The Armed Forces are the backbone of a country and our valiant men and women in uniform stand tall and walk proud knowing that they will spend their lives in service of their motherland. When you are truly motivated to serve, you will do whatever in your power to prepare yourself, whether it is your belief in freedom for all or desire to uphold the dignity of home & hearth, you will one day embody that belief in the uniform you choose to wear.
TGC Scheme for Army
TGC entry also known as Technical Graduate Course entry.It is a type of entry through which a male engineering graduate can join the Indian Army as an officer. TGC entry is, specifically, for engineers.
Who Can Apply ? :- Students can apply for it from final year onward. Every year Indian Army invites applications for TGC entry for the course at IMA, Dehradun
Advertisement Time :- TGC is notified by Additional Directorate General Recruiting / AG branch in May/June and November/December
Age eligibility criteria for TGC entry is 20 and 27 years
Education qualifications are BE/B Tech. final appearing & degree holders in notified streams of engineers.
Candidates in this scheme go for same technical work in the Indian Army and the training period is one year. After applying for TGC online, candidates must wait for the Army to declare the list of shortlisted candidates based on degree percentage. Following this, one must wait for the call letter for direct SSB interview & then attend the 5 day SSB interview process. Upon recommendation, one must attend the medical exam and then wait for the all India merit list of TGC. Once declared medically fit, candidate joins IMA.
TGC Scheme for Army
This scheme allows a candidate to join the Technical department of Air Force under permanent commission. One must be a B.Tech. graduate from the Electronics or Mechanical branch only from a recognized university and should have scored a minimum aggregate of 60% in graduation.
Physical Standards :- The physical standards mandate that one must not have any disability, heart disease or that of blood vessels but must have a minimum chest expansion of 5 cm, normal hearing & vision.
Interview :- The selection procedure involves short listing, AFSB (Air Force Selection Board) interview, medical exam & a fitness test before final candidature is announced.
Meets the same standards and has the same selection procedure as that for the TGC Army.