The Indian Army is inviting applications from competent engineering graduates to apply for Short Service Commission course in the Indian army. Interested and eligible candidates who wish to apply can do so by visiting the Indian Army official website.

Important dates:

Events Important date
Applications start from 26th July 2019
Last date of application 30th Sep 2019

The course will begin on April 2020 at the Officers Training Academy (OTA) located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

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Eligibility criteria required to apply:

  • Candidates who have an engineering degree in their possession or are in their final year can apply for the SSC course. Candidates who are in their final year are required to submit their certificate or proof of successfully passing in the degree to the Directorate General of recruiting by the 1st of April 2020, failing which their application will be redundant.
  • The candidates who wish to apply must be between the ages of 20 years to 27 years and not more.

The Indian Army is aiming to fill 189 posts in the SSC course. Given below are the Indian Army SSC 2019 vacancy details.

Stream of Engineering Number of vacancies available
Mechanical 16
Civil 50
Aeronautical/ Ballistics/ Avionics 12
Electrical/Electrical & Electronics 24
Electronics & Telecom/Telecommunication/Electronics & Comn/ Satellite Communication 25
Computer Sc & Engg / Computer Technology/ Information Tech/ M. Sc Computer Sc 47
Production Engineering 3
Electronics /Opto Electronics/ Fibre Optics/ Micro Electronics & Microwave 8
Architecture/ Building Construction Technology 4

The candidates who are selected for the course will be summoned to the OTA for training according to their post and earned merit. The training will go on for a duration of 49 weeks, during which the candidates cannot get married and neither they can live with their parents or guardians.

The Indian Army recruit competent and potential-carrying graduate engineers for the SSC 2019 course. Only the determined candidates who show promising potential will be recruited.

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