Indian Army JAG 29th Notification Out, Apply Now

Indian Army JAG 29th Notification Out, Apply Now
21-January 2022

Indian Army JAG 29th Notification Out, Apply Now

Indian Army JAG Entry 2022 - New Eligibility Criteria

The Indian Army has issued the official notification for the Army JAG Entry 29th Course commencing in October 2022. Online applications are invited from unmarried male and female candidates for the grant of the Short Service Commission in the Indian Army. Interested Law Graduates who wish to join the Indian Army can apply online for Judge Advocate General (JAG) Branch. Read on to know more about the eligibility criteria, selection process, vacancy details, and other information related to the Indian Army JAG Entry 2022. 

Overview of Army JAG Entry 29th Course October 2022



Exam Name

Army JAG Entry Scheme 29th Course 

Post Covered

Judge Advocate General (JAG)

Exam Conducting Body

Indian Army

Official Website

Join Indian Army. 


Short Service Commission (SSC)

Mode of Application


Application Fee


Eligible Categories

Both Male and Female 

Number of Vacancies

Men - 6 & Women - 3

Online Application Starts From

19th January 2022

Last Date to Apply Online

17th February 2022

Educational Qualification

LLB Graduates

Age Limit

21 - 27 Years

Training Duration

49 Weeks at OTA, Chennai  

Period of Probation

6 Months

Selection Procedure

  • Shortlisting of Applications

  • Call Letter for SSB Interview

  • Detailed Medical Examination

  • Declaration of Final Merit List


Eligibility Criteria for Army JAG Entry 2022


A candidate must be a citizen of India or as mentioned in the official notification.

Educational Qualification: 

  • Candidates must hold an LLB Degree with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks. 

  • Candidates should be eligible for registration as an Advocate with the Bar Council of India.

Age Limit: 

  • Minimum Age - 21 Years 

  • Maximum Age - 27 Years 


Candidates applying for the Army JAG Entry Scheme 29th Course must be born between 2nd July 1995 and 1st July 2001.

Army JAG Entry Vacancies 2022

The Indian Army has issued the official notification for a total of 9 vacancies for the post of Judge Advocate General (JAG). These vacant posts include 6 posts for male candidates while 3 posts of JAG for female candidates. Candidates who will qualify for the subsequent stages of the Army JAG selection procedure will be posted to the Short Service Commission of the Indian Army.

Selection Process for Army JAG Entry Scheme 2022

  • First of all, online applications of the candidates will be shortlisted by the Integrated Headquarters of the Ministry of Defence (Army).

  • Shortlisted candidates will be informed about their selection for SSB Interview through email or SMS on the contact details provided by candidates.

  •  After allotment of Selection Center, candidates will have to log in to the website and select their SSB dates which are available on a first-come-first-serve basis initially. 

  • Only shortlisted eligible candidates will undergo SSB at Selection Centers, Allahabad(UP), Bhopal (MP), Bangalore (Karnataka), and Kapurthala (Punjab).

  • The final merit list will be prepared based on the marks scored by the candidates in the SSB Interview, and candidates declared fit in the medical exam will be appointed as per the vacancies.

  • The recommended candidates will undergo a 49-week Pre-Commission training at Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai.


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