Recruitment rally for Territorial Army from March 26

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Jalandhar
  • Updated: Mar 23, 2016 18:24 IST

The 105 Infantry Battalion of Territorial Army of Rajputana Rifles will be organising a recruitment rally for the categories of soldier general duty, soldier clerk and soldier chef at Delhi Cantonment.

The recruitment rally that will be conducted from March 26 to April 2 can be attended by candidates hailing from any of the five states including Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Delhi, Haryana and Chandigarh.

For soldier general duty category, the candidates belonging to the states of Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Delhi and Chandigarh will be screened on March 26 while the candidates belonging to Haryana will be screened on March 28 and 29. For soldier clerk and chef categories, candidates belonging to all five states will be screened on March 27.

The battalion has also laid down some eligibility criteria for the recruitment process. While the age limit has been set between 18 to 42 years with minimum weight of up to 50 kg, height 160cm, chest 77cm with expansion 5cm.

The minimum qualification for soldier general duty should be matriculation with a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate and 33% in each subject. For chef category, matriculation is the minimum qualification and for soldier clerk category, Class 12 with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 40% marks in each subject are required.

In addition to this, candidates with proficiency in typing and computer operations will be given additional weightage.

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