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    Eligibility criteria for NDA, AFCAT and CDS after completing Diploma Engineering?

    i was completed my diplama engg., can i able to attern NDA, AFCAT&CDS exams.
    i want to join indian airforce, please tell me.how to join, any posibilites is there....

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    Re: Eligibility criteria for NDA, AFCAT and CDS after completing Diploma Engineering?

    eligibility criteria for NDA:-
    complete 10+2 with minimum 60% mark with physics & math subject...
    must be Indian
    age limit 16.5-19 years

    AFCAT & CDS exam criteria:-
    age limit 19-27 years
    must be Indian
    Physically fit
    free from serious disease
    graduation with 60% of marks from recognized university...

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    Re: Eligibility criteria for NDA, AFCAT and CDS after completing Diploma Engineering?

    HAi Friend...,





    --->> Eligibility For AFCAT :--

    1.For Flying branch:-

    *Candidate has to complete the graduation in any trade but must have had maths and physics in 12th.

    *Age should be in between 19-23 years.

    *Candidate must be physically fit.

    2.For Technical branch:-

    *Candidate must have complete the graduation in engineering field..

    *Age should be in between 19-22 years.

    *Candidate must be physically fit.

    3.For Ground duty branch:-

    *Candidate has to complete the graduation in any trade.

    *Age should be in between 19-24 years.

    *Candidate must be physically fit..

    So, first complete your graduation, after that you will be able to apply for AFCAT exam.


    -->>>
    Eligibility criteria for NDA exam:
    Candidate should have complete 12th class with PCM stream for Air Forec/Navy,and for Army any stream in 12th class.
    Age should be between 16 1/2 to 19 years.

    Eligibility criteria for CDS exam:
    Candidate should have complete graduation degree in Engineering for Air force and for Navy/Army can be any stream in graduation degree.
    Age should be between 21 to 24 years.

    For more details,then

    http://www.upsc.gov.in/



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    ......GOOD LUCK.....

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    Re: Eligibility criteria for NDA, AFCAT and CDS after completing Diploma Engineering?

    NDA means for National Defence Academy examination and this examination is conducted by Union Public Service Commission twice in a year NDA I and NDA II.

    Eligibility Criteria for NDA :-

    -You have to passed your 12th examination with any desire subject for joining in Indian Army.
    -You have to completed your intermediate examination with any desire subject for joining in Indian Navy or Air force.

    Age limits for this examination :- Your age must have a minimum 16.5 years and maximum 19 years.

    Eligibility Criteria for CDS :-

    -You should be completed your graduate degree in any discipline for joining in Indian Army/Officer Training Academy.
    -You should have passed your B.Sc degree(with physics and mathematics) or Bachelor's of engineering for joining in Indian Naval Academy.
    -You should have passed your graduate degree(with physics and mathematics at 12th level) or Bachelor's of engineering for joining in Indian Air force Academy.

    Age limits for this examination :-

    For IMA :- 19 years - 24 years.
    For Naval Academy :- 19 years - 22 years.
    For Air force Academy :- 19 years - 23 years.
    For officer Training Academy :- 19 years - 25 years.

    AFCAT can be divided into various branches like :- 1) Flying branch 2)Technical Branch 3)Post graduate degree

    Flying Branch :- You should have passed your graduate degree(with physics and mathematics at 12th level) or Bachelor's of engineering with 60% aggregate marks of a recognized University.

    Technical Branch :- You should have passed aeronautical engineering in mechanical or electronics with 60% aggregate marks of a recognized University.

    Ground Duty Branch :- You should have passed your graduate degree or post graduate degree with 50-60% aggregate marks of a recognized University.

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    Re: Eligibility criteria for NDA, AFCAT and CDS after completing Diploma Engineering?

    Eligibility Criteria for NDA:

    NDA-National Defence Academy:
    The following are Eligibility Criteria Details
    Should have completed 10+2
    Age Should be between 16.5-19 Years
    Eligibility Criteria Details for CDS Exam:
    Should have completed Graduation From Discipline University
    Age Should be between 19-25 years
    These two exams are conducting by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Two times in a every Year
    All The Best

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    Re: Eligibility criteria for NDA, AFCAT and CDS after completing Diploma Engineering?

    eligibility criteria for NDA:-
    complete 10+2 with minimum 60% mark with physics & math subject...
    must be Indian
    age limit 16.5-19 years
    AFCAT & CDS exam criteria:-
    age limit 19-27 years
    must be Indian
    Physically fit
    free from serious disease
    graduation with 60% of marks from recognized university...

