Indian Army Examination
Indian Army is the land force of the military of India and it maintains the third largest war-force in the world. The Indian Army is a well-trained and well-equipped military service, with a troop strength of over a million. Along with defending the nation's frontiers the army has also taken up the responsibility of providing internal security. The army has rich combat experience in diverse terrains, considering India's diversity on this front, and also has a distinguished history of serving in United Nations peacekeeping operations. Indian Army consist number of Branches and services. The range of career opportunity is very wide.
An extensive body of schools and centres supports army operations. The officer corps is largely drawn from the National Defence Academy at Khadakvasla, Maharashtra, a joint services training institution that provides educational equivalents to the bachelor of arts or bachelor of science degrees to cadets for all three service arms. After completing their studies at the National Defence Academy, army cadets are sent to the Indian Military Academy at Dehra Dun. Other Indian Military Academy cadets are graduates of the Army Cadet College or are direct-entry students who have qualified by passing the Union Public Service Commission Examination. Still other officer training occurs at the Officers' Training Academy in Madras, Tamil Nadu, where a forty-four-week session is offered to university graduates seeking a short-service commission.
In addition, the army runs a number of other military education establishments. Recruitment to the Indian Army is done through various Civil Services examinations and listed below are the details of the same:
Note: The following exams are conducted by UPSC
Modes of Entry: Officers
Recruitment of other Ranks: