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    thor
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    What is the eligibility criteria for Appearing in CDS Examination?

    hello sir/madam
    what is the criteria for appearing in CDS exams?





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    Quote Originally Posted by thor View Post
    hello sir/madam
    what is the criteria for appearing in CDS exams?
    CDS stands for the Combined Defense Service.

    ELIGIBILITY FOR CDS EXAMINATION :

    You must either be :
    A citizen of India

    OR, A subject of Bhutan.

    OR, A subject of Nepal.

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

    OR A person of India origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, etc with the intention of permanently settings in India.

    AGE LIMIT :

    If you are Unmarried male born not earlier than 2nd January 1990 and not later than 1st January 1993, so you are eligible.




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    Re: What is the eligibility criteria for Appearing in CDS Examination?

    Information about CDS Examination -

    CDSE (Combined Defense Services Examination) Was conducted by UPSC Twice in a year - CDS (I) And CDS (II). For this Year CDS (I) Examination was already completed and CDS (II) Examination was Going to be held on This Month i.e. on 18/09/2011.

    >> So, If you are Interested in this examination then you must have completed your Graduation degree course first, the eligibility Criteria Are vary form Post to Post, So please check the eligibility criteria and then apply for CDS examination.

    Eligible Candidates may Join these Academy after clear the CDS Examination -

    >> IMA and OTA - Your Need to complete your Graduation degree course in any discipline form a recognised University.

    Age Eligiblity -

    >> For IMA - Your age should between 19 to 24 years

    >> For OTA - Your age should between 19 to 25 Years.

    >> For Naval And Air Force Academy - You must have completed your B.sc degree OR engineering Degree course form a recognised university with Physics and Maths as a compulsory subjects.

    Age Eligiblity -

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

    >> For Air Force Academy - Your age should between 19 to 23 Years.

    So, Please apply for this examination according to your Eligiblity. The Notification of CDS Examination was Published in the employment Newspaper OR in the UPSC website. Candidates may apply for this examination Online OR Offline. If you are Interested to apply Offline then please Obtained the application form directly from the designated post offices in India.

    But you can also Fill the Application form Online by visit the UPSC website.

    And Those Candidates who have Cracked the Written examination are eligible for SSC Interview.

    >> So, If you are Interested to apply for CDS Examination then please wait for the Notification, The Notification of Next year CDS Examination was going to be Published soon in the Month of October and If you need More Information Then please visit the UPSC Website -




    http://upsc.gov.in
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    Re: What is the eligibility criteria for Appearing in CDS Examination?

    Dear friend,
    CDSE exam is conducted by UPSC two times a year.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.

    But for all these you have to clear CDSE exam.

    Eligibility for CDSE:

    1.Candidate should be a Indian citizen.

    2.Candidate should be unmarrried.

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

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

    Procedure for CDS:

    1. Three written exams 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.Merit list

    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: What is the eligibility criteria for Appearing in CDS Examination?

    Dear friend,,

    CDS exam wil lbe conducted by UPSC on 18th sep 2011.

    for admission in different wings as:-

    Indian military academy

    Indian naval academy

    Air force academy

    Officers training academy

    For more information refer the link:-

    >>>>>>>>http://upsc.gov.in/general/cds.htm
    Best luck!!!!!

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    Hi Friend,

    Quote Originally Posted by thor View Post
    hello sir/madam
    what is the criteria for appearing in CDS exams?


    CDS exmination is taken /conducted by UPSC for selection of candidates in one the Three Prestigious Academy of India namely ARMY,AIRFORCE,and NAVY.Candidates qualifying the written test are interviewed by the Service Selection Board(SSB) and if finally selected, depending upon the choice given by the candidates and their merit list ranking, are sent to one of the following institutes for training: -
    • Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun
    • Naval Academy, Goa
    • Air Force Academy, Begumpet, Hyderabad
    • Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai
    Educational Qualifications for CDS Examination:

    For IMA : A degree from a recognized University or equivalent.



