Indian Army has released notification of Indian Army SSC Tech 49th Men 20th Women 2017 for married / unmarried Male and unmarried Female Engineering Graduate and also from Widows of Defence Personnle for grant of Short Service Commission in the Indian Army in all Arms / Services. Course shall be commenced in October 2017 at officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

Eligible candidates who wish to Join Indian Army after engineering can apply for Indian Army SSC Tech 2017. Officers Entry Apply / Login will remain active for SSC Tech 49 Men & 20 Women as per schedule. In fact, application form will remain open for a period of four weeks. Join Indian Army recruiting directorate is to decide cut off to hold selection rounds. Get here complete details of Indian Army SSC Tech 49 (Men) and 20 (Women) 2017 including notification, application form, admit card, result, merit list, cut off.


Latest – Indian Army SSC Tech 49th Men 20th Women 2017 SSB Interview Dates has been announced. Scroll down to check.

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Indian Army Short Service Commission (SSC) Tech 49 Men 20 Women 2017

In view of Indian Army SSC Tech 2017 being for 49th Short Service Commission for Men and 20th Short Service Commission for Women; candidates popularly refer to it as Indian Army SSC Tech 49. Sometimes they may also call it only Indian Army SSC Tech 2017. At other times, applicants refer it to as Indian Army Engineering Recruitment 2017 SSC Tech. All in all, we can call them also as Indian Army Short Service Commission Notification 2017.

Vacancy details

Total No. of vacancies – 195

  • Men – 175
  • Women – 20

Educational Qualification – Candidates who have passed Engineering Degree course or are in the final year of Engineering course are eligible to apply.

Selection Process – Integrated HQ of MoD (Army) reserves the right to shortlist applications and to fix cutoff percentage of marks for each engineering discipline without assigning any reason.

How to Apply – Application Form of Indian Army SSC Tech 49th Men 20th Women 2017 can be filled online at Indian Army website. There is no need to pay the Application fee.

Application fee – As fixed by Join Indian Army.

Important Dates

Event Dates
Online application commences from 23 Jan 2017
Last date for submission of Application Form 22 Feb 2017 28 Feb 2017
Date of Interviews Apr / May 2017 onwards

Indian Army SSC Vacancy 2017 – Short Service Commission (SSC) Tech 49 Men 20 Women

Engineering stream Equivalent Engineering Stream Vacancies for Men Vacancies for Women
Civil Civil Engg, Civil Engg (Structural Engg), Structural Engg 42 5
Mechanical Mechanical Engg, Mechanical (Mechatronics) Engg, Mechanical & Automation Engg 12 4
Electrical / Electrical & Electronics Electrical Engg, Electrical Engg (Electronics & Power), Power System Engg, Electrical & Electronics Engg 18 4
Aeronautical / Aviation / Aerosp ace / Ballistics / Avionics Aeronautical Engg 13
Computer Sc & Engg / Computer Technology / Info Tech / M.Sc (Computer Sc) Computer Engg, Computer Science, Computer Science Engg, Computer Science & Engg, Information Science & Engg 27 4
Electronics & Telecommunication / Telecom munication / Electronics & Communication / Satellite Communication Electronics & Telecommunication Engg, Telecommunication Engg, Electronics & Communication Engg, Electronics & Electrical Communication Engg 26 3
Electronics / Opto Electronics / Fibre Optics / Micro Electronics & Microwave Power Electronics & Drives 13
Industrial Industrial Engg, Industrial Engg & Management, Industrial & Production Engg, Industrial Engg & Mgt, Industrial / Manufacturing 2
Automobile / Workshop Technology Automobile Engg 2
Metallurgical Metallurgical Engg, Metallurgy & Material Technology, Metallurgy & Material Engg, Metallurgy & Engg & Material Science, Metallurgy and Explosives 3
Electronics & Instrumentation / Instrumentation Applied Electronics & Instrumentation Engg, Electronics & Instrumentation Engg, Electronics & Instrumentation Control Engg, Instrumentation Technology 3
Architecture / Building construction Technology Architecture Engg 4
Chemical Engg 2
Production Engg 2
Remote Sensing 2
Transportation Engg 2
Laser Tech 2
Total 175 20

Indian Army SSC Tech 49th Men 20th Women 2017 Centre Allocation

Centre Allocation for SSB Interview is given below.

