Women officers eligible for permanent commission: Indian Army spokesperson

Women officers eligible for permanent commission: Indian Army spokesperson
Team Careers360 | Jul 23, 2020 - 3:50 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: Government of India has issued a formal letter for grant of Permanent Commission to women officers in Indian Army. Earlier, this year in its judgement, Supreme Court of India announced that Short Service Commission (SSC) women officers are also eligible for permanent commission. This step is taken to empower the role of women officers in Indian Army.

The orders from the Government mentions to grant Permanent Commission to Short Service Commission (SSC) to all women officers. As per the reports, orders will be applicable to all 10 streams of Indian Army including Army Educational Corps (AEC) and Judge and Advocate General (JAG).

Earlier, the Supreme Court of India dismissed the plea of Union Government ‘stereotype’ view that women are physiologically weaker than men on February 17.

As per the officials, the selection board will be scheduled as soon as women officers exercise their option and complete all the documentation work.


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