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    What is the eligibility criteria to appear in CDS exam? What to do after clearing the written exam?

    I want to know abt CDS(combined defence service exams),wht is its eligibility criteria & wht we hav to do after clearing the exam?

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    Re: What is the eligibility criteria to appear in CDS exam? What to do after clearing the written exam?

    After completing 12th class exam one can fill CDS exam form.Multiple choice question like Gk,Science and current affairs are asked.After clearing the written exam a call for SSB interview is made for which medical,GD and interview are coducted,after passing all sort of tests one can be through SSB and ready to join any indian arm forces.

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    Re: What is the eligibility criteria to appear in CDS exam? What to do after clearing the written exam?

    eligibility is graduation.after claering written exam. prepare for s.s.b. and medically fit

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    Smile eligibility criteria for cds exam

    all the graduates are eligible for the cds exam.final year students can also apply..you have to face physical and interview after passing the written exam.....

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    Smile eligibility criteria for cds exam

    all the graduates are eligible for the cds exam.final year students can also apply..you have to face physical and interview after passing the written exam.....

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    Re: What is the eligibility criteria to appear in CDS exam? What to do after clearing the written exam?

    to apply for cdse you should have completed your graduation or either should be in final year and should be between the age group 19-23 and after clearing the written exam you would be called by service selection board for the interview and after that for the medical and than the final merit would be made.

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    Re: What is the eligibility criteria to appear in CDS exam? What to do after clearing the written exam?

    you must be graduate from any recognised university with 50% aggregate.and age limit is 19to 27.after clearing your exam prepare for ssb interview

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    Re: What is the eligibility criteria to appear in CDS exam? What to do after clearing the written exam?

    Friend,
    You must have graduate degree to appear in CDS exam.
    For Indian Navy age limit is 19-22 years.
    For Air Force age limit is upto 23 years.
    For Indian Army age limit is upto 25 years.
    After clearing CDS written exam. You have to wait for almost four months for ssb interview call later.
    In your written exam result you will know for which ssb you are eligible.
    You can check according to that in Indian army or Navy or Air force websites.
    As example you can get information for army ssb from www.joinindianarmy.com .

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    Re: What is the eligibility criteria to appear in CDS exam? What to do after clearing the written exam?

    Hello,
    The educational qualification for CDS exam is (i) For I.M.A. and Officers’ Training Academy- Graduate Degree of a recognized University, (ii) For Indian Naval Academy : Degree in Engineering for CDSE and Degree in Engineering or B.Sc. (with Physics or Mathematics) for NCC entry, (iii) For Air Force Academy : Degree of a recognised University (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering.

    The Age limit Criteria of CDS exam is (i) For Indian Military Academy and Air force Academy -Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd January, 1989 and not later than 1st January, 1994

    Wish you all the best
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    Re: What is the eligibility criteria to appear in CDS exam? What to do after clearing the written exam?

    age criteria for indian military academy unmarried male should have born not earlier than 2 january 1989 and not later than 1st january 1994 and for air force academy unmarried male born earlier than 2nd january 1990 and not later than 1st january 1994 are eligible and for officers training academy male candidates (married or unmarried ) born not earlier than 2nd january 1988 and not later than 1st january 1994 are eligible

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    Re: What is the eligibility criteria to appear in CDS exam? What to do after clearing the written exam?

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

    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.

    Syllabus :-
    • English
    • General Knowledge
    • Mathematics
    After qualifying in written test you are called for SSB interview.

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    Re: What is the eligibility criteria to appear in CDS exam? What to do after clearing the written exam?

    cds contains four different kinds of defence services ie,indian air force,indian army, navy and ota. pple with maths and physics in their 12th and grduation can apply for 1st 3 of above and for ota women can apply with any graduation not particularly maths and physics .if u get throw the written exam you will be called for an interview which is going to be for 5 days n if u get selected you ll be caled for medical examination after that based on merits ranking wil be given .

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    Re: What is the eligibility criteria to appear in CDS exam? What to do after clearing the written exam?

    The eligibility criteria for CDS examination is that you need to have an minimum degree qualification ie.BSC/BE/Graduation(any Degree),and your age should be less then 24 years and you should not be married......

    After clearing this exam you will be getting the call letter for SSB(Services Selection Board) interview for 5 days(Psychological test,Group task,PPDT,etc)..... By clearing this interview you will be undergoing medical test for 5 to 7 days..... After clearing medical test a combined merit list is made on army website

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    Re: What is the eligibility criteria to appear in CDS exam? What to do after clearing the written exam?

