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    Qualification required for Indian Army?

    I wanted to know, what are the qualifications needed for getting into Indian Army? Please let me know ASAP.

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    Re: Qualification required for Indian Army?

    First of all there are 3 different Caders for which you can apply In
    1.Officer
    2.JCO(Junior Commisioned Officer)
    3.OR(Other Ranks)
    Firstly i would tell you about the most prestegious and respectable position in army ie. Officer
    There are basically three different level entries for being an officer
    1.after 12th - TES (technical )entry (for this entry keep ur aggregate in PCM above 75 % though it varies every year)
    2.During Graduation (Only for Engineering students) - pre final year-UES(university entry scheme),TGC
    3.After Graduation - SSC(Short service commision),CDS (combined defence services)

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    Re: Qualification required for Indian Army?

    Dear friend,
    The basic qualification for getting into army is 12 th pass from a recognised board
    You can apply for NDA after your 12 th to become an army officer
    If you are a graduate you can apply for CDS exam to become an army officer
    For NDA your age limit is 16 1/2-19 years
    For CDS your age limit is 19-24 years
    I hope it is clear for you now
    Wish you good luck

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    Re: Qualification required for Indian Army?

    hello friend,

    you haven't mention your qualifications that in which year you are studying or you are studying in 12th.

    but still i would suggest you some of the ways to join defence:

    1) If you are a 12th passed student than you can apply for NDA (national defence academy).

    the age limit for the same is 16 1/2 to 19 years.

    and you have completed your 12th with physics and maths for air force and navy.
    for army it is maths.
    2) you can also apply for TES(technical entry scheme)

    *It is based upon your 12th marks.
    *you will be directly called up for SSB and after that procedure is almost same as that of NDA.

    2) if you are graduate pass student than you can go for CDS (combined defence services)

    * the age limit for the same is 19 to 23 years for air force.
    *the age limit for the same is 19 to 22 years for navy.
    *the age limit for the same is 19 to 25 years for army.

    thank you.

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    Re: Qualification required for Indian Army?

    See , You can apply for the post of SOLDIER in ARMY With 10th as Qualification .

    But , it is Good that if you complete 12th to join Army .
    See , with 12th as Qualification ,
    You can apply for the Post of LOWER DIVISION CLERK in ARMY
    You can apply post of STORE KEEPER

    You can apply for the NDA exam also
    NDA - National Defence Academy
    Age should be between 16.5 to 19 years to apply for the exam
    You must be an UnMarried Male candidate
    You must be a citizen of india


    Selection process is ,

    1) Written exam
    2) SSB Interview
    3) Medical Test


    You can apply for the NCC MEN (If you are Men) or NCC WOMEN (If you are Women) in ARMY
    You should have completed GRADUATION from a Discipline University to apply for the post
    You must be a citizen of india


    You can apply for the TGC Scheme
    TGC - Technical General Course
    Age should be between 20-27 years only
    You should have completed B.TECH with a minimum of 60% from a Recognised University



    You can also apply for the CDS exam to join Army
    To join Army through CDS exam , your age should be between 19-24 years only
    The exam will conducts by UPSC , Two times in every year


    --)) Height must be a minimum of 152Cms for WOMEN , To join Army

    --)) Height must be a minimum of 157.5Cms for MEN , to join ARMY

    --)) Weight should be in Correlated with the Height of the Candidate


    ** Girls are not eligible to join Army after 12th .
    They should omplete Graduation to join Army


    All the best

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    Re: Qualification required for Indian Army?

    Dear Aspirant

    -If you join Indian Army through NDA as an officer level.

    -Then qualification required is 12th passed.

    -Age limit is between 16.5 to 19 years.

    -NDA stands for national defence service.

    -Candidate should be citizen of Indian and unmarried.

    -Candidate should be physically strong and free from any kind of disease.

    -If you join Indian Army through CDS exam.

    -Then qualification required is graduation degree from recognized university.

    -Age limit required is between 19 to 24 years.

    -CDS stands for combined defence service.

    -Candidate should be citizen of Indian for CDS exam.

    -Candidate should be unmarried for CDS exam.

    -CDS/NDA exam are conducted by UPSC (union public service commission), twice in a year.

    -All the best.

