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    When will I be able to appear in an CDS exam? Eligibility criteria in details for the same?

    SIR ,i wanted to know the syllabus of cds exam. Also, i am in first year b.tech ,when i will be eligible to appear for the exam and what are the eligibility criteria.

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    Re: When will I be able to appear in an CDS exam? Eligibility criteria in details for the same?

    educational qualification:
    for IMA OTA- degree from a recognized university
    for naval- engg degree or B.sc with phy+maths
    for AFA- degree holder or a bachelor of engineering

    candidates applyiny during the final year of their graduation are allowed but they will have to submit their passing of degree to Army hq/ Rgt

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    Re: When will I be able to appear in an CDS exam? Eligibility criteria in details for the same?

    Combined Defense Service Examination(C.D.S.E.) is conducted by U.P.S.C. twice in a year known as C.D.S. (I) & C.D.S. (II).
    Normally A graduate degree holder can apply for this examination.
    This exam is conducted to recruit candidates of citizen of India in Indian military academy, Naval academy, Air force academy & Officers training academy.

    ELIGIBILITY:-

    For INDIAN MILITARY ACADEMY:-

    * Candidates must have completed a degree from a recognized university or equivalent course.
    * Candidate must be a graduate degree holder.
    * Only unmarried male candidates can apply for this exam.
    * Candidates must not born before 2ND January 1989 and not after 1ST January 1994.
    * Candidate must be Indian Citizen.

    FOR NAVAL ACADEMY:-

    * Only Unmarried male candidates can eligible to apply for this exam.
    * Candidates must not born before 2ND January 1989 and not after 1ST January 1994.
    * Candidates must completed B.Sc. degree with Physics & Mathematics as main subjects from a a recognized university.
    * Candidates who have done Engineering course are also eligible to apply.

    For Air Force Academy:-

    * Unmarried male candidates are allowed to apply.
    * Candidates must not born earlier than 2nd January 1990 and not later on 1 January 1994.
    * Candidates must be a degree holder.
    * Candidates should have also passed 10+2 level with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects.

    For Officers Training Academy- SSC course (Men/Women):-

    * Candidates must not born earlier than 2nd January 1988 and not later than 1 January 1994.
    * Candidate must be a degree holder.
    * Candidate must be physically fit.
    * Candidate must be Indian citizen.

    IMPORTANT DATES FOR EXAMINATION :-

    C.D.S 1 IS ALREADY OVER.

    FOR C.D.S. (2) :-

    Date of notification:- 02.06.2012
    Last date for submission of form:- 02.07.2012(Monday)
    Date of exam:- 16.09.2012(Sunday)
    Duration of exam - 1 day

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    SIR ,i wanted to know the syllabus of cds exam. Also, i am in first year b.tech ,when i will be eligible to appear for the exam and what are the eligibility criteria.


    Hello Friend!


    CDS
    stands for Combined Defence Service. Every years UPSC conducted CDS Examination for recruitment of candidate in following Defence Services namely as..

    Indian Military Academy - IMA
    Indian Naval Academy - INA
    Air Force Academy - AFA
    Officer's Training Academy - OTA


    You are in first year of B.Tech course so you are not eligible to apply for CDS Exam this time. You can apply for CDS Examination While in Final Year of B.Tech course or after completing B.Tech course.


    Eligibility criteria for CDS(IMA):

    ~~ You should have completed Bachelor degree course in any stream from recognized university.

    ~~ Candidates appearing in Final exam of above course are also eligible to apply.

    ~~ Your Age should be in between 19 to 24 years.

    ~~ You should be Indian, Unmarried & Male candidate.



    Eligibility criteria for CDS(INA):

    ~~ You should have completed Bachelor Degree in Engineering from recognized university.

    ~~ Candidates appearing in Final exam of above course are also eligible to apply.

    ~~ Your Age should be in between 19 to 22 years.

    ~~ You should be Indian, Unmarried & Male candidate.



    Eligibility criteria for CDS(AFA):

    ~~ You should have completed Bachelor degree course(with Physics and
    Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor Degree in Engineering from recognized university.

    ~~ Candidates appearing in Final exam of above course are also eligible to apply.

    ~~ Your Age should be in between 19 to 23 years.

    ~~ You should be Indian, Unmarried & Male candidate.



    Eligibility criteria for CDS(OTA):

    ~~ You should have completed Bachelor degree course in any stream from recognized university.

    ~~ Candidates appearing in Final exam of above course are also eligible to apply.

    ~~ Your Age should be in between 19 to 24 years.

    ~~ You should be Indian & Female candidate.




