TES 40 2018 Notification, 10+2 Technical Entry Scheme to Join Indian Army


Do you want to join the Indian army? Do you have it in you? This is your chance to be an Indian army officer with the TES entry which is scheduled to commence from Jan 2019. All the details of TES notification are shared below.

TES 40 Notification 2018: 10+2 Technical Entry Scheme 40 Jan 2019 Course. Indian army published the TES 40 notification for the candidates who have completed 10+2 with PCM. Applications are invited from unmarried Male Candidates who have passed 10+2 examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (Hereinafter referred to as PCM) subjects and fulfill the eligibility conditions prescribed in the subsequent paragraphs, for the grant of Permanent Commission in the Army.

Note- Last date for the application is 14th June 2018.

Eligibility For TES 40

(A) Nationality: A candidate must either be: (i) A citizen of India, or (ii) A subject of Bhutan, or (iii) A subject of Nepal, or (iv) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st of January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or (v) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India. Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v) above, shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility issued by Govt of India is necessary, may be admitted to the examination provisionally subject to the necessary certificate being given to him by the Govt before declaration of result by SSB/joining training.

Note– Candidates must undertake not marry until they complete their full training. A candidate who marries subsequent to the date of his application, though successful, will not be selected for training. A candidate who marries during training shall be discharged and will be liable to refund all expenditure incurred on him by the government.

(B) Age Limit For TES 40: A candidate must not be below 16½ years and above 19½ years on the first day of the month in which the course is commencing i.e. the candidate should not be born before 01 Jul 1999 and not after 01 Jul 2002 (both days inclusive).

NOTE 1: Candidate should note only the date of birth as recorded in the Matriculation/ Higher Secondary Examination Certificate or an equivalent certificate will be accepted. No other document relating to the age will be accepted.

NOTE 2: Candidates should also note that once a date of birth has been claimed by them and entered in the records, no change will be allowed subsequently on any ground whatsoever.

(C) Educational Qualification For TES: Only those candidates who have passed 10+2 Examination or its equivalent with a minimum aggregate of 70% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics from recognized education boards are eligible to apply for this entry. Eligibility condition for calculating PCM % of various state /central boards will be based on marks obtained in Class XII only.

(D) Medical Examination

  • The Candidate must be in good physical and mental health and free from any disease and disability which is likely to interfere with the efficient performance of the duties.
  • There should be no evidence of weak constitution, bodily defects or underweight.
  • The minimum acceptable height is 157.5 cms. For Gorkhas and individuals belonging to hills of North Eastern regions of India, Garhwal and Kumaon, the minimum acceptable height will be 5 cm less. In case of candidates from Lakshadweep, the minimum acceptable height can be reduced by 2 cms.

(E) The candidate should not have been debarred from appearing in any examination by UPSC. Candidate should have been arrested/convicted by a criminal court or involved in any court case.

3- VACANCIES: 90 (Vacancies are provisional and can be changed depending on the training capacity at the training Academy for this course. The vacancies are subject to increase/decrease keeping the organizational requirement at the point of time.)

4- TYPE OF COMMISSION: On successful completion of 4 years of the course cadets will be granted Permanent Commission in the Army in the rank of Lt.

SENIORITY: They will be granted seniority on overall order of merit of the three technical institutes combined i.e. CME, MCTE, MCEME and in case the date of commissioning coincides with that of IMA, Dehradun, they will be placed in block junior to IMA (NDA/ ACC / DE Course ) but above TGC / UES course.

Training of TES 40:

Total training will be 5 years, Details are as under:

(a) Basic Military Training: 1 year (Officer Training Academy Gaya).

(b) Technical Training: (i) Phase-I (Pre Commission Training): 3 Years (CME Pune or MCTE Mhow or MCEME Secunderabad), (ii) Phase-II (Post Commission Training): 1 year at CME Pune or MCTE Mhow or MCEME Secunderabad.

(c) Award of Degree: The candidates will be awarded Engineering degree after successful completion of the final examination. No ante date seniority will be admissible to candidates on account of this Engineering degree. During the last two semester, the officers will be permitted only one relegation on academic grounds. This relegation will be within maximum two relegations permitted on academic grounds the entire engineering (8 semesters) in accordance with JNU ordinance. Any further relegation of the officer on academic grounds will lead to termination of his commission.

Note– Candidate must understand that in case of Final selection, their appointment will be provisional subject to satisfactory verification of antecedents by concerned civil/police/Education authorities, as applicable.

The selection procedure of TES 40:

(a) Shortlisting of Applications- Integrated HQ of MoD (Army) reserves the right to shortlist application based on cutoff percentage applied as decided. After shortlisting of candidates, the centre allotment will intimate to the candidate online. After allotment of selection centre, candidates will have to log in to the official website and select their SSB dates on first come first serve basis.

(b) Only shortlisted eligible candidates depending on the cutoff percentage will be undergo SSB at one of the selection centres i.e, Allahabad (U.P.), Bhopal (M.P.), Bengaluru (Karnataka) or Kapurthala(Punjab) by Psychologist, Group testing Officer and Interviewing Officer.

(c) Candidates will be put through 2 stage selection procedure – Those who clear stage 1 will go to stage 2. Those who failed in stage 1 will be returned on the same day. And those who selected will stay at the centre for next 5 days.

MERIT LIST Of TES 40: It must be noted that mere qualifying at the SSB Interview does not confirm final Selection. Merit will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained by the candidate at SSB Interview. Higher educational qualifications, previous performances, NCC background etc. have no role to play for finalization of Merit List. Joining letters to join pre-commission training at OTA, Gaya will only be issued subject to vacancies and medical fitness.

AADHAR CARD: All candidates selected to join Indian Army are required to have their Aadhar Card prior to joining the training. All candidates applying to Join Indian Army are therefore advised to obtain Aadhar Card at the earliest.

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