The officer cadets at KDU have to engage in undergo miltery training with their academic studies. The miltery traning is established to educate, train and inspire the Officer cadets for an excemplary service in the Tri Services such as  In that regard self decipline,sensivity to the needs and the feelings of others and thoughtful services to the nation are amoung the characteristics that are highly valued within the officer cadets of KDU.

The special  time table is made for officer cadets  how to spend their life in  KDU as their daily routing is as follows.


Physical Training 0600-0645 hrs
Breakfast               0700-0745 hrs 
1st period               0800-0900 hrs
2nd period            0900-1000 hrs
3rd period                1000-1100 hrs
Refreshments          1100-1115 hrs
4th period                1115-1215 hrs
5th period                1215-1315 hrs
6th period         1315-1415 hrs
Lunch                      1415-1515 hrs
Games                   1630-1800 hrs
Study hours             1900-2000 hrs
Roll call               2015-2030 hrs
Dinner                    2030-2100 hrs
Study hours            2100-2200 hrs


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And also the officer   cadets  devote   one  fourth  of their total period of time for military training  during the degree programmer. Therefore after  the enlistment cadets are  sent to  respective military academies to undergo a three month intensive course .At the end of the intensive course ,they organize a  variety show in which they get an opportunity to display their talents acquired during the training period.

One of the most important event of cadet’  life  is   an  athlete to  a potential  officer has long been  recognized  in intramural sports  given  every officer cadet  a   valuable  opportunity  develop leadership, strength, co-ordination    and   endurance . Being  , discipline  and   power of command are some of the contributory factors to have the feeling of pride as  an  effective leader.
And also the parade ground discipline is taught through  drill –training  to  enrich  officer cadets  with a  sense of alertness, dignity  and  loyalty  towards  their services  and the country. Marksman   is  also  another  part of cadet’s life. Because ,  it is based on  this concept ,weapon training and live  firing are included as a vital component in the military training programmed. The officer  cadets are taught  the  principles of basic marksmanship and theory .The practical  lesson on handling of T 56,LMGS(Light Machine Guns)and other weapons used at the platoon level are conducted prior to live firing. This invariably conditions their minds to meet the operational standards in the field up to platoon level.