Prashanth FernandesJan 13, 2013
I am 22 year old and i have done PUC in commerce and now can i join army
YoungBuzz Counselor - Dear Prashanth ,

We understand your keen interest to help the nation these are the following criteria:-

-Indian Army is one of the major wings of the Indian Armed forces. Indians can be proud on the matter that the Indian Army is the second largest Army among different nations of the world. The key charge of the land module of the Indian Armed force, the Indian Army is that to guarantee nationwide security from exterior hostility and threats and also to maintain internal peace. They also carry out various rescue operations occurring due to natural calamities and other turbulence. The illustrious history of Indian Army dates back to pre independence era. Indian Army has inherited its infrastructure from the British Indian Army.

- Candidates who wish to join Indian Army as officer:
Candidate should have minimum passed a graduation degree. Only the candidates in the age group of 18 to 42 years can join Army. Those fulfilling the eligibility criteria can apply for the NDA test which is held twice a year. The date of exam will be published in the leading newspapers, in employment news and also in the official site of Indian Army. Those who pass the written test are eligible to appear for the SSB interview followed by a complete medical check up.

Qualification to Joining Army as a Junior Commissioned Officer :

The candidates interested to join Indian Army as Junior Commissioned Officer should have at least a graduation along with NCC ‘C’ certification. Here all the candidates who apply for the post will be first interviewed by the Commanding Officer and then by the Sub Area/ Area Command Headquarters. After the interview session, the list of recommended candidates will be forwarded to the Directorate General of the Territorial Army.

Qualification to Joining Army as a Jawan :

The minimum educational qualification needed is a matriculation. The interested eligible candidates should have to report to the recruitment office on the designated dates for taking in the tests. The test will be based on the laid down procedures. The selected ones have to go through the medical and police verification.

Training Institutes in India

The coaching centres for SSB interview after NDA test is there in almost all parts of India. The fees for the whole course will be in the range of about Rs. 5000. Among the various coaching institutes, some of the most prominent ones are listed below

Cavalier India, Kerala
Minerva Academy, Mohali
New carriers academy, Chandigarh
Baalnoi academy, Delhi
All the details regarding Indian Army is mentioned in its official website. The ones interested to serve the nation are advised to visit the portal

Official Website: http://indianarmy.nic.in

Good luck!
Jan 14, 2013

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