Territorial Army Recruitment 2020: Here’s how to apply

Territorial Army Recruitment 2020: Here’s how to apply

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Anum Ansari
Assistant Manager – Content
New Delhi, Updated on Jan 21, 2020 17:12 IST

Territorial Army had invited applications from Ex-Servicemen. Read below for eligibility, important dates, selection process and application process. 

Applications are invited for Territorial Army Recruitment 2020. Here’s an opportunity for gainfully employed Ex-Armed Forces Commissioned Officers of serving the Nation donning the uniform as Territorial Army Officers (Non-Departmental). The recruitment is based on the concept of enabling motivated Ex-Service Officers to serve in a military environment without making them sacrifice their primary professions. The eligible candidates will be able to serve the Nation in two capacities. One as a civilian and second, as a soldier. No other type of recruitment allows you such an expanse of experiences.

Territorial Army Recruitment 2020: Dates to remember


Important Dates

Last date for receipt of application form


Date of interview

April 2020

Check here complete Territorial Army dates 

Territorial Army Recruitment 2020: Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must be an Ex-Service Officer. S/he must be an Indian by nationality. The upper and lower age limit is 18 to 42 years on the date of application.

Educational Qualifications

The applicant must be a graduate of a recognised university.

Physical Standards

The applicant must be physically and medically fit in all respects.


The applicant must be gainfully employed. They must be a serving member of the Navy/ Regular Army/Air Force/ GREF/Police/ Para Military and like forces.

Territorial Army Recruitment 2020: How to apply

  • Candidates must submit the application form of the Territorial Army completed in all respects. January 31, 2020, is the last date of application.
  • Interested candidates can download the application form (IAF (TA)-9 (Revised) Part – 1) from the official website i.e. jointerritorialarmy.gov.in.
  • Candidates are not required to pay any fees for the form as the application forms are free of cost.
  • Candidates are required to send applications along with a photocopy of Release Order and a photocopy of Release Medical Board Proceedings to the address mentioned below: Additional Directorate General Territorial Army, Integrated Headquarters of Ministry of Defence, ‘L’ Block, Church Road, New Delhi – 110 001.

Click here to check the application process

Territorial Army 2020 Recruitment: Selection Process

  • The Army Headquarters Selection Board (ASB) will screen the Ex-Service Officers at Additional Directorate General Territorial Army, Integrated Headquarters of Ministry of Defence, ‘L’ Block, Church Road, New Delhi – 110 001.
  • The selected Ex-Service Officers will undergo a medical examination at Armed Forces Clinic, New Delhi. Police verification of the candidate will also take place for final selection. The organisational requirement will decide the male and female vacancies.

Territorial Army Recruitment: Exam Type

No written examination is involved in Territorial Army Recruitment 2020. As a part of the exam, candidates will have an interview round.

Note: The candidates must note that no request for the change of interview’s date will be accepted or granted.

Territorial Army Recruitment 2020: Pay Scale (7th CPC)




Military Service Pay



56,100 – 1,77,500



10 A

6,13,00 – 1,93,900




6,94,00 – 2,07,200



12 A

1,21,200 – 2,12400




1,30,600 – 2,15,900



13 A

1,39,600 – 2,17,600


For detailed information about the list of required documents, training sessions, terms and conditions involved, recruitment application form, etc. click on Territorial Army Recruitment 2020 official notice. 

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