Best Territorial Army Coaching in Varanasi | TA Coaching - MKC



Your search for the Best TA (Territorial Army) coaching Institute in Varanasi, India ends here. Yes, Major Kalshi Classes provide the best TA Coaching in India.  We deliver the best Guidance for TA (Territorial Army) and for all the Defence Exams. We provide best coaching for the preparation of various national & state level defence competitive exams. We, at Major Kalshi classes, hold a prestigious position in the number of selections in competitive exams like NDA, Air force, Navy, Army, Coast Guard etc.

The Territorial Army is anticipated to release fresh notification for the post of civilian & non-civilian posts in May’2023.The selection process consists of an online Objective type Test (MCQ).

We, at Major Kalshi classes, have an excellent record of TA selections over the years. We conduct various Mock Tests before the exams to strengthen the skills & fill the gaps in the preparation, if any, of candidates and provide them to attend individual doubt sessions if required regarding the preparation of the Interview Phase.

Whether Indian Army, Navy, Coast Guard or the Air Force, we offer the best-in-class infrastructure and an experienced faculty that comprises Ex-Interviewers and Subject Matter Experts. Being a premier defence services coaching institute, we know that it is essential to notify candidates about the general information in the Territorial Army. This is a competitive exam. Through this examination process, candidates are recruited as officers in Territorial Army. Learn about the TA Exam Pattern, and Eligibility Criteria, through this article by the experts present at Major Kalshi Classes for Coaching, preparation and selection.

Territorial Army: Highlights

The territorial army (TA) exam is a kind of national level exam conducted by the Indian Territorial army recruitment authority to select the candidates for the various posts of the territorial army officers. Candidates can join the Territorial Army as an Officers and Junior Commissioned Officers (JCO).

The TA (Territorial Army) is the 2nd major line of defence posts after the regular Indian army. By regular army, we mean the permanent and the non-permanent commissions of the Indian Army. They are a part of the regular army but also give their contribution as a unit in the time of requirements as per contingent emergencies.

Territorial Army (TA) officers are recruited to support the work development of the regular Indian army.

They help the regular Indian army by helping out solving all the basic burdens and performing static kind of duties. The territorial army TA helps to manage the civil administration of Indian Army. They provide their contribution in managing civil arena problems in extraordinary situations like natural calamities, disasters and many more likewise.

They also help in maintaining the essential requirements for the regular Indian army cadets.

Currently, the Territorial army has 40,000 staff- personnel consisting of Departmental TA units such as Railways, IOC, Telecommunications and General Hospital, ONGC, and the non-Departmental TA units of Infantry Battalion (TA) and Ecological Battalion (TA) affiliated to various Infantry Regiments of Army. They are all recruited through annual recruitments.

Exam Pattern Overview (TA):-



Exam name

Territorial Army exam for recruitment to the post of Officers (Non-Departmental)

Examination authority

Indian Territorial Army

Examination level

National Level

Exam stages

4 stages- Screening (written exam and interview), SSB, medical board for final selection

Exam type

Objective (OMR answer sheet is used)


Paper 1: Reasoning and Elementary


Paper 2: General Knowledge and English


Exam time


Paper 1: Two hours

Paper 2: Two hours

Total questions

Paper 1: 100

Paper 2: 100

Total marks

Paper 1: 100

Paper 2: 100

Standard of questions

Elementary Mathematics: Class 10 standard (Matric level)

Other subjects: Graduation level

Negative marks

0.5 marks


Candidates need to secure at least of 40 per cent in each part of the paper separately. The overall average that candidates need to secure is 50 per cent marks criteria.

Territorial Army Recruitment Salary:-

Indian Army offers a well-paid Territorial Army salary and perks to its cadets. Pay Matrix is given below:-




Pay Matrix (in INR)






6,94,00 - 2,07,200

Lt Colonel

1,21,200 - 2,12400


1,30,600- 2,15,900



Selection Criteria:-

Territorial Army (TA) Selection Process:-

The selection process for the Officers’ Civilians and Ex-Servicemen is given below:

Territorial Army TA Selection Process for Officers’ Civilians:-

Candidates who are applying successfully for the exam are called for screening Test-Ist stage. The screening comprises an MCQ written exam followed by an Interview, conducted by a Preliminary Interview Board scheduled by the respective Territorial Army Group Headquarters. Successful candidates again are required to further undergo tests for the next stage at a Service Selection Board (SSB) and Medical Board for the final selection process. The vacancies for male candidates and female candidates are determined as per their organizational requirements.

Territorial Army TA Selection Process for Ex-Servicemen:-

1.      The Ex-Service Officers are screened only by the  Headquarters at Army Selection Boards (ASB) at Additional Directorate General (ADG) Territorial army

2.       Ex-Armed Forces Commissioned Officers will only be selected through an interview Process   The Ex-Service Officers have to undergo a medical examination at Armed Forces Clinic Hospital followed by their Police Verification process for final selection.

 We, here, extensively train candidates for the TA all rounds by providing detailed insight into this Interview Process. Students from our coaching centre have secured selections into BSF, CISF, ITBP, CRPF, SSB, NSG and AR.

           We have the most experienced team of officers including EX-interviewing Officers who ensure that candidates must get more than enough mental as well as psychological training for the defence exams through various ground-level training facilities which are present in our coaching.

We are one of the few coaching institutes in India that follows a strict & proper schedule in preparing mock TA interviews while focusing on the personality and positive attitude of the candidate.

We, here at MKC, provide infrastructure and atmosphere much & better aligned with your TA exam preparation till the interview stage. We provide a much-stimulated environment which supports & strengthens your whole personality as required by Territorial Army for Officers recruitment.

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