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    Educational qualifications for CDS exam? Studying BCA II. Am I eligible for it?

    Educational qualification for cds exam
    I m studying in BCA-II , Now i'll take admission in BCA-III, I Have done 2( in non-med). Can i sit in cds exam

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    Re: Educational qualifications for CDS exam? Studying BCA II. Am I eligible for it?

    Dear Friend,

    Yes you can appear for CDS after completing Bachelor in Computer Application(BCA).

    But you can only apply for

    1. Indian Military Academy(IMA).

    2. Officers Training Academy(OTA).

    You cannot apply for

    1. Indian Air Force Academy(IAA).

    2. Indian Naval Academy(INA)


    Qualification Required for CDS

    # For Indian Air Force Academy(IAA) and Indian Naval Academy(INA):

    -> EDUCATION QUALIFICATION- Bachelor in Engineering degree or B.Sc in Mathematics or Physics form any recognized University.

    -> AGE- Must born after (2nd January/2nd July) 1992 and before 2nd July 1996.

    -> NATIONALITY- Indian.

    -> GENDER- Male

    -> MARITAL STATUS- Unmarried.

    # For Indian Military Academy(IMA):

    -> EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION-Graduation in any discipline from recognized University.

    -> AGE- Must born after (2nd January/2nd July) 1991 and before (1st January/1st July) 1996.

    -> NATIONALITY- Indian.

    -> GENDER- Male.

    -> MARITAL STATUS- Unmarried.

    # For Officers Training Academy

    -> EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION- Graduation in any discipline from recognized University.

    -> AGE- Must born after (2nd January/2nd July) 1990 and before (1st January/1st July) 1996.

    -> NATIONALITY- Indian.

    -> GENDER- Both Male and Female can apply.

    -> MARITAL STATUS- For female candidate unmarried and for Male candidates Unmarried or Married can apply.

    DATE of CDS Exam:

    CDS I

    Date of Notification- 2/11/2013

    Last Date of Submission- 2/12/2013.

    Date of Exam- 9/2/2014

    CDS II

    Date of Notification- 19/7/2014.

    Last Date of Submission- 18/8/2014.

    Date of Exam- 26/10/2014.

    All the Best.

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    Re: Educational qualifications for CDS exam? Studying BCA II. Am I eligible for it?

    Hello my Dear Friend ...



    I am Sorry to Say this Friend ..

    Right now you are Not eligible to appear for the exam

    AS YOU SAID .. YOU ARE IN THE B.C.A SECOND year YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE ENOUGH


    If you want .. you can apply for the
    NEXT YEAR ,...

    The notification will be released on

    Date of Notification : 02.11.2013

    Date of Commencement of Exam :
    09.02.2014 ( SUNDAY )


    So try to Prepare very well ..

    To be eligible for this you must have a minimum of GRADUATION from a recognized university

    And the minimum age must be
    " 19 " years

    Maximum age is allowed up to
    " 24 " years



    ALL THE GOOD LUCK

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    Re: Educational qualifications for CDS exam? Studying BCA II. Am I eligible for it?

    yes, you can apply for CDS exam while studying in final year of your BCA. or you can apply for the exam after completing BCA.
    CDS(Combined Defence Services) Exam is conducted by UPSC for the posts in Defence. The exam is conducted twice every year for the posts in INA, AFA, IMA and OTA. The exam is of National level and you have to prepare well to crack the exam.
    CDS exam is held for the following posts:
    INA(Indian Naval Academy)
    AFA(Air Force Academy)
    IMA(Indian Military Academy)
    OTA(Officers’ Training Academy)

    For Indian Naval Academy : Degree in Engineering or B.Sc. (with Physics or
    Mathematics) for NCC entry.

    For Air Force Academy : Degree of a recognized University (with Physics and

    Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering.


    For I.M.A. and Officers’ Training Academy-Degree of a recognized University or equivalent.

    Age Limit:
    for INA: 19 to 22 years
    for AFA: 19 to 23 years
    for IMA: 19 to 24 years
    for OTA: 19 to 25 years



    you must be Physically and Mentally fit. and you must be Indian Citizen.


    you have to apply online via following given link:

    http://upsconline.nic.in/



    Good Luck......

