Tour of Duty in Indian Army | Age Limit | Eligibility | Salary

Tour of Duty in Indian Army | Age Limit | Eligibility | Salary | Warriors Defence Academy | Best NDA Coaching in Lucknow

Hello Students welcome to Warriors Defence Academy here we have something new for you all guys. Tour of Duty is one of the most popular Upcoming Recruitment process announced by Government of India. Tour of Duty Join Indian Army Recruitment 2020 for 3 Year Short Service with Eligibility, Age Limit TOD Upcoming Vacancy 2020 Apply Online

Tour of Duty

Tour of Duty in Indian Army | Age Limit | Eligibility | Salary | Warriors Defence Academy | Best NDA Coaching in Lucknow

The Indian Army is thinking about a proposal to have common India Join the Army for three years. It has been named ‘Tour of Duty (TOD)’ for ‘Three years of short Service’ Vacancy. 

What is Tour ?

Tour of Duty allows civilians of the country to join the Indian Army for three years and serve the country as an army soldier. The proposal is yet under process but it has certainly gained a lot of popularity. This could be a great opportunity for those who would like to experience the work of a soldier without actually pursuing it as a career.

Tour of Duty Meaning in Hindi- एक ऐसी अवधि जिसमे किसी सैनिक को एक सीमित समय के लिए काम करने के लिए भेजा जाता है। या एक ऐसी अवधि जब आप किसी विशेष स्थान या नौकरी में काम कर रहे होते हैं। खासकर विदेश में, जब आप सेना आदि में होते हैं। 

How to join ‘Tour of Duty’ Indian Army?

The proposal of Tour of Duty is an effort made by the Indian Army to attract the best talent that the country has towards the Indian armed forces. Tour of Duty will be launched with around 100 vacancies for officers and 1000 for jawans. This ‘course’ set up by the Indian Army will help with the improvement of self-confidence, teamwork, initiative, stress management, innovation and a sense of responsibility. Army spokesman Colonel Aman Anand was quoted by a news source saying that the scheme will be launched with limited seats as an experiment. If it is a successful venture, the number of vacancies will be increased.

Tour of Duty eligibility

There are no updates as of the criteria for being eligible to apply for Tour of Duty. As per an education website, the official details will soon to be released by the Army. There is also no information about whether the applicants will have to appear for the Service Selection Board (SSB) interview or any written exam for the same. There is also no information on Tour of Duty age limit i.e. what is the minimum age to apply for this vacancy. The maximum age to apply for SSB however is 35 years of age.

Educational Qualification:

  • Soldier General (GD जवान)- 10th Pass (10 वीं पास)
  • Soldier Technical – 12th Pass
  • For Officer- Graduation

Age Limit:

For Soldiers GD: 17 ½ to 21 years.

For  Officers:  21 to 34 years.

NOTE: Age Limit may vary in the actual notification. Upper Age limit will be relaxable up to 30 yrs of age in certain conditions.

Marital Status:

Candidate must have marital status Unmarried.

Selection Process:

  1. Physical Test
  2. Medical Test
  3. Written Test


  • Selected Candidate will get in between Rs 30,000 to Rs 40,000 per month for Soldier Post.
  • Selected Candidate will get in between Rs 80,000 to Rs 90,000 per month for Officer Post.

Other TOD’s Proposals:

✯ ➽ Training Time: 1 Year (प्रशिक्षण का समय: 1 वर्ष)

✯ ➽ Pension: No, but will get a Retirement Amount. Rs 5 to Rs 6 lakh for ToD officer & Rs 2 to Rs 3 lakh for Soldiers

✯ ➽ In Hindi- पेंशन: नहीं, लेकिन एक सेवानिवृत्ति राशि मिलेगी। टॉड अधिकारी के लिए 5 रुपये से 6 लाख रुपये और सैनिकों के लिए 2 से 3 लाख रुपये

✯ ➽ Income Tax: Tax-Free (आयकर: कर-मुक्त)

✯ ➽ Young Men and Women After 3 Year Job: Should get Reservation for higher studies and other professional courses.

✯ ➽ If TOD Officer or Soldier dies in the line of duty: Same benefits, CSD & Army Medical access

✯ ➽  अगर TOD ऑफिसर या सोल्जर की ड्यूटी के दौरान मृत्यु हो जाती है: समान लाभ, CSD और आर्मी मेडिकल एक्सेस

✯ ➽ Current Vacant Posts: 7,500 vacancies in Junior Officer Ranks (वर्तमान रिक्त पद: जूनियर ऑफिसर रैंक में 7,500 रिक्तियां)