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TERRITORIAL ARMY RECRUITMENT OF 116 INFANTRY BATTALION         Panaji: December 7, 2018                                                                                                  Agrahayana 16, 1940             116 Infantry Battalion (Territorial Army) will be organizing recruitment rally at 116 Inf Bn (TA) PARA, Devlali, Nasik from December 16 to 22, 2018. Eligible candidates volunteering to join the Territorial Army will have to report for screening at 6.00 am at the venue. Document checking screening and medical test of candidates screened in the rally will be held at the venue.             Vacancies for recruitment are: Soldier (General Duty) 59 vacancies, Soldier (Chief Community): three vacancies, Soldier (Hair Dresser): two, Soldier(House Keeper) two, Soldier (Washerman): one and Soldier (Clerk Staff Duties): one vacancy.             116 Inf Bn (TA) PARA is part of the Parachute Regiment, therefore individuals seeking enrolment should be volunteer to carry out jump from aircraft using a parachute and be prepared to be employed accordingly for such task and duties. Individuals will give an undertaking to this effect at the time of enrolment.             Any individuals who is 18 to 42 years as on date of recruitment with minimum matric pass with minimum 45% marks aggregate and 33% in each subject or pass/qualified in higher class (i.e 12th or above) can apply for Soldier (General Duty), for Soldier (Chief Community), Soldier (Hair Dresser) and Soldier (Washerman)  should be minimum 10th pass and should have obtained proficiency in trade. For Soldier(House Keeper) one should be minimum 8th pass and should have obtained proficiency in trade and for Soldier (Clerk Staff Duties) one should have secured 50% marks in each subject and 60% marks in aggregate in class XII, studied English and Maths/Accts Book Keeping in class XII or X and should have secured min 50% marks in each of these subjects whether studied in class XII or X and typing test qualified.             Persons with Tattoos, visible in physical training dress are not eligible. Height should be minimum 160 cms with of  minimum 50 kgs and chest should be minimum 77 cms (without expansion) minimum 82 cms (with expansion).  Physical fitness test of 1 Mile Run, Pull Ups, zigzag balance and 9 feet ditch will be conducted and shortlisted candidates will undergo medical inspection.             The recruitment process for candidates will begin on December 16, 2018 for all categories. Candidates who qualify in the physical and medical examination will undergo written examination, the QP of which would be bilingual (English and Hindi). Recruitment will be carried out on Zonal basis as given in Para 55 of  Territorial Army Regulation 1948 (Revised Edition 1976) dates of written exam will be intimated to all candidates passing physical and medical at later stage. Candidates are required to bring the Birth Certificate in original  along with two sets of Photostat copies of the certificates duly attested by a Gazetted Officer. Nativity/state subject/domicile issued by Tehsildar/SDM/DM/DC, Caste/Tribe certificate/community certificate issued by Tehsildar/SDM/DM/DC, Character certificate (issued within six months) duly signed by Sarpanch/SHO/Principal of School only), Mark sheets of al education qualification and Marriage certificates from Sarpanch/Nambardar. Candidates who are not in possession of original documents and photographs will not be entertained for issue of token/screening. Territorial Army, is purely a voluntary organization and essentially a part time job. People will be employed temporarily based on Government sanction and Organizational Requirement. The Organization does not provide or promise any permanent employment.          DI/NB/GPP/PN/JS/AN/2018/1081