CDS Coaching in Chandigarh- Career Square Academy

Firstly know about what is CDS exam? CDS stands for ‘Combined Defence Services’ and is a national level competitive exam, organized by the UPSC twice a year to recruit new officers into the Indian Military Academy, officers Training Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Indian Air Force Academy.
If you are exploring the option of working for the nation then clearing the Combined Defence Services exam is a fancy doorway to join the Indian army, navy or air force.

Career Square Academy is regarded as a highly esteemed CDS coaching institute in Chandigarh. Expanding our limits we are also providing coaching classes for many other competitive exams being conducted for recruitments in NAVY/ AIR FORCE/ SSB /NDA by varied governing bodies.
We have hired best faculty who contributes in making our CDS coaching classes in Chandigarh, a success. Our own researched & published study material for various coaching programs helps students a lot.

Why Choose us?
We at Career Square Academy would love to see all our students in the Indian Air Force uniform thus we try hard along with our students to get them good scores in CDS exam and get their seat secured with the IAF.

Following gander over at some of our highlighted features that will make you believe that we are the best CDS Coaching institute in Chandigarh:

  • Regular 14 weeks in a row CDS coaching classes.
  • One to one doubt session on every Saturday to quick-fix all/any doubts with students.
  • Test on every Sunday to monitor the growth & performance of students.
  • Special G.K sessions are conducted for CDS exam preparations.
  • Our regular CDS coaching classes in Chandigarh run throughout the year.
  • We have a team of exceedingly experienced faculty who guide students in the best possible way.
  • We charge very nominal fee for the CDS coaching classes yet deliver the best CDs coaching.
  • Our constant high success rate in CDS exam makes us the best CDS Coaching institute in Chandigarh.
  • We provide relevant support to the students in their efforts towards cracking CDS exam.
  • Our teaching staff consists of erudite faculty, who impart a seasoned CDS coaching.
  • We follow a specific teaching pattern and exclusive CDS coaching pattern.
  • We emphasize on mock tests, previous year question paper analysis, and doubt clearing sessions.
  • We prepare students for overall CDS selectione. for CDS Written examination & for SSB interview.

Enroll today with Career Square Academy to get the best CDS coaching in Chandigarh, if you want to have CDS coaching classes in the highly conductive and supportive learning environment.
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CDS Coaching Classes at Career Square Academy

UPSC has already announced a specified syllabus & exam pattern to be followed by all CDS exam aspirants. We at rigorously adhere to the UPSC guidelines and have tailored our CDS coaching program in accordance. To ensure we do not fender bender our focus; we have hired a team of profoundly mature, committed and experienced professionals with proven background and passion for reshaping the youth future. Here are the details of our CDS coaching classes at Career Square Academy.

Course Duration: 14 Weeks
Timings: 10am to 2 pm
Weekend Off: NO
Doubt Session: Saturday (every)
Test: Sunday (every)
Subjects included: G.K (History, Geography, Economics, and Political Science,Current Affairs)
English (Vocabulary, Grammar)Math


CDS Exam- An Introduction

The CDS Test (I) and (II) will be conducted in the month of February and November 2019 respectively. The exam pattern consists of objective type multiple choice questions. Unlike other Indian defence exams, CDS written exam will actually be in written form with a pen and paper-based and will be conducted offline at various exam centers across India.

The main sections in the exam will be from Elementary Mathematics, English, and General Knowledge subjects. Negative marking is also applicable in CDS exams.

CDS Exam Dates 2019
The schedule for upcoming CDS exam 2019 is as follows:

CDS I  3rd February 2019


CSD II 8th September 2019

The application process for CDS I Exam in February 2019 has been now closed by the UPSC.
The official announcement for CDS II Exam in Sep. 2019 will be announced on 12th June 2019.
The CDS Exam has 2 stages of selection:

  • Written examination
  • SSB interview

CDS Exam Pattern:

Mode of Exam Offline only (Pen and paper mode)
Number of Questions asked 300 MCQ Type
Number of questions in OTA 200 MCQ Type
Maximum Marks 300 and 200 (OTA)
Duration of Exam 2 hours (120 minutes) for each paper
Medium Hindi or English
Negative marking 1/3 mark deducted for every incorrect response

CDS Exam Pattern for admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, and Air Force Academy.

