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    Am I eligible to apply for IMA through CDS? If yes, What is the eligibility criteria regarding to age factor?

    sir my name is Gaurav and i have done my B.Tech from computer science in 2011. i want to know that whether i am eligible to apply for IMA in CDS . if yes, please let be know that till which age i can apply in this field......sir i wanna your answer on my id Gauravrajora20@gmail.com





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    jaishri
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    Re: Am I eligible to apply for IMA through CDS? If yes, What is the eligibility criteria regarding to age factor?

    Yes my dear you are eligible for this exam.
    CDS Exam Eligibility 2011

    (a) Nationality : A candidate must either be :

    i. A Citizen of India, or

    ii. A subject of Bhutan, or

    iii. A subject of Nepal, or

    iv. A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India.

    (b) Age Limits, Sex and Marital Status :

    i. For IMA-Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd January, 1988 and not later than 1st 1st January, 1993 only are eligible.

    ii. For Naval Academy-Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd January, 1990 (2nd January, 1988 in case of NCC/Naval Wing ‘C’ Certificate holders) and not later than 1st January, 1993 only are eligible.

    iii. For Air Force Academy-Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd January, 1989 and not later than 1st January, 1993 only are eligible.

    iv. For Officers Training Academy – (SSC Course for Men) : Male candidates (married or unmarried born not earlier than 2nd January, 1987 and not later than 1st January, 1993 only are eligible.
    (c) CDS Educational Qualifications :

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

    2. For Indian Naval Academy : Degree in Engineering.

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




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    Rahul k
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    Re: Am I eligible to apply for IMA through CDS? If yes, What is the eligibility criteria regarding to age factor?

    Information about UPSC CDS Examination -

    CDS Stands for Combined defense services examination and The examination was conducted by UPSC every year Two times CDS (I) and CDS (II). For This year CDS examination was Already Completed And The last date of apply for the CDS Examination was Already Completed.

    >> So, If you have completed your Graduation Degree course then you are eligible to apply for CDS Examination. And After Clear the CDS Examination you can Join the Indian Military Academy (IMA), Naval Academy, Air Force Academy And Officers Training Academy (OTA).

    For IMA/OTA, You need to complete Your Graduation degree Course in any discipline from a recognised University And for IMA only Unmarried male candidates between the age of 19-24 years are eligible.

    The Notification was Updated Two times in the official website, First in October this year for Feb 2012 Examination and Other was Published in the June 2012 For September Examination.

    >> Eligible Candidates may apply for This examination Online By visit the UPSC website OR obtained the application form Directly form The Post offices in India.

    The examination fees and application form cost of this examination was Rs 200.

    And If you need More Information, then please visit the UPSC official website -


    http://upsc.gov.in

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    mintoo
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    Re: Am I eligible to apply for IMA through CDS? If yes, What is the eligibility criteria regarding to age factor?

    CDS stands for Combined Defence Services. The Combine Defence Service exam is comducted by UPSC
    twice in a year for recruitment to office cadre of the Army, Navy, Airforce. CDS exam is generally conducted
    in the months of May and October. Candidates qualifing the written test are interviewed by the Service
    Selection Board and if finally selected, depending upon the choice given by the candidates and their merit
    list ranking.

    The minimum eligibility for appearing in the examination of CDS for Indian Military Academy is 19 to 23 years.
    And if your age is between 19 to 23 years then you can give this examination otherwise you can't.

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    Re: Am I eligible to apply for IMA through CDS? If yes, What is the eligibility criteria regarding to age factor?

    Hi friend ,



    yes you are eligible to apply for IMA through CDS.

    Candidates who successfully qualifyied the written test are interviewed by the Service Selection Board and if selected, depending upon the choice given by the candidates and merit list ranking, they are sent to one of the following institutes for orientation training: -
    • Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun
    • Naval Academy, Goa
    • Air Force Academy, Begumpet, Hyderabad
    • Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai


    Educational Qualifications:

    For IMA : candidates should have degree from a recognized University or equivalent.



    For Naval Academy: candidates should have done B.Sc. with Physics and/or Mathematics or Bachelor of Engineering.

