While there can be many reasons…innumerable to be precise…when it comes to joining defence as an officer,still…its always good to see the things in a categorized manner and seeing the highlights of a career option is the first thing a person may want to do before pursuing the same.So, let’s see few good and absolutely awesome reasons to join Indian defence as an officer.
A military service brings in a special set of skills and makes a person far more disciplined and focused for his/her duty.Thus,automatically advancing professionally. Also,not to forget the most coveted ranks,as they make you strive for them and decorate your persona.
2. JOB SATISFACTION:-
Although the armed forces never promise you a bed of roses or all sorts of materialistic luxuries through the career.But,for an individual who looks out for adventures,challenges along with handsome pay-perks with utmost respect n recognization it is definitely satisfactory.Not to forget the lifestyle he/she gets,is ultimately a human can ask for in his/her lifetime.A person gets rewarded with ranks,recommenadations,respect…throughout their career in defence and even after!!!
3.JOB SECURITY:-Well! job security in defence is a lame question as asking someone that if water is wet…obviously with its ultimate process of commissioning into forces,the armed forces provide you with most sought-after level of job security with additional welfare benefits to your family as well,pay and perks among others.
The armed forces have well kept the system and schemes,allowances,which are provided to the officers to make sure their economic conditions are stabilized well enough.An Indian armed forces officer,generally,does lead a great deal of
5.EXCELLENT SOCIAL STATUS:-
When it comes to social status an officer is the most decorated personality as he is considered a “warrior” who fights for mother nation and is a true gentleman.he/she serves the nation directly. However it is an undisputed fact that the status of a ‘warrior’ has stood the test of time. History and society have both held the soldier in esteem and offered him a unique status in society. By joining the Armed forces, one becomes a member of an exclusive and elite brotherhood, which is the envy of one and all.
6.QUALITY OF LIFE:-
As an Indian Army officer at 21, you’d be looking at a lifestyle that one cannot imagine in any other profession, so early in life. What compromises “Quality of Life”? On one hand is a job with a thick pay packet but with the drudgery of 9AM to 9PM schedule, no avenues and time for extracurricular activities, no scope for adventure and excitement, no social status, lack of family life, threat of being terminated with a month’s salary, working in suffocating environment with no self respect and honour.
On the other hand is a job which offers you challenge, adventure, excitement, honour, prestige, self respect, whole some family life, safety and security for the family and to top it all the love, respect and esteem of our great India. In the somewhat chaotic social and economic conditions that prevail in our country, Armed forces’ life is an island of sanity and social order that is the envy of our countrymen.
SO. THE INDIAN ARMED FORCES PROVIDE AN UNPARALLELED QUALITY OF LIFE TO ITS OFFICERS.
7.VARIETY AND ADVENTURE:-
Now,this is the best part for a person who is sporty!!!
No profession has the kind of recreational and adventure facilities to offer as the Army does; from membership of the best clubs in country to horse riding, swimming, golfing, mountaineering, trekking and sailing. Posting to exotic stations gives one an opportunity to see India and its different cultures, in all its vivid glory. You may also get a chance to go abroad on course or on posting. So, if one is looking for a profession, which goes beyond being a mere job, accept the challenge and join the Indian Armed Forces as the variety and adventure here,is unmatched anywhere.
8.FOREIGN COURSES AND POSTING:-
The service also offers opportunity for courses and postings abroad. The Indian Armed forces is renowned all over the world and interaction with foreign armies is extensive. Service with UN Forces provides exposure and travel opportunities across the globe and the men chosen to lead are none other than,Officers.
9.POST RETIREMENT BENEFITS:-
When it comes to this part,the forces never seem to forget their heroes…rewarding them with a whopping 61 various facilities….!!!!!
and some of the highlights of them..are:-
Pension at 50% of the last pay drawn
death-cum retirement gratuity
free medical treatment for self and for dependents.
sainik board assistance
MBA program for officers.
10.VARIOUS TRAINING PROGRAMS:-
The armed forces always focus on making its officers the most dignified,intellectual,intelligent,knowledgeable and trained.During the course of service the officers are trained in multiple training programs according to the the and task of their unit/service.