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Modern Indian armed forces can trace their military ancestry, in various forms, back several millennia, with Indian maritime history dating back some 5, years.
However, the British East India Company established the nascent components of the future Indian armed forces with the creation of army and naval units. In , the Indian Air Force was established as an auxiliary air force. At the outbreak of war in , the Indian Army consisted of just under , soldiers. By , it had become the largest volunteer army in history with just over 2.
Two Princely-ruled territories, Kashmir and Hyderabad, were also involved in the partition. Hyderabad was eventually annexed by India and Kashmir became a perennial flash point between India and Pakistan. The modern Indian Army was established on 15 August On 26 January , India removed the last vestiges of British rule and became a sovereign nation, the Republic of India.
In , Portuguese colonial rule in Goa ended when India annexed the territory after a very brief military operation. With a strength of approximately 1. India also has a strength of over 1. This part of the article outlines the process from when you decide you want to join the Indian Army to making your initial application online.
The initial eligibility questions a potential candidate will be asked include:. The answers to these questions will generate one or more recruitment categories that the candidate may be eligible to apply for, as noted in the next section.
When the candidate clicks on a relevant recruitment category they will be invited to create a username and password, from which they can then formally start their application process.
Tables 2 to 4 outline the regional, special and dispensation of physical eligibility criteria that may apply to the candidate. Table 2 outlines the general physical eligibility criteria for the various recruitment categories by region. Table 3 outlines the special physical eligibility criteria for the various recruitment categories. Table 4 outlines the dispensation of physical eligibility criteria for the various recruitment categories.
Certain candidates can receive instant enrolment into the Indian Army in the Soldier General Duty recruitment category through the respective Regiment or Corps Training Centres:. The candidates should meet age, educational qualification, physical measurement and medical standards. The concessions as applicable to the sons of servicemen or ex-servicemen in physical measurement will also be given in such cases.
They will not be put through any formal test, for example the Physical Fitness Test or written tests. For candidates applying through the sportsman special category, there are just under 30 games and sports that qualify depending whether it is for Halvidar or Naib Subedar:.
Some of these tests and assessments are outlined below. Candidates will be invited to attend a recruitment rally on a date, and location, noted in an email to their registered email address. There are strict entry cut-off time for candidates, make sure you attend on time or be locked out! A recruitment rally can last from seven 7 to fourteen 14 days, although a candidate would only attend one of those days. Each day caters to a different recruitment category, although some recruitment categories may attend on the same day as each other.
The tests and assessments that a candidate may have to undertake during the recruitment rally include:. It should be noted that candidates applying in the JCO Religious Teacher recruitment category are only required to complete the metre run.
Candidates should qualify and no marks are awarded. All candidates applying for a technical artisan or traditional trade must successfully pass the Tradesman Aptitude Test; sometimes known as the Aptitude Proficiency Test.
The purpose of the Tradesman Aptitude Test is to ensure that the individuals being selected in the tradesman recruitment category are suitable for the job which they are expected to perform. Typically, a screening board will conduct the Tradesman Aptitude Test at the recruitment rally, and it is a pre-requisite that candidates qualify at the Tradesman Aptitude Test before moving on to the Common Entrance Exam Section 3.
This is also applicable for the Soldier Tradesman Musician recruitment category. All candidates applying through the special category of Outstanding Sportsman must successfully pass the Sports Proficiency Testing Board; sometimes known as the Sports Proficiency Trials. The Sports Proficiency Testing Board is only for sportsperson candidates and is conducted by a separate board of officers during the recruitment rally. Candidates must ensure their sponsoring unit forwards the complete details of the issuing authority with full postal address and is available for verification in a sponsoring letter from unit.
No candidate will be accepted as unit sponsored unless accompanied by sponsoring letter from the unit. All candidates are required to undertake a written test, known as the Common Entrance Exam CEE , in a time limit of one hour. The details of the marking system used by recruitment category are outlined in Table 7. Candidates should note that negative marking is applied in the CEE for all recruitment categories.
