Indian Army JAG Entry 2023 application to close on July 21; CLAT scorecard must

Candidates who complete pre-commission training at OTA, Chennai will be awarded PG Diploma in Defence Management and Strategic Studies by Madras University.

Indian Army JAG 2023 salary, age limit details here. (Image: Freepik)Indian Army JAG 2023 salary, age limit details here. (Image: Freepik)

Anu Parthiban | July 6, 2023 | 01:09 PM IST

NEW DELHI: The Indian Army has invited applications for the Judge Advocate General's (JAG) recruitment 2023. Unmarried male and female law graduates who qualified Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) for grant of Short Service Commission in the Indian Army for Judge Advocate General Branch.

The recruitment is conducted to fill a total of 7 vacancies - 5 posts for men and 2 for females. The duration of training will be 49 weeks and will be conducted at Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai.

All candidates who successfully complete pre-commission training at OTA, Chennai will be awarded Post Graduate Diploma (PG Diploma) in Defence Management and Strategic Studies by University of Madras.

As per the eligibility criteria, candidates who are 21 to 27 years as on January 1, 2024, born not earlier than January 2, 1997, and not later than January 1, 2003 (both dates included) will be able to apply for the post.

Candidates should have scored a minimum of 55% aggregate marks in their LLB degree examination. In addition, CLAT PG 2023 score is mandatory for all candidates, for LLM qualified and LLM appearing students.

“All candidates desirous of applying for JAG Entry are mandatorily required to get their CLAT PG 2023 result verified at the Selection Centre prior to conduct of SSB,” the notification read.

Indian Army JAG 2023: Salary

Rank level


Lieutenant Level 10

Rs 56,100 - Rs 1,77,500

Captain Level 10 B

Rs 61,300 - Rs 1,93,900

Major Level

Rs 11 69,400 - Rs 2,07,200

Lieutenant Colonel Level 12A

Rs 1,21,200 - Rs 2,12,400

Colonel Level

Rs 13 1,30,600 - Rs 2,15,900

Brigadier Level 13A

Rs 1,39,600 - Rs 2,17,600

Major General Level 14

Rs 1,44,200 - Rs 2,18,200

How to apply

  • Visit the Indian Army official website,
  • Click on the ‘Apply’ tab against the Short Service Commission JAG Entry Course.
  • Read the instructions carefully and click „Continue‟ to fill the application.
  • Enter personal, communication, education details
  • Now review the application form and submit.

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