is one of the largest standing armies in the world, with 1,129,900 active troops and 960,000 reserve troops. The army has embarked on an infantry modernisation programme known as Futuristic Infantry Soldier As a System (F-INSAS), and is also upgrading and acquiring new assets for its armoured, artillery and aviation branches.

Indian Army Recruitment 2015-2016 Details:

Total Number of Vacancies: 111posts

Name of the Post:

A. 47th SSC (Tech) Men: 100 Posts
1. Civil: 25 Posts
2. Mechanical: 15 Posts
3. Electrical/ Electrical & Electronics: 15 Posts
4. Automobile/ Work-shop Technology: 2 Posts
5. Aeronautical/ Aviation/ Aerospace/ Ballistics/ Avionics: 2 Posts
6. Computer Sc & Engg/ Computer Tech/ Info Tech/ M.Sc (Computer Sc): 10 Posts
7. Electronics & Telecommunication/ Telecommunication/ Electronics & Communication/ Satellite Communication: 15 Posts
8. Electronics/ Opto Electronics/ Fibre Optics/ Micro Electronics & Microwave: 7 Posts
9. Electronics & Instrumentation/ Instrumentation: 4 Posts
10. Food Tech/ Bio Tech: 3 Posts
11. Bio Medical Engg.: 2 Posts

B. 18th SSC (Tech) Women: 10 Posts
1. Civil: 4 Posts
2. Mechanical: 2 Posts
3. Electrical: 2 Posts
4. Telecommunication: 2 Posts

C. Widows of Defence Personnel: 1 Post
1. SSCW (Non-Tech)-18: 1 Post

Important Dates:

Start Date for Submission of Online Application: 9-12-2015.
Last Date for Submission of Online Application: 8-1-2016 at 1700 hrs.
Last Date for Receipt of Application: 10-2-2016.

Age Limit:

Post No.A, B: Candidates age must be 20 to 27 years
Post No.C: 19 to 29 years as on 1-10-2016. Upper age limit is relaxable as per Govt. rules.

Pay Scale:

Stipend of Rs.21,000/- per month (Rs.15,600/- as pay in Pay Band + Grade Pay of Rs.5,400/-) on completion of training.

Educational Qualification:

Candidates who have passed Engineering Degree or are studying in the final year examination of Engineering course.

Selection Process:

Candidates will be selected based on Physical Standard, Medical Examination and Interview.

How to Apply:

The eligible candidates may apply online through the website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in from 9-12-2015 to 8-1-2016 at 1700 hrs or send their application along with self attested copies of all relevant documents and in an envelope should be superscribed clearly name of the Officer with rank to the Integrated HQ of Ministry of Defence (Army), AG’s Branch, DG Recruiting/Rtg-A (WE) Section, West Block-III, R.K.Puram, New Delhi- 110066 on or before 10-2-2016.

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