Panaji: July 8, 2015 …. The Directorate General of Recruiting, Integrated HQ of Ministry of Defence (Army) is On-Line with a new website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in. Enrolment for officers (less UPSC entries) and recruitment for Junior Commissioned Officers (JCOs) / Other Ranks (OR) in the Indian Army will be ON-LINE. Based on schedules planned, on-line applications will now be invited on www.joinindianarmy.nic.in for all entries, less those through UPSC. There will be no more “OPEN RALLY” system, but only on-line registration, and subsequently candidates will be “called for recruitment”.
Candidates can “check their eligibility” on www.joinindianamy.nic.in and can apply on-line for chosen /eligible career options in the Indian Army. For “on-line applications”, Candidates should carry the following: a) Education qualification certificates including matriculation certificate. b) Personal details. c) Verification /domicile certificate. d) Have a valid e-,ail id and e) Have a unique mobile number.
Website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in can be opened on any personal computer with internet facility, cyber café, Central Govt./State Govt. Kiosk like Central Government Common Service Centre (CSC) kiosks. Special Kiosks at Army Recruitment Organisations (AROs) and Zonal Recruitment Offices (ZROs) will also be available for on-line registration /Provide assistance to candidates.
Procedure for Applying Online. For registering online, visit the website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in and proceed as follow: a)Click on the portion ‘Apply Online’ on the homepage in Officer row (orange coloured) and JCO/OR Enrolment Row (green coloured). B) Fill the online registration form. Tips to assist in filling up fields have been provided as you highlight each field. C) After filling the form, click on preview and check if all the information entered by you is correct as you will not be able to make any correction after saving. Candidates can take the print of the details by logging in using the e-mail Id and password.
Online registration does not imply that the candidate has fulfilled all the criteria for recruitment. Registration is subject to subsequent scrutiny and can be rejected, if found Ineligible/Invalid at any point of time. The applicants are advised to regularly check army website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in and their mail box for alerts. The procedure is not open to Nepalese Domicile Gorkhas and Touts and agents have no role to play, and candidates are advised not to be lured by such agents /agencies.