Indian Army Recruitment 2024, Check Post For Havildar and Naib Subedar Vacancies

The Indian Army, one of the most prestigious defense organizations in India, has announced a recruitment drive for unmarried male and female candidates who have made significant contributions in the field of sports. The recruitment is specifically for the Direct Entry Havildar and Naib Subedar positions under the Sports Quota Entry for the intake period of 02/2024. The application process commenced on 01 June 2024.

This recruitment drive presents a golden opportunity for sportspersons who have showcased exceptional performance at both national and international levels to serve the nation by joining the Indian Army.

Indian Army Recruitment 2024, Check Post For Havildar and Naib Subedar Vacancies

Indian Army Recruitment 2024

Please note that the Indian Army will only accept applications sent through post/offline. The deadline for application submission is 30 September 2024. Applications submitted through any other mode will not be considered and will result in outright rejection.

Indian Army
Position Names
Havildar and Naib Subedar
Number of Vacancies
Yet to be announced
Application Start Date
01 Jun 2024
Mode of Application
Application End Date
30 Sep 2024
Official Website

Educational and Sports Achievements Criteria

Candidates aspiring for Havildar and Naib Subedar (Sports) positions in the Indian Army must have completed their 10th-standard education from a recognized board or institution. In addition to this academic qualification, candidates must also have significant accomplishments in sports.

These accomplishments can include:

  • Securing medals at national competitions, either as juniors or seniors, representing their respective states.
  • Participation in international events, representing India in individual sports.
  • Participation in national or international level team sports events, either as juniors or seniors, representing their state or country.
  • Securing medals in Khelo India Games & Youth Games or equivalent events.

Age Criteria

The age limit set for both Havildar and Naib Subedar positions is between 17 ½ to 25 years. This implies that candidates born between 01 Oct 1999 and 30 Sep 2006 can apply. Candidates are advised to read the official notification for detailed information.

Application Dates

  • Start Date for Application: 01 June 2024
  • Last Date for Application: 30 September 2024

Selection Procedure

The selection process for the Indian Army Havildar and Naib Subedar (Sports) positions is comprehensive and stringent, designed to identify the most suitable candidates. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend trials at designated centres. They will be required to pass a physical fitness test, meet the physical standards, and excel in a skill test.

This will be followed by a medical examination at the trial location. Job offers will be extended strictly based on the requirements of specific sports disciplines and available vacancies. Please note that requests to change the trial location will not be entertained.

Steps to Apply Offline

  • Download the Application Form: Candidates must download and print the application form provided at the end of the advertisement.
  • Fill the Application Form: Candidates must fill the application form accurately, attach a recent photograph, and include all necessary educational and sports achievement documents.
  • Submit the Application: The filled application form must be sent to the official address of the Army Sports Control Board before the closing date.

Postal Address for Application Submission

Directorate of PT & Sports General Staff Branch IHQ of MoD (Army) Room No 747 ‘A’ Wing, Sena Bhawan PO New Delhi -110 01

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