Defense & Military - Career Queries

Indian defence force is the third largest defence force in the world after USA and China. Indian armed forces defend the vast land, water and aerial borders of India and are renowned for their courage and valor. Indian Army currently operates at strength of 1,129,900 active personnel and 960,000 reserve personnel.

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The Indian Navy recruits Naval Cadets through various recruitments conducted every year. For 12th candates , the cadets are usually selected for Executive, Ekectrical & Engineering Branches of the Navy. On passing out from the national Defence Academy , cadets are given sea training on cadet training ship for the duration of 6 months. There are various routes to join Inadian Navy To join permanent commission ( Engineering Branch, Matine Engineers) Cadet Entry ( Through NDA Exam , conducted twice a year i.e. in month of April & August). The opportunity is available to the students

1 answer Preeti Taneja in Defense & Military category

There are a number of career options for you that you can pursue. But first of all you will have to complete your 12th class otherwise you won't be able to pursue the career of your choice. Since you have posted this question for army related careers, I am assuming that you want to pursue your career in the military field only. Below is the information provided to you so that you can choose your career wisely at this stage as the decision made at this point of time will have a long term impact on your career pursuits:1. As mentioned earlier, you will have to first complete your twelfth standar

1 answer Deepak Rana in Defense & Military category

                 Dear aspirants, I congratulate you and proud on you because you want to join defense forces as your career. If you feel yourself physically and mentally strong, if you like to lead a disciplined life, if you love to face challenges, if you do not have any problem with being posted anywhere in India, [If you have patriotic feelings][1] and wish to serve motherland, then you go ahead to join defense forces so that you can be part of world's finest Army.The defense forces offer a glorious as well as exciting career option. Life in

Dear Sonu,Great to know that you are interested to join Indian Army and also had your NCC-'C' certificate which is advantage for your Career opt. as an Army. Written below are some points for you as you are 'C' certificate holder of NCC. -In Common Entrance Examination (CEE)NCC "C" Certificate holders seeking enrollment for Sol (GD) are exempted from appearing in written examination which is conduct on last Sundays of each month.Aso there is a chance for NCC's special entry -Vacancies Per Course: 50 (Twice a Year)-Notify in Employment News and leading Daily news Paper: Notified by Additional

1 answer Swati  Sibal in Defense & Military category
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Dear Praveen Golagani, Thank you for writing in to us at CareerGuide.com. We are happy to help you. You can visit this site: enter your details and the site will be able to tell you if you are eligible or not to apply. Once the screen you for that you can apply, they will share those details with you too. Apart from age there are lots of criteria's to look into which can help you get into merit, for example: 1. Educational background (if from science background you can apply for technical entry) 2. Physical health 3. Good in Sports 4. NCC cadet Also, you might want to think about, do you want

1 answer Kiran Lakhani in Defense & Military category
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Hello Himanshu,  What is the reason for choosing this profession.  Anyways its your personal choice. Never the less, before you start and dream of serving the nation, I would suggest begin at the base level. Meaning, start social work in your area. Join the local  corporator team and become a member and start social work. It will help you gauge your social skills. In terms of becoming a prime minister, you need to first become a member of either Loksabha or Rajyasabha, by disclosing your assets. You then contest election and the winning party selects one member from amongst them

1 answer Meghna Mukherjee in Defense & Military category
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Defense Services mainly comprises Army/Navy/Airforce. Each one has officers,JCO's or Junior Commissioned Officers and other ranks. To join Airforce and naval services ,one must have studied science at 10+2 level. You can have permanent commission or temporary  commission.If you clear NDA exam ,you are permanent commission or if you go via CDS exam you are  temporary commission. You can join Technical branch ,if you are a B.Tech. You can join as a law graduate or as a doctor as well. You can post a more specific query with your own details for more specific answer or you can contact t

1 answer Richa Bhatnagar in Defense & Military category

Dear Aspirant, If Math is difficult, passing the competitive exams will also be difficult for you. It appears that for two years you are preparing for the competitive exams, which actually you should have started when you were doing graduation or immediately after graduation. You did MBA HR and still you are not on track of a right career. Are you sure that you wish to into the government sector only and you don't want private sector jobs? Yes, coaching for preparing for the competitive exams is highly recommended in your case. Banking also requires math skills since it is tested in the IBPS e

1 answer Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD in Defense & Military category

Dear Aspirant, NCC Certificate is very valued for admission to Defence forces - NDA, IMA or SSC. With NCC you have already started and got a background for defence career. If you have the eligible NCC certificate, then in the entrance exams of NDA, IMA and SSC it carries weight and shall definitely help you score good in aggregate.  You will have to chose airforce / Army or Navy while giving the competitive exams. Best wishes

1 answer Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD in Defense & Military category

Dear Aspirant, Indian Navy requires Science / Engineering background candidates only, which are required in the technical areas of Navy. For other graduates, there are vacancies however, they are into clerical areas like administration, office, etc. Would like to ask why are you inclined towards Navy as a career suddenly after being into the commerce stream? I think please do not wander your mind in thinking of too many options. I would suggest you to focus and concentrate on your potential strengths and choose the right career option in commerce. Please do attempt the Ideal Career Test

1 answer Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD in Defense & Military category

Dear Aspirant, Are you wanting to join medicine in armed forces? Are you talking about Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC)? Please clarify your question or give me a phone call through this system. Best wishes

1 answer Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD in Defense & Military category
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Dear Aastha,Indian defence force is the third largest defence force in the world after USA and China. Indian armed forces defend the vast land, water and aerial borders of India and are renowned for their courage and valor. Indian Army currently operates at strength of 1,129,900 active personnel and 960,000 reserve personnel.Please have a look at some popular career option under Defense & Military industry :Air Force Related CareersArmy Related CareersNavy Related CareersPolice Service- Border Security ForcePolice Service - Central Reserve Police Force

1 answer Aman Singh in Defense & Military category

Dear Aspirant, Choosing between Merchant Navy or other streams of Engineering is tough, since both are different and cannot be compared. Don't every compare courses and also do not compare yourself with others. I feel, choosing between the two should entirely depend on your own capability, interest, inter personal abilities since those two types require different and distinct mental qualities. To remove the confusion and to know what you are capable of, you should definitely appear for the Engineering Stream Selector Test from CareerGuide. This is a psychometric test which will enable you to k

2 answers Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD in Defense & Military category

Dear Aspirant, Defence and Strategy Studies are available at under graduate and as well as post graduate level in India. I would recommend that you can choose University of Pune, Maharashtra. The University has a full fledged department for Defence and Strategy Studies. You can visit: / Best wishes

1 answer Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD in Defense & Military category

1 answer Dr. K.V. Anand in Defense & Military category

Dear Aspirant, Another excellent way of joining the Armed Forces for girls is to be a Doctor by getting into Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC). This is an excellent option for girls looking for a career in defence. You need to give the entrance test after 12th Science on the basis of PCB subjects. You will be able to become a qualified Doctor and serve the Armed Forces as a Doctor. Not just physician, you can also become a Physiotherapist, etc. Post retirement from the Defence also, you being an AFMC Doctor, will give you scope to start your own practice in civil life. Further, you can also

2 answers Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD in Defense & Military category

Hi There, Interesting that you wish to study in Birla institute of technology.   Please note when it comes to the eligibility criteria, you should always log on to the colleges website and check. Anyways for admission to the undergraduate course, one needs to clear JEE main followed by a group discussion and personal interview. For a masters program, one needs to clear GATE and an entrance exam followed by group discussion and personal interview. For more information, check: / Hope this helps. Wish you good luck...

1 answer Meghna Mukherjee in Defense & Military category