Indian Army TGC 140th Course Notification Out | Apply Now

The Indian Army has released the TGC 140th course notification. If you are an engineering graduate and aspire to join the Indian Army as an officer, then this entry is a golden opportunity for you. The 140th Technical Graduate Course (TGC) will start in January 2024 at the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun. Candidates who pass out from the IMA Dehradun under the TGC entry are granted Permanent Commission in the Indian Army. Read on to learn more about the TGC 140 notification by the Indian Army.


Brief Details of Indian Army TGC 140 Notification



Exam Name

Technical Graduate Course (TGC) 

Exam Conducting Body

Indian Army

Course Details

TGC 140th Course

Training Location

Indian Military Academy, Dehradun

Date of Notification

10th April 2024

Mode of Application


Application Fee


Online Application Starts From

10th April 2024

Last Date to Apply Online

9th May 2024

Education Qualification

Engineering Graduate 

Age Limit 

20-27 Years 

Written Exam Mode

No written exam (direct entry)

Selection Procedure 

  • Online Application
  • Application Shortlisting
  • SSB Interview
  • Medical Examination
  • Declaration of Merit List

The Indian Army TGC entry is a direct entry course. It means there is no written exam in this entry. The eligible candidates are shortlisted for a direct SSB interview based on their academic qualifications and age limit.


Indian Army TGC 140th Course Eligibility Criteria




You should be an Indian national to apply for the Indian Army TGC entry. For detailed info regarding nationality, please go through the official notification attached below.

Educational Qualification 

  • Candidates must have completed the required Engineering course (BE/B.Tech) from a recognized University to be eligible. 
  • Candidates in their last year of an Engineering Degree course are also eligible to apply.

Age Limit

20 to 27 Years as on 01 January 2025

  • Minimum Age – 02 January 1998
  • Maximum Age – 01 January 2005

Talking specifically about the age limit for the TGC 140 course, so all such engineering graduates who have been born not earlier than 02 January 1998 and not later than 01 January 2005 are eligible to apply.


TGC 140th Course Vacancies:

Core Engineering Stream




Computer Science








Misc Engineering Streams




These vacancies as indicated above are tentative and may change depending on the organizational requirements of the Indian Army. Stay tuned with us for further updates in this regard. Further, if you want to learn more about the tips and strategies to crack the TGC entry, we recommend you visit the official YouTube channel of Centurion Defence Academy. There, under the success story playlist, you can get several videos of our selected students describing their success stories.


What is the selection procedure for TGC entry?

  • First of all, the Integrated Headquarters of the Ministry of Defence (Army) shortlists applications based on a cutoff percentage of marks for each engineering discipline/stream.
  • After the shortlisting of applications, the center allotment for the SSB interview will be intimated to the candidates via email.
  • After allotment of the Selection Centre, candidates will have to log in to the Indian Army website and select their SSB dates, which are available on a first-come, first-served basis initially.
  • Only shortlisted eligible candidates will be interviewed at one of the Selection Centres, viz., Prayagraj (UP), Bhopal (MP), Bengaluru (Karnataka), and Jalandhar (Punjab).
  • After completion of the SSB interview and medical exam, the final merit list is declared, containing the names of the selected candidates.
  • Finally, the selected candidates report to the IMA Dehradun for rigorous training spanning around 12 months.


How to apply for the TGC 140th course?

Here is a step-by-step guide to help you apply for the TGC course.

Official Website to Apply for TGC 140th Course

  • First of all, visit the official recruiting website of the Indian Army.
  • Applications will only be accepted online on the website of the Indian Army. 
  • Click on ‘Officer Entry Apply/Login’ and then click ‘Registration’.
  • Fill out the online registration form after reading the instructions carefully. 
  • After getting registered, click on ‘Apply Online’ under Dashboard. 
  • A page of Officers Selection ‘Eligibility’ will open. 
  • Then click ‘Apply’ shown against the Technical Graduate Course. 
  • A page of ‘Application Form’ will open. 
  • Read the instructions carefully and click ‘Continue’.
  • Fill details as required under various segments.
  • ‘Save & Continue’ each time before you go to the next segment. 
  • Check ‘Summary of your information’ and make edits if required. 
  • Click on ‘Submit’ after ascertaining the correctness of your details.


How to prepare for the TGC entry?

As we have discussed above, the TGC entry is a direct entry into the Indian Army. Hence, your only focus should be on SSB preparation, as there is no concept of a written test for this entry. You can join the Centurion Defence Academy for the best SSB interview guidance under the TGC entry. Join Centurion’s 21-Day SSB Program to receive comprehensive guidance for the SSB Interview under the TGC entry. Over the last several years, Centurion Defence Academy has achieved a record number of SSB recommendations in officer-cadre entries, including the TGC entry of the Indian Army. Join Centurion and achieve your dream of becoming an officer in the Indian Army.


Why Join Centurion’s 21-Day SSB Program for TGC Entry?

  • Record SSB Recommendations by Team Centurion
  • Holistic Guidance by India’s Elite SSB Panel 
  • Individual Guidance & Personalized Feedback
  • Access to SSB Prep “Ranneeti” by Shishir Dixit Sir
  • Numerous Perception-Based Stories for PP&DT and TAT
  • Case-Based Psych Guidance (TAT, WAT, SRT, SDT)
  • Best GTO Ground Facility for Complete GTO Exposure
  • Conduct of All Individual & Group Obstacles under GTO
  • Personal Interview Techniques via PIQ Analysis
  • Conceptual Clarity for All Aspects of SSB Interview
  • Case Stories of Proud Centurions from Various Entries
  • Conduct of Personal Interviews for TGC Entry Aspirants
  • Focus on Profile Mapping and Personality Development
  • Development of Communication and Interpersonal Ability
  • Hostel and Mess Facility Available for All SSB Aspirants

Do you have questions or want to know more about our 21-day SSB guidance program for TGC entry? Reach out to us at +91 9795977776 or +91 9795977779. To learn more about our guidance and preparation approach, you may also visit our official YouTube channel.

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