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    Re: Required age criteria to appear in CDS exam?

    CDS exam which stands for Combined Defense Service examination is conducted twice in a year by UPSC. You havenít mentioned the wing for which you are applying. To apply for IMA, you should be a graduate in any discipline from a recognized university. The age limit is 19-24 years. You are required to complete graduation in engineering from a recognized university to apply for Navy. The age limit for Navy is 19-22 years. For Air Force, you must have completed graduation in engineering or any other discipline from a recognized university. Your age should be between 19-23 years. To apply for O.T.A, you must have completed bachelorís degree in any discipline from a recognized university. The age should be between 19 years and 25 years.




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    Re: Required age criteria to appear in CDS exam?

    Hi Friend
    CDS exams are conducted by UPSC and that too twice in a year.

    1] First notification can be between August-March
    2] Second notification can be between February and August

    The Age Limit are as follows

    For Indian Military Academy - > 19-24 Years

    For Air Force Academy - > 19-23 Years

    For Naval Academy -> 19-22 Years

    For Officers Training Academy 19-25 Years

    Best Luck

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    CDS stands for Combined Defence Services Exam, and this examination is Conducted by UPSC, Twice in a year and to apply for this examination you have to complete your Graduation degree course in any discipline from a recognised University, Final year candidates are also apply for this examination. For this year Both CDS Examination was already completed.

    And the last date of apply for next year CDS (I) Examination was already Over.

    CDS Examination is Conducted for the recruitment to office cadre of the Army, Navy and Air force. Eligible Candidates may apply for these Academy :

    >> Indian Military Academy (IMA)
    >> Naval Academy
    >> Air Force Academy
    >> Officers Training Academy (OTA).

    Educational Qualifications:
    --------------------------
    >> For IMA /OTA : You have to complete your degree from a recognized University or equivalent.

    >> For Naval Academy: You have to complete your B.Sc with Physics and Mathematics OR you have completed your Bachelor of Engineering course form a recognised Board/University.

    >> For Air Force Academy: You have to complete your B.Sc degree course form a recognized University or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics as subjects or completed your Bachelor of Engineering degree course.

    Age Eligiblity :
    ---------

    >> For For IMA: Unmarried male candidates between 19-24 years are eligible.

    >> For Naval Academy: Your age should between 19-22 years.

    >> For Air Force Academy: Your age should between 19-23 years

    >> For Officers Training Academy: Your age should between 19-25 years.

    So please apply for the examination as per your Eligiblity, The Notification of Next year CDS (I) Examination was already over and if you are Interested then please apply for CDS (II) Examination, the Notification will be declared soon in the official website next year.

    The selection are based on written examination, Personal Interview and Medical test.

    You must be medically and Physically fit in all the Respects to apply for CDS Examination, So please wait for the Notification and more details please check official website :






    http://upsc.gov.in

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    Hi

    CDS:Combined Defense Services.

    CDS exam is conducted by UPSC twice a year for the recruitment to office crade army,Navy and air force.CDS exam is conducted in the months of May and October.

    Eligibility for CDS:

    Education qualification:

    • For IMA/OTA:A degree from a recognized university.
    • For Navel Academy:B.Sc with physics or bachelor of engineering.
    • For air force academy You have to pass your B.Sc degree from any recognized university.

    Age limitations:

    • For IMA:Unmarried male candidates between 19-24 years on 1st January or 1st July of the year succeeding the year examination.
    • For navel academy:Unmarried male candidates between 19-22 years on 1st January or 1st July of the year succeeding the year examination.
    • For air force academy:Unmarried male candidates between 19-23 years on 1st January or 1st July of the year succeeding the year examination.
    • For OTA: Male candidates between 19-25 years on 1st January or 1st July of the year succeeding the year examination.

    The candidates qualifying the written test are interviewed by the service selection board and if finally selected.After completion of the tests you can go for following institutes for Orientation Training.

    • Indian Military Academy(IMA)
    • Navel Academy
    • Air force Academy
    • Officers training Academy.


    Selection procedure:


    Examination comprises

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


    For further information visit the official website of UPSC.
    http://www.upsc.gov.in


    Good lk.......

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    Required age criteria to appear in CDS exam
    Indian Military academy = 19 to 24 years.
    Naval academy = 19 to 22 years
    Air Force academy = 19 to 23 years
    officer training Academy = 19 to 25 years .

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    Re: Required age criteria to appear in CDS exam?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Hello Sir/Madam
    Required age criteria to appear in CDS exam?
    HI,
    C.D.S stand for Combine Defence Services.
    C.D.S exam is conducted by U.P.S.C twice in a year.

    Eligibility Criteria:-
    > Pass graduation with any stream from recognized university.
    > Age limit:- 19-24 year.
    > Must be citizen of India.



