Military Nursing Service (MNS) of Indian Army has just issued Recruitment Notification 2012 for 200
vacancies of Female Nursing Officers
in Short Service Commission (SSC). As per the notification, last date of submission of the offline application forms for this MNS Female Nursing Officer (SSC) recruitment 2012 is 26th November 2012.
This blog apprises you about this job opportunity in Indian Army as a nursing officer by summarizing the information contained in above notification on eligibility and forms to help you apply for the same. But do you know what is Military Nursing Service? A short note is presented below which would help you learn more about this Indian Army corps.
What is Military Nursing Service (MNS)
Military Nursing Service was founded as Army Nursing Service in 1881 as a part of the British Army. In more than 130 years of its existence, MNS has undergone many transformations and is now an integral part of the Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS). AFMS also consists of Army Medical Corps (AMC) and Army Dental Corps (ADC) besides Military Nursing Service (MNS).
The AFMS personnel serves not only Army but also Navy and Air Force. Also MNS have not only served in India but also in peace keeping missions abroad in UN missions to Lebanon, Cambodia, Somalia and scores of other Nations. Many of such missions are still active.
Military Nursing Service constitutes of only officers and no staff as the nursing personnel (Nursing Assistants, Ambulance assistant, Stretcher Bearer etc.) are part of Army Medical Corps.
You can learn more about Military Nursing Service from this Wiki page
Military Nursing Service Vacancy 2012:
As said, there are 200 vacancies of Female Nursing Officers in Short Service Commission (SSC). On being selected, the nursing officers are employed for 5 years and the same can be extended to 14 years maximum.
Salary for Nursing Officers in MNS:
Military Nursing Service offers Nursing Officers salary in the pay-scale of Lieutenant with the monthly Basic
Pay of Rs 15,600 + Grade Pay Rs 5,400/- +Military Service Pay- Rs 4,200/-+ DA and other Allowance. With this pay-scale, CTC for a Lieutenant in Indian army is Rs.65,000/- per month approx.
Eligibility for Nursing Officers in Military Nursing Service:
Age Eligibility: DOB between 07 Mar 1978 and 31 Dec 1992 (both days inclusive).
Academic Qualification Eligibility: Should have passed PG/PB B Sc/B Sc Nursing from INC recognized University and be a registered Nurse and Midwife from a State Nursing Council.
MNS Nursing Officers Selection Process :
Selection process of Nursing Officers in Military Nursing Service consists of a written test to be conducted at Delhi during the second week of December 2012. Those selected in the MNS Nursing Officers written exam would be called for interview.
Military Nursing Service Recruitment 2012 Form:
You can find the application form for Military Nursing Service Nursing Officers Recruitment 2012 within the Notification
. How to apply has been given in section "12. How to apply: " of the Notification
Hope with above information you can apply confidently for Military Nursing Service Recruitment 2012. Best wishes!