Indian Army Recruitment 2018 Havildar 20 Posts

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army_LogoIndian Army Recruitment has announced job notification and Applications are invited from eligible male candidates for recruitment of Havildar (Surveyor Automated Cartographer) in Indian Army. Total Number of Indian Army Recruitment vacancies is 20 and the last date to apply is 03-11-2018.

भारतीय सेना भर्ती ने नौकरी अधिसूचना की घोषणा की है और भारतीय सेना में हवलदार (सर्वेक्षक स्वचालित कार्टोग्राफर) की भर्ती के लिए पात्र पुरुष उम्मीदवारों से आवेदन आमंत्रित किए जाते हैं। रिक्तियों की कुल संख्या 20 है और आवेदन करने की अंतिम तिथि 03-11-2018 है।

Indian Army Recruitment Terms of Enrolment-

Selected candidates will undergo 19 weeks of Basic Military Training at BEG and Center, Roorkee. On successful completion of training, the candidates will be enrolled in the rank of Havildar (Surveyor Automated Cartographer) as per the existing terms and conditions. Rejection can take place at any stage during training also.


Havildar Posts


As per Army Rules


BA/B Sc with Mathematics

Age Limit

20-25 years (Age Relaxation as per GOI)

Job Location

All India


Total - 20 Posts

Employment Type


Hiring Organization

Indian Army

Educational Qualification

The Minimum educational qualification for appointment will be BA/B Sc with Mathematics and having passed 12th Class (10+2) or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as main subjects from a Recognised Board/University. The eligibility criteria are common for In-service and Direct Entry candidates.

Medical Standards-

(a) A candidate should have robust physique and mental health the chest should be well developed having minimum 5 cm expansion, should have normal hearing with each ear, should have the sufficient number of natural teeth, i.e. 14 dental points with healthy gums. Candidate should not have diseases like deformity of bones, hydrocele, varicose veins or piles etc.

(b) Serving combatants on Remusteration candidates must be in medical category SHAPE-1. Remusteration candidates will be exempted from recruiting medical examination at the time of recruiting rally. A certificate indicating the medical category duly signed by Army Medical Authority where the individual is serving and countersigned by the Commanding Officer of the unit will be submitted by the candidate.

Physical Standard-
Region Height (Cms) Weight (Kg) Chest (Cms)
Western Himalayan 163 48 77
Eastern Himalayan 160 48 77
Western Plains 170 50 77
Eastern Plains 169 50 77
Central Plains 168 50 77
Southern Plains 166 50 77
Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep Group including Minicoy
Settlers 165 50 77
Locals 155 50 77
Physical Fitness Test-
Item Description
1.6 km Run in 5 minutes 45 seconds
Pull Ups (Beam) minimum 6 Pull-ups.
Zig Zag Balance qualify
9 Feet Ditch Jump qualify
Note:- Provisions for extra time for 1.6 Km run in Hilly Terrain Areas (i)Between 5000 ft to 9000 ft - Additional 30 secs
(ii) Between 9000 ft to 12000 ft - Additional 120 secs

Selection Process

Civil Candidates can appear for screening and written exam only in the Headquarter Recruiting Zone or Independent Recruiting Office (Delhi Cantt) covering their place of domicile.

Service candidates will appear for screening and written in the Recruiting Zones or Independent Recruiting Office (Delhi Cantt) nearest to their place of posting.

The candidates are required to produce the following original documents when called for screening: -

(i) Character certificate by Sarpanch of the Village or authorized signatory of the State Government.

(ii) Domicile/Resident/Nativity certificate from the authorized signatory of the State Government.

(iii) Original Certificate from matriculation onward and detailed mark sheet of each year separately pertaining to educational qualification.

(iv) Son of servicemen/Ex-servicemen, son of war widow/son of widow, certificate, if applicable.

Candidates will get their pre-medical examination done under own arrangement before participating in Physical Fitness Test (PFT).

Screening- Candidates found eligible will be issued with Admit Card for initial screening which will include checking of original certificate, physical fitness test followed by the medical examination at respective Headquarters Recruiting Zone.

Written Examination- Only those candidates who are selected in the screening will be permitted to appear in the written examination at respective Headquarters Recruiting Zone on 24 Feb 2019. The written examination will contain the objective type of questions and comprise of two papers as follows: -

Paper Pass Marks /Max Marks Total Questions Marks per Question Negative Marks per the Wrong Answer
Paper-1 (Mathematics) 40/100 50 02 -0.5
Paper-2 (Physics& Chemistry) 40/100 50 02 -0.5

The candidate has to score the min of 40 marks each in Paper 1 and Paper 2 separately. No bonus marks are entitled to the son of Serving/Ex-servicemen/War Widow/Widow and Sportsmen/NCC/Computer certificate holders.

The final result of the written examination and merit list of the successful candidates will be put on the Rtg Dte website by HQ Rtg Zone, Ambala. The final selection will be based on overall merit list of the candidates.

How to apply

The recruitment will be carried out through all the Headquarters Recruiting Zones and Independent Recruiting Office (Delhi Cantt). Only male candidates are eligible to apply.

1) Recruitment of Havildar (Svy Auto Carto) will be through the online registration and online applications on our website

2) Candidates can click on “Check Eligibility” on and can apply online for the chosen / eligible career option in the Indian Army. For online application candidates should carry the following: -

(a) Education qualification certificates including matriculation certificate.

(b) Personal details, including permanent address with PIN Code.

(c) Verification/domicile certificate.

(d) Have a personal valid e-mail. (e) Have a personal mobile number.

3) Procedure for Applying Online-

For registering online, visit the website and proceed as follows: -

(a) Click on „Apply Login‟ on the home page in JCO/ OR enrolment row (green coloured).

(b) Fill the online registration form. Tips to assist in filling upfield have been provided as you highlight each field.

(c) After filling the details, your profile will open.

(d) Click on Apply Online. As per your eligibility, the options with caption Apply Online will appear. Click on the button to apply and details filled in during registration will come as prefilled. Fill the balance details on each tab like contact details and education details etc.

(e) After filling the form, click on preview and check if all the information entered by you is correct as you will not be able to make any correction after saving.

(f) Candidates can log in by using the e-mail id and password and can take the print out of the application form.

(g) Once the registration closes on the last day, the system will generate Roll Number for eligible candidates.

(h) Applicants are advised to check the profile on for obtaining Roll Number.

(j) Admit Card is generated when the rally is scheduled.

(k) Applicants are advised to check the profile of for Admit Card.

(l) The candidates are required to print one copy of Admit Card and affix their recent passport size photograph on it.

4. Online registration does not imply that the candidate has fulfilled all the criteria for recruitment.

5. Your registration is subject to subsequent scrutiny and can be rejected if found INELIGIBLE/INVALID at any point in time.

6. Before submitting the application check the entries made and save the application. After submitting the application, take two copies of the printout and the Roll Number generated by the system.

7. Please print Admit Card on good quality paper in the black and white mode with minimum 600 x 600 dpi or higher resolution.

8. Admit Card is the compulsory document to be carried for the rally on the scheduled date along with following documents in Original as well as Photocopies: -

(a) Character certificate by Sarpanch of the Village or authorized signatory of the State Government.

(b) Domicile/Resident/Nativity certificate from the authorized signatory of the State Government.

(c) Certificate from Matriculation onward and detailed Marks sheet of each year separately pertaining to Educational Qualification.

(d) Relationship certificate for the son of serviceman/ex-serviceman, son of the war widow, son of the widow, as applicable (issued by concerned Record Office).

9. Candidates must submit only one application.

For detailed notification, Click here - Official Notification


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