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    Can i join IMA or NDA after completing my Graduation with Commerce ?

    Hello sir, i am commerce student completed my 12th exam from Rajasthan State Open School. I am 17 years old and want to join IMA or NDA. can i apply for IMA OR NDA ?

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    Re: Can i join IMA or NDA after completing my Graduation with Commerce ?

    Hi friend,
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    You cannot join IMA because to join IMA you must be graduate

    Eligibility for IMA:-

    >>>Age limit 19-24 yrs
    >>>Unmarried candidates
    >>>Graduate from recognized university

    You can join NDA as army officer

    Eligibility for NDA:-

    >>>Age limit 16.5-19 yrs
    >>>Passed 12th from recognized board
    >>>Unmarried male

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    Re: Can i join IMA or NDA after completing my Graduation with Commerce ?

    You can apply for NDA now as you have passed 12th.You need to have 60% or above in 12th from any stream and within age limit 16.5-19years.As you are from commerce so you will not be eligible for Air force wing through NDA.You will be eligible for only Army.NDA exam is conducted twice ayear by UPSC.You can check the next NDA exam details and previous year questions on the website of UPSC at upsc.gov.in.You can also check about all the medical and physical standards in the old notifications.

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    Re: Can i join IMA or NDA after completing my Graduation with Commerce ?

    Generally , the commerce candidates who have completed 12th can join in IMA either by applying different posts or by NDA exam .

    See , with 12th as Qualification , one can apply for the NDA exam . So, you can also apply for the NDA exam to join in IMA

    Your age shouldbe in between 16.5 to 19 years only to apply for the NDA exam
    You shouldbe a citizen of India
    You shoudbe be an Unmarried Male candidate


    Selection process is ,

    ~ written exam
    ~ SSB Interview
    ~ Medical Test



    If you complete Graduation , then it is very good to you . See , for the Graduation completed candidates , they will have High level posts or Officer level posts in IMA

    After graduation ,

    you can apply for the NCC MEN in Army

    You can apply for the HAVILDAR EDUCATION in IMA

    You can apply for the CDS exam to join in IMA
    Through cds exam to join in IMA , Your age shouldbe in between 19-24 years only



    Selection process is same as Nda Exam



    So , think wise and decide . I will suggest you to complete Graduation .

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    Re: Can i join IMA or NDA after completing my Graduation with Commerce ?

    Hi Dear.....

    Yes, you cann apply for NDA exam after your 12th in Commerce.
    To write NDA exam which is conducted by UPSC
    You have to complete your 12th in Science stream for Navy and Air Force and any discipline for Indian Army from recognized college.
    Your age should be between 16.5-19 years
    You should be Single Male Indian Citizen.

    Dear you have mentioned that you have completed your 12thi in Commerce and your age is 17 years so, you are eligible for NDA for Indian Army only

    Thank you...

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    Re: Can i join IMA or NDA after completing my Graduation with Commerce ?

    Friend,

    Sure you are eligible for the NDA exam. The candidates after clearing the Intermediate ( 12 th ) then eligible for the NDA exam. As you are from the commerce field so you are only eligible for the army wing in the defence.

    In order to apply for the NDA exam you have to wait for the Notification for the NDA exam. This exams conducted two times every year. The Notification is published in the employment news Appears and
    also in the daily leading news papers. After publishing the Notification you will get the all the Information about the exam In the Notification.

    You can apply in the Official website of the upsconline.nic.in and in the filing the application there are two parts you have to fill the both parts correctly if any mistake found in the application then it will lead to the rejection so take about the filling the application.


    Selection

    The candidates selected through the written exam and also Interview. The Written exam for is the

    Paper I Mathematics 300 marks
    Paper II general Ability 300 marks

    The selected candidates in the written exam will be short listed after called for the Interview I the service selection board. In the India There are three Service Selection Board. Bangalore , Bhopal and Allahabad. It is conducted for the five days. In the Interview you will under go the

    Psychological Test
    Personal Interview
    GD- Group Discussion
    Intelligence Test
    Picture Perception test etc.

    The candidates selected in the Interview called for the medical test the if the candidates fail in the any of the tests then such candidates will be rejected from the further selection

    Thank You.

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    Re: Can i join IMA or NDA after completing my Graduation with Commerce ?

    Hello

    YES YOU CAN APPLY FOR NDA(NATIONAL DEFENCE ACADEMY).
    IMA stands for Indian Military Academy,it is a academy where the cadets of Indian army are trained by the officials.While NDA is also a academy for which you apply to get entry in all three wings.