    Physical Standard Required for CDS








    Selection Procedure for CDS

    :Selection process for CDS recruitment has three stages:

    (1)
    Written Tset

    (2)
    SSB Interview

    (3)
    Medical Test




    Pattern of CDS Written Examination



    ~~If you want to get any other information regarding CDS Examination then please visit UPSC official website:




    http://upsc.gov.in



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    dear friend,

    for getting into IMA OTA- degree from a recognized university is required .
    for naval- engg degree or B.sc with phy+maths is required
    for AFA- degree holder or a bachelor of engineering

    candidates applyiny during the final year of their graduation are allowed but they will have to submit their passing of degree to Army hq/ Rgt

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    Re: When will I be able to appear in an CDS exam? Eligibility criteria in details for the same?

    Combined Defense Service Examination(C.D.S.E.) is conducted by U.P.S.C. twice in a year known as C.D.S. (I) & C.D.S. (II).
    Normally A graduate degree holder can apply for this examination.
    This exam is conducted to recruit candidates of citizen of India in Indian military academy, Naval academy, Air force academy & Officers training academy.

    ELIGIBILITY:-

    For INDIAN MILITARY ACADEMY:-

    * Candidates must have completed a degree from a recognized university or equivalent course.
    * Candidate must be a graduate degree holder.
    * Only unmarried male candidates can apply for this exam.
    * Candidates must not born before 2ND January 1989 and not after 1ST January 1994.
    * Candidate must be Indian Citizen.

    FOR NAVAL ACADEMY:-

    * Only Unmarried male candidates can eligible to apply for this exam.
    * Candidates must not born before 2ND January 1989 and not after 1ST January 1994.
    * Candidates must completed B.Sc. degree with Physics & Mathematics as main subjects from a a recognized university.
    * Candidates who have done Engineering course are also eligible to apply.

    For Air Force Academy:-

    * Unmarried male candidates are allowed to apply.
    * Candidates must not born earlier than 2nd January 1990 and not later on 1 January 1994.
    * Candidates must be a degree holder.
    * Candidates should have also passed 10+2 level with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects.

    For Officers Training Academy- SSC course (Men/Women):-

    * Candidates must not born earlier than 2nd January 1988 and not later than 1 January 1994.
    * Candidate must be a degree holder.
    * Candidate must be physically fit.
    * Candidate must be Indian citizen.

    IMPORTANT DATES FOR EXAMINATION :-

    C.D.S 1 IS ALREADY OVER.

    FOR C.D.S. (2) :-

    Date of notification:- 02.06.2012
    Last date for submission of form:- 02.07.2012(Monday)
    Date of exam:- 16.09.2012(Sunday)
    Duration of exam - 1 day

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    Re: When will I be able to appear in an CDS exam? Eligibility criteria in details for the same?

    during your final year or after graduation only you can apply for COMBINED DEFENCE SERVICE EXAM.

    check the attached file for full details.
    Attached Files

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    Re: When will I be able to appear in an CDS exam? Eligibility criteria in details for the same?

    Dear Candidate


    • The eligibility criteria for CDS exam is Bachelor degree from a recognized University.
    • The candidates should not born before 2nd January 1989 and not later than 1st January 1994.
    • he/she must be an Indian citizen
    • candidate must be physically fit
    The dates for applying in examination are:

    Notification Date = 02-06-2012
    Last date for applying = 02-07-2012
    Exam date = 16-09-2012

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    Re: When will I be able to appear in an CDS exam? Eligibility criteria in details for the same?

    currently you are not eligible for CDS because you haven't completed your graduation yet.

    Eligibility required:

    1. For IMA : 19 to 24 Years
      For OTA : 19 to 25 years
      For Naval : 19 to 22 years
      For Air Force : 19 to 23 years.
    2. The selection process consists of a written exam and personality test by the Service Selection Board. After the final selection, you are sent to one of the following institutes for orientation training as per your Preference at the time of filling the application form.
    3. The examination is Objective and there are 3 papers in Air Force Academy Examination:
      >> English
      >> General Knowledge
      >> Elementary Mathematics

    for more details view attachment
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    Dear candidate

    currently you are pursuing B.Tech degree and for CDS the required qualification which is required given Below
    1. Candidate must hold a graduation degree with passing marks from the recognized University.
    2. The age limit is 19 to 24 years
    3. candidate should hold the citizenship of India
    4. candidate must be physical fit.


    you can apply for CDS only after when you clear your graduation or B.tech degree.

    A candidate can apply for CDS through civil service exam. A candidate can go for
    OTA
    IMA
    NA

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    Re: When will I be able to appear in an CDS exam? Eligibility criteria in details for the same?

    Eligibility Criteria for I.M.A in CDSE :-


    Age should be between 19 years and 24 years
    Only indian male are eligible
    The candidate should be graduate in any 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.


