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ABOUT SAINIK SCHOOL & MILITARY ACADEMIES
The Indian Military Service has established several prestigious academies and staff colleges in different parts of India with the objective of training professional soldiers in the new generation of military science, combat command and strategy and related technologies.
Education and Training
Rashtriya Indian Military College: The Rashtriya Indian Military College (RIMC), Dehradun was established on 13 March 1922 with the objective of providing the necessary initial training to Indians who aspire to become officers in the Indian Armed Forces. The institution now serves as a feeder institute to the National Defense Academy, Khadakwasla (Pune) where cadets of the Army, Navy and Air Force undergo their initial training.
Sainik Schools: The scheme for the establishment of Sainik Schools was introduced in 1961 to broaden the recruitment base and eliminate an alleged regional imbalance in the officer cadre of the Defense Force. Sainik Schools are a joint venture of the Central and State Governments. At present, 18 Sainik Schools are administered by the Sainik Schools Society. These schools are affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education.
Military Schools: These were established during the British period at Ajmer, Bangalore, Belgaum, Chail and Dholpur and were referred to as King George Military School.
- Chail Military School Chail (Oldest) (formerly known as King George’s
- Royal Indian Military College) Shimla.
- Ajmer Military School.
- Bangalore Military School.
- Belgaum Military School.
- Dholpur Military School.
Prominent institutes providing training to officers of the Indian Army include:
Army War College : It is the premier full arms tactical training institute for officers which performs the important task of evaluating concepts and principles in the area of strategy and logistics military system. This institution was formerly known as College of Combat, Mhow and was renamed as ‘Army War College Mhow’ with effect from 1 January 2003.
Infantry School : The Infantry School, [Mhow, Indore Distt.MP] is the largest and oldest military training center of the Indian Army. The organization is responsible for the development of the entire department of tactical exercises and concepts related to infantry operations in various terrains and environments and implements them from time to time. The institution also trains the National Shooting Team under the aegis of the Army Marksmanship Unit (AMU) which is part of the Infantry School.
Junior Leaders Wing: Junior Leaders Wing is part of Belgaum Infantry School, Mhow and imparts training in tactical and special operations techniques to Junior Officers and Junior Leaders at sub unit level to enable them to carry out assigned operational missions.
Indian Military Academy: The Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun is credited with providing excellent officers who are highly disciplined, thoroughly motivated and deeply committed to the service of the nation. The Academy’s farewell speech contains the tales of valor, bravery and sacrifice displayed by its alumni in times of struggle.
Officers Training Academy: Officers Training Academy provides training to young women and men so that they can take up their rightful post in the Indian Army, Chennai.
High Altitude Warfare School: High Altitude Warfare School (HAWS), Gulmarg is a training institute that provides specialized training in Mountain Warfare and Winter Warfare to Indian Army personnel.
Armored Corps Center and School: The Armored Corps Center and School (ACCS), Ahmednagar, is a premier organization of the Army. This institution provides training related to the placement of mechanical forces and concepts for future combat.
School of Artillery: School of Artillery, Deolali Nashik District, Maharashtra is a premier organization of the Army providing effective training, evaluation of new equipment to be inducted and developing new principles/concepts of artillery operation.
Army Air Defense College : Army Air Defense College (AADC), Gopalpur provides effective training of ground air defense artillery provisions against long and medium range attacks as well as threats to designated strategic and strategically important areas and pivot points. It also provides training to protect against enemy air attacks.
College of Military Engineering : College of Military Engineering (CME), Pune covers three aspects, namely, training, consultancy, research and project.
Military College of Telecommunication Engineering: Military College of Telecommunication Engineering (MCTE), Mhow is the premier training institute of Corps of Signals. According to the training needs of Information Technology and Communication various courses are conducted in MCTE for Indian Army.
Counter Insurgency and Jungle Warfare (CIJW) School: Popularly known as CIJW School, Vairangte (Mizoram), this institution imparts counter guerrilla training. This institution has emerged as the nodal agency for imparting counter-terrorism training to other branches.
Junior Leaders Academy (JLA), Bareilly and Ramgarh: Junior Leaders Academy (JLA), Bareilly and Ramgarh provides institutional leadership training to junior officers including junior commissioned officers and non-commissioned officers.
Army Supply Corps (ASC) Center & College : ASC Center & College, Bangalore Supplies to officers, personnel below the rank of officer of Army Service Corps and foreign personnel from other countries, supplies, fuels, oils and lubricants, mechanical traffic, animal traffic and wi Provides dispatch training. This center also trains recruits for recruitment in the Army Service Corps.
Army Medical Corps (AMC) Centers and Schools: AMC Centers and Schools, Lucknow conducts basic to advanced courses for Army Medical Corps and Military Nursing Service officers. The center also trains recruits for induction into the Army Medical Corps.
Material Management College (CMM), Jabalpur: Material Management College (CMM), Jabalpur is the bastion of all Logistics courses of the Army. It offers courses for officers, JCOs and NCOs such as Advanced Materials Management, Higher Combat Materials Course and Quarter Master Course. It also provides basic training to technical clerks.
Electronic and Mechanical Engineering Military College: Electronic and Mechanical Engineering Military College (MCEME), Secunderabad (Andhra Pradesh) is an institution of technical education in the Army. The college was awarded the Golden Peacock National Training Award (1997) as well as the Golden Peacock National Quality Award.
Remount and Veterinary Corps (RVC) Centers and Schools: RVC Center and School, Meerut Cantt, for commissioned young veterinary graduates and various other artisans of the Corps such as tailors, drivers, hawkers, army dog trainers and lab attendants. Provides basic military and technical training. The center also provides training for remount and recruitment to the Veterinary Corps Center and School.
