CDSE Written exam pattern | Vacancies to be filled by CDSE

October 28th, 2010| Education.

Many young people are participating actively in the army, navy and air force. Attractive lifestyle, position, job security and facilities are the main points which are attracting the people towards these jobs and this career is standing in top position among various careers. There will be written exam, Selection Service board and interview in the Combined Defense Service exam. Candidate’s behavior, knowledge and skills are very important. Through CDS examination, 250 people in Indian military academy, 40 people in Indian navy and 32 people in air force are getting training. The eligibility for the training is that they require degree from recognized institute. B.Sc (physics-mathematics)/ B.Tech candidates are eligible for naval and air force training.

CDSE Written exam pattern:

Subject Duration Marks
English 2 hours 100
General knowledge 2 hours 100
Elementary mathematics 2 hours 100
SSB interview 900
Total 1200

The final national merit list is formed based on the marks in the two phases. It is difficult to get more than 50-55% marks in the interview. So the marks obtained in the written exam are very important.

Vacancies to be filled by CDSE:

  • Indian military academy, Dehradun –  250
  • Indian naval academy, Ezhimala –      40
  • Air force academy, Hyderabad –        32
  • Officers training academy, Chennai – 175
  • Officers training academy for women, Chennai – 25
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