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    Can I apply for OTA being 23 years old B.Com graduate having NCC C certificate with B grade?

    i wanted to join defence, i've completed my b.com. Im ncc 'c' certificate holder with B grade. My d.o.b is 8.10.1989 can i still apply for OTA, if yes, then How? Please do guide me

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    Re: Can I apply for OTA being 23 years old B.Com graduate having NCC C certificate with B grade?

    Hi Aspirant

    Yes you can apply for the exam with out any problem

    OTA: Stands for the officer's Training Academy

    And the ota exam is conducting by the upsc department

    And you have to write the CDS(Common Defence Academy) Exam for the OTA

    Which is conducting by upsc very year

    And their is two phases of the cds exam

    One will be written test objective type

    And then the next is the ssb of 7 days

    In which most of the students are fail

    So you have to work hard for it

    Here is the criteria for OTA CDS Exam:

    -The candidate should be pass in Graduation from a recognized Indian university

    -The candidate age should be between 19-25

    -The candidate should be a citizen of India


    And as you are a B.COM Graduate you are fully eligible for the exam

    Go for the exam

    Best of luck

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    Re: Can I apply for OTA being 23 years old B.Com graduate having NCC C certificate with B grade?

    Hello,
    Yes , you have apply for OTA scheme .
    Eligibility For OTA (Officer training academy) : The Officer training academy scheme is belong to Combined defence service exam which conducted by union public service commission in one year twice .
    Education Qualification : Degree from a recognized university .
    Age limit : 19 to 25 year .
    Gender : Men / Women .
    Married Status : For Men - Married / Un Married and For Women : Un Married .
    Physical Criteria :

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    Re: Can I apply for OTA being 23 years old B.Com graduate having NCC C certificate with B grade?

    Hi friend ,
    I shall make it clear to you that the NCC Certificate for the Officer's training Academy does not mean a lot .
    But first of all congratulation that you eligible for the OTA examination and this might also be the path of your future .

    Now the Eligibility criteria for applying the OTA Examination is -:
    1. You must be a citizen of India .
    2. You must be an unmarried male candidate .
    3. Your must have been born between 2nd January, 1988 and 1st January, 1994 .
    4. You must have a degree from a recognised university or equivalent .

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    Re: Can I apply for OTA being 23 years old B.Com graduate having NCC C certificate with B grade?

    Quote Originally Posted by akshaya shahi View Post
    i wanted to join defence, i've completed my b.com. Im ncc 'c' certificate holder with B grade. My d.o.b is 8.10.1989 can i still apply for OTA, if yes, then How? Please do guide me

    Thankyou.








    Yes Off Course your eligible of OTA ( Officer Training Academy ) After Completing your graduation Course .There is no Minimum Percentage of marks needed in this this Examination .

    After Completing Graduation without Any Arrears you directly Apply of this Examination . If your aspiring to apply for Officer training academy then you may apply for CDS Examination .

    OTA stands for Officer Training Academy . It's is an CDS Combined Defence Service Examination and this Examination is conducted by Union Public Service Commission .

    The Selection Procedure for this CDS Examination may divided into ,

    ## Written Examination
    ## Interview and
    ## Medical Test

    Eligibility Criteria require for OTA Examination :-
    _________________________________________

    Educational Qualification :- You should Qualified in Graduation ( three years Bachelor degree ) from recognized University . Any stream Candidates ( Commerce / Science ) May eligible to apply for this Examination .

    Minimum Percentage of marks :- Pass Mark is enough for this Examination .

    Marital Status :- Both the Unmarried Male and Female candidates are eligible for this Examination .

    Age Limit :- Your age should be 19 years to 25 years ( ie :- You should be Born in between 2nd /July/ 1988 to 1st/July/1994 )

    Final year candidate may also eligible to apply for this Examination .


    OTA Examination Pattern :-
    _________________

    ## English Language
    ## General Knowledge

    Important :- CDS Examination Having Negative Marking System . So, For each wrong answers you may loose 1/3rd Marks from which you have already gained . So, Please take care while answering the Question and Read it Carefully .

    The Notification for this Examination May Published in Employment news paper and Official website of UPSC . You may apply for this in Both the Online as well as Offline Mode .

    So, As per the Eligibility Criteria your definitely your eligible for Officer training Academy .

    For More Details Please Visit Here :-http://www.upsc.gov.in/

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    Re: Can I apply for OTA being 23 years old B.Com graduate having NCC C certificate with B grade?

