Indian Army Recruitment 2018

Looking for Jobs in Indian Army in 2018. Here are the Complete Schedule and Details of Upcoming Indian Army recruitment 2018 for 10th, 12th and Graduates

Indian Army is one of the Biggest Recruiter of Manpower in India. After Railways, it is Indian Army that recruits the Highest No. of people in India in Government sector and for some people Getting a Job in Indian Army is a thing of big pride. If you are the one, Looking for Jobs in Indian Army in 2018, then this page has something very important to you.

The best Part of Indian Army Recruitment is that they have Jobs for Everyone, irrespective of Qualification. India Army has Jobs for Matriculates, 10+2's, Graduates, Doctors etc. Only thing, which matters is you have to apply at the right time, as various posts in India Army, require candidates to full fill Age Requirements and this is why we made this page for providing updates on Upcoming Indian Army Recruitment 2018.

In this article, we will discuss the following things.

1) Upcoming Vacancies in Indian Army in 2018

2) How to Apply for Jobs in Indian Army?

3) Eligibility Criteria for Various posts in Indian Army etc

When the Indian Army Recruitment 2018 will be announced?

Indian Army does the Recruitment for various posts right from Soldiers to Officers.

While the Recruitment for Officer posts is done through Competitive Exams conducted by UPSC, and recruitment for other Lower posts in done through Indian Army's Local Recruitment Rallies, that are held in various Districts throughout the year.

These Indian Army's Recruitment rallies are popularly known as India Army Bharti.

1) Officers Recruitment: Recruitment for Officers posts in Indian Army is done by UPSC through Competitive Examinations viz NDA Exam (for 10+2) and CDS Exam for

i) ) NDA Exam: Applicants who intend to join Indian army after 10+2 can appear for NDA Exam and after passing this exam, they will be enrolled for a 4 years training. NDA Exam is conducted by UPSC twice a year.

Notification for NDA Exams is announced in January and June Every year.

Next Notification of NDA Exam is scheduled for Jan 2018 and June 2018. For More Details, regarding the Upcoming NDA Exams, you should check the UPSC Exam Calendar 2018

ii) CDS Exam: NDA is for 10+2 and CDS is Graduates.  This Exam is conducted by UPSC and is held twice a year. Notification for CDS Exam is published in Employment Newspapers of November and July/ August.

The Notification for Next CDS-I 2018 Exam is expected to be announced in November 2017.

For Exact Exam Dates and Notification Dates, applicants are advised to keep checking the Upcoming UPSC Exam Calendar 2018.

2) Constable / Soldier Recruitment: Recruitment for these posts in Indian Army is done through Recruitment Rallies, where you have to be Physically present on the Day of the test.

You should reach the venue as specified in the Advertisement

Notification regarding these Recruitment Rallies is published in the Local Newspapers of the concerned State and District and as such you are advised to keep checking the Local Newspaper for Updates on Upcoming Indian Army Recruitment rallies

Apply for: Income Tax Recruitment 2018

Who can apply for Jobs in Indian Army?

In this section, we will discuss the various posts for which you can apply for Jobs in Indian Army in 2018.

Here we will also discuss the post wise Educational Qualification criteria for various Indian Army Vacancies

10th Pass Indian Army Jobs 

If you have passed 10th Class and looking for Jobs in Indian Army, then we have a good news for youIndian Army is regularly doing the Recruitment for various posts having Basic Qualification of 10th Pass. 

Here are the Lists of Posts for which Qualification is the Only Matric(10th)

1) Soldier (General Duty)
2) Soldier Technical
3) Soldier Clerk / Storekeeper
4) Soldier Tech Dresser
5) Soldier Tradesmen

Age Limit: Applicants willing to apply for any of these posts should have their age between 17.5 years to 21 years 

Selection Process: The Selection process for the recruitment of these posts in Indian Army, comprises of the Physical test, Medical test and then Written test.

