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Indian Army Dental Corps Recruitment 2017 – SSC Officer


Army Dental Corps Recruitment 2017 – Short Service Commission Officers

Indian Army invites applications from Indian citizens, both Male and Female Candidates, for grant of Short Service Commission (SSC) in the Army Dental Corps. Last date for receipt of applications is 15th May 2017

All detail like no. of posts, age limit, qualification, last date, how to apply etc. are given below

Name of the Post: Short Service Commissioned (SSC) Officer


Name of Corps: Army Dental Corps

Total No. of Vacancies: A total of 56 (Fifty-Six) vacancies are available

Army Dental Corps 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility of candidates will be the responsibility of the candidate themselves as per the criteria mentioned in the Information Brochure. He/she should check his/her eligibility before participating in the commissioning process

The following eligibility criteria shall be applicable:

Educational Qualification

Short Service Commission in Army Dental Corps is open to candidates possessing requisite qualifications, BDS/MDS from a College/University recognized by the DCI for the respective batch/year and who have registered themselves as Registered Dental Practitioners with any State Dental Council. Candidates should have secured a mandatory min of 55%marks in final year BDS* (aggregate of all subjects)

The candidate must be a citizen of India

Candidates should have completed one-year compulsory rotatory internship by 31st Mar 2017. No condonation of internship of one-year period shall be accepted except:

(i) Students of the batch admitted during the academic session 2007-08 & have completed four & a half year BDS course along with 06 months’ compulsory rotatory internship and

(ii) Students admitted during the academic session 2006-2007 at Rajah Muthiah Dental College, Annamalai University & have completed 05 yrs. BDS Course without internship

Age Limit

Maximum permissible age for SSC will be 45 years as on 31st December 2017

Permanent or Provisional Dental Registration certificate of the candidate from State Dental Council /DCI should be valid at least up to 31st Dec 2017

Candidate must have mandatorily appeared in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test, NEET (MDS)-2017 conducted by National Board of Exams (NBE), New Delhi, on dates between 30th Nov. to 03rd Dec. 2016.


Only those candidates (BDS/MDS) who have appeared in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test, NEET (MDS)-2017 conducted by National Board of Examinations (NBE), New Delhi, under the aegis of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, on dates between 30th Nov 2016 to 03rd Dec 2016, at various exam centers of NBE are eligible to apply

Final year BDS Mark Sheets (Part I & Part II); candidates should have secured a min of 55% marks in final BDS

Army Dental Corps 2017 Selection Procedure

Selection procedure shall be as follows:

a) Screening for Calling for Interview: Candidates for interview are shortlisted on the basis of the marks scored in the National Eligibility-cum- Entrance Test, NEET (MDS)-2017 conducted by NBE New Delhi, under the aegis of MHFW

(b) Interview: Shortlisted candidates will be called to appear for interview before a duly constituted Selection Board, at New Delhi to assess their suitability & merit for grant of SSC in Army Dental Corps. The final merit list for Grant of SSC for all candidates who have appeared for the interview will be based on the performance in the interview alone

c) Medical Exam: All the candidates who are provisionally placed on the merit list will have to undergo a detailed medical exam for ascertaining their medical fitness. The decision of the Medical Board will be Final


The Civilian Dental surgeons on commissioning in AD Corps will be granted rank of Captain in the pay scale, PB-3 (15600-39100)

They will be entitled to Grade Pay of Rs.6100/- Military Service Pay (MSP) of Rs.6000/-, Non Practicing Allowance (NPA) at the rate of 25% of Basic Pay + Grade pay + MSP and Dearness Allowance as admissible

Army Dental Corps 2017 Application Procedure

Interested candidates should apply as per the attached application format only. Applications complete in all respects, along with Application Processing Fee (APF) should be dispatched through Registered/Speed Post only to:

Director General Armed Forces Medical Services, (DGAFMS/DENTAL-2), Room No 25, L-Block, Ministry of Defence, New Delhi-110001

Application Processing Fee (APF)

Candidates are required to enclose a non-refundable Demand Draft of any Nationalized Bank only for Rs.200/- payable at New Delhi in favour of “Director General Armed Forces Medical Services (APF Fund)/DGAFMS (APF Fund)” along with the application

It is to be ensured that the Demand Draft bears the name, contact No & address of the candidate at the back of the demand draft & the date of issue should be after the publication of this advertisement

Details of Eligibility, Term & Conditions, Instructions and Format of Application are available on the website www.indianarmy.nic.in

Army Dental Corps 2017 Important Dates

Availability of Information Brochure on the Website: 17th April 2017

The Last Date for Submission of Applications is 15th May 2017

Indian Army

Director General Armed Forces Medical Services, (DGAFMS/DENTAL-2), Room No 25, L-Block, Ministry of Defence, New Delhi-110001, Website www.indianarmy.nic.in

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