Spread over a sprawling land of 637.65 acres the academy is bifurcated by the River Adyar adjoining the Chennai Airport. OTA, Chennai is the one and only PCTA to train and Commission Lady Cadets in the Indian Army. So far, around 2000 Lady Cadets have already been commissioned into the Indian Army.
In 2015 the OTA Warriors Pledge was introduced by the Comdt Lt Gen Bobby Mathews, AVSM**, VSM. This Pledge is invoked everyday by Officer Cadets before commencement of daily training.
OTA WARRIORS PLEDGE
I AM PROUD AND PRIVILEGED TO BE ORDAINED AS AN OFFICER CADET OF THE OTA,
I WILL MAKE EVERY MINUTE COUNT AT OTA AND TRAIN SO HARD, THAT I AM FULLY ENDOWED TO LEAD THE NOBLEST AND FINEST SOLDIERS IN THIS WORLD,
I WILL ALWAYS STRIVE FOR EXCELLENCE AND PURITY AND STRAIN ALL MY SINEWS IN THIS ENDEAVOUR,
I WILL ALWAYS ENSURE DUTY, HONOUR AND COURAGE IN ALL MY DEALINGS AND TREAT MY JUNIORS & SUBORDINATES WITH DIGNITY AND RESPECT,
I AM AWARE OF THE RICH AND GLORIOUS TRADITIONS OF THE OTA AND WILL ALWAYS STRIVE TO LIVE UPTO IT,
ALMIGHTY GOD PLEASE GIVE ME THE STRENGTH TO MAKE ME WORTHY OF THIS COVENANT.
JAI HIND !