Tuesday, August 5

109 Infantry Battalion of (Territorial Army) to recruit soldiers

The recruitment of soldiers for the 109 Infantry Battalion of the (Territorial Army) Maratha Light Infantry will be held on September 9 and September 10 at the training area, TA Battalion in the city.

According to a TA Battalion official, the recruitment will be held for a total of 26 posts that include 23 soldiers (general duty), two clerks (staff duties) and one cook.

The candidates in the age group of 18-42 and a minimum of 160cm height, 77cm chest and 50kg weight are eligible for the posts. The candidates should be SSC passed with a minimum score of 45% to apply for the post of General Duty, HSC passed with a minimum aggregate score of 50% and minimum score of 40% marks in each subject for the post of clerk and minimum SSC passed for the cook's post.

The candidates must be a domicile of one of the following states or Union Territories that include Karnataka, Gujarat, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Union Territories of Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Goa, Daman and Diu, Lakshwadeep and Puducherry (Pondicherry).

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The candidates will also have to appear for the physical fitness tests that include a 1.6-km run, pull-ups, 9-feet jump. They should be physically fit and will undergo a medical examination prior to the enrollment. TA Battalion officials appealed to interested candidates to contact the TA Battalion, Kolhapur for details.