CDS Coaching in Chandigarh | CDS Eligibility 2023 Updated | CDS Test Date

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  • Total Enrolled 48
  • Last Update October 17, 2022

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CDS Coaching in Chandigarh – Innovative Future Academy is an institute that has become a much-loved learning hub for CDS Coaching Center in Chandigarh. Our coaching institute has exceptional classroom coaching for CDS with outstanding outcomes for the years together. The entrance exams for the CDS exam are only for those applicants who crave to serve the Indian Army, Navy, and Airforce. Innovative Future Academy has all the attributes to provide for the essential needs of the aspirants of the CDS exam. Are searching for the most excellent CDS Coaching Center in Chandigarh?  Innovative Future Academy meets all the learning needs to assist you to qualify for the CDS exam. Our Faculty Members are well educated and qualified for CDS Coaching in Chandigarh and other government job exams.


CDS Coaching Center in Chandigarh

CDS (Combined Defence Services) is the common entrance examination to employ unmarried males and also females. Females who are widows and divorced but not married are suitable for the application for the CDS exam. The applicants turn out to be Commissioned Officers in Indian Defence services for the Navy, Air Force, and also Indian Army. UPSC conducts the CDS examination two times a year. CDS (I) Exam 2021 was informed in the month of November 2020. The common written exam for the same was on 7th February 2021. The authorized notification for CDS (II) Exam 2021 was clued up on 4th August 2021.

CDS Eligibility Criteria 2022

To be suitable for the CDS 2022 Exam, candidates need to accomplish the following eligibility criteria.
Age Limits, Sex and Marital Status.

  • For the Indian Military Academy (IMA), unmarried applicants born not earlier than January 2, 1997, and not later than January 1, 2002, can only apply.
  • Applicants for the Indian Naval Academy (IMA), unmarried male candidates born not earlier than January 2, 1997, and not later than January 1, 2002, are eligible.
  • Applicants applying for Air Force Academy should be between 20 to 24 years as of January 1, 2022 (born not earlier than January 2, 1997, and not later than January 1, 2001).
  • For Officers’ Training Academy (SSC Course for men), unmarried male candidates born not earlier than January 2, 1996, and not later than January 1, 2002, are qualified for the exam.
  • Applicants should be unmarried for Officers’ Training Academy (SSC Women Non-Technical Course) and born after January 2, 1996, and before January 1, 2002.

Educational Qualification

  1. For I.M.A. and Officers’ Training Academy – The applicant must have a graduation degree (any stream) from an acknowledged University or equivalent.
  2. Indian Naval Academy- The applicant should have finished their Graduation in Engineering from an acknowledged University/Institution.
  3. For Air Force Academy- The applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree from an acknowledged University (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or a Bachelor of Engineering.

Physical Fitness

Candidates applying for CDS recruitment should be bodily fit, as per the physical standard guidelines. Candidates should get themselves medically checked before submitting their applications.

Written Exam

The candidates have to clear the CDS Written test to get selected for the interview round. Check the exam pattern for each position underneath.

  • There will be 100 MCQs in each paper
  • The question paper for General Knowledge plus Elementary Mathematics will be put in Hindi as well as English
  • There will be a 1/3 marks penalty for a wrong answer
  • The duration of each exam is 2 hours.

For Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy plus Air Force Academy
SNo Subject Maximum Marks Duration
1 English 100 2 hours
2 General Knowledge 100 2 hours
3 Elementary Mathematics 100 2 hours



For Officers’ Training Academy
SNo Subject Maximum Marks Duration
1 English 100 2 hours
2 General Knowledge 100 2 hours

SSB Interview

There are two phases in SSB Interview – Psychological Aptitude Test plus Intelligence Test. Candidates who qualify the phase one will go to the second phase. The final selection of applicants is done on the bases of their performance in written examinations and SSB interviews. The selected aspirant will have to undertake training at Indian Military Academy, Dehradun, Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala, Air Force Academy, Hyderabad, Officers’ Training Academy, and Chennai.

