Army Officer

Defending freedom and preserving peace through strength


An army officer is a commissioned officer who serves in the military branch of a country's armed forces. Army officers are responsible for leading soldiers in combat and other military operations along with planning and executing strategies to achieve specific goals. Moreover, army officers may serve in various locations around the world including combat zones, training facilities and military bases. They may also be required to travel frequently and work long hours, often in challenging and demanding conditions.

Career opportunities for army officers exist in various branches of the military as well as in civilian organizations that support military operations. Army officers may also pursue advanced degrees and certifications for further education and career development.


  • Aspirants have to pass 10+2 with at least 70% marks in science stream from any recognised board. 
  • BA or B.Sc degree is well-suited for students. 
  • The age limit should be 18 to 42 years. 
  • UPSC IFC or JEE Main tests are also conducted. 
  • Training is provided at Official Training Academy for a year and Cadet Training Wings for 4 years.

Job Roles

The field of military aims to provide in-depth knowledge and enhance the skills of the students. To do such a task, the field of military presents innumerable job profiles. Below mentioned are some job posts:

  • Infantry
  • Artillery
  • Army Engineers
  • Army Services Corps
  • Armoured Corps
  • Intelligence Corps
  • Army Medical Corps
  • Signal Regiment Officers

Top Recruiters

Army Officers in India are only recruited by the Government of India.


The salary range may vary from company to company, but the salary of an army officer is very impressive only in India.


Level of Salary

Salary Per Month

Starting Salary

Approx ₹1,80,000

Mid Level Salary

Approx ₹4,20,000 

Senior Level Salary

Approx ₹7,80,000


  • Perseverance abilities
  • Analytical skills
  • Creative thinking
  • Solving Complex Problems
  • Decision making 
  • Teamwork
  • Concentration skills


The scope of an army officer's career is vast and varied, with opportunities for personal and professional growth as well as advancement. Army officers have the potential to serve at a wide range of positions both in the military and in civilian organizations that support military operations. 

Army officers may also have the opportunity to advance in rank and take on positions of increasing responsibility and leadership. With each promotion, they may have the opportunity to expand their skills, knowledge, experience and make a greater impact on military operations.


  • Lucrative Salary
  • Permanent & Prestigious Job


  • Difficult working condition 
  • Impact on personal life