    For Air Force Academy: candidates should have done B.Sc. of a recognized University or equivalent with Physics and/or Mathematics as subjects or Bachelor of Engineering.

    Age:

    For IMA: candidates should be unmarried male between 19-24 years on 1st January or 1st July of the year succeeding the year of examination.

    For Naval Academy: candidates should be unmarried male between 19-22 years on 1st January or 1st July of the year succeeding; the year of examination.

    For Air Force Academy: candidates should be unmarried male 19-23 years on 1st January or 1st July of the year succeeding the year of examination.

    For Officers Training Academy: candidates should be unmarried/married male between 19-25 years on 1st January or 1st July of the year succeeding the year of examination.



    The examination comprises:
    • Written Examination
    • Interview for intelligence and personality test of such candidates as may be called for interview at one of the Services Selection Centers.


    so Good Luck!!

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    arvind_singh
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    Re: Am I eligible to apply for IMA through CDS? If yes, What is the eligibility criteria regarding to age factor?

    CDSE exam is done for the post of officer in the ARMY,AIR FORCE ,NAVY which is conducted by UPSC twice a year to select students various forces.

    Eligibility For the CDSE ::

    I.M.A.

    You should have got degree in any streams from any recognized college .
    Your age should not be more then 24 years and less then 19 years .

    Indian Naval Academy :

    You should have completed your graduation in any streams from recognized University and You should have physics and mathematics in class 12th .
    Your age should not be more then 23 years and less then 19 years .

    Air Force Academy :

    You should have completed your graduation in any streams from recognized University and You should have physics and mathematics in class 12th .
    Your age should not be more then 23 years and less then 19 years .

    Officers Training Academy(OTA)

    You should have got degree in any streams from any recognized college .
    Your age should not be more then 25 years and less then 19 years .

    So you can apply for any post as you have done the Btech .

    Pattern of the examination ::

    Exam pattern ::

    The pattern of the examination is same for the Indian Navy,AIR FORCE and ARMY.

    English is of 2 Hours and 100 marks
    General Knowledge is of 2 Hours and 100 marks
    Elementary Mathematics is of 2 Hours and 100 marks

    Officers’ Training Academy pattern is ::

    English is of 2 Hours and 100 marks
    General Knowledge is of 2 Hours and 100 marks

    For more information ::http://www.upsc.gov.in/

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    Cool Re: Am I eligible to apply for IMA through CDS? If yes, What is the eligibility criteria regarding to age factor?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    sir my name is Gaurav and i have done my B.Tech from computer science in 2011. i want to know that whether i am eligible to apply for IMA in CDS . if yes, please let be know that till which age i can apply in this field......sir i wanna your answer on my id Gauravrajora20@gmail.com

    CDS- Combine Defence Service examination.


    This exam is conducted by UPSC every year twice and this exam promotes candidates to join in Indian Military Academy,Indian Navy,Air force.This exam is one of the defence service exam of India.

    There are certain eligibility criteria's framed for joining in these forces and as you have asked for the eligibility for IMA they are:
    • The candidate must be a citizen of India

    Age limits:
    • Candidate must have a age limit of 19-24 years.

    Education Qualification:
    • Candidate must have a degree from a recognized university it does not depend on the stram in which you have got it.

    As you have completed your B.tech Computer science you can apply for the IMA in CDS exam.

    All the best.

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    Re: Am I eligible to apply for IMA through CDS? If yes, What is the eligibility criteria regarding to age factor?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    sir my name is Gaurav and i have done my B.Tech from computer science in 2011. i want to know that whether i am eligible to apply for IMA in CDS . if yes, please let be know that till which age i can apply in this field......sir i wanna your answer on my id Gauravrajora20@gmail.com
    Details about C.D.S Examination :-

    C.D.S Stands for Combined Defence Service Examination is conducted by UPSC twice in a year.(i.e C.D.S (I) and C.D.S (II)).

    Combined Defence Service Examination consist of different categories of course are Indian Military Academy,Indian Navy,Air Force,Officer Training Academy.