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    Re: Eligibility criteria for NDA, AFCAT and CDS after completing Diploma Engineering?

    eligibility criteria for NDA:-
    complete 10+2 with minimum 60% mark with physics & math subject...
    must be Indian
    age limit 16.5-19 years
    AFCAT & CDS exam criteria:-
    age limit 19-27 years
    must be Indian
    Physically fit
    free from serious disease
    graduation with 60% of marks from recognized university.


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    Re: Eligibility criteria for NDA, AFCAT and CDS after completing Diploma Engineering?

    Eligibility Criteria for NDA:

    NDA-National Defence Academy:
    The following are Eligibility Criteria Details
    Should have completed 10+2
    Age Should be between 16.5-19 Years

    Eligibility Criteria Details for CDS Exam:

    Should have completed Graduation From Discipline University
    Age Should be between 19-25 years
    These two exams are conducting by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Two times in a every Year
    All The Best


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    Re: Eligibility criteria for NDA, AFCAT and CDS after completing Diploma Engineering?

    hi sir , i have completed my engneering (ece) after diploma sir can i eligible for afcat . Please sir reply me immidiately on my email : kumar.gerry616@gmail.com

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    Re: Eligibility criteria for NDA, AFCAT and CDS after completing Diploma Engineering?

    If you have completed your 2 year diploma course after completing your 10th examination, then you are eligible to apply for National Defence Academy examination. But for CDS and AFCAT Examination you need Graduate degree from a recognised University. You can check the given Eligibility criteria and apply as per your Qualification.

    About NDA Examination:

    NDA stands for National Defence Academy examination and this examination is conducted by UPSC, twice in a year. You have to complete your 12th examination from a recognised Board to apply for NDA, only unmarried male candidates between the age of 16.5 to 19 years are eligible for NDA. Final year appearing candidates are also eligible for this examination.

    The examination is conducted for the Recruitment of these 3 wings i.e Army, Naval and Air force wings.

    If you have completed your 12Th examination with Maths and Physics as a compulsory subjects then you are eligible for all the wings of NDA.

    For this year both NDA Examination notification was out and last date of apply for this examination was already over, so wait for next recruitment.

    About CDS Examination:

    CDS stands for Combined Defence services examination and this examination is conducted by UPSC, Twice in a year for the recruitment of IMA/OTA/Naval and Air force Academy. You have to attained the age of 19 years to apply for CDS examination and your age should not be more than 25 years.

    You need a graduate degree course to apply for CDS Examination, without graduation you can not apply for this examination.

    About AFCAT Examination:

    Air force Common Admission test is conducted to the recruitment of these Branches like Technical Branch, Flying Branch and Ground duty Branch.

    If you have completed your graduate degree course with maths and Physics as a compulsory subjects and scored minimum 60% marks then you are eligible for Flying Branch. Mechanical and Electronics candidates are eligible for Technical Branch, if they scored more than 60% Marks in Engineering degree course.

    For Ground duty Branch you have to complete your graduate or Post graduate degree course from a recognised University.

    So, please check your Educational Qualification and then apply for the examination if you have fulfill the given requirements and for more details visit official websites.

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    Re: Eligibility criteria for NDA, AFCAT and CDS after completing Diploma Engineering?

    i complete diploma and through lateral entry am doing my final year engineering now. I want to join flying branch, so wat i want to do.

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    Re: Eligibility criteria for NDA, AFCAT and CDS after completing Diploma Engineering?

    Dear

    Engineering candidates can appear for the CDS exam or AFCAT exam to join in the defence sector.
    The NDA exam is for the +2 candidates to join in the defence sector.
    You need to appear for the CDS exam or AFCAT to join in the army or in air force.

    Thank you dear.

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    Re: Eligibility criteria for NDA, AFCAT and CDS after completing Diploma Engineering?

    See , to apply for the NDA exam , The candidate should have completed 12th with PCM as main subjects The candidate's age should be between 16.5 to 19 years The candidate must be a citizen of india The candidate must be an UnMarried Male candidate -) For the CDS exam , The candidate should have completed GRADUATION from a Recognised university The candidate's age should be between 19-22 years , for NAVY The candidate's age should be between 19-23 years , for AIRFORCE The candidate's age should be between 19-24 years , for ARMY The candidate must be a citizen of india So, to apply for the CDS exam , you should complete GRADUATION -) For the AFCAT exam , You should complete GRADUATION from a Recgnised university The exam includes 3 branches -> Techicla branch -> Flying branch -> Ground duty branch So, to apply for the AFCAT exam , you should complete GRADUATION Therefore , it is Better to you if you complete GRADUATION from a Recognised university to apply for the CDS , AFCAT exams' all the best

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    Re: Eligibility criteria for NDA, AFCAT and CDS after completing Diploma Engineering?

