College Disha
Dehradun Defence College

Dehradun Defence College




of 5

About Dehradun Defence College Dehradun

Dehradun Defence College is a modern-day Gurukul that inculcates Indian values and cultural ethos in its students. It is located in the foothills of the Shivalik and Garhwal Himalayan mountain ranges.

The institute has been around for almost 7 years and serves the students with its quality education and co-curricular activities. It provides facilities such as physical fitness training and personalized counseling which ensures the overall growth of the student.

The institute offers various courses in defense such as NDA, CDS, CAPF, OTA, SSB, RIMC, and others. The course is designed to cover the syllabus precisely and provide the crux of the examination. It also offers study materials and practice papers which help in the thorough revision of the subject.

Dehradun Defence College is the first one to give back to society by taking the initiative to teach orphan kids free of cost and has been the fastest-growing defence institute. It helps the candidate of defense to give their dreams wings.


Particulars Details
Name of the Institution Dehradun Defence College
Location Dehradun, Uttarakhand
Courses Offered
  • NDA
  • CDS
  • CAPF
  • SSB
  • RIMC
Medium of Instruction English
Official Website


  • Faculty - The academy consists of professional physical trainers who guide and support candidates throughout the preparation journey. They also share their real-life experience and provide time-to-time counseling.
  • Expertise - The institution has many years of experience and expertise in providing the best results. They analyze all the latest exam patterns. It makes sure that the candidate improvises day by day and becomes an expert in solving questions.
  • Study Material -  They offer well-structured study material that an expert designs and the study material comprehensively covers the topic. Study material is supported with much practical knowledge for students to better understand.
  • Infrastructure -  Consisting of a well-equipped infrastructure designed to fit the environment required for the students. It has a physical training session so that candidates preparing for CDS do not have to wonder.
  • Doubt Solving Sessions - The academy conducts time-to-time doubt-clearing sessions. So that the students can clear all their queries, it conducts weekly interactive classes for the students.

Dehradun Defence College Courses & fees

The Dehradun Defence College offers various defense exam courses. The experts design the curriculum and thoroughly cover all the critical aspects of the exams. With a keen focus on exams, the curriculum comprehensively covers essential topics and points important for success.

1. NDA

The National Defence Academy (NDA) exam is one of the most prestigious exams conducted by UPSC twice a year. This exam is taken by candidates aspiring to join the Indian Armed Forces.

Course NDA
Fees 2,70,000 - 3,30,000
Eligibility Criteria
  • Candidates should be between 16-19 years of age.
  • A candidate must either be a citizen of India,  a subject of Bhutan, or a subject of Nepal.
  • A candidate should have passed the 12th class from a recognized board.
  • The marital status of the candidate must be Single.

2. CDS

The Combined Defence Service Examination (CDS) is conducted by UPSC to recruit Commissioned Officers in the Indian Military Academy, Officers Training Academy, Indian Naval Academy, and Indian Air Force Academy. Those candidates who see their future can enroll in this exam.

Course CDS
Fees 40,500 
Eligibility Criteria
  • For the Army- Candidates must be a graduate of any stream.
  • For the Air Force- The Candidate must be a graduate with Maths, Physics and Chemistry as the main subjects.
  • The candidate should be between 18 and 24 years of age.
  • The candidate’s marital status must be Single.


 AFCAT stands for Air Force Common Admission Test. It is an examination conducted for the candidate who wants to join the Indian Air Force after graduation. An AFCAT-eligible candidate can choose from multiple branches they want to join, such as Flying Branch, Technical Branch, etc.

Course AFCAT
Fees 40,500 
Eligibility Criteria
  • Candidate must be a citizen of India.
  • Candidate's age must be:
  • For Flying Branch - 20 to 24 years
  • For Ground Duty - 20 to 26 years
  • Candidate must have completed their Graduation with a minimum of 3 years degree from any recognised university with a minimum of 60% marks.


CAPF is the Central Armed Police Force. This exam is conducted by UPSC to recruit Assistant Commandant (Group-A) officers. This exam consists of the first stage written exam and the other stages are physical and medical tests.

Course CAPF
Fees 40,500 
Eligibility Criteria
  • Candidate must be a citizen of India.
  • Candidate's age must be between the age group of 20 to 25 years.
  • Candidate must be appearing in the graduation examination or must have  completed their Bachelor’s degree from any recognized university.

5. SSB

It stands for Service Selection Board which is an organization that selects candidates for becoming officers in the Indian Armed Forces. There is no limitation to the number of attempts a candidate can give.

Course CAPF
Fees 40,500 
Eligibility Criteria
  • Candidate must be a citizen of India.
  • Candidate's age must be between the age group of 20 to 25 years.
  • Candidate must be appearing in the graduation examination or must have  completed their Bachelor’s degree from any recognized university.


Rashtriya Indian Military College, or RIMC for short, is a boys’ military school in Doon Valley, Dehradun, India. The Indian Naval Academy, the National Defence Academy eventually the Indian Armed Forces all have their feeder institution in the RIMC.

Course RIMC
Fees N.A.
Eligibility Criteria
  • The candidate must be between 11 to 18 years of age on 1Jan or 1 July of the term they join in.
  • The candidate must have passed Class 7th or must be studying in Class 7th.


It stands for the Indian Marine University Common Entrance Test which is administered by Indian Maritime University. This exam is for those candidates who want to pursue the Undergraduate (except B.B.A), Research Program and Post Graduate in this college. The IMU-CET exam scores are used by this college to determine admission.

Course IMU-CET
Fees 70,000
Eligibility Criteria
  • There is no age restriction in this exam.
  • Candidate must be 12th passed with a minimum of 50% marks in PCB.
  • Candidate must be graduated in engineering with marks equivalent to 55%.

Dehradun Defence College Admission procedure

All applicants who are interested in enrolling in various courses of defense and want to join the Indian Defence Academy are required to follow some specific steps. However, before applying, candidates are advised to thoroughly review the eligibility criteria for their desired course. Candidates should visit the institute's official website and complete the application process by following the instructions below.

Steps to Apply:

  • Visit the official website of the institute at
  • Find the application form link and start filling out the application form
  • Provide all the details correctly.
  • In case of any confusion or want clarity regarding the course, you can contact their help desk number, i.e.+91 9258681135, +91 7668428169, +91 8077294769  
  • Pay the course fees using the required mode of payment.
  • Preview the information submitted and ensure all the details are correct
  • Submit the form.

Address details


contact Timings

8:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M.


Phone No.




Maldevta Road, Near Laal Pull (Red Bridge)Lwarkha, Dehradun,Uttarakhand- 248008.

Need help?

Copyright All rights reserved