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TA Army Bharti Exam 2024

The Territorial Army is a part of the regular Indian Army. It is a volunteer reserve force of the Indian Army. The citizens who are employed in the mainstay civilian professions and want to serve the army on a part-time basis.

In other words, the territorial army officers are not offered full-time employment in the Indian Army. They only have to serve the  Indian Army for two to three months when their services are needed by the Indian Army.

Role of Territorial (TA) Army:

The role of the Territorial Army is to relieve the Regular army officers from their static duties and to assist the civil administration to handle the situations like becoming a part of a rescue team during natural calamities and providing essential services in the situation where the life of the communities is affected or the security of the country is threatened, and to provide units for the Regular Army as and when required.

Since it is not a full-time employment opportunity, both Civilians and Ex-Servicemen can apply to serve as Territorial Army officers. However, the selection procedures for Civilians and Ex-Servicemen are different.

The candidates who join the territorial army are considered Army volunteers as they serve in the army uniform only for 2-3 months in a year and they bear arms for national defense only in times of dire need or national emergencies such as a natural disaster, terrorist attack or riots, etc.

TA Army Bharti 2024 (TA Army Recruitment 2024):

As discussed above, TA Officers serve only for 2-3 months every year during times of dire need. The TA army officers are recruited to serve in various departments and forces of the Army. The Territorial Army has several departments of forces which are named below, Through TA Army Recruitment 2024.

The authorities will recruit the officers for the below-mentioned department forces:

  • Infantry Battalions
  • Railway Industrial Units
  • General Hospital Units
  • Ecological Task Force
  • Home and Hearth Infantry
  • Air Defense Artillery

TA Army Bharti 2024: Highlights

  • Name of the Examination: Territorial Army Recruitment 2024
  • Conducting Body: Territorial Army
  • TA Full-Form: Territorial Army
  • Frequency: Twice a Year
  • Exam-Level: National level
  • Qualification Requirements: Graduate degree in any discipline
  • Exam Type: Written test (Pen and Paper-based)
  • Mode of Examination: Offline
  • Exam Duration: 2 Hours
  • Number Of Attempts: No Specific Limit for attempting
  • Stages of Selection: For Civilian candidates: Written Examination, Interview, Service Selection Board Examination, Medical Examination, For Ex-servicemen candidates: Personal Interview and Police Verification
  • Application Mode: Online
  • Exam Language: English and Hindi
  • Official Website:

Territorial Army Bharti Notification 2024:

The conducting authorities have not released any official notification regarding the commencement of Territorial Army Bharti 2024. TA Aspirants are eagerly looking forward to applying for TA Army Bharti 2024. The TA Army Bharti Notification 2024 will be uploaded on the official website of TA.

This Territorial Army Notification 2024 will be uploaded with the important details of the TA Recruitment Process 2024 such as eligibility requirements, exam centers, no. of job vacancies, and name of the posts, Application dates, Application fee, and payment procedures, last date to submit TA Application 2024, etc.

Check out TA Army Bharti 2024 Notification, Recruitment Exam Date, Vacancy, Eligibility, Application Form, Exam Pattern, Admit Card, Result Answer Key here. On our website, we will upload all the information related to the recruitment and exam on this website once the authorities officially release the details. Candidates will find everything they need in this exam article.

Territorial Army Bharti Vacancy 2024:

Every year the Territorial Army announces the no. of vacancies and their details in the TA Bharti Notification 2024. According to the Territorial Army Bharti 2019 recruitment, these were the no. vacancies released by the authorities in the official notification:

Posts TA Bharti Infantry Battalion Punjab: Rally at Haryana TA Bharti Infantry Battalion Sikh Li: Rally at Punjab TA Bharti Infantry Battalion Punjab: Rally at Himachal Pradesh
Gd Soldier 132 132 132
Housekeeper 1 2 1
Washerman 2 2 -
Mess Keeper 1 - 1
Clerk 4 3 4
Hairdresser 1 1 1
Chef 2 2 1

We will update the above-mentioned table with the TA Army Bharti Vacancy 2024 once we receive any information about the no. of TA Army vacancies 2024.

Territorial Army: Units

The territorial Army consists of 50,000 army personnel who play a significant role when the nation needs extra support and security forces. Basically, TA is the second line of defense to the Regular Army.

The Territorial Army has various types of units namely:

  • Armed Regt (TA)
  • Infantry Battalion (TA)
  • Air Defence (TA)
  • Med Regt (TA)
  • Engineers Field Park Coy (TA)
  • Signal Regiment (TA)
  • EME Workshop (TA)
  • Coast Battery (TA)
  • ASC GT Coy (TA)
  • ASC Compo Platoon (TA)
  • AMC Field Ambulance (TA)
Territorial Army Salary and Benefits:

Territorial Army conducts TA Army Recruitment to recruit the candidates for the posts of Officers or JCOs (Junior Commissioned Officers). If you are planning to join the Territorial Army as an officer or JCO and want to know more about What Territorial Army offers you in exchange for your service, then you should know about the Territorial Army salary, perks, and allowances offered to the post.

