JOIN ARMY DENTAL CORPS AS
SHORT SERVICE COMMISSIONED (SSC) OFFICER
FOR A PROMISING AND CHALLENGING CAREER
1. Applications are invited from Indian Nationals for grant of Short Service
Commission in Army Dental Corps (AD Corps).
2. Total No. of vacancies - 23
(a) Candidates must be BDS/MDS (with minimum 55% marks in final year
BDS) from a College/University recognized by Dental Council of India
(DCI) as on 31 Oct 2014.
(b) Should have completed one year rotatory Internship by 31 Mar 2015
recognized by DCI.
(c) Should be in possession of Permanent Dental Registration Certificate
valid at least upto 31 Dec 2015.
(d) Should be less than 45 years of age as on 31 Dec 2015.
(e) Only Candidates (BDS/MDS) who have appeared in All India Post
Graduate Dental Entrance Exam (AIPGDEE)-2015 held on 24 Jan
2015 are eligible to apply.
(f) Should be medically fit in all respects for service in the Armed Forces
Medical Services. (Refer to www.indianarmy.nic.in for Physical
standards in Armed Forces Medical Services).
4. SELECTION PROCEDURE
(a) Short-listing for interview: Candidates found eligible will be shortlisted
for Interview based on their marks obtained in the All India Post
Graduate Dental Entrance Exam (AIPGDEE)-2015.
(b) Interview: Eligible candidates will be called for ‘Interview’ by a Board
of Officers in the month of Aug-Sep 2015 to assess their suitability and
merit for grant of Short Service Commission in the Army Dental Corps.
The candidates who qualify in the interview will be subjected to the
Medical Examination tests. It is to be noted that mere qualifying at the
interview does not confirm final selection. A merit list is prepared
purely on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in interview.
(c) Medical Examination: Candidates placed on merit list after interview
by Selection Board will be brought before a Medical Board for
ascertaining their Medical Fitness. The decision of the Medical Board
will be final.
NOTE: Candidates are advised in the their own interest to undergo a preliminary
medical checkup for wax in ears, DNS, defective colour vision, over
weight/underweight, piles, gynaecomastia, tonsilitis and varicocle before reporting
for the SSC interview.
10. WHOM TO APPLY: Interested candidates should apply as per attached
specimen format, to the following address:
Director General Armed Forces Medical Services
Room No. 25, ‘L’ Block
Ministry of Defence
11. Please read instructions carefully before filling up the form. Incomplete
application will be rejected.
12. The completed applications along with all the necessary enclosures should
reach latest by 15 Jul 2015 at above address by Registered/Speed Post only
14. The application form can also be downloaded from website