Army Officer - How to become an Army officer?


The Indian Army is one of the major forces in the world. The Indian Army offers best job opportunities to the adventurous young generation. It is a career that offers enormous services, an honored lifestyle. The Armed Forces describes the ideals of service, sacrifice, devotion and our country’s culture. The two major parts of work in the army forces are separated under the Fighting Forces and the Support Services. A career in the Army will educate you to face the toughest of occasions in life. A candidate has two options available to join on a Permanent Commission and Short Service Commission. In permanent commission candidates can work until their retirement. Short-service commission is joining for 4 of 5-years, after which the candidates can decide to continue the job or not.

Qualifying Exam

Selection is based on the performance in the Entrance Examinations and Physical fitness. Some of the Entrance examinations are:

  • Common Entrance Examination (CEE)
  • Combined Defense Service Examination
  • I.A.F. Airman Education Instructors Trade Examination
  • I.A.F. Airman Non-Technical Trade Examination
  • I.A.F. Airman Technical Trade Examination
  • Indian Army Soldier Clerks Examination
  • Indian Army Soldier General Duty (N.E.R.) Examination
  • Indian Army Soldier Nursing Assistants (M.E.R.) Examination
  • Indian Army Soldier Technical (M.E.R.) Examination
  • National Defense Academy Examination (NDA)

Who is eligible to apply?

Eligibility is varies depending on the various posts. For certain posts like a jawan the minimum qualification required is 12th standard and for an Army officer minimum graduation is a must. The candidates need to have a good physical fitness and eyesight for join the Indian Army. Candidates must be an Indian citizen and minimum age should be 16 year.

How to prepare for exam and interview?

Generally, the entrance examination will covers questions from Mathematics, English Chemistry, and physics. The candidate should be more concentrated on these subjects. Today a lot of private institutions are conducted coaching classes for these exams. Physical fitness is must for the job. Various physical activities are conducted by the examination board such as 1 Mile Run, Pull Ups, Balance and 9 Feet Ditch.



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  1. 270

    hi sir i am 10th file i want to jond indian army have any opsion and also 1year diplomo in cicp @ also iti 2year now iam working uae plz advice have any opsion

  2. 269
    Dilip sharma:

    Sir ji
    medical is not impdortent for officers.

  3. 268

    Respected sir,
    I am in 9 std this year and I want to join I want to join Indian
    army so please sir what should I do to become an ARMY OFFICER

  4. 267

    Respected sir,
    I am in 9 std this year and I want to join I want to join Indian
    army so please sir what should I do to become an “ARMY OFFICER”

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  6. 265

    how to join INDIAN army after

  7. 264
    Shivani rana:

    Dear sir,
    i am shivani rana. I have completed almostly my diploma in computer engg. Trade after 10th class and i want to join the indian army so please help me to join the indian army means give me the idea and suggestion to join the indian army

  8. 263
    abhishek rana:

    can the indian navy soldier apply for acc comisson?

  9. 262
    nitesh telange:

    Sir,Im second year in im join to indian army can i applicable.

    graund me kya hota hai ye information plz send my email id

  10. 261

    Sir, abhi mai ne apni 10+2 complet ki h .or sir I’ve got football certificate in state and district plz sir help me…sir mai army k liye sab kuch krunga… Pr more study I can’t…..

  11. 260
    swati Bhosale:

    sir, I was completed my graduation and now I am doing MBA-1year so which exam applicable for me to become an Army officer

  12. 259
    swati Bhosale:

    I was completed my graduation and now I am doing MBA-1year so which exam applicable for me

  13. 258
    Deepak kumar Ghadai:

    I am Commerce graduate.I want to became a army officer.My father was a X -Army.
    What will i do for this?

  14. 257

    what are the diploma questions to be done for the entrance exams?

  15. 256

    hi i am first year 1 i would want became major.. so whch exam should i qualified & i also join in ncc, i complet my ‘a’ certificate.

