The Indian Army has now invited applications from unmarried males for Permanent Commission in the Army. Candidates who are selected will have to undergo 4 years of training, which includes Basic Military Training and Technical training thereafter. Applications are invited under the 10+2 Technical Entry Scheme Course-37 that will commence in July 2017.
The applicant should be an Indian citizen and should not be below the age of 16½ and above the age of 19½ years at the time of commencement of the course. That is, applicants should not be born before Jan 1, 1998 and after Jan 1, 2001, both dates included.
Candidates should have passed the 10+2 exam with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics (PCM) and should have a minimum aggregate of 70% in Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry. The eligibility for calculating PCM percentage of different central or state boards will be based on the marks scored in 12th class only.
Permanent body tattoos are allowed only on inner part of forearm and on the reverse side palm. Permanent tattoos on any other part of the body are not acceptable and such candidates will be barred from the selection process. However, candidates from any tribe with tattoo on face or body as part of their custom and culture would be permitted to attend the selection process on case-to-case basis.
Applicants should undertake not to marry until the full training is finished. A candidate who marries in the training period will be discharged and will have to compensate for all expenditures incurred on him. There are 90 vacancies as of now and it will increase or decrease depending on the requirement of the organization.
The Basic Military Training of one year will be at Officer Training Academy Gaya, followed by Technical Training – Phase-I of three years and Technical Training – Phase-II at MCEME Secunderabad or MCTE Mhow or CME Pune. On successful completion of the four years of training, cadets will be posted under Permanent Commission in the Indian Army in the rank of Lieutenant.