In order to begin the **Territorial Army Preparation**, the first stage is to analyze the territorial Army Syllabus so that we can do our study in targetted manner. But the syllabus of territorial Army as per notification is very generalized. So we need to analyse **previous year papers of territorial Army Exam** to know important topics of TA officer Entry.

Every exam of defence have similar pattern of syllabus for Maths, Reasoning, English and GK. But if you will analyse the paper, the **pattern of questions are different** for each exam. So, let us begin with Territorial Army Syllabus and Topic-Wise Weightage of each section of Territorial Army Officer Exam.

# Territorial Army Syllabus 2020

Our team have done research of previous year papers of TA officer Exam and made a topic-wise and **chapter-wise weightage of each section **of Territorial Army Exam. Due to which you will be able to focus more on **high weightage topics**.

Most of the Territorial Army Exam aspirants are preparing for the exam along with job or business. So, you need to do smart work to excel in this exam. In this article, we will see Official Territorial Army Syllabus PDF, Section-wise important topics and chapter-wise weightage of Territorial Army.

## Territorial Army Pattern and Syllabus

It is bit complex to understand **Territorial Army Exam Pattern**. So, check this infographics for ease of understanding.

## Territorial Army English Syllabus

**50 Questions (1 mark Each) **are asked from English Section for Territorial Army Exam. Let us see Official Territorial Army Syllabus as per notification.

**English Syllabus:** “The question paper will be designed to test the candidates basic understanding of English and workman – like use of words. Questions in English are from synonyms, antonyms, reading comprehension, Para jumbles, error spotting, jumbled sentences, sentence correction and fill in the blanks”

#### Now, let us see Chapter-wise Weightage of English Questions:

### Important Topics of Territorial Army English Section:

- Passage
- Spotting the error
- Sentence Improvement
- Rearranging of sentences
- Substitute Word for given phrase/sentence
- Idioms and Phrases
- Fill in the blanks with suitable word
- Mis-spelt words
- Antonym
- Synonym

## Territorial Army Chapter-Wise Weightage (English)

- Passage
- Spotting the Error
- Sentence Improvement
- Rearranging of sentences
- Substitute Word for given phrase/sentence
- Idioms and Phrases
- Fill in the blanks with suitable word
- Mis-spelt words
- Antonym
- Synonym

## Territorial Army Maths Syllabus

Let us check the **Official Maths Syllabus** of Territorial Army Officer Entry Exam.

**Maths Syllabus: **

#### (1) Arithmetic:

Number System – natural numbers, integers, rational and real numbers. Fundamental operations – addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, square roots, decimal fraction.

#### (2) Geometry:

Lines and angles, plane and plane figures theorems on:

- Properties of angles at a point.
- Parallel lines.
- Sides and angles of a triangle
- Congruency of triangles
- Similar triangles
- Concurrence of medians and altitudes
- Properties of angles, sides and diagonals of a parallelogram, rectangle and square
- Circle and its properties, including tangents and normal
- Locii

#### 3) Mensutration:

Areas of squares, rectangles, parallelograms, triangle and circle. Areas of figures which can bisect into the figures. Surface area and volume of cuboids, lateral surface and volume of right circular area of cylinders. Surface area and volume of spheres.

#### (4) Statistics:

Collection and tabulation of statistical data, graphical representation-frequency polygons, bar charts, pie charts, etc. Measures of central tendency.

#### (5) Unitary Method:

Time and distance, time and work, percentages, application to simple and compound interest, profit and loss, ratio and proportion, variation.

#### (6) Trigonometry:

Sin x, cosin 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.

#### (7) 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.

#### (8) 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 unknowns-analytical 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.

### Important Topics of Territorial Army Maths Section:

- Time and Work
- Profit and Loss
- Average
- Number System
- Speed Time Distance
- Basic Trigonometry
- Basic Mensuration (Volume, circumference, Area)
- Basic 10+2 level Arithmetic Questions
- LCM, HCF
- Ratio and Proportion
- Algebra (Solving Equations)
- Lines and Angles

## Territorial Army Chapter-Wise Weightage (Maths)

- Time and Work
- Profit and Loss
- Average
- Number System
- Speed Time Distance
- Basic Trigonometry
- Basic Mensuration (Volume, circumference, Area)
- Basic 10+2 level Arithmetic Questions
- LCM, HCF
- Ratio and Proportion
- Lines and Angles
- Basic Algebra (Solving Equations)
- Other 10+2 Level Topics

## Territorial Army GK Syllabus

Let us check the **Official GK Syllabus** of Territorial Army Officer Entry Exam.

**GK Syllabus:**

” 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. Paper will also include questions on history of India and geography of nature which candidates should be able to answer without special study.”

### Important Topics of Territorial Army GK Section:

- Most of the Questions are from current issues, sports, awards, books, defence news, etc
- Basic Static GK Questions majorily asked from
**Geography, History and Science**

## Territorial Army Chapter-Wise Weightage (GK)

- Indian Economy
- Indian Polity
- History (Mainly Modern History)
- Science and Tech
- Defence Related Current Affairs
- Sports Current Affairs
- Geography (Location related Questions)
- Other Awareness Questions

## Territorial Army Reasoning Syllabus

Let us check the **Official Reasoning Syllabus** of Territorial Army Officer Entry Exam.

**Reasoning Syllabus:** “The question in this paper will be designed to test the candidates ability to complete sequences making logical conclusion based on simple patter of numbers, statements, figures, letters etc as may be expected of a rational thinking person without any special study of the subject”

### Important Topics of Territorial Army Reasoning Section:

- Number Series
- Odd Man Out
- Figure Series
- Relations
- Direction related Questions
- Age related Questions
- Statement and Conclusions
- Find Odd figure
- Number of Triangles/Squares/rectangles in diagram
- Folded sheet questions
- Missing number
- Other basic numeric reasoning questions

## Territorial Army Chapter-Wise Weightage (Reasoning)

- Number Series
- Odd Man Out
- Figure Series
- Relations
- Direction related Questions
- Age related Questions
- Statement and Conclusions
- Find Odd figure
- Number of Triangles/Squares/rectangles in diagram
- Folded sheet questions
- Missing number
- Other basic numeric reasoning questions

We have discussed Territorial Army Syllabus 2020 as well as chapter-wise weightage of each section. Now, its your duty to follow the **Teritorial Army Preparation Strategy** to score** 150+ Marks in written exam**.

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## 4 Comments

I work in merchant navy, and its contractual basis. As soon I give readiness, they will assign me a vessel to work for. So can you tell me the month when the notification for the exam cones so that I can schedule my joining in advance. This time I had applied but could not get off the ship on time. Or any website where the notification will be sent once the call for begins?

Keep checking website

I am a Btech last year student and i wear spectacles am i eligible for this exam ?

Yes. its allowed. Just check permissible limits from notification