RECRUITMENT OF JUNIOR COMMISSION OFFICER (CATERING)
1. General. The recruitment of Junior Commissioned Officer (Catering) is done once in a year. Look for information in leading National News Paper or in “Employment News”.
(a) Age - Must not be below 21years or over 27 years.
(b) Educational Qualification. 10+2 with Diploma / Certificate Course of a duration of one year or more in Cookery / Hotel Management and Catering Technology from a recognized university / AICTE recognition is not mandatory.
3 Physical Standards.
(a) Height - Minimum 166 Cms and above
(b) Weight - Minimum 50 Kgs
(c) Chest - Minimum 77 cm (Expansion minimum 5 Cms).
4. Recruitment Procedure.
(a) Application. Application as per the proforma given in the advertisement should reach the concerned HQ Recruiting Zone/Regt Centre by post before the last date. HQ Recruiting Zone will issue call letter to candidates found eligible. Candidates should report to the respective HQ Recruiting Zone on the given date for initial screening.
(b) Screening & Checking of Documents. This include checking of original education certificates, physical examination and medical examination. The successful candidates are put through a written examination.
(c) Physical Fitness Test. Physical fitness test for recruitment of Junior Commission Officers (Catering) will be as applicable to Soldier General Duty Category.
(d) Medical. All candidates passing physical fitness tests and physical
Measurement will be put through medical examination. Only those candidates who are found fit will be issued with an admit card for appearing in written examination.
(e) Written Examination. Written examination of selected candidates will be conducted at Headquarter Recruiting Zone. The following subjects will cover technical aspects of catering for testing the knowledge of candidates for recruits. Paper may be answered either in Hindi or in English :-
(i) Cooking method.
(ii) Food Preparation.
(iii) Selection and storage of food.
(iv) Hygiene and Sanitation of Cook House.
(v) Personal hygiene.
(vi) Safety measure of Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG).
(vii) Menu planning.
(viii) Balanced diet for adult.
(ix) Food colours,
(xi) Receipes of Indian, Chinese and Continental Dishes,
(xii) Kitchen equipment and types of chullhas.
(xiii) Flies and anti fly measures.
(xiv) Tinned and dehydrated food stuffs.
(xv) Bread making.
The written exam will be two hours. The exam will comprise of one composite
question paper of 100 marks. Minimum pass marks will be 40.
5. Interview. The candidates declared successful in above written exam and placed in the merit list will appear for interview at nominated regimental centre. Those who qualify in written exam and interview and finding place in the overall merit list will be selected for the post.
6. Final Selection. Final Selection will be done by a Board of Officers and selected candidates will be sent to Training Centre for Basic Military Training.