Territorial Army Officer Important Dates, Selection Process, Eligibility, Application Form, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme, Syllabus, Tips and Tricks, Previous Year Paper

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  1. ​​Territorial Army Officer Important Dates

  2.  Territorial Army Officer Selection Process

  3.  Territorial Army Officer Eligibility

  4.  Territorial Army Officer Application Form

  5.  Territorial Army Officer Admit Card

  6.  Territorial Army Officer Exam Pattern

  7.  Territorial Army Officer Marking Scheme

  8.  Territorial Army Officer Syllabus

  9.  Territorial Army Officer Tips and Tricks

1. Territorial Army Officer Important Dates

  • The notification for the Territorial Army Officer Recruitment will be released on the official site

  • The exam is held to recruit Territorial Army Officer

​Territorial Army Officer Registration Period

  • The online registration (Application form submission) date is to be released

  • Application form (Registration) submission last date will be released in the notification

  • Last date of Fee Submission: Last date of Application


  • The admit card will be released before 10-15 days of the examination

  • The exam date is not announced

  • The result date is not announced

2. Territorial Army Officer Selection Process

  • Written Test

  • Personal Interview

  • SSB

  • Medical Test

3. Territorial Army Officer Eligibility


  • The applicant must be a citizen of India

  • The NRI candidates are not eligible

Territorial Army Officer Age Limit

  • The minimum age limit is 19 years

  • The maximum age limit is 42 years

Territorial Army Officer Educational Qualification

  • Graduation from a recognized Board/University


  • The mandatory eligibility information is released on the official site in the notification

  • The aspirants should read the eligibility criteria carefully before applying for the exam to avoid circumstances

  • The main factor of change in eligibility is the age limit because the period in which DOB should lie changes with time

4. Territorial Army Officer Application Form

  • The candidates will apply on the official site

  • The territorial army invites application form to the candidates for filling the vacancies of officers

  • The notification is released on the official site to fill the application form

  • This notification contains the information of registration period, required documents, vacancies, exam date, relevant eligibility conditions, etc

  • The application form filling is started once the application form filling notification releases

  • The candidates are advised to read the eligibility criteria carefully before applying for the exam because the candidature of ineligible candidates will not be acknowledged

Territorial Army Officer Application Fee

  • Application Fee: INR 200/-

  • The application fee (exam fee or registration fee) can be paid via net banking, mobile wallets, IMPS, cash card, debit card, credit card, etc

Territorial Army Officer Application Form Filling Process (Registration Process)

  • The candidates are advised to fill the application form carefully and they should recheck the details filled by them before final submission

  • There is no provision of the correction window

  • The application fee once submitted will not be refunded under any circumstances

  • The application form will be filled in the below simple steps

    • (a). Complete Registration

    • (b). Fill Application Form

    • (c). Upload Photograph and Signature

    • (d). Pay Application Fee

    • (e). Submit Form and Print a Copy of it

  • The personal information of the candidates is required like class 10th /12th mark sheet, category certificate (if applicable), etc during the form filling

  • The post, exam center preference, etc also asked on filling the application form

  • The face and eyes should be visible on the photograph

  • The signature should be also clear. It will be matched in the future use

  • The signature should not be in capital letters

  • The candidates should read instructions carefully before application form filling

  • The candidates should note down the registration number and password for further use

  • They should print out the application form copy in a white blank paper to keep all the information with them for further use

5. Territorial Army Officer Admit Card

  • Candidates can download the admit card from the official site

  • Admit card will be available to download before minimum 10 days of the exam

  • The candidates should print the admit card on a white blank paper

  • The text and information printed on the admit card should be visible and readable

  • The candidates are advised to save a copy of the admit card for future use

  • The candidates should have clear information about the exam pattern and marking process before attempting the real exam. They are advised to make a wise strategy to acquire more marks than the cutoff

  • The admit card will be available to download till the exam

  • Adress and photograph of identity proof should be matched to the uploaded records

  • They should also carry two passport size photograph matches to the uploaded one

Steps to download Territorial Army Admit card

  • The Territorial Army provides a link on its official site to download the admit cards

