CDS Online Coaching 2023: Best Online Course for CDS Exam

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 25th, 2023

CDS Online Coaching 2023 by BYJU’s Exam Prep is a strategy launched to help you prepare for OTA and other exams. Switch your learning mode to e-learning with the online course of BYJU’S Exam Prep and learn from the top faculties of India. In our CDS Online Coaching, you will find structured coursework, online classes, preparation strategies, guidance, tips, and tricks for the exam. Strengthen your concepts and get clarification of your doubts from the faculty.

The online coaching program enables exam preparation by providing unlimited access to all live classes and mock tests. The CDS Online Course subscription provides an opportunity to prepare for the exam and other Defence examinations with Expert Faculty. The best CDS Online Coaching also provides regular practice, revision, and performance reports.

CDS Online Coaching 2023

The key highlights of the best CDS Online Coaching are as follows:

An All-inclusive CDS Online Coaching Classes

In the 150-day CDS Online Coaching Classes by BYJU’S Exam Prep, you will find 250+ hours of live classes, which will be more than enough to clear the exam and qualify for SSB. In addition to that, the course also includes 200+ PDFs, weekly tests, 30+ mock tests, and 4500+ practice questions.

Weekly Assessments & Mock Tests

Preparing for OTA & other exams is a continuous process during which you will have to assess your performance regularly and work on your mistakes. Hence, in addition to the comprehensive study material, the CDS Online Coaching also includes weekly assessments and CDS Mock Tests, which you can attempt to enhance your speed and accuracy while solving the questions.

Unlimited Practice

With interactive quizzes and practice sessions, you can retake the quizzes and watch the recorded sessions as many times as you need to. By enrolling in CDS Online Coaching, aspirants can also download the videos and watch them later, offline.

Expert Faculty from Premier Institutes of Delhi

The content of the CDS Online Coaching has been prepared by the Expert faculty from premier institutes of Delhi, who have years of experience in their field and have helped numerous aspirants achieve their goals.

CDS Online Classroom Program Subscription

The CDS Online Classroom Program includes comprehensive study material taught by Expert Faculty, regular mock tests, and quizzes. The CDS Online Coaching Subscription provides comprehensive study material, structured revision notes along with performance data and report cards. 

About CDS 2023 Exam

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the CDS Exam two times a year for recruiting candidates for the Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Officers Training Academy, and Indian Air Force Academy. As a result, candidates are advised to enroll in the best online coaching for CDS to prepare well for the exam.

Candidates applying for the exam must be in between 20 to 24 years of age. Those who have passed graduation or are in the final year of graduation are eligible to apply for the OTA exam, provided they can submit the certification of passing at the time of commencement of the course.

To ensure selection on the first attempt, you can join the CDS Online Coaching where you will gain an insight into the exam pattern and get a complete study package.

CDS Online Coaching 2023 Schedule

Check the complete schedule of CDS Online Coaching available at BYJU’s Exam Prep with our top faculties, details of whom are mentioned below. In the CDS course, the teaching methodology followed by them is very engaging and interactive including study notes for quick revision, quizzes, weekly tests to track your progress, and mock tests.

Important Dates for CDS Online Course

Course Launch Date

9 September 2022

Study Plan Start Date

9 September 2022

Sale End Date

24 September 2022

Course End Date

7 March 2023

Course Expiry

1 year after the course ends

Our Expert Faculty for CDS Online Coaching

Faculty Image

Faculty Name




Sharad Mudgal

General Awareness Expert

(a) 5+ Years of Experience in Teaching General Awareness
(b) Mentored 1 Lakh+ Students


Akash Randev

General Awareness Expert

(a) 5+ Years of Experience in Teaching General Awareness
(b) Mentored 10000+ Students

Lalit Menditratta

Lalit Menditratta

Mathematics Expert

(a)14+ yrs of experience in teaching Mathematics for competitive exams
(b) Mentored 25000+ Students


Monika Singh

General Science Expert

(a) 3+ Years of Experience in Teaching General Science
(b) Mentored 12000+ Students


Soumitro Chowdhury

Geography Expert

(a) 4+ years of Teaching Experience in Geography
(b) Cleared Defence Exams- CDS 2 2016 Air-30; Qualified UPSC CAPF 2018, AC – BSF

Benefits of taking CDS Online Course

The following are the benefits of taking Best CDS Online Coaching:

Efficient & Active Learning

  • CDS Online Coaching Classes are attractive in nature to the attention and elevate the interest of the candidates. 
  • Visual learning and observing ensure the long-term retention of concepts in the memory
  • The syllabus is deeply understood with complete clarity. 

Constructive Time-Management

  • Time is strategically divided to complete the CDS Online Course.
  • Explanation, as well as a recapitulation of the CDS Syllabus, is done well in time in online coaching.
  • Smart study techniques are followed by an extensive revision in a well-stipulated amount of time.
  • In CDS Online Coaching, efforts and time are spent on every topic uniformly.

