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    himanshudutta
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    Am I eligible for CDS exam while pursuing final year engineering with few backlogs?

    am i eligible for cds exam as i am in final year of engineering with some backlogs?
    i have some backlogs of previous years and now am in final year , am i eligible for civil defense services??
    my dob is 1 feb 1992





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    ram.chandra24
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    Re: Am I eligible for CDS exam while pursuing final year engineering with few backlogs?

    before giving exam your marksheet won't be cheacked.
    so clear your backlog in coming semester which should be done before SSB interview




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    anjali.anjall
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    Re: Am I eligible for CDS exam while pursuing final year engineering with few backlogs?

    No you cannot apply for CDS as you have few back papers.
    Final year students of graduation are eligible to apply for CDS but due to back ppapers you are not eligile to apply.

    THE COMBINED DEFENSE SERVICES (CDS) PROVIDES EXCELLENT CAREER OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUNG AND COURAGEOUS INDIVIDUALS WHO NURTURE A STRONG FEELING OF PATRIOTISM.

    UPSC CONDUCTS CDS EXAMINATION, TWICE EVERY YEAR FOR THE SELECTION IN INDIAN ARMED FORCES, ARMY, NAVY AND AIR FORCE.

    Educational Qualifications: and Age limit:

    For admission to the examination, a candidate must have:
    • I.M.A. and Officers’ Training Academy (OTA): Degree of a recognised University or equivalent.
    and age: ( 19 to 25 years)

    • Naval Academy: B.Sc. (with Physics & Mathematics) or Bachelor of Engineering.
    age limit: ( 19 to 22 years)

    • Air Force Academy : Degree of Recognized University (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering.
    age limit : (19 to 23 yearsa)

    CDS Examination Pattern


    The entrance for Central Defense Services comprises of a Written Exam followed by and Intelligence and Personality Test. The details follow:

    Written Examination for Indian Military Academy, Naval Academy and Air Force Academy

    Paper Subject Duration Maximum Marks
    I English 2 hours 100
    II General
    Knowledge 2 hours 100
    III Elementary
    Mathematics 2 hours 100

    Total 300

    Written Examination for Officers' Training Academy:

    Paper Subject Duration Maximum Marks
    I English 2 hours 100
    II General Knowledge 2 hours 100

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    NILKANTA ADHIKARI
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    Thumbs up Re: Am I eligible for CDS exam while pursuing final year engineering with few backlogs?

    Dear Friend,

    Yes you can do it.

    CDS(Combined Defence Services) examination is conducted by UPSC every year.As per CDS eligibility criteria a final year engineering student can apply for appearing in this examination who born not earlier than 2nd January, 1988 and not later than 1st January, 1994;the candidate must be unmarried and must consist the proof of Indian citizenship.
    So,according to these criteria you are eligible to appear in CDS examination.
    Your backlogs of past years will not create any objection.

    All the Best for your future....

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    himanshudutta
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    Re: Am I eligible for CDS exam while pursuing final year engineering with few backlogs?

    i can clear all backlogs in final year only .. whts the condition now?

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    Re: Am I eligible for CDS exam while pursuing final year engineering with few backlogs?

    i m in 5th sem as on 24th october can i give cds1 exam that will be held in february?

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    gaurav98
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    Re: Am I eligible for CDS exam while pursuing final year engineering with few backlogs?

    Yes you can give CDS examination but before the interview you will have to clear all your backpaper.

    CDS examination is conducted by UPSC every year.
    CDS examination is conducted for Army ,Naval ,airforce and OTA accademy.

    Age limit : The candidates age must be in between 19 to 25 years.

    Educational qualification :
    Gradaution degree in any stream of a recognized university.

    For Airforce and Naval accademy : Candidates must have Engineering Degree or B.S. Degree .
    Selection procedure :
    written examination
    SSB interview and medical test.

    Thanks

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    Re: Am I eligible for CDS exam while pursuing final year engineering with few backlogs?

    I m female nd I m student of b. tech student can I join cds

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    soumya@prince
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    Re: Am I eligible for CDS exam while pursuing final year engineering with few backlogs?

    Hi aspirant,

    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

    ALL THE BEST

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    BISWARUP
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    Re: Am I eligible for CDS exam while pursuing final year engineering with few backlogs?

    CDS stands COMBINED DEFENCE SERVICE

    CDS stands for Combined Defence Service . UPSC Conduct CDS Examination for twice in a year in CDS I and CDS II .

    The educational qualification and age criteria for CDS exam is given below-

    Indian Military Academy:-
    You need to be a graduate in any discipline from a recognized university.Your age should be between 19 and 24 years.

    Air Force Academy:- You need to have a bachelor's degree in science with physics or mathematics or you can do B.E./B.Tech in engineering or technology.Your age should be between 19 and 23 years.

    Naval Academy:- You need to complete your graduation in engineering or technology or you can do B.Sc degree with physics or mathematics.Your age should be between 19 and 23 years.

    Officer's Training Academy:- You need to have a bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognized university or institution.Your age should be between 19 and 25 years.

    No , Pending Backlog candidate are not applicable for CDS exam .
    Best Books for CDS Exam:-

    CDS Combined Defence Services Exam Solved Papers
    by
    GKP
    Publisher: G. K. Publications Pvt. Ltd

    Combind Defence Services: Solved Paper (Paperback)
    by
    Lal
    Publisher: Upkar Prakashan

    For more details about CDS exam and Application process , you can visit to http://www.upsc.gov.in
    .


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    chinna111
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    Re: Am I eligible for CDS exam while pursuing final year engineering with few backlogs?

    Hai,

    A backlog student can't be eligible for CDS(Combined Defence Service) exam. This exam conducted by the UPSC twice in a year.


    Eligibility details:-

    The candidate should be complete graduation in engineering for Indian airforce and naval academy and the candidates should be complete graduation in any stream from a recognised university for Officers Training academy and Indian military academy.

    The age limits for naval academy are 19 to 22 years ,

    The age limits for military academy are 19 to 24 years,

    The age limits for airforce academy are 19 to 23 years,

    The age limits for officers training academy are 19 to 25 years.


    Mala and female both are eligible.

    You must be a citizen of india.

    You should be physically fit.


    Selection process:-

    Written exam,

    Personal interview.



    Best of luck.

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    mejwas
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    Re: Am I eligible for CDS exam while pursuing final year engineering with few backlogs?

    Dear Aspirant,

    Final year graduation candidate is eligible for CDS exam.But you should not have current backlog .With current backlog no one is allowed to write this exam.


    Here is the other eligibility details of this exam :

    Educational Qualification :

    For admission to the examination, a candidate must have:

    I.M.A. and Officers’ Training Academy (OTA):
    Degree of a recognised University or equivalent.

    Naval Academy:
    B.Sc. (with Physics & Mathematics) or Bachelor of Engineering.

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


    Age Limit :


    Indian Military Academy ---19-24 years
    Air Force Academy ---19-23 Years
    Naval Academy ---19-22 years
    Officers’ Training Academy ---19-25 years


    >>> You must be an Indian citizen.

    Hope this will help you. Best of luck.

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    tash1907
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    Re: Am I eligible for CDS exam while pursuing final year engineering with few backlogs?

    Hi Friend...................

    There are some eligibility criteria which are given below is important for appearing the CDS exam.

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

    Eligibility Criteria For CDS is

    >> Candidate should be graduate from recognized university

    >> Candidate who want to join air force 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

    Male and female both candidate are eligible for CDS exam

    >> Candidate should be indian.

    for detail info visit the official site of UPSC www.upsc.gov.in

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