Monday, 12 November 2012




Applications are invited from unmarried Male Candidates who have passed 10+2 examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (Hereinafter referred to as PCM) subjects and fulfill the eligibility conditions prescribed in the subsequent paragraphs, for the grant of Permanent Commission in the Army after 4 years of Basic Military Training and Technical Training thereafter with the terms and conditions given in the succeeding paragraphs.

(a) Nationality: A candidate must either be : (i) A citizen of India, or (ii) A subject of Bhutan, or (iii) A subject of Nepal, or (iv) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st of January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or (v) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India. Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the examination provisionally subject to the necessary certificate being given to him by the Govt before declaration of result by SSB/joining training.

(b) Age Limit: A candidate must not be below 16½ years and above 19½ years on the first day of the month in which the course is commencing i.e. the candidate should not be born before 01 Jan 1994 and not after 01 Jan 1997 (both days inclusive). The date of birth accepted by the office is that entered in the Marticulation or Secondary School Leaving certificate or in the certificate recognised by an Indian University as equivalent to Matriculation or in an extract from a Register of Matriculates maintained by a University which extract must be certified by the proper authority of the University or in the Higher Secondary or an equivalent examination certificate. No other document relating to age will be accepted. The expression Matriculation/ Higher Secondary Examination Certificate in this part of the instruction includes the alternative certificate mentioned above.

NOTE 1: Candidate should note only the date of birth as recorded in the Matriculation/ Higher Secondary Examination Certificate or an equivalent certificate on the date of submission of applications will be accepted and no subsequent request for its change will be considered or granted.

NOTE 2: Candidates should also note that once a date of birth has been claimed by them and entered in the records, no change will be allowed subsequently or a subsequent examination on any ground whatsoever.

NOTE 3: Candidates must undertake not to marry until they complete their full training. A candidate who marries subsequent to the date of his application, though successful, will not be selected for training. A candidate who marries during training shall be discharged and will be liable to refund all expenditure incurred on him by the government.
(C) Educational Qualification: Only those candidates who have passed 10+2 Examination or its equivalent with a minimum aggregate of 70% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics from a recognized education boards are eligible to apply for this entry. Eligibility conditions for calculating % of PCM will be followed as per the present guideliness/ instructions in vogue of various state/central Boards.

Vacancies are provisional and can be changed depending on the training capacity at the training Academy for this course. The vacancies are subject to increase/decrease keeping the organizational requirement at the point of time.

TYPE OF COMMISSION: On successful completion of 4 years of the course cadets will be granted Permanent Commission in the Army in the rank of Lt.:- 5. Grant of Commission: On successful completion of total 04 years training, the candidates will be commissioned in the rank of Lt. They will be granted seniority on overall order of merit of the three technical institutes combined i.e. CME, MCTE, MCEME and in case the date of commissioning coincides with that of IMA, Dehradun, they will be placed en-block junior to IMA (NDA / ACC / DE Course ) but above TGC / UES course.

Total training will be 5 years, Details as under:
(a) Basic Military Training : 1 year (Officer Training Academy Gaya). (b) Technical Training: (i)Phase-I (Pre Commission Training): 3 Years (CME Pune, MCTE Mhow and MCEME Secunderabad), (ii) Phase-II (Post Commission Training):
1 year at CME Pune, MCTE Mhow and MCEME Secunderabad. (c) Award of Degree: The candidates will be awarded Engineering degree after successful completion of training as given out in para 6 (a) and (b) above. No ante date seniority will be admissible to candidates on account of this Engineering degree.
In case they fail to qualify in the following year examination, the same will result in loss of seniority to them and they will forfiet seniority to the extent of delay in passing Engineering degree examination. If they fail to qualify even within three years of their commissioning, their commission will be terminated.

The entire cost of training including books and reading material is borne by the Army. Cadets are also provided with free accommodation and messing. In case the GC is withdrawn from training academy due to reasons other than Medical ground or the reasons not beyond his control, he will be liable to refund cost of training @ Rs. 7075/ -per week for the period of his stay at the Officer Training Academy, Gaya/Cadet Taining Wing.
8. The selection procedure is as follows:
(a) Short listed candidates will be called for Services Selection Board (SSB) interview at Bhopal, Bangalore or Allahabad. Interviews will be held in Feb/Mar 2013 onwards. (b) Duration of SSB interviews is five days excluding day of arrival. During their stay at SSB, Candidates are put through psychological Test, Group test and Interviews. (c)Candidates will be put through stage - I of the selection procedure on the first day. Only successful candidates shall be retained for balance of the testing. Candidates who fail to qualify in stage - I, will be returned on the first day itself, Stage I are psychologically originated test including intelligence test. (d) Successful candidates at the SSB will be required to undergo medical test lasting 3 to 5 days less Sundays and gazetted holidays. (e) Candidates recommended by the SSB and declared medically fit, will be appointed for training in the order of merit, depending on the number of vacancies available. (f) The finally selected candidates will execute all the Bonds/Certificates as prescribed for the Cadets of NDA entry under Al 53/78.(g) Candidates appering for SSB interview for the first time for a particular type of commission shall be entitled for AC III tier to and fro railway fare or bus fare including reservation cum sleeper charges within the Indian limits. Candidates who apply again for the same type of commission will not entitled to travelling allowance on any subsequent occasion.


