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					Employment News 7 - 13 May 2011                                                                    UPSC                                                                                                     13




                                          UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
 EXAMINATION NOTICE NO. 09/2011-CDS-II                         DATED : 07.05.2011
              (LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS : 06.06.2011)
        COMBINED DEFENCE SERVICES EXAMINATION (II), 2011
                                                [INCLUDING SSC WOMEN (NON-TECHNICAL) COURSE]
                                                             (COMMISSION'S WEBSITE : http://www.upsc.gov.in)
 No. 8/1/2011-E.I(B)- A Combined Defence                                                                                                                       holders may also compete for the vacancies
 Services Examination will be conducted by                                                                                                                     in the Short Service Commission Course
 the Union Public Service Commission on                                                     IMPORTANT                                                          but since there is no reservation of
 18th September, 2011 for admission to the             1. CANDIDATES TO ENSURE THEIR ELIGIBILITY FOR THE EXAMINATION:                                          vacancies for them in this course, they will
 undermentioned courses.                                                                                                                                       be treated as general candidates for the
 Name of the Course and Approximate No.                The candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfil all eligibility conditions   purpose of filling up vacancies in this course.
 of Vacancies.                                         for admission to the Examination. Their admission at all the stages of the examination will be          Candidates who have yet to pass NCC ‘C’
 1. Indian Military Academy,                250        purely provisional subject to satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions.                         Certificate (Army Wing/Senior Division Air
      Dehradun 133rd Course                            Mere issue of Admission Certificate to the candidate will not imply that his/her                        Wing/Naval Wing) examination, but are
      commencing in July, 2012                         candidature has been finally cleared by the Commission.                                                 otherwise eligible to compete for the
      [including 32 vacancies                                                                                                                                  reserved vacancies, may also apply but
                                                       Commission take up verification of eligibility conditions with reference to original documents          they will be required to submit the proof of
      reserved for NCC ‘C’                             only after the candidate has qualified for Interview/Personality Test.
      Certificate (Army Wing)                                                                                                                                  passing the NCC ‘C’ Certificate (Army Wing/
      holders].                                        2. How to Apply                                                                                         Senior Division Air Wing/Naval Wing)
 2. Indian Naval Academy,                     40       a) Candidates are required to apply online only, by using the website http://                           examination to reach the Army HQ/Rtg.
                                                       www.upsconline.nic.in Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available            CDSE Entry for SSC male candidates and
      Ezhimala-Course
                                                       on the abovementioned website. However candidates residing in certain remote areas                      SSC women entry for female candidates
      Commencing in July,                                                                                                                                      West Block-III, R.K. Puram, New Delhi-
      2012 Executive (General                          specified in Para 6 of this Notice, may also apply through offline mode, by using the
                                                       Common Application Form (Form-E) devised for examinations conducted by the                              110066 in case of IMA/SSC first choice
      Service) {including                                                                                                                                      candidates and Naval HQ DMPR, (IO&R
      06 vacancies reserved                            Commission. This Form can be purchased from the designated Head Post Offices/Post
                                                       Offices (specified in Appendix-III of the Notice) throughout the country against cash payment           Section), Room No. 204, ‘C’ Wing, Sena
      for NCC 'C' Certificate                                                                                                                                  Bhawan, New Delhi-110011 in case of Navy
      holders (Naval Wing)}.                           of Rs.30/- (Rupees Thirty Only). Each such Form can be used only once and only for one
                                                                                                                                                               first choice candidates and PO 3 (A)/Air
 3. Air Force Academy, Hyderabad 32                    examination. In case of any difficulty in obtaining Application Forms from the designated
                                                                                                                                                               Headquarters, J Block, Room No. 17, Opp.
      (Pre-Flying) Training Course                     HPOs/POs, the candidates should immediately contact the concerned Post Master or UPSC’s                 Vayu Bhawan, Motilal Nehru Marg, New
      commencing in July, 2012                         “FORMS SUPPLY MONITORING CELL” over Telephone No. 011-23389366/FAX No.                                  Delhi-110011 in case of Air Force first
      i.e. No.192nd F(P) Course.                       011-23387310. It may be noted that offline applications, if any, received from                          choice candidates by 13th May, 2012. To
 4. Officers Training Academy,                175      candidates residing in normal areas/ abroad, shall be summarily rejected by the                         be eligible to compete for reserved
      Chennai, 96th SSC Course (for                    Commission. The option of offline application is available only to candidates residing                  vacancies the candidates should have
      Men) commencing in October,                      in specified remote areas.                                                                              served for not less than two academic years
      2012.                                            (b) Candidates are advised to read carefully the instructions for filling up the Online                 in the Senior Division Army Wing and three
 5. Officers Training Academy,                 25      Application Form given in Appendix-II (A) and instructions for offline Applications                     academic years in the Senior Division Air
      Chennai 10th SSC Women (Non-                     given in Appendix-II (B) of this Notice.                                                                Wing/Naval Wing of National Cadet Corps
      Technical) Course commencing                     3. LAST DATE OF RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS:                                                                and should not have been discharged from
      in October, 2012                                 (A) Online (From all candidates)                                                                        the NCC for more than 24 months for IMA/
 Note : The number of vacancies given                  The Online Applications can be filled upto 6th June, 2011 till 11.59 PM after which the link will       Indian Naval Academy/Air Force Academy
 above is tentative and may be changed at              be disabled.                                                                                            courses on the last date of receipt of
 any stage by Service H.Q.                             (B) Offline (From candidates residing in specified remote areas only). All Offline                      Application in the Commission’s Office.
 N.B. (I) (a) : A candidate is required to specify     Applications from candidates residing in Remote Areas only specified in para 6 of this
                                                                                                                                                               NOTE 2 : In the event of sufficient number of
 clearly in respective column of the                                                                                                                           qualified NCC ‘C’ Certificate (Army Wing/
                                                       Notice must reach the “Controller of Examinations, Union Public Service Commission,
                                                                                                                                                               Senior Division Air Wing/Naval Wing) holders
 Application Form the Services for which he/           Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi-110069 by Post/Speed Post only by 13th                         not becoming available on the results of the
 she wishes to be considered in the order of           June, 2011. Candidates should note that no application will be received by Hand or by                   examination to fill all the vacancies reserved
 his/her preference. A male candidate is               Courier.                                                                                                for them in the Indian Military Academy
 advised to indicate as many preferences as            4. PENALTY FOR WRONG ANSWERS :                                                                          Course/Air Force Academy Course/Indian
 he wishes to, subject to the condition given                                                                                                                  Naval Academy Course, the unfilled
 at paras (b) and (c) below, so that having            Candidates should note that there will be penalty (Negative Marking) for wrong answers
                                                       marked by a candidate in the Objective Type Question Papers.
                                                                                                                                                               reserved vacancies shall be treated as
 regard to his rank in the order of merit due                                                                                                                  unreserved and filled by general candidates.
 consideration can be given to his                     5. FACILITATION COUNTER FOR GUIDANCE OF CANDIDATES :                                                    Admission to the above courses will be
 preferences when making appointment.                  In case of any guidance/information/clarification regarding their applications, candidature etc.        made on the results of the written
 Since women candidates are eligible for               candidates can contact UPSC’s Facilitation Counter near Gate ‘C’ of its campus in person or             examination to be conducted by the
 OTA only, they should give OTA as their               over Telephone No.011-23385271/011-23381125/011-23098543 on working days between                        Commission followed by intelligence and
 first and only preference.                            10.00 hrs. and 17.00 hrs.                                                                               personality test by the Services Selection
 (b) (i) : If a male candidate is competing for                                                                                                                Board of candidates who qualify in the
                                                       6. MOBILE PHONES BANNED:
 Short Service Commission (Army) only, he                                                                                                                      written examination. The details regarding
 should indicate OTA as the one and only               (a)     Mobiles phones, pagers or any other communication devices are not allowed inside                the (a) Scheme, standard, syllabus of the
 choice. However, a male candidate                             the premises where the examination is being conducted. Any infringement of these                examination. (b) Instructions to candidates
 competing for Short Service Commission                        instructions shall entail disciplinary action including ban from future examinations.           for filling up the Application Form (c) List of
 Course at OTA as well as permanent                    (b)     Candidates are advised in their own interest not to bring any of the banned items               Head Post Offices/Post Offices where
 commission course at IMA, Indian Naval                        including mobile phones/pagers to the venue of the examination, as arrangements for             UPSC Application Forms are available (d)
 Academy and Air Force Academy should                                                                                                                          Special instructions to candidates for
                                                               safekeeping cannot be assured.
 indicate OTA as his last preference,                                                                                                                          objective type tests. (e) Guidelines with
                                                       7. Candidates are advised not to bring any valuable/costly items to the Examination                     regard to physical standards for admission
 otherwise OTA will be deemed to be the                Halls, as safe keeping of the same cannot be assured. Commission will not be
 last choice even if it is given a higher                                                                                                                      to the Academy and (f) Brief particulars of
                                                       responsible for any loss in this regard.                                                                services etc. for candidates joining the
 preference by the candidate.
                                                       Candidates are required to apply only through Online mode (except candidates residing                   Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval
 (b) (ii) : Women candidates are being
                                                       in remote areas specified in para 6 of this Notice who have the option of applying                      Academy, Air Force Academy and Officers’
 considered only for Short Service                                                                                                                             Training Academy are given in
 Commission at OTA. They should indicate               either through offline or online mode)
                                                                                                                                                               Appendices I, II (A) and (B), III, IV, V and VI
 OTA as the only choice.                                                                                                                                       respectively.
 (c) : Candidates who desire to join Air Force       first choice is not offered to the candidate by       (i) There is a shortfall after detailing all the    2. CENTRES OF EXAMINATION :
 Academy must indicate AFA as first choice,          Services HQ. When first choice is offered and         candidates who competed for the SSC                 The Examination will be held at the
 as they have to be administered pilot               a candidate declines the same, his/her                Course; and                                         following Centres :
 aptitude battery test at one of the AFSB and        candidature will be cancelled for all other           (ii) The candidates who are detailed for            AGARTALA        GANGTOK PANAJI (GOA)
 AF Medical at Central Medical                       choices for regular commission.                       training even though they have not                  AHMEDABAD       HYDERABAD PATNA
 Establishment/Institute of Aviation                                                                       expressed their preference for SSC will be          AIZWAL          IMPHAL    PORT BLAIR
                                                     N.B. (II) : The left-over candidates of IMA/
                                                                                                           placed in the order of Merit List after the         ALLAHABAD       ITANAGAR RAIPUR
 Medicines. Choice exercised for AFA as              Indian Naval Academy/Air Force Academy
                                                                                                           last candidate who had opted for this               BANGALORE       JAIPUR    RANCHI
 second or third will be treated as invalid.         courses viz, those who have been                      Course, as these candidates will be getting
 (d) : Candidates should note that, except as        recommended by the Union Public Service                                                                   BAREILLY        JAMMU     SAMBALPUR
                                                                                                           admission to the Course to which they are           BHOPAL          JORHAT    SHILLONG
 provided in N.B. (II) below, they will be           Commission for grant of permanent                     not entitled according to the preference
 considered for appointment to those                                                                                                                           CHANDIGARH      KOCHI     SHIMLA
                                                     commission on the basis of the final results          expressed by them.                                  CHENNAI         KOHIMA    SRINAGAR
 courses only for which they exercise their          of this Examination, but who could not be             (iii) Candidates with Air Force as first and        CUTTACK         KOLKATA   THIRUVANAN-
 preference and for no other course(s).              inducted on these courses for any reason              only choice cannot be considered as left            DEHRADUN        LUCKNOW THAPURAM
 (e) : No request for addition/alteration in the     whatsoever may be considered for grant of             over for grant of SSC (OTA) if they fail in the     DELHI           MADURAI   TIRUPATI
 preferences already indicated by a candidate        SSC even if they have not indicated their             Pilot Aptitude Battery Test. Such candidates,       DHARWAD         MUMBAI    UDAIPUR
 in his/her application will be entertained by       choice for this course in their applications, if      if they desire to be considered for SSC (OTA)       DISPUR          NAGPUR    VISHAKH-
 the Commission. No change of choice once            they are subsequently willing to be                   should exercise their option for OTA also.                                    APATNAM
 exercised will be allowed. Second choice            considered for this course subject to the             NOTE 1 : NCC ‘C’ Certificate (Army Wing/            The centres and the date of holding the
 will come for consideration only when the           following conditions :                                Senior Division Air Wing/Naval Wing)                examination as mentioned above are liable

            "Government strives to have a workforce which reflects gender balance and women candidates are encouraged to apply."
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to be changed at the discretion of the             to age like horoscopes, affidavits, birth          have yet to qualify in the final year Degree        examinations conducted by the
Commission. While every effort will be             extracts from Municipal Corporation, service       Examination and are allowed to appear in            Commission. This Application Form along
made to allot the candidates to the centre         records and the like will be accepted.             the UPSC Examination should note that this          with an Information Brochure containing
of their choice for examination, the               The expression Matriculation/Higher                is only a special concession given to them.         general instructions for filling up the form,
Commission may, at their discretion allot          Secondary Examination Certificate in this          They are required to submit proof of passing        an Acknowledgement Card and an
a different centre to a candidate, when            part of the instruction includes the               the Degree examination by the prescribed            envelope for sending the application is
circumstances so warrant. Candidates               alternative certificates mentioned above.          date and no request for extending this date         obtainable from the designated Head Post
admitted to the examination will be                                                                                                                       Offices/Post Offices throughout the country
                                                   Sometimes the Matriculation/Higher                 will be entertained on the grounds of late
informed of the time table and place or                                                                                                                   as listed in Appendix-III of this Notice
                                                   Secondary Examination Certificate does             conduct of basic qualifying University
places of examination.                                                                                                                                    against cash payment of Rs. 30/- (Rupees
                                                   not show the date of birth, or only shows          Examination, delay in declaration of results
Candidates should note that no request                                                                                                                    thirty only). Form should be purchased from
                                                   the age by completed years or completed            or any other ground whatsoever.
for change of centre will normally be                                                                                                                     the designated Head Post Offices/Post
                                                   years and months. In such cases a                  NOTE 2 : Candidates who are debarred
granted. When a candidate, however,                                                                                                                       Offices only and not from any other agency.
                                                   candidate must send in addition to the             by the Ministry of Defence from holding any
desires a change in centre from the one                                                                                                                   This Form can be used only once and for
he/she had indicated in his/her Application        attested/certified copy of Matriculation/          type of commission in the Defence Services
                                                   Higher Secondary Examination Certificate           shall not be eligible for admision to the           only one examination. Candidates applying
Form for the Examination, he/she must send                                                                                                                Offline must use the Form supplied with the
a letter addressed to the Controller of            an attested/certified copy of a certificate        examination and if admitted, their
                                                                                                                                                          Information Brochure only and they should
Examinations, Union Public Service                 from the Headmaster/Principal of the               candidature will be cancelled.
                                                                                                                                                          in no case use photocopy/reproduction/
Commission, giving full justification as to        Institution from where he/she passsed the          NOTE 3 : In the event of Air Force candidates
                                                                                                                                                          unauthorisedly printed copy of the Form.
why he/she desires a change in centre.             Matriculation/Higher Secondary Examina-            being suspended from Flying Training for
                                                                                                                                                          Since this Form is electronically scannable,
Such requests will be considered on merits         tion showing the date of his/her birth or          failure to learn flying, they would be
                                                                                                                                                          due care should be taken to fill up the
but requests received after the 6th July,          exact age as recorded in the Admission             absorbed in the Navigation/Administration/
                                                                                                                                                          Application Form correctly. While filling up
2011 will not be entertained under any             Register of the Institution.                       Logistic Branch of the IAF. This will be            the Application Form, please refer to
circumstances.                                     NOTE 1 : Candidates should note that only          subject to availability of vacancies and            detailed instructions given in Appendix-II
NOTE : While filling in his/her Application        the Date of Birth as recorded in the               fulfilling the laid down qualitative                (B) of this Notice. The candidates should
Form, the candidates should carefully              Matriculation/Higher Secondary Exami-              requirements (including 60% in graduation).         also fill up in the relevant places of the
decide about his/her choice for the centre         nation Certificate or an equivalent certificate    (d) Physical Standards :                            Acknowledgement Card, their Application
for the examination.                               on the date of submission of applications          Candidates must be physically fit according         Form Number and the name of the
If any candidate appears at a Centre/              will be accepted by the Commission and no          to physical standards for admission to              examination. The applicants are required
Paper other than the one indicated by              subsequent request for its change will be          Combined Defence Services Examination               to affix the postage stamp of Rs. 6/- on the
the Commission in his/her Admission                considered or granted.                             (II), 2011 as per guidelines given in               Acknowledgement Cards and send the
Certificate, the papers of such a                  NOTE 2 : Candidates should also note that          Appendix-V.                                         same along with Application Form to
candidate will not be valued and his/her           once a Date of Birth has been claimed by           4. FEE :                                            UPSC. If an applicant fails to affix the
candidature will be liable to cancellation.        them and entered in the records of the             (a) Candidates applying Online (excepting           postage stamp of requisite amount his/
3. CONDITIONS OF ELIGIBILITY :                     Commission for the purpose of admission            Female/SC/ST candidates who are                     her Acknowledgement Card will not be
(a) Nationality : A candidate must either be :     to an Examination, no change will be               exempted from payment of fee) are                   dispatched and Commission will not be
(i) a Citizen of India, or                         allowed subsequently or at a subsequent            required to pay a reduced fee of Rs. 100/-          responsible for non-receipt of
(ii) a subject of Bhutan, or                       examination on any ground whatsoever.              (Rupees One Hundred Only) either by                 Acknowledgement Cards by the applicant.
