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 Oct 2021 at Officers
Training Academy (OTA),Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
(i) For SSC(Tech)- 57 Men and SSCW(Tech)- 28 Women. 20 to 27 years as
on 01 Oct 2021 (Candidates born between 02 Oct 94 and 01 Oct 2001, both days
(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 Oct 2021.
Educational Qualification for Applying. 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 Engg degree course should be able to
submit proof of passing Engg Degree Examination alongwith marksheets of all
semesters/years by 01 Oct 2021 and produce the Engg 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
Note-1. For induction to Pre Commission Training Academy, after final selection,
the minimum educational qualification is passing BE/B.Tech degree in the
Engineering streams notified below at Para 3. To become eligible for induction into
SSC(Tech)-57(Men) Course and SSC(Tech)-28 (Women) Course at Officers Training
Academy (OTA),Chennai, Tamil Nadu, candidates studying in final year of
engineering are required to submit proof of passing Engg Degree Examination
alongwith marksheets of all semesters/years by 01 Oct 2021 to Directorate General of
Recruiting and ensure that the cumulative percentage of marks upto final semester/
year is not less than the approved cut off percentage, failing which the candidature
will be cancelled.
Note-2. Final semester/year studying candidates will be provisionally allowed to
appear in SSB; subject to following conditions:- (a) Their cumulative percentage of
marks upto 6th semester/3rd year of Engg degree, upto 8th semester/4th year of
B. Architecture (B.Arch) and upto 2nd semester/1st year of M.Sc in notified equivalent
stream/ discipline is not below the approved cut off percentage in their respective
streams. (b) After declaration of final results, the cumulative percentage of marks
upto final semester/ year of degree course will also be not less than the approved cut
off percentage, failing which the candidature will be cancelled.
Note-3. Candidates studying in final semester/ year of Engg degree course should
not have any backlog at the time of submission of application. Any candidate if found
having backlog will not be allowed to appear in SSB interview and candidature of
such candidates will be cancelled.
Note-4. Candidates, who have yet to pass their degree examination will be eligible
only if they are studying in the final year of degree examination. Those candidates
who have yet to qualify in the final year Degree Examination and are allowed to
appear for SSB, should note that this is only a special concession given to them.
They are required to submit proof of passing Engg Degree Examination alongwith all
marksheets towards the Engg Degree Examination by the above prescribed date and
no request for extending this date will be entertained on the grounds of late conduct
of basic qualifying University Examination, delay in declaration of results or any
other grounds whatsoever.
(d) Educational Qualification for Widows of Defence Personnel who Died in
(i) SSCW (Non Tech) (Non UPSC).
Graduation in any Discipline.
(ii) SSCW (Tech). B.E./ B. Tech in any Engineering stream.
Note. Candidate studying in final year of Degree must ensure that she submits the
proof of passing Degree exam by 01 Oct 2021 to Directorate General of Recruiting,
failing which her candidature will be cancelled.