Indian Army Twenty Second Pre Final Year University Entry scheme for Men Permanent Commission in the July 2012 - 13

Name of Institute / University

Indian Army

Courses Offered

1. Applications are invited from UNMARRIED male Engineering Degree students studying in Pre-Final Year (IIIrd year) in academic session 2011-2012 for Grant of Permanent Commission in the Army.

2. In addition to the Para 1 above, candidates studying in FINAL YEAR
in 2011-12 can exercise their option for following courses:-

(i) TGC -115 (Jul 2012) Terms and condition will be the same as applicable to regular TGC-115 course

(ii) SSC (T) - 39 (Oct 2012) Terms and condition will be the same as applicable to regular SSC (T)-39 course

(iii) Unmarried female candidates studying in final year can exercise their option for SSCW(T)-10 only. (Terms and condition will be same as applicable to SSCW(T)-10 commencing in Oct 2012.

(a) Induction in TGC/SSC (T)/SSCW (T) entries is an opportunity provided to candidates studying in final year, otherwise, there is no change in existing terms .and conditions and procedure for induction into TGC / SSC(T) Men/Women entries.

(b) Final year candidates should not apply again on-line for TGC-115/
SSC(T)-39 and SSCW (T )-10 Courses, against Notifications that are
given later for these courses.


(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 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, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia 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 the Government of India.

Certificate of eligibility will however not be necessary in the case of
candidates who are Gorkhas subjects of Nepal.

(b) Age Limit :

Pre-Final Year candidates

UES - 22 (Pre-Final Year) - Born between 02 Jul 88 and 01 Jul 94 , - Not below 18 yrs and not over 24 yrs.

Final Year candidates

(i) TGC-115 (July 2012) - Born between 02 Jul 85 and 01 Jul 92 - Not below 20 yrs and not over 27 yrs.

(ii) SSC (Tech) Men - 39 (Oct 2012) - Born between 02 Oct 85 and 01 Oct 92 - Not below 20 yrs and not over 27 yrs.

(iii) SSC Women (Tech) - 10 (Oct 2012) - Born between 02 Oct 85 and 01 Oct 92 - Not below 20 yrs and not over 27 yrs.

Note : Age limit mentioned above will be applicable at the time of commencement of course. Matriculation Certificate issued by the Board concerned (CBSE/State Boards/(CSCE) in which date of birth is reflected will be accepted and no subsequent request for change in Date of Birth will be considered or granted. (Admit Card / Marksheet / Transfer / Leaving Certificate etc. are not acceptable)

c) Educational Qualification : Candidates studying in the Pre-Final of the Engineering Degree Course in recognized Universities/ institutions / Colleges will be eligible to apply but must possess the educational qualification at the time of joining training or produce the proof of having obtained the educational qualification within 12 week from the date of commencement of training for the grant of permanent commission in the Army. The candidates who are unable to produce the Degree/Provisional Degree Certificate at the time of joining the training will be inducted on Additional Bond Basis for recovery of the cost of training at IMA /OTA as notified from time to time, in case they fail to produce the requisite Degree/Provisional Degree Certificate within 12 weeks from the date of commencement of training.

(d) Army HQ reserves the right to short list applications and to fix cut off percentage of marks for SSB interview based on the aggregate percentage of marks scored by the candidates in the first two/three years of engineering degree course as the case may be. Candidates who have had an "year back / failed" by one year during the engineering degree course are NOT eligible to apply.


The minimum acceptable Height is 157.5cms. with corrected weight.
For Gorkhas and individuals belonging to hills of North Eastern region
of India, Garhwal and Kumaon, the minimum acceptable height will be
5 cm less. In case of candidates from Lakshadweep, the minimum
acceptable height can be reduced by 2 cms.

(b) Physical Standards : (Women)

i) Height and Weight : The minimum acceptable height and weight for women candidates is 152 cm and 42 kg with co-related height and weight. In case of candidates belonging to the North East and hilly areas like Gorkhas, Nepalese, Assamese and Garhwalis, the height will be relaxed by 5 cms and weight commensurate with reduce height.

