INDIAN ARMY TECHNICAL ENTRY SCHEME- 47
Updated On : 25 Feb, 2022
INDIAN ARMY TECHNICAL OVERVIEW
Applications are invited from unmarried male Candidates who have passed 10+2 examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and appeared in JEE (Mains) 2021 examination and fulfill the eligibility conditions prescribed in the subsequent paragraphs, for the grant of Permanent Commission in the Army.
ONLINE APPLICATION WILL OPEN ON 24 JAN 2022 AT 1500 HRS AND WILL CLOSE ON 23 FEB 2022 AT 1500 HRS.
INDIAN ARMY TECHNICAL APPLICATION
HOW TO APPLY
Application will only be accepted online. To do so the candidate needs to click on the ‘online application’ button on website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in
(a) Candidates must enter their particulars in the online application. Terms and conditions linked to the form must be read, prior to submitting the form.
(b) Candidates will be permitted to make changes to data filled incorrectly in application till the closing of the online applications. The candidate must ‘submit’ his application each time he opens his application for editing. No changes to online application will be permitted thereafter and no representation in this regard will be entertained.
(c) After successfully submitting the form, the candidate will receive a confirmation in the form of a dialog box of having submitted the application. Print out of the application with a Roll number will be available to the candidate 30 mins after the closing of online applications. Candidates are required to print two copies of the application with Roll Number generated by the system. One copy of the print out application duly self attested by the candidate will be carried to the selection centre for the SSB interview. Following documents will also be carried along with the Application Form:-
Class 10th certificate and mark sheet in original showing DOB.
Class 12th certificate and mark sheet in original.
ID proof in original.
Copy of result of JEE (Mains) 2021.
The second copy of the printout of the online application is to be retained by the candidate for his reference. There is no need to send any hard copy of application printout to Directorate General of Recruiting.
(d) Two self attested photocopies of the certificates mentioned above will be submitted at the time of SSB interview and originals will be returned after verification at the SSB itself.
(e) 20 copies of self attested Passport size photographs will also be carried along with the Application Form.
(f) Candidates must submit only one application. Receipt of multiple applications from the same candidate will result in cancellation of candidature.
TO PREVENT REJECTION OF APPLICATION, THE CANDIDATES ARE ADVISED TO READ THE NOTIFICATION CAREFULLY TO AVOID MISTAKES BEFORE FILLING UP THE ONLINE APPLICATION.
Note 1: Any change in your postal address after submission of application must be communicated by post duly quoting your Roll No, name and course opted for.
Note 2: In case, the candidate is employed he will inform where and also give undertaking that he has informed the employer in writing that he is applying for commission in the Army.
(a) The candidate needs to apply ‘online’ on the Directorate General of Recruiting Website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in. The application will be screened at the Directorate General of Recruiting, Integrated Headquarters, Ministry of Defence (Army) and the candidate thereafter will be detailed for SSB.
(b) For SSB interview, print out of online application must be accompanied by original documents along with two sets of self attested photocopies i.e. 10th class certificate issued by the Board concerned (CBSE/ State Boards /lCSE) in which date of birth is reflected for proof of date of birth (Admit card/Mark sheet/Transfer/Leaving Certificate etc. are not acceptable for proof of date of birth) and 10+2 certificate and mark sheet for proof of education and a copy of result of JEE (Mains) 2021. Revised mark sheets issued by a Board/University after the last date of online application submission, will not be accepted for this course.
(c) While filling up the application form, candidates are required to indicate exact PCM percentage of Class 12th upto two decimals and are not to be rounded off. Any false entry of PCM percentage, detected at any stage of the selection process will be summarily rejected.
ALL CANDIDATES ARE REQUIRED TO FILL THEIR APPLICATION NUMBER FOR JEE MAINS 2021 FOR B.E/B TECH COURSES ONLY.
(d) Integrated Headquarters of Ministry of Defence (Army) reserves the right to shortlist applications and to fix cut off without assigning any reason. No communication will be entertained on this account. All incomplete online applications will be rejected outright . No intimation will be given to the candidate in writing or verbally.
(e) Shortlisted candidates will be detailed to undergo SSB interview from April 2022 onwards.
(f) No compensation will be paid in respect of any injury sustained as a result of a test conducted at SSB.
(g) Candidates withdrawn from NDA, OTA, IMA, Naval Academy, Air Force Academy or any service training academy on disciplinary grounds are not eligible to apply.
(h) Final merit list will be displayed at the Directorate General of Recruiting website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in in before induction for pre-commissioning training.
INDIAN ARMY TECHNICAL ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
A candidate must be an unmarried male and must either be :
(i) A citizen of India, or
(ii) A subject of Nepal, or
(iii) A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India, provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii) and (iii) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by Government of India. Certificate of eligibility will however not be necessary in the case of candidates who are Gorkha subjects of Nepal. A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be shortlisted provisionally subject to the necessary certificate being given to him by the Government before declaration of result by SSB/joining training.
Note 1: Candidates must undertake not to marry until they complete their full training. A candidate, who marries subsequent to the date of his application, though successful, will not be selected for training. A candidate who marries during training shall be discharged and will be liable to refund all expenditure incurred on him by the government.
