AFPA

Mission NDA

WANT TO JOIN THE NATIONAL DEFENSE ACADEMY

OR

THE NAVAL ACADEMY?

GOOD NEWS!! You have come to the right place!!

WE DON’T COACH, WE TRANSFORM

What is Mission NDA?

AFPA specializes in mentoring Defense Aspirants into the coveted uniform!!

Mission NDA aims at optimizing a 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. 

The concept envisages concurrent focus on the NDA ENTRANCE EXAM syllabus.

HOW IT WORKS?

The entire Mission NDA Program is conducted ina structured and graduated manner similar to the program at the NDA.

AFPA addresses the weak link of no preparation on the remainder subjects of the NDA entrance exams (General Abilities paper to include History, Geography, Polity, Economics, Current and Defence Affairs), during X and XII, and losing one opportunity of availing the earliest chance and results in an overall delay by more than a year in his preparation in joining the academy.

AFPA concurrently prepares candidates on all the subjects without compromising the core CBSE syllabus enabling the candidates to appear for the entrance exams while studying in class XII itself giving him the benefit of one additional chance and getting commissioned into the forces at a much younger age.

The Mission NDA Cadet gets a head start in not only the entrance exam preparation but also the SSB Interview process. This is achieved by initiating all the requirements for the exam and the interview right from the very beginning concurrently along with the CBSE Syllabus

The assessors of the SSB Program are integrated with the academic faculty to give a comprehensive training program over the entire period of two years thus laying a very strong foundation for the competitive exams and the SSB Interview.

The physical fitness, mental ability and Reasoning ability isfine-tuned over a period of two years to enable a candidate to respond pontaneously in the NDA ENTRANCE EXAM and the SSB INTERVIEW giving him the required competitive edge to emerge winner in an intense competitive field. In so doing, the cadet is gradually transformed from a civilian, laid back persona to a motivated, confident, ambitious and well-prepared defence service aspirant.

THE FACULTY

The quality of training is dependent on the standard of the FACULTY. AFPA fortunately is home to a very seasoned, experienced and dedicated set of staff who are totally committed to the AFPA MISSION of mentoring the students to achieve their ambition.

BEST IN CLASS FACULTY

BEST IN THE FIELD OF DEFENCE SSB ASSESSORS

Ashok Kumar Thamburaj

Psychologist-DIPR

Col. Rahul Gowardhan

Interviewing Officer

Dr.Cdr. N.K Natarajan

Group Testing Officer

Air Cmde. Sanjeev Gosewade

Interviewing Officer

Cdr. Sudarshan Chakrapani (retd)

Interview Assessment Trainer

Comdt. Yogesh Dutta

Psychologist-IGC

Col. Hasabnis

GTO Technique Expert

Col. Ravi Nair (Retd)

Personality Development Coach

TEACHING EXPERTS

Mrs. Chitra Nair

General Studies Expert

Mr. Prashant Markan

Math Expert

Mr. Ganesh Thaware

English & General Studies Faculty

Ms. Simran Mishra

Physics Faculty

Mr. Karan Bawangarh

Chemistry Faculty

Hony Sub Major Prakash Mudkondwar

Drill Instructor and Campus Head

This Is What They Say About Mission NDA!

Ashok Thamburaj is a former Scientist C from the DRDO Delhi and very astutely identifies the Psych Profile of the candidate to enable aspirant to work on these shortcomings and evolve responses which emphasizes emotional stability, drive determination and decision-making ability.

Ashok Kumar Thamburaj

Psychologist-DIPR

Col. Rahul Gowardhan, an experienced interviewing officer and a former Deputy President of Selection Centre Allahabad, feels that several good candidates with immense potential exhibit sub-par performances due to inappropriate responses which fails to bring to fore the officer like qualities. Innocuous and innocent actions by candidates reveals insecurity, low self- esteem and lack of confidence, besides the in-ability to deal with routine situations, logically and methodically. Subtle nudging and gentle prodding with the correct DO’s & DONTs transforms an aspirant into a winner.

Col. Rahul Gowardhan(Retd)

Interviewing Officer

Col. Hasabnis has had a very prolonged tenure as an assessor and trainer of assessors. A seasoned GTO, he has evolved unique teaching methods which adroitly brings out the required qualities and traits in each candidate to develop the aptitude for ground related tasks and team building capability.

Col. Hasabnis

GTO Technique Expert

Cdr. Chakrapani is a veteran Submariner and a qualified assessor who has successfully transformed a large number of candidates to finish far ahead of their compatriots. His patient and methodical analysis helps each candidate to comprehend his shortcomings and work effectively to overcome them.

