About Us

DEFENCE OFFICERS ACADEMY is a leading name in the Defence / Paramilitary training institute. We are known for churning out globally competent Defence Officers who are miles ahead  of others in skill set, knowledge and ability to deliver. We have a wide bouquet of courses like RIMC, NDA, CDSE, AFCAT, Central Armed Police Force (CAPF), ACC, and Territorial Army. We have the best experienced faculties with us.

DEFENCE OFFICERS ACADEMY knows when students approach an institute they expect more value than the books on training. Hence our special courses are designed and delivered by consultants working in the Defence field. The students get the triple benefit of in-depth understanding of the courses, its practical application in real time scenarios. We arrange for guest lectures by Defence experts to give insights on various trends and guidance on real life in Defence Forces.


To provide the best training to the young candidates, so that they can join the defence forces as officers. To produce employable resource for defence sector and remain sources of inspiration for society to make a world with a better future by the help of our Knowledge, imagination, & innovation. We unveils the hidden power of technology by transforming ideas into reality, which makes our life-easier in multi-disciplinary fields by maintaining high standard of quality.


Empowering nation by providing young Officers to Defence because we believe in creating a platform for young aspirants in the field of Defence which ultimately helps our nation to become leader. We have a mission to provide best suited Defence Officers to the Nation.

Academy Features:

  • Hard work and focus on academic studies
  • Complete Personality Development for SSB
  • Development of Communication Skills in Hindi and English
  • Physical fitness training programme
  • Personal attention to every student
  • Hostel facilities for students
  • Motivational Lectures from officers

Admission Process

On arrival of student for admission at ‘Defence Officers Academy’ the following process is
1. Career Counseling - The student is asked the choices and aspirations. We understand the nature and
attitude of child and understand his motivation to join the defence forces. The student can ask any
question and get all answers on written exam, SSB Training, life as an officer etc.
2. Academic Test - After counseling the candidate appears in test by which we judge his proficiency in
English, Maths, and G.S. The result gives us information about the base of the child and how to prepare a good academic plan for him / her.
3. Demo Classes - For 1 day the student can attend demo classes of all the subjects. This will make
him/her understand the training methods, and give a detailed idea about our high quality all-round
Once the above three steps are completed, the candidate pays the fees and takes admission.

Why Defence Officers Academy

1. Small batches = greater attention to every student.
2. Total Personality Development Training
3. Physical fitness training
4. Development of Officer like qualities.
5. Guidance from Army Officers & Academic experts.

Why Choose Us

Years of total combined experience of Founders

States of India from where our students come

Hours annually spent on training

Our Dedicated Leadership

Mr. Suraj Arya (Academic Director)

Suraj AryaMr. Suraj Arya is a bright and talented engineer (B.Tech) and a Masters Degree holder in Public Administration, an academic expert with capabilities across multiple subjects. His grasp and knowledge in his field has benefitted large number of students. The support and direction that he provides to the students is very valuable and therefore students from various states in India come to Dehradun to study under his guidance and care.

Taking a little time off from his busy schedule he goes on long cycling treks and works out extensively in the gym. He truly personifies an all rounder personality and a visionary leader.

Mr. Pankaj Arya (Managing Director)

Pankaj AryaMr. Pankaj Arya is a Defence expert who is highly educated with degree as an engineer (B.Tech) and in Management (PGDM). His extreme focus on defence training has seen a large number of students shape their lives and develop the ability to qualify and succeed. He goes into every detail be it administration or operations and is a multi-tasking guru.

His passion includes building All round awareness, Spirituality and Martial Arts (Karate). Students and Parents across India trust him to deliver the best for them.

Col S S Dogra (Retd.) SSB Expert

Col S S DograCol S S Dogra ( Retd ), an alumnus of Rashtriya Military School, Belgaum (Formerly known as King Georges' School), has Masters degrees in Commerce and Personnel Management to his credit. He was commissioned into the elite Armoured Corps in 1975. He is qualified in Tank Techology Course. He was Technical Adjutant of two newly raised Armoured Regiments, a very responsible and at the same time a very taxing job. He also served as Deputy Director, Equipment Management in the Army Head Quarters.

He successfully commanded two NCC Battalions. He retired from the Army in 2005 after serving a very satisfying and enriching career of thirty years and nine months.