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About Territorial Army (TA) Written Exam Coaching

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The MKCian Says Indian Territorial Army (TA) is a second line of defence after the Regular Indian Army; it is not a profession, occupation or a source of employment. It is only meant for those people who are already in mainstay civilian professions; in fact, gainful employment or self-employment in a civil profession is a prerequisite for joining the Territorial Army.

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Useful Information

Examination Details

  • Forms- June
  • Exam-29 July
  • Age Limit - 18 to 42 years
  • Graduate from any recognized university in any stream
  • Gainfully Employed in Central Govt / Semi Govt / Pvt firm / Own Business
  • Written Examination
  • Preliminary Interview Board (PIB) at their respective TA Group Headquarters.
  • SSB Interview
  • Medical Examination

Physical Standards

Only male citizens of India and Ex-service officers who are medically fit.


The selection process of Territorial Army Is based on the selection process which comprises of three steps:-

1. The Written Examination –

Written test duration is of : Two Hours

Maximum marks in the paper one can obtain is : 100 Marks

Part – I of the Question paper is made up of Reasoning and Elementary Mathematics. The Reasoning part will be designed to test the candidates’ ability to complete sequences making logical conclusion based on simple patter of numbers, statements, figures, letters etc. The Mathematics part consists of Number System, Unitary Method, Elementary Mathematics Theory, Trigonometry, Algebra, Mensuration, Statistics and Geometry.

Part II- of the Question paper is made up of General Knowledge and English. General Knowledge. The portion of General Knowledge will consist of questions regarding current events, history of India, Geography of nature, etc. The English part of the second paper consists of questions related to synonyms, antonyms, reading comprehensions, para jumbles, spotting error and sentence correction.

2. Next Step is the Preliminary Interview Board – PIB
3. And the Final Step is The Service Selection Board and Medical Board

Already employed candidates fulfilling all the eligibility criteria can apply in retort to the advertisements which are published in the leading national newspaper & The Employment News in the months of June – July and December – January every year. Applications are then to be sent to the concerned TA Group Headquarters. After processing of applications, the eligible candidates are called for Preliminary Interview Boards held at the various respective Territorial Army Group Headquarters ( which are located at Pune, Kolkata, Chandigarh, Lucknow). Selected candidates are then to go through the SSB Interview, Medical Board & Police Verification. The successful candidates are then granted commission by the President of India.

Ex – Defence service officers can also join the Territorial Army. They need to apply directly to The Additional Directorate General of The T.A. and need to appear before the Board of Officers who is presided by the Additional Director General of T.A. at New Delhi . Selected Officers are then to be cleared by the various Medical Boards, before they can be granted a commission in the Territorial Army . All such officers are given the benefit of their previous commissioned service in the Services and their respective Arms on joining the Territorial Army.

Note: Paper 1 and 2 will consists of Objective Type Questions.

Examination Schedule

Paper Availability of Forms Date of Examination
I & II In June 29 July


11 Written exam center in all over India
  • Chandigarh
  • Lucknow
  • Patna
  • Kolkata
  • Shillong
  • Jaipur
  • Pune
  • Bangalore
  • Hyderabad
  • Udhampur
  • Sri Nagar


The TA examination will be conducted in two phases:
Paper Subjects No. of Questions Marks Time Alloted
I Part - Reasoning

Part-II Elementary Mathematics



2 hrs
II Part -I General Knowledge

Part-II English



2 hrs

QUALIFYING MARKS: Minimum 40% marks in each part of the paper separately and overall average of 50% Marks


 Mathematics PAPER - II
General knowledge & English
Syllogism Arithmetic Number System History , polity , Economy
statements Elementary Number Theory Geography, Science, Current
figures Unitary Method Antonyms
letters  Algebra Synonyms
relations Trigonometry Reading Comprehension
directions Geometry Para Jumbles
missing numbers Menstruation Spotting Error
time and date Statistics  
Negative Marks –

Yes, 1/3rd marks will be deducted for each incorrect response

Cut off -

The cut-off will be decided by the commission. But candidates need to obtain minimum cut off marks in order to qualify for the next round.