    GOOD LUCK!

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    Hello friend,
    CDS stands for Combined Defense Service.
    The exams are conducted twice in a year in the month of February and August.
    The exams are conducted by Union Public Service Commission(UPSC) every year.

    Eligibility Criteria for CDS:-

    **You should be a Graduate in any stream from any recognized university.

    **NO percentage criteria is required.

    **Unmarried Male candidates are only allowed.

    **You must be a citizen of India.

    Age Criteria for CDS:-

    **For Military 19 to 24years.

    **For Air force 19 to 23years.

    **For Navy 19 to 22years.

    **For Officer Training 19 to 25years.

    For further Notifications www.upsc.gov.in
    prepare well
    all the best..............

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    Re: Required age criteria to appear in CDS exam?


    CDSE -- Combined Defence Services Examination .




    The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will hold the Combined Defence Services Examination , 2011 on 18th September , 2011 .

    This examination is conducted for the admission of :

    Indian Military Academy
    Indian Naval Academy
    Air Force Academy
    Officers Training Academy
    Officers Training Academy

    Eligibility for all the above fields are :

    For Indian Military Academy -
    Unmarried male candidates between 18-23 only are eligible .
    Must have a Degree of a recognized university

    For Indian Naval Academy -
    Unmarried male candidates between 18-23 only are eligible.
    Must have a Degree in Engineering .

    For Air Force Academy -
    Unmarried male candidates between 18-22 only are eligible .
    Must have a Degree of a recognized university (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering .
    Candidates who are studying in final year degree course and have yet to pass final year degree examination or equivalent examination can apply for the examination, but they will be required to submit proof of passing the degree examination .

    For Officers' Training Academy -

    Male candidates (married or unmarried) between 18-24 only are eligible .

    All the Best !!!

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    CDS stands for Combined Deffence Service.
    This exam is conduct by UPSC every year.
    By This Exam you can join Indian Military Academy(IMA),Indian Naval Academy,Indian Airforce and Officers training Academy(OTA).

    [COLOR="rgb(65, 105, 225)"]Eligiblity Criteria:-[/COLOR]
    [COLOR="rgb(65, 105, 225)"]Age:-[/COLOR]For IMA,It should between 19 to 24.
    For Indian Naval Academy,It should between 19 to 22.
    For Air Force,It should between 19 to 25.
    For OTA,It should between 19 to 25.

    [COLOR="rgb(65, 105, 225)"]Qualification:-[/COLOR] For OTA and IMA,Candidate must have Graduate Degree from a recognised university.
    For Naval Academy,Candidate must have Engineering Degree or Graduate degree with Physics or Maths.
    For AirForce,Candidate must have Graduate Degree in Engineering.

    [COLOR="rgb(65, 105, 225)"]Exam Pattern:-[/COLOR]CDS exam based on Written Exam.It consist of three papers.
    1-English
    2-General Knowledge
    3-Mathamatics

    CDS Exam Date is 12.02.2012

    All the Best..

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    Re: Required age criteria to appear in CDS exam?

    Combined Defense Services (CDS) Exam is generally conducted twice a year by the Union Public Service Commission(UPSC) to recruit the Indian Military Academy(IMA), Officers Training Academy(OTA), Naval Academy and Air Force Academy(AFA)

    The examination is knocking the door as the notification is coming on 25th September,2011

    for that keep visiting its official website www.upsc.gov.in

    According to the Eligibility Criteria:

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

    ii)For Naval Academy you should have B.Sc in Physics or Mathematics or Bachelor of Engineering(BE).

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

    Age Limit:

    i)For IMA:19-24 Years

    ii)For OTA:19-23 Years

    iii)For Naval Academy:19-22 Years

    iv)For AFA :19-25 Years

    The Examination Date:13.02.2012

    The Last Date of Application:25.10.2011

    Second Examination of 2012:

    The Date of exam: 18.09.2012

    The Date of Notification: 30.04.2012

    TheLast date of Applications:30.05.2012

    for more visit: www.upsc.gov.in

    They select the students through the
    i) Written Test
    ii)Intelligence & Personality test
    iii)Medical test.

    Exam Pattern
    i) Written Test

    for IMA / Naval Academy / AFA
    All the three papers are of objective type containing the
    English
    General Knowledge
    Elementary Mathematics
    total 300 marks,each paper 100 marks.

    for OTA
    All the two papers are of objective type containing the
    English
    General Knowledge
    total 200 marks,each paper of 100 marks.

    ii)Intelligence & Personality test :Generally here checks the Personality of the candidate,GD,group planning, physical fitness test, interview, small lectures on general issues & psychological tests. etc...

    iii)Medical test.
    After getting selected in interview ,the candidates are called for medical examination which is conducted by Military Hospitals.

