Indian Army NCC Special Entry Scheme 2018 – Indian Army released notification of NCC Speical Entry Scheme Apr 2018 for 43 course short service commission (NT) for Men & Women (including wards of battle casualities of Army Personnel. Eligible unmarried / married male and unmarried female candidates may apply in the prescribed format for Army NCC Vacancies 2018. All the candidates can check the complete information regarding NCC Special Entry Scheme Apr 2018 for 43 Course like application process, eligibility criteria, selection process, result etc through this page below.

Latest: The List for Center Allotment for SSC NCC Spl (Men)- 43 has been released, check it from the “Result” page link given in quick links.

Indian Army NCC Special Entry Scheme Apr 2018 – 43 Course

Important Dates

Event Dates
Online application starts from 25 Jul 2017
Last date for submission of online application 23 Aug 2017
Last date for receipt of application for Ward of Battel Casualties at DTE GEN of Recruiting 29 Aug 2017

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Vacancy Details

Total No. of Vacancies – 54

  • NCC Men – 50 (45 for General Category and 05 for Wards of Battle Casualties of Army personnel only).
  • NCC Women – 04 (03 for Women general category and 01 for Wards of Battle Casualties of Army personnel only).

Age Limit – For NCC candidates (including wards of Battle Casualties) 19 to 25 years as on 01 Jan 2018 (born not earlier than 02 Jan 93 and not later than 01 Jan 99).

Educational Qualification – Degree of a recognized University or equivalent with aggregate of minimum 50% marks taking into account marks of all the years.

Selection Process – Candidates will be shortlisted by the NCC Directorates & HQ DG NCC on the basis of qualifications. Thereafter shortlisted candidates will have to undergo Services Selection Board (SSB) interview by Directorate General of Recruiting.

How to Apply – Eligible and interested candidates can apply online as per schedule through official website. The applicant need not send any document such as print out online application.

Eligibility Criteria

For NCC ‘C’ Certificate Holders

  • Degree of a recognized University or equivalent with aggregate of minimum 50% marks taking into account marks of all the years
  •  Those studying in final year are also allowed to apply provided they have secured minimum 50% aggregate marks in the first two/three years of three/four years degree
    course respectively. Such students will need to secure overall aggregate of minimum 50% marks if selected in interview, failing which their candidature will be CANCELLED.
  • Candidates who have passed the degree course must produce the proof of passing the degree course by 1st of Apr 2018 to the Directorate General of Recruiting, failing which their candidature is will be cancelled.
  • The candidates studying in the final year of graduation must submit the proof of their passing the graduation degree Exam by 1st of Apr 2018 to the Directorate General of Recruiting, failing which their candidature will be cancelled. Those who are not able to produce the degree certificate/provisional degree by the specified date will be inducted on Additional Bond Basis only on submission of proof of their passing graduation degree exam to the Directorate General of Recruiting by the above specified date.

Service in NCC: Should have served for minimum two academic years in the senior Division/Wing of NCC.

Grading: Should have obtained minimum of ‘B’ Grade in ‘C’ Certificate Exam of NCC.

For Ward of Battle Casualties of Army Personnel.

The vacancies under wards of battle casualties are available to wards (sons and daughters
including legally adopted) of Battle casualties specified as:-

  • Killed in action.
  • Died of wound or injuries (Other than self -inflicted).
  • Wounded or Injured (Other than self-inflicted).
  • Missing.

Degree of a recognized University or equivalent with aggregate of minimum 50% marks taking into account marks of all the years.

NCC ‘C’ certificate NOT required.

Eligibility for wards of battle casualties and also documents to be attached alongwith the application form are as under:

  • A “Battle Casualty” certificate issued by Respective Regimental Records/MP Dte and vetted by AG/MP-5D certifying that the parent has been killed/wounded/reported missing in action,
  • A copy of Part II Order notifying injuries and being classified as “Battle Casualty”.
  • Relation Certificate issued by Respective Regimental Records / MP Dte.

Physical Standard

Height and Weight – The minimum acceptable height and weight for men is 157.5 ems with correlated weight and for women candidate is 152 cm and 42 kg. In case of candidates belonging to the North East and hilly areas like Gorkhas, Nepalese, Assamese and Garhwalis, the height is relaxed by 5 cms and weight commensurate with reduced height. In case of candidates from Lakshadweep, the. minimum acceptable height is
reduced by 2 cms.

To pass fit, a candidate must be in good physical and mental health, free from any disability.

Permanent Body Tattoos: For Tattoo policy please visit website ‘’.

Prospective candidates are advised to exercise and keep themselves physically fit, in order to avoid any injury due to the rigorous physical training at Officers Training Academy. In order to be able to adjust to the regime at the Training Academy the candidates are advised to achieve following standards before joining the OT A, if finally selected:-

  • Running 2.4 km in 15 minutes, Push Ups-13 Nos, Sit Ups-25 Nos, Chin Ups 6 Nos., Rope Climbing 3-4 Meters.

Selection Process

The selection procedure is as follows:-

  • Shortlisting of Applications – Integrated HQ of MoD (Army) reserves the right to fix cutoff percentage of marks for shortlisting of applications, without assigning any reason. After shortlisting of applications, the Centre allotment will be intimated to the candidate
    via their email. After allotment of Selection Centre, candidates will have to log in to the website and select their SSB dates on a first come first served basis, upto a specified date.
  • Note – Wards of Battle Casualties will be intimated dates for SSS Interview on their given email by the Selection Centres separately
  • Only shortlisted eligible candidates will undergo SSB at Selection Centres, Allahabad(UP), Bhopal(MP), Bangalore (Karnataka) and Kapurthala (PB). Call up letter for SSB interview will be issued by respective Selection Centre on candidates’ registered e-mail id and SMS only. Allotment of Selection Centre is at the discretion of Directorate
    General of Recruiting, IHQ of MoD (Army) and NO request for changes will be entertained in this regard.
  • Candidates will be put through two stage selection procedure. Those who clear Stage I will go to Stage II. Those who fall in stage I will be returned on the same day. Duration of SSB interviews is five days and details of the same are available at official website of Rtg Dte This will be followed by a medical examination for the candidates who get recommended after Stage II.
  • Candidates recommended by the SSB and declared medically fit, will be issued joining letter for training in the order of merit depending on the number of vacancies available.

Medical Examination

A candidate recommended by the Service Selection Board will undergo a medical examination by a Board of Service Medical Officers. In addition Women candidate will undergo Medical Examination by a lady Medical officer/lady specialist officer to rule out gynaecological disorders. There will be a female attendant present at the time of med examination in case the medical officer /specialist officer happens to be male. Only those candidates will be admitted to the academy who are declared fit by the Medical Board. The proceedings of the Medical Board are confidential and will not be divulged to anyone. However, candidates declared unfit by the Special Medical Board (SMB) will be intimated by the president of the SMB. The procedure for request for Appeal Medical Board (AMB) will also be intimated to the candidates. Unfit Candidates should report for AMB within a maximum period of 42 days from the date of SMB. Candidates declared unfit by AMB will be intimated by the President, AMB about procedure to appeal against decision of AMB. Candidates must also note that Review Medical Board (RMB) will be granted at the discretion of DGAFMS based on the merits of the case and that RMB is NOT a right. Candidates will be considered medically fit only on receipt of the approved medical documents from Directorate General Medical Services. Pregnancy, if detected at any stage, after selection at SSB or during training will debar the female candidate from grant of commission.

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