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CDS (Combined Defence Services)

CDS (Combined Defence Services) is common entrance exam for Graduate Male and Female Candidates to join Indian Military Academy (IMA), Indian Naval Academy (INA), Air Force Academy (AFA), and Officers Training Academy (OTA). Our vision is to be the best CDS coaching in India base at Dehradun.

Combined Defence Services or CDS examination is conducted to recruit candidates in the Indian Armed forces. Aspirants willing to become a part of Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Officers Training Academy, and Indian Air Force Academy can apply for the CDS exam and chase their dream career, like NDA exam, Combined Defence Services Examination is conducted twice a year UPSC. Candidates will be called for Service Selection Board (SSB) after qualifying CDS exam and after that, successful candidates will be appointed with their respective training academies.

Eligibility for CDSE

  • For Indian Military Academy/Officers’ Training Academy: A degree from a recognized university or an equivalent
  • For Indian Naval Academy: Degree in Engineering
  • For Air Force Academy: Graduation degree with Physics and Maths at the 10+2 level or a Bachelor of Engineering

Age Limits, Sex & Marital Status:

  • For IMA – Unmarried male candidates (20 – 24 years)
  • For Indian Naval Academy – Unmarried male candidates (20 – 24 years)
  • For Air Force Academy – 20 to 24 years old candidate. The upper age limit for candidates that hold a valid and current Commercial Pilot Licence issued by the DGCA (India) is relaxed up to 26 years
  • For Officers’ Training Academy: Male candidates (married or unmarried), 20 – 24 years old
  • For Officers’ Training Academy (Women Non-Technical Course): Unmarried women, issueless widows, and issueless divorcees (20 – 24 years old)
  • At our CDS Coaching in Dehradun, we ensure that all this is transparently communicated and repeated for the candidates so that it gets ingrained.

College Schedule

Monday to Saturday
Wake up 05:00am
Fresh-n-up 05:00am – 05:30am
Roll call 05:30am
Physical training 05:40am – 06:40am
Fresh-n-up 06:40am to 07:30am
Break fast 07:30am to 08:00am
Assembly 08:00am - 08:20am
Classes 08:30am to 01:00pm
Lunch break 01:00pm to 02:00pm
Special class 02:00pm to 03:00pm
Self-study+ doubt class 03:00pm to 05:00pm
Tea & Snacks 05:00pm to 05:15pm
Sports Activity 05:15pm to 06:45pm
Fresh-n-up 06:45pm to 07:30pm
Dinner 7:30 to 8:15 pm
Self-study 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm
light off 10:30 pm
Wake up 07:00am
Fresh-n-up 07:00am to 08:00am
Breakfast 08 :00am to 09:00am
Special lecture/Training/Special Activity 09:00am to 11:00am
Free time 11:00am to 01:00pm
Lunch time 01:00pm to 02:00pm
Self-study 02:00pm to 04:00pm
Tea & Snacks 04:00pm to 04:30pm
Sports Activity/ Free time/ As per choice 04:30pm to 07:00pm
Fresh-n-up 07:00pm to 07:30pm
Dinner 07:30 pm to 08:30 pm
Self-study 08:30pm to 10:30pm
Roll call 10:30pm
light off 10:30pm