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

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

    Age:
    • For IMA: Unmarried male candidates between 19-24 years
    • For Naval Academy: Unmarried male candidates between 19-22 years
    • For Air Force Academy: Unmarried male candidates between 19-23 years
    • For Officers Training Academy: Male candidates (married or unmarried) between 19-25 years

    Good Luck!!

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    Re: What is the eligibility criteria for Appearing in CDS Examination?

    The eligibility is as follows:

    -Indian Military Academy/Officers Training Academyegree from a recognized university.
    -Indian Naval Academyegree 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

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    Re: What is the eligibility criteria for Appearing in CDS Examination?

    • Eligibility criteria for CDS Examination:
    • Graduate with more then 60% marks
    • There should not be any backlog
    • Age should be in between 21 years to 30 years
    • Citizen of India

    This exam is conducted by the upsc so more information you can also find from there website www.upsc.gov.in

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    Quote Originally Posted by thor View Post
    hello sir/madam
    what is the criteria for appearing in CDS exams?
    CDS - Combined Defence Academy

    CDS is one of the defence service exam conducted by UPSC every year in favor of candidates to join in:
    • Indian Military Academy
    • Indian Navy
    • Indian Air Force
    • Officer Training Academy

    This exam is conducted twice in a year namely as CDS I and CDS II

    As you have asked for the eligibility criteria for the CDS exam, i have mentioned it below for your reference:

    Eligibility for CDS:

    > Candidate should have a citizenship in India and that the candidate must be a unmarried male candidate.

    Age limits:

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

    > The age limit for the CDS exam is that the candidate must have a age between 19-22 years for joining in Indian navy

    > The age limit for the CDS exam is that the candidate must have a age between 19-23 years for joining in Indian Air Force.

    > The age limit for the CDS exam is that the candidate must have a age between 19-25 years for joining in Officer Training Academy.

    Education qualification:

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

    > Regarding the education qualification for the CDS Exam the candidate must have completed a degree with physics and mathematics as subjects for joining in Indian Air Force.

    > For joining in Indian Navy the candidate must have completed a degree in Engineering from a recognized university with a fair percentage.

    > The candidate must be physically fit while appearing for the CDS Exam

    For more information regarding the CDS exam you can check at http://www.upsc.gov.in

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    Re: What is the eligibility criteria for Appearing in CDS Examination?

    There are 4 departments under CDS exam.
    1. OTA
    2. Indian Army.
    3. Indian Navy.
    4. Indian Airforce.
    For OTA and IArmy,a graduation degree in any stream and
    For IAF and IN, a graduation degree in engineering or science is required which should be from a reputed university.
    Age:
    1. Ota- 19 to 25 years.
    2. IA- 19 to 24 years.
    3. IAF- 19 to 23 years.
    4. IN- 19 to 22 years.
    More detail visit:
    www.upsc.gov.in

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    Re: What is the eligibility criteria for Appearing in CDS Examination?

    There are 4 departments under CDS exam.
    1. OTA
    2. Indian Army.
    3. Indian Navy.
    4. Indian Airforce.
    For OTA and IArmy,a graduation degree in any stream and
    For IAF and IN, a graduation degree in engineering or science is required which should be from a reputed university.
    Age:
    1. Ota- 19 to 25 years.
    2. IA- 19 to 24 years.
    3. IAF- 19 to 23 years.
    4. IN- 19 to 22 years.
    More detail visit:
    www.upsc.gov.in

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    Re: What is the eligibility criteria for Appearing in CDS Examination?

    The eligibility is as follows:

    -Indian Military Academy/Officers Training Academyegree from a recognized university.
    -Indian Naval Academyegree 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

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    Re: What is the eligibility criteria for Appearing in CDS Examination?

