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    Are girls eligible for CDS exam or not? If yes, What is the application procedure of it?

    hello sir/mam
    can girls go for cds exams? if, yes than what is the process and criteria for the same?


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    kitkat
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    Re: Are girls eligible for CDS exam or not? If yes, What is the application procedure of it?

    hai,,,,,,,,,,,,
    girls are also eligible for the CDS exam with boys here the details below .combined defence service examination is a very good course for various defence fields ,
    this exam is conducted twice a year ,the notifications will be announced in the month of October and june and the exam is conducted in the month of February and September.
    the union public service commission will hold the combined defence services examination 2012,
    you have various number of pots in various categories like,
    • Indian military academy ,dehradun haves 250 vacancies,
    • Indian naval academy ,ezhimala haves 40 vacancies ,
    • air force academy , Hyderabad 32 vacancies,
    • officers training academy , Chennai 175 vacancies,
    • officers training academy , Chennai 30 vacancies,
    eligibility conditions for both girls and boys .
    age limit,sex an martial status,
    Indian military academy for male.
    you must be unmarried ,
    birth must be earlier than 2Nd January,1989,and not later than 1st January ,1994 to be eligible,
    birth must be earlier than 2Nd January,1991(2Nd January,1989 in case of NCC naval wing ('c' certificate holders) and not than 1st January ,1994 only are eligible.
    air force academy for male
    you must be unmarried,
    birth must be earlier than 2Nd January,1990 and not later than 1st January ,1994 only are eligible.
    officers training academy for male.
    you may married or unmarried you are eligible for this program .
    birth must be earlier than 2Nd January,1988 and not later than 1st January ,1994 only are eligible.
    • you must have 19-24 years of age limit for Indian military academy,
    • you must have 19-25 years of age for the air force academy,
    • you must have 19-23 years of age for the naval academy,
    • you must have 19-25 years of age for the officers training academy,
    education qualifications .
    I.M.A and officers training academy
    you must have a degree from a recognized university or equivalent.
    Indian naval academy.
    degree in engineering for the CDSE and degree in engineering or B.SC with physics or mathematics for NCC entry.
    air force academy.
    degree of a recognized university with physics or mathematics at 10+2 level or you may have the bachelors o f engineering.
    if you are graduate holder with your first choice as army,
    navy,
    air force you have to submit proof of graduation provisional certificates on the date of commencement of the SSB interview at the SSB.
    you have to apply through the online using the link http://www.upsconline.nic.in
    syllabus for Indian military academy and naval academy
    • English,
    • general knowledge,
    • elementary mathematics,
    • each carries 100 marks.
    officers training academy
    • English,
    • general knowledge,
    • total 200 marks.
    important dates
    • the last of receipt of the applications is 28-11-2011 ,
    • date of th exam is on 29-10-2011.(2012 notification)
    • CDS entrance exam date is on 12-02-2012.
    so dear all the best for the exam,




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    elehmnsh
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    Re: Are girls eligible for CDS exam or not? If yes, What is the application procedure of it?

    yes but for OTA (officers training academy chennai ) --SSC(short service commission) Course only.
    it examination is organized by upsc (union public service commission) twice in a year namely CDS-1 & CDS-2.
    application for C.D.S. EXAM.(II) 2012 starting from 02.06.2012.
    for more information
    http://www.upsc.gov.in/

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    Re: Are girls eligible for CDS exam or not? If yes, What is the application procedure of it?

    Yes Girls Are also eligible to take CDS Exam
    But you should have completed Graduation from Recognized University
    CDS-Combined Defence Service.
    This Examination is conducting by Union Public Service commission two times in a every year
    This Exam conducting for to Recruit the
    Indian Army
    Indian Navy
    Indian Air force
    Age Details:
    Indian Army?:19-25 years
    Indian Air force:19-27 Years
    Indian Navy:19-23 years

    Good luck!!!

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    Rahul k
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    Re: Are girls eligible for CDS exam or not? If yes, What is the application procedure of it?

