Indian Army Recruitment 2024

Indian Army Recruitment 2024 Applications are invited from unmarried male and unmarried female (including Wards of Battle Casualties of Indian Army Personnel), for grant of Short Service Commission in the Indian Army. Indian Army Recruitment 2024

Eligibility Indian Army Recruitment 2024

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(a) Nationality. A candidate must either be: (i) A citizen of India, or (ii) A subject of Nepal, or (iii) A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii) and (iii) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India. Certificate of eligibility will, however, not be necessary in the case of candidates who are Gorkha subjects of Nepal.

(b) Age Limit. For National Cadet Corps (NCC) candidates (including wards of Battle Casualties) 19 to 25 years as on 01 Jul 2024 (born not earlier than 02 Jul 1999 and not later than 01 Jul 2005; both dates inclusive). Indian Army Recruitment 2024

Educational Qualification and other Criteria

(i) For NCC ‘C’ Certificate Holders.
(aa) Educational Qualification. Degree of a recognized University or equivalent with aggregate of minimum 50% marks taking into account marks of all the years. Those studying in final year are also allowed to apply provided they have secured minimum 50% aggregate marks in the first two/three years of three/four years degree course respectively. Such students will need to secure overall aggregate of minimum 50% marks in degree course if selected in interview, failing which their candidature will be
CANCELLED. Indian Army Recruitment 2024

(ab) Service in NCC. Should have served for minimum two/three years (as applicable) in Senior Division/Wg of NCC. Indian Army Recruitment 2024

(ac) Grading. Should have obtained minimum of ‘B’ Grade in ‘C’
Certificate Exam of NCC. Applicants, who are not holding NCC ‘C’
Certificate on date of application, are not eligible to apply for the course.

(ii) For Wards of Battle Casualties of Indian Army Personnel. Indian Army Recruitment 2024

(aa) Eligibility Criteria. The vacancies under wards of battle casualties are available to wards (unmarried sons and unmarried daughters including legally adopted) of Army Battle casualties specified as:-
(aaa) Killed in action.
(aab) Died of wound or injuries (Other than self-inflicted).
(aac) Wounded or Injured (Other than self-inflicted).
(aad) Missing, presumed dead. Indian Army Recruitment 2024

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(ab) Educational Qualification. Degree of a recognized university or equivalent with aggregate of minimum 50% marks taking into account marks of all the years.
(ac) NCC ‘C’ certificate NOT required for Wards of Battle Casualties.
(ad) Details of Documents to be provided in the Application Form.
(aaa) The ‘Battle Casualty’ certificate Number issued by Manpower (Policy & Planning) Directorate (MP Dte) certifying that the parent has been killed/wounded/reported missing in action. Indian Army Recruitment 2024


(a) NCC Men. 50 (45 for General Category and 05 for Wards of Battle Casualties of Indian Army personnel only).
(b) NCC Women.05 (04 for General Category and 01 for Wards of Battle Casualties of Indian Army personnel only).

Promotion Criteria. Indian Army Recruitment 2024

RankPromotion Criteria
LieutenantOn commission
CaptainOn completion of 2 years
MajorOn completion of 6 years
Lieutenant ColonelOn completion of 13 years
Colonel (TS)On completion of 13 years
ColonelOn selection basis subject to
fulfillment of requisite service
Major General
Lieutenant General/HAG Scale
HAG + Scale
(*Admissible to 1/3rd of total strength of Lieutenant General)
VCOAS/Army Commander / Lieutenant General (NFSG)On selection basis subject to fulfillment of requisite service conditions

Pay Indian Army Recruitment 2024

RankLevel(Pay in ₹)
LieutenantLevel 1056,100 – 1,77,500
CaptainLevel 10B61,300 – 1,93,900
MajorLevel 1169,400 – 2,07,200
Lieutenant ColonelLevel 12A1,21,200 – 2,12,400
ColonelLevel 131,30,600 – 2,15,900
BrigadierLevel 13A1,39,600 – 2,17,600
Major GeneralLevel 141,44,200 – 2,18,200
Lieutenant General HAG ScaleLevel 151,82,200 – 2,24,100
Lieutenant Gen HAG+ScaleLevel 162,05,400 – 2,24,400
VCOAS/Army Commander/ Lieutenant
General (NFSG)
Level 172,25,000/-(fixed)
COASLevel 182,50,000/-(fixed)

(c) Military Service Pay (MSP). MSP to the officers from the rank of Lieutenant to Brigadier ₹ 15,500/- p.m. fixed.