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

    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.

    Syllabus :-
    • English
    • General Knowledge
    • Mathematics





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    Re: What is the eligibility criteria to appear in CDS exam? What to do after clearing the written exam?

    ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:-
    Age-limits:
    19-24 Years Indian Military Academy
    19-22 Years Naval Academy
    19-23 Years Air Force Academy
    19-25 Years Officers’ Training Academy

    Educational Qualifications:
    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 appearing at the degree or equivalent examination also eligible to compete. 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.

    after clearing the written exam there is a SSB(interview) in which we have to give screening,aptitude test,GD,interview then medical checkup

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    Re: What is the eligibility criteria to appear in CDS exam? What to do after clearing the written exam?

    for cds one must be graduate from a recognized university.age 19-23 years.after written exam interview is taken by SSB -service selection board

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    Re: What is the eligibility criteria to appear in CDS exam? What to do after clearing the written exam?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    I want to know abt CDS(combined defence service exams),wht is its eligibility criteria & wht we hav to do after clearing the exam?
    CDS educational qualification:

    for I.M.A & OFFICER'S TRAINING ACADEMY - degree in any stream
    for INDIAN NAVAL ACADEMY - degree in engineering for CDSE or degree in engineering or B.Sc (with physics or maths) for NCC entry.
    for AIR FORCE ACADEMY - degree ( with physics & maths at 10+2 level) or B.E

    age limit 19 - 24 yrs.
    after successful completion of training, the candidate pass out in the rank of 'FLYING OFFICER'.

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    Re: What is the eligibility criteria to appear in CDS exam? What to do after clearing the written exam?

    Dear Aspirant,
    -Here I have mentioned below the complete details related to the CDS exams.
    -The Combined Defence Service (CDS) exams
    are conducted bi-annually by the UPSC.
    -The exams are conducted for the
    enrollment of candidates into the Indian
    Military Academy(IMA),Officers Training
    Academy(OTA),Naval Academy and Air Force.
    -The exams are conducted in two
    phases,namely the Written Exams and The
    SSB Interviews.Only the candidates who
    clear the written exams proceed to the SSB
    interview where they are tested all
    physically,medically and psychologically,to
    see whether they will be able to serve the
    nation at the highest level or not.
    -The complete eligibility requirements of the
    UPSC CDS exams are mentioned below-
    # NATIONALITY-You must be a citizen of
    India,
    or,You must be a subject of Nepal or
    Bhutan,
    or,You must be a Tibetan refugee settled
    permanently in India,before 1962.
    # AGE LIMIT-
    (1) For IMA Exams : 19 to 24 years.
    (2) For OTA Exams : 19 to 25 years.
    (3) For Navy : 19 to 22 Years.
    (4) For Air Force : 19 to 23 years.
    # EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS-
    (1) For OTA and IMA-You must have
    completed your Graduation or Equivalent
    from a recognized university,with any
    subject or stream.
    Final year students are also applicable.
    (2) For Navy and Air Wing-You must have
    completed your Engineering or BSc(in
    Physics or Maths) from a recognized
    university.
    Final year students are also applicable.
    #If you fulfil the eligibility
    requirements,then you can appear for the
    CDS exams as many number of times.
    #For further details and notifications,visit
    the official website of UPSC-
    www.upsc.gov.in

    -If you qualify the written exams,You will be called in for the Staff Selection Board(SSB) Board interviews.It takes place for a period of 5 Days,where you will be tested all mentally,physically and psychologically by a panel of members to ensure that you will be able to serve the country at the highest level or not.
    -It is the final selection process.
    ALL THE BEST.

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    Re: What is the eligibility criteria to appear in CDS exam? What to do after clearing the written exam?

    dear friend:

    UPSC conduct CDS exams in four fields: Air Force, INA, OTA, IMA.

    Eligibility Criteria:

    Age Limit:

    1. For Air Force: 19 to 23 years
    2. For IMA: 19 to 24 years
    3. For OTA: 19 to 25 years
    4. For Navy: 19 to 22 years

    Educational Qualification:

    1. For IMA and OTA you need to complete or appearing in final year of graduation.
    2. For Navy and Air Force you need to complete or appearing in final year of Engineering.

    you can apply for UPSC exams online on: http://www.upsconline.nic.in/



    Good Luck...

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    Re: What is the eligibility criteria to appear in CDS exam? What to do after clearing the written exam?

    DEAR FRIEND,

    'Common Defence Services'(CDS) Exam Is Conducted By UPSC Twice In A Year.