Retention of Concepts

  • The teaching process aims at mind-mapping of concepts in CDS Online Coaching.
  • Concepts are clearly explained with minute details. 
  • Experienced faculties lay down the most effective strategies to understand the concepts.
  • Easy and relatable language so that candidates can understand without any hindrance.

CDS Exam Pattern

Along with joining CDS Online Coaching, take a look at the table given below and get in hold with all the information regarding the CDS Exam Pattern.

CDS Exam Pattern for IMA, INA, AFA



Maximum marks


2 hours


General Knowledge

2 hours


Elementary Mathematics

2 hours


CDS Exam Pattern for OTA



Maximum marks


2 hours


General Knowledge

2 hours


CDS Syllabus

Along with joining CDS Online Coaching, applicants need to be well versed with all the parameters of the syllabus and prepare for it well.

English Syllabus 

The aim of this section is to test the understanding of English as well as word usage by the candidates. Questions in this section will be asked from the following topics:

  • Fill in the blanks
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Vocabulary (Synonyms/ Antonyms/ Phrases)
  • Sentence Rearrangement (Jumbled sentences)
  • Spotting Error
  • Sentence Improvement/ Correction

General Knowledge 

This section aims to check how well the candidates keep up with the current events and how well they understand their surroundings, especially in reference to their scientific aspects.



Current Affairs

Cover news of important international and national summits/ conferences, awards, sports-related news, books, and authors, etc.

Political Science

Important facts of the Indian constitution, fundamental rights, and directive principles, powers of the president and prime minister, constitutional bodies, Indian judiciary, etc.

Indian History

Questions may be asked from Ancient, Medieval and Modern India.

Indian Polity

Prepare important facts of Indian as well as world geography.


Prepare topics like Budget, Five-year plan, foreign trade, etc.

General Science

In Physics, focus on topics like optics, motion, force, units, heat, electricity, temperature, etc.

In Chemistry, prepare important topics of organic, inorganic, physical, and general chemistry.

In Biology, focus on the topics of important diseases, botany, zoology as well as human biology.

Defence Related News

Questions in this section may be asked about important defence-related topics like Army Day, Navy Day, recent developments, etc.

Elementary Mathematics 




Number System (natural, integers, rational & real numbers)

Fundamental operations (subtraction, addition, division, multiplication)

Unitary method


Time & Work

Simple & Compound Interest

Time & distance

Ratio & proportion

Profit & loss

Elementary number theory

Composite & prime numbers

Divisibility tests

Theorem of factorisation

Factors & Multiples

Euclidean algorithm

laws of algorithm & algorithmic tables


Basic operations

Remainder theorem


Polynomial theories

Quadratic equations

Linear equations in 2 variables

Set language and set notation

Laws of indices

Conditional identities

Rational Expressions


All about Sine a, Cos a, Tan a when 0° < a < 90°, Sin, Cos and Tan values of important angles like 0°, 30°, 45°, 60° and 90°

Simple trigonometric identities

Trigonometric tables

Heights and distance


Plane & plane figures

Lines, and angles

Important theorems (like angle property based)

Parallel lines

Congruency of triangles

Medians & Altitudes

Similar triangles






Areas of circles






Surface area of cuboids





Tabulation of statistical data

Graphical representation of frequency polygons

Bar graphs


Pie charts

Measures of central tendency

CDS Online Coaching Highlights



Name of Exam

Combined Defence Services Examination

Conducting Body

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) 

Exam Level


Exam Frequency

Twice a year

Exam Mode


Exam Duration

Two Hours

Language of Question Paper

English and Hindi

Application Fee

INR 200/-

Exam Purpose

To select candidates as Commissioned Officers in Indian Army, Navy and Air Force

Number of Exam Centres


Why Choose CDS Online Coaching?

The following are the reasons to join CDS Online Coaching:

  • The CDS Online Course completely follows the exam pattern.
  • Comprehensively and in-depth discussion of the syllabus
  • Facilitates complete real-time exam experience
  • Detail solutions to the questions to help improve your performance
  • The overall analysis of the performance through a detailed and elaborated analysis report
  • In CDS Online Coaching, get knowledge about the preparation gaps and work on them.

How to Enroll for CDS Online Coaching?

By following the given steps, candidates can enroll for CDS Online Coaching:

  • Visit the official website of BYJU’S Exam Prep.
  • Now, select the ‘Course’ option.
  • From the drop-down menu, choose Defence Exams.
  • Click on the tab ‘CDS and Defence Exams’ and go through the course highlights.
  • You can opt for a free trial of the video course.
  • If you are satisfied with the course quality, click on ‘Buy Now’ to purchase the online course.
  • After doing the payment, you can view the full content of the ‘Mission CDS I 2023: A Foundation Course’.

Requirements for Accessing CDS Online Coaching?

The requirements for accessing CDS Online Coaching are as follows:

  • A Dual-Core processor and 2 GB RAM Laptop or Desktop.
  • If you have an active internet connection, preferably with a 2 MBPS download speed, you can access the online classes without any video/audio interruption.
  • Use headphones, if required.
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