    Pre-Commission training After getting final selected the candidates are called for Training.

    The best book to prepare for CDS examination









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    Re: Required age criteria to appear in CDS exam?

    dear friend:

    combined defence service

    CDS:combined defence service

    INIDIAN MILTRY ACADEMYIMA)

    OFFICER TRAINNING ACADEMYOTA)

    NAVEL ACADEMY

    AIRFORCE ACADEMY


    cds is the one of the entrance exam for civil services this exam is conduct by the upsc for every year.

    Eligibility of CDS:

    1)must be a citizen of india

    2)unmarriend candidate only apply this examinations

    3)age limit for all cds sevices 16.5 to 30 but the few services are vary from the age limit

    i)IMA:19 to 24 for male

    ii)navel acadamy:19 to 22 for male

    iii)airforce acadamy:19 to 23 for male

    vi)OTA:19 to 25 for male

    cds educational qulifications:

    IMA: any degree with recongnized university

    navel acadamy:bsc physics and bsc maths or degree in engineering

    airforce acadamy:you have pass the bsc degree your eligible for this acadamy

    YOU WANT TO MORE DETAILS JUST CLICK THE BELOW LINK:

    http://WWW.UPSC.GOV.IN


    ALL THE BEST........

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    hi,friend
    CDS is the combine defence service exam conducted by UPSC.
    AGE LIMIT:
    FOR IAM :
    unmarried male born not earlier 02/01/1988 and not later than 01/01/1994 are eligible.
    FOR NOVEL ACADEMY:
    as same as IAM.
    FOR AIR FORCE ACADEMY:
    unmarried male born not earlier than 02/01/1990 and not later than 01/01/1994 are eligible.

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    Re: Required age criteria to appear in CDS exam?

    Hi,

    CDS: Combined Defence Services exam CDS conducted twice in a year by UPSC

    Age criteria
    For Military Academy : 19 to 23 years
    For Naval Academy: 19 to 23 years
    For Airforce Academy:19 to 22 years
    For Officers Training Academy:19 to 25 years

    Eligibility conditions:
    For Indian Military Academy/Officers' Training Academy: Degree from a recognized university or equivalent
    For Naval Academy: B.Sc. with Physics & Mathematics or Bachelor of Engineering
    For Air Force Academy: Degree of a Recognized University with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level or Bachelor of Engineering

    All the Best

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    Re: Required age criteria to appear in CDS exam?

    CDSE examination is conducted every year by the UPSC.The examination is conducted for various forces like ::

    ARMY
    AIR FORCE
    NAVY.

    The examination is conducted by twice a year .

    Education qualification ::

    The candidates who are applying for ARMY and OTA post should have passed graduation in any streams.There is no percentage criteria for the examination .

    The candidates who are applying for NAVY post should have passed completed engineering or Bsc in any subjects .There is no percentage criteria for the examination .

    The candidates who are applying for AIR FORCE should have passed graduation in any streams and must have got physics and maths as a compulsory subjects in class 12th .

    AGE limit ::

    You should be between 19 to 24 if you are applying for the ARMY.
    You should be between 19 to 25 if you are applying for the OTA.
    You should be between 19 to 23 for NAVY and AIR FORCE .

    Pattern of the examination ::



    IMPORTANT DATES::Well as last date to apply for the CDS I 2012 examination which is going to be conducted on 12.02.2012 is over so you can not apply for it .But if you are eligible you can apply for the CDS II examination .

    Start of selling the application form ::02.06.2012
    Last date to fill the application form :: 02.07.2012
    Exam date:: 16.09.2012

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

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    Re: Required age criteria to appear in CDS exam?

    [COLOR="rgb(255, 140, 0)"]You must either be :[/COLOR]

    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.

    v. You should not born earlier than 2nd January, 1988 and not later than 1st January, 1994 for IMA.

    vi. You should be unmarried You should not born earlier than 2nd January, 1990 and not later than 1st January, 1994 for Indian Air force.

    vii. You should be graduate or in Final Year of your graduation can apply for the exam.

    good Luck.

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    Re: Required age criteria to appear in CDS exam?

    Combined Defense Services (CDS) Exam is generally conducted twice a year by the Union Public Service Commission(UPSC) to recruit the Indian Military Academy(IMA), Officers Training Academy(OTA), Naval Academy and Air Force Academy(AFA)

    The examination is knocking the door as the notification is coming on 25th September,2011

    for that keep visiting its official website www.upsc.gov.in

    According to the Eligibility Criteria:

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

    ii)For Naval Academy you should have B.Sc in Physics or Mathematics or Bachelor of Engineering(BE).

