How to Get an Entry in Technical Branch of Indian Army

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A job in Indian Army has been one of the most cherished dreams of many of the youngsters of the country. The craze for this job has increased rapidly in the past few years. The increasing numbers of NDA and CDS applicants support this statement.  

Indian armed forces have proven skills in every type of crucial condition from natural disaster to war situations. This is the reason that Indian forces are deployed at the most inhospitable terrain in the world. Indian army is not only about the trained armed soldiers, but it has huge auxiliary divisions also to help our soldiers.

 Being the 2nd largest army in the world, the Indian armed forces welcome candidates from different educational backgrounds; technical and non-technical both. With the use of new technologies in the army has created many opportunities for the technical degree holders in the Indian Army. In this post, we will discuss the opportunities for young students in the technical branch of the Indian Army.

Technical Entry in Indian Army

If you want to apply for the technical job in Indian army then you will have four options to land your favorite job. Let’s unbox them to gather all the information about the technical entry in the worlds’ 2nds largest army.

1. Technical Entry Scheme (TSE)

TSE will be an ideal choice for those aspirants who have completed their 10+2 from CBSE, ICSE or State Boards with a minimum aggregate of 70% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. Indian Army notifies the about the 90 seats in every 6 months for interested and eligible young champs.

To get selected through TSE, the candidate will have to clear the SSB Interview and then the medical examination. After the selection, the selected candidate gets 11 months training at Officers Training Academy (Gaya) with 3 years B.Tech course at one of the technical colleges of Indian Army.  Age limit to apply for TES is must be 16 ½ to 19 ½ years.

2. University Entry Scheme (UES)

Engineering students of pre-final year can apply for University Entry Scheme for Permanent Commission in the Technical Arms of the Army as Commissioned Officers. Selection of the candidates is done based on an interview by the Screening Teams deputed by the Army Headquarters.

 Selected candidates then appear in SSB interview and medical board. After the aforementioned process selected candidates to undergo one-year pre-commission training at the Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun. 

3. Technical Graduates Course (TGC)

The engineering graduate from notified disciplines with minimum second division aggregate marks get a chance to join Indian army through TGC. The selection process in TGC includes SSB interview followed by medical examination.  

Selected candidates are required to undergo one-year pre-commissioned training at the IMA, Dehradun. Engineering graduates are also entitled to one-year antedate seniority on commissioning. Applicants’ age should be 21 to 27 years old to apply in the aforementioned course to join Indian army.

4. Short Service Commission (Technical Entry)  

Through SSC Tech entry, both male and female students of technical courses can get a technical job in the army.  To apply for SSC Tech, the candidates’ age should be 20 to 27 years. Interested students, who are in the final year of their courses can also apply for SSC Tech.

 Indian army usually notifies about 150+ seats for men and around 20 for women applicants. Selection Procedure for SSC Tech is same; SSB interview followed by Medical examination.

Summing it

Technology has become an essential part of the army and to handle it the army need technical employees. So the Indian Army releases the notification for the recruitment of employees through the above mentioned course or entries. To get the latest update on the Indian Army Recruitment for Technical branch, stay tuned with us.

If you have any question related to the career in technical Branch of the Indian army, drop it in the comment box below.

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