Indian Military Academy


The NDA Salary during the training period is fixed at ‚¹56,100/- per month. It is based on Pay Level 10, the minimum salary in the NDA jobs. After completing the training, the candidates get the rank of Lieutenant and work at the same salary.

How can I apply for Indian Military Academy?

Through CDS Exam

Male graduates can join IMA through CDS. You have to appear for CDS written exam, pass SSB, be medically fit and come in the final merit.

What is the eligibility for Indian Military Academy?

Vacancies Per Course 250 (Twice a year)
Eligibility Criteria
Age 19 to 24 yrs
Born Between 2nd Jan to 1st Jan for Jan Course. 2nd Jul to 1st Jul for Jul Course.
Qualification Graduation from Recognised University.
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What is difference between IMA and NDA?

A: NDA exam is conducted for admission to the Army, Navy, and Air Force wings of National Defence Academy and Indian Naval Academy Course. Whereas CDS is conducted for admission to Indian Military Academy (IMA), Indian Naval Academy (INA), Air Force Academy (AFA) and Officers’ Training Academy (OTA).

Which academy is best for Indian Army?

Here are some of the best army colleges in India you could aim to join:
1 1. National Defense College.
2 2. Defense Services Staff College.
3 3. Armed Force Medical College.
4 4. Institute Of Military Law.
5 5. National Defense Academy.
6 6. Army War College.
7 7. High Altitude Warfare School.
8 8. School of Artillery.

What are the 3 types of Army?

The Indian Armed Forces comprise of three divisions Indian Army, Indian Navy, and the Indian Air Force.

Can a 16 year old join the Army in India?

The age criteria of the candidates are 16.5 years to 19.5 years.

Can I join Indian Army 5 years?

You also have the option of joining the Army and serving as a Commissioned Officer for 10 years. At the end of this period you have two options. Either elect for a Permanent Commission or opt out. Those not selected for Permanent Commission have the option of a 4 years extension.

Is there any fees for IMA?

GCs with provisional admission have to submit/deposit a Demand Draft/Cash in favour of œCommandant Indian Military Academy, Dehradun for the duration of training @ Rs. 9488/-per week.

Can Indian Army join without exam?

In the Technical entry scheme of the Indian Navy and Army candidates do not go through the written exam. Candidates will be directly called for SSB Interview based in their class 12th marks.


Do NDA cadets go to war? No, NDA cadets do not go for war. After successful competion of their training from NDA and the training institutes of the service of their choice, cadets are comissioned as officers and thereafter they can be posted to field areas.


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