Indian Army SSC Tech 55 Merit List – Indian Army releases a merit list for Join Indian Army SSC Tech 55th Men 26th Women Oct 2020 batch intake. Those whose names are in the merit list will get joining letters for pre-commissioning training at OTA, Chennai. Indian Army is conducting recruitment for Short Service Commission in the technical field for 175 vacancies of men, 14 vacancies of women, and 2 vacancies for widows of defense personnel. Get here complete details of SSC Tech 55 Merit List as well as cut off of this time and past times.
Latest: Indian Army SSC Tech 54 Merit List Apr 2020 and SSCW Tech 25 (Apr 2020) has been released. Check below.
Indian Army SSC Tech 55 Merit List Oct 2020
Merit list is compiled on basis of marks obtained in SSB interviews only. Previous records of educational qualification, performances, background do not have any role in it. Here is the schedule for merit list and related dates.
|Indian Army SSC Tech 55 Merit||Important dates|
|Issuance of merit list||to be announced|
Check here: Candidates can check and download merit list for Indian Army SSC Tech 55th Men 26th Women Oct 2020 batch as per schedule at joinindianarmy.nic.in.
Indian Army SSC Tech 54 Merit List APR 2020
Indian Army has released the merit list of SSC Tech -54 (Apr 2020) and SSCW (Tech and Non-Tech)-25 (Apr 2020) at the official website, joinindianarmy.nic.in. The merit list contains the merit number, roll number, and names of qualified candidates. Joining letters for the qualified candidates will be issued as per merit subject to vacancy, submission of requisite documents, medical fitness, and meeting all eligibility criteria.
Click here to check the merit list SSC Tech 54 (Apr 2020).
Click here to check the merit list SSCW (Tech and Non-Tech)-25 (Apr 2020) Course for the widow of defense personnel who dies in harness.
Click here to check the merit list SSCW (Tech)-25(Apr 2020).
What about SSC Tech 55 Shortlist?
After the last date for application form submission, both for SSC T, SSCW T, and SSCW (Non Tech) (Non UPSC), shortlisting process begins. In this shortlisting process, Integrated HQ of MoD (Army) fixes cut off for each stream at its sole discretion. Cut off is fixed on 6th semester of engineering degree / 2nd semester of M.Sc Computer Science / 8th semester of Architecture.
Then those candidates who had applied correctly, and their marks at least equal cut off, are shortlisted for SSB.
If you are shortlisted for SSB, then you will get an email about center allotment via email.
Please check your email (same as the one used for registration) to know whether you have been shortlisted or not. If you are shortlisted, then heartiest congratulations! Please let us also know in comments section below whether you have received email or not, to share with everyone that they should also check their emails.
What to do if you are shortlisted?
So you are shortlisted for SSB for SSC Tech 55 / SSC Women Tech 26? Kudos! Now you should gear up for SSB, and also do the following.
- Select SSB date
Go to joinindianarmy.nic.in. In the officers selection section, click on “SSB Dates All Entries”. There, click on course to select course, then select current course, enter your name, and date of birth. You will then be able to select SSB date which is available on a first come first serve basis!
- Download SSB call letter
The selection center assigned to you sends you call letter for SSC Tech SSB via email and SMS. So please check your email and SMS inbox to download your admit card / call letter.
- Attend SSB
You will have to attend SSB interview (5 days process) at any one of these selection centres as assigned to you – Allahabad (UP), Bhopal (MP), Bengaluru (Karnataka) and Kapurthala (Punjab).
Best of luck for SSB!
SSC Tech 55 Merit List
How does the Indian Army create the merit list? How many candidates will be finally selected? What do I do if I am selected? All these, and many more questions might be swirling in your mind right now. Don’t worry, we’ve got it all covered here!
Selection Process comprises of these two steps
- Shortlisting on basis of qualifying exam marks
- SSB interview
However, merit list is finally on basis of SSB interview marks only. In addition, you should have been able to prove your eligibility and completed all documentation, and also been declared medically fit.
Regarding the number of candidates in merit list, that depends on how many candidates actually make it through to the end of SSB and how far they meet the expectations of the esteemed personnel who take the SSB interviews.
Indian Army SSC Tech Cut Offs
When we say cut off of SSC Tech for joining Indian Army, it refers to the minimum marks needed to get shortlisted for SSB (in Indian Army SSC Tech, candidates first apply and then they are shortlisted for SSB on basis of their scores in qualifying exam). Please note that SSB cut offs are not disclosed.
While SSC Tech 55 cut off will be published with or after merit list, that of the batches before it are made available here for your reference.
Here, cut off = minimum marks required in 6th semester of engineering degree / 2nd semester of M.Sc Computer Science / 8th semester of Architecture.
SSC Tech 55 Cut Off
SSC Tech 54 Cut Off
SSC Tech 53 Cut Off (53rd Men 24th Women)
The vacancies were 175 (SSC T), 14 (SSCW T).
SSC Tech 52 Cut Off (52nd Men 23rd Women)
The vacancies were 175 (SSC T), 14 (SSCW T).
SSC Tech 51 Cut Off (51st Men 22nd Women)
The vacancies were 175 (SSC T), 14 (SSCW T).
