Wednesday, April 30

Open Army recruitment rally will be held in Kullu,HP on 22nd May


Army Recruitment Office, Mandi will go to held open recruitment rally for Army in the Dhalpur Sports Ground, Kullu from the 22nd May this year. So the interested eligible candidates can reach on the same venue on the exact date and timing. This open rally will be continues for the next one week in the same ground.

Details of Posts:

They will recruit the candidates for the posts of Solders General Duty (GD), Clerks, Store Keeper and DSC category. They have not mention the total numbers of posts but they will select those candidates who will qualify the all the round of qualification including the physical fitness test which will be held in the end of examination.

Name of organization: 
Army Recruitment Office, Mandi HP
Name of Posts: General Duty (GD), Clerks, Store Keeper and DSC category

Eligibility Conditions:
The candidates belonging to the Mandi, Kullu, Lahual and Spiti district can attend this open rally and no other candidates can attend this rally because other candidates are not eligible.

For the post of General Duty, the candidates must have passed the matriculation examination with at least 45% marks from the recognized board and incase candidates have passed the senior secondary examination than no marks are needed. The age of the candidates must lies between the 17 to 21 means candidates age must lies between the 22nd May 1993 to 21st November 1996 are eligible for the GD posts.

While for the post of Clerks candidate’s age must lies between the 22nd May 1991 to 21st November 1996. The candidates must have passed the +2 examination with 50% marks and each subject must pass with at least 40 marks.

Important dates:
This open army recruitment rally will be started from the 22nd May to 28th May in the Dhalpur Sports Ground, Kullu. On 22nd May open recruitment rally will be conduct for GD posts and only Kullu and Lahual and Spiti districts candidates can attend this rally. On 23rd May candidates belonging from the Thunaag, Chachyot, Sadar Mandi and Ladbhadol Ares of the Mandi district can attend the rally. On 24th May remaining candidates belonging from the other parts of Mandi district can attend the rally. On 25th May rally will be conduct for Clerks post for the candidates belonging to the Mandi district and on 26th May candidates belonging from the Kullu and Lahual and Spiti can attend the rally.

Conclusion:
The interested candidates are required to bring their original documents along with themselves including the matric certificates, caste certificates, character certificate, domicile certificate, unmarried certificates along with 12 color password size photos. The candidates are required to reach on the venue at 5am in the early morning. The written examination for the selected candidates in the first round will be held on 31st August 2014 in the Bhalabh Government College, Mandi in the morning from 9am. 
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Tuesday, April 29

Indian Army Recruitment Rally Kerala May 2014


Indian army has isued notification on conducting a recruitment rally at kasargod district of kerala from May 19 to 30, 2014 for selection towards the posts of Soldier General Duty (GD), Soldier technical, Soldier clerk , Soldier store keeper,Soldier tradesmen (TDN), Soldier general duty dispensation category (DC).

Candidates from following districts of kerala and UT's are requested to appear for the rally on the dates alloted for them.

Districts and UT's : Alappuzha, Idukki, Kasargod, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Pathanamthitta , Wayanad, Lakshadweep & Maahi

ARO Kozhikode and ARO Thiruvananthapuram is  conducting the recruitment for respective districts

Soldier Clerk / Store Keeper Technical (All Arms)

Education : 10+2 / Intermediate Exam pass in any stream (Arts, Commerce, Science) with 50% marks in aggregate and minimum 40% in each subject. 
Age : 17 ½ – 23 Years
Chest : 77 cms with 5cm expansion
Weight : 50 kg
Height : : 162 cm

Soldier Tradesmen (All Arms)

Education : 10th / ITI ( except Syce.  Mess Keeper and House Keeper-who may be 8th pass).
17 ½ – 23 Years
Chest : 77 cms with 5cm expansion
Weight : 50 kg
Height : : 162 cm

Soldier (General Duty) (All Arms)

