SSC Officer Dental Corps - Indian Army


Indian Army came into existence in the year 1947 when the nation gained independence. Most of the infrastructure of the Indian army was inherited from the British Indian Army at the time of its establishment. Right from the independence of the nation, the Indian Army has been guarding the nation from all sorts of threats from neighboring countries.

Recruitment by Indian Army:

Indian Army has invited applications from Indian Nationals for grant of Short Service Commission in the Army Dental Corporations and the details regarding the notification issued by the army in this respect is given below:

Name of the Position: SSC Officer Dental Corps.

Number of positions: 32

Emoluments: Selected candidates will be granted the rank of Captain with basic pay of Rs.17472 and they will be coming under PB-3 with Rs.15600-39100 and a GP of Rs.6100, military service pay of Rs.6000. For detailed emoluments according to educational qualification, visit the notification page at

Eligibility Conditions:

Candidates must have completed their Bachelor of Dental Surgery course with not less than 5% of marks in the final year or even candidates with MDS degree from a recognized university/institution can apply. MDS candidates will be given extra salary as compared to BDS candidates. They should also have completed one-year internship programme that is recognized by Dental Council of India. Candidates should be medically fit and they should not be more than 45 years of age as on the 31st of December 2011. Candidates should also possess permanent dental registration certificate that is valid at least up to 31st Dec 2011.

Selection procedure:

Candidates will be shortlisted for interview based on final year marks of the BDS course and on the basis of number of attempts taken in final year. Shortlisted BDS candidates will be called for interview before the selection board. However, all the MDS candidates fulfilling the eligibility requirements will be called for interview and in this case there will not be any shortlisting of candidates for interview. Candidates who are provisionally selected will be brought before the medical board for medical examination.

How to apply:

Candidates can download the application form from and they will have to apply on a plain paper giving their particulars in the application form and this should be sent to the address given below before the 15th of October 2011:

Director General Armed Forces Medical Services,

Room No.24 ‘L’ Block,

Ministry of Defence,

New Delhi - 110001

Last date to submit application– 15th of October 2011

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11 Responses to “SSC Officer Dental Corps - Indian Army”

  1. 11

    my hand was fractured about 12 yrs ago now am completely fine but it look slightly different from other hand but able to do all the work . now am doing my BDS is there any chance to join in SSC as army dental cops.
    thank u pls reply

  2. 10
    indian army:

    indian army job needed..

  3. 9

    Hello sir i just want to ask about the salary for dentist in ssc and what will be the position of a dentist in ssc sir please kindly reply me.

  4. 8
    Sharma bhavesh:

    Hello, sir i am join to indian army and i am ssc pass and i am 19 years old and my hight is 6 fut and my wight is 60 klg and my chest 90cm so plsaz join mi indian army I live in ahmdabad and my mobile no-9662826683,9510828130,9712151881 so plsaz call mi..

  5. 7

    Is any scope or a post for A PHYSIOTHERAPIST in indian airforce ?

  6. 6

    hello sir …i applied job in october 2011 n got acknowledgement card in december…can u pls tell me at wat time of month interviw call will come if i was hs=ort listed for interview

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  8. 4

    some how i was not able to submit my application form for ssc officer dental corp till 15 oct 2011.i m 23 yrs ,having BDS registration as per requirement& i want to join indian plz tell me can i apply for d same now?

  9. 3
    Dr Nasiha:

    I received a number on the self addressed post card I had sent along with the application. What does this number mean?

  10. 2
    Mansi Parekh:

    When do we expect to get a reply from the army dental corps after the application has been sent?

  11. 1
    Vishnu Teja:

    Hi sir/madam
    In the application form for dental corps it’s mentioned affix attested could plz tel whether it is self attistation r attestation from gezited officer plz.kindly do d needfull