Army has decided to hold recruitment rally in the Kashmir Valley by an additional day as the same was affected by inclement weather last month, an official spokesman said on Saturday.
"Army has decided to conduct recruitment rally for an additional day on May 5 for Soldier (general duties) and Tradesmen at Anantnag (Pulwama and Shopiyan districts), Baramulla (for Boniyar, Kreeri, Rafiabad and Tangmarg tehsils only) and Kupwara (for Kupwara district only) as the recruitment in the Kashmir Valley was affected due to bad weather on April 27 and 29," a defense spokesman said.
He said the Territorial Army Group Headquarters under the aegis of Army's Northern Command organised recruitment rallies in Jammu and Kashmir from April 27 to May 1 this year.MORE GOVT JOBS :HRTC issues job notification for 500 Driver posts
The rallies were conducted for raising of three Territorial Army (Engineers) battalions for Jammu and Kashmir and to fill a total of 1,305 vacancies from entire state except Kargil and Leh districts, he said.
He said a total of 45,000 youths were screened for physical proficiency tests during the recently-held Territorial Army recruitment rallies.ALSO READ :BSNL notifiies to hire 200 Management Trainee
The candidates who have cleared the physical tests are undergoing medical tests, he said.