    For any kind of information regarding upsc exams just visit the official website of upsc,
    www.upsc.gov.in

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    cds is one of major exam conducted by upsc that allow the aspirants to join any of the three armed forces .
    you can apply for cds while pursuing your final year or after completing your graduation .
    your age for this exam should lie between 19-25 years
    for IMA(Indian Military Academy) And OTA(Officer's Training Academy) student should have passed Graduation from a recognized university and for the Indian Air Force the applicant should be pass in Graduation With Physics or Maths.
    age for different priorities
    for IMA age required is 19-24 years
    for OTA age required is 19-25 years
    for IAF age required is 19-22 years

    OBC and SC/ST category gets an age relaxation of 3 years and 5 years respectively.

    a cds exam contain three papers
    english
    general knowledge
    mathematics(elementary)

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    Re: When will I be able to appear in an CDS exam? Eligibility criteria in details for the same?

    dear friend,

    you can apply for CDS exam in final year of your B.Tech or after completing B.Tech.

    Eligibility Criteria For CDS Exam:

    1. Graduation of recognized college or university.

    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.upsconline.nic.in/



    Good Luck.......

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    Re: When will I be able to appear in an CDS exam? Eligibility criteria in details for the same?

    Combined-Defence-Services.jpg

    Hi Aspirant

    Well you will be eligible for the

    Common defence services exam after completing your graduation

    As after completing your graduation you will be eligible for the exam

    Here is The Eligibility Criteria for the Exam:

    # The Aspirant should be pass in any degree or any Equivalent course

    # The candidate of the final year of degree are also eligible for the exam


    Citizen:

    Indian

    Age Limits :

    # 21-30 for general
    # 21-35 for sc,st
    # 21-40 for ph
    # 21-33 for obc


    Best of luck

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    Re: When will I be able to appear in an CDS exam? Eligibility criteria in details for the same?

    DEAR FRIEND ,

    CDS - COMBINED DEFENCE SERVICE EXAM

    THIS EXAM IS CONDUCTED BY UPSC (UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION) TWICE EVERY YEAR FOR

    RECRUITMENT TO OFFICE CADRE OF THE ARMY ,NAVY AND AIR FORCE . CDS EXAM IS CONDUCTED

    GENERALLY IN THE MONTH OF MAY AND OCTOBER .CANDIDATES QUALIFYING THE WRITTEN TEST

    ARE INTERVIEWED BY THE SERVICE SELECTION BOARD AND IF FINALLY SELECTED , DEPENDING

    UPON CHOICE GIVEN BY THE CANDIDATES AND THEIR MERIT LIST RANKING .



    ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA


    EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION



    FOR IMA/OTA : A DEGREE FROM RECOGNIZED UNIVERSITY OR EQUIVALENT .

    FOR NAVEL ACADEMY : B.Sc WITH PHYSICS OR MATHEMATICS OR BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING

    FOR AIR FORCE ACADEMY : B.Sc + B.E. WITH RECOGNIZED UNIVERSITY WITH MATHS OR PHYSICS



    AGE LIMIT



    FOR IMA : UNMARRIED MALE CANDIDATE BETWEEN 19-24 YEAR

    FOR NAVEL ACADEMY : UNMARRIED MALE CANDIDATE BETWEEN 19-22 YEAR

    FOR AIR FORCE ACADEMY : UNMARRIED MALE CANDIDATE BETWEEN 19-23 YEAR

    FOR OFFICER TRAINING ACADEMY: MALE CANDIDATE (MARRIED OR UNMARRIED)BETWEEN 19-25 YEAR



    EXAM DATES AND SCHEDULE



    NOTIFICATION OF EXAMINATION

    AUGUST AND MARCH IN LEADING NEWS PAPER AND EMPLOYMENT NEWS .

    CONDUCT OF EXAM

    FEB./MAR. AND AUG./SEPT.

    EXAM CENTERS

    AGARTALA

    AHMADABAD

    ALLAHABAD

    BANGALORE

    BARELY

    BHOPAL

    CHANDIGARH

    CHENNAI

    CUTTACK

    DELHI

    DEHRADUN

    DHARWAD

    DISPUR

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    IMPHAL

    ITANAGAR

    JAIPUR

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    JORHAT

    KOCHI

    KOHIMA

    KOLKATA

    LUCKNOW

    MADURAI

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    PATNA

    PORT BLAIR

    RAIPUR

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    SAMBALPUR

    SHIMLA

    SHILLONG

    SHREENAGAR

    UDAIPUR

    VISHAKAPATNAM

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    THIRUVANANTHPURAM




    ALL THE BEST

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    COMBINED DEFENSE SERVICE(CDS) EXAMINATION GENERALLY CONDUCTED TWICE IN A YEAR.
    ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA.................

    THE CANDIDATE SHOULD COMPLETE A DEGREE FROM A RECOGNIZED UNIVERSITY.
    MUST BE UNMARRIED MALE.
    Candidates must not born before 2ND January 1989 and not after 1ST January 1994.
    Candidate must be Indian Citizen.
    FOR CDS(IMA) THE AGE LIMIT IS 19-24.

