Indian Army 2020 Jobs Recruitment. Indian Army has released official notification for the job openings of Short Service Commissioned Officer vacancies. Check the eligibility and notification prior to apply for the positions.

Closing date is on :- 16th August, 2020. 

No.of Posts and Vacancies :-

Short Service Commissioned Officer - 300 Posts

Job Location - New Delhi

Other Qualification Details :-

Online applications are invited from Indian citizens both male and female, who have passed their final MBBS examination in first or second attempt only, for grant of Short Service Commission in the Armed Forces Medical Services. Applicants who have taken more than two chances in final Prof MBBS (Part I & II) Examination are ineligible and hence need not apply for the same.

1. Qualification: The applicant must possess medical qualification included in First/Second Schedule or Part II of the Third Schedule of IMC Act 1956. The applicant must have permanent registration from any State Medical Council/MCI. Post graduate degree/diploma holders recognized by State Medical Council/MCI/NBE can also apply. Note : Only those candidates who have completed/completing their internship on or before 30 Jun 2020 can apply.

2.  Vacancy: 300 (270 for male and 30 for female) approximately for the year 2020.

3. Merit list: (a) It is to be noted that mere qualifying at the interview does not confirm final selection. Separate merit list of both male and female will be prepared purely on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in interview. Candidates with NCC Certificate will be given due weightage as under:- NCC Certificate Marks (i) NCC A Certificate 02 (ii) NCC B Certificate 03 (iii) NCC ‘C’ Certificate 05 (b) From the prepared Merit list the candidates declared Medically FIT shall be issued joining instruction for commissioning as SSC Officers upto the number of vacancies available for each of merit list.

4. Employability: Being a Medical Officer of Armed Forces Medical Services, the candidate on grant of commission is liable to be employed as per service requirement in any part of the country or abroad, in Army, Navy or Air Force. They may have to work independently in the units allotted to them.

5. Emoluments: Doctors on commissioning in the Armed Forces Medical Services will be granted the rank of Captain (or equivalent rank in Navy/Air Force) in 10B level of Defence Pay Matrix of BP Rs. 61300 + MSP Rs. 15500 + HRA (if applicable) as per category of the city, (i.e X, Y, Z, where the officer is posted) + NPA at prevalent rates + Transport Allowance Rs. 3600-7200 as per the category of the city, (i.e X, Y, Z where the officer is posted) + Dress Allowance Rs. 20,000 (Annually) and Dearness Allowance as per prevalent rate (total emolument at minimum of Pay Scale at the time of joining will be approximately Rs. 97000/- pm). In addition, officers are entitled ration or ration allowance in lieu (as per location of Posting & Notification to that effect) subsidized accommodation and allied facilities. PG degree holders are eligible for PG allowance or specialist pay on being designated as graded specialist as per Training Rules applicable from time to time. In addition, officers are entitled to 60 days Annual Leave & 20 days Casual Leave in a year, Leave Travel Concession (LTC), free Medical Services for self & family including dependent parents, Group Insurance & Canteen Stores Depot (CSD) facility.

6. Promotion For Ssc Officer: SSC officers are commissioned as Capt (or equivalent rank in Navy/ Air Force) on entry and are eligible for promotion upto the rank of Major (or equivalent rank in Navy/ Air Force) after four years of service and Lt Col (or equivalent rank in Navy/Air Force) after a total service of eleven years, subject to fulfillment of eligibility criteria. A candidate who holds additional medical qualification of Post-Graduate Degree/Diploma (MCI/NBE recognized) prior to joining service is eligible to apply for ante date seniority after grant of commission in terms of GoI letter No. 3569/DGAFMS/DG 1b(i)/3394/D(Med) dt 20 Dec 2001 as stated below (within 01 Year of grant of Short Service Commission) :- (a) PG Degree - 36 months (for NBE/ MCI recognized PG Degree obtained from recognized institution after a PG degree course of 03 years duration) (b) PG Diploma - 24 months (for NBE/ MCI recognized PG Diploma obtained from a recognized Institution after PG diploma course of 02 years duration) (c) Maximum antedate of seniority in case of a candidate eligible for antedate under more than one counts as given in AI 74/76 & AI 75/78 read with Paras 8 (a) & (b) above will be imited to a total period of 42 months (DGAFMS is the final authority regarding grant of antedate seniority to any officer).

7. Tenure Of Engagement: (A) For Fresh Candidates: The Tenure Of Ssc Officers Commissioned Through The Civil Entry Scheme Is Of Five Years, Extendable By Another Nine Years In Two Spells, First Of Five Years And Second Of Four Years, In Terms Of Goi Letter No. 4(3)/2007/d(Med) Dt 2 Nov 2007 For Those Who Are Willing To Continue, Subject To Availability Of Vacancies And Meeting The Laid Down Eligibility Criteria For Grant Of Extension As Per Extant Policy.

(B) For Ex Amc Candidates: (I) Candidates Released From Amc Service On Expiry Of Initial Contractual Period Of Five Years May Be Considered For Grant Of Commission In Amc For Second Tenure. (Ii) Candidates Released After Expiry Of 10 (Ten) Years Of Ssc Service Will Not Be Considered For Grant Of Commission In Afms. Note: Candidates already released from AFMS on resignation/ premature retirement will not be considered for commission in AFMS.