    Dear Friend,


    Eligibility Criteria for Combined Defense Service Examination;

    >>You must be completed Degree with Mathematics and Physics or Engineering graduation from recognized university with any stream.

    >>Your age should be between 19 to 22 years.

    >>This exam will be conducted by UPSC twice in a year.

    >>Unmarried male candidates those who have completed technical Engineering courses are eligible for this positions.

    >>Your Height should be minimum of 157cm.You should be having good Physically and Mentally fit to apply for Short Service Examination.

    >>You should not be having Color Blindness and You should not use Glasses.You must be free from ill.

    >>If You are having above eligibility criteria then you are eligible to apply for CDS Examination.

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    Re: What is the eligibility criteria for Appearing in CDS Examination?

    The Minimum Qualification Required to write CDS ( Combined Defense Services ) Examination.

    The candidates must have Bachelor degree in any stream of a recognized university.

    Or final year candidates of bachelor degree course can also apply.

    Age : 19 to 25 years.

    CDS is conducted for joining :
    Indian Army ,Airforce ,Navy and OTA academy.

    UPSC evry conducts the examination two times in one year.
    You must be updated to UPSC official website for Examination notification details.
    You can fill the form online through official website of UPSC.

    Thanks

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    Re: What is the eligibility criteria for Appearing in CDS Examination?

    Dear friend after appearing in CDS (Combined Defense Service) Exam you can enter in Navy and Air force sector ..
    And to apply for this exam the candidate should have minimum qualification of graduation is required...
    For this exam the candidate should have following eligibility:
    Candidate should have completed his graduation or bachelor engineering from any recognized university with above than 65% marks..
    Candidate should not have any previous criminal case...
    Candidate must be a citizen of India or Bhutan. Subjects of Nepal and persons of Indian origin, migrated from specified countries with intention of permanently settling in India, are also eligible, subject to their having obtained a certificate from the Government of India.

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    Re: What is the eligibility criteria for Appearing in CDS Examination?

    Hello friend


    CDS stands for common Defence services

    CDS exam is conducted by UPSC board
    -->The candidate applying for CDS must be an Indian origin
    -->Candidates must graduation with minimum 55% marks
    -->Only unmarried candidates are eligible
    -->For Navy minimum age is 19 and maximum is 22 years
    -->For Indian Military Academy minimum age is 19 years and maximum age is 24 Years
    -->For Air Force Academy minimum age is 19 years and maximum age is 23 Years
    -->For Officers’ Training Academy minimum age is 19 years and maximum age is Years 25 Years.

    Selection procedure :
    -->Written Exam
    -->Interview/ Intelligence Test/ Personality Test
    -->Document Verification
    -->Medical Examination

    all the best

    cds2_2012_eng.pdf
    Syllabus-for-Combined-Defence-Services-Examination.pdf

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    Re: What is the eligibility criteria for Appearing in CDS Examination?

    CDS stands for Civil Defence Service.

    This exam is conducted by UPSC twice in a year.

    Eligibility criteria :-

    1] The candidate must a citizen of India.

    2] The age limit of candidate must be

    >> Indian Navy :- 19 to 22 years

    >> Indian Military Academy :- 19 to 23 years

    >> Air Force Academy :- 19 to 24 years

    >> Officers' Academy :- 19 to 25 years

    3] The candidate must be unmarried.

    4] The candidate must be scored 55% marks or above in graduation from any recognized university.

    5] The candidate who can appearing in final year can apply for this exam.

    6] The candidate must be physically as well mentally fit.

    Selection process:-

    1] Written test

    2] SSB interview

    3] Medical test

    For more details, just go to the site :- http://upsc.gov.in

    I hope this information will help you.

    All the best..............

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    Re: What is the eligibility criteria for Appearing in CDS Examination?

    Hello,.

    Combined Defence Academy (CDS)
    conducted by Union Public Service Commission twice in a year .

