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    What is the eligible age to join in IMA or OTA? What is the syllabus for qualifying exams? What qualities one needs to get trained there?

    WHAT IS THE ELIGIBLITY AGE TO JOIN IMA AND OTA?WHAT IS THE SYLLIBUS?WHAT QUALITY I MUST NEED?




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    Kanha
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    Re: What is the eligible age to join in IMA or OTA? What is the syllabus for qualifying exams? What qualities one needs to get trained there?

    haiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiii, dearIMA and Officers Training Academy eligibility criteria - Degree


    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


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




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    Re: What is the eligible age to join in IMA or OTA? What is the syllabus for qualifying exams? What qualities one needs to get trained there?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    WHAT IS THE ELIGIBLITY AGE TO JOIN IMA AND OTA?WHAT IS THE SYLLIBUS?WHAT QUALITY I MUST NEED?

    Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conduct Combined Defense Services (CDS) exam twice a year….

    The recruitment is for following post: -
    1. Indian Military Academy (IMA),
    2. Officers Training Academy(OTA),
    3. Naval Academy(NA) and
    4. Air Force Academy(AFA).

    Eligibility criteria :-
    • For IMA and OTA you must have degree in any discipline from recognized University.
    • Age must be in between 19 yrs to 24 years.

    Selection of student in IMA and OTA is on the basis of following exam..
    1. Written Test
    2. Intelligence & Personality test
    3. Medical test.

    Syllabus :-

    - For OTA exam :-

    All the two papers are of objective type containing the
    English
    General Knowledge

    Each paper consists of 100 marks.
    Total 200 marks

    - For IMA exam :-
    All the three papers are of objective type containing the
    English
    General Knowledge
    Elementary Mathematics

    Each paper consist 100 marks.
    Total 300 marks.

    regards
    ~ASHISH~

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    dear

    IMA and Officers Training Academy eligibility criteria - Degree
    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
    They select the students through the
    i) Written Test
    ii)Intelligence & Personality test
    iii)Medical test
    all th ebest

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    Re: What is the eligible age to join in IMA or OTA? What is the syllabus for qualifying exams? What qualities one needs to get trained there?

    i did not have passed b.a. but i want to join indian army and my age is 22 so may i join indian army in ima or ota

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    Re: What is the eligible age to join in IMA or OTA? What is the syllabus for qualifying exams? What qualities one needs to get trained there?

    CDS Stands for Combined Defence Services Examination, And this examination was conducted by UPSC Twice in a year - CDS (I) and CDS (II).

    And If you will be able to cracked the CDS Examination, then you are eligible to Join Indian Military Academy (IMA), Naval Academy, Air Force Academy And Officers Training Academy.

    >> The eligibility criteria to apply for CDS Examination are vary form Post to post, But for IMA/OTA You need to complete your Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University.

    >> But for Air force and Naval Academy candidates must have a engineering degree or B.sc Degree form a recognised University. The age eligibility criteria are also vary form post to post.

    Age Eligiblity Criteria -

    >> For IMA - candidates Age between 19-24 years are eligible for this post.

    >> For OTA - candidates Age between 19-25 years are eligible for this post.

    >> For Naval Academy - candidates Age between 19-22 years are eligible for this post.

    >> For Air Force - candidates Age between 19-23 years are eligible for this post.

    There are Two papers in OTA Post, English and General Knowledge, and the duration of Both these examination was 2 Hr and Maximum marks of 100.

    >> But in Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Air Force Academy there are three papers - English and General Knowledge and Elementary Mathematics.

    The Notification of CDS Examination was Published in the Leading Newspapers or in the UPSC Official websites in the Month of Oct this year for the CDS(I) Examination 2012, So If you have completed your Graduation then you are eligible for CDS Examination.

    >> You can fill the application form Online By visit the UPSC Website after declaration of Notification and If you need More Information, then please check the UPSC websites -


    http://upsc.gov.in

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    Re: What is the eligible age to join in IMA or OTA? What is the syllabus for qualifying exams? What qualities one needs to get trained there?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    WHAT IS THE ELIGIBLITY AGE TO JOIN IMA AND OTA?WHAT IS THE SYLLIBUS?WHAT QUALITY I MUST NEED?
    C.D.S Combined Defence Service Examination is conducted by Union Public Service Commission twice in a year.(i.e C.D.S I and C.D.S II)

    The Union Public Service Commission will hold the Combined Defence Service Examination,for admission to I.M.A,Indian Navy,Air Force,O.T.A(Officer Training Academy).

