The Indian Army is inviting applications from eligible male candidates for the post of Territorial Army Officer. Candidates who are eligible for the job can place their applications online in the mentioned format on or before 30 June, 2016.
Criteria for Eligibility
- Education: The candidate should have graduated from a recognized university.
- Age: To be eligible to apply, candidates should be between 18 and 42 years of age.
Candidates will be chosen based on the results of interview, exam, and medical exam carried out by the organization.
If eligible, candidates can bring in their applications in the prescribed format alongside the required documents, and the application form for this can be downloaded from the official Indian Army website. This then needs to be sent in to the concerned office, in a manner that it is received on or before 30 June 2016.
Dates to Remember
- Last date to apply: 30 June 2016
- Date of written exam: 31 July 2016
The exam will be held in two parts: Paper I and Paper II, of 200 marks altogether. The first will question the candidate on Reasoning and Elementary Mathematics out of 100 marks, while Paper II poses questions from subjects such as General Knowledge and English, again out of 100 marks. From each subject, the candidate will be presented 50 questions to answer.
Syllabus for Exam Papers
- Paper I Part I (Reasoning): The question paper will be aimed at testing the ability of the candidate to complete sequences which make use of logic, recognition of simple patterns of numbers, statements, figures, letters, etc. These are the skills that may be expected of a normally rational thinking person without prior study in the subject.
- Paper I Part II (Elementary Mathematics): This paper will have questions from Arithmetic, Algebra, Trigonometry, Geometry, Unitary Method, Elementary Number Theory, Mensuration and Statistics.
- Paper II Part I (General Knowledge): questions will cover general knowledge including current events, as well as everyday observation and experience that can be expected from an educated person without any special study of a scientific subject. It will also include questions on the history of India and its geography, which candidates should be able to answer without any special study.
- Paper II Part II (English): questions in this paper will test the applicant’s use of vocabulary, both in English and technical areas.