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Welcome to the Join Indian Army Headquarters webpage which contains information for the publicly announced positions for the Indian Army and aims to support with organized information those interested in joining a career in the Indian Army. First let me congratulate on your decision to commencing your career as a member of the Indian Army. You are surely starting in a field that is offering many new options, possibilities and challenges. The offered positions may also require broad skills from physical to technical abilities. However, as all in the life, with the right training and expertise, your chances of succeeding and finally getting the position and becoming a member of the Indian Army may be very high. The Indian Army requirements may depends on the specific position and unit you are applying for. Hereafter, you can see some open positions as well as the tasks and/or content so you can quickly get ready for preparing all documents and applications in the case you really like the job.

Before applying to the Indian Army

Before reading the applications and start preparing documents, I think it is important to know the kind of organization you want to join. Like in many other companies and organizations, the knowledge of the corporation is fundamental not only for passing the interviews and eventually find the desired job, but also to have a successful career inside your team.

Modern Indian Army

The Indian Army is increasing the number of advanced systems and weapons and annually recruiting new personal for their vast units. Although many of the army equipment was purchased abroad, there is a strong will to manufacture and design indigenous equipment. Many information about the Indian Army, including official webpages, can be found online. But the information is often not well-organized. If you are looking for a job as a member of the Indian Army, this website may be useful to examine the Army structure, organization and its main units. That can be important and valuable knowledge because you may be working in a near future in some of them!. A selection of the publicly announced priority jobs together with the official links for the jobs are described below too.

By Constitution, the Indian Army is essentially conscription service, however this has not been implemented in real, and the Indian Army operates with a voluntary based system. Some reports from the International Institute for Strategic Studies dated in 2010, indicate that the Indian Army has a strength of more than 1,000,000 of soldiers, with a similar strength for the reserve personnel. With this numbers, the possible candidates for the open positions should bear in mind that the Indian Army is indeed the largest standing volunteer army in the world. Due the past colonial tradition, all the ranks in the Indian Army are inherited from the British tradition, and it also includes the symbols and insignia of many ranks and operative units.

Indian Army Ranks

If you finally decide to apply to the Indian Army and you are selected as one of the members, then congratulations as you have succeeded!. Then, you can have a future career in the Indian Army and automatically you can wonder how the hierarchy and ranks would be in the Indian Army. This is important because it is closely related to not only your duties but also to your annual incomes! The Indian Army ranks for commissioned officials can be summarized as follows: Field Marshal, General, Lieutenant General, Major General, Brigadier, Colonel, Lieutenant Colonel, Major, Captain, Lieutenant.

The Indian Army Structure

Now, let’s examine in detail the organization and structure of the main units of the army. I have added the information on the physical location of the unit, because you may want to know where is the place in which you may live the next years!

First, the Headquarters of the Indian Army is located in New Delhi, the capital city of India. There is a Brigade in that location too: the 50th Independent Parachute Brigade – Agra

Next, there are several Main Commands that controls several Army Corps. Each Army Corps is also composed of several divisions, although some divisions can operate independently and they report only to the main command, such as the 23rd Infantry Division, based in Ranchi, which reports to the main command Kolkata, in west Bengal. There are five main commands plus one training command: Eastern Command, Northern Command, Southern Command, South Western Command, Western Command and Training Command. The details of the corps for each command are summarized below:

Eastern Command Kolkata, West Bengal

23rd Infantry Division – Ranchi

III Corps – Dimapur, Nagaland
2nd Mountain Division – Dibrugarh
57th Mountain Division – Leimakhong
56th Mountain Division – Zakhama

IV Corps - Tezpur, Assam
71st Mountain Division – Missamari
5th Mountain Division – Bomdila
21st Mountain Division – Rangia

XXXIII Corps - Siliguri, West Bengal
17th Mountain Division – Gangtok
20th Mountain Division – Binnaguri
27th Mountain Division – Kalimpong


Northern Command Udhampur, Jammu and Kashmir

XIV Corps, headquartered at Leh, Jammu and Kashmir
3rd Infantry Division headquartered at Leh
8th Mountain Division headquartered at Dras

XV Corps, headquartered at Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
19th Infantry Division headquartered at Baramulla,
28th Mountain Division headquartered at Gurez

XVI Corps, headquartered at Nagrota, Jammu and Kashmir
10th Infantry Division headquartered at Akhnoor
25th Infantry Division headquartered at Rajauri
39th Infantry Division headquartered at Yol
10 Artillery brigade


