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Welcome to Indian Defence Academy

Your bright future in defence services is our mission.

Best Defence Academy in India

Indian Defence academy welcomes and congratulates all defence aspirants on choosing their career in the armed forces. We respect and salute your courage. At Indian Defence Academy we focus on discipline and hard work for quality learning. The institute is enriched with highly experienced and dedicated faculty members whose devotion, dedication and expertise are exemplary. Indian Defence Academy is an institute which provides excellent teaching and training to the aspirants wishing to serve the nation by joining Indian Armed Forces (Army/Air Force/Navy) under commissioned and non-commissioned category.

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Why Indian Defence Academy is the top defence coaching institute in Dehradun

IDA has developed a unique expertise when it comes to top competitive exams and specially defence exams through years of relentless hard work and vast amounts of experience.

All exams qualified Faculty

All our teachers have themselves cracked almost all competitive exams, goes to show on their expertise on these exams.

Many Years of Training Students

All of our teachers have training students for competitive exams for many years with very bright results. All this experience makes understanding of all these exams a second nature to them.

Guidance from Retired Decorated Officers.

IDA continues to grow under the guidance of people who have actually been there and done it all. From retired defence officers to people working at top positions across the country, we have all dimensions covered.

At IDA we believe, for the best understanding of subjects by students, we need to use the latest and proven most effective teaching methods.

Best infra resources at service

Traditional boards, smart boards, projector seminars, labs and the best physical training equipments we use everything for students. We believe the right method depends on the specific concept to be worked upon.

Most effective teaching methods

Our teachers use traditional teaching methods as well as practical lessons so the students grasp everything at the conceptual level. Mock exams and doubt solving sessions are a regular thing.

Beyond Regular Classes

At IDA students have regular interactions not only with defence officers but successful personalities from all spheres of life. We stress on personality development and learning life skills for all students.

Our students develop a habit of reaching the top positions in all areas. The result alone talks about the quality of education at Indian Defence Academy.

Faculty has produced successful result over the past several years.

Our teachers have mentored numerous students towards successful career paths in whichever areas they dream. Our students regularly clear all kinds competitive exams and not just defence exams.

Guidance from defence officers and other dignitaries

Our students develop very important personality skills under the guidance of defence officers. These skills help them focus and work towards any goal in life. Exams and later interviews and SSB become too easy for them.

Focus and continuous learning strategy

We believe that learning doesn't happen in one day, but it takes continuous hard work over a period of time to really master the subjects. As such we regularly do mock tests, doubt solving sessions, seminars and personality development programmes throughout the year.

Get a glimpse of Indian Defence Academy

Let's take preview of how IDA prepares the defence cadets towards their dream of becoming an officer of the Indian Armed Forces.

  • Top notch facilities available for all defence preparations.
  • Best defence and SSB experts.
  • Well balanced focus on academics and physical training for students.
  • Beautiful and serene environment with no distractions for students.
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Our Courses

Our courses offer a good compromise between the continuous assessment favoured by some universities and the emphasis placed on final exams by others.

NDA Foundation Course Class after 10th Class

NDA Coaching for students after 10th class with schooling. 1-2 years focused coaching covering all aspects of NDA. Continuous physical training and ssb coaching placing you ahead of others.

NDA Coaching with Schooling

NDA Coaching for students starting 12th standard with schooling. Accelerated NDA exam coaching for 1 year with academics.

Focus is on the exam more than physical training because of less time at hand.

NDA Coaching Course after 12th

NDA Coaching starts right after 12th board exams for students interested in defence services. Students can decide the duration of course depending on the number of attempts left.

CDSE Course

Course covering all aspects of CDSE for students who are enrolled in graduation courses at want to prepare for exams on parallel. Course is designed very well to prepare aspirants for all concepts of CDS exam.

OTA Course

Course covering all aspects of OTA exam for students who are enrolled in graduation courses at want to prepare for exams on parallel. Course is designed very well to prepare aspirants.

AFCAT Coaching Course

Comprehensive Course programme for AFCAT Exam. Students who wish to join Indian Air Force can join this course and prepare for AFCAT exam with us in a well-structured programme.

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Meet Our Faculty

Vinay Joshi

  • General Studies Faculty
  • M.A. Political Science
  • 8+ years of teaching experience

With a unique teaching style and many years of experience in the field, Vinay joshi Sir has been the prime choice of many candidates with an aspiration of success in defence examinations. With a strong fundamental understanding of General Studies, Vinay Sir has helped many students get through various exams in life. He has been remarkable in offering students the most unique approach to target higher ranks in the examination.

