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Defence Academy Chennai

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Defence Academy Chennai


Driven by the inspirational Words (Aim-Act-Achieve) for success in life. To achieve our goals we should have an Aim and with full focus on work on achieving it that every individual is born to succeed. Defence academy chennai’s direction as an organisation is led by its founder Colonel CS Jayavel (Retd) and was established in the year 2005. The academy relentlessly works towards realising the dream of our founder Colonel C.S Jayavel and co-founders Mr. Surendran & Ms. Tanzeela Wajid to teach and train all the defence aspirants to partake in the process of nation building by joining the Defence Forces.

Defence Academy Chennai aims to develop amongst its students a competitive attribute along with strong academic base with quality teaching and individual attention as its main aim. The academy organises seminars and workshops with the help of defence officers and experts in soft skills to train the Defence aspirants to think, feel and express like Defence officer. This comprehensive approach towards Defence exams preperation has recieved an overwhelming response and in near future going to be the pan India presence of Defence Acdemy chennai. Towards Defence exams preparation has received an overwhelming response and in near future going to be the pan india .Presence of Defence Academy Chennai .

Mr Surendran | CO-FOUNDER

He is responsible for the overall operations of the academy. He holds MA Journalism & Mass Communication degree from PSG college of Arts and Science. He was awarded the best NCC cadet in college and the only person from the state to have represented both shooting and flying competitions Nationally in 2009. Presently, He is the CEO of Defence Academy Chennai.

Ms Tanzeela Wajid | CO-FOUNDER

Frames strategy for the firm and is the point of contact for all business associations of the Academy. Previously, She was a journalist with the world’s largest circulated daily, The Times of India. She has a Bachelors Degree in Biotechnology and has done masters in Mass Communication.


He is an Alumnus of Sainik School, National Defence Academy and Indian Military Academy and has served in the Army for 30 years. He commanded a field regiment for 2 years and worked in various coveted staff appointments on psychological operations, training, planning, operations, intelligence, recruitment, discipline and vigilance and coordination with the state government of South Indian.

Brig APS Pakianathan | FACULTY

He Was a Deputy Director general defence Security Corps. He did his schooling from Sainik School Amaravati Nagar and hails from Tamil Nadu. He is an alumnus of Defence Services Staff College, Wellington and is re-employed in The Officers Training Academy. He was brigade major of an infantry brigade. He commanded 18 Sikh twice and was awarded the chief of Army staff commendation card and Vishisht Seva Medal. While serving as commander of Rashtriya Rifle Sector, the officer was awarded a second Vishisht Seva Medal in Aug 2008.

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