June 26, 2012

How To Join Indian Armed Forces After 12th

One can fulfill his dream of joining officer cadre of Indian armed forces after 12th , one can join army, airforce and navy after completing 10+2 by various entries, but there are certain eligibility criteria which is to be fulfilled. Below is a detailed view of how one can join India armed forces after 12th.



Army:

There are two 2 ways of joining Indian Army after 12th:

1. NDA & NA Examination : 

The NDA entry is open twice a year.

Form availability - Mar and Oct Notified by UPSC

Vacancies Per Course - 300 (195 Army, 66 Air Force, 39 Navy)

The requirements for entry into NDA is as follows:
Age - 16 ½ to 19 yrs(at the day the course is expected to begin)
ie. Born Between 2nd Jan to 1st Jul for Dec Course and 2nd Jul to 1st Jan for Jul Course
Qualification - 12th Class of 10+2 for Army and with Physics and Maths for AF/Navy
Marital Status - Unmarried
Application to be Received by - 10-15 Nov for Jan Course and 10-15 Apr for Jul Course
Likely SSB Date - Sep to Oct and Jan to Apr(SSB can sometimes get very delayed, so this is just for reference)
Date Commencement of Training - Jan and Jul
Training Academy - NDA , Khadakwasla, Pune
Duration of Training - 3 Yrs at NDA and then 1 Yrs at IMA, Dehradun





2. Technical Entry Scheme -TES(For High School Science Graduates):

The TES entry is open twice a year.

Vacancies Per Course - 85
Form availability - Apr and Sep Notified by Additional Directorate General of Recruiting

The requirements for entry into TES is as follows:

Age - 16 ½ to 19 yrs
ie. Born Between 1st Jul to 1st Jul for Jan Course and 1st Jan to 1 Jan for Jul Course
Qualification - 10+2 Physics, Chemistry & Maths (aggregate 70% and above to apply)
Marital Status - Un Married
Application to be Received by - 30 Jun and 31 Oct
Likely SSB Date - Aug to Oct and Feb to Apr
Date Commencement of Training - Jan and Jul
Training Academy - IMA Dehradun
Duration of Training - 5 Yrs (1 Yrs IMA & 4 Yrs CTWS) Permanent Commission after 4 Yrs



Airforce:

Only one way:

1.  NDA & NA Examination :  You can join NDA by taking the exam conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). This exam is conducted twice a year in all major cities throughout India.

Eligibility Criteria

Age - 16 ½ to 19 years(at the time of commencement of course)
Nationality - Indian
Gender  - Men only
Educational Qualifications - 10+2 with Physics and Mathematics. Appearing final year students can also eligible to apply.
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Navy:


There are two ways of joining Indian Navy after 12th:

1.  NDA & NA Examination :  You can join NA by taking the exam conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). This exam is conducted twice a year in all major cities throughout India.

Eligibility Criteria

Age - 16 ½ to 19 years(at the time of commencement of course)
Nationality - Indian
Gender  - Men only
Educational Qualifications - 10+2 with Physics and Mathematics. Appearing final year students can also eligible to apply.
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2. 10+2 B.tech Cadet Entry: 

Age: 17 to 19½ years .
Educational Qualification: Passed Senior Secondary Examination (10+2 Pattern) or its equivalent from University/Board with at least 70 % aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) and at least 50% marks in English (either in Class X or Class XII).
How to apply: One can directly apply online from nausena-bharti.nic.in , selection for SSB Interview based on the cut off percentage decided by Indian Navy.



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3 comments :

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