Check out NCC special entry scheme Short Service Commission (NT) 36th course notification here. Download NCC 36 special entry course application form in PDF here. Check out number of vacancies, eligibility criteria and complete notification of NCC.
Indian Army has invited applications from NCC cadets who want to become Short Service Commission officers in Army through the notification of NCC 36th special entry scheme course. This course is exclusively notified for candidates who have their NCC C level certificate. Both men and women can apply for NCC 36 special entry course.
Vacancies of NCC 36 special entry courseThere are total 50 vacancies for men candidates. Out of 50 vacancies 5 vacancies are reserved for wards of battle casualties of Army. Similarly, there are 4 vacancies available for women applicants. 10% vacancies are reserved for wards of battle casualties.
Eligibility criteria of NCC 36th SSC NT courseIn order to apply for NCC 36 course, applicants should fulfill the following eligibility criteria as laid out by Indian Army officials. Applicants may be male or female. Men applicants may be married or unmarried. But women applicants applying for NCC 36th course should be unmarried. Also wards of battle casualty defence personnel are eligible to apply. Candidates must be Indian citizens. Candidates who were asked to leave NDA, IMA, OTA, AFA or any other service training academy are not eligible to apply for NCC 36th course. Age limit for applicants is set as 19 to 25 years as on course commencement date. That is applicant's age should be between 19 to 25 years as on 01st October 2014.
Educational qualification required for 36 NCC courseEducational qualification required is different for NCC C certificate holders and wards of battle casualty of defence personnel.
For NCC C certificate holdersNCC C certificate holders should have passed graduation with minimum 50% from any recognised university. Final year students can also apply for the NCC 36th SSC NT course provided they have secured atleast 50% in two years of their graduation and also they should score 50% marks in aggregate after completion of graduation. Final year students should also be able to get their graduation certificates by October 2014. NCC C level certificate holders should have served for minimum 2 academic years in the senior Division / Wing of NCC. Applicants should have minimum B grade in C certificate exam of NCC.
For wards of battle casualties of Army personnelWards of battle casualties of Army personnel should have passed graduation with 50% marks in any recognised university. NCC C certificate is not required. Wards of battle casualties must send their applications directly to the following address.
Dte Gen of Recruiting / Rtg-6,
West Block - III,
New Delhi - 110066.
Also wards of battle casualties applying for NCC 36th SSC NT special entry course should attach the following certificate.
(a) A letter to the effect that the parent has been killed/wounded / reported missing in action issued by MP Dte/Respective
Regimental Records and a copy of Part II Order notifying injuries and being classified as battle casualties in case of serving/
medically boarded out pers. (b) The vacancies under wards of battle casualties are available to wards (sons and daughters
including legally adopted) of battle casualties specified as (aa) Killed in action (ab) Died of wound or injuries (Other than
self-inflicted) (ac) Wounded or Injured (Other than self-inflicted). (ad) Missing. (c) Relation Certificate issued by Records / MP
Dte. (d) Last Date of Receipt of Application in Rtg Dte for Wards of battle casualties is 17 Feb 2014.
Physical standard required for NCC 36 courseFor men minimum height should be 157.5 Cms with co-related weight. For women applicants, minimum required height is set as 152 Cms and 42 Kg weight. Candidates belonging to the North East and Hilly Areas like Gorkhas, Nepalies, Assamies and Garhwalis, the height will relaxed by 5 cms and weight commensurate with reduced height. In case of candidates from Lakshadweep the minimum acceptable height can be reduced by 2 cms.
Visual standards for applying NCC 36 courseVisual standards required for applicants of NCC special entry course are as follows.
- Minimum distant vision acceptable for applicants is better eye 6/6 and worse eye 6/18.
- Myopia should not be more than minus 3.50 for men and 5.50 for women including astigmatism.
- Candidates who have under-gone or have the evidence of having undergone Radial Keratotomy to improve the visual acuity, will be permanently rejected.
- Candidates aged 20 years or above who have undergone Laser Surgery for correction of refractive error will be considered for commission in Army If they fulfill following criteria :-
- Uncomplicated stable LASIK/Excimer (PRK) laser procedure done for. Myopia or Hypermetropia, with stable refraction for a period of six months after the procedure.
- A healthy retina.
- Corrected vision should be 6/6 in better eye and 6/9 in worse eye, with maximum residual refraction of : ± 1.50 in any meridian for myopia or hypermetropia.
- Axial length within permissible limits.