Shakti Dhar

  • Maths Faculty
  • BTech in Computer Science from IET Lucknow
  • 10+ years of teaching experience

Mr Shakti Dhar is one of the best math teachers. In the words of his students, he is the god of mathematics. His methods are very impressive and exciting. But most importantly, his teachings are fascinating, and the way he motivates the students in class is excellent.

Ankita Badoni

  • English Vocabulary and Personality Development Expert
  • MSc. Chemistry
  • 5+ years of experience

She has been mentoring thousands of students across reputed Institutions and Academies in Uttarakhand. She is a pioneer educator with a charismatic personality and owns complete wizardry of Competitive English language. She is friendly and fierce at the same time & ensures there are wonderful results even from the backbenchers. With her matter of fact approach and reality based examples, nothing in Grammar will ever be a challenge for you.

Group Captain A.K. Chatterjee (Retd.)

  • Group Captain of the IAF (Retd.)
  • Ex. Senior GTO in Varanasi Airforce Selection Board
  • Ex. Senior GTO in Dehradun Airforce Selection Board

Group captain Alok Kumar Chatterjee (Retd.) was commissioned to the Indian Air Force in 1983, in the operations branch. After a tenure of 14 years in operations branch, he was posted to two of the selection boards of Air force, at Dehradun and Varanasi. He successfully completed his training at DIPR New Delhi to undertake the responsibility to select potential officers for Defence forces. He is a category "A" GTO of IAF. During his stint in operations branch, he was a part of IPKF in 1989, and was positioned in Vavuniya, in Srilanka. He had been Cat "B" ATC officer since 1986. He also participated in Kargil war. During his service career, he successfully carried over the task allotted as Senior ATC officer, Chief GCA controller, Senior GTO,Security Officer, Chief Administrative officer, and had been awarded commendation and appreciation, on various occasions by his superior.

Group Captain Sangeeta Kathait Retired (Retd.)

  • Group Captain of the IAF (Retd.)
  • Ex. Psychologist, Air Force Selection Board, Dehradun

Group Captain Sangeeta Kathait, a combatant member of the elite Indian AirForce, was commissioned in the year 1998. She has served the elite forces for 21 years and was commended by the Chief of Air staff on two different occasions. She has been in the thick of actions during various operations while the nation faced adversities, across the border. She had been posted to the Air force selection board, as a psychologist, after successful completion of the taxing and arduous course, and had done a great justice in the process of selecting potential candidates, to train them later at various defence academies, to be a proud and deserving commissioned officer.

Lt. Col. HDS Singh Bisht (Retd.)

  • Lt. Col. of the Indian Army (Retd.)
  • GTO Training from Defence Institute of Psychological Research

Lt Col H.D.S Singh Bisht is an Indian Army Veteran with 31 years of illustrious career in the Indian Army and in Corporate. An Alumni of Indian Military Academy, Dehradun , XLRI, Jamshedpur and a Trained GTO. Lt Col H.D.S Bisht did his Bachelor of Technology (Electronics and Communication Engineering) at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, PG Diploma in Business Administration (HR) from Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning, PG Certification in Business Management (Operations) from XLRI Jamshedpur and Management course on Advanced Work Study for Defense Officers at Institute of Technology Management, DRDO, (Uttarakhand).

Lt Col Bisht trained as a GTO from Defence Institute of Psychological Research and has assessed more than a thousand of candidates. Presently he has been training the Defence Aspirants and Mentoring them for a career in the Armed Forces. Apart from this, he has served in various prestigious Appointments in Indian Army and Senior Positions in Corporate.

Hear it from our Students


It is a one of the best Academy. I am lucky to join in this Academy. Especially the teachers are very friendly with students to understand every concept. Thank you so much for all your support....


It has been a great experience at Indian defence Academy. Faculty has been motivating throughout and helped me lay a strong conceptual foundation from basic to advance through classroom teaching, individual doubt solving, mock test and up-to-date notes. One can easily see his growth and be really grateful.

Dhanishta Joshi

Genuinely, I would like to thank Indian Defence Academy. It is the perfect Defence Academy for the students. Teachers are very good and help students by providing a very good quality of knowledge. Thanks again Indian Defence academy.


This is the best coaching I have ever visited. Faculty is very helpful. Individual support to the students is great. Ambience is good. Best environment for defence aspiring students.

Rutvik Desai

I can proudly say that the environment we get at IDA to study is just suitable for studies and I truly like that. Teachers and all the staff are great here. Everyone is supportive and encourages us to do better. And I hope we'll get success one day under the right guidance. Thank you

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