Indian Army Technical Graduate Course (TGC) 133:

Indian Army TGC entry also known as Technical Graduate Course Entry. TGC is a type of entry through which an engineering graduate (only male) can join the Indian Army as an officer. Indian Army has released the Notification for Technical Graduate Course 133 Batch. Interested and Eligible unmarried Male Engineering Graduates can fill the online form for  Technical Graduate Course 133 through the official website

Important Dates for Technical Graduate Course 133 Batch:


  • Starting Date for Apply Online: 25/02/2021
  • Last Date for Apply Online : 26/03/2021
  • Last Date for Complete Form : 26/03/2021

Application Fee:

There are no application fees to apply online for Technical Graduate Course 133 Batch.

Vacancy Details: 

Total: 40 Post

Stream Wise Vacancy Details:

Engineering Stream

Number of Post

Civil/Building Construction Technology


Computer Science & Engineering / Computer Technology/ Info Tech/ M. Sc Computer Science




Electrical / Electrical & Electronics


Electronics & Telecom/ Telecommunication/ Electronics & Comm/ Satellite Communication


Aeronautical/ Aerospace/ Avionics






Telecomunication Engineering 01
Electronics & Communication


Eligibility Criteria for Technical Graduate Course 133 Batch:

Educational Qualification:

Candidates who have passed the requisite Engineering Degree course or are in the final year of Engineering Degree course (BE/B.Tech) are eligible to apply. Candidates studying in the final year of Engg degree course should be able to submit proof of passing by 01 Jan 2021 and produce the Engineering Degree Certificate within 12 weeks from the date of commencement of training at Indian Military Academy (IMA). Such candidates will be inducted on Additional Bond Basis for recovery of the cost of training at IMA as notified from time to time as well as stipend and pay & allowances paid, in case they fail to produce the requisite degree certificate.

Age Limit:

Minimum: 20 Years

Maximum: 27 Years

Selection Process for Indian Army TGC 133:

The selection procedure is as follows:-

(a) Shortlisting of Applications: Integrated HQ of MoD (Army) reserves the right to shortlist applications and to fix cutoff percentage of marks for each Engineering discipline/stream (cumulatively obtained up to 6th semester for Engg Degree course/ 2nd semester for M Sc. Computer science/ 8th semester for Architecture) without assigning any reason.

After shortlisting of applications, the Centre allotment will be intimated to the candidate via their email. After allotment of Selection Centre, candidates will have to log in to the website and select their SSB dates which are available on a first-come-first-served basis, up to a specified date as will be intimated on the website

(b) Only shortlisted eligible candidates depending on the cutoff percentage will be interviewed at one of the Selection Centres viz. 

Allahabad (UP), 

Bhopal (MP), 

Bangalore (Karnataka) 

Kapurthala (Punjab) 

by Psychologist, Group Testing Officer and Interviewing Officer. Call Up letter for SSB interview will be issued by respective Selection Centres through candidate’s registered e-mail id and SMS only. Allotment of Selection Centre is at the discretion of DG Rtg, IHQ MoD (Army) and NO request for changes is entertained in this regard.

(c) Candidates will be put through a two-stage selection procedure at the SSB. Those who clear Stage I will go to Stage II. Those who fail in Stage I will be returned on the same day. Duration of SSB interviews is five days, and details of the same are available at the official website of Dte Gen of Rtg This will be followed by a medical examination of the candidates who get recommended after Stage II.

(d) Candidates recommended by the SSB and declared medically fit will be issued a Joining Letter for training in the order of merit, depending on the number of vacancies available, subject to meeting all eligibility criteria merit list.


Physical Standard for Indian Army TGC 133:

Height & Weight

Minimum acceptable height and weight for men is 157.5 cms with correlated weight. To pass fit, an applicant must be in good physical and mental health free from any disability.

Permanent Body Tattoos

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Medical Exam

An applicant recommended by the Services Selection Board will undergo a medical exam by a Board of Service Medical officers.

Training Process for Indian Army TGC:

(a) Selected candidates will be detailed for training at Indian Military Academy, Dehradun according to their position in the final order of merit (engineering stream-wise) upto the number of available vacancies and subject to meeting all eligibility criteria. 

(b) Duration of training - 49 weeks. 

