cds full form

The full form of CDS is Combined Defence Services which is a defence service examination conducted and administrated twice every year. The combined defence service is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) to recruit officers for the Indian Military academy, Indian Air Force Academy, Indian naval academy and officers training academy. This CDS examination is normally conducted every year twice in the months of February and November. Candidates that successfully pass the combined defence services interview conducted by the Service Selection Board are further admitted into their respective Academies.