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    Are BBA graduates applicable for Combined Defence Services exam or not?

    Are BBA graduates applicable for Combined Defence Services exam or not?
    thank you..

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    Re: Are BBA graduates applicable for Combined Defence Services exam or not?

    dear friend,

    yes, you can apply for only CDS exam for IMA and Officer Training Officer.
    you cannot apply for Indian Naval Academy(It Needs Degree in Engineering or B.SC with physics and Math) and Air Force(It Needs Degree from recognized University(with Physics and math at +2 Level) or B.E/B.Tech).


    Good Luck.......
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    Re: Are BBA graduates applicable for Combined Defence Services exam or not?

    yes sir

    BBA graduate candidate is also eligible for the CDS exam only for two post

    1. officer training academy (OTA)
    2. indian military academic (IMA)

    other two naval and air force the qualification is required graduation in science stream so you are not eligible for that exam.

    exam conducted bi-annually

    the age limit of the ota and ima

    Indian Maltery Accedmay age limit is: 19 to 24 Years

    For Officer Training Academy age limit: 19 to 25 years.

    no relaxation for the reserve category.

    best of luck for the exam.

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    Re: Are BBA graduates applicable for Combined Defence Services exam or not?

    Dear Applicant,
    » Being a Graduate in Bachelors of Business Administration,You are definitely eligible for the Combined Defense Service exams which are conducted bi-annually by the UPSC.

    » The CDS exam is conducted for the recruitment of deserving candidates in the INDIAN MILITARY ACADEMY(IMA), OFFICERS TRAINING ACADEMY(OTA),NAVAL ACADEMY and INDIAN AIR FORCE.

    » However,YOU WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR THE NAVY AND AIR WING.
    -You do not meet the educational qualifications for the same.
    -You must have completed your Bachelors in Engineering through any subject or Bachelors in Science through Physics or Maths to be eligible for Navy or Air Force.
    - HENCE,YOU CAN APPLY FOR IMA AND OTA ONLY.

    » The COMPLETE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA for the CDS exams are mentioned below-

    01. NATIONALITY.
    You must be a citizen of India.

    02. AGE LIMITS.
    For IMA : 19 To 24 Years.
    For OTA : 19 To 25 Years.
    For NAVAL ACADEMY : 19 To 22 Years.
    For AIR FORCE : 19 To 23 Years.

    03. EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS.
    For IMA & OTA : You must have completed your Graduation in any stream,from a recognized university. Final year students are also applicable.
    For NAVY AND AIR WING : You must hold a degree in Engineering or BSc from Physics or Maths.Final year students are also applicable.

    04. SEX.
    Male candidates can apply for all the four streams i.e IMA,OTA,NAVY and AIR FORCE.
    However,female candidates can apply for OTA only.

    » There are no restriction on the Number of attempts as long as you meet the eligibility criteria completely.

    » For further details and notifications visit the Official Website of the UPSC :: www.upsc.gov.in !!

    ALL THE BEST.
    aman//

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    Re: Are BBA graduates applicable for Combined Defence Services exam or not?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Are BBA graduates applicable for Combined Defence Services exam or not?
    thank you..
    Oh sure you can apply for the Combined defense Service Exam.First of all You know the details of Examination Then you can apply for this examination.

    CDS stands for Combined Defense Service Exam This exam is conducted by Union public service Commission for Twice Per year.And this exam To recruit the Candidates

    >>Indian Military Academy
    >>Officer Training Academy
    >>Naval Academy
    >>Air Force Academy

    If you interest to apply any one of the post in Above you surely have this eligibility's.

    >>You should be Citizen of india
    >>You Must complete the degree in any discipline from recognized university and last year students also eligible for this examination and there is no minimum percentage of mark for this examination,
    >>Your age should between 19 to 25 years.
    >>You should be physically fit for this examination.

    CDS-II Important Notification:-

    >>Date of Notification:-2/6/12
    >>Last date of Application submission:-2/7/12
    >>Date of Exam:-16/9/12


    Further Details please visit Here:-http://Upsc.gov.in
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    Re: Are BBA graduates applicable for Combined Defence Services exam or not?

    YES DEAR FRIEND ,

    YOU ARE ELIGIBLE
    INFECT ALL THE GRADUATES ARE ELIGIBLE FOR COMBINED DEFENCE SERVICES EXAMINATION

    BUT NOT FOR ALL THE BRANCH BUT ONLY TWO BRANCHES WHICH IS .

