Join Indian Army Technical Graduate Course 2018

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Join Indian Army Technical Graduate Course 2018                                  Last Date : 14.06.2017



(JAN 2018)

Join Indian Army Technical Graduate Course 2018


  1. Applications are invited from married/unmarried MALE Engineering Graduates for  126th Technical  Graduates Course (commencing in Jan 2018 at Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun) for permanent commission in the Indian Army.


(a)Nationality: A candidate must either be : (i) A citizen of India, or (ii) A subject of Bhutan, or (iii) A subject of Nepal, or (iv) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st of January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or (v) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by Government of India. Certificate of eligibility will however not be necessary in the case of candidates who are Gorkha subjects of Nepal.


(b)   Age Limit: 20 to 27 years as on 01 Jan 2018. (Candidates born between 02 Jan 91 and 01 Jan 98, both dates inclusive). 

NOTE : The date of birth entered in the Matriculation or an equivalent examination certificate only is accepted by this office. No other document relating to age will be accepted and no subsequent request for its change will be considered or granted.


(C)Educational Qualification for Applying: Candidates who have passed the requisite Engineering Degree course or in the final year of Engineering Degree course are eligible to The candidate studying in the final year of Engg degree course should be able to submit proof of passing by 01 Jan 2018 and produce the Engg Degree Certificate within 12 weeks from the date of commencement of training at IMA. Such candidates will be inducted on Additional Bond Basis for recovery of the cost of training at IMA as notified from time to time as well as stipend and pay & allowances paid, in case they fail to produce the requisite Degree Certificate within the specified time.


IMPORTANT NOTE: Candidates must note that 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. Therefore, to become eligible for induction into TGC-126 course at IMA, Dehradun, candidates studying in final year of engineering must ensure that he submits the proof of his passing Engg degree exam by 1 Jan 2018 to Recruiting Directorate, failing which his candidature will be cancelled.


3.Discipline wise vacancies are as given below:- 

Engineering Streams Equivalent Stream (AICTE Appd Vacs
Civil Civil Engg, Civil Engg(Structural Engg), Structural Engg 11
Mechanical Mechanical Engg, Mechanical (Mechatronics) Engg, Mechanical & Automation Engg 04
Electrical/Electrical & Electronics Electrical Engg, Electrical Engg (Electronics & Power), Power System Engg, Electrical & Electronics Engg 05
Computer Sc & Engg/Computer Technology/Info Tech/M.Sc (Computer Sc) Computer Engg, Computer Science, Computer Science Engg, Computer Science & Engg, Information Science & Engg 06
Electronics & Telecommunication/Telecommunication/Electro nics & Communication/ Satellite Communication Electronics & Telecommunication Engg, Telecommunication Engg, Electronics & Communication Engg, Electronics & Electrical Communication Engg 07
Electronics Power Electronics & Drives 02
Metallurgical Metallurgical Engg, Metallurgy & Material Technology, Metallurgy & Material Engg, Metallurgy & Engg & Material Science, Metallurgy and Explosives 02
Electronics & Instrumentation/Instrumentation Applied Electronics & Instrumentation Engg, Electronics & Instrumentation Engg, Electronics & Instrumentation & Control Engg, Instrumentation & Control Engg, Instrumentation Technology 02
Micro Electronics and Microwave   01
Total   40


NOTE 1: These vacancies are tentative and may be changed depending on organizational requirements.

NOTE- 2 :In case the engineering stream of the candidate is not listed above, he may seek equivalence of his non-notified engg stream with any of the above notified engg stream on production of degree equivalence certificate issued by the concerned university, failing which his candidature will be cancelled. The candidates are not allowed to seek equivalence of a notified engg stream with another notified engg stream above.

NOTE-3 : Recommended candidates of TGC-126 whose merit is not within the number of allotted vacancies of respective Engg streams, may be offered to join SSC(T) course(Apr 2018), subject to meeting all other eligibility conditions.


Grant of Commission: Selected candidates will be granted Short Service Commission on probation in the rank of Lt from the date of commencement of the course or the date of reporting at IMA, whichever is later and will be entitled to full pay and allowances admissible to Lt during training Pay & allowances will be paid after successful completion of training.


Permanent Commission: On successful completion of training cadets will be granted Permanent Commission in the Army in the rank of

Ante Date Seniority: One year ante date seniority from the date of commission will be granted to Engineering Graduates of TGC



Duration of training is one year at the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun. 

  • Selected candidates will be detailed for training at Indian Military Academy, Dehradun according to their position in the final order of merit up to the number of vacancies available in each stream, subject to meeting all eligibility.
  • Candidates will neither be allowed to marry during the period of training nor will he be allowed to live with parents/guardians. A candidate who marries during training shall be discharged and will be liable to refund all expenditure incurred on him by the A candidate, who marries subsequent to the date of his application, though successful, will not be selected for training.
  • Cost of Training: The entire cost of training is at Government In case the GC is withdrawn from training academy due to reasons not beyond his control, he will be liable to refund cost of training @ Rs. 9488/ – per week (or as notified from time to time) for the period of his stay at Indian Military Academy.

6. The final allocation of Arms/Services will be made prior to passing out of gentleman cadets from

7. SALARY STRUCTURE: The candidates will be given a stipend of 21,000/- p.m. (Rs 15,600/- as pay in Pay Band plus Grade Pay of Rs. 5,400/-). On completion of training they will be commissioned in the rank of Lt and entitled to pay as admissible to the rank. The promotion from Lieutenant to Lieutenant Colonel is on time scale basis and thereafter on selection basis subject to fulfillment of requisite service conditions.

The Pay Scale and promotion criteria is as follows:-

LIEUTENANT PB-3/15,600-39,100 5,400 6,000 On Commission
CAPTAIN PB-3/15,600-39,100 6,100 6,000 On completion of 2 Yrs
MAJOR PB-3/15,600-39,100 6,600 6,000 On completion of 6 Yrs
LT COLONEL PB-4/37,400-67,000 8,000 6,000 On completion of 13 Yrs
COLONEL PB-4/37,400-67,000 8,700 6,000  



On selection basis subject to fulfillment requisite service conditions

BRIGADIER PB-4/37,400-67,000 8,900 6,000
MAJOR GENERAL PB-4/37,400-67,000 10,000 NIL
LT GENERAL/ HAG SCALE 67,000 -(annual increment @ 3%) -79,000 NIL NIL
HAG + Scale*

*Admissible to 1/3rd of total strength of Lt Gens)

75,500-(annual increment @ 3%)-80,000 NIL NIL
VCOAS/Army Cdr/Lt Gen (NFSG) 80,000 (fixed) NIL NIL
COAS 90,000 (fixed) NIL NIL

*  Please note that the above figures are as in the 6th CPC scales and are subject to revision from time to time.

 8.  HOW TO APPLY for Join Indian Army Technical Graduate Course 2018 :

Applications will only be accepted online on website”. Click on ‘Officer Entry Apply/Login’ and then click ‘Registration’. 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 Technical Graduate 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. Then click on ‘Submit Now’ only after carefully ascertaining that the correct details have been filled in. After submitting, click on “PDF” and take two copies of the application form having Roll No and other details generated by the system.


Important Dates for Join Indian Army Technical Graduate Course 2018 
1. Starting Date for Submission of Application  : 16.05.2017

2. Last date for Online Application                       : 14.06.2017


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