ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR OTHER RANKS
Indian Army recruit soldiers and JCOs to maintain its strength power. But strictly speaking Indian Army doesn't compromise with its eligibility criteria hence read this section carefully. Eligibility criteria for the various post are given below:
1. AGE :
(a) SOLDIER (GD) - 16-21 Years
(b) SOLDIER (Tech. , Clk. , Nursing Assis.) - 16-23 Years
(c) SODIER TRADESMEN (GD) - 16-20 Years
(d) SOLDIER TRADESMEN (SD) - 16-25 Years
(e) HAVILDAR (AEC) - 20-25 Years & 28 for Remastered
(f) SURVEYOR AUTOMATED CARTOGRAPHER - 20-25 Years
(g) JCO (RT) - 27-34 Years
(h) JCO (Catering) - 21-27 Years
2. SEX : Only male candidates can apply
3. NATIONALITY : Must be citizen of India
4. EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION :
(a) SOLDIER (GD) - SSCL/MATRIC
(b) SOLDIER (Tech. , Clk.) - SSCL/MATRIC with 45% aggregate
(c) SOLDIER (Nursing Assis.) - SSCL/MATRIC (Math, Bio., Eng. )
(d) SOLDIER TRADESMEN (GD, SD) - NON MATRIC
(e) HAVILDAR (AEC) - (i) Group 'X' :- B.A, B.Ed / B.Sc, B.Ed / BCA/BSc(IT), B.Ed/ M.A / M.Sc /MCA from any recognized university.
(ii) Group ‘Y’:- B.A /B.Sc/BCA/B Sc(IT) from any recognized university
(f) JCO (RT) - Minimum graduation
DESIRABLE - Candidate should also have one of the below qualification :-
(i) PANDIT :
(ii) Maulvi : Candidates with the minimum educational qualification of graduation in any discipline from a recognized university. In addition candidate must also be qualified as Maulvi Alim in Arabic / Adib Alim in Urdu or equivalent standard. Those who have passed BA with Arabic /
Urdu as one of the elective (Main) subject but have not done Maulvi Alim in Arabic / Adib Alim in Urdu are also eligible.
(iii) Padre : Candidates with the minimum educational qualification of graduation from a recognized university. In addition candidates should have been ordained priest by the appropriate ecclesiastical authority and is still on the approved list of the local Bishop.
Note : For candidates applying for remustering the minimum qualification will be 10+2.
(g) JCO (CATERING ) - (i) 10+2 or equivalent from any education board recognized by Councilof board of school education in India. Candidates should have working knowledge of either English or Hindi or both.
(ii) 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.
(h) SURVEYOR AUTOMATED CARTOGRAPHER - The Minimum educational qualification for appointment will be BA / B.Sc with Mathematics, having passed 12th Class (10+2) or equivalent with Science and Mathematics as main subjects from a Recognised Board/University.