Territorial Army Syllabus 2018 – Indian TA Army Invites Applications from gainfully employed young men for an opportunity of donning the uniform and serving the nation as Territorial Army Officers based on the concept of enabling motivated young men to serve in a military environment without having to sacrifice their primary professions.
Knowing TA Army Syllabus will help you lot during examination. Because preparation always lead you to good results. Going without preparation is not making any sense, hence here we are briefing you about TA Army Syllabus & Exam Pattern in detail.
Territorial Army Syllabus 2018
All the Male candidates of Indian Citizen are invited for Territorial Army Rally (TA Army) who are between 18 to 42 years of age and having Graduate degree from any recognized university along with good physic and medically fit in all respects.
Lets understand all the aspect of Exam Syllabus in TA army.
TA Army Exam is divided into 4 parts (2 Papers). Each Paper is having two parts and allotted different marks.
 Reasoning
 Elementary Mathematics
 General Knowledge
 English
Exam Pattern (TA Army)
Time – 02 hrs for each paper and will be conducted in two sessions.
Negative Marking – Yes
Type: Objective (OMR Based)
Qualifying Marks (Cut off) – Minimum 40% marks in each part of the paper separately and overall average of 50%.
Paper /Part  Subject  Time  No of Questions  Marks 
Paper 1 / Part 1  Reasoning  2 Hrs  50  50 
Paper 1/ Part 2  Elementary Mathematics  50  50  
Paper 2/Part 1  General Knowledge  2 Hrs  50  50 
Paper 2/Part 2  English  50  50 
Level of TA Army Exam (Standard)
When you are wishing to fill the application form. You should have an overview of the final war that how difficult your exam going to be. When it comes to TA army it is an average exam on difficulty perspective.
The standard of the papers in Elementary Mathematics will be a Matriculation level. The standard of papers in other subjects will approximately be such as maybe expected of a graduate of an Indian university.
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TA Army Syllabus 2018
Now coming to paper wise (parts wise) Territorial Army Syllabus in details. We will discuss the syllabus in detail part wise and finally you can download the pdf at the end of this post.
Paper 1 Syllabus – Reasoning & Elementary Mathematics
Reasoning (Part 1)
The question paper will be designed to test the candidates ability to complete sequences making logical conclusion based on simple pattern of numbers, statements, figures, letters etc as may be expected of a rational thinking person without any special study of the subject.
Elementary Mathematics (Part 2)
Topic  Sub Topics 
Arithmetic  Number System – natural numbers, integers, rational and real numbers. Fundamental operations – addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, square roots, decimal fraction 
Unitary Method  Time and distance, time and work, percentages, application to simple and compound interest, profit and loss, ratio and proportion, variation. 
Elementary Number Theory  Division algorithm, prime and composite numbers. Tests of divisibility by 2, 3, 4, 5, 9 & 11. Multiples and factors, factorization theorem, HCF and LCM. Euclidean algorithm, logarithms to base 10, laws of logarithms, use of logarithmic tables. 
Algebra  Basic operations, simple factors, remainder theorem, HCF, LCM, theory of polynomials, solutions of quadratic equations, relation between its roots and coefficients (only real roots to be considered). Simultaneous linear equations in two unknownsanalytical and graphical solutions. Simultaneous linear equations in two variables and their solutions. Practical problems leading to two simultaneous liner equations or in equations in two variables or quadratic equations in one variable and their solutions. Set language and set notation, rational expressions and conditional identities, laws of indices. 
Trigonometry  Sine x, cosine x, tangent x when O° < x < 90°. Values of sine x, cos x and ten x, for x = 0°, 30°, 45°, 60° & 90°. Simple trigonometric identities.
Use of trigonometric tables. Simple cases of heights and distances. 
Geometry  Lines and angles, plane and plane figures theorems on

Mensutration  Areas of squares, rectangles, parallelograms, triangle and circle. Areas of figures which can bisect into the figures (field book). Surface area and volume of cuboids, lateral surface and volume of right circular area of cylinders. Surface area and volume of spheres 
Statistics  Collection and tabulation of statistical data, graphical representationfrequency polygons, bar charts, pie charts, etc. Measures of central tendency 
Paper 2 Syllabus – General Knowledge and English
General Knowledge (Part 1)
General knowledge including knowledge of current events and such matters of everyday observation and experience in scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific subject.
The paper will also include questions on history of India and geography of nature which candidates should be able to answer without special study.
English (Part 2)
The question paper will be designed to test the candidates’ understanding of English and workman.
 Use of words
 synonyms and antonyms
 Reading comprehension
 Para jumbles,
 Error spotting,
 Jumbled sentences,
 sentence correction
 Fill in the blanks
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