Indian Army Recruitment Rally is one of the most sorted out recruitment process that sails on throughout the year in various states across the nation. The rallies organized by Indian Army aims to recruit Soldiers along with Junior Commissioned Officer, Havildar and some other posts.
Indian Army Recruitment Rally Eligibility Criteria
Like every recruitment process, Indian Army Recruitment Rally also has specific eligibility criteria that make a candidate eligible to apply for the position or not. The eligibility criteria comprises of educational qualification and age limit along with physical standards that decide whether they are entitled enough for the role or not.
Age Limit to be Eligible for Indian Army Recruitment Rally
All the posts to be filled up in Indian Army Recruitment Rally have different educational qualification along with age limit and physical standard. Soldier post has various categorizations in it. Apart from General Duty (All Arms), in all the other categories of Soldier the age limit is in between 17 ½ - 23 Yrs. Only for Soldier (General Duty) (All Arms), candidates applying for the post should be in between 17 ½ - 21 Yrs.
Details about Educational Qualification
For educational qualification, the candidates applying for Soldier post should be Class 10 pass (in case applying for Soldier (General Duty) (All Arms) post & Soldier Tradesmen (All Arms)) and Class 12 pass for other Soldier posts. For Survey Automated Cartographer (Engineers) post candidates need to be a graduate aka BA/BSc with Maths and also be 12th pass having Maths and Science as main subjects. Junior Commissioned Officer Religious Teacher (All Arms) requires Graduate in any discipline, in addition requisite qualification in his own religious denomination. Junior Commissioned Officer Catering (Army Service Corps) needs candidates to be 10+2 pass or equivalent exam and Diploma / Certificate Course of a duration of one year or more in Cookery Hotel Management and Catering Technology from a recognized University / Food Craft Institute. AICTE recognition is not mandatory. For Havildar Education (Army Education Corps), the educational qualification is Group X - MA / MSc / MCA or BA / BSc / BCA / BSc (IT) with B Ed Group Y - BSc/BA/BCA/B Sc (IT) (w/o B Ed.).
Measurements of Physical Standards in Indian Army Recruitment Rally
When it comes to physical standards that comprise of minimum height, unexpanded chest and weight, the inches and centimeters change from region to region. The country is divided into six regions namely- Western Plains Region, Eastern Plains Region, Central Region, Southern Region, Western Himalayan Region and Eastern Himalayan Region. Some states are assembled together under a particular region. The physical standard is set as per that region that depends on various factors covering the region. Relaxation in physical standards and dispensation of educational qualification are also embraced in the eligibility criteria section.
Candidates willing to pursue a prestigious career in Indian Army can apply for Indian Army Recruitment Rally. Candidates need to go through the eligibility criteria section given in the official website of Indian Army to avoid confusions and miscommunication.
Indian Army Recruitment Rally Schedule - August, September & October 2017