(iii) a subject of Nepal, or                       NOTE 3 : The candidates should exercise            remitting the money in any Branch of SBI            The duly filled in Application Form and the
(iv) a Tibetan refugee who came over to            due care while entering their date of birth        by cash, or by using net banking facility of        Acknowledgement Card along with
India before the 1st January, 1962 with the        in the respective column of the Application        SBI or by using Visa/Master Credit/Debit            unstamped self-addressed envelope to
intention of permanently settling in India, or     Form for the Examination. If on verification       Card.                                               receive a SSB interview call letter should
(v) a person of Indian origin who has migrated     at any subsequent stage any variation is           (b) Candidates residing in remote areas             then be mailed in the special envelope
from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East           found in their date of birth from the one          specified in para 6 of this notice who may          supplied with the Information Brochure. The
African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the            entered in their Matriculation or equivalent       apply Offline through Common                        candidates should also write the name of
United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia,               examination certificate, disciplinary action       Application Form (Form-E) are required              examination viz. “Combined Defence
Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam with         will be taken against them by the                  to pay a fee of Rs. 200/- (Rupees Two               Services Examination-(II), 2011” on the
the intention of permanently settling in India.    Commission under the Rules.                        Hundred only) through a single Central              envelope before despatching it to “Controller
Provided that a candidate belonging to             (c) Educational Qualifications :                                                                       of Examinations, Union Public Service
                                                                                                      Recruitment Fee Stamp of the requisite
categories (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v) above shall   (i) For I.M.A. and Officers’ Training                                                                  Commission, Dholpur House, Shahjahan
                                                                                                      denomination. Central Recruitment Fee
be a person in whose favour a certificate of       Academy-Degree of a recognised                                                                         Road, New Delhi-110069”.
                                                                                                      Stamp (NOT postage stamps) may be
eligibility has been issued by the                 University or equivalent.                          obtained from the post office and affixed           Candidates should note that all Offline
Government of India.                               (ii) For Indian Naval Academy : Degree in          firmly on the Application Form in the space         Applications from remote areas only will
Certificate of eligibility will, however, not      Engineering.                                                                                           be received by Post/Speed Post only and
                                                                                                      provided therein. The stamp must be got
be necessary in the case of candidates who         (iii) For Air Force Academy : Degree of a                                                              no application will be received by Hand or
                                                                                                      cancelled from the issuing Post office with
are Gorkha subjects of Nepal.                      recognised University (with Physics and                                                                by Courier.
                                                                                                      the date stamp of the post office in such a
A candidate in whose case a certificate of         Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of                                                              (c) All candidates whether already in
                                                                                                      manner that the impression of the
eligibility is necessary, may be admitted to       Engineering.                                                                                           Government Service including candidates
                                                                                                      cancellation mark partially overflows on the
the examination provisionally subject to the                                                                                                              serving in the Armed Forces, Government
                                                   Graduates with first choice as Army/Navy/          Application Form itself but within the space
necessary certificate being given to him/                                                                                                                 owned industrial undertakings or other
                                                   Air Force are to submit proof of graduation        provided on the Form. The impression of
her by the Govt. before declaration of result                                                                                                             similar organizations or in private
                                                   provisional certificates on the date of            the cancellation mark should be clear and
by UPSC.                                                                                                                                                  employment should submit their
                                                   commencement of the SSB Interview at the           distinct to facilitate the identification of date
(b) Age Limits, Sex and Marital Status :                                                                                                                  applications direct to the Commission.
                                                   SSB.                                               and the Post Office of issue.
(i) For IMA-Unmarried male candidates born                                                                                                                N.B.I Persons already in Government
                                                   Candidates who are studying in the final           ALL FEMALE CANDIDATES AND
not earlier than 2nd July, 1988 and not later                                                                                                             service, whether in permanent or
than 1st July, 1993 only are eligible.             year Degree course and have yet to pass            CANDIDATES               BELONGING            TO
                                                   the final year degree examination can also         SCHEDULED CASTES/SCHEDULED                          temporary capacity or as work charged
(ii) For Indian Naval Academy-Unmarried                                                                                                                   employees other than casual or daily rated
male candidates born not earlier than 2nd          apply but they will be required to submit          TRIBES ARE NOT REQUIRED TO PAY ANY
                                                   proof of passing the degree examination to                                                             employees or those serving under the
July, 1990 (2nd July, 1988 in case of NCC                                                             FEE. NO FEE EXEMPTION IS, HOWEVER,
                                                   reach the Army HQ/Rtg. CDSE Entry, West                                                                Public Enterprises are, however, required
Naval Wing ‘C’ Certificate holders) and not                                                           AVAILABLE TO OBC CANDIDATES AND
                                                   Block III, R.K. Puram, New Delhi-110066 in                                                             to inform their Head of Office/Department
later than 1st July, 1993 only are eligible.                                                          THEY ARE REQUIRED TO PAY THE FULL
                                                   case of IMA/SSC first choice candidates and        PRESCRIBED FEE.                                     in writing that they have applied for the
(iii) For Air Force Academy-Unmarried                                                                                                                     Examination.
male candidates born not earlier than 2nd          Naval HQ “DMPR”, (OI & R Section) Room             ‘Postage Stamps’ will in no case be accepted
                                                   No. 204, ‘C’ Wing, Sena Bhawan, New                                                                    N.B.II Candidates serving in the Armed
July, 1989 and not later than 1st July, 1993                                                          in lieu of Central Recruitment Fee Stamp.
                                                   Delhi-110011 in case of Navy first choice                                                              Forces are required to inform their
only are eligible.                                                                                    NOTE 1 : CANDIDATES SHOULD NOTE
                                                   candidates and PO3(A)/Air Headquarters,                                                                Commanding Officer in writing that they
(iv) For Officers' Training Academy- (SSC                                                             THAT THE FEE SENT THROUGH INDIAN
                                                   ‘J’ Block, Room No. 17, Opp. Vayu Bhawan,                                                              have applied for this examination.
Course for Men) : Male candidates                                                                     POSTAL ORDERS, BANK DRAFT, MONEY
                                                   Motilal Nehru Marg, New Delhi-110011 in                                                                Candidates should note that in case a
(married or unmarried) born not earlier than                                                          ORDERS,            CROSSED           CHEQUE,
                                                   case of Air Force first choice candidates by                                                           communication is received from their
2nd July, 1987 and not later than 1st July,                                                           CURRENCY NOTES OR TREASURY
1993 only are eligible.                            the following dates failing which their                                                                employer by the Commission withholding
                                                   candidature will stand cancelled :                 CHALLAN ETC. WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED                   permission to the candidates applying for/
(v) For Officers Training Academy - (SSC                                                              BY THE COMMISSION AND SUCH
Women Non-Technical Course)                        (i) For admission to IMA, Indian Naval                                                                 appearing at the examination, their
                                                   Academy and Air Force Academy on or                APPLICATIONS WILL BE TREATED AS                     applications will be liable to be rejected/
Unmarried Women, issueless widows who
                                                   before 13th May, 2012.                             WITHOUT FEE AND WILL BE SUMMARILY                   candidatures will be liable to be cancelled.
have not remarried and issueless
                                                                                                      REJECTED.                                           NOTE : APPLICATIONS NOT ACCOMPA-
divorcees (in possession of divorce                (ii) For admission to Officer’s Training
                                                                                                      NOTE 2 : Applications not accompanied by            NIED BY THE PRESCRIBED FEE (UNLESS
documents) who have not remarried are              Academy, Chennai on or before 1st
                                                                                                      the prescribed Fee (Unless remission of Fee         REMISSION OF FEE IS CLAIMED AS IN
eligible. They should have been born not           August, 2012.
                                                                                                      is claimed) shall be summarily rejected.            PARA 4 ABOVE) OR INCOMPLETE OR
earlier than 2nd July, 1987 and not later          Candidates possessing professional and             NOTE 3 : Fee once paid shall not be                 DEFECTIVE APPLICATIONS SHALL BE
than 1st July, 1993.                               technical qualifications which are recognised      refunded under any circumstances nor can            SUMMARILY REJECTED.
The date of birth accepted by the                  by government as equivalent to professional        the fee be held in reserve for any other            No representation or correspondence
Commission is that entered in the                  and technical degrees would also be eligible
Matriculation or Secondary School Leaving                                                             examination or selection.                           regarding such rejection shall be entertained
                                                   for admission to the examination.                                                                      under any circumstances. Candidates are
Certificate or in a certificate recognised by                                                         5. HOW TO APPLY:
                                                   In exceptional cases the Commission may                                                                not required to submit alongwith their
an Indian University as equivalent to              treat a candidate, who does not possess any        (a) Candidates are required to apply On-
Matriculation or in an extract from a Register                                                        line using the link http://www.upsconline.          applications any certificate in support of their
                                                   of the qualifications prescribed in this rule as                                                       claims regarding age, educational
of Matriculates maintained by a University                                                            nic.in Detailed instructions for filling up
                                                   educationally qualified provided that he/she                                                           qualifications, Scheduled Caste/Scheduled
which must be certified by the proper                                                                 Online Applications are available on the
                                                   possesses qualifications, the standard of                                                              Tribe/OBC and fee remission etc.
authority of the University or in the Higher                                                          above mentioned website.
                                                   which in the opinion of the Commission,                                                                The candidates applying for the
Secondary or an equivalent examination                                                                (b) Candidates residing in certain Remote
                                                   justifies his/her admission to the examination.                                                        examination should ensure that they fulfil
certificate. These certificates are required                                                          Areas specified in Para 6 of this Notice can
                                                   NOTE 1 : Candidates, who have yet to pass                                                              all the eligibility conditions for admission
to be submitted only after the declaration of                                                         exercise the option of applying through
                                                   their degree examination will be eligible                                                              to the examination.
the result of the written part of the              only if they are studying in the final year of     Offline mode also by using the Common               Their Admission at all the stages of
examination. No other document relating            degree examination. Those candidates who           Application Form (Form-E) being used for            examination for which they are admitted
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 by the Commission viz. written                                 (ii) by the Central Government                Commission. On receipt of such a            Commission for interview by the Services
 examination and Interview Test will be                              from any employment under                communication, Admission certificate        Selection Board who have changed their
 purely provisional, subject to their                                them; and                                or a duplicate copy thereto will be         addresses subsequent to the submission
 satisfying the prescribed eligibility                    (c) if he/she is already in service                 issued to the admitted candidate.           of their application for the examination
 conditions. If on verification at any time                     under Government to disciplinary              Information in this regard can also be      should immediately after announcement of
 before or after the written examination or                     action under the appropriate rules.           obtained from the Facilitation Counter      the result of the written part of the
 Interview Test, it is found that they do not       Provided that no penalty under this rule                  located in the Commission’s Office          examination notify the changed address,
                                                    shall be imposed except after,                            either in person or over phone Nos.         along with an unstamped self addressed
 fulfil any of the eligibility conditions, their
                                                    (i) giving the candidate an opportunity of                011-23381125/011-23385271/011-              envelope, also to Army Headquarters,
 candidature for the examination will be
                                                          making such representation, in writing              23098543.          In      case       no    A.G’s Branch, Rtg. CDSE Entry Section for
 cancelled by the Commission.
                                                          as he/she may wish to make in that                  communication is received in the            males and SSC Women Entry Section for
 Candidates are advised to keep ready the
                                                          behalf; and                                         Commission’s Office from the                women candidates, West Block-III, Ground
 following documents in original alongwith
                                                    (ii) taking the representation, if any,                   candidate regarding non-receipt of          Floor, Wing 1, Ramakrishnapuram, New
 their attested copies soon after the
                                                          submitted by the candidate within the               his/ her Admission Certificate atleast      Delhi-110066 in case of IMA/SSC first
 declaration of the result of the written part
                                                          period allowed to him/her into                      3 weeks before the examination, he/         choice candidates and Naval HQ (R&R
 of the examination which is likely to be
                                                          consideration.                                      she himself/herself will be solely          Section), Room No. 204, ‘C’ Wing, Sena
 declared in the month of December, 2011
                                                    6. LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF                               responsible for non-receipt of his/her      Bhawan, New Delhi-110011 in case of
 for submission to the Army HQ/Naval HQ/
                                                    APPLICATIONS :                                            admission Certificate. It may be noted      Navy first choice candidates, and PO 3
 Air HQ as the case may be :
                                                                                                              that the Admission Certificate will be      (A)Air HQS. ‘J’ Block, Room No. 17, Opp.
 (1) Matric/Higher Secondary School                 (a) ONLINE :
 Certificate or its equivalent showing date                                                                   issued at the address as photo-copied       Vayu Bhawan, Motilal Nehru Marg, New
                                                    The Online Applications can be filled upto                from the Application Form filled in by      Delhi-110011 in case of Air Force first
 of birth. (2) Degree/Provisional degree            6th June, 2011 till 11.59 PM after which
 certificate/marks sheet showing clearly                                                                      the candidate. The candidate should,        choice candidates. Failure to comply with
                                                    the link will be disabled.                                therefore, ensure that the address          this instruction will deprive the candidate
 having passed degree examination and               However the candidates residing in Assam,
 eligible for award of degree.                                                                                given by him/her in the Application         of any claim to consideration in the event of
                                                    Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram,                    Form is correct and complete with pin       his/her not receiving the summon letter for
 In the first instance all qualified candidates     Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Jammu
 eligible for SSB interview will carry their                                                                  code.                                       interview by the Services Selection Board.
                                                    & Kashmir, Lahaul and Spiti District and Pangi            No candidate will ordinarily be allowed     Candidates whose names have been
 original Matric/Higher Secondary School            Sub-Division of Chamba District of Himachal
 certificate as also their Degree/provisional                                                                 to take the examination unless he/she       recommended for interview by the Services
                                                    Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands or                   holds a certificate of admission for the    Selection Board should address enquiries
 Degree certificate/marks sheet with them           Lakshadweep have the option to apply
 while going to the Services Selection                                                                        examination. On receipt of Admission        or requests, if any relating to their interview
                                                    offline. For these candidates, if appyling,               Certificate, check it carefully and bring   direct to the Army Headquarters, A.G’s
 Centres for SSB interview. Candidates who          the last date for receipt of applications is
 have not yet qualified the final year Degree                                                                 discrepancies/errors, if any, to the        Branch, Rtg. CDSE Entry, West Block-III,
                                                    13th June, 2011. All candidates applying                  notice of UPSC immediately.                 Ground Floor, Wing 1, Ramakrishnapuram,
 examination must carry with them a                 offline should note that the Offline
 certificate in original from the Principal of                                                                The courses to which the candidates         New Delhi-110066 in case of candidates
                                                    Applications will be accepted only by                     are admitted will be according to their     having IMA or OTA as their first choice and
 the College/Institution stating that the           Post/Speed Post from the Post Offices
 candidate has appeared/is appearing at the                                                                   eligibility as per age and educational      PO3 (A)/Air Headquarters, ‘J’ Block, Room
                                                    located in the Specified Remote Areas.                    qualifications for different courses        No. 17, Opp. Vayu Bhawan, Motilal Nehru
 final year Degree examination. Candidates
                                                    Candidates who are claiming the benefit                   and the preferences given by the            Marg, New Delhi-110011 in the case of
 who do not carry the above certificates with
                                                    of extended time should clearly indicate in               candidates.                                 candidates having Air Force as first choice
 them while going to the Services Selection
 Centres shall not be allowed to appear for         column 13 of the Application Form, the                    The candidates should note that             and Naval HQ (R&R Section), Room No.
