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Indian Army Invites Applications For Material Assistant, Fireman, Tradesman Mate

The Indian Army recruitment (West Bengal) is inviting applications from eligible candidates for the post of Material Assistant, Fireman, and Tradesman Mate. The total number of vacancies in each category, eligibility criteria, pay scale, and details on the selection process is stated below.

Total Number of Posts: 56

Category Total Vacancy General OBC SC ST ESM PH MSP
Material Assistant 12 06 02 03 01 01
Fireman 07 04 01 02 01
Tradesman Mate 37 19 09 09 04 01 01

Eligibility Criteria

The applicant should have completed 10+2 or equal from a recognized educational institution. Detailed educational criteria for each post is available at the official Indian Army website. The age limit for the candidates is between 18-25 years. OBC candidates and SC/ST/PH candidates have 5 years and 8 years relaxations on the upper age limit respectively.

Salary Scale

The basic pay for each category would be Rs. 5200 – 20,000/-. The grade pay for Material Assistant post will be Rs. 2,800; Rs. 1,900 for Fireman post; and Rs. 1,800 for the Tradesman Mate post.

How To Apply

You can download the application form from the official Indian Army recruitment website. Fill the form with the required details, and send it to the following address by Speed post/Registered post. Note that applications sent in person will not be accepted.

Govt. Of India Ministry of Defence
16 Field Ammunition Depot, Pin – 909716
C/O 99 Apo Bengdubi, Darjeeling (West Bengal)

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Candidates also need to attach two recent passport size photographs in the application form, along with attested copies of educational certificates and birth certificate. A self-addressed envelope with a Rs. 25 postal stamp should be attached wit the form for sending the admit card to the examination.

Selection Procedure

The applicants would be selected based on the written exam results, followed by a physical ability test. After successfully qualifying both the exams, the final candidates will be called for a personal interview, and then appointed for the post. Last date of application submission is 24 June 2016.



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