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    Qualification, physical fitness and caste required for joining Indian Army?

    I want to know about studies,physical body,caste required for joining in our indian army.

    I am very enthusiast to joing so help me out.

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    Rahul Kundliya is offline Senior Member Rahul Kundliya is on a distinguished road
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    Re: Qualification, physical fitness and caste required for joining Indian Army?

    Nice to see that you are Interested to Join Indian Army, But you have not mentioned your Qualification in your Question, But Dont worry because Here I am Providing you the Necessary Requirements to Join Indian Army, You can Join Army by these Examinations :

    >> National Defence Academy Examination
    >> Combined Defence Academy Examination
    >> 10+2 Technical Entry Scheme
    >> University Entry Scheme

    If you have completed your +2 Examination in any stream from a recognised Board, then you are eligible for Army wings of NDA, But for this your age should between 16.5 to 19 Years, No upper age relaxation is applicable for any candidates.

    If you have completed your Graduation then you can apply for CDS Examination to Join Indian Military Academy, To apply for CDS Examination your age should between 19 to 25 Years.

    Both NDA and CDS Examination is Conducted by UPSC, Twice in a year. Eligible candidates may fill the application form Online Only.

    If you have scored minimum 70% Marks with Maths and Physics as a compulsory subjects, then you are eligible for Technical Entry scheme of Army.

    Those who have completed his Engineering graduate degree course are eligible for University Entry Scheme.

    Physical Requirements :
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    >> You must be in good physical and mental health and free from anydisease
    >> The minimum acceptable height for male candidates is 157.5 cms.
    >> For Women candidates minimum acceptable height is 152 cms.
    >> You should be able to read 6/6 in a distant vision chart with each eyewith or without glasses
    >> Myopia should not be more than 3.5D and hypermetropia not more than3.5D including Astigmatism.

    So, If you have fulfill the above criteria then you can join Indian Army, You can apply for NDA (I) Examination before last date i.e on 30/Jan/2012.

    If you have completed your Graduate degree course then please apply for CDS (II) Examination after declaring the Notification and if you need more Information then check official website :







    http://upsc.gov.in

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    Re: Qualification, physical fitness and caste required for joining Indian Army?

    Hi,
    You join army that's good .
    Eligibility for joining Indian army :
    In army different ranks and different rank's required to similar Qualification .
    1. CDS exam : It stand for combined defence service . In this exam you apply for IMA or OTA scheme for joining Army .
    Eligibility : IMA/OTA : Graduation from a recognized university . Age : In IMA 19 to 24 year . In OTA 19 to 25 year .
    2. SSC : It stand for sort service commission . Eligibility : Bachelor degree in engineering . Age : 20 to 26 year .
    3. TGS : It stand for technical graduate scheme . Eligibility : Bachelor degree in engineering . Age : 20 to 27 year . In this exam you apply for direct SSB interview .

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    Re: Qualification, physical fitness and caste required for joining Indian Army?

    there are several entries in army if you want to join as a normal Sepoy the you must be a +2 with the age of 18 to 21.

    if you want to apply for as a officer then you must have graduation degree then you can apply for the officer level.

    CDS minimum qualification is graduation age limit is 19 to 24

    OTA(ssc) minimum qualification is graduation age limit is 21 to 27 can apply.

    TGC minimu qualification is B.tech or BE age limit i 21 to 25

    NDA +2 or pass out can apply age limit is 16.5 to 19 year can apply

    these are the entries in which you can apply.

    best of luck

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    Re: Qualification, physical fitness and caste required for joining Indian Army?

    HI,
    ITS GOOD THAT YOU ARE VERY ENTHUSIASTIC FOR JOINING INDIAN ARMY AND I WANT TO INFORM YOU THAT INDIAN ARMED FORCES DOES NOT CATEGORIZE PEOPLE ON THE BASIS OF CASTE.

    THERE IS NO CASTE BASED REQUIREMENT IN INDIAN ARMED FORCES.

    YOU HAVE TO BE PHYSICALLY FIT.
    1.Your eye sight must be 6/6 with glasses and 6/12 without glasses for both eyes.
    2.they must not have any color blindness or night blindness.
    3.Total myopia should not be more than -4 d and total amount of hypermetropia,should not be more than +4 d
    4.You must not be suffering form Astigmatism.

    YOU MUST BE PHYSICALLY FIT AND MUST NOT HAVE..
    KNOCK KNEES
    FLAT FOOT
    ELBOW ANGLE MORE THAN 15 DEGREE.

