Applications are invited from unmarried Male Candidates who have passed 10+2 examination with Physics,Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) subjects and fulfill the eligibility conditions prescribed in the subsequent paragraphs, for the grant of Permanent Commission in the Army after four years of Basic Military Training and Technical Training.
Nationality: A candidate must either be :
Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v) above, shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility issued by Government of India is necessary, may be admitted to the examination provisionally subject to the necessary certificate being given to him by the Government before declaration of result by SSB / joining training.
Stages For Selection Process
Age Limits, Sex and Martial Status Details
Only unmarried male candidates are eligible for the entry. A candidates must not be below 16 1/2 years and above 19 1/2 years on the first day of the month in which course is commencing.
|July||01 July 1998 to 01 July 2001||01 July 1999 to 01 July 2002||01 July 2000 to 01 July 2003||01 July 2001 to 01 July 2004|
|Nov||01 Jan 1999 to 01 Jan 2002||01 Jan 2000 to 01 Jan 2003||01 Jan 2001 to 01 Jan 2004||01 Jan 2002 to 01 Jan 2005|
Date Of Birth Details
Date Of Birth accepted by the office is that entered in the Matriculation 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.
Educational Qualification Details
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 recognized education boards are eligible to apply for this entry. Eligibility condition for calculating PCM % of various State / Central Boards will be based on marks obtained in Class XII only.
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 Details
On successful completion of 4 years of the course cadets will be granted Permanent Commission in the Army in the rank of Lt.
Total training will be of 5 years
1 year (Officer Training Academy Gaya).
The candidates will be awarded Engineering degree after successful completion of training 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 forfeit 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.
Cost Of Training
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. 8135/- per week (or as notified from time to time) for the period of his stay at the Officer Training Academy, Gaya / Cadet Training Wing.
Selection Procedure Details
Stipend / Pay And Allowances Details
The candidates will be given a stipend of Rs. 21,000/- p.m. (Rs 15,600/- as pay in Pay Band plus Grade Pay of Rs. 5,4001-) as is admissible to NDA cadets on completion of 3 years training. On completion of 4 Years training they will be commissioned in the rank of Lt and entitled to pay as admissible to the rank.
The Current Pay Bands, Grade Pay and Military Service Pay
|Rank||Level||Pay Scale(in Rs.)||Promotion Criteria|
|Lieutenant||10||56,100 - 1,77,500||On Commission|
|Captain||10B||61,300 - 1,93,900||On Completion of two (02) years|
|Major||11||69,400 - 2,07,200||On Completion of six (06) years|
|Lt.Colonel||12A||1,21,200 - 2,12,400||On Completion Of thirteen (13) years|
|Colonel (TS)||13||1,30,800 - 2,15,900||On Completion Of Twenty Six (26) Years|
|Colonel||13||1,30,800 - 2,15,900||On Selection Basis subject to fulfilment of requisite Service Conditions.|
|Brigadier||13A||1,39,600 - 2,17,600|
|Major General||14||1,44,200 - 2,18,200|
|Lt. General||15||1,82,200 - 2,24,500|
Officers possessing certain prescribed qualification are entitled to lump sum Qualification Grant of 6,000/-, 9,000/-,15,000/- or 20,000/- based on the Qualification held by them.
The Army Aviators (Pilots) serving in the Army Aviation Corps are entitled to flying allowance
The rates of allowances applicable to officers
|Allowances||To Whom Applicable||Rates|
|Hard Area a Allowance||Officers Posted to Hard Area||6750 PM (25% of Basic Pay)|
|Climate Siachen||Attitude / Uncogenial Climate
Officers Posted in Siachen
|Highly active Field Area||Officer Posted at Highly Active Field Area||6780PM|
|Allowance Field Area Allowance||Officers Posted at Field Area||4200PM|
|Modified Field Area Allowance||Officer Posted at Modified Field Area||1600PM|
|House Rent Allowance||To officers not provided Govt. Accommodation||10-30% of Basic Pay (Pay Band + Grade Pay + MSP)|
Height & Weight Standards
|Height in cms.||Weight in Kgs.|
|(without shoes)||16 - 17 Years||17 - 18 Years||18 - 19 Years||19 - 20 Years|