    Indian Military Academy,the candidate must have a graduate degree in any desire subject from any recognized university or equivalent qualification.


    Eligibility Criteria for this course(I.M.A) :-

    You should have a 19 years to 24 years of age at the time of appearing.
    Only unmarried male candidates are eligible and female candidates are not eligible.
    You should have a graduate degree from any recognized university or equivalent qualification.
    Candidates who are studying in the final semester of this examination can also apply for this examination.

    Syllabus for this examination :-

    Exam pattern for I.M.A(Indian Military Academy) :- English,General Knowledge and Elementary Mathematics.Duration of examination is 2 hrs and Maximum 100 marks for each paper.

    Next Notification of the C.D.S examination are announced in the official website.Last date for receipt of application : 28/Nov/2011 and Date of Written examination : 12/Feb/2012.

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    Re: Am I eligible to apply for IMA through CDS? If yes, What is the eligibility criteria regarding to age factor?

    Sir,if i want to fillup the form of CDS (ll), were is my EXAM CENTER. Sir, iam from Arunachal Pradesh ,east siang dist. and iam just complete my graduation.

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    pradeepdeshwal3626
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    Re: Am I eligible to apply for IMA through CDS? If yes, What is the eligibility criteria regarding to age factor?

    FRIEND,

    Yes you are eligible to apply for the IMA through CDS if you qualify the following Criteria and they are:

    THE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR THE EXAM IS:

    1)You must be a citizen of INDIA.

    2)You must be a graduate or in the Final year of graduation from any recognized University.

    3)Your age must be between:

    * For IMA (Indian Military Academy): Unmarried male candidates between 19-24 years on 1st January or 1st July of the examination year.
    * For Naval Academy: Unmarried male candidates between 19-22 years on 1st January or 1st July of the examination year.
    * For Air Force Academy: Unmarried male candidates between 19-23 years on 1st January or 1st July of the examination year.
    * For Officers Training Academy(OTA): Male candidates (married or unmarried) between 19-25 years on 1st January or 1st July examination year.

    4)You must be physically fit.

    The Academies for which the exam is conducted is:

    * Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun
    * Naval Academy, Goa
    * Air Force Academy, Begumpet, Hyderabad
    * Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai

    THE SCHEME OF EXAMINATION:
    • English 100 marks
    • General Knowledge 100 Marks
    • Elementary Mathematics 100 Marks

    ->Elementary mathematics is not for the OTA students.

    CDS Stands for Combined defense services examination and This examination is conducted by UPSC every year Twice .

    CDS(I) is now closed for you because the last date has gone but you can apply for the CDS(II)

    THE IMPORTANT DATES ARE:

    C.D.S. EXAM.(II), 2012

    * Date of Notification:02.06.2012.
    * Last date for receipt of applications: 02.07.2012
    * Date of Commencement of examination and its duration: 16.09.2012

    GOOD LUCK.

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    ashok.ch
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    Re: Am I eligible to apply for IMA through CDS? If yes, What is the eligibility criteria regarding to age factor?

    CDSE-Combined Defense Service Exam
    CDS exam is conducted by UPSC every year twice to take qualified students into different defense service like Indian Air Force,Indian Navy and Indian Army.

    Eligibility criteria for CDS exam:
    For Indian Army:
    You should have complete graduation degree with any stream from a recognized university.
    And your age should be between 19 to 24 years.
    For Indian Air Force:
    You should have complete graduation degree in engineering from a recognized university.
    And your age should be between 19 to 23 years.
    For Indian Navy:
    You should have complete graduation degree in Engineering from a recognized university.
    And your age should be between 19 to 22 years.

    If you fulfill with any one criteria,then you can appear for this CDS exam.
    CDS-I exam notification released on 29th Oct 2011 and closes on 28th Nov 2011.And this exam will held on 12th Feb 2012.
    CDS-II exam notification will release on 2nd June 2012 and closes on 2nd July 2012.And this exam will held on 16th Sept 2012.

    Visit official website for more details.
    http://www.upsc.gov.in


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