Education : SSLC/Matric with 45% marks in aggregate and 32% in each subject.  
No percentage considered in case candidate has passed higher qualification ie 10+2 and above.
Age : 17 ½ – 21 Years
Height : 166 cm
Chest : 77 cms with 5cm expansion
Weight : 50 kg

Soldier General Duty   (Matric Simple Pass) (All Arms)

Education : 10th Simple pass.
Age : 17 ½ – 21 Years
Chest : 77 cms with 5cm expansion
Weight : 50 kg
Height : 166 cm

Soldier (Technical) (Technical Arms, Artillery, Army Air Defence )

Education : 10+2 / Intermediate Exam Pass in Science with Physics, Chemistry, Maths and English with 50% marks in aggregate and 40% in each subject.
Age : 17 ½ – 23 Years
height : 165 cm
Chest : 77 cms with 5cm expansion
Weight : 50 kg

District wise recruitments is as follows



Selection process: Recruitment is based on document verification, physical, medical and written examination

RALLY DETAILS


Date of rally : MAY 19, 2014 to MAY 30, 2014


Venue :KASARGOD GOVERNMENT STADIUM, KERALA - See more at: 


PLEASE NOTE : CANDIDATES SHOULD REPORT AT 4:00 PM ON THE DAY BEFORE THE RECRUITMENT RALLY AT RALLY SPOT 



Please bring following original documents along with three Photocopies of each, duly attested: -


  • Domicile Certificate.
  • X th Class date of birth certificate.
  • X th/XII th Class marks sheet.
  • NCC Certificate (A/B/C Certificate).
  • Caste Certificate.
  • Character Certificate to be signed by village Sarpanch (not more than six months old).
  • Certificate of Outstanding sportsmen.
  • Dependent Certificate (in case of son of Ex-servicemen/ War Widow/Widow) signed by record office.

Official Website of Indian Army : indianarmy.nic.in/
Please confirm by calling at the following numbers
Army Recruiting Officer,Trivandum,tele: 0471 - 2351762
Army Recruiting Officer,Calicut,tele: 0495-2383953

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Monday, April 28

Territorial Army recruitment rally at Meluri



A recruitment rally will be held at Local Ground, Meluri under Phek district from May 9 to 10 for enrolment of male candidates into the 164 Infantry Battalion (Territorial Army) (Home and Hearth) NAGA. The recruitment is only for the Naga tribal residents of Phek district. There are twelve vacancies for Soldier General Duty, one vacancy for Clerk (Staff Duty) and one vacancy for Steward.

The eligibility conditions for Soldier General Duty (Sol GD) are: Minimum 8th class passed, 18 to 42 years, i.e. born not before May 10, 1972 and not after May 10, 1996 (both days inclusive), should be employed in Govt/ Semi Govt/ Pvt Sector or self employed, minimum height of 152 cm, minimum weight 50 kgs (+2 kg) and Chest minimum 77 cms with expansion of 5 cms.

The eligibility conditions for Soldier Clerk General Duties (Clk GD) are: Minimum 10+2/ Intermediate Exam in any stream (Arts, Commerce, Science) passed with English and Maths/Accounts/Book Keeping as compulsory subjects in 10th or 12th  standards with minimum 50% marks in the aggregate. The age, employment, and physical statistics criteria will be the same as mentioned in the Soldier General Duty category.

The eligibility conditions for Steward are: Minimum 5th class passed. The age, employment, and physical statistics criteria will be the same as mentioned above.

Preliminary Screening: The screening of candidates will commence at 06:00 AM on May 9, 2014 and May 10, 2014. The candidates have been advised to report at the rally site before 6 am. Before conduct of test, candidates will be put through a preliminary screening for Height, Weight and permanent body tattoos which are only permitted on inner face of forearms i.e from inside of elbow to the wrist and on the reverse side of palm/back (dorsal) side hand. Permanent body tattoos on any other part of the body is not acceptable and candidate will be barred from further screening. The candidate will have to undergo physical tests - Run of 1.6 Km, Chin Ups, Balance Beam and 9 feet ditch. This will be followed by written test of shortlisted candidates after screening. Medical examination and documentation of all candidates will be done after the initial selection.

