Ministry of Defence Recruitment 2018 : Tradesman Mate Vacancy (Exclusively in Indian Army)

Looking for Jobs in Ministry of Defence in 2018? Apply Now for Tradesman Mate vacancies in Indian Army.

If you are a Defence Job Seeker, then Ministry of Defence offers some great opportunities for you and you won't believe they have Jobs for Everyone, be its 10th Pass, 12th Pass, Undergraduates, Graduates, Post Graduates, Engineers etc. Moreover, Recruitment in Ministry of Defence is a regular affair and you an pick any of the Employment News Editions to find an opening in Defence Ministry. 

Reason for such Bumper and regular hiring in Ministry of Defence is that it has various wings Like Army, Navy and Airforce, Department of Defence, Department of Defence Production etc and these departments constantly need manpower for their smooth functioning and this is the reason Recruitment is a regular exercise at Defence Ministry.

If you are specifically looking for Jobs in Indian Army, then you should read our previous posts on Indian Army Recruitment 2018, where we have discussed regarding the  Upcoming Jobs in Indian Army the next year and In this post, we will discuss the Upcoming Ministry of Defence Recruitment 2018 and Latest Jobs announced in 2017.

Applicants willing to apply for Ministry of Defence Recruitment 2018 are advised to read this post until end and regularly check this page as we will update all the Upcoming Defence Jobs on this page. Apart from this, you should also Subscribe to Employment Newspaper, as it also contains all the Current openings in the Defence Sector.

Ministry of Defence Recruitment 2018: Vacancy Details

Defence Ministry offers various Jobs to Indian Citizens depending upon their Age and Qualifications. There are Officer as well as Lower Level Jobs in Defence Ministry and to apply for these jobs you should be in the right age and apply at the right time.

If you have not studied much and even looking for Jobs in Indian Army, Navy Or Airforce, even you have a fair opportunity as MOD offers the variety of jobs having Matric and 10+2 as basic Qualification, then comes the Officer Level Jobs for Graduates and Post-Graduates.

Recruitment for Ministry of Defence is announced by the various Units, Zonal and Regional Offices under the Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force. 

In this post, we will be discussing the Civilian Recruitment in Indian Army for Tradesman Mate vacancies.

Indian Army Tradesman Mate Recruitment 2017 : Vacancy Details

27 MTN DIV ORD UNIT, of Indian Army, invites applications from the eligible Indian Citizens for the below-mentioned posts

Post: Tradesman Mate

No. of Vacancies: 25 Posts

Here is the Category wise break up of Tradesman Mate vacancies

  • Open Merit: 13 Posts
  • SC: 07 Posts
  • OBC: 05 Posts
Applicants should note that these posts carry All India Service Liability, including the Field Service.

Applicants should note that the Vacancy position reflected above is only tentative and Final vacancy position may have or lesser or greater no. of posts. Appointing authrourty may also also postpone, Cancel the recruitment due to administrative reasons. 

Pay-Scale: Appointees will be paid monthly Salary of Rs 18,000 Per Month, along with Allowances. 

What is the Eligibility Criteria?

Applicants willing to apply for Tradesman Mate posts in Indian Army should full fill the below mentioned eligibility conditions.

1) Applicant should be a permanent resident of India

2) Age Limit: Minimum age is 18 years and maximum age should not exceed 25 years. However for Reserved Categories, there is relaxation is upper age limit, as per the given criteria

  • For SC's upper age is: 30 years
  • For OBC's Upper age limit is: 28 years
  • For Ex-serviceman : Total Service rendered in Army + 3 years
3) Educational Qualifications: Applicant should have passed the 10th Class (Matriculation) from a recognized Board in India.

Selection Process

The Selection process for the recruitment of Tradesman Mate in the Indian Army comprises of selection through Written Exam only. Applicants willing to appear in the Written Exam comprising of Objective Type Questions in (Hindi and English).

Here is the Scheme of Written test

Standard of Questions is of 10th Level.

How to Apply?

Applicants willing to apply for the post of Tradesman Mate in Indian Army should submit their application forms in prescribed format only. 

Application forms: Application forms can be obtained the Ministry of Defence Advt as published in the Employment Newspaper Or you can download the Notification from the Indian Army's Website and take the Print out of the Application form from the PDF Document. 

Application forms should be submitted in a Sealed Envelop only through Speed Post / Registered posts. Applications cannot be submitted by person. Applicants should note that Envelope containing the application form should be subscribed as  " Application for the Post of Tradesman Mate (Category-___________" 

Here is the List of Documents(Self Attested) that you should attach with the application form

1) 2 Passport Seize attested Photographs one of the application form and other on the Acknowledgement Card

2) Education Certificate (Matric Markscard)

3) Date of Birth Certificate

4) Aadhar Card, Pan Card

5) Self Addressed Envelope have postage of Rs 25

6) Category Certificate (If any)

Receipt of Application forms: The duly filled in application form, along with all the required Certificates / Documents should be sent by Speed post / Registered post at the below-mentioned address.

27 Mtn Div Ord Unit 
PIN- 909027 
C/O 99 APO

Last Date for submitting the Application form is : 2nd Nov, 2017

Details: For Complete Details, Application form and Other Instructions applicants are advised to check the Employment Newspaper Dated 11th Nov, 2017 Or Alternatively you can download the Official Notification and Application from this link.


We have made this page to provide updates on the Upcoming Ministry of Defence Recruitment in 2018. On this page, we will be updating Jobs announced by the three wings of Indian Forces viz Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force.  

For Direct Recruitment Exams Or Indian Army Recruitment Rallies, you should read our previous post, in which we have shared information on the Schedule of Upcoming Indian Army Bharti 2018

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