4 Ways To Join Indian Army After Engineering

Jai Hind future warriors today we are going to discuss all the entries available to a candidate who has completed their engineering degree or are in the final year of their engineering.

There are various entries available to join the Indian Army (listed below) and three of these including, TGC and SSC(Tech) is available exclusively for B.Tech/M.Sc(CS) graduates.

All these entries are conducted twice a year.

TGC Entry

Nature of commission: Permanent

Age Criteria: 20-27 years at the time of joining

Graduation: Final Year or Completed their engineering/ M.Sc(Computer Science) from a recognized institute.

Training: 49 weeks at IMA, Dehradun

Approx Number of seats: Around 40 each term

Process:

Candidates apply for TGC entry as per notification on joinindianarmy website. Then cutoffs are announced in different streams that is different cutoffs for Mechanical, different for CS, etc. Shortlisted will candidates will undergo the same process of SSB Interview, followed by medicals, and then issued joining letters for the academy (IMA) as per all India merit lists based on marks secured in SSB Interview.

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SSC(Tech) Entry

Nature of commission: Temporary

Age Criteria: 20-27 years at the time of joining

Graduation: Final Year or Completed their engineering from a recognized institute/ M.Sc(Computer Science)

Training: 49 weeks at OTA, Chennai

Approx Number of seats: Around 190 each term

Similar Process to TGC Entry: Candidates apply for SSC entry as per notification on joinindianarmy website. Then cutoffs are announced in different streams that is different cutoffs for Mechanical, different for CS, etc. Shortlisted will candidates will undergo the same process of SSB Interview, followed by medicals  and then issued joining letters for the academy(OTA, Chennai) as per all India merit list based on marks secured in SSB Interview.

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CDS Entry

CDS Exam conducted by UPSC shortlists candidates  for SSB interview and subsequently selected candidates who get their name in Final Merit List are issued joining letter for the following academies as per their preference

  • Indian Military Academy, Dehradun

Eligibility:

  • 19-24 years
  • Graduation Degree from any recognized institution

Training Period: 18 months

Nature Of Commission: Permanent

Approx Number of seats: Around 100 each term

  • Officers Training Academy

Eligibility:

(i) 19-25 years, (ii) Graduation Degree from any recognized institution

Training Period: 49 weeks

Nature Of Commission: Temporary                                

Approx Number of seats:  Around 170 each  term

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NCC Entry:

Nature of commission: Temporary

Age Criteria: 19-25 years at time of joining

Graduation: Minimum of 50 percent marks aggregate in Graduation

NCC: Minimum B grade in NCC ‘C’ Certificate Examination

Training: 49 weeks at OTA, Chennai

Approx Number of seats: Around 50 each term

Process: Candidates apply for NCC entry as per notification on joinindianarmy website. Shortlisted candidates will undergo the same process of SSB Interview, followed by medicals and then issued joining letters as per all India merit lists based on marks secured in SSB Interview.

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Note: In all the above entries candidates have to be unmarried to be eligible.

Conclusion:

To join the Indian Army as a commissioned officer through any entry you will have to get recommended in the SSB Interview. Complete details are discussed in the following blog: 5 Days SSB Procedure.

Candidates are advised to stay connected to us for latest news on various entries, tips and strategies regarding all tasks of SSB Interview and also our courses on Defence Exams which are recommended by toppers.

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Ashish Tiwari

    Intern at SSBCrackExams. Maths Undergrad and Defence Aspirant, been to SSB 4 times for NDA Entry. Enjoy reading novels and playing cricket

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