                                                    area code of the particular area or region                their admission to the examination          204, ‘C’ Wing, Sena Bhawan, New Delhi-
 the SSB interview. No relaxation for non-
 submission of the above certificates in            (e.g. Assam, Meghalaya, J&K etc.) from                    will be purely provisional based on         110011 in the case of candidates having
 original at the selection centre is allowed,       where they are posting their application. In              the information given by them in the        Navy as first choice.
 and candidates who do not carry with them          case they fail to do so, the benefit of                   Application Form. This will be              Candidates are requested to report for SSB
 any of these certificates in original will not     extended time will not be allowed to them.                subject to verification of all the          interview on the date intimated to them in
 be permitted to appear for their SSB test          NOTE : Candidates should clearly note                     eligibility conditions by the UPSC.         the call up letter for interview. Requests for
 and interview and they will be sent back           that the Commission will in no case be              (ii) In the event of a candidate receiving        postponing interview will only be considered
 home at their own expense.                         responsible for non-receipt of their                      more than one Admission Certificate         in very genuine circumstances and that too
 If any of their claims is found to be incorrect/   application or any delay in receipt thereof               from the Commission, he/she should          if it is administratively convenient for which
 false/fraud/fabricated they may render             on any account whatsoever. No application                 use only one of these Admission             Army Headquarters/Air Headquarters/Naval
 themselves liable to disciplinary action by        received after the prescribed last date will              Certificates for appearing in the           HQ will be the sole deciding authority. Such
 the Commission in terms of the following           be entertained under any circumstances                    examination and return the other(s)         requests should be sent to Selection Centre/
 provisions :                                       and all the late applications will be                     to the Commission’s Office.                 SSB from where the call for SSB interview
 A candidate who is or has been declared            summarily rejected. They should, therefore,         (iii) If a candidate receives an Admission        has been received.
 by the Commission to be guilty of:                 ensure that their applications reach the                  Certificate in respect of some other        N.B. In case a candidate does not get the
 (i) obtaining support for his/her                  Commission's Office on or before the                      candidate on account of handling            interview call for SSB interview for IMA by
        candidature by any means, or                prescribed last date.                                     error, the same should be immediately       4th week of February, 2012 and by 4th
 (ii) impersonating, or                             7. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF OFFLINE                             returned to the Commission with a           week of April, 2012 for OTA, he/she should
 (iii) procuring impersonation by any               APPLICATIONS :                                            request to issue the correct Admission      write to Army Headquarters/Rtg. CDSE
        person, or                                  Immediately on receipt of an Offline                      Certificate. Candidates may note that       Entry/ SSC Women Entry for Officers
 (iv) submitting fabricated documents or            Application from a candidate belonging to                 they will not be allowed to take the        Training Academy, 175, West Block-III,
        documents which have been                   specified remote areas, the Acknowledge-                  examination on the strength of an           Ramakrishnapuram, New Delhi-110066 or
        tampered with, or                           ment Card submitted by him/her along with                 Admission Certificate issued in             contact on telephone No. 26176028
 (v) making statements which are                    the Application Form will be despatched to                respect of another candidate.               regarding non-receipt of the call-up letter.
        incorrect or false or suppressing           him/ her by the Commission’s office duly            (iv) The decision of the Commission as            For similar query by the Navy/Air Force
        material information, or                    stamped in token of receipt of his/her                    to the acceptance of the application        candidates, having first choice as given ibid,
 (vi) resorting to any other irregular or           Application. If such a candidate does not                 of a candidate and his/her eligibility      should write to Naval Hqrs. or Air Hqrs. as
        improper means in connection with his/      receive the Acknowledgement Card within                   or otherwise for admission to the           mentioned in N.B. III (in case of non-receipt
        her candidature for the examination, or     30 days, he/ she should at once contact                   Examination shall be final.                 of call by 4th week of February, 2012).
 (vii) using unfair means during the                the Commission by quoting his/her                   (v) Candidates should note that the name          (vii) Original certificates submission of–
        examination, or                             Application Form No. and name & year of                   in the Admission Certificate in some        Those candidates who qualify in the SSB
 (viii) writing irrelevant matter, including        examination. The mere fact that a                         cases, may be abbreviated due to            interview will be required to submit their
        obscene languages or pornographic           candidate’s application has been                          technical reasons.                          original certificates alongwith two attested
        matter, in the script (s), or               acknowledged by the Commission does                 (vi) A candidate must see that                    copies thereof in support of educational
 (ix) misbehaving in any other manner in            not mean that his/her candidature for the                 communications sent to him/her at the       qualification at Services Selection Centre
        the examination hall, or                    examination has been accepted by the                      address stated in his/her application       after SSB interview. Those appearing for
 (x) harassing or doing bodily harm to the          Commission. Candidates will be informed                   are redirected, if necessary. Change        Degree Examination will be required to
        Staff employed by the Commission for        at the earliest possible about their                      in address should be communicated           submit their certificates by 13th May, 2012
        the conduct of their examination, or        admission to the examination or rejection                 to the Commission at the earliest           (01st August, 2012 in the case of SSC only).
 (xi) being in possession of or using mobile        of their application.                                     opportunity. Although the Commi-            Instructions for the same will be given at SSB.
        phone, pager or any electronic              8. CORRESPONDENCE WITH THE                                ssion make every effort to take
        equipment or device or any other                                                                                                                  Original certificates will be returned back
                                                    COMMISSION/ARMY/NAVAL/AIR HEAD                            account of such changes, they cannot        after verification. Certified true copies or
        equipment capable of being used as          QUARTERS.                                                 accept any responsibility in the matter.
        a communication device during the                                                                                                                 photostat copies of the certificates will not
                                                    The Commission will not enter into any              IMPORTANT : All communications to the             be accepted in any case.
        examination, or
                                                    correspondence with the candidates about            Commission/Army Headquarters should               9. ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE RESULTS
 (xii) violating any of the instructions
                                                    their candidature except in the following           invariably contain the following particulars.     OF THE WRITTEN EXAMINATION,
        issued to candidates along with their
                                                    cases:                                              1. Name and year of the examination.              INTERVIEW OF QUALIFIED CANDIDA-
        Admission Certificates permitting
        them to take the examination, or            (i) Every candidate for this examination            2. Application ID/Form Number                     TES, ANNOUNCEMENT OF FINAL
 (xiii) attempting to commit or as the case                will be informed at the earliest possible    3. Roll Number (if received)                      RESULTS AND ADMISSION TO THE
        may be abetting the commission of                  date of the result of his/her application.   4. Name of candidate (in full and in block        TRAINING COURSES OF THE FINALLY
        all or any of the acts specified in the            Admission certificates, indicating the       letters)                                          QUALIFIED CANDIDATES.
        foregoing clauses,                                 Roll Nos., Centre and the Courses to                                                           The Union Public Service Commission shall
                                                                                                        5. Complete postal Address as given in
        may in addition to rendering himself/              which admitted will be issued to the                                                           prepare a list of candidates who obtain the
                                                                                                        the application with telephone number, if
        herself liable to criminal prosecution             candidates who are admitted to the                                                             minimum qualifying marks in the written
                                                                                                        any.
        be liable                                          examination. The Admission
                                                                                                        N.B. (i) Communications not containing the        examination as fixed by the Commission in
        (a) to be disqualified by the                      Certificate will bear the photograph of
                                                           the candidate. If a candidate does not       above particulars may not be attended to.         their discretion. Candidates who are
             Commission from the examination                                                            N.B. (ii) If a letter/communication is            declared successful in the written exam will
             for which he/she is a candidate               receive        his/her      Admission
                                                           Certificate        or     any      other     received from a candidate after an                be detailed for intelligence and personality
             and/or
                                                           communication regarding his/her              examination has been held and it does not         test at the Service Selection Board based
        (b) to be debarred either permanently
                                                           candidature for the examination              give his/her full name and Roll number, it        on their preference, by the respective service
             or for a specified period
                                                           three        weeks       before       the    will be ignored and no action will be taken
             (i) by the Commission from any                                                                                                               HQ. Results of the test conducted by Service
                                                           commencement of the examination,             thereon.
                 examination or selection held                                                                                                            Selection Board will hold good for all the
                 by them;                                  he/she should at once contact the            N.B. (iii) Candidates recommended by the
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courses (i.e. Indian Military Academy (DE)           10. DISQUALIFICATION FOR ADMISSION                                                      APPENDIX I
Course, Dehradun, Indian Naval Academy,              TO THE TRAINING COURSE :
                                                                                                                    The scheme, standard and syllabus of the examination
Ezhimala Course, Air Force Academy (Pre-             Candidates who were admitted to an earlier        A. SCHEME OF EXAMINATION
Flying) Course, Hyderabad and SSC (NT)               course at the National Defence Academy,           1. The Competitive examination comprises:
Course at OTA, Chennai) for which the                Indian Military Academy, Air Force                (a) Written examination as shown in para 2 below.
candidate has qualified in the written exam,         Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Officers’          (b) Interview for intelligence and personality test (vide Part ‘B’ of this Appendix) of such
irrespective of the service HQ conducting it.
                                                     Training Academy, Chennai but were                     candidates as may be called for interview at one of the Services Selection Centres.
Two-stage selection procedure based on
                                                     removed therefrom on disciplinary ground          2. The subjects of the written examination, the time allowed and the maximum marks
Psychological Aptitude Test and Intelligence
                                                     will not be considered for admission to the       allotted to each subject will be as follows:
Test has been introduced at Service Selection
                                                     Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval             (a) For Admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Air Force Academy.
Boards. All the candidates will be put to stage
                                                     Academy, Air Force Academy or for grant           Subject                                       Duration                      Maximum Marks
one test on first day of reporting at Selection
                                                     of Short Service Commission in the Army.
Centres. Only those candidates who qualify                                                             1. English                                     2 Hours                              100
at stage one will be admitted to the second          Candidates who were previously withdrawn
                                                                                                       2. General Knowledge                           2 Hours                              100
stage/remaining tests and all those who fail         from the Indian Military Academy for lack of
                                                                                                       3. Elementary Mathematics                      2 Hours                              100
to pass stage one, will be returned back. Only       officer-like qualities will not be admitted to
those candidates who qualify at stage two            the Indian Military Academy.                      (b) For Admission to Officers’ Training Academy
will be required to submit photocopy each            Candidates who were previously selected           Subject                                        Duration                   Maximum Marks
of:- (i) Matriculation pass certificate or           as Special Entry Naval Cadets but were
equivalent in support of date of birth. (ii)         withdrawn from the National Defence               1. English                                     2 Hrs.                            100
Bachelors Degree/Provisional Degree                  Academy or from Naval Training                    2. General Knowledge                           2 Hrs.                            100
alongwith mark sheets of all the years/              Establishments for lack of Officer-like           The maximum marks allotted to the written examination and to the interviews will be equal for
semesters in support of educational                  qualities will not be eligible for admission to   each course i.e. the maximum marks allotted to the written examination and to the interviews
qualification.                                       the Indian Navy.                                  will be 300, 300, 300 and 200 each for admission to the Indian Military Academy, Indian
Candidates will appear before the Services           Candidates who were withdrawn from                Naval Academy, Air Force Academy and Officers’ Training Academy respectively.
Selection Board and undergo the test there           Indian Military Academy, Officers’ Training       3. The papers in all the subjects will consist of objective type questions only. The
at their own risk and will not be entitled to        Academy, NCC and Graduate course for              question papers (Test Booklets) of General Knowledge and Elementary Mathematics
claim any compensation or other relief from                                                            will be set bilingually in Hindi as well as English.
                                                     lack of Officer-like qualities will not be
Government in respect of any injury which                                                              4. In the question papers, wherever necessary, questions involving the metric system of
                                                     considered for grant of Short Service
they may sustain in the course of or as a                                                              Weights and Measures only will be set.
                                                     Commission in the Army.
result of any of the tests given to them at the                                                        5. Candidates must write the papers in their own hand. In no circumstances will they be
Services Selection Board whether due to              Candidates who were previously withdrawn          allowed the help of a scribe to write answers for them.
the negligence of any person or otherwise.           from the NCC and Graduates’ course for            6. The Commission have discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or all the subjects of the
Candidates will be required to sign a                lack of Officer-like qualities will not be        examination.
certificate to this effect on the form               admitted to the Indian Military Academy.          7. The candidates are not permitted to use calculator for answering objective type
appended to the application.                         11. RESTRICTIONS ON MARRIAGE                      papers (Test Booklets). They should not therefore, bring the same inside the Examina-
                                                     DURING TRAINING IN THE INDIAN                     tion Hall.
To be acceptable, candidates should secure
                                                     MILITARY ACADEMY OR IN THE INDIAN                 B. STANDARD AND SYLLABUS OF THE EXAMINATION
the minimum qualifying marks separately in
                                                                                                       STANDARD
(i) written examination and (ii) SSB test as fixed   NAVAL ACADEMY OR IN THE AIR
                                                                                                       The standard of the papers in Elementary Mathematics will be of Matriculation level.
by the Commission and Service Selection              FORCE ACADEMY :
                                                                                                       The standard of papers in other subjects will approximately be such as may be expected
Board respectively in their discretion. The          Candidates for the Indian Military Academy        of a graduate of an Indian University.
candidates will be placed in the order of merit      Course or Indian Naval Academy Course             SYLLABUS
on the basis of the total marks secured by them      or Air Force Academy Course or Women              ENGLISH (CODE No. 01)
in the written examination and in the S.S.B.         candidates joining Officers' Training             The question paper will be designed to test the candidates’ understanding of English
tests. The form and manner of communication          Academy must undertake not to marry until         and workmanlike use of words.
of the result of the examination to individual       they complete their full training. A candidate    GENERAL KNOWLEDGE (Code No. 02)
candidates shall be decided by the                   who marries subsequent to the date of his/        General Knowledge including knowledge of current events and of such matters of
Commission in their discretion and the               her application though successful at this or      everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of
Commission will not enter into correspondence        any subsequent examination will not be            an educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific subject. The
with them regarding the result.                      selected for training. A candidate who            paper will also include questions on History of India and Geography of a nature which
Success at the examination confers no right          marries during training shall be discharged       candidate should be able to answer without special study.
of admission to the Indian Military Academy,         and will be liable to refund all expenditure      ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS (Code No. 03)
Indian Naval Academy, Air Force Academy              incurred on him/her by the government.            ARITHMETIC
or the Officers’ Training Academy as the                                                               Number System-Natural numbers, Integers, Rational and Real numbers. Fundamental
                                                     No male candidate for the Short Service           operations addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, Square roots, Decimal, fractions.
case may be. The final selection will be
                                                     Commission Course (a) who has entered             Unitary method, time and distance, time and work, percentages, applications to simple
made in order of merit subject to medical
                                                     into or contracted a marriage with a person       and compound interest, profit and loss, ratio and proportion, variation.
fitness and suitability in all other respects
                                                     having a spouse living or (b) who having a        Elementary Number Theory- Division algorithm. Prime and composite numbers. Tests of
and number of vacancies available.
                                                     spouse living has entered into or contracted      divisibility by 2,3,4,5,9 and 11. Multiples and factors. Factorisation Theorem. H.C.F. and L.C.M.
NOTE: Every candidate for the Air Force              a marriage with any person shall be eligible      Euclidean algorithm, Logarithms to base 10, laws of logarithms, use of logarithmic tables.
and Naval Aviation is given Pilot Aptitude           for admission to the Officers’ Traning            ALGEBRA
Test only once. The Grade secured by                 Academy/grant of Short Service                    Basic Operations, simple factors, Remainder Theorem, H.C.F., L.C.M. Theory of polynomi-
him at the first test will therefore hold            Commission. Provided that the Central             als, solutions of quadratic equations, relation between its roots and coefficients (Only real
good for every subsequent interview at                                                                 roots to be considered). Simultaneous linear equations in two unknowns-analytical and
                                                     Government may, if satisfied that such
the Air Force Selection Board. Those who                                                               graphical solutions. Simultaneous linear inequations in two variables and their solutions.
                                                     marriage is permissible under the personal
have failed Indian Navy Selection Board/                                                               Practical problems leading to two simultaneous linear equations or inequations in two
                                                     law applicable to such persons and the            variables or quadratic equations in one variable & their solutions. Set language and set
Pilot Aptitude Battery Test earlier and              other party to the marriage and there are
those who habitually wear spectacles are                                                               notation, Rational expressions and conditional identities, Laws of indices.
                                                     other grounds for doing so exempt any             TRIGONOMETRY
not eligible for Air Force.
                                                     person from the operation of this rule.           Sine x, cosine x, Tangent x when 00 <
TEST/INTERVIEW AT AIR FORCE                          12. OTHER RESTRICTIONS DURING                      x < 900 Values of sin x, cos x and tan x, for x = 00 , 300, 450 , 600 and 900
SELECTION BOARDS FOR THOSE                           TRAINING IN THE INDIAN MILITARY                   Simple trigonometric identities.
CANDIDATES WHO APPLY FOR AIR FORCE                                                                     Use of trigonometric tables.
                                                     ACADEMY OR IN THE INDIAN NAVAL
THROUGH MORE THAN ONE SOURCE:-                                                                         simple cases of heights and distances.
                                                     ACADEMY OR IN THE AIR FORCE
                                                                                                       GEOMETRY
There are three modes of entry into F (P)            ACADEMY :
                                                                                                       Lines and angles, Plane and plane figures, Theorems on (i) Properties of angles at a
course       viz.    CDSE/NCC/Airmen.