Documents required to be submitted are: Two sets of Photostat of each original document - copy of education certificate, character certificate (should be less than six month old on the date of recruitment rally), Permanent Residential/ Indigenous/ Domicile Certificate with full address (Village, Post Office, Police Station, Tehsil, District, State and Pin Code) duly photo affixed and attested/ signed by DC/ADC, Unmarried certificate from village administrative head duly endorsing his office seal for candidate below 21 years of age and two copies of latest passport size photograph of candidate in light blue or white background. Photographs should NOT be attested.

Terms and conditions: Present government sanction for the Battalion is till March 30, 2015; thereafter the candidate will be called for two months annual training camp each year and will be disembodied on completion of said Annual Training Camp, in case embodiment under Rule-33 is not extended.

Pay and allowances: The pay and other facilities during embodiment will be after Recruitment training Basic Pay-6400+2000 (Grade Pay)+2000 (MSP) per month + applicable dearness allowances, free food, accommodation, uniform, CSD facilities, free medical facilities and other allowances as applicable to Regular Army and Pension benefits if individual completes 15 year paid service.
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Saturday, April 19

Permission/NOC to Civil Government Servants to join Territorial Army



If you face any trouble to get a NOC or stamp & signature on application form from your Office,you can show them these documents issued by MINISTRY OF DEFENCE.

POLICY LETTER FOR NOC FROM MINISTRY OF DEFENCE.



OFFICE MEMORANDUM.

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Tuesday, April 15

How to Fill TA Application Form(with Reference)


Indian Territorial Army has recently published the notification of TA Aug 2014.


Here you can check out step by step guidance on how to fill application form. If you find any difficulty while applying for TA, Plz comment below. It is advised to read the notification and instructions given on the Notification carefully before applying.


Before we move forward, I would like to say that Incomplete/illegible applications will lead to rejection of applications. So applying for TA is a cakewalk.
All the Scanned formats attached below are just for reference purpose, all candidates are advised to fill the details as per their knowledge.
Note:
Print Application form in good A4 size paper.
Form completed in all respects will be accepted till 30 June 2014
Incomplete application will be rejected without intimation.

How to Fill TA application form.

Here I will explain each step as it is in the Application form.
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1&2) Candidates name &Father’s Name:
Write in block capital in blue ball point pen. In case of variation in Name as given to Matric Certificate attach an affidavit.

3) Permanent Address:
Give a Address where you can produce Domicile Certificate.(Domicile Certificate required at the time of PIB interview)

4) Present Address:
If your Present Address is same as that of Permanent Address then you can write as --DO--.

4) (A) Choice of written exam centre:
You are required to fill up choice of Exam centre as per your respective zone on which your state belong.

5&6) Date of Birth & Gender:
Fill Date of Birth as per your Metric Certificate .For gender Just Strike out Once on 'F'

7) No. of attempts already made in SSB for:
Example: If your attempts in SSB is zero in CDS & NDA & one in TA then write "ZERO" in both CDS & NDA and "ONE" in TA.
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12 & 12(a) Next of Kin & Name of next of kin:
Some candidates confused with the meaning of Next of kin ,It means  "a person's closest living blood relative or relatives". So write your next of kin name as per your choice.

8,9,10,11,13) No Need of Explanation.

14 & 15) (For Ex service Officers Only):
Details of previous Commissioned Service in the Armed Forces & Reason for Discharge.

16) Declaration to be signed by Candidate.
On right side of this column sign,write your name along with contact details,&date
On left side of this column you have to get a signature with contact details & date from a witness.
(witness may be your Father,Mother Brother,Sister,Friend,or any relative)

17) Certificate to be Rendered by Candidates employed in Central Govt/Union Territory/State Govt/Semi Govt Duly Authenticated By head of Office:
Make sure that you get a sign with stamp from Only Head of your work place.

