Bachelor candidates from Odisha are being invited to apply for soldier posts in Indian Army’s Gopalpur division. The recruitment rally is scheduled in Berhampur for the posts Soldier General Duty (All Arms), Soldier Technical, Soldier Technical Dresser (RVC)/Soldier Nursing Assistant (Vet RVC), Soldier Storekeeper Technical/ Soldier Clerk, Soldier Technical (Technical Arms), Soldier Technical (Aviation & Ammunition Examiner), and Soldier Tradesman.
The candidates applying for the recruitment drive should be matriculation pass or intermediate, or have an equivalent educational qualification from a recognized board by the Government of India to apply. Candidates from the districts Boudh, Ganjam, Gajapati, Koraput, Kandhamal, Kalahandi, Malkangiri, Nuapada, Nabarangpur, and Rayagada are allowed to take part in the Army recruitment rally.
Unmarried male candidates from the state interested to join Army in any of the soldier posts can apply before March 10, 2018. Further, candidates must apply from their registered account on Indian Army’s official website in order to take part in the recruitment rally organized by Gopalpur Army Recruitment Office. Note that there is no application fee to apply. More details about the Gopalpur Open Bharti Rally is given below.
Biju Patnaik Auditorium and Berhampur University Sports Ground in Odisha.
Selection of candidates will be as per a Physical Fitness Test, a Medical Examination, a Physical Measurement Test, and a Common Entrance Examination (CEE).
Stipulated Physical Requirements
Candidates who come under Scheduled Tribe category should be 162 centimeters tall and should weigh 48 kilograms both as a minimum. For the rest of the candidates, the Army stipulates the below requirements to clear the Physical Measurement Test at the Open Bharti Rally.
Height: For Soldier Storekeeper Technical and Soldier Clerk, minimum height is 162 centimeters, and for the other posts, it is 169 centimeters.
Chest: Minimum 76 centimeters for the Soldier Tradesman post, and 77 centimeters for the rest of the posts, with an expansion of 5 centimeters.
Weight: For Soldier Tradesman candidates, Army stipulates 48 kilograms minimum weight, and for the rest of the posts, it is 50 kg.
Age: 17 years and 6 months to 21 years for Soldier General Duty, and 17½ to 23 years for the rest of the posts.
Applications for Army recruitment rally have already started as on January 25. The last date of applying online is slated on March 10. Candidates can download their respective admission cards on March 11. If you do not have an account at Indian Army’s official site, you are required to register for one and apply online. Other modes of applications will not be accepted.