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About Indian Army SSC (Tech) Men Women Ocober 2017

Indian Army 49th Short Service Commission (Tech) Men (married/unmarried) and 20th Short Service Commission (Tech) Women (Unmarried) in invited for October 2017 course at the Officers Training Academy OTA, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. 

  • Including Widows of Defence Personnel for Technical & Non-Technical Entry are also eligible to apply.
  • Application for Indian Army SSC 2016 is scheduled to start from 23 January 2017. 
  • Applicants must have passed or enrolled in their Final year of the Engineering.
  • Course commencing in October 2017 at Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai, Tamilnadu.

Latest Update: Application Dates for Indian Army 49th SSC (Tech) Men (married/ unmarried) and 20th SSC (Tech) Women (Unmarried) are announced. The detailed Notification is yet to be released, the candidates must keep a check on this page for latest information.

  • Indian Army 48th Short Service Commission (Tech) Men (married/unmarried) and 19th Short Service Commission (Tech) Women (Unmarried) batch will commence from April 2017.
  • Following is schedule for the Indian Army 49th Short Service Commission (Tech) Men (married/unmarried) and 20th Short Service Commission (Tech) Women (Unmarried):

Indian Army SSC Schedule 2017



49th SSC (Men) 20th SSC (Women) Application Begin

23 January 2017

Closing of  application

22 February 2017


Not announced

Commencement of the course

October 2017

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Indian Army SSC (Tech) Men Women Ocober 2017 Eligibility criteria

Nationality: (i) A citizen of India, or (ii) A subject of Bhutan, or (iii) A subject of Nepal, or (iv) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st of January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or (v) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, 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), (iii), (iv) and (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by Government of India. Certificate of eligibility will however not be necessary in the case of candidates who are Gorkha subjects of Nepal.

Age Limit: Candidates should be born between 2 October 1990 and 1 October 1997 and 20 to 27 years as on 1 October 2017.

  • Widow of Defence Personnel has four years age relaxation they must be born between January 2, 1988, and January 1, 1998, and 19 to 29 years of age as on Oct 1, 2017.(only if not remarried)

Educational Qualification:

  • Candidates must have passed Engineering Degree or in the final year examination of engineering course from a recognise college/University of India is eligible to apply.
  • Candidates who are in final year of their degree have to clear all the examination and their degree must be completed before October 2017.
  • Final year candidates have to produce their engineering degree within 12 weeks from the date of commencement of training at OTA.

Indian Army SSC (Tech) Men Women Ocober 2017 Application form and Admit Card

The application process for Indian Army SSC (Tech) Men & Women has to be submitted online only through the Indian Army’s official website. But the applications for Widows of defence personnel will have to apply offline directly. Application submitted by any other mode will be considered terminated.

  • Click here to apply (link will be updated when available)

STEP 1: Click on ‘Officers Entry Apply/Login’ and then click on the ‘Registration’ tab given on the website. The candidates have to fill the online registration form it is recommended to read the instructions carefully.

STEP 2: After the registration process, the click on ‘Apply Online’. A page ‘Officers Selection - Eligibility’ will open. Then click ‘Apply’ shown against the course. A page ‘Application Form’ will open

STEP 3: 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 preceding to the next segment.

STEP 4: After filling details on the last segment, ‘Summary of information’ will be opened where candidates can check and edit their entries.

STEP 5: After crosschecking of all the information candidates have to click the submit option.Information once submitted can not be altered again.

STEP 6: Candidates have to keep a copy of the printed application form for future references.

SSC Application Process for Widow of Defence Personnel

Widows of defence personnel will have to apply OFFLINE by sending their applications directly to the given following address:

Rtg-A(WE) section,
Integrated HQ of Ministry of Defence (Army),
AG’s Branch, DG Recruiting / West Block-III,
R K Puram, New Delhi- 110066.

The envelope containing applications must be superscribed in Red ink clearly indicating the name and rank of the officer.Applicants have to attach the following documents with applications:

  • Initial report of Battle casualty
  • Detailed report of Battle casualty
  • Battle casualty certificate
  • Part –II Order of demise of husband
  • Part –II Order of NOK

Applications must reach the Rtg Dte on or before September 9, 2016.

