Indian Army – Veterinary Graduates for Short Service Commission (SSC)


Applications are invited from qualified male veterinary graduates for Short Service Commission (SSC) in Remount Veterinary Corps of Indian Army as per the terms and conditions described below:-

Company name : Indian Army
Posts : Veterinary Graduates for Short Service Commission (SSC)
Qualification : BVSc
Location : Delhi
Last date to apply : 30 Aug 2013


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Veterinary Graduates for Short Service Commission (SSC)


  1. Age Limit. 21-32 years as on the last date of the applications i.e 30 Aug 2013. Note : BVSc/BVSc & AH degree graduates granted SSC in RVC will be considered for grant of permanent commission only if they are below 30 years of age on the date of grant of SSC and if they qualify in the Departmental Permanent Commission (PC) Test within 08 years of service. They may take two attempts after completion of 02 years of service and before the completion of 04 years of service. They will be eligible to take the third attempt any time during the extended tenure of their service i.e after completion of 05 years of service and before completion of 08 years of service subject to exercise of option for third attempt before completion of their 05th year of initial contractual service. Likewise, MVSc/MVSc & AH and Doctorate degree holder will be considered for grant of permanent commission only if they are below 32 & 34 years of age respectively on the date of grant of SSC and if they qualify in the Departmental PC Test within 08 years of service.
  2. Minimum Educational Qualification. BVSc/BVSc & AH degree from any of the recognized Indian University or its equivalent foreign Degree (i.e. the candidate must possess recognized veterinary qualification included in the first or second schedule of the Indian Veterinary Council Act, 1984).
  3. Applicant should be a citizen of India


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  1. Short listing of applications and SSB Interviews. Initial screening and short listing of applications will be done at Directorate General Remount Veterinary Service, Integrated
  2. HQ of MoD (Army) before forwarding them to Recruiting Directorate, IHQ of MoD (Army). Candidates whose applications are found in order shall be detailed to appear for the Service Selection Board on a specified date.
  3. Two stage selection procedure. On arrival at the Selection Centre, the candidates will be administered Stage I of the “Two Stage Testing Procedure”. Candidates failing in Stage I will be sent back on the same day and those who qualify will be detailed to undergo Group Test, Psychological Test and Interview which will extend for duration of 05 days. Candidates recommended by the SSB and declared medically fit, will be inducted for training in the order of merit depending upon the number of vacancies available.
  4. Merit list. It is to be noted that mere qualifying at the SSB interview does not confirm final selection. Merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates at  SSB’s and as such higher educational qualifications, previous performances have no role to play. Those high in the merit list and who come within the stipulated vacancies and also medically fit are issued joining instructions.


  1. Grant of Commission. Candidate will be commissioned in the rank of Captain.
  2. Training. Post Commission training at RVC Centre & College, Meerut Cantt.
  3. Ante-date seniority. 12 months/24 months ante-date seniority will be granted to candidates holding Post Graduate/ Doctorate Degree respectively in any discipline of Veterinary Science from a recognized University, recognized by VCI in India/abroad, prior to their commissioning in the Remount Veterinary Corps. The candidates must hold PG/PhD degree on the date of commissioning for availing ante date seniority.
  4. Suitability for retention of Commission. If an officer is found unsuitable within 01 year of the grant of commission, his commission may be terminated at any time before the contractual period of service for five years.
  5. Promotion. Promotion up to the rank of Major while in SSC and thereafter, if granted PC, upto Colonel (TS) is time  bound.
  6. Tenure of engagement. All officers granted commission would serve the Indian Army for a period of five years from the date of conferment of commission subject to fulfillment of other conditions. The period of five years may further be extended for another five years subject to their performance.
  7. Pay, allowance and other benefits. Officers, on commissioning in the rank of Captain are entitled to a basic pay of Rs. 15600/-, Grade Pay of Rs. 6100/-, Military Service Pay of Rs. 6000/-, Non-Practice Allowance (NPA) @25% of basic pay, in addition to Kit Maintenance Allowance (KMA) and Dearness Allowance (DA) as admissible, at rates applicable from time to time. Additional benefits like concessional accommodation, free ration for self only, free medical facilities for self and family, LTC, 60 days Annual Leave and 20 days casual leave, canteen facilities and Group Insurance cover are also admissible.


  1. Application on plain paper (21 cm x 36 cm) duly typed as per the format given in the advertisement.
  2. The envelope containing application should be “Superscribed in Red Ink” indicating clearly “Application for Short Service Commission in RVC”.
  3. Application should be posted by ordinary post to reach at the following address:-
    Directorate General Remount Veterinary Services
    (RV-1)QMG’s Branch, Integrated Headquarters of MoD (Army)
    West Block 3, Ground Floor, Wing No-4
    RK Puram, New Delhi – 110 066

LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATION The applications must be receipted in the office of DGRVS (RV-1) by 30 Aug 2013 (5PM). Applications received thereafter will be rejected.


Important dates to remember :

Last date to apply : 30 Aug 2013


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