New Delhi, 30 May 2022: The Indian Army recruitment 2022 process has been announced for as many as 40 vacancies for unmarried male engineering graduates in the 136th Technical Graduate Course (TGC-136). The application process is currently ongoing on the Indian Army’s official website – joinindianarmy.nic.in – and will last till June 9.
The TGC course is all set to begin in January 2023 at the Indian Military Academy (IMA) in Dehradun. Apart from TGC recruitment, the Indian Army is all set to implement new changes in the recruitment of candidates in the three services (Army, Navy, and Air Force) under the Tour of Duty/Agneepath scheme.
Note: As per the Tour of Duty/Agneepath scheme, 100% of the soldiers recruited shall be released from service after four years, and then 25% re-enlisted for full service.
Indian Army TGC Recruitment 2022: Vacancy details
|Computer Science & Engineering/ Computer Technology/ M Sc Computer Science
|Electrical/ Electrical & Electronics
|Electronics & Telecommunication
|Electronics & Communication
|Electronics & Instrumentation/Instrumentation
Indian Army TGC Recruitment 2022 – Eligibility
- Candidates who have passed the requisite engineering degree course or are in the final year of the engineering degree course are eligible to apply.
- Candidates born between 2 January 1996 and 1 January 2003 can apply.
How to Apply for Indian Army TGC Recruitment 2022?
- Candidates are required to visit the Indian Army’s official website.
- Then, they need to click on ‘Officer Entry Apply/Login’ followed by the registration process.
- After getting registered, they are required to click on ‘Apply Online’ under the dashboard.
- A page of officers selection ‘Eligibility’ will open.
- Then, they are required to click on the ‘Apply’ button shown against the Technical Graduate Course (TGC).
- The ‘Application Form’ will open.
- Candidates are required to read the instructions carefully and click ‘continue’ to fill in details as required under various sections.
- After filling in details on the last segment, they will have to navigate to a page titled ‘Summary of your information’ wherein they can check and edit the entries already made.
- Only after ascertaining the correctness of the details, they are required to click on ‘Submit’.
- The candidates are required to take out two copies of their application having roll numbers for future references.
Indian Army Tour of Duty Recruitment Policy – New Changes
- As per the newly proposed changes in the Tour of Duty/Agneepath scheme, all the recruited soldiers shall be released from service after 4 years.
- It is also compulsory to re-enlist 25% of soldiers for full service after a month.
- The initial proposal intended the release of a particular percentage of recruits following 3 years of active service. More soldiers were to be released after 5 years of military service, with 25% to be retained.
- However, now the new proposal is all set to recruit 100% of the soldiers who will be released from service after four years, and then 25% re-enlisted for full service.
- Their past four years of contractual service would not be counted towards their full service for the fixation of pay and pension.
- A substantial sum of money is expected to be saved this way.
- Some soldiers shall enjoy an exception due to the new changes because of their trades. As such, they may be retained even beyond the proposed 4 years of service as per their duty’s technical nature. These could include personnel serving in the Army Medical Corps.
- The recruitment process had been relatively quiet for almost 2 years now due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
- The gap of two years has led to anxiety among the soldiers due to the prevalent uncertainty.
- The states of Punjab and Haryana witnessed some protests over the delay in the recruitment process. There is an ingrained fear in the soldiers regarding their inability to get the service opportunity in the future due to over age.
- In Haryana, some soldiers have even committed suicide.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
How many seats are being offered by the Indian Army for TGC recruitment 2022?
A total of 40 seats are being offered by the Indian Army for TGC recruitment.
When will the Indian Army TGC course begin?
The Indian Army TGC course will begin in January 2023.
What are the new changes within the Indian Army Tour of Duty scheme?
As per the new changes, 100% of the soldiers recruited shall be released from service after four years and then 25% will be re-enlisted for full service.