CDS (Combined Defence Services Examination)

The Combined Defense Services exam is held twice in a year in the months of February and November. It is conducted by the union public services commissions (UPSC) and enables the aspirants to apply for Indian Army, Indian Air Force, and Naval Academy. The age limit to apply for this exam is 19-25 years. If you are looking for a trustworthy coaching institute in Bhopal, then you have come to the right place. The Nishham – The General’s Academy is counted amongst the top CDS coaching institutes in Bhopal (India). The Nishham – The General’s Academy provides a Comprehensive 150 days and 6 months written coaching and has achieved the best success rate.

How To Prepare For CDS?

A candidate can appear for CDS Exam, while he/she is appearing for 3rd year of Graduation. Both Male and Female candidates can apply for CDS Exam. Female candidates can only apply for Short Service Commission i.e. OTA. CDS Exam has three papers i.e. GK, Maths and English for Permanent Commission i.e. IMA, AF & NA and two i.e. English & GK for candidates applying for Short Service Commission i.e. OTA. Candidates with Arts/Commerce background are eligible for ARMY only.

Faculty – All qualified faculty with minimum 5 years of teaching experience
Mock Tests – Weekly Mock Tests for Each Subject
Current affairs Classes & Notes – Current Affairs Classes by Experts, Exam Oriented Notes/Question Bank
Training Aids – Smart projects for better Assimilation

Eligibility Criteria-
Age: 19-24 years,
Qualification: Graduate Degree (in any stream) or Equivalent (final year students can also apply for UPSC Exam), Height: 162.5 cm

Batches Start from 5th and 15th of EVERY MONTH

Paper Total Questions Max. Marks Duration
Paper I- English 120 100 2 Hours
Paper II– General Knowledge 120 100 2 Hours
Paper III- Maths 100 100 2 Hours

Note: 1/3 Negative Marks for each wrong answer are deducted.

Paper I (English) Paper II (General Ability) Paper III (Elementary Maths)
Spotting Errors Geography Arithmetic
Comprehension / Close Comprehension History Geometry
Ordering of Words Indian Polity Mensuration
Ordering of Sentences Economics Algebra
Analogy / Fill in the Blanks Current Affairs Trigonometry
Synonymss Physics Statistics
Antonyms Chemistry -
- Biology -

Paper Date Of Notification Date of Exam Time of Exam
CDS – I Nov. Each Year Second Week of Feb. Each Year -
CDS – II July Each Year Third Week of Oct. Each Year -