Indian Army Recruitment 2016 – Apply for 50 SSC Officer Vacancies

Join Indian Army Recruitment 2016 at Jobs .Indian Army is one among the three prestigious defence services of India. Every individual who are healthy and courage must aspire to serve in Indian Army. To assist those candidates to grab their position in Army we here update all information regarding the upcoming Indian Army Jobs, Recruitment Rally and other updates related to Army Vacancy. Inorder to join Indian army every individuals must dedicate themselves and do hard work to achieve it. But, may aspirants give up without accomplishing their goal. This also happens due to lack of guidance and proper information about Indian Army Recruitment notifications. To overcome these obstacles candidates may refer this section to find all the latest Indian Army Recruitment 2016 notice with clear information about the entire recruitment process.

Indian Army Recruitment 2016 Notifications Post Nos Last Date
Indian Army Notification 2016 for SSC Posts 20 15-09-2016
Indian Army Notification 2016 for Commissioned Officer Posts 30 08-09-2016

How to Join Indian Army?

Indian Army RecruitmentThere is many ways to Join Indian Army, based on the qualification, age and your wish the joining procedure changes. If you only possess 10th/ Matriculation pass and less than 23 years then you are eligible to join as Soldier. Inorder to join as a soldier you have to participate in the recruitment rally conducted by Indian army on certain schedules. For graduates who are interested to join Indian army then they may prefer the Permanent Commission or the Short Service Commission (SSC) entry. Candidates who are joined through SSC Entry scheme they have to serve for minimum 10 years. If they wish they can serve the nation until they retire. These are the three major entry schemes to secure Indian army jobs.

However, there are also many other entry schemes available to join Indian army, but these are specialized selection process, which are only applicable for the candidates possessing education in concerned fields. In the list below we have mentioned few of the Indian army recruitment/ entry schemes. Apart from these there are also many other selection processes available to join Indian army, they are,

  • University entry scheme (UES)
  • Technical Entry Scheme (TES)
  • Combined Defence services entry scheme (CDS)
  • Educational Corps entry scheme
  • Veterinary Corps Entry Scheme
  • Dental Corps Entry Schemes

Ministry of Defence which is an authority to administrate Indian Army maintains a specialized web portal named ( exclusively for listing all the latest updates of Indian Army Recruitment. Aspirants may follow this portal to get more information about Indian army jobs.

Indian Army Recruitment 2016

By this year till now Indian Army has published many vacancy notifications. It includes above said all form of entry to Indian army. Here in this section below you may find the details of the Indian Army Recruitment 2016. As of now there is two stream of job vacancy in army is open. Candidates who are interested and eligible as per the requirements mentioned in the recruitment notification are eligible to apply. The instructions and apply procedure to join Indian army are discussed detailed in below sections.

New Vacancy Updated on – 19th August 2016

Indian Army Recruitment 2016 Apply for Short Service Commission Jobs

Indian Army Recruitment 2016 Apply for Short Service Commission Jobs. The Indian Army has notified few Short Service Commission (SSC) vacancies for Law graduates, to indulge Indian citizens in its Judge Advocate General Department. Both male and female candidates can apply, but the woman’s should be an unmarried one to Join Indian Army as a JAG. The notice regarding the JAG SSC vacancy has been distributed by Indian Army. As per the notice, there are 20 openings existing for the new course commencing on April 2017, according to JAG Entry Scheme.

The LLB degree holders can only apply for this 18th course under Indian Army. Candidates selected as per SSC rules will undergo initial training in Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai. Due to any reasons, if the hired aspirants are willing to withdraw from this training, then they should pay the cost of training to Indian Army. The SSC is for a span of 10 years (initially), and the period may be extended further for 4 years, as per Indian Army rules. The eligibility conditions and guidelines for applying are given below.

Organisation Indian Army Short Service Commission (SSC)
Designation  Short Service Commissioned Officer
Vacancy Nos 20 Last Date 15-09-2016
Education LLB/ BL/ Equivalent

Qualification Required to Apply on Indian Army

Aspirants willing to work as Short Service Commissioned Officer in Indian Army under JAG Entry Scheme should have finished Graduation in Law i.e., 3 years professional course after graduation/ 5 years course after Higher Secondary.

The LLB degree must be acquired from any college recognized by Bar Council of India and also they should have secured 55% marks (minimum).

Indian Army Age Confinement

Indian citizens those who desire to enter into the Indian Army as Short Service Commissioned Officer can have age limits between 21 to 27 years. This age will be computed by Selection Authorities as on January 1, 2017.

Selection Technique of Indian Army

The applications submitted before last date would be evaluated and shortlisted, on the basis of Indian Army requirements. The screened aspirants will be provided with Admit Card for SSB Interview. Those personnel’s should fetch the hardcopy of online application and original & self signed copies of relevant certificates to the interview venue.

The SSB Interview has two phases. Candidates clearing the first round successfully will get a chance to appear for the second phase. After Interview round, contenders shall also be subjected to Medical Examination as per Indian Army standards.

Emoluments of Indian Army Appointees

The law graduates selected for Short Service Commissioned Officer jobs will undergo training initially with a stipend of Rs.21000/-. Then after successful completion of training, they would be appointed on Lieutenant position, by giving salary similar to this rank. They will also get Promotion benefits and other allowances, based on their period of service & ranks.

