SSC Officer Dental Corps, Indian Army


Indian Army has its headquarter located at New Delhi. It is a part of Ministry of Defence and Indian Armed Force. There are total 1,100,000 active personnel working in Indian Army at present. Indian Army is a land based branch which actually came into existence in the year 1947. It is also considered as the second largest standing volunteer army of the world. General V. K. Singh is the Chief of the Army staff. The main aim or function of the army is to ensure the national security of the Republic of India. Maintaining peace and security within the borders of India is also a prime mission of Indian Army.

Job Profile:

Indian Army is making recruitment of eligible and qualified candidates on the position of SSC Officer Dental Corps in Indian Army. Only eligible Indian Nationals are invited to apply for the grant of Short Service Commission in Army Dental Corps.


The age of interested candidates must be less than 45 years of age as on 31 December 2011. 45 years is the maximum age limit or upper age limit set for the specified position. All candidates are required to follow or fulfill this age criteria for the post. Relaxation of few years will be provided to candidates belonging to reserved category candidates. The relaxation will be provided as per the rules of Government of India.

Educational Qualification:

Candidates should have passed BDS degree with atleast 55% marks in aggregate in final year. The degree must have been done from a recognized institute or university. Candidates with MDS degree from a recognized university are also eligible to apply for the specified position in Indian Army. Interested candidates should also have completed one year rotatory internship recognized by Dental Council of India. Permanenet Dental Registration certificates are also need to be possessed by the candidates besides the specified educational qualification.

No. of posts: Total 32 vacancies are available.

Pay Scale: A prescribed amount of salary i.e. Rs. 15600-39100 with a Grade Pay of Rs. 6100 will be given to the selected candidates.

Selection Process:

Candidates will have to face two stages of the Selection process for getting selected on the above mentioned position in Indian Army. Candidates are required to qualify in both the stages of the selection process or else they will not be considered at the time of making final selection. The two stages of the selection process are mentioned below:

1. Shortlisting of Candidates: Candidates will be shortlisted for the interview against Selection Board on the basis of their final BDS marks. Candidates will be allowed to appear in the next stage of selection process only if they qualify in this stage.

2. Medical Examination: Candidates will then have to appear for a Medical Fitness test before a Medical Board. Candidates are required to meet with the Physical Standards set.

How to apply: Candidates are required to send the completely filled in application form on a plain paper and other required enclosures to the prescribed address. All enclosures should be sent in a sealed envelope or cover only. The address to which the application should reach is given below:

Director General Armed Forces Medical Services (DGAFMS/DENTAL),
Room No. 24, ‘L’ Block,
Ministry of Defence,
New Delhi - 110001.

Contact Details:

Indian Army,
Government of India.

Last date to apply: 15 October 2011

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3 Responses to “SSC Officer Dental Corps, Indian Army”

  1. 3
    rakhee kumari:

    can i do my internship after 4 yrs of dental course from army??? kindly rply

  2. 2
    megha thakur:

    hello sir…i got my acknowledgement for army dental corps does it mean i have been selected for the interview?

  3. 1
    navin gayakwad:

    i am 20 years old and i am a college student doing Bsc. from computer science subject 3rd semester . i want to join indian army as an officer . i have a doubt that if i join as a jawan ( non commissioned ) post then how i’ll get promotion on commissioned post . please tell me or suggest me what should i do ???