Defence: Vacancy in the Army


Vacancy in the Army

Ministry of Defence
Vacancy in the Army


The total posts vacant in the Army as on 01.01.2019 are 45,634, including 7,399 posts which are above the rank of Second Lieutenant. Recruitment in the Army is a continuous process and vacancies occur due to various reasons like accretions of posts from time to time, tough selection procedures, difficult service conditions coupled with perceived high degree of risk involved in the service career as also inherent limitation of number that could be trained without compromising the quality of training. Vacancies are filled progressively through recruits who complete training.

Publicity expenditure for recruitment in Army including recruitment notifications during the last three years is as follows:

S.No.Financial YearAmount (in Rs. lakhs)

This information was given by Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh in a written reply to Shri Rakesh Sinhain Rajya Sabha today.


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