Applying Mode of Indian Army Recruitment

Only on-line mode of application submission will be accepted for Indian Army’s Short Service Commissioned Officer jobs. The steps to be followed for applying are given below.

  • Visit the official site of “”.
  • Click on Officers Entry “Apply/ Login” option.
  • Then click on “Registration” tab.
  • Fill the Registration form as per instructions.
  • Use “Apply Online” tab to open an “Officers Selection-Eligibility” page.
  • Then again click on “Apply” option, to open the application form.
  • Read the instructions given in website and start filling the form.
  • For filling each and every segments use “Continue” option.
  • Before going to next segment, click on “Save & Continue” tab.
  • The Summary of information will be displayed, after filling all details.
  • Verify the datas and click on “Submit” option.
  • Then click on “PDF” tab, to take two printout copies of registered form.

Official Notification

Important Dates of Indian Army Recruitment

On-line registration commences on this date 17-08-2016
Last date for registering through on-line mode 15-09-2016.

New Vacancy Updated on – 08th August 2016

Indian Army Recruitment 2016 Apply for Permanent Commissioned Officer Vacancy

Indian Army Recruitment 2016 Apply for Permanent Commissioned Officer Vacancy. Indian Army is ready to hire a group of nationals for the Permanent Commission posts. Male candidates those who are studying Pre-Final year in Engineering Degree on relevant streams are only eligible. The below listed openings are going to be filled under 27th University Entry Scheme (UES) – July 2018.

Young buddies who are having goal to serve for the nation or seeking for government job opportunities, can grasp this wonderful chance. Pre-Final year means they should be in the academic session 2016 – 2017. The training will be held in Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun for a span of 1 year. Individuals those who are finishing this training successfully would be placed in respective position, on the basis of their ranks. Selected aspirants are liable for service in any part of the world as per decision of Army Headquarters. Go through the below section for job requirements and applying mode.

Organisation Indian Army
Designation Engineering Disciplines
Vacancy Nos 30 Last Date 08-09-2016
Education BE/ B.Tech/ M.Sc/ Equivalent

Discipline Wise Vacancies in Indian Army

No Engineering Disciplines Posts
1 Civil 7
2 Mechanical 3
3 Electrical / Electrical & Electronics 4
4 Computer Science & Engineering/ Computer Technology/ Info Tech/ MSc (Computer Science) 4
5 Electronics & Telecommunication/ Tele Communication/ Electronics & Communication/ Satellite Communication 4
6 Electronics 2
7 Metallurgical 2
8 Electronics & Instrumentation/ Instrumentation 2
9 Micro Electronics & Microwave 2
Total 30

Educational Qualification to Apply on Indian Army

Engineering students (Pre-Final year) in any of the aforementioned disciplines are only eligible for Indian Army’s 27th University Entry Scheme Course. It is notable that, equivalent Engineering degree would also be considered only if they submit the Equivalence certificate.

Indian Army Recruitment Age Criteria

Individuals those who had attained an age of 18 years should only apply for Indian Army recruitment. Also, the maximum age should not be beyond 24 years for applying personnel’s. These age limits are computed accurately by Appointing Authorities as on July 1, 2018.

Indian Army Selection Methodology

Applications submitted through On-line mode will be filtered on the basis of applicant’s marks in first 2 years of Engineering Degree. Then, finally a cut-off percentage would be fixed by Indian Army Headquarter and candidates those who are found suitable shall be permitted to attend the SSB Interview process.

Persons arriving for Interview should fetch their original and self signed photocopies of certificates like Educational Qualification (with mark sheets), Age proof, Caste, etc. with them. These documents must be submitted infront of Selection Authorities for verification.

The SSB interview has two phases and youngsters clearing these two rounds will be subjected to Medical Examination. Aspirants those who are academically, mentally and physically fit shall only get selected, on the basis of merit marks and availability of vacancies.

Salary Scale of Indian Army Appointees

On initial appointment, they will undergo training with a fixed stipend of Rs.21000/- and after successful completion of training the appointees shall be placed in Lieutenant rank with a salary scale of Rs.15600 – 20200/- per month. Based on their service, the ranks may be changed with increment in salary.

Apart from this, the selected personnel’s would also get Grade Pay and other allowances & benefits as per Indian Army rules.

How to Apply for Indian Army Recruitment

Interested Pre-Final year students can apply for this recruitment through On-line mode, by clicking on the link given in Indian Army’s official site. Following are the steps to be noted while applying.

  • Visit official website of “”.
  • Click on “Officers Entry Apply / Login” option.
  • Choose “Registration” tab and then click on “Apply Online” option.
  • An “Officers Selection – Eligibility” page will open.
  • Then click on “Apply” option given against UES.
  • On-line application form will get opened and start filling the form, after reading instructions given in website.
  • Also, click on “Continue” option to fill the form.
  • After entering each details use “Save & Continue” button.
  • A “Summary of your information” page will be displayed, after filling all details in form.
  • Check and edit the entries, if any.
  • Finally, click on “Submit now” option, after prior checking.
  • To take printout copy of registered application click on “PDF” tab.

Official Notification

Indian Army Recruitment Dates to Remember

  • Commencing date of On-line registration: 09-08-2016
  • On-line application submission ending date: 08-09-2016.
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