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Indian Army Education Corps Recruitment (AEC) 2017 for 127th Batch

Last Date to Apply

22 November 2017

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About Indian Army Education Corps (AEC) Recruitment

Indian Army Education Corps Recruitment (AEC) 2017 for 127th Batch is for Indian Army Recruitment for Post Graduates. Applications are invited from Married/Unmarried Indian Males Post Graduates for Grant of Permanent Commission in the Army Education Corps for the 125th course commencing in July 2017 at Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun. The last date for making online application is 22 November 2017. Hence, the candidates are suggested to fill the form on or before the due date. This page gives the complete information regarding the Indian Army Education Corps Recruitment eligibility, application, selection process etc.

About Indian Army

  • 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

Indian Army Education Corps Recruitment 2018 Dates

Events Dates
Indian Army Education Corps Recruitment 
Online Application Starts
24 October 2017
Indian Army Education Corps Recruitment 
Online Application Ends
22 November 2017


Indian Army Education Corps Recruitment 2018 Vacancies



MA in English /Economics/History/Geography/


M.Sc. Physics/Chemistry/Maths/Botany/Geology/Electronics/Zoology/Nano Science/Computer Science/MCA 


Foreign Language (Post Graduate in Chinese/Tibetan/Burmese/Pushto/Dari/Arabic)




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Indian Army Education Corps (AEC) Recruitment Eligibility criteria

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

  • 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 Ethopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India

Age: 23 to 27 years as on 1 July 2018 i.e. candidates born between 2 July 1991 and 1 July 1995.    

Educational Qualifications: Candidates who have passed Post Graduate Degree MA/M.Sc. in the following subjects with 1st or 2nd division.

Physical Standards

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


Better Eye

Worse Eye

Distant Vision




Should not be more than 3.5D


Not more than 3.5D including Astigmation

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

Indian Army Education Corps (AEC) Recruitment Application form and Admit Card

The application process for the Indian Army Education Corps Recruitment (AEC) 2017 commencing in July 2018 will start from 24 October 2017. The candidates will be able to fill the form until 22 November 2017.

Once the application gets started, the link to apply for the same will be updated on this page. Since then, the candidates are suggested to keep themselves updated on this page as well as on the website.

Click Here to Apply Online
(The link to apply online will be updated on 24 October 2017)

Steps to fill the Indian Army Education Corps Recruitment Application Form 2018

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 AEC.
  • STEP 2: The candidates need to go to the "Officer Entry" section and find the Indian AEC Recruitment, then 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 AEC 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 Education Corps (AEC) Recruitment Result and Counselling

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

SSB Interview

  • Where will the SSB interview be conducted? Only shortlisted eligible candidates depending on the cutoff percentage will be interviewed at Selection Centres, Allahabad (UP), Bhopal (MP) and Bangalore (Karnataka) by Psychologist, Group Testing Officer and Interviewing Officer.
  • Call up 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 Mark sheets and Degree of Graduate course
  • Self-Attested copy of Mark sheets and Degree of Post Graduate course.
  • 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 the 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.

Indian Army Education Corps Recruitment (AEC) 2017 - Merit List

  • It is to be noted that mere qualifying at the SSB interview does not confirm final selection.
  • Merit List will be prepared streamwise 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 streamwise vacancies and are declared medically Fit are issued Joining Letter for Pre Commissioning Training at IMA.
Indian Army Education Corps (AEC) Recruitment Important details

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.

Pay Scale and Allowances

Permanent Commission: On successful completion of training cadets will be granted Permanent Commission in the Army in the rank of Lt.




  • Pay: The candidates will be given a stipend of Rs. 21,000 p.m. (Rs 15,600 as pay in Pay Band plus Grade Pay of Rs. 5,400).
  • Promotions:  On completion of training they will be commissioned in the rank of Lt and entitled to pay as admissible to the rank.


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