Territorial (TA) Army Salary 2024:
Officers Rank Level Salary (INR)
Lieutenant 10 INR 56,000 -INR 1.77 Lakhs
Captain 10A INR 61,300 - INR 1.93 Lakhs
Major 11 INR 69,500 - INR 2.07 Lakhs
Lieutenant Colonel 12A INR 1.21 Lakhs - INR 2.12 Lakhs
Colonel 13 INR 1.3 Lakhs - INR 2.15 Lakhs
Brigadier 13A INR 1.36 Lakhs - INR 2.17 Lakhs

Territorial (TA) Army Perks and Benefits:

Apart from the lucrative salary, the TA Army officers also receive various perks and benefits.

The specifications of the same are mentioned below:

  • TA Officers get free rations, medical facilities, CSD facilities for themselves and their dependents when they are in training military service or posted as permanent staff.
  • They get entitled to get all the medals and awards which are awarded to the Regular Army Officers for their service.
  • Leaves, encashment of leaves, travel concession, and accommodation facilities are also provided to the TA officers when they are embodied for the training, serve in military service, and are commissioned as permanent staff.
  • They receive rank pay as applicable to the regular army officers.
  • During the service embodiment, Dearness Allowance is also paid to TA officers as applicable to the regular army.
  • Special increments are paid to the TA  officers after the completion of 3-5 annual training camps.
  • TA officers also enjoy facilities of the Army Welfare Housing Organization on the completion of 10 years of physical/embodied service.
  • Retired TA officers will receive the status of Ex-servicemen and free medical facilities as pensioners.
  • The Territorial Army Officers are entitled to a pension if they have served for atleast 20 years and the JCOs and other ranks have to serve 15 years of aggregate embodied service/physical service to get a pension when they retire from the service.
  • Territorial Army officers receive terminal gratuity after their retirement (except civil government employees)

Other Benefits:

  • The officers in the service and junior commission officers who have a minimum of 20 years of experience and other rank officers who have completed 15 years can avail the benefits of pension.

  • After completing one year in the Territorial Army and having one year of Physical experience, the officer gets an increment in the salary.

  • The candidates for Non-departmental Territory Army Officer will get insurance benefits.

Territorial Army Bharti 2024: Selection Process

The Territorial Army Selection procedure is different for Civilians and Ex-servicemen. If you are an aspirant who is looking form to apply for Territorial Army, then you should know about the selection procedure for the Territorial Army Recruitment 2024.

1. Territorial Army Selection: For Civilian Applicants

The TA Selection procedure for Civilian candidates are divided into three stages:

Stage 1: Written Exam followed by Screening Interview

In this stage, the candidate has to appear in a written examination which will consist of two papers (Paper I and Paper II). The weightage of the exam will be 200 marks (100 marks for each Paper). The candidate must score at least 40% in each section of the paper and the total marks scored in this exam must be more than 50%.

The candidates who will qualify for the written exam will receive a call letter for a screening test (interview) which will be conducted by the Preliminary Interview Board (PIB).

Stage 2: SSB Examination (Service Selection Board Examination)

The candidates who will qualify for the first stage of the selection procedure will get an opportunity to appear in the next round which will be an SSB examination. In this examination, various tests will be conducted by the Service Selection Board. This is a very crucial stage.

Stage 3: Medical Examination

 The candidates qualifying the stage 2 (SSB Examination) will have to undergo a Medical examination. According to the rules, the candidate must be physically and mentally healthy to serve in the Territorial Army. So, the candidate must meet all the medical eligibility criteria as per military standards.

2. Territorial Army Selection: For Ex-Servicemen

Stage 1: Screening Test

The ex-servicemen have to appear in a screening test which will be done by the Army Headquarters Selection Board at the additional directorate general territorial army.

Stage 2: Medical Examination

All the selected candidates will have to undergo a medical test. They must be physically and mentally fit to serve in the territorial army.

Stage 3: Police verification

After the Medical examination, the selected candidates will have to go through a police verification process, in which their previous records will be checked out. This is the final step of the selection procedure for the ex-servicemen.

Documents need to be carried out during the Preliminary Interview

Candidates qualifying for the written test conducted by the Preliminary Interview Board will have to appear in the Preliminary Interview. The candidate will have to carry the following documents along with them on the Interview day:

  • Application Form IAF(TA)-9 (Revised) Part-2 which must be downloaded from the official website and must be filled in their own handwriting,

  • Copy of ID proofs with the Photographs such as PAN Card, Voter ID, Passport, Driving License, etc.

  • Latest Physical Fitness Certificate is obtained and signed by a registered MBBS Doctor.

  • Residential Proof/ Domicile

  • Age proof (Matric Certificate/12th Marksheet and Birth Certificate)

  • Service Certificate or letter of employment by the candidates who are employed in the Private sector. (must be authenticated by head office along with the salary certificate and No Objection Certificate by the department)

  • Service letter or letter of employment by the candiates who are employed in a Central Government/State government/Union Territory/Public Service Undertaking. (the letter must be authenticated by Head Office along with the salary certificate and No objection certificate by the department)

  • Self-employed candidates must submit an Affidavit on Non-Judicial stamp paper of minimum value to be attested with the statement of nature of employment and annual income along with the PAN Card photocopy and self-certified Character Certificate.

  • Candidates who had changed their names or who have varying names in the documents must submit a copy of the Gazette Notification of India/State stating the correct name of an affidavit duly supported with newspaper cuttings.

  • The latest proof of Income is obtained from the appropriate authority.

  • The latest copy of ITR was filed by the candidate.

  • Railway employees must submit a No Objection Certification authenticated by the Railway board.

  • A photocopy of PAN Card and Aadhar Card.

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