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

    Age Limit:

    i)For IMA:19-24 Years

    ii)For OTA:19-23 Years

    iii)For Naval Academy:19-22 Years

    iv)For AFA :19-25 Years

    The Examination Date:13.02.2012

    The Last Date of Application:25.10.2011

    Second Examination of 2012:

    The Date of exam: 18.09.2012

    The Date of Notification: 30.04.2012

    TheLast date of Applications:30.05.2012

    for more visit: www.upsc.gov.in

    They select the students through the
    i) Written Test
    ii)Intelligence & Personality test
    iii)Medical test.

    Exam Pattern
    i) Written Test

    for IMA / Naval Academy / AFA
    All the three papers are of objective type containing the
    English
    General Knowledge
    Elementary Mathematics
    total 300 marks,each paper 100 marks.

    for OTA
    All the two papers are of objective type containing the
    English
    General Knowledge
    total 200 marks,each paper of 100 marks.

    ii)Intelligence & Personality test :Generally here checks the Personality of the candidate,GD,group planning, physical fitness test, interview, small lectures on general issues & psychological tests. etc...

    iii)Medical test.
    After getting selected in interview ,the candidates are called for medical examination which is conducted by Military Hospitals.

    Pre-Commission training After getting final selected the candidates are called for Training.

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    Re: Required age criteria to appear in CDS exam?

    CDS or the Combined Defense Service examination eligibility(2012):
    For IMA candidates should have born not earlier than 2nd January, 1988 and not later than 1st January, 1994.
    For Naval Academy candidates should have born not earlier than 2nd January, 1991 and later than 1st January, 1994.
    For Air Force Academy candidates should have born not earlier than 2nd January, 1990 and not later than 1st January, 1994.
    For Officers Training Academy which is a SSC Course for Men candidates should have born not earlier than 2nd January, 1988 and not later than 1st January, 1994

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    Re: Required age criteria to appear in CDS exam?

    CDS: Combined Defense Services.

    CDS exam is conducted by UPSC twice a year for the recruitment to office crade army,Navy and air force.CDS exam is conducted in the months of May and October.


    Eligibility for CDS:

    Education qualification:


    For IMA/OTA: A degree from a recognized university.
    For Navel Academy: B.Sc with physics or bachelor of engineering.
    For air force academy You have to pass your B.Sc degree from any recognized university.

    Age limitations:

    For IMA:Unmarried male candidates between 19-24 years on 1st January or 1st July of the year succeeding the year examination.
    For navel academy:Unmarried male candidates between 19-22 years on 1st January or 1st July of the year succeeding the year examination.
    For air force academy:Unmarried male candidates between 19-23 years on 1st January or 1st July of the year succeeding the year examination.
    For OTA: Male candidates between 19-25 years on 1st January or 1st July of the year succeeding the year examination.

    The candidates qualifying the written test are interviewed by the service selection board and if finally selected.After completion of the tests you can go for following institutes for Orientation Training.


    1. Indian Military Academy(IMA)
    2. Navel Academy
    3. Air force Academy
    4. Officers training Academy.

    5. Selection procedure:
    6. Examination comprises
    7. Written examination
    8. Interview for intelligence and personality test for of such candidates as may be called for interview at one of the Services Selection Cent


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    Re: Required age criteria to appear in CDS exam?

    Eligibility for CDS

    CDS or the Combined Defense Services Exam is conducted by the UPSC for admission to various armed forces. The exam is conducted twice in the months of February and September

    The candidates need to fulfill the following eligibility criterion for appearing in the exam :-

    [COLOR="rgb(65, 105, 225)"]1) The candidate must have completed his/her graduation from a recognized University

    2) The candidates must be within the following age limits to join the various armed forces :-
    >> Naval Academy : 19-22 years
    >> Air Force Academy : 19-23 years
    >> Indian Military Academy : 19-24 years
    >> Officer's Training Academy : 19-25 years
    [/COLOR]

    The written exam will be of 300 marks and will test you on the following things :-

    1) General Knowledge
    2) Basic Maths
    3) English


    After the written exam, you need to clear the medical examination and then the interview

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    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Hello Sir/Madam
    Required age criteria to appear in CDS exam?
    Hi Friend,

    CDSE is a common defence service examination through which you can be part of elite batch of Indian Military Academy , Air Force Academy ,Naval Academy,and Officer Training Academy .It is conducted by UPSC and that too twice in a year. First notification is made between August-March and
    Second notification is made between February and August

    The Age criteria asked is as follows
    • For Indian Military Academy ----- > 19-24 Yrs
    • For Air Force Academy ------ > 19-23 Yrs
    • For Naval Academy -------> 19-22 Yrs
    • For Officers Training Academy -------> 19-25 Yrs


    Good Luck!!!

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    Re: Required age criteria to appear in CDS exam?

