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Indian Army TGC 133 July Recruitment 2021 – Apply Online for 40 Vacancy
Name of the Post: Indian Army TGC – 133 July 2021 Online Form 2020
Post Date: 26-02-2021
Total Vacancies: 40
Brief Information: Indian Army has published notification for 133rd Technical Graduate Course (TGC) commencing in July 2021 for unmarried Male Engineering Graduates. Those Candidates who are interested in the vacancy details & completed all eligibility criteria can read the notification & apply Online.
Staring Date to Apply Online: 25-02-2021 at 1500 Hrs
Last Date to Apply Online: 26-03-2021 at 1500 Hrs
Age Limit (as on 01-07-2021)
Minimum: 20 Years
Maximum: 27 Years
Candidates born between born not earlier than 02-07-1994 and not later than 01-07-2001, both dates inclusive.
Candidates should possess Degree (Engg)
- Applications are invited from eligible unmarried Male Engineering Graduates for 133
rd Technical Graduate Course (TGC-133) commencing in Jul 2021 at Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun for Permanent Commission in the Indian Army.
(a) Nationality. A candidate must either be : – (i) A citizen of India, or (ii) a subject of
Nepal, or (iii) 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 and Ethopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India. Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii) and (iii) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by Government of India. Certificate of eligibility will however not be necessary in the case of candidates who are Gorkha subjects of Nepal. A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary, will attach such certificate alongwith the application.
(b) Age Limit. 20 to 27 years as on 01 Jul 2021. (Candidates born between 02 Jul
1994 and 01 Jul 2001, both dates inclusive).
Note. The date of birth recorded in the Matriculation/ Secondary School Examination
Certificate or an Equivalent Examination Certificate on the date of submission of
application will only be accepted. No other document relating to age will be accepted
and no subsequent request for its change will be considered or granted.
(c) Educational Qualification for Applying. Candidates who have passed the requisite
Engineering Degree course or are in the final year of Engineering Degree course are eligible to apply. Candidates studying in the final year of Engg degree course should be able to submit proof of passing Engg Degree Examination alongwith marksheets of all
semesters/years by 01 Jul 2021 and produce the Engg Degree Certificate within 12 weeks from the date of commencement of training at Indian Military Academy (IMA). Such candidates will be inducted on Additional Bond Basis for recovery of the cost of training at IMA as notified from time to time as well as stipend and pay & allowances paid, in case they fail to produce the requisite degree certificate.
Note-1. For induction to Pre Commission Training Academy, after final selection,
the minimum educational qualification is passing BE/B.Tech degree in the
Engineering streams notified below at Para 3. To become eligible for induction into
TGC-133 course at IMA Dehradun, candidates studying in final year of engineering
are required to submit proof of passing Engg Degree Examination alongwith
marksheets of all semesters/years by 01 Jul 2021 to Directorate General of Recruiting
and ensure that the cumulative percentage of marks upto final semester/ year is not
less than the approved cut off percentage, failing which the candidature will be
Note-2. Final semester/year studying candidates will be provisionally allowed to
appear in SSB; subject to following conditions:- (a) Their cumulative percentage of
marks upto 6th semester/3rd year of Engg degree, upto 8th semester/4th year of
B. Architecture (B.Arch) and upto 2nd semester/1st year of M.Sc in notified equivalent
stream/ discipline is not below the approved cut off percentage in their respective
streams. (b) After declaration of final results, the cumulative percentage of marks
upto final semester/ year of degree course will also be not less than the approved cut
off percentage, failing which the candidature will be cancelled.
Note-3. Candidates studying in final year/semester of Engg degree course should
not have any backlog at the time of submission of application. Any candidate if found
having backlog will not be allowed to appear in SSB interview and candidature of
such candidates will be cancelled.
Note-4. Candidates, who have yet to pass their degree examination will be eligible
only if they are studying in the final year of degree examination. Those candidates
who have yet to qualify in the final year Degree Examination and are allowed to
appear for SSB, should note that this is only a special concession given to them.
They are required to submit proof of passing Engg Degree Examination alongwith all
marksheets towards the Engg Degree Examination by the above prescribed date and
no request for extending this date will be entertained on the grounds of late conduct
of basic qualifying University Examination, delay in declaration of results or any
other grounds whatsoever.
Note 1. These vacancies are tentative and may be changed depending on
Note 2. Recommended candidates of TGC-133
rd course (Jul 2021) whose merit is not
within the number of allotted vacancies of respective Engineering streams, may be offered
to join SSC (Tech) Course (Oct 2021), subject to meeting all other eligibility conditions.
- Type of Commission
(a) Grant of Commission. Selected candidates will be granted Short Service
Commission on probation in the rank of Lt from the date of commencement of the course or
the date of reporting at IMA, whichever is later and will be entitled to full pay and allowances
admissible to Lt during training period. Pay & allowances will be paid after successful
completion of training.
