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Indian Army recruits Technical Entry Scheme (TES) and Special Commission Officer (SCO) Courses

Indian Army invites application for the recruitment of Technical Entry Scheme (TES) and Special Commission Officer (SCO) Courses with Graduate/ Post Graduate holders

Company name : Indian Army
Posts : Technical Entry Scheme (TES) and Special Commission Officer (SCO) Courses
Qualification : Graduate/ Post Graduate
Salary : NA
No of Post : NA
Location : Gaya
Last date to apply : 31.12.2014

Details of Post :

Technical Entry Scheme (TES) and Special Commission Officer (SCO) Courses

The Officers Training Academy (OTA), Gaya is a premier Pre Commission Training institution of the country, training Gentlemen Cadets for commission in various arms and services of the Indian Army. Pre Commission Training at OTA, Gaya is also being imparted to cadets of friendly foreign countries as per directions of Integrated Headquarters of Ministry of Defence (Army)/ Government of India. OTA, Gaya is a newly raised Academy and training for the first batch of the Gentlemen Cadets commenced on 18 July 2011. OTA, Gaya has been raised on a sprawling lush green campus with state of the art facilities and infrastructure at Paharpur Military Station, Gaya (Bihar).

Aim and Scope of Course

To train and motivate Gentlemen Cadets to be professionally competent commissioned officers of  the Indian Army and foster in them leadership, intellectual and character qualities committed to the values of duty, honour and selfless service to the Nation. The training is aimed at achieving optimum development of the intellectual, physical and moral qualities essential for leadership in the profession of arms. The training is carried out as per a diligent and systematic methodology aimed for all round development of the Gentlemen Cadets in all spheres. The training at the Academy inculcates qualities of patriotism, dynamism, integrity, initiative and understanding which are the very basis of leadership in war and peace.

Duration of Course. Presently, Technical Entry Scheme (TES) and Special Commission Officer (SCO) Courses are being conducted in the Academy. The details are as under:-

      1. TES. Total training is for five years which is conducted in two phases:- (i) Phase I. Basic Military Training of one year at OTA, Gaya. The training period would comprise a total of 46 weeks of training divided in two terms/ semesters. The duration of each term/ semester will be 23 weeks. A mid-term break of one week would be provided in each term and a term-break of three weeks would be provided at the end of the first term. (ii) Phase II. Technical Training:- (aa) Pre Commission Training. Three years (CME, Pune/ MCTE Mhow/ MCEME, Secunderabad) to include Young Officers Capsule of four weeks duration before Final Passing Out Parade and Commissioning of the Gentlemen Cadet at OTA,Gaya. (ab) Post Commission Training. One year (CME Pune/ MCTE Mhow/ MCEME, Secunderabad).
      2. SCO. Total training for SCO Course is for one year during which the Gentlemen Cadets undergo Basic Military Training prior to their commission into various arms and services. The training would comprise a total of 46 weeks of training divided in two terms/ semesters. The duration of each term/ semester will be 23 weeks. A mid- term break of one week would be provided in each term and a break of three weeks would be provided at the end of the first term.

Method of Instruction.

T h e m e d i u m o f instruction will be in English and the cadets are expected to be having acceptable standards of communication skills in English before joining the Academy. The course will be covered in the form of classes, discussions, lectures, demonstration & practicals.

Computer Education.

Keeping in mind the advancements made in the field of IT and its impact on our day to day working, it is suggested that the candidates
must acquire basic working knowledge of computers before joining the Academy.

Stipend/ Pay

The Gentlemen Cadets from TES entry are not paid any stipend during the training period at Officers Training Academy, Gaya. The Gentlemen Cadets from SCO entry will continue to draw the pay of their rank at OTA, Gaya. Service Cadets may draw one month’s advance of pay from their previous unit vide AO 543/63.

Compensation

Parents/ Guardians of the Gentlemen Cadets or the Gentlemen Cadets will not be entitled to claim compensation for any injury sustained by their ward during the course of their training at the Academy. Documents to this effect have already been mentioned in Para 22 of Joining Instructions.

Insurance

All Gentlemen Cadets undergoing training at OTA, Gaya will be insured for Rs 15 Lakhs (Rupees Fifteen Lakhs only) for death and Rs 5 Lakhs (Rupees Five Lakhs only) as per eligibility conditions, with the AGIF, New Delhi under arrangement of the Academy for duration of the training. A one time non refundable Premium of Rs 8200 will be recovered from the Gentlemen Cadets of TES course, which will be paid to the Army Group Insurance Fund. The insurance cover will be  effective for three years. In case a Gentlemen Cadet of TES entry gets relegated, he will furnish an additional Premium of Rs 1444 towards the insurance cover. Since, SCO entry cadets are already registered with AGIF, they will not be required to pay this one time Premium.

How to apply :

Eligible candidates may apply on or before 31.12.2014

Important dates to remember :

Last date to apply : 31.12.2014

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