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    Re: Educational qualifications for CDS exam? Studying BCA II. Am I eligible for it?

    hello dear,

    Definitely you are eligible for CDS examination.

    BCA is a graduation degree and any candidate who is graduated can apply for CDS exam but the degree should be from recognized institute.

    For CDS exam you have to keep your academics good .

    you can apply for CDS exam in your final year of graduation.

    Eligibility criteria for CDS exam is :

    1. nationality - Indian
    2. age - Indian military academy 19 yrs to 24 yrs
    Indian air force 19 yrs to 23 yrs
    Indian navy 19 yrs to 22 yrs

    3. academics - graduation from recognized institute.

    best of luck.

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    Re: Educational qualifications for CDS exam? Studying BCA II. Am I eligible for it?

    Hi,
    CDS Exam stands for combined defense services which is conducted by UPSC twice in a year.,

    CDS exam is conducted to join;-

    Indian military academy, Navel academy, air force academy, officer training academy

    Education qualification;-

    >>You must be passed a graduation degree from a recognized university in any stream for Indian army and officer training academy

    >>Science stream for Indian air force and navy

    Your ages should be between 19-25 years.

    You must be citizen of India.

    You must be physically as well as mentally fit.

    CDS exam selection process;-

    Written exam, SSB Interview

    Physical and medical test

    All the best..................

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    Re: Educational qualifications for CDS exam? Studying BCA II. Am I eligible for it?

    Must complete any one degree on CDS Exam.
    this exam conduct.
    @ OTA
    @ AFS
    @ IMS
    @ INS.
    age limits are 21----25 years.

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    Re: Educational qualifications for CDS exam? Studying BCA II. Am I eligible for it?

    Qualification for the CDS examination is only graduation in any discipline from a recognised university to be eligible for the indian army.
    So if you want to apply for the indian air force and indian navy then you need to have the graduation in engineering or physics and maths together.
    So if you want to apply for the same then you need to fulfill all the eligibility criteria for the same because that will be the best thing that you need to fulfill to apply for the examination as follows-
    Eligibility criteria for the CDS examination-
    CDS stands for the combined defence services examination conducted by UPSC to select the candidates in defence services.
    Qualification-
    Graduate in any discipline from a recognised university can apply for the indian army.
    graduate in physics and maths or engineering can apply for the indian air force and navy also.
    Age limit-
    19 to 22 years for the indian navy.
    19 to 23 years for the air force.
    19 to 24 years for IMA.
    19 to 25 years for OTA.
    Candidates should be unmarried male or female.
    Selection procedure-
    Written test.
    SSB interview.
    Medical examination.
    For more details log on to www.upsc.gov.in
    Thank you

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    Re: Educational qualifications for CDS exam? Studying BCA II. Am I eligible for it?

    Dear user

    You are only eligible for IMA and OTA. Here are the eligibility criteria of both

    Combined Defence Service.


    CDS exam conducted by the UPSC(Union Public Service Commission) two times in a year.


    Eligibility for IMA:-


    The candidate should be complete bachelor's degree in any stream from a recognised university.
    The age limits are 19 years to 24 years.
    No age relaxation.




    Eligibility for OTA


    The applicant should be complete degree in any stream from a recognised university.
    The applicant's age should be in between 19 years to 25 years.
    There is no upper age relaxation.




    Selection process:


    Written exam,
    Personal interview,
    Medical test.






    Syllabus:


    English,
    General knowledge,
    mathematics.




    For more details visit


    www.upsc.gov.in

    Good luck

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    Re: Educational qualifications for CDS exam? Studying BCA II. Am I eligible for it?

    Dear Friend,

    CDS stands for Combined Defense Services , Its exam is conducts by Union Public Service Commission once in every year.

    For that exam you should be graduate and also can apply in last year of graduation.

    Age Limit :-

    For OTA : 19-25 years
    For IMA : 19-24 years
    For AFA : 19-23 years
    For INA : 19-22 years

    You also can apply online :

    http://www.upsconline.nic.in

    Good Luck....

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