Armed Forces and Protective Forces doesnot simply signify a choice of one's career among
many. The training imparted is both physically and intellectually demanding and
There is a common nationwide UPSC (Union Public Service Commission)
exam for the three services through the National Defence Academy (NDA) after
10+2. The other points of entry in Defence are:
— An open Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) exam for Medical service
after 10+2 with science.
— For Naval Academy (Engineering) after 10+2 with science.
— Military Nursing service after 10+2 with science for girls.
— Army Technical Entry Scheme after 10+2 with science.
Besides above opportunities, other job options in Defence and protective services
after X and XII are given