7. Candidates are required to bring following documents/certificates in original with two attested
photocopies with them to the rally site:-
(a) Admit Card. Printed on Laser Printer on good quality paper (Do not shrink the size).
(b) Photograph. Twenty copies of unattested Passport size colour photographs developed on
good quality photographic paper in white background not more than three months old. Computer
printouts / photoshopped photographs will NOT be accepted. SIKH and SIKH (M&R) candidates
photographs should be with Turban / Putka.
(c) Education Certificates.
(i) Education Certificates with marks sheet in original of all educational qualifications
achieved by candidate i.e. Matric / Intermediate / Graduation etc from recognized School /
College / Board / University.
(ii) Provisional/online education certificate should be certified ink signed by the head of the
educational institution of concerned Board / University.
(iii) Candidates with matric certificate from Open School should bring School Leaving
Certificate countersigned by BEO / DEO.
(d) Bonafide Himachal Certificate. Domicile Himachal Certificate with photograph issued by
(e) Dogra Class & Caste Certificate. Dogra Class and Caste Certificate affixed with
photograph issued by Tehsildar/District Magistrate.
(f) Religion and Minority Certificate. Religion Certificate issued by the Tehsildar/SDM
(if religion as “SIKH/HINDU/MUSLIM/CHRISTIAN” is not mentioned in caste certificate). Minority
Certificate issued by the Tehsildar/SDM is mandatory for SIKH/MUSLIM/CHRISTIAN.
(g) School Character Certificate. School Character Certificate issued by the School/College
Principal/Headmaster where the candidate last studied.
(h) Character Certificate. Character Certificate with photograph issued by Village
Sarpanch/Municipal Corporation within the last six months.
(j) Unmarried Certificate. Unmarried Certificate for candidates less than 21 years of age with
photograph issued by Village Sarpanch/Municipal Corporation within last six months.
(k) Relationship Certificate. SOS/SOEX/SOW/SOWW candidates are required to produce
the following documents:-
(i) Relationship certificate issued from respective Record Office only duly signed by Record
The officer with Personal number, Rank, Name and particular of the Record Officer issuing the
Relationship Certificate with office seal/stamp is endorsed.
(ii) A declaration to the effect as mentioned in the Affidavit on Ten Rupees Non-Judicial
Stamp paper prepared by the ESM duly signed by 1st Class/Executive/Judicial Magistrate is
required to be submitted by the candidate at the rally site. Format of affidavit attached as per
(iii) Original Discharge Book of Ex-Serviceman also to be produced. Name and date of birth
of the candidate must have been recorded in it.
(l) NCC Certificate. NCC A/B/C certificates and Republic Day Parade certificate should have
a photograph of the candidate duly attested by issuing authority. Provisional NCC A/B/C pass certificates
will only be accepted if authenticated by concerned NCC Group Commanders and only at the Rally Site.
(m) Sports Certificate.
(i) Sportsmen who have represented India at the International level and State at National level
within the last two years. For a list of sports under which relaxation in physical standards is
admissible attention is invited to www.joinindianarmy.nic.in website.
(ii) Sportsmen who have represented District at State level and University team or regional
team at District level with 1st/2nd position within the last two years. Sports certificates should be with
registration number and from govt recognized sports institutes/bodies as under:-
(aa) All Sr/Jr National Championship certificates - Respective National Federation.
(ab) All-State & Dist level certificates - Respective State Sports Association.
(ac) All University level certificates - Inter-University Sports Board
(ad) All School level certificates - All India School Games Federation.
(n) Certificate of Bonus Marks. All original certificates/ photocopy duly attested pertaining to
Bonus marks will be accepted only during the rally. No certificates to include NCC certificates, Sports
certificates, Relationship certificates or any other certificates to claim Bonus Marks/Relaxation would be
accepted after the termination of the rally, and only at the rally site.
(o) Affidavit. Duly signed by candidates on Rs. 10/- Non-Judicial Stamp Paper as per specimen
is given at Appendix B duly attested by notary will be submitted by all candidates. For ESM candidates,
this Affidavit will be in addition to Affidavit given at Para 7 (k) (ii) (Appendix A) of Rally Notification.
(p) Single Bank A/C, PAN Card & Aadhar Card. Single Bank A/C, PAN Card & Aadhaar Card are
mandatory documents for final enrolment for purpose of Pay & allowances and other social benefits
8. Special Instructions.
(a) Producing of the fake certificate will be dealt with severely.
(b) Candidates are allowed to take part in one category only during recruitment rally.
(c) Recruitment is purely based on the merit list depending on available vacancies. Candidates do not
have any right to claim on recruitment in the Army just for passing in the recruitment process.
(d) Suggestions and complaints on recruitment can be submitted in writing by a candidate through
suggestion box held with Grievance Cell at the rally site /Army Recruiting Office, Hamirpur.
(e) The candidate will report at 00.01 AM at the entry gate of rally ground on the days of the rally. GATE
WOULD CLOSE AT 03.00 AM every day.
