Recruitment in Army – Recruitable Male Population, All India Merit, Open Competitive Examinations are various methods used for recruitment in posts such as Other ranks, Sailers, Airmen, Soldiers, Officers etc
Recruitment of Other Ranks (ORs) in Army is based on Recruitable Male Population (RMP) of the States/Union Territories(UTs). In Navy, recruitment of Sailors is carried out on ‘All India basis’ on state-wise merit of the eligible RMP as per the number of vacancies available. In case of Artificer Apprentice Sailors entry, the recruitment is carried out on the basis of ‘All India Merit’. In Air Force, selection of Airmen (ORs) is carried out through a centralized system through centralized selection tests on All India basis.
No officer has been commissioned till 15.3.2013.
Number of ORs recruited
48356 (upto 31.12.2012)
Source : PIB