How to Join Territorial Army(TA) 2019-2020?

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How to Join Territorial Army: How to Apply for Jobs Vacancy in TA?

Territorial Army is part of Indian Army and it offers several benefits to those who join it. We at 20govt.com publish TA Recruitment notifications regularly and the responses that we observe make us feel overwhelmed! We often get queries from students and candidates who want to know “how to Join Territorial Army” in details. So, for this reason we decided to publish a separate page on this and here we are!

Different people want to join Territorial Army for different reasons and why not? Because, TA offers a lot of benefits and satisfactions to its troops and professionals. So, lets find out the major benefits of joining Territorial army. [ Visit here to find out, in details, what benefits TA offers you ]

 

Why to Join Territorial Army?

 

  • Opportunity to Serve the nation and its people.
  • Professional Advancement.
  • Job Satisfaction.
  • Job Security.
  • Economic Stability.
  • Social Status.
  • Quality of Life.
  • Variety and Adventure.

The promotional avenues available to an Army officer are:-

 

(A) By Time Scale: Captain >> Major >> Lieutenant Colonel

(b) By Selection: Colonel >> Brigadier

Now, lets discuss on the main question here: ” How to Join Territorial Army (TA)? ” or How to apply for Joining Territorial Army?…lets find out…

 

Eligibility Criteria to Join Territorial Army:

Find below the four main and primary check points:

  • Age – 18 to 42 years
  • Citizens of India (male and Female candidates)
  • Education – Graduation
  • Gainfully employed

 

How to Join Territorial Army?

 

You can join Territorial Army as a Jawan and as an Officer. Territorial Army releases job notifications in the leading national newspapers as well as on their official website @www.jointerritorialarmy.gov.in.

To join as an officer or as a Jawan in the TA you should first read the notification details carefully and make sure that you meet the basic and primary eligibility criteria before proceeding further.

 

How to Apply for TA Recruitment (Open Bharti/Rally)?

If you are joining TA not as an ex-serviceman then you will have to apply online through the job notifications published by Territorial Army on their official website. You can join TA as an officer or as a Jawan. You will have to Apply Online and fulfill the eligibility criteria and have to follow the other process of recruitment to finally join TA successfully.

How to Join Territorial Army?

For Civilians Only:

CONDITIONS OF ELIGIBILITY:

Nationality : Only male citizens of India.
Age Limits : 18 to 42 years on the date of application.
Educational Qualifications : Graduate from any recognized university
Physical Standards : A candidate must be physically and medically fit in all respects.
Employment : Gainfully Employed in Central Govt./ Union Territory / State Govt. / Semi Govt. / Pvt. Sector / Self Employed.
Note : Serving member of the Regular Army/ Navy/ Air Force/ Police/ GREF/ Para Military and like forces are not eligible.

Gainfully employed civilians fulfilling the above eligibility criteria can apply in response to advertisements published in leading national newspapers & The Employment News in May-June every year. All desirous civilian candidates can obtain Application Form from Employment News or download from the website (FREE OF COST) and send it along with 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 :

  • 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.

For Ex Service Officer Only

 

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

All desirous Ex Service Officers (Commissioned Officers only) of three services can send their applications alongwith release order and release medical board proceedings to Additional Directorate General TA, Integrated HQ of MoD (Army), ‘L’ Block, Church Road, New Delhi-01. The candidates will be screened by the Army HQ Selection Board (ASB) held at Addl Dte Gen TA, GS Branch, ‘L’ Block, Church Road, New Delhi. Recommended candidates will undergo Medical Examination at Armed Forces Clinic, New Delhi. They will also submit Police Verification Form.

HOW TO APPLY for Ex-service men Bharti in TA Army:

Gainfully employed Ex-Defence service officers fulfilling the above eligibility criteria can apply in response to advertisements published in leading national newspapers & The Employment News in December – January every year. All desirous Ex Service Officers (Commissioned Officers only) of three services can download Application Form (IAF (TA)-9 (Revised) Part – 1) from the website (FREE OF COST) and send applications along with Photocopy of Release Order and Photocopy of Release Medical Board Proceedings to Additional Directorate General Territorial Army, Integrated Headquarters of Ministry of Defence, ‘L’ Block, Church Road, New Delhi – 110 001.

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

Type of Exam: Only Walkin Interview.

• Ex Service Officer should note that no request for change of date of Interview will be granted.
• The eligible candidates shall be issued a call up letter and will be sent by post by the Territorial Army Directorate.

 

If you are an ex-service man officer then you can apply directly as explained here-> How to Join Territorial Army (TA) as an Ex-Serviceman Officer if you are an ex-defense service man officer.

How to Join as an Officer in Territorial Army

How to Join Territorial Army as a Jawan

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