In a recent statement, the officials from Indian Army confirmed that they are inviting eligible and interested law graduates for the grant of Short Service Commission in the Indian Army for Judge Advocate General Branch (JAG). Married and unmarried male candidates and unmarried female candidates are eligible to apply for this Army recruitment program. However, the candidate planning to apply for the grant should be an Indian citizen.
The officials have also stressed the fact that candidates who were withdrawn from Air Force Academy, Naval Academy, OTA, or IMA on disciplinary grounds will not be eligible to apply for the grant of Short Service Commission in the Army for Judge Advocate General Branch (JAG). More details about the recruitment program are as follows.
Number Of Vacancies
Indian Army is offering 14 vacancies for the above-mentioned grant, out of which, 10 posts will be reserved for male candidates. Unmarried female candidates who fit the selection recruitments set by the Indian Army can apply for the remaining 4 posts.
Male and female candidates who are in the age limit of 21 to 27 years as on January 01, 2018 are eligible to apply for the recruitment process.
Candidates who wish to apply for the grant of Short Service Commission in the Indian Army for Judge Advocate General Branch (JAG) should have secured a minimum aggregate of 55 percent marks in LLB degree examination. This stipulation is applicable to candidates who attended the three-year LLB course after completing graduation and to the ones who completed their 5-year LLB course after plus 2 examinations as well.
In addition to that, the LLB graduate candidates who are applying for the grant must also have to be eligible for registration with the Bar Council of India/State. Moreover, he/she should have also completed LLB degree from a university or college recognized by the Bar Council of India.
The Recruiting Directorate Army Headquarters will initially review the applications submitted by the applicants and shortlist them as per the stipulated criteria and eligibility. The shortlisted candidates will then have to undergo a two-stage selection process based on Psychological Aptitude Test during the Army recruitment program.
Interested and eligible candidates are required to submit an online application on or before August 23, 2017. Applications received after the said deadline will be rejected without any consideration.