SSC Tech 42nd Notification, Advertisement, PDF, Eligible Branches and Cut Off

by SSB Guru

July 7th, 2013



Indian Army invites application for 42nd Short Service commission (Tech) – Men (Married/Unmarried) and 13th Short Service Commission (Tech) Women (Unmarried) for April 2014 Course (including widows of Defence Personnel for tech and non Tech Entry). The course will commence in the month of April 2014 in the prestigious OTA (Officers’ Training Academy) Chennai.

SSC Tech is a technical entry for engineering graduates who have completed their degree or currently studying in final year of their graduation, on selection candidate will be enrolled in short service commission in Indian Army.

University from which Candidate has completed or pursuing graduation must be a recognized university.


SSC Tech 43 Men: 20 to 27 years. Born not earlier than 02 Apr 87 and not latter than 01 Apr 94.

SSC Tech 14 Women: 20 to 27 years. Born not earlier than 02 Apr 87 and not latter than 01 Apr 94.

For Widows of Defence Personnel with four years age relaxation.

SSCW Non-Tech: 19 to 29 years. Born not earlier than 02 Jan 85 and not latter than 01 Jan 95.

SSCW Tech: 20 to 31 years. Born not earlier than 02 Apr 83 and not latter than 01 Apr 94.

There are total 50 Vacancies for 42nd Men Course and 19 Vacancies for 13th SSCW Tech Course.

                                   Branch/Discipline                                                                   Vacancies (Men/Women)

                         Civil                                                                                                           11/01

                         Architecture                                                                                              01/01

                         Mechanical                                                                                                05/02

                         Electrical/Electrical & Electronics                                                               06/02

                         Automobile/Workshop Technology                                                            02/01

                         Aeronautical/Aviation/Aerospace/Ballistics/Avionics                                  02/01

                         Computer Sc & Engg/Computer Tech./Info Tech / M.Sc Computer Sc         04/02

                         Electronics & Telecom/Telecomm./Electronics &
                         Communication/Satellite Communication                                                  07/03

                         Electronics/Opto Electronics/Fiber Optics/Micro Electronics & Microwave   06/02

                         Food Tech/Bio Tech/Bio Medical Engg                                                          02/02

                         Metallurgy & Explosives/Metallurgical Engg                                                 01/01

                         Industrial/Manufacturing Engg/Industrial Engg & Mgt/Production               03/01

                                   Total                                                                                                 50/19

For Widows of Defence Personnel

SSC Non-Tech – Graduate in Any Discipline – 01 vacancy.

SSC Tech 13th – B.E/B.Tech in any stream – 01 vacancy.

Please note that Only Online Applications are accepted no other mode will be considered. Read this page carefully before clicking on any link.

First of all candidates are required to apply online by Clicking Here (Keep Your educational records ready)

After successful submission of application a Roll Number will be generated which is confirmation that your online application is accepted.

Take Two (2) print outs of that application.

One copy of print out application duly signed and affixed photograph attested by Gazetted Officer thereon and 10th Class certificate, 12th Class certificate, Degree/Provisional Degree and mark sheets of eight semesters of B.E/B.Tech, all in original along with two attested photocopies of all the above certificates are to be carried out to the Selection Centre by the candidate for SSB Interview. Original will be returned after verification by the Selection Centre.

The second copy of the print out of online application is to be retained by the candidate for his/her reference. No need to send any hard copy to DG Rtg / Rtg Dte.

No Need To Send Any Document To Indian Army

Permanent Body tattoos are only permitted on inner face of forearm i.e. form inside of the elbow to wrist and on the reverse side of palm/back (dorsal) side of hands. Permanent body on any other part of body is not acceptable and candidate will be barred from further selection. However Tribes with tattoos on face will be acceptable depending on person to person.

Indian Army may fix a cut off percentage for short listing candidates for SSB Interview. In SSC Tech 41 cut off percentage was 65% up to 6th semester for candidates in final year and for those who completed their degree are also required 65% overall percentage. Only candidates scoring the required minimum cut off will be called for Interview. SSC Tech 42nd and SSC Tech 13th SSB Interview Dates will be declared after short listing of candidates.

Online Application Start Date: 15 July 2014

Last Date for online Application : 16 August 2014

SSB Interview : December 2014 onwards

Note - Multiple Submission will lead to cancellation of candidature. Candidates must carefully read the Complete official Advertisement Before applying, here we have just focused on few important points, a detailed view can be obtained only form official advertisement in pdf form of SSC Tech 42 Men and 13 SSC Tech Women Course.

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