(f) Use of Mobile phone is NOT allowed inside the Rally site & Written Exam premises.
(g) Candidates/Father/Mother/relative of the candidate will not have any rights for claiming compensation
or to hold Indian Govt/Indian Army responsible for any injury, death, disease or disability suffered during
the various physical tests undergone by the candidate at the time of recruitment. All candidates will be
appearing for various tests in their own interests and risk.
(h) Candidates using unfair means will be disqualified and punitive action will be taken against them.
(j) Married candidates below 21 Yrs of age are not eligible for enrolment into the Army.
(k) Candidates not in possession of requisite certificates are liable for rejection.
(l) ‘In case of any clarification at the rally site, approach Grievance Cell’.
(m) The candidate will not get entry without documents mentioned at Para 7 above and he will be
rejected at the time of pre height checking itself.
(n) Candidates will not be permitted to leave the rally ground once allowed to enter, so they are
advised to bring their own snacks as required.
(i) Beware of Touts and Antisocial Elements. Touts cannot get you recruited in the Indian
army. Do not waste your money on touts. The recruitment process has been computerized and
touts cannot do anything. Have faith in your hard work.
(ii) Producing fake documents & giving false info will liable you for terminating of your service
in spite of any number of years service you may render.
9. Administration. Candidates are advised to bring sufficient eatables and drinking water with them since
recruitment is a time-consuming process.
10. Candidates will be permitted entry into the rally site only on production of Admit Card in duplicate
generated online through the official website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in. Anyone found with fake admit card will
be handed over to Civil Police.
11. Recruitment into the Army is a Free Service. Candidates are advised not to pay a bribe to anyone for
recruitment as it is based purely on merit. Selection process during recruitment at all stages is computerized and transparent. Therefore, candidates are advised to beware of touts as they cannot help them at any stage.
12. Candidates are advised to check their age & education criteria before participating in the rally.
Candidates found under age/overage and not meeting education criteria will be disqualified.
13. Giving / taking bribe, production of bogus/fake certificates and indulging in unfair means is a criminal
offence and liable for punishment under the law.
14. Certificates with overwriting, tampering of seals or erasing / alteration of any type will not be accepted.
15. All documents submitted by the candidates are verified by government agencies before enrolment in to
Army. Strong legal action will be taken against individuals submitting fake documents. Even after recruitment,
the service will be terminated if candidates are found to have produced fake documents or gave wrong
information at the time of recruitment despite the number of years of service individual may have rendered.
16. No compensation for Death/injury/ loss etc during the rally and no travelling allowance/dearness
allowance for journey is admissible. Candidates will participate in the rally at their own risk and the participation is totally and entirely voluntary. The signing of Indemnity Bond is a mandatory requirement.
17. Use of Performance Enhancing Drugs. Use of any kind of performance-enhancing drugs is strictly
banned. Candidates having been found to have used the same will be debarred from further screening.
18. Tattoo. Permanent body tattoos are only permitted on the inner face of forearms i.e from inside of
elbow to the wrist and on the reverse side of palm/back (dorsal) side of the hand. Permanent body tattoos on
any other part of the body are not acceptable and candidates will be barred from further selection.
However, candidates belonging to tribal communities/ from tribal areas as declared by the Govt of India
Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Orders Act/Lists (amended and modified from time to time) are
permitted to have permanent body tattoos on any part of the body, as per existing customs and traditions
of the said tribe to which a candidate belongs. Such candidates will only be permitted on producing a
certificate as per format attached at Appendix ‘C’ duly signed by DC/DM/SDM of the District/Tehsil where
the tribe of the candidate is presently settled or Chairman/Secretary/any other senior member of the
19. If 180 days or more lapse between screening medical at the rally and despatch, medical will be done
again and unfit candidates in this review will not be recruited.
20. Selection is provisional till Rahdari Certificate is issued and candidates are despatched for training.
21. Mobile phones or any such communication devices are not permitted in the rally site and at the time of
22. Candidates are advised in their own interest to undergo a medical exam before coming for selection
especially with respect to flat foot, poor vision, deformities and physical measurements. All are advised to ensure
that their ears are free of wax by getting it cleaned by a doctor prior to the rally.
23. Candidates may have to present themselves at rally site for three to four days. Candidates should make
arrangements to stay under their own arrangements.
24. Negative marking would be applicable in CEE.
25. Result of written examination will be declared on the official website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in. No separate
letter will be sent to the candidate. It is the responsibility of a candidate to check his result and report to ARO for
26. For more details contact on telephone number:-
(a) Army Recruiting Office, Hamirpur (HP) - 01972-222214
(b) Army Recruiting Office, Hamirpur (HP) - 7876291414
Disclaimer. Terms and conditions, given in the notification and on the website are subject to change and
should, therefore, be treated as guidelines only. In case of any ambiguity, the existing policies, rules and
regulations of Indian Army / Government of India will be final. Details are also available on website
Col N Satish Kumar
Date : 02 Nov 2019 Director Recruiting
Army Recruiting Office, Hamirpur (HP)