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How to Reach the Academy?

The academy bus will pick you up from Nagpur Railway Station, a day prior to the designated commencement date of the course at 6:00 pm sharp.

Is there Separate Hostel for Girls and Boys?

Out of three hostel blocks with 12 rooms in each, one block is reserved for girls.

Does the Academy have Complete GTO Ground?

Yes, it has the complete GTO Ground including Individual Obstacles, Group Obstacles, PGT, Command Task etc.

Will the Students be allowed to go out in the city?

No, Students will not be individually allowed to go, however there could be organized visits to places of interests nearby.

What all are we expected to bring along for the course?

Apart from personal belongings, you must get a track pant, t-shirts, sports shoes for the outdoors, Blanket, Pillow, Bed-sheet, and one set of formal dress for the Personal Interview. In case you are under medication, you must bring along all the medicines for the entire duration of your stay. Please do not carry any valuables apart from your mobile phone and laptop.

What if I want to leave the course half way?

There should be no reason for you to leave the course halfway. However, if you decide so the fees will not be reimbursed at any cost.

Are there any discounts available?

Wards of serving/ retired/ paramilitary personnel will be given a 10 percent discount on the tuition fees which is 50% of the total fees, however they will be required to prove their bonafide.

Is there any guarantee of success?

While the academy would do everything possible for your success, it should be equally your endeavour to put in your hard work; Academy does not give any guarantee of final success.

Is the Registration Fees Refundable?

No, the registration fees is not refundable.

Does the Academy have a Library?

Yes, the academy has a library filled with varieties of books (AFCAT, CDS, SSB) for reference.

Can a book be made available in the Library on demand?


Does the Academy have a Computer Room with Wi-Fi?


How many Students are Accommodated in a Room?

2 / 3

Is there a facility for Washing and Ironing Clothes?

Yes, we have Washing Machines and Iron Boxes.

What kind of food do we get at the Academy?

All kinds of Indian Cuisine.

What time does the Bus leave from the Academy to drop the Students?

It is advised to do the Train, Bus or Flight booking in the evening time as the bus usually leaves after 2:00 pm from the academy.

Can my family member/guardian/relative stay at the Campus?

Yes. Hostel and Food charges are applicable

Can I come to the Academy on my own if I am not able to catch the bus in reporting time?


Can I bring my mobile phones and laptops or any other valuables to the academy?


What is the mode of payment available?

Cash, Bank Transfer

Is Swimming Compulsory?


Do you conduct training for CPSS?

Candidates cannot be trained for CPSS as it is based on one’s natural abilities.

When should I enroll for the Program?

You should enroll atleast 30 days before your actual SSB Interview is scheduled.
No last minute assessments will be done, as this process requires enough time for the candidate to improve on existing shortcomings.