    Hi ,
    Under upsc CDS exam will be conducted.CDS exam will held twice in year,they call has CDS-I and CDS-2.CDS-I exam notification will release in the month of Sept every year.And CDS-II exam notification will release in the month of April every year.This year notification for CDS-II exam.

    Eligibility criteria for CDS exam:

    For IMA:
    Minimum graduation in any stream with 55%marks from recognized university.
    Age should be between 18 year to 24 years
    For Airfore:
    Minimum graduation degree in engineering with 55% marks from recognized university
    Age should be between 18 to 23 years.
    For Naval:
    Minimum graduation degree in engineering with 55% marks from recognized university
    Age should be between 18 to 21 years.
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    Re: Required age criteria to appear in CDS exam?

    Hi ,
    Combined Defence Service examination is conducted by the UPSC twice in a year. To apply for
    the CDSE exam a candidate should have a graduate degree. The detailed eligibility criteria for
    the CDSE exam is given below.

    Education Qualification
    For the combined defence service examination a candidate should be
    graduate in any discipline.
    Those appeared in the final year examination are also eligible to apply for the
    CDSE examination.

    Age Limit
    For IMA 19 - 24 years

    For NA 19 - 22 years

    For AFA 19 - 23 years

    For OTA 19 - 25 years

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    Re: Required age criteria to appear in CDS exam?

    You havenít mentioned the wing for which you are applying. To apply for IMA, you should be a graduate in any discipline from a recognized university. The age limit is 19-24 years. You are required to complete graduation in engineering from a recognized university to apply for Navy. The age limit for Navy is 19-22 years. For Air Force, you must have completed graduation in engineering or any other discipline from a recognized university. Your age should be between 19-23 years. To apply for O.T.A, you must have completed bachelorís degree in any discipline from a recognized university. The age should be between 19 years and 25 years

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    Re: Required age criteria to appear in CDS exam?

    Hi Friend
    CDS exams are conducted by UPSC and that too twice in a year.

    1] First notification can be between August-March
    2] Second notification can be between February and August

    The Age Limit are as follows

    For Indian Military Academy - > 19-24 Years

    For Air Force Academy - > 19-23 Years

    For Naval Academy -> 19-22 Years

    For Officers Training Academy 19-25 Years

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    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Hello Sir/Madam
    Required age criteria to appear in CDS exam?
    CDS Stands for Combined Defense Service Examination and this examination is conducted by UPSC Twice in a year - CDS (I) and CDS (II).

    For This year CDS Examination was Already completed and Only Graduate candidates are eligible to apply for CDS Examination.

    Eligible and Interested Candidates may apply for any of the Academy -

    >> Indian Military Academy

    >> Indian Naval Academy

    >> Air Force Academy

    >> Officers Training Academy.

    The eligibility Criteria are Vary form Academy to Academy, For IMA and OTA, You need to complete Your Graduation degree course in any discipline form a recognized University.

    But for Indian Naval Academy, You need to Pass in your Engineering Graduation degree course OR in B.sc Course with Physics and Maths as a compulsory Subjects.

    And for Air Force Academy, You need to pass in your graduate Degree in a recognized university or Bachelor of Engineering with Physics and Mathematics at 12Th examination, Final year graduate candidates are also eligible for CDS Examination.

    CDS Age Eligibility Criteria -

    Indian Military Academy - 19 to 24 Years

    Indian Naval Academy - 19 to 22 Years

    Air Force Academy - 19 to 23 Years

    Officers Training Academy - 19 to 25 Years.

    >> So, If you are Interested and Eligible then Please apply for CDS (I) Examination after declaration of Notification.

    The Notification of CDS (I) Examination was Going to be Published on 29/10/2011, so please wait and then Fill the application form Online and For more Information check the Official Website -

    http://upsc.gov.in


    All The Best!!!
    ~Regards~
    @BRIJESH@

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    Re: Required age criteria to appear in CDS exam?

    Hello friend,

    Required age criteria to appear in CDS exam?

    CDS Exam is combined defense services Exam which is conducted by UPSC . You can appear in CDS Exam for these branches of Indian defense services . For that you have to fulfill certain for CDS Exam which is given below...
    • Indian Military Academy
    • Indian Naval Academy
    • Air Force Academy

    Only male candidates can apply for exam .
    You need to be unmarried .
    Your age need to be between 19-24 Years .
    You need to have Degree from a recognized University .
    You should have physics & mathematics at 10+2 level compulsory .

    Age criteria for CDSE Exam
    • 19-24 Years for Indian Military Academy
    • 19-23 Years for Indian Naval Academy
    • 19-24 Years for Air Force Academy .

