Territorial Army Selection Process 2022: Know complete details about recruitment here!

Safalta Expert Published by: Deepesh Mehra Updated Thu, 05 May 2022 08:37 AM IST


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Territorial Army gives one a chance to serve the nation in two capacities – as a civilian and as a soldier. The notification for the year 2021 is out on the official website. Interested candidates are invited for an opportunity of donning the uniform and serving the nation as Territorial Army Officers (Non-Departmental). The Territorial Army Selection Process is contained in detail in the official notification. The territorial Army is based on the concept of enabling motivated young citizens to serve in a military environment without having to sacrifice their primary professions. The candidates who are gainfully employed with a passion to serve in the uniform must know the selection process. This space will cover the Territorial Army Selection Process in detail along with important dates.


Territorial Army Selection Process 2022

The selection process consists of 4 stages namely - Written-test, Interview, SSB, and Medical examination.

Territorial Army Selection Process- Eligibility 

Candidates must know the eligibility criteria before applying. They should also have all the relevant documents beforehand. The eligibility criteria is mentioned below.

Nationality Only citizens of India
Age Limits 18 to 42 years as on the last date of filing of application
Educational Qualifications Graduate from any recognized university.
Physical Standards A candidate must be physically and medically fit in all respects.
  1. Gainfully Employed. (Central Govt. / State Govt. / Semi Govt. / PSU / Pvt. Sector / Self Employed / Own Business)
  2. Serving members of the Regular Army/ Navy/ Air Force/ Police/ GREF/ Para Military and like forces are not eligible.


Territorial Army How To  Apply

Candidates must visit the official page of the Territorial Army. The website has detailed instructions related to the application procedure.

Check Eligibility on the Web page n
Proceed to apply- Join as officers section
Pay the fee of 200 rupees 

Territorial Army- Admit card 

The admit card will be made available online for being downloaded after submission of application by the candidates. The instructions will be available on the website.

Territorial Army Exam Pattern

  1. The Paper is held in two sessions.

  2. The maximum time for each paper is 02 hrs.

  3. Each section has a weightage of 50 marks.

  4. There will be 50 questions from each section.

  5. Type of exam -Objective (OMR Answer Sheet will be used)

  6. There are minimum qualifying marks I.e. Minimum 40% marks in each part of the paper separately and an overall average of 50%.

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The exam pattern is illustrated below.



Number of Questions



Paper 1




2 hrs




Paper 2

General Knowledge



2 hrs




Candidates are advised to check the exam syllabus here.


Territorial Army Centers Of Examination

The Examination will be held at the following centres.





Chandigarh, Jalandhar, Shimla, Delhi, Ambala, Hisar

PIB Cell, TA Group Headquarters, Western Command, Building No.750, Sector 8-B, Chandigarh-160 009. Ph No. 0172-2547864


Lucknow, Allahabad, Agra, Bhubaneshwar, Dehradun. 

PIB Cell, TA Group Headquarters Central Command, Lucknow (UP) – 226002. Ph No.0522-2482278,  8953401641


Kolkata, Darjeeling,  Guwahati, Dimapur

PIB Cell, TA Group Headquarters, Eastern Command, Fort William, Kolkata (WB) - 700021. Ph No.033-22313227


Jaipur, Pune, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, 

PIB Cell, TA Group Headquarters Southern Command, Pune-411001. Ph No. 7768002503, 0202688123


Udhampur, Srinagar, Nagrota

PIB Cell, TA Group Headquarters Northern Command, Udhampur (J&K) – 182101, Ph No.01992 24359


Territorial Amry Selection Procedure

  • Candidates found eligible based application process will be called for a written exam. 

  • Candidates who are successful in the written exam will have to produce relevant documents. For the list of documents visit the official website. 

  • After the written exam candidates will undergo a Preliminary Interview Board (PIB), by the respective Territorial Army Group Headquarters.

  •  Successful candidates will further undergo tests at a Service Selection Board (SSB) and Medical Board for final selection. 

  • Vacancies of male and female candidates will be determined as per organizational requirements.



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What is the selection process for Territorial Army?

The selection process consists of 4 stages namely - Written-test, Interview, SSB, and Medical examination.

Can self-employed apply for Territorial Army?

Yes, self-employed can apply for the Territorial Army.

What are the main sections of the Territorial Army Exam?

The main sections of the Territorial Army Exam are Maths, Reasoning, General Knowledge, English.

What is the age limit for Territorial Army?

The age limit for the Territorial Army is 18 to 42 years.

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