Indian Airforce coaching - Doon Defence Academy
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Doon Defence Academy (DDA) Dehradun is the best Indian Airforce coaching institute in Uttarakahnd, India. DDA is the top Airforce coaching Group X, Y and AFCAT coaching institute in Dehradun. Doon Defence Academy Dehradun also offers coaching for Indian Air Force Airmen and other technical trades entrance exams.

“To find us, you must be good, To catch us, you must be fast, but to beat us… you must be kidding.”

Indian Air Force

Since its inception, the IAF has had its share of trials and tribulations. The IAF’s mettle was tested in the Second World War, after independence, in the conflicts of 1948, 1965, 1971 and the Kargil Victory in the summer of 1999. IAF has vindicated itself time and again by rising to the myriad challenges, tasks and demands placed on it by the nation. The fortitude and deeds of its men has won many laurels. It’s growth and continuous modernization is an index of its ability to adapt with the time and its need which is a testimony to the caliber of its men.


Here is an opportunity to dedicate yourself to the honour and glory of your motherland. As a defender of the sovereign skies, you become a part of the noblest and most selfless of professions – the Indian Air force. Here, you take a pledge to protect the frontiers of our airspace, where your bravery, courage, grit and the never give up spirit is tested each and every day in every conceivable situation to bring out the best in you. A career with Indian Air force makes you an air warrior who is ready to face challenges and come out as a winner.


Opportunities are open to young men to choose Indian Air force as a career. Here, the aspiration finds satisfaction. To become a warrior in airman category, check out your eligibility and look out for the opportunity as an when they arrive.

Technical Trades (16 to 22 years)

The candidate should have passed Intermediate/10+2 or equivalent examination with Mathematics, Physics and English and a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.


Three years Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical/Electrical/Electronics/Automobile/Computer Science/Instrumentation Technology) from a Govt. recognized Polytechnic/Institute.


All Group ‘Y’ trades (16 to 20 years)

Passed Intermediate/10+2 or equivalent with a minimum aggregate score of 50% with pass marks in English.

Education Instructor Trade

(20 to 25 years)

(i) Graduation with a teaching Degree or Diploma from a recognized University with a minimum 50% aggregate marks in each qualification.


(ii)  B.A. (Hons)/B.Sc(Hons)/BCA with a minimum score of 50% marks.


(20 to 28 years)

(iii) A minimum second class M.A. in English/M.Sc in Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science or MCA.

Interviews:  Candidates passing both Written Test & PFT are to be interviewed by a team of officers & Warrant Ranks. Those who are recommended in an interview are medically examined by Recruitment Medical Team as per Indian Air Force Medical Standards. Those who are recommended in an interview and Medically Fit will only be considered for final selection.

From Airmen to Commissioned Officer: There is a promotional opportunity up to the level of master warrant officer (MWO). Opportunities to become a Commissioned Officer also exist for those airmen who qualify the prescribed examinations later during their service career.