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Indian Army recruitment of ex-Armed Forces Commissioned Officers 2018

Are you an employed ex-service Officer looking for fresh career opportunities with the Indian Army? This article gives information of one such opportunity, namely joining the Territorial Army as an Officer. Details of eligibility criteria and of the application procedure have been provided.

A career in the Indian Army is an honourable one, committing yourself to serving the nation with great pride. You can have an exciting life of adventure and be gainfully employed at the same time. This gainful employment is also available to those who are ex-servicemen. One such employment opportunity is now available, as per the recruitment notification issued today by the Indian Army, inviting applications from male citizens of the country to serve the nation as Territorial Army Officers (non-departmental.) The applicants should be gainfully employed ex-Armed Forces Commissioned Officers.

Eligibility requirements

The application is open only for ex-Service Officers. Other criteria is as follows -
  1. Nationality: You must be a citizen of India.

  2. Age criteria: Your age should be between 18 years and 42 years as on the date of the application.

  3. Educational qualifications: You must be a Graduate from a recognized university.

  4. Physical standards' requirement: You should be both mentally sound and physically fit in all respects.

  5. Current job: You must be gainfully employed at present.

How to apply

Candidates should go through the recruitment advertisement for all the details of eligibility and required documents before applying. The advertisement will be available also in the Employment News of December 2017.

The application procedure is a simple one -
The application form will be available at the official portal of the Indian Army: http://joinindianarmy.nic.in/Authentication.aspx.

Fill in the application form completely in all respects and submit to:
Additional Directorate General Territorial Army
Integrated Headquarters of Ministry of Defence,
'L' Block, Church Road,
New Delhi - 110001.

You can check if you are eligible at this page: https://joinindianarmy.nic.in/alpha/ApplicantEligibility.htm

Important Dates

Last date of receipt of application: 31st January 2018.

Date of Interview: Scheduled for April 2018 (the exact dates will be communicated to the selected candidates later, by post.)

Important notes:
  1. Do not submit an incomplete application form. It will be rejected.

  2. Ineligible applications and those which are received after 31st January 2018 will be rejected right away and no intimation of it will be given to the candidate.

  3. Civilian candidates cannot apply for this recruitment drive. An application which is submitted by a civilian candidate will be rejected outright and no intimation of it will be given to the applicant.

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