Applications are invited from unmarried male candidates who have passed the 10+2 examination with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics (hereinafter referred to as PCM) subjects and appeared in JEE (Mains) 2021 examination and fulfill the eligibility conditions prescribed in the subsequent paragraphs, for the grant of Permanent Commission in the Army. Last Date: 08-November-2021.


(a) Nationality: A candidate must be an unmarried male and 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, Burma, Sri Lanka, and East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, 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 favor a certificate of eligibility has been issued by Govt of India. Certificate of eligibility will however not be necessary in the case of candidates who are Gorkha subjects of Nepal. A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be shortlisted provisionally subject to the necessary certificate being given to him by the Govt before the declaration of result by SSB/joining the training.

Candidates must undertake not to marry until they complete their full training. A candidate, who marries subsequent to the date of his application, though successful, will not be selected for training. A candidate who marries during training shall be discharged and will be liable to refund all expenditure incurred on him by the government.

(b) Age Limit: A candidate must not be below 16½ years and above 19½ years on the first day of the month in which the course is due to commence i.e. the candidate should not be born before 02 Jul 2002 and not after 01 Jul 2005 (both days inclusive).

Note 1: Candidates should note that only the date of birth as recorded in the Matriculation/Secondary School Examination or an equivalent certificate will be accepted. No other document relating to age will be accepted.

Note 2: Candidates should also note that once a date of birth has been claimed by them and entered in the records, no change will be allowed subsequently on any ground whatsoever.

(c) Educational Qualification: (i) Only those candidates who have passed the 10+2 Examination or its equivalent with a minimum aggregate of 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics from recognized education boards are eligible to apply for this entry. The eligibility condition for calculating the PCM percentage of various state /central boards will be based on marks obtained in Class XII only.

(ii) Candidate must have appeared in JEE (Mains) 2021.

Note: Candidates are required to fill their Rank as per Common Rank List (CRL) only in the application.

(d) Medical Examination & Physical Standards: Please visit for Medical Standards and Procedure of Medical Examination for Officers Entry into Army as applicable.

Note: The proceedings of the Medical Board are confidential and will not be divulged to anyone. The Directorate General of Recruiting has no role to play in any Medical Boards. Procedure advised by the Competent medical authorities will be strictly adhered to.

(e) Candidate applying for the entry should not have been debarred from appearing in any examination by UPSC. The candidate should not have been arrested/convicted by a criminal court or involved in any court case. In case any such issue comes to notice during the selection process or pre-commission training, the candidate/cadet will be subject to cancellation of candidature/withdrawal from the Academy by IHQ of MoD (Army).

Vacancies: 90. The Vacancies are provisional and can be changed depending on the training capacity at the Training Academy for this course. The vacancies are subject to increase/decrease keeping the organizational requirement at the point of time.

Cost of Training: ₹8785/- per week (or as notified from time to time) for the period of candidate’s stay at the Officers Training Academy, Gaya/Cadet Training Wing. The cost of training is borne by State; will be recovered from candidates withdrawing for personal reasons.

How to Apply:

The application will only be accepted online. To do so the candidate needs to click on the ‘online application’ button on the website

(a) Candidates must enter their particulars in the online application. Terms and conditions linked to the form must be read, prior to submitting the form.

(b) A candidate is permitted to make changes to data-filled incorrectly in the online application till the closing of the online applications. The candidate must ‘submit’ his application each time he opens his application for editing. No changes to the online application will be permitted thereafter and no representation in this regard will be entertained.

(c) After successfully submitting the form, the candidate will receive a confirmation in the form of a dialog box of having submitted the application.

(d) Print out of the application with a Roll number will be available to the candidate 30 mins after the closing of online applications. Candidates are required to print two copies of the application with Roll Number generated by the system. One copy of the print-out application duly self-attested by the candidate will be carried to the selection centre for the SSB interview. Following documents will also be carried along with the Application Form:-

  • Class 10th certificate and mark sheet in original showing DOB.
  • Class 12th certificate and mark sheet in original.
  • ID proof in original.
  • Copy of result of JEE (Mains) 2021.

The second copy of the printout of the online application is to be retained by the candidate for his reference. There is no need to send any hard copy of the application printout to the Directorate General of Recruiting. (d) Two self-attested photocopies of the certificates mentioned at ser (c) above will be submitted at the time of the SSB interview and originals will be returned after verification at the SSB itself.

(e) 20 copies of the self-attested PP size photograph will also be carried along with the Application Form.

(f) Candidates must submit only one application. Receipt of multiple applications from the same candidate will result in the cancellation of candidature.

Note 1: Any change in your postal address after submission of application must be communicated by post duly quoting your Roll No, name, and course opted for.
Note 2: In case, the candidate is employed he will inform where and also give an undertaking that he has informed the employer in writing that he is applying for a commission in the Army.

#Please read the official notification carefully before online apply.

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