Written By Ajit Kumar on Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 1:46 AM
RECRUITMENT NOTIFICATION OF HAVILDAR EDUCATION IN THE ARMY
EDUCATIONAL CORPS IN SCIENCE AND ARTS STREAM
1. Applications are invited from eligible male candidates for recruitment as Havildar
Education in Science and Arts streams in the Army Educational Corps of Indian Army.
2. Vacancies. Vacancies will be released at the end of recruiting process by the
concerned Army authorities.
(a) Age Limit.
(i) Civilian Candidates. 20 to 25 years of age as on 01 Oct 2017
(i.e. Candidates born between 01 Oct 1992 and 30 Sep 1997 inclusive of both dates).
(ii) Serving Combatants on Remusteration. 20 to 28 years of age
as on 01 Oct 2017 (i.e. Candidates born between 01 Oct 1989 and 30 Sep
1997 inclusive of both dates).
(b) Educational Qualification. The candidate must have working
knowledge of either English or Hindi or both. Candidate should have graduation /
post graduation degree from a recognised university.
(i) Science Stream. B Sc / B Sc(IT) / BCA / BE / B Tech / M Sc / M
Sc(IT) / MCA / M Tech (with or without B Ed) with any of the following
(aa) Physics (ae) Botany
(ab) Chemistry (af) Zoology
(ac) Mathematics (ag) Electronics
(ad) Biology (ah) Computer Science
(ii) Arts Stream. BA / MA (with or without B Ed) with any of the
(aa) English Literature (af) Political Science
(ab) Hindi Literature (ag) Economics
(ac) Urdu Literature (ah) Psychology
(ad) History (aj) Mathematics
(ae) Geography (ak) Sociology
Minimum Physical Standards. Country has been divided into regions. Region
wise minimum physical standards are as follows:-
S No Region Height (cm) Chest (cm) Weight (kg)
(a) Western Himalayan1 162 77 48
(b) Eastern Himalayan2 160 77 48
(c) Rest of the Country 162 77 50
S No Physical Fitness Test
(i) 1.6 Km run
(ii) Pull up (Beam)
(iv) 9 feet ditch
(a) Written Examination. Only those candidates selected in the screening
and declared medically fit will be permitted to appear in the written examination.
Written examination will be conducted on 29 Oct 2017 and will comprise of two
papers as follows:-
(i) PAPER- I. Paper-I will be common and compulsory for all candidates.
This paper will consist of 50 objective type questions on general awareness
and general English.
(ii) PAPER-II (Science Stream) (Maximum Marks - 50). This paper will
be compulsory for science stream candidates. It will consist of 50 objective
type questions from Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Biology and
(iii) PAPER-II (Arts Stream) (Maximum Marks - 50). This paper will be
compulsory for Arts stream candidates. It will consist of 50 objective type
questions from History, Geography, Political Science, Economics and
How to Apply.
(a) The recruitment will be carried out through all the Headquarters Recruiting
Zones and Independent Recruiting Office (Delhi Cantt).
(b) Civil Candidates can appear for screening and written exam only in the
Headquarter Recruiting Zone or Independent Recruiting Office (Delhi Cantt) covering
their place of domicile. Service candidates will appear in the Recruiting Zones or
Independent Recruiting Office (Delhi Cantt) nearest to their place of posting.
(c) Application submitted to a different organization of which the candidate is not
domicile of, will be rejected.
(d) Submission of Application by Civil Candidates. Applications from civil
candidates applying for Havildar Education will only be accepted online on website
www.joinindanarmy.nic.in. [Detailed instructions given in „INSTRUCTIONS FOR
(e) Submission of Application by Remusteration Candidates.
(i) Application filled strictly as per Pro-forma given in the notification and duly
approved by the CO /OC Unit be forwarded by the Unit of the candidate along
with the required documents to respective Record Offices who will then
forward the same to concerned Headquarter Recruiting Zones or Independent
Recruiting Office (Delhi Cantt) nearest to the place of posting of the
candidate. Top outer cover of envelope should read “APPLICATION FOR
HAVILDAR EDUCATION 2018” inscribed in red ink.
Only male candidates are eligible to apply.
Online Registration. Online Registration will open on 01 May 2017 at 1000
Hrs. Online registration will be closed on 30 May 2017 at 1700 hrs.