Indian Army JAG 2021 / JAG 26: Indian Army JAG Entry 26th course for April 2021 recruitment notification is out. The post advertised is of Judge Advocate General with 05 vacancies for male candidates and 03 vacancies for female candidates. The application procedure for Indian Army JAG 2021 has been started from October 13, 2020 and November 11, 2020 at joinindianarmy.nic.in. Get here complete details of Indian Army JAG 2021 / JAG 26 recruitment including application form, eligibility criteria, selection procedure, training, and stipends.
Latest: Notification and application form are now available for the Indian Army JAG Entry 26th course for April 2021 recruitment. Check the details below.
Indian Army JAG 2021 / JAG 26
The Indian Army is carrying out JAG 26 recruitment as per the following schedule. Note all the important dates of Indian Army JAG 2021 / JAG 26 from here so as to not miss any event.
|Application Form releases||13 Oct 2020|
|Last date for submission of online application||11 Nov 2020|
|Center allotment for SSB interview||To be announced|
|Booking of dates for SSB interview||To be announced|
|Issuance of Call Letter for SSB Interview||To be announced|
|Result declaration||To be announced|
Indian Army JAG 2021 / JAG 26 Notification
Check the notification released by the Indian Army regarding Indian Army JAG 2021 / JAG 26 recruitment below. Click on the notification to view and download the complete information bulletin.
Indian Army JAG 2026 / JAG 26 Vacancies
The vacancies available for this recruitment are as follows:
Indian Army JAG 2021 / JAG 26 Application Form
Candidates can fill the application form for Indian Army JAG 2021 / JAG 26 through joinindianarmy.nic.in. The candidates cannot submit the application form through any other mode. Follow the steps provided below to apply online for recruitment.
How to Apply for Indian Army JAG 2021 / JAG 26?
|Step 1: Visit the official website for recruitment and click on “Officers Entry Apply/ Login” button.|
|Step 2: Use the “New Registration” button to access the registration portal. Register by filling the registration form.|
|Step 3: On registration being successful, the profile of the candidates is created. Next, the candidates need to click on application form link and fill the form.|
|Step 4: Also, review the application form before final submission.|
|Step 5: Take 2 print-outs of the filled-in application form. One copy is to be carried to the Selection Centre for SSB and other one must be retained by the candidates for future reference.|
Application fee: There is no application fee to submit the Indian Army JAG 2021 / JAG 26 application form.
Indian Army JAG 2021 / JAG 26 Eligibility Criteria
To be able to apply for the Indian Army JAG 2021 / JAG 26, the candidates must check the eligibility criteria first. Check the same below.
Marital status– Unmarried
Gender– Male, as well as female candidates, can apply.
Nationality– The applicants must be a citizen of any of the following countries
Candidates belonging to following categories are also eligible to apply.
- Tibetan refugees who crossed over to India (before January 01, 1962) and who intended to settle permanently in India
- A POI (Person of Indian Origin) who migrated from any of the following countries with an intention to settle permanently India: Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Burma, Tanzania, Malawi, Zaire, Kenya, Uganda, Vietnam or Ethiopia.
Age Limit (as on Januray 01, 2021) – 21 to 27 years
Educational Qualifications– The candidates must have a 3-year LLB degree with minimum 55% aggregate marks. Such a degree must be obtained from an institution/university recognized by the Bar Council of India. The candidates must also be eligible to register as an advocate with the Bar Council of India/State.
Indian Army JAG 2021 / JAG 26 Selection Process
It is important to know how the candidates are recruited for Indian Army JAG 2021 / JAG 26. To know about it, the candidates can check the selection process below.
The first stage is to apply by filling the application form. The candidates are then shortlisted based on their application for the SSB rounds.
The selected candidates for the SSB rounds have to appear for SSB interview rounds as per the dates and venue allotted in their SSB call letter.
SSB interview has 2 rounds. The candidates qualifying the first round go to round 2. the candidates not qualifying the round 1 are sent back home.
The candidates who qualify the round 2 of the SSB interview have to appear for the medical standard test next.
On qualifying the medical tests, the candidates selected in order of merit based on their interview rounds and medical round are issued joining letter for training.
Indian Army JAG 2021 / JAG 26 Centre Allotment for SSB Interview
Once the application process ends, the candidates who are selected for the SSB rounds can check their allotted SSB centres. The same is intimated to them via their registered email id. The email containing the SSB centre allotment is sent to the candidates 2-3 weeks after the application process ends. Note that only the selected candidates, based on the scrutiny of the application form, are sent emails regarding SSB selection centres.