  • Fill the credentials like registration number, roll number, password, date of birth, etc

  • Mostly these credentials are available on the printed copy of the application form

  • After filling the credentials, they will reach on the admit card

  • Now they can print or download the admit card

  • In case of forgetting the password, they can use the forget password option. The login information will be sent on the registered mobile number or mail

Information in the Territorial Army Admit card

  • Roll Number

  • Name and address of the candidate

  • Registration number of the candidate

  • The venue of the examination center

  • Date and time of the examination

  • Date of Birth and Category

  • Gender and Signature of the candidate

  • Candidate's photograph and a blank space to affix the candidate's photograph matching to the uploaded one

  • Boxes containing space for signature and thumb impression of the candidate

  • A box for the signature of the invigilator

Territorial Army Officer Exam Day Instructions

  • The candidates are advised to follow all the instructions printed on the admit card

  • The instructions printed on the admit card should be clearly readable. Instructions make the candidate aware of attending the exam

  • Original copy and photocopy of a valid identity proof containing photograph and address is required in the examination hall

  • The candidates will be disqualified for misconduct in the examination

  • The candidate must have the same information and signature in each document

  • The exam conducting body will not acknowledge any change in time, date, center of the examination, etc

  • digital devices, earphones, unnecessary objects are not permitted to bring into the exam hall

  • The candidates have to Wear mask and gloves during the exam

  • The candidates should carry minimum 50 ml sanitizer in a transparent bottle

  • The candidate should install Arogya Setu App

The discrepancy in the Territorial Army Officer Admit card

  • The candidates should cross-check the information in the admit card

  • They should make sure that there is no mismatch in the details of the admit card and identity proof

  • If there is any discrepancy, they should bring it in front of the exam conducting body

6. Territorial Army Officer Exam Pattern

  • The correct understanding of exam pattern and marking process to answer the questions with a planned strategy directs towards the bright score

  • The Territorial Army is responsible  to set up exam pattern and the marking process for Territorial Army Officer Exam

  • The exam conducting body mention exam pattern and marking scheme on the notification of application form filling

  • The exam will be conducted in offline mode and questions will be objective

  • Each MCQ contains 4 options to opt right answer amongst them

  • Exam level will be national-level

  • It is a pen paper-based exam

  • Paper will be available in both Hindi and English Language

  • Total questions will be ​200 MCQ

  • There will be two papers in the exam

    1. ​​Paper-1: Reasoning and Elementary Mathematics (2 Hours)

    2. Paper-2: General Knowledge and English (2 Hours)

  • ​Paper-1 contains 100 MCQs

    • ​Reasoning: 50 MCQs for 50 Marks

    • Elementary Mathematics: 50 MCQs for 50 Marks

  • Paper-2 contains 100 MCQs

    • General Knowledge: 50 MCQs for 50 Marks

    • English: 50 MCQs for 50 Marks

7. Territorial Army Officer Marking Scheme

  • The marking process is similar in each section of the exam

  • 1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer

  • 1/3 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer in the exam

  • There is no negative mark or inclusive mark for unattempted questions

  • The exam will be conducted offline and marking two answers of a question will be considered as the wrong answer

  • To excel in the exam, candidates should focus on accuracy in answering the questions

  • The Territorial Army implements the marking scheme in the exam

  • The candidates have to clear the cutoff to be eligible for the next step.

  • We should never mark guess based answer

  • Reduce time consumption to answer the questions during the exam

8. Indian Coast Guard Syllabus


  • Alphabet
  • Cause and Effect
  • Clock
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Decision Making
  • Direction Distance Reasoning
  • Counting Figures
  • Input and Output
  • Number Series


Elementary Mathematics

  • Arithmetic
  • Unitary Method
  • Elementary Number Theory
  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Mensuration
  • Geometry
  • Statistics



  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Para Jumbles
  • Spotting Errors
  • Jumbled Sentences
  • Sentence Correction
  • Fill in the blanks


General Knowledge

  • History
  • Geography
  • Current Affairs
  • Science


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