Indian army has an alternative
career, called short service commission which gives an option of joining in the
Indian Army and serving as a Commissioned officer for 5 years. Short Service
Commission facilitates recruitment of qualified technical graduates through the
SSBs, to attend the Officers training Academy (OTA), Chennai, after medical
tests, for a ten month course.
Short Service Commission allows you to join on
a five-year contractual basis, after which you can exercise the option to
continue or not.
A Degree in
other qualification recognized by the Institution of Engineers (India) as
equivalent to a degree course with minimum 55% marks.
dates: Advertisement will be generally released in the months of
March/April & October/November.
Women's Special Entry Scheme
The WSES for
officers offers non-technical, technical and specialist entry for unmarried
females or issueless widow or divorcee candidates . In women special entry
scheme, the initial contractual period is five years
Technical Entry :
BE, B Tech or equivalent or a higher
qualification is needed.
Eligibility:Candidate must posses an engineering
degree in any one of the following branches
Month of commencement of course in each year is March and September.
Advertisement for applications will be released in
- Civil engineering
- Electrical engineering
- Mechanical engineering
- Electronics engineering
- Computer science
engineering and architecture is needed.
Selection Process: Selection is based on
written exam and SSB Interview and medical examination.
Electrical Branch Permanent Commission:
A Degree in
- Electrical Engineering
- Electronics Engineering
- Avionics Engineering
- Computer Engineering
qualification recognized by the Institution of Engineers (India) or Institution
of Telecommunication Engineers (India) as equivalent to a