Method of Selection
(a) Computer based Examination: Only eligible candidates will undergo Computer Based Test (CBT) to be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) in the month of January 2024 at the selected centers all over India. The CBT will consist of Multiple-Choice Question based on Nursing, English language, and General Intelligence.
- There is no negative marking.
- The qualifying mark of CBT is 50%.
- The candidates will be able to view their own score card at NTA website www.nta.ac.in .
- The list of qualified candidates who are shortlisted for interview in the order of merit will be published on the Join Indian Army website. www.joinindianarmy.nic.in , and NTA website with the instructions for interview.
(b) Interview: Required number of qualified candidates, in order of merit will be called for interview
at Delhi, subject to the available vacancies. Thereafter, the candidates will be subjected to Medical
Examination. The process of interview and medical examination may take 3-5 days. Arrangement for
accommodation will be the individual’s responsibility.
Note: No correspondence/queries in this regard will be entertained.
(c) Medical Examination: Thereafter the candidates will be subjected to Medical Examination. X
Ray examination of Chest and USG (of abdomen) will be done. Pregnancy will be a cause of rejection.
(d) Final Selection: Only the required number of shortlisted candidates (as per vacancy and merit)
who are pronounced medically FIT in all aspects will be sent call letters to report to the various
hospitals in Armed Forces.
(e) TA: The Candidates called for interview will be paid Sleeper class Railway fare from the place
of residence to the place of interview/medical examination and back only on submission of the
Note: The candidate called for interview, if found not in the possession of documents as per eligibility
criteria, will be rendered ineligible to appear for the interview and the selection is liable to be
Employability: Candidates selected for grant of SSC in the MNS will be liable to serve for five
years extendable to a total tenure of fourteen (5+5+4) years, anywhere in India in the same way as
Military Nursing Service (Regular) Officers of the Armed Forces (Army, Navy and Air Force). No
request will be entertained on choice of posting through any means in the first five years of service.