The Indian Military
Academy, Dehradun, trains Gentlemen Cadets for commissioning into
the Indian Army, as also a large number of cadets from friendly
foreign countries for their respective Armed forces.
The Academy boasts
of a glorious history, spanning eight decades. The professionalism
and rich traditions are an integral part of the Nation's proud
heritage, and have contributed to the development of a strong
foundation of independent India.
The path of
leadership of troops is paved with immense challenges and is not a
soft option in comparison to glamour and heraldry. The future
officers of Indian Army pass out through the portals of the Indian
Military Academy where rigorous training in leadership, self
discipline and the art of war is imparted to them before they
actually take their place as officers in command of troops. The
alumni of the IMA have time and again displayed sterling qualities
of character, leadership and gallantry often including the supreme
sacrifice for the cause of the nation.
professionalism of the alumni of the Academy was put
to test in 1939, just a few years after the founding
of the Academy, when Britain declared war against
Nazi Germany and other Axis Powers.
TRIAL & TRIUMPH
training modules aim to help them to learn more
about camaraderie, esprit-de-corps and team spirit.
These factors not only develop self confidence but
also culminate in enhancing the ability and
readiness of the trainees to assume leadership in
TRAINING @ I.M.A.
admission to the Academy one is christened as
‘Gentleman Cadet’. The Academy plays a vital role in
moulding the differences and helps them anchored
into a common bonding. Doing things together brings
a sense of fellow feeling.
OF A 'GC'
Sword of Honour is the most coveted recognition that
a Gentleman Cadet (GC) aspires to possess. It is
given for the best overall performance by a GC in
Military Training, Academics, Sports and Extra
ROLL OF HONOUR