CDS 2017 Selection Procedure




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“What is the selection procedure of CDS 2018 exam?
What are the selection steps for CDS 2017 exam?
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CDS Selection Procedure 2020 – CDS selection process consists of two written exam papers. Candidate who will obtains marks equal or more than cut-off marks decided for papers by UPSC will be shortlisted for the further process. Written exam will comprising of English, General Ability & Maths. CDS Paper is of objective type in nature. CDS exam paper will carry 200/300 marks total. Candidates will be shortlisted for Interview by UPSC on the basis of their total marks obtained in the objective papers.

CDS selection process consists of four stages :
(1) Written examination
(2) SSB Interview
(3) Document Verification
(4) Medical Examination

State – 1 : Written Examination
Paper : Objective Type

CDS Paper Structure

For Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Air Force Academy

 (1) Total Marks 100+100 = 200
 (2) Total Number of Questions 120+120 = 240
 (3) Time Allowed 2+2 = 4 Hours = 240 Minutes
 (4) Medium of Examination English/Hindi (Bilingual)
 (5) Negative Marking Yes (-0.30)
 (6) Type of Questions Objective type

For Officer’s Training Academy

 (1) Total Marks 100+100+100 = 300
 (2) Total Number of Questions 120+120+120 = 360
 (3) Time Allowed 2+2+2 = 6 Hours = 360 Minutes
 (4) Medium of Examination English/Hindi (Bilingual)
 (5) Negative Marking Yes (-0.30)
 (6) Type of Questions Objective type

# Note :
1. CDS examination will consists of written examination. There would be interview and final selection would be made on the basis of marks obtained in written examination and interview.
2. Negative Marking : There shall be penalty in online examination and marks shall be deducted for each wrong answer by 1/3rd of the marks allotted for each question.

State – 2 : SSB Interview
The SSB Interview is the second and final round of CDS Selection Process. The SSB Interview round comprises two separate tests – Psychological Aptitude Test and Intelligence & Personality Test.

State – 3 : Document Verification
The candidates qualifying the stage 2 will have to submit the original documents and certificated along with a single photocopy of each.

# List of the documents to be submitted as per the CDS Selection Procedure :

(1) Class 10th Board Passing certificate or equivalent supported with the Birth Certificate.
(2) Original 10+2 or Class 12th passing certificate or equivalent in support of educational qualification.
(3) Certificate of Eligibility for certain category of students.
(4) Category or Cast certificate applicable to SC, ST, OBC etc.
(5) Identity and Address Proof.

Stage – 4 : Medical Examination
A Candidate recommended by the Services Selection Board will undergo a medical examination by a Board of Service Medical Officers.

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