OTA

OTA or "Officers Training Academy" Examination provides a way for the graduates to get into the Indian Armed Forces.

About Course

OTA or "Officers Training Academy" Examination provides a way for the graduates to get into the Indian Armed Forces.

DURATION

1 year

Course Highlights

OTA Coaching Mock Tests Doubt Sessions Physical Training

Fees Structure

Rs. 25,000 + GST - 6 months course

Rs. 40,000 + GST - 1 year course

Admission Procedure

Fill the registration available on our site.

Our counsellor will give you a call for discussion.

After the discussion, You can Register on our website by paying Rs. 1000

Registration fee is non-refundable.

Special Discount:

NCC Cadets- 10%
EWS-10%

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OTA Exam Info

Requirements

  • Degree of a recognised University or equivalent.

Scheme of Examination

  • The Competitive examination comprises:
    • Written examination
    • Interview for intelligence and personality test.
  • The subjects of the written examination, the time allowed and the maximum marks allotted to each subject will be as follows:The subjects of the written examination, the time allowed and the maximum marks allotted to each subject will be as follows:
    • (b) For Admission to Officers’ Training Academy :—
      Subject Duration Maximum Marks
      English 2 Hours 100
      General Knowledge 2 Hours 100
  • The papers in all the subjects will consist of objective type questions only. The question papers (Test Booklets) of General Knowledge and Elementary Mathematics will be set bilingually in Hindi as well as English.
  • In the question papers, wherever necessary, questions involving the metric system of Weights and Measures only will be set.
  • Candidates must write the papers in their own hand. In no circumstances will they be allowed the help of a scribe to write answers for them.
  • The Commission have discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or all the subjects at the examination.
  • The candidates are not permitted to use calculator for answering objective type papers (Test Booklets). They should not therefore, bring the same inside the Examination Hall.

OTA Exam Syllabus

ENGLISH (Code No. 01)
  • The question paper will be designed to test the candidates’ understanding of English and workmanlike use of words.
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE (Code No. 02)
General Knowledge including knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their 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 a nature which candidate should be able to answer without special study.
INTELLIGENCE AND PERSONALITY TEST
The SSB procedure consists of two stage Selection process - stage I and stage II. Only those candidates who clear the stage I are permitted to appear for stage II. The details are:-
  • (a) Stage I comprises of Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR) tests are Picture Perception* Description Test (PP&DT). The candidates will be shortlisted based on combination of performance in OIR Test and PP&DT.
  • (b) Stage II Comprises of Interview, Group Testing Officer Tasks, Psychology Tests and the Conference. These tests are conducted over 4 days. The details of these tests are given on the website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in.
The personality of a candidate is assessed by three different assessors viz. The Interviewing Officer (IO), Group Testing Officer (GTO) and the Psychologist. There are no separate weightage for each test. The marks are allotted by assessors only after taking into consideration the performance of the candidate holistically in all the test. In addition, marks for Conference are also allotted based on the initial performance of the Candidate in the three techniques and decision of the Board. All these have equal weightage. The various tests of IO, GTO and Psych are designed to bring out the presence/absence of Officer Like Qualities and their trainability in a candidate. Accordingly candidates are Recommended or Not Recommended at the SSB.

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