                                                     After admission to the Indian Military            point (ii) Parallel lines, (iii) Sides and angles of a triangle, (iv) Congruency of triangles,
Candidates who apply for the Air Force
                                                     Academy or the Indian Naval Academy or            (v) Similar triangles, (vi) Concurrence of medians and altitudes, (vii) Properties of
through more than one source will be                                                                   angles, sides and diagonals of a parallelogram, rectangle and square (viii) Circles and
                                                     the Air Force Academy, candidates will not
tested/interviewed at the Air Force                                                                    its properties including tangents and normals, (ix) Loci.
                                                     be considered for any other commission.
Selection Boards only once for Air Force.                                                              MENSURATION
                                                     They will also not be permitted to appear
Common candidates who fail in INSB/PAB                                                                 Areas of squares, rectangles, parallelograms, triangle and circle. Areas of figures which
                                                     for any interview or examination after they
tests as an NCC or Airmen candidate will                                                               can be split up into these figures (Field Book), Surface area and volume of cuboids,
                                                     have been finally selected for training in
be called again for OLQ testing for Army/                                                              lateral surface and volume of right circular cones and cylinders, surface area and
                                                     the Indian Military Academy or the Indian
Navy/OTS only if it is found that they have                                                            volume of spheres.
                                                     Naval Academy or the Air Force Academy.
applied through CDS Exam. Candidates                                                                   STATISTICS
who qualify in the written examination for           13. NO REQUEST FOR WITHDRAWAL OF                  Collection and tabulation of statistical data, Graphical representation, frequency
IMA (D.E) Course and/or Navy (S.E)                   CANDIDATURE RECEIVED FROM A                       polygons, histograms, bar charts, pie charts etc. Measures of central tendency.
Course and/or Air Force Academy course               CANDIDATE AFTER HE/SHE HAS                                             INTELLIGENCE AND PERSONALITY TEST
irrespective of whether they have also               SUBMITTED HIS/HER APPLICATION
                                                                                                       In addition to the interview the candidates will be put to Intelligence Tests both verbal
qualified for SSC Course or not will be              WILL BE ENTERTAINED UNDER ANY
                                                                                                       and non-verbal, designed to assess their basic intelligence. They will also be put to
detailed for SSB test in February to April,          CIRCUMSTANCES.                                    Group Tests such as group discussions, group planning, outdoor group tasks, and
2012 and candidates who qualify for SSC                    (KULDEEP KUMAR SAHARAWAT)                   asked to give brief lectures on specified subjects. All these tests are intended to judge
Course only will be detailed for SSB tests                                 Deputy Secretar y           the mental calibre of a candidate. In broad terms, this is really an assessment of not only
in April to June, 2012.                                    Union Public Service Commission             his/her intellectual qualities but also his/her social traits and interests in current affairs.
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                                                                                APPENDIX-II (A)
                                                   INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CANDIATES FOR FILLING ONLINE APPLICATIONS
 Candidates are required to apply Online by using the website http://www.upsconline.               exempted from payment of fee] either by remitting the money in any branch of SBI
 nic.in                                                                                            by cash, or by using net banking facility of SBI or by using any Visa/Master Credit/
 Salient Features of the system of Online Application Form are given hereunder :                   Debit Card.
 N     Detailed instructions for filling up Online applications are available on the above   N     Before start filling up Online Application, a candidate must have his/her photograph
       mentioned website.                                                                          and signature duly scanned in the .jpg format in such a manner that each file size
 N     Candidates will be required to complete the On-line Application Form containing             should not exceed 40 KB each.
       two stages viz. Part-I and Part-II as per the instructions available in the above     N     The Online applications (Part I and II) can be filled from 7th May, 2011 to 6th June,
       mentioned site through drop down menu.                                                      2011 till 11.59 p.m., after which link will be disabled.
 N     The candidates applying Online are required to pay a reduced fee of Rs. 100/-         N     Candidates are strongly advised to apply online well in time without waiting for
       (Rupees one hundred Only) [excepting Female/SC/ST candidates who are                        the last date for submission of online application.

                                                                               APPENDIX - II (B)
         INSTRUCTIONS/GUIDELINES FOR FILLING UP THE OFFLINE APPLICATION FORM FOR CANDIDATES FROM SPECIFIED REMOTE AREAS
 General Instructions:                                                                       Column 5: Nationality
 1. Candidates must use only the Common Application form (Form-E) for UPSC                   Darken appropriate circle applicable in your case.
    examinations (cost Rs. 30/-) based on OMR entries supplied with the information          Column 6: Marital Status
    Brochure purchased from any of the designated Head Post Offices/Post Offices             Darken the appropriate circle applicable in your case.
    listed in Appendix III. They should in no case use photocopy/ reproduction/              Column 7: Central Recruitment Fee Stamp
    unauthorised printed copy of the Form. The form will NOT be supplied by the              Fee to be paid for the Combined Defence Services Examination (II) 2011 is Rs.200/-
    Commission’s office.                                                                     (Rupees Two Hundred only). Female/SC/ST candidates are not required to pay any
 2. The application form must be filled in by the candidates in their own handwriting.       fee.
    Since this form will be processed on computerised machines, candidates should            Fee is payable only through Central Recruitment Fee Stamp (Not postage stamps).
    exercise due care in handling and filling up the application form. They should           No other mode of payment is acceptable. Obtain only one single CRF Stamp of requisite
    use black ball point pen only to darken the circles. For writing also, they should       denomination from the post office and paste it firmly within the box. After pasting the
    use black ball point pen only.                                                           CRF Stamp on the form, get it cancelled from the post office of purchase in the space
    Since the entries made by the candidates by darkening the circle only will be            provided. Do not staple the CRF Stamp.
    taken into account while processing the applications on computerised machines,           Column 8: Father’s Name
    they should make these entries very carefully and accurately.                            Write your father’s name (in English capital letters). Write a single letter in each box,
 3. Candidates should ensure that the signatures appended by them in all the places          Leave a box blank between any two parts of the name. Do not use any prefix such as
    viz. in their application form, Attendance List etc. and in all the correspondence       Mr, Shri, Dr. etc.
    with the Commission, should be identical and there should be no variation of any         Column 9: Mother’s Name
    kind. If any variation is found in the signatures appended by him at different places,   Write your mother’s name (in English capital letters). Write a single letter in each box,
    his candidature will be liable to be cancelled by the Commission.                        Leave a box blank between any two parts of the name. Do not use any prefix such as
 4. No change in the entries made in original application form will be allowed under         Mrs, Smt, Dr. etc.
    any circumstances.                                                                       Column 10 : Examination Centre Codes
 5. The candidates are advised in their own interest to ensure that the applications         Choose the correct Examination Centre code from the list given below where you wish
    reach the Commission’s Office on or before the closing date. Applications                to appear in Combined Defence Services Examination(II) 2011 and then darken the
    received in the Commission’s Office after the closing date will not be considered.       appropriate circles.
 6. While filling in his/her application form, the candidate should carefully decide
    about his/her choice for the centre of the examination(s).                               List of Centres for Combined Defence Services Examination(II) and their Codes
 7. On the Acknowledgement Card, the candidates should write their application                Centre            Code      Centre              Code     Centre                 Code
    form No. and the name of examination viz. “COMBINED DEFENCE SERVICES                      Agartala          45        Gangtok             42       Panaji (Goa)           36
    EXAMINATION (II) 2011” They should also write clearly and legibly their mailing           Ahmedabad         01        Hyderabad           10       Patna                  15
    address on the Acknowledgement Card. A postage stamp of Rs.6/- should be
                                                                                              Aizwal            47        Imphal              44       Port Blair             37
    affixed on the card. The Acknowledgement Card should not be stapled or pinned
    or tagged or pasted with the Application Form.                                            Allahabad         02        Itanagar            48       Raipur                 49
                              Eligibility Conditions (in brief)                               Bangalore         03        Jaipur              11       Ranchi                 41
  (a)   Age Limits, Sex and Marital Status:                                                   Bareilly          54        Jammu               34       Sambalpur              53
        (i)   For Indian Military Academy: Unmarried male candidates born not earlier         Bhopal            04        Jorhat              46       Shillong               16
              than 2nd July, 1988 and not later than 1st July, 1993 only are eligible.        Chandigarh        35        Kochi               24       Shimla                 17
        (ii) For Indian Naval Academy: Unmarried male candidates born not earlier
                                                                                              Chennai           12        Kohima              43       Srinagar               18
              than 2nd July, 1990 (2nd July, 1988 in case of NCC Naval Wing ‘C’
              Certificate holders) and not later than 1st July 1993 only are eligible.        Cuttack           07        Kolkata             06       Thiruvananthapuram 19
        (iii) For Air Force Academy: Unmarried male candidates born not earlier               Dehradun          14        Lucknow             26       Tirupati               50
              than 2nd July, 1989 and not later than 1st July, 1993 only are eligible.        Delhi             08        Madurai             40       Udaipur                52
        (iv) For Officers’ Training Academy - (SSC Course for Men) : Male candidates          Dharwar           39        Mumbai              05       Vishakhapatnam         51
              (married or unmarried) born not earlier than 2nd July, 1987 and not later
                                                                                              Dispur            09        Nagpur              13
              than 1st July, 1993 only are eligible.
        (v) For Officers’ Training Academy - SSC (Women Non-Technical Course):               Column 11 : Educational Qualification Code
              Unmarried women, issueless widows who have not remarried and                   Choose the correct Educational Qualification code from the table given below and then
              issueless divorcees (in possession of divorce documents) who have not          darken the appropriate circles applicable in your case.
              remarried are eligible. They should have been born not earlier than 2nd         Code       Educational qualification
              July, 1987 and not later than 1st July, 1993.                                   01         Passed/appeared/appearing the final year degree or equivalent
  (b)   Educational Qualifications:                                                                      examination (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level).
        (i)   For Indian Military Academy and Officers’ Training Academy:- Degree             02         Passed/appeared/appearing the final year of Engineering degree
              of a recognised University or equivalent                                                   examination.
        (ii) For Indian Naval Academy:- Degree in Engineering.
                                                                                              03         Passed/appeared/appearing the final year degree or equivalent
        (iii) For Air Force Academy:- Degree of a recognised University (with Physics
                                                                                                         examination with other subjects (i.e. other than those mentioned against
              and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering.
                                                                                                         01 and 02 above).
  (c)   Fee:
        Rs. 200/- (Rupees Two Hundred only) (Refer Para 4 of Notice) (No fee for             Column 12 : Age Relaxation Code
        Female/SC/ST candidates)                                                             As there is no provision of age-relaxation for any of the categories in the Combined
                                                                                             Defence Services Examination, this column should be left blank.
          Instructions to candidates for filing up the Application Form [Form-E]             Column 13: Remote Area Code
 Important: Only black ballpoint pen shall be used for filling up this form.                 If you are posting your application from remote areas, choose the relevant code from
                                  Side 1 of Application Form                                 the table given below and darken the appropriate circles.
 Column 1: Examination for which applying (if eligible)                                                              AREA CODE FOR REMOTE AREAS
 Write the name of Examination as COMBINED DEFENCE SERVICES EXAMINATION
                                                                                              Area                      Code Area                                          Code
 (II), (in English capital letters only).
 Write the year of Exam as 2011                                                               Assam                       01      Jammu & Kashmir                           09
 Darken the circles 09 for the Examination Code                                               Meghalaya                   02      Lahaul & Spiti District and               10
 Column 2: Name of the candidate                                                              Arunachal Pradesh           03      Pangi Sub Division of Chamba
 For filing up this column, first write in the boxes your full name (in English capital       Mizoram                     04      District of Himachal Pradesh
 letters) exactly as recorded in your Matriculation/High School/Secondary or equivalent
                                                                                              Manipur                     05      Andaman & Nicobar Islands                 11
 examination certificate. Write a single letter in a box. Leave a box blank between any
 two parts of the name. Then darken the corresponding circle below each letter. Do not        Nagaland                    06      Lakshadweep                               12
 darken a circle below a blank box. Do not use any prefix such as Shri, Kum., Dr. etc with    Tripura                     07
 your name.                                                                                   Sikkim                      08
 Column 3: Date of Birth                                                                     N.B.: Candidates posting their application from remote area specified in the Notice of
 Darken the appropriate circles for the day, month and the last two digits of the year of    the Examination are entitled to one week’s additional time for submission of application
 your birth as recorded in your Matriculation/High School/Secondary or equivalent            by post only.
 examination certificate.                                                                    Column 14 : Amount of Fee paid
 Column 4: Gender
                                                                                             If you have paid the requisite fee, darken circle against the relevant denomination; or
 Darken appropriate circle applicable in your case.
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If you have not paid the fee and are claiming fee exemption as Female/SC/ST, darken        Column 28: Declaration
the circle against “Fee exempted”.                                                         The candidate must read the declaration carefully before signing.
N.B.: Fee is payable only in the form of Central Recruitment Fee Stamp, as per
instructions against Column 7.                                                             Column 29: Write your name in English Capital letters in the box provided for the
                                                                                           purpose.
Column 15: Community
Darken the appropriate circle against the community to which you belong.                   Column 30: Signature of candidate
Note: Candidates not belonging to SC/ST/OBC should darken the circle against General       Make your usual signature in black ball point pen within the box provided. Your
and not leave it blank.                                                                    signature must not overflow or touch the border of the box provided. Do not merely
Column 16: Minority status                                                                 write your name in capital letters in place of signature. Unsigned applications will
If you belong to any of the specified minorities [Muslim/Christian/Sikh/Buddhist/          be summarily rejected.
Zoroastrian], darken the appropriate circle applicable in your case.
                                                                                           Also write the place and date of signing the form in the space provided for these
Column 17: Physically Challenged                                                           purposes.
As physically handicapped candidates are not eligible for Combined Defence Services
Examination, this column is not required to be filled by the candidates for this           Column 31: Write your telephone number with STD code in the box provided.
examination. They should, therefore, leave this column blank.                              Column 32: Write your mobile number in the box provided.
Column 18: Address                                                                         Column 33: Write your e-mail ID in the box provided.
Write your complete mailing address including your name in English capital letters
very clearly and legibly within the box provided for the purpose. Also write the PIN       VERIFY THE FOLLOWING BEFORE MAILING THE OFFLINE APPLICATIONS FROM
Code in the box provided. Write with black ball point pen only. Do not write outside the   SPECIFIED REMOTE AREAS
box.                                                                                        1.      That you have used the Common Application Form for UPSC Examinations
Column 19: Photograph and signature.                                                                (Form-E) purchased from the designated Head Post Offices/Post Offices
Paste firmly, in the space provided, your recent photograph of 3.5 cm. x 4.5 cm. size               only, costing Rs.30.
with your Name and Date of Birth printed on it. Do not staple the photograph.
Photograph should neither be signed by you nor should it be got attested. Also              2.      That you have filled in all the relevant columns of the application form by
append your signature in black ball point pen within the box provided below space                   blackening the appropriate circles.
for the photograph.                                                                         3.      That you have affixed your recent photograph with your name and date of
                               Side 2 of Application form                                           birth printed on it (unsigned and unattested) in column 19 of the application
Columns 20 to 26 :                                                                                  form.
Candidates applying for Combined Defence Services Examination are not required to
fill any of these columns. They should, therefore, leave these columns blank.               4.      That in case you are required to pay fee, you have pasted a Central
Column 27: CDS [Before filling up this column, refer to detailed instructions given in              Recruitment Fee Stamp of requisite denomination in column 7 of the
the Notice]                                                                                         application form and have got it cancelled from the Post Office of issue.
(I) Preferences                                                                             5.      That you have signed in box provided below column 19 and in the space
       Darken the appropriate circle for preference number provided under each service.             provided in column 30 of the application form.
       For example, if Indian Naval Academy is your first preference, then darken
       circle 1 below NA. Similarly if IMA is your second preference, then darken the       6.      That you have filled the Acknowledgement card i.e. written your application
       circle 2 below IMA. Female candidates should darken circle 1 below OTA.                      form number in the space provided and written your address legibly.
(II) Whether having/likely to have NCC ‘C’ Certificate Senior Division?                     7.      That you have affixed a Rs. 6/- (Rupees six only) postage stamp on the
       If you have or are likely to have NCC ‘C’ certificate Senior Division by the                 Acknowledgement card.
       prescribed date (viz. 13th May, 2012), then darken the appropriate circle [Army/
       Navy/Air Force] as applicable in your case.                                          8.      That only one application form and one acknowledgement card is being
       if you do not have/are not likely to have the above certificate by the prescribed            mailed in the envelope supplied to you with the Brochure and no other
       date, then darken the circle “None”.                                                         enclosure is attached therewith.
(III) Whether serving in the Armed Forces?                                                  9.      That you have written the name of the examination viz., “Combined Defence
       Darken circle against “Yes”, if you are serving in the Armed Forces; Or                      Services Examination (II) 2011” on the envelope meant for despatch of
       Darken circle against “No”, if you are not serving in the Armed Forces.                      application form and acknowledgement card.