    BEST OF LUCK..

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    Re: Qualification, physical fitness and caste required for joining Indian Army?

    no caste bar for indian army , you should be a citizen of india to apply for it
    you need math and physics as compulsory subjects in 10+2 exam and you should have passed this exam with atleast 60% marks
    you should be physically fit and eye power 6/6 is allowed
    visit www.upsc.gov.in for the entraance exams and their dates

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    Re: Qualification, physical fitness and caste required for joining Indian Army?

    Hi friend,

    there are several entries in army if you want to join as a normal Sepoy the you must be a +2 with the age of 18 to 21.

    if you want to apply for as a officer then you must have graduation degree then you can apply for the officer level.

    CDS minimum qualification is graduation age limit is 19 to 24

    OTA(ssc) minimum qualification is graduation age limit is 21 to 27 can apply.

    TGC minimu qualification is B.tech or BE age limit i 21 to 25

    NDA +2 or pass out can apply age limit is 16.5 to 19 year can apply

    these are the entries in which you can apply.

    Regards

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    Re: Qualification, physical fitness and caste required for joining Indian Army?

    YOU have to write in NDA examination..
    Indian Navy/Air force :-

    1)Age Limit :- 16 1/2 - 19 years.
    2)Nationality :- You must be citizen of India.
    3)Gender :- Only male candidates are eligible to apply.
    4)Minimum Qualification :- You should have passed your 10+2 with physics and mathematics from a recognized School or equivalent .. Final year candidates can also apply for NDA examination.

    More details,Visit the official website :- http://www.upsc.gov.in

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    Re: Qualification, physical fitness and caste required for joining Indian Army?

    Hello friend,Indian Army requires different qualifications for different posts .

    As far as Caste is considered,no discrimination is made between candidates from different castes or creeds.

    But you must have to be physically fit.
    Your eye sight must be 6/6 better eye and 6/18 worse eye.
    You should not be suffering from color blindness or night blindness.
    You must not have knock knees,flat foot and Astigmatism.

    Thanks

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    Re: Qualification, physical fitness and caste required for joining Indian Army?

    You have not mentioned your qualification and it is difficult to provide correct information of Indian Army examinations.

    You can apply for Indian Army by these examination :-
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    -National Defence Academy Examination(NDA)
    -10+2 Technical Entry Examination(10+2 TES)
    -Combined Defence Academy Examination(CDS)

    Information about NDA examination :-
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    If want to appear for NDA examination then you should have passed your 12th class with any desire subjects like Science or commerce or arts etc from a recognized School or equivalent qualification.Final year 12th examination can also apply for NDA examination.

    You must have attained the age of 16.5 years and must not have attained the age of 19 years and Only Unmarried male candidates are eligible to apply for this examination.

    This examination is conducted By Union Public Service Commission Twice in a years as namely NDA I and NDA II.

    Information about 10+2 TES examination :-
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    If want to appear for TES examination then you should have completed your 12th class with physics,chemistry and mathematics from a recognized School or equivalent qualification.You must secure at least 70% in Physics,Chemistry and Mathematics and final year of 12th examination may also eligible to apply for TES examination.

    You must have attained the age of 16.5 years and must not have attained the age of 19.5 years and Only Unmarried male candidates are eligible to apply for this examination.

    This examination is conducted By Indian Army and they recruit 85 nos every year.

    Information about CDS examination :-
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    If want to join CDS examination then you must have completed graduate degree in any discipline with minimum pass marks from a recognized University or equivalent qualification and final year of graduate degree may also eligible to apply for CDS examination.

    Your age should be between 19 years and 24 years and Only unmarried male candidates are eligible to apply for CDS examination.

    This examination is conducted By Union Public Service Commission Twice in a years as namely CDS I and CDS II.

    Physical Standards for NDA examination :-




    Physical Standards for CDS examination :-



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    Re: Qualification, physical fitness and caste required for joining Indian Army?

    I AM STUDYING IN 11 CLASS AT PRESENT AND I AM 17 YEARS OLD....NEXT YEAR I WILL BE 18 CAN I APPLY BEFORE GIVING MY 12TH CLASS EXAMS????????? PLEASE GUIDE ME I AM VERY KEEN TO JOIN INDIAN ARMY.......

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    Re: Qualification, physical fitness and caste required for joining Indian Army?

    i completed 2 can i write exams to officer level sir

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