He said the registered candidates would be screened for their physical fitness, medical examination and documentation district-wise from today till April 12.
The common entrance examination of those candidates who pass the three stages of screening will be held on May 28.
Brig J S Samyal, Deputy Director General Recruiting (Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir), who was present on the occasion today said the huge turnout for recruitment reflects the level of motivation and patriotism amongst the youth of Kashmir region.
He said more such rallies would be held to give greater opportunity to all aspirants of the state.
The large number of applications received assumes significance since the separatists have been asking the people of the Valley to oppose the army.
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