TERRITORIAL ARMY – AN OPPORTUNITYFind TERRITORIAL ARMY SYLLABUS/PIB/WRITTEN TEST/QUESTION here with ME
Territorial Army is a platform for them who have dream to serve the country as an Officer in Indian Army but could not succeed in it. It is an opportunity for the person between age group of 18-42 years who are involved in various sectors of civilian life. Many among us who are serving in various organizations have no idea that any possibility is there for them to serve the country as an officer in Army. Territorial Army is a wing of army where one can serve the country as an Army officer at least one to two months in a year along with one’s regular job in any organization.
Territorial Army written exam is held twice in a year in the month of February and August. For February exam the notifications comes in the month of November and for the August exam notification publish in the month of May. One can download the form from Army sites – www.joinindianarmy.nic.in or www.indianarmy.gov.in.The last date for form submission is 15/01/2013 and the written exam date is 10/02/2013.
Since, every aspirant is anxious about written exam/PIB test. There is no idea what will come in question paper and to know the syllabus/written pattern/question paper everyone is dependent on Google search. When I was preparing for PIB test, I had searched hundred of sites for the question paper on Google. There were thousands of queries regarding written test or question paper but not a single suggestion or answer was on it that what is the syllabus or pattern of question paper. This hurts me a lot and I wrote the Army headquarters regarding syllabus. Even UPSC publish syllabus and one can easily find previous question paper but it is near to impossible for a candidate to find previous question papers of it. Anyhow, might my letter worked and first time in the notification of Territorial Army syllabus has given. But, that is not sufficient enough to crack the exam.
I have written this article for those aspirants of Territorial Army who are desperately want to join it.
Here is the syllabus based on Territorial Army exam held on 05 August 2012.
The written exam duration is of two (02) hours.
Maximum mark is hundred (100).
The question paper has two sections (I & II. Fist section comprise in two parts (part a & b).
In part (a) one has to write an essay out of three essays within three hundred (300) words. For this the allocated marks is twenty (20). The essay related to current scenario (National/International)
Part (b) is English comprehension & Language. (20 marks)
In August 2012 exam following were the pattern.
English paper had sentence sequence in PQRS form (04 marks).
Question – Answer based on a Small passage (06 marks).
Fill in the blanks (appropriate word among given). (10 marks)
Second part consists of General Knowledge. Total number of question in this section is sixty (60) and the allocated marks for it are sixty (60). One marks for each question. In this section the question related to History, geography, Constitution, Physics, Chemistry & current affairs (person, place, sports, awards & any related material which is in news within six (06) months. Emphasis is on current affairs. No needs of deep study for this section as the questions asked were common. (but do study)
Precaution – Erasures and overwriting in objective and fill in the blanks will not be awarded any marks.
Each wrong answer will fetch ½ negative marks.
So friends, if you have passion for Army life and you are ready to roar, this article will help you a lot. For detail question paper of Aug 05 2012 see my blog;- manishtiwari1974.blogspot.com