NCC Special Entry Scheme Notification (Oct 2022) 52nd course. Applications are invited from unmarried male and unmarried female (including Wards of Battle Casualties of Army Personnel), for grant of Short Service Commission in the Indian Army.
|Starting date of online submission
|15 March 2022
|Last date of online submission
|13 April 2022
|SSB Interview dates
|June – July 2022
|Course commencement date
- Applications are invited from unmarried male and unmarried female (including Wards of Battle Casualties of Indian Army Personnel), for grant of Short Service Commission in the Indian Army.
(a) Nationality. A candidate 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, Myanmar, 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) and (iii) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India. Certificate of eligibility will, however, not be necessary in the case of candidates who are Gorkha subjects of Nepal.
(b) Age Limit. For National Cadet Corps (NCC) candidates (including wards of Battle Casualties) 19 to 25 years as on 01 Jul 2022 (born not earlier than 02 Jul 1997 and not later than 01 Jul 2003; both dates inclusive).
Educational Qualification and other Criteria:
(i) For NCC ‘C’ Certificate Holders
Educational Qualification: Degree of a recognized University or equivalent with aggregate of minimum 50% marks taking into account marks of all the years. Those studying in final year are also allowed to apply provided they have secured minimum 50% aggregate marks in the first two/three years of three/four years degree course respectively. Such students will need to secure overall aggregate of minimum 50% marks in degree course if selected in interview, failing which their candidature will be CANCELLED.
2. Service in NCC: Should have served for minimum two/three academic years (as applicable) in the senior Division/Wing of NCC.
3. Grading: Should have obtained minimum of ‘B’ Grade in ‘C’ Certificate Exam of NCC. Applicants, who are not holding NCC ‘C’ Certificate on date of application, are not eligible to apply for the course.
(ii) For Wards of Battle Casualties of Army Personnel
Eligibility Criteria: The vacancies under wards of battle casualties are available to wards (unmarried sons and unmarried daughters including legally adopted) of Battle casualties specified as:-
(1) Killed in action.
(2) Died of wound or injuries (Other than self-inflicted).
(3) Wounded or Injured (Other than self-inflicted).
Educational Qualification: Degree of a recognized University or equivalent with aggregate of minimum 50% marks taking into account marks of all the years. NCC ‘C’ certificate NOT required for Wards of Battle Casualties.
Apply Online directly from here
How to Apply.
(a) Applications will only be accepted online on website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in. Click on ‘Officer Entry Application/Login’ and then click ‘Registration’ (Registrations not required, if already registered on www.joinindianarmy.nic.in). Fill the online registration form after reading the instructions carefully. After getting registered, click on ‘Apply Online’ under Dashboard. A page ‘Officers Selection – ‘Eligibility’ will open. Then click ‘Apply’ shown against Short Service Commission NCC Special Entry Course. A page ‘Application Form’ will open. 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 you go to the next segment. After filling details on the last segment, you will move to a page ‘Summary of your information’ wherein you can check and edit the entries already made. Only after
ascertaining the correctness of all your details, click on ‘Submit’. Candidates must click on ‘Submit’ each time they open the application for editing any details. The candidates are required to take out two copies of their application having Roll Number, 30 minutes after
final closure of online application on last day.
Important Note 1. No changes to details submitted in online application can be made after closure of application. No representation in this regard shall be entertained.
Important Note 2. CGPA/Grades must be converted into Marks as per the formulae adopted by the concerned University for filling ‘Marks obtained in Graduation’ in online application. Any discrepancy observed at any stage of selection process will lead to cancellation of candidature.
Important Note 3. Candidate’s name/parent’s name (father & mother)/ date of birth in the profile and online application must be as per matriculation /Secondary School Examination certificate or equivalent certificate issued by the concerned Board of education. Variation in above details will lead to cancellation of the candidature.
(b) Self attested copy of following documents alongwith their originals are to be carried to the Selection Centre by the candidates:-
(i) One copy of the print out of application duly signed and affixed with self attested photograph.
(ii) Matriculation/Secondary School Examination Certificate or equivalent certificate and Mark Sheet issued by the concerned Board of Education.