  16. 255
    tom francis:

    hi iam a first year automobile student . i would like to join indian army after my 3yeared course as a commading officer. kindly provide me the details abt wht i should do after my studies to be a commando.

  17. 254
    anusha pastor:

    i m 10th class student nd i m 16yrs old i wnt to join indian army as my aim…whch exam should i qualified

  18. 253

    Respected Sir,
    with due respect, I am a student of 4th sem. and my age is 22 yrs. I want to join Indian Army.Kindly send the information to my email

  19. 252

    I rupali i have completed bcom [commerce] my age is running 24. i want to join indian army officer. give me information my mail id [email protected] thanking you sir.

  20. 251

    Respected sir,
    Iam studying engg 4th year.My ambination is army officer in mechanical department .
    So,Please send any news for army selection.
    my gmail id :[email protected]
    thank you sir,

  21. 250

    Respected sir,
    Iam studying engg 4th year.My ambination is army officer in mechanical department .

  22. 249

    sir i wanna to know if a solider in indian army have bsc degree does he will remain a solider or can get a higher post on basis of his qualififcation…if yes then how much time it takes…and what will be his rank…..

  23. 248

    sir, iam in 11th standard with commerce subject and i want to became an army officer .my age 17 years . please tell me how can i became a army officer.

  24. 247
    Lakhwinder Singh:

    Hello sir..I have passed date of birth is 12dec 1989..I have done cnc course …sir I want to be army officer…pls send me .detail when requritment will be open.? My email id [email protected]

  25. 246
    Irfan Ahmad:

    Hiii sir…..
    Sir mai ka student hu i want to join an indian army plzzzzzz tell me how to join an indian army….plzzzz rply

  26. 245
    deepak nivas:

    Qualification for army

  27. 244

    what spell of Q?

  28. 243

    Respected Sir,
    I am studying engg 3 rd year.My ambition is army officer. So please send any news for army selection and website.
    Please ………..

  29. 242
    Ajit kumar verma:

    Sir,i m working in airforce as an airman i want to become officer in (army,airforce,navy) any of one what is the procedure and what’s type of entry are there.

  30. 241

    Respected sir,
    I have completed plus two science with 73% and i want to become an army officer.
    Iam practising for the physical training by running,yoga and exercises.
    How can join as a officer in army.
    Can i continue my studies after getting job to teke degree in any subject.
    Plz help me sir

  31. 240

    Iam doing my sir I am aligible for army in officer post

  32. 239
    karthik p r:

    sir iam a commerce student and 17 years running can i join in the army

  33. 238
    dabhi sunilbhai:

    Sir, I am complete 12-science with biology subject, age is 17 runing can I join the army ? how ?
    plz tell me, I am waiting for your reply

  34. 237

    How nucleus is stable

  35. 236

    I am in 1st year engg How? and When? I will join indian army
    give there requirement

  36. 235
    Nizam Mir:

    Sir i am 12th pass in non medical with 82% , through which entry i should apply in army as officer

  37. 234
    manpreet kaur:

    I am persuaing BBA. can BBA graduate be an army officer?

  38. 233
    sejal sharma:

    Sir! Im in 9th class, I want to become an army officer in future. What field shall I choose in 11th std?(which would be easier, Im not good in maths,Im best in languages and civics, okay in current affairs and gk) and im a girl.Weight:62kg_Height:5.2ft
    From Jaipur, Rajasthan. (Just to know,but Im against old beliefs and all such stuff.)

  39. 232
    jigar patwa:

    sir i m doing engineering in electronics & telecommunication. i want to be officer in army. what are the requirement?

  40. 231
    a.ajith kumar:

    iam in 12th class and i want to join in army

  41. 230

    sir i m student of first year
    i need to join Indian army
    my height is 6′1
    please tell how can i be army officer
    which subjects should help me in cracking C.D.S exam

  42. 229
    sarjeet singh:

    sir i want to join armed forces as a officrr ,just completed 12th ,so please guide me what subjects to take under bsc.(graduation),procedures to join after……….thanka

  43. 228
    Harsh Dave:

    Army joining office address & contact information in Gujarat State.

