Indian Army Recruitment 2018 For Engineers – Apply Now

Indian Army Recruitment 2018 For SSC (Engg & Technician) – Apply Now

Post : Indian Army Recruitment 2018 For Engineers

Dear Aspirants, A great opportunity awaits you. Indian Army Recruitment 2018 has officially released the notification to hire eligible unmarried males and female engineering graduates(Widow of Defence Personnel) from different streams of Engineering for grant of Short Service Commission(SSC) in Indian Army.

Indian Army Recruitment 2018 For SSC (Engg & Technician)

191 Vacancies have been release to be filled this year for SSC – Engineering & Technician. So Candidates register yourself and apply before the notification period end.The Course process will be begin from October 2018 at Officers Training Academy(OTA), Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

Indian Army Recruitment 2018 For SSC – Important Dates

Events Dates
Start Date of
Online Application
 17th January 2018
Last Date of
Online Application
 15th February 2018

Indian Army Recruitment 2018 For SSC – Vacancies

Vacancies details have been given below for Men & Women as well as Widows.

Vacancies For Men & Women

Engineering Stream Vacancies
Men Women
Civil 49 04
Mechanical 16 03
Electrical/Electrical & Electronics 22 02
12 Nil
Computer Science
Information Technology/
MSc Computer Science
31 03
Electronics &
Electronics &
Satellite Communication
 28 02
 Production Engineering 11 Nil
Construction Technology
 03 Nil
Total 175 14


Vacancies For Widows of Defence Personnel Only 

Entry Vacancy Remarks

(Non Tech)

(Non UPSC)

01 Non UPSC Entry


01 Technical Entry
Total 02

Note 1 : These vacancies are tentative and may be changed depending on organizational requirements.

Note 2 : A candidate is permitted to apply for only one entry/ discipline of the above course.

Note 3 : Widows of Defence Personnel who had died in harness will be eligible to apply provided that they have not remarried. The candidature will be considered only against specific vacancies released for said category, by competent authority. The following documents are to be attached with the application :-

  1. Application Form
  2. Self attested copy of Class 10th Certificate and Marksheet.
  3. Self attested copy of Class 12th Certificate and Marksheet.
  4. Self attested copy of Degree Certificate and Marksheet.
  5. Order of Marriage
  6. Order of demise of husband
  7. Initial Report of battle/Physical casualty
  8. Detailed Report of battle/Physical casualty
  9. Battle/Physical Casualty Certificate

Indian Army Recruitment 2018 For SSC – Eligibility Criteria

Criteria 1: Age Limit

SSC(T) Men & SSCW(T) Women

  • Minimum Age : 20 Years
  • Maximum Age : 27 Years

Widows of Defence Personnel

  • Maximum Age : 35 Years

Criteria 2: Education Qualification

SSC(T) Men & SSCW(T) Women

  • B.Tech/B.E in any stream from a recognised university.
  • Candidates studying in the Final Year of Engineering degree course and should be able to produce proof of passing by 1st October 2018 and produce Engineering Degree within 12 weeks of joining at Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

Widows of Defence Personnel

  • SSCW(Non tech) & (Non UPSC) : Candidates should be have a graduate degree from a recognised university.
  • SSCW(Tech) : Candidates should be have B.E/B.Tech degree in any stream from a recognised university.

Criteria 3: Physical Standard

Height : 157.5 cms

For Assamese/Gorkhas/Nepalese/Garhawalus : Relaxed by 5 cms

For Residents of Lakshwdeep : Relaxed by 2 cms

Weight : In proportion to the height

Indian Army Recruitment 2018 For SSC – Selection Process

The Selection process for Indian Army Recrutment for SSC(Engg & Technician) comprises of below four steps.

1. Shortlisting of Applications

  • There will be a fix cutoff percentage of marks for each engineering discipline/stream without assigning any reason. Indian Army Recruitment Board/Division will shortlist the applications on the basis of Candidate’s Educational Qualification.
  • Once Candidate get shortlisted, Candidate will be intimated by the board through Email.
  • If Candidate get selected, Candidate will have to appear for SSB Interview for which Candidate will have to select the SSB Interview date on first come first serve basis.