    Actually there is a exam conducted through named as NDA,in which you can apply for all three wings of defence.Now if you clear the entrance then the candidates who applied for the army will go to IMA for training,the candidates who applied for Air Force will go for AFA(Air Force Academy),and the candidate who applied for navy will go to NA(Naval Academy) for training.

    As you have passed 10+2,you are eligible for NDA.
    The eligibility criteria for applying in NDA is
    1)The candidates who have passed 10+2 or intermediate exam are eligible for applying.
    2)The candidate must have physics and maths in 10+2 for applying in Air Force and navy and with any stream for army.
    3)Age Limit is 16.5 to 19 years(at the time of commencement of the course,not at the time of applying).
    4)Only male candidates are applicable.

    Now as you have passed 10+2 with commerce,you are eligible for applying in NDA, for army wing only.
    For more details visit the website of army.
    www.joinindianarmy.nic.in

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    Re: Can i join IMA or NDA after completing my Graduation with Commerce ?

    Friend,

    Sure you are eligible for the Indian Army. As you are from the commerce you are only eligible for the Indian Army. The candidates after clearing the Intermediate eligible for the Indian Army.

    In order to join the Indian Army after the Graduation you have to appear for the NDA exam. NDA- National defence Academy this exam is conducted by the Union Public Service Examination. This exam is conducted every year two times this year (2013).NDA I exam is over so you can not apply for the it. But till now NDA II exam is not completed this exam is going to be conducted on 11-8-2013

    * You have to clear Intermediate in any discipline or the recognized college. Or any equivalent examination

    * You should be Indian Citizen or Nepal or Bhutan or Tibetan Refugee

    * Your age should be 16.5-19 years ( not earlier than 1995)

    * You have to unmarred and Male candidate.

    Selection Process
    Written exam
    Interview
    Medical test

    The candidates also Physically fit and good in the physical and mentally. Do not have any diseases and defects. If the candidates found any defects and diseases in the medical tests then such candidates will be rejected.

    The candidates can apply for the exam through the Online in the official website of the UPSC. After filling the application before the one or two week before the exam you will get the Admit card in the same website and after getting the Admit card you can appear for the written exam. After if clear written exam called for the Interview which is going to be conducted in Bhopal, Bangalore and Allahabad for the five days.

    Thank You.

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    Re: Can i join IMA or NDA after completing my Graduation with Commerce ?

    HI

    if you commerce graduate then you had to face the CDS EXAM (combined defense service exam),organize by upsc,twice in a year .

    by clearing this exam,you can join
    indian army
    indian navy
    indian air force

    age required=19-25 years
    educational qualification=bachelor degree
    mentally and physically fit and fine
    must have indian citizenship
    both men and women can appear for the exam



    sorry you can not APPEAR FOR NDA EXAM (national defense academy)

    this exam is for those who are in 12th /inter.HSC


    good luck

    thank you

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    Re: Can i join IMA or NDA after completing my Graduation with Commerce ?

    Quote Originally Posted by divjain View Post
    Hello sir, i am commerce student completed my 12th exam from Rajasthan State Open School. I am 17 years old and want to join IMA or NDA. can i apply for IMA OR NDA ?
    Yes you are eligible for the NDA Exams till 19 years of your age. Or else you can pursue your graduation and then site for the CDS Exams.
    The Best advice which I can give you is go for a month long coaching for the NDA Exams and you will definitely clear the written exams. Moreover It's comparatively easy to clear the SSB now as compared to after your graduation as much will be expected from you after your graduation by the assessors. All the best.

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    Re: Can i join IMA or NDA after completing my Graduation with Commerce ?

    Quote Originally Posted by divjain View Post
    Hello sir, i am commerce student completed my 12th exam from Rajasthan State Open School. I am 17 years old and want to join IMA or NDA. can i apply for IMA OR NDA ?
    Dear Aspirant,
    You can definitely apply for IMA if you satisfy the eligibility criteria.

    For joining Army thorugh NDA you do not graduation degree.

    You can apply now only since your 12th level is cleared for NDA exam.

    NDA is National Defense Academy.

    You can join any of the 3 defense wing through the NDA exam:-

    >>Air Force

    >>Army

    >>Navy.

    ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:-

    >>The candidates should have cleared 12th level.

    >>Age of the candidates should be 16.5-19years.

    >>Should be Indian citizen.

