DD Defence Academy

Best nda coaching in dehradun

Best nda coaching in dehradun



DD defence academy is best cds coaching in Dehradun. CDSE stands for Combined Defence Services Examination. Every year UPSC conducts CDS examination twice a year for the recruitment of Commissioned Officers in the Indian Armed Forces. As the name suggests it is a Combined Defence Examination for joining Indian Army, Indian Navy & Indian Airforce as an Officer by the courses carried out by Indian Military Academy (IMA), Indian Air Force Academy (AFA), Indian Naval Academy (INA) and Officers training Academy (OTA). Unlike NDA both Male and Female graduates are eligible to sit for the examination.


Examination Details


  • Indian Military Academy (IMA) – 200 Post
  • Indian Naval Academy (INA) – 45 Post
  • Air Force Academy (AFA) – 32 Post
  • Officers Training Academy (OTA) – 175 Post
  • Officers Training Academy ( Non -Technical, Women) – 12 Post
Availability of Forms
  • July & November
Exam Schedule
  • February & November
Age Limit, Gender & Marital Status
  • 20 to 24, Unmarried Male and Female
Educational Qualification
  • IMA & OTA (Men & Women)- Graduation passed or appearing in any stream.
  • Indian Naval Academy (INA)- B.E or B. Tech passed or appearing. Air Force Academy (AFA)- Graduation passed or appearing in any stream with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level or Bachelor of Engineering/B.Tech.
Selection Procedure
  • Written Exam conducted by UPSC
  • SSB Interview conducted by Service Selection Boards of Army/Navy and Air Force
  • Medical Examination
  • IMA/INA/AFA-18 Months
    OTA-11 Months.

Examination Calender 2022

DetailsCDS 1CDS 2
Application StartDecember 22, 2022May 18, 2022
Application Last DateJanuary 11, 2022June 14, 2022
Release of Admit CardMrach – 2022August – 2022
Exam DateApril 10, 2022September 04, 2022

Examination Pattern

SubjectQuestions / DurationMarking PatternMaximum Marks
Mathematics100 / 2 Hours+(1.0) / -(0.33) Marks100
English120 / 2 Hours+(0.83) / -(0.27) Marks120
General Ability120 / 2 Hours+(0.83) / -(0.27) Marks120

Under the Guidance of Col. Amardeep Singh (Ret.)