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    How many times will UPSC conduct CDS (Combined Defence Services) exam in a year?

    How many times will UPSC conduct CDS (Combined Defence Services) exam in a year?
    thank u

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    Re: How many times will UPSC conduct CDS (Combined Defence Services) exam in a year?

    Hi Guest,
    UPSC Combined Defense Service(CDS)Exam is held twice a year.
    >>Date of Notification:
    The Notification of this Exam generally comes out in March & August.
    >>Date of Exam:
    February & August.
    I hope the above information will help you.
    THANK YOU.

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    Re: How many times will UPSC conduct CDS (Combined Defence Services) exam in a year?

    CDS exams are conducted by UPSC twice a year
    Min eligibilty to sit in this exams is:

    Indian Military Academy: Graduation pass age between 19 and 24 years
    OTA or Officers Training Academy- Graduation pass, age between 19 and 25 years
    Airforce- B.sc with physics and mathematics or BE/BTECH , age between 19 to 23 years
    Naval Academy- B.sc with physics and mathematics or be/btech , age between 19 and 22 years

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    Re: How many times will UPSC conduct CDS (Combined Defence Services) exam in a year?

    Dear,

    the cds exam held two times in a year.

    for the exam notification find the attachment and previous years advertisement

    Eligibility criteria
    :-

    Indian Maltery Accedmay age limit is: 19 to 24 Years

    For Officer Training Academy age limit: 19 to 25 years

    Naval age limit: 19 to 22 years

    Indian air force age limit: 19 to 23 years

    The qualification is required for the cds exam is different-2 is like as
    :-

    for the Indian military academy graduation in any stream form the recognized university.

    for the officer training academy graduation in any stream form the recognized university.

    for the Indian air force graduation in science stream form the recognized university.

    for the naval graduation in science stream form the recognized university.upsc calender 2012.pdfupsc calender 2012.pdf

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    Re: How many times will UPSC conduct CDS (Combined Defence Services) exam in a year?

    Dear friend,

    Upsc conducts CDS exams twice a year..CDS-I &CDS-II

    generally they will publish the notifications in the months of october and june

    the exams will be held in the months of february and september every year.

    sep 16 2012 CDS-II is scheduled to be held..

    you can find the detailed schedule in the commissions website"www.upsc.gov.in"

    all the best

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    Re: How many times will UPSC conduct CDS (Combined Defence Services) exam in a year?

    Twice a year in february and August. Notification will be issued on August and march months. Refer upsc.gov.in website for notifications or employment news weekly

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    Re: How many times will UPSC conduct CDS (Combined Defence Services) exam in a year?

    C.D.S Stands for Combined Defence Service Examination is conducted by Union Public Service Commission twice in a year.

    You can join any of the following Defence Service by Cracking CDS examination:-

    • Indian Military Academy (IMA)
    • Naval Academy (NA)
    • Air force Academy (AFA)
    • Officer Training Academy (OTA)



    Eligibility Criteria for I.M.A :-

    Age should be between 19 years and 24 years and only unmarried male candidates are eligible.
    Graduation in any desire subject from any recognized university or equivalent qualification.
    Candidates who are appearing in the final year of degree course can also apply for this examination.

    Eligibility Criteria for India Navy :-

    The candidate age should be between 19 years and 22 years and only unmarried male candidates are eligible.
    Graduation in engineering from any recognized university or equivalent qualification.
    Candidates who are appearing in the final year of degree course can also apply for this examination.

    Eligibility Criteria for Air force :-

    The candidates should have a 19 years to 23 years and only unmarried male candidates are eligible.
    Graduate or Engineering degree from any recognized university or equivalent qualification with Physics and Mathematics in 12th level.
    Candidates who are appearing in the final year of degree course can also apply for this examination.

