Saturday, May 13

Syllabus of Indian Territorial Army Exam, July 2017


Syllabus and standard of the Territorial Army examination, July 2017

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

TYPE OF EXAM: 
Objective (OMR Answer Sheet will be used).

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


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










STANDARD: 
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. 
SYLLABUS: 
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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JOIN TERRITORIAL ARMY AS AN OFFICER, JULY 2017


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
applications.

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

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. 

Note:
CANDIDATES ARE REQUIRED TO APPLY ONLINE AT www.joinindianarmy.nic.in ONLY. NO OTHER MODE IS ALLOWED FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION.

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

RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE IN TA UNITS FOR THE 2ND PHASE YEAR 2016-17



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,

Zone-III.
The state of Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura, Nagaland, Sikkim, West Bengal,

Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh and Andaman & Nicobar Island

Zone-IV.
 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

JOIN TERRITORIAL ARMY AS AN OFFICER, January 2017


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.


(ONLY FOR EX ARMED FORCES COMMISSIONED OFFICERS


CONDITIONS OF ELIGIBILITY :
(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.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE :
(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 www.indianarmy.nic.in (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

RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE FOR TERRITORIAL ARMY UNITS for 1st phase of 2016-2017


RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE IN INFANTRY AND ECOLOGICAL TA UNITS FOR THE 1st PHASE YEAR 2016-17 


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 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
Chhattisgarh,

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

Zone-IV.
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.

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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Thursday, September 15

Result of PIB Written exam July 2016


Hello Friends !!

Indian Territorial Army published the result about TA PIB exam, which was held on 31st July 2016.

All Candidates will be directly intimated through email/sms/call by their concerned TA Gp HQ.

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


Result of Southern Command

Result of eastern Command

Result of Western Command

Result of Central Command

Result of Northern Command


Best of Luck to All selected Candidates.
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Thursday, September 8

Recruitment rally for The 110 Infantry Battalion (Territorial Army)


The 110 Infantry Battalion (Territorial Army), Madras here, will conduct a recruitment rally for candidates to enlist in the territorial army under the category of soldiers, from October 19.

States Eligible : Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Karnataka and the Union Territories of Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Goa, Daman and Diu, Lakshadweep and Puducherry

Date & Time : from October 19 to 23,   6 am onwards

Venueat PRS Grounds


The physical test would be conducted on October 19, the medical test and personal interview will be held later for candidates who had cleared the physical test. The candidates who are employed in civil or self-employed, ex-NCC cadets, outstanding sportsmen, chef, mason, artist, painters, LMV/HMV license holders, musicians, wood art worker and dependents of servicemen/ex-servicemen will be given preference

Those employed in civil organisations will have to produce a No Objection Certificate from their employers. Interested persons should be present with in sportswear with original education certificates, PAN card, Aadhar card and ration card along with six passport size photographs.


Education qualification
For soldier general duty, the minimum educational qualification is a pass in Class 10 with 45 per cent aggregate
marks and the candidate should be in the age group of 18 to 42 years.
The minimum education qualifications and physical standards required are (a) Solider (General duties)
Age: 18 to 42 years
Physical standard – Height-160cms, weight 50 kgs, chest – minimum 77cms
Education qualification : SSLC/ Class 10 pass out with 45 per cent marks.
Source: Indianexpress
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Sunday, September 4

Territorial Army's expedition for 'Pin Parvati' flagged off at western command


Under the aegis of Territorial Army (TA) Gp HQ, Western Command, an expedition team of 12 individuals of 112 Inf Bn (TA) DOGRA to Pin Parvati was flagged off by Maj Gen AK Sanyal, of Western Command. Led by Capt Vinay Pathania the team will be covering an approximate distance of 162 Kms in 10 days.


The Territorial Army has volunteered to take this daunting and challenging task of conducting Trekking Expedition on Pin Parvati Pass to inculcate a spirit of adventure and showcase the achievement of the Territorial Army as a whole.
Considering, the prevalent weather condition, high altitude and less availability of oxygen a nuclease of the team of four individuals has been specially trained at Atal Bihari Vajpayee Mountaineering Institute, Manali for four weeks along with special efforts for kitting and training of the entire team.

The Team will be crossing through Hot Water Spring (Kheer Ganga), make shift bridge on the gushing river Parvati, milky rivulets and sparsely inhabited terrain on the lower ends of the trek. Gen Sanyal asked all the jubilant team members to fully exploit this opportunity for creating life time memories.

Source : TOI
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