    Yes, Girls are eligible for CDS Examination to join Officer Training Academy (OTA). If you are Interested to Join OTA, then please complete your Graduate degree course first and then apply for CDS Examination. CDS stands for Combined Defence services examination and this examination is conducted by UPSC, Twice in a year for the post of these Academies :

    ~~ Indian Military Academy
    ~~ Naval Academy
    ~~ Air Force Academy
    ~~ OTA Academy

    To apply for CDS Examination your age should between 19 to 23 Years for Air force Wings.

    The Notification of CDS Examination will be Published twice in a year in the employment Newspaper. For this year CDS (I) Examination was already Published and the last date of apply for this examination was already over, so please wait for CDS (II) Examination Notification and then fill the CDS Application form Online (If you have completed your Graduation).

    For OTA : You have to complete your Graduate degree course in any discipline form a recognized University. There is No Upper age relaxation is applicable for any candidates in CDS Examination or any Defence Examination.

    The application fees of CDS Examination is Rs 100 and you have to pay the fees through :

    ~~ Pay the fees by SBI Debit/Credit Card Online
    ~~ Pay the fees through SBI Net Banking
    ~~ Direct Submit fees in SBI Branches.

    After Pay the fees, You are eligible to fill Online application form of CDS, So, please wait for the Notification and then fill the application form Online. There is No Offline Facility from this year.

    CDS Examination is Objective and you have to cracked this examination, only then you are eligible for SSB Interview. The selection is based on Written test followed by Interview and Medical test, If you cracked all these stages then you are eligible for Training.

    So, please apply for CDS (II) Examination as OTA, If you have completed your Graduation.

    If you want more information about this examination, then please check official website of UPSC :







    www.upsc.gov.in

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    vike
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    Re: Are girls eligible for CDS exam or not? If yes, What is the application procedure of it?

    Girl candidates are eligible for CDS examination but they girl candidates can apply for
    Officers' Training Academy only.
    Girl candidates are not eligible to apply for Indian Military Academy or Air Force Academy
    or Indian Naval Academy through CDS examination.

    To be eligible for the exam you should have a Graduation degree from any recognized
    university. There is no percentage restriction.
    Your age should be between 19-25 years.

    http://upsc.gov.in/
    http://upsconline.nic.in/

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    Re: Are girls eligible for CDS exam or not? If yes, What is the application procedure of it?

    .

    Girls are applicable for CDS exam.

    This exam is conducted by UPSC in every year.

    EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

    Those candidate are completed graduation are eligible for CDSE exam but 12 standard subject must be Math and Physics.

    B-TECH ans BE student are also eligible for this exam .But you have not any Pending Backlog.

    Final Year student are also eligible for CDSE exam.There is no percentage marks criteria.

    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


    MARITAL STATUS


    Only Unmarried persons are eligible

    NATIONALITY


    You must have citizenship from India.

    BEST BOOKS FOR CDSE EXAM



    If your height is matched to below figure then you are applicable for CDS exam.

    PHYSICAL CRITERIA FOR CDS EXAM



    CDS exam is conducted through SSB so you can prepare for SSB exam.


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    jxsab
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    Re: Are girls eligible for CDS exam or not? If yes, What is the application procedure of it?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    hello sir/mam
    can girls go for cds exams? if, yes than what is the process and criteria for the same?
    Hey friend,

    No,You cannot join in CDS exam as being a girl

    The reason is because of the Martial Status for the exam.


    Martial Status Needed for CDS:

    As regarding the CDS exam there are many eligibility conditions framed which is needed to be satisfied in order to be eligible for the exam and as regarding the martial status the candidate need to be a unmarried male candidate

    As you are a girl you are not eligible for the CDS exam.

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    chinmayee
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    Re: Are girls eligible for CDS exam or not? If yes, What is the application procedure of it?

