Indian Army has recently released a notification to fill up 115 vacancies in 17 Field Ammunition Depot (FAD). Eligible candidates can apply for 17 FAD vacancies of Tradesman (Mate), Material Assistant (SS), Fireman, and LDC in the prescribed format. More details about the Army recruitment are as follows.
Post And Category Wise Vacancy Details
Total number of vacancies – 115
Tradesman Mate (Erstwhile Mazdoor) – 97 (UR – 57, ST – 10, OBC – 30)
Fireman – 01 (UR)
Material Assistant (SS) – 07 (UR – 04, SC – 02, OBC – 01)
Lower Division Clerk (LDC) – 10 (UR – 05, SC – 02, OBC – 03)
Material Assistant – ₹ 5,200 to 20,200/- with GP of ₹ 2,800/-
Fireman and LDC – ₹ 5,200 to 20,200/- with GP of ₹ 1,900/-
Tradesman – ₹ 5,200 to 20,200/- with GP of ₹ 1,800/-
Age Limit (As on closing date of application)
Material Assistant – 18 to 27 years
All other posts – 18 to 25 years
Material Assistant – The candidates should have graduate certification in any discipline or diploma in Material Management or Diploma in Engineering in any discipline.
LDC – Candidate should pass 12th standard or should have equivalent qualification from any recognized educational board in India. The candidate should also have a typing speed of 35 words per minute in English and a typing speed of 30 words per minute in Hindi.
Tradesman and Fireman – applicants should have passed Matriculation (10th pass) or have equivalent qualification from any recognized University or educational board in India.
The selection procedure includes physical test (if applicable), written test, and skill test. All the tests will be conducted at Baddowal, Punjab. Written exam will be OMR based and the duration for the exam will be 2 hours. The exam will be composed of 150 objective type questions that total 150 marks. The pattern of question is as follows:
General intelligence and reasoning – 25 questions
Numerical aptitude – 25 questions
General English – 25 questions
General Awareness – 50 questions
How To Apply
Interested candidates can apply in prescribed application form, which can be downloaded from the official Indian Army website. The filled application form should be sent to Recruitment Cell, FAD, Pin – 909717, C/O 56 APO through ordinary, registered, or speed post. The application form should be sent with the acknowledgement card, a self addressed envelope with ₹ 25 postal stamp, attested copies of educational certificates, a copy of 10th class mark sheet as proof of age, and a copy of caste certificate (if applicable).