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How to Join Indian Army after 12th

How to Join Indian Army after 12th – If you have just completed your class 12 science or arts or if you are in class 11 now and want to pursue a career in the Indian army then i will show you the different way that you can join.There are TWO main ways that you can join – either by OFFICER level or SERVICE level.

These two main ways have a total of 8 posts that allow you to join the Indian Army.The officer level posts require you to pass an entry examination or have technical expertise,whereas the service level psots are easy to get in and you can apply directly on the Indian army website

How to Join Indian Army after 12th

 

OFFICER LEVEL

There are two ways to join through the officer level.

1. 10+2 TES – Technical Entry Scheme

In order to get into the Indian Army after 12th science after giving your 12th board exams,you need a minimum of 70% or 210 out of 300 marks in Physics,Chemistry and Mathematics taken together.

One good advantage is that you do not need to give any entrance test like NDA and directly can go for the SSB – Selection services Board round of interviews,medical and physical tests that take about five days to complete.

Based on this SSB rounds you will be given a score and the top 90 candidates to complete.

There will be a total of 5 years training – 3 years pre commission + 1 year IMA – Indian military Academy + 1 year post commission. 

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Salary of TES cadets – As a cadet after finishing 3 years pre commissioned training you will get a monthly stipend/salary of rs 21000 per month.

Breakup of salary:

Rs 15,600/- as pay in Pay Band plus Grade Pay of Rs. 5,400/-

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Vacancies Per Course-90 (Twice a year)

Notification Published in Employment News and leading Daily news Paper- Notified by DG Rtg AG’s branch IHQ of MOD(Army) in May/Jun & Oct/Nov

Eligibility for TES

Age – 16 ½ to 19½ yrs as on first day of the month in which course is due to commence

Qualification – 10+2 Physics, Chemistry & Maths (aggregate 70% and above to apply)

Marital Status-Un Married

How to Apply – Apply online on Official website of DG Rtg www.joinindianarmy.nic.in as Notified in the Notification.

Likely SSB Date – Aug to Oct and Feb to Apr

TRAINING SCHEDULE DETAILS FOR TES

Date Commencement of Training – Jan and Jul

Training Academy – OTA Gaya

Duration of Training – 5 Yrs (1 Yrs OTA GAYA & 4 Yrs CTWS) Permanent Commission after 4 Yrs.

Phase-I- 01 Year Pre-commissioning Training at OTA Gaya & 03 Years at CME Pune/MCTE Mhow/MCEME Secunderabad

Phase-II- 01 Year Post commission training at CME Pune/MCTE Mhow/MCEME Secunderabad

 

2.National Defence Academy

This is a good bet if you want to join the Indian Army as an officer.Out of all the ways that you can join up in the military,this is probably the hardest of all.The reason being is that you need to clear the nationwide NDA entrance test.

The advantage of giving the NDA test and clearing it is –

1.First is that you can join any of the armed services in India – Army,Navy or Air Force and you are not only restricted to the Army.

2.Secondly,you will join directly at a high rank of officer and will be in charge of big responsibilities.

3.You will get a Bsc degree at the end of your 3 years training at NDA.

After clearing the NDA exam you will need to clear the Selection services board round of interviews,pass physical,medical and psychological tests that lasts for 5 days.After this you can then start your 3 year course in the National Defense Academy at Pune.

You need the basic requirements of Age – 16½-19½ Years and educational  Qualifications – 10+2 in science.

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Salary of NDA cadets – As a cadet after finishing 3 years cadet training at NDA you will get a monthly stipend/salary of rs 21000 per month.

Breakup of salary:

Rs 15,600/- as pay in Pay Band plus Grade Pay of Rs. 5,400/-

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Vacancies Per Course – 320 (Twice a year)

During your three years training at the NDA,you will be placed either in the Army,Navy or Air force according to the vacant seats below:

Army – 208
Air Force – 70
Navy – 42

RANKINGS AFTER NDA

After graduating from NDA you will get the rank of:

ARMY-Lieutenant as a permanent commission

NAVY – Sub Lieutenant 

AIR FORCE – Flying Officer on provisional commission basis

After NDA you will need to join up at the IMA – Indian Military Academy for one year where you will get only military physical training.