(b) Permanent Commission. On successful completion of training cadets will be
granted Permanent Commission in the Army in the rank of Lt.
(c) Ante Date Seniority. One year ante date seniority from the date of commission will
be granted to Engineering Graduates of TGC Entry in the rank of Lt.
(a) Selected candidates will be detailed for training at Indian Military Academy,
Dehradun according to their position in the final order of merit (engineering stream-wise)
upto the number of available vacancies and subject to meeting all eligibility criteria.
(b) Duration of training – 49 weeks
(c) Candidates will neither be allowed to marry during the period of training nor he be
allowed to live with parents/Guardians. Candidates must not marry until they complete the
full training at the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun. A candidate, if he marries while under
training, shall be discharged and will be liable to refund all expenditure incurred on him by
the government. A candidate, who marries subsequent to the date of his application, though
successful at the Service Selection Board interview and medical examination, will not be
inducted for training, and his candidature will be cancelled.
(d) Cost of Training. The entire cost of training at IMA is at Government expense. In
case the Gentleman Cadet is withdrawn from training academy due to reasons other than
medical ground or the reasons not beyond his control, he will be liable to refund cost of
training @ ₹ 11952/- per week till 30 Sep 2020, thereafter a yearly escalation of 8% p.a
will be calculated on the Per Capita cost of Training for each ensuing year (or as
notified from time to time) apart from allied charges as fixed by the government from time to
time, for the period of his stay at Indian Military Academy, Dehradun.
- The final allocation of Arms/Services will be made prior to passing out of Gentleman Cadets from IMA and will be at the sole discretion of Integrated HQ of Ministry of Defence (Army) keeping in view the existing policy. The candidate will not have any objection in the event of his final selection on allotment of any arms/service in the interest of the organisation. No representation is tenable on this account.
(i) Higher Tpt Cities (UA). Hyderabad, Patna, Delhi, Ahmadabad, Surat,
Bengaluru, Kochi, Kozhikode, Indore, Greater Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, Jaipur,
Chennai, Coimbatore, Ghaziabad, Kanpur, Lucknow, Kolkata.
(ii) The allowance shall not be admissible to those service personnel who have
been provided with the facility of Government transport.
(iii) Officers in Pay Level 14 and above, who are entitled to use official car, will
have the option to avail official car facility or to draw the TPTA at the rate of
Rs. 15,750/- +DA per month thereon.
(iv) The allowance will not be admissible for the calendar month(s) wholly
covered by leave.
(v) Physically disabled service personnel will continue to be paid at double rate,
subject to a minimum of Rs. 2,250/- + DA per month.
(n) Children Education Allowance. ₹2,250/- per month per child for two eldest
surviving children only. CEA is admissible from Nursery to 12th Classes.
(i) Reimbursement should be done just once a year, after completion of the
financial year (which for most schools coincides with the Academic year).
(ii) Certificate from the head of institution where the ward of government
employee studies should be sufficient for this purpose. The certificate should confirm
that the child studied in the school during the previous academic year.
Note. In the case of allowances specific to Defence Forces, the rates of these
allowances would be enhanced by 25% automatically each time the Dearness
Allowance payable on the revised pay band goes up by 50% (GoI letter No. A-27012/
02/2017-Est.(AL) dated 16 Aug 2017).
(o) Hostel Subsidy. ₹6750/- per month per child for two eldest surviving only. Hostel
subsidy is admissible from Nursery to 12th class.
Note. Please note that pay & allowances and rules/ provisions thereof are subject to revision
from time to time.
- Army Group Insurance Fund (AGIF). The Gentlemen Cadets when in receipt of
stipend are insured for ₹ 75 lakhs as applicable to officers of the regular Army. For those who are invalidated out by IMB on account of disability and not entitled to any
pension will be provided ₹25 lakhs for 100 percent disability. This will be proportionately reduced to ₹5 lakhs for 20 percent disability. However, for less than 20
percent disability, an Ex-Gratia grant of ₹ 50,000/- will be paid. Disability due to alcoholism, drug addiction and due to the diseases of pre-enrolment origin will not qualify for disability benefit and Ex-Gratia grant. In addition, Gentlemen Cadets withdrawn on disciplinary grounds, expelled as undesirable or leaving the Academy voluntarily will not be eligible for disability benefits and Ex-Gratia. Subscription at the rate of ₹5,000/- will have to be paid in advance on monthly basis by Gentlemen Cadets to become member under the AGI Scheme as applicable to regular Army Officers. The subscription for the relegated period would also be recovered at the same rate.
- How to Apply
(a) Applications will only be accepted online on website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in.