18) Certificate to be Rendered by Self employed Candidates to be Authenticated by Gazetted/Commissioned Officer/DM:
Self employed Candidates have to get sign,with seal in 18 section..Gazetted officer/Commissioned officer/District Magistrate.
Gazetted Officer :All central Govt & state Govt class 1 category employee are Gazetted Officers Like IAS officers,IPS officers,Senior Auditors,DOCTORS,Managers(govt sector company),executive Engineers etc.
Commissioned Officer: Senior commissioned officers any Armed Force.
DM: stands for District Magistrate.
Read: Gazetted Officers who can Attest our Documents

19) Certificate to be Rendered by Candidates employed in Private Sector Duly Authenticated By head of Office:
Get Sign,with office seal only from Head of your work place.

20) For TA Official Use.

Documents needs to attached: only two passport size photographs with name written on back side should be attached along with this application form.
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Final step: You need to buy two envelope of 28 x 12 cms size & a postal stamps worth Rs.12/- (Rs. 25/- for J&K).
1.(self address envelope) In this envelope write your address in which you want your call-letter , affix postal stamps worth Rs.12/- (Rs. 25/- for J&K) & attached this envelope along with your application.
2.In another envelope write your command HQ address in right side of envelope & write your address in left side of envelope.(Now pack this envelope with application form with attached two passport photos + self address envelope)
Now speed-post your application.
best of luck for TA exam..
NOTE: No need to send other documents along with application form...
Previous year Questions Papers:
1: Question Paper of 5 Aug 2012
2: Question Paper of 18 Aug 2013
3: Question Paper of 9 Feb 2014

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Sunday, April 13

9th Feb 2014 Question paper of TA Exam with answers




PRELIMINARY INTERVIEW BOARD
TERRITORIAL ARMY COMMISSION: 9th Feb 2014

MAX TIME :2 HRS
MAX MARKS:100


SECTION I
PART I(ESSAY)

A) Write an Essay in about 300 words in any one of the following topics mentioned below ?(marks:30)

1) Inflation and its effect.
2) Indian's Foreign Relations.
3) The Lokpal Bill.
4) Energy Security,India's current Energy Status,Challenges in front of India.
5) The importance of the MGNREGA.

PART II
ENGLISH LANGUAGE

B) Comprehension Passage.(5 marks)
:not able to recollect

C) Synonyms (5 marks)
1) Allay
2) Feign
3) Denouement
4) Macabre
5) Manacle

SECTION II
GENERAL AWARENESS
MARKS:60

1) Whose reign was called the Golden Age of the Mughal ?
Ans: Shahjahan

2) Which of the following is not a basic industry?
Ans: paper

3) IBIN stands for ?
Ans: India Backbone Implementation Network

4) What is "Astra" ?
Ans: Its a air to air missile.

5) A standing army was first introduced in Medieval India by ?
Ans: Iltumish

6) Which games are going to be held are scheduled to be held in 2017 in London ?
Ans:The 16th World Championships in Athletics

7) Press freedom day falls on which date?
Ans: May 3


8) World Intellectual Property Day falls on which date ?
Ans: April 26

9) What is a Catalyst ?
Ans: a substance that increases the rate of a chemical reaction without itself undergoing any permanent chemical change.

10) Gwadar port is developed by china in which country ?
Ans:Pakistan

11) International Mother earth day ?
Ans: 22 April

12) Who signs one rupee currency note of India ?
Ans: Finance Secretary

13) Which country apart from India has provision for non discrimination ?

14) What is SX 40?
Ans: SX40 is the flagship Index of MCX-SX

15) Dabhol Power Station is in which state ?
Ans:  Maharashtra state

16) Planning commission of India Presided by ?
Ans: Prime minister of India

17) 9th Chairman of Asian Development Bank ?
Ans: Takehiko Nakao

18) Venue for first world test series will be at ?
Ans: England & Wales

19) Garo-Khasi range is in ?
Ans: meghalaya

20) Which mobile company name matches with one of the river name in the world?
Ans: Nokia

21) Who wrote the declaration of Independence ?