    Important dates for CDS exam

    CDS first exam
    • Application form available ------29th Oct to 28th Nov
    • Exam Date ------- 12th Feb .
    CDS Second exam
    • Application form available--------- 2nd June to 2nd July .
    • Exam Date------ 16th Sep 2012.

    Exam Pattern for CDS Exam
    • English SECTION
    • General knowledge
    • Mathematics .

    For more details visit official Website of UPSC .

    Good Luck..!!

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    Re: Required age criteria to appear in CDS exam?

    COMBINED DEFENCE SERVICE.


    CDS stands for Combined Defense service .Through you can join different academies of defense .so for different academies age criteria is different .

    For Indian Military academy = 19 to 24 years.
    For Naval academy = 19 to 22 years
    For Air Force academy = 19 to 23 years
    for officer training Academy = 19 to 25 years .

    Education qualification:

    Graduate in any degree.

    Thank you.

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    CDS = Combined Defence Services
    I remind you that it is conducted by UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) twice ina year. it has teo exam CDS -I and CDS -II . CDS -I exam is over you have to wait for CDS -II
    You will get information from www.upsc.gov.in

    it has mainly 4 section they are
    Indian Military Academy
    Officers Training Academy
    Naval Academy
    Air Force Academy

    For Indian Military Academy and Officers Training Academy you have to be graduate on any disicipline .
    For Naval Academy and Air Force Academy candidate have to pass graduation on math or physics or graduation on engineering

    AGE:

    For Indian Military Academy and Officers Training Academy age between 19 to 25 years
    For Naval Academy and Air Force Academy age between 19 to 23 years.

    For this exam you have to pre pare well if you passed exan they will take interview followed by physical and medical test.

    best of luck

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    Re: Required age criteria to appear in CDS exam?

    Dear friend,
    CDS exam is conducted by UPSC to recruit officers for all three defense forces(Army,Air-force,Navy).

    After cracking CDSE exam you can be a army officer,can opt for air force officer(pilot),can be a navy officer,but this all depends on your choice ,which you need to be filled at the time of form filling.

    Eligibility for CDSE:
    1.You should be a Indian citizen.

    2.you should be unmarrried.

    3.For army-any graduate degree(min.50%),for airforce and navy-graduation degree with maths and physics or engg. degree(min 60%).

    4.Age should be between 19-24 yrs. for army(For IMA)19-25 for OTA,19-23 for air force.OTA is only for Army.

    Procedure for CDS:
    1. written exams contains 3 papers,one is of maths,one is of english,one is of general awareness.
    You have to clear the exam

    2.After that you will be called for SSB,its a process of 5 days.

    3.Medical test for 5 days.

    4.Finally Merit list will be out.

    Pattern of CDS exam is follows:

    There will be three objective question papers of 100 marks each.
    1.English.
    2.General Knowledge.
    3.Mathematics.

    Important Dates:

    Notification:August and March.
    Exam:February and August.

    best of lk..

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    Re: Required age criteria to appear in CDS exam?

    hi

    cds eligibility 2012

    a) nationality :A candidate must either be:
    1) a citizen of india or
    2)a subject of butan or
    3)a subject of nepal or
    4) A tribetan refugee who came over to india befor the 1 january with the intenetion of permanently setting in india or
    5) a person of india who has migrated from pakistan srilanka

    Age limit ,sex and marital status
    1) for IMA-unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2 Jan 1988 and
    not later than 1 Jan 1984 only are eligible.
    2) for naval academy unmarried male candidate born not earlier than 2 Jan 1991 (2 Jan in case of n cc naval wing c)and not later than 1 Jan 1994 only are eligible.
    4) for officers training academy (ssc course for men)
    male candidates (married or unmarried )born not earlier than 2 Jan 1988 and not latter than 1 Jan 1994 only are eligible.
    5) for officers training academy (ssc women non-technical course):
    unmarried women ,issuless widows who have not remarried and isuseless
    divorces(in possession of divorce document)who have not remarried
    are eligible

    cds educational qualification :
    1) for I.M.A. and officers training academy
    degreeof a recognized university or equivalent.
    2) for indian naval academy
    degree in engineering for cdse and degree in engineering or b.s.c
    (physics and maths) for ncc entry
    3) for air force academy
    degree (physics and maths ) or bachelor degree of engineering


    for admission to IMA Naval and Air force academy on or before 13november 12
    for admission to officers training academy on or before 1 February 2013


    best of luck

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    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Hello Sir/Madam
    Required age criteria to appear in CDS exam?
    CDS stands for Combined Defence Service


    This exam is one of the defence service exam.This exam is conducted by UPSC(Union Public Service Commission).This exam is conducted every year as CDS I and CDS II.This exam is conducted for candidates to join in:
    • Indian Military Academy
    • Indian Navy
    • Indian Air Force
    • Officer Training Academy

    As you have asked for the age criteria for the CDS Exam there are also several other criteria's which you must also satisfy to write the CDS Exam.

