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Indian Army JAG Entry Scheme 2021 Notification, Apply Online, Last Date

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Indian Army JAG Entry Recruitment 2021 – Apply for JAG Entry Scheme 27th Course (October 2021)

Indian Army JAG Entry Scheme 2021 – Indian Army has issued a notification for the recruitment of Law Graduates for grant of Short Service Commission for JAG Entry Scheme 27th Course October 2021 in the Indian Army Judge Advocate General Branch. Applicants can apply online for 08 Law Graduates Posts – JAG 27th Course October 2021 in Indian Army.

Applications are invited from unmarried male and unmarried female LAW GRADUATES for grant of Short Service Commission in the Indian Army for Judge Advocate General Branch. Check out complete details Indian Army JAG Entry 2021 like vacancies, eligibility, application procedure, important dates, selection procedure, pay scale, apply online for JAG Indian Army 2021.

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Vacancy Details

  • Name of Organisation: Indian Army
  • Name of Post: JAG Entry Scheme for Law Graduates
  • No. of Vacancies: 08 Posts
  • Female – 02
  • Male – 06

Indian Army JAG Entry 2021 Important Dates

  • Start Date of Online Application Form: 06th May 2021
  • Last Date of Online Application Form: 04th June 2021

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Eligibility Criteria for Indian Army JAG Entry Scheme 2021


  • Applicant should either be: (i) A citizen of India, or (ii) A subject of Bhutan, or (iii) A subject of Nepal, or (iv) A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or (v) A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India, provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India. Certificate of eligibility will, however, not be necessary in the case of candidates who are Gorkha subjects of Nepal.

Age Limit

  • 21 to 27 years as on 01 July 2021 (Born not earlier than 02 July 1994 and not later than 01 July 2000; both dates inclusive).
  • Note: Applicants must note that the date of birth as recorded in the Matriculation/Secondary School Exam Certificate or an equivalent certificate on the date of submission of applications will only be accepted and no subsequent request for its change will be considered or granted.

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Educational Qualification

  • Minimum 55% aggregate marks in LLB Degree (three years professional after graduation or five years after 10+2 examination). The candidates should be eligible for registration as an advocate with Bar Council of India/State. Applicant should be from a College/University recognized by Bar Council of India.

Tenure of Engagement

  • Selected applicants (Male and Female) will be granted Short Service Commission in the regular Army for 14 years i.e. for an initial period of 10 years extendable by a further period of 04 years.

Period of Probation

  • An officer will be on probation for a period of 6 months from the date he/she receives his/her commission. If he/she is reported on within the probationary period as unsuitable to retain his/her commission, his/her services may be terminated any time whether before or after the expiry of the probationary period.
  • Ante Date Seniority. No ante date seniority will be granted.

Selection Process for Indian Army JAG Entry Scheme 2021

Selection of applicants will be as follows:

  • Integrated HQ of MoD (Army) will shortlist the applicants.
  • Only shortlisted eligible applicants will undergo SSB at Selection Centres, Allahabad (UP), Bhopal(MP), Bangalore (Karnataka) and Kapurthala (PB).
  • Call up letter for SSB interview will be issued by respective Selection Centre on applicant’s registered email id and SMS only.
  • Applicants will be put through two stage selection procedure. Those who clear Stage I will go to Stage II. Those who fail in stage I will be returned on the same day. Duration of SSB interview is five days and details of the same are available on the official website of Directorate General of Recruiting i.e, This will be followed by a medical examination for the applicants who get recommended after Stage II.
  • Applicants recommended by the SSB and declared medically fit, will be issued joining letter for training in the order of merit, depending on the number of vacancies available, subject to meeting all eligibility criteria.

Medical Examination

  • Please visit for Medical Standards and Procedures of Medical Exam for Officers Entry into Army as applicable.
  • Note: The proceedings of the Medical Board are confidential and will not be divulged to anyone. Directorate General of Recruiting has no role to play in any Medical Boards and procedure advised by the medical authorities will be strictly adhered.

Cost of Training

  • The entire cost of training at OTA is at Government expense. In case the Lady/Gentleman cadet is withdrawn from training academy due to reasons other than medical ground or the reasons not beyond his/her control, he/she will be liable to refund cost of training @ Rs. 11,952/- per week till Sep 2021, thereafter a yearly escalation of 8% p.a. will be calculated on the Per Capita Cost of Training for each ensuing year (or as notified from time to time) apart from allied charges as fixed by the government from time to time, for the period of his/her stay at OTA, Chennai.

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Indian Army JAG Entry Pay Scale

RankLevelPay (in Rs)
LieutenantLevel 1056,100 – 1,77,500
CaptainLevel 10 B61,300 – 1,93,900
MajorLevel 1169,400 – 2,07,200
Lieutenant ColonelLevel 12A1,21,200 – 2,12,400
ColonelLevel 131,30,600 – 2,15,900
BrigadierLevel 13A1,39,600 – 2,17,600
Major GeneralLevel 141,44,200 – 2,18,200
  • Military Service Pay (MSP) – MSP to the officers from the rank of Lt to Brig Rs 15,500/- p.m. fixed.

Promotion Criteria and Salary Structure

Rank Promotion Criteria
LieutenantOn commission
CaptainOn completion of 2 years
MajorOn completion of 6 years
Lt ColonelOn completion of 13 years
Colonel (TS)On completion on 26 years
Colonel/Brigadier/ Major GeneralOn selection basis subject to fulfillment of requisite service conditions

Fixed Stipend for Cadet Training

  • Stipend to Gentlemen or Lady Cadets during the entire duration of training in Service academies i.e. during training period at OTA – Rs 56,100/- pm*

Indian Army JAG Entry 2021 Application Form

How to Apply?

  • Applications will only be accepted online on website Click on ‘Officer Entry Apply/Login’ and then click ‘Registration’ (Registrations not required, if already registered on
  • Fill the online registration form after reading the instructions carefully. After getting registered, click on ‘Apply Online’ under Dashboard. A page ‘Officers Selection – ‘Eligibility’ will open. Then click ‘Apply’ shown against Short Service Commission JAG Entry Course.
  • A page ‘Application Form’ will open. Read the instructions carefully and click ‘Continue’ to fill details as required under various segments. Personal information, Communication details, Education details and details of previous SSB. ‘Save & Continue’ each time before you go to the next segment.
  • After filling details on the last segment, you will move to a page ‘Summary of your information’ wherein you can check and edit the entries already made. Only after ascertaining the correctness of all your details, click on ‘Submit Now’.
  • Applicants must click on ‘Submit Now’ each time they open the application for editing any details. The applicants are required to take out two copies of their application having Roll Number, 30 minutes after final closure of online application on last day.
  • Important Note 1: No changes to details submitted in online application can be made after closure of application. No representation in this regard shall be entertained.
  • Important Note 2: CGPA/Grades must be converted into Marks as per the formulae adopted by the concerned University for filling ‘Marks obtained in Graduation’ in online application. Any discrepancy observed at any stage of selection process will lead to cancellation of candidature.
  • Important Note 3: Applicant’s name/parent’s name (father & mother)/ date of birth in the profile and online application must be as per matriculation /Secondary School Examination certificate or equivalent certificate issued by the concerned Board of education. Variation in above details will lead to cancellation of the candidature.
  • For all queries regarding allotment of Selection Centres, date of interview, merit list, joining instructions and any other relevant information please visit website Queries will be replied ONLY through ‘Feedback/Queries’ option available on the Rtg website.

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