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Territorial Army (TA) Officer Recruitment 2020 - Application Form

Territorial Army (TA) Officer Recruitment 2020:- Fill Online Application Form For TA Officer Recruitment 2020 and check TA 2020 Selection Process For Open Bharti Rally. The Territorial Army (TA) was officially inaugurated by the first ever Indian Governor General Shri C Rajagopalachari on the 9th of October 1949 after the Territorial Army Act was passed during after the independence of India in 1948. This unit of armed force was however established by the British in 1920 based on the Indian Territorial Act of 1920.

All together the unit of TA is formed with two distinct wings under it which are known as The Auxiliary Force and The Indian Territorial Force. These unit of TA was basically formed for their distinct purpose or the field for their service each of the unit of TA were of formed for the with the various units such a the armored regiments,infantry battalions,air defence,medical regiments,engineers field park companies, signal regiments,Electrical and Mechanical Engineers EME workshops,coast batteries,Army Service Corps GT Coy,ASC Compo PL,and AMC field ambulances.

However these various units of the TA were disbanded or converted into the regular armed force or with the exception off infantry battalions. Since the establishment of the armed force of TA it  has been quite active in many occasions of warfare that included the Indian Democracy. Territorial Army unit is considered to the the second line of defence of the Nation of India and which is a integral part of the regular Indian Army.

The most important priority of the TA is to secure the peace throughout the domestic territory of the country assisting the regular Indian Army and to relieve the Regular Army Rom their respective static duty and to provide assistance to the civil administration in case of any natural calamities and to offer the necessity service in order to maintain the situations affected by the domestic conflicts or by the threat cause by the outer source in case of national security.

The TA also provides the Regular Indian Army with the service of the personnel under the TA  when required by the Indian Army in situations of warfare conflicts which may jeopardize the overall peace of the Nation. We will update here TA Officer Recruitment 2020 related details when board release new vacancy.

Check here:- TA Open Bharti 2020.

Territorial Army (TA) Officer Recruitment 2020 - Online Application Form 

The Territorial Army (TA) is served by the strength of approximately 40,000 first line troops and 160,000 second line troops which is including the departmental Territorial Army such as Railway,IOC,ONGC,Telecommunication and General Hospitals, and the non-departmental Territorial Army units of the Infantry battalions and the ecological regiments which are affiliated to the various infantry battalions of the Territorial Army. All candidates need to fill TA Officer Recruitment 2020 Application Form for their selection in the TA.

Board release number of officer vacancy for the TA Officers, So all eligible candidates need to fill the online application form for their selection.

The various units of the Territorial Army(TA) are posted in the different territories of the country and these units are under the supervision of the respective Group Headquarters of the region.
These headquarters are important for the TA t function smoothly and under which the operational task are carried under the supervision of the higher authorities of the headquarters.

There are 5 Group Headquarters of the Territorial Army which are as follows:-

1).Southrn Command:- Pune,Maharashtra.
2).Eastern Command:-Kolkata,West Bengal.
3).Western Command:-Chandigarh(Union Territory)
4).Central Command:-Lucknow,Uttar Pradesh.
5).Nothern Command:-Udhampur,Jammu & Kashmir.

The group headquarters is the backbone of the unit which is the most important base of the Indian Territorial Army through which the different task and the duties are carried and fulfilled by the service men of the unit. 

The Group Headquarters are the supervising force of the various Territorial Army based or posted in the various regions of the country. The major priority of the Territorial Army is the safety of the respective region where the unit is based,therefore the recruitment of the is as held based upon the regions under the the group headquarters.

As these Group Headquarters covers different regions under its jurisdiction therefore the recruitment of new service men are conducted by the Group Headquarters.

The TA offers various units for the recruitment of new service for their service under the TA to serve the territorial administration of the country and to protect the domestic peace from the threats or within or from behind the boundaries of the nation.

Recruitment of the new service men for TA are held according to the vacancies that are available in the different units of the TA and these units or the trades requires various eligibliity ,qualification ,therefore these requirements varies from trade to trade or among the units of the TA.
These requirements may also vary according to the region of recruitment that has been held.

TA Officer Recruitment 2020 Eligibility Criteria 

The recruitment for the different post of TA are held in different regions under the Region Command or the Group Headquarters based on the various eligibility and qualification requirements.
These eligibility and qualification recruitment are the most important factor based upon which the selection for the new service men are conducted.

Therefore the candidates must qualify under the certain criteria to be able to apply for the recruitment of TA.

1). Age Limit:- 18 - 40 Years (For all candidates and ex-service men).

