About Us

We create successful DEFENCE selection stories for dreamers. With an extraordinary history of 18 years, we have been proving us again and again with great results.

Surendran Arumugam - Co Founder & CEO
Tanzeela Wahid - Co Founder & COO

Our Story

A dream of 2 aspiring media people creating an impact on the life of Defence Forces Aspirants since 2015

Defence Academy Chennai was created in 2015 by two brilliants minds to support young and aspiring students in Defence Forces selection including Army, Air Force, Navy. the Acadmey has created more than 15000 successful stories till today and the number are growing everyday.

Meet Our Lead Instructors

We have brilliant in-house and visiting tutors who have immense knowledge nd experience in defence exams and have been a part of defence forces or defence institutes

Colonel .M.J. Anand (Retd)

Geography and Current affairs faculty

Lt.Colonel Jayavel (Retd)

Senior SSB faculty. Trained group testing officer

Tholkappian Sir

Mathematics and Data Interpretation (20 years experience

Thomas Sir

Physics offline and online for 11th and 12th (25 years experience)

Lt Cdr Vimalraj S (Retd)

GTO Faculty, Indian Navy as Short Service


Expert in handling Physics, Chemistry and Biology for class 6 to 12th std.  

Number Speaks


Indian Army


Indian Air Force


Indian Navy



What Our Students Have to Say

Defence Academy has been a life changing experience. All tutors and management is super freindly and have immense knowledge to help you prepare for Defence exams.
Indian Navy
I am super excited to describe my journey with DAC. Tanzeela mam was very helpful in motivating me and tutors were extra ordinary in helping me crack the exam.
Tharun Adithya
Sainik Exam
My parents are happy with what I achieved in my exam. I cleared with flying colors and all credit goes to Defence Academy Chennai. One of the best institute.
Its not easy to understand the exam pattern and the syllabus was huge together with my school exams. But, thanks to Surendran Sir and Defence Academy Chennai