Indian Army Invites all married/unmarried MALE Engineering Graduates for 123rd Technical Graduates Course(commencing in July 2016 at Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun)

(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 India. 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 Jul 2016. (Candidates born between 02 Jul 89 and 01 Jul 96, 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: Candidates should have passed the requisite Engineering Degree or be in the final year of Engineering Degree course. The candidates in the final year of Degree Course should complete all their examinations related to the degree, like written, practicals, viva – voce, projects, backlogs etc prior to 01 Jul 2016 for TGC-123 course. They should be able to produce the Engineering Degree 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.IMPORTANT NOTE: – Candidates must note that the minimum educational qualification for induction into TGC-123 is BE/B.Tech degree in the Engineering streams notified below. Therefore, to become eligible for induction into TGC- 123 course, candidates studying in final year of engineering must complete all the formalities including written, practicals, projects, backlogs, viva-voce etc for award of qualifying BE/B.Tech degree before commencement of course (01 Jul 2016) failing which their candidature is liable to be cancelled.2.  TYPE OF COMMISSION:
(a) 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 period. Pay & allowances will be paid after successful completion of training.
(b) Permanent Commission: On successful completion of training cadets will be granted Permanent Commission in the Army in the rank of Lt.
(c) Ante Date Seniority: One year ante date seniority from the date of commission will be granted to Engineering Graduates of TGC Entry.

3.    TRAINING: Duration of training is one year.
(a) 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.
(b) Candidates neither be allowed to marry during the period of training nor 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 government. A candidate, who marries subsequent to the date of his application, though successful, will not be selected for training.

(a) Applications will only be accepted online on website “”. Click on Officer Menu then go to How to Apply and then click ONLINE APPLICATION. Fill the online registration form. Note down the user id and password. Tips to assist in filling up fields have been provided as you click on ONLINE APPLICATION. Before submitting the application check the entry made and save the application. After submitting, take two copies of the printout and the Roll Number generated by the system.
(b) Following documents are to be carried to the Selection Centre by the candidate:-
(i) One copy of the Print out of application duly signed and affixed with self attested photograph.
(ii) Self attested copy of Matriculation or equivalent certificate issued by the Board concerned (CBSE/State Boards/ICSE) in which date of birth is reflected for proof of date of birth (Admit
card/Marksheet/Transfer/Leaving Certificate etc. are not acceptable for proof of date of birth).
(iii) Self attested copy of 12th Class Certificate & Marksheet.
(iv) Self attested copy of Engineering Degree/Provisional Degree
(v) Self attested copy of Mark sheets of all Semesters. Revised mark sheets issued by a Board/ University after last date of receipt/application will not be accepted for this course. However, the same will be accepted for the subsequent course.
(vi) Certificate from the Principal/Head of the Institution stating that the candidate is in final year and final exams will be over by 01 Jul 2016 for final year candidates.

(vii) All certificates in original. Originals will be returned after verification at the Service Selection Board
(c) Any candidate who does not carry these entire documents for the SSB interview, his candidature will be cancelled.
(d) The second copy of the printout of online application is to be retained by the candidate for his reference. No need to send any hard copy to DG Recruiting.
(e) Candidates must submit only one application. Receipt of multiple applications from the same candidate will result in cancellation of candidature.

For all queries regarding allotment of centres, date of interview, merit list, joining instructions and any other relevant  information please visit  website , or contact Tele No. (011) 26173215 (between 2PM to 5PM Monday to Friday). Address:Directorate General of Recruiting, AG’s Branch, IHQ MoD (Army), West Block III, R.K.Puram, New Delhi can apply online at
Here have a look at the video testimonial of the selected candidate for TGC entry.