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DD Defence Academy is one of the best cds coaching in dehradun. Where We Have Professionals for any of your defence course.

 Combined Defence Services Examination commonly known as CDS is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for recruitment of Commissioned Officers in Indian Army, Navy and Air Force twice every year.

The notification for the examination released in October for CDS-I exam and in August for CDS-II exam while the examination are conducted in February and November every year. CDS entrance exam gives the candidates an opportunity to be a part of either of the academies of Indian Armed Forces namely i.e., OTA (Officers Training Academy), IAFA (Indian Air Force Academy), INA (Indian Naval Academy) and IMA (Indian Military Academy). Here in dehradun we gives you everything you needed to crack cds exam in 1st attempt. we have best coaching for cds .

How to apply for CDS/OTA Exam?

Upsc notified about exam near to november and july & exam is held near Feb & Octuber. You Can Apply for exam from UPSC Website.

Steps To Apply For CDS/OTA Exam

  1. Open UPSC Official Website Link Is Given Above.
  2. Click On ‘Online Application for Various Examinations of UPSC’.
  3. Now New Page Will Be Opened . Now Aspirant click on part 1 option in combined defence service exam(2).
  4. Now Instruction & Policy page will open . Click Yes To accept policies after reading.
  5. Now Fill Your Contact Details & Personal Information.
  6. According To Your Age & Notification Choose Your Preferable Academies.
  7. Now They Will Provide you Auto generated Specific Registration ID.
  8. With ID Your Part 1 Form Will be Completed. Now You will fill part 2 form.
  9. Than you Have To Pay Fees (INR 200 In This Year).
  10. When You Will Complete Payment Information , choose You Preferable Examination Center For CDS Exam.
  11. Now Upload Your Scanned Photo & Scanned Signature According To Given Size.
  12. Now Go To Next Step , Click On Submit.
  13. You Will Be adviced to print You Application Form For Future Reference. 

CDS Selection Process

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You Will Face Following Challenges In Order To Selection In cds Exam. Generally CDS Exam Selection Process Is Divided In tow Main Parts, 1st Is Written Test & other is SSB Interview Round. All Sections Is Further Explained Below In Detail.

  • MCQ Test (Written Test)
  • Personality Test / SSB Interview / Oral Tests
  • Document Verification
  • Medical 

The Merit List Will Be Published According To The Highest Marks Gained In SSB Process. If You Have Any Doubts Or Worries Related to selection, you can take help from our best cds coaching experts . Don’t be afraid to call dehradun’s best cds coaching institute. 

CDS Selection Process - Stage 1
  • In First Step Of CDS Selection Process You Have To Clear three exams of following subjects – Papers of general knowledge, english & Math for admission in indian military , Naval & Air Force Academy.
  •  In You want admission in officer’s training academy you will appear only two papers – English & General Knowledge.
  • You will get 2 hours for each paper in written exam.
  • Cadets who will take & qualify written exam will be able to second stage of cds .
CDS Selection Process : Stage 2
  • You Will Face SSB Interview In Second Stage Of SSB Interview.
  • The Whole CDS Interview is 5 Day Process.
  • In These Days Candidates Are Judged From Whole as Physically & as well as Mentally . However , Before Facing stage 2 , Candidates Must Appear Stage 1 Tests.
  • Next The Officer Intelligence Rating & PPDT will held in any of 1-day. Where Candidates are scrutinized for their verbal & non-verbal abilities.


Officer Intelligence Test
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Officer Intelligence test is the first part of stage 2 selection in cds interview. The test comprises two sections . 1st is verbal & 2nd is non verbal reasoning. Here Candidates will answer 55-60 questions of both tests.



Verbal Reasoning Tests : Candidates takes total 30 minutes to complete this test . Here They face total 50 OIR test Questions & then they proceed to non verbal Reasoning section.

Non-Verbal Reasoning Tests:  This test takes total 25-30 minutes to clear Here Candidates Attempt Total 50 Questions.

When These tests will be done Then you will proceed to next set of test such as picture perception & Description Test (PPDT).

Picture Perception & Description Test
In This Series of test , Your abilities on offend situations will be checked. This series is quite challenging here your memory retention & many other things will be checked.

Next You Will face a screening test where you will get 30 seconds to observe a picture & you will have to expound it within 3 minutes. In This 3 Minutes You have to focus on Some following factors of images.

  • Sex
  • Mood
  • Age
  • Character
  • Picture Click Time Scenario 
  • Picture Current Scenario
  • What could be happen next in picture.

CDS Eligibility Criteria

Indian Military Academy
Age 19-24 Years
Educational Qualifications Degree of a recognized University or equivalent
Papers English + General Knowledge + Elementary Mathematics = 300 Marks
Indian Naval Academy
Age 19-22 Years
Educational Qualifications B.Sc. with Physics & Mathematics or Bachelor of Engineering.
Papers English + General Knowledge + Elementary Mathematics = 300 Marks
Air Force Academy
Age 19-23 Years
Educational Qualifications B.Sc. with Physics and/or Mathematics or Bachelor of Engineering.
Papers English + General Knowledge + Elementary Mathematics = 300 Marks
Officers Training Academy
Age 19-25 Years
Educational Qualifications Degree of a recognized University or equivalent.          
Papers English + General Knowledge = 200 Marks


  • Women candidates are only eligible for OTA.
  • Candidates who are appearing the final year degree course can also apply.
  • Subject matter is informative and subject to change, kindly visit for latest updates.