    Eligibility Criteria for O.T.A:-

    The age should be between 19 years and 25 years and only unmarried male or only unmarried females’ candidates are eligible.
    The candidate should have a graduate degree from any recognized university or equivalent qualification.
    Candidates who are appearing in the final year of degree course can also apply for this examination.
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    Re: How many times will UPSC conduct CDS (Combined Defence Services) exam in a year?

    dear

    The CDS Exams are also conducted twice in an year.The exams are conducted for the recruitment of candidates in Indian Military Academy,Officers Training Academy,Naval Academy AND Air Force.
    -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 NAVY : 19 To 22 Years.
    For AIR FORCE : 19 To 23 Years.
    03. EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS.
    -For IMA & OTA : You must have completed your Graduation or equivalent from a recognized university with any subject or stream.Final year students are also applicable.
    -For NAVY & AIR FORCE : You must have completed your BTech or BSc ( in Physics or Maths) from a recognized university.Final year students are also applicable.

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    Re: How many times will UPSC conduct CDS (Combined Defence Services) exam in a year?

    dear friend,


    CDS exam is conducted two time every year in different months called CDS-I and CDS-II. Both have same pattern.


    Eligibility Criteria:

    1. Educational Qualification:

    • For OTA and IMA: graduation of recognized college or university.
    • For INA and Air Force: Engineering degree or B.SC with Math and Physics


    2. Age Limit:
    • For INA: 19 years to 22 years
    • For Air Force: 19 years to 23 years
    • For IMA: 19 years to 24 years
    • for OTA: 19 years to 25 years


    How To Apply?

    you can apply for UPSC exams online on following link:

    http://www.upsc.gov.in/




    Good Luck.........


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    Re: How many times will UPSC conduct CDS (Combined Defence Services) exam in a year?

    In a year UPSC conducts 2 CDS exam .
    => Generally CDS gives the advertisement for the exam in march and august every year .
    => With the CDS exam one can get the admission in army , navy or air force .

    Who are eligible for this exam .
    => Every graduates are eligible for the exam but they done their graduation from any recognized university .

    What is the age limit ?
    20-25 for army
    20-24 for navy
    20-23 for air force

    There will be age relaxation for the reserved cast candidates as per the government norms .

    What is the exam pattern ?

    => There will be two papers .
    1) general study
    2) maths , english

    After that one will be called for a physical test , medical test and interview .

    So if you are eligible then start the preparation for the exam and give it .

    good luck


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    Re: How many times will UPSC conduct CDS (Combined Defence Services) exam in a year?

    Dear Friend

    CDS is the abbreviated form of Combined Defence services.




    This examination is conducted by UPSC two times in a year.

    For example in year 2012

    First CDS :

    Date of notification: 29/10/2011

    Last date of receipt of application: 28/11/2011

    Date of commencement of exam: 12/02/2012.


    Second CDS:

    Date of notification: 02/06/2012.

    Last date of receipt of application: 02/07/2012

    Date of commencement of exam:16/09/2012.


    Eligibility criteria:

    Bachelor's degree in any stream from a recognised university.

    For IMA:19-24 years

    For OTA: 19-25 years.

    For INA: 19-22 years.

    Nationality: INDIAN.


    Paper pattern:


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    [/img]

    Hope the information helps you.

    all the best

    aashisranjan784

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    Re: How many times will UPSC conduct CDS (Combined Defence Services) exam in a year?

    Combined Defence Services examination is conducted twice a year by upsc .
    through this examination the aspirants can get jobs in the armed forces of INDIA .
    INDIAN ARMY
    INDIAN AIR FORCE
    INDIAN NAVY

    upsc conduct this exam once in the month of feb and once in the month of sept.
    the CDS examination of FEB is called CDS I while the other one is called CDS II.

    educational qualification required is graduation in any stream
    if you are applying for the IMA(Indian Military Academy) OR OTA(Officer's Training Academy)

    but if your applying for the AFA(air force academy) then you need to pass graduation with physics or mathematics .

    Age limit for
    IMA 19-24 years
    OTA 19-25 years
    IAF 19-22 years

    OBC and SC/ST category gets an age relaxation of 3 years and 5 years respectively.
    final year students can also apply for this examination



    Combined Defence Services examination is conducted twice a year by upsc .
    through this examination the aspirants can get jobs in the armed forces of INDIA .
    INDIAN ARMY
    INDIAN AIR FORCE
    INDIAN NAVY

    upsc conduct this exam once in the month of feb and once in the month of sept.
    the CDS examination of FEB is called CDS I while the other one is called CDS II.

    educational qualification required is graduation in any stream
    if you are applying for the IMA(Indian Military Academy) OR OTA(Officer's Training Academy)

    but if your applying for the AFA(air force academy) then you need to pass graduation with physics or mathematics .

