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Syllabus of Indian Territorial Army Exam, July 2017

Syllabus and standard of the Territorial Army examination, July 2017

Maximum time for each paper is 02 hrs and will be conducted in two sessions.

Objective (OMR Answer Sheet will be used).

Minimum 40% marks in each part of the paper separately and overall average of 50%.

Candidates should note that there will be penalty (Negative Marking) for wrong answers marked
by a candidate in the Objective Type Question Papers. 

The standard of the papers in Elementary Mathematics will be a Matriculation level. The standard of papers in other subjects will approximately be such as maybe expected of a graduate of an Indian university. 
Paper – I. Reasoning and Elementary Mathematics. 
(a) Part – 1. Reasoning. The question paper will be designed to test the candidates ability to complete sequences making logical conclusion based on simple patter of numbers, statements, figures, letters etc as may be expected of a rational thinking person without any special study of the subject. 
(b) Part – 2. Elementary Mathematics. 
(i) Arithmetic. Number System – natural numbers, integers, rational and real numbers. Fundamental operations – addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, square roots, decimal fraction. 
(ii) Unitary Method. Time and distance, time and work, percentages, application to simple and compound interest, profit and loss, ratio and proportion, variation. 
(iii) Elementary Number Theory. Division algorithm, prime and composite numbers. Tests of divisibility by 2, 3, 4, 5, 9 & 11. Multiples and factors, factorization theorem, HCF and LCM. Euclidean algorithm, logarithms to base 10, laws of logarithms, use of logarithmic tables. 
(iv) Algebra. Basic operations, simple factors, remainder theorem, HCF, LCM, theory of polynomials, solutions of quadratic equations, relation between its roots and coefficients (only real roots to be considered). Simultaneous linear equations in two unknowns-analytical and graphical
solutions. Simultaneous linear equations in two variables and theirsolutions. Practical problems leading to two simultaneous liner equations or in equations in two variables or quadratic equations in one variable and their solutions. Set language and set notation, rational expressions and conditional identities, laws of indices.
(v) Trigonometry. Sine x, cosine x, tangent x when O° < x < 90°.
Values of sine x, cos x and ten x, for x = 0°, 30°, 45°, 60° & 90°. Simple
trigonometric identities. Use of trigonometric tables. Simple cases of
heights and distances.
(vi) Geometry. Lines and angles, plane and plane figures theorems on

  • Properties of angles at a point.
  • Parallel lines.
  • Sides and angles of a triangle.
  • Congruency of triangles.
  • Similar triangles.
  • Concurrence of medians and altitudes.
  • Properties of angles, sides and diagonals of a parallelogram, rectangle and square.
  • Circle and its properties, including tangents and normal.
  • Loci.

(vii) Mensutration. Areas of squares, rectangles, parallelograms,
triangle and circle. Areas of figures which can bisect into the figures(field book). Surface area and volume of cuboids, lateral surface andvolume of right circular area of cylinders. Surface area and volume of spheres.
(viii) Statistics. Collection and tabulation of statistical data, graphical representation-frequency polygons, bar charts, pie charts, etc.
Measures of central tendency.

Paper – II. General Knowledge and English.

(a) Part – 1. General Knowledge. General knowledge including
knowledge of 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 history of India and geography of nature which candidates should be able to answer without special study.
(b) Part – 2. English. The question paper will be designed to test 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. 

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Applications are invited from gainfully employed young men for an opportunity of donning the uniform and serving the nation as Territorial Army Officers (Non Departmental), based on the concept of enabling motivated young men to serve in a military environment without having to sacrifice their primary professions. You can serve the nation in two capacities – as a civilian and as a soldier. No other option allows you such an expanse of experiences.

Last Date for Filling of Online Application 30.06.2017
Written Exam Date 30.07.2017

Educational Qualifications:

Only male citizens of India and applicants who are going to apply for this notification should possess Graduate Degree from any recognized University / Institute. A candidate must be physically and medically fit in all respects for Territorial Army Vacancy.

Age Limitation:
Age of candidates should not be less than 18 years and not more than 42 years on the date of application for Territorial Army Recruitment Notification.
Method of Selection:
  • Applicants whose application forms are found correct will be called for Screening (Written Exam followed by Interview only if passed in written exam) by a Preliminary Interview Board (PIB) by respective Territorial Army Group Headquarters.
  • Successful applicants will further undergo Tests at a Service Selection Board (SSB) and Medical Board for final selection.

Instruction to the candidate for filling online application:

The Online application can be filled from 01 JUNE 2017 to
30 JUNE 2017 till 11.59 PM, after which link will be disabled.

The applicants must ensure that while filling their Application
Form, they are providing their valid and active E-mail IDs as the
concerned authorities may use electronic mode of communication
while contacting them at different stages of examination process.

Candidates are strongly advised to apply online well in time
without waiting for the last date for submission of online

While filling in the Application Form, the candidate should
carefully decide about his choice for the centre for the

Candidates should note that no request for change of centre will
be granted.

Candidates in their own interest are advised to keep a copy of
print out of filled form submitted online. 


For getting more information regarding Territorial Army Recruitment July 2017, check here Official Link.
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