Felicitating Teachers

At “Options” Coaching Academy, teachers were felicitated for their outstanding work and contribution towards the growth of the Institute. Mr. Arun Malik senior Maths faculty and Mr. Manoj Baliyan senior GS faculty were presented with a memento by the honorable Director Himanshu Goel of “Options” Coaching Academy. The Director of OCA told the teachers to continue with their good work.


Honest Disagreement is often a good sign of progress.” A proverb by MAHATMA GANDHI
Options Coaching Academy organised a Debate Competition on the topic – “The Development of a sound educational and health system ensures the nation’s security more than military health”, on March 27, 2015.

The event was graced by the presence of Mr. Himanshu Goel, the director of Options Coaching Academy, as the chief Guest. As many as 30 Speakers vied for honours. All the participants put in tremendous hard work to showcase their hidden talent. All the orators spoke about the topic which enthralled the audience.
Mr. Saurabh Singh Chaudhary, the English faculty at options Coaching Academy, started the programme by expressing his views on the topic.

The panel of judges included the faculty members of Options Coaching Academy,
Mr. Arun Malik (Sr. Maths Faculty)
Mr. Manoj Baliyan (GS Faculty)
Mr. Deepak Bora (Maths Faculty) and
Mr. Sumit Kukreja (Economics Faculty)

It was a heated but interesting debate which lasted over four hours.
The Students who won the awards were.
1. Mr. Sankalp – Best Speaker (Male)
2. Mr. Soni Rawat – Best Speaker (Female)
3. Rajkamal Kala – Best Speaker (for the motion)
4. Jyoti Prasad – Best Speaker (against the motion)
5. The winning Cup was bagged by Mr. Anurag and Bhawna.
6. Mr. Nishant Vashisht – Certificate of Merit

All the winners were awarded with a cup and a certificate of recognition, by the honorable director of Options Coaching Academy. The Director Mr. Goel, lauded the efforts of the students and said that such competitions not only encourage the students but also provide them the much needed platform to express their creativity and ideas.

The comparing of the programme was successfully done by CDSE aspirant Mr. Amandeep Singh.

Quiz Competition on March 21, (Saturday) 2015

Quiz Competition on March 21, (Saturday) 2015, at Options Coaching Academy.

Faculty: Mr. Manoj Baliyan

The written Quiz Competition was organized by options coaching Academy on Saturday, March 21, 2015. The mega event had 70 Students taking part in it.

“Exuberating, Motivating, Enlightening and Engaging”, would describe the Quiz Competition of Options Coaching Academy.

The Competition was aimed at developing the knowledge and excellence base among the Students through healthy and motivating meet.

The winners of the Quiz Competition were.

The First Prize was awarded to MR. SHAILENDRA BHATT.

The Second Prize was awarded to MR. ASHISH UNIYAL.

The Third Prize was awarded to MR. AKSHAY RATHI.

The winners were awarded with a cup and a certificate of merit by the Director MR. Himanshu Gael, of Options Coaching Academy.

The director praised the teachers and the Students for their hard work.

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Young Writers

We at Options Coaching Academy provide the opportunity for many Students to see their work in print & it is also important that their very skill be given an audience where it can be shared and enjoyed by others.

The following poem has been written by our budding poet Nishant Vashisht – CDSE aspirant

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History of the Finance Commission

Saturday Session at “Options” Coaching Academy, Dehradun

Topic     :      History of the Finance Commission

Date        :      14/03/2015

Day          :      Saturday

Faculty  :      Mr. Manoj Baliyan

A stimulating lecture on Finance Commission was conducted by Options Faculty Mr. Manoj Baliyan.

A valuable and structured lecture which helped in developing students’ reflective thinking.

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 History of the Finance Commission Notes are now available. Download from the link below.

Continue reading “History of the Finance Commission”

Felicitation Ceremony

Felicitation Ceremony At 

Options Coaching Academy (D.Dun)

 Date: March 2015

It was perfect time to rewind.

A felicitation ceremony was held in March 2015 at options coaching academy, D.Dun, to honour Major Mayur Raturi – an ex-student of options coaching academy, and to celebrate the achievement of students who cleared their CDSE-II (October – 2014), written examination.

A large number of prominent people from all walks of life attended the programme.

Mr. Himanshu Goel, the Director of OCA, and a renowned Mathematician, welcomed the chief guest.

He was presented with a memento and gifts. In his welcome, address, the Director Mr. Goel, praised the students and the teachers’ for their hard work.

Major Mayur Raturi, congratulated the students on clearing their CDSE-II (October 2014) written examination and asserted that study should be Qualitative and not Qualitative and for this students should be mentally and physically fit.

He concluded his speech with the words,

“Today you do not find this kind of bonding and dedication”.

After the stirring speech, the students gave a standing ovation.

Vote of thanks was proposed by the Director of OCA, Mr. Himanshu Goel, and programme was successfully done by CDSE aspirants Ms. Rupika and Mr. Ajit Barar.

