Army Technical SSC Officer Recruitment Entry 2021

By | October 18, 2020

 Applications are invited from eligible unmarried Male and unmarried Female Engineering Graduates and also from Widows of Defence Personnel who died in harness for grant of Short Service Commission (SSC) in the Indian Army. Course will commence in Apr 2021 at Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

Army Technical SSC Officer Recruitment Entry 2021 | Sakorinews


Vacancy Details – 

Army  SSC (Tech)-56 Men and SSCW (Tech.)-27:  189 vacancies (175 vacancies for male and 14 vacancies for Women) in various Engineering disciplines, 


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 Degree course are eligible to apply. Candidates studying in the final year of Engineering degree course should be able to submit proof of passing by 01 Apr 2021 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,in case they fail to produce the requisite degree certificate. 

Educational Qualification for Widows of Defence Personnel who Died in Harness SSCW (Non-Tech) (Non-UPSC). 

  • (i) Graduation in any Discipline. 
  • (ii) SSCW(Tech). BE/B Tech in any Engineering stream.


(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, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia,Malawi, Zaire and Ethopia 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 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 certificate alongwith the application. 

Age Limit – For SSC (Tech)- 55 Men and SSCW (Tech.)- 26 Women.: 20 to 27 years as on 01 April 20201 (Candidates born between 02 April 1994 and 01 April 2001, both days inclusive). (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 on 01 April 2020.

Pay Scale – A stipend of training is ₹56100/- during the training at OTA, Chennai for selected candidates. On completion, selected candidates will be commissioned as Lt in the pay scale of 7th CPC Pay Level-10 ₹56100-177500.

Selection Method – Only shortlisted eligible candidates depending on the cutoff percentage will be interviewed at one of the Selection Centres viz. Allahabad (UP), Bhopal (MP), Bengaluru (Karnataka) and Kapurthala (Punjab) by Psychologist, Group Testing Officer and Interviewing Officer. Call Up letter for SSB interview will be issued by respective Selection Centres through candidate’s registered e-mail id and SMS only.

Allotment of Selection  Centre is at the discretion of DG Rtg, IHQ of MoD (Army) and NO request for changes are entertained in this regard. Candidates will be put through two-stage selection procedure at the SSB. 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 interviews is five days.


How to Apply  – Apply Online on Recruitment proforma at Indian Army website only from 14/10/2020 to 12/11/2020 for Army 56th/27th Technical Entry SSC Officer Entry 2021.

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