Eligibility for NDA

Age – 16 ½ to 19½ yrs as on first day of the month in which course is due to commence

Qualifiction – 12th Class of 10+2 System of Education of Equivalent for Army and with Physics and Maths for AF/Navy

Marital Status – Unmarried

How to apply – Apply Online on UPSC Website as per dates given in the Notification in the months of Jun and Dec.

Likely SSB Date – Sep to Oct for Jan Course and Jan to Apr for Jul Course

TRAINING SCHEDULE OF NDA

Date of start of training – January and July

Training academy – NDA , Khadakwasla, Pune

Duration of training – 3 Yrs at NDA and 1 Yr at IMA

 

 

SERVICE LEVEL

There are 6 posts that you can join up for in the service level of the Indian Army,after completing the training of your particular course,you will be assigned the rank of SEPOY.

Note that these are not officer posts and you can even sign up as an Army Jawan as shown in point no.7.

3.Soldier Tradesman

Age – 17½ – 23 Years
Qualifications – 10th / ITI and 8th pass (for some trades)

 

4. Soldier Nursing Assistant/Tech (RVC)

Age – 17½ – 23 Years
Qualifications – 10+2 pass (50% Marks)
(Each subject must have 40% marks)
with Physics, Chemistry, Biology

5 Soldier Tech

Age – 17½ – 23 Years
Qualifications – 10+2 pass (50% Marks)
(Each subject must have 40% marks)
with Physics, Chemistry, Maths

6.Soldier Clerk/Store Keeper

Age – 17½ – 23 Years
Qualifications – 10+2 pass (50% marks)
(Each subject must have 40% marks)
with Maths & English

7.Soldier General Duty

Age – 17½ – 21 Years
Qualifications – 10th pass with 33% & each subject must contain 32%

 

8.Catering JCO (ASC)

Junior commissioned officer post

Age – 21 – 27 Years
Qualifications – 10+2 with Diploma in Hotel Management & Catering Technology

 

EXISTING RANKS LEVEL

Note that these posts are not for freshers and are for those already belonging to a unit in the Indian Army.

9. ACC

Vacancies Per Course 75 (Twice in a Year)
Tentative Month of Publication of Notification Notified by MP Directorate / AGs Br through Units in Mar and Aug
Eligibility Criteria
Age 20 to 27 years , minimum service two years can apply
Qualification 10+2 Pattern Class 12th pass or Equivalent. Should have qualified ACC written test
Marital Status Unmarried / Married
Likely Date of SSB Sep to Nov for Jan Course Mar to May for Jul Course
Training Academy ACC Wing at IMA, Dehradun
Duration of Training Four Years (Three Years in ACC Wing & One Year at IMA)

10.PC/SL

Vacancies Per Course 100 (Once in a Year)
Tentative Month of Publication of Notification Notified by MP Dte / AGs Br through Units in Apr and Jul
Eligibility Criteria
Age Maximum age 42 years, 45 years for Engineers & 45 years for IOB Minimum service 10 years
Qualification Matric & Above
Marital Status Unmarried / Married Serving JCOs / NCOs excluding Sepoys
Likely Date of SSB Sep and Oct for Jul Course
Training Academy AEC Centre & College, Pachmarhi & IMA, Dehradun
Duration of Training Eight Weeks at AEC Centre & College, Pachmarhi & Four Weeks at IMA

 

11.SCO

 

Vacancies Per Course 100 (Twice in a Year)
Tentative Month of Publication of Notification Notified by MP Directorate / AGs Br through Units in Apr and Jul
Eligibility Criteria
Age Between 30 to 35 years. minimum service of five years can apply
Qualification Matric with One Year Diploma or Above
Marital Status Unmarried / Married
Likely Date of SSB Jul/Aug for Jan Course & Nov/Dec for Jul Course
Training Academy OTA, Gaya
Duration of Training Eight Weeks at AEC Centre & College, Pachmarhi & One Year at OTA, Gaya

 

Conclusion

As i stated earlier,if you want to join the Indian Army as an officer after doing 12th standard science,it is hard.I am not trying to discourage anyone,but like any entrance exam that has lakhs of students trying to compete,and only 640 seats per year,you need to be better than everyone else.

If you have any questions,i will try to answer them in the comments.

 

 

One Response to How to Join Indian Army after 12th

  1. Ramans May 22, 2018 at 6:22 am #

    Thanks for sharing the guidelines on how to join Indian army after 12th. These are extremely useful for students looking for career in Indian army.


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