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Indian Army OTA Chennai SSC Technical Recruitment 2020 :

Organisation : Indian Army (OTA Chennai)
Post Name : SSC (Technical) Recruitment 2020
Qualification : Engineering Graduates
Number of Vacancies : 191
Job Location : All Over India
Last Date : 12th November 2020
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Indian Army OTA Chennai Recruitment

Applications are invited from eligible unmarried Male and unmarried Female Engineering Graduates and also from Widows of Defence Personnel who died in harness for grant of Short Service Commission (SSC) in the Indian Army. Course will commence in Apr 2021 at Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

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(a) Nationality:
A candidate must either be a citizen of India,

(b) Age Limit:
(i) For SSC(Tech)- 56 Men and SSCW(Tech)- 27 Women. 20 to 27 years as on 01 Apr 2021 (Candidates born between 02 Apr 94 and 01 Apr 2001, both days inclusive).
(ii) For widows of Defence Personnel who Died in Harness Only. SSCW (Non Tech) [Non UPSC] and SSCW(Tech) – A maximum of 35 years of age as on 01 Apr 2021.

(c) Educational Qualification :
For SSC(Tech) (Men and Women):
Candidates who have passed the requisite Engineering Degree course or are in the final year of Engineering Degree course are eligible to apply. Candidates studying in the final year of Engineering degree course should be able to submit proof of passing by 01 Apr 2021 and produce the Engineering Degree Certificate within 12 weeks from the date of commencement of training at Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

Such candidates will be inducted on Additional Bond Basis for recovery of the cost of training at Officers Training Academy (OTA) as notified from time to time as well as stipend and pay & allowances paid, in case they fail to produce the requisite degree certificate.

For Widows of Defence Personnel who Died in Harness:
(i) SSCW (Non Tech) (Non UPSC). Graduation in any Discipline.
(ii) SSCW (Tech). B.E./ B. Tech in any Engineering stream.

Candidate studying in final year of Degree must ensure that she submits the proof of passing Degree exam by 01 Apr 2021 to Directorate General of Recruiting, failing which her candidature will be cancelled.


(a) Selected candidates will be detailed for training at Officers Training Academy, Chennai according to their position in the final order of merit (engineering stream-wise) upto the number of available vacancies and subject to meeting all eligibility criteria.
(b) Duration of Training- 49 weeks.

Cost of Training:
The entire cost of training at OTA is at Government expense. In case the Lady/ Gentleman Cadet is withdrawn from training academy due to reasons other than medical ground or the reasons not beyond his/ her control, he/ she will be liable to refund cost of training @ ? 11,952/- per week till 30 Sep 2020, thereafter a yearly escalation of 8% p.a. will be calculated on the Per Capita Cost of Training for each ensuing year (or as notified from time to time) apart from allied charges as fixed by the government from time to time, for the period of his/ her stay at OTA, Chennai.

How To Apply?

** Applications will only be accepted online on website
** Click on ‘Officer Entry Appln/Login’ and then click ‘Registration’ (Registration is not required, if already registered on
** Fill the online registration form after reading the instructions carefully.
** After getting registered, click on ‘Apply Online’ under Dashboard.
** A page „Officers Selection – ‘Eligibility’ will open.
** Then click ‘Apply’ shown against Short Service Commission Technical Course.
** A page ‘Application Form’ will open.
** Read the instructions carefully and click ‘Continue’ to fill details as required under various segments – Personal information,
** Communication details, Education details and details of previous SSB. ‘Save & Continue’ each time before you go to the next segment.
** After filling details on the last segment, you will move to a page ‘Summary of your information’ wherein you can check and edit the entries already made.
** Only after ascertaining the correctness of all your details, click on ‘Submit Now’.
** Candidates must click on ‘Submit Now’ each time they open the application for editing any details.
** The candidates are required to take out two copies of their application having Roll Number, 30 minutes after final closure of online application on last day.

Shortlisting of Applications

Integrated HQ of MoD (Army) reserves the right to shortlist applications and to fix cutoff percentage of marks for each Engineering discipline/stream (cumulatively obtained upto 6th semester for Engg Degree course/ 2nd semester for M Sc. Computer Science/ 8th semester for Architecture) 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 login to the website and select their SSB dates which are available on a first come first serve basis initially. Thereafter, it will be allotted by the Selection Centres. The option to select the dates for SSB by candidates may be forfeited due to occurrence of any exceptional circumstance/events.

Notification :

Important Dates

Online application will open on 14 oct 2020 at 1500 hrs and close on 12 nov 2020 at 1500 hrs

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