Girls : as Army Officer

Having decided to open Army for recruitment of girls, large number of adventurous girls are joining Army. Girls are appointed as an officer in the Army. Girls need not have to take position during war like male soldiers nor they have to go for patrolling at Siachin glaciers. Girls are being appointed at administrative posts at Army Headquarter or Brigade Headquarters. Engineering graduate girls are posted in Engineering Regiment.

Girls are being selected as Officer in the Army through two different schemes

Technical Entry Scheme :

  1. Girls having obtained degree of B.E./B.Tech. (in any of branches out of electronics, telecom, mechanical, electrical, civil), B.Arch. B.Sc., have to only apply under this Scheme.
  2. Norms of percentages obtained is not applicable for the girls desire to join under this scheme. Having scored just passing marks in the Engineering can also apply.

Non-technical entry scheme :

  1. Girls having degree of B.A., B.Com., B.B.A., B.Sc. can join under this scheme.
  2. Should have obtained at least 60% marks in graduation exam. Relaxation of 10%for those who have obtained NCC Certificate – B-Grade.
  3. Girls who have obtained 50% marks in Master Degree exam can also apply.

Under both the schemes, following shall be common :

Age limit : Age should be between 19 to 25 years.

Physical standards : Minimum height 152 cm and weight 42 KG.

Pay scale : Initial monthly salary from Rs.18,000 to 20,000/-

Other benefits :

  • Earned leave for 60 days per year + 20 casual leave
  • Various allowances.
  • 50% concession in air travel.
  • Option for voluntary retirement after seven years of service or age of 37 years, whichever is earlier.

Process of selection: Advertisement is being released every year in the Employment News in month of June-July. Normally, format of application is printed in the advertisement itself.

Address for forwarding filled application form :

Additional Directorate General Recruiting (Women Entry Section)

West Block, 3, R.K.Puram, New Delhi 110 066.

Applicants submitting application within stipulated time limit is being called for psychology and group test at Allahabad, Bhopal or Bengaluru. Thereafter, personal interviews are conducted. Merit list of girls remain successful in both these stages is prepared and the girls succeeding in fitness test are appointed.