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    Can undergraduate candidates apply for CDS exam?

    Sir i want to know that are undergraduate candidates can apply for cds exam

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    sujeet1988 is offline Senior Member sujeet1988 is on a distinguished road
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    Re: Can undergraduate candidates apply for CDS exam?

    Dear aspirant, Under graduate means not completed your graduation, so in some ways undergraduate can apply for CDS like if you are in a final semester and your result is still pending then you can apply for CDSE but at the time of joining you need to show the cerificates without any backlogs. You have not mentioned whether you are doing engineering, bsc or graduation in any other discipline, because there will be an extra opportunity for engineering graduate. During the final year of engineering or a pre final year you can apply for University entry scheme, it will be a good chance if you are a engineering student, Because it does not require any written examination you only have to clear an SSB interview and medical test. Eligibility criteria for CDS is:: graduation in any discipline to apply for indian army or with physics ,maths or engineering in order to apply for air force and navy. Minimum age requirement for all the academies like OTA,IMA,INA,IAFA will be 19 years and maximum requirement is 25 years for OTA,23 years for IAFA, 24 years for IMA, 22 years for INA. Candidates should be unmarried. Stay away from criminal activities. Male and female both can apply. selection is based on the following procedure:: 1) written test objective type. 2) SSB interview. 3) medical test for final selection. For more details like advertisements and notification you can visit www.upsc.gov.in Thank you.

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    Re: Can undergraduate candidates apply for CDS exam?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Sir i want to know that are undergraduate candidates can apply for cds exam
    If you want to join the Indian army through the CDS exam then you have to fulfill or follow the following steps.

    There are following elihibility for the CDS exam :

    CDS exam : The CDS stands for the Combined defense service. The CDS exam conducted by the UPSC and held twice in a year. there are following eligibility for the CDS exam.


    ^^ You should have a graduation degree from a recognized university or Board.

    OR

    ^^ You are eligible if you are in the final year of your graduation.

    OR

    ^^ You are eligible if you have a B.tech degree or you are in the final year of your B.tech degree.

    ^^ Your age limit should be between 19 to 25 years.

    ^^ Only un-marrieds are eligible to join the Indian Army through the CDS exam.

    ^^ You must have an Indian citizenship.

    ^^ You can apply twice in a year.

    There are following stages for the CDS exam :

    <><>< Written test.

    <><>< Personality test and physical test.

    <><>< Medical test.

    After completion of all these stages, You can join as a officer.

    There are many options to join defense after the graduation. You can also join the AFCAT. The AFCAT stands for the Air Force Common Entrance Test. The exam also held twice in a year.

    You can join these all exams.

    You can also visit for more information :

    www.upsc.nic.in

    www.careerairfirce.nic.in

    www.joinindianarmy.nic.in


    The notifications about these exams are released on the Employment news papers. You can check these advertisement. For more details about the employment news paper, Please visit at : www.employmentnews.gov.in

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    Re: Can undergraduate candidates apply for CDS exam?

    Hello,
    Sorry but according to the requirement CDS exam can be given by only those who is graduated from the recognized university and age should be about 19 or 24 yrs as of first day of month in which course is due to commence. For more information you can visit www.joinindianarmy.nic.in and you can also get information about it from the Employment News paper which is notified by UPSC under the aegis of CDSE in May/Jun and Nov/Dec. I think this much information is sufficient for you. All the best.

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    Re: Can undergraduate candidates apply for CDS exam?

    Hello

    No the under graduates can not apply for the CDSE exam.

    The graduation is the minimum criteria for applying in the CDSE,in fact CDSE is a program for graduates candidate to try their luck in the armed forces of India.

    Hence under graduate candidates are not applicable.

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    Re: Can undergraduate candidates apply for CDS exam?

    dear friend,

    you can apply for cds if you are in final year of your graduation.

    >>cds is combined defence service exam conducted by upsc.

    >>it is conducted twice in a year.

    >>age limit varies according to your choice of service:-

    1.army:-19-24 years.

