Wednesday, August 9

Recruitment in 119 Infantry Battalion (Territorial Army) Assam

119 Infantry Battalion (Territorial Army) Assam will be conducting recruitment rally at Kenches Trace, Shillong (Meghalaya) for persons hailing from North East Region of India, West Bengal and Andaman Nicobar Island for the post of 75 Soldier General Duty and 4 Clerk Staff Duties.

For persons hailing from Manipur, the recruitment will be held on 4 th August, 2017 at 6 am. Willing youths in the age group of 18 to 42 years who have passed 10 th Class with 45% marks in aggregate and minimum 33% marks in each subject can take part in the recruitment of Soldier General Duty.

For Soldier Clerks, the willing persons should have passed 12 th Class with an aggregate mark of 60% and not less than 50% in each subject with proficiency in Computer also. In addition to this, the person should have studied English and Maths/Accts/Book keeping in class 12 or 10. Persons with Tatoos visible in Physical Training dress will not be eligible.

There will be no written test after clearing physical and medical test. Selection will be based on interview. Educational Certificates including Original Board Certificate, Domicile certificate or Permanent Residence Certificate, 6 copies of Passport size photographs, latest Character Certificate issued by Police Authority, Ration Card or Voter Id, Aadhaar Card, PAN Card, NOC from Civil or Government Employers (if employed) and Marital Status Certificate are the documents to be accompanied for taking part in the Recruitment Rally.

source : Manipurtimes
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Tuesday, July 11


The recruitment was conducted for the different zones in the organization. The recruitment rally will conduct on the respective dates as per the zone wise. The interested candidates can need to attend the recruitment rally with the required documents on the specified date.

Educational Qualification & Eligibility Criteria 

The applying candidates can have an educational qualification in the 8th class, 10th class, intermediate or it’s equivalent from any recognized university or board or an institution.

Age Criteria: Should have age qualification as per the notification released by the organization and age relaxation news will also be applicable in the official notification.

Salary: The selected candidates will get the best pay scale as provided by the organization norms.

Selection Procedure:  The candidates can be selected based on the selection process decided by the organization in the recruitment rally.

Exam/Application Fee: No application fee can be required for the examination.

Indian Territorial Army Exam Syllabus, Pattern, Previous Model Papers 2017

The candidates who are willing to attend the recruitment rally can need to download the examination syllabus and examination pattern from the official website of the organization and can also download the previous model papers from the official website.

How to Apply  Vacancy 2017 & Online Application Process 

Interested candidates can need to refer the official notification released by the organization. Then check the eligibility details. If eligible then appear the recruitment rally on the respective zones with the respective dates along with the required documents mentioned in the official notification.

official advertisement : click here

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Politicians joining Territorial Army but not serving regularly :Army Chief Bipin Rawat

The idea of politicians joining Territorial Army is good only if they serve the way a regular entrant does, otherwise it creates a "negative effect", Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat said.

Interacting with a group of university students on leadership qualities, he also said indecisiveness in politics at times could be a quality but it is not so in military.

Replying to a question on young politicians joining the Territorial Army, he said, "It is good only if they (politicians) perform the way any regular person who has joined it, does."

"If they just join and not serve regularly, it creates a negative effect. And others, who do it regularly feel bad and negative."

The Territorial Army is a part of the Army and its present role is to relieve the regular Army from static duties and assist civil administration in dealing with natural calamities besides some other responsibilities.

Established in 1920, it currently has a strength of nearly 40,000. A number of politicians and sports personalities have joined it in the last few years.

In a freewheeling interaction with the group of students from MS University Baroda at his South Block office, the Army Chief underlined several aspects of leadership qualities both in politics and military.

In politics, even indecisiveness could be a quality, and even if a decision is not taken, it (the matter) will trickle lower down, and it will be discussed, he said.

"In military, even as in corporate leadership, decision- making is important. It could be collective and based on a consensus, but a decision has to be taken," Rawat asserted.

He further said, "You must take decisions based on hard facts. A good leader cannot wait for fact and things to land on his table. Then he is not a leader, if every fact is available, and everything is foolproof, even a computer can take a decision.

Leaders are "responsible and accountable" for decisions taken and the decisions cannot be taken based on a hearsay or intuition.

"To be leader, one must take decision after factoring in contradictions and recommendation and used his experiences and and wisdom."

Most of the students said they wanted to serve in political arena after completing their course in the university.

"Are you all ready for politics," Rawat asked, receiving a loud "yes" in response from the students.

The Army chief also emphasised that leadership is about team and while "kudos go to everyone, the brickbats go to only the leader".

source: Indian express,outlookindia
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Saturday, May 13

Syllabus of Indian Territorial Army Exam, July 2017

Syllabus and standard of the Territorial Army examination, July 2017

Maximum time for each paper is 02 hrs and will be conducted in two sessions.

Objective (OMR Answer Sheet will be used).

Minimum 40% marks in each part of the paper separately and overall average of 50%.

Candidates should note that there will be penalty (Negative Marking) for wrong answers marked
by a candidate in the Objective Type Question Papers. 

