Indian Army Recruitment 10+2 Technical entry Scheme

Indian Army Technical Recruitment TGC 128

Last Date to Apply

16 May 2018

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About Indian Army Technical Recruiment

Indian Army Technical Recruitment (TGC 128) -  This is the Indian Army Recruitment for Jan 2019 Batch for Technical Graduate Course (TGC). The Indian army registration for TGC 128 has started on 17 April. This Indian army recruitment is open to Married/ Unmarried Indian Male Engineering Graduates for grant of Permanent Commission in Indian Army. TGC 128 Indian Army Recruitment course will commence from Jan 2019 and the training will be held at Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun. on successful completion of training, the candidates will be offered the rank of Lieutenant. The entire cost of training will be borne by the government of India. For TGC 2018 there are 40 vacancies. The training at IMA Dehradun is for 1 year.

TGC 128 last date for submitting the online application is 16 May 2018. Indian Army TGC Recruitment Merit List will be prepared on the basis of marks scored by the candidate in the SSB Interview. Indian Army TGC Recruitment 2019 is conducted by Indian Army.

Latest Update: TGC 128 Indian Army Recruitment application form is available from 17 April 2018. Candidates can fill the online application form here.

TGC 128 Indian Army Recruitment 2019 Dates


Events Dates
Indian Army TGC 128 Recruitment online application begins 17 April 2018
Indian Army TGC last date to apply 16 May 2018
List of selected candidates August 2018
TGC 128  Technical Graduates Course Commence Jan 2019


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How is the Indian Army TGC Merit List Prepared?

The merit list for this is based on the marks obtained by candidates in SSB Interview. Higher Education Qualification Marks, NCC Background, Previous performances will not be taken into account while making the merit list. The SSB is a 2 stage process and will go on for 5 days. The candidates who are rejected in the SSB stage 1 will not move to stage 2.

Indian Army TGC 128 Vacancy


Engineering Streams








Electrical/Electrical & Electronics


Computer Sc & Engg/Computer Technology/Information
Technology/M.Sc (Computer Sc)


Electronics & Telecommunication/Telecommunication/
Electronics & Communication/ Satellite Communication






Electronics & Instrumentation/ Instrumentation 02
Micro Electronics and Microwave 01

Total TGC 128 Vacancies



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  • Indian Army is an integral part of Armed Forces of India and The President of India is the Commander-in-Chief of the Army.
  • The Indian Army originated from the armies of the East India Company, which eventually became the British Indian Army and finally the national army after independence. 
  • Indian Army ensures national security and unity, defending the nation from external aggression and threats, and maintaining peace and security within its borders.

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Indian Army Technical Recruiment Eligibility criteria

Nationality: A candidate can be a citizen of either of the following:

  • Candidate must be unmarried male
  • A citizen of India
  • A subject of Bhutan
  • A subject of Nepal
  • A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st of January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India
  • 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

Age: 20 to 27 years as on 1 Jan 2019 (Candidates born between 2 January 1992 and 1 January 1999)

Educational Qualifications

  • Candidates who have cleared the requisite Engineering Degree course or in appearing in the final year are eligible to apply.
  • Candidates appearing in the final year of Engg. Degree Course must submit the proof of passing by 1 January 2019 and have to produce the certificate within 12 weeks from the date of commencement of training at IMS
  • Candidates must note that for induction to Pre Commission Training Academy, after final selection, the minimum educational qualification is passing BE/B.Tech degree. Candidates studying in final year of engineering must complete all the formalities.

Physical Standards

  • Height and Weight: The minimum acceptable height and weight for men are 157.5 cms with correlated weight. In a case of candidates belonging to the North East and hilly areas, the height will be relaxed by 5 cms. in case of candidates from Lakshadweep, the minimum acceptable height can be reduced by 2 cms.
  • Visual Standards


Better Eye

Worse Eye

Distant Vision




should not be more than -3.5D


not more than +3.5D including Astigmation

Tattoo: Permanent tattoos are allowed the only o the inner forearm or on the reverse side of palm/back side o the hand.

Indian Army Technical Recruiment Application form and Admit Card

The application process for Technical Graduate Course (TGC) commencing in Jan 2019 has begun from 17 April 2018. Candidates have to fill & submit the application form on or before 16 May 2018. Candidates should check the filled TGC Application Form before final submission and take the printout of it for future reference. Candidates can click on the following link to fill the application form. 

Click Here to Apply Online

Steps to fill the TGC 128th Application Form 2019

The steps to fill the application form is given on this page below. The candidates are suggested to fill the form with the help of these steps.

  • STEP 1: The candidates have to follow the given link in order to fill the online application form for TGC.
  • STEP 2: The candidates need to click on the Officer Entry Login and Click on Registration.
  • STEP 3: After registering themselves successfully, the candidates are required to fill the form by providing personal, educational and other details.
  • STEP 4: At last, the candidates are needed to submit the TGC Application Form and should note down their Registration number for future reference.

Application Submission

The candidates must click on "Submit Now" button after filling in all the details correctly on the Application form. After Submitting the application form, the candidates should take the printouts of the PDFs of the duly filled in Application Form.

Indian Army Technical Recruiment Result and Counselling

Short listing of Applications: The applications will be shortlisted by the Integrated HQ of MoD (Army) and to fix a cut-off percentage of marks for each discipline/stream without assigning any reason.