                                                                                APPENDIX III
                                  List of Head Post Offices/Post Offices where UPSC Application Forms are available
Andhra Pradesh Circle : Hyderabad GPO, Hyderabad Jubilee, Kachiguda Stn.,                  Maharashtra Circle : Mumbai GPO, Andheri, Borivili, Chembur, Chinehbunder, Dadar,
Khairatabad, Secunderabad, Trimulgherry, Adilabad, Anantapur, Arundelpet (Guntur),         Girgaon, Kalbadevi, Mahim, Mandvi, Mumbai Central, Ahmednagar, Akola, Alibag,
Chittoor, Cuddapah, Eluru, Kakinada, Karimnagar, Khammam, Kurnool, Machilipatnam,          Amravati, Aurangabad, Beed, Bhandara, Buldhana, Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalagaon,
Mahboobnagar, Medak, Nalgonda, Nellore, Nizamabad, Ongole, Srikakulam,                     Jalna, Kolhapur, Latur, Nagpur GPO, Nanded, Nasik, Osmanbad, Parbhani, Pune,
Vizianagaram, Vijayawada, Vikarabad, Visakhapatnam, Warangal.                              Ratnagiri, Sangli, Satara, Sawantwadi, Solapur, Thane, Wardha, Yeotmal, Margaon
Assam Circle : Guwahati, Barpeta, Dhubri, Dibrugarh, Diphu, Golaghat, Hailakandi,          (Goa), Panaji (Goa).
Jorhat, Karimganj, Kokrajhar, Mangaldoi, Nagaon, Nalbari, North Lakhimpur, Sibsagar,       North East Circle : Agartala, Aizawl, Dharmanagar, Imphal, Itanagar, Kohima,
Silchar, Tezpur, Tinsukia.                                                                 Radhakishorepur, Shillong, Tura.
Bihar Circle : Patna GPO, Bankipur, Arrah, Aurangabad, B. Deoghar, Bokaro Steel            Orissa Circle : Bhubaneswar GPO, Angul, Bolangir, Balasore, Bargarh, Baripada,
City, Banka, Battiah, Begusarai, Bhagalpur, Biharsharif, Buxar, Chaibasa, Chapra,          Berhamapur, Bhadrak, Bhawanipatna, Cuttack GPO, Dhenkanal, Jagatsinghpur,
Daltonganj, Darbhanga, Dhanbad, Dumka, Gaya, Giridih, Gopalganj, Gumla, Hajipur,           Jajpur, Jeypore (K), Jharsuguda, Kendrapara, Keonjhargarh, Koraput, Nayagarh,
Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Katihar, Madhubani, Motihari, Munger, Muzaffarpur, Nawada,         Parlakhemundi, Phulbani, Puri, Rayagada, Sambalpur, Sundargarh.
Purnea, Ranchi, Saharsa, Samastipur, Sasaram, Sitamarhi, Siwan.                            Punjab Circle : Amritsar, Bhatinda, Faridkot, Ferozepur, Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur,
                                                                                           Jalandhar City, Kapurthala, Ludhiana, Moga, Patiala, Ropar, Sangrur, Chandigarh.
Delhi Circle : Delhi GPO, New Delhi, Indra Prastha, Ramesh Nagar, Sarojini Nagar,
                                                                                           Rajasthan Circle : Jaipur GPO, Jawahar Nagar, Shastri Nagar, Ajmer, Alwar,
Lodi Road, Krishna Nagar, Ashok Vihar, Parliament Street, UPSC PO.
                                                                                           Banswara, Baran, Barmer, Bharatpur, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Bundi, Chittorgarh, Churu,
Gujarat Circle : Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad, Amreli, Anand, Bharuch, Bhavnagar, Bhuj,
                                                                                           Dausa, Dholpur, Dungarpur, Hanumangarh, Hindaun, Jaisalmer, Jalore, Jhalawar,
Dahod, Godhra, Himatnagar, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Kheda, Mehesana, Navrangpura,
                                                                                           Jhunjhunu, Jodhpur, Kankroli, Kota, Nagaur, Pali Marwar, Sawaimadhopur, Shastri
Navsari, Palanpur, Patan, Porbandar, Rajkot, Revdi Bazar, Surat, Surendranagar,
                                                                                           Circle Udaipur, Sikar, Sirohi, Sriganganagar, Tonk.
Valsad, Vadodara.                                                                          Tamil Nadu Circle : Chennai GPO, Anna Road, St. Thomas Mount, T. Nagar,
Haryana Circle : Ambala GPO, Ambala City, Bahadurgarh, Bhiwani, Faridabad,                 Bodinayakanur, Chengalpattu, Chidambararm, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dharmapuri,
Gurgaon, Hissar, Jind, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Narnaul, Panipat, Rohtak, Sirsa, Sonepat.      Dindigul, Erode, Kanchipuram, Karur, Madurai, Nagapattinam, Nagercoil, Namakkal,
Himachal Pradesh Circle : Shimla, Bilaspur, Chamba, Hamirpur, Kangra, Keylong,             Pudukottai, Ramanathapuram, Salem, Sivagangai, Tambaram, Thanjavur,
Kulu, Mandi, Nahan, Recong, Peo, Solan, Una.                                               Thiruvannamalai, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Tiruvallur, Tiruvayur, Turaiyur, Tuticorin,
Jammu & Kashmir Circle : Srinagar, Anantnag, Baramulla, Jammu, Kathua, Leh,                Udhagamandalam, Vellore, Villupuram, Virudhunagar, Puducherry.
Rajouri, Udhampur, Gandhi Nagar HO, Janipur, Jammu Cantt, Samba.                           Uttar Pradesh Circle : Lucknow, Lucknow Chowk, Agra, Akbarpur, Aligarh, Allahabad,
Karnataka Circle : Bangalore GPO, Bangalore City, Basavangudi, HAL II Stage,               Allahabad Katchery, Almora, Auraiya, Azamgarh, Bahraich, Ballia, Balrampur, Banda,
Jayanagar, R.T. Nagar, Bagalkot, Raichur, Rajajinagar, Belgaum Bellary, Bidar,             Bansi, Barabanki, Bareilly, Basti, Bijnor, Budaun, Bulandshahr, Dehradun, Deoria,
Bijapur, Chikmagalur, Chitradurga, Devengere, Dharwad, Gadag, Gulbarga, Hassan,            Dhampur, Etah, Etawah, Faizabad, Fatehgarh, Fatehpur, Firozabad, Ghaziabad,
Haveri, Hubli, Karwar, Kolar, Madikere, Mandya, Mangalore, Manipal, Mysore,                Ghazipur, Gonda, Gopeshwar, Gorakhpur, Haldwani, Hamirpur,Hardoi, Jaunpur,
Nanjagud, Shimoga, Sirsi, Tumkur, Udupi.                                                   Jhansi, Kanpur, Kheri, Lalitpur, Mainpuri, Mathura, Mau, Meerut, Mirzapur, Moradabad,
Kerala Circle : Trivandrum, Alleppey (Alappuzha), Calicut, Cannanore, Ernakulam,           Muzaffarnagar, Nainital, Orai, Pauri, Padrauna, Pilibhit, Pithoragarh, Pratapgarh, Rai
Kalpetta, Kasargod, Kattappana, Kottayam, Malappuram, Palghat, Pathanamthitta,             Bareli, Rampur, Roorkee, Saharanpur, Shahajahanpur, Sitapur, Sultanpur, Tehri,
Quilon, Trichur, Kavaratti (Lakshadweep).                                                  Unnao, Varanasi.
Madhya Pradesh Circle : Bhopal GPO, Bilaspur, Ambikapur, Balaghat, Betul, Bhind,           West Bengal Circle : Kolkata GPO, Alipore, Barabazar, Beleghata, Belghoria,
Chhatarpur, Chhindwara, Damoh, Dewas, Dhar, Durg, Guna, Hoshangabad, Indore,               Cassipore, Park Street, Tollygunge, Balurghat, Bankura, Barasat, Berhampore, Burdwan,
Jabalpur, Jagdalpur, Jhabua, Khandwa, Khargone, Lashkar, Mandla, Mandsaur,                 Chinsurah, Cooch Behar, Darjeeling, Howrah, Jalpaiguri, Krishnagar, Malda, Midnapore,
Morena, Narsinghpur, Neemuch, Raigarh, Raipur, Raisen, Rajgarh (Biora),                    Purulia, Suri, Siliguri, Port Blair (Andaman & Nicobar Islands), Gangtok (Sikkim).
Rajnandgaon, Ratlam, Rewa, Sagar Cantt., Satna, Sehore, Seoni, Shahdol, Shajapur,          Selected Field Post offices through 1. Central Base Post Office (CBPO), 56 APO;
Shivpuri, Sidhi, Tikamgarh, Ujjain, Vidisha.                                               2. CBPO (99 APO)
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                                       APPENDIX IV                                                   12. Please read and abide by the instructions on the cover of Test Booklet. If any candidate
                                                                                                        indulges in disorderly or improper conduct, he/she will render himself/herself liable for
       Special Instructions to Candidates for objective type tests                                      disciplinary action and/or imposition of a penality as the Commission may deem fit.
  1. Articles permitted inside Examination Hall
       Clip board or hard board (on which nothing is written), a good quality H.B. pencil for                                                ANNEXURE
       making responses on the Answer Sheet, eraser, pencil sharpner and a pen con-
                                                                                                     How to fill in the Answer Sheet of objective type tests in the Examination Hall
       taining blue or black ink. Answer Sheet and sheet for rough work will be supplied
       by the Invigilator.
                                                                                                     Please follow these instructions very carefully. You may note that since the answer
  2. Articles not permitted inside Examination Hall
                                                                                                     sheets are to be evaluated on machine, any violation of these instructions may result in
       Do not bring into the Examination Hall any article other than those specified above,          reduction of your score for which you would yourself be responsible.
       e.g., books, notes, loose sheets, electronic or any other type of calculators, math-
       ematical and drawing instruments, Log Tables, stencils of maps, slide rules, Test             Before you mark your responoses on the Answer Sheet, you will have to fill in various
       Booklets and rough sheets pertaining to earlier session(s), etc.                              particulars in it.
       Mobiles phones, pagers or any other communication devices are not allowed
       inside the premises where the examination is being conducted. Any infringement                As soon as the candidates receives the Answer Sheet, he/she should check that it is
       of these instructions shall entail disciplinary action including ban from future              numbered at the bottom. If it is found un-numbered he/she should at once get it replaced
       examinations.                                                                                 by a numbered one.
       Candiates are advised in their own interest not to bring any of the banned items
       including mobile phones/pagers to the venue of the examination, as                            You will see from the Answer Sheet that you will have to fill in the top line, which reads
       arrangements for safekeeping cannot be assured.                                               thus :
       Candidates are advised not to bring any valuable/costly items to the Examination
       Halls, as safe keeping of the same cannot be assured. Commission will not be                  Write in Ink/L;kgh   ls fy[ksa
       responsible for any loss in this regard.
  3. Penalty for wrong Answers                                                                       dsUÊ                   fo"k;        fo"k; dksM                  vuqØekad
       THERE WILL BE PENALTY (NEGATIVE MARKING) FOR WRONG AN-
       SWERS MARKED BY A CANDIDATE IN THE OBJECTIVE TYPE QUES-                                       Centre               Subject           S. Code              Roll Number
       TION PAPERS.
  (i) There are four alternatives for the answer to every question. For each ques-                   If you are, say, appearing for the examination in Delhi Centre for the English Paper* and
       tion for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one third                      your Roll No. is 081276 and your test booklet series is `A', you should fill in thus, using
       (0.33) of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty.                    ink or ball point pen.
  (ii) If a candidate gives more than one answer, it will be treated as a wrong
       answer even if one of the given answers happens to be correct and there will                  Write in Ink/L;kgh   ls fy[ksa
       be same penalty as above for that question.
  (iii) If a question is left blank i.e. no answer is given by the candidate, there will
       be no penalty for that question.                                                              dsUÊ                 fo"k;               fo"k; dksM             vuqØekad
  4. Unfair means strictly prohibited                                                                                                                      0 1                      0 8 1 2 7 6
       No candidates shall copy from the papers of any other candidate nor permit his/ her           Centre Delhi         Subject English     S. Code            Roll Number
       papers to be copied nor give nor attempt to give nor obtain nor attempt to obtain                                           (A)
       irregular assistance of any description.
  5. Conduct in Examination Hall                                                                     You should write in ink or ball point pen the name of the centre and subject in English or
       No candidate should misbehave in any manner or create disorderly scene in the                 Hindi.
       Examination Hall or harass the staff employed by the Commission for the conduct
       of the examination. Any such misconduct will be severely penalised.                           The test Booklet Series is incidated by Alphabets A, B, C or D at the top right hand corner
  6. Answer Sheet particulars                                                                        of the Booklet.
       (i) Write in ink or ball point pen your Centre and subject followed by test booklet
                                                                                                     Write your Roll Numbers exactly as it is in your Admission Certificate in ink in the boxes
       series (in bracket), subject code and roll number at the appropriate space provided
                                                                                                     provided for this purpose. Do not omit any zero(s) which may be there.
       on the answer sheet at the top. Also encode (in pencil) your booklet series (A, B, C
       or D, as the case may be), subject code and roll number in the circles provided for
                                                                                                     The next step is to find out the approriate subject code from the Time Table. Now encode
       the purpose in the answer sheet. The guidelines for writing the above particulars
                                                                                                     the Test Booklet Series, Subject Code and the Roll Number in the circles provided for
       and for encoding the above particulars are given in Annexure. In case the booklet
                                                                                                     this purpose. Do the encoding with H.B. Pencil. The name of the Centre need not be
       series is not printed on the test booklet or answer sheet is un-numbered, please
                                                                                                     encoded.
       report immediately to the Invigilator and get the test booklet/answer sheet replaced.
       (ii) All corrections and changes in writing the roll number must be initialed by the          Writing and encoding of Test Booklet Series is to be done after receiving the Test
       candidates as well as by the Invigilator and countersigned by the Supervisor.                 Booklet and confirming the Booklet Series from the same.
       (iii) Immediately after commencement of the examination please check that the test
       booklet supplied to you does not have any unprinted or torn or missing pages or items         For English paper of ‘A’ Test Booklet Series you have to encode the subject code, which
       etc. If so, get it replaced by a complete test booklet of the same series and subject.        is 01. Do it thus.
  7. Do not write your name or anything other than the specific items of information
       asked for, on the answer sheet/test booklet/sheet for rough work.                                             iqfLrdk Øe (,)                     fo"k;           0           1
  8. Do not fold or mutilate or damage or put any extraneous marking in the Answer                                Booklet Series (A)                  Subject           0           1
       Sheet. Do not write anything on the reverse of the answer sheet.                                                   G
  9. Since the answer sheets will be evaluated on computerised machines, candidates                                           B                                         Œ           Œ
       should exercise due care in handling and filling up the answer sheets. They should                                     C                                                    
       use HB pencil only to darken the circles. For writing in boxes, they should use                                        D                                         Ž           Ž
       blue or black pen. Since the entries made by the candidates by darkening the                                                                                                
       circles will be taken into account while evaluating the answer sheets on comput-                                                                                            
       erised machines, they should make these entries very carefully and accurately.                                                                                   ‘           ‘
  10. Method of marking answers                                                                                                                                         ’           ’
       In the "OBJECTIVE TYPE" examination, you do not write the answers. For each ques-                                                                                “           “
       tion (hereinafter referred to as "Item") several suggested answers (hereinafter referred                                                                         ”           ”
       to as "Responses") are given. You have to choose one response to each item.
                                                                                                                                                                        G           G
       The question paper will be in the Form of TEST BOOKLET. The booklet will contain
       item bearing numbers 1, 2, 3 ............ etc. Under each item, Responses marked (a),
       (b), (c), (d) will be given. Your task will be to choose the correct response. If you
       think there is more than one correct response, then choose what you consider the              All that is required is to blacken completely the circle
       best response.                                                                                marked `A' below the Booklet Series and below the sub-
       In any case, for each item you are to select only one response. If you select more            ject code blacken completely the Circles for ‘‘0’’ (in the
       than one response, your response will be considered wrong.                                    first vertical column) and ‘‘1’’ (in the second vertical col-
       In the Answer Sheet, Serial Nos. from 1 to 160 are printed. Against each number, there        umn). You should then encode the Roll No. 081276. Do it
       are circles marked (a), (b), (c) and (d). After you have read each item in the Test Booklet   thus similarly :                                                               vuqØekd
       and decided which one of the given responses is correct or the best, you have to mark                                                                                    Roll Numbers
       your response by completely blackening with HB pencil to indicate your response.