    Indian Military Academy and Officer Training Academy,you should have a graduate degree from any recognized university or equivalent examination.

    What is the eligible age to join in IMA or OTA?


    Eligibility Criteria for Indian Military Academy :-

    The age should between 19 years to 24 years of age and Only unmarried male candidates are eligible.
    The candidate should have a graduate degree from any recognized university.
    Those in the final year of examination can also apply for this examination.

    Eligibility Criteria for Officer Training Academy :-

    The age should between 19 years to 25 year of age at the time of appearing
    The candidate should have a graduate degree from any recognized university.
    Those in the final year of examination can also apply for this examination.

    Syllabus of this examination :-

    Exam Pattern for Indian Military Examination : English,General Knowledge and Elementary Mathematics.Duration of the examination is 2 hrs and Maximum marks is 100.

    Exam Pattern for Officer Training Academy : English and General Knowledge.Duration of the examination is 2 hrs and Maximum marks is 100.

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

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    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    WHAT IS THE ELIGIBLITY AGE TO JOIN IMA AND OTA?WHAT IS THE SYLLIBUS?WHAT QUALITY I MUST NEED?
    UPSC(Union Public Service Commission) conducts various entrance exams and it also conducts defence service exams.

    As you have asked for how to join in IMA(Indian Military Academy) and OTA(Officer Training Academy),you can write the CDS exam.

    CDS is Common Defence Academy and it is one of the defence service exam and is conducted every year twice.

    This exam promotes candidates to join in Indian Military Academy,Indian Navy,Indian Air force and Indian Officer's training Academy.

    You must satisfy some eligibility criteria for doing IMA and OTA and they may include:

    Eligibility for IMA(Indian Military Academy):
    • Candidate must be a citizen of India.
    • Candidate must have a age limit of 19-24 years i.e candidates must have not born earlier than 2nd July,1986 and not later than 1st July,1992 are only eligible.
    • Candidates must have done a degree from a recognized university.

    Eligibility for OTA(Officer Training Academy):
    • Candidate must be a citizen of India.
    • Candidate must have a age limit of 19-25 years i.e candidates who are born not earlier 2nd July, 1986 and not later than 1st July, 1992 are eligible.
    • Candidates must have done a degree from a recognized university.

    For related details about the exam you can check at http://www.upsc.gov.in

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    Re: What is the eligible age to join in IMA or OTA? What is the syllabus for qualifying exams? What qualities one needs to get trained there?

    hai dear...
    IMA and Officers Training Academy eligibility criteria - Degree
    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
    They select the students through the
    i) Written Test
    ii)Intelligence & Personality test
    iii)Medical test.

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    Re: What is the eligible age to join in IMA or OTA? What is the syllabus for qualifying exams? What qualities one needs to get trained there?

    Dear friend,
    If you want to join defence forces then you are going the right way.Eligibility for IMA/OTA is follows:
    i)For IMA:19-24 Years
    ii)For OTA:19-23 Years

    . For I.M.A. /OTA -Degree of a recognised University or equivalent.
    Candidates, who have yet to pass their degree examination will be eligible only if they are studying in the final year of degree examination.

    Procedure for selection is through is follows:
    FIrst you have to appear for CDS exam conducted by UPSC twice a year.After CDS follows happens:
    i) Written Test
    ii)Intelligence & Personality test
    iii)Medical test
    best of lk..
    : http://www.joinindianarmy.nic.in/contact…

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    pradeepdeshwal3626
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    Re: What is the eligible age to join in IMA or OTA? What is the syllabus for qualifying exams? What qualities one needs to get trained there?

    Friend,

    To join IMA or OTA one need to appear in the examination of CDS which is conducted twice in one year and It is conducted by UPSC.The Eligibility criteria for the CDS examination is that a candidate must be a graduate from any recognized university.

    A candidate who is in the final year of the graduation is also eligible for the exam.

