• Army Medical Corps - Short Service Commission - With seven months pregnancy - DGAFMS letter clearly lays down that all female candidates would be screened for pregnancy and detention of the same would render a candidate UNFIT for commissioning - Action of the respondents in denying appointment to the petitioner merely on account of her pregnancy is arbitrary and illegal - It is violative of Articles 14 and 16 of the Constitution - The extent it lays down that pregnancy would render a candidate UNFIT for commissioning is also illegal and unconstitutional and is so declared - Constitution of India, Article 14, 16.  (182) PLR

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