A candidate must not be below 16½ years and above 19½ years on the first day of the month in which the course is due to commence i.e. the candidate should not be born before 02 Jan 2003 and not after 01 Jan 2006 (both days inclusive).
Note 1: Candidates should note that only the date of birth as recorded in the Matriculation/Secondary School Examination or an equivalent certificate will be accepted. No other document relating to age will be accepted.
Note 2: Candidates should also note that once a date of birth has been claimed by them and entered in the records, no change will be allowed subsequently on any ground whatsoever.
(i) Only those candidates who have passed the 10+2 Examination or its equivalent with a minimum aggregate of 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics from recognized education boards are eligible to apply for this entry. Eligibility conditions for calculating PCM percentage of various state /central boards will be based on marks obtained in Class XII only.
(ii) Candidates must have appeared in JEE (Mains) 2021.
MEDICAL EXAMINATION & PHYSICAL STANDARDS
Please visit www.joinindianarmy.nic.in for Medical Standards and Procedure of Medical Examination for Officers Entry into Army as applicable.
Note: The proceedings of the Medical Board are confidential and will not be divulged to anyone. Directorate General of Recruiting has no role to play in any Medical Boards. Procedure advised by the competent medical authorities will be strictly adhered to.
Candidates applying for the entry should not have been debarred from appearing in any examination by UPSC. Candidates should not have been arrested /convicted by a criminal court or involved in any court case. In case any such issue comes to notice during the selection process or pre-commission training, candidate/cadet will be subject to cancellation of candidature/withdrawal from the Academy by IHQ of MoD(Army).
INDIAN ARMY TECHNICAL SELECTION PROCESS
The selection procedure is as follows:-
(a) Integrated HQ of MoD (Army) reserves the right to shortlist the applications and to fix cut off without assigning any reason. After shortlisting of candidates, the Centre allotment will be intimated to the candidate via their email. After allotment of Selection Centre, firm SSB dates will be allotted to the candidates.
(b) Only shortlisted eligible candidates depending on the cut off will undergo SSB at one of the Selection Centres i.e, Allahabad (UP), Bhopal (MP), Bengaluru (Karnataka) or Kapurthala (Punjab) by Psychologist, Group Testing Officer and Interviewing Officer. Call Up letter for SSB interview will be issued by respective Selection Centres on candidate’s registered e-mail ID and SMS only. Allotment of Selection Centre is at the discretion of Directorate General of Recruiting, Integrated Headquarters of MoD (Army) and NO request for changes are entertained in this regard.
(c) Candidates will be put through a two stage selection procedure. Those who clear Stage I will go to Stage II. Those who fail in Stage I will be returned on the same day. Duration of SSB interview is five days and details of the same are available at the official website of Directorate General of Recruiting www.joinindianarmy.nic.in. This will be followed by a medical examination for the candidates who get recommended after Stage II.
(d) Candidates recommended by the SSB and declared medically fit, will be issued a Joining Letter for training in the order of merit, depending on the number of vacancies available, subject to meeting all eligibility criteria. In the eventuality of being recommended by SSB, a candidate should have no objection for undergoing a medical examination by a board of Male/Female doctors.
(e) The finally selected candidates will execute all the Bonds/Certificates as prescribed for the Cadets of NDA entry under AI 53/78.
(f) Candidates must not have any objection in the event of final selection, on allotment of any Arm/Service in the interest of the organisation.
Note 1: No claim or compensation will be made by the candidate if at any stage of selection the candidate’s ineligibility is detected and candidature is cancelled as a result thereof.
Note 2.Candidate will be debarred from future attempts and cancellation from the present course will be initiated if at any stage of selection he is found to be indulging in any violation of local orders concerning discipline aspects.
PROCEDURE FOR COMMON CANDIDATES: TES & NDA ENTRY
(a) The candidates who apply for 10+2 Technical Entry Scheme (TES) and National Defence Academy (NDA & NA) parallel courses need to undergo a medical examination by a Board of Service Medical Officers for the entries recommended.
(b) Those candidates who are recommended for TES prior to their NDA SSB will have to undergo medical for TES and NDA (AF and Navy) separately. The NDA medical examination will begin only after the candidate is declared FIT in TES medicals.
(c) If only the NDA Army is their preference, these TES candidates need not undergo NDA medical again.
(d) The candidates who are recommended in NDA prior to SSB for TES need not undergo medical for TES separately. The Medical Status for TES (10+2) will be the same as the NDA (Army) medical examination. A candidate declared UNFIT in NDA will be considered UNFIT for TES as well.
(e) If the candidate is found UNFIT/ UNFIT IN ABSENTIA at any stage of medical examination in any entry i.e. TES or NDA & NA parallel courses, he will be declared UNFIT for both the entries and no representation will be accepted thereafter.
Entitlement for Travelling Allowance
Candidates appearing for SSB interview for the first time for a particular type of commission shall be entitled for AC III tier to and fro railway fare or bus fare including reservation cum sleeper charges within Indian limits. Candidates who apply again for the same type of commission will not be entitled to travelling allowance on any subsequent occasion.