Cdr. Sudarshan Chakrapani (retd)

Interview Assessment Trainer

Col. Murali is an experienced assessor from Selection Centre East and feels that a candidate who undergoes the interview practice is sufficiently forewarned of the questioning pattern and the expected lines of responses. Aspirants are mostly motivated and enthusiastic and are tremendously surprised by their shortcomings and work towards improving them.

Col. Murali

Interviewing Officer

Col Ravi Nair is a veteran combatant who enlightens candidates on the service and work profile to help candidates get an insight into the ethos and philosophy of the Defense Forces. His sessions on Communication skills and leadership/team building has a profound impact on the candidates and find themselves galvanized into giving outstanding performances at the SSB interview.

Col. Ravi Nair (Retd)

Personality Development Coach

SUCCESS STORIES PRODUCED BY AFPA SO FAR...

Producing 1 Officer in every 3.5 Days!!!

THE TIME-LINE FOR THE ENTIRE PROCESS

Timeline
ClassXINDA TRAININGJEE TRG
2021 June

2022 May / June
Academic classes, English, PCM, ComputersPhysical Training, GK & GS Coaching
NDA ENTRANCE COACHING SSB TRG
Maths & Physics Coaching
MATHS COACHING
2022 JulyClassXIIRegister for NDA EntranceRegister for JEE Entrance
Nov 22 / Jan 23ClassXII ClassesNDA ENTRANCE EXAMJEE ENTRANCE
Feb / Mar / AprilBOARD EXAMSSB AT DESIGNATED
SELECTION CENTRES
June 2023CLASS XII RESULTSJOIN NDA

SUMMARY
Sr No.EventDate
01Register & BrochureImmediateOnline
02Online Entrance TestMay 2021Date will be intimated
03Personal InterviewMay 2021On skype by founder
04DOCU / ADMISSION PROCESSOnline
05Report To Academy30 JUNECollect uniforms, books, stationary
06Session Commences01 JULY

MISSION NDA IN ACTION

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Nationality

To apply for Mission NDA, candidates must be

Nationality

To apply for Mission NDA, candidates must be
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Educational Qualification

A candidate must have scored 80% and above in 9th standard

Educational Qualification

A candidate must have scored 80% and above in 9th standard
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Marital Status

Only unmarried male candidates can apply for the exam.

Marital Status

Only unmarried male candidates can apply for the exam.
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Physical Standards

Candidates must be physically fit according to the physical standards

Physical Standards

Candidates must be physically fit according to the physical standards
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Eligibility Criteria – Nationality

To apply for Mission NDA, candidates must be
1) A citizen of India or
2) A subject of Nepal or
3) A subject of Bhutan
4) A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before January 1, 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India or
5) A person originally Indian who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
Provided that a candidate belonging to categories 2, 3, 4, and 5 must be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Indian government. Certificate of eligibility is not required for Gorkha candidates from Nepal.

Eligibility Criteria: Educational Qualification

A candidate must have scored 80% and above in 9th standard.
A candidate must have scored 80% and above in Matriculation Certificate (Secondary School Certificate).
A candidate should score 80% and above in Mission NDA Entrance Examination, conducted at the time of registration.

Eligibility Criteria: Marital Status

Only unmarried male candidates can apply for the exam. Candidates should not marry until they complete their training. Candidates who marries during the training will be discharged and have to refund all expenditure spend on him by the government.

Eligibility Criteria: Physical Standards

Candidates must be physically fit according to the physical standards for the NDA exam.

FEES STRUCTURE FOR MISSION NDA 2021-22

Fees For Year 01

FeesAmount PayableInstallmentsGST AmountInstallmentsGST RateTotal AmountFavoringDate
Coaching Fees1,00,000/-50,000/-18,000/-9000/-18%1,18,000/-AFPA(India) Pvt. Ltd.1st June – 2021
50,000/-9000/-AFPA(India) Pvt. Ltd.1st December – 2021
School Fees20,000/-20,000/-20,000/-1st June – 2021
Messing Charges96000/-48000/-4800/-2400/-5%100800/-AFPA(India) Pvt. Ltd.1st June – 2021
48000/-2400/-AFPA(India) Pvt. Ltd.1st December – 2021
Uniform10,000/-10,000/-500/-500/-5%10,500/-AFPA(India) Pvt. Ltd.1st June – 2021
Study Material6000/-6000/-6,000/-AFPA(India) Pvt. Ltd.1st June – 2021
Caution Deposit (Refundable)5,000/-5,000/-5,000/-AFPA(India) Pvt. Ltd.1st June – 2021
Medical Deposit (Refundable)10,000/-10,000/-10,000/-AFPA(India) Pvt. Ltd.1st June – 2021
Total Fees 2,47,000/- 2,47,000/-23,300/-23,300/-2,70,300/-

