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    What is the minimum qualification for joining Indian Army?

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    Re: What is the minimum qualification for joining Indian Army?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    What is the minimum qualification for joining Indian Army?

    After 12th,you can apply for NDA exam(for Army jobs).

    Eligibility criteria :

    >>12th pass from any recognized board.

    Age :

    >>Age is between 16.5-19 years.

    Condition :

    >>You must be a citizen of India.
    >>You must be a male candidate.
    >>You must be an unmarried candidate.

    Selection process :

    >>Writing exam
    >>SSB Interview
    >>Medical test







    You can check here for details............

    http://www.upsc.gov.in

    Good luck !

    I have attach some question papers,you can check it.


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    Re: What is the minimum qualification for joining Indian Army?

    for joining army
    you must be atleast 12th passed
    with pcm as compulsory subjects

    there is a entrance exam conducted
    by UPSC
    twice a year

    it is known as NDA
    NDA stands for National Defence Academy

    NDA gives recruitment to all the wings of the defence
    army
    airforce
    navy


    for NDA

    you must complete your 12th
    with pcm as compulsory subjects

    age limit

    16.5 yrs to
    19 yrs

    upper age limit is not relaxed

    you must be a citizen of India

    you must be unmarried male candidate

    selection process
    includes 3 stages
    written exam
    ssb
    medical test

    NDA exam pattern


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    Re: What is the minimum qualification for joining Indian Army?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    What is the minimum qualification for joining Indian Army?

    Minimum Qualification to Join Indian Army is 10th Class pass with Minimum 45% marks
    Age should be between 17 and half to 21 years.
    The designation will be Soldier General Duty

    After class 12th= you can join as Soldier Technical Duty
    Age should be between 17 and half to 23 years.
    IN class 12th you should have Phy, Che and Maths as subjects with Minimum 50% marks


    But if you want to Join in the Officers rank than you have to give the below exams;
    >> NDA exam conducted by UPSC
    Educational Qualifications= 12th Pass in any stream

    Age- Minimum 16.5 years
    Maximum 19 years


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    Re: What is the minimum qualification for joining Indian Army?

    My dear friend,

    The minimum qualification to join any of the civil service is 12th.That is you can join any type of the civil services after completion of 12th in any of the field under some recognized university or board.

    There are also so many courses for which you can go after completion of 12th in a Particular field.So according to the stream in 12th you can join the graduation course.But the choice is yours.

    You can join Indian Army after completion of graduation course also.But if you apply after completion of graduation then you have to give the CDS entrance exam which is the most important one.

    cbse-12th.jpg

    As there are four streams in 12th and you can choose any one from them.These streams are:

    1.Arts
    2.Commerce
    3.Non-Medical
    4.Medical

    And after completion of 12th you can choose any career.Those career options after 12th are as follows:


    Courses after 12th with Arts:

    1.Bachelor of arts
    2.Diploma in interior Designing
    3.Diploma in Fashion Designing
    4.Multimedia
    5.Animation
    6.3D animation
    7.Diploma in Journalism

    Courses after 12th with Commerce:

    1.BCA
    2.B.Com
    3.BBA
    4.B.A. (Fashion Communication)
    5.B.B.A (Honours)
    6.B.B.M (Bachelor of Business Management)
    7.B.Com (Honors)
    8.B.Com (Professional )
    9.B.Com (Financial Accounting)
    10.B.Com (Banking & Insurance)
    11.B.M.S.
    12.B.Sc (Business Computing and Information Systems)
    13.BA (Hons) Marketing & Advertising Management
    14.Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) - Hotel Management
    15.B. Com (Accounting & Finance)- BAF


    Courses after 12th with Medical:

    1.BAMS
    2.BHMS
    3.MBBS
    4.BDS
    5.B.Sc Nursing

    Courses after 12th with Non-Medical:

    1.B.Sc
    2.B.Tech
    3.B.E
    4.B.Pharma
    5.B.Arc
    6.B.Sc Honors

    If you apply after completion of 12th then you have to give the NDA entrance exam.NDA stands for National Defense Academy and it is the entrance exam given by the students after completion of 12th to enter into the field of civil services.There are three types of civil services that are comes under both CDS and NDA entrance exams :-->>

    1.Indian Army
    2.Indian Navy
    3.Indian Air Force


    Thank u!!

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    Re: What is the minimum qualification for joining Indian Army?

    Dear Friend,

    Minimum Qualification to Join Indian Army is that you should be a 12th Pass from a recognized Board.You can Apply for Joining Indian Army by Clearing Exam of NDA(National Defence Acaedemy) which is conducted twice a year by UPSC.