  44. 227

    sir i have taken commerce group in 12th so what course should i take next to join in indian army at officer rank

  45. 226
    Ramandeep singh:

    I had passed my +2 with 87% marks…..can i enter in technical scheme in indian army???????

  46. 225
    mohammed midlaj:

    How should i, participate in an NDA exam or where should be it held? Either in our nearby places or in IMA

  47. 224

    how to become an army officer for young soldier

  48. 223
    tanga nilling:

    iam (ST) of arunachal pradesh.
    my is after graduation in B.A, can i deserve for army officer, if deserve, then which post in army. please refly in detial and related subject.

  49. 222
    khushi kumari:

    hello sir
    i m girl of age 20 . i had passed my 12th with pcb as a private candidate .can i apply the indian army at good post. so… m totally confused , what can i do in this situation…please help me…

  50. 221
    ravi kumar:

    I am a solider in Indian Army i want join ACC Exam but i do’nt know how to fill the ACC form and what is the eligibility to given the ACC test please enplane with fully information.

  51. 220
    ashish tiwari:

    I have to wear specks may i capable to join indian army at officers level or any level??
    pls respond me on my emailid.

  52. 219
    rahul chauhan:

    i m doing B.E Electronics&Communication ,can i eligible for direct ssb

  53. 218

    sir i am diploma holder poly -mech i want join army in officer rank what i do??????

  54. 217

    sir i am diploma hokder poly -mech i want join army in officer rank what i do??????

  55. 216
    Gurpreet Singh:

    Sir, i am in 11th class but after complete 12th i want to join Indian army. But my parents are not allowed me but i have to join. And sir i want to die for my country. jai hind

  56. 215

    i am 14 year old and i am a student of 8th class and i am join army in this age

  57. 214

    i m crazzze about army and espically i want to become an army officer i m a girl .how can i apply to it??????

  58. 213

    hi sir, i am competed 12th science,and i am student of bca 2nd year,how i’ll become a officer in indian army?

  59. 212
    rahul dixit:

    sir i m in indian air force nd i want to join army through ACC exm so what is the qulyf. required for exm as a defence person is assisment requried

  60. 211
    prathamesh kamerkar:

    sir i have complete my graduation in bcom an my age is 21 shall i eligible to apply for army…

  61. 210
    Prasad bhusnale:

    Dear sir, I have done my post graduction in commerce in the year 2012. How can become a army officer. Please replay soon sir.

  62. 209

    sir please tell me the maximum and minimum age required to give entrance examination of Army College of Medical Science…

  63. 208

    I FINISHED MY DIPLOMA AND I WOULD LIKE TO JOIN IN INDIAN ARMY …. What are the QUALIFICATION and PERCENTAGE to apply indian army. My DOB is 30.07.1991.
    I am eligible to apply pls reply sir

  64. 207

    Hello sir hi my name is apparao I camplated 2 science with 50% my date of Birth is 22/05/1993 so i can applay on army officer plz tell me sir

  65. 206
    saddam hussain:

    sir mera name saddam hussain ba 3 year kr rha hu.sir mera 1 hi lakshay h.indian army lekin sbse bdi kamjori h ynha bharti bhut kam k chakkr me kae nojwano ki umar puri ho jati h.shekhawati ke foji puri india me sbse age h. Isliye please sir janha bhi bharti ho suchana jarur krna

  66. 205
    V.Sandeep vishnu:

    I finished my diploma in automobile engineering.what are the steps I have to take to join in indian army.

  67. 204

    Resp sir, How to i join indian army after BSC, and what is age limit?

  68. 203
    mohammad yousuf shekh:

    dear sir i want join foarce and i have done but i have not ncc sertificat so it is a possibl if the possible so when will open army officer vacancy.

  69. 202
    Kunti Pawar:

    How to joined in army job after the computer scaence & enginerring?

