Indian Army invites applications in the prescribed format from eligible male candidates for recruitment of Officers in the Territorial Army (TA). The TA is a part of Regular Army which enables motivated young men to serve the nation in a military environment without having to sacrifice their primary professions. Territorial Army Recruitment or TA Officer Jobs 2016-17 as application form, eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, exam centres etc latest information is given below.
Territorial Army (TA) Recruitment 2016-2017
Qualification for TA Officer Post
Graduate from any recognized university and gainfully employed in Central Govt/ Semi Govt/ Private Sector/ Self Employed.
Embodiment for Training
1. One month basic training in the first year of commission
2. Two months annual training camp every year including the first year
3. Three months Post Commissioning training within first two years at IMA Dehradun
Candidates whose application forms are found correct will be called for written exam and interview by a Preliminary Interview Board (PIB) at the respective TA Group Headquarters. Candidates selected by PIB are required to carry essential documents with attested copies at the time of interview. Thereafter, successful candidates will further undergo a Service Selection Board (SSB) and Medical Board for final selection.
Written Exam Pattern and Syllabus
Written Exam will be conducted on OMR sheet. The written exam will consist of two papers and each paper will be of 02 hours duration. Each exam paper will comprise of two parts containing total 100 objective type questions as per the pattern below:
Part 1 (Reasoning) - 50 Questions (50 Marks)
Part 2 (Elementary Mathematics) - 50 Questions (50 Marks)
Part 1 (General Knowledge) - 50 Questions (50 Marks)
Part 2 (English) - 50 Questions (50 Marks)
For detailed information about TA Written Exam Pattern and Syllabus view official recruitment notification by downloading from the link below.
How to Apply
Eligible and desirous civilian candidates can apply for Territorial Army Recruitment 2016-17 in the prescribed application form by downloading from the website www.indianarmy.nic.in or from the link below. Send application form complete in all respect along with self addressed envelope (28 x12 Cms size) with postal stamps of Rs. 27/- and two passport size photographs to the respective TA Group Headquarters as per the choice of exam centre so as to reach positively on or before last date.
Exam Centre and Addresses
Chandigarh - PIB Cell, TA Group Headquarters, Western Command, Building No.750, Sector-8B, Chandigarh - 160 009
Lucknow & Patna - PIB Cell, TA Group Headquarters Central Command, Lucknow (UP) - 226002
Kolkata & Shillong - PIB Cell, TA Group Headquarters, Eastern Command, Fort William, Kolkata (WB) - 700021
Jaipur, Pune, Bangaluru & Hyderabad - PIB Cell, TA Group Headquarters Southern Command, Pune - 411001
Udhampur & Srinagar - PIB Cell, TA Group Headquarters Northern Command, Udhampur (J&K) - 182101
Last date for receipt of Application form - 30 June, 2016
Written Exam date - 31 July, 2016
Application Form and Notification
Download Territorial Army application form from the link provided below. For more details about TA Officer Recruitment 2016 download official recruitment notification.
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