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TA 2023 and 2024
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|TA Exam Course||No. of Lessons||Study Material|
|Exam Overview||34 Lessons|
|Answer Keys||727 Lessons|
|Study Plan and Analysis||24 Lessons|
|Defence/Current Affairs||924 Lessons|
|Static GK||272 Lessons|
The territorial army exam is a national exam conducted by the Indian Territorial army recruitment authority to select candidates for the various posts of the territorial army. Candidates can join the Territorial Army as Officers and Junior Commissioned Officers (JCO).
The TA (Territorial Army) is the second major line of defence posts after the regular Indian army. By regular army, we mean the permanent and the non-permanent commission of the Indian Army. They are a part of the regular army but give their contribution as a unit in the time of requirements only.
Currently, the Territorial army has 40,000 personnel consisting of Departmental TA units such as Railway, IOC, Telecommunication and General Hospital, ONGC, and the non-Departmental TA units of Infantry Bn (TA) and Ecological Bn (TA) affiliated to various Infantry Regiments. They are all recruited through the yearly recruitments.
|TA Online Registration||01 July to 30 July August 2023|
|Admit Card||One Week Before the Exam Date, The admit card will be made available online for being downloaded after submission of application by the candidates. The instructions will be available on the website.|
|Written Exam||September 2023|
|Result Date||Oct – Nov 2022|
|PIB Interview||Oct – Nov 2023|
|Result of PIB Interview||Nov – Dec 2023|
|TA 2022 Online Course||Click|
Territorial army war history
The territorial army has a very proud history as they have served in the 1962, 1965 and 1971 operations. They are also known as “Terriers”. They have also given their contribution in Operation -PAWAN in Sri Lanka, Operation RAKSHAK in Punjab & J&K, Operation RHINO and Operation BAJRANG in North East. There are many examples of situations concerning the civil administration and natural calamities where the territorial army has shown their great valour and some of these are earthquakes in Latoor (Maharashtra), Uttarkashi in Garhwal Himalayas and the Super Cyclone in Orissa.
Territorial army awards and medal
The men of the territorial army are nowhere less when it comes to medals and awards. As per the data by the Indian army, many men of the territorial army have been decorated for their gallantry and distinguished services. So far they have earned 02 Ati Vishesh Seva Medal (AVSM), 15 VSM, 05 Vir Chakra, 13 Sena Medal, 25 Mentioned-in-Despatches and 43 COAS commendation cards.
The Territorial Exam 2023 Overview
In the above paragraphs, we tried to explain to you about the territorial army exam, and now we will discuss the important points for the territorial army exam. For a better understanding of the candidates, we have also added the territorial army exam overview into a tabular form:-
|Exam Name||Territorial Army Officers|
|Conducting Authority||Indian Territorial Army Recruitment Authority|
|Name of Post||Territorial Army (i.e. Non-Departmental) for Civilians & Ex-Servicemen|
|Minimum Eligibility||Graduate degree from any certified university|
|Exam Level||National level|
|Selection process||Civilians: Screening (includes Written exam & interview), SSB, Medical Board for final selectionEx-Servicemen: Interview only|
|Exam Type||Objective type|
|Exam Duration||Two hours|
Territorial Army Exam 2023 Notification
UPDATE: The Territorial Army Exam 2022 for civilian candidates will be conducted by the Indian Army on 25 September 2022. Indian Army will open the Territorial Army 2023 registration for civilian candidates from 01 July 2022 to 30 July 2022. Lakhs of Territorial Army aspirants are applying for the Territorial Army 2023.
Territorial Army Exam 2023 Eligibility
The eligibility criteria of the territorial army are decoded by the Indiana army recruitment authority. Here, we will provide the eligibility criteria as per the previous year territorial army recruitment notification.
Who is not eligible to apply for the Territorial army?
People who are currently serving in the Regular Army, Navy force, Air Force, Police, GREF (General Reserve Engineer Force), Para Military and other such forces are not allowed to apply for Territorial Army.
Territorial Army Application Process 2023
The application forms for the territorial army will be out very soon on the online portal of the Territorial army. Candidates can check out this page later to get a direct link to the Application form. The candidates who will apply for the territorial army need to pay Rs 200 as application fees.
Officer Civilians, Territorial Army Selection Process 2023:-
The officer civilian territorial army selection process is divided into three stages, mainly the screening stage, SSB interview process and medical examination.
Stage 1 – Screening stage (Written and PIB Interview)
The candidates who have applied for the Territorial Army exam are invited to the screening process. This includes two types of exams.
Stage 2 – Service Selection Board (SSB) examination
The candidate who will be selected from the first round will be invited for the SSB interview round. Candidates will have to go through the five-day interview process.
Step 3 – Medical Examination
Selected candidates will then be referred for a proper health check-up. Medical examinations of each candidate will be conducted according to standards set by the Military Hospital.
Ex-Servicemen Territorial Army Selection Process 2023:-
The ex-servicemen will be interviewed by ASB (Army Headquarters Selection Board) held at the Additional Directorate General Territorial Army, Integrated Headquarters of the Ministry of Defence. The candidates were then sent for a medical examination at the Armed Forces Clinic. Finally, after a round of verification, candidates are given a call letter.
Territorial Army Exam Pattern 2023
There will be no written exam for the ex-servicemen. The candidates will just have to go through the interview round.
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