22) The pipeline between Russia and Azerbaijan is called..?
Ans: Kazi Magomed pipeline

23) NN Vohra is governor of which state?
Ans: J&K

24) Who said patriotism is religion & religion is love for India ?
Ans: Bankim Chandra Chaterjee

25) Jhansi Merger after 1857 freedom battle was the result of?

26) Pt Ravi Shankar Won the World Music Album award for?
Ans: The Living Room Sessions Part 1

27) When is world press day ?
Ans: May 3

28) Which Muslim intruders attacked India 1st?

29) who is cci vice president ?


30) Number of schedules in constitution of india ?
Ans: 12

31) Jharli is in which state ?
Ans: Haryana

32) which country give asylum to snowden ?
Ans:Russia

33) Sahyadri range is also known as ?
Ans: Western Ghats

34) Which state does not touch myanmar State ?
Ans: The state which touch myanmar are : 1 nagaland 2 manipur 3 mizoram 4 arunachal pradesh

35) KolDam dam is in which state ?
Ans: Bilashpur, Himachal pradesh

36) Which gas was used to kill civilians in syria by the government
Ans: Sarin

37) WWW invented by ?
Ans: Tim Berners-Lee. 

38) Pipeline project from Azerbaijan to Italy is known as ?
Ans: Trans Adriatic Pipeline

39) Khasi, Garo languages belong to which state?
Ans: Meghalaya

40) Name of god with three faces and surrounded by animal in harappan civilization ?
Ans: The Pasupati

41) Who conducts Panchayati Raj Elections ?
Ans: State election Commissioner

42) Bangalore-dabhol pipeline. where is dabhol located ?
Ans: Maharashtra State

43) India's first station at Arctic?
Ans: Himadri station

44) what was discovered by william harvey?
Ans: the circulation of blood

45) SFIO full form?
Ans: Serious Fraud Investigation Office
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46)The biggest coral island in India is ?
Ans: lakshwadweep

47) The 40th G8 summit was due to be held in 2014 ?
Ans:  Russia 

48) In how many countries India has acceded to Madrid Protocol which allows Indian companies to register their trademarks by filing a single application.
Ans:89

49) Star Movies new channel

Ans: Star movies action

50-60): not able to recollect

Plz add more if you have ,or correct me if I'm wrong.

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Territorial Army exam Syllabus Aug 2014(Exam Question Paper Pattern & Recommended Book)


Territorial Army Syllabus Aug 2014: Territorial Army Syllabus along with information of Exam Question Paper Pattern & Book is given below.

Dear aspirants if you are going to appear the exam of Territorial Army by beating the test then you need to study according to TA Official Syllabus 2014 with Exam Paper Pattern.

Hey dear aspirants if you are seriously involve in preparation for Territorial Army exam then press the trigger of the mind so that you may get ready for all questions’ answers. Content published in this site will help you to reach your goal.

Exam Question Paper Pattern:

  1. The written exam duration is of two hours.
  2. Maximum mark is 100.
  3. The question paper has two sections that are I & II.
  4. First section comprise in two parts that is part A,B&C

Section I: ENGLISH (40 marks)

Part A: Essay (30 marks)
In this part one has to write One essay out of Five essays within three hundred words. For this the allocated marks is 30. The essay related to current scenario (National/ International).

Part B: English Comprehension (5 marks)
This part is English comprehension & Language for 5 marks.Question & Answer will be based on a Small passage for 05 marks.

Part C: Synonyms & Antonyms (5 marks)

Section II: General Awareness ( 60 marks)
Second part consists of General Knowledge. Total number of questions in this section is sixty. Each question carry one marks.

Marking scenario: Many Candidates have doubts that is there is any negative marks or not ,as per my previous attempts there is no negative marks.

