SHORT SERVICE SHORT SERVICE COMMISSION
Defence aspirants also have the option of Joining the Army and serving as a Commissioned Officer for 10/14 years. At the end of 10 years, one has 3 options. Either elect for a Permanent Commission or opt out or have the option of 4 years extension. Finally Officers can resign at any time during this period of 4 years extension. Therefore, officer commissioned for short service can apply for permanent commission provided there is no faults in his service.
Various entries to JOIN OTA CHENNAI are as follows:
Short Service Commission (Non-Technical) Men & Women (CDS examination ) Officers Recruitment through this entry is advertised in the months of Jul and Nov. Mode of Application is Online only through official website of UPSC. F urthermore, Selection for short service commission is through a written exam (Paper 1 & 2 ONLY) conducted by the UPSC twice every year.
Short Service Commission (Technical) Men & Women Officers Recruitment through this entry is also advertised in the months of January and July. Additionally, Mode of Application is Online only through official website of Recruitment Directorate , www.joinindianarmy.nic.in . However, there is No written examination for this entry.
Short Service Commission (NCC) Men & Women Officers Recruitment through this entry is advertised in the months of Jun and Dec. Candidate who has done NCC Senior Division (Army) and obtained 'C' certificate with minimum 'B' grade, can apply through NCC Battalion from where NCC 'C' certificate has been issued. Also, there is No written examination for this entry.
Short Service Commission (JAG) Men & Women You have to be a Law Graduate with minimum 55% aggregate marks in LLB Degree. Furthermore The candidates should be eligible for registration with Bar Council of India/State. Also, Candidate should be from a College/University recognized by Bar Council of India. Officers Recruitment through this entry is advertised in the months of June and December. Lastly, There is No written examination for this entry.
TO JOIN IMA, DEHRADUN
University Entry Scheme (Pre Final Year Students Only) This entry is for the candidates who wish to apply for Army in Pre-Final Year of Engineering in May every year. There is No written examination for this entry. As of now This entry is subject to be withdrawn Technical Graduate Course Those who are studying in final year/ have completed BE/B Tech in notified streams can also join IMA through Technical Graduate Course in May/Jun & Nov/Dec every year. Also,There is No written examination for this entry.
AEC (Men) Candidates passed Post Graduate Degree MA/M.Sc in subjects as per Notification /M.Com/MCA/MBA with 1st or 2nd Division are eligible. Final Year appearing/Result awaiting students are not eligible. Finally There is No written examination for this entry. Overall there is no difference between short and permanent service in terms of pay scale and other benefits