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    Re: Qualification required for Indian Army?

    you can join indian army after 12th as well as graduation.

    nda exam is conducted by upsc.
    you can apply this exam after 12th.
    age limit is 16.5-19 years.
    you must be unmarried male and indian citizen

    cds exam is also conducted by upsc.
    age limit is 19-23 years.
    you can apply this exam after graduation.
    both unmarried male and female can apply cds exam.

    for more;-
    http://upsc.gov.in
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    Re: Qualification required for Indian Army?

    There are so many entries available to join indian army as an officer.I have giving you the details of them with short info regarding the entries::

    1.INTERMEDIATE ENTRY::

    a.NDA-NATIONAL DEFENCE ACADEMY

    This entry is conducted by UPSC two times in a year.The candidate should have passed 12th from a recognized board to apply for NDA.The age limit for NDA is 16.5-19 years.You can also apply for other wings also through this entry.

    b.10+2 TES ENTRY

    Its a direct SSB entry conducted by army board twice in ayear to select candidates for engg branch in army.The age limit for this entry is 17-19.5 years and you must have 70% in 12th(PCM)to apply for it.

    2.GRADUATES ENTRY::

    a.CDSE-COMBINE DEFENCE EXAM ENTRY:

    It is also conducted by UPSC twice in ayear for graduates to join indian army as an officer.The age limit for this entry is different for each academy as:

    INDIAN MILITARY ACADEMY:19-24 years

    OFFICER TRAINING ACADEMY:19-25 years

    b.NCC SPL MEN ENTRY

    It is conducted by army board for NCC cadet to join indian army.The age limit for this entry is 19-25 years.the candidate should have NCC certificate and degree in any discipline.Its a direct SSB entry.

    SOME OTHER ENTRIES TO JOIN ARMY::

    UES-UNIVERSITY ENTRY SCHEME:
    :For prefinal and final engg students

    TGC-technical graduate course:For engg students to join particular branch

    SSC TECH

    JAG

    SELECTION PROCESS IN ARMY::


    1.Written exam
    2.SSB Interview
    3.Medical test
    4.All India Merit

    PHYSICAL FITNESS FOR ARMY:

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    for more info::

    www.joinindianarmy.nic.in

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    Re: Qualification required for Indian Army?

    Sir/mam , there are different ways for a male candidate or female candidate to enter in the Indian Army .
    And these posts can be of cadre or even for the post of Cadre /officer .
    And these posts are determined on the basis of your Qualification .

    A male candidate can apply for the cadre or jawan post in the Indian Army
    after completing his 10+2 level education or after completing his graduation .
    But a female candidate can apply for the cadre post of in the Indian Army only
    after completing her graduation .

    And if you a Unmarried male candidate and want to apply for the cadre post in the Indian Army after completing your graduation than you have to apply for either of this examination -:
    1. Indian Army 10+2 technical entry scheme (TES) Examination .
    2. national defence Academy ( NDA ) examination .

    And if you are a male or female unmarried graduate candidate and want to apply for the cadre post in the indian Army
    than you can apply for the following examinations -:

    1. Graduate UPSC Examinations .
    2. Graduate non UPSC Examination .
    3. Law graduate .
    4. Post Graduate (TGC EDUCATION (AEC)) .
    5. ENGINEERING ENTRY ( Short Service commissional Technical ) .

    But The University entry Scheme ( UES ) Examination and the TGC (ENGINEERS) Examination for Engineers
    is conducted only for the unmarried male engineering graduates .

    So if you want a detailed knowledge about these Examination than you can visit -:
    1. http://indianarmy.nic.in/ , or
    2. http://www.joinindianarmy.nic.in

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    Re: Qualification required for Indian Army?

    If you are interested in the Indian Army you must go through NDA examination....

    NDA:NDA stands for National Defense Academy.

    The minimum eligibility for NDA is you must complete the Intermediate from any recognized university.

    Your age should in between 16 1/2-19 years.

    So after 12th you can go for Indian Army.....

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    Re: Qualification required for Indian Army?

    Dear friends,

    Minimum qualification need for join Indian Army after 12th through NDA written examination,Academy,This examinationis is conduct by Union Public service commission in twice of every years and eligibile candidates may join following wings....

    Air force


    Naval


    Army

    Age limit ..............


    your age should minimum 16.5 years and maximum age should be 19 years


    Eligibility criteria for NDA....


