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Territorial Army Recruitment 2016

Territorial Army Recruitment 2016

Applications are invited from gainfully employed young men for an opportunity of donning the uniform and serving the nation as Territorial Army Officers, based on the concept of enabling motivated young men to serve in a military environment without having to sacrifice their primary professions. You can serve the nation in two capacities – as a civilian and as a soldier. No other option allows you such an expanse of experiences.

CONDITIONS OF ELIGIBILITY :

(a) Nationality: Only male Indian citizens of India.
(b) Age Limits: 18 to 42 years on the date of application.
(c) Educational Qualifications : Graduate from any recognized university.
(d) Physical Standards : A candidate must be physically and medically fit in all respects.
(e) Employment : Gainfully Employed.
Note : Serving member of the Regular Army/ Navy/ Air Force/ Police/GREF/ Para Military and like forces are not eligible.

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DATE OF WRITTEN EXAMINATION : 31 July 2016.

LAST DATE OF RECEIPT OF APPLICATION : Application form completed in all respects will be accepted till 30 June 2016 at respective Territorial Army Group Headquarters. The date of holding the examination as mentioned above is liable to be changed at the discretion of the competent authority.

STANDARD AND SYLLABUS OF THE EXAMINATION : Read here

Candidates to ensure their eligibility for the examination : The candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill all eligibility conditions for admission to the Examination. Their admission at all the stages of the examination will be purely provisional subject to satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions.Mere issue of Admission certificate to the candidate will not imply that his candidature has been finally cleared by the competent authority.

  • Time : Maximum time for each paper is 02 hrs and will be conducted in two sessions.
  • Type of Exam : Objective (OMR Answer Sheet will be used).
  • Qualifying Marks : Minimum 40% marks in each part of the paper separately and overall average of 50%.

PENALTY FOR WRONG ANSWERS : Candidates should note that there will be penalty (Negative Marking) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the Objective Type Question Papers.

HOW TO APPLY. All desirous civilian candidates can obtain Application Form from Employment News or download from www.indianarmy.nic.in (FREE OF COST) and send it alongwith self addressed envelope (28 x12 cms) with postal stamps affixed worth Rs. 27/- and two passport size photographs (No other cost for submission) to the respective Territorial Army Group Headquarters as per the choice of following examination centres.

NO OTHER DOCUMENTS TO BE ATTACHED WITH APPLICATION FORM. CENTRES OF EXAMINATION :TA Exam

  • Candidates should note that no request for change of centre will be granted.
  • While filling in Application Form, the candidates should carefully decide about choice for the centre for the examination.
  • The eligible candidates shall be issued an Admit Card and will be sent by post by the respective Territorial Army Group Headquarters.

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SELECTION PROCEDURE :

  • Candidates whose application forms are found correct will be called for screening (written exam followed by interview only if passed in written exam) by a Preliminary Interview Board (PIB) by the respective Territorial Army Group Headquarters.
  • Successful candidates will further undergo tests at a Service Selection Board (SSB) and Medical Board for final selection.

EMBODIMENT FOR TRAINING:

  • One month basic training in the first year of commission.
  • Two months annual training camp every year including the first year.
  • Three months Post Commissioning training within first two years at IMA, Dehradun.

Candidate who qualify in written test of Preliminary Interview Board are required to bring the following documents in original alongwith attested copies at the time of Preliminary Interview Board:

(a)  All educational qualification certificates (Matric onwards).

(b)  Latest physical fitness certificate from a registered MBBS Doctor.

(c) Copy of Identity proof with photographs (Voter ID/PAN Card/Passport/Driving license etc).

(d)  Domicile/ Residential proof.

(e)  Certificate for proof of age (Matric/ Senior Secondary mark sheet & certificate for verification of date of birth).

(f) Service certificate by candidates employed in Central Govt/ Union Territory/ State/Semi Govt/ Private Sector Authenticated by Head Office alongwith No Objection Certificate by the department as per format given below.

(g) Self employed candidates are required to submit an Affidavit on Non-Judicial stamp paper of minimum value duly attested stating nature of employment and annual income alongwith photocopy of PAN card and self certified character certificate.

(h) Candidates whose names vary in documents should submit copy of Gazette notification of India/ State showing the correct name or an affidavit duly supported by newspaper cuttings.

(j) Employees of Railways are required to submit No Objection Certificate authenticated by Railway Board.

LAST DATE : Form completed in all respects will be accepted till 30 June 2016 at respective Territorial Army Group Headquarters. For more details about Territorial Army visit us at www.indianarmy.nic.in and download APPLICATION FORM (FREE OF COST). This is the only authentic website of Territorial Army.

INCOMPLETE APPLICATION FORM AND THOSE RECEIVED AFTER 30 JUNE 2016 WILL BE REJECTED WITHOUT INTIMATION.

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5 thoughts on “Territorial Army Recruitment 2016

  1. Can final year student apply??????

    1. no only gainfully employed persons can apply.

  2. Respected Sir,

    Please provide me about the physical fitness details. like Height, weight for territorial army services.

  3. TA application has been revised on 18th june 2016 u can download from indian army website .last date to send application is 30 june 2016 as per notification.

  4. Only gainfully employed person can apply

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