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Combined Defence Services Exam is conducted twice a year by UPSC for recruitment into the Indian Military Academy, Officers Training Academy, Naval Academy and Air Force Academy. 

CDS Exam will be conducted by the UPSC on 19th November 2017 (Sunday) for admission to the under mentioned courses

Important Dates for UPSC CDS II EXAM 2017

Announcement of Exam Notification: 09th August 2017
Last Date for Submission of Applications: 08th September 2017 (Friday) till 06.00 pm
Date of Examination: 19th November 2017 (Sunday)

 
 
Eligible-Unmarried Graduates
 
ELIGIBILITY   Age
Indian Military Academy   IMA-19-24 Yrs.
Officers Training Academy Degree recognised University           AFA-19-23 Yrs.
Naval Academy Bsc. Physics, Maths or BE 19-22 Yrs.
Officers Training Academy  Maths, Physics or BE 19-25 Yrs.

Scheme of Examination/Objective type: IMA/AFA/NA service selection Board conducts interview for successful candidates

English

100 M

GK

100 M

Elementary Maths

100 M/300 M

 

 

For more details log on to www.upsc.gov.in

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Qsn. Age Limit for Combined Defence Services Examination

Ans. (A) Tentative Schedule: (Examination held twice a year)

(i)  Notification of Examination August and March
(ii) Conduct of Examination February and August
 
(B) Age-limits:
19-24 Years Indian Military Academy
19-22 Years Naval Academy
19-23 Years Air Force Academy
19-25 Years Officers’ Training Academy

For Officers Training Academy (SSC Course for Men): Male aspirants (Married or Unmarried) born not earlier or later than date range provided in notification.

Qsn. CDS Exam Criteria for Girls

Ans. For  Officers Training Academy (OTA) Only (SSC  Women Non technical Course): The unmarried girls are only applicable for the Officers Training Academy and should have been born not earlier or later than dates provided in latest notification.

Qsn. CDS Exam Eligibility for Women

Ans. For  Officers Training Academy (OTA) Only (SSC  Women Non technical Course): The issue less widows and the issue less divorcees who have not remarried and should have been born not earlier or later than dates provided in latest notification.

Qsn. Educational Qualification

  • For IMA and OTA: The aspirants should possess graduation degree in any discipline from a recognized university or institute.
  • For INA: The aspirants must have a degree in Engineering.
  • For Air Force Academy: The aspirants should have passed 12th standard with Physics and Mathematics and having a degree from a recognized university or bachelor’s degree in engineering / technology.

Candidates appearing at the degree or equivalent examination also eligible to compete. Such candidates will be required to submit the proof of passing the requisite qualifying examination by a date to be specified in the Commission’s Notice for the Examination.

Qsn. Physical Standard

Ans. The applicants must be physically fit as per physicals standards for seeking admission to the Combined Defense Services Examination.

The aspirants must fulfill all these eligibility profiles for applying to sit in the examination. The applicants need to read out all these instructions carefully.

Qsn. Syllabus for CDS Exam

Ans. The CDS written exam consists of three papers, English, GK and Mathematics. Mathematics is not meant for OTA candidates. The level of CDS exam is certainly of an above average difficulty level the conducting body of CDS is UPSC. Let us have a look at the expected syllabus for the written exam of CDS Exam.

Qsn. Scheme of Examination

Ans. 

Written Examination

(a) For Indian Military Academy
Naval Academy and 
Air Force Academy

1. English (Objective type)

100 Marks

 

2. General Knowledge
(Objective type)

100 Marks

 

3. Elementary Mathematics (Objective type)

100 Marks

 

Total

300 Marks

(b) For Officers’ Training Academy

1. English (Objective type)

100 Marks

 

2. General Knowledge (Objective type)

100 Marks

 

Total

200 Marks