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Indian Army TGC Entry: Applications are invited from eligible Unmarried Male Engineering Graduates for 137th Technical Graduate Course (TGC-137) commencing in July 2023 at Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun for Permanent Commission in the Indian Army. Application Process has started from 16th November 2022.

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Indian Army TGC Entry: Overview

Recruitment Organization Indian Army
Post Name Technical Graduate Course (TGC)
Vacancy 40
Salary /Pay Scale 56100- 177500/-
Category Indian Army Jobs
Job Location All India
Apply Mode Online
Application Starts 16th November 2022
Last Date to Apply 15th December 2022

Indian Army TGC Entry 137 Notification: Important Dates

Event Dates
Start Date to Apply 16th November 2022
Last Date to Apply 15th December 2022
SSB Registration to be notified soon
SSB Interview Dates to be notified individually

Indian Army TGC Entry: Eligibility

(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 Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

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(b) Age Limit

20 to 27 years as on 01 July 2023. (Candidates born between 02 July 1996 and 01 July 2003, 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. All final year appearing candidates whose final year/ final semester exam will be scheduled after 01 July 2023 are not eligible to apply for this course.

Indian Army TGC Entry: Vacancies

Candidates must note that only the Engineering streams and their acceptable equivalent streams, strictly as notified in the table below, will be accepted. Candidates with degrees in any other engineering stream(s) are not eligible to apply. Any variation between the nomenclature of the Engineering stream as given on the degree parchment/marksheet and that submitted by the candidate in his online application will result in the cancellation of the candidature.

Engineering Streams Vacancy
Civil/Building Construction Technology
Electrical/Electrical and Electronics
Computer Science and Engineering
Information Technology
Electronics and Communication
Electronics and Telecommunication
Electronics and Instrumentation
Automobile Engineering
Total 40

Recommended candidates of TGC-137th course (July 2023) whose merit is not within the number of allotted vacancies of respective Engineering streams, may be offered to join Short Service Commission (Tech) Course (October 2023), subject to meeting all other eligibility conditions.

Indian Army TGC Recruitment 2022: 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.

Indian Army TGC Entry: Pay Scale

Rank Level Pay Scale
Lieutenant Level 10 Rs 56,100-1,77,500
Captain Level 10B Rs 61,300-1,93,900
Major Level 11 Rs 69,400-2,07,200
Lt Colonel Level 12A Rs 1,21,200-2,12,400
Colonel Level 13 Rs 1,30,600-2,15,900
Brigadier Level 13A Rs 1,39,600-2,17,600
Major General Level 14 Rs 1,44,200-2,18,200
Lieutenant General HAG Scale Level 15 Rs 1,82,200-2,24,100
HAG+Scale Level 16 Rs 2,05,400 – 2,24,400
VCOAS/Army CDR/ Lieutenant General (NFSG) Level 17 Rs 2,25,000 (fixed)
COAS Level 18 Rs 2,50,000 (fixed)

Indian Army TGC Entry: Promotions

Rank Promotion Criteria
Lieutenant After completing training
Captain 2 years of commissioned service
Major 6 years of commissioned service
Lieutenant Colonel 13 years of commissioned service
Colonel (Time Scale) 26 years of commissioned service
Colonel 15 years of commissioned service
Brigadier On Selection
Major General On Selection
Lieutenant General On Selection
General On Selection

Indian Army Technical Graduate Course: How to Apply

  • 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’.
  • Candidates must click on ‘Submit’ 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 last day.

Indian Army TGC Syllabus

Candidates who are searching for information on Indian Army TGC Syllabus must know there is no written examination. There is only one SSB. Candidates who apply to TGC receive an email shortlisting them based on their percentage. The cutoff for TGC varies from branch to branch and the number of applicants.

TGC Selection Process

  • Shortlisting of Applications – Shortlisting of applications will be done on the basis of percentage in engineering. Fix cutoff percentage of marks for each Engineering discipline/stream will be taken into consideration. The cut off will be applied in each stream on the cumulative percentage of marks obtained by the candidates upto the final semester/year.
  • 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.
  • SSB – The shortlisted candidates will be allotted a centre for SSB interviews and called for the SSB interview. Candidates will be put through two stage selection procedure. 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. Candidates will be given an option to choose their SSB interview dates.
  • Medical Examination – Candidates clearing the Stage I will appear for Stage II i.e. Medical Examination. Please visit www.joinindianarmy.nic.in for Medical Standards and Procedures of Medical Examination for Officers Entry into Army as applicable
  • Merit List – 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.

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Indian Army TGC Entry: FAQ

Q1. What is the criteria for 137th TGC?
Ans. A male candidate should be between 20 to 27 years as on 01 July 2023 and should possess an Engineering Degree course or are in the final year of the Engineering Degree course are eligible to apply.
Q2. How many times TGC is conducted?
Ans. Indian Army invites applications for Technical Graduate Course – TGC, twice a year for two entry sessions in January and July.
Q3. What is TGC Salary?
Ans. During the training, Indian Army TGC officers will get a stipend of 21,000 rupees. After completion of training, an Indian Army TGC officer salary will be approximately 80,000 rupees.
Q4. What is the age for TGC?
Ans. A candidate should be between 20 to 27 years as on 01 July 2023 to be eligible for 137th TGC Course.
Q5. What is the Technical Graduate Course exam date?
Ans. The course will commence in July 2023.
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