How to join Indian ACC Army Cadet College

Want to join Army Cadet College? Army Cadet College ACC is one of the best courses of Indian Army. Check out procedure to join Army Cadet College as an officer here.

Joining Indian Army ACC as an officer

Army Cadet College entry is the golden opportunity for serving soldiers to become a commissioned officer in the Indian Army and fulfill their dream of serving nation as an officer.
ACC stands for Army Cadet College. ACC is the premier college of Indian Army. It provides opportunity for all serving soldiers to prove their commanding skills as an officer. There are few courses exclusive for serving soldiers of Indian Army, Navy and Air Force.
How to join Army Cadet College
Army Cadet College is located at Indian Military Academy, Dehradun. Personnel selected for ACC course should report to IMA for training. ACC course duration is 4 years. Graduation degree will be awarded to all Army Cadet College course cadets after successful completion of prescribed training.

Eligibility criteria of Army Cadet College, IMA

In order to join Indian Army Cadet College (ACC) aspirant should be a serving soldier in Indian Army, Navy or Indian Air Force. Applicants should not have any adverse remarks during their service period. Applicants of Army Cadet College course should have good physical fitness. Applicant's age must be below 27 years as on ACC course commencement date.

All candidates who apply for Army Cadet College course will have to write an entrance exam (ACC entrance test). Based on the performance of ACC course test, Indian Army will call shortlisted candidates for ACC SSB interview. SSB interview will proceed as per laid down procedure and does not differ with other course SSBs. It is a five day interview consisting of various psychological and group testing tests.

Candidates who apply for ACC course should prepare well for the SSB interview.

Notification of Army Cadet College will be intimated by the units or formations where soldiers are serving.

One must send the ACC application form through one's unit only. Directly sent applications will be rejected.

Training of all cadets at Army Cadet College is of three years. After three years of training in ACC wing, candidates will be awarded commissioning in the Indian Army and will have to undergo one year training at Indian Military Academy.

Indian Army does provide coaching for all interested soldiers for cracking ACC exam and also provides training for passing SSB interview.

Soldiers who join Army Cadet College ACC wing will inculcate good ethics and will continue to better their management skills as commissioned officers. Thus, ACC course of Indian Army is really a boon for all serving soldiers who could not complete their graduation due to hardships of their lives at Indian Army, IAF and Navy.

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Commented By : AD       Member Level : Platinum      Commented On : 11 Apr 2017       Points : 2      

@Vikas Nautiyal, NDA is for those aspirants whose age is less than 19 1/2 years. Whereas ACC is for those serving soldiers whose age is less than 27 years.

Commented By : AD       Member Level : Platinum      Commented On : 11 Apr 2017       Points : 2      

@Abhishek you will be released by the Indian Navy only if you pass Group 1 cadre exam.

Commented By : AD       Member Level : Platinum      Commented On : 11 Apr 2017       Points : 2      

@Naveen, you are eligible to apply.

Commented By : AD       Member Level : Platinum      Commented On : 11 Apr 2017       Points : 2      

@Vivek you need to do 4 year training regardless of your graduation.

Commented By : Vilas Nautiyal       Member Level :       Commented On : 26 Mar 2017       Points : 0      

What is a difference between NDA and ACC .

Commented By : Ravi       Member Level :       Commented On : 26 Mar 2017       Points : 0      

Hi all
I am from 3 EME , serving candidate in Indian Army cleared ACC entrance test 3 times and screen out first attempt in ssb, 2 times conference out. I am 25 yrs old. Could any of you please let me know if I have another chance to crack ssb. Head of the unit says no. Anyway that I can convince or do I have any other opportunity to grow. Also I am a para commando.

Commented By : Abhishek       Member Level :       Commented On : 25 Feb 2017       Points : 0      

I m serving in indian navy and wants to go in state public service commission.can navy release m?

Commented By : Parth       Member Level :       Commented On : 25 Feb 2017       Points : 0      

I am 10+2 , am I eligible for ACC exam??

Commented By : Naveen       Member Level :       Commented On : 13 Feb 2017       Points : 0      

I am a sailor in Indian navy and my qualification is 10+2 with age 21 am I eligible for ACC exam???

Commented By : AD       Member Level : Platinum      Commented On : 12 Feb 2017       Points : 2      

Dear Vivek, ACC is exclusive for serving soldiers. Also most of the soldiers who don't have a graduation degree apply for ACC entry. If you are serving soldier and also have degree, then you can opt for other defence opportunities to avoid 4 year training.

Commented By : vivek       Member Level :       Commented On : 31 Jan 2017       Points : 0      

is is necessary to do 4yr tranning if m graduate?

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