We are glad that more than 60+ questions reflected from our Test series, 60 days mission plan for CDS Exam-1/2020 and Concept classes directly and indirectly which were discussed by the subject experts. Once again, we reiterate that we stay focused in making the defence aspirants to crack the exams and SSB interview to accomplish their dream.

 Admissions for CDS Exam-2/2020 coaching/training is open.

Vision Defence Institute trains candidates for Combined Defence Services Examination to excel in written exams and SSB. 

1.Regular test series to check candidates progress

2.Right ambiance for preparation

3.Right ratio of mentor and students.

4.Concept classes to strengthen knowledge

5.Focused assessment for individual progress

6.Training will be comprehensive to develop candidates leadership qualities and abilities and SSB interview.

Effective Class Room Sessions
Infrastructure and ambiance keeps students focused and concentrated on their preparation.
Students motivation and success are inseparable, Vision Defence ensures students motivation to be held high to be successful.
CDS exam - 1/2020 batch
Classroom sessions enables candidates to think, reason out and keep them prepared for the exam with current updates and trends of examination.

Vision Defence Institute’s team dedicatedly  work on the trend and patterns of examination, and question analysis to reflect maximum number of questions from concept classes, current affairs test discussions, classroom test discussions and Test batches.

In Combined Defence Service Exam-2/2019 around 62 questions got reflected in General Knowledge paper. 

Students are given guidance through Mentorship model to achieve the dreams of the students. 

CDS exam training programme at Vision Defence Institute is a comprehensive program which focus on knowledge, personality, confidence, and attitude building which aligns to achieve students goal of joining defence services.

This comprehensive training at Vision Defence enables students to crack SSB interviews and top the merit list.

CDSE classroom batches

1. Intensive Test program – online and offline for CDSE-2/2020.

2. Regular training program admission open for CDSE-2/2020 

Combined Defence Services Exam scheme

1.Permanent commission 
S.No.PaperNo.questionsTime duration
1General English1202 hours
2General Knowledge1202 hours
3Elemetary Mathematics1002 hours

For IMA, INA & AFA (Men only)

2.Short Service Commission 

S.No.PaperNo.questionsTime duration
1General English1202 hours
2General Knowledge1202 hours

 For OTA (Women and Men)

Educational qualification, age limit and marital status:

Training Academy 

Educational Qualification

Age limit

Marital Status

Indian Military Academy

The candidates must possess a degree from a recognised university or equivalent.

19-24 Years


Naval Academy

Degree in Engineering from a recognized university/institution.

19-23 Years


Air Force Academy

Degree of a recognized University (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering.

19-22 Years


Officers’ Training Academy (SSC Course for Men)

Degree from a recognised university or equivalent.

19-25 Years


Officers’ Training Academy (SSC Women Non-Technical Course)

Degree from a recognised university or equivalent.

19-25 Years


Unmarried Women, issueless widows who have not remarried and issueless divorcees (in possession of divorce documents) who have not remarried are eligible.

Previous year cut-off comparison


CDSE 1/2014  
AcademyWritten ExamFinal Exam
OTA (Men)78159
OTA (Women)78160


CDSE 2/2014  
AcademyWritten ExamFinal Exam
OTA (Men)86168
OTA (Women)86170


CDSE 1/2015  
AcademyWritten ExamFinal Exam
OTA (Men)86168
OTA (Women)86172

CDSE 2/2015    
Academy Written Exam Final Exam
IMA 105 227
INA 99 227
AFA 138 269
OTA (Men) 84 166
OTA (Women) 84 170


CDSE 1/2016  
AcademyWritten ExamFinal Exam
OTA (Men)68150
OTA (Women)68157


CDSE 2/2016  
AcademyWritten ExamFinal Exam
OTA (Men)72157
OTA (Women)72159

CDSE 1/2017    
Academy Written Exam Final Exam
IMA 125 249
INA 118 241
AFA 144 268
OTA (Men) 82 163
OTA (Women) 82 164


CDSE 2/2017  
AcademyWritten ExamFinal Exam
OTA (Men)86167
OTA (Women)86171