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Army Cadet College

Army Cadet College (ACC) is an institution which trains Officers, for the Indian Army.


The Army Cadet College Wing trains troopers from the normal armed force for commission as Officers in the Indian Army. The ACC nourishes into the Indian Military Academy Dehradun. The way of preparing at ACC and NDA is about indistinguishable, both run a three-year degree course in science and humanities. The included playing point that the ACC cadets bring to the Army as officers are a profound comprehension of the warrior life and a thus better valuation for the tasking of the men.
ACC now has been re-branded as the Siachen Battalion at the Indian Medical Association.


The Siachin Bn (ACC Wg) is a fundamental piece of the Indian Military Academy, placed at Prem Nagar, Dehradun (Uttarakhand). The closest route station is Dehradun. The atmosphere of Dehradun is tolerably warm from April to June. Rainstorm conditions win from July to September and the winter endures from November to March. Amid winter, warm attire turns into a need.

  Course Structure

  The duration of the course at Siachin Bn (ACC Wg) is three years.
  The whole Course is divided into 6 semesters
  Each semesters is covering 6 months period.
  Successful cadets will undergo one year’s training at IMA.

  Age Limit

Upto 26 year


12th Class of 10 + 2 System of Education for Army and with Physics and Maths for AF/Navy.

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  Examination Syllabus

General Mental Ability Test
Current & General Awareness Test
Interactive Communicative English
Academic Content Test
Each paper will be of 300 marks
Duration :3 hrs
All paper are objective type except paper-3. It will be partiallly Descriptive

The selection for admission to ACC is based on a written test and subsequent selection via Services Selection Board. ACC has been in operation for 80 years now and has graduated some notable alumni. The first course at IMA comprising 40 GCs included 15 from the erstwhile Kitchner College that became the ACC. The first Sword of Honour at IMA was Smith Dun, later COAS Burma.

Preparation Tips

  •   Perusing month to month magazine of 2 − 3 months before the date of exam will be useful.
  •   The Course is exceptionally broad, so consistent investigation of around 2 − 3 hours is critical. Course is being sorted into little sections and a well study arrangement will without a doubt bring achievemen
  •   For the Social Science (History, Geography, and so on) part, class 6, 7, 8 must be given only an unpleasant perusing; class ninth & tenth books will cover all the perspectives with extra data to those of class sixth, seventh & eighth.
  •   Earlier years inquiry papers can be viably used to comprehend the example of the exam and the vital themes to abbreviate the course.
  •   Arithmetic inquiries will expend time in unraveling, Hence fitting time administration must be remembered in light of the fact that its general situation that hopefuls are not able to complete the inquiries those are so natural. In this way, while composing the exam be mindful of the simple inquiries, so as to settle more inquiries.
  •   Negative checking is likewise there so abstain from composing the wrong replies, just tick that alternative on which you are certain. I will say in the event that you evade surmises, it will help you.
  •   All India Merit will incorporate the signs of your composed exam likewise, so concentrating on hard & getting great imprints is the main route for you to get great legitimacy rank.
  •   English will assumes a urgent part in upgrading your imprints. So its study alongside different subjects is vital. Intensive comprehension of PARTS OF SPEECH will help you do well in discovering the slips.
  •   Physical science & Chemistry will be simple for those having these subjects however only an update of their NCERT will be sufficient.
  •   Keep up velocity with the time, drop down the anxiety level and resist the urge to panic. In the most recent five minutes of the exam, tick all your reactions in one go in the OMR Sheet. Fitting center must be there on leaving the space on the off chance that you have not understood a specific inquiry.

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