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How to Join the Indian Army in 2025?

Joining the Indian Army in 2025 is both a challenging and rewarding endeavor. This guide offers a concise overview of the steps involved:
Eligibility
- Age: 17.5 to 23 years for officers, 17.5 to 21 years for soldiers.

- Education: Bachelor's degree for officers, varying qualifications for soldiers.
Entry Routes
- Officer: NDA, CDS, or IMA Direct Entry.

- Soldier: Recruitment rallies, drives, or Army Recruitment Exam.
Preparation
- Written Tests: NDA, CDS, or Army Recruitment Exam.

- Physical Fitness Test: Running, push-ups, sit-ups, long jump.

- Medical Examination: Meet Army's medical standards.
Application
- Officer: Register for exams on UPSC website or follow IMA Direct Entry notifications.

- Soldier: Check Indian Army website for rally/recruitment drive notifications.
SSB Interview (Officer Entry)
Shortlisted candidates undergo Services Selection Board interview.
Training
- Officer: Training at NDA or IMA.

- Soldier: Basic training at respective centers.
By meeting eligibility criteria, choosing the right entry route, and preparing diligently, you can serve your nation proudly in 2025.