Best coaching for SPI Aurangabad written exam April 2019 and SPI Aurangabad Interview May 2019


  • Best coaching in Maharashtra for SPI entrance exam April 2019 at ‘The Forces Foundation’ Nagpur commencing on 25 March 2019. Record breaking 12 selections in 2018. 

  • Our SPI practice book includes probable questions of Maths, GAT. Minimum 4 full length mock practice tests of Maths and GAT included in SPI coaching. Results of our mock test announced within 24 hours to allow the candidates to improve their weaknesses.  

  • Classes for SPI written and SPI Interview conducted by Lt Col MP Deshpande with more than 12 years experience in training SPI candidates – many students have already joined SPI from ‘The Forces Foundation’ since 2007. 

  • SPI Interview practice in May 2019 – after written results.   

  • Limited seats. Only genuine candidates to join. 

  • To keep up with the army ethos and values – we don’t believe in commercialisation of SPI entrance classes. Very reasonable fees is charged.



  1. About SPI Aurangabad.
    How to Join SPI Aurangabad
    How to Join SPI Aurangabad

    Services Preparatory Institute (SPI) Aurangabad has completed more than forty years of its existence in 2018. SPI Aurangabad aims at training selected young boys from Maharashtra for permanent commission in the Armed Forces through NDA exam and other entries like 10 + 2 Technical Entry Scheme for joining Indian Army and Indian Navy. Only 60 seats are available at SPI Aurangabad and getting admission to SPI Aurangabad is a matter of great pride and honor.

  2. Infrastructure at Services Preparatory Institute Aurangabad.

(a) Hostel and Messing. Hostel has been constructed for the cadets in SPI Aurangabad campus. Complete lodging and boarding facilities are available on the campus.

(b) Offices and Class room Block. SPI offices are located in the campus. Students have to attend CBSE School in Aurangabad. There is an auditorium and library for students.
(c) Sports Infrastructure. In Services Preparatory Institute Aurangabad, Students are encouraged to play various sports like Hockey, Football, Volleyball, Basketball, Boxing, Gymnastic and Cross – country.

  1. Facilities at the Services PreparatoryInstitute Aurangabad.   

(a) SPI Aurangabad has spacious campus spread out in approximately 10 acres.
(b) Boarding, lodging is provided at subsidized rates.
(c) Spacious and fully furnished rooms.
(d) Training at SPI Aurangabad is provided at subsidized cost.
(e) Tuition classes are conducted by experienced and professionals.
(f) Candidates are groomed for UPSC, NDA written entrance examination, JEE, Board Exams and SSB Interview.
(g) Up – to – date library is available with latest books, newspapers and journals.

  1. SPI Aurangabad Admission 2019. Admission procedure for SPI Aurangabad for the academic year 2019 – 2020 comprises of the following steps:-

(a) Advertisement inviting applications for admission to SPI Aurangabad from candidates will be published in all leading newspapers in November 2018.
(b) Online application forms to be submitted on official website of SPI Aurangabad by 28 Feb 2019.
(c) SPI Aurangabad entrance exam will be held in April 2019 as per the programme given in SPI Aurangabad official website
(d) Merit list will be prepared based on the performance of the candidates in the entrance test. Merit list for admission to SPI Aurangabad will be published on their official website in the month of May 2019.
(e) Candidates who do well in the academic merit list will be called for an interview in May 2019.
(f) Final merit list will be prepared based on the performance of candidates in personal interview and call letters issued to selected candidates. Selected candidates will be required to join Services Preparatory Institute Aurangabad in June 2019.

  1. Eligibility Criteria for Joining SPI Aurangabad.  

(a) Candidate should be a domicile of Maharashtra.
(b) Age – not more than 17 years. Stipulation of cut – off date of birth will be published in the SPI Aurangabad advertisement.
(c) Medically fit as per NDA requirements.
(d) Studying in 10th class.
(e) Desirous of joining the Armed forces through the NDA
(f) Only boys are eligible for admission to SPI Aurangabad.