Indian Army SSC Tech 49th Men 20th Women 2017 SSB Interview Dates

Indian Army SSC Tech 49 Admit Card

Admit card of Indian Army SSC Tech 49is an important document. After all, Join Indian Army will mention date and time of SSB in admit card.

Candidates can download Join Indian Army SSC Tech Men and Women 2017 Admit Card from As much as the call letter is important, so are other documents that are asked for by the Join Indian Army. Although the Indian Army will prominently notify availability of admit card. Notwithstanding, it is the responsibility of candidate to obtain Indian Army Admit Card 2017 on time.

Indian Army SSC Tech 49th Men 20th Women 2017 – Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification: Candidates who have passed Engineering Degree course or are in the final year of Engineering course are eligible to apply. The candidates studying in the final year examination of Degree Course should be able to produce the Engineering Degree within 12 weeks from the date of commencement of training at OTA.

Age Limit: – (i) SSC(T)-49 Men and SSC(T)-20 Women:- 20 to 27 years as on 01 Oct 2017 (Candidates born between 02 Oct 90 and 01 Oct 97) (both dates inclusive).(ii) SSCW(Non-Tech)(Non-UPSC) – For Widows of Defence Personnel only (with four years age relaxation). 19 to 29 years (Candidates born between 02 Jul 88 and 01 Jul 98) (both dates inclusive).

Indian Army SSC Tech 49th Men 20th Women 2017 – Selection Process

Short listing of Applications

  • Integrated HQ of MoD(Army) reserves the right to shortlist applications and to fix the cutoff percentage of marks for each engineering discipline without assigning any reason.
  • Only shortlisted eligible candidates depending on the cutoff percentage will be interviewed at Selection Centres, Allahabad (UP), Bhopal (MP), Bangalore (Karnataka) and Kapurthala (Punjab) by Psychologist, Group Testing Officer and Interviewing Officer. Call Up letter for SSB interview will be issued only through candidate’s registered e-mail id and through SMS. Candidates will not be interviewed locally. Allotment of Selection Centre is at the discretion of Dte Gen of RTG, IHQ MoD (Army) and NO request for changes are entertained in this regard.
  • Shortlisted candidates will have to log in to the website using their username and password and select the SSB dates as available on the website.
  • Interviews will be held from Apr/May 2017 onwards.
  • Candidates will put through two-stage selection procedure. Those who clear Stage I will go to Stage II. Those who fail in Stage I will be returned on the same day. Duration of SSB interviews is five days excluding day of arrival.

Physical Standard

Height & Weight: The minimum acceptable height and weight for men is 157.5 cms with correlated weight and for women candidate is 152 cm and 42kg. In case of candidates belonging to the North East and hilly areas like Gorkhas, Nepalese, Assamese and Garhwalis, the height will be 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: Distance Vision (corrected): Better Eye-6/6; Worse Eye-6/18.

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 OTA, if finally selected:- (a) Running 2.4Km in 15 minutes (b) Push ups – 13 Nos (c) Sit-ups – 25 Nos (d) Chin ups – 6 Nos (e) Rope climbing – 3-4 metres.

Medical Examination

A candidate recommended by the Services Selection Board will undergo a medical examination by a Board of Service Medical officers. Only those candidates will be admitted to the academy who are declared fit by the Medical board.

Candidates are advised in their own interest to undergo a preliminary medical check-up for wax in ears, DNS, defective colour vision, over weight/under weight, piles, tonsillitis and visicocle before reporting for the SSB interview.

Indian Army SSC Tech 49 Course Oct 2017 Cut Off

Join Indian Army decides Cut Off for SSC Tech. While they apply cut off percentage, they take decision on basis of various factors. To begin with, they take into consideration points such as minimum requirement of Indian Army, vacancies, number of applicants. Further department wise cut off is fixed.

Indian Army has published Cut off for Indian Army SSC Tech 49 on March 29, 2017.

Indian Army SSC Tech 48 Course Apr 2017 Cut Off

Indian Army has published Cut off for Indian Army SSC Tech 48 on October 7, 2016.

SSC Tech 48 Cut Off

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