    2.navy:-19-22 years.

    3.air force:-19-23 years.

    4.ota:-19-25 years.


    >>for army and ota you can be graduate from any discipline.

    >>for navy and airforce you need to be engineering graduate or bsc in maths or physics.

    >>no percentage criteria.

    >>unmarried male candidates.

    >>female can apply for ota.



    good luck....

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    Re: Can undergraduate candidates apply for CDS exam?

    hi
    yes why not undergraduate candidate can apply for combined defense service exam i.e CDSE

    THROUGH CDSE one can join into either of the defense field,
    a)navy wing
    b)army wing
    c)air force wing

    the only thing you need are
    -your hard work
    -eligibility criteria

    ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA=
    age=

    1)Indian military academy(IMA)=19-24years

    2)air force academy=19-23years

    3)naval academy=19-22 years

    4)officer training academy=19-25years
    educational qualification=bachelor degree from recognized university.

    there is no backlog in any subject
    *final year candidate can also appear for the exam.
    % required=no bar .
    must be mentally and physically sounds healthy
    must be citizen of india
    height=for men(157 cm) and for women(153 cm)=minimum height required.

    once you clear the exam,you would be send for interview followed by medical test.

    for EXAM dates do visit=
    www.upsc.gov.in

    good luck

    thank you

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    Re: Can undergraduate candidates apply for CDS exam?

    Dear friend,
    I am extremely sorry to say that undergraduates are not eligible to apply for CDS.
    The minimum qualification required for applying for CDS is graduation
    Your age should be between 19-24 years.
    So I request you to complete your graduation and apply for the same if your age permits.
    Wish you good luck!!

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    Re: Can undergraduate candidates apply for CDS exam?

    Friend, undergraduate can apply only at the final year of graduation. But keep in mind that you have to complete the graduation degree well before second stage of recruitment process, that is, before the SSB Interview. So in this way, completed degree is most important for join defence forces through CDS Examination.Educational qualification:-- For IMA and OTA, any degree is sufficient-- For Airforce Academy, any engineering degree or B.Sc in Physics & Mathematics-- For Naval Academy, same as mentioned for airforce academy.Age limit:-- 19-22 years for Naval Academy-- 19-23 years for Airforce Academy-- 19-24 years for Indian Military Academy-- 19-25 years for Officer Training Academy -- State of being unmarried is needed-- Belong to Indian nation-- No criminal record-- Physically healthy

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    Re: Can undergraduate candidates apply for CDS exam?

    Friend,

    Sure The Undergraduate (After the VI semester) is eligible for the CDSE exam. The candidates who are in the final year can also apply for the exam. This exam is conducted by the UPSC.

    This Year this CDSE exam is going to be conducted on the February 17 , 2013

    In order to apply for this exam you have to either final year of the graduation or completed the graduation from the recognized college. In the Graduation you should have minimum aggregate of 60% including the all papers. The candidates who have completed the three years diplomas such candidates can also apply for this exam .If you from the science stream in the graduation then you are eligible for the both three wings in the Indian defence ( Indian Navy , Indian Air force , Indian Military) .If you completed the graduation in the commerce field then you only eligible for the Indian Military and Ground duty in the Air force .You can not eligible for the Technical department and Flying Branch.

    Apart from the Academic edibility you must be physically fit in accordance with Notification. You should not have any diseases and not have any physical defects.

    You should be Indian citizen and Unmarried

    Notification

    The Examination Notification is displayed in the employment news papers and also in the leading news papers .It also published in the upsc official websites.

    The Selection Process

    Written Exam - > Interview -> Document Verification - > Medical Examination

    The written Exam syllabus

    English
    General Knowledge
    Mathematics

    Total marks for the exam is 300

    The candidates should clear all the papers after clearing written exam if you selected then called for the Interview. The Interview conducted for the five days.

    Thank You.

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    Re: Can undergraduate candidates apply for CDS exam?

