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The Minerva Academy is the Premier, the Oldest and the Best Academy for Services Selection Board Interviews for officer level entry into the Armed Forces of India (Army, Navy, and Air Force). It imparts training for the full tests conducted in the 4 days Services Selection Board Test including Interview, full Outdoor and Psychological tests, Group Discussions etc including Screening tests. The Minerva Academy, since its establishment in 1955, with Over 30000 successes in SSB Interviews and over 1000 top positions, has achieved an enviable and unbeatable record of success in the field of coaching for interviews, in general, and the Service Selection Board, in particular. Every fourth officer in the INDIAN ARMED FORCES has been a student of the Minerva Academy.
The Minerva Academy specializes in imparting training for SSB interviews for Army, Navy and Air Force Selection Boards for NDA, CDS, OTA, SSC, NA, TES, UES, TGS, Special Entry Scheme for Women, Army Candidates : (SCO), PC(SL), ACC, Navy Candidates: CW, SD, HET, Air Force Candidates: F(P), GDOC, Branch Commission and NCC C certificate candidates for all wings.
The Minerva Academy runs three terms a month for 10 days each, for an intensive 100 hours training, starting on 1st, 11th and 21st of the month.
A candidate can join in between the coaching term, on any day and complete the full 10 days cycle by attending the uncovered part in next coaching term.
We observe NO HOLIDAYS. All Sundays, Saturdays festival days, Government/Bank holidays are working days for our institution, how ever THE ACADEMY FOR SSB TRAINING REMAINS CLOSED FROM 21st MAY TO 18th JUNE FOR SUMMER BREAK, AND NEXT TERM STARTS ON 21st JUNE>THE WRITTEN EXAMS CLASSES WILL CONTINUE. The details of our 100 hours training program are available on the Minerva Academy website : http://www.minervaacademy.com
The fee for PABT (The Pilot Aptitude and Battery Test) training is Rs 1000. PABT is one-day coaching under a retired Wing Commander from the I.A.F and is given on 10th, 20th and 30th of every month when the Academy is functioning i.e. at the end of the term.
The Minerva Academy, since its establishment in 1955, with Over 30000 successes in SSB Interviews and over 1000 top positions, has achieved an enviable and unbeatable record of success in the field of coaching for interviews, in general, and the Service Selection Board, in particular. Every fourth officer in the INDIAN ARMED FORCES has been a student of the Minerva Academy.
You are advised to join the training at the earliest without waiting for the call letter. The training is intensive and it is in your best interest that you give yourself enough time to absorb the teaching. The candidates who join at the last minute or for partial training are not being fair to themselves or to us.
The Academy is ideally located in its own vast 10 Acre campus at Daon, a village located within the periphery of Chandigarh and is just 10 kms from the Main Bus Stand at sector 17, Chandigarh. Chandigarh, a union territory and joint capital of Punjab and Haryana is well connected by rail, road and air with rest of country. For location please visit the website : http://www.minervaacademy.com
It can be easily reached by Local Bus No. 35 from the Main Bus Stand at sector 17, which leaves every 15 minutes. For candidates coming from Railway Station or Bus Stand at Sector 43, the easiest way to reach the Minerva Academy is to first reach at local Bus stand sector 17 and get Local Bus No. 35. The candidates coming from J & K, parts of H.P. and Punjab can either get down en route at Daon or can get local bus no. 35 at Kharar plying between Kharar and Chandigarh, We have an excellent hostel. Separate accommodation for Boys and Girls.

Details about fees and other charges is as given below:

Fees / Charges w.e.f. 1st April 2014
One Term (For Ten days)Charges (Rs)
 

 

Note :

  1. Candidates joining for any number of days less than the complete term of 10 days, will be charged Full amount of Admission/Tuition Fee

  2. Boarding & Lodging Charges will be on actual days basis

  3. All Fee/Charges are to be paid in advance at the time of joining

 

Admission (One Time)500

Tuition

Service Tax

9200

1137

Optional 
Boarding3000300 (Per Day)
Lodging1663166 (Per Day)
 
