IMA Full Form

What is the Full form of IMA?

1) The full form of IMA is the Indian Military Academy. IMA is a highly respected Indian Army Officer training academy. The motto of IMA is Valor & Wisdom (Veerta Aur Vivek).

Below are the standard examinations through which an individual can enter IMA.

  • Combined Defence Services Examination (CDSE), followed by SSB exams
  • NDA graduates
  • Army Cadet College graduates (ACC)
  • TGC (Technical Graduate Course)

A trainee candidate is recognized as a gentleman cadet (GC) in IMA.

A brief history of IMA

  • IMA was founded in 1932.
  • IMA’s first batch had 40 male gentleman cadets (GC) as trainees. Those cadets were known as “Pioneers.”
  • IMA’s first Commandant was Brigadier L.P. Collins.
  • The training academy is located at the Himalayan foothills in Dehradun, Uttarakhand.
  • The academy occupies an area of more than 1400 acres of land.
  • Training is given only to male cadets in IMA.

2) Another full form of IMA is the Indian Medical Association. IMA is a global voluntary corporation of doctors of the modern system of medicine in India. The most significant task of IMA is to look after the interests of doctors and the welfare of the community. Dr SNP Singh is the current National President of IMA (2021-22).

It is a well-established and reputed organisation at the present time. Its headquarters are based in New Delhi, and its branches are in all the Indian states and union territories. IMA participants include more than 350,000 doctors.

A brief history of IMA

  • IMA, earlier known as the “All India Medical Association”, was established in 1928.
  • It was changed to Indian Medical Association in 1930.

Main functions of IMA

  • Promoting and advancing the medical and the associated sciences.
  • Expanding and improving Indian public health and medical care.
  • Strengthening the integrity of the healthcare industry and encouraging collaboration between IMA members.


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