Indian Army


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Type of Entry Age Qualification Mode of Selection How to apply & Period applications invited
NDA
NDA 16½ – 19 Yrs 12th Class or 10+2 system of education or equivalent. UPSE Exam of NDA & then SSB when Qualified in Written Exam. Apply in response to advertisement during Mar & Oct each year
IMA (Indian Military Academy) Dehradun
Direct Entry 19 – 24 Yrs BA’s Degree or equivalent at the time of joining IMA CDSE Exam by UPSE and SSB Interview Apply in response to advertisement during Apr & Sept each year
(i) Engineering Graduates (Tech) 20 – 27 Yrs Engineering Degree in notified discipline in final and Pre-final year students. SSB Interview Apply in response to advertisement during Mar & Sept each year
(ii) Post Graduates AFC 23 – 27 Yrs Post Graduates in notified subject with 1st/2nd Division. SSB Interview Apply in response to advertisement during Apr & May each year
University Entry Scheme (TECH) 19 – 25 Yrs
18 – 24 Yrs
Engineering Degree Course. Campus Interview, SSB Interview Apply in response to advertisement during May & Sept each year
10+2 Tech Entry Scheme (TES) 16½ – 19½ Yrs 10+2 Pass with 70% aggregate in PCM SSB Interview Apply in response to advertisement during Apr & Sept each year
OTA (Officer Training Academy) Chennai
Short Service Commission (Non-Technical) Men & Women 19 – 25 Yrs Degree or equivalent at the time of joining OTA CDSE Exam by UPSE and SSB subjected to Qualifying UPSE Exam Apply in response to advertisement during Apr & Sept each year
Short Service Commission (Technical) 20 – 27 Yrs Engineering Degree in Notified Discipline SSB Interview Apply in response to advertisement during Mar & Sept each year
Short Service Commission (NCC Special Scheme) 19 – 25 Yrs Graduates with 50% two yrs Service in NCC with ‘C’ Certificate and Minimum ’B’ Grade SSB Interview Apply in response to advertisement during Jul & Dec each year
Short Service Commission (Women Technical/Non-Technical) 19 – 25 Yrs Graduates / Post Graduates / LLB / Engineering SSB Interview Apply in response to advertisement during Jun & Dec each year