The standard of the papers in Elementary Mathematics will be a Matriculation level. The standard of papers in other subjects will approximately be such as maybe expected of a graduate of an Indian university. 
Paper – I. Reasoning and Elementary Mathematics. 
(a) Part – 1. Reasoning. The question paper will be designed to test the candidates ability to complete sequences making logical conclusion based on simple patter of numbers, statements, figures, letters etc as may be expected of a rational thinking person without any special study of the subject. 
(b) Part – 2. Elementary Mathematics. 
(i) Arithmetic. Number System – natural numbers, integers, rational and real numbers. Fundamental operations – addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, square roots, decimal fraction. 
(ii) Unitary Method. Time and distance, time and work, percentages, application to simple and compound interest, profit and loss, ratio and proportion, variation. 
(iii) Elementary Number Theory. Division algorithm, prime and composite numbers. Tests of divisibility by 2, 3, 4, 5, 9 & 11. Multiples and factors, factorization theorem, HCF and LCM. Euclidean algorithm, logarithms to base 10, laws of logarithms, use of logarithmic tables. 
(iv) Algebra. Basic operations, simple factors, remainder theorem, HCF, LCM, theory of polynomials, solutions of quadratic equations, relation between its roots and coefficients (only real roots to be considered). Simultaneous linear equations in two unknowns-analytical and graphical
solutions. Simultaneous linear equations in two variables and theirsolutions. Practical problems leading to two simultaneous liner equations or in equations in two variables or quadratic equations in one variable and their solutions. Set language and set notation, rational expressions and conditional identities, laws of indices.
(v) Trigonometry. Sine x, cosine x, tangent x when O° < x < 90°.
Values of sine x, cos x and ten x, for x = 0°, 30°, 45°, 60° & 90°. Simple
trigonometric identities. Use of trigonometric tables. Simple cases of
heights and distances.
(vi) Geometry. Lines and angles, plane and plane figures theorems on

  • Properties of angles at a point.
  • Parallel lines.
  • Sides and angles of a triangle.
  • Congruency of triangles.
  • Similar triangles.
  • Concurrence of medians and altitudes.
  • Properties of angles, sides and diagonals of a parallelogram, rectangle and square.
  • Circle and its properties, including tangents and normal.
  • Loci.

(vii) Mensutration. Areas of squares, rectangles, parallelograms,
triangle and circle. Areas of figures which can bisect into the figures(field book). Surface area and volume of cuboids, lateral surface andvolume of right circular area of cylinders. Surface area and volume of spheres.
(viii) Statistics. Collection and tabulation of statistical data, graphical representation-frequency polygons, bar charts, pie charts, etc.
Measures of central tendency.

Paper – II. General Knowledge and English.

(a) Part – 1. General Knowledge. General knowledge including
knowledge of current events and such matters of everyday observation and experience in scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific subject. The paper will also include questions on history of India and geography of nature which candidates should be able to answer without special study.
(b) Part – 2. English. The question paper will be designed to test the
candidates’ understanding of English and workman - like use of words.
Questions in English are from synonyms, antonyms, reading
comprehension, Para jumbles, error spotting, jumbled sentences,
sentence correction and fill in the blanks. 

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Applications are invited from gainfully employed young men for an opportunity of donning the uniform and serving the nation as Territorial Army Officers (Non Departmental), based on the concept of enabling motivated young men to serve in a military environment without having to sacrifice their primary professions. You can serve the nation in two capacities – as a civilian and as a soldier. No other option allows you such an expanse of experiences.

Last Date for Filling of Online Application 30.06.2017
Written Exam Date 30.07.2017

Educational Qualifications:

Only male citizens of India and applicants who are going to apply for this notification should possess Graduate Degree from any recognized University / Institute. A candidate must be physically and medically fit in all respects for Territorial Army Vacancy.

Age Limitation:
Age of candidates should not be less than 18 years and not more than 42 years on the date of application for Territorial Army Recruitment Notification.
Method of Selection:
  • Applicants whose application forms are found correct will be called for Screening (Written Exam followed by Interview only if passed in written exam) by a Preliminary Interview Board (PIB) by respective Territorial Army Group Headquarters.
  • Successful applicants will further undergo Tests at a Service Selection Board (SSB) and Medical Board for final selection.

Instruction to the candidate for filling online application:

The Online application can be filled from 01 JUNE 2017 to
30 JUNE 2017 till 11.59 PM, after which link will be disabled.

The applicants must ensure that while filling their Application
Form, they are providing their valid and active E-mail IDs as the
concerned authorities may use electronic mode of communication
while contacting them at different stages of examination process.

Candidates are strongly advised to apply online well in time
without waiting for the last date for submission of online

While filling in the Application Form, the candidate should
carefully decide about his choice for the centre for the

Candidates should note that no request for change of centre will
be granted.

Candidates in their own interest are advised to keep a copy of
print out of filled form submitted online. 


For getting more information regarding Territorial Army Recruitment July 2017, check here Official Link.
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Monday, January 30


Zone- I.
The state of Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab and the Union
Territories of Delhi & Chandigarh.

