Territorial Army Notification 2019 (Male & Female)

Applications are invited from gainfully employed young citizens for an opportunity of donning the uniform and serving the nation as Territorial Army
Officers (Non Departmental), based on the concept of enabling motivated young citizens to serve in a military environment without having to
sacrifice their primary professions. You can serve the nation in two capacities – as a civilian and as a soldier. No other option allows you such an
expanse of experiences.

(a) Nationality: Only citizens of India (male and female).
(b) Age Limits: 18 to 42 years on the date of application.
(c) Educational Qualifications: Graduate from any recognized university.
(d) Physical Standards: A candidate must be physically and medically fit in all respects.
(e) Employment:Gainfully Employed.


Candidates’ are required to pay a fee of Rs 200/- (Rupees two hundred only). Candidates should note that payment of examination fee can be made only through the modes prescribed at website. Payment of fee through any other mode is neither valid nor acceptable. Applications submitted without the prescribed fee/mode shall be summarily rejected. Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances nor can the fee be held in reserve for any other examination or selection.


Candidates are required to apply online by using the website www.jointerritorialarmy.gov.in. Brief instructions for filling up the online Application Form (IAF(TA)-9 (Revised) Part-1) have been given on the website.

(i) The applicants must ensure that while filling their Application Form, they are providing their valid and active E-mail IDs as the concerned authorities may use electronic mode of communication while contacting them at different stages of examination process.
(ii) Candidates are strongly advised to apply online well in time without waiting for the last date for submission of online applications.
(iii) While filling in the Application Form, the candidate should carefully decide about his choice for the centre for the examination.
(iv) Candidates should note that no request for change of centre will be granted.
(v) Candidates in their own interest are advised to keepa copy of print out of filled form submitted online.

(a) Candidates whose application forms are found correct will be called for screening (written exam followed by interview only if passed in written exam) by a Preliminary Interview Board (PIB) by the respective Territorial Army Group Headquarters.
(b) Successful candidates will further undergo tests at a Service Selection Board (SSB) and Medical Board for final selection.
(c) Vacancies of male and female candidates will be determined as per organisational requirement.


The standard of the papers in Elementary Mathematics will be a Matriculation level. The standard of papers in other subjects will approximately be such as maybe expected of a graduate of an Indian university.

NOTE: Minimum 40% marks in each part of the paper separately and overall average of 50%.

How to Prepare:

Looking at the syllabus of the Preliminary interviw Board for TA exam it is advisable to refer AFCAT book for Reasoning and Mathematical Aptitude & CDS book for English & General Knowledge. Both these books will help you clear your exam with ease. Those who have SSB OIR book can make use of the book for Reasoning & Numerical Ability.


The Online Registration and Applications can be filed from 26 MAY2019to 25 Jun 2019till 11.59 PM after which the link will be disabled.