FEES STRUCTURE FOR MISSION NDA 2022-23

Fees For Year 02

FeesAmount PayableInstallmentsGST AmountInstallmentsGST RateTotal AmountFavoringDate
Coaching Fees1,00,000/-50,000/-18,000/-9000/-18%1,18,000/-AFPA(India) Pvt. Ltd.1st June – 2022
50,000/-9000/-AFPA(India) Pvt. Ltd.1st December – 2022
School Fees20,000/-20,000/-20,000/-1st June – 2022
Messing Charges96000/-48000/-4800/-2400/-5%100800/-AFPA(India) Pvt. Ltd.1st June – 2022
48,000/-2400/-AFPA(India) Pvt. Ltd.1st December – 2022
SSB Interview Coaching10,000/-10,000/-500/-500/-5%10,500/-AFPA(India) Pvt. Ltd.1st June – 2022
Study Material6000/-6000/-6,000/-AFPA(India) Pvt. Ltd.1st June – 2022
Total Fees2,32,000/-2,32,000/-23,300/-23,300/-2,55,300/-

Frequently Asked Questions

  • The nearest railway station & airport is Nagpur.
  • From the railway station reach Mor Bhavan bus stand by auto.
  • From Mor Bhavan take a state transport bus to Saoner.
  • From Saoner town take an auto to AFPA campus

The syllabus is CBSE& the academy is affiliated to a reputed school here for documentation purposes.

The academy has complete infrastructure to include academic block, hostel mess & playgrounds. A GTO ground with GTO task obstacles, individual obstacles & GOR obstacles also exists. Please refer images of the activities on the web site. They are images of the actual ground.

Once the candidates enter the campus no one is allowed to leave for the entire duration of the programme. The schedule is so effectively optimised that there is no scope nor time for any such activity or visit.

The list will be shared in the welcome email.

The programme is designed to prepare the candidate in a graduated and structured manner. Leaving is the candidates choice and will not be entitled to any refund.

Desirous candidates with the potential & aptitude are also enabled opportunity to appear for jee.

No. The registration fee is non-refundable.

Yes. The academy does have a library. Candidates can borrow related books & periodicals strictly on returnable basis.

Wi-Fi connectivity is provided at the hostel and the work station.

Four students are accommodated in each room with attached washroom.

Washing machine facility exists and an iron is provided on demand. Candidates have to carry out the task themselves.

The AFPA mess provides wholesome nutritious and tasty food based on a day wise menu to cover the tastes of the length & breadth of the country. Mostly Indian menu with non-veg on specified days.

Relatives/guardian/family members are not permitted to visit the campus except on designated days of parent teacher meeting held once a month, that too for a limited period.

Yes. For directions refer question 1 and the welcome email.

Ideally you must enroll at the earliest possible opportunity.

Ashok Kumar Thamburaj

Psychologist-DIPR

A DRDO Scientist, alumni Defense Institute of Psychological Research (DIPR) worked in the Selection Centre Central (SSC), Bhopal. A psychologist par excellence in psychometric assessment, personality profiling and training of students and employees. He was designated as consultant with the department of education, Tamil Nadu. Has contributed over 310 officers to the Armed Forces post retirement from services. An accomplished assessor indeed. Subject – Psychometric Assessment, Psychological Test Assessment.

Col. Rahul Gowardhan

Interviewing Officer

A man with 30 years of distinguished service in the Army and held many important appointments including Commanding Officer of the Artillery Unit in J&K and Rajasthan, Dy. President of Services Selection Board (SSB) at Allahabad and also worked as Interviewing officer at SSB, Bhopal. He is a qualified HR professional with PG in Management. A certified assessor and interviewer, who interviewed more than 2500 aspirants at SSB and about 1000 candidates for managerial posts in Public Sector and Corporate Sector Subject – Interviewing Officer

Dr.Cdr. N.K Natarajan

Group Testing Officer

Dr.Cdr. N.K Natarajan, Chief Mentor an assessor with 25 years of experience in the Indian Navy with 3 years as Group Testing Officer. He is an alumnus of Indian Naval Academy and a President’s Gold Medallist. He holds 6 post graduate degrees in management and a doctorate in psychology. He has mentored more than thousand candidates successfully through the selection process.

