Chandigarh, January 22 â€“ The Indian Army Recruiting Office (ARO) , Ambala Cantt. will hold an open recruitment rally to recruit Soldier General Duty, Soldier Clerk, Store Keeper, Soldier Technical and Religious Teacher at Karan Stadium, Karnal from February 5 to 15.
While stating this here today, a spokesman of Army Recruiting Office said that recruitment rally would be held for the candidates of six districts namely Ambala, Kurukshetra, Karnal, Yamunanagar, Kaithal and Panchkula and also for Union Territory, Chandigarh the same day. On February 5, the recruitment for the category of RRT-71 would also be conducted for all candidates who have received call letter from ARO, Ambala hailing from Â Haryana except districts of Palwal, Faridabad, Gurgaon and Mewat, Himachal Pradesh and Union Territory, Chandigarh.
He said that on February 5, the recruitment for the post of Soldier General Duty would be conducted only for Sikh and Sikh Mazhbi and Ramdasia and Gorkha candidates hailing from districts Ambala, Karnal, Kaithal, Kurukshetra, Yamunanagar, Panchkula and Chandigarh. Similarly on February 6, the recruitment for the post of Soldier General Duty would be carried out for the candidates except Sikh and Sikh Mazhbi and Ramdasia and Gorkha hailing from district Karnal, Panchkula and Chandigarh. On February 7, 8 and 9, the recruitment for the same post would be carried out for the candidates except Sikh, Sikh Mazhbi and Ramdasia and Gorkha hailing from district Ambala, Kaithal, Kurukshetra and Yamunagar.
He said that on February 10, 11 and 12, the recruitment for the post of Soldier Clerk or Storekeeper would be conducted for candidates belonging to all castes hailing from district Kurukshetra, Karnal, Ambala, Yamunanagar, Kaithal, Panchkula and Chandigarh.
He said that on February 13, the recruitment for the post of Soldier Technical would be carried out for candidates belonging to all categories castes hailing from district Ambala, Karnal, Kaithal, Kurukshetra, Yamunanagar, Panchkula and Chandigarh. Medical would be conducted on February 14 and 15.
He said that the age of candidates applying for the Soldier General Duty category should be between seventeen-and-a-half years to 21 years and candidates should have passed matric examination with minimum 45 per cent marks and 32 per cent marks in each subject or should have passed 10+2 examination. For Soldier Clerk and Store Keeper category age limit should be in between seventeen-and-a-half years to 23 years and candidates should have passed 10 plus 2 or intermediate in any stream with 50 per cent marks in aggregate and 40 per cent marks in each subject with English and Mathematics or Accountancy or Book Keeping as compulsory in matric or 10 plus 2 examination. For Soldier Technical category, age limit should be 17-and-a-half years to 23 years and candidates should have passed 10+2 in Science with Physics, Chemistry, Math and English.
He said that for eligibility, permanent body tattoos are only permitted on inner face of forearms that is from inside of elbow to the wrist and on the reverse side of palm or back side of hand. Permanent body tattoos on any other part of the body are not acceptable and candidates will be barred from further selection. Tribes with tattoo marks on the face or body as per their existing custom and traditions will be permitted on a case to case basis.
He said that the recruitment in the Army is conducted purely on the basis of merit and he cautioned the aspirants and their parents not to fall prey to touts and do not waste their hard earned money.