Monday, April 29, 2013

TGC 118 notification, eligibility criteria, last date, how to apply and engineering branch vacancies


Indian Army has invited applications from Engineers through Technical Graduation Course notification. TGC 118 course will commence in January 2014. Check out the complete notification, eligibility criteria and last date to apply for TGC 118 course.

Indian Army has released the official notification of TGC 118 course. This course is meant for all candidates who want to become technical officers in Indian Army. TGC course also have Army Education Corps branch vacancies.

Eligibility criteria of TGC 118

Following eligibility criteria should be fulfilled by the applicant wishing to apply for TGC 118 course.
  • Applicant should be male.
  • Applicant should have completed engineering graduation or should have been in the final year of engineering.
  • Final year students should be able to submit all academic certificates by the TGC 118 course commencement date that is, by January 2014.
  • Applicant's age should be between 23 to 27 years. That is, candidate born between 02 Jan 87 and 01 Jan 94 may apply for TGC course which is scheduled to commence in Jan 14.
  • Candidate should be a citizen of India or a subject of Nepal / Bhutan / Tibetan origin but candidate must be of Indian domicile.
  • Candidate who are sent out from IMA / OTA / Naval Academy / Air Force Academy due to disciplinary action are not eligible to apply for TGC 118 course.
  • Minimum height of applicant should be 157.5 Cms with.
  • Applicant should not be overweight or underweight.

Engineering branches eligible and vacancies available in TGC 118 course

Candidates with following engineering branches are eligible to apply for TGC 118 course. 
  • Civil - 15
  • Mechnical - 15
  • Electrical / Electrical & Electronics - 10
  • Automobile / Workshop Technology - 02
  • Aeronautical / Aviation / Aerospace / Ballistics / Avionics - 02
  • Computer Sc. & Engg. / Computer Technology / Info Tech / M. Sc Computer Science - 06
  • Electronics & Telecom / Telecommunication / Electronics & Microwave - 08
  • Electronics & Instrumentation / Instrumentation - 03
  • Architecture / Building Construction Technology - 02
  • Food Tech / Bio Tech / Bio Medical Engg - 02
  • Chemical Engg - 02
  • Metallurgy & Explosives / Metallurgical Engg
  • Industrial / Manufacturing Engg / Industrial Engg & Mgt / Production - 02
Thus there are total 80 vacancies are available in TGC 118 course.

Last date and application procedure of TGC 118 course

Online registration for TGC 118 course will start on 15 May 2013 in Indian Army's official website. Online applications can be filled up by candidates by 13th June 13. Candidates need to send the print out of online application to the following address.
Directorate General of Recruiting (Rtg- 6),
TGC Section, West Block-III, RK Puram, New Delhi - 110066.

Last date of submitting printed applications is 20th June 2013.


  1. is information science branch applicable for TGC-118??

    1. Dear Ramesh,
      Candidates with Information Science branch are not eligible for applying to TGC 118 course.

  2. I am not able to fill the online application form for TGC-118, the link to the form from the indian army website is not redirecting me to the form.. can someone please help to solve this problem..

    1. I am also getting the same problem. Redirecting to error page showing IndexOutOfRangeException exception. I believe there is some problem page design. Could anyone help on this?

  3. I am not able to fill the online application form for TGC-118, the link to the form from the indian army website is not redirecting me to the form.. can someone please help to solve this problem..

  4. Sir,

    Even after filling TGC-118 form all the details it is showing the 9th and 10th sem details to be filled am not from architechture but when i try to submit it isnt responding again asked me to fill details of 9,10th sem details.Please assist me with this problem



  5. Sir,

    Is it necessary to have 60% in 12th as well..I have 78% in engineering but 59.2% in 12th..Is that a reason my form is not accepted.

    Thanks and Salute for the Great work

  6. @M.manojkumar..Same here..i tried to fill 0'sin the 9th and 10th sem but then it returns with "Server error in application"..tried it few times..not working..SSBCrack please HELP!!

  7. @akash ...m also facing d same pblm of "serer error in application"

  8. Now 9th and 10th sem has been removed.. It is showing upto 8th sem. but still I am not able submit the form instead redirecting to the same server error page. Please post here if anyone able to submit the form.

  9. Has any body already applied already for tgc 118?
    The web page is showing me errors after clicking on 'submit' button.
    It is happening from 3 days! I am not able to apply yet.

  10. sir wen I applied for tgc-118, after submitting it said.
    "Server Error in '/' Application.
    Input string was not in a correct format.
    Description: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the current web request. Please review the stack trace for more information about the error and where it originated in the code.

    Exception Details: System.FormatException: Input string was not in a correct format."
    wen I again tried applying it says"candidate name, fathers name of same already exists.
    pls help me out to retreat my ROLL NO.

  11. Sir

    It will be showing that name ,father's name & mother's name already exist.

  12. Sir

    I am doing in C.S.E department. My third year is complete but the result of 6th sem is not declared.
    It may declare in August. Also my final year will start in August. Am i eligible for TGC-118 ?

    1. u r nt eligible because this course is commencing frm this jan u r eligible fr 119

  13. Sir,
    I have encountered a problem in filling of my Engineering Marks during Online submission for TGC 118 in army. This happened due to frequent disruption in e net sever problem in the browsing center where i was filling up the form, because of above i could not able to enter my marks online, although i have got registration and Roll no. In spite of furthers efforts to enter the missing data in my application the system is not allowing to fill up the left out marks.
    As such i request your valuable suggestion and guidance to solve my above problem so that i may not miss the chance for the exam.
    Tanmay Mukherjee

  14. Do they accept submission of printed copy of online application form after the last date for submission allowed i.e 20th May,2013? Please suggest as I would be able to submit the form only on 19th May,2013.

  15. i filled my form on the first day when the link by army was open and i was allotted a roll no. but when i again retrieve my roll no. it was changed by them what should i have to do..... plz share with me if any one have same prob....... and help me out....

  16. I have filled the online form but not able to send the hard copy to Army HQ. Is their any possibility to get a SSB interview call. I have 68% till 6 sem and 72 % in 8 SEM.

  17. sir,
    I am in my 5th sem and I am doing cse with specialization in bioinformatics. so can you plz tell me my eligibility options.

  18. sir,i filled application form for TGC118,plz tell where do i check my application status,which i posted at the given address.and also likely ssb interview dates.

  19. sir,what if the form of TGC-118 is not sent to the address given above kindly reply as soon as possible, can i send it now or not ?

    APPLIYING Date for tgc-119

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