Sunday, July 21, 2013

SSC Tech 42 men and 13 women course notification of Indian Army


Check out notification of Indian Army's 42 SSC Tech and 13 SSCW Tech course notification here. Indian Army has invited applications from engineering graduates and final year students. Last date to apply for SSC 42 and SSCW 13 courses is 16 August 2013.
Indian Army has released notification for two technical courses viz., SSC 42 Tech and SSCW 13 tech courses. 42 SSC Tech course is for men and 13 SSCW Tech course is for women graduates. Both courses will commence in April 2014 at Officers Training Academy, Chennai. Also there are two vacancies for widows of defence personnel. One is in 13 SSCW non tech and one vacancy is reserved in 13 SSCW Tech course.

Opening of applications and last date to apply for SSC 42 and SSCW 13 courses

Applicants who wish to apply for SSC 42 and 13 SSCW technical courses should apply through online only. Online applications can be filled up from 15 July 2013. Last date to fill up online application forms of SSC 42 and SSCW 13 Technical courses is 16 August 2013. 

Eligibility criteria

Applicants wishing to apply for Indian Army's technical courses 42 SSC and 13 SSCW should fulfill the following eligibility criteria.
  • Educational qualification - Applicants should have passed BE or B Tech graduate degree or should be studying in the final year of engineering.
  • Age limit - Age of applicants should be between 20 to 27 years as on 01st April 2013. That is applicants date of birth should fall between 02 April 1987 and 01st April 1994. For widows of defence personnel, upper age limit is relaxed upto four years. That is for technical course, age limit is fixed as 20 to 31 years and for non tech course, age limit is from 19 to 29 years.
  • Nationality - Applicant should be Indian citizen.
  • Height and weight - Height and weight of applicant should correlate. However, minimum height for men is 157.5 Cms and for women height required is 152 Cms. Minimum height is relaxed up to five Cms for applicants of North East and hilly areas. 2 Cms height is relaxed for candidates belonging to Lakhadweep.

Selection procedure

Selection procedure of SSC Tech and SSCW tech courses is through SSB interviews. SSB interview is divided into two stages. In the first stage, Intelligence test and PPDT tests are conducted. Based on the performance in Stage - I tests, candidates are screened in. All screened in candidates will undergo various psychological and GTO tests as part of Stage II testing. SSB board officers will look for various Officers Like Qualities in candidates. Those candidates who have good amount of OLQs will get recommended by the board.

How to apply for SSC 42 and SSCW 13 Tech courses of Indian Army?

Only online applications are accepted by Indian Army. So candidates need to submit online applications through and then take a print out of filled application. Then candidates need to send the print out of applications to Army Headquarters of recruitment.

So fill up the application and get ready for SSB interviews.


  1. hey i have lost my form of ssc tech 42 how can i get its duplicate copy

  2. i have more than correlated weight am i eligible in ssc tech-42 for men