    Eligibility for NDA Exam

    You should be a 12th Pass from a recognized university

    Age should be in between 16.5 to 19 years

    Must be an Indian Citizen

    Unmarried Males only are allowed

    Exam Pattern



    Physical Fitness Standards



    Important Dates

    04/05/2013 ...............Notification Date

    03/06/2013 ...............Last date to Apply

    11/08/2013 ...............NDA Exam Date

    For more Information Click Here

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    Re: What is the minimum qualification for joining Indian Army?

    Genrally , after 10th one can apply for the post of SOLDIER in Army

    BUT , it is always better to complete 12th to join in Army , as it has more jobs after 12th .

    After 12th , the candidates can apply for the post of LOWER DIVISION CLERK

    The candidates can apply for the NDA exam also to join in Army
    NDA - National Defence Academy
    Age should be in between 16.5 to 19 years only

    male candidates are allowed for the exam

    The candidate must be a citizen of India

    The candidate should be an UnMarried candidate



    Selection process is ,

    ~ Written exam

    ~ ssb interview

    ~ medical test


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    Re: What is the minimum qualification for joining Indian Army?

    • You can apply for the National defence academy (NDA) examination for joining Indian army with an qualification of class 12th.
    • The age limit which you must possdss is 16.5 years to 19 years.
    • You should be an male and unmarried student, physically fit for it.
    • If the qualification of your's is graduation, then join the indian army by giving combined defence services (CDS) examination.
    • Your's age must have to be between 19 years to 24 years.
    • You must be unmarried untill the completion of the training session.

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    Re: What is the minimum qualification for joining Indian Army?

    dear friend,

    Indian army is one of the defence forces of india and is considered as the brilliant defence services,not just Indian army but all the defence services have equal importance and reputation.

    There are a total of 3 defence services in india and all of those are highly popular,brilliant and reputed and those are as follows :

    >>Indian army

    >>Indian naval

    >>Indian air force


    These all are the three defence forces of india and all of the mentioned have equal reputation in the whole india,


    The primary mission of Indian army is to ensure the national security and defence of the Republic of India from external aggression and threats, and maintaining peace and security within its borders. It also conducts humanitarian rescue operations during natural calamities and other disturbances.


    There are a number of ways to join indian army and all of those are reouted and recognized by the government of india and those ways requires different eligiblity crteria's and conditions and the ways are :

    >>joining after 12th

    >>joining after graduation



    1.JOINING AFTER 12TH :

    Joining defence service or any of the three defence services after 12th is the brilliant way as there is an exam conducted for that purpose and you must have to qualify that entrance exam to appear for further other rounds involving interview,training,physical test etc.


    The exam conducted is NDA or NATIONAL DEFENCE ACADEMY which is organized by the UPSC commission known as UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION in all over the india.


    To appear for the NDA exam,you must have to satisfy some general eligibility conditions and those eligibility conditions are as follows :

    ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA :


    1.Educational qualifications :

    (i)For Army wing of NDA: 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Board or a University.

    (ii) For Air Force and Naval Wings of NDA: You must have passed 10+2 educational level with physics and mathematics subjects.(You if appearing in the 12th class under the 10+2 pattern of school education or equivalent can also apply.)


    2.Age limit : You must be within 16.5 to 19 years of age to apply for NDA exam


    3.Physical Standards : You must be physically fit and medically according to physical standards for admission to National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination.


    4.Sex : Only unmarried male candidates (if you) are eligible.


    5.Nationality : You must be a citizen of India to appear for this National Defence Academy examination.




    2.JOINING AFTER GRADUATION :

    Joining after graduation is the another way and in this case too you have to qualify an entranc eexam and certain other rounds to appear for the defence services.

    Their are different commissions those conducts that entrance exam and those are as "UPSC" or "SSC" and these commission are the most reputed and popular commission those conducts exam and the exam which is organized for this purpose is "CDS " or Combined Defence services.


    There are certain eligibility conditions too in this case to appear for the entrance exam conducted by these commission as those eligibilities are as follows :


    ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA :

    1.Educational : you need to be graduate in any discipline from recognized & reputed university to join indian army.


    2.Age limit : you mest be within 19-24 yeas to appear for CDS exam.


    3.Physical Standards : You must be physically fit and medically according to physical standards for admission to National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination.





    4.Sex : Only unmarried male candidates (if you) are eligible.


    5.Nationality : You must be a citizen of India to appear for this National Defence Academy examination.




    best of luck !!