  70. 201

    what is the minimum percentage in 10,12 &U.G to apply for army officer .pls reply soon.sir?

  71. 200
    Nandan kumar revenkar:

    gm sir i join indian army 2009 gd but i want become a officer indian army i am complete 10+2 commerce dept my DOB 13-09-1990 can i become a officer any oppurtunities tell me sir and my close friend is complete with 75% jion in indian army become a officer

  72. 199
    sourav kumar:

    sir i want to become an army officer please tell me about the qualification and procedure of selection in army as an DOB IS 10.1.1996

  73. 198
    Krishna Bora:

    Respected Sir….,
    I am student of B.Com. 3rd SEM. and I have passed my 12th exam with 70.2% marks. My DOB is 31.Dec.1992. Can I join in NDA as an Army Officer….?

  74. 197

    hello sir,
    i have done only diploma in civil draughtsmanhship after 10th
    my date of birth is 24/09/1984 .can i apply for indian army officer.

  75. 196

    i want to become a officer with subjects pcb will it will be possible after qualifying in nda exam

  76. 195
    Govind singh inda from pali:

    Plz tell me about acc exam in armed force

  77. 194

    i am a regular soldier in corp of signalls. i am graduate by 65%{BA}.i have a red ink entry& one black also last year in oct11…….
    so which commission is for me ?

  78. 193
    supriya sharma:

    what is the age require for joining army for girlz and m done my +2 in arts can i join army after completed my law?? my date of birth is 13 aug 1992..

  79. 192
    Alok kumar:

    Sir i am pursuing and i have give my second year exams. Now can i apply for cds exam

  80. 191
    Kavita Singh:

    Hello Sir/Madam,
    Please tell me about the scope of LL.B.(3years) for girls in Indian Army,how to join and other related things.

  81. 190

    how can i become a lady army officer…..??????

  82. 189

    Sir i have taken job of Indian army as soldier but i am not happy to active this job i have running 3rd year in Indian army and i have past completely diploma after 10th than pls give me answer that which type i can become officer

  83. 188

    sir, which exam i have to qualify after gradution to become army officer?

  84. 187
    Inder Dev:

    Sir I am a sepoy in Army and I have pass 10+2 2011. with 53.8% Marks I want to appear SCO commission is I am eligible for this commission?

  85. 186
    Anupam Singh:

    Sir, I’m Anupam. My D.O.B. is 08-Feb 1988. i’m a National Shooter and have NCC “C” certificate with “B” grading and passed MBA(HR) from Sikkim Manipal University in 2012. Is there any option for me to join the Army/Air Force/Navy.

  86. 185
    Ch Jatin Degaur:

    I have completed civil engineering …
    How can become a army officer?

  87. 184

    Can I give cds exam after joining indian army soldier post?

  88. 183
    Prasad gawde:

    12before i am join indian milatry enginering collage?

  89. 182
    mudasir ahmad:

    sir.i have completed BSc & i have not mathematics in 12th.i want to become an army there any way for me in indian army.

  90. 181
    [email protected]:

    Commissions only for ncos

  91. 180

    sir my friend is working in army from last 9 years ,he joined in army when he was doing his plus two and he completed his graduation by correspondence.I want to know what he need to do to get to officers rank post

  92. 179

    how to apply army officers after BA
    44.55 percent
    and i am job in army
    pls ans me sir

  93. 178

    salute to the indian army
    sir, i have some doubts and question regarding joining the indian army.
    (1)What are the cirteria and eligibility condition for joining INDIAN ARMY(I.A.) through UNIVERSITY ENTRY SCHEME.
    (2)How can we apply for TGCs and what are its eligibility conditions.
    Thank you

  94. 177
    bharath .d:

    if i have a tatoo in my body will i be elegible for joining armdforce

  95. 176
    malkeet singh:

    age limit for gd after 12th standard

  96. 175

    HOW CAN I BECOME A LADY ARMY OFFICER???????????????????????

