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27 June, 2017

Indian Army MNS Recruitment 2017 Apply Online SSC Officers

Applications are invited from female Indian National candidates who have passed M.Sc (Nursing) / PBBSc (Nursing) / BSc (Nursing) for grant of Short Service Commission (SSC) in the Military Nursing Service. The Indian Army MNS 2017 Online registration start from 27th June 2017 and close on 11th July 2017.


Name of the Post

Age Limit


Short Service Commissioned Officers In The Military Nursing Service (MNS)

Between 10 Jul 1982 and 11 Jul 1996 (Both days inclusive)

Monthly Basic Pay of ₹ 15,600 + Grade Pay ₹ 5,400/- + Military Service Pay- ₹ 4,200/- + DA and other Allowance as per prevailing rates

Qualification and Registration: Should have passed MSc (Nursing) / PBBSc (Nursing) / BSc (Nursing) from INC recognized University and be a registered Nurse and Midwife from a State Nursing Council. The candidate will be required to bring original and self attested copies of marksheet, passing certificate and valid State Registration certificate at the time of interview.

Physical Fitness: Medical fitness will be assessed as per Military Standards by Military Authorities. X-Ray examination of Chest and USG (of abdomen) will be done. The physical fitness of selected candidates will finally be determined by a Medical Board under arrangement made by the office of DGAFMS. Pregnancy would be a cause of temporary rejection.

Selection Process:

(a) Written Test: Only eligible candidates will be called for a written test to be conducted during the first/Second week of Aug 2017. The written test of 100 marks will consist of objective type questions based on Nursing, English language and Gen intelligence. There is no negative marking. The OMR based evaluation of the answer sheets will be done at IHQ of MoD(Army) and the result of successful shortlisted candidates will be declared online on the army website with the instructions for interview by Aug/Sep 2017. Confirmation of the result will be the individual responsibility of the candidates. This Office will not be responsible for informing the result individually.
(b) Interview and Medical Examination: A required number (not more than three times of vacancies) of shortlisted candidates of the written test, in the order of merit will be called for interview during the month of Sep/Oct 2017 at Delhi. Thereafter, only the candidates who have cleared the interview will be subjected to Medical Examination.

Written Examination Centres: The written examination will be conducted at Lucknow and Pune during the first/second week of August 2017. The examination date will be intimated on the website at the time of filling of application form.

How to Apply: Eligible Interested Candidates are required to Apply Online through Join Indian Army Portal. The Online registration start from 27/06/2017 and close on 11/07/2017.

Notification >> Apply Online >>

Applications are invited from Female Candidates Only for admission to 4 years B Sc. (Nursing) course commencing in July / October 2017 at Colleges of Nursing of Armed Forces Hospitals. Based on the merit cum choice, (subject to vacancy in each College) the candidates will be awarded admission in Colleges of Nursing. Selected candidates shall execute an agreement/ Bond to serve in the Military Nursing Service (MNS) for 5 years. On successful completion of Nursing Training (4 years), the candidates will be granted permanent/ short service commission (SSC) in the Military Nursing Service. Eligible Female Indian Nationals Apply Online from 20th February 2017 and registration close on 12th March 2017.



No of Seats Available

Date of Birth

04 Years B Sc. (Nursing) course commencing in Jul / Oct 2017


Between 01 Oct 1992 to 30 Sep 2000 (both days inclusive)

Institution wise Seats:

Name of Institution

No of Seats

Tentative date of Declaration of Result



Sep / Oct 2017

CON,CH(EC) Kolkata


Sep / Oct 2017

CON, INHS Asvini


Sep / Oct 2017

CON, AH (R&R) New Delhi


Jul / Aug 2017

CON,CH (CC), Lucknow


Sep / Oct 2017

CON,CH (AF) Bangalore


Sep / Oct 2017

Educational Qualification: Should have passed the XII standard (Matric with 12th class) / equivalent examination, as a regular student in all the subjects ie PCB as elective subjects and not optional and vocational (in both theory and practical) and English, in FIRST ATTEMPT from a recognized Board/University, with minimum of 50% aggregate marks (PCBE). Those who have passed such examinations as private students or with compartment in any subject or candidates from open schools are not eligible.

Physical Standards: Medical fitness will be determined as per standards applicable for commission in the Armed Forces. X-Ray examination of Chest and USG (of abdomen & pelvis) will be done. Minimum height should not be less than 148 cm (relaxed by 5cm in case of north East candidates).

Selection Process: Eligible applicants will be called for an objective type Written Test of 90 minutes duration, covering General English, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and General Intelligence, likely to be held in Apr 2017. Candidates as per merit on the basis of written test will be called for interview during May 2017. Final selection will be based on combined merit of Written Test & Interview, subject to medical fitness. Admissions to Colleges of Nursing will be offered in accordance with the merit cum choice subject to vacancy in each College.

Written Examination Centres: Agra, Ambala, Bangalore, Bhopal, Chandimandir, Chennai, Danapur, Dehradun, Delhi, Guwahati, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jammu, Jhansi, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Meerut, Mumbai, Secunderabad, Thiruvananthapuram, Ezhimala (Cannanore) , Pune and Wellington.

Application Fee: The Eligible candidates will only be able to pay online the application processing fee of ₹ 150/-. Details of payment will be known to the candidates while submitting the application online. On successful completion of online payment a bank reference number will be generated for the future correspondence of the candidate.

How to Apply: Eligible candidates Apply Online through Join Indian Army Website. The Online registration start from 20/02/2017 to 12/03/2017.

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