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NDA After Class 10th

11th + 12th (Two Year Integrated Residential Programme):- 50 Seats for Boys & 50 Seats for Girls.

First Goal:- Good percentages in class XII.

Second Goal:- Selection in Defence (NDA or Other Defence Exams) OR Merchant Navy.

Ultimate Goal:- To make better human beings

Best NDA Foundation Course in Dehradun


CDA ( प्रथम पग ) specializes in mentoring Defence and Merchant Navy Aspirants into the coveted uniform.

प्रथम पग – The First step aims towards at optimizing class X passed Aspirant’s potential to join NDA through a structured and integrated curriculum running concurrently to enable admission into the NDA immediately on completion of class XII.


CDA’s NDA Foundation Programme (NDA after 10th class), exclusive education, motivational training and guidance will make the cadets capable of not only doing service in the Indian Armed Forces/ Merchant Navy but also becoming quality citizens and thorough gentlemen.

Course Curriculum


  • Schooling (11th & 12th)
  • Coaching of Defence
  • SSB-Interview Preparation
  • Physical Training
  • Sports & Games
  • Drill & Parade Training
  • Spoken English
  • Computer Knowledge
  • Online Test Series
  • Educational Trips
  • Picnic / Movies
  • Extra-curricular Activities
  • Quiz, Debate, Singing, Dancing, Playing Guitar & Casio participation in Cultural Programme, Guest Lecture, Social Work, PDP Classes, Marathon
  • Weekly Unit Test
  • Science Practical


Apart from job oriented coaching, our target is a good percentage in class XII

प्रथम पग – First Step (Foundation Course) prepares Cadets.
For all Defence & Merchant Navy Exams which include NDA, Indian Navy (Tech), Indian Army (Tech), AirForce, Indian Navy, NCC & Merchant Navy (IMU-CET + Company Sponsorship exams) etc.

The Academic Training Programme will automatically prepare Cadets for the above-mentioned examinations which will include SSB-Interview preparation. However additional emphasis will be laid on subjects other than those in the selected stream of study. Tuitions for such subjects will be arranged. English and Mathematics, being important subjects from the competition point of view. Competitive exams will be given special emphasis. General awareness and current affairs will be stressed throughout the training period so that cadets can score well in these subjects. Technicalities of the exam, Negative marking and Time Management will be strictly followed in the conduct of the exams at the centre so that the cadets are exposed to the time-bound exam pattern and get adequate and appropriate practice in answering sample papers.

Preparation for the SSB will include the following :-

  • Group Tasks
  • Group Discussions and Lecturettes
  • Personality Development Sessions
  • Interview Techniques
  • Individual and Group Obstacles
  • Psychological Tests
  • Intelligence Tests
  • Online Test series practice


Routine And Training

Training imparted at the “Commandant Defence Academy” transforms the selected young boys into men of substance and capable leaders.

Proficient skills, indomitable will and steely resolve, boldness, virtues and an urge for the best are the traits which define a CDA Diamond.


NDA Foundation Daily Routine

Fold your beds 05 : 30 AM
Muster 06 : 20 AM
PT / Drill 06 : 30 to 07 : 30 AM
Breakfast 07 : 30 to 08 : 15 AM
Academics (School) 08 : 30 to 01 : 30 PM
Lunch 01 : 30 to 02 : 30 PM
Rest 02 : 30 to 03 : 30 PM
Evening Snacks 03 : 30 to 04 : 00 PM
Sports / Games 04 : 00 to 05 : 30 PM
Academics(NDA) 05 : 30 to 08 : 00 PM
Dinner 08 : 00 to 09 : 00 PM
Self-Studies / Doubt Classes 09 : 00 to 10 : 00 PM
Day Break 10 : 00 PM

(Exact timings may vary depending upon the weather and season. When exams are in progress, more time will be given to studies)

General Rules And Regulation

The aim of rules and regulations which have been framed by the CDA’s authorities is to ensure that the academics and other training routines are conducted smoothly, the discipline maintained and the safety and security of the cadets is taken care of. These rules can be revised from time to time. We invite full cooperation of the parents for their implementation. The Rules and Regulations are :-

  • Cadets are not allowed to carry clothing other than that approved in the list (specified in the prospectus)
  • Cadets are not allowed to carry extra money other than some pocket money, electronic gadgets etc.
  • Colouring of hair, use of hair gel, carrying weird hairstyle, ear piercing, any tattoo on the body, wearing gold chain or any other ornament which is not related to religion is strictly prohibited.
  • Military Haircut is compulsory during training period.
  • All the belongings of the cadets must be marked in indelible ink showing the cadet’s number and name.
  • Parents / Guardians are not permitted to give eatables, to the students while they are in the campus.
  • Reasonable precautions are taken during the training to avoid injuries and accidents. The school authorities however, shall not be responsible for any accident / mishap outside school premises. Parents / Guardians shall be responsible for medical expenses of their wards.
  • Leaving School Campus without any valid reason or without taking permission shall be treated as INDISCIPLINE and will be viewed seriously. In such cases the school authorities shall not be responsible for safety and security of the cadet once he leaves the campus. The moment his absence is noticed a police report will be filed. We request Parents / Guardians to brief the students clearly in this regard.
  • The school authorities reserve the right to amend any of the rules in the prospectus and revive them without any prior notice.
  • Cadets joining school for the first time or reporting after vacations are expected to take proper (Army type) haircut before entering the campus. Cadets without proper haircut will not be permitted to join.
  • All legal disputes are subject to jurisdiction of Dehradun Court.
  • It is presumed that Parents / Guardians have read and familiarized themselves with the Rules and Regulations in the prospectus.

NOTE:– Parents must inform about their latest address (residential), Telephone / Mobile number and email ID to enable the school authorities to establish immediate contact in case of emergency.

Document / Items

Document / Items to be brought at the time of admission
Documents to be carried by the candidates while joining:-

  • Risk certificate on a non-judicial stamp paper.
  • Class XII / X certificate in original.
  • Domicile certificate.
  • Transfer Certificate of class IX in original.
  • Aadhaar card.
  • 20 Coloured Passport size photographs.
  • Vaccination certificate.
  • Medical fitness certificate.
  • Eye sight certificate.

Vaccinations:– Please ensure that your ward is properly vaccinated before his admission in the school. Doctor’s Certificate indicating the date of administering the vaccines must be submitted in the school, without which the cadet will not be permitted to join the school. Candidate should undergo basic medical examination including eye checkup.

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