How to join the Indian Army


Indian Army, the world's second-largest army with around 14,40,000 active personnel. They are recruiting more people to get up a rank beating China and become the world's largest army. Joining the Indian Army brings up a lot of benefits. The extra-curricular activities and thrilling adventures assure both, personal and professional growth at all stages of the career. Indian Army also provides two years of paid leave to enhance your educational qualifications by applying for various other courses resulting in enhanced skills and sharpened minds. The Indian Army provides you courses like the Art of War, Engineering, Administration, Medicine, Human Resource Development and Management. There is no particular age to join the Army as you can apply for it both after finishing school as well as after completing your graduation degree. Not only attractive pays and perks but the Indian Army helps you in building the best LifeStyle like social interaction, clubs, sports facilities, medical facilities, and many such opportunities. Indian Army provides housing quarters, the canteen at the office and many more. 



Rally Requirement

Educational Qualifications

Age Limit

Soldier Technical (Technical Arms, Artillery, Army Air Defence)

(a) Sol Tech 10+2/Intermediate Exam passes in Science with Physics, Chemistry, Maths and English with min 50% marks in aggregate and min 40% marks in each subject.

(b) Sol Tech (Aviation & Ammunition Examiner) 10+2/Intermediate Exam pass in Science with Physics, Chemistry, Maths and English with min 50% marks in aggregate and min 40% marks in each subject. 

17½ Yrs – 23 Yrs


Soldier General Duty (All Arms)

10th pass with the minimum of 45% mks in aggregate and minimum 33% in each subject.

17½ Yrs – 21 Yrs


Soldier Clerk / Store Keeper Technical

(All Arms)

10+2/Intermediate Examination Pass in any stream (Arts, Commerce, Science) with min 60% marks in aggregate and min 50% in each subject. Securing 50% in English and Maths/Accounts/Bookkeeping in Class 12th is mandatory.

17½ Yrs – 23 Yrs


Sepoy Pharma

(Army Medical Corps)

10+2 or equivalent exam passed with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English qualified in D Pharma with minimum 55% marks in aggregate and registered with State Pharmacy Council/Pharmacy Council of India. An individual qualified in B Pharma with minimum 50% marks and registered with State Pharmacy Council/Pharmacy Council of India will also be eligible.

19 Yrs - 25 Yrs


Soldier Nursing Assistant Veterinary (Remount Veterinary Corps)

10+2 / Intermediate exam pass in Science with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English with Min 50% marks in aggregate and minimum 40% in each subject.

17½ Yrs – 23 Yrs


Soldier Tradesmen
(All Arms except Syce. Mess Keeper and House Keeper)

(a) 10th Simple Pass.
(b) No stipulation in aggregate percentage but should have scored min 33% in each subject.

17½ Yrs – 23 Yrs


Survey Automated Cartographer

BA / B Sc with Maths. Must have also passed 12th class (10+2) or equivalent with Maths and Science as main subjects.

20 Yrs -25 Yrs


Junior Commissioned Officer Catering

(Army Service Corps)

Diploma in Hotel Management

21 Yrs -27 Yrs


Havildar Education

(Army Education Corps)

Group X – MA/M.Sc/MCA or BA/B.Sc/BCA/B.Sc (IT) with B.Ed Group Y – B.Sc / BA / BCA / B.Sc (IT) (w/o B.Ed)

20 Yrs -25 Yrs

These are some of the posts you can perceive in the Indian Army. Although there are plenty of them.


Getting selected in the Indian Army is a privileged thing. There are many benefits to it. You can also get promoted to other posts depending upon your educational qualifications and skills.


Indian Army has a massive defence budget of US $67 Billion. Indian Army provides a good amount of salary as well as perks. The starts from RS 15,000 to more than RS 2,00,000.


Join the Indian Army to make yourself as well as the country proud of your bravery and courage as an Indian Army post holds great responsibilities. Joining the Indian Army can be a great contribution to your country.

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