Army Education Corps (AEC) Training College and Centre: AEC Training College and Centre, Pachmarhi is a Category ‘A’ establishment, Regimental Training Center for AEC personnel and is an autonomous college affiliated to Barkatullah University Bhopal.
Military Police Corps (CMP) Center and School: The CMP Center and School, Bangalore provides basic military training to all personnel enrolled in the Military Police Corps and conducts courses for officers on deputation.
Army School of Physical Training: Army School of Physical Training (ASPT), Pune conducts sports training courses for military personnel, central police organizations and paramilitary forces and produces trainers who can impart physical training at the appropriate level.
Army Airborne Training School: Army Airborne Training School (AATS), Agra imparts training in air delivery and air transport of troops and materials. Also responsible for research and testing related to aerial portability and aerial jumping of all types of equipment.
National Institute of Integration : National Institute of Integration (INI), Pune imparts training to officers, below officer level personnel and religious teachers. Its purpose is to inspire the spirit of national and cultural unity in the officer corps.
Military Law Institute: The Military Law Institute (IML) provides training to officers of the Kempty Judge Advocate General branch, as well as education in military and allied law.
Military Sports Institute: Military Sports Institute (ASI), Pune and Army Sports Nodes is a public-contact sports center aimed at portraying the Army in a positive landscape. Appropriate funds have been earmarked for construction and equipment, including food accommodation and training under foreign coaches.
Army Cadet College: Army Cadet College (ACC), Dehradun is a division of the Indian Military Academy which trains cadets selected for commission. On completion of the course, these cadets also qualify for BA or BSc degree which is recognized by Jawaharlal Nehru University.
Combat Army Aviation Training School (CAATS): CAATS is the core training course for the aviation branch of the Army. It is located at the Army Aviation Base in Nashik Road. It replaced the Helicopter Training School (HTS), the Indian Air Force Academy, as the main training school for Army fliers. It mainly operates Cheetah and Chetak and also has simulators.
- Military Clerk Training School, Aurangabad.
- Mechanical Transport Army School, Bangalore.
- Army/Air Transport Support School, Agra
- EME School, Vadodara.
- Military Intelligence Training School and Depot (MITSD), Pune
- Military Music School – Pachmarhi
The Indian Navy has several training establishments in different locations. Indian Naval Academy Ilimala is currently located near Kannur in the state of Kerala.
- Indian Naval Academy – Ilimala
- INS ‘Vendurathi’ – Kochi
- INS Shivaji – Lonavala
- INS Valsura – Jamnagar
- INS Satavahana – Visakhapatnam
- INS Chilka – Bhubaneshwar
- INS Attack – Mumbai
- INS Pragati – Coimbatore
- INS Gomantak – Mormugao
- INS Jarawa – Port Blair
- Naval Artillery School – Kochi
- Torpedo/ Anti-Submarine School – Kochi
- Navigation direction school
Indian Air Force
The Indian Air Force has a training command and several training establishments. While technical and other support staff are trained at various ground training schools, pilots are trained at the Air Force Academy located at Dundigal near Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.
- Pilot Training Institute – Allahabad
- Air Force Administrative College – Coimbatore
- Aviation Medicine School – Bangalore
- Air Force Technical Training College – Near Jalahalli Bangalore,
- Paratroopers Training School – Agra
National Defense College: The National Defense College (NDC), which was inaugurated on 27 April 1960, is the only institution in the country that provides knowledge on aspects of national security and strategy. Senior Defense and Civil Service officers participate in a 47-week comprehensive program of National Security and Strategy.
Defense Management College: Institute of Defense Management (IDM), Secunderabad was established in June 1970 to impart modern, scientific management training to the officers of the Armed Forces. In 1980, the name of IDM was changed to College of Defense Management (CDM).
The college has trained over 5,000 officers of the ranks of Major to Major General and equivalent in all the other three services through its inter-campus programmes. It has also given exposure to a large number of officers in defense management through external capsules. Officers from paramilitary forces, Defense Research and Development Organization and friendly ministries also participate in various events.
Defense Services Staff College: Defense Services Staff College (DSSC), Wellington is a premier tri-services training institute that provides training to medium level officers of the three wings of the Indian Armed Forces, foreign friendly nations and the Indian Civil Service. DSSC is located in the picturesque surroundings of Wellington near Konnur in the Nilgiri Mountains of the state of Tamil Nadu.
National Defense Academy: The National Defense Academy (NDA), Khadakwasla, is a premier inter-service institution where future officers of the Armed Forces are trained. The training takes three years after which the cadets enroll in their respective academies, namely, Indian Military Academy, Naval Academy and Air Force Academy.
Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC)
AFMC is located at Pune near Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra. It is an inter-service institution. The AFMC plays a number of roles. These mainly include medical undergraduate and postgraduate, dental postgraduate, training of nursing cadets and paramedical staff.
Patient care is an integral part of its training curriculum and an integral part of the hospital benefits associated with the expertise available at the Armed Forces Medical College. This organization is responsible for providing a complete set of experts and super specialists by providing in-service training to the Armed Forces.
AFMC is well known as India’s premier medical institution and its entrance exam is attended by thousands of high school students (both male and female) from across India, who fight for its approximately 130 seats. Selected candidates are required to pass a medical and fitness test equivalent to that of officer cadets.
The 5-year course includes basic military training that is equivalent to the training received by all officer cadets in other academies of the Armed Forces, as well as training them in battle field medicine. After graduation, cadets have to serve a minimum of seven years in the Indian Army, after which they are free to leave or continue to serve as commissioned medical officers.