Somatirtha Purohit

Indian Army has invited applications for NCC Special Entry 56 Course.

Eligible candidates can apply online through the official site of Join Indian Army at

The application process has already commenced and the last date to apply for the post is February 6, 2024.

Indian Army Vacancy Details

Total Vacancy: 55 posts

  • NCC Men: 50 posts

  • NCC Women: 5 posts

Educational Qualification

Candidates must possess a degree from a recognised university or its equivalent, with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks, considering the marks from all academic years. Applicants in their final year are eligible to apply, provided they have secured a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in the first two/three years of a three/four-year degree course, respectively. If selected for an interview, these candidates must achieve an overall aggregate of at least 50% marks in the degree course; failure to do so will result in the cancellation of their candidature.

Age Limit

The age of candidates must be between 19 years and 25 years as on July 1, 2024.

Pay Scale

  • Lieutenant: Level 10, Rs 56,100 - Rs 1,77,500

  • Captain: Level 10B, Rs 61,300 - Rs 1,93,900

  • Major: Level 11, Rs 69,400 - Rs 2,07,200

  • Lieutenant Colonel: Level 12A, Rs 1,21,200 - Rs 2,12,400

  • Colonel: Level 13, Rs 1,30,600 - Rs 2,15,900

  • Brigadier: Level 13A, Rs 1,39,600 - Rs 2,17,600

  • Major General: Level 14, Rs 1,44,200 - Rs 2,18,200

  • Lieutenant General HAG Scale: Level 15, Rs 1,82,200 - Rs 2,24,100

  • Lieutenant Gen HAG+Scale: Level 16, Rs 2,05,400 - Rs 2,24,400

  • VCOAS/Army Commander/ Lieutenant General (NFSG): Level 17, Rs 2,25,000(fixed)

  • COAS: Level 18, Rs 2,50,000 (fixed)

  • Military Service Pay (MSP): MSP to the officers from the rank of Lieutenant to Brigadier Rs 15,500 p.m. fixed.

  • Fixed Stipend for Cadet Training: Stipend to Gentlemen or Lady Cadets during the entire duration of training in Service academies i.e. during the training period at OTA Rs 56,100 p.m.

How To Apply

  • Visit the official website

  • Click on ‘Officer Entry Application/Login’ and then click ‘Registration’

  • Fill the online registration form after reading the instructions carefully

  • After getting registered, click on ‘Apply Online’ under Dashboard. A page ‘Officers Selection - Eligibility’ will open

  • Read the instructions carefully and click ‘Continue’ to fill details as required under various segments. Personal information, Communication details, Education details and details of previous SSB. ‘Save & Continue’ each time before you go to the next segment

  • Please keep the printout of the same for future reference

For more details, check the official notification.