    Notification Generally Released In Month Of October & June.

    Exam Is Generally Conducted In Month Of February & September.


    CDS Exam Is Conducted For Four Field

    1. Indian Air Force Academy.
    2. Indian Naval Academy.
    3. Indian Military Academy
    4. Officer Training Academy


    ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA-:

    1. Must Be An Indian.
    2. Must Be An Unmarried Candidate
    3. Must Be A Medically Fit Candidate
    4. For Indian Military/ Officer Training Academy A Degree From Recognized University Or Equivalent
    5. For Indian Naval Academy B.Sc With Physics & Mathematics Or Bachelor Of Engineering
    6. For Indian Air Force A Degree From Recognized University With Physics & Mathematics At 10+2 Level Or Bachelor Of Engineering



    AGE CRITERIA-:

    1.Indian Air Force-: 19-23yrs
    2.Indian Navy-: 19-22yrs
    3.Indian Military-: 19-24yrs
    4.Officer Training Academy-: 19-25yrs



    SEE THE ATTACHMENT FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT CDS EXAM



    GOOD LUCK!!!
    Attached Files

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    Re: What is the eligibility criteria to appear in CDS exam? What to do after clearing the written exam?

    dear friend,


    for CDS exam you need to be graduated in any stream from a recognized university,
    engineering students are also eligible for the CDS exam,
    final year candidates are also eligible for upsc exam,
    if you want to join indian air force through CDS exam,
    then you should have subjects like physics and mathematics in graduation.


    also along with that your age should lie between 19 to 24 years if you want to go for IMA .
    for OTA age limit is 19 to 25 years


    dear CDS exam is conducted twice every year,
    to know the notification regarding the upsc exam you can go to commissions website www.upsc.gov.in


    good luck

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    Re: What is the eligibility criteria to appear in CDS exam? What to do after clearing the written exam?

    You must have graduate degree to look in CDS test.
    For Indian Navy regulation is 19-22 years.
    For Air Force regulation is upto twenty three years.
    For Indian Army regulation is upto twenty five years.
    When clearing CDS written test. you've got to attend for pretty much four months for ssb interview decision later.
    In your written test result you'll apprehend that ssb you're eligible.
    you'll be able to check in keeping with that in Indian army or Navy or Air force websites.

    The educational qualification for CDS test is (i) For I.M.A. and Officers’ coaching Academy- Graduate Degree of a recognized University, (ii) For Indian academy : Degree in Engineering for CDSE and Degree in Engineering or B.Sc. (with Physics or Mathematics) for NCC entry, (iii) For Air Force Academy : Degree of a recognised University (with Physics and arithmetic at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering.

    The regulation Criteria of CDS test is (i) For Indian academy and Air force Academy -Unmarried male candidates born not prior second January, 1989 and not later than first January, 1994

    Age ought to be between nineteen years and twenty four years and solely unmarried male candidates area unit eligible.
    Graduation in any want subject from any recognized university or equivalent qualification.
    Candidates World Health Organization area unit showing within the final year of degree course may apply for this examination.

    Eligibility Criteria for Asian country Navy :-

    The candidate age ought to be between nineteen years and twenty two years and solely unmarried male candidates area unit eligible.
    Graduation in engineering from any recognized university or equivalent qualification.
    Candidates World Health Organization area unit showing within the final year of degree course may apply for this examination.

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    Re: What is the eligibility criteria to appear in CDS exam? What to do after clearing the written exam?

    You must have graduate degree to appear in CDS exam.
    For Indian Navy age limit is 19-22 years.
    For Air Force age limit is upto 23 years.
    For Indian Army age limit is upto 25 years.
    After clearing CDS written exam. You have to wait for almost four months for ssb interview call later.
    In your written exam result you will know for which ssb you are eligible.
    You can check according to that in Indian army or Navy or Air force websites.
    As example you can get information for army ssb from www.joinindianarmy.com .

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    Re: What is the eligibility criteria to appear in CDS exam? What to do after clearing the written exam?

    Hello Dear,

    CDS stands for Combined defense services. this exam is conduct by UPSC twice in a year.

    CDS I
    CDS II

    Eligibility Criteria For CDS is
    candidate should be completed graduation with subject MATHS and PHYSICS, candidate who are appearing final year exam are also eligible

    Age Limit

    For IMA 19 to 24
    For OTA 19 to 25
    For NA 19 to 22
    For AFA 19 to 23

    Upcoming CDS exam important date
    Notification date 25-05-2013
    Last date of form 24-06-2013
    Date of examination 08-09-2013

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