Are you among the people looking forward to joining the Indian army? Gather some related information here to succeed in your desire soon. Joining an Indian army is having procedures included with pre-defined eligibility & testing criteria. It is possible that you can apply for one among multiple vacancies: General duty soldier, technical soldier, clerk, storekeeper, barber, cartographer, nursing assistant, tradesman & so on.
Moreover, each & every position demands you to fulfil some upcoming requirements. If you are willing to join as soon as possible, just give your hand with the Indian army Bharti 2023, which is an open rally for hiring suitable people. Let me know the procedure to apply, the selection process for the job or start training in an Indian army. To access the details about multiple vacancies, the notification is available on the official website of joinindianarmy.nic.in
Applying for the Indian Army Military
Join with a ground force and protect our nation in a secure manner. There are so many different offers available to apply as per your wish and eligibility. In fact, this one is a servicing branch that enables you to be completely authenticated for our society/nation.
- Visit the official site, i.e. joinindianarmy.nic.in, and register your details with that.
- After that, you will be allowed to go through the eligibility criteria for your wanted trade/position.
- Keep in mind that all entry requires a minimum qualification of 12th
- Verify all the requirements related to educational qualifications, age limit, nationality required, marital status and physical standards.
- Utmost, the physical standards will be considered on height, weight, and measure of a chest.
- In addition, a person should have a good vision limit and have to be without any health issues.
- Make sure that you have all its requirements and apply online.
Direction to Join the Indian Army
Mostly, in our government, each and every profession & recruitment is conducting an exam to hire people. Having any confusion about choosing a path to take your step towards joining in an Indian army? There are five different ways available to join an Indian army, and those are the ways,
- Defence service examination
- Technical entrances
- Special entries for NCC candidates
- University-based entry scheme
- Judge advocate entry
When you are looking to apply for a particular job, just gather the complete information regarding its requirements and other aspects also. At the maximum, most vacancies in an army are available for the position of a General soldier and JCO/OR while comparing with other positions. The eligibility criteria are distributed as follows,
- A candidate should pass their matriculation/Intermediate or some equivalent examination with the subject of science & English.
- Nationality belongs to India, Nepal, and Bhutan, Tibetan refugees & and some of the east African countries people who are permanently settled in India.
|Post Name||Age Required|
|General duty soldier||17 and a half to 21 years|
|Technical army officer||17 and a half to 21 years|
|Clerk/ shopkeeper||17 and a half to 23 years|
|Nursing Assistant||17 and a half to 23 years|
|Tradesman, housekeeper-||17 and a half to 23years|
|Automated cartographer||20 to 25 years|
|Junior commissioned officer||27 to 34 years|
|Catering officer||21 to 27 years|
|Havildar Education||20 to 25 years|
Checking a person’s health condition and body measures are important. Generally, apart from the preliminary screening process, you have to face a physical fitness test which is a part of the selection. It requires you to perform well in the upcoming tests, which are targeted to reach their maximum.
- 6 km run for endurance
- Pulls up action
- 9 feet ditch for courage
- Zig-zag balance
The above examinations are not suitable for all positions. No matter what position you choose, these physical tests will vary concerning the trade for what you have applied. And also, the age limit is varying for different positions in accordance with your desire to join.
In our civilian life, if you have any wish to contribute your participation to protect our nation? Start your career with a fighting force which is called as “Army”. Collect the wanted information and preparation ideas from the corresponding platform online. It will be helpful to put your hands together with others to protect our nation. Eventually, clear your mind with the provided details of army recruitment and make sure that it could be a great way to brighten your future. Now we’ll study the step-by-step guide on how to prepare for the Indian army:-
How To Prepare For Indian Army Officers?
- Documents preparation
- Racing And Physical Test
- Medical Test
- Written exam
1. Prepare for Documents
The first phase is Document preparation. Keep the following points in mind:
- Keep looking for opportunities: Keep looking for opportunities; there may be any Open Rally recruitment or any Rally Bharti in your state or area. Keep yourself up to date with the Indian Army Bharti/Rally.
- Organize your documents: Always keep preparing all your required documents. Because at the last moment, if you forget, you may be rejected due to not having the required documents at the rally time. Documents required:
- Class 10th and/or 12th Marksheet (according to a post you applied for)
- Domicile of the State you belong (Residential Certificate)
- Character certificate
- Other documents should be organized, i.e. NCC certificate, relational certificate, outstanding sportsman certificate or any other important extracurricular or co-curricular certificates, and copies of them should be verified by a relevant officer.
- Always keep your Indian Army Admit Card printout with copies of the required documents as mentioned above points.
You should have all the above-mentioned documents in original along with one photocopy of each document duly attested by the Principal / Headmaster or Gazetted Rank Officer.
2. Running, Racing and Physical Tests
The real challenge is racing or running for an Army participant. It’s clear that you must have to endure the pain to be an Army person. Remember that there is no pain, no gain. Candidates need regular practice. It is impossible to run 1600 meters in 5 minutes without preparation and face a crowd where you will not even get an inch of free space. Therefore, you must start your preparation well before at least 2 or 3 months of Bharti to prepare your body and mind.
- Running: 2 to 4 Km. in 15 minutes
- Pushups & Sit-ups: Minimum 20 each
- Chin-ups: Minimum 08
- Rope Climbing : 3 to 4 meters.
