Indian Army recruitment 2018: The Indian Army has released a recruitment notification, inviting unmarried male and female engineering graduates for grant of Short Service Commission (SSC) in all arms/services. Widows of defence personnel can also apply for the same. The course will commence in April 2019 at Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennal, Tamil Nadu. Those selected will be granted short service commission on probation in the rank of Lt. The duration of the training will be 49 weeks. A stipend of Rs 56,100 per month will be offered during training.
SSC (T)-52 and SSCW (T)-23
— Civil: Men (48), Women (4)
— Mechanical: Men (16), Women (3)
— Electrical/Electrical and Electronics: Men (22), Women (2)
— Aeronautical/Aviation/Ballistics/Avionics: Men (12)
— Computer Science and Engineering/ Computer Technology/ Information tech/ M.Sc Computer Science: Men (31), Women (3)
— Electronics and Telecom/ Telecommunication/ Electronics & Communication/ Satellite Communication: Men (28), Women (2)
— Electronics/ Opto Electronics/ Fibre Optics/ Micro Electronics and Microwave: Men (11)
— Production Engineering: Men (3)
— Architecture/ Building Construction Technology: Men (4)
Widows of defence personnel
— SSC (W) (Non tech) (Non UPSC): 1
— SSC (W) (Tech): 1
Educational qualification: The aspirant should be holding the relevant engineering degree or should be in the final year of engineering course. Those studying in the final year of engineering course will have to submit proof of passing by April 1, 2019 and engineering degree certificate within 12 weeks from the date of commencement of training.
Educational qualification for widows:
SSCW (Non Tech) (Non UPSC): The aspirant should be a graduate in any discipline.
SSCW (Tech): The aspirant should have pursued BE/B.Tech in any engineering stream.
SSC (T)-52 men and SSCW (T) 23 women: The age of the aspirant should be not exceed 27 years and should be minimum 20 years.
Widows of defence personnel: The age of the aspirant should be not exceed 35 years.
Lieutenant: Rs 56,100 to Rs 1,77,500
Captain: Rs 61,300 to Rs 1,93,900
Major: Rs 69,400 to Rs 2,07,200
Lieutenant Colonel: Rs 1,21,200 to Rs 2,12,400
Colonel: Rs 1,30,600 to Rs 2,15,900
Brigadier: Rs 1,39,600 to Rs 2,17,600
Major General: Rs 1,44,200 to Rs 2,18,200
Lieutenant General HAG Scale: Rs 1,82,200 to Rs 2,24,100
Lieutenant General HAG +Scale: Rs 2,05,400 to Rs 2,24,400
VCOAS/Army Cdr/Lieutenant General (NFSG): Rs 2,25,000 (fixed)
COAS: Rs 2,50,000 (fixed)
How to apply
Those who wish to apply can do so at the official website, joinindianarmy.nic.in. Click on the recent notification for the SSC. There is a list, click on the pdf file and read the entire notification. Keep all relevant documents ready and apply.