Ministry of Defence Recruitment 2022 – Apply Now for 419 Posts, Read More

New Delhi, October 27, 2022 – Ministry of Defence Recruitment 2022 – The Ministry of Defence has announced 419 vacancies in Material Assistant (MA) posts for undergraduates. The Army Ordnance Corps (AOC) commenced an online application for the post on October 23, 2022, and the last date for application is November 12, 2022.

Candidates need to visit the official website of AOC – to register themselves for the application process. The monthly salary of the selected candidates will be from Rs. 29,200 to Rs. 92,300.

Ministry of Defence Recruitment 2022 – General Overview

Recruitment Drive Ministry of Defence Recruitment 2022
Application Starting Date October 23, 2022
Application Closing Date November 12, 2022
Post Material Assistant (MA)
Vacancies 419
Registration Process Online
Location Anywhere in India
Official Website

Ministry of Defence Recruitment 2022 – Eligibility Criteria and Age Relaxation

Eligibility Criteria

  • Undergraduate candidates in any discipline from any recognized university are eligible to apply.
  • Candidates with a Diploma in Material Management are eligible.
  • Candidates with a Diploma in Engineering in any field from any recognised institution are eligible.
  • Candidates must be between the age of 18 to 27 years.

Age Relaxation

The age limit for reserved categories has been extended. Details are mentioned in the table below:

Category Age Relaxation
Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST) 5 years
Other Backward Class (OBC) 3 years
Person with Benchmark Disability (PwBD) (Unreserved) 10 years
Person with Benchmark Disability (PwBD) (OBC) 13 years
Person with Benchmark Disability (PwBD) (SC/ST) 15 years
Ex-Serviceman (ESM) 3 years
Meritorious Sports Persons 5 years

Ministry of Defence Recruitment 2022 – Vacancies

Reservation-wise Vacancies

Category Available Posts
Unreserved (UR) 171
Economically Weaker Section (EWS) 42
Other Backward Class (OBC) 113
Scheduled Caste (SC) 62
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 31
Total 419


Other Reserved Category Available Posts
Ex-Serviceman (ESM) 41
Meritorious Sports Persons (MSP) 20
Person with Benchmark Disability (PwBD) 16

Region/State-wise Vacancies

Region State/UT Available Posts
Eastern Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur 10
Western Delhi, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana 120
Northern Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh 23
Southern Maharashtra, Telangana, Tamil Nadu 32
South Western Rajasthan, Gujarat 23
Central West Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand 185
Central East West Bengal, Jharkhand, Sikkim 26
Total 419

Ministry of Defence Recruitment 2022 – Selection Process, Required Documents and Syllabus

Selection Process

  • Candidates must appear for the recruitment test first.
  • Candidates will be then shortlisted based on their online applications.
  • AOC will then scrutinize the online applications to shortlist the candidates.

Required Documents

  • Aadhar Card
  • PAN Card
  • Voter ID
  • Passport
  • Latest passport size photograph
  • Class 10th passing certificate


Subject No of Questions Marks Duration of Exam
General Intelligence & Reasoning 50 50
Numerical Aptitude 25 25
General Awareness 25 25
English Language & Comprehension 50 50
Total 150 150 2 hours

Note: Extra 20 minutes will be provided to visually handicapped candidates.

How to Apply for the Ministry of Defence Recruitment 2022?

  • Candidates are required to visit the official website of Army Ordnance Corps (AOC) –
  • Then, they need to click on the “Candidate Login/Sign Up” tab.
  • After a new window opens, candidates are required to provide their “Login Name”, “Password” and “Captcha” and click on the “Create Account” tab if they are not yet registered.
  • Registered candidates can enter the mentioned information and click on the “Login” tab to continue with the application process.
  • Candidates can download the “AOC requirement 2022” application form.
  • They can also take a printout of the form for their future reference.

Note: To download the official AOC notification, please click here.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the eligibility criteria for Defence Ministry Recruitment 2022?

Undergraduate candidates from a recognized university in any discipline are eligible for the post of Material Assistant (MA).

What is the last application date for the material assistant (MA) post in the Defence Ministry 2022 recruitment?

The last date to apply for the post of Material Assistant (MA) in the Defence Ministry 2022 recruitment is November 12, 2022.

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What is the salary of a Material Assistant (MA) in 2022?

The Ministry of Defence is offering a pay scale of Rs. 29,200 to Rs. 92,300 monthly for the post of Material Assistant (MA).

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