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Officers Training Academy

History There are two Officers Training Academies one is at Chennai and another one which is recently raised is in Gaya. OTA provides training to Men as well as Women to mold them into potential leaders. The training at the academy imparts leadership qualities, moral values, mental and physical toughness, …

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Air Force Academy

History The Foundation stone of Air Force Academy was laid by the then President of India Dr. Zakir Hussain, on 11 October 1967. With a vision to train officer of the IAF under one roof. Since the academy started in 1971, the academy has built a unique and formidable reputation …

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Indian Naval Academy

History Before the establishment of NDA the officer cadets of Indian Navy underwent four years of training in Dartmouth, United Kingdom, but after NDA started they were given training at NDA but soon Navy realized that the NDA could not fulfill its requirements and the Indian Naval Academy was established …

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National Defence Academy

History In recognition of the sacrifices of Indian troops in the liberation of Sudan, The then Governor General of India received a hundred thousand pounds from Sudanese Government but due to the partition of India, India’s share was 70,000 pounds and 30,000 pounds were given to Pakistan. Later Indian Army …

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Indian Military Academy

History The first batch of 40 Trainees (GC or Gentleman Cadets as called at IMA) began training on October 1, 1932, Brigadier L.P. Collins was the first Commandant. On 10 December 1932, the institute was inaugurated by Field Marshal Chetwode. Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw was one of the Gentlemen who …

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Indian Defence Academies

India has various world-renowned military academies. India is one of the countries which has a separate academy for every three wings of its defence i.e. Army, Navy and Air Force. Apart from Indian cadets, a large number of cadets from India’s friendly foreign countries are trained in these academies. These …

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