Click on ‘Officer Entry Apply/Login’ and then click ‘Registration’ (Registration is not
required, if already registered on www.joinindianarmy.nic.in). Fill the online registration form after reading the instructions carefully. After getting registered, click on ‘Apply Online’ under Dashboard. A page Officers Selection ‘Eligibility’ will open. Then click ‘Apply’ shown against Technical Graduate Course. A page ‘Application Form’ will open. Read the instructions carefully and click ‘Continue’ to fill details as required under various segments – Personal information, Communication details, Education details and details of previous SSB. ‘Save & Continue’ each time before you go to the next segment. After filling details on the last segment, you will move to a page ‘Summary of your information’ wherein you can check and edit the entries already made. Only after ascertaining the correctness of your details, click on ‘Submit Now’. Candidates must click on ‘Submit Now’ each time they open the application for editing any details. The candidates are required to take out two copies of their application having Roll Number, 30 minutes after final closure of online application on
Note 1. No changes to details submitted in online application can be made after closure of
application. No representation in this regard shall be entertained.
Note 2. CGPA/Grades must be converted into Marks as per the formulae adopted by the
concerned University for filling ‘Marks obtained in Graduation’ in online application. Any
discrepancy observed at any stage of selection process will lead to cancellation of
Note 3. Candidate’s name/ Parent’s name (Father & Mother)/ Date of Birth in the profile and
online application must be as per Matriculation /Secondary School Examination Certificate or
Equivalent Certificate issued by the concerned Board of education. Variation in above
details will lead to cancellation of the candidature.
(b) Self attested copy of following documents alongwith their originals are to be carried
to the Selection Centre by the candidates:-
(i) One copy of the Print out of application duly signed and affixed with self
(ii) Matriculation/Secondary School Examination certificate or equivalent
certificate and marksheet issued by the concerned Board of Education.
Note 1. Matriculation/Secondary School Examination Certificate or Equivalent
Certificate issued by the concerned Board of Education will only be accepted as
proof of Date of Birth, candidates name and Parent’s name (Father & Mother) (No
other document like Admit card/ Marksheet/Transfer certificate etc are acceptable).
Note 2. In case Parent’s name (Father & Mother) is not mentioned in matriculation/
Secondary School Examination certificate or equivalent certificate, the candidate is
required to produce any document issued by Government of India or States Govt
such as PAN card, Aadhar Card, Passport, Driving licence etc. for verification.
However, Candidate’s name and his Parents’s name filled in online application must
match exactly with those mentioned in the produced document.
(iii) 12th class marksheet and certificate or Equivalent certificate/ Diploma
marksheet and certificate (Diploma holders).
(iv) Engineering Degree/Provisional Degree issued by the university
(v) Marksheets of all semesters/years. (Candidates having backlog at the time of
submission of application are not eligible to apply).
(vi) Certificate issued by the Controller of Examination/Registrar of the concerned
University regarding formula for conversion of CGPA/ Grades into marks followed by
(vii) A certificate issued by the Controller of Exam/Registrar/Dean of the
concerned University or Principal of the College regarding cumulative percentage
of marks upto 6th semester/3rd year of Engg degree, upto 8th semester/4th year of
B. Architecture (B.Arch) and upto 2nd semester/1st year of M.Sc. in notified stream/
discipline as per Rules/Guidelines of the University which is applicable to the
candidate (for final year appearing candidates).
(viii) Certificate from the Principal/ Head of the Institution stating that the candidate
is studying in final year and his result will be declared by 01 Jul 2021 (for final year
(ix) Declaration by the candidate of final year Engineering degree course that he
will submit the proof of passing Engg Degree Examination alongwith marksheets of
all semesters/years by 01 Jul 2021 to Directorate General of Recruiting, failing which
his candidature will be cancelled (for final year appearing candidates).
(c) Any candidate who does not carry the above documents for the SSB interview,
his candidature will be cancelled and he will be returned.
(d) All certificates in original to be carried by the candidates for SSB Interview for
verification. Originals will be returned after verification at the Service Selection Board itself.
(e) The second copy of the printout of online application is to be retained by the
candidate for reference. There is no need to send any hard copy to DG Recruiting.
(f) Candidates must submit only one online application. Receipt of multiple
applications from the same candidate will result in cancellation of candidature, and
NO representation will be entertained in this regard.
(g) Candidates serving in the Armed Forces are required to inform their Commanding
Officer in writing that they have applied for this examination. Applications of candidates
serving in the Armed Forces, duly countersigned by the Commanding Officer should be
taken alongwith all other documents as stated above to the SSB as and when called for the
- Selection Procedure. The selection procedure is as follows:-
(a) Short listing of Applications. Integrated HQ of MoD (Army) reserves the right
to shortlist applications and to fix cutoff percentage of marks for each Engineering
discipline/stream without assigning any reason. The cut off will be applied in each
stream on the cumulative percentage of marks obtained by the candidates upto the
final semester/year. Final semester/year studying candidates will be provisionally
allowed to appear in SSB; subject to following conditions:- (i) Their cumulative
percentage of marks upto 6th semester/3rd year of Engg degree, upto 8th
semester/4th year of B. Architecture (B.Arch) and upto 2nd semester/1st year of M.Sc
in notified equivalent stream/ discipline is not below the approved cut off percentage
in their respective streams. (ii) After declaration of final results, the cumulative
percentage of marks upto final semester/ year of degree course will also be not less
than the approved cut off percentage, failing which the candidature will be cancelled.
