Ministry of Defence Recruitment 2018-Apply 291 Posts: Indian Army, Ministry of Defence invites applications for the posts of Material Assistant, LDC, Fireman, Tradesman Mate, and MTS (Safaiwala). Eligible candidates with prescribed qualification and experience can apply through offline. The candidates can apply before 21 days from the date of notification. The candidates belonging to Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Sikkim, Laddakh, Sub Division of Jammu and Kashmir state, Lahaul & Spiti District of Pangi Sub Division of Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman & Nicobar Islands & Lakshadeep should apply before 28 days from the date of notification.
Vacancies in Indian Army, Ministry of Defence:
Number of Vacancies: 291
Name of the Posts: Material Assistant, LDC, Fireman, Tradesman Mate, and MTS (Safaiwala).
|S No||Name of the Post||No of Posts||Pay Scale||Minimum Essential Qualification|
|1.||Material Assistant||06||Rs 29200/-||12th Class Pass or equivalent from a recognized board.|
|2||LDC||10||Rs 19900/-||Matriculation or equivalent from recognized board Physical|
(i) Height without shoes 165 cms (A concession of 2.5 cms shall be allowed for the members of scheduled tribes)
(ii) Chest (unexpanded) 81.5
(d) Chest (expanded) -85 cms
(e) Weight – 50Kgs
|3||Fireman||08||Rs 19900/-||Graduate in any discipline from any recognized university or Diploma in Material Management or Diploma in Engineering in any discipline from any recognized institutions.|
|4||Tradesman Mate||266||Rs 18000/-||Matriculation Class Pass or equivalent from a recognized|
|5||MTS (Safaiwala)||01||Rs 18000/-||Matriculation Class Pass or equivalent from a recognized Board|
Age: The candidate’s age should be as mentioned below
|S No||Category||Age Limit||Age Relaxation|
|(a)||UR (General)|| |
18 to 25 years for all posts except for the post of Material Assistant
|(d)||ESM||Total service rendered in Armed Forces + 3 Years|
|(e)||PH (UR)||10 years over and above age relaxation for caste, if applicable|
Selection Process: The process of selection will be done by Test. The selection will be done strictly on the merit basis. The decision of appointing authority regarding selection/ rejection will be final. It is also made clear that the numbers of posts/ vacancies are tentative and recruitment process can be canceled/ suspended/ terminated by the Commandant at any stage, due to administrative reasons.
The written test will be as follows
|Subject||No of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration||Remarks|
|General Intelligence and|
|25||25||2 Hours (20 Minutes extra for visually handicapped candidates).||The standard of questions will be of matriculation/ Intermediate/ graduation as applicable.|
The question paper will be in bilingual i.e. English & Hindi. Date and venue of written test will be intimated to the candidates through Acknowledgement Card. No TA/DA will be paid to the candidates applying for the post. The pattern of selection for each post will be as follows.
|S No||Name of the Post||Stage I||Stage II|
|2||LDC||Written||Typing Proficiency (English typing @ 35 words per minute on computer or Hindi typing @ 30 words per minute corresponding to 10500/ 9000 key depression per hour (KDPH) on an average of 5 key depressions for each word|
(a) Run – 1.6 Km in 6 min
(b) Carrying a man of 63.5 Kgs to a distance of 183 meters within 96 seconds)
(c) Clearing 2.7 Mtrs wide ditch & landing on both feet
3 meters vertical rope
(i) 1.5 Km run in 6 mins
(ii) Carrying a weight 50 Kg to a distance of 200 meters
in 100 sec
|5||MTS (Safaiwala)||Matriculation Class Pass or equivalent from a recognized Board||Written|
How to apply: The eligible candidates with the prescribed qualification and experience can apply for the desired post. The candidates have to download the application from www.indianarmy.nic.in and www.ncs.gov.in. The candidates have to send the filled in applications along with the list of mentioned enclosures by Ordinary Post/ Registered Post / Speed Post to
|27 Field Ammunition Depot,|
PIN – 909427,
C/o 56 APO
The envelope containing the application should be superscribed by “APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF ………..”.
List of copies to be attached to the application:
(a) Two Passport size latest photographs duly self-attested, one on the right corner of the application and one on Acknowledgement Card.
(b) Attested copies of the following certificates will also be submitted with application
(i) Education Qualification Certificate.
(ii) Date of birth Certificate.
(iii) Caste certificate where applicable.
(iv) Discharge certificate for Ex-serviceman or NOC from the competent authority for serving Defence Personnel who are completing the prescribed period of Army Services within a year from the last date for receiving the application.
(c) Medical certificate (format attached) issued by Central/ State Government medical board consisting of at least three members out of which at least one shall be a specialist in the particular field for assessing locomotor/ cerebral/ visual/ hearing disability and certifying the percentage of disability (i.e. 40 % and above).
(d) Self-addressed envelope affixing postal stamps of Rs. 25/-.
|Last date for offline applications||21 days from the date of notification|
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