    Hello

    Air Force Common Admission Test

    Graduation from any stream with physics and maths in 10+2-Flying Branch
    A engineering Degree-Technical Branch
    Graduation from any stream-Ground Duty Branch.

    Minimum 60% in graduation required.
    Age limit-19 to 23 years-At the time of commencement of the course
    Age limit-18 to 28 years-Technical Branch
    Age limit-20 to 23 years and 20 to 25 years for graduates and post graduates.

    AFCAT offers permanent commission to boys and short service commission to girls and also to boys.

    National Defense Academy

    Intermediate passed with physics and maths in 10+2
    For Indian Air Force and Indian Navy

    Intermediate passed with any stream
    For Indian Army.

    Age-16.5 to 19 years

    Combined Defense Service Examination

    IMA-Graduation from any stream
    OTA-Graduation from any stream
    AFA-Graduation from any stream with physics and maths in 10+2
    NA-B.SC(Physics and Maths)

    Age-19 to 24 years-IMA
    Age-19 to 25 years-OTA
    Age-19 to 23 years-AFA
    Age-19 to 22 years-NA

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    Re: Eligibility criteria for NDA, AFCAT and CDS after completing Diploma Engineering?

    Hello my dear Friend

    As you said you have completed the Diploma and you can be treated as a 12h student

    So there is a Eligibility to apply for the " NDA "exam only if you want to join in the Indian Air Force

    But there is a Less opportunities with 12 th


    My Best Suggestion is to complete the Graduation first then there will be a Lot of opportunities after completion of the Graduation

    Then you can apply for the AFCAT and CDS Examinations


    ==> For CDS you must have Minimum Graduation with Minimum Percentage of Marks

    ==> Indian Air force the Age should be in between 19-23 years

    ==> No percentage is required


    To Apply for the AFCAT examination then you Complete the Graduation with Minimum 60% of Marks in your Academics

    There are Three Different Branches through AFCAT

    you have Eligibility for almost three Branches

    I have given you the Age limits for the Different Branches given below


    --> Flying Branch' ---- 19 to 23 years

    --> Ground duty branches ---- 18 to 28 years

    --> Technical branch ( Aeronautical (Mech & Electrical ) ) ---- 20 to 23 years



    That is all


    Good luck







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    Re: Eligibility criteria for NDA, AFCAT and CDS after completing Diploma Engineering?

    For NDA exam 10+2 pass students are eligible and the applicant must be an unmarried Indian male. Diploma in Engineering is considered equivalent to 10+2
    so if you are Diploma in Engineering then also you can apply for NDA provided you fulfill age and other criteria. The age for NDA exam is 16.5 to 19 years. The
    selection is on the basis of merit and if you perform well in written exam, SSB and Medical then your chances for selection will be bright.

    For CDS and AFCAT you have to complete Graduation then only you can apply for it. So you can apply for CDS and AFCAT if you have completed your
    Engineering Graduation. Final year candidates can also apply if they are expecting their result on time.

    Age Limit for CDS and AFCAT:

    For CDS exam age must be between 19 - 25 for various academies. For Air Force and Navy the age limit is little less compared to the Indian Army.

    For AFCAT Flying branch age must be between 19-23 years. For Technical Branch 20-27 years and Ground Duty Branch 20-25 years.

    Selection Procedure:

    -Written Exam

    -SSB

    -Medical Examination

    For more information visit http://www.careerairforce.nic.in

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    Re: Eligibility criteria for NDA, AFCAT and CDS after completing Diploma Engineering?

    After the completion of the diploma in engineering you can only apply for the NDa examination not AFCAT and CDS examination because these two requires the graduation in any discipline from a recognised university.
    For CDS examination if a candidate like to apply for the air force and navy the he needs to have physics and maths in graduation but for army only graduation.
    Candidate age should be 19 to 22 years for the indian navy.
    19 to 23 years for the air force academy.
    19 toi 24 years for the IMA.
    19 to 25 years for the OTA.
    If any candidate like to apply for the AFCAT examination then there are three brancheslike-
    Flying branch - graduate in physics and maths with 60% marks can apply for this.
    Graduate in any discipline but 12th with physics and maths can apply for the same as well.
    If a candidates want to apply for the Technical branch then he needs to have mechanical or electronics engineering for the same.
    Age should be 18 to 28 years.
    If ground duty branch then age should be 20 to 23 years of age.
    As per the eligibility you need to apply for the National defence academy.
    It requires 12th in any stream for indian army and with physics and maths for the air force and navy.
    Age should be 16.5 to 19 years.
    Selection procedure based ion written test.
    SSB interview and medical examination.
    For more details log on to www.upsc.gov.in and www.careerairforce.nic.in
    Thank you.,

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