  97. 174
    Shah Sania:

    How can i become a lady army officer ?

  98. 173

    how many pull up are compulsory ; and what is balance & 9 feet ditch?

  99. 172
    M. Senthil kumar:

    How to i am join the NDA

  100. 171
    pooja raghav:

    sir,how much percentage required for CDS and strong base in which subject

  101. 170

    sir,how much height required for a girl of north east

  102. 169
    Manish Patil:

    Sir, I am complete diploma in I.T. with first class after 10 2 my age is 22runing can I join the army?how?
    plz tell me, I am waiting for reply.

  103. 168

    HI Sir, I m studing in engg. but i lost my 6 months in graduation. so I m eligeble for TGC .

  104. 167

    how to apply after in army job

  105. 166
    saban ku. mahapatra:

    Hi sir, iam studing BA 1st year.i am also a ncc cadet.i am service
    to indian army GD.How to joined the procedure of army

  106. 165

    what is the schedule for joing the arms force after success in ssc exams …
    i got 67%in ssc but i declare failed ..why ?i fit for all stage

  107. 164

    Hi sir.iam studing 2nd yr mech engg.iam also a ncc cadet.iam serve to indian to joined the procedure of army.which job suitable for my carrier…

  108. 163
    Avinash Sharma:

    Sir i am 18+ i have completed my 10+2(non-med.) with 49% in math and above 55% in others and aggregate of 58% in all can i join any defence force as an officer

  109. 162


  110. 161
    Raghav singh:

    Sir i am in 2nd yr persuing mech. engg. i have also joined n.c.c so please tell me the process for joining indian army. My age is 19.5 yr.

  111. 160

    Sir.i complete bhms.sir i want to know in army what is the job opporchunity for homeopathic doctor

  112. 159

    Salary of nursing assisstant in indian army after training and how to become a nursing officer

  113. 158

    Please tell me the sallybus for army officer

  114. 157
    Rubul Saikia:

    how can i be a army officer

  115. 156

    Im an engineering student, can u please tell what exam i need to write and please tell me the syllabus for that exam.

  116. 155
    Ajay kumar:

    for becoming a clerk in army what preparations we have to do?

  117. 154

    hi, im sachin kumar nagi i am parsuing BA 1st year from ignou
    my aim is to become a army men sir/madem please help how can i join army. i dont want to waist my time.

  118. 153
    Nilakant Desai:

    Name- Nilakant Desai
    Rank- Sepoy clerk sd
    Service-1 year (Indian Army )
    Age- 23 years 9 months
    Education- 10 2 in commerce 54%

    I’m willing to became an Army Officer… Can I eligible for this please reply………
    Thanking you

  119. 152

    Am 2nd bbm student i want 2 be an army officer after my degree i can join in indian army nw am 20 yr old is it possible

  120. 151


    I’am doing my 1st year and going to appear final examination with Botany honors.
    1)Is there any job avaliabilty for me?
    2)Is posible for officer line?
    If so,what are the procedures for that?

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  122. 149

    how to became as a army officer or jawan.
    my age is 20,
    my education qualification is 12th pass with 68% maths,physics,chemistry,(m.p.c)

  123. 148

    how to join as a army officer or age is 20, 12th pass with 68% maths,physics,chemistry,(m.p.c)

  124. 147

    i am studying final year engineering student in eee .i am interested to work in our indian army. i am requesting you to tell me about army officers exams and qulification needed

  125. 146

    i have completed my inter(MPC group). now i am interested to work in our INDIAN AIR FORCE. i am requesting you to tell me about entrance exams for Indian air force and qualification needed.

  126. 145
    kaalai vani:

    I am a second year student. Myself willing to join in indian army . My passion is to become an captain in it. What qualifications should i have. Am i want to prepare for any exams. If yes how to prepare,what to prepare. Where to write the exams. Is it safe to join in army for girls. Please help me to know this. And what physical qualifications should i have. I have scored 85.2% in tenth and 94%in 12th.I am very much crazy about joining in indian army please help me.