    >>Only unmarried male candidates can apply.

    >>Should be physically strong.

    After Completing your graduation you can apply through CDS exam.

    CDS is Combined Defense Service.

    ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR IMA:-

    ><Age should be 19-24years.

    ><Should be Indian citizen.

    ><Should be physically fit.

    ><Should have a graduation degree in any stream.

    ><Both unmarried male and female candidates are allowed.

    SELECTION PROCEDURE:-

    <>Written Exam

    <>Interview

    <>Medical Test.

    The NDA-II,2013 exam will be held on 11/08/13.

    Notification will be published on 04/05/13.

    Last Date to submit application is 03/06/13.

    Here I have attached the physical standard and some question paper of NDA for your help.
    Attached Files

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    Re: Can i join IMA or NDA after completing my Graduation with Commerce ?

    Since you are only 17 years of age U can apply for NDA. You are eligible
    only for Army as Airforce/Navy requires PCM Candidates only. For Army,
    stream constraints are not there. For IMA appearance one should be
    Graduate (Completed- no stream constraints).
    For full details visit www.nda.nic.in for NDA Purpose additionally upsc.gov.in
    For IMA purpose www.indianarmy.nic.in

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    Re: Can i join IMA or NDA after completing my Graduation with Commerce ?

    Hi

    Yes

    you can apply for the NDA exam.You can apply fo
    r the Indian army only because you have commerce stream.

    ELIGIBILITY FOR NDA EXAM

    >>You must have passed 12th class from a recognized school or board.

    >> You must lies in between 16.5- 19 years.

    >> You must be Unmarried

    >> You must be Indian

    >>You must be physically or mentally fit.

    So you can apply for the Indian Army because you have not Physics and mathematics in your education.

    For more information you can see the website www.upsc.gov.in

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    Smile Re: Can i join IMA or NDA after completing my Graduation with Commerce ?

    Dear Friend,

    - Yes, you are eligible for NDA examination.

    - UPSC twice conducts the NDA examination.

    - NDA has three wings :
    Indian Army
    Indian Airforce
    Indian Navy.

    - Age limit :
    16.gr to 19 years.

    - No age relaxation is given.

    - You must be Unmarried Male.

    - Females are not allowed.

    - You must be Citizen of India.

    - Note :
    Class 12th appeared can also apply for NDA examination.

    - Educational qualification :
    - Airforce and Navy :
    Must have studied Maths ,Physics and chemistry.

    - For Army :
    Any stream of candidates can apply.

    - For any other info visit to UPSC official website.

    All the best.

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    Re: Can i join IMA or NDA after completing my Graduation with Commerce ?

    hi,
    IMA stands for Indian military academy which is applicable for graduate students,

    but you can join NDA exam after 12th class.

    If you are 17 years old students, then you are eligible foe NDA exam.

    NDA exam age limit is 16.5-19 years.

    IMA exam is part of CDS exam.

    These exam are conducted by UPSC twice in a year.

    If you have done 12th with commerce, the you can join Indian army only.

    Indian navy and air force requires math and physics subject in 12th class.

    you must be physically as well as mentally fit.

    you must be Indian citizen

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

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    Re: Can i join IMA or NDA after completing my Graduation with Commerce ?

    Quote Originally Posted by divjain View Post
    Hello sir, i am commerce student completed my 12th exam from Rajasthan State Open School. I am 17 years old and want to join IMA or NDA. can i apply for IMA OR NDA ?
    Hey friend,

    WIth having completed your Graduation it is better that you apply for joining in IMA(Indian Military Academy) as it is better than NDA(National Defence Academy) as you have completed your graduation as per the Education qualification

    The Education qualification for joining in IMA is that the candidate must have completed a degree from a recognized university with a fair percentage.

    For joining in IMA,you need to write the entrance exam for it and the exam which you need to write is the CDS Exam

    CDS - Combined Defence Service

    The CDS Exam is being conducted by UPSC and is held every year and fore joining in IMA the criteria which you need to satisfy along with the education qualification are:

    >> The candidate appearing for the CDS Exam must have a Nationality standard of Citizenship in India.

    >> The age limit needed for the exam is that the candidate must have 19-24 years of age

    >> The candidate should be Physically fit while appearing for the exam as it is very important.


    If you are going to satisfy all these then you can apply for the CDS Exam


    For more info check at the official site of UPSC at

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    Re: Can i join IMA or NDA after completing my Graduation with Commerce ?

