Pay scale for Junior Commissioned Officer in Government Jobs


Junior Commissioned Officer is a term indicating a group of military rank and this position is available in the army of different countries like Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan and India. Candidates who are offered with this position get a commission from the President of the nation. Candidates appointed for this position in Indian Army will get a pay scale of Rs.9300-34800.

Junior Commissioned officers are appointed for different departments like Junior Commissioned Officer (catering), Junior Commissioned Officer (Religious Teacher), etc…

Recent job notification for the Junior Commissioned Officer Position:

Recently, Indian Army, invited applications from eligible candidates for the position of Junior Commissioned Officer (Religious Teacher) and Assam Rifles invited applications from candidates for the position of Junior Commissioned Officer (Bridge & Road).

Educational Qualification:

The educational qualification requirement differs according to the division for which they are appointed. For instance, for applying to the Junior Commissioned Officer (Catering), candidates must have completed their higher secondary with certificate/diploma course in hotel management & catering technology/cookery from an institute approved by the All India Council for Technical Education. In the case of Junior Commissioned Officer (Bridge & Road), candidates must have completed their matriculation or other equivalent with diploma in civil engineering.

Physical fitness requirement:

Since Junior Commissioned Officer is a position connected with armed forces, candidates must possess certain physical fitness standards as well apart from educational qualification. The height requirement ranges from 165-170 cms depending on the region to which the candidate belong, which is classified as southern region, central region, eastern plains region, western plains region, eastern Himalayan region and Western Himalayan Region and height should be between 48 and 50 kgs. In addition, candidates will have to get through the physical fitness test, which includes 9 feet ditch, balance, pull-ups and a mile run and all these should be done according to the standards fixed. The candidates should also fulfill certain medical requirement with respect to eyesight.

Selection Process:

A candidate fulfilling the physical and educational qualification requirements should get through the medical and physical fitness test to sit for the written examination. The Written examination is conducted in two papers namely paper I and II, paper I includes questions from current affairs, general knowledge and this paper is conducted for 100 marks, numerical ability/IQ and Paper II includes mathematics & computer science and English language proficiency test and this test is conducted for 150 marks.

Getting into the fields of serving the nation is a dream for many candidates and Junior Commissioned Officer position can help the candidates an entry to their dream field.



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6 Responses to “Pay scale for Junior Commissioned Officer in Government Jobs”

  1. 6
    Bhupendra Prasad:

    What is the pay scale of Commissioned Infronty officer and MNS Officer and there time scale promotion.

  2. 5

    My father is in indian army as a Höny capt will it help me to get entry as a catering officer and i have also done hotel management and i have 2 years of hotel experience.

  3. 4
    santosh rawat:

    is their catering officers posts or rank in indian airforce and what is the qualification required for catering officers

  4. 3

    what is the per month salary of the post of NCC WTNO(Whole Time NCC Officer)?

  5. 2

    I want to join the assam rifle as an j.c.o,but my diploma engg.course is not complete,actually its likely to complete in,at that time, will i get chance to join it?

  6. 1

    i want a job of commission officer(religious teacher) in pakistan army