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How To Join Indian Army After 12th?

How To Join Indian Army After 12th?

“Indian Army” is not just an institution; it’s an emotion, which makes you feel proud to be born in this amazing country.”

Many of us dream of joining the Indian Armed Forces and those who dare to dream of becoming a Army man deserve every bit of praise. Joining Indian army means choosing the nation over anything else, being a living example of all the stories of bravery and determination we have heard in our childhood. This article is for those who want to make a career in Armed Forces and here we will discuss the ways one can join the Army after 12th.

Ways to Join Indian Army After 12th

You can join army after 10th as 

  1. Soldier Tradesman
  2. General Duty

You can join Army After 12th  by 

  1. NDA Exam
  2. TES

Candidates with a Class 12 education are now eligible to qualify for the positions of Soldier Technical, Nursing Assistant, Clerk, and Store Keeper Technical.

How To Join Indian Army After 12th: Soldier / General Duty Entry

Nationality: Unmarried Indian citizens (including those of Nepal) are eligible.

Educational Qualification: SSLC/ Matric with 45% marks in aggregate, scoring 32% in each subject. If you have higher qualification (i.e. 10+2 or above), then the percentage of your marks is not a criteria.
Age: 
17.5 – 21 years

Recruitment Procedure

Following are the components of SGD Recruitment Procedure:

A Checking of Documents.
B
Physical Measurements.
C
Physical Fitness Test.
D
Medical Examination.
E
Written Examination.
F
Preparation of Merit List.
G
Enrollment and Dispatch of selected candidates in order of merit to centers.

How To Join Indian Army After 12th: NDA Entry

The Eligibility Criteria includes the following:

Nationality

The Unmarried Male Candidate must be:

Age Limit –

A candidate must not be below 16½ years and above 19½ years.

Education Qualification

For Army Wing of National Defence Academy: The candidate must be 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Board or a University

For Air Force and Naval Wings of National Defence Academy and for the 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at the Indian Naval Academy: The candidate must be12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics conducted by a State Education Board or a University

Candidates who are appearing in the 12th Class under the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination can also apply for this examination.

Name of the Exam National Defence Academy (NDA)
Conducting Body  Union Public Service Commission, UPSC.
Frequency Of Exam Twice in a Year
Selection Process
  1. Written Test consisting of Objective Type Questions
  2. Intelligence & Personality Test (SSB)
Mode of exam Offline
Papers in NDA Exam
  1. Mathematics
  2. General Ability Test
Marks Segregation
  1. Mathematics: 300 Marks
  2. GAT: 600 Marks
Total No. of Questions
  1. Mathematics: 120
  2. GAT: 150
Negative Marking
  1. Mathematics: -0.83
  2. GAT: -1.33 marks
Exam Duration 2.5 Hours For Each Paper
Language of Question Paper English Hindi

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How To Join Indian Army After 12th: Technical Entry Scheme

Eligibility Criterion

A candidate must fulfil the eligibility requirements mentioned below before applying.

Nationality

A candidate must be unmarried male and must either be :
 (i) A citizen of India
 (ii) A subject of Bhutan
 (iii) A subject of Nepal
 (iv) A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st of January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India.
(v) A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India, provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by Govt of India. Certificate of eligibility will however not be necessary in the case of candidates who are Gorkha subjects of Nepal. A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be shortlisted provisionally subject to the necessary certificate being given to him by the Govt before declaration of result by SSB/joining training.

Age Limit

A candidate must not be below 16½ years and above 19½ years.

Educational Qualification

  1. Technical Entry Scheme Course (TES-46) – At least 60% marks in Science subjects (Math, Physics and Chemistry) in Class 12th.
  2. JEE Mains  has been made obligatory for TES-46 Course.
 Indian Army TES Recruitment 2021
Organization Name Indian Army
Post Name Technical Entry Scheme
Application Mode Online
Category Government Jobs
Selection Process
  • Shortlisting of Candidates
  • SSB Process
  • Physical Fitness
Job Location All over India
Official Site @joinindianarmy.nic.in

Indian Army is all about persistence perseverance and dedication, those who serve for the Army are The real Heroes, if you acknowledge these qualities in yourself and patriotism runs in your veins then start preparing without any second thought.

How To Join Indian Army After 12th: FAQs

Q1. Can a girl join Army after 12th?

Ans. Yes, NDA exam now permits girl cadets.
Q2. Which subject should I choose for Army?
Ans. In general, you don’t need any qualifications to join the army as a soldier, but you do need be physically fit and proficient in communication, teamwork and English and Maths.
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