Indian Army to recruit Chinese interpreter for Territorial Army, a first in Indian history


The Indian Army is recruiting Chinese interpreters for the Territorial Army. Applicants can check all the details here.

Indian Army Recruitment 2022: The Army Headquarters Selection Committee has recently posted an employment notification for Chinese interpreters who will serve as Territorial Army officers on This is the first time that the Indian army has recruited Chinese interpreters.

Applications are invited from Indian citizens with gainful employment (both men and women). The deadline for submitting the application is August 10, 2022. Former military personnel are also eligible to apply for the Territorial Army Officer Recruitment 2022. 5 vacancies are for civilian applicants and 1 vacant position is for former military personnel.

Applicants with a degree in Chinese can grab this opportunity and become part of one of India’s reputable forces.

Important date

Last date for application – August 10, 2022

Indian Army Chinese Interpreter Vacancy Details

  • Civilian Candidates – 05 (Male/Female)
  • Former Service Officers – 01 (Male/Female)

Indian Army Chinese Interpreter Salary:

  • Lieutenant – Level 10, Rs. 56,100 – 1,77,500 15500/-
  • Captain – Level 10A, Rs. 6,13,00 – 1,93,900 15500/-
  • Major – Level 11, Rs. 6,94.00 – 2,07,200 15500/-
  • Lieutenant Colonel – Level, Rs. 12A 1,21,200 – 2,12400 15500/-
  • Colonel – Level 13, Rs. 1,30,600 – 2,15,900 15500/-
  • Brigadier – Level 13A, Rs. 1,39,600 – 2,17,600 15500/-

Eligibility Criteria for Recruitment of Chinese Interpreters in Indian Army 2022

Education Qualification:

  • Civilian Applicants – Chinese language degree with min 55% mark from a recognized university. ‘OR’ Degree in any subject with a two year performance diploma/HSK-IV level from a recognized university or institute.
  • Former Service Officers. – Degree in any subject with a two-year Chinese Language Interpreter Diploma from SFL/AEC Trg College & Center with a minimum grade of ‘BX’

Indian Army Chinese Interpreter Selection Process

Candidates will be invited:

  • Proficiency Test – This exam will be 300 points and will be conducted in three parts i.e. Writing, Listening
    and talk
  • Interview – 200 points

Applicants will be screened by the Army Headquarters Selection Board (ASB) to be held at the Territorial Army Headquarters, Department of Defense Integrated Headquarters, Block ‘A’, 4th Floor, Complex of Defense Offices, KG Marg, New Delhi – 110001.

Recommended candidates will undergo a medical examination at the Armed Forces Clinic, New Delhi, followed by their police check for final selection.

How to Apply for Indian Army Chinese Interpreter Recruitment 2022?

The completed application form should be sent to Territorial Army Headquarters, Ministry of Defense Integrated Headquarters, Block “A”, 4th Floor, Defense Office Complex, KG Marg, New Delhi – 110001 (via India Post only.

Indian Army Chinese Interpreter Notification


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