Exam Centers For UPSC CDS Exams

CDS Exam is held in 41 cities in india. You can take exam near to ddacademy dehradun – your best cds coaching in dehradun . Other Centers for exam is as follows.


Best Combined Defence Services (CDS) Exam Coaching in Dehradun

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Joining the best CDS Coaching Institute in Dehradun is the initial phase in cracking the CDS entrance exam. D. D. Defence Academy, Dehradun is the Best CDS Coaching Institute in Uttarakhand(India) to make your fantasy materialize. D. D. Defence Academy also provide coaching for NDA, AFCAT, Navy AA-SSR, Airforce (X&Y Group). CDS examinations are the most popular entrance exams in the country for the defence sector. 

We at D. D. Defence Academy strive to provide the best CDS coaching in dehradun to the candidates who want to work selflessly for the nation. If you are ready to serve your supreme valour for the nation’s intrest, join us now.

“Time is precious,don’t waste it. Simply enroll yourself in our Best CDS Coaching in Dehradun and start preparing for CDS written exam. We wish you Good luck for your future.

To crack the CDS examination, simply enroll yourself in our CDS coaching and get ready to follow your dream

CDS Course Duration

Course Duration
CDS 6 Months

CDS Coaching Fee

Course Fee
CDS ₹30,000
Hostel Fee ₹6,500

Why Coaching Is Necessary For CDS Examination ?

Everybody knows competition in today’s career. In Order to gain higher numbers in any exam you must complete your preparation. In this environment you must join coaching because :

  • Every Year more than 3,00,000 students take cds exam & this number is increasing drastically year by year & exam comes with aprox 300-400 seats only That means each of your marks matters here . So if you are really serious about cds & want to score higher from others than coaching is must.
  • Students should take advantage from experts who have years of experience in industry.
  • Students should prepared with comprehensive study material such as notes , assignments , practice sets etc.
  • You can clear all of your queries on the time.
  • By Working with other candidates who are also preparing for same exam can learn you many different things &  also can motivate you.
  • Mock Tests can prepare you mentally for examination.
  • Students develop concentrated discipline which is must to increase self study.


Apart From Budget Courses - What Else Makes Us Best CDS Coaching In Dehradun ?

What makes DD defence Academy the best cds coaching institute in dehradun?

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Course Process in DDAcademy for getting best cds coaching in dehradun

Students who have enrolled for cds/ota exam from best cds coaching in dehradun takes advantage from things include:
  1. Working Study Material : With 10+ Books Of Various subjects which contains all working study material you will have access to Question banks and practice sets of each subject, ready reference notes for important topics, all extensively researched & analysed contents from previous year exams.
  2. Powerful classroom preparation : Syllabus described from upsc are fully covered from every aspect & described until every student did not understand individually .
  3. Revision with clearing doubts :   Practice Sets Created From experts help students to clear doubts and understand each important topic.
  4. Tests : To Prepare students for upcoming competition experts conduct weekly tests where each student can analyse himself . Mock Tests Are also held to prepare students for cds/ota exam.
  5. Coverage to all current affairs : Experts who has worked with many different successfully batches cover each of defence news which can affect . Each enrolled member is also taking advantage of general knowledge.
  6. Subject Covered : After taking coaching for cds exam students will prepare for necessary subjects included English, General Knowledge & Current Affairs, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, History, Geography, Polity, Economics, Biodiversity etc.

Results of CDS/OTA Exam

Generally Result For CDS/OTA Is declared in 3-4 months by UPSC After Written Exam . Because of compitetive examination there is no fixed cut off or percentage for passing . Candidates gain high marks received call letter for ssb interview. At last final merit list is declared after result of ssb interview and can be viewed in UPSC Website.


An applicant should log on to or to access the home page of the online application. Accordion Sample Description
Accordion CDS exams are conducted twice a year i.e. CDS I in February and CDS II in September or in November. Sample Description
Candidates should have valid email ID, contact number, a soft copy of Photo and signature or thumb impression in required size and format. While the time of filling CDS exam online application form. Candidates also required payment source documents (Credit card, debit card, Net banking) to make payment online as CDS application fee. You may also deposit your fees cash in any of given state bank branches.
All admitted candidates can download e-AC with details of centre address around three weeks ahead of Examination Date once Admit Card are uploaded on No e-mails sent in this regard.
In defence exam, the age is calculated from the date of joining, not from date of exam date / application date. candidates are advised to add 10 to 12 months to their age to reach min & max of for cds. However, every time upsc release cds notification, they mention min & max dates also. Candidates are advised to visit official website & read the notification carefully before filling the online form. 19-24 Years Indian Military Academy 19-22 Years Naval Academy 20-24 Years Air Force Academy 19-25 Years Officers' Training Academy
Candidates with bachelor can apply for cds exam. There are some criteria : IMA and OTA Degree of a recognized University or equivalent Naval Academy Bachelor of Engg. Air Force Academy : Degree of a recognized University with Physics & Mathematics at 10+2 or Bachelor of Engg.

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