About Centurion Defence Academy

About Centurion Defence Academy
About Centurion Defence Academy

Centurion Defence Academy is known as best SSB Interviews and Written Exam Coaching. The Centurion Academy is the Premier, the Finest and the Best Academy for Services Selection Board (SSB) Interviews for officer level entry into the Armed Forces of India (Army, Navy, and Air Force). Centurion Academy is one of the best Defence coaching institutes available with superior infrastructure campus for the preparation of SSB, NDA, CDS, AFCAT, Airforce, MNS, INET and other Examinations in Lucknow, India. Centurion Academy is the leading brand of the best Defence coaching institutes in online medium with high-tech quality technical features for the preparation of SSB, NDA, CDS, AFCAT and other Examinations across India. We impart training for the complete tests conducted in the 5 days Services Selection Board Test including Interview, all Outdoor and Psychological tests, Group Discussions, etc including screening tests. The Academy has experience of creating 5000+ officers in this field and has best selection rate in past few years.

We are specialized in imparting training for SSB interviews for Army, Navy and Air Force Selection Boards for NDA, CDS, OTA, SSC, NA, AFCAT, TES, UES, JAG, TGC; 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 certificate candidates for all wings. We also offer written exam coaching for NDA/ CDS/ OTA/ ACC/ CAPF(AC)/ and AFCAT.

To ensure your success in Defence examinations, we have designed our coaching program in a digitally & technically adhered and scientific manner that develops both your knowledge and your problem solving abilities. We have a team centurion of experienced and most renowned faculty members and Ex. Officers to help you in becoming offficer. Our faculty members are dedicated and devoted individuals of highest caliber with a genuine concern for building your future in the Armed forces. The academic environment at Centurion Academy is highly encouraging which will help you to get succeed in your efforts.


Our Elite Panel of Ex-Board Members & Retd. Defence Officers


Sir Shishir Dixit

Founder Director CEPL, Air Veteran, Litterateur, SSB Expert (Clinical Psychologist)

With an unmatched enthusiasm Mr. Shishir Dixit, Director of Centurion Defence Academy welcomes one and all to the world of Indian Armed Forces. It is through his strategic foresight and determination that Centurion Defence Academy stands as a pioneer leader in Defence Sector producing umpteen selections and celebrating it’s glorious contribution in service to the nation since many years. It is his vision and Team Centurion’s endeavor to produce maximum number of selections of boys and girls in Indian Armed Forces and we are thankful for the support and love for making us as India’s most popular and sought after choice in Defence Training of Officer Cadre. With your constant support and credibility in us, Team Centurion has proudly expanded with its branch being stationed at Dehradun as well moving forth with the mission to tap and elevate students in entire India by making it as the unparalleled Defence Institute of India.

Under the able guidance of Shishir Sir, Centurion Defence Academy is producing 1 Officer minimum weekly which is again highest number of selections from any defence institute across India. Not only this, it is the premium institute that has produced maximum selections of girls in NDA with 7 selections for NDA-149 and 6 for NDA-150 setting an exemplary example of women empowerment and development.

बेमिशाल उत्साह के साथ सेंचुरियन डिफेंस एकेडमी के निदेशक श्री शिशिर दीक्षित भारतीय सशस्त्र बलों की दुनिया में सभी का स्वागत करते हैं। यह उनकी रणनीतिक दूरदर्शिता और दृढ़ संकल्प  का ही नतीजा है कि सेंचुरियन डिफेंस अकादमी रक्षा क्षेत्र में अग्रणी शैक्षणिक संस्थान के रूप में कई वर्षों से बहुतयात चयन देती आ रही है और कई वर्षों से राष्ट्र की सेवा में अपना शानदार योगदान दे रही है। यह उनका एवं टीम सेंचुरियन का प्रयास है कि भारतीय सशस्त्र बलों के अधिकारी संवर्ग में छात्र और छात्राओं के अधिक से अधिक चयन हों। रक्षा प्रशिक्षण में हमें भारत की सबसे लोकप्रिय और पसंदीदा कोचिंग संस्थान बनाने के लिये एवं आपके समर्थन और प्यार के लिए अत्याधिक आभारी हैं।

शिशिर सर के कुशल मार्गदर्शन में, सेंचुरियन डिफेंस अकादमी न्यूनतम एक अधिकारी प्रति सप्ताह तैयार कर रही है, जो पूरे भारत में किसी भी रक्षा संस्थान के द्वारा दिया जाने वाला एक कीर्तिमान है। इतना ही नहीं, यह एक ऐसा अग्रणी संस्थान है जिसने NDA की परीक्षा में छात्राओं के सर्वाधिक चयन दिए है, NDA-149 के लिए 7 और NDA-150 के लिए 6 चयनों के साथ महिला सशक्तिकरण और विकास का एक अनुकरणीय उदाहरण स्थापित किया है।

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Centurion SSB Experts



Trained IO (DIPR), Interviewing Officer, CEPL

As a trained interviewing Officer from Defence Institute Of Psychological Research, Delhi. I guide the young aspirants to enable them accomplish their dream of joining Defence Services and serve into Officer Cadre.

