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"Bravery is not the lack of fear, rather, it is the ability to move forward in the face of fear."

To aid those brave minds that are ready for greater sacrifices for the safety of the nation, Our Management inaugurated the St. Joseph's Defence Academy on the 25th Anniversary Year of St. Joseph's to prepare students to proudly serve in the three services of the Indian Armed Forces.

  • forms the foundation for a life of discipline, determination and dedication to make them robust, responsible and enlightened leaders to emerge with excellence
  • develops amongst its students a fierce competitiveness with a strong academic basis through quality teaching and individualized attention
  • organises seminars and workshops taking place under the guidance of Defence officers and experts in soft skills to train the defence aspirants to learn the ways of a disciplined life

In order to prepare the candidates for various opportunities available in the Indian Army, Indian Navy, and Indian Air Force, the Indian Coast Guard and the Paramilitary Force, the academy and the management have arranged the following seminars and workshops:

On 04th August 2018, Mr. V. Nanda Kumar, IRS, Additional Commissioner, Income Tax Department and Lt. Esan Training Commander and Student candidates (With their Parents) who were selected in Defence services through SSB exam had presented their experience to our aspirants and cleared their various doubts.

On 05th March 2019, Mr. Surendren, Director of Defence Academy, Chennai had visited our academy and provided elaborate details about upcoming opportunities and explained the role of engineers in Defence Services in detail.

Around 450 students of St. Joseph's Group of Institutions are equipped in every sense of the word to be a part of various levels in different categories of Defence Services.

On 28th August 2019, our St. Joseph’s Defence Officers Academy has been officially Inaugurated by Dr. Sylendra Babu C. IPS, Director General of Police

Railways and Lt. Esan, Training Commander, Centre for Career and Uniform Services, Coimbatore. More than 1000 aspiring students attended the inaugural ceremony and interacted with the chief guest.

On 04.09.2019, we have conducted a screening test for Defence Aspirants, in view of starting classes for the deserving students. The screening test has been carried out to test the ability of students in three different categories i.e., verbal ability, aptitude and general awareness. An equal weightage has been given to all the categories and aspirants have been shortlisted based on the performance.

On 04.10.2019, Lt. Esan, Training Commander, Centre for Career and Uniform Services, along with his team of cadets, conducted the second round of interview for the shortlisted students. The shortlisted students have been divided into 13 batches on the basis of 15 per batch. Each batch has been called for group discussion to discuss a topic. At the end of each batch presentation, Lt. Esan briefed about their performances and guided them positively.


Our student Ms. Kreeshma R, 2014-18 Batch, Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, has been selected as Sub-Lieutenant in the Aviation Specialization – Executive Branch of the Indian Navy and joined Indian Naval Academy on 24th Dec 2018.

Our student Ms. Tamizhvani M, 2015-19 Batch, Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering, has been selected as Flying Officer - Pilot in the Indian Air force.