ELIGIBILITY

 

Eligibility Criteria for Recruitment Process

Minimum Educational Qualification and Age Criteria                                                                                                        

 

Ser.

No

Category

                                                                                                                    Education

Age

(1)

Soldier (Technical) (Technical Arms, Artillery, Army Air Defence

a)Sol Tech 10+2/Intermediate Exam pass in Science with Physics, Chemistry, Maths and English with 50% marks in aggregate and 40% marks in each subject.

(b)Sol Tech (Aviation & Ammunation Examiner) 10 +2 / Intermediate exam pass in Science with Physics, Chemistry, Maths and English with 50% marks in aggregate and 40% marks in        each subject. OR Three years Diploma in Engg (Mechanical /Electrical/ Automobiles/ Computer Science Mechanical Engg and Electronic & Instrumentation Engg) from a recognized    Polytechnic Ins tute( No Educa on relaxa on for this category is exis ng presently).

 

17 ½ 23 Yrs

 

Standard Minimum Height, Unexpanded Chest and Weight of Recruits at the Time of Enrolment for All Categories

The entire country has been divided into six regions namely; Western Plains Region, Eastern Plains Region, Central Region, Southern Region, Western Himalayan Region and Eastern Himalayan Region. The minimum physical standards for the various regions are as follows:

Regions

States

 

Height (Cms)

 

Chest

Weight

 

 

Soldier

 General    Duty

& Tradesmen

Soldier

Technical /

Nursing

Assistant

 Clerk /    Store KeeperTechnical

(Cms)

(Kgs)

Western

Himalayan

Region

Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab Hills (Area South and West of the Inter State Border between

Himachal Pradesh and Punjab and North and East of Road Mukerian, Hoshiarpur, Garh Shankar, Ropar and

Chandigarh), Garhwal and Kumaon (Uttrakhandh)

166

163

162

77

48

Eastern

Himalayan

Region

Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Assam and Hill Region of West

Bengal (Gangtok, Darjeeling and Kalimpong Districts)

160

157

160

77

48

Western

Plains

Region

Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Rajasthan and Western Uttar Pradesh (Meerut and Agra Division)

170

170

162

77

50

Eastern

Plains

Region

Eastern Uttar  Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Jharkhand and Orissa

169

169

162

77

50

Central

Region

Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Dadar, Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu

168

167

162

*77

50

Southern

Region

Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka ,Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Goa and Puducherry

166

165

162

77

50

* Dispensation on in chest measurement of 01 cm has been granted for Soldier Technical category in the Central Region.

Special Physical Standards

Minimum physical standards as given below will apply to the followings:

Ser. No

Physical Standards

Height (Cms)

Chest (Cms)

Weight (Kgs)

(a)

Ladakhi

157

77

50

(b)

Gorkhas both Nepalese and Indian

160

77

48

(c)

Candidates from Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep Group of Islands including Minicoy.

 

 

 

(i) Settlers

165

77

50

(ii) Locals

155

77

50

(d)

Tribals of Recognized Tribal Areas

162

77

48

(e)

The Brigade of Guards

173

77

50

(f)

Medium Artillery

170

77

50

(g)

Corps of Military Police

173

77

50

*(h)

Clerk (Staff Duty) / Store Keeper Technical

162

77

50

(j)

RT JCO

160

77

50

(k)

Soldier Tradesmen

Minimum physical standards of the regions given above, minus 1 Cm chest and 2 Kg weight. Ht criteria would be at par with Soldier General Duty as relevant to the region.

(l)

JCO Catering (ASC) / Survey Automated Cartographer (Engineers) / Havildar Education

As applicable to Soldier General Duty for various regions.

Note:* Regional physical standards lower than the standards laid down in Paragraph (h) above will be applicable to clerical candidates belonging to those region.

Relaxations in Physical Standards

The following categories will be permitted relaxations in physical standards as mentioned against each:

Ser.