(c) Candidates will neither be allowed to marry during the period of training nor be allowed to live with parents/Guardians. Candidates must not marry until they complete the full training at the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun. A candidate, if he marries while under training, shall be discharged and will be liable to refund all expenditure incurred on him by the government. A candidate, who marries subsequent to the date of his application, though successful at the Service Selection Board interview and medical examination, will not be inducted for training, and his candidature will be cancelled. Electrical/ Electrical & Electronics Electrical Engineering , Electrical Engineering (Electronics & Power), Power System Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering 04 Computer Sc & Engg / Computer Technology/ Info Tech/ M. Sc Computer Sc Computer Engineering , Computer Science, Computer Science Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering , Information Science & Engineering 09 Electronics & Telecom/ Telecommunication/ Electronics & Comn/ Satellite Communication/ Opto Electronics Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering , Telecommunication Engineering , Electronics & Communication Engineering , Electronics & Electrical Communication Engineering 06 Aeronautical/ Avionics Aeronautical Engineering, Avionics Engineering 02 Aerospace 01 Nuclear Technology 01 Automobile Automobile Engineering 01 Laser Technology 01 Industrial/ Manufacturing Industrial Engineering, Industrial Engineering & Management, Industrial & Production Engineering, Industrial Engg & Mgt, Industrial/ Manufacturing 01 Total 40 3 

(d) Cost of Training. 

The entire cost of training at IMA is at Government expense. In case the Gentleman Cadet is withdrawn from training academy due to reasons other than Medical ground or beyond his control, he will be liable to refund the cost of training @ Rs.11952/- per week till 30 Sep 2020, thereafter a yearly escalation of 8% p.a will be calculated on the Per Capita cost of Training for each ensuing year (or as notified from time to time) apart from allied charges as fixed by the government from time to time, for the period of his stay at Indian Military Academy, Dehradun.

Indian Army Technical Graduate Salary:

Indian Army Technical Graduate Pay Scale: 

As per the Indian Army TGC -133 Notification, the pay scale is as follows.

Lieutenant Level 10


Captain Level 10 B

Rs.61 ,300-1 93,900

Major Level 11


Lieutenant Colonel Level 12A

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

Colonel Level 13

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

Brigadier Level 13A

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

Major General Level 14

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

Lieutenant General HAG Scale Level 15

Rs.1,82,200-2,24 100

Lieutenant General HAG +Scale Level 16

Rs.2,05,400-2, 24,400

VCOAS/Army Cdr/Lieutenant General Level 17

Rs.2,25,000/- (fixed) {NFSG)

COAS Level 18

Rs.2 50 000/-(fixed)

Allowances for Indian army TGC:

Dearness Allowance:- Admissible at the same rates and under the same condition as are applicable to the civilian personnel from time to time.

Kit Maintenance Allowance:- Subsumed into the newly proposed Dress Allowance i.e Rs. 20,000/-per year

Field Area allowances:- Depending upon rank and area of posting



HAFA (Rs. Per


Fd Area Allowance

(Rs. Per month)

MoD Fd Area

Allowance (Rs.

Per month)

Lieutenant and


Level 10 and above






60% of R2H2

High Altitude Allowance:- 





Level 10

and above







Siachen Allowance:- Siachen Allowance will be Rs. 42,500/- per month

Uniform Allowance:- Subsumed into the newly proposed Dress Allowance i.e. Rs. 20,000/- per year

Transport Allowance (TPTA):-  


Higher TPTA Cities

(Rs. Per month)

Other Places

(Rs. Per month)

Level 9

and above

Rs. 7200+DA thereon

Rs. 3600+DA thereon

Children Education Allowance:- Rs. 2250/- per month per child for two eldest surviving only. CEA is admissible from Nursery to 12th Classes.

Flying Allowance:- The Army Aviators (Pilots) serving in the Army Aviation Corps are entitled to the flying allowance as Rs. 25,000/- p.m fixed (R1H1 of Risk and Hardship Matrix).

Promotion Criteria for Indian Army TGC 133:




On commission


On completion of 02 years


On completion of 06 years

Lieutenant Colonel

On completion of 13 years


On completion of 26 years


On selection basis subject to fulfilment of requisite service conditions

Major General

Lieutenant General HAG Scale

Lieutenant General HAG + Scale

VCOAS/Army Cdr/ Lieutenant General (NFSG)