India Army Dental Corps Recruitment 2017 Eligibility Criteria for

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Indian Army Is going to Announce in Recruitment Notification for Join Army Dental Corps As Short Service Commissioned (Ssc) Officer For A Promising And Challenging Career, Applications are invited from Indian Nationals for grant of Short Service Commission in Army Dental Corps (AD Corps).

Eligibility Criteria
  • Candidates must be BDS/MDS (with minimum 55% marks in final year BDS) from a College/University recognized by Dental Council of India (DCI)
  • Should have completed one year rotatory Internship by 31 Mar 2015 recognized by DCI.
  • Should be in possession of Permanent Dental Registration Certificate valid at least upto 31 Dec 2015
  • Should be less than 45 years of age as on 31 Dec 2015.
  • 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.
  • Should be medically fit in all respects for service in the Armed Forces Medical Services. (Refer to for Physical standards in Armed Forces Medical Services).
Selection Process

Short-listing for interview - Candidates found eligible will be short-listed for Interview based on their marks obtained in the All India Post Graduate Dental Entrance Exam (AIPGDEE)-2015

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

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

Emoluments - The candidates on commissioning in AD Corps will be granted rank of Capt in the pay scale PB-3 (17160-39100). They will be entitled Grade Pay of Rs 6100/-, Military Service Pay (MSP) of Rs 6000/-. Non-practicing Allowance (NPA) at the rate of 25% of the Basic pay+ Grade Pay + MSP and DA as admissible. In addition, entitled rations, subsidized accommodation and allied facilities shall be provided. MDS degree holders will be eligible for PG allowance of Rs.1500/- p.m. or ‘specialist pay’ after undergoing the laid down procedure. Officers are also entitled to 60 days Annual Leave & 20 days Casual Leave, LTC, free Medical facilities for self and family including dependent parents, Group Insurance, unit canteen facility etc., as per the existing rules

Tenure Engagement - The SSC tenure is of 5 years extendable by another 9 years in two spells; first of 5 years and second of 4 years (total SSC tenure 14 years) for those who are willing to continue subject to availability of vacancies and meeting the laid down eligibility criteria for grant of extension as per extant policy. On completion of 2 years service as SSC officer, they are eligible to apply for limited number of vacancies available for Departmental Permanent Commission (DPC) provided they do not attain the age of 30 years (for BDS candidates) and 35 years (for MDS candidates) on 31 Dec of the year of application for DPC, in accordance with the relevant rules, as amended from time to time.

Provision For PG Course - Permanent Commissioned officers after completion of 4 years of physical service are eligible for in service professional career enhancement (MDS) as per extant Training Rules applicable to Dental Officers.

Promotion - SSC officers are eligible for time bound promotions up to the rank of Lt Col. On grant of Permanent Commission (PC), officers will be eligible for time bound promotion up to the rank of Lt Col, thereafter up to the rank of Lt Gen by selection. Candidates who hold three years MDS Degree at the time of joining service will be eligible for three years antedate seniority as per extant rules i.e. they will be promoted to the rank of Substantive Major on completion of 1½ years service, whereas, candidates with only BDS Degree will be promoted after 4 ½ years.

Entitlement - Candidates are entitled “To and fro” second class railway fare by Mail/Express train or actual cost of bus fare if the mode of travel is by bus and DA at prescribed rates for the days of halt at Delhi. Candidates appearing for the second or subsequent time are not eligible for the above entitlement

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
  • New Delhi-110001
NOTE - Please read instructions carefully before filling up the form. Incomplete application will be rejected, The completed applications along with all the necessary enclosures should reach latest by 15 Jul 2015 at above address by Registered/Speed Post only.

Apply Online - Candidates who have applied in past may also apply, if desirous and if they fulfill the eligibility criteria. The application form can also be downloaded from website