(b) Centre Allotment. After shortlisting of applications, the centre allotment will be
intimated to the candidate via their email. After allotment of Selection Centre, candidates will
have to login to the website and select their SSB dates which are available on a first come
first serve basis initially. Thereafter, it will be allotted by the Selection Centres. The option
to select the dates for SSB by candidates may be forfeited due to occurrence of any
(c) Only shortlisted eligible candidates depending on the cutoff percentage will be
interviewed at one of the Selection Centres viz. Allahabad (UP), Bhopal (MP), Bangalore
(Karnataka) and Kapurthala (Punjab) by Psychologist, Group Testing Officer and
Interviewing Officer. Call Up letter for SSB interview will be issued by respective Selection
Centres through candidate’s registered e-mail id and SMS only. Allotment of Selection
Centre is at the discretion of Directorate General of Recruiting, IHQ MoD (Army) and
NO request for changes are entertained in this regard.
(d) Candidates will be put through two stage selection procedure. Those who clear
Stage 1 will go to Stage 2. Those who fail in Stage 1 will be returned on the same day.
Duration of SSB interviews is five days, and details of the same are available at official
website of Directorate General of Recruiting www.joinindianarmy.nic.in. This will be
followed by a medical examination for the candidates who get recommended after Stage 2.
(e) Candidates recommended by the SSB and declared medically fit, will be issued
Joining Letter for training in the order of merit, depending on the number of vacancies
available, subject to meeting all eligibility criteria.
- Medical Examination. Please visit www.joinindianarmy.nic.in for Medical
Standards and Procedures of Medical Examination for Officers Entry into Army as applicable.
Note 1. The proceedings of the Medical Board are confidential and will not be divulged to
anyone. Directorate General of Recruiting has no role to play in any Medical Boards and
procedure advised by the Competent Medical Authorities will be strictly adhered.
- Entitlement for Travelling Allowance. Candidates appearing for SSB interview for the
first time for a particular type of commission shall be entitled for AC-III Tier to and fro Railway fare or
Bus fare including reservation cum sleeper charges within the Indian limits. Candidates who apply
again for the same type of commission will NOT be entitled to travelling allowance on any
subsequent occasion. For any query/clarification regarding admissibility or payment of
Travelling Allowance, the candidates may directly approach the concerned Selection
- Merit List. It is to be noted that mere qualifying at the SSB Interview does not confirm final
selection. Merit list will be prepared engineering stream/subject wise on the basis of the marks
obtained by the candidate at SSB interview. In case equal SSB marks are obtained by more than
one candidate, the older candidate(s) in age will be ranked higher in the merit. In case both SSB
marks and age of more than one candidate are same, the candidate(s) with higher percentage of
marks in qualifying examination will be placed higher in the merit. Higher educational qualifications,
previous performances, etc have no role to play. Those in the merit list and who come within the
stipulated stream wise vacancies, and are medically fit will be issued joining letters for precommissioning training at IMA Dehradun subject to meeting all eligibility criteria.
- On joining the Army, some of personal restrictions in service will be imposed in accordance
with Article 33 of the Constitution of India as promulgated in the Army Act and Army Rules from
time to time.
- Change of Interview Date/ Centre. Request for change of SSB Interview Date/ Centre
will NOT be entertained or replied.
Note 1. Any ambiguity/ false information/ concealment of information detected in the
certificates/ documents/ online application will result in cancellation of the candidature at
any stage of selection and thereafter
Note 2. The candidate should have never been debarred from appearing in any examination by
Note 3. The candidate should have never been arrested or convicted by a criminal court or
involved in any case.
Note 4. Candidates withdrawn from NDA, IMA, OTA, Naval Academy, Air Force Academy or any
service training Academy on disciplinary grounds are not eligible to apply.
Note 5. For all queries regarding allotment of centres, date of interview, merit list, joining
instructions and any other relevant information, please visit our website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in.
Queries will be replied ONLY through ‘Feedback/ Query option available on the website.
Note 6. Please read the Notification, tickers on website, Joining Instructions, Frequently asked
questions (FAQs) and other instructions uploaded on the website thoroughly before submission of
queries in ‘Feedback/Query’ on our website.
Note 7. In order to avoid last hour rush and ensure timely response, queries received upto
03 days prior to closing of online application will ONLY be entertained/replied.