    Nationality:

    >> Candidate applying for the exam must be a citizen of India.

    Martial Status:

    >> Candidate must be a unmarried male candidate

    Age Limits:

    >> The age limit for the CDS exam is that the candidate must have 19-24 years for joining in IMA.

    >> For joining in Indian Navy the candidate must have 19-22 years

    >> For joining in Indian Air Force the candidate must have 19-23 years.

    >> For joining in Officer Training Academy the candidate must have 19-25 years

    Education Qualification:

    >> The education qualification for the CDS Exam for joining in IMA and OTA is that the candidate must have a degree from a recognized university

    >> For joining in Indian Navy the candidate need to have a Engineering degree from a recognized university

    >> For joining in Indian Air Force is that the candidate must have degree from a recognized university with physics and mathematics as subjects.

    >> Candidate need to be physically fit while appearing for the CDS Exam.


    If you satisfy the criteria's then you can apply for the CDS Exam

    You can apply for the exam either Online or Offline

    For more information regarding the CDS Exam you can check at the official site of UPSC at http://www.upsc.gov.in

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    Re: Required age criteria to appear in CDS exam?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Hello Sir/Madam
    Required age criteria to appear in CDS exam?
    Hi


    CDS are the Civil Defense Services exam. This is conducted by the UPSC ever year to recruit candidates for the various posts in the Indian Civil Defense.

    The Basic Eligibility Criteria's to apply for the CDS are :

    1. You should be a minimum graduate in any stream from a recognized college or university with a minimum 50% marks aggregate in the graduation.

    2. Your age should be within following years as in the year of applying.

    It has four parts :

    >>> Indian Military Academy (IMA) - 19-24 years
    >>> Naval Academy - 19- 22 years
    >>> Air Force Academy - 19-23 years
    >>> Officers Training Academy (OTA) - 19-25 years

    3. You should be physically fit.

    4. If you wish to apply for the Indian Air Force, then you must have studied Physics and Maths as compulsory subjects in your 12th or graduation.


    So if you fulfill these criteria's then you are eligible to apply in whichever stream you want to apply.

    For any more information, Please Click Here


    Hope this helps

    All the best

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    Re: Required age criteria to appear in CDS exam?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Hello Sir/Madam
    Required age criteria to appear in CDS exam?
    Hi Friend ,


    CDSE (Common Defense Service examination) is conducted by the UPSC every year for various Defence Academy Like:
    • IMA
    • INDIAN AIR FORCE
    • INDIAN NAVAL ACADEMY.
    • OTA

    CDSE is conducted twice a year .

    AGE Required For CDSE is ::
    • Age group between 19 to 24 for the ARMY.
    • Age group between 19 to 25 for the OTA.
    • Age group between 19 to 23 for NAVY and AIR FORCE .

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


    Good Luck!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Hello Sir/Madam
    Required age criteria to appear in CDS exam?
    Hi friend.......



    CDS stand for combined defence service exam

    CDS exams are conducted by UPSC twice in a year.


    Age criteria to appear in CDS exam

    -->Indian Military Academy - > 19-24 Years

    --> Air Force Academy - > 19-23 Years

    -->Naval Academy -> 19-22 Years

    -->For Officers Training Academy 19-25 Years


    good luck

    all the best

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    Re: Required age criteria to appear in CDS exam?

    Hi buddy!
    >>CDSE(common defense services examination) is conducted for the intake of Officers level posts in Army.
    >>It is for all the 3 wings of military that is Army,Navy and Air Force
    >>This is done for both technical and non technical cadre posts.
    >>For non technical posts you should be a graduate from a recognized university.
    >>You should have at least 60% of marks in your graduation level in agregrate.
    >>For non technical posts you should have B.tech degree from an AICTE approved college with at least 60% of marks.
    >>For all this your age age should be in between 19 to 24 years.
    >>Relaxation in the upper age limit is there for the reserved category students.

    All the best

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    Re: Required age criteria to appear in CDS exam?

    CDSE - Combined Defense Service Exam

    You should be between the following age. There are several fields in CDS. The following are the few with the age criteria.
    UPSC Conducts CDSE every year for recruiting the candidates through following wings
    1.Indian Militar Academy(IMA)
    2.Indian Navy
    3.Air Force Academy(AFA)
    4.Officers Training Academy(OTA)

    Age eligibility:
    # For IMA - You should be Unmarried male and your age should be between 19-24 years.
    # For Naval Academy - You should be Unmarried male and your age should be between 19-22 years.
    # For Air Force Academy - You should be Unmarried male and your age should be between 19-23 years.
    # For Officers Training Academy - Male/ Female candidates (married or unmarried) between 19-25 years.