Cut off: To get into PIB Candidates have to score more than 50% of the total marks i,e more than 50 marks out of total 100 marks.

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Saturday, April 12

Benefits for Territorial Army personnel during Training & Service embodiment



Territorial Army personnel are entitled to the following benefits from the Defence Estimates during embodiment for training and service embodiment:

Pay and allowances and Service Benefits - When embodied as applicable to Regular Army.
Camp allowance of Rs 10/- per day when attending camps or courses of instruction (For Officers).

Increment On completion of 365 days of physical service.

Bounty  Rs 450/- to Officers Rs 300/- for JCOs and Rs 175/- to Other Ranks of infantry units, on completion of minimum 80% of annual training camp every year.

TA Group Insurance benefits to personnel of non-departmental TA units.

Terminal gratuity : After completing 5 years of physical service or 10 years of total service to personnel other than civil Govt. employees.

Pension : On Completion of 20 years physical service to officers and 15 years to JCOs/OR other than civil Govt. employees.

Family/disability Pension  is also admissible as applicable to Regular Army.

Leave as admissible to Regular Army personnel during embodiment of service and appointment on permanent instructional staff.

Accumulation and encashment of leave accrued during the above period, as per terms and conditions laid down from time to time.

Ex-servicemen status to pensioners and disability pension holders and Gallantry award winners.

Free Medical treatment to self and dependants in respect of all pension holders.

Outfit allowance: @Rs 6000/- at the time of commissioning and after every 7 years of physical service or 10 years of commissioned service to officers, 
Rs 3200/- to Honorary Commissioned officers and Rs 500/- to JCOs.

Medals and Awards as applicable to Regular Army.  In addition, TA officers are entitled to TA Decoration on completion of 20 years and JCOs and OR to 
TA medal on completion of 12 years meritorious service.
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Thursday, April 10

Join Indian Territorial Army as an Officer Recruitment Aug 2014


Applications are invited from gainfully employed young men for an opportunity of donning the uniform and serving the nation. Territorial Army Officers,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.
Date of written Exam: 10 Aug 2014

Eligibility Condition:

  • Only male citizens of India and Ex-service officers who are medically fit. 
  • Age - 18 to 42 years as on 30 June 2014 
  • Qualification- Graduate from any recognized university. 
  • Employment-Gainfully Employed in Central Govt/Semi 
  • Govt/ Pvt Firm/ Own business/Self Employed. 
  • Note : Serving Employees of Polices/Para Military Forces are not eligible. 
Territorial Army Exam Syllabus:

  • PART I - Short Essay. 
  • PART II - Objective type question on General Awareness : Includes Issues related to Political / Economical affairs, International Situation and Sports.
How to Apply for Territorial Army Exam:
Read: How to Fill TA application form with Reference
All desirous civilian candidates can obtain APPLICATION FORM, from EMPLOYMENT NEWSPAPER or download from www.indianarmy.gov.in and send it along with self addressed stamped envelope of 28x12 cms size, two passport size photographs and postal stamps worth Rs.12/- (Rs. 25/- for J&K) affixed on
envelop to their respective TA Group Headquarters as per the area.
Last Date:
Form completed in all respects will be accepted till 30 June 2014 at respective locations as mentioned above. 


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Wednesday, April 9

Defence personnel Who are Fighting in Lok sabha election 2014


1.Col Devinder Sehrawat:


APP Candidate from South Delhi 
20 years in Army .after getting retired from armed forces, started to fight for the farmers’ struggle in getting their compensation for their lands. He often voices his opinions for the farmers through articles in news papers and magazines.An IIM-Ahmedabad alumnus,Devinder Sehrawat is a multi-faceted personality. Through each of his roles as soldier, journalist, social activist, and farmers’ leader, he has been serving the nation with dedication. His patriotic spirit was nurtured in childhood, born as he was into a family of patriots, with his father and grandparents also having served in the armed forces.

