Increase the age to join the Indian armed forces
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Before i begin with my actual request from the defense ministry or the concerned people let me give you a little background about the various entries to join the armed forces and the age limit to join it. For airforce you can either join through nda or afcat( age limit is Max 25) . You also have the metrology branch where the age limit is again 25 - 26 .For Army : you can join through CDs ( age limit is Max 24) jag entry ( age limit is Max 26) technical entry ( age limit is Max 26) . Jag entry and technical entries have direct ssb. For Navy : you have direct ssb( age limit is Max 24 so you should be between 21 to 25 when you join the naval academy). There is also the law entry which allows you to join up to the age of 26 - 27. Plus Navy has huge cuttoffs and it is difficult to join the Navy with less openings as compared to others. Let's come to my main motive here concerning the age. Why such age constraints Why can't the govt increase the age limit giving more opportunities to a lot of candidates!! If a lawyer can join up to the age of 27 why cant a candidate who has a arts or a commerce background have similar age relaxation. Even ips aspirants have an age relaxation upto the age of 32. There are a no of reasons i can give in my support. It will give Equal opportunities to candidates with different educational backgrounds . People who want to switch from private jobs and want to serve the nation. Forces are not only about physical strength or else there was no need of permanent commission. More opportunities to women who have lesser entries into the forces as compared to men. Candidates with more experience will be able to serve the country better. More maturity and stability. Thus it my humble request to please do something in this regard so that more deserving candidates get the opportunity to serve the nation and be part of the armed forces.
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