       Ink should not be used for blackening the circle on the Answer Sheet.                                                                                             0 8 1 2 7 6
                                                                                                        Important : Please ensure that you have carefully en-
       For example, if the correct answer to item 1 is (b), then the circle containing the                                                                               G
                                                                                                        coded your subject, Test Booklet series and Roll Num-
       letter (b) is to be completely blackened with pencil as shown below :-                                                                                            Œ      Œ   G   Œ   Œ   Œ
                                                                                                        ber. If you make any mistake, erase it completely and
     Example : (a) G (c) (d)                                                                                                                                                         G      
                                                                                                        re-mark correctly.
                                                                                                                                                                         Ž      Ž   Ž   Ž   Ž   Ž
     To change a wrong marking, erase it completely and re-mark the new choice.                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                                                                           
  11. Signature on Attendance List
                                                                                                                                                                         ‘      ‘   ‘   ‘   ‘   G
     You are required to write the serial number of the Answer Sheet and Test Booklet                                                                                    ’      ’   ’   ’   G   ’
     and Series of Test Booklet issued to you on the Attendance List and to sign in                                                                                      “      G   “   “   “   “
     appropriate column against your name. Any change or correction in these particu-                *This is just illustrative and may not be relevant to               ”      ”   ”   ”   ”   ”
     lars should be authenticated by the candidate by putting his/her signatures.                    your Examination.
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                APPENDIX V                        Height in                  Weight in Kgs.        (m) Urine examination will be done and (r) The candidates should have
Guidelines with regard to Physical                Centimetres                                      any abnormality, if detected will be a sufficient number of natural and sound
Standards for Candidates for Combined             (Without                                         cause for rejection.                         teeth. A minimum of 14 dental points will
Defence Services Examination.                     shoes)                    18      20      22     (n) Any disease of the skin which is likely be acceptable. When 32 teeth are
NOTE : CANDIDATES MUST BE                                                  years   years   years   to cause disability or disfigurement will present, the total dental points are 22. A
PHYSICALLY FIT ACCORDING TO THE                   162 ..................    50      52      52                                                  candidate should not be suffering from
                                                                                                   also be a cause for rejection.
PRESCRIBED PHYSICAL STANDARDS.                    165 ..................    52      53      55                                                  severe pyorrhoea.
THE STANDARDS OF MEDICAL FITNESS                                                                   (o) A male candidate should be able to
                                                  168 ..................    53      55      57
AND THE GUIDELINES FOR THE SAME                                                                    read 6/6 in a distant vision chart with each (s) X-Ray examination of the chest will
                                                  170 ..................    55      57      58
ARE GIVEN BELOW.                                                                                   eye with or without glasses (For Navy include the lower part of cervical spine for
                                                  173 ..................    57      59      60
A NUMBER OF QUALIFIED CANDIDATES                  175 ..................    59      61      62     and Air Force without glasses only) presence of cervical ribs. X-Ray
ARE REJECTED SUBSEQUENTLY ON                      178 ..................    60      62      63     Myopia should not be more than 3.5D examination of other parts of spine will be
MEDICAL GROUNDS. CANDIDATES ARE                   180 ..................    63      64      65     and hypermetropia not more than 3.5D taken if the SMB considers it necessary.
THEREFORE ADVISED IN THEIR OWN                    183 ..................    65      67      67     including Astigmatism. For women (t) Carrying angle of elbow should not
                                                                                                                                                                0         0
INTEREST TO GET THEMSELVES                        185 ..................    67      69      70     candidates the minimum acceptable visual be more than 15 and 18 among males
MEDICALLY EXAMINED BEFORE                         188 ..................    70      71      72     acuity are Distant Vision (corrected) better and females respectively.
SUBMITTING THEIR APPLICATIONS TO                  190 ..................    72      73      74     eye 6/6, worse 6/18, Myopia of not more        2. In addition to the above, the following
AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT AT THE FINAL                 193 ..................    74      76      77     than minus 5.5 including Astogination.         medical standards will be applicable in
STAGE.                                            195 ..................    77      78      78     Internal examination of the eye will be        respect of Air Force candidates only :
1. A Candidate recommended by the                                                                  done by means of ophthalmoscope to
                                                  *45 for Navy @ 47 for Navy                                                                      (a) Anthropometric        measurements
Services Selection Board will undergo a                                                            rule out any disease of the eye. A
                                                  A + 10% (for Navy) departure from the                                                               acceptable for Air Force are as follows:
medical examination by a Board of Service
                                                  average weight given in the Table above          candidate must have good binocular                 Height              162.5 cms
Medical Officers. Women candidates will
                                                  is to be considered within normal limit.         vision. The colour vision standard will            Leg Length          Min. 99 cms. &
undergo Medical Examination by a Medical
                                                  However, in individuals with heavy               be CP-III for Army. For Navy it will be CP I                           Max. 120 cms.
Board comprising male/female doctors/
                                                  bones and broad built as well as                 for executive branch and CP-II for the rest.       Thigh Length        Max. 64 cms.
specialists/Gynaecologist. There will be a
Lady Medical Officer as member of Board.          individuals with thin built but otherwise        A candidate should be able to recognise
                                                                                                                                                      Sitting Height      Min. 81.5 cms. &
Only those candidates will be admitted to         healthy this may be relaxed to some              red and green colours.
                                                  extent on merit.                                                                                                        Max 96 cms.
the Academy who are declared fit by the                                                     (p) Visual Standards for Navy
Medical Board. However, the candidates                                                                                                            (b) X-Ray of Chest is compulsory.
                                                  The acceptable weight for Air Force           (a) Uncorrected without glass 6/12
declared unfit will be intimated by the           candidates will be + 10% of the average                                                         (c) Vision
President of the Medical Board and                                                              (b) Corrected with glass            6/6
                                                  weight given above.                                                                             (i) Distant Vision 6/6, in one eye and 6/9
procedure for request for an Appeal                                                             (c) Limits of Myopia               -3.5           Correctable to 6/6, Near Vision N-5 each
Medical Board (AMB) will also be intimated         Height and Weight Standards (Females)
                                                                                                (d) Limits of Hypermetropia        +2.5           eye, Colour Vision CP-1 (MLT)
to the candidate.                                  Height in           Weight in Kgs.
                                                                                                (e) Binocular vision                 III          (ii) Manifest Hypermetropia must not
Candidates who are unfit may apply for             Centimetres
                                                   (Without                                     (f) Limits of Colour Perception I                 exceed +2.00 DCYL 'Myopia-NIL' & +0.75
Appeal Medical Board (AMB) to be
                                                   shoes)             20       25     30                                                          DCYL.
completed within 42 days of SMB and may                                                     (q) For women candidates if pregnancy is
request for Review Medical Board (RMB)                              years years years       detected at any stage after selection at SSB          (d) Ocular Muscle Balance
within one day of completion of Appeal            148 ..................    39      41      43     or during training will debar the candidates Hetrophoria with the Maddox Rod Test
Medical Board.                                    150 ..................    40      42     43.5    from grant of commission and cost must not exceed :
Candidates declared unfit by AMB will be          153 ..................    42     43.5     45     recovered from the date of joining OTA till (i) at 6 metres Exophoria 6 prism
intimated by the President AMB about              155 ..................    43      44      46     the date of debar on confirmation of                          dioptres; Esophoria 6
procedure of challenging the findings of          158 ..................    45      46      48     pregancy from Military Hospital Authrorities.                 prism dioptres Hypo-
AMB. The candidates will also be intimated        160 ..................    46      47      49
                                                                                                   RADIAL KERATOTOMY AND LASER                                   phoria/Hyperphoria 1
that holding Review Medical Board (RMB)           163 ..................    47      49      51
                                                                                                   SURGERY : Candidates who have                                 Prism Dioptres.
will be granted at the discretion of DGAFMS       165 ..................    49      51      53
based on the merit of the case and that RMB       168 ..................    50      52      54  undergone or have the evidence of having (ii) at 33 cm       Exophoria 16 prism
is not a matter of right. The candidate should                                                  undergone Radial Keratotomy, to improve                      dioptres
address the request for RMB if he/she so          (d) In your own interest you are advised the visual acuity, will be permanently                            Esophoria 6 prism
desires to ADG Rtg. (CDSE) Army HQ, West          to undergo a preliminary medical check rejected for all the three services.                                dioptres; Hypophoria/
Block-III, R.K. Puram, New Delhi-110066 and       up for wax in ears, refractory error of eyes,                                                              Hyperphoria 1 prism
                                                  fungal infection of skin etc. before          In order to detect PRK/LASIK all the
a copy of the same is handed over to the                                                                                                                     Dioptres.
                                                  reporting for the SSB interview.              candidates at SMB will be subjected to the
President of AMB. The O/o the DGAFMS will
                                                                                                measurement of Axial length by A-Scan Binocular Vision-Must possess good
inform the date and place (Delhi and Pune         (e) Chest should be well developed. The biometer.                                        binocular vision (fusion and stereposis
only) where the candidate will appear for a       minimum range of expansion after full                                                    with good amplitude and depth)
RMB. The candidate must be physically fit         inspiration should be 5 cms. The              Candidates who have undergone LASER
according to the prescribed physical              measurement will be taken with a tape Surgery for correction of refractive error will (e) Hearing Standards
standards which are summarized below :            so adjusted that its lower edge should be considered for commission in Army if (i) Speech test :                 Whispered
(a) The candidate must be in good physical        touch the nipple in front and the upper they fulfil following criteria :-                                        hearing 610 cms.
and mental health and free from any               part of the tape should touch the lower                                                                          each ear.
                                                                                                (i) Age more than 20 years.
disease/disability which is likely to interfere   angle of the shoulder blades behind. X-                                                  (ii) Audiometric Test : Audiometric loss
with the efficient performance of duties.         Ray of the chest is compulsory and will (ii) Uncomplicated stable LASIK/Excimer                                  should       not
(b) There should be no evidence of weak           be taken to rule out any disease of the (PRK) laser procedure done for Myopia                                    exceed + 20 db
constitution, bodily defects or over weight.      chest.                                        or Hypermetropia, with stable refraction
                                                                                                                                                                   in frequencies
(c) The minimum acceptable height for male                                                      for a period of six months after the
                                                  (f) There should be no disease of bones                                                                          between 250 Hz
candidates is 157.5 cms. (157 cms for Navy        and joints of the body.                       procedure.
                                                                                                                                                                   and 4000 Hz.
and 162.5 cms for Air Force). For Women
candidates minimum acceptable height is           (g) A candidate should have no past (iii) A healthy retina.                              (f) Routine ECG and EEG should be
152 cms. For Gorkhas and individuals              history of mental breakdown or fits.             (iv) Corrected vision should be 6/6 in within normal limits.
belonging to hills of North Eastern region        (h) The hearing should be normal. A              better eye and 6/9 in worse eye, with 3. The following conditions detected on
of India, Garhwali and Kumaon, the                candidate should be able to hear a forced        maximum residual refraction of + 1.50 in        X-ray examination will be disqualifying
Minimum acceptable height will be 5 cms           whisper with each ear at a distance of 610       any     meridian      for   myopia      or      for entry to Armed Forces.
less. In case of candidates from                  cms. in a quiet room. There should be no         hypermetropia.                              (a) Granulomatous disease of spine.
Lakshadweep, the minimum acceptable               evidence of present or past disease of the       (v) Axial length within permissible limits. (b) Arthritis/spondylosis
height can be reduced by 2 cms.                   ear, nose and throat.                                                                        (c) Scoliosis more than 15 degree as
                                                                                                   NOTES : The candidates will be asked
These concessions are not applicable for          (i) There should be no sign of functional                                                        measured by Cobb's Method (10
Navy and Air Force. Height and weight                                                              to declare at the time of medical               degree for Army).
                                                  or organic disease of the heart and blood        examination that he/she has undergone
standards are given below. Interpolation          vessel. Blood pressure should be normal                                                      (d) More than mild Kyphosis/Lordosis.
for weights against height not mentioned                                                           LASER procedure as above. He/she will
                                                  and candidates be free from AIDS.                                                            (e) Spondylolisthesis/Spondylosis.
may be done.                                                                                       be subjected to a thorough corneal and
                                                  (j) The muscles of abdomen should be well                                                    (f) Herniated nucleus pulposes.
                                                                                                   retinal      evaluation       by       the
Height and Weight Standards (Males)                                                                                                            (g) Compression fracture of Vertebra.
                                                  developed and there should be no                 ophthalmologist. However, he/she will be
Height in                  Weight in Kgs.         enlargement of liver or spleen. Any              declared unfit at the SMB and those (h) Sacaralisation Disease
Centimetres                                       evidence of disease of internal organs of        found to be within the acceptable limits (j) Cervical ribs with demonstrable
(Without                                          the abdomen will be a cause for rejection.       for approval as above will be advised to        neurological or Circulatory deficit.
shoes)                    18      20      22                                                       undergo an Appeal Med. Board. During (k) Presence of Schmorl's node at more
                                                  (k) Un-operated hernias will make a
                         years   years   years                                                                                                     than one level.
                                                  candidate unfit. If operated, this should have   A M B h e /she will be subjected to a
152 ..................   44*      46      47      been done at least 1 year prior to the present   thorough corneal and retinal evaluation (l) Atlanto-occipital and atlanto-axial
155 ..................   46      48@      49      examination and healing is completed.            as also scrutiny of the records by a            anomalies.
157 ..................   47       49      50                                                       Senior Adviser in Ophthalmology.            (m) Incomplete Sacaralisation Unilateral or
                                                  (l) There should be no hydrocele,
160 ..................   48       50      51                                                                                                       Bilateral.
                                                  varicocele or piles.
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 (n) Spinabifida other than SV 1 and LV 5. (iv) Aviators holding Master Green Card-             borne by Government, candidates will be        (a) handed over to the cadet on his being
 (o) Any other abnormality, if so considered Rs. 400/- p.m.                                     expected to meet their pocket expenses         granted a commission or
      by specialist.                                                                            themselves. The minimum expenses at            (b) if he is not granted a commission
                                              (v) Aviators holding Green Card-Rs. 280/-
 4. The Medical standards for p.m.                                                              the Indian Military Academy are not likely     refunded to the State.
      candidates of Naval Aviation Branch The Army Aviators (Pilots) serving in the             to exceed Rs. 200.00 per month. If a
                                                                                                cadet's parent or guardian is unable to        On being granted a commission article
      will be the same as for flying duties Army Aviation Corps are entitled to flying                                                         of clothing and necessaries purchased
      of Air Force.                                                                             meet wholly or partly even this
                                              allowance as under :                              expenditure, financial assistance may be       from the allowance shall become the
 5. Detection of any disability in the (a) Brig & above                    Rs. 10,500/-                                                        personal property of the cadet. Such
                                                                                                granted by the Government. Gentlemen/
      course of a special test carried out                                                                                                     articles will, however be withdrawn from
                                              (b) Maj to Col               Rs. 14,000/-         Lady Cadets undergoing training at
      prescribed for one service, may                                                                                                          a cadet who resigns while under training
                                                                                                Indian Military Academy, Officers
      render the candidate unfit for any (c) Capt and equivalent Rs. 11,000/-                                                                  or who is removed or withdrawn prior to
                                                                                                Training Academy and corresponding
      other service(s), if so considered as (d) Lt and equivalent          Rs. 9,000/-                                                         commissioning. The article withdrawn
                                                                                                training establishments in Navy and Air
      disqualifying by Medical Board.         Other Allowances : ( a ) Dearness                                                                will be disposed of to the best advantage
                                                                                                Force, in whose cases the income of
 6. Physical Conditioning : Prospective Allowances are admissible at the same                                                                  of the State.
                                                                                                Parents/guardians does not exceed Rs.
      candidates are advised to keep rates and under the same conditions as are                 1500/- (under revision) per month are          7. No candidate will normally be
      themselves in good physical applicable to the Civilian Gazetted Officers                  eligible for financial assistance. In case     permitted to resign whilst under training.
      condition by following the under from time to time. (b) A kit maintainance                of parents/guardians whose income              However, Gentlemen Cadet resigning
      mentioned routine :-                    allowances of Rs. 400/- p.m. (c) Depending        exceeds Rs. 1500/- (under revision) per        after the commencement of training may
 (a) Running            : 2 to 4 Km. in 15 upon rank and area of posting, Officers              month but does not exceed Rs. 2000/-           be allowed to proceed home pending
                           minutes            posted to Field Areas will be eligible for                                                       acceptance of their resignation by Army
                                                                                                (under revision) per month, the same
 (b) Skipping                                 compensatory Highly active Field Area             financial assistance will be given in          HQ. Cost of training, messing and allied
 (c) Pushups &          : Minimum 20 each Allowance at the rate of Rs. 6,780/- to Rs.           respect of all the sons/wards if there are     services, will be recovered from them
                                              8,400/- p.m., Compensatory Field Area             more than one son/ward simultaneously          before their departure. They and their
      Sit-ups
                                              Allowance at the rate of Rs. 4,200/- to Rs.       undergoing training in one or more than        parents/guardians will be required to
 (d) Chin ups           : Minimum 08
                                              5,200/- p.m. and Compensatory Modified                                                           execute a bond to this effect before the
 (e) Rope Climbing: 3 to 4 meters.                                                              one of the above institutions irrespective
                                              Field Area Allowance at the rate of Rs.           of the fact whether the institutions are       candidates are allowed to join Indian
                                              1,600/- to Rs. 2,000/- p.m. (d) In addition to    under the same service or not. The             Military Academy. A Gentlemen Cadet
                APPENDIX VI                   the Compensatory Field Area Allowance,                                                           who is not considered suitable to
                                                                                                immovable property and other assets
                                              officers posted to areas situated at a height     and income from all sources are also           complete the full course of training may
 (Brief Particulars of service etc.)