SSC Tech 50 Cut Off (50th Men 21st Women)
The vacancies were 175 (SSC T), 19 (SSCW T).
SSC Tech 49 Cut Off (49th Men 20th Women)
In this year, the vacancies were 175 (SSC T), 20 (SSCW T).
SSC Tech 48 Cut Off (48th Men 19th Women)
In this year, the vacancies were 150 (SSC T), 20 (SSCW T).
After SSC Tech 55 Merit List – Training and Commission
Know all about the commission, salary, and other details.
If you are selected through SSC Tech in Indian Army, then you will have to report to Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Here, you will begin pre commission training. You will be on probation at the time of joining. After pre commission training, you will be confirmed for Short Service Commission (Technical) in the rank of Lieutenant.
Training period will be 49 weeks.
Government bears the expense of your training at OTA. Those who complete the same at OTA Chennai, get Post Graduate Diploma in Defence Management and Strategic Studies by University of Madras.
Candidates cannot marry or live with their parents in this duration.
If an officer is reported upon within 6 months from date of confirmation of SSC, as unsuitable to retain, then his/her commission may be terminated at any time.
Officers can be granted Short Service Commission in any arm or service, in any part of the world. The same is as per decision of Integrated Headquarters of Ministry of Defence (Army).
About Short Service Commission
An officer is liable to serve 10 years.
However, this is extendable by a further period of 4 years, if they opt for it, and they are found eligible and suitable for extension of service.
Those who wish to go for permanent commission (PC) will also be considered in the tenth year of service as per eligibility and suitability.
Those who are looking for PC but do not get it can opt for extension of service, and can be granted the same for a period of 4 years, after which, they will be released from army.
Refund of training cost in case of withdrawal
If Lady or Gentleman cadet is withdrawn from training academy for reasons other than medical ground or reasons beyond his/her control, then he/she will be liable to refund the cost of training @11,067 per week, thereafter yearly escalation of 8%pa will be calculated on per capita cost of training for each ensuing year during stay at OTA, Chennai.
Promotion Criteria and Salary Structure
First, you may want to look at how promotion works through different ranks in the Indian Army.
|Rank||Promotion criteria – On Commission||Promotion criteria – On Completion of X years||Promotion criteria – On Selection Basis|
|Lt General /HAG Scale||✓|
|HAG + Scale (*Admissible to 1/3rd of total strength of Lt Generals)||✓|
|VCOAS/Army Cdr/Lt Gen (NFSG)||✓|
Next, this is the pay structure.
|Rank||Level||Pay in Rs|
|Lieutenant||10||56,100 – 1,77,500|
|Lt General /HAG Scale||15||1,82,200-2,24,100|
|HAG + Scale (*Admissible to 1/3rd of total strength of Lt Generals)||16||2,05,400-2,24,400|
|VCOAS/Army Cdr/Lt Gen (NFSG)||17||2,25,000/-(fixed)|
Military Service Pay (MSP): MSP to the Officers from the rank of Lt to Brig is Rs.15,500/- p.m (fixed).
Fixed Stipend for Cadet Training: Stipend to Gentlemen or Lady Cadets during the entire duration of training in Service academy i.e. during training period at OTA is Rs 56,100/-p.m.* (Starting pay in Level 10).
For more allowances, as applicable, please see notification.
Medical Examination – Commonly found defects and important points!
Indian Army finds a lot of candidates lose out towards the end, despite getting through SSB, in the medical round. Thus, candidates are advised to once go through an examination to avoid disappointment during selection.
A few common defects are:
- Wax in ears
- Deviated Nasal Septum
- Hydrocele / Variocele / Phimosis
- Overweight / Underweight
Also, please note that permanent body tattoos are only allowed on inner face of forearm that is from inside of elbow to the wrist and on the reverse side of palm / back side of hand. On any other part of body, permanent body tattoos are not allowed.
For a detailed insight, please go through the page 11-18 of notification.
This is the structure of the Indian Army:
A soldier in Indian Army braves it all – threats within and without, terrain where mere mortals would not dare set foot, and challenges which we cannot think of in our wildest dreams. One who takes up such challenges at the drop of a hat, and can also maneuver all expected outcomes of his actions before taking the leap, finds a place in the Indian Army. Having values deeply ingrained in one’s soul is also a characteristic trait of one in Indian Army.
Values of Indian Army are spirit-de-corps, spirit of selfless sacrifice, valour, non-discrimination, fairness and honesty, discipline and integrity, fidelity, honour and courage, death to dishonor, fortrightness.
Welcome to the world of Indian Army.
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Indian Army SSC Tech 2020 Result Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : There is no limit to number of attempts. However, you should meet the eligibility criteria. Also, while filling the form, mention about previous SSB experiences.
Ans : Indian Army will directly email to all shortlisted candidates about center allocation, instead of publishing a list. Those who are shortlisted can then select SSB dates.
Ans : You need to submit proof of passing by 01 Apr 2020, and produce engineering degree certificate within 12 weeks from date of start of training at OTA Chennai.
Ans : Short Service Commission is for 10 years, extendable upto 14 years.
Ans : You can opt for Permanent Commission after 10th year. Then, if you are found suitable and eligible, then you will get Permanent Commission. Otherwise if you are not given PC, but are otherwise suitable, your Short Service Commission can be extended to 14 years.