The Indian Army Recruitment 2018 notification has been released. It invites unmarried male and female engineering graduates to apply for the grant of Short Service Commission (SSC) in all arms/services. This is also applicable for widows of defence personnel. The stipend offered during the training period will be 56,100 per month. The training will start at Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai, Tamil Nadu from April 2019. The selected candidates will be granted the short service commission on probation in the rank of Lieutenant.
Here are the details of Indian Army Recruitment 2018:
SSC (T)-52 and SSCW (T)-23
Civil: Men (48), Women (4)
Mechanical: Men (16), Women (3)
Electrical/Electrical and Electronics: Men (22), Women (2)
Aeronautical/Aviation/Ballistics/Avionics: Men (12)
Computer Science and Engineering/ Computer Technology/ Information tech/ M.Sc Computer Science: Men (31), Women (3)
Electronics and Telecom/ Telecommunication/ Electronics & Communication/ Satellite Communication: Men (28), Women (2)
Electronics/ Opto Electronics/ Fibre Optics/ Micro Electronics and Microwave: Men (11)
Production Engineering: Men (3)
Architecture/ Building Construction Technology: Men (4)
Vacancy for Widows of defence personnel
SSC (W) (Non tech) (Non UPSC): 1
SSC (W) (Tech): 1
Education qualification for the same is as follows:
The aspirant should be a relevant engineering degree holder or could be in the final year of college. The ones in the final year of college need to submit proof of passing by April 1, 2019. Also, the candidate should submit the engineering degree within 12 weeks from the date of the training commencement.
Educational qualifications for widows:
SSCW (Non-Tech) (Non-UPSC): The aspirant should be a graduate in any discipline.
SSCW (Tech): The aspirant should have pursued BE/B.Tech in any engineering stream.
SSC (T)-52 men and SSCW (T) 23 women: The aspirant should be minimum of 20 years and the age shouldn’t exceed 27 years.
Widows of defence personnel: The age of the aspirant should not exceed 35 years.
Pay Scale for the respective posts is as follows:
Lieutenant: Rs 56,100 – Rs 1,77,500
Captain: Rs 61,300 – Rs 1,93,900
Major: Rs 69,400 – Rs 2,07,200
Lieutenant Colonel: Rs 1,21,200 – Rs 2,12,400
Colonel: Rs 1,30,600 – Rs 2,15,900
Brigadier: Rs 1,39,600 – Rs 2,17,600
Major General: Rs 1,44,200 – Rs 2,18,200
Lieutenant General HAG Scale: Rs 1,82,200 – Rs 2,24,100
Lieutenant General HAG +Scale: Rs 2,05,400 – Rs 2,24,400
VCOAS/Army Cdr/Lieutenant General (NFSG): Rs 2,25,000 (fixed)
COAS: Rs 2,50,000 (fixed)
The aspirants who wish to apply can go to the official website joinindianarmy.nic.in. for further details.