Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has released the notification for the recruitment of Civilian Posts on a deputation (ISTC) basis. Eligible candidates can apply within 60 days from the date of publication of this advertisement. Post Name and […]
Indo-Tibetan Border Police has released the notification for the recruitment of Specialist Doctors and GDMO for its various locations/ formations. Eligible candidates can attend the interview on 10-05-2021 and 17-05-2021. Post Name and Pay Scale […]
Indian Navy has released the notification for the recruitment of unmarried male candidates for enrollment as sailors for AA (Artificer Apprentice) and SSR (Senior Secondary Recruits) in the Aug 2021 batch. Eligible candidates can apply […]
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the notification of Central Armed Police Forces (Assistant Commandants) Examination 2021 for recruitment of Assistant Commandants in Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security […]
Indian Air Force (IAF) has released the notification for the recruitment of Group-C Civilian Posts. Eligible candidates can apply before within 30 days from the date of publication of this advertisement (02-05-2021). Post Name and […]
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has released the notification for the recruitment of Specialist Medical Officers and GDMO in CRPF hospital on a Contractual Basis. Eligible candidates can attend the interview on 14-04-2021 (09:00 hrs). Post Name […]
Defence Research & Development Organization (DRDO), Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory (DMRL) has released the notification for the recruitment of ITI Apprentices. Eligible candidates can apply before 31-03-2021. Trade Vacancies Educational Qualification Fitter 06 ITI Pass in […]
Indian Army has released the rally notification for the recruitment of Soldier General Duty, Soldier Technical other Posts. Eligible candidates can apply online from 13-03-2021 to 26-04-2021. Post Name Qualification and Physical Requirement Soldier General […]
Home Guards and Civil Defence Department Goa has released the notification for the recruitment of Home Guard Volunteers initially for a period of 03 years. Eligible candidates may submit their applications before 31-03-2021 Post Name […]
Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has released the notification for the retired from Indian Army for Engagement in the rank of SI (Exe.), ASI (Exe.), Head Constable/ GD and Constable/ GD on a contract basis. […]
A Career in the Defence sector - career that comes with Pride
Serving the defence force of the nation is an opportunity that carries a prestige and honour with it. It is a thrilling opportunity for those who like challenges and who prefer the exciting side of life at all times. And though serving the defence comes with its own share of responsibilities, there also happens to be a lot of adventure and thrill in undertaking the tasks at hand. Quite evidently, a position in the defence force would ensure that no two days are the same.
The Indian Defence Force is one of the finest forces in the world. Filled with opportunities for youngsters from all around the country, the defence force has a spot for everyone. Candidates with diverse skill sets manage to find a meaningful and contributing spot for the service of the nation.
If you have what it takes to make the cut among the finest in the country, then exploring what’s in store for you in the Defence force is just what you need to do.
Top Recruiters in Defence section
Primarily, considering this is a government job, the onus of recruiting candidates falls on the Union Public Service Commission or the UPSC. The UPSC has the sole task of recruiting Commissioned Officers in the Armed Forces. It accomplishes this by conducting two main All-India competitive Examinations namely:
- National Defence Academy (NDA) and the Naval Defence Academy (NA)
- Combined Defence Service Examination
Examinations for specific positions vary from one designation to another. There happens to be a different set of examinations to opt for the Indian Army and similarly a different set of exams to opt for the naval force or the Air Force.
Job Prospects in Defence
The Defence force has its doors open for a wide range of skill sets. Those willing to put their skills towards the service of the nation will always find a rank for themselves in the Defence force.
Some of the most interesting prospects in the Defence forces happen to be those of the Indian Army Officer, Ground Duty Officer, Air Traffic Police, Indian Defence Officer Military Officer and Research Officer.
Avenues like Military Journalism also open up if you pursue a course in journalism after succeeding at UPSC attempts. One can even look into being a Professor of Defence or Military Studies in renowned universities across the country.
Being a research associate or a research fellow is also a possibility as the role of research in defence is vital and it helps higher authorities in defence make more accurate decisions.
Eligibility Criteria for a job in Defence
Basic eligibility criteria for job in the defence force are:
- A candidate is ideally expected to have passed 10+2 examination successfully at a recognised board of the country.
- At the post-graduate level, the candidate should have the Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university in the country.
- At the research level, the candidate must have ideally passed the NET and should have a Master’s degree from recognised university.
Exceptional extracurricular performances alongside excellent academics would only cement your position harder in the defence force.