Category  Paper I(out of 250)  Written test (out of 450) Final Selection (out of 600)
General 110-120 170-180 275-285
Other Backward Class (OBC) 110-120 170-180 270-280
Scheduled Caste (SC) 90-100 150-160 250-260
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 90-100 145-155 245-255
Ex-Servicemen (ExS) 35-45 65-75 200-210


  • Every Sunday Physical Training Class is organized by Physical Trainers
  • SSB Interview & Spoken English Classes also run in this course.
Duration Course Name/Code Admission Form Charge Course Fee* Total Payable Amount
45 Days Challenger /2001 Rs.500 + 25(GST) Rs.20,000/- Rs.20,525/-

Note:Included cost of Third Party Books


  • Every Sunday Physical Training Class is organized by Physical Trainers
Duration Course Name/Code Admission Form Charge Course Fee* Total Payable Amount
45 Days Fighter /1210 Rs.525/- Rs.15000/- Rs.15,525/-


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  2. Every Tenth officer in the Indian Armed forces has been a student of Major kalshi classes pvt. Ltd.
  3. Infrastructure: The Major Kalshi classes pvt. Ltd. campus provides unmatched infrastructure, spread over 10 acres in lush green, pollution free, SSB like environment with on campus hostel and mess. Our classrooms for written coaching are air conditioned and well supported by modern Audio Visual technological aids and 24 hrs power back.
  4. Faculty: The highly qualified, experienced and updated faculty for CAPF (Central Armed Police Forces) Assistant Commandant (AC) written coaching provides students with the right guidance to get best results in the exam. Students are coached by permanent faculty members not part-time teachers (working on per class basis) as in many other institutes.
  5. Fully equipped library: Only Major Kalshi classes pvt. Ltd. offers the facility of a fully equipped library offering 1000+ relevant and important books pertaining to the syllabus of the examination and competitive exam preparation. Students can issue these books for self study, revision, practice etc.
  6. Study Room/ Reading Room: On campus study/ reading rooms are available to provide students with quiet and peaceful environment, perfect for self study and preparations. These rooms are open daily till late hours.
  7. Motivational lectures and movies: Major Kalshi classes pvt. Ltd. specializes in motivating the youth towards serving our great nation. Students interact with candidates from all over the country working towards a common goal. Motivational lectures and movies shown, leave the students inspired to do something for the country and become better human beings.
  8. Discipline & Time Management: Major Kalshi classes pvt. Ltd. is a Defence preparatory institute with strict rules that all students must abide by. All students are expected to follow the Honour Code and Discipline Code of Conduct of Major Kalshi classes pvt. Ltd, failing which they may be expelled without refunds. These guidelines enforced by the academy inculcate good values and discipline in the students. Students also learn the importance and benefits of proper time management. Sundays and other holidays are not observed to maintain continuity and to ensure students can focus on upcoming exam without distractions.
  9. Physical Fitness: Only Major Kalshi classes pvt. Ltd. offers a fully equipped Football ground, Basketball court, Volley ball court, Cricket field and badminton court along with dedicated Obstacle course and vast open grounds to encourage physical fitness among candidates as endurance and stamina are a pre-requisite for SSB which is the next step after the exam.
  10.  Exam specific coaching: Since exam patters vary for each examination, Major Kalshi classes pvt. Ltd. offers exam specific coaching for SSB INTERVIEW ,NDA, CDS, SSR , AA , AIR FORCE , AFCAT, CPF, ACC, TA , GD etc.

Written course

  • The Major Kalshi Classes Pvt. Ltd. offers coaching for the TA written examination. The faculty at MKC is tremendously accomplished and highly qualified in successfully coaching students for TA examination.
  • The guidelines of distinction followed by Major Kalshi Classes Pvt. Ltd. assures that each student who opts for training of written examination with us, endures assurance and he would be thoroughly groomed for the exam.
  • Not only do we cover the entire syllabus subject after subject as per TA guidelines, we also prepare our students with mock tests, previous year question papers practice and doubt clearing sessions which are conducted each week to counsel each student’s development.
  • Mock test/Monthly test results are also examined to summit the weak points of the aspirants. This gives students a sense of indulgence about the possible paper pattern and the level of difficulty of questions that will give them the right approach towards their examination, manage time efficiently and to eventually get the best possible results.
  • Students can learn here many tricks, shortcuts and quick and accurate answers through their time in the course. Apart from this, we provide extensively researched study material which helps students to easily access, organise and systematically approach the vast syllabus.

Correspondence course

  • Our original study material made by our own publication solely focuses on TA and other defence examinations.
  • Latest trend analysis and overall updated questions that have the maximum chance of coming in examinations are given more focus to build confidence and support among students.
  • We compile our study material by analysing the question papers of last few years and by keeping in mind the present trend involving Territorial Army (TA).

MKC Publication

  • We have devised several books which will help in preparation for TA written exam. These books are made with a focus of giving the student a thorough revision and practice for their respective subjects.
  • For each subject, a single book is given on which the students can prepare on each topic and sub-topic also keeping in mind the latest trend analysis which is present in each topic. Each of these chapters provides them with an in-depth knowledge of everything that pertains to the topic.
  • There are several solved questions present in each book including multiple sample papers. At the conclusion of every chapter, solution and hints are given for important answers via important formulae and vital facts as well.

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