Recruitment in Army

Recruitment in Army 

Recruitment in Army is undertaken on basis of vacancies arising on account of retirement, release or due to accretions in force level from time to time.

State / UT wise details of youth recruited into the Indian Army as Junior Commissioned Officers (JCOs) and Other Ranks (OR) in the last five years is as under:-

RECRUITMENT OF JCOs/ORs IN INDIAN ARMY IN VARIOUS

STATES/UTs DURING THE LAST FIVE YEARS

S.No.

Name of the State/UT

Recruiting Year

2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16

1

Andhra Pradesh

2890

3540

2088

2145

2277

2

Arunachal Pradesh

190

490

267

101

254

3

Assam

1019

1051

867

1082

1227

4

Bihar

4540

3195

3708

3595

3865

5

Chhattisgarh

622

448

394

860

852

6

Delhi

865

1212

1105

1043

806

7

Goa

47

20

2

25

50

8

Gujarat, Dadra NagarHaveli (UT), Daman & Diu (UT)

2205

2305

1406

1855

1214

9

Haryana

2452

2770

2536

3533

4340

10

Himachal Pradesh

1687

2317

2448

3207

3072

11

Jammu & Kashmir

2085

2699

2057

2844

2504

12

Jharkhand

1140

707

1480

1042

879

13

Karnataka and Lakshadweep (UT)

1671

2033

1091

1613

1697

14

Kerala

2077

2700

2067

2571

2425

15

Madhya Pradesh

2761

3150

2644

2840

3413

16

Maharashtra

5312

5424

3797

5207

6106

17

Manipur

587

456

687

268

359

18

Meghalaya

91

75

117

145

141

19

Mizoram

94

293

405

102

123

20

Nagaland

134

127

165

137

128

21

Odisha

945

1505

1073

1085

1533

22

Punjab and Chandigarh (UT)

3752

4701

5684

5988

5048

23

Rajasthan

3602

3647

3034

4967

5384

24

Sikkim

108

462

182

72

155

25

Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, A&N Islands (UT)

2377

3081

2200

2567

2622

26

Telangana

0

0

0

820

153

27

Tripura

104

56

133

110

1226

28

Uttar Pradesh

7600

7086

8587

8410

10128

29

Uttarakhand

2585

3036

2022

2704

4390

30

West Bengal

3535

3289

3113

3630

4397

Total

57077

61875

55359

64568

70768

 For the recruiting year 2016-17, a total of 53786 vacancies have been allotted.

The Armed Forces have undertaken sustained image projection and publicity campaign to create awareness among the youth on the advantages of taking up a challenging and satisfying career.  Awareness campaigns, participation in career fairs and exhibitions, advertisements in print and electronic media, motivational lectures in schools, colleges are also some of the other measures taken in this direction.

This information was given by Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash Bhamre in a written reply to Shrimati Savitri Thakur and Shri Deepender Singh Hooda  in Lok Sabha today.

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