Enrolment drive in TA to kick off in the city today

Recruitment of candidates from Punjab,Jammu and Kashmir and Chandigarh is to be held on October 21.

Written by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published:October 21, 2013 3:21 am

A week-long enrolment drive in Territorial Army (TA) will be carried out from October 21 for the posts of Soldier (general duty) and Soldier (chef and hair dresser tradesmen) at 103 Infantry Battallion (TA) Sikh Light Infantry (SIKH LI),GT Road,Millerganj,Ludhiana.

It will continue till October 26 for the candidates of Punjab,Haryana,Himachal Pradesh,Jammu and Kashmir,Chandigarh and Delhi.

Recruitment of candidates from Punjab,Jammu and Kashmir and Chandigarh is to be held on October 21,while recruitment of candidates from Haryana,Himachal Pradesh and Delhi is to be held on October 22. Documentation and medical examination of screened candidates will be done from October 23-26.

Candidates in the age group of 18 to 42 years,weighing 50 kg (minimum),with 77-82 cm chest minimum and height of 160 cm are eligible for recruitment.

Academic eligibility for Soldier (general duty) candidates is matric pass with 45per cent marks with 33 per cent marks in each subject. Those from Lahul,Spiti and Kinnaur of Himachal Pradesh having passed eighth standard will also be eligible. Candidates for Soldier (chef and hair dresser tradesmen) should be 10th pass.

Interested candidates may report with original certificates of education qualifications,domicile,character,caste and six passport-size coloured photographs.

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