    Educational 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)

    CDSE Syllabus:
    English:
    This section deals on words, grammar and usage, structure of English language etc.
    General Knowledge:
    General Knowledge, including knowledge of current events of everyday observation, History of India, geography etc.
    Elementary Mathematics:
    Arithmetic, Unitary method, Elementary Number Theory, Algebra, Trigonometry, Geometry and Mensuration etc.

    CDS I Exam:

    Notification release Date: 29th Oct'2011
    Last date to apply: 28th Nov'2011
    Examination Date: 12thFeb'2012

    All the best

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    CDS Stands for Combined Defence Service Examination is conducted by UPSC twice in a year CDS I and CDS II.

    CDS examination consist of various stream like Military,Air force,Naval Academy,Officer Training Academy(SSC-Men),Officer Training Academy(SSC-Women).

    Age limits :-

    Military Academy :- Aspiriant age should be between 19 - 24 years.(Unmarried Male)
    Naval Academy :- Aspiriant age should be between 19 - 22 years.(Unmarried Male)
    Air force Academy :- Aspiriant age should be between 19 - 23 years.(Unmarried Male)
    Officer Training Academy :- Aspiriant age should be between 19 - 25 years.((Unmarried Male/Female)

    Education Qualification Qualification :-

    Military Academy :- Graduate degree in any desire subject.
    Naval Academy/Air force :- B.Sc or Engineering degree in any discipline
    Officer Training Academy :- Bachelor's degree in any desire Subject

    CDS I Important dates :-

    Date of Notification :- 29/10/11

    Last date for receipt of application :- 28/11/11

    Date of examination :- 12/02/12.

    CDS II Important dates :-

    Date of Notification :- 03/03/12

    Last date for receipt of application :- 02/04/12

    Date of examination :- 17/06/12.


    Selection Procedure :- Written examination,Personal Interview,Medical Test.

    www.upsc.gov.in

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    Re: Required age criteria to appear in CDS exam?

    The Combined Defence Services (CDS) Examination is organised by the
    Union Public Service Commission( UPSC) for recruiting suitable candidates
    for the following services of the Indian Armed forces:-

    -Indian Military Academy, Dehradun
    -Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala
    -Air Force Academy, Hyderabad
    -Officers Training Academy, Chennai - For Men
    -Officers Training Academy, Chennai - For Women

    The examination is held two times A year usually in the month of February
    and September.The examination is held in three stages which are :-

    -Written examination followe by
    -Service selection board (SSB) Interview in which your personality and
    intelligence will be tested by the board.
    -Medical Test

    The educational qualification required for the CDS examination is as follows :-

    -For Indian Military Academy and Officer's Training Academy you must
    have a Bachelors degree in any discipline from a recognised institute or University.
    -For Indian Naval Academy you must have a Bachelors degree Engineering.
    -For Air Force Academy you must have a Degree from a recognised University
    with Mathematics and Physics at 10+2 standard or you must have a Bachelor's
    degree in engineering .

    The eligibility criterion for age are different for different academies and are follows :-

    -For Indian Military Academy, you must be a Unmarried male candidate and born
    not earlier than 2nd July, 1988 and not later than 1st July, 1993

    -For applying to Indian Naval Academy you must be a Unmarried male candidates and born
    not earlier than 2nd July, 1990 and not later than 1st July, 1993.

    -For applying to Air Force Academy you must be a Unmarried male candidates and born not
    earlier than 2nd July, 1989 and not later than 1st July, 1993

    -For applying to Officer's Training Academy, Men (married or unmarried) you must be born
    not earlier than 2nd July, 1987 and not later than 1st July, 1993.

    -For applying to Officers Training Academy , Women (Unmarried or issueless widows who have
    not remarried and issueless divorcees (in possession of divorce documents) who have not
    remarried can apply and should have been born not earlier than 2nd July, 1987 and not later
    than 1st July, 1993.

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    Re: Required age criteria to appear in CDS exam?

    CDS is the exam for entering into defence services ,Here the minimum qualification for the exam is that you should be graduate in any discipline ,Your age limit should be 19-25 years ,The exam is conducted by UPSC twice a year in the month of Feb and September every year

    The eligibility is as follows:

    -Indian Military Academy/Officers Training Academy degree from a recognized university.
    -Indian Naval Academy degree in Engineering.
    -Air Force Academy Bachelor of Engineering.

    Age limit:
    -Indian Military Academy:19-24yrs
    -Indian Naval Academy:19-22yrs
    -Air Force Academy:19-23yrs
    -Officers Training Academy:19-25yrs

    The application form for the exam is available at the post offices by cash payment of Rs 20/-.For notification,you can visit the UPSC website.
    http://www.upsc.gov.in

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