A six-day recruitment rally will be organised by the army recruiting office of Ludhiana at Guru Nanak Stadium from January 8.
The rally is being organised for the candidates hailing from Ludhiana, Moga, Ropar and Mohali (SAS Nagar) districts for soldier general duty, soldier clerk/store keeper technical (SKT), soldier technical and dier technical (nursing assistant).Tokens for soldier general duty candidates from Moga district will be issued on January 8 and for those hailing from Ludhiana district will be issued on January 9. The candidates from Ropar district and Mohali (SAS Nagar) will be issued the tokens on January 10.
Those from all districts of Punjab less districts of Ludhiana, Moga, Ropar and Mohali (SAS Nagar) will be issued the tokens on January 11 for soldier clerk/SKT/nursing assistant/technical only. The common entrance Test (CET) will be held on January 27.
The candidate should have passed 10th examination with 45% marks in aggregate and 32% marks in each subject for the category of soldier general duty whereas candidates appearing for soldier clerk/SKT category should have passed Class 12 exams with English and Maths in any stream with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 40% marks in each subject. Candidates appearing for soldier nursing assistant should have passed (10+2) in Science with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 40% in each subject. Those appearing for soldier technical should have passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Maths and English.
The candidate should be between the age group of 17½-21 years for soldier general duty and 17½-23 year of age for soldier clerk/SKT, soldier technical and soldier nursing assistant category. The height of the candidates (less Kandi area candidates and those apprearing for soldier clerk/SKT) should be 170 cms. The Kandi area candidates appearing for soldier general duty should have a minimum of 166 cms height and those appearing for soldier technical and soldier nursing assistant should have a minimum of 163 cms height. Candidates appearing for soldier clerk/SKT should have a minimum of 162 cms height. All the aspirants should have a minimum of 50 kg weight and 77-82 cm chest.
Candidates should bring 20 copies of their latest passport size photographs (computerised or attested photographs will not be accepted), whereas Sikh candidates should bring 20 copies of their photographs with turban and 20 copies without turban, education certificate issued by education board, fresh residency/domicile certificate issued by the tehsildar/SDM duly affixed photographs, fresh caste certificate issued by the tehsildar/SDM with details of caste and religion of the individual, school character certificate signed by principal and character certificate from village Sarpanch issued in the past six months, unmarried certificate for candidate below 21 year of age duly countersigned by the village sarpanch issued in last six months. Candidates who are sons of serving soldier/widows and ex-servicemen will produce discharge book or relationship certificate obtained from concerned record office. Candidates from Kandi area who are less than 170 cm in height should bring Kandi area certificate signed by the SDM for relaxation in height.