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      NIMBUS DEFENCE ACADEMY is one of India’s Pioneers institutes for Defence examination preparation. Headquartered in Chandigarh, we provide Learning features that are unparalleled in the country. We have a Team of Dedicated and Respectable Professionals with Proven Credentials and Passion for Transforming the Youth. All the students are guided by the most experienced Trainers that have been working in the industry for years and know the INs and OUTs of training students to the core. What sets apart NIMBUS from Other institutes is our Success ratio, which is best across India & We are proud to produce Hundreds success stories till date.

      Our Vision is to become the First & Last destination for the young aspirants seeking career in Defence forces, be it through NDA, CDS, AFCAT or any other Defence entry.

      Even amongst the Top AFCAT Coaching academies in Chandigarh, Nimbus Defence Academy stands apart. Owing to our best in class infrastructure, well-planned curriculum, experienced trainers & comprehensive study notes, Nimbus Defence Academy has been producing unparalleled results in Chandigarh.Nimbus is the Best Coaching institute for AFCAT coaching in North India without a Doubt.
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      SHAURYA-OTA

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      TEJAS -AFCAT

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      COURSE DURATION : 4 Months

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      SAKSHAM (CDS+AFCAT)

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      COURSE DURATION : 6 Months

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      STUDY MATERIAL

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      1. Set of 5-Books, Designed as per Latest Curriculum and Exam Pattern
      2. Practice Papers Included

      Course Fee: 1999 Rs/-

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      PARIKSHA (TEST SERIES)

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      Course Fee : 999 Rs /-

      OUR TEAM OF DEFENCE OFFICERS

      WING CDR. IQBAL SINGH CHAHAL (Retd)

      EX GTO AFSB DEHRADUN

      WING CDR. IQBAL SINGH CHAHAL (Retd) is a great personality who is always full of energy & motivation. The cadets at NIMBUS DEFENCE ACADEMY are trained by Chahal sir for SSB Interviews right from Day 1.
      He is one of the most decorated Indian Air Force Officer, who has assessed thousands of cadets during his 6 years tenure as a Group Testing Officer in AFSBs. Being himself an NDA cadet, he very well understands the challenges faced by the aspiring cadets and his vast experience and knowledge enrich the cadets & brings out their true self.

      GROUP CAPTAIN. DK TANWAR (Retd)

      EX- Interviewing Officer AFSB Dehradun & Varanasi

      GROUP CAPTAIN. DK TANWAR (Retd) headed the Training school at Defence Institute of Psychological Research (DIPR), New Delhi which is responsible for the training of hundreds of Indian and foreign Defence officers to become assessors. Many of such trained psychologists, GTOs and Interviewing officers conducted selection at their respective selection Boards (SSBs/ AFSBs). His experience of testing close to 15000 candidates at stage I screening test is not easy to match. During his two tenures at Air Force Selection Board Varanasi & Dehradun, He evaluated and identified potential candidates for induction as officers into Defence services. He has conducted about 8000 personality interviews.

      Colonel Arvind Kumar (Retd)

      Colonel Arvind Kumar is a one of the most sought after officer among cadets. Always energetic & motivated to guide & mentor the youngsters. The ex. Officers guides the cadets on OLQs, life skills & share his own life experiences. Colonel Arvind has been instrumental in enriching the cadets with a lot of JOSH & JAJBA to work consistently towards their goal. He guides them for personal Interviews & trains for the life skills that a cadets must adopt so that SSB interview is a smooth sailing for the cadet.

      WING CDR. SK
      SHARMA (Retd)

      WG CDR S K SHARMA is a qualified trainer and a motivational guru. He had been the head of a corporate business unit, Managing Director of a training assessment company and later the Group Director HR & Training of a big corporate house- managing a large task-force of over 12,000 employees in India and gulf countries. After a successful corporate stint, he moved into corporate training and adventure. He incorporates the most modern training techniques in his ‘fun learning’ training programs He has taught Management, at top Business schools in Delhi & NCR. Many Entrepreneurs, Govt. Officials, Doctors, Managers, Students and teachers have benefitted from his coaching and consultancy.

      OUR TEAM

      SELECTION PROCESS

      (CDS: COMBINED DEFENCE SERVICES EXAM)

      STEP 1

      WRITTEN EXAMINATION: The test is conducted twice a year in April and September. Advertisements inviting applications for CDS are out in May and December.

