Hey guys in this article we are going to share with you how you or anyone can become Havildar or JCO (Junior Commissioned Officer) in Indian Army. JCOs is known as the 2nd line of officers in the Indian armed force.
Eligibility Criteria for Recruitment Process
|Rank||Education Qualification||Age Limit|
|1||Junior Commissioned Officer Catering (Army Service Corps)||10+2 or equivalent exam and Diploma / Certificate Course of a duration of one year or more in Cookery / Hotel Management and Catering Tech from a recognized University / Food Craft Institute. AICTE recognition is not mandatory.||21-27 Yrs|
|2||Junior Commissioned Officer Religious Teacher (All Arms)|| The minimum educational qualification for appointment to this special list of Junior Commissioned Officers (Religious Teacher) will be a Graduate in any discipline from a recognized university. In addition, the candidate must possess the following qualification according to the religious denomination of the individual|
i) Pandit and Pandit (Gorkha) for Gorkha Regiment.
Hindu candidates with Acharya in Sanskrit (OR) Shastri in Sanskrit with one-year diploma in ‘Karam Kand’.
Sikh candidates with ‘Gyani’ in Punjabi
iii) Maulvi and Maulvi (Shia) for Ladakh Scouts. Muslim candidates with Maulvi Alim in Arabic or Adib Alim in Urdu.
iv) Padre. Any person who has been ordained priesthood by the appropriate ecclesiastical authority and is still on the approved list of the local Bishop.
v) Bodh Monk (Mahayana).
Any person who has been ordained Monk/Buddhist Priest, by the Appropriate Authority. The term Appropriate Authority will mean Head Priest of the Monastery where the person has been initiated into priesthood. The head priest should be in possession of Geshe (PhD) of Khampa or Lopon or Rabjam with proper certificate from Monastery.
The above mandatory education qualifications should be acquired by individuals from recognized universities. All the above eligibility criteria are common for In-service and Civil Candidates.
|3||Havildar Education (Army Education Corps)|| Group X – MA / MSc / MCA or BA / BSc / BCA / BSc (IT) with B Ed |
Group Y – BSc/BA/BCA/B Sc (IT) (w/o B Ed.)
Standard Minimum Height, Unexpanded Chest and Weight for Havildar or JCO Officer
The entire country has been divided into six regions namely; Western Plains Region, Eastern Plains Region, Central Region, Southern Region, Western Himalayan Region and Eastern Himalayan Region. The minimum physical standards for the various regions are as follows:
|Regions||States||Height (Cms)||Chest (cms)||Weight (kgs)|
|Western Himalayan Region||Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab Hills (Area South and West of the Inter-State Border between Himachal Pradesh and Punjab and North and East of Road Mukerian, Hoshiarpur, Garh Shankar, Ropar and Chandigarh), Garhwal and Kumaon (Uttarakhand)||163||77||48|
|Eastern Himalayan Region||Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Assam and Hill Region of West Bengal (Gangtok, Darjeeling and Kalimpong Districts)||160||77||48|
|Western Plains Region||Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Rajasthan and Western Uttar Pradesh (Meerut and Agra Division)||170||77||48|
|Eastern Plains Region||Eastern Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Jharkhand and Orissa||167||77||48|
|Central Region||Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Dadar, Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu||165||77||48|
|Southern Region|| Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Goa and Puducherry||165||77||48|
What is JCO or in army?
Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) is a class II (Group B) gazetted officer in the armies, navies and air forces of India, Pakistan and Nepal.
How can I join Indian Army as Havildar?
Applications will only be accepted online on Website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in (detailed instructions are in „INSTRUCTIONS FOR ONLINE APPLICATIONS‟).
What is the salary of army Gd?
salary of army Gd is average-37000.
Can a JCO become officer?
JCO at the time of retirement may be granted the rank of honorary officer at the time of retirement.