    You have completed 12th class from recoginsed Board with fair percentage


    Final years candidates are also applicable for examination


    Only Unmarried candidates are applicable for this examination


    If you have completed 12th and if you want to join in Air force and Naval then you are compulsory subject is Math and Physics


    You must be a citizen of India

    Selection process........


    Written exam

    SSB Interview


    Medical test


    for more details visit the website http://www.upsc.gov.in

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    Re: Qualification required for Indian Army?

    Through NDA examination you can go for Indian Army.

    NDA: National Defense Academy.

    UPSC will hold the NDA examination twice a year.

    The minimum eligibility for NDA is you must complete the Intermediate.

    And you can go for CDSE examination also.

    Graduation for CDSE examination.........

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    Re: Qualification required for Indian Army?

    Dear aspirant,

    You can join Indian army through many ways based on your qualification .


    -IF you are 10+2 pass then you can apply for NDA exam if you are 16 ˝ to 19 years of age an unmarried male.


    -If you are Graduate then you can apply for CDS exam if your age is 19 to 25 years of age and unmarried.


    -If you are not interested in officers posts then you can apply for soldier post after 10+2. Recruitment rallies are conducted by army when there is vacancy for various posts like soldier, cook, clerks etc.


    BEST OF LUCK.....

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    Re: Qualification required for Indian Army?



    Hi Aspirant

    Nice to see that you want to serve the country by joining army. You can make a bright future in army. You can apply for Indian army at two level: Intermediate and graduation.

    If you are 10+2 passed then you can apply for NDA ( National Defense Academy) exam conducted by UPSC. This exam is conducted twice in a year and it is one of the best entry exam to join army.

    In order to apply for NDA exam you must be intermediate passed from recognized board. You can also apply for NDA exam while appearing for Intermediate. There is no issue of percentage of marks.
    If you are interested to join Navy and Air Force wings of defense, then you must have math and physics as compulsory subject in Intermediate.

    You should attain the age between 16.5 to 19 years. Age relaxation is not applicable for NDA exam. Only unmarried male candidates can apply for NDA exam. You must be Indian and you should be physically and mentally fit with all respect.


    If you are graduation passed then you need to apply for CDS ( Combined Defense Service ) exam also conducted by UPSC. This exam is conducted twice in a year and exam will be competitive because lots of candidates take part in this exam

    You must have graduation degree in any branch from UGC recognized college, for the naval and Air Force academy physics and math subject is compulsory in 10+2. Students who are appearing in final year of graduation can also apply for CDS exam.

    You should be in age of 19 to 25 years. You must be an Indian and should be physically and mentally fit.

    You can apply for NDA and CDS exam in next year 2013 through UPSC official website

    http://upsc.gov.in


    Best of Luck…

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    Re: Qualification required for Indian Army?

    Dear

    Good To See Join in Indian Army.So Please Find The Following are The Qualifications Required for Indian Army.

    Minimum Qualifications Required for The Indian Army:-
    The Following are The Qualifications Required for The Indian Army.
    You Should be Citizen of India.
    You Should be Done The 10+2.
    Your age Should be between 16.5-19 Years.
    And Than You can Apply for The NDA Exam.NDA Means National Defence Academy.This NDA Examination is Conducting by The Union Public Service Commission Two Times in a Every year.For This Examination Only Males are Eligible and Should be Done The Intermediate And age should be between 16.5-19 Years.

    Maximum Qualifications Required for The Indian Army:-
    The Following are The Maximum Qualifications Required for The Indian Army.
    You Should be Citizen of India.
    You Should be Done The Graduation from The Any Discipline University.
    Your age Should be between 19-24 Years.
    And Than You can Apply for The CDS Exam.CDS Means Combined Defence Service.This CDS Examination is Conducting by The Union Public Service Commission Two Times in a Every year.For This CDS Examination All Males and Females are Eligible and Should be Done The Ant Graduation from The Any Discipline University and age Should be between 19-24 Years.
    These are The Details
    Thank You

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    Re: Qualification required for Indian Army?

    ==>Through NDA examination you can go for Indian Army.
    ==>NDA: National Defense Academy.
    ==>UPSC will hold the NDA examination twice a year.
    ==>The minimum eligibility for NDA is you must complete the Intermediate.
    ==>And you can go for CDSE examination also.
    ==>Graduation for CDSE examination.........

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    Re: Qualification required for Indian Army?

