Age - 18 to 42 yearsEducation - Graduation with NCC ‘C’ certificate (for direct entry as JCO only)
(1) Gainfully employed civil candidates with above qualifications can join TA as direct entry JCO's.
(2) Ex JCO’s or their equivalent of three services, may also join Territorial Army as JCO’s. The application forms can be taken from the recruiting offices, TA Group Headquarters at Commands and from Area/Sub Area Headquarters. Forms duly completed to be sent to the Unit where commission is sought.
(3) All candidates will be interviewed initially by the Commanding Officer of the unit and then interviewed by the Sub Area/ Area Command Headquarters. The application of the recommended candidate will then be processed at the Addl Directorate General of Territorial Army, Army Headquarters.