  1. Entrance Test for Admission to SPI Aurangabad.  The entrance exam is conducted in 2 subjects viz Mathematics and General Ability Test (GAT). Syllabus for SPI entrance exam will be that of the tenth class. Candidates studying in tenth standard is eligible to apply for the entrance exam. The question paper for SPI Aurangabad Exam in 2019 will be objective with answers being filled up on the OMR sheet provided. Wrong answers will be not awarded negative marks. Sample question papers for SPI entrance exam will be made available on our website The entrance exam is held in four centres in Maharashtra ie. Nagpur, Pune, Kolhapur and Aurangabad in the month of April on four different Sundays.
  1. SPI Aurangabad Interview. The interviews for admission to Services Preparatory Institute will be conducted by a team of senior and experienced officers of the armed forces of India. They assess candidate’s worth in terms of confidence, power of expression, positive attitude, general awareness, honesty of purpose, liveliness, intellectual level, capacity to work hard, physical fitness, mental robustness, ability to comprehend numerous sensible issues and judge the personality based on his answers and responses. SPI Interview may last for the duration ranging from 15 minutes to 30 minutes. Adequate training is needed to get success in the Interview.
  1. Medical Standards. Candidates must be physically fit according to physical standards for admission to SPI Aurangabad.
  2. Personality Development at Services Preparatory Institute Aurangabad. The routine and training programme at SPI Aurangabad is designed in such a manner that the candidates develop various qualities like discipline, punctuality, communication skills, physical fitness, orientation towards games and sports, mannerism, etiquettes, time management, general awareness, mental robustness etc.
  3. Preparation for NDA Written Exam and SSB. Adequate time and resources are made available to prepare candidates for NDA Written Exam and SSB Interview. SPI Aurangabad candidates have always have an upper edge when it comes to preparations for NDA exam and SSB Interviews. SPI Aurangabad candidates have performed consistently well in UPSC exams in the past.They have an extraadvantage of being with the elite lot of cadets.
  1. Secular Character of SPI Aurangabad.  The armed forces of our country are totally secular and apolitical. SPI cadets are imbibed these values and principles. They are expected to conduct yourself in consonance with these principles. Discussion of faith or politics within the institute is strictly a taboo. Religion being a personal matter and can be practiced at individual level.
  1. SPI Aurangabad Fees. SPI Aurangabad Fees is very reasonable as compared to the high standard of training given by them. For two years – it is approximately Rs.1, 20,000 /-. The fees of SPI Aurangabad is highly acceptable because no institute can match the standards of SPI Aurangabad.
  2. Training at ‘The Forces Foundation’. ‘The Forces Foundation’ Nagpur grooms students of class X for admission into the distinguishedServices PreparatoryInstitute (SPI) Aurangabad. We train candidates for written, communication and additionally groom them to face the interview confidently. Classes for SPI Entrance exam 2019 would start from 25 March 2019. Sufficient chances for improvement of students are ensured by conducting 07 mock tests in both papers i.e. Maths and GAT on the pattern of SPI Entrance exam 2019. In 2018, total twelve students from ‘The Forces Foundation’ has joined SPI Aurangabad – that could be a record.





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When will be the admit card for SPI Aurangabad exam 2019 will be available 

Admit card for SPI Aurangabad entrance exam can be downloaded from SPI Aurangabad website after 15 March 2019

Where is the SPI entrance exam held? The entrance exam is held at four centers in Maharashtra i.e. Aurangabad, Pune, Kolhapur and Nagpur.

Is the SPI entrance exam held on the same day and date at all centers? No. The exam is held on different dates at the four centers. The schedule is displayed on the Institute’s website. 

Are girls eligible to join SPI Aurangabad? No. The institute is only for boys. The purpose for this is that SPI Aurangabad prepares candidates for NDA. As per the present norms, girls cannot join NDA. Girls can apply for various entrance exams like CDS, AFCAT or for direct SSB Interview to join the armed forces of India while studying in the final year of graduation.

How to download SPI sample papers from their website?  SPI sample papers are not available on the Institute website.  

I am not a domicile of Maharashtra State. Can I join Services Preparatory Institute Aurangabad after 10th?   No. Only a student who is domicile of Maharashtra state can join this institute. It is a Maharashtra Government venture.

Can I join SPI Aurangabad if I want to join the Indian Air force?   Yes. National Defence Academy is a tri – services academy where cadets are trained for joining all the three services i.e. Army, Navy and Air force. While filling UPSC form on their website –    UPSC online, a candidate has to indicate his choice of service. SPI take candidates willing to join any of the three services.   