Qualification Grant. Abolished as a separate allowance. Eligible employees to be governed by newly proposed Higher Qualification Incentive (HQI). Order for HQI is yet to be issued by Ministry of Defence. Indian Army Recruitment 2024

(h) Uniform Allowance. Subsumed into the newly proposed Dress Allowance
i.e.₹ 20,000/- per year.
(j) Ration in Kind. In Peace and Field Areas.
(k) Transport Allowance (TPTA). Indian Army Recruitment 2024

Pay LevelHigher TPTA Cities (Per month)Other Places (Per month)
10 and above₹ 7200+DA thereon₹ 3600+DA thereon

How to Apply

(a) Applications will only be accepted online on website Click on ‘Officer Entry Application/Login’ and then click ‘Registration’ (Registrations not required, if already registered on Fill the online registration form after reading the instructions carefully. After getting registered, click on ‘Apply Online’
under Dashboard. A page ‘Officers Selection – ‘Eligibility’ will open. Then click ‘Apply’ shown against Short Service Commission NCC Special Entry Course. A page ‘Application Form’ will open. Read the instructions carefully and click ‘Continue’ to fill details as required under various segments. Personal information, Communication details, Education details and details of previous SSB. ‘Save & Continue’ each time before you go to the next segment. After filling details on the last segment, you will move to a page ‘Summary of your information’ wherein you can check and edit the entries already made. Only after ascertaining the correctness of all your details, click on ‘Submit’. Candidates must click on ‘Submit’ each time they open the application for editing any details. The candidates are required to take out two copies of their application having Roll Number, 30 minutes after final closure of online application on last day.
(b) Self attested copy of following documents alongwith their originals are to be carried to the Selection Centre by the candidates:-
(i) One copy of the print out of application duly signed and affixed with self attested photograph.
(ii) Matriculation/Secondary School Examination Certificate or equivalent certificate and Mark Sheet issued by the concerned Board of Education.
Note 1. Matriculation/Secondary School Examination Certificate or equivalent certificate issued by the concerned Board of Education will only be accepted as proof of date of birth, candidate’s name and parent’s name (father & mother). No other
document like Admit card/ Mark Sheet/Transfer certificate etc are acceptable.
Note 2. In case parent’s name (father & mother) is not mentioned in Matriculation/Secondary School Examination certificate or equivalent certificate, the candidate is required to produce any document issued by Govt of India or States Govt such as PAN card, Aadhaar card, Passport, Driving licence etc for verification.
However, candidate’s name and their parent’s name filled in online application must match exactly with those mentioned in the produced document.
(iii) 12th Class Certificate & Marks Sheet.
(iv) Graduation Degree/Provisional Degree issued by a recognised
university. Provisional Degree should not be more than six months old at the time of the candidate joining the Academy.
(v) Marks Sheets of all years/semesters.
(vi) NCC C’ Certificate (Date of issue of NCCC’ Certificate to be on or before the date of submission of online application by the candidate). NCC `C’ Certificate is not required from Wards of Battle Casualties.
(vii) Certificate regarding CGPA conversion to marks (as applicable) and aggregate percentage from the concerned University duly specifying the rules/ conversion criteria/formula in this regard.
(viii) Certificate from the Principal/Head of the Institution stating that the candidate is in final year and his/her result will be declared by 1 st of Oct 2024 (only for final year appearing candidates).
(ix) Declaration by the candidate of final year degree course that he/she will submit the proof of passing by 1 st of Oct 2024 to Directorate General of Recruiting,
failing which his/her candidature will be cancelled.
(x) The Wards of Battle Casualties will also submit the documents
mentioned at Para 2 (c) (ii) (ad) in addition to the documents mentioned above. Indian Army Recruitment 2024


Aadhar number and/or class 10 certificate number is mandatory
for registration on the website

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