Join Indian Army: These are the options to get a job in the Indian Army, know the qualification and age limit

Interested youth can apply for various recruitment procedures to be conducted by the Army to the best of their ability.

8th September, 2020

Join Indian Army: The desire to work in the largest Indian Army in the armed forces of India is in every youth because working in it is not just a job but a matter of honor and pride. While working in the army, you get a chance to serve the country along with getting prestige, great career, good lifestyle, good salary and facilities etc. This is the reason that almost every youth has a dream that he can get a job in this organization Army, established in April 1, 1895 i.e. 125 years old. Let us tell you today what are the options available for getting a job in the Indian Army and what educational qualification and age limit has been prescribed for them.

These are the options to get a job in the Indian Army

To get a job in the Indian Army, youth can apply according to the different recruitment process groups organized by the army and contribute to the country service if selected.

Entry as a soldier through army recruitment rally

Army recruitment rally or army recruitment rally is organized for recruiting tradesman, nursing assistant, technical clerk / store keeper and soldier as soldier or soldier for various duties in Indian Army. The recruitment rally is organized by the army at various locations across the country at various bases. Candidates can get information about the Army Recruitment Rally Program by visiting the army recruitment portal, joinindianarmy.nic.in. 8th / 10th / 12th / ITI has been fixed for constable posts to be filled through recruitment rally and the age limit should be from 17.5 years to 23 years.


Direct recruitment as constable and naib subedar in army

Recruitment for the posts of Surveyor Auto Carto (Engineer) at the rank of Havildar is carried out by the Indian Army from time to time. Candidates from the age of 20 to 25 years with 10 + 2 and then BA / B.Sc with Mathematics and Science subjects can apply for these posts.

Similarly, the recruitment of Havildar (Education) is also carried out by the Army, for which candidates who have done BA / MSc / MCA or BA / BSc / BCA with B.Ed in Group X and B.Sc / BA / BCA (IT) for Group Y Candidates can apply without BEd.

At the same time, recruitments of cantering JCO (ASC) and religious teacher (JCO) are also taken out by the army at the rank of Naib Subedar. Youth of 21 to 27 years with a diploma in Hotel Management and Catering Technology with 10 + 2 can apply for Cantering JCO (ASC) posts. At the same time, graduates from the age of 27 years and 34 years are eligible to apply for the posts of Religious Teacher (JCO).

Candidates should pay attention that the candidates selected as direct recruits as sepoys, havildars and naib subedars can reach the rank of subedar major by promotion during service. Separate recruitment procedures are adopted by the military for ranks above that. Let's know: -

Enlisted as lieutenant in the army

In the Indian Army, the rank of lieutenant is recruited for the ranks above the rank of Subedar Major. Army has given many entry options for recruitment on Lieutenant, these include NCC Special, SSC, IMA, 10 + 2 Technical, NDA, JAG, TGC, UES, TGC (Education). A candidate admitted to lieutenant rank from any entry option has the opportunity to rise to the rank of General in the Army while being promoted during service. Let us know about the eligibility criteria prescribed for various entry options on lieutenant rank: -

NCC Special (Male & Female): Youth from 19 years to 25 years who have received NCC C certificate in A or B grade with minimum 50% marks from any recognized university.

Short Service Commission (Technical - Male & Female): BE or B.Tech or B.Arc or B.Sc or MSc Computer Degree in Engineering, youth from 19 to 27 years can apply.

Short Service Commission (Non-Technical): Youth from 19 to 25 years who have passed Bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognized university or institute can apply.

Indian Military Academy (Non-Technical): Direct recruitment is also done for non-technical posts in IMA for which candidates from 19 to 24 years of graduation degree are eligible to apply.

10 + 2 Technical (TES): The Indian Army conducts technical recruitment scheme of 10 + 2 passed youth with minimum 70% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects. The age limit for this is 16.5 years to 19.5 years.

NDA Recruitment: An option for recruitment to the rank of lieutenant in the Indian Army is the National Defense Academy (NDA) examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), which is conducted twice a year by the Commission. To appear in this examination, candidates must have passed 10 + 2 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects.

JAG (Male & Female): JAG (Male & Female) recruitment process is conducted for entry into the Legal Corps in the Indian Army for which LLB with minimum 55% marks passed and from Bar Council of India or Bar Council of various states. Registered youth can apply. The minimum age limit for this recruitment is 21 years and maximum 27 years.

TGC: Another recruitment process - Technical Graduate Course is organized by the Army for recruitment in the Technical Corps. The minimum qualification prescribed for this is BE or BTech or BEARC or MSc Computer in Engineering. Also, the age of the candidate should be between 19 to 27 years.

UES: Youth studying in the first years of the final year in engineering degree course are eligible to apply for UES recruitment in the army. Also, the age of the candidate for UES should be between 19 to 24 years.

TGC (Education): The TGC (Education) process is conducted by the Army for recruitment to the senior rank in the Army's Education Corps. For this, youths from 23 years to 27 years who have passed MA or MSc degree in first or second class can apply.

CDS: Like NDA, Combined Defense Services (CDS) examination conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is also an option. To appear in this exam, candidates must graduate. Also, the age of the candidate should be from 20 years to 24 years.

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Reported by:
Pankaj Prasad