    Hello my dear friend...........

    yes of course why not ???

    yes you are absolutely eligible for the CDS exam being a girl

    CDS stands for combined defense service

    this exam is conducted by upsc twice a year..

    the eligibility criteria for NDA:-

    you should be a citizen of india

    you should be free from any disease

    your eye sight should be 6/6 or 6/9

    you should have complete your 10+2 from recommended university

    your age should be in between 16.5-19

    your height should be in between 157cm

    you should be mentally physically strong

    thank you..........

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    lakshmi M
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    Re: Are girls eligible for CDS exam or not? If yes, What is the application procedure of it?

    Yeah....defiantly girls are eligible for CDS.

    CDS stands for Combined Defense Service.UPSC will hold the CDS exam twice a year.The minimum eligibility for to enter into the CDS is you have to complete your graduation form any recognized university.

    Eligibility for CDS:

    For Indian Navel Academy:

    • Unmarried male candidates are eligible.
    • Your age should in between 19-22 years.
    • You have the engineering degree.


    For Air force Academy:

    • Unmarried male candidates are eligible.
    • Your age should in between 19-23 years.
    • You have the degree(with Physics and maths at 12th) from any recognized university.

    For Officer's training Academy(SSC for women):

    • Unmarried male candidates are eligible.
    • Your age should in between 19-22 years.
    • You have the engineering degree.

    for officers training Academy(SSC Women Non technical course)

    • Unmarried female candidates are eligible.
    • Your age should in between 19-25 years.
    • You have the degree from any recognized university.

    For Indian Military academy:


    • Unmarried male candidates are eligible.
    • Your age should in between 19-24 years.
    • You have the degree from any recognized university.

    So you can go for OTA(officer training academy)...



    Good lk........

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    para
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    Re: Are girls eligible for CDS exam or not? If yes, What is the application procedure of it?

    FRIEND,

    Yes girls are eligible to appear for the CDS exam but they cannot join INDIAN MILITARY ACADEMY.

    Girls can join OFFICERS TRAINING ACADEMY and AIR FORCE ACADEMY and NAVAL ACADEMY.

    There is some eligibility criteria to appear in the CDS examination.

    1)You must be a CITIZEN OF INDIA.

    2)You must be physically fit.

    3)You must be a Unmarried girl.

    4)You must have done Graduation in any field from any recognized University.

    5)To join AIR FORCE or NAVY you must have taken PHYSICS and MATHEMATICS in 12th class or done engineering.

    6)The age criteria is given below:
    • Indian Military Academy - 19-24 Years
    • Air Force Academy - 19-23 Years
    • Naval Academy - 19-22 Years
    • Officer's Training Academy - 19-25 Years

    GOOD LUCK.

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    pabolu manikanta
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    Re: Are girls eligible for CDS exam or not? If yes, What is the application procedure of it?

    Hi dude.......

    Combine Defense Services Examination is one of the defense services examination conducted by the UPSC Union Public Service Commission in India.CDS Examination is allowed for both the male and also the women candidates who are unmarried.Generally women's are eligible for only the non technical side and combined defense services examination is mainly introduced to give employment for women in the Defense services.....
    CDS Examination needs to follow the certain eligibility criteria which must be followed in order to be eligible for the Examination.....
    Eligibility criteria:
    >>Nationality-
    You must be the citizen of India......
    >>Age limit-
    you should have born not earlier then 2nd January 1988 and not later then the 1st January 1994.......
    >>Sex and Martial Status-
    you must be unmarried female candidates for the post of SSC officer's training academy.........
    >>Educational qualifications-
    you must have qualified the bachelor degree course in any of the discipline and should submit the certificate of degree course.....
    candidates who are in finale year degree course are also eligible for the examination......
    These are the eligibility criteria required to be followed......

    Application Procedure......
    *As you are a female candidate you need not pay any fee and the fee is exempted and the candidates belonging to the SC/ST are also exempted....
    *You will be intimating through the email to submit the proofs of the payment to the commissioner office and with in 10 days you must submit the proof....
    *After the submission of the form of receipt then you must apply for the examination through the online from the official website
    http://www.upsconline.nic.in
    *Fill the application form and you will be announced the date of examination and you can appear for the examination......
    REGARDS:

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    venkataprakash
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    Re: Are girls eligible for CDS exam or not? If yes, What is the application procedure of it?