2).Educational Qualification:- Any Graduate candidate is eligible to apply for the recruitment of the TA(Any Stream/Discipline).

3).Nationality:- Indian Citizen only.

4).Employment:- Gainfully Employed(Central govt./union territory/semi govt./self-employed/private).

The candidates are required to qualify under the eligibility criteria to apply for the TA recruitment for the various post. Any candidate serving under the regular Indian Army armed force such as the Army,Navy ,and Air Force are not allowed to apply for the recruitment.

Territorial Army (TA) Officer Recruitment 2020 Selection Procedure

The selection procedure for the recruitment of the new candidates for the various post or the unit of the TA are simple and are similar to each other. However the selection procedure are conducted based on the entry type of the candidate which is the civilian entry and the ex-service men entry selection process.

Although the selection process are similar to each other in some of the process that are conducted for the recruitment of new candidates. Further on the information of selection procedure will be provided according to the entry type of the candidates.:-

Selection Process for Civilian Entry :-

a). Application form:- The candidate who have been found eligible and have provide the correct information and are found eligible  are approved for the selection of the TA are called for the screening in the respective Group Headquarters.

b). Preliminary Interview Board(PIB):- The candidates who are selected for the screening in respective TA headquarters will have to clear the following test  in order to be shortlisted for the next selection phase.

1).Written Exam:- The written exams will be based on the intelligence ability of the candidate and it will comprise of objective type questions and will cover mostly the General Awareness of issues related to Political and Economical affairs,international and national affairs and sports.

2).Interview:- Interview will be conducted by the authorities in the prescribe manner be it in a group or individual interview manner. Bio-Data and employment details along with monthly income of the candidate from various source should be produced.

The candidate who are found to be eligible are then selected for the final stage of the selection process.

c). Service Selection Board(SSB):- The selection stage of the SSB is conducted by the authorities of the SSB and comprise of the following test.

1).Medical Test:- Medical test will be conducted to examine the medical status of the candidate and those who are medically unfit will be disqualified. The candidates must be medically fit to be shortlisted by the SSB for the training.

Territorial Army Recruitment Process For Ex-servicemen

The selection process for the ex-service men is simple for which the candidates needs to follow the step and the selection process will be done accordingly.

a). Application form:-

The candidate must fill up the form with the correct information and along with thr release order and medical release certificate will have to submit it to the respective Addl. Directorate General TA.

b). ASB (Army Selection Board):-

The candidates who are selected for the final screening are then selected based on the test conducted by the ASB(Army Selection Board) which is held in TA Headquarters in New Delhi. The candidates must pass the written test will be shortlisted in the final list of the selected candidates.

c). Interview:- Candidates who have cleared the written test will be then have to go through the stage of interview by the authorities. The candidate who are selected for the final selection then have to go through the medical test conducted by the medical authorities.

Training:- Candidates who have been selected for the training session of the TA are then to report for one month of basic training in the first year of commission. Two months of annual training camp every year from the first year of commission is conducted for the candidates who have been commissioned.

Finally three months of training after commissioning training within first two years is conducted in the IMA (Indian Military Academy).

The candidate who have been selected through the selection stage of the PIB (incase of civilian entry) & ASB(in case of ex-service men entry)will have to produce the following documents which should be attested by the concerned authorities at the time of interview.

Required Documents:- 

  • Educational Certificate (Metric onward).
  • Physical fitness certificate from a registered MBBS Doctor.
  • Identity proof(Voter id/Pan card/Passport/Driving license).
  • Domicile/Residential certificate.
  • Birth certificate.
  • service certificate(Central govt./Union Territory/Semi govt./Private).
  • Self-employed candidates are required to provide the affidavit on non-judicial stamp paper of the minimum value duly attested stating nature of self employment and the income of the candidate. 
For any query regarding to the TA Officer Recruitment 2020, you can comment here and ask your queries. Best of luck to all of you, Jai Hind. 


  1. Can you please advise when will the recruitment open for women officers in 2018?

  2. When will be the next recruitment comes?

  3. please next recruitment dates

    1. Update soon once board release Ta Army Recruitment 2018 date.

    2. When will be new recruitment for officers ?

  4. Sir
    My age is 30
    How I am applying indian army
    I am all ready married

    1. When TA Army Bharti 2018 date schedule will release you need to attend the rally. Come with your all documents and attend the rally for any post.

  5. Sir
    I am Sunil Kumar
    Ready to Indian Army

  6. when will the recruitment open for women officers in 2018?

  7. Ta army officer recruitment will be open 01/06/2018.

    1. Is the recruitment open for woman candidates too?

  8. When will start new recruitment 2018 June and it is off line aur online ?


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