Females-How to join Indian Army(officer)
2021-09-28 14:46:28 - Pinnacle Admin
Here are the 4 Ways To Join Indian Army As An Officer For Girls - Women Entries In Indian Army.
In 1992, an important landmark in the history of Indian Army was the induction of women into the officer cadre, and the onerous task of training them was undertaken by the Officers Training Academy through various women entries. So far, more than 1200 Lady Cadets have already been commissioned into the various Arms and Services of the Indian Army. For women, it is compulsory for you to be a graduate to apply.
The various ways in which women can join the Indian Army in 2018 after graduation can be classified into 3 categories: UPSC, Non-UPSC and Technical Entries.
- UPSC Entry/SSCW(NT)
- Non-UPSC Entries
SSCW NCC (SPL) Entry Women
SSCW Judge Advocate General
- SSCW(Tech) Entry
Apart from the above mainstream entries, there are few other entries like Army Medical Corps, Army Education Corps and Military Nursing Service which inducts women on a direct entry basis depending on the availability and requirement. These entries are non-periodic. However, women are also commissioned into these corps once they complete their training through one of the above entries.
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Graduate UPSC (Non –Technical)
Those who have a non-engineering background fall under the category of Short Service Commission (non-technical) and its selection is done through a written exam conducted by UPSC twice every year in the month of February and September. The candidates who clear the written exam are then called for the interview conducted by the Service Selection Board (SSB).
Graduate UPSC (Technical)
This route is for female candidates who possess a graduate degree in Engineering. The selection for short service commission (technical) is done solely on the basis of merit and no written exam has been conducted till date. The candidates are shortlisted on the basis of cut-off percentage applied on their marks obtained till 6th semester.
There are two different sub-routes under this: National Cadet Corps and Judge Advocate General (JAG).
1. Short Service Commission (National Cadet Corps)
The NCC or National Cadet Corps is a youth development organization, which provides young individuals with basic military training in small arms and parades. Those female candidates who had been an active volunteer in the NCC can join the Indian Army through this route.
2. Short Service Commission (Judge Advocate General)
The Joint Advocate General is a branch in the Indian Army that provides legal help to the military, particularly related to court-martials and military law. To apply through this route, you need to have a recognized law degree (either 3-year or 5-year).