Educational Qualification for SSC(Tech)(Men and Women): Candidates who have passed the requisite Engineering Degree course or are in the final year of Engineering Degree course are eligible to apply. Candidates studying in the final year of Engineering degree course should be able to submit proof of passing by 01 Apr 2019 and produce the Engineering Degree Certificate within 12 weeks from the date of commencement of training at Officers Training Academy (OTA),Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Such candidates will be inducted on Additional Bond Basis for recovery of the cost of training at Officers Training Academy (OTA) as notified from time to time as well as stipend and pay & allowances paid.
Educational Qualification for Widows of Defence Personnel who Died in Harness.
(i) SSCW (Non Tech) (Non UPSC) : Graduation in any Discipline.
(ii) SSCW(Tech) : BE/B Tech in any Engineering stream.
Age Limit : (i) For SSC(T)-52 Men and SSCW(T) 23 Women. 20 to 27 years as on 01 Apr 2019 (Candidates born between 02 Apr 92 and 01 Apr 99, both days inclusive). (ii) For widows of Defence Personnel who Died in Harness Only. SSCW (Non Tech) (Non UPSC) and SSCW(Tech) — A maximum of 35 years of age as on 01 Apr 2019
Physical Standards : (a) Height and Weight. The minimum acceptable height and weight for men is 157.5 cms with correlated weight. In case of candidates belonging to the North East and hilly areas like Gorkhas. Nepalese, Assamese and Garhwalis, the height will be relaxed by 5 cms and weight commensurate with reduced height. In case of candidates from Lakshadweep, the minimum acceptable height can be reduced by 2 cms.