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    When will I be able to appear in an CDS exam? Eligibility criteria in details for the same?

    SIR ,i wanted to know the syllabus of cds exam. Also, i am in first year b.tech ,when i will be eligible to appear for the exam and what are the eligibility criteria.

    CDS:-Combined Defense Service Exam(CDS) this Exam is conducted by Union public Service Commission and this examination is conducted by Twice in a year.

    Dear friend now your not eligible for the CDS Exam because now your are the First year student so now your not eligible but you can apply in final year or Complete your graduation.

    Eligibility Criteria for Combined Defense Service Exam:-

    Nationality:- The Candidate should be citizen of india

    Educational Qualification:- The Candidate should be finished the bachelor degree or Engineering degree in any discipline from recognized university from recognized university.
    Note:- Final year students also eligible for the CDS Exam and there is no minimum percentage of mark for this examination.

    Age Limits:-

    For Indian Military Academy :- 19 to 24 years
    For Officer Training Academy:- 19 to 25 years
    For Naval Academy:- 19 to 24 years
    For Air Force Academy :- 19 to 25 years.

    Physical Standards:- The candidate should be medically fit for this examination.

    Selection Procedure:-

    -->written Exam

    -->SSB interview

    -->Medical Test.


    For more Details please visit Here:-http://Upsc.gov.in
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    SIR ,i wanted to know the syllabus of cds exam. Also, i am in first year b.tech ,when i will be eligible to appear for the exam and what are the eligibility criteria.
    Hey friend,

    Being a 1st year B.tech you are not eligible for the CDS exam at this stage as you are not satisfying the education qualification needed for the CDS exam.

    Eligibility Needed:

    For applying for this exam the criteria's which you need to satisfy are;

    > Nationality
    > Martial Status
    > Age Limit
    > Education Qualification
    > Physical Standard

    Nationality:

    The candidate appearing must be a citizen of India

    Martial Status:

    The candidate should be a unmarried male candidate except for OTA as for it both unmarried/male candidate is eligible.

    Age Limit:

    The age limit for IMA is 19-24 years

    For Indian Navy it is 19-22 years

    For Indian Air Force it is 19-23 years

    For OTA it is 19-25 years


    Education Qualification:

    The candidate joining in IMA/OTA should have completed a degree from a recognized university with a fair percentage

    For joining in Indian Navy you need to have completed a Engineering degree.

    In the case of joining in IAF you need to have completed a degree with physics and mathmatics as subjects.


    Physical Standard:




    For more info check at www.upsc.gov.in

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    Re: When will I be able to appear in an CDS exam? Eligibility criteria in details for the same?

    CDS stands for combined defense services,
    to become eligible for the CDS exam you must have attain the age of 19 years.
    and you should have completed graduation or engineering from a recognized university.
    also if you are a final year student then also you can apply for the CDS and can appear in the exam.

    your age should no exceed 24 years.

    dear if you applying CDS to join air force then you must have subjects like mathematics and physics during graduation.

    good luck

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    Re: When will I be able to appear in an CDS exam? Eligibility criteria in details for the same?

    Tis is just one of major examination done by way of upsc this let the aspirants to participate one of the a few armed forces.
    an individual can put on to get video games whilst seeking one final yr or even after filling out the graduation.
    you're for this examination need to sit involving 19-25 several years
    to get IMA(Indian Military services Academy) And OTA(Officer's Teaching Academy) pupil should have handed University coming from a regarded higher education and for the Indian native Surroundings Compel your candidate need to be successfully pass inside University Using Science or even Maths.
    get older for different things
    to get IMA get older needed is definitely 19-24 several years
    to get OTA get older needed is definitely 19-25 several years
    to get IAF get older needed is definitely 19-22 several years

    OBC and also SC/ST group may get an age enjoyment of 3 many 5 several years respectively.CDS symbolizes mixed safeguard companies,
    being eligible for your CDS examination you must have achieve the age of 19 years.
    and also you will have carried out graduation or even engineering coming from a regarded university.
    additionally as a closing yr pupil then you can even employ for any CDS and also can show up while in the exam.

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    Re: When will I be able to appear in an CDS exam? Eligibility criteria in details for the same?

    After completion of Graduation you will be eligible to apply for CDS examination so complete your studies with preparation of CDS examination.

    CDS examination is conducted by UPSC for recruiting officer in Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force.

    Graduation in any discipline can apply for Indian Army and for other academies you should be from Physics and maths field.

    Age limit:

    IMA : 19 to 24 years

    OTA : 19 to 25 years

    AFA : 19 to 23 years

    NA : 19 to 22 years

    Selection Procedure:

    -Written Exam

    -SSB

    -Medical Examination

    Exam Pattern:


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