What is Territorial Army?
The Territorial Army or abbreviated as in (T.A.) is an corporation of volunteers who receive military training for a certain number of days in a year’s time so that in case there is an emergency such as the defence of the country. It acts as the second line of defence after the Regular Indian Army; the Indian Territorial Army (T.A.) is not only does act as a source of occupation, profession or act as a source of employment. It is meant for those
people who are already a part of mainstay civilian professions, in fact, one needs to be having full employment or be self-employed in a civil profession it is a pre-requisite for joining the Indian Territorial Army.
How To Become A Territorial Army Officer
Territorial army is one of the best option for one to join if one has lost the chance to join the Indian army as a regular officer or if one like’s Indian Army and wants to contribute in some way or the other of his service without losing one’s current job or business. The Territorial Army (TA) provides an excellent opportunity for employed young men to join the Indian Army and earn to wear the glorious uniform, with sparkling stars on it.
How Can One Prepare for Territorial Army?
We at New Careers Academy Run specialised Courses which cover the entire syllabus of T.A. In detail and we assure to each of our candidate more than 90% percent syllabus will come copy pasted from our notes in the Territorial Army. New Careers Academy is the best Academy when it comes for the T.A. Coaching (Territorial Army).
Special night time classes are there, so that students gets to interact and work on their weakness even in the spare time.
We have a very accomplished Faculty which is highly trained and motivated, it is the only institute where the Director and the Principal are themselves involved in teaching, unlike other institutes where teachers are hired and they instates head know themselves nothing. We provide completed syllabus regarding the T.A. Army syllabus and also we provide daily, weekly and Monthly tests regarding the same for our students. Our Students not only clear the paper they tend to be In the top merit list also. Special analysis are given to the test so that we can work on students weak points and also work with them to make surety of success.
Territorial Army FAQs
4 Weeks TA Coaching Course
The duration of each term is 4 Weeks. Four week course includes Exhaustive Classroom preparation: With over 240+ study hours covering all aspects and the complete syllabus of the examination as prescribed in the Territorial Army Notifications.
Testing: We provide daily, weekly and Monthly tests regarding the same for our student who are preparing For Territorial Army.
Extensive coverage of current affairs: Special weekly updates on defence related news, and latest developments, events and people in news. General Knowledge is taken up thoroughly and the best example is visit our blogs they have detailed Information regarding the Same.
General Knowledge is taken up thoroughly and the best example is visit our blogs they have detailed Information regarding the Same.
Subjects covered in the TA (Territorial Army) written exam coaching
Subjects covered in the TA (Territorial Army) written exam coaching includes:
b. Indian Politics
e. International Events etc
f. Reasoning –verbal/non- verbal.
Best TA Coaching Staff: New Careers Academy has the best staff who are well equipped in covering all the topics the short cut methods provided by our teachers are second to none.
TA Coaching Schedule
Daily Schedule: Classes are held from Monday to Sunday from 8 AM to 5 PM (with breaks for just lunch).
Guaranteed Syllabus from Notes: We Guarantee that a minimum of 80-90 percent syllabus will be from our notes. We are the guiding force, we expect our students to be top in merit not just average.
Refresher Classes: 10 days prior to the paper free refresher classes are provided so our students can revise the maximum syllabus again and completely, for their benefit. The Refresher classes help a students not only crack the paper but help them easily make the merit.
When to Join TA Coaching?
We at New Careers Academy runs year round batches for TA (Territorial Army) examinations, aspirants should take coaching as soon as they are able to spare time from their daily routines. It is advised to take coaching few months before the examination so as to ensure that there is enough time is left for self study. Seats are limited and are only available on first come first served basis.
What are the Territorial Army Eligibility Conditions
Only Indian male citizens and Ex-service officers who are medically fit can apply for it.
Age Requirements: 18 to 42 years.
Qualifications For Territorial Army: Graduate from any recognised university.
Employment Requirement of T.A.: Gainfully Employed in any of the Central Govt/Semi Govt /Pvt Firm/Own business/Self Employed.
Serving Employees of The Police or The Paramilitary Forces are not eligible for the T.A.(Territorial Army).
Territorial Army Selection Process
The selection process of Territorial Army Is based on the selection process which comprises of three steps:
1. The Written Examination:
Written test duration is of : Two Hours
Maximum marks in the paper one can obtain is : 100 Marks
Part – I of the Question paper is made up of the following Sections:
Short Essay’s: The Essay is on current affair ( i.e. it could include national and international events.)
English comprehension and Language Arrangement of Sentences (consisting of 04 marks).
Comprehension/Passage (consisting of 06 marks).
Fill in the blanks. ( consisting of 10 marks)
Part II of the Question Paper consists of:
Objective Type Questions
It includes General Awareness which consist of the following Subjects
5. International Events etc.
6. Reasoning –verbal/non- verbal
Next Step os the Preliminary Interview Board – PIB
And the Final Step is The Service Selection Board – SSB
Already employed candidates fulfilling all the eligibility criteria can apply in retort to the advertisements which are published in the leading national newspaper & The Employment News in the months of June – July and December – January every year. Applications are then to be sent to the concerned TA Group Headquarters. After processing of applications, the eligible candidates are called for Preliminary Interview Boards held at the various respective Territorial Army Group Headquarters (which are located at Pune, Kolkata, Chandigarh, Lucknow). Selected candidates are then to go through the SSB Interview, Medical Board & Police Verification. The successful candidates are then granted commission by the President of India.
Ex – Defence service officers can also join the Territorial Army. They need to apply directly to The Additional Directorate General of The T.A. and need to appear before the Board of Officers who is presided by the Additional Director General of T.A. at New Delhi. Selected Officers are then to be cleared by the various Medical Boards, before they can be granted a commission in the Territorial Army. All such officers are given the benefit of their previous commissioned service in the Services and their respective Arms on joining the Territorial Army.