• Entrance test to be held in 2nd or 3rd week of January.
  • Preparation of merit list.
  • Interview for final selection in the 1st week of February.
  • Session starts in second week of April.


  • Candidates must be a domicile of their own state
  • Age:-16.5-19.5
  • Studying in class 10th (CBSE,ICSE,PSEB)
  • Medically fit
  • A male candidates


  • Syllabus covered in 10th class.
  • Subjects- English, math, science.
  • Multiple choice questions
  • OMR sheet will be provided
  • Negative marking
  • Test center in Chandigarh and Mohali.
  • Sample question papers available on
  • Result of entrance test will be declared within 4 days.
  • Online/Offine both modes available


INTERVIEW will be conducted in February/ March in Mohali and Chandigarh by a panel of trained officers. Intelligence, confidence, personality, motivation and body language of the candidates will be assessed. After interview, the declared result shall be final.


  • Schooling of the cadets will be in one of the best schools of Chandigarh or Mohali.
  • CDA will prepare the cadets for CBSE Board Exams, NDA and other competitive exams related to Non-Medical Stream.
  • Special emphasis on Personality development and communication skills so that our students qualify SSB with great confidence.
  • Motivational sessions by renowned Defence officials.
  • Physical Training Programs with boys are taken for trekking and other fitness exercises.
  • Cultural activities organized time to time.
  • Educational tours, special visits to Army Schools and campus.
  • Provision of uniforms for CDA cadets.
  • Result oriented, highly qualified and experienced faculty.

Hostel facilities include:

  • Furnished accommodation
  • Spacious AC rooms.
  • Fresh and hygienic food.
  • Laundry facility.
  • Environment for un interrupted study.
  • Medical facility.
  • Safe and sound campus supervised 24×7 by wardens and vigilant security persons.
  • Provision of sports like table tennis, indoor badminton, judo-karate,squash,football, volleyball, swimming pool,gymnasium.


The subjects of the written examination, the time allowed and the maximum marks allotted to each subjects will be as follows:-

          Subject                    Code                     Duration                     Positive Marking                     Negative Marking                     Maximum marks          
Math 01 2 ½ 2.5 0.83 300
General ability test 02 2 ½ 4 1.33 600
Total 900
SSB Test/Interview 900

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