    Age limit for
    IMA 19-24 years
    OTA 19-25 years
    IAF 19-22 years

    OBC and SC/ST category gets an age relaxation of 3 years and 5 years respectively.
    final year students can also apply for this examination

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    Re: How many times will UPSC conduct CDS (Combined Defence Services) exam in a year?

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    How many times will UPSC conduct CDS (Combined Defence Services) exam in a year?
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    CDS stands for Combined Defense Service Exam this exam is conducted by Union public Service and this exam is conducted by twice per year.(CDS-1 & CDS-II).And it have a Four Academy's

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

    Eligibility Criteria for Combined Defense Service Exam:-

    Nationality:- candidate should be Citizen of india.
    Age Limit:- Candidate age limit should between 19 to 25 years.
    Educational Qualification:- Candidate should be complete the Bachelor degree in recognized university.

    For More Information please Visit Here:-http://Upsc.gov.in

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    Re: How many times will UPSC conduct CDS (Combined Defence Services) exam in a year?

    the upsc CDS exam is conducted by upsc twice a year.namely
    CDS I
    CDS II

    CDS I examination is conducted in the month of feb
    while the CDS II examination is conducted in the month of SEPT.

    this is an important examination for the aspirant of armed forces of India.
    clearing this examination they can join


    • Indian Military Academy (IMA)
    • Naval Academy (NA)
    • Air force Academy (AFA)
    • Officer Training Academy (OTA)

    the age limit for
    IMA 19-24 years
    OTA 19-25 years
    IAF 19-22 years.
    OBC and SC/ST category gets an age relaxation of 3 years and 5 years respectively.

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    Re: How many times will UPSC conduct CDS (Combined Defence Services) exam in a year?

    CDS Stand for Combined Defence Service Examination and this examination is conducted by UPSC twice in a year for admission to Military Academy , Naval Academy , Air force Academy , Officer Training Academy .

    Educational Qualification:-


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

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

    3. For Air Force Academy : Degree of recognized University ( with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level ) or Bachelor of Engineering.

    Age Criteria:-

    Indian Military Academy: - 19-24 Years
    Air Force Academy: - 19-23 Years
    Naval Academy: - 19-22 Years
    Officer's Training Academy: - 19-25 Years

    Unmarried candidate are applicable for CDS exam.You must have citizenship of India .

    Selection Procedure:

    Although the written examination plays a big role in determining your fate but apart from that you will be made to go through a series of procedures and it is important to fare well in all of those stages. Selection procedure includes:
    1. Written Examination
    2. Interview
    3. Intelligence Test/Personality Test
    4. Group Discussion
    5. Physical Test by Service Selection Board

    If you want to get more Information then please check the UPSC Official website : http://upsc.gov.in

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    Re: How many times will UPSC conduct CDS (Combined Defence Services) exam in a year?

    hello my friend
    the cds exam is conducted twice a year the eligibility criteria for that is

    Eligibility
    Age

    19-24Years IndianMilitary

    19-22Years Naval

    19-23Years AirForce
    19-25 Years Officers’ Training Academy



    Educational Qualification

    • IMA & OTA- Degree of a recognized University or equivalent

    • Naval Academy- B.Sc. with Physics & Mathematics or Bachelor of Engg

    • Air Force Academy- B.Sc. with Physics and/or Mathematics or Bachelor of Engg



    Candidates who are appearing at the degree or equivalent examination are also eligible. Such candidates will be required to submit the proof of passing the requisite qualifying examination by a date to be specified in the Commission’s Notice for the Examination.

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    Re: How many times will UPSC conduct CDS (Combined Defence Services) exam in a year?

    Dear Friend,

    * CDS Stands for Combined Defense Services.

    * The CDS Exam is conducted twice in a year by the Union Public Service Commission for the selection of candidates in Indian Defence.


    The Eligibility Criteria For CDS Exam are mentioned below :

    * You must have completed your graduation from any recognized college/university.

    * You must have Mathematics as one of your subjects in Graduation.

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

    * 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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