Science students who have passed their 12th exams can make use of the 10+2 (Technical Entry Scheme) to gain admission to the Officers Training Academy, Gaya. Minimum aggregate of 70% is mandatory in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Candidates would be short-listed for SSB interview based on the cut off as decided by Recruiting Directorate. Look out for the advertisement published in leading newspapers/employment news in May/Oct every year. Also, you can find the notification in the Join Indian Army website.
Duration of training for TES Entry is 5 years and details are as under:
- Basic Military Training: 1 year (Officer Training Academy Gaya)
- Technical Training: Technical Training will be conducted in two phases:
- Phase-I: Pre Commission Training for 3 Years at any of the three CTWs (Cadet Training Wings i.e. CME Pune, MCTE Mhow and MCEME Secunderabad).
- Phase-II: Post Commission Training for 1 year at CME Pune, MCTE Mhow and MCEME Secunderabad. The candidates will be awarded Engineering degree after successful completion of training