Security   
Security500500 (One Time)
Note :   Security Charges of Rs 500/- are refundable.
  1. Boarding includes breakfast , lunch, dinner, mid- morning and afternoon tea (On No Profit No Loss Basis).
  2. Serving Defence Personnel, Sainik / Military / Army School students and wards of Ex-Servicemen are given a further concession of Rs 500/- in Lodging only, if they avail of hostel facilities and provide photo copy of Canteen Smart Card/ Sainik School ID / Discharge Book / Dependent Card for proof. Remaining charges will be the same.
  3. Coaching Fee paid by the wards of Ex- Servicemen belonging to Punjab and Haryana states up to the rank of JCO is partially reimbursable as per their respective schemes by their concerned District Sainik Boards on production of receipt from the Academy after completion of course.
  4. Candidate can pay Fees at the time of joining the coaching, either in cash or through Demand draft in favour of Lt. Col. Deol’s Minerva Academy payable at Chandigarh. Cheques are NOT accepted.
  5. No prior reservation or registration is required for admission. Candidates are admitted, on reporting. For admission candidates can come directly to the Academy at any time. The Academy Office is open 24 hours of the day.

PABT Fee is Rs 1000/-
PABT is only for the candidates who select Air force as their main Stream. It is not mandatory for all other candidates

For non-coaching time, personal clothing for night/travel etc may be bought as per personal requirement. For coaching time a candidate is required to following items for Dress and Bedding :
A. Dress: - Proper dress will be worn at the Academy. The following extra items should be brought along for outdoor tests and practical training :
• For Men
1. White Shirts or White T-Shirts or Tracksuite —- 2
2. White Shorts —- 2 pairs
3. White Socks —- 2 pairs
4. White P.T. Shoes or Sports Shoes
5. White Handkerchiefs for Sikh Candidates
6. Woolen Jersey or Blazer and warm Socks during winter
• For Lady Candidates
1. White or Sober Coloured Salwar Kameez/Tracksuit
2. White Socks —- 2 pairs
3. White P.T. Shoes or Sports Shoes
4. Woolen Jersey or Blazer and warm Socks during winter
For non-coaching time, personal clothing for night/travel etc may be bought as per personal requirement.

b. Bedding: - Candidates are required to bring their own bedding including pillow. For summer months (April to October) 2 Bed-Sheets may be sufficient since Mattresses, are provided by the hostel. In winter (November to March) Razais / Quilts or thick blankets are required .

Why Minerva Academy?

 

• Established in 1955 by Lt. Col Deol, Minerva Academy is the Premier, the Oldest and the Best Academy for SSB Interviews with over 60 years of experience.

• Minerva has an unbeatable track record, with over 35000 officers trained to success, and over 1000 top positions in the Indian Armed forces.

• Every fourth officer in the Indian Armed forces has been a student of Minerva Academy.

• The Minerva Academy campus provides unmatched infrastructure, spread over 10 acres in lush green, pollution free, SSB like environment with on campus hostel and mess.

• The highly qualified and experienced faculty at Minerva adopts a practical, systematic and fun filled approach towards SSB training.

• Minerva guarantees 10 days, 100 hrs of coaching for SSB Interviews / over 300 hours in 6 weeks for written exam coaching unlike other institutes.

• Location is easily accessible and well connected by Rail, Road and by Air.

• Former Chief of The Indian Army, General JJ Singh / Former Deputy Chief LT General GD Singh has been a student of Minerva academy.

• PVC - Captain Vikram Batra (Kargil Hero) & PVC - Flying Officer Nirmal Jit Singh Sekhon (IAF's First and Only PVC awardee) were also proud Minervans.

• The First Indian to climb Mount Everest Cap. A. S. Cheema (Padma Shri Award, Arjuna Award, SM VSM) was also one of the famous alumni.

• Only Minerva Academy offers a fully equipped Football ground, Basketball court, dedicated Obstacle course and vast open grounds to encourage fitness among candidates as endurance and stamina are a pre-requisite for a success at the SSB.

Contact Us

 

 Lt. Col. Deol’s MINERVA ACADEMY (ESTD.1955) NH 21, V.P.O. Daon. Distt. Mohali, Punjab Pincode -140301
(10 km from CHANDIGARH Bus Stand, Sector 17)

Call Us: +91- 8054197300

Phones: 0172-2277063, 2278273

Email: info@minervaacademy.com
Website: www.minervaacademy.com

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