    There are different Academy for which the exam is taken and they are:

    1)INDIAN MILITARY ACADEMY
    2)OFFICERS TRAINING ACADEMY
    3)AIRFORCE ACADEMY
    4)NAVAL ACADEMY


    The AGE LIMIT FOR These different academies are different and they are:

    -> IMA - A candidate's Age must be between 19-24 years are eligible for this post.

    -> OTA - A candidate's Age must be between 19-25 years are eligible for this post.

    -> Naval Academy - A candidate's Age must be between 19-22 years are eligible for this post.

    -> Air Force - A candidate's Age must be between 19-23 years are eligible for this post.

    The syllabus for the CDS exam is given below and there are two tests conducted for CDS

    1)GENERAL ABILITY TEST
    2)ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS
    3)ENGLISH

    THE SYLLABUS OF MATHS IS:

    Arithmetic :

    Number System-Natural numbers, Integers, Rational and Real numbers. Fundamental operations addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, Square roots, Decimal fractions.

    Unitary method-time and distance, time and work, percentages, applications to simple and compound interest, profit and loss, ratio and proportion, variation.

    Elementary Number Theory- Division algorithm. Prime and composite numbers. Tests of divisibility by 2,3,4,5,9 and 11. Multiples and factors.

    Factorisation Theorem. H.C.F. and L.C.M. Euclidean algorithm, Logarithms to base 10, laws of logarithms, use of logarithmic tables.

    Algebra :

    Basic Operations, simple factors, Remainder Theorem, H.C.F., L.C.M. Theory of polynomials, solutions of quadratic equations, relation between its roots and coefficients (Only real roots to be considered).

    Simultaneous linear equations in two unknowns-analytical and graphical solutions. Simultaneous linear equations in two variables and their solutions.

    Practical problems leading to two simultaneous linear equations or inequations in two variables or quadratic equations in one variable & their solutions.

    Set language and set notation, Rational expressions and conditional identities, Laws of indices.

    Trigonometry :

    Sine x, cosine x, Tangent x when 00 ≤

    x ≤ 900 Values of sin x, cos x and tan x, for x = 00, 300, 450, 600 and 900

    Simple trigonometric identities.

    Use of trigonometric tables.

    Simple cases of heights and distances.

    Geometry :

    Lines and angles, Plane and plane figures, Theorems on

    1. Properties of angles at a point

    2. Parallel lines,

    3. Sides and angles of a triangle,

    4. Congruency of triangles,

    5. Similar triangles,

    6. Concurrence of medians and altitudes,

    7. Properties of angles, sides and diagonals of a parallelogram, rectangle and square

    8. Circles and its properties including tangents and normals,

    9. Loci.

    Mensuration :

    Areas of squares, rectangles, parallelograms, triangle and circle. Areas of figures which can be split up into these figures (Field Book), Surface area and volume of cuboids, lateral surface and volume of right circular cones and cylinders, surface area and volume of spheres.

    Statistics :

    Collection and tabulation of statistical data, Graphical representation frequency polygons, histograms, bar charts, pie charts etc. Measures of central tendency.

    GOOD LUCK.

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    Re: What is the eligible age to join in IMA or OTA? What is the syllabus for qualifying exams? What qualities one needs to get trained there?

    CDSE is conducted by UPSC twice a year to select graduate students to various field. This examination is done for the officer post in the ARMY,NAVY AIR FORCE AND OTA.You can apply for all of them if you are eligible but since you want the information about the ARMY and OTA so i will stick to these two fields only.

    Eligibility::

    Army ::You should have completed your graduation in any stream .
    You should not be more then 24 years and less then 19 years

    OTA::You should have completed your graduation in any stream .
    You should not be more then 25 years and less then 19 years

    Pattern of the examination ::CDSE examination is done in three phases which consist if ::

    1.Written exam
    2.SSB
    3.Medical

    Written examination pattern for the OTA AND IMA is different.

    For Indian Military AcademyThere are total 3 paper and students have to clear each papers .

    First papers is of English and of duration 2 Hours and total 100 marks
    Second paper is of General Knowledge and of duration 2 Hours and total 100 marks
    Third paper is Elementary Mathematics and of duration 2 Hours and total 100 marks

    For Admission to Officers’ Training Academy : There will be only two papers.

