Joining defense forces is one of the most prestigious careers an individual may choose in the future. The respect that an individual gets in the Indian Army is incomparable. The challenges, excitement and the adventure an officer comes across in this field can fulfill all the dress of an individual. The Indian Armed Forces consist of four main departments: The Indian Army, Indian Navy, Indian Air Force, Indian coast guard. There are several other paramilitary inter-service available in the nation that helps the armed forces. The Indian Army is the world’s third-largest army and is considered one of the most efficient armies all around the world. All affairs related to the armed forces are taken care of by the Central Government and the Ministry of Defense.
The motivation to serve the nation drives an individual to join Indian Army. The below-mentioned factors are responsible for motivating the youngsters to join the defense:
- The pride and satisfaction that an individual receives while serving the country.
- The opportunities provided by the Indian Army are huge and can be beneficial after retirement.
- One of the most important things is the respect and prestige that we get through this field.
- It can also be beneficial in terms of the entire family, as it provides enormous facilities to the family of an officer.
Available Posts For Indian Army :-
- Soldier (General Duty All Arms)
Education Qualification- The minimum education qualification required to get enrolled in this post is class 10th pass with 45% marks in aggregate. The candidates should contain at least 33% in every subject.
Age Limit- The upper age limit for this post is 17 and a half years, whereas the lower age limit should not be more than 21 years.
- Soldier Technical (Technical Arms, Army Air Defence, Artillery)
Education Qualification- An applicant should pass 10+2 standard having at least 50% marks in Physics, English, Chemistry, and Maths and a minimum of 40% marks in other subjects.
Age Limit- The age limit of the applicants should be in between 17.5 years to 23 years.
- Soldier Clerk/Store Keeper Technical (All Arms)
Education Qualification- For this post, the applicants should pass their intermediate or 10+2 examination in any stream (Science, Commerce, and Arts) with a minimum of 60% marks in average and 50% in every subject. Scoring 50% marks in Maths or Accounts or Book Keeping and English in 12th standard is essential.
Age Limit- The upper age limit of the applicant should not be less than 17.5 years and the lower age limit of the applicant should not be more than 23 years.
- Soldier Nursing Assistant (Army Medical Corps)
Education Qualification- To apply for this mentioned post, the applicants should pass their 10+2 examination with English and science as their main stream (Physics, Chemistry, and Biology). They should contain a minimum of 50% marks on average and 40% in each subject.
Age Limit- The age limit of the applicants should be within 17.5 years to 21 years.
- SepoyPharma (Army Medical Corps)
Education Qualification- The applicants should pass their 10+2 or intermediate examination with science (Physics, Chemistry, and Biology) and English as their main stream. They should possess a D.Pharma with at least 55% marks on average from a reputed institute that is under the State Pharmacy Council or Pharmacy Council of India.
Age Limit- The minimum age limit for this post is 19 years, whereas the maximum age limit should not be more than 25 years.
- Soldier Nursing Assistant Veterinary (Remount Veterinary Corps)
Education Qualification- To apply for this post, the applicants should pass their 10+2 or equivalent examination with a minimum of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, English, and Biology. The applicants should have a minimum of 40% marks in each subject.
Age Limit- The age of the applicant should be in between 17 and a half years to 23 years.
- Soldier Tradesmen (All Arms except Syce, House Keeper and Mess Keeper)
Education Qualification- A 10th passed applicant is eligible for this post. No such specification regarding aggregate percentage but the applicant should have at least 33% in every subject.
Age Limit- The applicants who are eligible for this post, should be between 17.5 years to 23 years.
- Soldier Tradesmen (Syce, House Keeper and Mess Keeper)
Education Qualification- A 8th passed applicant is eligible for this post. No such specification regarding aggregate percentage but the applicant should have at least 33% in every subject
Age Limit- The applicants should be between 17.5 years to 23 years.
- Survey Automated Cartographer (Engineers)
Education Qualification- The applicants should have a BA or B.Sc degree with maths. They must have qualified their 10+2 or equivalent examination with science and maths as their main subjects.
Age Limit- To apply for this post, the applicants should have an upper age limit of 20 years and a lower age limit of 25 years.
- Junior Commissioned Officer Catering (Army Service Corps)
Education Qualification- The applicants should pass their 10+2 or intermediate examination. They should also have a Diploma or Certificate Course of at least 1 year in Cookery or Hotel Management and Catering Tech under a well-recognized University or Food Craft Institute. AICTE recognition is not essential.
Age Limit- The applicants should have an upper age limit of 20 years and a lower age limit of 25 years.
- Havildar Education (Army Education Corps)
- Group X- MA or MSc or MCA or BA or BSc or BCA or BSc (IT) with B.Ed
- Group Y- BA or BSc or BCA or BSc (IT) with or without B.Ed
Age Limit- The age should be between 20 to 25 years.
Defence Examinations held by Indian Army-
- Indian Coast Guard
- Territorial Army
To conclude, cracking every examination is too easy if you devote your full concentration as well as time to prepare yourself. There are numerous posts available in India you to serve the nation. However, these opportunities are comparatively more for young men than women. So, keep your eyes on the official websites of the Indian army to get the Indian Army recruitment notification as soon as possible. Get recruited in the Indian Army and serve your country. Good Luck!
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