TGC 128 Indian Army Recruitment: SSB Interview

  • Only shortlisted eligible candidates depending on the cutoff percentage will be interviewed at Selection Centres by Psychologist, Group Testing Officer and Interviewing Officer at
    • Allahabad (UP)
    • Bhopal (MP)
    • Bangalore (Karnataka)
    • Kapurthala (Punjab)
  • Call Letter for SSB Interview: Call Up letter for SSB interview will be issued by respective Selection Centres through candidate’s registered e-mail id and through SMS.

Documents to be carried for SSB Interview

  • One copy of the Print out of application duly signed and affix photograph self-attested by the candidate. Self-Attested copy of Matriculation certificate or equivalent certificate
  • Self-Attested copy of Class 12 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 final exams will be over by 01 July 2018 for final year appearing candidates.
  • All certificates in original. Originals will be returned after verification at the Service Selection Board itself.

Travelling Allowance: Candidates appearing for the SSB Interview for the First time are entitled to AC-III Tier to and fro Railway Fare and Bus Fare.

What will happen at SSB Interview?

  • Candidates will put through a two-stage selection procedure.
  • Those who clear Stage 1 will go to Stage 2.
  • Those who fail in Stage 1 will be returned on the same day.
  • Duration of SSB interviews is five days excluding day of arrival.

Medical Examinations: A candidate recommended by the Services Selection Board will undergo a medical examination by Board of Service Medical Officers. Only those candidates will be admitted to the academy who are declared fit by the Medical Board.

TGC Cut Off Marks 

The cutoff marks for the SSB Shortlisting up to 6th semester cumulative has been released. The candidates can check the cut off scores given below:

Engineering Streams

TGC 127 Cut Off %







Electrical/ Electrical & Electronics


Computer Science & Engineering/
Computer Technology/ Info Tech/
MSc (Computer Science)


Electronics & Telecommunication/
Telecommunication/ Electronics &
Communication/ Satellite Communication






Electronics &  Instrumentation/


Micro Electronics & Microwave



TGC 126 Cut Off

TGC - 126 Cut Off List 2018


TGC Indian Army Merit List

  • It is to be noted that mere qualifying at the SSB interview does not confirm final selection.
  • Merit List will be prepared stream-wise and subject wise on the basis of the marks obtained by the candidate at SSB Interview
  • For the candidates whose name appears in the Merit List and who come within specified stream-wise vacancies and are declared medically Fit are issued Joining Letter for Pre-Commissioning Training at IMA.
Indian Army Technical Recruiment Important details

TGC Indian Army Recruitment (128th Batch) Jan 2019 Batch is for Technical Graduate Course (TGC). However, the TGC has different types of the commission such as Grant of Commission, Permanent Commission, and Ante Date Seniority. Each and every commission is described below

TGC Indian Army Recruitment 2019 - Types of Commission

  • Grant of Commission: Selected candidates will be granted Short Service Commission on probation in the rank of Lt from the date of commencement of the course or the date of reporting at IMA, whichever is later.
    • Candidates will be entitled to full pay and allowances admissible to Lt during the training period.
    • Pay & allowances will be paid after successful completion of training.
  • Permanent Commission: On successful completion of training cadets will be granted Permanent Commission in the Army in the rank of Lt.
  • Ante Date Seniority: One-year antedate seniority from the date of the commission will be granted to Engineering Graduates of TGC Entry.

TGC Indian Army Pay and Promotion

  • Pay: The candidates will be given a stipend of Rs. 56,100 p.m.
  • Military Service Pay (MSP): MSP to the officers from the rank of Lt. to Brig Rs. 15,500 p.m.
  • Promotions: On completion of training they will be commissioned in the rank of Lt and entitled to pay as admissible to the rank.
    • The promotion from Lieutenant to Lieutenant Colonel is on time scale basis and thereafter on selection basis subject to fulfillment of requisite service conditions.

Pay Scale Criteria

TGC 128th Batch Indian Army Recruitment Jan 2019
Promotions Criteria

TGC 128th Batch Indian Army Recruitment Jan 2019


Field Area Allowance



HAFA (Rs. Per Month)

Fd Area Allowance (Rs. Per Month)

Mod Fd Area Allowance (Rs. Per Month)

Lieutenant and Above

Level 10 and Above




High Altitude Allowance



CAT-1 (Rs. Per Month)

CAT-2 (Rs. Per Month)

CAT-3 (Rs. Per Month)

Lieutenant and Above

Level 10 and Above





  • Siachen Allowance: Siachen Allowance will be Rs 42,500 per month
  • Uniform Allowance: Rs 20,000
  • Dearness Allowance: Admission at the same rates and under the same condition as are applicable to the civilian personnel from time to time.
  • Flying Allowance: Rs. 25,000 per month will be given to Lieutenant & above and Level 10 & above.
  • Kit Maintenance Allowance: Rs. 20,000 per year 
  • Children Education Allowance: Rs. 2250 per month

Transport Allowance (TPTA)

Pay Level Higher TPTA Cities (Rs. per month) Other Places (Rs. per month)
9 and above Rs. 7200+DA thereon Rs. 3600+DA thereon


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