ACC Officer Entry Exam|Syllabus, Eligibility, Age Limit, details

By | January 14, 2020

ACC-Army Cadet College

Hey people, if any soldier wants to become an officer in Indian army then ACC stands for Army Cadet College, is an institution which selects and trains regular army soldiers to become an officer in the Indian army. The Army Cadet College Wing trains soldiers from the regular army, navy and air force for commission as officers in the Indian Army. It has 3 companies. The ACC feeds into the Indian Military Academy.

ACC Officers entry

The nature of training at ACC and National Defence Academy (India) is nearly identical – both run a 3-year degree course in science and humanities. The added advantage that the ACC cadets bring to the Army as officers are a deep understanding of the soldier life and a consequently better appreciation of the tasking of the men.

Eligibility Criteria

ACC Army Cadet College
Age limit 20 to 27 years, minimum service two years can apply
Qualification 10+2 Pattern Class 12th pass or Equivalent. Should have qualified ACC written test
Marital Status Unmarried / Married
Training Academy ACC Wing at IMA, Dehradun
Duration of Training Four Years (Three Years in ACC Wing & One Year at IMA)
Vacancies Per Course 75 (Twice in a Year)
Selection Process First Written Examination then
SSB Interview
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Selection Process

ACC Officer Entry Exam
ACC Officer Entry Exam

In order to get selected in ACC Entry, you have to qualify two-phase.

  1. ACC Examination
  2. SSB Interview

ACC Written Exam Pattern:-

There is 4 paper of written examination listed below:-

Paper-1 General Mental Ability:-

There will be 150 objective type questions of two marks each. The paper will consist of three sections:-

  • Reasoning Ability (Verbal): 75 questions: 150 Marks
  • Non – verbal Reasoning: 15 questions: 30 Marks
  • Numerical Ability: 60 questions: 120 Marks

Paper-2 Current General Awareness:-

This will consist of 150 objective type questions of two marks each.

This General Awareness section aimed for testing the knowledge of the candidates about the current event happening around, the topic will be asked like the international event, national event and what is the recent advancement happened in defence sector etc.

Paper-3 Interactive Communicative English:-

There will be two papers for Interactive Communicative English.

  • Part I will consist of 120 objective type questions of one mark each for a duration of one hour.
  • Part II will consist of descriptive type questions for 180 marks for a duration of two hours.

Paper-4 Academic Content Test:-

There will be three sections of this test-

  • Mathematics- 50 Questions -100 Marks
  • General Science- 50 Questions-100 Marks
  • Humanities- 50 Questions-100 Marks

If you qualify ACC Entry Examination then you go through SSB Interview.

SSB Selection Process details

SSB Interview process

DAY-1 Screening Test

Screening test mainly divided into two parts:-
1-Intelligence Test
2-PP and DT (Picture Perception and Description Test)

DAY-2 Psychological Test

2nd-day candidates are put through psychological tests. It includes
1-WAT (Word Association Test)
2-TAT (Thematic Apperception Test)
3-SRT (Situation Reaction Test)
4-SD (Self Description)

DAY-3 Group Testing Exercises

3rd day includes these tests-
1-GD (Group Discussion)
2-GPE (Group Planning Exercise)
3-PGT (Progressive Group Task)
4-GOR (Group Obstacle Race)
5-Lecturette
6-HGT (Half Group Task)

DAY-4 Others Group Task

1-CT (Command Task)
2-FGT (Final Group Task)
3-IO (Individual Task)

DAY-5 Conference Test

1-Conference
2- Result Declaration

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Age Limit For ACC Exam?

20 to 27 years, minimum service two years can apply

What is the ACC exam?

Army Cadet College (ACC) is an institution which trains Officers, for the Indian Army.

Who can apply for ACC?

The eligible Other Ranks (OR) in age group of 20-27 years and minimum two years of service, having 10+2 pass qualification can apply for Regular Commission.

What is the qualification for ACC exam?

10+2 Pattern Class 12th pass or Equivalent. Should have qualified ACC written test and 20 to 27 years, minimum service two years can apply.

Training Academy of ACC Entry?

ACC Wing at IMA, Dehradun

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ACC Officer Entry Exam

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