    The Defence Academy contains four Academies.:

    1. IMA (Indian Military Academy
    2. Indian Airforce Academy
    3.Indian Naval Academy
    4. Officer Training Academy

    The required Qualification for CDS exam are as follows.

    * Candidate should be graduate from recognized university with minimum 55% marks.

    * Candidates who apply for Naval and Airforce must be graduate in Science such as B.sc , B.E , b.tech, and maths in 12th standard.

    * candidates who apply for IMA and OTA post must have graduate in any stream from recognized university.

    * Candidates who apply for CDs entrance Exam must have citizenship of India .

    * Age Elligibity:

    For Navy : minimum 19 maximum 22 years

    For Airforce : minimum 19 and maximum 23 years.

    For IMA : 19 and maximum 24 years.

    For OTA: 19 to 25 years.

    Best of Luck.

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    Re: What is the eligibility criteria for Appearing in CDS Examination?

    CDS stands for Combined Defence Service. This exam conduct by Union Public Service Comission every year.This exam for those who want to join defence wings --
    Indian Military Academy
    Indian Naval Academy
    Air Force Academy
    Officers' Training Academy

    Eligiblity Criteria :-

    Indian Military Academy - Candidate age should between 19 to 24 years.Candidate should have degree in any discipline from a recognized University.

    Indian Naval Academy - Candidate age should between 19 to 22 years.Candidate should have Engineering degree from a recognized University.

    Air Force Academy - Candidate age should between 19 to 23 years.Candidate should have Engineering degree from a recognized University.

    Officers' Training Academy - Candidate age should between 19 to 25 years.Candidate should have a degree from a recognized University and Physics and Maths should be present there at 10+2 level.


    Syllabus for CDS :- There are three papers in CDS written exam. Duration of every single paper is 2 hours.

    English
    General Knowledge
    Elementary Math


    Best Books for CDS Exam Preparation :-

    English -- Arihant publication by S.C.Gupta,R.S.Agrawal & Vikas Agrawal,
    S.P.Bakshi(objective english).

    General Knowledge -- Some magzine like I succed,Competition in focus,
    Pratiyogita darpan,Competition success review.

    Elementary Math -- CDS Math by R.S.Agrawal or Arihant Publication.

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    Re: What is the eligibility criteria for Appearing in CDS Examination?

    Hi aspirant,

    CDS Stands for Combined Defence Services and this examination is conducted by Union Public Service Commission of India twice in a year as called as CDS I and CDS II . This examination is conducted for admission to Military Academy , Naval Academy , Air force Academy and Officer Training Academy .

    Eligibility Criteria for UPSC Combined Defense Service Examination :

    This is a defence sector examination which is conducted by UPSC board in India and you have two chances to crack it, that means you have very good and better opportunity to qualify this examination and there are following sections under this exam that requires separate eligibility criteria

    IMA - Indian Military Academy : To be eligible for this post, you should have a bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognized university and if you are pursuing final year then also you are eligible to apply for this examination and your age should not be less than 19 years and more than 24 years to apply for this examination

    INA - Indian Naval Academy : You can apply for this section if you have completed your graduation in engineering and the discipline can be of your choice any one available in engineerig and your age should be between 19-22 years and final year pursuing aspirants are also eligible to apply

    AFA - Air Force Academy : You should have passed your graduation with mathematics and physics as a compulsory subjects and any one of the Biology/Chemistry/Computer Science with these subjects as a combination at your degree level and age limits follows as 19 years is minimum and 23 years is maximum age limit

    Examination Pattern for all these sections

    * English Language - 100 marks
    * General Knowledge - 100 marks
    * Elementary Mathematics - 100 marks

    >> It is not compulsory to qualify in each of the papers, but there is a minimum qualifying marks which you must acquire including all subjects marks then only you will be declared as qualified in examination and this year UPSC CDS examination is going to be conducted at 08-09-2013 and for more details and information you should keep visiting at www.upsc.gov.in

    ALL THE BEST

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