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Saturday Sessions

Saturday Sessions at “Options” Coaching Academy. (Dehradun)


“Parliament of India”

Date : 21-02-2015 [Saturday] / Time: 9:30 am to 11:00am

Faculty: Mr. Manoj Baliyan

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“Nuclear Liability & Islamic State”

Date : 28-02-2015 [Saturday] / Time: 9:30 am to 11:00am

Faculty: Mr. Deepak Bora

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      The majority of students felt that these lectures were better than expected and stated that they had gained ‘a lot’ of knowledge from the morning lectures.

      The Students described the sessions as “Informative, Interesting, Educational”, presented in a lucid way.

      Plaudits for the lecturers, who were both well received, ranged from “lecturers were enthusiastic about their subject matter and also interacted well to “interesting lectures, great knowledge of teachers, well prepared, good answers to open floor questions.” 

Options new Website Launched

One of the oldest and definitely The Best Coaching Academy in Dehradun . After serving for 16 years in this Industry of Education… I am proud to announce the launch of our website with a complete new look……From on line paper practice to complete curriculum of Maths, English, Reasoning and General Studies…All that it takes to clear CDSE, SSC, Banking, CLAT, CAT etc. One of the Academy which gives the highest number of results!

Are you still confused and thinking how to start preparing for various competition….and want to join the BEST COACHING ACADEMY in Dehradun for CDSE, SSC, Bank Clerical, PO, CLAT, CAT, PUSA,NIFT, etc. Join the team at Options where you will be able to clear all your doubts and make it to the final selection. We have been conducting especial “Saturday Sessions” to help you make it to the top. Clearing the written is half the battle and clearing the interview, SSB etc. is the other half. We at Options prepare you for the interview. Personality Development Sessions are conducted on Saturdays’ to build in the confidence and prepare you for the Final Interview.

Our Academy’s philosophy: Teacher and Student interaction is the most prominent feature of our Academy… The motive of teaching is not to give explanation only but to knock at the door of student’s mind induce a craving for answer, let them hunt for the explanation which induces interest in students and gives them a taste of self study and help them realize their true potential.
Options’ team would be happy to guide you in a way that will change you and your career.
Please feel free to call us on 09358102781 or 08979992781 (9am-6pm)

Best CDS Coaching in Dehradun

Best CDS Coaching in Dehradun – Options Coaching Academy

Options Coaching Academy(OCA) –  Best CDS coaching in Dehradun

Options Dehradun is the best institute for Best CDS coaching in Dehradun, Uttarakhand. We provide coaching for CDS (IMA/AFA/OTA/NAVAL ACADEMY) written examinations. Options Dehradun achieves

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100 per cent success in CDS Examination. We offer an intensive CDS course to join the professional defence forces. You may contact us if you are looking for Best CDS coaching in Dehradun.

CDSE is conducted twice a year by the UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) for recruitment into the Indian Military Academy, Officers Training Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Indian Air Force Academy.

Options Coaching Academy is the Right Place to get CDS Coaching in Dehradun

Options Coaching Academy(OCA) is one of the best institutes that offer quality CDS coaching in Dehradun. The candidates who want to join Indian Army, Navy or Airforce are welcomed to join OCA. The Academy shows the right path to the candidates to fulfil their dream of joining the Indian Armed Forces. Experienced faculty are the main strength of Options Coaching Academy who is qualified enough to provide proper guidance to the candidates to qualify CDS exam. You should join the academy today and transform your personality to meet the officer like quality needed for CDS.

CDS is a high-level competitive exam that held two twice in a year- CDS I & CDS II. Qualifying CDS exam is quite tough but you can make it with the help of the best CDS coaching in Dehradun. Let us know something more about CDS examination like who can apply, what is the exam pattern & syllabus etc.

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Who can apply for CDS Exam?

The candidates who fulfil the eligibility criteria required for CDS exam are only eligible to apply for this exam. The eligibility for CDS exam has been listed below. If you want to get an entry in Defence through CDS then you should join the best CDS coaching institute in Dehradun.

The candidates should be an Indian national.

  • The candidates who belong to Nepal, Bhutan & Tibetan refugee, Burma, East African countries of Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania, Malawi, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Uganda, Zambia, Zaire and Vietnam can also eligible to apply for CDS examination (provided they fulfill the eligibility criteria as per the Govt. of India norms).
  • Minimum age should be 20 years and maximum age should be 24 years.
  • The candidates should be unmarried to apply for CDS exam.
  • IMA, the candidates must have completed Bachelor degree or equivalent from a recognized University.
  • Naval Academy, the candidates must have completed Bachelor degree in B.Sc with Physics and Mathematics as subjects OR Bachelor Degree in Engineering.
  • Airforce Academy, the candidates must have completed Bachelor degree with Physics and Mathematics from a recognized University OR Engineering Degree.
  • The candidates who are appearing in the final year of their Bachelor degree can also apply for CDS exam (provided they have to submit the proof of passing the examination at the time of selection).
  • The candidates must also be physically fit as per the standards of Ministry of Defence. Physical fitness is very important to join Defence.

