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Officers Training Academy (OTA) Recruitment 2019
Officers Training Academy (OTA) plays a vital role in providing training to Men as well as Women of Indian Army to make them a good leader in the future. The training at the academy aims at to give Leadership Qualities, Moral Values, Mental And Physical Toughness, A Spirit of Adventure and A Will To Win In The Cadets.
With the successful completion of the training, the cadets are commissioned in the Indian Army with the Short Service Commission and Permanent Commission.
There are two officers training academies in India
i. OTA, Chennai
ii. OTA, Gaya (Bihar).
Officers Training Academy (OTA) TrainingThe academy
transforms young men and women into strong officers who can serve their
nation at the time of war and peace. The officers are trained for 49
weeks in which they learn to perform effectively while guarding national
borders, assisting civil administration during natural calamities,
overcoming internal disturbances, and participating in peacekeeping
Officers Training Academy (OTA) Cadet LifeBoth men and women cadets
enjoy a very good life. Leading a disciplined life is the top priority at OTA. Both
OTA Chennai and OTA Gaya academies provides top class facilities and cares for overall development.
Officers Training Academy (OTA) Eligibility CriteriaNationality:
The candidate should belongs to India and should not have any criminal back ground.Age Limit:
The Age of the candidate should be between 19-25 yearsMarital Status:
The Candidate Should Be Unmarried/Single.Physical Health:
The candidate should have a perfect physical and mental fitness. They should free from any kind of diseases.
The candidate should have a good eye vision without any defect.
Officers Training Academy (OTA) Selection Process
The candidates are selected for Officers Training Academy (OTA) through the following exams:
CDSE or Combined Defence Services Exam is held twice a year by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) of India.
Candidates who have successfully completed their BSc/BA/BCA/B.Com or any any other undergraduate course from a
recognized university are eligible to apply for CDSE. They are required
to qualify the UPSC written exam, followed by an SSB interview and
medical examination. The successful candidates can join the OTA for SSC
(men and women) who are BE / B Tech final appearing & degree holders
in the following branch of Engineering are eligible for SSC Technical
- Electrical/ Electrical & Electronics
- Computer Sc & Engg/ Computer Technology/ Info Tech/M.Sc Computer Sc
- Electronics & Telecom
- Electronics/Opto Electronics/Fibre Optics/Micro Electronics & Microwave
- Power Electronics and Drives
- Production Engineering
- Architecture/Building Construction Technology: Architecture Engineering
is no written exam and the shortlisting of application is done on the
basis of cut-off percentage of qualifying exam, i.e. engineering. Short
listed applicants are later called for SSB interview followed by medical
check up. The finally selected candidates can join OTA for a 49 weeks
Candidate should score a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in their degree
from a recognized University. Candidates in their final year of degree
courses are also allowed to apply, provided they have scored a minimum
of 50% aggregate marks in their first two/three years. Such students
will need to secure overall aggregate of minimum 50% marks if selected
in interview failing which their candidature will be cancelled.Service in NCC:
Candidates should have served for a minimum of two academic years in the senior Division/Wing of NCC.Grading:
Candidates should have obtained a minimum of ‘B' Grade in ‘C’ Certificate Exam of NCC.
There are two stages of selection for NCC Special Entry Scheme
Stage 1: SSB Interview
Stage 2: Medical Examination
All applications are forwarded to Rtg. Directorate (NCC Entry) through
HQ DG NCC. The NCC Units/Gp HQs will forward the applications to State
Directorates who in turn will forward the same to HQ DG NCC.
Thorough Screening/Short-listing of applications based on qualifications
of the candidates will be carried out by the NCC Directorates & HQ
The finally selected candidates can join OTA for a 49 weeks training
be eligible to apply for Judge Advocate Entry the candidate must have
scored 55% marks in LLB graduation degree (3 years professional after
graduation or 5 years after 10+2) and the candidate must be eligible for
registration with Bar council of India/ State. Candidates having
studied in the college/ university which are not recognized by the Bar
council of India will not be accepted. Selected candidates are called
for interview and medical test.