Press Esc to close
Thursday 29 September 2016
News updated at 10:30 PM IST
Weather
Max: 29.4°C
Min : 21.6°C
In Bengaluru
Generally cloudy

3,800 youth in Army recruitment rally

Last updated: 06 April, 2011
Mangalore, April 6, DHNS

The first Army Recruitment Rally for the recruiting year 2011-2012 for the various posts in the Indian Army has been commenced at Mangala Stadium on April 4. The rally has been organised by the Recruiting Zone Bangalore and will last till April 10.

One of the candidates taking part in the Army Recruitment Rally at Mangala Stadium on Wednesday. DH PHOTOSpeaking to media persons, Deputy Director General Brigadier M M Gupta said, the Mangalore rally is held to recruit the candidates from 11 districts namely Dakshina Kannada, Uttara Kannada, Kodagu, Shimoga, Hassan, Udupi, Davangere, Chikmagalur, Chitradurga, Bijapur and Dharwad. The rally has received an encouraging response, with 3,800 candidates having undergone screening process so far.

The recruitment is held for posts under various categories. If the recruitment process for the post of technical soldiers, soldier clerk and nursing assistant is open for the candidates across the State, the posts for soldiers on general duty is limited to the candidates of the above mentioned 11 districts. “The procedure is very transparent and is open to media and public glare. We have not come here with a strict notion that we should select particular number of candidates, but we are free to select any number of candidates, provided the candidates are good,” he said.

Meanwhile, he said that the candidates’ turnover is increasing over the years with more and more number of youth willing to join the Army. As far as the recruitment rally in Mangalore is concerned, we have witnessed a large number of candidates from Belgaum this time, he said.

The next rally will be held in Mysore which would begin from April 14. As many as seven Army officers, 20 ACOs and 70 and odd other Army personnel are taking part in the recruitment process.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
all-party meeting in New Delhi on Thursday following Indian army's surgical strikes along the LoC...

all-party meeting in New Delhi on Thursday following Indian army's surgical strikes along the LoC...

People celebrate after Indian army's Surgical strikes along the Line of Control...

People celebrate after Indian army's Surgical strikes along the Line of Control...

Artists practice the Garba dance ahead of the Navratri festival in Ahmedabad...

Artists practice the Garba dance ahead of the Navratri festival in Ahmedabad...

Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir at a training session at Eden Garden in Kolkata...

Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir at a training session at Eden Garden in Kolkata...

Olympic medal winner wrestler Sakshi Malik at the launch of Datsun redi-GO sport in New Delhi...

Olympic medal winner wrestler Sakshi Malik at the launch of Datsun redi-GO sport in New Delhi...

Around 150 students of CMR National Public School form a heart shape on World Heart Day...

Around 150 students of CMR National Public School form a heart shape on World Heart Day...

Baloch Leader Dilshad Mazdak Baloch during a protest against Pakistan in New Delhi...

Baloch Leader Dilshad Mazdak Baloch during a protest against Pakistan in New Delhi...

A Lord's like bell installed at Eden Garden in Kolkata on Thursday...

A Lord's like bell installed at Eden Garden in Kolkata on Thursday...

A leopord in Surat Zoo, Gujarat on Thursday....

A leopord in Surat Zoo, Gujarat on Thursday....

Vice President M. Hamid Ansari and Salma Ansari arrive at Murtala Muhammed International Airport...

Vice President M. Hamid Ansari and Salma Ansari arrive at Murtala Muhammed International Airport...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523