Territorial Army Recruitment 2022; Exam dates, eligibility criteria

Recently the Indian army has released the recruitment date of the territorial army 2022. Candidates can apply for the territorial army 2022 on the official website which is www.jointterritorialarmy.gov.in application process will begin on the 1st of July and will end on the 31st of July. The exam will be conducted by the Indian army on the 25th of September.

Overview of Territorial Army Recruitment 2022

The Territorial army is a part of the regular Indian army but their services are part-time with full-time honour. For this recruitment there are some mandatory provisions such as candidates should have primary employment and it is a volunteer reserve force of the Indian army.

The best part of this post is that civilians don’t have to sacrifice their primary job to serve in the Indian army.

The present role of this territorial army is to provide relieve to the regular army from the static duties and assist the civil administration in dealing with natural calamities and maintenance of the essential services. Now the question arises who can apply for this designation?

Applicants are invited from employed young citizens to doning the military uniform and serve the nation as a Territorial Army officer (non-departmental). This concept is based on serving the nation and enabling enthusiasm in the young citizen. There are some eligibility criteria that applicants have to match.

Eligibility criteria for Territorial Army Recruitment 

Nationality – to get recruited into the Territorial Army a person should have Indian nationality. This is applied to both males and females.

Age limit – applicant’s age limit should be 18 to 42 years.

Educational qualification – candidate should be graduated from any recognized university.

Physical standards – A candidate must be physically and medically fit in all respects.

Employment status – A candidate must be gainfully employed.

note: serving members of the army such as regular army/ navy/ air force/paramilitary/police/GREF are not eligible. 

Vacancy for Territorial Army Recruitment 2022

Total Vacancies for males and females are 13 this year whereas 12 belong to male applicants and 1 vacancy belongs to female candidates.

note: vacancies can be changed as the requirement of the department.

Selection procedure for the Territorial Army Recruitment 2022

  • The candidate whose application form was found correct went to the screening. In this screening process, two tests are conducted, one is a written test another is followed by an interview (if passed the written test).
  • This was all done by the preliminary interview board(pib) by the respective Territorial Army Group headquarters.
  • Candidates who passed these tests successfully will go to the SSB(service selection board) and after this will move to the medical board for final selection.

Territorial Army Recruitment 2022; Exam dates, eligibility criteria.

Territorial Army Recruitment 2022: examination pattern

  • In the written exam, two tests will be conducted and those will be in parts such as one test has two exams and part one will be reasoning along with this part 2 will be elementary math and given time will be 2 hours for each exam.
  • No question will be 50 and each question consists of 1 mark meanwhile 50 questions and 50 marks.
  • These exams will be conducted in 2 sessions.
  • Another exam will be on general knowledge and English. It will also be divided into two parts.
  • Part one will be general knowledge and part 2 will be English, allotted time will be 2 hours and the total questions will be 50 each consisting of 1 mark.
  • This is an offline exam and is conducted in OMR mode.

Qualifying marks: minimum 40% marks in each part of the paper separately and an overall average of 50%.

Marking scheme for Territorial Army Exam 2022

  • 1 mark for the correct answer.
  • 0.33 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • There is no penalty for questioning unanswered.

Important dates for Territorial Army Examination

Starting date for applying is– the 1st of July 2022.

The last date for applying is the 30th of July 2022.

Release of admit card- 2 weeks before the exam.

Date of examination – 25th of September 2022.

Declaration of the result – oct – nov 2022.

How to apply for Territorial Army Examination 2022

Applicants who are looking for the examination have to go online to fill out the form.

There will be an official website of the Territorial Army which is www.jointterritorialarmy.gov.in candidates go through with this website. For the further inquiry, there is official notification is also available 

While filling out the application form applicants must provide their valid email IDs.

Admit cards will be available online after filling out application forms.

Standard of the exam 

The standards of the papers in elementary mathematics will be at a matrix level. The

standards of the paper in other subjects will approximately be as may be expected of a graduate of an Indian university.

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