Army concludes preliminary screening of recruits in Kerala
Army Recruitment Director Colonel Yogesh Rajadyakshak has confirmed that the preliminary screening of recruits from high range districts of Kerala is over.
"Till now, we have given about 500 admit cards to people, and after the medical review is over, in short, we will have given admit cards to about 1500 boys. So, about 1500 boys will be sitting for the written exam finally," said Colonel Rajadyakshak.
He also pointed out that the recruitment got wide acceptance.
The screening was held in Idukki , Alappuzha, Kollam, Kottayam, Pathanamthitta, Ernakulam and Thiruvananthapuram districts of Kerala.
Meanwhile, the Indian Army is also conducting a recruitment rally till January 16 for the selection of soldiers (tradesmen, nursing assistants, technical clerk, and general duty) in the above mentioned districts.
The Indian Army is the largest component of the armed forces of the nation, the primary mission of which is protecting the security of the nation from external threats. However, in times of internal disasters too, the army is called upon for rescue operations.
The units and regiments of the army come from diverse backgrounds and histories.
(Posted on 15-01-2014)