If you have the zeal to serve the nation, here is a golden opportunity. Indian Army launched a recruitment drive exclusively for engineering students at Canara Engineering College in Bantwal on Monday.

The recruitment drive will also be held at Vivekananda Institute of Technology, Puttur and Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal till Friday.

On the first day of the drive Major MB Thimaiah, Colonel S Jiggo and Lieutenant Colonel Vinayagan conducted preliminary screening of army job aspirants. Explaining about the recruitment process, Major Thimaiah told TOI that the preliminary screening is conducted for the third year engineering students of 22 engineering colleges in the region. "The recruitment is meant only for boys for the post of Captains. We have received a good response and over 200 students attended the drive on the first day," he said.

He said candidates, who are selected during preliminary screening, will be called for a final interview to be held by Service Selection Board (SSB).

The selected candidates will be given a stipend of Rs 21,000 per month till they complete their course. Engineering students of any stream can attend the preliminary screening.

Source: Times of India