A massive search operation has been launched to locate the missing Army personnel, Defence PRO, Guwahati said.
Over 44, 117 youth have applied for employment in the Indian Army that is organising the first Army Recruitment Rally in Jammu and Kashmir after the creation of Union Territory.
The ten days Recruitment Rally through Army Recruitment Office, Jammu, commenced on 3 November at Samba and will continue till 12 November. This rally is being conducted to provide employment to youth from three districts i.e. Jammu, Samba, and Kathua.
Over 44117 aspirants from the Jammu Region have registered and likely to be screened for their physical and medical fitness during the ten days long Army Recruitment Rally in Samba.
On the first day, more than 3067 candidates from the district of Jammu appeared for Physical fitness tests. The vacancies are open for six categories: Soldier General Duty, Soldier Technical, Soldier Technical Nursing Assistance (AMC)/ Soldier Technical Nursing Assistance Veterinary, Soldier Clerk, and Soldier Tradesman. The recruitment process is divided into several categories and rounds which include Physical fitness test, Medical test, and Written test.
The recruitment process is totally computerised and is absolutely transparent. Special emphasis is being made to make all the prospective candidates understand this process so that they do not fall prey to touts. Selected candidates will be inducted into the various arms and services of the Army.
The response, as seen in the Recruitment Rally, is an indicator of the desire of the youth of J&K to opt for peace and progress, a defence spokesman said.