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Ministry of Defence Recruitment 2017 Apply for Executive Engineer Vacancies

Ministry of Defence Recruitment 2017: Under Ministry of Defence (MoD) field of Indian Government, there exists some wonderful career opportunities for Armed Forces personnel’s. On regards of this, MoD has launched a special notification in its website page. This is purely a Deputation/ Re-employment basis engagement. So, freshers or outsiders are having no chances of appointment under this enrolment. Below said is the basic eligibility norms for this profession, but based on discretion of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) deserving Officers may be provided with relaxations. Go through below contents, to get more idea about this Ministry of Defence recruitment 2017.

Organisation Ministry of Defence (MoD)
Position Executive Engineer
No. of Posts 04 Last Date Within 60 days
Education Degree/ Post Graduation
Job Nature Deputation/ Re-employment
Location India

Ministry of Defence Recruitment 2017

Ministry of Defence (MoD) organisation headed by Union Cabinet Minister is having its headquarters in New Delhi. The role of MoD is to coordinate and supervise all government agencies and functions related to National Security and Indian Armed Forces. For the corps of Electronics & Mechanical Engineers (EME), MoD has decided to recruit some ex-servicemen who are holding the rank of Colonel & Lieutenant Colonel and in a situation of getting retired/ transferred within a period of one year.

But in response of this notice, only candidates who had routed their job applications through current employer/ proper channel will be taken into consideration for this Ministry of Defence recruitment 2017. To hold this Group ‘A’ category Executive Engineer position, applicants must have good knowledge in maintenance and repair of Guns/ Wireless, etc. Amongst the participants of selection process, finally four candidates who are ranking high based on their performance in interview will get recruited.

Vacancy Details in Ministry of Defence

No. Post Name No. of Openings Age Limit Salary
1. Executive Engineer 4 56 years Rs.39100/-


Educational Profile: Ex-Serviceman who are possessing the below said Bachelor’s Degree on concerned subjects from recognized institution/ university are found to be the suitable persons for Executive Engineer positions.

  • For Executive Engineer designation: Degree in Mechanical/ Electrical/ Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering or Master’s Degree of Science with Wireless Communication/ Electronics/ Radio Physics/ Radio Engineering subjects

Equivalent qualification is also acceptable for this post. Apart from this, aspirants having Diploma in Management and certificate of Computer Applications will be given more preference.

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Work Experience: Applying ex-serviceman must have gained experiences in the fields of maintenance and repair of vehicles/ Guns/ Wireless & Radar equipments/ Optical Instruments. The minimum years of expected experience is,

  • Experience needed for Executive Engineer position: 5 years

Age Limit: As per latest orders received from government, the maximum eligible age to enter into deputation basis profession is 56 years. Candidates exceeding this age limit are found unsuitable. Last date of application submission is the cut-off date for computing this age limit.

Selection Criteria: Interview is the only selection criterion that is followed by Ministry of Defence, for doing appointments of Ex-serviceman in Executive Engineer position. Those who are performing well in the interview round shall get selected, in the order of merit.

  • Personal Interview


Emoluments Offered: The monthly pay that was planned to be given for Executive Engineer appointees will be as per Pay Band-3 scale. Apart from this, Grade Pay and other admissible allowances would also be given as per Defence Ministry norms.

  • Salary Range: Rs.15600 – 39100/-
  • Grade Pay: Rs.6600/-

Applying Procedure for Ministry of Defence Recruitment 2017

Proforma to apply for the Executive Engineer position in Ministry of Defence is attached along with the official notification. Duly take printout copy of it and fill with correct information. Completed form in all respects must be verified and certified by an Officer not below the rank of Under Secretary or equivalent.

Through proper channel forward the job applications to “MS-7 A, Military Secretary’s Branch, IHQ of Min of Defence (Army), DHQ PO, New Delhi – 110 011”, along with the following photocopies of documents.

  • Upto-date Confidential Reports/ APARs
  • Vigilance Clearance certificate
  • Academic Records
  • Age Proof
  • Minor/ Major Penalties details (over last 10 years), etc.
Official Notification Click here

Important Date

  • Applications should reach on or before this date – Within 60 days of advertisement

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Note: Above said recruitment information will be useful for the ex-serviceman those who wish to serve further as an employee under Ministry of Defence. To know more details, read the official notification.

Updated: 4th January 2017 — 11:52 am

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