Air Cmde Sanjeev Gosewade

Interviewing Officer

Air Commodore Sanjeev Gosewade belongs to Nagpur and has studied in SFS School, Bhonsala Military School, Hislop College and Institute of Science Nagpur. On completion of Degree in Science from Institute of Science and NCC ‘C’ certificate from Nagpur NCC unit he joined Indian Air Force in 1980. He was commissioned as a flying pilot in Indian Air Force on June 4, 1982. He has held various important Command, Staff and Instructional appointments during his service career in the Indian Air Force. As an experienced military pilot he has flown around 5000 hours on Ilyushin-76 , Avro and Dornier aircraft and has flown these aircraft operationally both in India and abroad.

He has been the Flight Commander of VVIP Squadron, Commanding Officer of a Combat unit and the Commanding Officer of a Gajraj Squadron. During his tenure as Commanding Officer, 44 Squadron was adjudged the Best Transport Squadron of the IAF and was also commended by US Air Force during multi-national military exercise Red Flag. Besides being the Station Commander, the Air Commodore has been the Air Officer Commanding of an important flying base and has the distinction of being the President of an Air Force Selection Board twice. His staff appointments include a tenure at Air Head Quarters as Director Operations. He was awarded Vayusena Medal by the President of India on Jan 26, 2010 for his distinguished service in the Indian Air Force. He has also been awarded the Maharashtra Gaurav Puraskar in Oct 2018 by the Government of Maharashtra. Besides attending Air Staff College in Australia he is a post-graduate of Defence Services Staff College, Wellington, India and has been an instructor for 3 years in this college. His academic qualifications include MSc and MPhil from Madras University.

He has held several sensitive and prestigious appointments dealing with operations, logistics and planning. He commanded an artillery regiment in the intense operational environs of the Srinagar Valley.

Cdr. Sudarshan Chakrapani (retd)

Interview Assessment Trainer

An alumnus of the National Defence Academy, CDR. Chakrapani is a veteran SEA-FARER having served the Indian Navy for over 2.5 decades. In his illustrious career, the officer has contributed in the commissioning of submarines and has commanded a missile corvette.

A graduate of the Defence Services Staff College, he has held very important, coveted and sensitive staff and instructional appointments in almost all the important Naval stations.

A qualified assessor from Defence Institute of Psychological Research Timarpur, New Delhi (DIPR) has had first-hand experience in assessing over 1,000 candidates at the Selection Centres – Allahabad and Bangalore.

Cdr. Chax is also a technocrat having served in the corporate (TECH- MAHINDRA) for over a decade conceptualizing and evolving several far-reaching automations and strategic initiatives for his organization.

This wide-ranging experience across the job spectrum renders him an ideal interviewing officer for personal interview sessions of the SSB.

He has the ability to quickly identify the flaws in every candidate and suggest invaluable measures to overcome those flaws. Many candidates have benefitted from his interaction and have gone on to crack the SSB Interview.

AFPA offers a unique opportunity by providing an interface for interaction with Cdr. Chax and to exploit this rare skillset.

Comdt. Yogesh Dutta

Psychologist-IGC

Commandant Yogesh Dutta is seasoned and experienced veteran with two and a half decades of distinguished service with the Indian Coast Guard.

In his chequered and illustrious career, the officer has held several prestigious and coveted appointments ranging from operations, management, human resource development and strategic planning & implementation. He has the distinction of commanding the hovercraft twice and has achieved proficiency in every facet of this modern and state-of-the-art combat platform.

Commandant Dutta is a qualified psychologist with a masters in clinical/applied psychology from the Annamalai University.

He has been a certified psychologist & assessor for the selection process of officers and has trained large number of psychologist in the method of assessment in the service selection board.

Commandant Dutta brings to team AFPA his unique and seasoned experience and has added tremendous value to the training process. His innate ability to quickly and accurately discern the areas of improvement in candidates and propel them into the correct method of evaluating and overcoming these flaws renders him a valuable resource person capable of transforming under confident and potential candidates into front runners in any selection process.

Col. Hasabnis

GTO Technique ExpertC

An alumnus of the Indian Military Academy, Col Sachit is an Air Defence Gunner having been commissioned to the Army Air Defence in 1986.

In his illustrious career spanning three decades, the officer has a wide range of experience in operations, human resource management and logistics and has served across the length and breadth of the country in various capacities.

