Indian Army, invites applications from young and enthusiastic candidates, who have an ambition for joining Indian Army as a Commissioned Officer through Short Service Commission for entry in Army Dental Corps (AD Corps). The details of the openings and the essential criteria for selection are detailed as under:
Name of the Course: SHORT SERVICE COMMISSION in Army Dental Corps Entry 2016
Number of Vacancies: 42 Posts
Closing Date for Receipt of Application: 20-July-2016
Norms of Eligibility:
a) Age Limit: The candidate must not have exceeded 45 years of age as on 20-July-2016 to be eligible for consideration.
b) Educational Standards: The candidates must have completed BDS/ MDS (with minimum 55% marks in final year BDS) from any of the recognized Indian University as recognized by Dental Council of India (DCI).
Candidate must have completed one year rotatory Internship recognized by DCI. The applicants must have been registered with DCI and must possess Permanent Dental Registration Certificate valid at least up to 20-July-2016.
c) Physical Fitness Standard and Physical Efficiency: As per service codes as detailed on the Indian Army Website at www.indianarmy.nic.in
Grant of Commission: The candidates will be granted Commission in the rank of Captain after completion of their training Period and will be incorporated in Pay Band-III.
Tenure of Commission:
All officers granted commission would serve the Indian Army for a period of five (5) years from the date of conferment of commission subject to fulfillment of other conditions.
The period of five years may further be extended for another nine (9) years subject to their performance in two spells (5 years and 4 years respectively).
The term of SSC will be maximum for a tenure of 14 years.
On completion of 2 years service as SSC officer, they are eligible to apply for limited number of vacancies available for Departmental Permanent Commission provided they had not attained the age of 30 years (for BDS candidates) and 35 years (for MDS candidates).
SSC officers are eligible for time scale promotion up to the rank of Lt. Col.
Permanent Commissioned (PC) officers are eligible for time scale promotion up to the rank of Lt. Col., thereafter up to the rank of Lt. Gen. by selection.
Candidates who hold 3 years MDS Degree will be eligible for 3 years antedate seniority.
Selection Procedure: The selection will be based on a two stage selection modality with the Service Selection Board:
- Short listing of Candidature
- Service Selection Board (Interview/ Group Task/ Personality Test, etc.)
- Medical Board Examination
- Announcement of Merit List
How to Apply: Interested candidates who fulfill the minimum basic eligibility criteria are required through the prescribed application form as available at the website of Indian Army at www.indianarmy.nic.in, Indian Army Dental Corps Recruitment 2016 Advertisement
The candidates are advised to read through the detailed advertisement. The candidates need to ensure that they fill up complete details and attach all essential credentials, photographs before submitting their application forms. The candidates need to ensure that they have signed at appropriate spaces as required on the application form.
The envelope containing application should be super-scribed indicating clearly “Application for Short Service Commission in AD Corps”. Address to send completed application form (should reach the address before 20-July-2016): Director General Armed Forces Medical Services, (DGAFMS/DENTAL-2), Room No. 25, ‘L’ Block, Ministry of Defence, New Delhi-110001