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Want to join the Indian Army as soldier? Recruitment rally from Oct 19

education Updated: Sep 08, 2016 17:10 IST
PTI, Coimbatore
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A young man performs push-ups as he waits with others at the army recruitment rally. (AFP)

The 110 Infantry Battalion (Territorial Army), Madras here, will conduct a recruitment rally for candidates to enlist in the territorial army under the category of soldiers, from October 19.

Candidates who belong to Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Karnataka and the Union Territories of Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Goa, Daman and Diu, Lakshadweep and Puducherry are eligible to appear for it from October 19 to 23 at PRS Grounds, Coimbatore from 6am onwards, an official communique said on Wednesday.

While the physical test would be conducted on October 19, the medical test and personal interview will be held later, for candidates who had cleared the physical test.

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Candidates who are employed in civil or self-employed, ex-NCC cadets, outstanding sportsmen, Chef, Mason, Artist, Painters, LMV/HMV license holders, Musicians, Wood art worker and dependents of servicemen/ex-servicemen will be given preference, it said.

Those employed in civil organisations will have to produce a No Objection Certificate from their employers. Interested persons should be present with in sportswear with original education certificates, PAN Card, Aadhar Card and Ration Card along with six passport size photographs, it added.

For soldier general duty, the minimum educational qualification is a pass in Class 10 with 45% aggregate marks and the candidate should be in the age group of 18 to 42 years, the release said.