Why Join Innovative Future Academy for CDS Coaching?

  • Highest Selection Rate– Our coaching organization has elevated levels of selection rates concerning the CDS examination.
  • ISO Certified Institute– It is an ISO Certified institute working progressively to match the newest education standards. Get the most excellent CDS Coaching in Chandigarh from Innovative Future Academy.
  • Result-Oriented Approach – Innovative Future Academy focuses on a result-oriented approach for students to crack CDS exams.
  • Doubt Clearing SessionsInnovative Future Academy. arranges doubt-clearing sessions for the students to grab an enhanced understanding of every subject. Clear all your questions regarding the CDS examination with the expressive assistance of Innovative Future Academy..
  • Monthly Guest LecturesInnovative Future Academy organizes monthly guest lecturers to organize students for cracking CDS exams with worthy guidance.
  • Daily AssignmentInnovative Future Academy provides daily assignments for the absolute learning of the students.
Which institute is best for CDS preparation?

IFA and IFA Defence are the best coaching institutes in Chandigarh.

Which is the best CDS online coaching?

Innovative Future Academy is the number one coaching institute in Chandigarh.

Is coaching necessary for CDS OTA?

A candidate should be physically strong, mentally stable, courageous, with team management, alertness, responsiveness, etc that are required in the Armed forces, and students are judged on this basis.

We Offer Coaching For CDS Exams

Apart from the CDS coaching Innovative Future Academy provides coaching courses for various defence exams such as NDA and AFCAT. If you can visit then we can share the proper information about the various defence exam course. Consider having the hands of Innovative Future Academy so that you can easily attain the impossibilities of your life.

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We Offer Coaching For These CDS Exams

S.No. Courses Duration

1. CDS (I) 2 to 3 months

2. CDS (II) 1 to 2 months

Upcoming Batches for CDS Coaching

First of all we have amazing Offer on the special batches for CDS coaching at a very reasonable fee. Fresh batches will be starting this week. Applicants can visit the academy and take demo classes to confirm their seats with our highly educated and professional faculty members to get exam target-based study modules. The study material will be given to the students during the CDS coaching and is prepared under the supervision and guidance of highly experienced staff members and subject specialists. It is not very comfortable to clear the CDS examination by self-study. Professional guidance and training are essential to enlighten the way to success.


UPSC CDS Examination Detail


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CDSE (Combined Defence Services Exam)

UPSC (Union Public Service Commission)



Permanent and Short Service (OTA)

2 hours each exam

Hindi, English

Multiple-choice questions with negative marking

200 (OTA)

150 (IMA)
110 (OTA)

20% in each Exam

INA (19 years – 23 years)IMA (19 years – 24 years)AFA (19 years – 24 years)OTA (19 years – 25 years)

5/6 Positive mark for the correct answer for English/GK. 1 Positive Mark for the correct answer in Maths.Negative Marking:5/18 for English and GK.1/3 negative marks for Maths.*No Marks for unattempted questions.

Twice a year (National Level)

INR 200/- (General)



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What Will I Learn?

  • 6 Months & 45-Days Crash Courses and Revision classes For candidates after +2 Class.
  • Rigorous Polish Sessions by Experts on Online Mock Test Of Exam Pattern.
  • Regular 7-hr Classes, Including Interview For Students.
  • Special online video classes for specific exams
  • What’s App Group Discussion, Alert on Sms
  • Master Admission / Career Counselling / Motivational Sessions
  • Topic wise study material for all subject only for our students
  • Week days and Weekend Batches available
  • We are handing 100% result driven coaching with full length comprehensive learning material. Our Exhaustive, Dedicated, & Prime Coaching helps you to Crack the desirable Exam.

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Material Includes

  • 28 hours on-demand video
  • 11 articles
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion

Target Audience

  • CDS Coaching in Chandigarh
  • CDSE Coaching in Chandigarh
  • Get friendly and fast support in the course.