2. SSB Interview

  • Eligible candidates for SSB Interview will be be interviewed at one of the exam centres in Allahabad(UP), Bhopal(MP), Bangalore(Karnataka), Kapurthala(Punjab).
  • Interview will be conducted in two stages.
  • Interview process is long and will take 5 days atleast.
  • If Candidates couldn’t qualify Stage I, Candidates will be sent back on the same day.

3. Medical Examination

  • If Candidate qualify SSB Interview, Candidate will be called for Medical Examination.
  • Only if Candidate will be found ‘Fit’ during the Medical Examination, Candidate will be considered eligible for this post.

4. Final Selection

Based on score obtained in SSB Interview, higher educational qualification, previous performances, NCC background (if any), Final list of Selected  Candidates have to be declared by SSB/ Division.

Steps to Apply for Indian Army Recruitment 2018 SSC :

1.Direct Link to Register for Indian Army Recruitment

2. Direct Link to Apply for Indian Army 2018 Recruitment

  1. Register : Click on the given above first ‘Direct Link to Register for India Army Requirement‘.
  2. Click ‘Continue’ Button given below in bottom of open registration page.
  3. Enter your Aadhar Card Number & other details.
  4. Tick Mark on Checkbox of ‘I agree/hereby give my consent’
  5. Click on Submit Button.
  6. OTP will be generated that will be sent on your mobile number and email. Enter OTP on the given box and Submit.
  7. Now fill details lik Gender,security question, your Education details and Password required for login in future.
  8. You are now registered candidate for Indian Army Recruitment but still need to apply for further post.
  9. Apply : Click on the given above second ‘Direct Link to Apply for India Army‘.
  10. Fill your personal & Educational details carefully.
  11. Upload your scanned photograph and signature.
  12. Take print out of the form for future reference and submit the form.
  13. Alternatively, you can apply from Official Website of Indian Army
  14. Go to ‘Officers Entry Apply/ Login’.
  15. Follow step 2 to 12 carefully.

Indian Army Recruitment 2018 For SSC – Training 

  • Selected Candidates will be subjected to undergo a training for 49 weeks at Officers Training Academy, Chennai.
  • Candidate will not be allowed to have marriage during the period of training .
  • Training at OTA is at government expense.
  • Candidate will be awarded with a “Post graduate Diploma in Defence Management & Strategic Studies” by University of Madras after completion of the training.

Tenure of Engagement

Short Service Commission(SSC) to Officers in the regular Army will be for 14 years with initial period of 10 years and extendable by 4 years.

Indian Army Recruitment 2018 For SSC –Promotion and Salary

(a) Promotion Criteria

Rank Promotion
Lieutenant On
Captain On
of 2 years
Major On
of 6 years
Lt. Colonel On
of 13 years
Colonel (TS) On
of 26 years
Colonel On
of requisite
service conditions,
based on a
Lt. General/
HAG Scale
Lt. Gen


(b) Salary Criteria :

Rank Pay Scale
Lieutenant Rs. 56,000 –
Rs. 1,77, 500
Captain Rs. 61,300 – Rs. 1,93,900
Major Rs. 69,400 –
Rs. 2,12,400
Lt Colonel Rs. 1,21,200 –
Rs. 2,15,900
Colonel (TS) Rs. 1,30,600 –
Rs. 2,17,600
Colonel Rs. 1,39,600 –
Rs. 2,18,200
Brigadier Rs. 1,44,200 –
Rs. 2,24,200
Major Gen Rs. 1,82,200 –
Rs. 2,24,200
Lt. General/
HAG Scale
Rs. 2,05,200 –
Rs. 2,24,100
Lt. General
2,25,200 –
Lt. Gen
Rs, 2,25,000 –
COAS Rs. 2,25,000 –

Indian Army Recruitment 2018 For SSC – Official Notification

Click Here to Download Official Notification as PDF

For Other Job Notification,

SBI Clerk 2018 Notification, Online Application form, Exam Date

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