The officials from the Indian Army recently issued a notification, which invited interested and eligible candidates for the grant of Short Service Commission (SSC) in the Indian Army’s Judge Advocate General Department. The Indian Army also stated that the only married or unmarried male Law graduates and unmarried female Law graduates are eligible for applying for the grant. The deadline for submitting the application is February 22, 2017.
No. Of Vacancies
The Indian Army is offering 14 vacancies for the grant of JAG Short Service Commission. Out of the total vacancies, 10 of them are exclusive for male Law graduates, while the rest are for female Law graduates.
Candidates who are in the age limit of 21-27 years as on January 1, 2017 are eligible for applying to this Army recruitment.
Pay And Allowances
The Indian Army is offering a stipend of ₹ 21,000/- to the selected candidates during the training process. However, the candidates who successfully clear the training process will be promoted to rank of Lieutenant and they will enjoy the same allowances and pay that is admissible to the rank.
Candidates must have secured a minimum aggregate of 55 percent marks in their LLB Degree Examination. In addition to that, the candidates should also be eligible for registering with Bar Council of State or the Bar Council of India. Another significant thing to note is that the candidate should be from a University or college that is recognized by the Bar Council of India.
Method Of Selection
The applications submitted by the candidates will be thoroughly checked by the HQ of MoD (Army) and they have the right to fix the cutoff mark percentage and shortlist applications without the need to assign any reasons. The selected candidates will have to undergo SSB at selected centers such as Kapurthala, Bangalore, Bhopal, and Allahabad, under an interviewing officer, a group-testing officer, and a psychologist.
The candidates will then undergo a two-stage selection process, and the candidates who do not pass stage 1 of the selection process will not be admitted for the second stage. The candidates who successfully clear both the stages will have to undergo a medical examination. The Army recruitment officers will select SSB recommended and medically declared fit applicants for the training.