Southern Command Pune, Maharashtra

41st Artillery Division, headquartered at Pune, Maharashtra

XII Corps, headquartered at Jodhpur, Rajasthan
4th Armoured Brigade
340th Mechanised Brigade
11th Infantry Division headquartered at Ahmedabad
12th Infantry Division (converting to RAPID) headquartered at Jodhpur

XXI Corps, headquartered at Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
31st Armoured Division headquartered at Jhansi
36th RAPID Sagar
54th Infantry Division (India) headquartered at Hyderabad/Secunderabad
475th Engineering Brigade

South Western Command Jaipur, Rajasthan

42nd Artillery Division headquartered at Jaipur

I Corps, headquartered at Mathura, Uttar Pradesh
4th Infantry Division headquartered at Allahabad
6th Mountain Division headquartered at Bareilly
33rd Armoured Division headquartered at Hisar Military Station

X Corps, headquartered at Bhatinda, Punjab
16th Infantry Division headquartered at Sri Ganganagar
18th RAPID at Kota
24th RAPID at Bikaner
6th Independent Armoured Brigade
615th Independent Air Defence Brigade
471st Engineering Brigade


Western Command Chandimandir, Haryana

40th Artillery Division headquartered at Ambala

II Corps, headquartered at Ambala, Haryana
1st Armoured Division headquartered at Patiala
14th RAPID at Dehradun
22nd Infantry Division headquartered at Meerut
474th Engineering Brigade
612th Mechanised Independent Air Defence Brigade

IX Corps, headquartered at Yol, Himachal Pradesh
26th Infantry Division headquartered at Jammu
29th Infantry Division headquartered at Pathankot
2nd Independent Armoured Brigade
3rd Independent Armoured Brigade

XI Corps, headquartered at Jalandhar, Punjab
7th Infantry Division headquartered at Firozpur
9th Infantry Division headquartered at Meerut
15th Infantry Division headquartered at Amritsar
23rd Armoured Brigade
55th Mechanised Brigade


Training Command Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

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Some of the latest published positions are as follows:


There is a large number of positions offered for this job:130 posts! The posts are categorized in the Group “C” and there is a huge variety in the specializations, for example: Lower Division Clerk – 03, Fireman – 04, Civilian Motor Driver – 09, Superintendent (Stores) – 13, Cook – 02, Barber – 05, Multi Tasking Staff – 19, Tradesman Mate – 63, Painter – 01, Carpenter – 02, Armed Fighting Vehicle (AFV), Mechanic – 01, Telecom/Radio Mechanic – 02, Electrician (Motor Vehicle) – 05, Tin & Copper Smith – 01.

The salary will be around Rs.5200/- – Rs.20200/- + GP. and the required academic degrees are 10th / 12th / ITI / Diploma / Graduation Degree or its equivalent qualification. Read official notice for more details. For details on these requirements and for the procedure for applications and original forms see the official links:

Official Link here

Remember that the last date for submission of the application form will be on 20th December 2015.

 India Army 47th SSC Tech Men 18th SSC Women 2016 Recruitment Apply Online

There are a total of 111 posts distributed as follows: 47th SSC (Tech) Men: 100 Posts, including civil: 25 Posts, Mechanical: 15 Posts, Electrical/ Electrical & Electronics: 15 Posts, Automobile/ Work-shop Technology: 02 Posts, Aeronautical/ Aviation/ Aerospace/ Ballistics/ Avionics: 02 Posts, Computer Sc & Engg/ Computer Tech/ Info Tech/ M/Sc (Computer Sc): 10 Posts, Electronics & Telecommunication/ Telecommunication/ Electronics & Communication/ Satellite Communication: 15 Posts, Electronics/ Opto Electronics/ Fibre Optics/ Micro Electronics & Microwave: 07 Posts, Electronics & Instrumentation/ Instrumentation: 04 Posts, Food Tech/ Bio Tech: 03 Posts,Bio Medical Engg: 02 Posts. On a second category, they offer 18th SSC (Tech) Women: 10 Posts, including civil: 04 Posts, Mechanical: 02 Posts, Electrical: 02 Posts, Telecommunication: 02 Posts. The required academic degree are Engineering Degree or final year examination of Engineering course.

The important dates are: Starting Date for Submission of Online Application: 9th December 2015. Last Date for Submission of Online Application: 8th January 2016 at 1700 hrs. Last Date for Receipt of Application: 10th February 2016.

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