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COMMISSIONS IN THE ARMY.

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COMMISSIONS IN THE ARMY. An examination of candidates for the Armv will be held on June 27 and following days. There will be no change in the subjects of examina- tion on this occasion. There will be awarded 196 cadetships for the Cavalry, Foot Guards, and Infantry, and four cadets-hips for the West India Regiment. The successful Cavalry and Infantry candidates who are desirous1 of appointment to the Indian Army will be, eligible to compete, while at the Royal Military College, for such appointments in that branch of the Service as may be available after meeting the claims of King's cadets, King's Indian cadets, and honorary King's Indian cadets (thirty-five appointments in all are usually given). The successful competitors will be re- quired to join the Royal Military College about September 13. The course of instruction at the Royal Military College has been reduced to one year for the present. Four commissions in the Royal Marine Light Infantry will also be awarded at this examination. Eleven commissions, viz., nine in the Cavalry, Foot Guards, Infantry, or Army Service Corps, and two in the Royal Artillery (one Royal Field Artillery and one Royal Garrison Artillery) will be offered for competition by university candi- dates under the conditions laid down in tne regu- lations on this subject issued in 1899. Success- ful candidates will have the option of taking up, at their military examination, either the three subjects named in the old regulations (1899) or the same three subjects (military history and strategy, military topography, and military en- gineering) as laid down in the new regulations (1904). The next examination of candidates for cadet- ships at the Royal Military Academy will com- mence on June 27. There will be no change- in the subjects of examination on this occasion. The number of vacancies to be competed for will be fifty-five. The successful candidates will be required to join the Royal Military Academy about September 13, 1905; they will receive all necessary instructions from the Governor. One commission in the Royal Marine Artillery will also be awarded at this examination.

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