The rally to recruit soldiers for general duty into the Army from the border districts of Amritsar, Gurdaspur, Tarn Taran and Pathankot commenced at the Khasa cantonment here on Monday.
Giving details, Director, Recruitment Board, Amritsar, Col Nisar Ahmad Seethi stated that on the first day, screening of candidates, including the physical test was conducted for candidates hailing from areas under the Tarn Taran tehsil. The entire screening process is being done tehsil wise and dates for this are------
July 16-------Khadoor Sahib and Patti
July 17-------Amritsar-I and Amritsar-II
July 18-------Baba Bakala
July 20--------Batala and Dera Baba Nanak
July 21--------Pathankot and Dhar Kalan.
Col Seethi further stated that thereafter the recruitment for technical posts, which include clerks, nursing assistants and store keepers will take place. This will be open to all candidates hailing from Punjab.
Those who clear the screening test, will be called for a combined written test to be conducted at a place which will be intimated later.