Col Sachit is a qualified assessor of the services selection board from the prestigious Defence Institute of Psychological Research, Timarpur, New Delhi.

In his assignment as Group Testing Officer of Selection Centre East (Prayagraj) he has screened more than 2000 candidates and was instrumental in selecting few of the best material for the Indian Defence Forces. His vast experience in this field has led him to certain analysis and recommendations for the betterment of the selection process and has been duely incorporated.

He is a qualified psychologist having done his MSC in psychology from Bhartiya University in 2007 and is presently pursuing his post-graduation in human resource management from the prestigious NMIMS.

Col Hasabnis is an ideal trainer to be associated with while preparing for the services selection board. His insight and experience will definitely provide qualitative edge to an aspiring candidates capabilities and capacities.

His ability to spot and nurture the latent qualities in a candidate required for cracking the SSB interview has had a quantum impact on the candidates who have been trained by him and have successfully cleared the interviews head and shoulders above the rest.

As part of the AFPA team Col Hasabnis brings invaluable experience to desirous candidates undergoing pre-ssb training at AFPA.

Col. Ravi Nair (Retd)

Personality Development Coach

A veteran of the Indian Army, Col Ravi Nair has three and half decades of experience in various facets of the services, to include, Operations, Training and Human Resource Management. A certified Soft Skill Trainer with proficiency in communication skills, personal interview techniques, general awareness quotient and motivational talks, has trained several batches of SSB aspirants both in service and budding young NCC candidates. Subject – Personality Enhancement Coach.

Mrs. Chitra Nair

General Studies Expert

Mrs. Chitra Nair is an experienced social studies Teacher with more than 25 years of experience in various Army Schools and public schools of the country!

Her last stint was with Delhi Public School Nagpur where she was head of the Social Studies Department for 12 years since the inception of the school!!

She has the unique distinction of producing 11 students with perfect 100 scores in the board exams of 2017-18.

She is an MPhil in Public Administration from Nagpur University having topped the table. She has been a CBSE RESOURCE PERSON and is credited with many developmental training programs!

Mr. Prashant Markan

Math Expert

A renowned Mathematics faculty who has successfully trained thousands of aspirants during the last 18 years.

He is the ultimate name and a pioneer in awakening consciousness about national level competition by producing highly successful and ultimate results in IIT-JEE, RMO, PRMO, NTSE, NDA and CDS.

Mr. Ganesh Thaware

English & General Studies Faculty

Ganesh Sir is the principal of AFPA's MISSION NDA and is the faculty for English & General Studies. A seasoned and mature academician, he has over thirty years of experience in this field. A knowledgeable, competent and outstanding professional.

Mr. Thaware has headed three prestigious institutions of Nagpur as principal, to include the BHONSALA MILITARY SCHOOL. His understanding of the curriculum and the nuances of the CBSE syllabus and examination pattern, renders him as an invaluable resource capable of delivering results.

His training of Mission NDA Cadets in general studies and current affairs is going to be the game changer in the NDA entrance exam.

Ms. Simran Mishra

Physics Faculty

Ms. Simran is the physics faculty who has a very distinguished and brilliant academic profile to back the present assignment. An erudite and prolific resource person.

Simran has outstanding academic credentials and has stood second in the ORDER OF MERIT from NAGPUR UNIVERSITY in M.Sc. in Physics.

Her innovative and simple methods of explaining the concepts and contents of the subject has facilitated easy assimilation and quantum upgrade in the candidates proficiency of physics. Her exuberance and effervescent spirit is an invaluable asset to the institution.

Mr. Karan Kishor Bawangarh

Chemistry Faculty

A post graduate in Chemistry, Mr Karan has vast experience in teaching the subject with some of the most prestigious institutions of Nagpur. An accomplished sportsman and martial arts exponent.

He is an inspiration for the young aspirants and has enhanced their motivational levels and their comprehension of the subject.

Mr. Karan's ingenious and simplistic teaching methods generates immeasurable enthusiasm in the candidates and is guaranteed to deliver outstanding results. An asset to the organization.

Hony Sub Major Prakash Mudkondwar

Drill Instructor and Campus Head

Honorary Subedar Major Prakash is a veteran Junior Commissioned Officer of the Indian Army having served 28 years in the corps of signals, an important combat support arm.
A proficient cyber warrior the JCO has been a trainer and an able administrator who has commanded sub units with professional dispatch. An accomplished combat leader with an exceptional track record, Subedar Major Prakash brings with him a rare blend of experience and maturity to train the future leaders of the Indian Defence Forces.