Indian Army Recruitment 2018: Apply For JAG Entry Posts

By Divya

Indian Army has released a recruitment notification for filling up Jag Entry Scheme posts. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online on the official website before February 13, 2018.

Indian Army Vacancy Details:

  • Name of the post: Jag Entry Scheme
  • Number of posts: 14 (Men: 07; Women: 07)
  • Job Location: All Over India

Eligibility Criteria For Indian Army Recruitment:

Candidates applying for Judge Advocate General Branch (Jag) Entry Scheme must be Law Graduates (Unmarried Men & Women) for Grant of Short Service Commission in the Indian Army.


Educational Qualification For Indian Army Recruitment:

  • Candidates must hold 55% aggregate marks in LLB Degree (three years professional after Graduation or five years after 10+2 examination).
  • The candidates must be eligible for registration as an Advocate with Bar Council of India/ State and also should be from a College/ University recognised by Bar The Council of India
Age Limit For Indian Army Recruitment:
  • Candidates must be between 21 to 27 years as on July 1, 2018 (Born not earlier than July 2, 1991, & not later than 01 July 1997 both dates inclusive).

Tenure Of Engagement For Indian Army Recruitment:

  • Selected candidates will be granted Short Service Commission (SSC) in the regular Army for 14 years i.e for an initial period of 10 years extended by a further period of 4 years.

Period Of Probation For Indian Army Recruitment:

  • An officer will be on probation for a period of 6 months from the date he/ she receives the commission.

Payscale For Indian Army Recruitment:

RankLevelPay In Rupees
LieutenantLevel 1056,100- 1,77,500/-
CaptainLevel 10B 61, 300- 1,93,900/-
Major LevelLevel 1169,400 - 2,07,200/-
Lt ColonelLevel 12A 1,21, 200- 2,12,400/-
Colonel Level 131,30,600- 2,15,900
Brigadier Level 13A1,39,600 - 2,17,600
Major General Level 14 1,44,200- 2,18,200/-
Lt General HAG Scale Level 15 1,82,200 - 2,24,100
Lt Gen HAG + Scale Level 16 2,05,400 - 2,24,400
VCOAS/Army Cdr / Lt Gen (NFSG) Level 17 2, 25,000/-(fixed)
COAS Level 18 2,50,000/-

  • For Military Service (MSP) posts: MSP to the officers from the rank of Lt to Brig INR 15,500/- p.m. fixed.

How Is The Selection Process Done For Indian Army Recruitment?

  • The candidates are selected based on their performance in SSB interview.
  • Integrated HQ of MOD (Army) reserves the right to shortlist applications and to fix cut off a percentage of marks without assigning any reason. After shortlisting of applications, the Centre allotment will be intimated to the candidate via their registered email.
  • After allotment of Selection Centre, candidates will have to log in to the website and select their SSB dates on a first come first served basis, up to a specified date, as notified on the website

Physical Standards For Indian Army Recruitment:

  • Height & Weight: The minimum acceptable height & weight for men is 157.5 cm with correlated weight and for the women candidate is 152 cm and 42 kg.

How To Apply For Indian Army Recruitment?

  • Log on to Indian Army Careers Page at the official website.
  • Eligible candidates are advised to open Notification.
  • Read the Advertisement carefully to be sure about your eligibility.
  • Click on Officers Entry 'Apply/Login' and then click 'Registration'.
  • Follow onscreen instructions for registration.
Note: Here is the important instructions on how to fill the online application form.

Indian Army JAG Entry Posts- Important Dates:

  • Starting Date for Submission of Application: January 16, 2018
  • Last date for Submission of Application: February 13, 2018

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