Applications are invited from qualified male veterinary graduates for Short Service Commission (SSC) in Remount Veterinary Corps of Indian Army as per the terms and conditions described below:-
(a) Age Limit: 21-32 years as on the last date of submission of application i.e 01 Sep 2018.
Note: BVSc/BVSc & AH degree graduates, granted SSC in RVC will be considered for grant of permanent commission, only if they are below 30 years of age on the date of grant of SSC and if they qualify in the departmental permanent commission (PC) Test within 08 years of service. They may take two attempts after completion of 02 years of service and before completion of 04 years of service. They will be eligible to take the third attempt any time during the extended tenure of their service i.e after completion of 05 years of service and before completion of 08 years of service, subject to exercise of option for third attempt before completion of their 05th year of initial contractual service. Likewise, MVSc and Doctorate degree holder will be considered for grant of permanent commission, only, if they are below 32 & 34 years of age respectively on the date of grant of SSC and if they qualify in the Departmental PC Test within 08 years of service.
(b) Minimum Educational Qualification: BVSc/BVSc & AH degree from any of the recognized Indian university or its equivalent foreign degree (i.e. the candidate must possess recognized veterinary qualification included in the first or second schedule of the Indian Veterinary Council Act, 1984).
(c) Applicant should be a citizen of India.
NOTE: CANDIDATE SHOULD HAVE PASSED THE QUALIFYING EXAMINATION WITH INTERNSHIP AT THE TIME OF SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION. CANDIDATES WHO ARE NOT IN POSSESSION OF MARK SHEETS OF ALL YEARS/PART/SEMESTERS (INCLUDING FINAL/PART/SEMESTER) OF QUALIFYING EXAMINATION NEED NOT TO APPLY)
METHOD OF SELECTION
(a) Short listing of applications and SSB Interview: Initial screening and short listing of applications will be done at Directorate General Remount Veterinary Service, Integrated HQ of MoD (Army) before forwarding them to Recruiting Directorate, IHQ of MoD (Army). Candidates whose applications are found in order shall be detailed to appear for the Service Selection Board on a specified date.
(b) Two stage selection procedure: On arrival at the selection centre, the candidates undergo Stage 1 of the “Two Stage Testing Procedure”. Candidates failing in Stage I, will be sent back on the same day and those who qualify will be detailed to undergo Group Test, Psychological Test and Interview which will extend for a duration of 05 days. Candidates recommended by the SSB and declared medically fit, will be inducted for training in the order of merit depending upon the number of vacancies available.
(c) Merit list: It is to be noted that mere qualifying at the SSB interview does not confirm final selection. Merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates at SSB’s and as such higher educational qualifications, previous performances have no role to play. Those high in the merit list and who come within the stipulated vacancies and also medically fit are issued joining instructions.
TRAINING, TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR SERVICE
(a) Grant of Commission: Remount Veterinary Corps Candidate will be commissioned in the rank of Captain.
(b) Training: Post commission training at RVC Centre & College, Meerut Cantt.
(c) Ante-date seniority: All the selected Candidates holding post graduate/doctorate degree respectively in any discipline of veterinary science from a recognized university, recognized by VCI in India/abroad, prior to their commissioning in the Remount Veterinary Corps will be granted 12 months/24 months ante-date seniority. The candidates must hold PG/PhD degree on the date of commissioning for availing ante date seniority.
(d) Suitability for Retention of Commission: If an officer is found unsuitable within 01 year of the grant of commission, his commission may be terminated at any time before the contractual period of service for five years.
(e) Promotion: The Officers will be given the promotion up to the rank of Major while in SSC and thereafter, if granted PC, upto Colonel (TS) is time bound.
(f) Tenure of engagement: All officers granted commission would serve the Indian Army for a period of five years from the date of conferment of commission subject to fulfillment of other conditions. The period of five years may further be extended for another five years subject to their performance.
(g) Pay, allowances and other benefits: Officers, on commissioning in the rank of Captain are entitled to a basic pay of Rs. 15600/-, Grade Pay of Rs. 6100/-, Non-Practice Allowance (NPA) @25% of basic pay, Military Service Pay of Rs. 6000/-, in addition to Kit Maintenance Allowance (KMA) and Dearness Allowance (DA) as admissible, at rates applicable from time to time. Scales of inputs on 7th pay commission are yet to be declared which will be implemented in due course. Additional benefits like concessional accommodation, free ration for self only, free medical facilities for self and family, LTC, 60 days annual leave and 20 days casual leave, canteen facilities and group insurance cover are also admissible.
HOW TO APPLY FOR REMOUNT VETERINARY CORPS
(a) Application on plain paper (21 cm x 36 cm) duly typed as per the format given in the advertisement.
(b) The envelope containing application should be “Superscribed in Red Ink” indicating clearly “Application for Short Service Commission in RVC”.
(c) Application should be posted by ordinary, registered or speed post to reach at the following address:-
Directorate General Remount Veterinary Services (RV-1)
QMG’s Branch, Integrated Headquarters of MoD (Army)
West Block 3, Ground Floor, Wing No-4
RK Puram, New Delhi – 110 066
LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATION
The applications for Remount Veterinary Corps must be receipted in the office of DGRVS (RV-1) by 04 Sep 2017 (5PM). Applications received thereafter, will be rejected.
(a) Application must be accompanied by self attested copies of (i) original/provisional BVSc/BVSc & AH/MVSc degree (ii) BVSc/BVSc & AH/MVSc final mark sheet (iii) Internship certificate (iv) Matriculation certificate (as proof for date of birth) (v) Certificate of registration with Veterinary Council of India/State Veterinary Council (vi) Self attested photograph pasted on application (vii) Two self-addressed stamped envelopes.
NOTE : (a) Candidates who are not in possession of original/provisional Degree (BVSc/BVSc & AH and MVSc) must attach a certificate from the Principal/Dean of the college stating that the candidate has completed his graduation/post graduation and is eligible for the award of said degree (b) Appliation and requisite enclosures must be properly tagged. IHQ of MoD (Army) will not be responsible for loss of any enclosures (c) Application may be sent through ordinary, Registered or Speed Post (d) IHQ of MoD (Army) reserves the right to reject any application without assigning any reason (e) Candidates already in service should apply through proper channel and obtain NOC from the employer (f) The terms and conditions given in this advertisement are subject to change and should, therefore be treated as guidelines only.
REASONS FOR REJECTION OF APPLICATIONS:
(a) Incomplete applications in any respect and/or without copies of requisite certificate(s). Documents whatsoever submitted at a later stage will not be entertained. (b) Variation in names and spellings as recorded in application, matriculation or equivalent certificate not supported by affidavit (c) Self attested copies of certificates are not found enclosed (d) Self attested copy of matric or equivalent certificate is not found enclosed with application for verification of age. No other certificate is valid for authentication of age (e) Application not received on or before due date (f) Photograph not self attested.
(a) ALL COLUMNS IN THE APPLICATION SHOULD BE CAREFULLY FILLED IN CAPITAL LETTERS. ANY APPLICATION WHERE ANY COLUMN(S) IS/ARE LEFT BLANK AND/OR FILLED BY DOTS/DASHES/CROSSES WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY REJECTED.
(b) Final allocation of vacancies will be decided by IHQ of MoD (Army) on requirement.
(c) The candidate should be registered with the Veterinary Council of India/State Veterinary Council.
(d) Queries, if any may be submitted to Dte Gen RVS, IHQ of MoD (Army), West Block-3, RK Puram, New Delhi-110 066.
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