Aizawl, Jan 29: A special army recruitment rally for the youth of Mizoram, as has been scheduled, kick-off today here at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Mualpui, Aizawl.
As invited by Army Recruiting Office, Aizawl, T. Sangkunga MLA and Chairman of Mizoram Youth Commission graced the same.
Addressing the youth who gathered for the recruitment rally, he asked to try again even if they fail at first attempt. He thanked the people of ITI and Mualpui localities, the host of the rally. MYC Chairman flagged off the running race of the recruitment rally.
The army recruitment rally this time will take 4 days i.e. during 29.01.2016- 01.02.2016.
The candidates will compete in 1.6 km running, ‘Chin Up’, 9 foot ditch, zig zag and medical test, and there will be a written test on 28.02.2016 for those who qualify in all these. Col. Sameer Sharma, Director, ARO, Aizawl, said that over 2000 youth gathered for the recruitment rally.
He said that those who qualify in 1.6 km running and ‘Chin Up’ shall be divided into Excellent and Pass Category.
Those in the excellent category in running shall get 48 marks while those in the pass category shall get 36 marks.
In ‘Chin Up’, more than 10 times will fetch Full Mark while less than 6 times shall be disqualified. The written exam shall carry 100 Marks (objective type), and there will be 50 Questions carrying 2 marks each.
The questions will include – G.K – 20 Questions, Science -15 Questions, Maths – 15 Questions. Director ARO said that there are enough candidates for Soldier G.D but many vacancies for 10+2 clerk and technical, adding, he wants the Mizo youth to put more effort. The rally shall be continued tomorrow and as per the request of Chairman, Mizoram Youth Commission arrangement will be made for online registration for those who have not done the same yet, Col. Sameer Sharma mentioned.