    There are different Age limit for different entries:

    For NDA entry:

    NDA stands for National Defence Academy.
    NDA exam is conducted twice a year by UPSC.

    >>The age of candidate must be from 16.5 to 19 years.
    >>The candidate must be 12th class passed with any stream from any recognized board for Indian Army.

    For TES entry:

    TES stands for Technical Entry Scheme.
    TES entry is held once a year.

    >>It is based on 12th class result for science students.
    >>The age of candidate must be from 16.5 to 19 years.

    For CDS entry:

    CDS stands for Combined Defence Services.
    CDS is conducted by UPSC twice a year.

    >>The candidate must complete graduation for this entry.
    >>The age of candidate must be from 19 to 25 years.

    Foe more details just visit http://joinindianarmy.gov.in.

    Best of luck

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    Re: Qualification required for Indian Army?

    Hello friend,

    If you under the age of 16.5 -19 years, you can apply for NDA (National Defense Service) entrance exam for joining Indian Army Academy.

    For the above exam, you have to pass your 12th with Physics & Maths subjects from any recognized Board.

    Should be a citizen of India.

    Only unmarried candidates can apply.

    If you are under the age of 19-24 years , you can apply for CDS ( Combined Defense Services )exam for joining Indian Army.

    For the above exam, you need to be a graduate from any recognized University.

    Should be a citizen of India.

    Physically & mentally fit.

    Age should be between 19-24 years.

    Martial status should be single.

    You can apply these both exams through online by using the link http://www.upsconline.nic.in

    These exams are conducted twice a year i.e in the month of February & September.



    All the best..

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    Re: Qualification required for Indian Army?

    Hi Friend.........

    Indian Army aspirants, first crack the NDA Examination

    NDA stands for National Defence Academy, This Examination is conducted by Union Public Service Commission in yearly twice i.e. NDA - I and NDA - II

    NDA have three wings i.e. Indian Air Force, Indian Army, Indian Navy

    Required Eligibility Criteria for NDA Examination

    Candidates must have a 12th standard

    Candidates age should between 16.5 years to 19 years

    There is no age relaxation for this examination

    Candidates should be a citizen of India

    Only unmarried male candidates are eligible for this examination

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    Re: Qualification required for Indian Army?

    Friend,

    The education qualification for the Indian Army is the Intermediate or Any equivalent examination. If you want to join Indian Army then you have to complete at least Intermediate . this is the Basic qualification of the Indian Army. Then you can join Indian Army by the NDA exam.

    About the Exam Notification
    The exam Notification is published in the employment news papers and also daily leading national Important News Papers. In this Notification all the information about the exam is published including the education qualification, Age limit , Nationality and Physical Standards etc.

    Physical Standards

    >> The candidates should have minimum height of the 157.5 cm
    >> The candidates should have correlated weight
    >> The candidates should have minimum chest expansion of 5 cm

    Eye Vision Standards

    Uncorrected without glass 6/6
    Corrected with glass 6/6
    Limits of Myopia -0.75
    Limits of Hypermetropia +1.5
    Limits of Color Perception I

    >>Blood pressure should be normal.
    >>There should be no enlargement of liver or spleen.
    >>Any evidence of disease of internal organs of the abdomen will be a cause for rejection.
    >>Un-operated hernias will make a candidate unfit. In case of Hernia which has been operated, a minimum of 6 months must have passed prior to final medical examination before commencement of the course.

    Age limit – minimum 16.5 years and Maximum 19 years
    Nationality – The candidates should be Indian citizen or Nepal or Tibetan refugee
    Martial Status and Sex- Unmarried Male candidates

    About the Exam Application
    The candidates can apply for the exam in the official website of the UPSC. There are two parts in the Application first Part include the Information about the candidates and second Part include the Payment of the exam. Payment of the exam you can Make through the Online Banking

    The candidates first appear for the written exam . The candidates who will qualify in the written exam and qualified for the Interview such candidates will be called for the Interview by the call letter

    Thank You

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    Re: Qualification required for Indian Army?

    Hai....

    Dear Friend,you can join in Indian Army at two stages i.e,

    After Intermediadte.

    Second one is Graduation.


    After Intermediate you can appear
    NDA(national Defence Acadeny) exam to join in Indian Army.This exam conducted by UPSC twice in every year.in months of april/may and augest.