                                              of 9,000 ft and above are entitled for High                                                      with permission of the Government, be
 Pay Scale of Army Officers and equivalent                                                      taken into account for determining the
                                              Altitude Allowance in the range of Rs. 1,060      eligibility for financial assistance.          discharged. Service candidates under
 ranks in Air Force and Navy
                                              p.m. to Rs. 11,200 pm depending upon rank                                                        these circumstances will be reverted
 (i) Pay                                                                                        The parent/guardian of a candidate
                                              of the officer and place of posting. (e)                                                         back to their parent Unit.
 (a) Rank              Pay Band (Rs.)                                                           desirous of having any financial
                                              Siachen Allowance at the rate of Rs.
     Lt. to Major      15,600-39,100 (PB-3) 14,000/- per month will be admissible in            assistance, should, immediately after his      8. Commission will be granted only on
     Lt. Col to Maj 37,400-67,000 (PB-4) addition to Compensatory Field Area                    son/ward has been finally selected for         successful completion of training. The
     Gen                                                                                        training at the Indian Military Academy,       date of commission will be that following
                                              Allowance to officers of all ranks. This
     Lt. Gen HAG 67,000/-(annual incre- allowance is, however, not admissible                   submit an application through the District     the date of successful completion of
     Scale             ment @ 3%)-79,000                                                        Magistrate of his District who will with       training. Commission will be permanent.
                                              in conjunction with High Altitude/
     HAG + Scale* 75,500/-(annual incre- Uncongenial climate allowance. ( f)                    his recommendation forward the                 9. Pay and allowances, pensions, leave
                       ment @ 3%)-80,000                                                        application to the Commandant, Indian          and other conditions of service after the
                                              Uniform allowance : Initial allowance for a
     (*Admissible                                                                               Military Academy, Dehradun.                    grant of commission will be identified with
                                              one time kit @ Rs. 14,000/- and Rs. 3,000/- for
     to 1/3rd of total                        every three years. (g) Free rations are           4. Candidate finally selected for training     those applicable from time to time to
     strength of Lt. Gens)                    provided to all officers. (h) Transport           at the Indian Military Academy will be         regular officers of the army.
     VCOAS/Army 80,000 (fixed)                allowance : Transport allowance @ Rs.             required to deposit the following amount       10. Training : At the Indian Military
     Cdr/Lt Gen                               3,200/- + DA thereon p.m. in A-1/A class          with the Commandant on arrival :               Academy Army Cadets, known as
     (NFSG)                                   cities and Rs. 1,600/- + DA thereon p.m. at       (a) Pocket allowance for        Rs. 1000.00    Gentlemen Cadets, are given strenuous
     COAS              90,000 (fixed)         other places shall be admissible to officers.         five months @ Rs. 200.00                   Military training for a period of 18 months
 (b) In addition to pay, Grade pay will also (j) Children Education Allowance.                      per month.                                 aimed at turning out, officers capable of
 be given as under :                          (A) FOR CANDIDATES JOINING THE                                                                   leading infantry subunits. On successful
                                                                                                (b) For item of clothing        Rs. 2750.00
     Lt.               Rs. 5,400/-            INDIAN        MILITARY         ACADEMY,                                                          completion of training Gentlemen Cadets
     Capt.             Rs. 6,100/-                                                                  and equipment
                                              DEHRADUN :                                                                                       are granted Permanent Commission in
     Maj.              Rs. 6,600/-                                                                                        Total Rs. 3750.00    the rank of Lt. subject to being medically
     Lt. Col           Rs. 8,000/-            1. Before the Candidate joins the Indian          Out of the amount mentioned above the          fit, in S.H.A.P.E.
     Col.              Rs. 8,700/-            Military Academy.                                 following is refundable to the cadets in       11. Insurance : The Gentleman/ Lady
     Brig.             Rs. 8,900/-            (a) He will be required to sign a certificate     the event of financial assistance being        Cadets of IMA/OTA when in receipt of
     Maj. Gen          Rs. 10,000/-           to the effect that he fully understands that      sanctioned to them.                            stipend are insured for Rs. 40 lac wef 01
 Due to restructuring of the officer's cadre he or his legal heirs shall not be entitled        Pocket allowance of five        Rs. 1000.00    Apr. 2011. Those who get medically
 on recommendations of AVS committee, to claim any compensation or other relief                 months @ Rs. 200.00 per                        boarded out of Academy on account of
 promotion period has been reduced and from the Government in respect of any                    month                                          disability, the disability cover provided for
 Time Scale promotion has been increased injury which he may sustain. In the                                                                   100 percent disability will be Rs. 20 lac
                                                                                                5 . T he following Scholarships are            which is proportionately reduced upto Rs
 upto the rank of Col (equivalent) and rank course of or as a result of the training or         tenable at the Indian Military Academy :
 of Lt Col (TS) has been abolished. Col (TS) where bodily infirmity or death results in                                                        4 lac for 20 per cent disability. However, or
 (equivalent) is entitled to Grade pay of Rs. the course of or as a result of a surgical        (i) PARSHURAM BHAU PATWARDAN                   less than 20 per cent disability, no disability
 8700/- p.m.                                                                                    SCHOLARSHIP- This scholarship is               benefits is eligible but an Ex-Gratia Grant
                                              operation       performed        upon        or                                                  of Rs 50,000/- will be paid. Disability due
 (c) A fixed sum of Rs. 6,000/- p.m. is also anaesthesia administrated to him for the           awarded to cadets from MAHA -
                                                                                                RASHTRA AND KARNATAKA. The                     to alcoholism, drug addiction and due to
 payable as Military Service Pay (MSP) to
                                              treatment of any injury received as               value of one scholarship is upto a             the diseases of pre-enrolment origin will
 the officers from the rank of Lt. to Brig.                                                                                                    not qualify for disability benefit and Ex-
                                              aforesaid or otherwise.                           maximum of Rs. 500.00 per annum for
 (d) Stipend during training at Service (b) His parent or guardian will be                      the duration of a cadet's stay at the Indian   Gratia Grant. In addition, Gentleman/Lady
 Academies : Fixed Stipend Rs. 21,000/- required to sign a bond to the effect that              Military Academy subject to the cadet's        Cadet withdrawn on disciplinary grounds
 pm. (Rs. 15,600/- as pay in Pay Band plus if for any reason considered within his              making satisfactory progress. The cadets       or as undesirable or voluntarily leaves the
 Grade Pay of Rs. 5,400/-) for the entire control, the candidate wishes to withdraw             who are granted this scholarship will not      Academy will also not be eligible for
                                                                                                                                               disability benefits and Ex-Gratia Grant.
 duration of training.                        before the completion of the course or            be entitled to any other financial
                                                                                                                                               Subscription at the rate of Rs 4,000/ - will
 (ii) Qualification Pay and Grant.                                                              assistance from the Government.
                                                   fails to accept a commission if offered;                                                    have to be paid in advance on monthly
 Officers possessing certain prescribed            he will be liable to refund the whole or ( ii) COLONEL KENDAL FRANK                         basis by the Gentleman/Lady Cadets who
 qualifications are entitled to lumpsum                                                     MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP. T h i s
                                                   such portion of the cost of tuition, food,                                                  are in receipt of stipend and will become
 Qualification Grant of Rs. 6,000/-,               clothing and pay & allowances, received  scholarship is of the value of Rs. 360.00          members of the main Army Group
 9,000/-, 15,000/- or Rs. 20,000/- based on                                                 per annum and is awarded to an eligible            Insurance Scheme as applicable to
                                                   as may be decided upon by Government.
                                                                                            Maratha cadet who should be a son of               Regular Army Officers.
 the qualification held by them.                   2 . Candidates finally selected will ex-serviceman. The Scholarship is in
                                                                                                                                               12. Terms and Conditions of Service
 The Army Aviators (Pilots) serving in Army        undergo a course of training for about addition to any financial assistance from
 Aviation Corps are entitled to the                18 months. Candidates will be enrolled the Government.                             (i) POSTING
 Qualification Pay, based on the Qualification     under the Army Act as gentlemen cadets.                                            Army officers are liable to serve any
                                                                                            6. An outfit allowance at the rate and
 held by them as under :-                          Gentlemen cadets will be dealt with the under the general conditions applicable where in India and abroad.
 (i) Master Aviation Instructor - Rs. 500/- p.m.   ordinary disciplinary purposes under the at the time for each cadet belonging to (ii) PROMOTION
 (ii) Senior Aviation Instructor Class I-Rs.       rules and regulations of the Indian the Indian Military Academy will be (a) Substantive promotions
 400/- p.m.                                        Military Academy, Dehradun.              placed at disposal of the commandant of
                                                                                                                                      The following are the service limits for
 (iii) Senior Aviation Instructor Class II-Rs.     3. While, the cost of training including the Academy. The unexpended portion the grant of the substantive promotion to
 280/- p.m.                                        accommodations, books, uniforms, of the allowance will be-                         higher ranks.
                                                   boarding and medical treatment will be
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By time scale :                                   (iii) On completion of the above training      Once flight cadets are granted pay and        of duty (unit) to home town and back once
Lt.           (on Completion of training)         the officers will be appointed on board        allowances by government, the death           in the second year of his service for the
                                                  Indian Naval ships for obtaining Naval         cover would be Rs. 50,000/- and the           first time and thereafter once in a block
Capt.         2 years of reckonable               Watch Keeping certificate for which a          disability cover would be Rs. 25,000/-        of two years, commencing from 01
              commissioned service                minimum period of six months is                for 100% disability. This cover would be      January, 1971 including family members
Major         6 years of reckonable               essential.                                     provided by AFGIS on payment of               and dependents. The year in which this
              commissioned service                (iv) The cost of training including            monthly non-refundable contribution of        concession is not availed of, free
                                                  accommodation and allied services,             Rs. 76/- by each flight cadet undergoing      conveyance for a distance of 1450 kms.
Lt. Col.      13 years of reckonable
                                                  books, uniform, messing and medical            flying training for which membership          each way is admissible for self, wife and
              commissioned service
                                                  treatment of the cadets of the Indian          would be compulsory.                          children from duty station to leave
Col (TS)      26 years of reckonable              Naval Academy will be borne by the                                                           station/home town.
                                                                                                 Conditions      governing       Financial
              commissioned service                Government. Parents or guardians of            Assistance:                                   In addition officers of Flying branch
By Selection                                      cadets will, however, be required to meet                                                    employed on regular Flying Duties in
                                                                                                 (i) While the cost of training including
Col.          15 years of reckonable              their pocket and other private expenses                                                      vacancies in authorized establishment are
                                                                                                 accommodations, books, uniforms,
              commissioned service                while they are cadets. When a cadet's                                                        allowed, while proceeding on leave once
                                                                                                 boarding and medical treatment will be
                                                  parent or guardian has an Income less                                                        every year on warrant a free rail journey in
Brigadier 2 3 y e a r s o f r e c k o n a b l e                                                  borne by Government, candidates will
                                                  than Rs. 1500/- per mensem and is                                                            the appropriate class upto a total distance
          commissioned service                                                                   be expected to meet their pocket
                                                  unable to meet wholly or partly the                                                          of 1600 Kms. for the forward and return
                                                                                                 expenses themselves. The minimum
Major Gen. 25 years of reckonable                 pocket expenses of the cadet financial                                                       journeys both inclusive.
                                                                                                 expenses at the Air Force Academy are
         commissioned service                     assistance upto Rs. 140/- per mensem
                                                                                                 not likely to exceed Rs. 14,000 (under        Officers when travelling on leave at their
                                                  may be granted by the Government. A
Lt. Gen.      28 years of reckonable                                                             revision) per mensem. If a cadet’s parent     own expenses are entitled to travel by
                                                  candidate desirous of securing financial
              commissioned service                                                               or guardian is unable to meet wholly/         entitled class or lower class on payment
                                                  assistance may immediately after his
General       - No restrictions                                                                  partly even this expenditure, financial       of 60 percent of the fare for self, wife and
                                                  selection, submit an application through
                                                                                                 assistance may be granted by the              children from unit to any place within
(b) Acting promotion                              the District Magistrate of his District, who
                                                                                                 Government. No cadet whose parent or          India on 6 one way journey Form 'D' in a
                                                  will with his recommendations, forward
Officers are eligible for acting promotion                                                       guardian has an income of Rs. 750/- or        calender year; Two of these Form 'D' may
                                                  the application to the Director of
to higher ranks on completion of the                                                             above per month would be eligible for         be availed of for the entire family. In
                                                  Manpower Planning & Recruitment,
following minimum Service limits subject                                                         the grant of the financial assistance. The    addition to wife and children family
                                                  Naval Headquarters, New Delhi-
to availability of vacancies :                                                                   immovable property and other assets           includes parents, sisters and minor
                                                  110011.
Captain               3 years                                                                    and income from all sources are also          brothers residing with and wholly
                                                  NOTE : Further information, if desired,        taken into account for determining the        dependent upon the officers.
Major                 6 years                     may be obtained from the Director of           eligibility for financial assistance. The     6. Pensionary Benefits :
Lt. Colonel           6 1/2 years                 Manpower, Planning & Recruitment,              parent/guardian of a candidate desirous
                                                  Naval      Headquarters,          New          of having any financial assistance,           Retiring Pension : The minimum period
Colonel               8 1/2 years                                                                                                              of qualifying service required for retiring
                                                  Delhi-110011                                   should immediately, after his son/ward
Brigadier             12 years                                                                   has been finally selected for training at     pension is 20 years (without weightage).
                                                  (C) FOR CANDIDATES JOINING THE
Major General         20 years                                                                   the Air Force Academy, submit an              Retiring pension shall be calculated at
                                                  AIR FORCE ACADEMY :
                                                                                                 application through the District              50% of the average of emoluments
Lt. Gen.              25 years.                   1. There are three modes of entry into                                                       reckonable for pension (i.e. pay, rank pay
                                                                                                 Magistrate of his district who will, with
(B) FOR CANDIDATES JOINING THE                    F(P) Course viz. CDSE/NCC/Airmen.                                                            and non practicing allowance, if any)
                                                                                                 his recommendations, forward the
INDIAN NAVAL ACADEMY, EZHIMALA,                   Candidates who apply for Air Force                                                           drawn by the officer during the last 10
                                                                                                 application to the Commandant, Pre
KERALA:                                           through more than one source will be                                                         months of his service. The amount so
                                                                                                 Flying Training Courses, Begumpet.
                                                  tested/Interviewed at Air Force Selection                                                    determined shall be the retiring pension
(i) Cand idates, finally selected for             Boards only once for Air Force as well         (ii) Candidates finally selected for          for 33 years of reckonable qualifying
training at the Academy will be                                                                  training at the Air Force Academy will be
                                                  as other arms of services. Common                                                            service (i.e. actual service rendered +
appointed as cadets in the Executive                                                             required to deposit the following amount
                                                  candidate who fail in INS-B/PAB test as                                                      service weightage in years admissible).
Branch of the Navy. A sum of Rs. 35,000/-                                                        (under revision) with the Commandant
                                                  an NCC or Airman candidate will be                                                           For lesser years of reckonable qualifying
should be brought by them and deposited                                                          on arrival.