    First papers is of English and of duration 2 Hours and total 100 marks
    Second paper is of General Knowledge and of duration 2 Hours and total 100 marks

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

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    Re: What is the eligible age to join in IMA or OTA? What is the syllabus for qualifying exams? What qualities one needs to get trained there?

    Eligibility criteria for IMA and OTA:
    You have to pass your graduation in any recognized university.
    For IMA only unmarried male candidates are eligible.
    age :Your age should in between 19-22 tears are eligible.
    For OTA:Only married or unmarried male candidates are eligible.
    Age:Your age should in between 19-25 years are eligible.

    IMA syllabus:
    English
    General knowledge
    Elementary mathematics:
    -Arithmetic
    -Algebra
    -Trigonometry
    -Geometry
    -Mensuration
    -statistics
    -Intelligence and personality test

    OTA syllabus:

    English
    General knowledge

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    Re: What is the eligible age to join in IMA or OTA? What is the syllabus for qualifying exams? What qualities one needs to get trained there?

    first, you need to appear in the examination of CDS which is conducted twice in one year and It is conducted by UPSC.for joining in IMA or OTA your Age must be in between 19 yrs to 24 years.
    IMA and OTA is doen on the basis of following exam,
    -Written Test
    -Intelligence & Personality test
    -Medical test
    generally,the syllabus for qualifying exams ,
    English
    General Knowledge
    Elementary Mathematics
    If you will be able to cracked the CDS Examination, then you are eligible to Join Indian Military Academy (IMA), Naval Academy, Air Force Academy And Officers Training Academy.You can fill the application form Online By visit the UPSC Website after declaration of Notification.you should have a graduate degree from any recognized university.

    all the best...............

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    Re: What is the eligible age to join in IMA or OTA? What is the syllabus for qualifying exams? What qualities one needs to get trained there?

    i am a science graduate with 45%,my age is 20 ,can i join IMA? How?

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    Re: What is the eligible age to join in IMA or OTA? What is the syllabus for qualifying exams? What qualities one needs to get trained there?

    Hello Dear.,



    -->>> To join in IMA(Indian Military Academy) and OTA(Officer Training Academy),you can write the CDS exam which offers you such option to join in them as it is a defence service exam.

    For writing the CDS exam for joining in IMA and OTA you need to satisfy certain eligibility criteria and they are:

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

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

    >> 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


    -->>>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.

    >> 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...

    >> 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.




    ...best of luck dear...

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    Re: What is the eligible age to join in IMA or OTA? What is the syllabus for qualifying exams? What qualities one needs to get trained there?

    If i got selected in cds ota then after completing my 10 year service in army' as short service commision, how can i continue my service as permanent in army.

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    Re: What is the eligible age to join in IMA or OTA? What is the syllabus for qualifying exams? What qualities one needs to get trained there?

    If i got selected in army by cds ota, then after completing my 10 year of service as short service commision, how can continue my service as permanent service

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    Re: What is the eligible age to join in IMA or OTA? What is the syllabus for qualifying exams? What qualities one needs to get trained there?

    The recruitment is for following post: -
    Indian Military Academy (IMA),
    Officers Training Academy(OTA),
    Naval Academy(NA) and
    Air Force Academy(AFA).
    Eligibility criteria :-
    For IMA and OTA you must have degree in any discipline from recognized University.
    Age must be in between 19 yrs to 24 years.

    Selection of student in IMA and OTA is on the basis of following exam..
    Written Test
    Intelligence & Personality test
    Medical test.
    Syllabus :-

    - For OTA exam :-
    All the two papers are of objective type containing the
    English
    General Knowledge

    Each paper consists of 100 marks.
    Total 200 marks
    - For IMA exam :-
    All the three papers are of objective type containing the
    English
    General Knowledge
    Elementary Mathematics

    Each paper consist 100 marks.
    Total 300 marks.

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    Re: What is the eligible age to join in IMA or OTA? What is the syllabus for qualifying exams? What qualities one needs to get trained there?

    sir, iam studying12 std this yr .can i join any of defence academy?

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