1. Territorial Army (TA) join as a JCO : Detailed information for candidates who wish to join Territorial Army as a Junior Commissioned Officer are given in the succeeding paragraphs :-
2. Age : 18 to 42 Years of age.
3. Education : Graduation with NCC ‘C’ certificate (for direct entry as JCO only).
4. Physical Standard : Physical Standard for all categories for recruitment in the Territorial Army is as under :
(a) Height : 160 Centemeter/1.60 Meter/5.33 Feet.
(b) Chest : 77 to 82 Centimeter
(c) Weight : 50 Kilogram
5. Selection Procedure : Gainfully employed civil candidates with above qualifications can join TA as direct entry JCO’s.
6. Ex JCO’s : Ex JCO’s or their equivalent of three services, may also join Territorial Army as JCO’s. The application forms can be taken from the recruiting offices, TA Group Headquarters at Commands and from Area/Sub Area Headquarters. Forms duly completed to be sent to the Unit where commission is sought.
7. Interview : All candidates will be interviewed initially by the Commanding Officer of the unit and then interviewed by the Sub Area/ Area Command Headquarters. The application of the recommended candidate will then be processed at the Additional Directorate General of Territorial Army, Army Headquarters.