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How To Join Army After Graduation

indian-armyApplicants who have completed their graduation and want to know the answer of a very common      question that is How To Join Army After Graduation? So, let’s find out the answer…!! Here we    are providing the procedure and steps to join Indian Army. Dear candidates! If you are a graduate  and want to serve for the nation as a permanent officer then you are on the right page.

 To Join Indian Army you have to clear the written exam first which is conducted by UPSC and CDSE.  Trainees selected to serve the Indian Army are trained at the NDA, IMA or the Officers’ Training  Academy. The entrance exam (CDS) is required to be qualified to join Indian Army after completion  of Graduation. The CDS exam is held twice every year in February-March and September-October.

Being a Part of Indian Army is the matter of honor, each one of use want for such a career, and Defense sector is best one of them. It is a most satisfying profession, army offers you:

  • Professional Advancement
  • Job Satisfaction
  • Job Security
  • Economic Stability
  • Social Status
  • Quality of Life
  • Variety and Adventure

We all know that, to achieve any goal of Life, we have to prepare hard and then perform better to get the target.

Indian Army Notification

Other ways to join Indian Army as an officer

  • Join Indian Army through NCC Special Entries
  • Join Indian Army through University Entry Scheme
  • Join Indian Army through Technical Entries (TGC and SSC-Tech)
  • Join Indian Army through Judge Advocate Entry After Law Graduation

How To Join Army After Graduation

Graduate Entry:

  • Candidates should prepare for the CDS Exam because this exam, tests your knowledge of English, math and general knowledge. It is a multiple-choice exam.
  • Then Apply for the Combined Defense Services Exam (CDSE). The CDS exam notifications come out in the month of August and March and the exam is conducted in February and March in all national newspapers.
  • Aspirants should be unmarried and age limit of the contenders should be in between 19 and 24 years to join the Indian Military Academy or between 19 and 25 years to join the Officers’ Training Academy.
  • Then must appear for the SSB interview and the medical examination once you have passed the CDSE exam, the interview tests your physical and psychological courage

Current Affairs for competitive exams

Special Entries for NCC:

  • In the Case of Special entries for NCC, You don’t have to sit for any written entrance exam for the same; if you’re a law graduate having minimum of 50% marks and/or are backed by a 2 years’ service in the NCC Senior Division Army with a minimum of B or C grade in the qualifying examination, then you are allowed to be directly called for the SSB interviews that’s required for your entrance into the Defence forces.
  • Age limit of the candidates should be in between 19-25 years’ and the training is generally provided at the OTA. And the notification for the same comes will come out in the months of April and October.

Tips to crack SSB Interview

University Entry Scheme:

  • This is a Permanent Commission job only for male candidates. There are two interview schedules for the entrance: the first interview is held at the campus while the final one is the SSB interview held at the selected centers.
  • The eligibility criteria for the same for B.Tech degree holders, the age limit should be in between 19-25 years. The training for the same is imparted at the IMA. Candidates perusing the final and pre-final year are also eligible to apply.
  • The notification generally comes out in the month of May.

Through Technical Entries (TGC and SSC-Tech):

  • A BE or a B.Tech degree holder may also enter the Armed Forces in two distinct ways.
  • First one is You can either choose for the Technical Graduate Course (only for male candidates) if your age is between 20-27 years for the Permanent Commission
  • or secondly you can select for the Short Service Commission (for male and female candidates both). The age limit for the male applicant remains same, though for the female entrant it becomes 19-25 years.
  • The training for the previous is given at IMA, now it’s provided at Officers Training Academy, Chennai.
  • For TGC, notification declares twice a year, in April and October, for SSC, it announces in the month of June /July.

How to prepare for SSB Interview

Through Judge Advocate Entry After Law Graduation:

  • Candidates if you have done a law graduate with minimum 55% marks and are registered with the Bar Council of India or of the State then you are eligible to apply for the JAG entry course.
  • And the age Limit should be around 21-27 years old. And the training provided at Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai and the entrance will be based on SSB interview calls, a list for which is made after a thorough screening of all the entries.

Candidates, these tips will definitely help you in achieving your goal, so you must start your preparation according to it.

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