In accordance with the related orders of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Azerbaijani citizens are called up for temporary military service four times a year – from the 1st to the 30th of January, April, July and October.
According to the decree of the President of the Azerbaijan Republic, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, like Armed Forces and all other armed associations, admission of applicants defined by the State Service for Mobilization and Conscription is held 4 times in a year in the Internal Troops of the MIA too.
Admission of applicants to the Internal Troops is conducted after the results of the check of conviction records, identification of personal specifications, assessment of moral and psychological state, and expanded medical examination in accordance with the instruction "on the rules for selecting military applicants into the Internal Troops of the MIA" approved by the Decision of the MIA dated on November 13, 2013.
The main purpose of choosing applicants in accordance with this guideline is to prevent enlistment in military service in the Internal Troops of the persons, who are not available to be involved in protecting public order, ensuring public safety, protecting people’s rights and independence from criminal intentions, and in implementation of other operations specified by the law, because of their health status, moral and psychological situation, general worldview, personal and business qualifications.
After the admission process, the teaching divisions are established to prepare young soldiers. Combating and socio-political trainings of the Internal Troops teaching divisions preparing young soldiers are planned and implemented in compliance with the requirements of the Law «on the status of Internal Troops» of the Azerbaijan Republic, orders, directives and instructions of the Minister and the Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs – Commander of the Internal Troops, and other guiding documents. Teaching period of divisions consists of 5 (five) weeks.
The divisions’ activity during a week is planned in accordance with the “weekly action schedule of the teaching divisions preparing young soldiers”. The training process of young soldiers will start after their three (3) day admission to the division, “entering in the ranks” and recruitment of teaching platoon. Shooting trainings and shootings are planned and implemented at each teaching period.
Preparation of personnel is carried out directly in training facilities, in the training center of the Internal Troops and in polygons.
Practical trainings are preferred in teaching the personnel, and all attention is focused on personal training in preparing young soldiers. The training aims to teach soldiers the primary and common military preparedness.
During the course of the trainings, new modern forms and methods are used, this time physical exercises are gradually increased.
After completing the course, soldiers solemnly take the military oath in front of the sacred Azerbaijan flag in the National Flag Square, and are seen off to their permanent service places.
During the teaching period, young soldiers get acquainted with the museum reflecting the background of the Internal Troops, and involved in cultural and collective trips. Extensive information about the history of the Internal Troops, their path of struggle and development stages are provided to the soldiers, as well as the conversations praising the sense of patriotism are started at the museum. Meetings of young soldiers with the Veterans Council of Internal Troops, representatives of other veteran associations, and intellectuals are also arranged.