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Indian Army has invited applications for NCC SPECIAL ENTRY SCHEME 54th COURSE (October 2023) SHORT SERVICE COMMISSION (NT) from Unmarried Male and Unmarried Female (including Wards of Battle Casualties of Army Personnel).  The detailed notification is available on the official website .

Post Name:  NCC Special Entry Scheme

Total Vacancies:  

  • NCC Men – 50 (45 for the General Category and 05 for Wards of Battle Casualties of Indian Army personnel only).
  • NCC Women – 05 (04 for General Category and 01 for Wards of Battle Casualties of Indian Army personnel only)  

Starting Date to Apply Online:          17th January 2023

Closing Date to Apply Online:           15th February 2023

Mode of Application:                          Online


A candidate must either be:

(i) A citizen of India, or  

(ii) A subject of Nepal, or  

(iii) A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii) and (iii) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India. Certificate of eligibility will, however, not be necessary in the case of candidates who are Gorkha subjects of Nepal.

AGE Limits:   For NCC candidates (including wards of Battle Casualties) 19 to 25 years as on 01 July 2023 (born not earlier than 02 July 1998 and not later than 01 July 2004, both dates inclusive).

Educational Qualification:               

  •   For NCC ‘C’ Certificate Holders: Graduate with an aggregate of minimum 50% marks taking into account marks of all the years.
  • Those studying in final year are also allowed to apply provided they have secured minimum 50% aggregate marks in the first two/three years of three/four years degree course respectively. Such students will need to secure an overall aggregate of minimum 50% marks if selected in the interview, failing which their candidature will be CANCELLED.
  • The candidate should have served for minimum two academic years in the senior Division/Wing of NCC and should have obtained minimum of ‘B’ Grade in ‘C’ Certificate Exam of NCC.
  • For Wards of Battle Casualties of Army Personnel: Degree of a recognized University or equivalent with aggregate of minimum 50% marks taking into account marks of all the years. NCC ‘C’ certificate NOT required for Wards of Battle Casualties.  

Selection Process:

  • Shortlisting of Candidates
  • SSB Interview
  • Medical Examination

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