Indian Army has released the notification for the recruitment for 26th Short Service Commission (Tech) women course and for 55th Short service commission (Tech) Men. Unmarried candidates and widows of defence personnel who died in harness and all those who meet the eligibility criteria can apply in the Indian Army.


A candidate must either be:- (i) a citizen of India, or (ii) a subject of
Bhutan, or (iii) a subject of Nepal, or (iv) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before
the 1st 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, 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), (iii), (iv) and (v) above shall be a person in whose favor 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.
A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary will attach such a certificate
along with the application.
(b) Age Limit
(i) For SSC(Tech)- 55 Men and SSCW(Tech)- 26 Women. 20 to 27 years as
on 01 Oct 2020 (Candidates born between 02 Oct 93 and 01 Oct 2000, both days
(ii) For widows of Defence Personnel who Died in Harness Only.
SSCW (Non-Tech) [Non-UPSC] and SSCW(Tech) – A maximum of 35 years of age
as of 01 Oct 2020.
Note. The date of birth recorded in the Matriculation/ Secondary School Examination
A certificate or an equivalent examination certificate on the date of submission of
the application will only be accepted. No other document relating to age will be accepted
and no subsequent request for its change will be considered or granted.
(c) Educational Qualification for SSC(Tech)(Men and Women). Candidates who
have passed the requisite Engineering Degree course or are in the final year of Engineering
The degree course is eligible to apply. Candidates studying in the final year of Engineering
degree course should be able to submit proof of passing by 01 Oct 2020 and produce the
Engineering Degree Certificate within 12 weeks from the date of commencement of training
at Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Such candidates will be
inducted on Additional Bond Basis for recovery of the cost of training at Officers Training
Academy (OTA) as notified from time to time as well as stipend and pay & allowances paid.


SSC (Tech) 55 Men – 175 Posts SSC (Tech) 26 Women – 14 Posts Widows of Defence Personnel Only – 2

(a) For SSC(Tech)-55 Men.
(b) For SSCW(Tech)-26.
Engineering Streams (listed in
Equivalent Stream (AICTE approved) Vacancy
Civil Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering
(Structural Engineering), Structural
Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical
(Mechatronics) Engineering, Mechanical &
Automation Engineering
Electronics Electrical Engineering, Electrical
Engineering (Electronics & Power), Power
System Engineering, Electrical &
Electronics Engineering
Computer Sc & Engg / Computer
Technology/ Information Tech/
M. Sc Computer Sc
Computer Engineering, Computer
Science, Computer Science Engineering,
Computer Science & Engineering,
Information Science & Engineering
Electronics &
Electronics & Common/ Satellite
Electronics & Telecommunication
Engineering, Telecommunication
Engineering, Electronics &
Communication Engineering, Electronics
& Electrical Communication Engineering
Electronics Power Electronics & Drives 02
Opto Electronics 02
Fibre Optics 02
Micro Electronics & Microwave 02
Production Engg Production Engineering, Product Design &
Development, Production Engineering &
Architecture Engineering 03
Building Construction Technology 02
Aeronautical Engineering 02
Ballistics 02
Avionics 02
Aerospace 02
Total of 175

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