IT MUST BE NOTED THAT MERE QUALIFYING AT THE SSB INTERVIEW DOES NOT CONFIRM FINAL SELECTION. MERIT WILL BE PREPARED ON THE BASIS OF MARKS OBTAINED BY THE CANDIDATE AT SSB INTERVIEW. HIGHER EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS, PREVIOUS PERFORMANCES, NCC BACKGROUND ETC. HAVE NO ROLE TO PLAY FOR FINALIZATION OF MERIT LIST. JOINING LETTERS TO JOIN PRE- COMMISSION TRAINING AT OTA, GAYA WILL ONLY BE ISSUED SUBJECT TO VACANCIES AND MEDICAL FITNESS.
Note 1. On joining the Army, some personal restrictions in service will be imposed in accordance with Article 33 of the Constitution of India as promulgated in the Army Act and Army Rules from time to time.
Note 2. Any ambiguity/false information/concealment of information detected in the certificates/documents/ online application will result in cancellation of the candidature at any stage of selection thereafter.
Note 3. The candidate should have never been debarred from appearing in any examination by UPSC.
Note 4. The candidate should have never been arrested or convicted by a criminal court or involved in any case
Note 5. For all queries regarding allotment of Selection Centre’s, date of interview, merit list, joining instructions and any other relevant information please visit our website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in. Queries will be replied ONLY through ‘Feedback/Queries’ option available on the Rtg website.
Note 6. Please read the Notification, Tickers on website, Joining instructions and other instructions uploaded on the website thoroughly before submission of queries in ‘Feedback/Query’ on our website.
Note 7. In order to avoid last hour rush and ensure timely response, queries received upto 03 days prior to closing of online application will ONLY be entertained/replied.
INDIAN ARMY TECHNICAL POST
There are only 90 vacancies in TECHNICAL ENTRY SCHEME (TES) – 47. The 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
On successful completion of 4 years of the course, cadets will be granted Permanent Commission in the Army in the rank of Lieutenant.
They will be granted seniority on overall order of merit of the three technical institutes combined i.e. CME,MCTE,MCEME and in case the date of commissioning coincides with that of IMA, Dehradun, they will be placed en-block junior to IMA (NDA/ ACC / DE Course ) but above TGC / UES course.
Total training will be of 5 years.
(a) Basic Military Training of 1 year in Officer Training Academy (OTA) Gaya.
(b) Technical Training
(i) Phase-I (Pre Commission Training): 3 Years (CME Pune or MCTE Mhow or MCEME Secunderabad),
(ii) Phase-II (Post Commission Training): 1 year at CME Pune or MCTE Mhow or MCEME Secunderabad.
(c) Award of Degree: The candidates will be awarded Engineering degree after successful completion of the final examination. No ante date will be admissible to candidates on account of this Engineering degree. During the last two semesters, the officers will be permitted only one relegation on academic grounds. This relegation will be within the maximum two relegations permitted on academic grounds in the entire Engineering degree (8 semesters) in accordance with JNU Ordinance. Any further relegation of the officer on academic grounds will lead to termination of his commission.
Note: Candidates must understand that in case of final selection, their appointment will be provisional subject to satisfactory verification of antecedents by concerned civil/police/education authorities, as applicable.
COST OF TRAINING
₹16,260.42/- (as on 2021) and as notified from time to time per week (for the period of candidate’s stay at the Officers Training Academy, Gaya/Cadet Training Wing.) The cost of training borne by the State; will be recovered from candidates withdrawing for personal reasons.
INDIAN ARMY TECHNICAL SALARY
Pay as per Rank
(PAY IN ₹)
Lieutenant General HAG Scale
Lieutenant General HAG +
Lieutenant General (NFSG)
Military Service Pay (MSP) MSP to the officers from the rank of Lieutenant to Brigadier : ₹ 15,500/- p.m. fixed.
Fixed Stipend for Cadet Training: The gentlemen cadets will be given a stipend of ₹ 56,100/-p.m.* 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 Lieutenant and entitled to pay as admissible to the rank.
* On successful commissioning, the pay in the pay matrix of the officer commissioned shall be fixed in first Cell of Level 10 and the period of training shall not be treated as commissioned service and arrears on account of admissible allowances, as applicable, for the training period shall be paid to cadets.
(i) Qualification Grant: Abolished as a separate allowance and eligible employees to be governed by the newly proposed Higher Qualification Incentive (HQI). Order for HQI is yet to be issued by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) .
(ii) Flying Allowance: The Army Aviators (Pilots) serving in the Army Aviation Corps are entitled to flying allowance as under:-
Lieutenant and above
Level 10 and above
₹ 25,000/- p.m fixed (R1H1 of Risk and Hardship Matrix).
On completion of 02 years
On completion of 06 years
On completion of 13 years
On completion of 26 years
On selection basis subject to fulfillment of requisite service conditions
Lt General/HAG Scale
HAG+Scale (*Admissible to 1/3rd of total
strength of Lt Generals)
VCOAS/Army Cdr/Lt Gen (NFSG)