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Friday, August 6, 2010

Short Service Commission in Army Dental Corps

Grant of Short Service Commission in Army Dental Corps

Applications are invited from Indian Nationals for grant of Short Service Commission in Army Dental Corps

Total no of vacancies: 48

Eligibility: Candidates must be BDS (with minimum 55% marks in final year)/MDS from a recognized college/university

Should have completed one year rotator internship recognized by Dental council of India by 31st August, 2010

Should be in possession of permanent Dental registration certificates valid at least up to 31st December, 2010 at the time of interview

Less than 45 years of age as on 31st December, 2010

Should be medically fit in all respects for service in the Armed Forces
Army Dental Corps Selection procedure

Short-listing for interview:
Candidates found eligible will be short listed based on their final BDS marks and attempts taken in final BDS. Short-listed 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 short listing in their case

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 17,472/- and placed in the pay scale PB-3 (Rs 15,600-39,100/-). They will be granted grade pay of Rs 6100/- and Military Service pay of Rs 6000/-. Non-practicing allowance at the rate of 25% of the basic pay, grade pay and MSP (total emoluments will be appx Rs 45,000/-), 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 and 20 days casual leave, LTC, free medical facilities for self and family including dependent parents, group insurance of Rs 30 lakh and unit CSD facility etc as per the existing rules

SSC officers are eligible for promotion up to the rank of Lt Col. Permanent commissioned officers are eligible for time scale promotion up to the rank of Lt Col/Col (TS) thereafter up to 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 4½ years

Tenure: 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 vacancies available for departmental permanent commission provided they have not attained the age of 28 years for BDS and 30 years for MDS degree on 31st December of the year of application for DPC. Full weightage of SSC service will be given if granted PC

Entitlement of candidates:
Candidates appearing for the first time; 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; DA at prescribed rates for the days of halt at Delhi; candidates appearing for the second or subsequent time are not eligible for the above entitlement

Whom to apply: Candidates should apply to the Director General Armed Forces Medical Services (DGAFMS/Dental), Room no 9, 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 31st August, 2010

Candidates who have applied earlier may also apply if they fulfill the eligibility criteria

This Directorate General reserves the right to reject any application without assigning any reason

The application form can also be downloaded from website

1 comment:

MRP said...


I am doing final yr BDS and is there anyway possible for doing internship in army dental corp and then apply for short service thereafter.

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