How to prepare for Territorial Army (TA) recruitment?

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About Territorial Army

The Territorial Army showers prestige and glory upon its officers, as it is the second line of defence protecting and helping the regular army. Many people desire to join this line of defence either as an alternate option or as a mean to serve the nation at the backfoot. It gives chance to interested candidates to help the nation by serving in uniform for 2-3 months every year in times of national emergencies. The TA recruitment exam needs a perfect strategy and plan. To crack it, a few smart steps could be very helpful.

Exam Patttern

First of all, a candidate must be aware of the exam pattern. The recruitment takes place in two phases: Preliminary Interview Board (PIB) Written Exam and Preliminary Interview Board (PIB) Interview. The PIB written exam consists of two papers, Paper I has two parts which are, Reasoning and Elementary Mathematics. Paper 2 consists of General Knowledge and English section. Each paper has a weightage of 100 marks making it a total of 200 marks. 1 Mark is allotted to each question. The TA bharti exam is an offline, pen-paper based examination. The candidates get  Optical Mark Reader (OMR) sheets. The question paper will be in English language and the time duration for each paper is 2 hours. Minimum marks to qualify each section are 40% and overall marks are 50%.

Smart Strategy

The candidate should go through the syllabus and give stress to the most important topics first. He should also figure out his strengths and weaknesses and study accordingly. Candidates must go through the previous years’ question papers to get an idea of the type of questions asked in the TA army bharti exam. To pass this exam a candidate must start preparing as early as he could. He should give more time to the subject he finds difficult. A candidate should draft his own time table according to his interest, knowledge and capabilities. A candidate should give at least 3-4 hours daily for the preparation of this exam. By making a time table and following it, the chances of not just cracking but the chances of good ranking also increase.

Recommended books

The books that could help a candidate understand the basic mathematics concepts for the TA bharti are Territorial Army Books for Elementary Mathematics and Quantitative Aptitude by Sarvesh Verma. For reasoning section Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey and How to crack test of Reasoning by Arihant could help. English section books are Objective General English by SP Bakshi and Wren & Martin High School English Grammar and Composition. General Knowledge books are Arihant’s General Knowledge by Manohar Pandey and Lucent’s General Knowledge by Binary Karna and SP Suman.

Sure shot way to success

While these books could help with the basic concept but, to crack the exam knowledge of each section is very important. Shaurya Bharat App provides the best educational content to the aspirants for TA recruitment. The teachers’ working day and night for the betterment of all the students know everything about the exam and are well-aware of the TA rally 2019 and all the prior rallies. The Shaurya Bharat App is a sure shot towards success.

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