The selection centres for SSB interview are as follows:
- Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh)
- Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh)
- Bangalore (Karnataka)
- Kapurthala (Punjab)
Scheduling of SSB Interview Dates for Indian Army JAG 2021 / JAG 26
The candidates, who get emails regarding the SSB centres, have to select the dates for the SSB interview next. The candidates can avail this facility, through the official website of Indian Army recruitments, after the centre allotment is done. The candidates, who have been allotted the centres, must log-in on the website and schedule their interview on any available date. The scheduling of interviews is done on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Request for change of SSB interview date/centre is NOT entertained.
Indian Army JAG 2021 / JAG 26 Admit Card
The candidates need to carry the interview call letter with them while appearing for SSB interviews. After the candidates choose the interview dates, they can download the SSB call letter. Indian Army JAG 2021 / JAG 26 call letter is sent to the candidates on registered email ids. Prior intimation is sent to the candidates in this regard. The call letter has the date and time of interview on it. Candidates need to carry a printed copy of the admit card along with original documents to the selection/interview centres.
Indian Army JAG 2021 / JAG 26 Medical Standards
The candidates can check below the medical standards against which they are examined after they qualify the SSB interview rounds. Few of the general standards are mentioned below.
Please note that the standards mentioned here are as per the notification of previous JAG recruitment.
- Physical and mental fitness
- The candidates must not have
- Wax (ears)
- Deviated Nasal Septum
- Hydrocele/ Varicocele/ Phimosis
- Piles and
- Permanent body tattoos are not permitted anywhere on the body. However, Tribes with tattoo marks on face or body, as per their existing customs and traditions, are allowed.
The average height and weight needed for males as per their ages
|Height in Centimeters (Without shoes)||Weight in Kgs.|
|18 yrs||20 yrs||22 yrs|
The average height and weight needed for females as per their ages
Height in Centimeters (Without shoes)
Weight in Kgs.
Indian Army JAG 2021 / JAG 26 Result
The candidates, who appear for the SSB interviews and the medical standard test, can check their results in the form of a merit list. The merit list is uploaded by the Indian Army its website, joinindianarmy.nic.in. Candidates can check the Indian Army JAG 2021 / JAG 26 result as per schedule in the schedule table above.
How is the merit list for Indian Army JAG 2021 / JAG 26 prepared?
The preparation of the merit list is based on the marks of the candidates in the SSB interview rounds solely. The higher educational qualification, previous performances etc have no role to play in the final merit list for selection.
The candidates, whose names appear in the merit list and are medically fit, are issued joining letters for training at OTA, Chennai.
Indian Army JAG 2021 / JAG 26 Training
After getting selected through the SSB rounds, the candidates are required to undergo pre-commission training. The training period lasts for 49 weeks. The Indian Army conducts the training procedures for selected candidates at Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai. Candidates are not allowed to marry or live with their parents during the training period. The candidates are granted ‘Post-graduate Diploma in Defence Management and Strategic Studies’ upon successful completion of the training period.
Indian Army JAG 2021 / JAG 26 Salary
The candidates can check the promotion criteria and salary structure for the post of JAG from the image below. However, the candidates undergoing pre-commission training are entitled to a salary of Rs 56,100 per month during the tenure of the training period.
Along with the salaries, the recruited candidates are eligible for several allowances as mentioned below.
- Dearness Allowance
- Military Service Pay
- High Altitude Allowance
- Siachen Allowance
- Uniform Allowance
- Transport Allowance
- Children Education Allowance
- Para Allowance
- Para Reserve Allowance
- Para Jump Instructor Allowance
- Special Forces Allowance
- Technical Allowance
About the Indian Army Recruitment
India is divided into a number of recruiting zones for the purpose of army recruitments. Every recruiting zone is allotted a quota for recruitment depending on the percentage of its population and ethnic grouping. The candidates can check the details regarding recruitment in the Indian Army on its website, joinindianarmy.nic.in. Initially, the Indian Army Headquarters was in Red Fort, Delhi. However, later the headquarters was shifted to South Block, New Delhi.
Official website: joinindianarmy.nic.in
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Indian Army JAG 2020 Recruitment Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : Candidates can update all details in their registration profile online, except the following: date of birth, class 10 certificate number, name of the candidate, parent's name and username.
Ans : The total duration of SSB interview is 5 days.
Ans : Yes, the candidates who are appearing for an SSB interview first time (for a particular commission) are eligible for travel allowance. Such candidates are entitled to receive AC 3-Tier railway fare or bus fare.