    Yes, you can apply for it.Apply for CDSE exam: The CDSE is combined defence services exam.It is conducted twice in a year by UPSC.After clearing the written, you will be called for SSB interview and medical test.You are eligible for OTA by this.It is conducted in month of February and september.Also,There is another entry for NCC "C" and you are eligible for that also until 25 years of age.The training will be in OTA Chennai for 49 weeksYou can go to joinindianarmy.nic.in for more Keep checking upsc.gov.in and employment newspaper for it

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    Re: Can I apply for OTA being 23 years old B.Com graduate having NCC C certificate with B grade?

    Yeah sure , you are eligible to apply for CDS OTA Examination .

    OTA Stands for Officer Training Academy Examination and this exam being conducted by Union Public Service Commission twice in year as namely CDS I and CDS II .

    There is no percentage barriers for this examination and pass marks is enough to crack this Combined Defence Service Examination .

    But there is no standing the arrears for this examination , if you have a any standing arrears then you are not eligible to apply for CDS Examination .

    Selection Procedure of CDS Examination is divided into various categories namely

    ~~ Written Test ( General Knowledge , English , Mathematics ) .
    ~~ SSB Interview followed by Medical Test .

    Eligibility Criteria for OTA Examination ::

    ## Nationality :- The Student must be Citizen of India OR Subject of Bhutan OR Subject of Nepal .

    ## Education Qualification :- The Student need to qualified their graduation ( three year or four year ) with any desire subject of recognized University .

    ## Sex and Marital Status :- Male Should be Unmarried .

    ## Age limitation :- The Student age should lies be between 19 years and 25 years and there is no relaxation .

    ## Physical Standards :- The Student must be Physically and Mentally fit while appearing for this examination .

    Important Standards ::

    ## Minimum Acceptable height is 157.5 cms for Male candidates .

    ## Minimum Acceptable height is 152 cms for Female candidates .

    OTA Examination Pattern ::

    ## English Language

    ## General Knowledge

    Books for CDS Examination ::

    CDS Combined Defence Services Examination: 10 Practice Sets
    by Expert Compilations
    Publisher: Arihant Publications
    Price: Rs. 250

    CDS Combined Defence Services Exam Solved Papers
    by GKP
    Publisher: G. K. Publications Pvt. Ltd
    Price: Rs. 295

    CDS EXAM Previous years papers
    Publisher: Student Aid Publications
    Price: Rs. 225

    CDS Exam Guide: Combined Defence Services Exam
    by Datason Rp
    Publisher: New Light Publishers
    Price: Rs. 445

    Combined Defence Services Examination
    by Jain, Kishore
    Publisher: Upkar Prakashan
    Price: Rs. 310

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    Re: Can I apply for OTA being 23 years old B.Com graduate having NCC C certificate with B grade?

    DEAR CANDIDATE,YES, You can apply for the OTA after B.COM because the minimum qualification required to apply for the OTA is graduation from a govt. recognized university.ELIGIBILITIES FOR OTA:- :: Candidate age should be in between 19 to 25 years.:: Minimum educational qualification required is graduation from a govt. recognized university.:: Candidate minimum height required for female candidate is 152cm and for male candidate it is 157cm.:: Both male and female candidates are allowed to apply for the OTA.:: The applicant for the OTA should be unmarried.EXAM DETAILS FOR OTA:-THERE ARE TWO EXAMS CARRIED OUT IN OTA.:: EXAM I:-------------- ENGLISH :- -----------------OBJECTIVE TYPE.:--------------------------- CARRIES 100 MARKS.:: EXAM II:------------- GENERAL KNOWLEDGE:--------- OBJECTIVE TYPE:-----------------------CARRIES 100 MARKS.TOTAL MARKS OF WRITTEN EXAM IS 200.GOOD LUCK,

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    Re: Can I apply for OTA being 23 years old B.Com graduate having NCC C certificate with B grade?

    Dear friend..........

    YES you can apply........

    OTA stands for Officer's Training Academy.

    this exam is conducted by UPSC department and you have to first write Common Defense Academy exam......

    You have to follow some criteria as follow....

    1. You must be an Indian
    2. Graduate with passing marks
    3. Graduate from well recognized university or college
    4. Male should be unmarried
    5. Age 19-25 ( NO relaxation)
    6. Female required min 152 cm height and Male must have 157 cm Height.....

    Hope this will help you
    all the beast
    thank you

    Regards.......

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    Re: Can I apply for OTA being 23 years old B.Com graduate having NCC C certificate with B grade?

    Yes, you can apply for OTA through CDS Exam.

    CDS ELIGIBILITY-

    1)Your Age should be 19-25years.

    2)You must have graduation passed from any stream.

    3)You should be unmarried

    4)You should be Citizen of India.

    CDS BOOKS FOR PREPERATION -

    CDS Exam Guide: Combined Defense Services Exam by Datason


    Arihant CDS Entrance Examination (Self Study Guide) by Rawat & Goyal


    Asian CDS Exam Guide by Verma.



    GOOD LUCK

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