    1. OFFICERS TRAINING ACADEMY .
    2. INDIAN MILITARY ACADEMY.

    BUT ONLY HAVING A GRADUATION DEGREE DOES NOT MEAN THAT YOU ARE PURELY ELIGIBLE BECAUSE THERE IS AN AGE CRITERIA
    WHICH IS AS UNDER :-


    *Indian Military Academy 19-24 years

    *Officers’ Training Academy19-25Years

    IF YOU SATISFIES THE AGE CRITERIA ALSO THAN YOU ARE ELIGIBLE FOR APPLYING.

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    Re: Are BBA graduates applicable for Combined Defence Services exam or not?

    dear aspirant,
    for the CDS exam aspirants are suppose to have completed graduation or engineering from a UGC approved university,

    also final year candidates can apply for the CDS exam,

    to apply for the CDS graduation or engineering in any stream is needed.

    so yes BBA graduate are also eligible for the upsc CDS exam,

    to know more regarding CDS go to www.upsc.gov.in

    all the best

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    Re: Are BBA graduates applicable for Combined Defence Services exam or not?

    Quote Originally Posted by RAKESH1986 View Post
    dear aspirant, for the CDS exam aspirants are suppose to have completed graduation or engineering from a UGC approved university, also final year candidates can apply for the CDS exam, to apply for the CDS graduation or engineering in any stream is needed. so yes BBA graduate are also eligible for the upsc CDS exam, to know more regarding CDS go to www.upsc.gov.in all the best
    Dear, BBA Graduates are eligible not only for CDS but they are also eligible for following exams conducted by the UPSC:- 1. Civil services 2. CAPF (AC) 3. IFS

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    Re: Are BBA graduates applicable for Combined Defence Services exam or not?

    yes dear
    BBA graduate are also eligible to apply for the upsc combined defense services examination conducted by upsc.
    this examination is conducted twice a year by upsc every year.
    once in the month of feb and once in the month of sept.

    during the notification period of this examination you can apply for this examination
    by post or by the online application for this examination.

    the educational requirement for this examination is graduation in any subject
    if applying for the IMA or OTA.
    while if you are willing to apply for the IAF then you can not apply for this examination.

    the age limit to apply for this examination is
    19 to 22 years for IAF
    19 to 24 years for IMA and
    19 to 25 years for OTA

    for this examination the SC/ST and the OBC category aspirants are prior to have an age relaxation
    for the SC/ST it is of 5 years
    for the OBC category it is 3 years .

    final year aspirants are also eligible to apply for this examination.

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    Re: Are BBA graduates applicable for Combined Defence Services exam or not?

    Dear Friend,

    Yes you are eligible for the Combined Defence Services Examination as per your educational qualifications but only for IMA & OTA.

    You are not eligible for the Indian Naval academy.

    This is because to be eligible for the Indian Naval Academy , you must have completed your graduation with Mathematics as one of your subjects.

    Other Qualifications Required are :


    * Your age should lie in between 18-24 years.

    * Nationality : Indian

    * You must be physically and mentally fit.


    This is the information i have to the best of my knowledge regarding your query. Hope the information will help you to the extent you want.

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    Re: Are BBA graduates applicable for Combined Defence Services exam or not?

    Yes BBA Graduates are eligible to write the CDS exams conducted Twice a year by UPSC.

    Candidates are selected to the Indian Milatary Academy,Naval Academy,Airforce Academy

    and Officers Training Academy.

    You are eligible to apply for only IMA and OTA.

    Eligibility for IMA & OTA through CDS exams are :

    Age Limits :

    IMA-19-24yrs
    OTA-19-25yrs

    Educational qualification :

    Graduation Degree from a recognised University/Equivalent.

    For more details visit
    www.upsc.gov.in

    Next CDS exams are to be held on 17.02.2013 and 08.09.2013.

    You can apply
    online by visiting www.upsconline.nic.in

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    Re: Are BBA graduates applicable for Combined Defence Services exam or not?

    Dear Friend

    BBA stands for the bachelor of business administration.

    Yes,BBA students are eligible for the the CDS examinations

    CDS stands for the Combined defence services.

    Bachelor's degree is the minimum educational qualification

    Age limitations:

    IMA: 19-24 years

    INA:19-22 years

    OTA: 19-25 years


    the examination is conducted in two stages:

    Written test

    SSB.





    Hope the information satisfies you.

    all the best

    aashisranjan784

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