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We are the best coaching institute in Dehradun for Indian Army exam. If you are aspiring to join Armed Forces of India and serve the nation with pride, then undoubtedly Sai Defence Academy is the right place. The faculty at Sai Defence Academy is adept to guide and direct you in the right direction.

Therefore if your dream is to join Indian Army, Sai Defence Academy is the only forum which can fulfil your dreams. So come & join Sai Defence Academy.

Sai Defence Academy is a core defence Institute, which is earnestly committed towards improving oneself and guiding one in right direction to achieve his/her aim of becoming a distinct officer in Indian Army.

Sai Defence Academy does not only develop your capabilities through a scientific process of qualifying the exam but also works upon your intellectual, emotional and social skills enhancement. The area of our activities spans Personality and Aptitude Assessment, Leadership, Team Building and Soft Skills Development .

Sai Defence Academy provides you the experienced staff with distinguished service in the Defence Forces for learning that will help you to build up and sustain a robust and effective corporate leadership.

The Institute is run by experts, having long experience in defence services. Each training program conducted at our centre is based on a systematic approach which lays equal emphasis on practical training, class room lectures, evaluation, and feedback so as to get a better understanding of strengths and weaknesses of the candidates.

A series of interventions based on self-evaluation, routine mock tests and intra-group activities have been evolved by us, which are conducted as a scientifically designed training process to build strong interpersonal relationships for enhancing your knowledge and build confidence and sustain temperament to give your best in the exam.

Exam Details

Branch Age Educational Qualification
General Duty 17 ½ to 21 years
  1. 10th pass with minimum 33% marks in each subject and 45% marks in aggregate.
  2. 10+2 pass or more need not have 45% marks in 10th.
Technical 17 ½ to 23 years
  1. Minimum 10+2 passed in science with English. Physics, Chemistry and Maths with 50% in aggregate and 40% in each subject.
Nursing Assistant 17 ½ to 23 years
  1. Minimum 10+2 passed in science with Physics, chemistry, Biology and English with 40% marks in each subject and a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.
  2. In case of a graduate having BSc Degree (Botany/Zoology/Bio Science) and English (Simple Pass) the stipulation of percentage in class 12th is not mandatory.
Clerk/Storekeeper 17 ½ to 23 years
  1. 10+2 pass in any stream (Arts, Commerce, Science) with 60% in aggregate and 50% in each subject.
  2. The candidate should have studied and passed English and Maths/Accounts/ Book Keeping at 10th or 12th level.
  3. If candidate is graduate with Maths and English as his subject in BSc, the stipulation of scoring 50% in Class X/Class XII is waived off.
  4. In case candidate is graduate but not having English and Maths/Accts/Book Keeping, he should have secured more than 50% in English & Maths/Accts/ Book Keeping at least once in Class X or Class XII.

Physical Standards

Physical Standard (Height, Weight and Chest) are given below :-

Category Height (in cms) Weight (in kgs) Chest (in cms)
Soldier-GD/Tech/NA/Tdn 170 50 kg 77/82
Soldier-Clerk/SKT 162    

Note-Relaxation in Physical standards

Category Height (in cms) Weight (in kgs) Chest (in cms)
Son of serving personnel/ Son of war widows/Son of widows/Son of ex- serviceman 2 2 1
Sportsman 2 5 3

Selection Procedure

Stage-I: Screening

  1. Pre-Height Check: Height Bar.
  2. Checking of Admit card by BAR CODE READER.
  3. Stamping of Admit card.
  4. Physical Fitness Test (PFT)
    • 1.6 Km Run,
    • Beam (Chin up),
    • 9 Feet Ditch and
    • Zig-Zag Balance.
  5. Physical Measurement Test (PMT): Height, Weight and Chest measurement.
  6. Documentation check and interview by Director Recruiting.
  7. Medical examination.
  8. Interview by host director and issue of admit card for Common Entrance Exam.

Stage-II: Common Entrance Examination

1. Soldier Technical

S. No. Subjects Questions Marks Pass Marks Remarks
1 General Knowledge 10 20 40  
2 Maths 15 30
3 Physics 15 30
4 Chemistry 10 20
Time-60 Minutes

2. Soldier General Duty

S. No. Subjects Questions Marks Pass Marks Remarks
1 General Knowledge 15 30 32 NCC 'C' Cert holders are exempted
2 General Science 20 40
3 Maths 15 30
Time-60 Minutes

3. Soldier Storekeeper/Clerk


S. No. Subjects Questions Marks Pass Marks Remarks
1 General Knowledge 15 30 32 80
2 General Science 20 40  
3 Maths 10 40  
4 Cmptr 5 20  


5 General English 25 100 32
Total 50 200    
Time-60 Minutes

4. Soldier Nursing Assistant

S.No. Subjects Questions Marks
1 General Knowledge 10 10
2 Chemistry 15 60
3 Biology 15 60
4 Maths 05 20
5 Physics 05 20
Total 50 200
Time-60 Minutes

5. Soldier Tradesman

S.No. Subjects Questions Marks
1 General Knowledge 20 40
2 Maths 15 30
3 General Science 15 30
Total 50 100
Time-60 Minutes

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The best coaching institute for Indian Army exam

  • Physical fitness coaching (by professional coaches).
  • Daily class room lectures
  • Study material & notes are provided by the institute.
  • Lectures in Hindi and English medium.
  • Location is easily accessible at the heart of Dehradun city.
  • Biweekly/ weekly mock test are conducted to assess the performance of aspirants.
  • Highly qualified, experienced and updated faculty for Indian Army program.
  • Latest training aids with effective measures are used for better study.
  • Defence awareness program seminars for aspirants.
  • Discipline and time management are taught to make aspirants more confident.

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