Join Territorial Army for Specialized Field ( Cyber Warfare)

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Join Territorial Army: To contribute to our nation’s defense and foster a sense of commitment, the Territorial Army beckons aspiring individuals to embark on a journey of service and honor. The opportunity lies in joining Territorial Army Officers through the much-anticipated Territorial Army Commission Online Entrance Exam 2023.

For those who have always dreamt of serving their country, this is an invitation to turn that dream into reality.

As the application window opens, eligible Indian citizens are encouraged to submit their applications online. This marks the initiation of a process that could lead to a fulfilling career dedicated to the defense of our great nation.

Exam NameTerritorial Army Officer Recruitment
PostTerritorial Army Officer Specialized Field (Cyber Warfare)
Exam ModeOnline
Selection ProcessWritten Test, Practical Test & Interview
Age Limit18 – 42 years
Essential Educational QualificationB Tech Computer Science/ Computer Engineering/IT & Telecom, B Sc (Computer Science/IT)
with a 60% grade or equivalent from a recognized university.
 Starting Date to Apply Offline (via India Post)20th November 2023
Last Date to Apply Offline (via India Post)19th December 2023 till 5 p.m
TA Exam Date & InterviewJanuary 2024 (Firm dates will be communicated later by post/ e-mail)

TA Army Vacancy

The vacancy for TA Army depends as this is for the students only and TA is not a full-time job so the vacany varies. See the below table for the vacancy details for the TA Army cyber warfare Specialization


How to Apply for TA (Cyber Warfare)

The Application Form (IAF (TA)-9 (Revised) Part – 1 & 2) is available for download at no cost from starting from November 20, 2023.

I encourage you to meticulously complete the application process and submit the required documents to the Directorate General Territorial Army. The submissions should be sent to the following address:

Directorate General Territorial Army, Integrated Headquarters of Ministry of Defence,

4th Floor, ‘A’ Block, Ministry of Defence Office Complex, KG Marg,

New Delhi – 110001.

Your interest in joining the Territorial Army is highly appreciated, and I wish you the best in your application process. Should you have any inquiries or require further assistance, feel free to contact me.

Disclaimer: – Candidates should note that no request for a change of date of interview will be granted.

The eligible candidates shall be issued a call-up letter which will be sent by the Territorial Army Directorate
by post and email

Syllabus for TA Written And Practical Exam

Standard and Syllabus

(a) Written Test.

The syllabus will consist of Network Security, Operating System Security, Cryptography
and Encryption Techniques, Cyber Threat Intelligence, Incident Response and Handling, Penetration
Testing, Secure Coding Practices, Cyber Laws and Regulations, Log Analysis and Forensics, Network
Forensics, Audits and Compliance, Vulnerability Assessment, Wireless Penetration Testing, Wireless
Network security, Cloud Security, Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security, Social Engineering Attacks
and Countermeasures, Mobile Application Security, Threat Modelling and Risk Assessment, Malware
Analysis and Detection, Social Media Security, Web Application Security, Data Loss Prevention (DLP),
Threat Hunting and Analysis and Cloud Infrastructure Security.

(b) Practical Test

  • It will be conducted in the form of CTF (Catch the Flag) event with a focus on Solving Challenges in the domains of Threat Intelligence (OSINT), Cryptography, Web Application Security, Forensics, Reverse Engineering, Malware Analysis, Threat Intelligence Network Incident Response, etc.
  • A candidate will participate in CTF using his/her personal laptop so each candidate has to carry his or her personal laptop for Practical Tests.
  • Candidate will be tested for his/ Tech skills, Problem-solving abilities, Time Management, etc.
  • Internet connectivity will be provided to all candidates by conducting team

TA Army Training

  • Six months of Pre-Commission Training as provided in TA Rule 20A amended vide SRO 65 dt 29 Apr 2023. (Candidates shall be commissioned in TA only on successful completion of the said Pre-Commission Training).
  • Two months annual training camp every year if not continuously embodied for six months in a training year (01 April -31 March).

TA Army Payscale




Military Service


Level 10

₹56100 – ₹177500

₹ 15500


Level 10 A

₹61300 – ₹193900

₹ 15500


Level 11

₹69400 – ₹207200

₹ 15500

Lt. Colonel

Level 12 A

₹121200 – ₹212400

₹ 15500


Level 13

₹130600 – ₹215900

₹ 15500


Level 13 A

₹139600 – ₹217600

₹ 15500

Territorial Army Officer for Specialized Field ( Cyber Warfare) Notification Download

A Personal Note:

Joining the Territorial Army is not just a career choice; it’s a commitment to a life of service and patriotism. It’s a decision to stand shoulder to shoulder with fellow countrymen in safeguarding our borders and upholding the values we hold dear.

As individuals with a passion for contributing to the defense and security of our nation, your unique skills and dedication are invaluable. The Territorial Army believes in the potential of each candidate to add significant value to its esteemed force.

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