How to Join Indian Army as a Doctor
The Indian Army has many vacancies to join the service. All the candidates who have dreamed of joining the Army, they can join as an officer, as a soldier or as doctors, etc. Here in this article, I am sharing with you the complete details about How to join the Indian Army as a Doctor and will give you completely regarding the joining process or selection process, Eligibility criteria and age limit required, etc. To get complete information about this, check the complete article below to know how to become a doctor in the Indian Army and all other details regarding this.
How to Join the Indian Army as a Doctor:
A candidate can join the service as a Doctor in the Indian Armed forces like Indian Army or Indian Air force or Indian Navy etc through the Armed Forces Medical Services. All the candidates who are interested in the Medical field of the Armed forces can join through this Entry.
The vacancy of Armed forces Medical Services released every year. The candidates who join through this they get two types of commission in the service. Permanent Commission and ShortService Commission etc. Now let’s see the complete selection process of this and after this, we will see the Eligibility Criteria which is required to apply for this post vacancy.
Selection Process in the Army as a Doctor:
The selection of the candidates usually done on the basis of the three phases of selection and these phases of selections are:
- Written Examination
- Medical Examination
This is the normal Selection routine but if the candidate has completed medical Education from any Armed forces college. He/she may directly appear for the Interview without any Written Examination. Now let’s see the eligibility criteria that are required to apply for this vacancy.
Eligibility Criteria to join the Army as a Doctor:
All the candidates can join the Service as a Permanent Commissioned Officer or Short Service Commissioned Officer. The Eligibility Criteria is different for both the commissions. Here is the complete eligibility criteria is given below:
Short Service Commission:
The Short Service Commission is basically for those have done medicals education from the civil medical colleges. A candidate who have done MBBS, BUMS or any medical Education they can apply for the Short Service commission:
- A candidate must have a medical degree in MBBS, Post Graduate Diplomas or Post Graduates MD/MS, etc.
- Age Limit: There is no minimum Age Limit Criteria is given on the official website.
- The age of the candidate should not be more than 455 years old.
The Selection of the candidates is done through the three phases of Exams. A candidate will have to appear for the Written Examination, SSB Interview and then Medical Examination, etc.
The Notification for the SSC (Short Service Commission) Doctors are released twice in a year in the local newspapers and official websites. I will also update you as soon as the notification released on the official website.
Permanent Commission (PC):
The Permanent Commission is basically granted to those candidates who complete their medical Education from the Military College. All the candidates who want to become a doctor in the Indian Navy. they can apply for this right after the 12th. Let’s the Eligibility Criteria and Age Limit required for this.
- A Candidate must have done class 12th with PCB (Physics Chemistry and Biology).
- A candidate should not have scored less than 60% of marks in class 12th.
- Age Limit: The Age of the candidate must be between 17 years old to 22 years old.
- The age should not be more than 22 years and it should not be less than 17 years.
The Selection of the candidates is done on the basis of the Written Examination, Interview, and Medical Examination, etc. The Notification for this is released every year on the official websites and local newspapers etc. I will also update as soon as the official notification released.
Army Dental Corps:
A candidate can also join the service as Army Dental Corps. Here are the complete details about the eligibility criteria, Age Limit and Educational Qualification are given below:
Eligibility Criteria for Army Dental Corps:
- A candidate must have done BDS with minimum 60% marks in the final year or
- A candidate who has done MDS from any recognized Institute or University.
- A candidate should have also complete rotary Internship
- Candidate must have a permanent Dental registration Certificate.
- Age Limit: The age of the candidate for the BDS should not be more than 28 years old.
- The age limit for the MDS should not be more than 30 years old.
These are the ways to join the Indian Army as a doctor. You can check all other details on the official website of the Indian Army www.joinindianarmy.nic.in
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