Schedule of Indian Army Recruitment Rallies 

Indian Army Recruitment Rallies are held throughout the year at various Locations all over the Country. Indian army has made a specific Page on their Official Website, that lists down the State wise Recruitment Rallies for the current year 2018.

Here is the step by step process to checking the Upcoming Dates of Indian Army Recruitment Rallies 

1) Open the Official Indian Army Website at OR you can directly open this Rally Page at

2) As you can see in the Screenshot above, you have to Select the State and District and click on the Search Button. After that, it will the List that contains the Venue of Rally, Application Dates and Date of Recruitment Rally. 

This way, you can check the Upcoming Indian Army Recruitment Rallies in 2018

Apply for: India Post Recruitment 2018

12th Pass Jobs in Indian Army 

If, you have just passed 12th Class and dream of Joining Indian Army in 2017-18, then there is good news for you and you can Join Indian Army as an Officer through NDA Exam.

NDA Exam is conducted by UPSC on the behalf of Indian Army to select candidates for Commission Officers ie Lieutenant in Indian Army. Depending upon your Rank and preferences, you can join Army, Navy Or Air Force.

NDA Exam is held twice a year by UPSC and Notification in Published in June and December. Here are the Details of Upcoming NDA Exam in 2018

Notification: UPSC will release 2 Notifications for NDA Exams in 2018

  • NDA-1 Notification: June 2018
  • NDA-2 Notification: January 2018

Vacancies: 320 per Batch

Age Limit: Applicants willing to apply for NDA Exam should have their age in between 16.5 years to 19.5 years (As on the first Day of the Month  of start of Course)

Educational Qualification: Applicants willing to apply for NDA Exam, must have passed the 12th Exam for Army and for Navy and Air Force, you need Physics and Maths at 12th Class

Marital Status: Unmarried

 Duration of Training: 3 years at NDA and 1 year at IMA 

Graduate Level Jobs in Indian Army 

If you are a Graduate and looking for Officer Level Jobs in the Indian Army, then there is a good news for your, Indian Army recruits Graduates, who are destined to become officers in Indian Army. 

Just Like NDA is for 10+2's, CDS is for Graduate. 

CDS stands for Combined Defence Services Exam and is an open competitive exam, in which Indian Nationals can apply and appear. 

CDS Exam is conducted twice by UPSC on behalf of Indian Army and Notification is published in July and November every year. 

Here are the Details of Upcoming UPSC CDS Exam in 2018

Exam Name: Combined Defence Services Exam (CDS-1 and CDS-2)

Notification: CDS-1 Notification is July and CDS-2 Notification in November

No. of Vacancies: 200 (Twice a year)

Age-Limit: Applicants willing to apply for CDS Exam, must have completed the age of 19 years and maximum age should not exceed 24 years

Educational Qualification: Degree in any discipline from a recognized Univeristy of India.

Duration of Traning: 18 months

How to Apply?

Applicants willing to apply for various Jobs in Indian Army, must submit their applications through Online mode.

Online Applications: UPSC conducts the Recruitment exams for hiring of Officers in Indian Army, ie CDS and NDA Exam and to apply for these Exams you need to submit your applications at the UPSC Official Website ie

Online Registration Dates: The exact Dates for submitting the online applications for UPSC and NDA Exams, will be known only when the UPSC Exam Calendar 2018 will be announced. This Calendar will have the tentative schedule of Upcoming UPSC Exams in 2018.

Those who wish to apply for Junior ie Soldier, Clerks posts in Indian Army, they are advised to keep checking the Official Website of Indian Army for Schedule of Upcoming Recruitment Rallies in India

Updates ?

We have made this page, to provide updates on Indian Army Recruitment 2018. Once there is any vacancy notified in Indian Army, we will update the same on this page.

If, you have any queries, related to Upcoming Indian Army Jobs in 2018, then ask us through the comments section below.

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