No

Physical Standards

Height

(Cms)

Chest

(Cms)

Weight

(Kgs)

(a)

Son of Serving (SOS), Soldier / ExServicemen (SOEX), SoninLaw of a War Widow (SOWW) and Widow of ExServicemen Adopted Son/SoninLaw of a War Widow, if she has no son and including a legally adopted son of serving Soldier / ExServicemen

2

1

2

 

 

 

 

 

(b)

Outstanding Sportsmen (National / State & those who represented District / College / School in State / University / Board Championship & earned 1st/ 2nd position)

2

3

5

(c)

For candidates belonging to chronically poor areas and those desirous of joining overage categories who are from families engaged in traditional profession. This relaxation on may be given at the discretion of DDG Recruiting (States) or Centre Commandants

NIL

NIL

2

Dispensation in Educational Qualification for Soldier General Duty CATEGORY

The following have been granted dispensation: (Effective from 01 Oct 2010 to 31 Mar 2013)

Class X Simple Pass (instead of 45% aggregate and 32% in each subject)

1.  Jammu & Kashmir State (Less Jammu, Sambha & Kathua Districts) and Ladakh Region including Kargil District.

2.  Uttarakhand State Batwari Tehsil of Uttarkashi District, Okhimath Tehsil of Rudraprayag distt , Joshimath Tehsil of Chamoli District, Berinag, Didihat, Dharchula and Munsiari Tehsils of Pithoragarh district.

3.  Himachal Pradesh District of Kinnaur, Lahul Spiti .

4.  Gujarat State Rapar and Lakhpat Tehsils of Kutch District.

5.  North East States State of Assam, Tripura and Meghalaya.

6.  Rajasthan State Jaisalmer and Barmer District and Shergarh, Osian and Phalaudi Tehsils of Jodhpur District.

7.  Punjab State Candidates from Punjab who are domiciled within aerial distance of 20 Kms from the International Border (IB).

8. 
Andaman & Nicobar Group of Islands. Settlers.

9.  Class / Community. All Gorkhas (Nepalese and Indian).

Class VIII Simple Pass

1.  Jammu & Kashmir State Ladakh Region including Kargil District.

2.  Sikkim State.

3.  Andaman & Nicobar Group of Islands Tribals and Aboriginals.

4.  Lakshadweep & Nicobar Group of Islands.

5.  North East States States of Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh.

6.  Class / Community Scheduled Tribes from all States of India.

Grant of Additional Bonus Marks

The following Bonus Marks will be awarded on qualifying in the written examination on to under mentioned categories:

Ser.

No

Category

Soldier (General Duty) (Total

Maximum Marks 200)

Soldier Clerk / Store Keeper Technical, Sol Technical, Soldier

Nursing Assistant (Total Maximum Marks 150)

Tradesmen (Total maximum Marks 200)

(a)

Son of Serving (SOS) Soldier / ExServicemen(SOEX) /SoninLaw of a War Widow(SOWW) / Son of Widow (SOW) (One son only)

20 Marks

20 Marks

20 Marks

(b)

Sportsmen (National / State level)

20 Marks

20 Marks

20 Marks

(c)

NCC 'A' Certificate

05 Marks

05 Marks

05 Marks

(d)

NCC 'B' Certificate

10 Marks

10 Marks

10 Marks

(e)

NCC 'C' Certificate

Exempted from CEE

15 Marks

Exempted from CEE

(f)

Candidates having O+ level Computer Certificate issued by the

DOEACC Society

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15 Marks (For Soldier Clerk / Store Keeper Technical only)

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Note :

1.  The above marks are fixed depending upon the eligibility of a candidate and has no relation to his performance in Common Entrance Examination (CEE).

2.  Only one type of Bonus Marks (Max of the permissible) will be added to the total. To elaborate, for Soldier General Duty, Son of Exservicemen with NCC`B Certificate will get 20 Marks only and not 20+10 = 30 Marks.