Indian Army, Government of India, will close online form for JAG entry scheme 24th course (Apr 2020), Short Service Commission (NT) course for law graduates on 14 August 2019. The interested and eligible candidates must submit their application form on time. Furthermore, queries will be entertained at Rtg website only upto three days prior to the exam.
Unmarried male and female law graduates with minimum 55% in LLB can join Indian Army for Judge Advocate General branch. The eligibility criteria requires one to be between 21-27 years old (as on 01 January 2020), that is born between 02 January 1993 and 01 January 1999.
Vacancies in Indian Army JAG 24 is 8 – 5 for men and 3 for women. Selection process comprises of first, shortlisting on basis of applications, second, SSB. SSB will take place at selection centres in Allahabad, Bhopal, Bangalore, Kapurthala.
After online form for JAG 24 closes, candidates will be shortlisted on basis of their applications. Shortlisted candidates will receive call letter for the interview issued by the respective selection center in registered email id or SMS. The allotment of the center will be made under Directorate General Recruiting, IHQ of MoD and no further changes entertained. The candidates who will clear the interview, will have to go through a medical test, to check whether they are medically fit or not. Those who qualify the medical test will receive the joining letter for training, depending on the number of vacancies available, subject to meeting all eligibility criteria. Also, there will be no change of the interview date or location.
The documents that needs to be carried on their selection procedure are : Copy of their application form, duly signed along with a self attested photograph, copy of matriculation certificate and class 12th certificate, copy of LLB degree or provisional certificates, copy of mark sheets for all the semesters, copy of registration certificate with Bar Council of India/state along with the certificates.
Short Service Commission is granted for 14 years, in which first 10 years are an initial period. In the tenth year, one can opt for permanent commission or extend short service commission. However grant of PC shall be on basis of eligibility and suitability.
An officer will go through an probation period of 49 weeks from the date of joining. If he/or she is considered as unsuitable/ unsatisfactory, his or her services will be terminated at any time before or after the probationary period. All the candidates who successfully completes the probation period at Officers Training Academy, Chennai will be awarded with a certificate of “Post graduate Diploma in Defence Management and Strategic Studies” by University of Madras.