TGC 131 Notification and Exam Date – Indian Army Technical Graduate Course

UPDATE: DATES HAVE BEEN CHANGEDTGC 131 Recruitment 2019 Indian Army Notification. Indian army is going to publish the notification for TGC 131 also known as Technical Graduate Course 131 for male engineering graduates. The TGC 131 course will be commencing at IMA, Dehradun in July 2020. Male aspirants who are engineering graduates or studying in the final year can apply for TGC 131 entry. The online registrations for TGC 131 will be open on 16th Oct until 14th Nov 2019.  Technical Graduate Course 131 applications are invited from married/unmarried MALE Engineering Graduates for 131th Technical Graduates Course (commencing in July 2020 at Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun). As per the latest update on Indian Army’s TGC 131 entry, it will be available on joinindianarmy website from 16th Oct 2019 and candidates who are eligible and interested can apply for the TGC 131 online. Candidates are suggested to register at joinindianarmy.nic.in now and fill their complete and correct details to apply for TGC 131 as and when the TGC 131 application goes online.

EventDate
TGC 131 notification 16th Oct 2019
TGC 131 last date14th Nov 2019
TGC 131 SSB cut offJan 2020
TGC 131 SSB interview dateJan-March 2020
TGC 131 course dateJuly 2020
TGC SSB Interview BooksBook-1 & Book-2
Official NotificationTGC 131

TGC 131 Notification Eligibility

  1. 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 and Ethopia 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 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.
  2. TGC 130 Age Limit: – 20 to 27 years as on 01 July 2020. (Candidates born between 02 July 1993 and 01 July 2000, both dates inclusive).
  3. Educational Qualification: Candidates should have passed the requisite Engineering Degree or be in the final year of Engineering Degree course. The candidates in the final year of Degree Course should complete all their examinations related to the degree, like, written, practicals, viva-voce, projects, backlogs, etc prior to 01 July 2020 for TGC 131. They should be able to produce the Engineering Degree within 12 weeks from the date of commencement of training at IMA/OTA. Such candidates will be inducted on Additional Bond Basis for recovery of the cost of training at IMA/OTA as notified from time to time as well as stipend and pay & allowances paid, in case they fail to produce the requisite Degree Certificate.

TGC 131 Vacancies

Note 1. These vacancies are tentative and may be changed depending on organizational requirements. Note 2. Recommended candidates of TGC-131st course (Jul 2020) whose merit is not within the number of allotted vacancies of respective Engineering streams, may be offered to join SSC(Tech) course (Oct 2020), subject to meeting all other eligibility conditions.

TGC 131 Type of Commission

  • 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.
  • Permanent Commission. On successful completion of training cadets will be granted Permanent Commission in the Army in the rank of Lt.
  • 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.

TGC 131 Notification How To Apply Online

  1. From 16th Oct 2019 Applications will only be accepted online on website “www.joinindianarmy.nic.in”. Click on ‘Officer Entry Apply/Login’ and then click ‘Registration’. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. ‘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. Then click on ‘Submit Now’ only after carefully ascertaining that the correct details have been filled in. After submitting, click on “PDF” and take two copies of the application form having Roll No and other details generated by the system.

TGC 131 SELECTION PROCEDURE: 

  • 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 (cumulatively obtained upto 6th semester for Engg Degree course/ 2nd semester for M Sc. Computer science/ 8th semester for Architecture) without assigning any reason. 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 served basis, upto a specified date as will be intimated on the website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in.
  • 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 DG Rtg, IHQ MoD (Army) and NO request for changes are
    entertained in this regard.
  • Candidates will be put through two stage selection procedure at the SSB. Those who clear Stage I will go to Stage II. Those who fail in Stage I 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 Dte Gen of Rtg www.joinindianarmy.nic.in. This will be followed by a medical examination of the candidates who get recommended after Stage II.
  • 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.

ONLINE APPLICATION WILL OPEN ON 16 OCT 2019 AT 1200 HRS AND WILL BE CLOSED ON 14 NOV 2019 AT 1200 HRS.

TGC 131 Merit List

  1. Provisions of preparation of merit list and allotment of entry are as explained in TGC 131 notification.
  2. It is to be noted that mere qualifying at the SSB interview does not confirm final selection.
  3. Higher educational qualifications, previous performances, NCC background, etc, have no role to play in the merit list. Note : The merit list of the recommended candidates for TGC will be displayed at the reception of DG Rtg and our website i.e. www.joinindianarmy.nic.in. after completion of all formalities related to the entries.

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