    Dear

    Yes Under Graduates are Not Eligible to Appear The CDS Exam.Why Because CDS Exam Need Some Separate Qualification To Appear.upsc.jpg

    Eligibility Details for The CDS Exam:
    CDS Means Combined Defence Service.This CDS Exam is Conducting by The Union Public Service Commission Two Times in a Every year.For This CDS Exam The Following are The Eligibility Details
    Should be Citizen of India
    Should be Completed Any Graduation from The Any Discipline University
    All Males and Females are Eligible
    Only Unmarrieds
    Age Details
    For The Indian Army:19-24 Years
    For Te Indian Navy:19-22 Years
    For The Indian Air Force:19-23 years
    These are The Details


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    Re: Can undergraduate candidates apply for CDS exam?

    As per your Question , here Two cases will appear .

    Case-1:-
    ~~~~~~

    See , if you are doing B.E/B.tech and is you are in Final year of Engineering , then only you are eligible to appear for the CDS exam
    Otherwise , you are not eligible for the exam


    Case-2:-
    ~~~~~~

    If you are doing Any Degree like B.com , B.sc , etc . which is a 3 Year course , then you are not eligible to appear for the exam



    *** In general , to appear for the CDS exam , One should have completed Graduation or , the candidate shouldbe in Final year of Engineering .



    The exam will helds twice in every year by UPSC


    Selection process :-
    ===============

    (1) Written exam
    (2) Interview
    (3) Medical Test




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    Re: Can undergraduate candidates apply for CDS exam?

    hi

    dear ,

    FOR CDS ELIGIBILITY ARE :

    1. degree from recognized university .

    2. age limit is 19-24 years .

    3. physically fit .

    so , an undergraduate student is not eligible for CDs.


    thank you..........

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    Re: Can undergraduate candidates apply for CDS exam?


    -- Yes under graduate candidate can apply for cds exam.

    -- Even candidate of final year UG degree can apply.

    -- The university of degree should be ugc approved.

    -- Your degree should be of minimum 3 years.

    -- Age limits is given below for cdse:

    -- IMA: 19-25 years.

    -- Army: 19-24 years.

    -- Airforce: 19-23 years.

    -- Navy: 19-22 years.

    -- You have to apply here:

    -- www.upsc.gov.in

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    Re: Can undergraduate candidates apply for CDS exam?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Sir i want to know that are undergraduate candidates can apply for cds exam
    Sorry friend,

    You can not apply for CDS exam.

    After Graduation pass,you can apply for CDS exam.

    Eligibility criteria for CDS exam :

    >>Graduation pass from any recognized university.

    Age :

    >>Age is between 19-22 years for Navy.
    >>Age is between 19-23 years for Air force.
    >>Age is between 19-24 years for Army.

    Condition :

    >>Candidate must be a citizen of India.
    >>Candidate must be a male/female candidate.
    >>Candidate must be an unmarried candidate.

    Selection process :

    >>Writing exam
    >>SSB Interview
    >>Medical test

    Physical ability :



    Syllabus :



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

    http://www.upsc.gov.in

    Good luck !

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    Re: Can undergraduate candidates apply for CDS exam?

    Hello Dear


    No pal

    You are not eligible to apply for it

    Because to be eligible you must have a minimum of Graduation as your qualification

    The minimum age must be 21 years

    Maximum age is allowed up to 30 years

    Since you are under graduate you are not eligible to apply for it

    GOOD LUCK

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    Re: Can undergraduate candidates apply for CDS exam?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Sir i want to know that are undergraduate candidates can apply for cds exam
    No Aspirant,
    Sorry to say but the under graduate candidates are not eligible to apply for CDS exam.

    But the candidates in the final year are eligible to apply. They need to provide the mark sheet during the SSB Interview stage.

    CDS is Combined Defense Service. The exam is for the admission of candidates in the defense career of the country.

    ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:-

    ><Should have a graduation degree in any stream for admission in IMA/OTA.

    ><Should be from Science stream for INA/AFA.