      STEP 2

      If you have successfully cleared Step 1, you will receive a Call letter to report to any one of the Services Selection Boards located at Dehradun, Varanasi, Allahabad, Bhopal, Kapurthala, Mysore etc. At the Selection Board, you undergo the following tests in order to ascertain your suitability and gauge your potential as an Officer in the Indian Armed Forces.

      STAGE 1 TESTING

      STAGE-I is a screening test. Those who qualify STAGE-I are eligible to undergo STAGE-II testing. STAGE-I disqualified candidates are routed back after announcement of results.

      STAGE 2 TESTING

      All STAGE-I qualified candidates undergo the following tests as part of STAGE-II testing during the next four to five days.
      These tests will be explained to you in detail before they are conducted at the Selection Board.

      STEP 3 - CONDUCT OF MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS

      If you are recommended by the Selection Board, you will be sent for the medical examination

      STEP 4 - PREPARING ALL INDIA MERIT LIST

      An All-India Merit List is compiled on the basis of your performance in the written test and SSB interview, subject to being medically fit. Based on the vacancies available in various branches / sub branches, joining instructions are issued to join one of the Training establishments.

      The subjects of the written examination, the time allowed and the maximum marks allotted to each subject will be as follows:

       SubjectDurationNumber Of QuestionsMaximum Marks
      For Admission to
      Indian Military Academy
      Indian Naval Academy
      Air Force Academy
      English
      General Knowledge
      Elementary Mathematics
      2 Hours120100
      For Admission to
      Officers’ Training Academy
      English
      General Knowledge
      2 Hours120100

      The maximum marks allotted to the written examination and to the interviews will be equal for each course i.e., the maximum marks allotted to the written examination and to the interviews will be 300, 300, 300 and 200 each for admission to the Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Air Force Academy and Officers’ Training Academy respectively.

      STANDARD AND SYLLABUS OF THE EXAMINATION

      The standard of the papers in Elementary Mathematics will be of Matriculation level. The standard of papers in other subjects will approximately be as may be expected of a graduate of an Indian University.
      1. ENGLISH
      The question paper will be designed to test the candidates’ understanding of English and workmanlike use of words.
      Spotting ErrorsSentence ArrangementSynonymsAntonyms
      Reading ComprehensionsIdioms And PhrasesParts Of SpeechSpelling Test
      Cloze TestJumbled WordsDirect/indirect SpeechTransformation Of Sentences
      Sentence ImprovementDeterminersSentence Completion
      2. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE
      General Knowledge including knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific subject. The paper will also include questions on History of India and Geography of a nature which candidate should be able to answer without special study.
      PhysicsChemistryBiology
      Ancient HistoryMedieval HistoryModern History
      Indian GeopgraphyHuman GeopraphyHyscial Geography
      Wolrd GeographyMappingIndian Constitution
      Political TheoryIndian EconomyMicro Economics
      Current AffairsMilitary Aptitude
      3. ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS
      Arithmetic
      Number System—Natural numbers, Integers, Rational and Real numbers. Fundamental operations, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, Square roots, Decimal fractions. Unitary method, time and distance, time and work, percentages, applications to simple and compound interest, profit and loss, ratio and proportion, variation. Elementary Number Theory—Division algorithm. Prime and composite numbers. Tests of divisibility by 2, 3, 4, 5, 9 and 11. Multiples and factors. Factorization Theorem. H.C.F. and L.C.M. Euclidean algorithm. Logarithms to base 10, laws of logarithms, use of logarithmic tables.
      Algebra
      Basic Operations, simple factors, Remainder Theorem, H.C.F., L.C.M., Theory of polynomials, solutions of quadratic equations, relation between its roots and coefficients (Only real roots to be considered). Simultaneous linear equations in two unknowns—analytical and graphical solutions. Simultaneous linear inequations in two variables and their solutions. Practical problems leading to two simultaneous linear equations or inequations in two variables or quadratic equations in one variable & their solutions. Set language and set notation, Rational expressions and conditional identities, Laws of indices.
      Trigonometry
      Sine ×, cosine ×, Tangent × when 0° < × < 90° Values of sin ×, cos × and tan ×, for × = 0°, 30°, 45°, 60° and 90°. Simple trigonometric identities. Use of trigonometric tables. Simple cases of heights and distances.
      Geometry
      Lines and angles, Plane and plane figures, Theorems on (i) Properties of angles at a point, (ii) Parallel lines, (iii) Sides and angles of a triangle, (iv) Congruency of triangles, (v) Similar triangles, (vi) Concurrence of medians and altitudes, (vii) Properties of angles, sides and diagonals of a parallelogram, rectangle and square, (viii) Circles and its properties including tangents and normal, (ix) Loci.
      Mensuration
      Areas of squares, rectangles, parallelograms, triangle and circle. Areas of figures which can be split up into these figures (Field Book), Surface area and volume of cuboids, lateral surface and volume of right circular cones and cylinders, surface area and volume of spheres.
      Statistics
      Collection and tabulation of statistical data, Graphical representation frequency polygons, histograms, bar charts, pie charts etc. Measures of central tendency.