                                                  called again for OLQ testing for Army/                                                       service , th i s a m o u n t s h a l l b e
in the bank account, which they would be
                                                  Navy/OTA only, if it is found that he has      (a) Pocket allowance for       - Rs. 840/-    proportionately reduced. The retiring
opening at the State Bank of India, Ezhimala
branch, on arrival. Since it is a large amount,   applied through CDS Exam. also.                     six months @ Rs. 140/-                   pension in no case shall be less than
it is advised that they carry a demand draft      2. Detailing for Training :                         per month                                Rs. 1913/- per month.
payable to self. The deposit money would                                                         (b) For item of clothing and -Rs. 1500/-
                                                  Candidates recommended by the AFSBs                                                          7. Retiring Gratuity :
be used to meet the following expenditures                                                            equipment
                                                  and found medically fit by appropriate                                                       Retiring Gratuity : The minimum period
:-                                                                                                   Total                      -Rs. 2340/-
                                                  medical establishment are detailed for                                                       of qualifying service for earning retiring
(a) Pocket/Personal                  Rs. 5000/-   training strictly on the basis of merit and    Out of the amount mentioned above the         gratuity is 10 years (without weightage).
      expenses.                  @ Rs. 1000/-     availability of vacancies. Separate merit      following amount is refundable to the         The retiring gratuity shall be admissible
                                     per month    list are prepared for Direct entry             cadets in the event of financial              at a uniform rate of half month's
(b) Expenses on Laundry,             Rs. 4250/-   candidates through UPSC and for NCC            assistance being sanctioned.                  emoluments for each completed six
      Civilian - bearer,           @ Rs. 850/-
                                                  candidates. The merit list for Direct Entry                                                  monthly period of qualifying service. The
      Cinema, hair cutting           per month                                                   Pocket allowance for        Rs. 840/-
                                                  Flying (pilot) candidates is based on the                                                    emoluments for this purpose shall be
      and other sundry                                                                           six months @ Rs. 140/-
                                                  combined marks secured by the                                                                pay, rank pay, dearness pay and non
      services.                                                                                  per month
                                                  candidates in the tests conducted by the                                                     practicing, if any, stagnation/increment
(c) Expenses on stitching/          Rs. 20,000                                                   4. Career Prospects :
                                                  UPSC and at the Air Force Selection                                                          and DA.
      purchase of Academy
                                                  Boards. The merit list for NCC candidates      After successful completion of training,
      Blazer, Academy tie,                                                                                                                     8. Death cum-Retirement Gratuity:
      Academy Mufti, Academy                      is prepared on the basis of marks              the candidates pass out in the rank of
      Sportswear, Jogging shoes,                  secured by them at AFSBs.                      Flying Officer and will be entitled to the    In addition to pension or gratuity a Death
      Jungle boots, Swimming                      3. Training :                                  pay and allowances of the rank. Time          Gratuity, equal to 1/4th of emoluments
      Trunk/suits and Satchels.                                                                  scale promotions to the rank of Flight        for each completed six monthly period of
                                                  The approximate duration of training for                                                     qualifying service plus a weightage of 5
(d) Travelling expenses for           Rs. 2,000                                                  Lieutenant, Squadron Leader, Wing
                                                  Flying Branch (Pilots) at the Air Force                                                      years subject to maximum of 16½ times
      proceeding to next duty                                                                    Commader and Group Captain are granted
                                                  Academy will be 74 weeks.                                                                    of the emoluments not exceeding Rs. 3.5
      station/home station on                                                                    on completion of 2 years, 6 years, 13 years
      leave on completion of                      Insurance cover during Flying Training -                                                     lakh is admissible.
                                                                                                 and 26 years of succussful service
      Naval Orientation                           (Rates are under revision)                                                                   9. In case of death while in service the
                                                                                                 respectively. Grant of Group Captain
      Course on return Journey                    Air Force Group Insurance Society                                                            amount of gratuity will be as follows :-
      at the end of the term.                                                                    (select) and higher ranks is only by
                                                  would pay Rs. 1,00,000/- for a monthly         selections. Promising officers have a fair    (a) two months pay, if death occurs in
(e) Insurance : A sum of Rs. 780/- non-           contribution of Rs. 800/- pm. as ex-gratia
                                                                                                 chance of getting higher promotions to air        the first year of service.
refundable premium for a cover of Rs. 8           award to the next-of-kin of a flight cadet
Lakhs is required to be paid by the                                                              ranks - Air Commodore, Air Vice Marshal       (b) six months pay, if death occurs after
                                                  drawn from Civil life and undergoing
candidate on reporting to the Naval                                                              and Air Marshal.                                  the first year but before completion
                                                  flying training in an unfortunate
Academy during the six months of training.        eventuality. In case, flight cadet             5. Leave and Leave Travel Concession:             of five years.
An additional premium of Rs. 780/- would          undergoing flying training is medically        Annual Leave - 60 days a year                 (c) minimum of 12 months pay, if death
be payable for each relegated term.               invalidated boarded out, he would be                                                             occurs after five years but before
(ii) Selected candidates will be appointed        paid Rs. 20,000/- as ex gratia award for       Casual Leave - 20 days a year not more            completion of 20 years.
as cadets and undergo training in Naval           100% disability and this reduces               than 10 days at a time.
                                                                                                                                               (d) If death occurs after 20 years or more,
ships and establishment as under :-               proportionately upto 20%.                      Officers are authorised encashment of             one month pay for each year of service
(aa) Naval Orientation           20 weeks         Cadets are authorised stipend                  Annual Leave upto 10 days alongwith               to a minimum 12 months pay and
       Course at Naval                            amounting to Rs. 8000/- per month              LTC to the extent of a total 60 days in a         maximum 33 months pay. Further
       Academy, Goa.                              during training. "On successful                career span to cover incidental expenses          subject to the condition that the amount
(bb) Cadets training           -06 months         completion of training the stipend             on travel.                                        of Death-cum-retirement gratuity shall
(cc) Midshipment (afloat - 06 months              admitted will be converted as pay for all
                                                                                                 Officers when proceeding on annual/               in no case exceed Rs. 3.5 lakhs.
       training)                                  purposes. However, t h e p e r i o d o f
(dd) Sub-Lieutenant            -12 months                                                        casual leave, irrespective of its duration,   Disability pension and Special Family
                                                  training shall not be treated as
       (Technical course)                                                                        is entitled for free conveyance from place    Pensionary awards including awards to
                                                  commissioned service."
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 children and dependents (parents,             refundable to the Cadets in the event of     Commission may, if eligible and              course under consideration and the
 brothers and sisters), are also payable       financial assistance being sanctioned        suitable in all respects, be considered      training period of its equivalent PC
 in accordance with the prescribed rules.      to them.                                     for the grant of permanent Commission        Course. This adjustment of seniority will
 10. Other Privileges :                        5. Outfit allowance will be admissible       in the 10th year of their Short Service      be carried out at the time of grant of first
                                               under order as may be issued from time       Commission in accordance with the            substantive rank of Captain. The
 The officers and their families are
                                               to time. On being granted a commission,      relevant rules.                              revised seniority will have no effect on
 entitled to free medical aid,
 accommodation on concessional rent,           articles of clothing and necessaries         Those SSC officers who are not               the pay and allowances granted in the
 group insurance scheme, group                 purchased from this allowance shall          selected for grant of PC but are             rank of Capt., Major and Lt. Col.
 housing scheme, family assistance             become the personal property of the          otherwise considered fit and suitable,
                                                                                                                                         i) Reckonable           Commissioned
 scheme, canteen facilities etc.               cadet. Such articles, will however be        will be given options to continue as
                                               withdrawn from a cadet who resigns                                                        Service:
 (D) FOR CANDIDATES JOINING THE                                                             SSCOs for a total period of 14 years
 OFFICERS TRAINING ACADEMY,                    while under training or who is removed       (including the initial tenure of 10 years)   Subject to provisions of Para 10 (h)
 CHENNAI                                       or withdrawn prior to commissioning.         on expiry of which they will be              above, reckonable commissioned
 1. Before the candidate join the Officers     The article withdrawn will be disposed       released from the Army. Women                service for the purpose of these orders
 Training Academy Chennai.                     of to the best advantage of the State.       officers are not eligible for permanent      will count from the date of grant of Short
 (a) He/she will be required to sign a         6. No candidate will normally be             commission. However, they can opt for        Service Commission to an officer. The
 certificate to the effect that he/she fully   permitted to resign whilst under             extention of upto 14 years of service.       period of service forfeited by sentence
 understands that he/she or his/her legal      training. However, Gentlemen/Lady                                                         of Court Martial or by summary award
                                                                                            d) Special Provision for Release for SSC
 heirs shall not be entitled to claim any      Cadets      resigning      after     the                                                  under the Army Act and the period of
                                                                                            on completion of 5th Year of Service :
 compensation or other relief from the         commencement of training may be                                                           absence without leave will not be
 Government in respect of any injury           allowed to proceed home pending              SSC (Non-Tech) Male & Female                 reckonable. The period during which
 which he/she may sustain in the course        acceptance of their resignation by Army      O f f i c e r s , o t h e r than those who
                                                                                                                                         furlough rates of pay are drawn and the
 of or as a result of the training or where    HQ. Cost of training, messing and allied     undergone or are undergoing Degree
                                                                                                                                         period of captivity at POWs rates of pay,
 bodily infirmity or death results in the      services will be recovered from them         Engineering Course or any other
 course of or as a result of a surgical                                                                                                  will be reckonable. The period of service
                                               before their departure. They and their       specialized course of such nature, who
 operation       performed       upon    or                                                                                              for promotion lost by an officer in
                                               parents/guardians will be required to        are desirous of leaving the service after
 anaesthesia administered to him/her for       execute a bond to this effect before the                                                  consequence of her having been
                                                                                            completion of five years service may,
 the treatment of any injury received as       candidates are allowed to join Officers'                                                  granted leave without pay will also be
                                                                                            during the fifth year of service, apply to
 aforesaid or other-wise.                      Training Academy.                                                                         reckonable. Such an officer will,
                                                                                            the Army HQs. for release. Army HQ will
 (b) His/her parent or guardian will be                                                     consider the applications of such            however, become entitled to the pay
                                               7. On joining OTA, candidates will not
 required to sign a bond to the effect that                                                                                              and allowances of the higher
                                               be permitted to appear for any               officers on merits and the decision of
 if for any reason considered within his/                                                                                                substantive rank granted by the
                                               examination/interview, for any other         the Army HQ will be final and
 her control, the candidate wishes to                                                                                                    inclusion of this period only from the
                                               type of commission/entry in the Army,        irrevocable. On approval of such officers
 withdraw before the completion of the,                                                                                                  date on which she would have qualified
                                               Navy and Air Force or any other              will be released from service on
 course or fails to accept a commission                                                                                                  by service if this period had not been
 if offered or marries while under training    employment without resigning from the        completion of 5th year of service. Those
                                               Academy and paying the cost of               SSC (Non-Tech) Male & Female                 so reckoned and not with effect from the
 at the Officers' Training Academy, he/
                                               training. However, no cost of training       Officers who have undergone or are           date of grant of substantive rank.
 she will be liable to refund the whole or
 such portion of the cost of tuition, food,    including messing charges will be            undergoing Degree Engineering                (j) Leave:
 clothing and pay & allowances,                recovered from these Gentlemen               Course or any other specialised course
                                               cadets, who may resign from the                                                           For leave, these officers will be
 received as may be decided upon by                                                         of such nature, will not be released
                                               Officers Training Academy, Chennai to                                                     governed by rules applicable to Short
 Government.                                                                                before expiry of full tenure of 14 years
                                               undergo pre-commission training at the       unless the cost of training of such          Service Commission Officers as given
 2. Candidates finally selected will
 undergo a course of training at the           Indian Military Academy, Dehradun or         specialized course as prescribed is          in Chapter IV of the Leave Rules for
 officers' Training Academy, for an            corresponding       cadet     training       recovered from them. They will be            the service Vol. 1-Army. They will also
 approximate period of 11 months.              establishment in Navy and Air Force, if      required to execute a bond to this effect    be entitled to leave on passing out of
 Candidates will be enrolled under the         so selected.                                                                              the Officers' Training Academy and
                                                                                            on being nominated for undertaking
 Army Act as Gentlemen/Lady Cadets.            8. A Gentleman/Lady cadet Who is not         Degree Engineering Course/Special            before assumption of duties under the
 Gentlemen/Lady Cadets will be dealt           considered suitable to complete the full     Course of such nature.                       provision of the Rules 69 ibid. SSC
 with the ordinary disciplinary purposes       course of training may, with permission                                                   women Officers will also be eligible for
 under the rules and regulations of the                                                     e) Special Provisions during Extended
                                               of Government, be discharged after                                                        Maternity Leave as per SAL I/S/92-S.
 Officers' Training Academy.                                                                Tenure:
                                               paying cost of training laid down by the
 3. While, the cost of training including                                                                                                (k) Termination of Commission :
                                               Government of India. An Army candidate       During extended tenure, they will be
 accommodations, books, uniforms,              under these circumstances will be            permitted to seek release from the Army      An officer granted Short Service
 boarding and medical treatment will be        reverted to his Regiment or Corps.           on the following grounds :-                  Commission will be liable for five years
 borne by the government, candidates                                                                                                     but his/her Commission may be
                                               9. Training :                                (i) Taking up civil Job.
 will be expected to meet their pocket                                                                                                   terminated at any time by the
 expenses themselves.                          Selected candidates will be enrolled         (ii) Pursuing higher education
                                                                                                                                         Government of India :-
 The minimum expenses during the pre-          under the Army Act as Gentlemen/Lady         (iii) Starting own business/joining
 commission training are not likely to         Cadets and will undergo a course of                family business.                       (i)   for misconduct or if services are
 exceed Rs. 200/- per month but if the         training at the Officers' Academy for an                                                        found to be unsatisfactory; or
                                                                                            f) Substantive Promotion :
 cadets pursue, any hobbies such as            approximate period of 49 weeks. On                                                        (ii) on account of medical unfitness; or
 photography, shikar, hiking etc. they         successful completion of training            SSCOs male and female granted Short
                                                                                                                                         (iii) if his/her services are no longer
 may require additional money. In case         Gentlemen/Lady Cadets are granted            Service Commission under these rules
                                                                                                                                               required; or
 however, the cadet is unable to meet          Short Service Commission in the rank         will be eligible for substantive
 wholly or partly even the minimum             of Lt. from the date of successful           promotion as under :-                        (iv) if he/she fails to qualify in any
 expenditure, financial assistance at          completion of training.                      (i) To the rank      on completion of             prescribed test or course.
 rates which are subject to change from        10. Terms and conditions of Services:              of Capt        2 years reckonable      An officer may on giving 3 months notice
 time to time, may be given provided the                                                                         commissioned            be permitted to resign his/her
 cadet and his/her parent/guardian,            (a) Period of probation :
                                                                                                                 service.                commission on compassionate grounds
 have an income below Rs. 1500 per             An officer will be on probation for a        (ii) To the rank of on completion            of which the Government of India will
 month. A candidate desirous of having         period of 6 months from the date he/               Major          of 6 years              be the sole judge. An officer who is
 financial        assistance        should     she receives his/her commission. If he/                           reckonable commi-       permitted to resign his/her commission
 immediately after being finally selected      she is reported on within the                                     ssioned service.        on compassionate grounds will not be
 for training submit an application on the     probationary period as unsuitable to         (iii) To the rank of on completion           eligible for terminal gratuity.
 prescribed form through the District          retain his/her commission, he/she may
 Magistrate of his/her district who will                                                          Lt. Col.       of 13 years
                                               be terminated any time whether before                                                     (l) Terminal Gratuity :
 forward the application to the                                                                                  reckonable
                                               or after the expiry of the probationary                                                   SSCO recruited from civil side are
 Commandant, Officers' Training                                                                                  commissioned
                                               period. Candidates withdrawn from                                                         entitled to terminal gratuity @ 1/2
 Academy, Chennai alongwith his/her                                                                              service.
                                               Officers' Training Academy on disciplinary                                                month's emoluments for each
 Verification report.                          grounds are not eligible to apply.           g) Mandatory Conditions :
 4 . Candidates finally selected for                                                                                                     completed six monthly period of
                                               (b) Posting :                                Mandatory conditions for grant of above      service.
 training, at the Officers' Training
                                               Personnel granted Short Service              substantive ranks laid down for
 Academy, will be required to deposit                                                                                                    (m) Reserve Liability :
                                               Commission are liable to serve               Permanent Commissioned officers as
 the following amount with the
                                               anywhere in India and abroad on              well as the eligibility, time limit and      On being released on the expiry of five
 Commandant on arrival :
                                               selected appointments as decided by IHQ,     penalties for promotion exam Part B          years Short Service Commission or
 (a) Pocket allowance            Rs. 3000/-
       for three month                         MOD (Army) from time to time.                and D as applicable to permanent             extension thereof they will carry a reserve
       @ Rs. 1000 per month                                                                 commission officers also be similarly        liability for a period of five years or upto
                                               (c) Tenure of Appointment :
 (b) For items of clothing        Rs.5000/-                                                 applicable to SSCOs male and female.         the age of 40 years whichever is earlier.
       and equipment                           Short Service Commission to Officers
                                                                                            h) Adjustment of Seniority:                  (n) Miscellaneous:
 (c) Group Insurance             Rs. 2000/-    (Male and Female) in the regular Army
                                               will be granted for 14 years i.e. for an     To make adjustment for shorter training      All other terms and conditions of service
       Coverage for 02 months                                                                                                            where not at variance with the above
                                               initial period of 10 years extendable by     of SSC male and female vis-a-vis PC
       (AGIF)                                  a further period of 04 years. Male                                                        provisions will be the same as for
                                                                                            officers, the seniority of SSC male and
       Total                   Rs. 10000/-     officers who are willing to continue to      female officers will be depressed by the     regular officers.
 Out of the amount mentioned above the         serve in the Army after the expiry of        period corresponding to the difference       davp 55104/14/0006/1112
 amount mentioned in (b) above is              period of ten years Short Service            in training period between the SSC                                           EN 6/67

				
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