Centurion SSB Experts



Interviewing Officer, SSB Mentor Centurion Defence Academy Dehradun

I, Welcome all of the aspirants to the Dehradun Centre. I ensureholistic development of all the aspirants to enable them to guide,
motivate and help them understand group dynamics in SSB to ensure andenable the aspirants to join Armed Forces without any

SSB Experts


Brigadier R.P. Singh (Retd.)

Interviewing Officer, SSB Mentor

Brigadier R.P. Singh (retired) is part of elite SSB Interview Panel of Centurion Defence Academy. Brigadier R.P. Singh has been assessing thousands of candidates as an Interviewing Officer (I.O.) at 11 SSB Allahabad. He has a rich and accomplished career with ground level experience as an Infantryman. Brigadier Singh has been posted as Instructor at Infantry School, Mhow. Brigadier Singh has served as a commandant of Rajputana Rifles and CAT-B Training Establishment. Brigadier R. P. Singh (Retired) brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our SSB team. His insights and guidance greatly benefits candidates aspiring to join the armed forces and contribute to the selection process.

SSB Experts


Col Rajesh Kumar Sharma

GTO, Ex GTO-bhopal & Kapurthala

Col Rajesh Kumar Sharma is a seasoned defence professional with over three decades of experience across various defence establishments. An alumnus of the prestigious Indian Military Academy, he was commissioned in the Indian Army in June, 1986. As a member of the SSB, he has a unique experience of being Ground Testing Officer for six years. 

SSB Experts



GTO, Ex-GTO, Bhopal 22 SSB

A qualified GTO from DIPR and trained at SSC with service at 22 SSB. Responsible to Guide, Motivate and explain Group Dynamics. To SSB aspirants for a successful career in defence services. It is suggested and could be modified as per the appropriate need.

SSB Experts


Dr. (Col) Ajay Bahadur

Medical Expert – CDA

His Professional Qualifications: M.B.B.S., A.F.M.C., Pune; M.D. (Internal Medicine), A.F.M.C., Pune; D.M. (Cardiology), MH (CTC), A.F.M.C., Pune. Having 31 Years Of Rich Clinical Experience And Counting…Sir Provides Medical Guidance To Aspirants To Enable Them Join Armed Forces..

SSB Experts


Gp Capt A Basu

Additional Interviewing Officer – CEPL

Group Captain A Basu, began his remarkable journey with the Indian Air Force in July 1992 after clearing CDS. His dedication extended to international arenas as he actively participated in Tri-Services and international flying exercises. Notably, he spent three months in Kiev, Ukraine, overseeing the An32 upgrade acceptance. In 2011, he volunteered for the Interviewing Officers Course and continued to serve in this role for over 12 years until his retirement on 31 Aug 2023. During this period, he held key positions, functioning as IO, Senior IO, and Deputy President in successive AFSB tenures. Group Captain A Basu contributed significantly to candidate evaluation, conducting around five thousand SSB interviews. His operational service included deployment at Kargil for over two months during Op Vijay in 1999. Currently, Group Captain A Basu shares his wealth of experience as an SSB Mentor with Centurion Defence Academy.

SSB Experts


Gurkirat Kaur

Center Head, CEPL

Mrs. Gurkirat Kaur is the Center-Head at Centurion Defence Academy. She holds expertise in communication skills and personality development training. She is assisting several defence aspirants in realizing their dream of joining the Indian Armed Forces through her guidance and mentorship in fostering officer-like qualities. Mrs. Kaur also represented India in the Youth Exchange Program (YEP) in Nepal.

SSB Experts


Aditya Dubey

(PD and Eng Spoken Trainer) Vice president-CEPL

He has been Nurturing careers for last 18 years. and Specializes in Competitive English, Communication Skills and Soft Skills.With his innovative,productive learning approaches he has been guiding young minds for career pursuation in defence since the inception of CEPL.