2.General(R)  V K Singh,PVSM, AVSM, YSM, ADC:
BJP Candidate from Ghaziabad
Singh was commissioned into the 2nd Battalion of The Rajput Regiment (Kali Chindi) on 14 June 1970. He then commanded the same unit when it was positioned along the Line Of Control with Pakistan.

General Vijay Kumar Singh PVSM, AVSM, YSM, ADC is the 26th Chief of Army Staff. A highly decorated Officer, he is the 33rd International Fellow and the first Indian Armed Forces officer to be inducted into the United States Army War College International Fellows Hall of Fame. He graduated from the Defence Services Staff College as a Honours graduate of the United States Army Infantry School, topped the Rangers Course at Fort Benning and was inducted into the United States Army War College International Fellows Hall of Fame; the first Indian Armed Forces officer to do so.

Awards -

  • General Singh was awarded the Ati Vishisht Seva Medal (AVSM) for distinguished service while commanding a counter-insurgency force.
  • Honorary Aide-De-Camp to the President of India
  • Param Vishisht Seva Medal (PVSM)
  • Yudh Seva Medal for his distinguished Service in Operation Parakram
  • Ranger Tab
3.Wing Commander(Rtd) Abdul Nasir Hanfee ,Veer Chakra
AAP Candidate from Jabalpur

He is a retd. Vir Chakra Prapt Wing Commender. He is originally from Mhow (Indore). On 23 September 1987, then Flight Lieutenant Abdul Nasir Hanfee was launched in Siachen area to assist the Army. Taking off in a short time, he undertook the much needed Army support missions in the area. Flying from sunrise to sunset in marginal weather conditions with frequent snow blizzards and whiteout conditions and frequent adversary shelling of the posts, he achieved 14 to 15 sorties a day for three continuous days, with total disregard to his personal safety. He single-handedly managed to provide the much-needed logistic support for two days which was a big morale booster for our troops in Siachen Glacier area. fighting in a hostile terrain.

In a restricted area where the guns were required to fire continuously to meet the adversary's challenge, he also showed exceptional professionalism by evacuating 38 casualties in a single day from the area with undue disregard to his personal safety.
Thus, Flight Lieutenant Abdul Nasir Hanfee exhibited high degree of professional skill and courage in the face of the adversary. For this mission he was awarded the Vir Chakra. Awrads: Vir chakra Previously he has taken part in Jaiprakash Narayan movement & nirbhaya andolan.
He believes in De-criminilization of Politics, Parties under RTI, Right to Reject, Right to Recall, Fund Transparency are few things which are the need of the hour.

4.Colonel Rajyawardhan Singh Rathore,AVSM
BJP Candidate From Jaipur Rural
At 2002 Commonwealth Games, Rathore won a Gold Medal and set a new Commonwealth Games Record of 192 targets out of 200, which still stands. Rathore, went on to successfully defend his Commonwealth Champion title by winning the Gold Medal at the Melbourne Commonwealth Games in 2006.  He won Gold Medals in two World Shooting Champions at Sydney in 2004 and Cairo in 2006.

In 2006, Rathore won a Bronze Medal in the World Championship in Spain.Rathore is accredited for winning the Asian Clay Target Gold Medal for four times in a row from 2003 to 2006.

Awards:
  • 2004-2005 – awarded Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna (Highest Sporting Honour of India).
  • 2003-2004 – Arjuna Award
  • Rathore is a recipient of the Padma Shri
  • Ati vishisht Seva Medal (AVSM), military award for exceptional service, presented by the President of India on behalf of the Government of India.
  • 1990 -Sword of Honour (For the Best All Round Officer Cadet at the Indian Military Academy).
  • 1990 – the Sikh Regiment Gold Medal (For the Best Sportsmen at the Indian Military Academy).
5.Major Dr(Rtd) Surendra Poonia ,VSM (Vishisht  Seva Medal)
AAP Candidate from Sikar,Rajasthan
He was inspired by the Jan Lokpal Andolan and retired from the army to dedicate himself to the service of the nation.
The youngest recipient of the President’s award - Vishisht Seva Medal in 2013 and a qualified doctor. He was involved in counter-insurgency operations in Kashmir and had first hand exposure to the happenings in Kashmir.
He won 3 consecutive gold medals in Powerlifting in the World Medical Games in Croatia 2010, Spain 2011 and Turkey 2012. Won 5 Gold, 8 Silver and 3 Bronze medals in the last three years in international championships in varied events – Powerlifting, Javelin, Discus and 400/800/10,000 meters running.
Major (R) Dr. Poonia Served the elite 10 Para Commando, 2 Para Commando and 5 Para Airborne Special Forces in Kashmir, Siachen & Peace Keeping mission Congo.