Paper Subject No. of Questions
I English 100
II Mathematics 100
III General Knowledge 100

CDS Exam Pattern for admission to Officers’ Training Academy

Paper Subject No. of Questions
I English 100
II General Knowledge 100

CDS 2019 Exam Syllabus
Each paper will be covering questions from the following topics:-
English - Spotting Errors Questions, Sentence Arrangement, Selecting Words, Comprehension Questions, Synonyms & Antonyms, Ordering of Sentence, Vocabulary Preparation, Fill in the blanks questions.
General Knowledge – Latest Current Affairs, Indian Constitution, Indian Economy, Taxation, Indian Politics, Indian History, Indian Geography, Indian Navy & Military, Religions, Universities, Sports – Awards, Banking Sector, Books & Authors.
Mathematics – Algebra, Arithmetic, Mensuration, Trigonometry, Geometry, Statistic.
Note: Negative Marking is also application in CDS written Examination. For every incorrect response, 1/3 mark will be deducted.
Selecting more than one option for a question will be counted as incorrect.
No negative marking is applicable on unattempted/left question.

SSB Interview- Intelligence and Personality Test
The candidate becomes eligible to appear in CDS SSB interview round once they clear the written CDS exam. The SSB stands for "Service Selection Board". Every Indian Defence Exam subsumes this stage after their written exam. So if you aspire to constitute career with Indian Defence Services, you should be prepared well to this SSB interview at your CDS coaching institute in Chandigarh.
The CDS SSB interview round basically includes an intelligence test, psychological aptitude test, and a personal interview.
CDS SSB Interview Process

The CDS SSB interview is a two-stage selection process- stage I and stage II. It’s a total 5 day process. Candidates are eligible to appear in stage II only if they clear the stage I. Here are the respective details of both stages:

Stage I-

  • Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR).
  • Picture Perception & Description Test (PP&DT).

Stage II-

  • Interview
  • Group Testing Officer Tasks.
  • Psychology Tests.
  • The Conference.

Here is the detailed tabular representation of CDS SSB interview schedule and Pattern:

Day 1 Day 2 Day 3, 4 Day 5
·Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR).
· Picture Perception & Description Test (PP&DT).
Psychology Tests Group Testing Officer Tasks Conference Day

Eligibility Criteria for CDS Entrance Exam

There are predefined eligibility criteria for the CDS exam; described by UPSC. Any CDA aspirants need to fulfill this for getting admit card for the exam

Nationality ·         Indian citizen.

·         Citizens of candidates from Nepal, Bhutan, Burma, Tibet, Sri Lanka.

·         Citizens of East African Countries.

Educational Qualification All the applicants need to have passed the Higher Secondary Education (12th) with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.

For Officers’ Training Academy (OTA)
For Indian Military Academy (IMA)
A bachelor level degree from a recognized institute.
For ‘Indian Naval Academy’ (INA) A bachelor level engineering degree.
Age limit
For OTA:  25 years
For other academies:    20 to 24 years

CDS Exam Centre 2019
The CDS exam will be conducted at following centers only. Candidates can mention their choice for the best suitable exam centre while filling the online application form.
Candidates are bound to appear for CDA written exam at the center marked by Commission and mentioned on their admit card. In case they appear at any other center their mark sheet will be considered invalid and will not be evaluated.

Join, Career Square Academy for best CDS exam coaching classes in Chandigarh. Enroll with us if you wish to clear Combined Defence Services Exam (CDS Exam) with good rank. We also provide coaching classes for various exams such as CDS/ OTA/ NDA and ACC.

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