(ii) To be passed fit, a candidate must be in good physical and mental
health free from any disability like to interface with the efficient performance of duty.

8. Prospective candidates are advised to exercise and keep themselves
physically fit, in order to avoid any injury due to the rigorous physical
training at Indian Military Academy. In order to be able to adjust to the regime there, candidates are advised to achieve following standards before joining the IMA, if finally selected :-

(a) Running 2.4 km in 15 minutes. (b) Push Ups-13 Nos. (c) Sit Ups-
25 Nos. (d) Chin Ups-6 Nos. (e) Rope Climbing-3-4 meters.

9. VISUAL STANDARDS : (a) (i) The minimum acceptable visual acuity are: Distant Vision (corrected) better eye 6/6, worse eye 6/18, myopia of not more than minus 3.50 including astigmatism. (ii) Candidates who have under-gone or have the evidence of having undergone Radial Keratotomy to improve the visual acuity will be permanently rejected: also candidates who have undergone Laser Surgery for correction of refractive error will be considered for commission in Army if they fulfill following criteria-

(i) Uncomplicated stable LASIK/Excimer (PRK) laser procedure done
for Myopia or Hypermetropia, with stable refraction for a period of six
months after the procedure.

(ii) A healthy retina.

(iii) Corrected vision should be 6/6 in better eye and 6/9 in worse eye,
with maximum residual refraction of 1 3.5 in any meridian for myopia
or hypermetropia.

(iv) Axial length within permissible limits.

(b) To be passed fit, a candidate must be in good physical and mental
health and free from any disability likely to interfere with the efficient
performance of duty.

(c) Visual Standards for Women : The minimum acceptable visual acuity are: Distant vision (corrected) letter eye 6/6, worse 6/18, Myopia of not more than minus 3.5 including Astigmation. Candidates who have undergone or have evidence for having undergone Radial Karatotomy to improve the visual acuity will be permenently rejected. Candidates who have undergone Lasik Surgery for Correction of reflective error are NOT acceptable.

How To Apply

(a) Apply on plain paper (size 30x20 cms) as per (Common Application
Form) format, given in the website:

(b) The envelope (white) containing the application should be SUPERSCRIBED IN RED INK indicating clearly the branch of Engineering applied for. For example ‘APPLICATIONS FOR 22 UES ENTRY - ENGINEERING’.

(c) Send your application so as to reach respective Command HQ at the following address on or before 31 Jul 2011:-

(i) HQ Northern Command (A Branch), C/o 56 APO- For students studying in the State of J&K.

(ii) HQ Western command (A Branch), Chandimandir, Pin-134107. For students studying in states of Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Part of Haryana, (Distt-Ambaia, Kurushestra, Kamal, Jind. Sonipat, Panipat, Faridabad, Palwal, Gurgaon Kaithal, Yamunanagar, Panchkula, Fatehbad, Jhajhar, Mewat), Delhi and Chandigarh.

(iii) HQ South Western Command (A Branch), Jaipur (Rajasthan), PIN 302012. For students studying in the state of Rajasthan and part of Haryana (Rohtak, Hissar, Bhiwani, Mohendra Garh, Rewari, Sirsa).

(iv) HQ Southern Command (A Branch), Pune (Maharashtra) PIN-411001. For students studying in states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Kamataka, Goa, Tamil Nadu, Daman, Diu, Dadra, Nagar Haveli, Pondicherry, Lakshadweep and Kerala.

(v) HQ Eastern Command ( A Branch), Kolkata (West Bengal) Pin- 700021. For students studying in the states of West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Tripura, Meghalayay, Mizoram and Andaman & Nicobar.

(vi) HQ Central Command (A Branch), Lucknow (UP) PIN-226002. For students studying in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Orissa, Uttarakhand, Jharkhand and Chhatisgarh.

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