Notification Indian Army 55th SSC (TECH) Men AND 26th SSC (TECH) Women

INDIAN ARMY



56TH  SHORT SERVICE COMMISSION (TECH) MEN (APR 2021) 
AND 27TH  SHORT SERVICE COMMISION (TECH) WOMEN COURSE (APR 2021) 
INCLUDING WIDOWS OF DEFENCE PERSONNEL FOR TECH AND NON TECH (NON-UPSC




Notification Indian Army 55th SSC (TECH) Men AND 26th SSC (TECH) Women


1. Applications 

are invited from eligible unmarried Male and unmarried Female Engineering Graduates and also from Widows of Defence Personnel who died in harness for grant of Short Service Commission (SSC) in the Indian Army. Course will commence in Apr 2021 at Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai, Tamil Nadu.


2. Eligibility (a) Nationality. A candidate must either be :-

 (i) a citizen of India, or (ii) a subject of Nepal, or (iii) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, 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) and (iii) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by Government of India. Certificate of eligibility will however not be necessary in the case of candidates who are Gorkha subjects of Nepal. A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary, will attach such certificate alongwith the application.


(b) Age Limit 

(i) For SSC(Tech)- 56 Men and SSCW(Tech)- 27 Women. 20 to 27 years as on 01 Apr 2021 (Candidates born between 02 Apr 94 and 01 Apr 2001, both days inclusive). (ii) For widows of Defence Personnel who Died in Harness Only. SSCW (Non Tech) [Non UPSC] and SSCW(Tech) - A maximum of 35 years of age as on 01 Apr 2021. Note. The date of birth recorded in the Matriculation/ Secondary School Examination Certificate or an equivalent examination certificate on the date of submission of application will only be accepted. No other document relating to age will be accepted and no subsequent request for its change will be considered or granted.


(c) Educational Qualification for SSC(Tech) (Men and Women).

Candidates who have passed the requisite Engineering Degree course or are in the final year of Engineering Degree course are eligible to apply. Candidates studying in the final year of Engineering degree course should be able to submit proof of passing by 01 Apr 2021 and produce the Engineering Degree Certificate within 12 weeks from the date of commencement of training at Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Such candidates will be inducted on Additional Bond Basis for recovery of the cost of training at Officers Training Academy (OTA) as notified from time to time as well as stipend and pay & allowances paid, in case they fail to produce the requisite degree certificate.


Note. For induction to Pre Commission Training Academy, after final selection, the minimum educational qualification is passing BE/B.Tech degree in the Engineering streams notified below at Para 3. To become eligible for induction into SSC(Tech)-56 (Men) course and SSC(Tech)-27 (Women) course at Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai, Tamil Nadu, candidates studying in final year of Engineering must ensure that he/ she submits the proof of passing Engineering degree exam by 01 Apr 2021 to Directorate General of Recruiting, failing which his/ her candidature will be cancelled


(d) Educational Qualification for Widows of Defence Personnel who Died in Harness 

(i) SSCW (Non Tech) (Non UPSC). Graduation in any Discipline. (ii) SSCW (Tech). B.E./ B. Tech in any Engineering stream. Note. Candidate studying in final year of Degree must ensure that she submits the proof of passing Degree exam by 01 Apr 2021 to Directorate General of Recruiting, failing which her candidature will be cancelled. 

3. Vacancies. 

Candidates must note that only the Engineering streams and their acceptable equivalent streams, strictly as notified in the table below, will be accepted. Candidates with degrees in any other Engineering stream(s) are not eligible to apply. Variation between the nomenclature of Engineering stream as given on the degree parchment / marksheet and that submitted by the candidate in his online application will result in cancellation of candidature.


Notification Indian Army 55th SSC (TECH) Men AND 26th SSC (TECH) Women
Notification Indian Army 55th SSC (TECH) Men AND 26th SSC (TECH) Women


Notification Indian Army 55th SSC (TECH) Men AND 26th SSC (TECH) Women
Notification Indian Army 55th SSC (TECH) Men AND 26th SSC (TECH) Women


Note 1. A candidate is permitted to apply for only one entry/ discipline of the above courses. Change of Entry or qualification choice will not be entertained at any stage of selection process. 

Note 2. Widows of Defence Personnel who died in harness, including those with children, will be eligible to apply for SSCW (Tech & Non Tech), provided they have not remarried. Their candidature will be considered only against specific vacancies released for said category, by the competent authority. In case unfilled, the vacancy will revert to the category other than that of widows. The following documents are to be attached with the application:-

(i) Application form (To be downloaded from www.joinindianarmy.nic.in). 

(ii) Self attested copy of Class 10th Certificate and Marksheet. 

 (iii) Self attested copy of Class 12th Certificate and Marksheet. 

 (iv) Self attested copy of Degree Certificate and Marksheet. 

(v) Part II Order of marriage. 

(vi) Part II Order of demise of husband. 

(vii) Initial report of Battle/ Physical casualty. 

(viii) Detailed report of Battle/ Physical casualty. 

(ix) Battle/ Physical Casualty Certificate


Note 3. Serial (v) to (ix) above to be attested by an officer ex MP Directorate (MP- 5 & 6), IHQ of MoD (Army) for officers and by Concerned Record office for JCO/OR. The envelope containing the application should be superscribed in Red ink clearly indicating the name of Offr/JCO/OR with rank. For example, “Widow of late ___________”. These candidates will apply 

OFF LINE directly to Rtg „A‟(WE) section, Dte Gen of Rtg, AG‟s Branch, Integrated HQ, Ministry of Defence (Army), West Block-III, R K Puram, New Delhi- 110066, provided they possess the laid down educational qualification and meet specified selection criteria. The last date for receipt of such Offline applications at Dte Gen of Rtg duly completed in all respects is 15 Dec 2020. Applications received after last date/ incomplete applications will not be accepted

4. Type of Commission 

(a) Grant of Commission. Selected candidates will be granted Short Service Commission on probation in the rank of Lt from the date of commencement of the course or the date of reporting at Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai, Tamil Nadu, whichever is later and will be entitled to full pay and allowances admissible to Lt during training period. Pay & allowances will be paid after successful completion of training. 

(b) Confirmation of Short Service Commission. On successful completion of Pre Commission training at OTA, Officer will be confirmed Short Service Commission (Technical) in the rank of Lt. 

(c) Ante Date Seniority. One year ante date seniority from the date of commission will be granted to Engineering Graduates of Short Service Commission (Technical) in the rank of Lt. 

(d) No Ante Date Seniority for widows of Defence Personnel for SSC(NT). Widows of Defence Personnel selected for SSCW (NT) entry will be granted Short Service Commission in the rank of Lieutenant but will NOT be entitled to any ante date seniority.
 

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