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Why get admission in Options Coaching Academy?

Best CDS coaching in Dehradun plays a vital role in the preparation of CDS exam. If you really want to crack CDS exam then you should prepare thoroughly for the examination. The duration of the CDS examination will be 2 hours. The candidates have to complete the question paper within 2 hours with proper time-management maintaining the accuracy. You should join OCA which is one of the best CDS coaching institute in Dehradun to get proper guidelines for CDS preparation.

CDS is one of the tough competitive exams in India, therefore the competition level is also tough. At OCA you will be trained under the supervision of experienced faculty. These faculties will provide the best study material for CDS preparation. You can join Options Coaching Academy and get the best CDS coaching in Dehradun to get an entry in Defence.


Features of Options Coaching Academy 

  • The fee structure is affordable.
  • Guidelines from experienced teachers.
  • Best study material for CDS preparation.
  • One on One Interaction between students & the teacher
  • Equal attention to every student in the class
  • Hostel facility and hygienic food
  • Practical training from experienced mentors etc.


What is the selection Procedure through CDS Exam?

  • To proceed with the selection procedure the candidates have to qualify CDS exam but before this, the very first step is to join the best CDS coaching in Dehradun for CDS preparation.
  • The qualified candidates of CDS exam will be called for SSB Interview which is another tough stage of CDS interview.
  • The successful candidates of SSB interview will then be called to attend personality test and interview.
  • Towards the final stage of CDS selection, there will be a medical test conducted as per the guidelines of Ministry of Defence.
  • After selection, the candidates will be sent to their respective academies for training.


Have brief knowledge of the CDS Exam Pattern

  • The question paper will have MCQ type questions.
  • The duration of the examination will be of 2 hours and maximum marks in each subject are 100.
  • For IMA, Naval Academy and Airforce Academy, the question paper will have three sections- English, GK & Mathematics.
  • For OTA, the question paper will have only two sections- English & GK.

Know the Syllabus of CDS Exam

Every candidate should have the knowledge of CDS syllabus to start the preparation. Dehradun Defence Academy being the best CDS coaching institute in Dehradun provides syllabus-wise coaching to their students. However, you can get an idea about the examination syllabus of CDS from this content given below.

  • English Syllabus

English section of CDS exam will have questions from these topics- comprehension, word meanings, vocabulary, synonyms & antonyms etc.

  • GK Syllabus

GK section of CDS exam will include questions from these current affairs and General Knowledge. The candidates have to prepare for this section to stay updated with the latest updates around the world.


  • Mathematics Syllabus

Mathematics section of CDS exam will have questions from these topics- Arithmetic, Algebra, Trigonometry, Geometry, Mensuration and Statistics. You can have a brief information about mathematics syllabus is as follows.

  • Arithmetic

Decimal fractions Numbers, Integers, Ratio & Proportion, Division Algorithm, HCF & LCM, addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division, Simple & Compound Interest Square Roots, Time, Distance & Work, Percentage, Prime & Composite Nos. etc.

  • Algebra

HCF & LCM, Linear equations, variables, simple factors, Basic Operations, Polynomials, Rational expressions, Laws of Indices, Quadratic equations, Set Language & Set Notation etc.

  • Trigonometry

Trigonometric tables’ uses, Sine X, Cosine X, Tangent X, Values of Sin X, Simple cases of heights, Cos X, tan X, Simple identities of trigonometry and distances etc.

  • Mensuration

Surface area & volume of spheres, Parallelograms, triangles, Volume of cuboids, Volume of right circular cones & cylinders, Circles, Areas of squares & rectangles, Surface area, lateral surface etc.

  • Statistics

Graphical representation, Frequency polygons, Histograms, Pie charts, Collection & tabulation of statistical data, Measures of tendency, bar charts etc.

  • Geometry

Lines, Angles, Planes, Pane figures, Theorems etc.

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Scheme of Examination:

For Indian Military Academy / Air Force Academy / Naval Academy

  • English: 100 Marks
  • General Knowledge: 100 Marks
  • Elementary Mathematics: 100 Marks
  • Total: 300 Marks

For Officers’ Training Academy

  • English: 100
  • General Knowledge: 100
  • Total: 200

CDS Examination Centers:

There are 30 examination centers, which are located in Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bareilly, Bhopal, Bombay, Calcutta, Chandigarh, Cochin, Cuttack, Delhi, Dharwar, Dispur, Gangtok, Hyderabad, Imphal, Itanagar, Jaipur, Jammu, Jorhat, Kohima, Lucknow, Madras, Madurai, Nagpur, Panaji, Patna, Port Blair, Raipur, Sambalpur, Shillong, Shimla, Srinagar, Tirupati, Trivandrum, Udaipur and Vishakhapatnam.

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