Ways to Join Indian Army after 12th as an Officer


How to Join Indian Army as an Officer after 12th ?

Life in indian army

Life in Indian Army is so adventurous. Choosing Army as a career after is so fantastic. Here in Indian army you get to learn all the skills that is required by an officer to lead the men behind you. The responsibility of an officer is so show direction, save and lead their troops to a right direction.

Indian Army provide you with all comfort but what it want from you is true service for this nation.

If you want of serve Indian Army as an officer after 12th, Here are some ways through which you can join the Army :


1. NDA (National Defence Academy)

NDA is an UPSC conducted examination. UPSC conducts this exam twice a year. NDA exaination happens in two phases.It’s an biggest opportunity for students to join forces directly after class 12th. First written exam and then SSB ( Service Selection Board).

Through NDA you can join all the three forces of Indian Defence Forces. But only male candidates can apply for this exam.

Indian Army – Indian Navy – Indian Air Force

Exam Notification : June and December every year.

Education Qualification : 10+2 passed or appearing.

For Indian Army : Candidates appearing or passed in class 12 from recognised board can apply. For Indian Army candidates form any stream can apply. As such there is no minimum percentage required.

For Indian Navy and Air Force : Candidates appearing or passed in class 12 th from recognized board can apply. You need minimum 60% as aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Maths in class 12th. There is no minimum required.

Age : 16.5 – 19 yrs (only male)

Training : 3 years at NDA Khadakwasla, Pune + 1 year at IMA Dehradun.

You can apply for this exam through from official website of UPSC.


2. TES 10+2 Entry

TES stands  for Technical Entry Scheme. Through this entry you work as an engineer. Technical entry is for candidates with Science background only. Through this Indian Army provide you opportunity to serve in the technical field of Indian Armed Forces. The best advantage of this entry is that you not need to give written exam. You can directly appear in the SSB (Service Selection Board).

Exam Notification : May/June or Oct/Nov

Education Qualification : Candidates must have qualified 10+2 with Science (Physics, Chemistry, Maths) and have secured minimum 70% as an aggregate.

Age : 16.5 – 19 years (only male)

You can apply for TES 10+2 Entry through the official website of Indian Army : https://joinindianarmy.nic.in/

These were the ways through which you can apply for Indian Army and serve as an Officer after 12th.

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