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This post is regarding the SHORT SERVICE COMMISSION OPENINGS in the army for the dentists ( For the Year 2011 )
Here is the Details That you must know to apply for the year 2011-2012 :
1. Applications are invited from Indian Nationals for grant of Short Service
Commission in Army Dental Corps.
2. Total Number of Vacancies: 32
(a) Candidates must be BDS (with minimum 55% marks in final year)/
MDS from a recognized College/University.
(b) Should have completed one year rotatory Internship recognized by
Dental Council of India by 15 Oct 2011.
(c) Should be in possession of Permanent Dental Registration Certificates
valid at least upto 31 Dec 2011 at the time of interview.
(d) Less than 45 years of age as on 31 Dec 2011.
(e) Should be medically fit in all respects for service in the Armed Forces.
4. SELECTION PROCEDURE
(a) Shortlisting for Interview: – Candidates found eligible will be shortlisted based on their Final BDS marks and attempts taken in Final BDS. Shortlisted candidates will be required to appear before the Selection Board for interview only. However, all the eligible candidates in possession of MDS degrees recognized by DCI will be called for interview. There will be no shortlisting in their case.
(b) Medical Examination:- All the candidates who are provisionally placed on the merit list will be brought before a Medical Board for Medical Fitness.
The candidates on commissioning in Army Dental Corps will be granted the rank of Capt with Basic Pay of Rs 17472/- and placed in the pay scale PB-3 (15600-39100).
They will be granted Grade Pay of Rs 6100/- & Military Service Pay of Rs 6000/-, Non-practicing allowance at the rate of 25% of
the Basic pay, Grade Pay & MSP and DA as admissible (total emoluments will be apprx Rs 52000/-).
In addition, entitled free ration, subsidized accommodation and allied facilities shall be provided. MDS degree holder
will be eligible for PG allowance of Rs.1000/- p.m. or specialist pay after undergoing the laid down procedure.
In addition, officers are entitled to 60 days annual leave & 20 days casual leave, LTC, free Medical facilities for self and family including dependent parents, Group Insurance of Rs. 30 lakhs & unit CSD facility etc as per the existing rules.
SSC officers are eligible for promotion upto the rank of Lt Col.
Permanent Commissioned officers are eligible for time scale promotion upto the rank of Lt Col/Col (TS) thereafter upto the rank of Lt Gen by selection.
Candidates who hold three years MDS Degree will be eligible for three years antedate seniority. They will be promoted to the rank of Substantive Major on completion of 1½ years service whereas candidates with BDS Degree will be promoted after 4 ½ years.
The 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 laid down eligibility criteria.
However, on completion of 2 years service as SSC officer, they are eligible to apply for limited vacancy available for Departmental Permanent Commission (DPC) provided they had not attained the age of 28 years for BDS and 30 years for MDS Degree on 31 Dec of the year of application for DPC.
8. ENTITLEMENT OF CANDIDATES
(a) Candidates appearing for the first time:
(i) “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.
(ii) DA at prescribed rates for the days of halt at Delhi.
(b) Candidates appearing for the second or subsequent time are not eligible for the above entitlement.
9. WHOM TO APPLY :
Candidates should apply to the Director General
Armed Forces Medical Services (DGAFMS/DENTAL), Room No.24, ‘L’
Block, Ministry of Defence, New Delhi – 110001, on a plain paper giving
particulars in the application form as given below so as to reach by
15 Oct 2011.
Candidates who have applied earlier may also apply if they fulfill the eligibility criteria.
10. This Directorate General reserves the right to reject any application without
assigning any reason.
11. The application can also be downloaded from our website . ( DOWNLOAD LINK BELOW AT THE END OF THE ARTICLE)
Here is the Snap Shot of the Forms ….
1. Copies of the following should be enclosed with the application and original
should be brought at the time of interview:-
(a) BDS & MDS degrees
(b) Matriculation Certificate (Date of birth certificate)
(c) Dental Registration Certificate duly renewed upto 31 Dec 2011.
(d) BDS Final year marksheet.
(e) Internship completion certificate
(f) Two additional identical attested passport size photographs#.
(g) Authority under which College is recognized by DCI.
(h) Attempt Certificate
(j) Any other relevant documents.
#Candidates are required to use identical passport size recent photographs
(05 photographs will be required for medical examination)
2. Enclose one self addressed post card for acknowledgement and one self
addressed envelope of size 23Cms x 10Cms with Rs.6/- postal stamps
affixed for reply.
3. No Demand Draft is required along with application.
DOWNLOAD THE OFFICIAL FORM HERE INDIAN ARMY SITE :