Here are some practices you need to apply to you:-
The most important part of racing is maintaining it on a regular basis. You will have to build your stamina. You need at least 2-3 months or more to prepare best for your preparations. So now the question is when to start practising; the answer is Now. Although candidates should practice daily as it is also good for health and it keeps the body fit.
How to Start
You should have to take a strong decision. Once you decide to start from the day you choose, you must stick to it and start. Always run in the superior pair of shoes, don’t try to run barefooted. Running barefoot can cause many injuries, leading to a lot of pain.
Try to choose the time for running in the early morning and/or evening. As we already told you, don’t try to run barefoot. Before running in the morning, drink normal water for at least 20-25 minutes. Don’t drink too much. Having fruit like a Banana at least 15-20 minutes before running can be preferred. In the evening, make sure you have your meal at least 2-3 hours before running. Running with a heavy diet can cause issues.
Before running, warm up the body by doing some stretching or running slowly or just walking for 4-5 minutes.
Never drink too much water or any other fluid-like juice/shake etc., while running and after running. Taking a little sip is okay if you feel very dry. Overdrinking can be dangerous and can lead to brain damage which means death. Having water at regular intervals after 30 minutes of running to make your body hydrated.
Prefer ground for running rather than hard roads. Always stretch your body before as well as after running. Always try to breathe through your nose instead of your mouth. Inhaling through the nostrils and exhaling through the mouth are also preferred.
The main purpose of running is S2- Speed and Stamina (endurance). You need both to win the race. Start with just a normal run or jogging. Then start increasing speed and difficulty levels continuously. In the starting week, try to run at normal speed, and don’t push yourself too much.
How to run in a Rally?
Try to get in the front row and in the first batch. Start the race with just a decent pace. Stay calm and avoid the crowd with you. Don’t panic. You know that you have done hard work and tried your best. Most of the crowd will be weeded out till 3rd lap. In the final lap, increase your pace and give your best. Maintain your stability or balance while running in the rally; falling to the ground can cost you a lot.
Pull-ups and push-ups, not the regular ones
If you can get through the racing part, then you will definitely make it to the end. But don’t underestimate other physical tests, especially the pull-ups. Just like running, pull-ups and push-ups also need regular practice, so make sure you practice them as well.
These pull-ups/chin-ups and push-ups that you will have to do at the rally will be a bit different from your regular ones. You will have to raise up and come down when the instructor will tell you to. e.g. if the instructor says the word “up”, then you will have to raise up and remain in that position until he says the word “down”.
And let me tell you that this method is a lot more difficult than the regular one, so prepare yourself accordingly.
3. Medical Test
It is very important to be in your best medical condition, i.e. physically and mentally. Though there is not much that you can do, you should still try to give your best. Medical is conducted mostly in this order over the next 4/5 days –
Day 1 – Blood test, Urine test, Chest x-ray, Ultrasound.
Day 2 – Ear, Nose & Tongue(ENT), Eye
Day 3 – Surgical Examination
Day 4 – Eye & Dental
Day 5 – General Medical(Height, weight, blood pressure, heartbeat) & Medical Conference
Medical Examination Procedure of the Recommended Candidates at Selection Centres.
Click here to read Medical Criteria.
Here are a few things that you can do for the medical test:-
- Keep yourself tidy (neat and clean)
- Clean your ears
- Take care of your health: Take special care of your diet, avoid fast food as much as possible, and stay away from injuries.
4. Written Exam
The candidates usually qualify for the physical and medical rounds, but the written exam is one of the toughest rounds. The difficulty level of the written exam will depend on the trade that you are giving the exam for, e.g. the difficulty level of technology is much higher than that of tradesmen. So, you should prepare for the written exam as per your trade.
Following are some tips that will make things a bit easy for you:-
- Regularity is everything: Regularity in studying will only make you stronger in your preparations each day, so make sure you study on a regular basis.
- Divide and study: Divide your syllabus according to different topics. Set the days according to your topics. For example, you can practice General knowledge on Monday and Tuesday and do the same thing for other subjects.
- Solve Practice papers: Try to solve the practice papers, sample papers, and previous year’s question papers. It will help you determine the exam pattern and prepare you to face the exams. Don’t totally depend on these.
- Revision: Revision is the most important part. Do revision on the weekend, whatever you study the whole week. You can also revise the topics you have learned the whole day.
- Make Important Notes: Prepare a separate notebook for important topics. Don’t prepare long notes. These notes will also help you in revision.
- Read the newspaper daily: Make a habit of reading the newspaper daily. It helps you to stay up to date, improve your general knowledge and make your brain sharper.
- Points to Remember while studying: Keep your mobile phone or such stuff away while you are studying. Always stay positive. Take a short break after every 40-45 minutes.
Education Bhaskar prays for your best future and advises you to manage the habit. If you still have other questions or queries related to Indian Army preparation, you can comment down. We try to answer every single question.
I had a ear surgery of perforated ear drum..So can i join Indian Army or I ll fail in medical test??
I had harniya operation when i was child so is it possible to get selected in indian army
i have no physical issues with my body.. how can i get selected for Indian Army.
Is it same for girls also?
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