    Of course friend, commerce background candidates are fully permitted to apply for NDA Examination and CDS Examination. There is no any restriction of any stream or any combination of subjects for applying for NDA Examination and CDS Examination.Presently you are just 10+2 passed. So you are eligible for CDS Examination because graduation in any stream is required for it.But presently you can surely apply for NDA Examination which is only open for unmarried boys who have passed 10+2 standard.For NDA Examination, please note down following important information:-- Must have the citizenship of India or Nepal or Bhutan-- Age limit of 16.5-19 years is must-- Must be fully physically fit in all respect

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    Re: Can i join IMA or NDA after completing my Graduation with Commerce ?

    hello divjain!
    There are two entry levels to join Indian Army(I'm telling here only about army because it seems that you interested in Army, as you mention IMA). Before Graduation & after it. If your age is between 16.5 to 19 Years and you are in the position to hold you +2 degree than you can join the NDA. Unfortunately if miss this golden opportunity due to any reason & have urge to join indian defence, you can join it through CDSE(Combined Defence Services Examination). For this you have to be a graduate & your age must be between 19 to 24(Army only;upper age limit for navy is 22 & 23 for Air Force). Age & education qualification is as on the date of joining the respective academy. Both(NDA & CDSE) examination is conducted by UPSC twice a year. Final Selection is based on writen examination followed by SSB. Examination calender is available at UPSC website.

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    Re: Can i join IMA or NDA after completing my Graduation with Commerce ?

    Hello

    YES YOU CAN APPLY FOR NDA.
    Let me make things clear to you.
    NDA stands for National Defence Academy and allows entry to cadets in all three wings air force,navy and army simultaneously.
    The qualification required for applying in NDA is as follows
    As mentioned before that NDA allows entry for all three wings simultaneously,so one must be 10+2 passed with physics and maths for applying in air force and navy and with any stream for army.
    Age limit is 16.5 to 19 years(at the time of commencement of the course)
    Now IMA stands for Indian Military Academy,it is a academy where army cadets are trained,now the cadets can get in to army training academy only if they get selected for army wing,so as to get in IMA you will have to get selected in army wing.

    Now if you apply for army through NDA,and get selected,then you will get in IMA,So you must have understand the difference between IMA and NDA.
    For more details visit the army career website of army.
    www.joinindianarmy.nic.in

    A old notification of NDA has been uploaded for your reference.
    Attached Files

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    Re: Can i join IMA or NDA after completing my Graduation with Commerce ?

    Dear candidate as per your statement after the completion of Graduation in commerce you are to do CDS IMA (Indian Military Academy) you can not do NDA , because you age will not allow you to do NDA exam, UPSC conduct's both NDA AND CDS IMA exam. 2 time in a year.NDA is appropriate for 12th standard, and IMA for Graduate candidate.

    Eligibility:-

    1. Any graduate from the recognized University in any discipline can write CDS IMA.

    2.The age for IMA CDS must be within 19 years to 24 years.

    3.Candidate must be the citizen of India.

    4.Candidate must be the citizen of India.

    5.Candidate must be Unmarried.

    Candidates to clear written/physical/medical tests for to appear SSB.

    For details visit http://www.upsc.gov.in

    Thank You,

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    Re: Can i join IMA or NDA after completing my Graduation with Commerce ?

    Quote Originally Posted by divjain View Post
    Hello sir, i am commerce student completed my 12th exam from Rajasthan State Open School. I am 17 years old and want to join IMA or NDA. can i apply for IMA OR NDA ?
    Yes friend,

    You can apply for NDA exam.



    Eligibility criteria for NDA exam :

    >>12th pass with math,physic,chemistry from any recognized board for Navy/Air force.

    >>12th pass with any stream from any recognized board for army.

    >>Age is between 16.5-19 years.

    >>Candidate must be a citizen of India.

    >>Candidate must be a male candidate.

    >>Candidate must be an unmarried candidate.

    Physical ability :






    Selection process :

    >>Writing exam

    >>SSB Interview

    >>Medical test

    Syllabus :




    You can check here for details ............

    http://www.upsc.gov.in

    Or,

    After Graduation pass,you can apply for IMA exam.

    IMA exam conduct by CDS .

    Eligibility criteria for IMA exam :

    >>Graduation pass from any recognized university.


    >>Age is between 19-24 years.

    >>Candidate must be a citizen of India.

    >>Candidate must be a male/female candidate.

    >>Candidate must be an unmarried candidate.

    Good luck !

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