About Defence:

Defence Studies expose the individuals to an in-depth analysis of up to date events and issues during this multilateral, unpredictable world. This sets the basis of operations under which the states operate. An attempt is formed to supply for both of theoretical understanding of how and why Nations behave as they are doing and also a historical survey of the main Trends in World Affairs. The understanding of Indian Military History, The Defense Organisation of India, India's National Security, the Economics of Defense are also vital parts of the courses under this stream.


Defence Studies is known by various names like defence and strategic studies, discipline, war and national security studies, war and strategic studies within the world. Military / Defence Studies is currently taught only during a few colleges/universities in India. The study of national security is interdisciplinary and covers many aspects like geopolitics and military geography, science and technology, the economics of defence, conflict management and conflict resolution, etc.


Defence is the career for the brave. As a profession is probably the best and undoubtedly the most exhilarating choice you will make in your life. In the event that you have enthusiasm and soul to work and secure your nation and you have the correct harmony between your psychological, physical and enthusiastic aptitudes, Defense will make you arrive at statures of accomplishment. Indian Defense has the Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Airforce. Aside from these Border security powers are accessible as barrier openings. Hardly any universities take affirmation for Master Degree through-composed test just for the individuals who are from nondefence concentrates in graduation. People serving in the Indian Armed Forces can get an immediate confirmation for the Master Degree programs in those universities with no composed test or meeting. The order additionally incorporates hardly any different subjects like Military Science, Military Sociology, Military History, Defense Economics, Map Reading, Fire wellbeing and the board, security the board, debacle the executives, security and counterintelligence. Graduation, Diploma and Post Graduate courses are additionally offered in these subjects moreover. One has an end number of chances in the control. The major of them are in the accompanying fields. Armed force, Airpower, Coast Guard, Navy, Security offices, Teaching, Tactical Services, Fire security, Journalism. Guard contemplates managing the training of military frameworks and national security. The courses are made to make mindfulness the familiarity with barrier and the systems to the regular citizens of the nation.


There are a few courses that cater specifically to defence one of which being B.A. in Defense and Strategic Studies. The eligibility criteria for this course is a 10+2 degree and 50% aggregate marks in the enter and matric examination.

Top Institutes offering B.A. (Defense and Strategic Studies) are:


  • Dhandai Mata Education Society's College of Arts, Jalgaon

  •  Guru Nanak College, Chennai

  • Bundelkhand University, Kanpur

  • Dr. Ambedkar Government Arts College, Tamil Nadu

The course concentrates on subjects, for example, military, political science, history and defence economics. 


The job roles for Defence Students-

  •  Indian Army Officer

  •   Indian Defence Officer

  •  Ground Duty Officer

  •  Research Officer

  •  In-service Officer 

  • Military Officer 

  • Military Intelligence Specialist

  •  Lecturer / Professor

Entrance Exam - Defence
Exam Name Grade Level Exam Date
SPUP UG/PG 21st May 2023
Indian Navy INET Professional 1st February 2022
NDA UG 3rd September 2023
RIMC Entrance Exam School 3rd June 2023
AISSEE School 8th January 2023