(a) Nationality: (i) A citizen of India, or
(ii) Asubject 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 Ethopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
(b) Age Limit: Not be below 16½ years and above 19½ years on the first day of the month in which the course is commencing i.e.the candidate should not be born before 01 Jan 1995 and not after 01
Jan 1998 (both days inclusive).
NOTE 1: Candidates must undertake not to marry until they complete their full
(C) Educational Qualification: Only those candidates who have passed 10+2
Examination or its equivalent with a minimum aggregate of 70% marks in Physics,
Chemistry and Mathematics from a recognized education boards are eligible to
apply for this entry.
3. VACANCIES: 85
4. TYPE OF COMMISSION: On successful completion of 4 years of the course
cadets will be granted Permanent Commission in the Army in the rank of Lt.
5. Grant of Commission: On successful completion of total 04 years training,
the candidates will be commissioned in the rank of Lt. They will be granted
seniority on overall order of merit of the three technical institutes combined i.e.
CME, MCTE, MCEME and in case the date of commissioning coincides with that
of IMA, Dehradun, they will be placed en-block junior to IMA (NDA / ACC / DE
Course ) but above TGC / UES course.
6. Total training will be 5 years, Details as under:
(a) Basic Military Training : 1 year (Officer Training Academy Gaya).
(b) Technical Training:
(i)Phase-I (Pre Commission Training): 3 Years (CME Pune,
MCTE Mhow and MCEME Secunderabad),
(ii) Phase-II (Post Commission Training):
1 year at CME Pune, MCTE Mhow and MCEME Secunderabad.
(c) Award of Degree: The candidates will be awarded Engineering degree after successful
completion of training as given out in para 6 (a) and (b) above.
COST OF TRAINING
7. The entire cost of training including books and reading material is borne by the
Army. Cadets are also provided with free accommodation and messing. In case
the GC is withdrawn from training academy due to reasons other than Medical
ground or the reasons not beyond his control, he will be liable to refund cost of
training @ Rs. 8135/ -per week for the period of his stay at the Officer Training
Academy, Gaya/Cadet Taining Wing.
8. The selection procedure is as follows:
(a) Short listed candidates will be called for Services Selection Board (SSB)
interview at Bhopal, Bangalore or Allahabad. Interviews will be held in Feb/Mar
(b) Duration of SSB interviews is five days excluding day of
arrival. During their stay at SSB, Candidates are put through psychological Test,
Group test and Interviews.
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(c) Candidates will be put through stage - I of the
selection procedure on the first day. Only successful candidates shall be retained
for balance of the testing. Candidates who fail to qualify in stage - I, will be
returned on the first day itself, Stage I are psychologically originated test including
(d) Successful candidates at the SSB will be required to undergo
medical test lasting 3 to 5 days less Sundays and gazetted holidays.
(e) Candidates recommended by the SSB and declared medically fit, will be appointed for training
in the order of merit, depending on the number of vacancies available.
(f) The finally selected candidates will execute all the Bonds/Certificates as prescribed
for the Cadets of NDA entry under Al 53/78.
(g) Candidates appering for SSB interview for the first time for a particular type of commission shall be entitled for AC III tier to and fro railway fare or bus fare including reservation cum sleeper
charges within the Indian limits. Candidates who apply again for the same type
of commission will not entitled to travelling allowance on any subsequent occasion
STIPEND/PAY AND ALLOWANCES
9. 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/-) as is admissible to NDA cadets
on completion of 3 years training. On completion of 4 Years training they will be
commissioned in the rank of Lt and entitled to pay as admissible to the rank.
(a) The Pay Bands, Grade Pay and Military service Pay are as under:-
LIEUTENANT PB-3/15600-39100 5400 6000
CAPTAIN PB-3/15600-39100 6100 6000
MAJOR PB-3/15600-39100 6600 6000
LT COLONEL PB-4/37400-67000 8000 6000
COLONEL PB-4/37400-67000 8700 6000
BRIGADIER PB-4/37400-67000 8900 6000
MAJOR GENERAL PB-4/37400-67000 10000 NIL
LT GENERAL / 67000 - 79000(annual NIL NIL
HAG + Scale 75500 - 80000(annual NIL NIL
1/3rd of total
strength of Lt Gens
VCOAS / Army 80000 (fixed) NIL NIL
COAS 90000 (fixed) NIL NIL
(b) Allowances are as applicable for the field / active area .