JEE Mains Qualifiers, Serve Your Nation: Indian Army Invites Applications for Technical Entry

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New Delhi, 19th October 2023: The Indian Army has officially opened the online application process for individuals aspiring to secure a Permanent Commission in the Army through the 51st (10+2) Technical Entry Scheme (TES-51). Eligible candidates are encouraged to submit their applications via the official website,, with the deadline set for November 12, 2023. This unique scheme is tailored for candidates who have completed their 12th-grade education with a background in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics (commonly referred to as PCM) and have also appeared for the JEE (Mains) 2023 examination, all without the requirement of the UPSC NDA written examination. The primary aim of this recruitment drive is to fill 90 vacancies within the Indian Army.

Eligibility Criteria

As per the eligibility criteria, only unmarried male and female candidates born between July 2, 2004, and January 1, 2008, are considered eligible. Additionally, applicants must have achieved a minimum aggregate of 60 per cent in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics in their 10+2 examination from recognized education boards. All applicants must participate in the JEE (Mains) 2023 examination. For a more comprehensive understanding of eligibility criteria, application fees, the application process, stipends, course specifics, and more, candidates are strongly advised to review the official notification, which is accessible here.

To Apply for TES-51, Follow These Steps:

1. Visit the official website at
2. Go to the “Notifications” section located under the “Officer Selection” tab.
3. Click on “Apply Online” and provide the necessary basic information for registration.
4. Progress to Part 2, where you can upload the required documents and finalize your submission.
5. Upon submission, ensure you retain a printed copy for your records.

The selection process encompasses the shortlisting of candidates based on merit by the Integrated Headquarters of the Ministry of Defence (Army). Shortlisted individuals will be extended invitations for a Services Selection Board (SSB) interview, which encompasses a medical fitness test and a physical fitness test.

The Indian Army’s 51st (10+2) Technical Entry Scheme (TES-51) provides an excellent opportunity for dedicated individuals to secure a Permanent Commission, and eligible candidates are encouraged to apply without delay.

Check Official Notification