Indian Army 134th Technical Graduate Course Notification and Exam Date: Last Day to Apply

Indian Army 134th Technical Graduate Course Notification and Exam Date: Last Day to Apply




TGC 134 Notification And Exam Date 2021: Applications are invited from eligible unmarried Male Engineering Graduates for 134th Technical Graduate Course (TGC-134) commencing in Jan 2022 at Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun for Permanent Commission in the Indian Army.

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Start Date to Apply: 17th August 2021

Last Date to Apply: 15th September 2021


Technical Graduate Course Notification: Eligibility 


(a) Nationality - A candidate must either be: -

 (i) A citizen of India, or 

 (ii) a subject of Nepal, or 

 (iii) 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 Ethopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India. 


(b) Age Limit - 20 to 27 years as on 01 Jan 2022. (Candidates born between 02 Jan 1995 and 01 Jan 2002, both dates inclusive). 

Note. The date of birth recorded in the Matriculation/ Secondary School Examination Certificate or an Equivalent Examination Certificate on the date of submission of application will only be accepted. No other document relating to age will be accepted and no subsequent request for its change will be considered or granted.


(c) Educational Qualification for Applying - Candidates who have passed the requisite Engineering Degree course or are in the final year of Engineering Degree course are eligible to apply. 


Technical Graduate Course Notification: Vacancies 

Candidates must note that only the Engineering streams and their acceptable equivalent streams, strictly as notified in the table below, will be accepted. Candidates with degrees in any other engineering stream(s) are not eligible to apply. Any variation between the nomenclature of the Engineering stream as given on the degree parchment/marksheet and that submitted by the candidate in his online application will result in the cancellation of the candidature. 


Engineering Streams Vacancy
Civil/Building Construction Technology 10
Architecture 01
Mechanical 02
Electrical/Electrical and Electronics 03
Computer Science and Engineering 08
Information Technology 03
Electronics and Communication 01
Telecommunication 01
Electronics and Telecommunication 02
MIcroelectronics and Microwave 01
Aeronautical/Aerospace 01
Avionics 01
Electronics and Instrumentation 02
Fibre Optics 01
Production 01
Industrial/Manufacturing 01
Workshop Technology 01
Total 40

Technical Graduate Course Notification: Type of Commission

 (a) Grant of Commission
 Selected candidates will be granted Short Service Commission on probation in the rank of Lt from the date of commencement of the course or the date of reporting at IMA, whichever is later and will be entitled to full pay and allowances admissible to Lt during training period. Pay & allowances will be paid after successful completion of training. 

(b) Permanent Commission
On successful completion of training cadets will be granted Permanent Commission in the Army in the rank of Lt. 

(c) Ante Date Seniority
One year ante date seniority from the date of commission will be granted to Engineering Graduates of TGC Entry in the rank of Lt.

Technical Graduate Course Notification: Pay Scale

Rank Level Pay Scale
Lieutenant Level 10 Rs 56,100-1,77,500
Captain Level 10B Rs 61,300-1,93,900
Major Level 11 Rs 69,400-2,07,200
Lt 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
HAG+Scale Level 16 Rs 2,05,400 – 2,24,400
VCOAS/Army CDR/ Lieutenant General (NFSG) Level 17 Rs 2,25,000 (fixed)
COAS Level 18 Rs 2,50,000 (fixed)

Technical Graduate Course Notification: Promotions


Rank Promotion Criteria
Lieutenant After completing training
Captain 2 years of commissioned service
Major 6 years of commissioned service
Lieutenant Colonel 13 years of commissioned service
Colonel (Time Scale) 26 years of commissioned service
Colonel 15 years of commissioned service
Brigadier On Selection
Major General On Selection
Lieutenant General On Selection
General On Selection

Technical Graduate Course Notification: How to Apply 

  • Applications will only be accepted online on website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in. Click on ‘Officer Entry Apply/Login’ and then click ‘Registration’ (Registration is not required, if already registered on www.joinindianarmy.nic.in). 
  • Fill the online registration form after reading the instructions carefully. After getting registered, click on ‘Apply Online’ under Dashboard. 
  • A page Officers Selection ‘Eligibility’ will open. Then click ‘Apply’ shown against Technical Graduate Course. 
  • A page ‘Application Form’ will open. Read the instructions carefully and click ‘Continue’ to fill details as required under various segments - Personal information, Communication details, Education details and details of previous SSB. 
  • Save & Continue’ each time before you go to the next segment. 
  • After filling details on the last segment, you will move to a page ‘Summary of your information’ wherein you can check and edit the entries already made. Only after ascertaining the correctness of your details, click on ‘Submit’. 
  • Candidates must click on ‘Submit’ each time they open the application for editing any details. 
  • The candidates are required to take out two copies of their application having Roll Number, 30 minutes after final closure of online application on last day.

Technical Graduate Course Notification FAQ

Q. What is the criteria for TGC?
Ans. A male candidate should be between 20 to 27 years as on 01 Jan 2022 and should possess an Engineering Degree course or are in the final year of the Engineering Degree course are eligible to apply. 

Q. How many times TGC is conducted?
Ans. Indian Army invites applications for Technical Graduate Course – TGC, twice a year for two entry sessions in January and July.

Q. What is TGC Salary?
Ans. During the training, Indian Army TGC officers will get a stipend of 21,000 rupees. After completion of training, an Indian Army TGC officer salary will be approximately 80,000 rupees.

Q. What is the age for TGC?
Ans. A candidate should be between 20 to 27 years as on 01 Jan 2022 to be eligible for 134th TGC Course.

Q. What is the Technical Graduate Course exam date?
Ans. The course will commence in January 2022.



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