    Yes of course , girls eligible to apply for CDS examination to join for Officer Training Academy (OTA) . To apply for OTA , the candidate should have a completed graduate degree with any desire subject or equivalent qualification from a recognized University . Any stream candidates can eligible to apply for OTA examination .

    CDS Stands for Combined Defence Academy Examination and this examination is conducted twice in a year by Union Public Service Commission twice in a year as namely CDS I and CDS II . To recruitment of following one of the Defence Services :-
    • Indian Military Academy
    • Indian Navy Academy
    • Indian Air force Academy
    • Officer Training Academy ( SSC-Men)
    • Officer Training Academy ( SSC-Women)
    OTA (SSC-Women) :-
    -------------------------

    This year CDS I notification was already published and the examination was already completed . Next notification will be publish in the month of June in the official website as well as employment news paper . Those who are wiling the candidate have to fill the online application using bank challan .

    To apply for this examination , the candidate need to completed graduate degree with any stream from a recognized University or equivalent qualification and the candidate who are awaiting degree results or pursing in the final year of degree course may also eligible to apply .

    The candidate must have attained the age of 19 years and must not have attained the age of 25 years and there is no relaxation for reserved categories . Unmarried female candidates are eligible to apply for this examination .

    The candidate have to pay the fees in following modes :-
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    • Internet Banking
    • Credit Card / Debit Card
    • Direct SBI branches

    Selection Procedure :- Written exam , Personal Interview , Physical Test .

    Syllabus of the examination :- General Knowledge , English Language , Mathematics .

    More details , Visit the official website :- www.upsc.gov.in

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    Re: Are girls eligible for CDS exam or not? If yes, What is the application procedure of it?

    hello sir/man
    can girls appear for cds exam then what is the educational qualification for that?

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    navjotsidhupamal
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    Re: Are girls eligible for CDS exam or not? If yes, What is the application procedure of it?

    hello friend..!!

    ->yes,girls are eligible for CDS exam.
    ->but you should first complete your graduation.
    ->the eligibility criteria for CDS is that you should be physically fit.
    ->you should clear your graduation with at least 60% marks.
    ->you cam apply for CDS by filling the form and then after physical test and then after go for interview and select your area where you want i.e. ground level,flying level or technical level.

    thank u!!

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    Re: Are girls eligible for CDS exam or not? If yes, What is the application procedure of it?

    yes, you can explain me that can i qualified the examination of cds(ota)without mathematics.

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    Re: Are girls eligible for CDS exam or not? If yes, What is the application procedure of it?

    you can explain me that can i qualified the examination of cds(ota) without mathematics.

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    parveen22
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    Re: Are girls eligible for CDS exam or not? If yes, What is the application procedure of it?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    hello sir/mam
    can girls go for cds exams? if, yes than what is the process and criteria for the same?
    dear friend,

    Yes my friend girls are eligible for CDS exam.

    But girls can not join IMA.Dehradun.Girls are only allowed to join OTA,Chennai.

    Because girls can only apply for SSC(Short Service Commission) commission.SSC is of 10+4 yrs only.

    As to appear for CDS exam you needs to be a graduate,only then you will be applicable for CDS exam.


    Eligibility for CDS exam for girls:

    1.You must have done graduation in any stream.

    2.Your age should be between 21-24 yrs.

    3.You should be physically fit.


    after completing your graduation you can appear for CDS exam conducted by UPSC 2 times every year to join Army.


    After selection in Army you will go to OTA,Chennai for training for 1 yr.

    CDS exam is conducted two times in a yr..

    best of lk..

    best of lk..

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    Rahul kuntala
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    Re: Are girls eligible for CDS exam or not? If yes, What is the application procedure of it?