Note 1. Matriculation/Secondary School Examination Certificate or equivalent certificate issued by the concerned Board of Education will only be accepted as proof of date of birth, candidate’s name and parent’s name (father & mother). No other
document like Admit card/ Mark Sheet/Transfer certificate etc are acceptable.
Note 2. In case parent’s name (father & mother) is not mentioned in Matriculation/Secondary School Examination certificate or equivalent certificate, the candidate is required to produce any document issued by Govt of India or States Govt such as PAN card, Aadhaar card, Passport, Driving licence etc for verification. However, candidate’s name and their parent’s name filled in online application must match exactly with those mentioned in the produced document.
CANDIDATES ARE ADVISED TO READ THE NOTIFICATION CAREFULLY AND THEN FILL UP ONLINE APPLICATION FORM TO AVOID MISTAKES, AND THEREBY REJECTION OF APPLICATION.
(iii) 12th Class Certificate & Marks Sheet.
(iv) Graduation Degree/Provisional Degree.
(v) Marks Sheets of all years/semesters.
(vi) NCC C’ Certificate (Date of issue of NCCC’ Certificate to be on or before the date of submission of online application by the candidate). NCC `C’ Certificate is not required from Wards of Battle Casualties.
(vii) Certificate regarding CGPA conversion to marks (as applicable) and aggregate percentage from the concerned University duly specifying the rules/ conversion criteria/formula in this regard.
(viii) Certificate from the Principal/Head of the Institution stating that the candidate is in final year and his/her result will be declared by 1st of Oct 2022 (only for final year appearing candidates).
(ix) Declaration by the candidate of final year degree course that he/she will submit the proof of passing by 1st of Oct 2022 to Directorate General of Recruiting, failing which his/her candidature will be cancelled.
(x) The Wards of Battle Casualties will also submit the documents mentioned at Para 2 (c) (ii) (ad) in addition to the documents mentioned above.
(c) Any candidate who does not carry the above documents for the SSB interview, his/ her candidature will be cancelled and he/she will be returned.
(d) All certificates in original to be carried by the candidates for SSB interview for verification. Originals will be returned after verification at the SSB itself.
(e) The second copy of the printout of online application is to be retained by the candidate for reference. There is no need to send any hard copy to Directorate General Recruiting.
(f) Candidates must submit only one online application. Receipt of multiple applications from the same candidate will result in cancellation of candidature, and NO representation will be entertained in this regard.
(g) Candidates serving in the Indian Armed Forces are required to inform their Commanding Officer in writing that they have applied for this examination. Applications of candidates serving in the Armed Forces, duly countersigned by the Commanding Officer should be taken alongwith all other documents as stated above to the SSB interview as and when called for the same.
The selection procedure is as follows:-
(a) Shortlisting of Applications: Integrated HQ of MoD (Army) reserves the right for shortlisting of applications, without assigning any reason. After shortlisting of applications, the Centre allotment will be intimated to candidates via their email. After allotment of Selection Centre, candidates will have to log in to the website and select their SSB dates which are available on a first come first serve basis initially. Thereafter, it will be allotted by the Selection Centres.
(b) Only shortlisted eligible candidates will undergo SSB at Selection Centres, Allahabad(UP), Bhopal(MP), Bangalore (Karnataka) and Kapurthala (PB). Call up letter for SSB interview will be issued by respective Selection Centre on candidates’ registered e-mail id and SMS only. Allotment of Selection Centre is at the discretion of Directorate General of Recruiting, IHQ of MoD (Army) and NO request for changes will be entertained in this regard.
(c) Candidates will be put through 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 interview is five days and details of the same are available on official website of Directorate General of Recruiting ie www.joinindianarmy.nic.in. This will be followed by a medical examination for the candidates who get recommended after Stage II.
(d) Candidates recommended by the SSB and declared medically fit, will be issued joining letter for training in the order of merit, depending on the number of vacancies available, subject to meeting all eligibility criteria.
It is to be noted that mere qualifying at the ssb interview does not confirm final selection. merit list will be prepared on the basis of the marks obtained by the candidate at ssb interview. higher educational qualifications, previous performances, etc have no role to play.