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    Re: What is the minimum qualification for joining Indian Army?

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    What is the minimum qualification for joining Indian Army?

    Hai.............







    The Minimum qualification required is as follows :

    *You can join the Navy as the cook with the 6th class pass

    *You can join the Army as the Military Driver,with 8th class

    *You can join the Army/Navy as a Musician with 8th class Pass.

    *To Join Forces as an officer,you have to be 12th class pass+Get selected for the NDA.

    *There are many Posts state Your Exact Requirement.


    ALL THE BEST............

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    Re: What is the minimum qualification for joining Indian Army?

    Hello friends,,

    As you are intrested in joining the indian army it is very good idea..

    as you asked us about the minimum Qualifications for joining the Indian Army ,

    You need to appear for NDA examination


    Here are the details regarding the NDA examination ..


    Eligibilties :

    EXAMINATION :

    NDA (National Defence Academy)

    Education :

    12th standard in physics & mathematics stream

    AGE :

    16 1/2 - 19 (On the day of commencing exam)

    Nationality :

    Indian

    Martial Status :

    Unmarried

    Percentage:

    55% on an average ..



    Here are the minimum Qualification Regarding the Indian Army as you have asked us...

    ALL THE BEST

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    Re: What is the minimum qualification for joining Indian Army?

    Dear questioner the minimum qualification for joining in Indian Army is a 12th standard fro the recognized board.

    **A 12th standard can do NDA to enter in Indian Army.

    ***NDA(national defence Academy)entrance exam.is conducted by UPSC 2 times in a year.

    ***The age of the candidate must be within 16 1/2 years to 19 years.

    ***An unmarried Indian male candidate can do NDA.

    ***Candidates eye sight must be normal without the diseases of color blind and night blind.

    ***Candidates height and weight must not be less than 157cms or 42 kgs respectively.

    To know more log on http:www.upsc.gov.in

    Thank You,

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    Re: What is the minimum qualification for joining Indian Army?

    Hi,

    The minimum qualification required to join Indian Army is intermediate.

    You will have to qualify NDA exam fo rthat, which is conducted by UPSC.

    If you want to apply for NDA exam -

    You should hav epassed intermediate with a recognised central or state board.

    Your age should be between 16.5 years to 19 years.

    You should be a male candidate.

    You should be unmarried also.

    On satisfying these eligibilit criteria , you can sit fo rthis exam.

    The exam is conduted in three stages.

    Firstly , a written exam is conducted.

    On qualifying this exam, you will be called for an SSB interview after which your medical examination wll be taken.

    You should be mentally and physically fit for joing Indian Army.

    Visit www.upsc.gov.in

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    Re: What is the minimum qualification for joining Indian Army?

    To join Indian Army as an Officer you can apply for NDA exam.

    NDA exam stands for National Defence Academy

    UPSC conducts NDA exam twice a year.
    For Indian Army :- The aspirants must be passed his 12th class in any stream from any recognized board.

    For Indian Air Force and Indian Navy :-The aspirants must be passed his 12th class with Mathematics and Physics as a compulsory subject.

    Eligibility criteria for NDA exam :-

    >> The aspirants must be unmarried male.

    >> The aspirants must be an Indian.

    >> The aspirants must be physically and mentally fit.

    >> The age of aspirants must be between 16.5 to 19 years.

    >> The aspirants must be passed his 12th class with 60% marks.

    >> The aspirants who is appearing in 12th class can also give this exam.

    Selection process for this exam :-

    1] Written exam

    2] SSB interview

    3] Medical test

    Written test includes 2 papers :-

    1] Paper 1 - Mathematics

    2] Paper 2 - General ability

    For more details just visit http://joinindianarmy.nic.in

    Best of luck.........

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    Re: What is the minimum qualification for joining Indian Army?

    Hai Friend,

    The minimum Qualification for joining Indian Army is 12th standard.

    After completion of your 12th standard, you must write the NDA exam.


    The Eligibility rules for the NDA exam are:


    1)you must have passed 12th standard.


    2)your age must lie in between 16.5 to 19 years only.


    3)you must be the citizen of India.


    4)You must be Male candidate and must be unmarried.


    To get a job in the Indian army after 12th, you need to qualify in National Defence Academy(NDA) Exam.


    Prepare well for the exam since the exam will be very tough.


    After clearing written test, interview and physical tests, then only you are selected in to the indian army.


    once you entered into army, they will give training and appoint you as an officer based on your qualification.


    From there depending on your work, experience you will get promotions.