8. Provision For Pg Course: (A) Pc Officers: Permanent Commission Officers Between Four And Seven Years Service Are Eligible To Apply For A Large Number Of Post Graduate Courses For The Award Of Md/ms Degree/dnb And Diplomas. After Four Years Of Specialization, Permanent Commission Officers Are Provided An Opportunity To Apply For Super Specialization/training In Specialized Fields Based On Service Records And Merit In Exam Conducted By Afms/statutory Body. The Super Specialization Can Be Done In Service Hospitals Or In Reputed Civil Hospitals After Seeking Placement On Study Leave. The Detailment For Pg Course/super Specialization Would Be Based On Organizational Requirements.

(B) Ssc Officers: (I) Opportunity For In-service Professional Career Enhancement Through Pg Course (Dnb/md/ms/diploma), (Between 4-10 Years Of Service) At Afms Institutions Is Also Available As Per Extant Training Rules As Applicable From Time To Time. Ssc Officers Provided Opportunity For In-service Pg/dnb Would Be Liable To Serve Till 14 Years Of Ssc Service As Per Bond/undertaking Executed At Time Of Seeking Placement For Dnb/pg Seat. The Detailment For Pg Course To Ssc Officers Would Be Based On Organizational Requirements. (Ii) In Addition Ssc Officers After Release Are Eligible To Apply For Pg Seats (Md/ms/dnb/diploma) In Service Institutions As Per Extant Tgc Rules Applicable From Time To Time.

Age: The candidate must not have attained 45 years of age as on 31 Dec 2020.

Application Fee :- A Fee of Rs. 200/- will be charged from the applicants towards application processing. The requisite amount is required to be paid at the end of the application submission through online payment (internet banking/Credit Card/Debit Card). No other mode of payment is accepted.

Address :-

Army Hospital (R&r), Delhi Cantt.

Selection Process :-

(A) Interview. Eligible Candidates Will Be Called For Interview By A Board Of Officers In The Month Of Sep 2020 At Army Hospital (R&r), Delhi Cantt To Assess Their Suitability And Merit For Grant Of Short Service Commission In The Armed Forces Medical Services. The Candidates Appearing For Interview For The First Time Will Be Paid To And Fro Sleeper-class Railway/bus Fare. 

(B) Physical & Medical Standard. Every Candidate On Being Qualified In Interview Will Have To Attend The Special Medical Examination Board (Smb) Constituted By Dgafms For Examining His Or Her Medical Fitness As Per Laid Down Standards. The Proceedings Will Remain Confidential And Will Not Be Divulged To Anyone. However, Candidates Declared unfit By The Initial Medical Examination (Ime) May Apply For The Appeal Medical Board (Amb). The Procedure For Amb Will Be Explained By The President Of Initial Medical Examination. Candidates Are Advised To Note That Dgafms/dg-1a Has No Role To Play In Appeal Medical Boards (Amb) And Procedure Advised By The Medical Authorities Is Strictly To Be Adhered To. The Candidates Declared ‘unfit’ By The Amb May Apply For The Review Medical Board (Rmb). However, Review Medical Board (Rmb) Will Be Granted At The Discretion Of Dgafms Based On The Merits Of The Case. No Representation In This Regard Will Be Entertained. Candidates Will Be Considered Medically fit Only On Receipt Of Approved Medical Documents. Pregnancy, If Detected At Any Stage, After Qualification At Interview Or During Precommission Medical Examination Will Render The Candidate As temporarily Unfit.

Call Letters For Interview: The Call Letters For Interview Shall Be Made Available Online Only After Successful Registration By The Candidate.

Steps to Apply :-

Registration For Online Application ( Will Be Opened On 18 Jul 2020 And Will Be Closed On 16 Aug 2020. Tentative Date Of Interview - 31 Aug 2020 onwards, Venue - Army Hospital (R&r), Delhi Cantt. Application will be accepted online only. To do so the candidate needs to click on the New Registration button and follow the steps on the website.

a) The following Essential Certificates/ documents should be scanned and uploaded:- (i) Passport Size Photograph (.jpeg, Size-upto 100kb) (ii) Scanned copy of class X (Matriculation) Certificate/Birth Certificate issued by Municipal Corporation as a proof of date of birth (.pdf, size-upto 200kb) (iii) Aadhar Card.

(b) Following documents are essentially required to be produced for verification at the time of interview:- (i) Matriculation Certificate (Class X)/Birth Certificate issued by Municipal Corporation as a proof of name and date of birth (Born after 1992). (ii) Aadhar Card (iii) Permanent Medical Registration Certificate. (iv) Internship Completion Certificate. (v) MBBS Degree Certificate, PG Degree Certificate. (vi) Final MBBS (Pt I & II) Attempt Certificate or Transcript Certificate. (vii) No Objection Certificate from present employer, if any. (viii) NCC Certificate, if any. (ix) National Board of Examination Certificate for Foreign Medical Graduates. (x) Passport for Foreign Medical Graduates (xi) Gazette Notification or any other authority clearly highlighting your new name, if there is any change in the name after Matriculation (10 th Class). (xii) 10 Passport size photographs, photo identity proof and address proof. (xiii) Attestation Form in triplicate duly filled in and attested by Competent Authority.

Official Notification