      SELECTION PROCESS

      (AFCAT: AIR FORCE COMMON ABILITY TEST)
      The AFCAT Competitive examination comprises

      STEP 1

      WRITTEN EXAMINATION: The test is conducted twice a year in February and August. Advertisements inviting applications for AFCAT are out in June and December.

      STEP 2 - AFSB (AIR FORCE SELECTION BOARD) TESTING

      If you have successfully cleared Step 1, you will receive a Call letter to report to any one of the Air Force Selection Boards located at Dehradun, Varanasi, Gandhinagar and Mysore. At the Air Force Selection Board (AFSB), you undergo the following tests in order to ascertain your suitability and gauge your potential as an Officer in the Indian Air Force.

      STAGE 1 TESTING

      STAGE-I is a screening test. Those who qualify STAGE-I are eligible to undergo STAGE-II testing. STAGE-I disqualified candidates are routed back after announcement of results.

      STAGE 2 TESTING

      All STAGE-I qualified candidates undergo the following tests as part of STAGE-II testing during the next four to five days. Fifth day is for CPSS testing (Flying branch).
      These tests will be explained to you in detail before they are conducted at the Selection Board.

      STEP 3 - CONDUCT OF MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS

      If you are recommended by the Selection Board, you will be sent for the medical examination either at Air Force Central Medical Establishment (AFCME), New Delhi or Institute of Aviation Medicine, Bengaluru.

      STEP 4 - PREPARING ALL INDIA MERIT LIST

      An All-India Merit List is compiled on the basis of your performance in the written test and AFSB interview, subject to being medically fit. Based on the vacancies available in various branches / sub branches, joining instructions are issued to join one of the Training establishments.

      The subjects of the written examination, the time allowed and the maximum marks allotted to each subject will be as follows:

      SubjectDurationNumber Of QuestionsMaximum Marks
      AFCATGeneral Awareness Verbal Ability in English Numerical Ability Reasoning Military Aptitude Test2 Hours100300
      FEKT [For Candidates with one of the choices as (Technical) Branch]Mechanical, Computer Science and Electrical & Electronics45 Mins50150
      The Online examination will consist of objective type questions and will be in English only for both AFCAT and EKT. Marking Scheme is as follows: –

      STANDARD AND SYLLABUS OF THE EXAMINATION

      English
      Comprehension, Detect Error in Sentence, Sentence Completion/ Filling in of correct word, Synonym/ Antonym, Cloze Test or Fill in the Gaps in a paragraph, Idioms and Phrases, Analogy, Sentence Rearranging, Substitution in a Sentence/ One Word Substitution. The standard of questions will be of graduation level (Indian University).
      General Awareness
      History, Geography, Sports, National & International Organizations, Art & Culture, Personalities, Environment & Ecology, Indian Polity, Economy, Basic Science Based Knowledge, Science & Technology, Current Affairs (National & International), Defense. The standard of questions will be of graduation level (Indian University).
      Numerical Ability
      Decimal Fraction, Time and Work, Average/ Percentage, Profit & Loss, Ratio & Proportion, Simple and Compound Interest, Time & Distance and Races (Trains/ Boats & Streams), Area and Perimeter, Probability, Number System & Number Series, Mixture & Allegation Rules, Clocks. The standard of Numerical Ability Questions will be of Matriculation level.
      Reasoning And Military Aptitude Test
      Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning The standard of questions will be of graduation level (Indian University).
      An online Practice Test (for AFCAT & EKT) is available on the IAF website https://careerindianairforce.cdac.in or https://afcat.cdac.in.

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