6.Lt General Raj Kadyan 
AAP Candidate from Jhunjhunu,Rajasthan
Retired as Lt. General (deputy chief of Army staff) from Indian army. He has extensively worked for welfare of Ex servicemen. Formed an organization ISEM for ex servicemen. Fought a battle for one rank one pension for ex servicesmen. Stays in Gurgaon. Jhunjhunu has large number of ex servicemen mostly from Jat Community. There might be some resistance from volunteers, he being an outsider but he has higher winability.

7.Col P S Bhatnagar:
AAP candidate from Rajsamand,Rajasthan 
An Infantry Commando -served in Indian Army for almost three decades across the length and breadth of our country ,mostly on Pakistan & China Borders. A keen environmentalist and a social worker , special awards from our late PM -Smt Indira Gandhi and Shri Dhanik Lal Mandal –erstwhile Governor of Punjab & Haryana for pioneering work in the field of environment.

8.Colonel Gadkari
AAP Candidate from Ratnagiri
Colonel Gadkari- Retired Colonel, 44 years of service. Member of the 18 Grenadiers which won Tiger Hill, has been NCC Group Commander who has managed schools and colleges in this constituency

9.Retd. Col Bharat Singh 
AAP Candidate from Balia,Uttar Pradesh

10.Capt Amarinder Singh 
Congress Candidate from Amritsar
He served as a captain in Indian Army. He joined Indian Army in June 1963 and resigned in early 1965. He rejoined the Army again as hostilities broke out with Pakistan. He again resigned after the war was over in early 1966.

11.Jaswant Singh 
Independent Candidate from Barmer
Jaswant SIngh was in Army in late 1960s ,alumnus of NDA,Khadakwasla . He has left BJP and will fight as an Independent Candidate ,although he is experienced politician in NDA regime.

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Friday, April 4

About Territorial Army Officer Requirement Notification Aug 2014


Indian Territorial Army Examination is an exam conducted twice every year by Territorial Army Commission. For 2014 the first of TA has already been conducted in February and results is almost declared.Most of you must be curious to know that when the second Indian Territorial Army will be conducted.

Eligibility Conditions:

  1. Only male citizens of India and Ex-service officers who are medically fit.
  2. Age: 18 to 42 years.
  3. Qualification: Graduate from any recognized university.
  4. Employment: Gainfully Employed in Central Govt / Semi  Govt / Pvt Firm / Own business / Self Employed.
  5. NOTE: Serving Employees of Polices / Para Military Forces are not eligible.

Here are few details regarding TA Aug 2014 Exam:

  1. Date of Notification: First week of May.
  2. Last date for receipt of applications: Last Week of June.
  3. Date of Examination: Aug 2014.
  4. Results: After 10 days of Written Exam.

How to Prepare for TA Aug 2014 Exam:

Previous Year paper conducted by TA has got a tough level of GK, hence it needs a good amount of preparation to score well in it. Thus you must start preparing form now. Read Newspapers on daily basis, get a good book dedicated to the preparation of TA. The key to success in TA Exam is regular preparation. You can also Buy these Recommended books given below for TA exam.
Be prepared only one month left for notification to come.

Recommended Books for Territorial Army Examination
Previous year questions papers of Territorial Army
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