    ><Final year candidates are eligible to apply.

    ><Age of the candidates:-
    1. For IMA:- 19-24years
    2. For INA:- 19-22years
    3. For AFA:- 19-23years
    4. For OTA:- 19-25years.
    ><Should be Indian citizen.

    ><Should be unmarried.

    ><Should be physically and mentally strong.

    The SELECTION PROCEDURE is:-

    1)Written Exam

    2)SSB Interview

    3)Medical Test.

    The exam is conducted twice in the month of February and September.

    The notification is published in the month of November and May.
    Attached Files

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    Re: Can undergraduate candidates apply for CDS exam?

    [FONT=verdana, geneva, lucida, lucida grande, arial, helvetica, sans-serif]As you are just doing your Graduation means you will not be eligible for CDS Examination.

    After completion you can apply for CDS Examination if you have the age according to the notification.
    [/FONT]

    You have to be between 19 to 25 years of age if you want to apply for CDS examination.

    The age limit for IMA is 19 to 24 years.

    For OTA it is 19 to 25 years.

    You can apply when the notification are out and your age is according to the notification.

    The online application is available on website
    http://www.upsconline.nic.in

    The CDS examination will be having following stages:

    -Objective Type Paper

    -SSB Interview

    -Medical Examination

    If you are high on merit then you will be selected above others.

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


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    Re: Can undergraduate candidates apply for CDS exam?

    Hello,
    A undergraduate candidate can not give CDS exam.
    If your age is less than 19 or 19 years you can give NDA exam to join Indian Army.
    NDA stand for national defence academy.
    NDA exam is conducted twice in a year,NDA-1 and NDA-2
    NDA-1 in april and NDA-2 in August.
    Some eligibility criteria for NDA exam are following:-
    You must be Indian
    You must be unmarried male candidate
    Age between 16.5 to 19years
    Eye power 6/6 to 6/9
    You must have pass or appear in 12th exam
    You must be physically and mentally fit.
    Question pattern for NDA exam:-(1)Math,in which 120 question asked
    (2)G.K,Science and English,in which 150 question asked
    After NDA written exam you have to pass six days interview and physical test.
    After this you will called to join three years treaning programme and then to join Air Force.

    CDS exam is also conducted by UPSC twice in a year.
    CDS stand for combined defence academy.
    Eligibility for CDS exam:-
    Age for Air Force,Navy and Army are respectively 23,22 and 24.
    You must have complite or appear in graduation exam.
    There are following stages for the CDS exam :
    Written test.
    Personality test and physical test.
    Medical test.
    Syllabus for CDS Examination: The following are the syllabus for CDS Examination
    1.General English
    2.General Knowledge
    3.Elementary Maths

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    Re: Can undergraduate candidates apply for CDS exam?

    No, undergraduates candidates cannot apply for CDS exam.
    Because CDS exam can be given from those students who have completed their graduation.
    And undergraduates means that your graduation is still not complete.
    So,you are not eligible for this exam till you complete the graduation.
    And yes, final year students can also apply.
    So, prepare yourself for the exam.
    And after completing graduation ,you can apply.
    Good Luck !!!!!!!!

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    Re: Can undergraduate candidates apply for CDS exam?


    Hello Friend........

    I am so sorry to inform you the under graduate students are not eligible to apply CDS exam.

    CDS has different wings i.e,

    IMA,IFA,INA,OTA.

    Eligibility Criteria For CDS::
    =================

    1.the candiadte should complete the graduation from recognized university.

    2.the final year candiadtes also eligible to apply CDS exam.

    3.your age limit should between 19 to 25 years.

    4.you should have a citizen ship of India.

    5.the female and male both are eligible to CDS.

    6.the candiadte should be unmarried.

    7.the candidate should free from diseases.

    8.the candiadte should have a good eye vision.


    Selection Procedure::
    ----------------------

    1.Written Exam.




    2.SSB Interview.

    -It is 5days process.

    3.Medical Test.


    I am happy to help you.........

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


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