  127. 144

    Hi sir I am Rajiv

    My qualification is 10th standard and I am trying to get job in
    Army or military .Please let me know about the qualification and
    The procedure for Joining into that process and details of the Job…Creticeria

    Thanks and Regards

  128. 143
    GRS Jyala:

    what is the eligibility for ACC exam?Is there any minimum age limit for ACC examination?

  129. 142

    Respected sir,
    I want to ask wheather the candidants who had passed their 10 + 2 are elligible to fight for officer post or not ..?

  130. 141

    Respected sir,
    I want to ask wheather the candidants who had passed their 10 + 2 is elligible to fight for officer post or not ..?

  131. 140
    sachin pawar:

    respected sir,
    I am student of 3rd year engg student in Information technology…I want to join indian army as a officer.. plz guid me about that.
    How i can apply? which type of exams are needed to qualify?

  132. 139
    sachin pawar:

    respected sir,

  133. 138

    how become an indian army offecer.i am service in indian army.i want to required qualification of SLcommission in indian army pls send me all details of sl commission

  134. 137
    Sarath panicker:

    How to join in army. I want to become an army officer . Age 19 and 12th pass in humanities. please help me sir

  135. 136
    Sarath panicker:

    How to join in army. I want to become an army officer

  136. 135


    I’ve Completed My B.Sc Degree With First Division..My Age Is 24 yrs. How Can I Join Indian Army? And Plz Give The Exam Detail Of The Branch I’m Eligible For.

  137. 134
    pooja thakur:

    Hello sir, i m in 3rd yr i want to apply for cds xam,sir please tell me how can i apply.

  138. 133

    Hello Sir I am Mukesh.
    I complete my 12th last year (2011).I Want become a Army officer sir, please tell me the way & tell me about entrance
    Exam except NDA, I Done my 12th in commerce section,i am
    From Army Background.Please Help Me……..

  139. 132

    I am doing MCA final year.I am married and my age is 22.My husband is working in army.I am interested to work as an army oficer.I kindly request you to give complete information about the examination and interviews.

  140. 131
    mandeep singh:

    sir, can i join indian army in 11 only

  141. 130

    Sir, i’ve completed my b.pharm course how can i join army as a pharmacist?

  142. 129

    How can i apply for A.F.M.C(Pune) and A.C.M.S(Dehli Cantt.)

  143. 128
    Wasiq Ali Khan:

    Hello Sir, I am studing in 11th and i have medical subject and sir i want to know which subject should i take after 11th to become an Army officer after completing my graduation

  144. 127

    hello sir i am naveen.
    I have finished my 12th in commerce with 68% and i am doeing my bca 2nd year i am willing to join the indian army can i join the indian army

  145. 126

    Sir i’ve cmpleted my 12th is there any entry except NDA to be a commisioned offcr

  146. 125
    Mukesh dubey:

    At present am in indian army nd want to become an army officer
    my Question is that which book is more important for me to prepare firstely .

  147. 124
    Saravanan G:

    I’m doing final year Mechanical Engineering. I’m interested to john in our Indian Army and i like to serve as a army officer. I need your support and i kindly request you to give some instruction to john in Indian army.
    Thanking you.
    Yours truly.
    Saravanan G.

  148. 123

    I am a graduate. I am 22 years old. How can i apply for IMA. Please tell me how many opportunities after join indian army as a soldier clerk.

  149. 122
    Avijit Paul:

    How can i apply for N.D.A from Commerce

  150. 121
    Ram pawar:

    sir,i am Hav Ram Pawar. i have been serving from 2001. i was wrestler of sinior national level medelist. presantly, i am a international refee (FILA )of wrestling and wrestling coach. i am graduate & have deploma in wrestling (NIS) with ‘A’ grade , Best student.I want to apply for SCO commition. Pis give me brief information about the commition? thank you.

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