Besides UPSC NDA exam, does the Academy prepare candidates for any other service academy also?  Yes, Union Public Services Commission conducts a common written exam for joining National Defence Academy (NDA) and Indian Naval Academy (NAVAC) twice in a year i.e. in the month of Apr and Sep. The UPSC examination being common for NDA and Indian Naval Academy, the SPI cadets have choice to join NDA or NAVAC. Cadets have also a choice to join Army or Navy through 10 + 2 Technical Entry Scheme (TES) after their 12th board results.

 Is there any reservation of seats?  No. Admission to SPI Aurangabad is strictly based on merit. The final merit is based on the candidate’s performance in written exam followed by interview.

Is there any relaxation in age criteria?  There is no relaxation in age because the age criteria has been decided keeping in view the minimum and maximum age limit for NDA exam. If a candidate’s age is more than the stipulated age by even one day, he is ineligible.   

What is the fees for two years training?  SPI Aurangabad fees is very reasonable and all training at the institute is fully subsidized. For current year’s fees, you can contact the Institutes office. The SPI fees is considered to be very judicious keeping in view that it caters for the best grooming for NDA which includes good hostel, nutritious food, uniforms, library, sports facilities, academics, NDA exam and SSB Interview preparations.

Does the Institute give preference to any specific board i.e. CBSE / ICSE / State Board for the admission?  No preference is given for any particular board. The Institute has students from all the three boards. However, once they join SPI, they are given admission in a reputed school affiliated to Central Board for Secondary Education. CBSE board is preferred because it suits the pattern of NDA exam conducted by UPSC New Delhi.

Is there any prescribed book to prepare for the admission test?   The Institute does not prescribe any specific books for entrance exams. The entrance exam has 10th class syllabus. Excelling in all subjects of 10th board exams can help a candidate in SPI entrance exam.

 Is there negative marking in the entrance exam? Till 2018, there was no negative marking for the entrance exam. However, as per the latest policy, there is a negative marking of 0.5 for each wrong answer.

How many candidates appear for the entrance exam?  As per the previous records, more than 10,000 candidates appear for the entrance exam. Keeping in view the increasing popularity and awareness about the Institute, the number of aspirants is expected to rise in the coming years.

How many candidates are called for the interview?  There are no fixed guidelines, but as per the previous trend, first 300 candidates can get a call for SPI interview. Numbers can vary based on the decision by management.

When are the results of written exam declared and what are the probable dates for interview thereafter?  The results of written exam are normally declared by the first week of May. Thereafter the interviews are mostly scheduled in the second week of May.

 Are all written qualified candidates called for interview together? No. The interviews are spread over two to three days and are held in small batches of about 40 to 50 candidates per batch.

 Where are the interviews held?  The interviews are held in Aurangabad and Pune.

Does a candidate have to appear for any physical test at the time of the interview?  No. Physical test is not conducted at the time of the interview. However, candidates must keep themselves physically fit by doing regular exercises to cope up with the routine at SPI after admission.

 If my age permits, am I eligible for joining the institute if I am studying in Class 11?  It is not advisable because you will have to again reappear for 11th class and also in the past, there have been practical difficulties in obtaining transfer / migration certificates from CBSE authorities to allow a student to repeat 11th class.

 If selected will I have to stay in the institute or can I stay with my parents or guardians in Aurangabad?  If selected, you will have to compulsorily stay in the institute. The institute does not have any system of ‘day scholars’.

 What are the important highlights of ‘Code of Conduct’?  The ‘Code of Conduct’ is to imbibe, infuse and nurture various positive aspects in personality which include soldierly qualities, moral values, punctuality, discipline, physical fitness etc. SPI cadets have to strictly abide by the ‘Code of Conduct’. Use of mobiles /wireless electronic devices are not permitted. Ragging, in any form is strictly prohibited.

What are the unique advantages of joining SPI Aurangabad?  SPI Aurangabad in unique in many ways. Selection standards are very stringent and admission is purely based on the capability of an individual. The institute derives its strength from the selected lot of candidates who are ‘The best of the best’. The institute has a strong legacy of more than 40 years of grooming the future officers of Indian Armed Forces. The grooming at SPI is such that an ex – SPI always stand out in a crowd. It has very high rate of success in NDA written exam and SSB Interviews. It is a matter of pride and honor to join such esteemed institute run by the Govt of Maharashtra and managed by senior and experience officers of Army, Navy, Air force.

Can I join SPI Aurangabad if I have spectacles? Yes, spectacles in acceptable limits are allowed. Only you must check for colour blindness.