    Girls are eligible only for OTA, not for the remaining services.

    The UPSC conducts this CDSE twice a year — in February and August/September — to admit cadets to the Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun, and the Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai.

    Officers Training Academy(OTA)

    Eligibility for CDS:

    For IMA and OTA, you must have any degree from any recognized University.

    For Navy, you should have B.Sc in Physics or Mathematics or Bachelor of Engineering(BE).

    For AFA, you should have the degree from a recognized University with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level or Bachelor of Engineering(BE)

    Age limits:
    For Officers Training Academy - Male/ Female candidates (married or unmarried) between 19-25 years.

    The CDSE is held 2times in every year
    - CDS I
    - CDS II

    CDSE selection process is of 3 stages:
    1. Written Exam
    2. SSB(Services Selection Board) Interview
    3. Medical Test

    Exam pattern:

    For Officers’ Training Academy 1. English (Objective type) 100 Marks
    2. General Knowledge (Objective type) 100 Marks
    Total 200 Marks

    Physical requirements:




    Application form details:

    Through ONLINE only
    1.Online Application form consists of 2 parts that have to filled in seperately.
    It can be filled at http://upsconline.nic.in/mainmenu2.php

    2.The candidates are required to pay a fee of Rs. 100/-

    (Except Female/SC/ST candidates who are exempted from payment of fee)

    For more info,
    www.upsc.gov.in

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    Re: Are girls eligible for CDS exam or not? If yes, What is the application procedure of it?

    I am doing my btech 3rd yr in computer science and engineering , please tell me if i will be eligible to appear for cds after completing my graduation ?

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    Re: Are girls eligible for CDS exam or not? If yes, What is the application procedure of it?

    Best books for preparing cds n in wat time frame does d course finishes of cds

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    rajesh khape
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    Re: Are girls eligible for CDS exam or not? If yes, What is the application procedure of it?

    Hi buddy






    It is clearly notified in the eligibility criteria for CDS exam that girls are eligible for the same.

    But girls cannot join IMA. They have to join Officers Training Academy.


    The application procedure is as follows :-

    The interested candidiate should fill the application through Online as there is no offline mode application .


    Candidate have to pay the fees 50 /- .


    Payment modes :- Internet Banking , Visa / Master / Debit / Credit cards , SBI branches .



    For more you can log on to www.upsc.gov.in




    BEST OF LUCK

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    Re: Are girls eligible for CDS exam or not? If yes, What is the application procedure of it?

    It is clearly notified in the eligibility criteria for CDS exam that girls are eligible for the same.
    But girls cannot join IMA. They have to join Officers Training Academy.
    The application procedure is as follows :-
    The interested candidiate should fill the application through Online as there is no offline mode application .
    Candidate have to pay the fees 50 /- .
    Payment modes :- Internet Banking , Visa / Master / Debit / Credit cards , SBI branches .
    For more you can log on to www.upsc.gov.in

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    Marali Kiran
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    Re: Are girls eligible for CDS exam or not? If yes, What is the application procedure of it?

    Hi,

    CDS stands for Combined Defence Service.

    GIRLS can only for
    * OTA(Officers Training Academy) course

    *SSC(short service commission) Course


    This Exam conducting for to recruit the

    1.Indian Army
    2.Indian Navy
    3.Indian Air force

    This Examination is conducting by UPSC(Union Public Service commission) twice in a year.

    AGE LIMIT:

    Indian Army:19-25 years
    Indian Air force:19-27 Years
    Indian Navy:19-23 years

    You should have a Graduation degree from any recognized university.

    Only Unmarried persons are eligible

    You must have citizenship from India.

    If you have completed your Graduation apply for CDS exam.

    Application form is available Online.

    Hope this will be helpful.

    ALL THE BEST!!!

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    Re: Are girls eligible for CDS exam or not? If yes, What is the application procedure of it?

    i m girl,persuing b.tech, 3rd yr.. cn i aply for cds exam 2013??

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