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Indian Army to Hold Recruitment Rally at Gaya in January

The officials from Indian Army recently made an official announcement in which they confirmed that they would be conducting a recruitment program in Gaya in order to recruit eligible and interested candidates to various posts. Eligible candidates who wish to join Army through the recruitment rally can submit applications from November 07 to December 21, 2017.

The recruitment rally will be held at the Bihar Military Police-3 Ground, Bodh Gaya from January 07 to 18, 2018. More details about this recruitment rally are as follows.

Name of the Posts

  • Soldier General Duty
  • Soldier Technical
  • Soldier Technical (Ammunition Examiner)
  • Soldier Nursing Assistant/NA Veterinary
  • Soldier Clerks/SKsT
  • Soldier Tradesmen
  • Soldier Tradesman (House Keeper & Mess Keeper)

Age Limit

Indian Army

Army Recruitment Rally

Eligible and interested aspirants who are in the age range of 17½ to 21 years can apply for the post of Soldier General Duty, whereas candidates who are above the age of 17½ and below the age of 23 years as on January 6, 2018 can submit applications for the remaining posts.

Educational Qualifications

Candidates who are planning to submit applications for the post of Soldier General Duty in the Indian Army should have successfully completed 10th with a minimum aggregate of 33 percent marks. In addition to that, they should have also secured at least 45 percent marks in 10+2.

On the other hand, candidates who are submitting applications for the post of Soldier Technical in the Indian Army should have passed Plus 12 with a minimum aggregate of 50 percent marks and they must have also scored 40 percent marks in each individual subject.

For the post of Soldier Technical (Ammunition Examiner), the Indian Army has stated that candidates must have a Diploma in Electronic & Instrumentation, Computer Science, Automobile, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering from a recognized ITI or Polytechnic institute in the country. You can find the educational qualification requirements of other posts on the official website of the Indian Army.

Selection Procedure

The recruitment officials will initially review the applications send by the candidates and the ones who meet the requirements set by the Indian Army will be selected for the recruitment. The selection of candidates to the above-mentioned posts will be solely based on their performance in the physical test and medical examination. You can find more details on this recruitment rally on the official recruitment notification at



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