This letter will detail:. The reader will now have a better understanding of the process they will undertake if they decide that joining the Indian Army is for them. We provide advice, guidance, support, and information on a wide range of military- and fitness-related topics.
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Gather and prepare relevant documents. Prepare for any tests physical and written. Therefore, candidates not possessing these documents are advised to apply and produce these IDs in original at the time of enrolment. Apply online. Attend Recruitment Rally Screening Boards on date noted in email. Documents check, and physical fitness test and measurement test. Physical Standards: Minimum height, weight and chest measurements depend on the region and state of the candidate, and recruitment category.
Tradesman Aptitude Test if applying for a technical trade. Sports Proficiency Testing Board only for sportsperson candidates. Attend Medical Examination Board. Prepare and attend Common Entrance Exam. Publication of Merit List.
Issue of Call Letter to selected candidates: Submit relevant documents within time limit ; and Report for dispatch to relevant training centre on due date. Height: must be in the range of to cm. Tech; Graduation; Matric; or Post-Graduation. Gender: Male only. Marital Status: Married; Unmarried Candidates below the age of 21 years at the time of screening must be unmarried ; Divorced; Widow; or Widower. Re-mustering: yes or no.
Do you belong to a special category? Non-Dispensation category. Gorkha Nepalese and Indian origin. Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Recognised Tribal Areas. Son or brother of Army personnel. Havildar Survey Automated Cartographer Engineers.
Havildar Education Army Education Corps. No percentage required for higher qualification, i. However, the candidate should have also studied all four specified subjects in Class XII. In addition requisite qualification in their own religious denomination. AICTE recognition is not mandatory. Height criteria would be at par with Soldier GD as relevant to the region. However, preference will be given to the candidate fulfilling the physical standard laid down for Soldier GD.
Notes: Regional physical standards lower than the standards laid down in Para 2 h above will be applicable to clerical candidates belonging to those region. Nil 2 Nil Notes: An eligible candidate can be granted prescribed relaxations in all three measurements i.
However, they cannot claim dispensations of more than one category, i. One real brother of a battle casualty, when deceased was unmarried or did not have a male child. One real brother of a battle casualty provided he gets married to the deceased widow who is issueless or has no male child. One real brother of a battle casualty provided he gets married to the deceased widow who has a male child but who has not attained age for enrolment. One real son of the battle casualty when the battle casualty has been invalidated out of service on medical grounds.
Naib Subedar : athletics including track and field events, marathon and cross country ; archery; basketball; boxing; cricket; cycling; football; fencing; gymnastics; golf; hockey; handball; judo; kabaddi; kayaking and canoeing; karate; rowing; swimming; shooting; squash; sailing and yachting; tennis; taekwondo; volleyball; weightlifting; and wrestling. Candidates should note: That for enrolment of meritorious sportsmen from Unit HQ quota or from the Zones, the list of games as applicable for direct Havildar entry is considered.
Different recruitment centres have different preferences for the above games and sports, meaning they may accept some and discount others. Chest should be well developed having minimum 5 cm expansion. Should have normal hearing with each ear. Eyesight: Good binocular vision in both eyes.
Online Application : On receipt of notification from army recruitment authorities for recruitment of JCO Catering in the army, Online Registration are required to be done through www. Admit card for recruitment of Catering JCO may be downloaded through army site in which initial screening details of the candidates will be given. Download Admit Card. The screened candidates are put through written examination. Should have sufficient number of natural health gum and teeth i.
Catering JCO Recruitment Process-Army Catering JCO Bharti
The Indian Army consist various arms divisions and services. Among these catering service is one. The examination is held four times a year and is advertised in the Employment News and leading newspapers. Nationality: Unmarried male Indian citizens including those of Nepal are eligible. A candidate should have robust physique and good mental health.
Indian Army JCO Catering Exams
Modern Indian armed forces can trace their military ancestry, in various forms, back several millennia, with Indian maritime history dating back some 5, years. However, the British East India Company established the nascent components of the future Indian armed forces with the creation of army and naval units. In , the Indian Air Force was established as an auxiliary air force. At the outbreak of war in , the Indian Army consisted of just under , soldiers.