How to Join Defence Services for B.Com Graduates
How to join Defence Services

How to Join Defence Services for B.Com Graduates

Being a B.Com graduate is no constraint for those aspiring to become a part of defence services. Today, we are going to discuss five options that are available to B.Com graduates. Let’s start, here are the options for those aspiring to join defence services!

  1. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) holds UPSC CDS (Combined Defence Service) exam twice a year to zero in on candidates for the Indian Military Academy (IMA), Indian Air Force (IAF), Officer’s Training Academy (OTA) and Indian Naval Academy (INA). B.Com graduates are eligible to apply for positions at IMA (Indian Military Academy) and OTA (Officers’ Training Academy) as permanent commission and short service commission respectively. The training period for IMA & OTA is 18 months and 49 weeks respectively. B.Com aspirants who qualify the written examination will appear for the next stage of selection procedure i.e. SSB, which involves personality test & interview for intelligence. The basic pay of a UPSC CDS Officer varies from Rs. 39,100 per month to Rs. 90,000 per month.

Here are some more alternatives in terms of defence services for B.Com graduates that may interest you. So read on to know more….

  1. The next is NCC Special Entry, which is similar to ‘Wild Card’ entry in defence services open to B.Com graduates. Both male and female are eligible to apply for defence services but the eligibility criteria also require minimum 50 per cent marks in graduation. Those applying for defence services need to have served for a minimum two academic years in the senior Division/Wing of NCC. Moreover, the applicant must have obtained minimum of ‘B’ Grade in ‘C’ Certificate Exam of NCC.
  2. Both male and female candidates are eligible to apply for Air Force via NCC Special Entry while the former can join either on permanent or short service commission but latter are only eligible for short service commission. 60 per cent marks in graduation level are required along with 50 per cent marks in class 12th with Physics and Maths as subjects. As an Air Wing Senior Division ’C’ Certificate holder of the NCC, a candidate can apply to the Flying Branch of the Indian Air Force. If shortlisted, a candidate will have to appear for (Air Force Selection Board) SSB.
  3. Candidates are also eligible to apply for selections in Flying Branch, Technical Branch, Ground Duty (Non-Technical) by appearing for AFCAT exam. While applying for Flying Branch you need to have passed B.Com graduation with minimum 60% marks and must have obtained 50 per cent marks in 12th with PCM stream.
  4. The last option you have is for the Indian Navy but eligibility remains confined to Executive Branch.

So weigh your options well before applying and for further information on defence services get in touch with our support staff right now from the comfort of your home either on phone or online by logging into our official website or simply download our Trishul Defence Academy App to remain in touch with us 24×7. We are one stop destination & trusted brand in the field of defence services preparation and training for nearly two decades. We pride in being the only defence services preparation institute that always remains ready to resolve all your queries, all round the year.



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