Indian Army Technical Entry Scheme


Indian army brings a good scope for those candidates who wish to be an officer in the field of engineering core of the Army twice every year using the scheme of Indian Army technical entry platform. Referred popular as technical entry scheme 2020, it gives all those candidates a better opportunity who have qualified for the 12th standard in the stream of Science. The candidates that are selected are admitted in the field of engineering by the Army and then they are hired on the Rank of Lieutenant directly right after there is a successful course completion.

What is the Indian Army Technical Entry Scheme

It is one of the great indian army tes 44 opportunities for those candidates who wish to be an officer in the engineering core of the army. This certainly is one noteworthy scheme but it is so far open only for male candidates. The pogrom of TES starts every year twice which is in January and July. The course duration of five years. But before the course arrives there will be notification of the same given during the month of May / June and October / November

Eligibility Criteria for Indian Army TES 2021

In order to join the Indian army tes scheme, there is an eligibility criterion which may seem to be stringent but is important.

  • A subject of Bhutan or Nepal

  • Nationality

  • A citizen of India

  • A Tibetan migrant 

  • Indian origin applicants migrated from Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and East African countries like Zaire, Kenya, and Uganda with an aim to permanently settle down in India.

Educational Eligibility

Along with the applicant’s eligibility and technical entry in the Indian army with regards to origin, it is important that an applicant must have passed our 10+2 or Equivalent with a minimum aggregate of 70% in subjects like physics, mathematics and chemistry

The candidate of Eligibility is calculated as per PCM% of various state/central boards that will be based on the marks that have been secured in 10+2 only.

Age Limit

Right after the origin and education criteria, there comes the age limit too. In order to get selected or shortlisted for this scheme, the applicant must be:

  • An applicant now below 16½ years and above 19½ years on the initial day of the month

  • The applicant should not be born before 02nd Jan 2002

  • The army tes 44 documents are acceptable as the matriculation certification proof which is then recognized by many respective ones. Other than this, there will not be any document required of the age eligibility evidence.

Physical Standard

  • It is important to stay fit and healthy in the long run physically and mentally as well. If the candidates by any chance have got poor health then they shall not be eligible for the same.

  • Further, about the height needed for tes 43 notification, it is Minimum standard as per standard is 157.5cm except for the applicants from Northeastern region of Gorkha community who get the relief to have a height of 5 cm.

  • The lung capacity shall also be checked on the candidates which shall be calculated to understand the chest expansion. The full expiration should be of minimum 5cm.

  • The candidates should not have any record of a mental breakdown from the past while there has to be a good hearing power with a force for every ear to have an hearing ability from a distance of 610cm.

  • Mild Kyphosis is one rare disorder where the person is likely to face issues with the normal movement of the muscle which should not be there. Other than this, candidates are expected to have a clear vision while at least 14 dental points out of 22 points are expected to be present/

How to apply for the Indian Army TES 2021 

  • The tes army 2020 applicants are accepted online only. For this, it is expected that an applicant clicks on the ‘online application’ button on the website

  • Applicants should even enter the particular in the online application where there are terms and conditions that are associated with the form which must be read clearly before the form submission.

  • The applicant is then permitted to make certain changes in the data that has been filled up incorrectly and in the online application till the time the online application closes.

  • It is important for the applicant to hit the submit button every time when he opens the editing application

  • Once the Indian army technical entry scheme 2020 form is successfully submitted by the applicant, there will be a confirmation of the same that shall pop up in a dialog box to have submitted the application. You will have to take the application print along with the roll number that shall then be available to the applicant for 30 minutes after the online application closes.

  • Applicants should take two print copies of the form along with the roll number that has been generated by the system/ once the print copy is out, the applicant has to self-attest it which further will be carried to the selection center from the interview of the SSB. 

  • There are some documents that needs to be submitted along with the form and those are the Class 10th certificate /mark sheet in the original showing DOB, Class 12th certificate /mark sheet in original, and ID proof in original

  • The printout second copy for the application should be retained by the applicant for reference. It is not important to send any kind of hard copy of the application print of the Directorate General of Recruiting.

  • There should be two self-attested photocopies of the certificated that must also be submitted during the interview while the ordinal should be returned after the SSB verification is done.

  • The applicant should also submit a single application. The receipt of this multiple applications from the same applicant will result in candidature cancellation,


Technical Entry Scheme (TES) by the Indian army is certainly one amazing scheme solution that allows those unmarried male candidates who have cleared 10+2 examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. It is the 46th course which is currently running that gives the grant of Permanent Commission in the Army.

Questions and answers:

Is it possible for the girl to apply for this scheme?

The engineering graduate who is between the age of 20 to 287 can apply for this scheme but it is not important to attend CEE to get entry in this scheme.

What happens once TES is cleared?

Once the training is successfully cleared out, candidates will then be given the engineering degree. The candidates are also awarded with the Engineering degree and Permanent Commission in Army Engineering Core to begin working as Lieutenant.