    All the best.

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    Re: What is the minimum qualification for joining Indian Army?

    Hello Dear dude ...


    To join INDIAN ARMY there are two ways generally

    So for this you can get in to the INDIAN ARMY through the


    <<>> NATIONAL DEFENSE ACADEMY


    You must have a minimum of 12th class from a recognized university

    And the minimum age must be 16.5 years

    Maximum age is allowed up to 19 years

    You must be an Indian Citizen



    <<>> COMBINED DEFENSE SERVICES

    You must have a minimum of GRADUATION

    The minimum age must be 19 years

    Maximum age is allowed up to 24 years

    You must not have any Backlogs ...



    VERY GOOD LUCK

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    Re: What is the minimum qualification for joining Indian Army?

    Dear friend you can apply for the Indian Army after your intermediate qualification.....
    150px-Flag_of_Indian_Army.svg.png

    For the joining purpose you can firstly apply for the NDA exam and after appeared in this written exam you can go for the medical test and after passing in medical and fitness test you will be send for the training , the training period is around 6 to 12 months...

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    Re: What is the minimum qualification for joining Indian Army?

    The minimum qualification to join Indian army is-

    1) completed intermediate or pursuing it.
    2) male, non-married and citizen of India.
    3) age- 16-19 years.
    4) height should be above 5 '7.
    5) if you have eye defect, then it should not be more that 2.5(both for short and long sightedness)
    6) should not have flat foot.
    7) no tattoos on the body

    if you fulfill these criteria then u will be alble to pass the wriiten as well as the mediacal test of NDA.

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    Re: What is the minimum qualification for joining Indian Army?

    Hai Friend,

    The minimum Qualification to enter into Indian Army is Intermediate.

    After Intermediate, to enter into Indian Army, you must write the NDA Exam.


    The Eligibility rules for the NDA exam are:-


    1)you must have passed 12th standard.


    2)your age must lie in between 16.5 to 19 years only.


    3)you must be the citizen of India.


    4)You must be Male candidate and must be unmarried.


    To get a job in the Indian army after 12th, you need to qualify in National Defence Academy(NDA) Exam.


    Prepare well for the exam since the exam will be very tough.


    After clearing written test, interview and physical tests, then only you are selected in to the indian army.


    once you entered into army, they will give training and appoint you as an officer based on your qualification.


    From there depending on your work, experience you will get promotions.

    So, Work Hard.


    All the best.

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    Re: What is the minimum qualification for joining Indian Army?

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    What is the minimum qualification for joining Indian Army?
    The Minimum Qualification is required to Join in Indian Army is that the candidate should Complete 12th standard from recognized university..

    There is No Subject specialization for Indian Army , Any stream candidate are eligible for Indian Army Academy like Commerce, Science, Arts , Vocation ..

    So, If your Complete 12th standard than your eligible to join in Indian Army Wing ..

    After Completing your 12th standard you need to Appear in NDA Entrance Examination to Join Indian Army Academy ..

    NDA ie:- National Defence Academy and this Entrance Examination is Conducted by Union Public Service Commission .. This Entrance Examination is held every twice in a year ..

    To appear in this Entrance Examination , One should Complete 12th standard (or) It's equivalent qualification in any desire stream from recognized university ..

    Final year candidate may also eligible to appear in this Entrance Examination and Only Single Unmarried Male candidate are eligible for this Entrance Examination ..

    And age criteria is Essential to appear in this Entrance Examination, to appear in this Entrance Examination, One age should be 16.5 years to 19 years and No Upper age relaxation provided any category candidates ..

    ::Suggestion for You ::

    If your interested to Join in Indian Army Wing , than please Complete 12th standard than Apply for NDA Entrance Examination .. The Notification for this Entrance Examination may published in Employment and Official website of UPSC

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    Re: What is the minimum qualification for joining Indian Army?

    hello guest
    the minium qualification to join indian army vary with post.

    I will tell you about qualification and other eligibilty condition to join army as per post:-

    For post of steward, topass .cook and store keeper:-
    # minimum qualification is metric
    # atleast 45% marks
    # age betwenn 16 to 21

    For soldier GD. And Clerk
    # minimum qualification is +2
    # minimum 45% marks.
    # age 17 to 23.

    For officer rank:-
    - after NDa
    # minimum qualification is +2 with science.
    # age 16.5 to 19.
    # minimum 50% marks.

    - officer after CDS or OTA.
    # minimum qualification is 3 year graduate degree.
    # no bar for marks.
    # age 19 to 25.

    Best of luck for future

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