CDS stands for Combined Defence Services. Candidates who want to be a part of Indian Military Academy, Officers Training Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Indian Air Force Academy can apply for the same position and start preparing for Combined Defence Services Examination. This exam is conducted twice a year by UPSC (Union Public Services Conducted).Candidates who clear CDS written exam will be called for the CDS SSB interview by Service Selection Board (SSB). After this, the successful candidates will be appointed by respective training academies
CDS releases its notification for exams in the month of October and June. On the other hand, CDA exam is conducted twice a year in February and November month.
After clearing the written test for CDS, candidates have to go through the CDS SSB interview which includes a series of personality tests. The CDS SSB interview process is same for all the wings, including IMA, OTA, NA, and AFA. The only difference is that the candidates will be called by SSB as per their marks. The cutoff marks for all these exams are different. For instance, the cutoff for OTA is lower than AFA.
Coming back to the CDS SSB interview, the interview is a five-six day process. OTA, IMA and NA are a five days process, whereas AFA is a six days process. In the end, the selection is made by the board on the basis of deductions drawn by different candidates who have gone through the interview process.
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The Major Kalshi Classes Pvt. Ltd. offers coaching for SSB Interview as well as written exam for the UPSC CDS. The officers at Major Kalshi Classes Pvt. Ltd are highly qualified and vastly experienced in successfully coaching students for SSB Interview. The standards of excellence followed by Major Kalshi Classes ensure that each student who opts for coaching with us feels confident, focused and determined for SSB/AFSB/NSB.
It is notable that Major Kalshi classes has a team of retired officers from Indian Armed Forces who possess vast experience of assessing candidates in the selection system. Equally, Major Kalshi Classes provides India’s best infrastructure and SSB oriented atmosphere along with the 100% look alike state of the art GTO ground. The selection rate at MKC is highest in India. Every 21st officer in the Indian Armed Forces belongs to MKC and upholds the tradition of Courage and Velour.
Keeping the requirement of the SSB Candidates, Major Kalshi classes has developed comprehensive study material which not only covers detailed methodology and procedure about the various Tests and Tasks but also provides practical knowledge and helps to develop the right approach of a candidate. These qualities make these books a must buy package for all defence aspirants. SSB Interview correspondence kit consists of SSB Interview book (How to crack SSB Interview), Group Discussion/Lecturette Book & Officers Intelligence Rating Booklet (Reasoning Booklet).
Major Kalshi Classes develops the personality of an individual based on the standards of the SSB and focuses on assisted self-introspection under the well-developed infrastructure and under the guidance of Experienced EX-officers of the Service Selection Board (SSB), Air Force Selection Board (AFSB) and Naval Selection Board (NSB).
If you want to be a part of the Armed Forces of India, you should prepare to clear the personality and intelligence interview from SSB. However, you should first understand the entire interview process to crack it. SSB Interviews is book designed to help candidates qualify their exam and interview. To purchase the book, you can order online and start preparing yourself.