Indian Territorial Army Officer Recruitment 2022 | Eligibility | Salary Details

Indian Territorial Army Officer Recruitment 2022. Applications are invited from gainfully employed or self-employed citizens of India for an opportunity to serve the nation without sacrificing their primary professions. Interested Candidates who want to apply for the posts can apply for through the official site of Territorial Army on The last to apply is 30-07-2022.

Indian Territorial Army Officer Recruitment 2022

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Indian Territorial Army Recruitment 2022 Overview

Recruitment Organization

Indian Army

Post Name

Junior Commissioned Officer


12 – Male

1 – Female

Salary/ Pay Scale

Level – 10 (during services)

Last Date to Apply


Ministry URL


Indian Territorial Army Recruitment 2022 Eligibility

Graduate from any recognized university

A candidate must be physically and medically fit in all respects

Indian Territorial Army Recruitment 2022 Important Dates

Important Events

Corresponding Dates

Starting Date for submitting applications


Closing Date for submitting applications


Date of Written Examination


Indian Territorial Army Recruitment 2022 Age Limits

18 to 42 years as on last day of filing of application i.e. 30-07-2022.

Indian Territorial Army Recruitment 2022 Application Fee

Rs. 200/-

Indian Territorial Army Recruitment 2022 Salary Details

LIEUTENANT – Level 10 (56,100 – 1,77,500) + 15,500/-

CAPTAIN – Level 10A (61,300 – 1,93,900) + 15,500/-

MAJOR – Level 11 (69,400 – 2,07,200) + 15,500/-

LT COLONEL – Level 12A (1,21,200 – 2,12400) + 15,500/-

COLONEL – Level 13 (1,30,600 – 2,15,900) + 15,500/-

BRIGADIER – Level 13A (1,39,600 – 2,17,600) + 15,500/-

How to Apply:

Candidates are required to apply online by using the website Brief instructions for filling up the online Application Form (IAF(TA)-9 (Revised) Part-1) have been given on the website.

Steps to fill out the application form:

  • Visit the official website of the Territorial Army.
  • Enter the Captcha given.
  • Click on the notification column.
  • Click on the link to apply online for Territorial Army 2022 exam.
  • Fill up the TA application form with the relevant details.
  • Lastly, pay the fee and then press the submit button.
  • Please print/download the application receipt for future reference.

Indian Territorial Army Recruitment 2022 Selection Procedure

(a) Candidates whose application forms are found correct will be called for screening (written exam followed by interview only if passed in written exam) by a Preliminary Interview Board (PIB) by the respective Territorial Army Group Headquarters.

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

Indian Territorial Army Recruitment 2022 Important Links

Where to apply

Link to download previous year question papers

Frequently asked Questions on Territorial Army Recruitment 2022

  1. What does Territorial Army do?

Ans. It is a part of regular Army and its main role is to relieve the Regular Army from static duties and assist civil administration in dealing with natural calamities and maintenance of essential services in situations where life of the communities is affected or the Security of the Country is threatened and to provide units for Regulars Army as and when required.

  1. Is job in Territorial Army a permanent one?

Ans. No. It is part time concept and does not provide full time career.

  1. Does an individual get pension in Territorial Army?

Ans. No, services in Territorial Army do not guarantee pension.

  1. How long is training on joining Territorial Army?

Ans. (a) One month basic training in the first year of commission.

(b) Two months annual training camp every year including the first year.

(c) Three months Post Commissioning training within first two years at OTA, Chennai

  1. Who is eligible for Territorial Army?

Ans. Only Indian citizens.

Age Limits: 18 to 42 years.

Educational Qualifications: Graduate from recognized university.

Employment: Gainfully Employed.

  1. Do officers in Territorial Army get salary?

Ans.  Yes, officers will receive salary while serving in Territorial Army but after completion of the services, candidates will go and join their own job. Then the candidates will not get a salary from Territorial Army but from regular jobs/employers.

  1. What are the benefits of joining Territorial Army?

Ans. You will be eligible to get free rations, CSD facilities and medical facilities for self and dependents during training and military service. Facilities of leave, leave encashment, accommodation and leave travel concessions when embodied for training, military service or on Permanent Staff.

  1. Can final year students apply for Territorial Army?

Ans. No, only graduates are eligible to apply and that too who are already gainfully employed.

  1. What is the syllabus for Territorial Army Exam 2022?

Ans. The Syllabus is divided into 4 equal parts General English, Reasoning, General Aptitude and General Knowledge.

  1. What is the exam pattern for Territorial Army 2022?

Mode of Examination

Written exam 


Total 4 hours

120 minutes ( 2 hours) for each part

Total questions

200 questions

50 questions for each subject

Total marks

200 marks.

Each carries 1 mark.

Negative marking

0.33 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer


2 ( Part A and Part B)

Part A

  • Reasoning
  • General Aptitude

Part B

  • English
  • General Knowledge

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