    After Graduation you can appear
    CDS(Combined Defence Service) exam to join in Indian Army.This exam also conducted by UPSC twice in every year.

    Eligibility Criteria For NDA::
    ---------------------------

    ->you should complete the 12th standard from recognized board.

    ->your age limit should between 16.5 to 19 years.

    ->you should belongs to Indian.

    ->you should be male and unmarried.

    ->female candidates are not eligible to NDA.

    ->you should be physically and mentally fitted.


    Eligibility Criteria For CDS::
    ---------------------------

    ->you should complete the graduation from recognized university.

    ->your age limit should between 19 to 24 years.

    ->
    you should belongs to Indian.

    ->the male and female both are eligible to CDS.

    ->you should be unmarried.

    ->you should be physically and mentally fitted.

    All the Best.......

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    Re: Qualification required for Indian Army?

    Dear friends,Minimum qualification for join Indian army are followings::--*you can go Ground duty after 10th class and marks obtain into 10th class are 50%.*you can go clerk post after 12 class passed with 50% marks.* you can go tecanical trade after 12th class.you have passed 12th class with physics and Math complusory subjects.Only passed student are apply for this jobs.Age limit for Indian army:- 17 to 21 years.Thanks.....!

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    Re: Qualification required for Indian Army?

    Dear dost,Yes,you are apply for defence academy.Frist, you can be complete12th class from any recognised board then ,to join Army.After 12th class you can be apply for many post.You can apply for the Post of LOWER DIVISION CLERK in ARMY.You can apply post of STORE KEEPER.You can be also apply for the NDA exam. NDA -------------National Defence Academy.Qualification:-12th.Age should be between 16.5 to 19 years .You must be unmarried Male candidate only.You must be a citizen of india.Selection process ::---1) Written exam.2) SSB Interview.3) Medical Test.Good luck.

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    Re: Qualification required for Indian Army?

    Friend, required educational qualification required for joining Indian Army:# For NDA EXAMINATION: * 10+2 in any stream for Army wing. * 10+2 in PCM Stream for Navy wing. * 10+2 in PCM stream for Airforce wing.# FOR TES - TECHNICAL ENTRY SCHEME * 10+2 in PCM stream. * Must have taken minimum 70 % marks in 10+2.# FOR CDS EXAMINATION: * Graduate in any discipline. * Engineering degree or B.Sc (Physics & Mathematics) for Technical Branch of Airforce and Navy.# NCC SPECIAL ENTRY SCHEME: * Graduate in any discipline. * Possessing NCC 'C' Certificate.

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    Re: Qualification required for Indian Army?

    There are several eligibility criteria to join indian army according to age and qualification.
    1) those who like to join indian army after class 12th.
    -NDA is the first choice who want to join indian army after class 12th because after applying for the same candidates are selected and get trained for the position of officer.
    -NDA stands for the national defence academy.
    -Examination is conducted twice in a year to select the candidate in any of the branch of the defence.
    -12th with any stream can apply for the indian army.
    -12th with physics and maths can apply for air force and navy also.
    -age shoulkd not be more than 19 years and should not be 16.5 years of age.

    2) those who want to apply for indian army after graduation.
    -CDS will be the great option to apply for indian army after graduation in any discipline from a recognised university.
    -CDS stands for the combined defence services examination it is also conducted twice in a years to seklect the candidates in any of the branch of the defence.
    -graduate in physics and maths can also apply for indian navy and air force.
    -age for IMA is 19 to 24 years and for OTA 19 to 25 years.
    -for Naval academy 19 to 22 years and 19 to 23 years foe air force academy.
    -you must be physically and mentally fit to apply for the same.
    selection procedure for NDA and CDS are same-
    written test
    SSB interview
    Medical examination.
    for more details log on to www.upsc.gov.in
    thank you.

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    Re: Qualification required for Indian Army?

    Dear friends
    ENGINEERING STUDENTS can also apply Army/Navy .
    permanent commission
    1. student (MALE) getting 70% marks in 12th in PCM .can join (Tech). Age limit=16.5 to 19 years.
    short service commission
    1. Naval Architecture for male & female
    Qualification = BE in mechanical/Naval Architecture with 60%
    Age limit= 21-25 years
    2. university entry scheme (UES) for male , Degree in Naval Architecture/civil/mechnical with min 60% marks
    Best of luck

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