Indian Army SSC (Tech) Men Women Ocober 2017 Result and Counselling

STEP 1: All the applications will be screened and shortlisted by Integrated HQ of MoD(Army), HQ reserves the right to shortlist the applications and to fix the cutoff percentage of marks for each engineering discipline without assigning any reason.

STEP 2: Only shortlisted eligible candidates depending on the cutoff percentage will be interviewed at Selection Centres, Allahabad (UP), Bhopal (MP), Bangalore (Karnataka) and Kapurthala (Punjab) by Psychologist, Group Testing Officer and Interviewing Officer.

STEP 3: Call Up letter for SSB interview will be issued only through candidate’s registered e-mail id and through SMS. Candidates will not be interviewed locally. Allotment of Selection Centre is at the discretion of DG Rtg, IHQ MoD (Army).

STEP 3: shortlisted candidates have to reach the test centres of SSB which will be conducted in the month of November/December 2016. 

STEP 4: In SSB candidates will go through the two-stage selection procedure. Those who clear Stage I will go to Stage II. Those who fail in Stage I will be returned on the same day. Duration of SSB interviews is five days excluding day of arrival and details of the same are available at official website of Rtg Dte www.joinindianarmy.nic.in

Documents to be carried at selection centre


Following given documents in original is to be produced at the time of the SSB interview at the centre designated to the candidate.Failing to carry the below-mentioned documents will cancel the candidature.

  • One copy of the application form with self-attested photograph affixed on that.
  • Self-attested copy of Matriculation or equivalent certificate issued by the CBSE or equivalent board for the date of birth proof.
  • Self-attested copy of 12th Class Certificate & Mark sheet.
  • Self-attested copy of Engineering Degree/Provisional Degree
  • Self-attested copy of Mark sheets of all Semesters.
  • Certificate from the Principal/Head of the Institution stating that the candidate is in final year and all exams in respect of the candidate will be over by 01 Apr 2017 (for final year appearing candidates).
  • Equivalence certificate from the concerned university to claim equivalence.


Indian Army SSC (Tech) Men Women Ocober 2017 Important details

Indian Army Vacancies


Entry Number of Vacancies
SSCW (Non-Tech) 1
49th SSC (T) Men 150 
20th SSC (T) Women


Indian Army 49th SSC (T) Men 20th SSC (T) Women Vacancies

Engineering Streams

Number of Posts (based on last year)


Men-36 Female-06


Men-10     Female-05

Electrical/Electrical & Electronics

Men-16     Female-05



Computer Sci. & Engineering/Computer Technology/
Info Tech/M.Sc. (Computer Sc)


Electronics & Telecommunication/Electronics & Communication/Satellite Communication

Men-22   Female-04

Electronics/Opto Electronics/Fibre Optics/Micro
Electronics & Microwave




 Automobile / Workshop Technology




Electronics & Instrumentation/ Instrumentation


 Architecture/Building construction Technology


 Food Tech/Bio Tech/ Bio Medical Engineering


 Chemical Engineering


Production Engineering


Remote Sensing


Transportation Engineering


Laser Tech


SSCW (Non Tech) Widows of Defence personal can have their graduation in any discipline are eligible to enter.

Travelling Allowances

Candidates shortlisted for the SSB interview for the first time for a particular type of commission will be given travelling allowances for ACIII Tier to and fro railway fare or bus face including reservation cum sleeper charges within the Indian limits. Candidates who apply again for the same type of commission will NOT be entitled to travelling allowances on any subsequent occasion.

Indian Army SSC (Tech) Men Women Ocober 2017 Address

Directorate General of Recruiting,
AG’s Branch, IHQ MoD (Army),
West Block-III, R.K.Puram,
New Delhi-110066.

Indian Army SSC (Tech) Men Women Ocober 2017 Contact

Tele No. (011) 26173215 (between 2PM to 5PM Monday to Friday)

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