Indian Army TGC 2022 Notification Out for 136th Technical Graduate Course commencing in Jan 2023, Apply Now

Indian Army TGC Recruitment 2022 – Applications are invited from eligible unmarried Male Engineering Graduates for 136th Technical Graduate Course (TGC-136) commencing in Jan 2023 at Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun for Permanent Commission in the Indian Army.
Check out complete details on Indian Army TGC Recruitment (Technical Graduate Course) 2022 like important dates, eligibility, application form, selection procedure, pay scale and more from the post below.


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Indian Army TGC Recruitment 2022


Important Dates

  • Starting Date For Online Application: May 11, 2022
  • Last Date For Online Application: June 9, 2022
  • Date of Exam: Notified Soon
  • Admit Card Available: Notified Soon


Eligibility Criteria for Indian Army TGC Recruitment 2022


  • A applicant must either be: (i) A citizen of India, or (ii) A subject of Bhutan, or (iii) A subject of Nepal, or (iv) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 01st of Jul 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or (v) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
  • Provided that an applicant belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v) above shall be a person in whose favor a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India. Certificate of eligibility will however not be necessary in the case of applicants who are Gorkha subjects of Nepal.

Age Limit : 

  • 20 to 27 years as on 01 Jan 2023. (Candidates born between 02 Jan 1996 and 01 Jan 2003, both dates inclusive).

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants who have passed the requisite Engineering Degree course or in the final year of Engineering Degree course are eligible to apply
  • Applicants studying in the final year of Engineering Degree Course should be able to submit proof of passing by 01st Jan 2023 and produce the Engineering Degree Certificate within 12 weeks from the date of commencement of training at IMA.
  • Such applicants will be inducted on Additional Bond Basis for recovery of the cost of training at IMA as notified from time to time as well as stipend and pay & allowances paid, in case they fail to produce the requisite Degree Certificate within the specified time.


How to Apply for Indian Army TGC Recruitment 2022 – Application Process

  • Applications will only be accepted online on website Click on “Officer Entry Apply/Login” and then click ‘Registration’. Fill the online registration form after reading the instructions carefully.
  • Applicants may apply online at Indian Army’s website ( from 11th May 2022 at 12:00 AM to 09th June 2022 till 12:00
  • After being registered, click on ‘Apply Online’ under the Dashboard. A page ‘Officers Selection – Eligibility’ will open. Then click ‘Apply’ shown against the Technical Graduate Course.
  • Applicants are advised to read the notification carefully and then fill up the online application form to avoid mistakes, and thereby rejection of the application.


Selection Procedure

The selection procedure is as follows:

  • Shortlisting of Applications: Integrated HQ of MoD (Army) reserves the right to shortlist applications and to fix the cut-off percentage of marks for each discipline/stream without assigning any reason
  • Only shortlisted eligible applicants depending on the cutoff percentage will be interviewed at Selection Centers, Allahabad (UP), Bhopal (MP) and Bangalore (Karnataka) by Psychologist, Group Testing Officer and Interviewing Officer. Call Up letter for SSB interview will be issued by respective Selection Centers through applicant’s registered email id and through SMS applicants will put through two-stage selection procedure; those who clear Stage I will go to Stage II; those who fail in Stage I will be returned on the same day
  • Duration of SSB interviews is five days excluding day of arrival and details of the same are available at the official website of Rtg. Date


Physical Standard

  • Height & Weight: The minimum acceptable height and weight for men is 157.5 cms with correlated weight


Pay Scale/Salary

  • As per the Indian Army TGC 2022 Notification, this is the pay scale decided for the applicants.
  • Lieutenant Level 10; Rs.56100-1,77,500
  • Captain Level 10B; Rs.61 ,300-1 93,900
  • Major Level 11; Rs.69400-2,07,200
  • Lieutenant Colonel Level 12A; Rs.1,21,200-2, 12,400
  • Colonel Level 13; Rs.1,30,600-2, 15,900
  • Brigadier Level 13A; Rs.1,39,600-2, 17,600
  • Major General Level 14; Rs.1,44,200-2, 18,200
  • Lieutenant General HAG Scale Level 15; Rs.1,82,200-2,24 100
  • Lieutenant General HAG +Scale Level 16; Rs.2,05,400-2, 24,400
  • VCOAS/Army Cdr/Lieutenant General Level 17; Rs.2,25,000/- (fixed) {NFSG)
  • COAS Level 18; Rs.2 50 000/-(fixed)


Military Service Pay

  • MSP to the officers from the rank of Lt to Brig Rs.15500/- pm fixed
  • Fixed Stipend for Cadet Training
  • Stipend to Gentlemen Cadets during the entire duration of training in Service Academy i.e. during training period at IMA Rs 56,100/- Per month* (Starting pay in Level 10)


For more details and to apply online, please visit official website


Frequently Asked Questions regarding Graduate entry scheme


1) What is the Technical Graduate entry scheme in the Indian Army?

Ans – Under the Technical Graduate entry scheme, the candidates who have graduated from the engineering stream, are offered jobs in the engineering sector of the Indian army. 


2) What is the salary for the Technical Graduate entry scheme?

Ans – The salary for the Technical Graduate entry scheme has got a basic pay of 56,100 INR monthly. DA, stipend, and military service pay also get added to the basic pay for these roles. 


3) How many seats are available in the Technical Graduate entry scheme?

Ans – TGC 135 has got a total number of 40 vacancies. 


4) Are girls allowed to apply for the Technical Graduate entry scheme?

Ans – Girls are not allowed to apply for Technical Graduate Course (TGC), and the Short Service Commission (SSC) allows both male and female candidates to apply.


5) What does TGC stand for?

Ans – The full form of TGC is Technical Graduate Course.


6) What is the age limit to qualify for the Technical Graduate entry scheme?

Ans – The age limit to qualify for the Technical Graduate entry scheme is 20 to 27 years.


7) Can I apply for TGC in my final year of graduation?

Ans – Yes, candidates in their final year of Engineering graduation can apply for TGC.


8) Which candidates are eligible to apply for TGC?

Ans – Candidates who are in their final year of Engineering degree, and the ones who have passed out with an Engineering degree, are eligible to appear for TGC.


9) What is the frequency of conducting TGC, every year?

Ans -TGC is conducted two times, each year, for the sessions of January and July.


10) What is the last date for registration in TGC 2022?

Ans – The last date for registration in TGC 2022 is 9th June 2022. 


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