What is the selection procedure for entrance in CDS courses?

CDS Entrance Selection Procedure: Details on the complete selection process for entrance in cds courses

Created On: May 11, 2011 13:04 IST
Modified On: May 25, 2011 14:22 IST
QnA : CDS Exam
QnA : CDS Exam

A: The Competitive examination comprises: -

i) Written Examination

ii) Interview for intelligence and personality test

1. The subjects of the written examination, the time allowed and the maximum marks allotted to each subject will be as follows:

(a) For Admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Air Force Academy


Sl. No. Subject Duration Maximum Marks
1 English 2 hours    100 100
2 General Knowledge 2 hours    100 100
3 Elementary Mathematics 2 hours    100 100

(b) For Admission to Officers’ Training Academy


Sl. No. Subject Duration Maximum Marks
1 English 2 hours 100
2 General Knowledge 2 hours 100

2. The papers in all the subjects will consist of objective type questions only. The question papers (Test Booklets) of General Knowledge and Elementary Mathematics will be set bilingually in Hindi as well as English.

3. In the question papers, wherever necessary, questions involving the metric system of Weights and Measures only will be set.

4. Candidates must write the papers in their own hand. In no circumstances will they be allowed the help of a scribe to write answers for them.

5. The Commission have discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or all the subjects of the examination.

6.The candidates are not permitted to use calculator for answering objective type papers (Test Booklets). They should not therefore, bring the same inside the Examination Hall.

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