Defence Recruitment

Indian Army JCO (Catering)

indian army jco education qualification

JCO Eligibility Criteria:

Age: 21 to 27 years on the 1st August of the year.

Education: Passed senior Secondary Exam and have a diploma/certificate in Hotel management/Cookery minimum 1 year duration .

Physical: A candidate must be physically fit and free from all diseases.

Related: Career in Hotel Management

Fitness Test:

Physical fitness test is divided in four parts-

  • 1 mile run in maximum time of 6.20 minutes.
  • Pull up of minimum 6
  • Balancing
  • 9 feet ditching

Medical fitness: A candidate must be mentally and medically fit and free from all diseases. Candidate should have normal vision and hearing for each of eye and ear.

Related: Career in India Army Guide

Written Test:

Only those candidates who qualify Fitness test will go through written test.

Aptitude and Knowledge: 180 Minutes

JCO Interview:

Those candidates who qualify in written exam will go through interview process. Those who get selected in interview will go for Military Training.

How to Apply in Army:

Indian Army publish advertisement in Employment Newspaper with instructions for various posts.

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    I have six months experience in Malaysia ( hotel Jaya Petaling – 5 star hotel) + 03 months experience in leading food company( Tasty Bite Eatables LTd) + 06 months experience with private catering.

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    I am Vijay Kumar from himachal Pradesh
    I am 24year old
    I wanna join Indian Army through of HM.
    I have done my diploma of hotel management and I have 1 year experience.
    Plz sir reply me and tell me about how to join Indian Army (jco catring)
    Thank you

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    im 24 yr old and compleated my hotel management..

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    • my self- suresh prakash nile
      my dream ia joc
      i hav campleted HSC sic and HOTEL MANEGMENT
      age -21