Zone- II.
The state of Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Jharkhand
and Chhattisgarh,

The state of Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura, Nagaland, Sikkim, West Bengal,

Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh and Andaman & Nicobar Island

 The state of Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Rajasthan,
 Karnataka and the Union Territories of Dadar and Nagar Haveli, GOA, Daman &
 Diu, Lakshadweep and Pondicherry.

Note :-
(a) The detailment of Recruitment Rally shown above are tentative and may change ata
later stage.
(b) Candidates are required to directly report at the venue on the first day of the
recruitment rally.
(c) Recruitment in TA is carried out on a Zonal basis. 

Official Notification : Click here 
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Friday, December 16


Applications are invited from ex-Armed forces Commissioned officers to serving the nation as Territorial Army Officer. Candidates can serve the nation in two capacities as a civilian and as soldier.


(a) Only Ex Service Officer can apply.
(b) Nationality : Only male citizens of India.
(c) Age Limits : 18 to 42 years on the date of application.
(d) Educational Qualifications : Graduate from recognized university.
(e) Physical Standards : A candidate must be physically and medically fit in all respects.
(f) Employment : Gainfully Employed. 

DATE OF INTERVIEW : APRIL 2017 (Firm dates will be communicated later by post).

LAST DATE OF RECEIPT OF APPLICATION : Application form completed in all respects will be accepted till 31 January 2017.

Ex Service Officers to ensure their eligibility for the examination : The ExService Officers applying for the ASB Interview should ensure that they fulfill all eligibility conditions for admission to the Interview. Their admission at all the stages of the Interview will be purely provisional subject to satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. Mere issue of Admission certificate to the Ex Service Officers will not imply that his candidature has been finally cleared by the competent authority.

(a) Commission is granted in the rank of Lieutenant.
(b) Pay and Allowances and privileges will be same as Regular Army Officers when embodied for training and military service.
(c) Promotions upto Lt Col by time scale subject to fulfilling laid down criteria. Promotion to Colonel and Brigadier by selection.
(d) Officers commissioned in Infantry TA may be called out for military service for longer duration depending on the requirement.
(e) Once previous service is verified from concerned PCDA (O) they are granted Ante-Date Seniority for Pay and Promotion.

HOW TO APPLY. All desirous Ex Service Officers (Commissioned Officers only) of three services can download Application Form (IAF (TA)-9 (Revised) Part - 1) from (FREE OF COST) and send applications alongwith Photocopy of Release Order and Photocopy of Release Medical Board Proceedings to Additional Directorate General Territorial Army, Integrated Headquarters of Ministry of Defence, ‘L’ Block, Church Road, New Delhi – 110 001.

Click here to download complete Advertisement & Application form
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Tuesday, November 22



 Note :-

(a) The detailment of Recruitment Rally shown above are tentative and may change at a later stage.
(b) Candidates are required to directly report at the venue on the first day of the recruitment rally.
(c) Recruitment in TA is carried out on Zonal basis.

Rect Zones
Zone- I.
The state of Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab and the Union Territories
of Delhi & Chandigarh.

Zone- II.
The state of Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Jharkhand and

The state of Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura, Nagaland, Sikkim, West Bengal, Mizoram,
Arunachal Pradesh and Andman& Nicobar Island

The state of Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Karnataka
and the Union Territories of Dadar and Nagar Haveli, GOA, Daman & Diu, Lakshadweep and

Click here : for official notification
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Monday, November 7

Result of PIB Interview 2016

Hello Friends !!

Indian Territorial Army published the result about TA PIB Interview 2016

Here is the link to download your result of your command.

Best of Luck to All selected Candidates.

Note :Schedule/ dates of Service Selection Board (SSB) will be intimated by the concerned Service Selection Centre (SSC) directly to the individual candidates concerned through email in due course.
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Friday, November 4

TA Recruitment rally for 105 Infantry Battalion of Territorial Army (TA) Rajputana Rifles

TA Recruitment rally for five States from Nov 7

105 Infantry Battalion of Territorial Army (TA) Rajputana Rifles will be organizing a recruitment rally for the category of Soldier General Duty,  Soldier Clerk and tradesmen at Delhi Cantt from November 7 to 15 from 0600 hours onwards.

Candidates hailing from Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Delhi, Haryana and Chandigarh can take part in this rally.

For Soldier General Duty category, the candidates belonging to the State of Haryana will be screened on November 7 and 8 
whereas the candidates belonging to the States of Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Delhi and Chandigarh will be screened on November 9. 
For Soldier Clerk and tradesmen category, candidates belonging to all five States will be screened on November 10.
The age of the candidate should be between 18 to 42 years, weight minimum 50 kg, height minimum 160 cm and the chest 77 cm with expansion of 5 cm.
Educational qualification for Soldier General Duty category should be matriculation with minimum 45% marks in aggregate and 33% in each subject or having qualification 10+2 or above. For tradesmen category, the required qualification is 10th simple pass while for Soldier Clerk category, it is 10+2 pass with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and 40% marks in each subject. Candidate with proficiency in computer and typing will be given additional weightage.

Source :dailyexcelsior
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