Application will only be accepted on line. To do so the candidates needs to click on the “online application” button on

(i) Candidates must enter their particulars in the online application. Terms and conditions linked to the form must be read, prior to submitting the form (ii) After submitting the form an acknowledgement with a Roll number will be provided to the candidate. If the system does not generate Roll Number, if is an indication of non acceptance of application by the system.
(iii) After submitting online application, candidates are required to obtain two copies of the application printout and the Roll Number generated by the system. One copy of the print out application duly Signed and affixed photograph attested by a gazatted officer of Central/State Govt. Photocopies of Class 10th Certificate/Mark sheet showing date of birth and 12th Class Certificate alongwith mark sheets duly attested by Gazetted officer are to be forwarded to “Additional Directorate General of Recruiting (Rtg-6), TES Section, West Block-III, R.K puram, New Delhi- 110066”.

The last date of receipt of such printouts of online applications is 10 Dec 2012

While forwarding these applications the words “Online application 10+2 TES and the Roll No.... and PCM %age must be written boldly outside the envelope. The second copy of the printout of application form alongwith the Roll No and all the above certificates in original are to be carried to the Selection Centre by the candidate for the SSB interview. Any candidate who does not carry all these document for the SSB interview, his candidature will be cancelled.

(iv) Candidates must submit only one application, Receipt of multiple applications from the same candidate will result in cancellation of candidature.

Note.(a) Any change in your postal address after submission of application must be communicated by post duly quoting your Roll No, name and course opted for.
(b) All original certificates along with two attested copies each Will be carried by the candidate for SSB interview. Originals will be returned after verification at the Service Selection Board itself.

Original certificates should not be attached with the application form. Additional Directorate General of Recruiting, Adjutant General’s Branch, Integrated Headquarters, Ministry of Defence (Army) will not take responsibility for loss of original certificates, if attached with application.
Photo should be pasted and not stapled. Attestation made on the backside of the photo will not be entertained.

(a) The candidate needs to apply ‘on line’ on Indian Army Website
The application will be screened at Recruiting Directorate, Integrated Headquarters, Ministry of Defence (Army) and the candidate thereafter will be detailed for SSB, (b) Print out of online application must be accompanied by attested (By a Gazetted Officer of the Central/State Govt/1st Class Magistrate etc.) photocopies of 10th class certificate issued by the Board concerned (CBSE/State Boards/lCSE) in which date of birth is reflected for proof of date of birth (Admit card/Marksheet/Transfer/Leaving Certificate etc. are not acceptable for proof of date of birth) and 10+2 certificate and marksheet for proof of education. Revised marksheets issued by a Board/University after last date of receipt of application will not be accepted for this course, however, the same will be accepted for the subsequent course. (c) While filling up the application form, candidate are required to indicate exact PCM percentage of Class 12th upto two decimals and are not to be rounding off. Any false entry of PCM percentage, detected at any stage of selection will be outrightly rejected. (d) Army Headquarters reserves the right to short list applications and to fix cut off percentage of PCM marks without assigning any reason. No communication will be entertained on this account. (e) Shortlisted candidates will be detailed to undergo SSB interview from Feb 2013 onwards. No compensation will be paid in respect of any injury sustained as a result of test conducted at SSB. All application received late or incomplete will be rejected outright. No intimation will be given to the candidate In writing or verbally to submit fresh application/certificate/ or any other required documents. (f) Candidate! withdrawn from NDA, OTA, IMA, Naval Academy, Air force Academy on disciplinary grounds are not eligible to apply. (g) Final merit list will be displayed at the notice board of Rtg Dte., (Offers Selection), ADG Rtg, West Block-III, R.K Puram, New Delhi PIN- 110066 as well as Indian Army, Recruit ing Directorate website before induction for pre-commissioning training. For any queries regarding SSB interview centre, call up details, reporting date and merit list, contact: 011-26175473 between 1400 hrs to 1700 hrs on working days or  ADG Rtg's fax No is 011-26196205

Request for change of SSB Interview date should be avoided. However, under most unavoidable circumstances, such change may be considered based on the circumstances of the case. This will be an exception rather the rule. Request for such change should be forwarded to Selection Centre from where the call-up letter for SSB interview has been received and not to Additional Directorate General Recruiting. The Selection Centre may permit change of date at their discretion.

(a) Incomplete applications in any respect and/or without copies of requisite certificate(s). Documents submitted at a later stage will not be entertained. (b) Variation in names and spellings as recorded in application/Matric or equivalent certificate not supported by affidavite. (c) Non-attachment of copy of 10th class certificate for age proof and 12th class marksheet for proof of PCM % duly attested by a Govt. Gazetted officer No other certificate is valid for authentication of age. (d) Without attested photograph affixed on application form (e) Application not signed by Candidate (i) Submission of more than ONE application. (g) Receipt of applications after due date of submission of applications. (h) Any ambiguity/erasures/unattested cuttings/false information/ concealment of information detected in the above certificate will result in cancellation of the candidature at any stage of selection.

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