Territorial Army 2022 Notification Out for Civilian Candidates

Territorial Army 2022 Notification Out for Civilian Candidates
18-June 2022 1 Comment(s)

Territorial Army Recruitment Notification 2022 Out

The most coveted application for the Territorial Army Recruitment 2022 Notification will be available on the official website starting July 1, 2022. The Territorial Army is inviting online applications from productively employed young individuals who want to wear the uniform and serve their country as officers in the Territorial Army (TA). After the regular Indian Army, the Territorial Army acts as the country's second line of defence, with a current strength of around 50,000 people distributed into 65 Departmental and Non-Departmental units. From July 1st to July 30th, 2022, interested applicants can apply online for the Territorial Army recruitment. The essential components of the Territorial Army Recruitment Notification 2022 will be discussed in this article.


The Territorial Army Exam 2022 for civilian candidates will be conducted by the Indian Army on 25 September 2022. Indian Army will open the Territorial Army 2022 registration for civilian candidates from 01 July 2022 to 30 July 2022.


Key Highlights of the Territorial Army Recruitment 2022 for Civilian Candidates




Exam Name 

Territorial Army Recruitment 2022

Conducting Body 

Territorial Army, Government of India

Official Website


Mode of Application 


Application Fee

Rs. 200/-

Online Application Starts On 

1 July 2022

Last Date to Apply Online 

30 July 2022

Date of Written Exam 

25 September 2022

Mode of Written Exam 

Objective (OMR Answer Sheet)

Subjects Covered

Paper 1:

  • Reasoning

  • Elementary Mathematics

Paper 2:

  • General Knowledge

  • English 

Qualifying Marks 

50% with at least 40% marks in each subject

Negative Marking 



Territorial Army Eligibility Criteria 2022 


  • Nationality: Only Indian citizens both male and female are eligible to apply for the Territorial Army. 

  • Age Limits: The age of the applicants should be between 18 to 42 years on the last day of filing the online application.

  • Educational Qualifications: The candidates applying for the Territorial Army recruitment 2022 must be a graduate from any recognized University. 


Syllabus and Exam Pattern of Territorial Army Recruitment 2022


There are majorly four subjects included in the Territorial Army written exam. Reasoning and Elementary Mathematics come under paper 1, whereas, General Knowledge and English form the second paper. Following is the detailed information regarding the syllabus & exam pattern.


  • Reasoning: It consists of topics like forming a logical conclusion based on the simple pattern of numbers, statements, figures, letters, and sequence making as may be expected of a rational thinking person without any special study of the subject.


  • Elementary Mathematics: It is an integral part of the TA written exam which consists of topics like Arithmetic, Unitary Method, Elementary Number Theory, Algebra, Trigonometry, Geometry, Mensuration, and Statistics. 


  • General Knowledge: It consists of topics like current events and such matters of everyday observation and experience in scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific subject. The paper will also include questions on the history of India and the geography of nature which candidates should be able to answer without special study.


  • English: It consists of topics like testing the candidates’ understanding of English and workman-like use of words. Questions in English are from synonyms, antonyms, reading comprehension, Para jumbles, error spotting, jumbled sentences, sentence correction, and fill in the blanks. 




No. of Questions

Maximum Marks






2 Hours

Elementary Mathematics




General Knowledge



2 Hours







4 Hours 


Exam Pattern Specifications: 


  • The whole exam consists of two papers.

  • Each paper contains two subjects.

  • Each paper lasts for two hours.

  • The exam is conducted in offline (OMR) mode. 

  • There are only objective-type questions asked in the exam.

  • For each correct answer, one mark is awarded to the candidate.

  • There is also a penalty of negative marking for incorrect answers.


Territorial Army Selection Procedure 2022


The selection procedure of the Territorial Army consists of the following stages.


1. Screening by a Preliminary Interview Board (PIB) by the respective Territorial Army Group Headquarters.


  • Under this stage, the applicants are shortlisted for the written exam and they are required to score the minimum qualifying marks to clear the written exam.

  • Once the candidates qualify for the written exam, they are called for an interview by the Preliminary Interview Board (PIB) which is constituted by the respective headquarters of the Territorial Army.


2. Successful candidates will further undergo tests at a Service Selection Board (SSB) and Medical Board for Final Selection. 


  • Under this stage, the qualified candidates are called for another interview which is conducted by the Services Selection Board (SSB).

  • After qualifying for the SSB Interview, the candidates will undergo a medical examination for final recommendation as an officer in the Territorial Army. 

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