Job Opportunity: Judge Advocate General (JAG 2023) at Indian Army: Apply by Feb 16


Applications are invited from law graduates for the 31st Course of Judge Advocate General or JAG 2023 (grant of Short Service Commission).

About JAG

The post of Judge Advocate General (JAG) in India is held by a Major General who is the legal and judicial chief of the Army. The Judge Advocate General is assisted by a separate JAG branch which consists of legally qualified army officers.

About the Opportunity

Indian army has published the JAG 31st Notification for the JAG entry 2021 (Judge Advocate General Branch). It is a special entry for male and female law graduates to join the JAG branch of the Indian Army. Applications are invited from unmarried male and unmarried female law graduates for the grant of Short Service Commission in the Indian Army for Judge Advocate General (JAG) Branch.



  • (a) Nationality. A candidate must either be: (i) A citizen of India,
  • (ii) A subject of Nepal,
  • (iii) A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, and East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia, and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India, provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii) and (iii) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India. A certificate of eligibility will, however, not be necessary in the case of candidates who are Gorkha subjects of Nepal.

Age Limit

21 to 27 years as of 01 Jul 2023.

No. of Vacancies

  • Men – 06
  • Women – 03

How to Apply?

Applications will only be accepted online on the website http://www.joinindianarmy.nic.in. Click on ‘Officer Entry Appln/Login’ and then click ‘Registration’ (Registrations are not required if already registered on http://www.joinindianarmy.nic.in). Fill out the online registration form after reading the instructions carefully. After getting registered, click on Apply Online under Dashboard.

Application Deadline

February 16, 2023.

Click here to apply.

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