JCOs Retiring from Indian Army and re-employment

JCOs Retiring from Indian Army and re-employment

Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Defence

29-November-2016 15:26 IST

JCOs Retiring from Indian Army

The year-wise details of the approximate number of Junior Commissioned Officers getting retired from Indian Army from 1st January, 2013 to 30th June, 2016 is as under:-

Annual Wastage
(till 30th June)
Government has provided reservation for re-employment of defence personnel details of which is as follows:
The details of reservation available to Ex-Servicemen in Government Departments/PSUs are as under:-
  • 10% of the vacancies in the posts up to the level of Assistant Commandant in all para-military forces.
  • 10% in Group ‘C’ and 20% in Group ‘D’ posts.
  • 14.5% in Group ‘C’ and 24.5% in Group ‘D’ posts in Public Sector Undertakings and Nationalized Banks. Out of this reservation, 4.5% reservation in each category is meant for Disabled Soldiers and Widows/Dependents.
  • 100% in Defence Security Corps.
Further, a MoU has been signed in July, 2015 between Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship. Post MoU, Indian Army institutionalized linkages with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and raised Directorate of Indian Army Veteran (DIAV) in January, 2016 with a separate Skilling & Transition Section which is dedicated to skilling prospective retirees under NSDC for job placements on retirement. Presently, nearly 2000 personnel have undergone various skill courses being conducted under 09 Sectors and 19 Job Roles at various Regimental Centres. 
This information was given by Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar in a written reply to Shri Shiv Pratap Shukla in Rajya Sabha today.