In a first, Indian Army to recruit women in Military Police, Apply now

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NEW DELHI, April 25, 2019: The Army today for the first time issued an advertisement in newspapers for recruiting women into the Military Police, three months after the government announced that women would be inducted into the force in the "Personnel Below Officer Rank" (PBOR) category.

The application window for recruitment of "soldier general duty (Women Military Police)" that opened today will be closed on June 8, the Army said in the ad.

"In a historic decision, Modi govt has decided to induct women, for the first time in Personnel Below Officer Rank, in corps of Military Police. It's a huge step towards further empowering women and improving their representation in our armed forces," the BJP had tweeted from its official handle on January 18.

The Corps of Military Police is responsible for preserving "good order and discipline and to prevent breaches of the same by persons serving in or attached to the regular Army", the Army says on its website.

The official job portal of the Army – joinindianarmy.nic.in – has detailed out the application process, which will begin from April 25, 2019, till June 8, 2019.

The candidates have to appear for a written test – Common Entrance Exam (CEE) – to be eligible for the post. This will be followed by a mandatory Physical Endurance Test (PET) as well. As per the notification, the Army will fill up 100 vacant spots through this recruitment.

Age: The candidates must be at least 17 and a half-year-old at the time of application. The maximum age has been capped at 21.

Education: The candidates should be at least 10th pass or equivalent with 45 per cent aggregate score, and a minimum 33 per cent marks in each subject.  

Indian Army women recruitment 2019: Physical requirement

The women candidate applying for the job must be at least 142 cm in height and should have a proportionate weight.

How to apply:

The candidates will have to first register themselves on www.joinindianarmy.nic.in, fill the pre-requisite form, and upload the required documents as per the instructions listed on the official website.