Territorial Army Recruitment 2021: The unofficial answer keys for Territorial Army recruitment 2021 is now available. The Territorial Army Recruitment 2021 exam is scheduled for September 26, 2021. They must have a graduation degree to be eligible for the Territorial Army Officer (Non-Departmental) Recruitment. Territorial Army has released Territorial Army Recruitment 2021 notification online at jointerritorialarmy.gov.in. The selection for the posts will be based on written exams, interviews, tests conducted by SSB and Medical board. Candidates can check complete details on Territorial Army Recruitment 2021 from this article.
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Territorial Army Recruitment 2021
The current recruitment is for the Preliminary Interview Board (PIB) for the Territorial Army Commission 2021. Note schedule of Territorial Army Recruitment 2021 from below the table.
|Territorial Army Recruitment 2021||Important Dates|
|Start date of application form||20 Jul 2021|
|Last date to apply||19 Aug 2021|
|Admit Card release date||To be announced|
|Territorial Army Exam Date 2021||26 Sep 2021|
|Written Exam result declaration||To be announced|
|Date of interview||To be announced|
|SSB Round and Medical exam||To be announced|
Territorial Army Notification 2021
The territorial Army has released an official notification for the Territorial Army Recruitment 2021. Aspirants who are willing to participate in the recruitment can download the notification from the website. The direct link is also added in the image below.
Territorial Army Eligibility 2021
Before candidates submit the online application form, they have to fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria for the same. The detailed Territorial Army eligibility criteria are mentioned below.
- Nationality – Indian (male and female)
- Age Limit – 18 years to 42 years on the last date to apply
- Educational qualification – graduation degree
- Physical standard – Candidates should be physically fit
Note: Candidates who are serving members of regular Army/ Navy/ Air Force/ Police/ GREF/ Para Military and like forces are not eligible.
Territorial Army Application Form 2021
Unlike last year, the Territorial Army application form will be available online for the 2021 recruitment year. Eligible candidates can submit Territorial Army application form 2021 through jointerritorialarmy.gov.in. Follow the brief steps available below to apply for the advertised posts.
How to apply?
- Go toht eoffical website, jointerritorialarmy.gov.in
- The direct link for the application for shall be available on the home screen.
- Frst step is to register for the exam.
- On successful registration, lgin password is generated.
- Use the registered email address and password to apply.
- Next step, pay the application fee and submit the form.
- Rs. 200/- for all categories
Territorial Army Exam Centre 2021
While applying, candidates have to provide the test centre preference for the written exam out of the following test centres:
Territorial Army Exam Pattern 2021
Aspirants who are appearing for the Territorial Army Recruitment exam should start their preparations with the exam pattern. The same is shared below.
- Mode of exam: Offline exam
- Duration of exam: 02 hours for Paper 1 and Paper 2 respectively (wll be conducted in two sessions)
- Marking scheme:
- There is negative marking
- Distribution of questions
|Paper||Subject||Number of Question||Marks|
|Paper 1||Part – 1 Reasoning||50||50|
|Part – 2 Elementary|
|Paper 2||Part – 1 General|
|Part – 2 English||50||50|
Territorial Army Recruitment Admit Card 2021
The conducting body shall release the Territorial Army Recruitment admit card online at the official website, jointerritorialarmy.gov.in. Candidates who have successfully submitted the application form shall get the admit card to appear for the written exam. The admit card can be downloaded using the registered email address and password. Al the important details regarding the Territorial Army exam shall be available on the admit card only.
Territorial Army Recruitment 2021 Selection Procedure
The selection of candidates for the Territorial Army recruitment is based on 04 stages. Aspirants have to make sure that they clear all these stages to be eligible for the posts. The vacancies for the male and female candidates will be determined as per the organisational requirements. Check out all the stages of the selection process below.
- Screening Test (Written Exam + Interview) – Canddiates whose application form is found correct is called for screening test whih includes written test and interview. Those who pass written exam have to appear for interview. These 02 rounds are conducted by a Preliminary Interview Board (PIB) by the respective Territorial Army Group Headquarters.
- Service Selection Board tests
- Medical Examination
Territorial Army Recruitment 2021 Training
Ex-Service Officers can see the information regarding the training and conditions of the service from the below:
- Candidates are provided one month basic training in the first year of commission.
- Two months Annual Training Camp every year including the first year.
Territorial Army Recruitment 2021 Pay Scale
Candidates can see the Pay Scale (according to 7th CPC) of Territorial Army Recruitment 2021 is given in below table as per the previous year notification.
|Rank||Level||Pay matrix||Military Service Pay|
|Lieutenant||10||56,100 – 1,77,500||15500/-|
|Captain||10 A||6,13,00 – 1,93,900||15500/-|
|Major||11||6,94,00 – 2,07,200||15500/-|
|LT Colonel||12 A||1,21,200 – 2,12400||15500/-|
|Colonel||13||1,30,600 – 2,15,900||15500/-|
|Brigadier||13 A||1,39,600 – 2,17,600||15500/-|
About Indian Territorial Army
In 1917, Indian Defence Force Act came into force. Under the Indian Defence Force Act, all the universities were asked to provide a chance to the Defence Force. The Indian Defence Force has two branches, the European Branch having of the Old Volunteer Force and the Indian Branch which later on becomes part of the Indian Territorial Force. There are non-departmental and departmental units of the Territorial Army. This body is responsible for releasing all the details regarding the job notifications on their official website.
Official website: jointerritorialarmy.gov.in
Candidates can download the previous year notification here – Download Here