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    Rewat Bande is offline Junior Member Rewat Bande is on a distinguished road
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    Eligibility of Defence job for 23 years old .Sc final year student? Which force to join?

    Sir i am bsc filale year student. I am 23 can i join defence job. Witch force i can join now plese tell me?

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    Re: Eligibility of Defence job for 23 years old .Sc final year student? Which force to join?

    You can join in the any of the defence sector by appearing the CDS exam. This exam is conducted by the UPSC board 2 times in a year. you can join in the navy before the age 24 and you can join in the army till 25th age. you can not join in the air force if you are more than 23.

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    Re: Eligibility of Defence job for 23 years old .Sc final year student? Which force to join?

    Hello my friend ,
    For your kind information , since you are in your final year of Graduation you can still apply for the Defence examination for the post of cadre .
    This can be done only if you apply for the CDS ( Common Defence Service ) examination .

    CDS examination can be applied by male / female graduates and the final year graduation appearing students can also apply for the CDS examination .
    Through this examination you can apply for the post of cadre in the Indian defence services .

    This examination is conducted all over the India By the UPSC Government .
    This examination is also conducted twice a year , the CDS - I examination is conducted in the end of the first half of the year and the CDS- II Examination
    is conducted almost in the last month of the Year .

    Now , through this examination you can enter any Indian defence academy of your own choice including Officer's training academy too .

    So , to apply for this examination to enter in any one academy of Indian you must fulfill some important eligibility criteria of this examination .
    While applying the CDS Examination you must give the name of the Indian defence Academy you would like to join after passing the examination .
    Females graduates can apply only for the Officer's Training Academy .


    The eligibility criteria for applying the CDS Examination by the graduates are-:
    1. You should be an Indian born or should have an Indian origin and should not be a foreigner , but you can be refugee of
    other countries who had permanently settled in India .
    2. Before applying this examination you must be an unmarried or married male candidate or unmarried female candidate .
    3. If you have applied to join the Indian Military academy ( IMA ) - For this you should be an Unmarried male candidates and your age should be between
    18 to 23 years .
    4. If you have applied to join in the Indian Naval Academy - For this you should be an Unmarried male candidates and your age should be between 18 to 21
    years or if you are having an NCC ' C ' Certificate than your age should be between 18 to 23 years .
    5. If you have applied to join in the Indian Air force Academy - For this you should be an Unmarried male candidates and your age should be between
    18 to 22 years .
    6. If you have applied to join in the OTA ( Officer's training Academy) for women's - For this you should be an Unmarried female candidates and your age
    should be between 18 to 24 years .
    7. If you have applied to join in the OTA ( Officer's training Academy) for men - For this you should be an Unmarried or married male candidates and your age
    should be between 18 to 24 years .

    Educational Qualification for the different academy are -:
    (i) For joining Indian Military academy you should have an Degree from a recognised University or equivalent.
    (ii) For joining the Indian Naval Academy you should have Degree in Engineering or degree in B.Sc.along with Physics or Mathematics subjects
    for having an NCC entry.
    (iii) For joining the Air Force Academy you should have a Degree from an recognised University along with Physics and Mathematics subjects
    selected at the 10+2 level or you should have a degree in Bachelor of Engineering Graduation .


    So best of Luck .

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    Re: Eligibility of Defence job for 23 years old .Sc final year student? Which force to join?

    DEAR CANDIDATE,

    According to your educational qualification and age you are eligible to apply for the CDS exam carried out twice in a year by UPSC.

    MAIN ELIGIBILITIES FOR THE CDS EXAM:-

    :- Minimum age required to apply for CDS exam is 19 years and maximum is 25 years.
    :- Dear you can also apply for the Indian air force and Indian navy after b.sc.
    :- Minimum qualification required to apply for the exam is graduation from govt recognized university.
    :- Dear applying candidate must be Indian.
    :- Applying candidate must be unmarried.

    TO APPLY ONLINE FOR DEFENSE SERVICES THROUGH CDS EXAM APPLY ONLINE THROUGH UPSC WEBSITE WWW.UPSC.GOV.IN.

    SELECTION PROCEDURE FOR THE CDS EXAM:-

    > WRITTEN EXAM.
    > SSB INTERVIEW.
    > MEDICAL EXAM.

    A candidate apply for the CDS must have clear these all steps of selection criteria.

    GOOD LUCK,
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    Re: Eligibility of Defence job for 23 years old .Sc final year student? Which force to join?

    Yes u can apply through various entries:

    1>cdse entry

    2>SSC technical

    3>AFCAT entry

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    Re: Eligibility of Defence job for 23 years old .Sc final year student? Which force to join?

    HELLO SIR

    You can join indian defence service through CDSE entry.CDSE stands for combine defence service which is conducted by UPSC.

    ~ As name suggest this exam is a common exam for all the wings of defence services such as:

    1.INDIAN ARMY
    2.INDIAN AIR FORCE
    3.INDIAN NAVY

    ~ This exam is held twice every year as CDS-1 and CDS-2 in april-september resepectively.

    ~ The candidate should have passed his graduation from a recognize university to apply for cdse exam.If you want to apply for air force and navy then you must have PHYSICS and MATHEMATICS as core subjects in 12th as well as in graduation.

    ~ The age limit is different for each academy as:

    1.AIR FORCE ACADEMY->19-23 YEARS
    2.NAVAL ACADEMY ->19-22 YEARS
    3.OFFICER TRAINING ACADEMY->19-25 YEARS
    4.INDIAN MILITARY ACADEMY->19-24 YEARS

    ~ You can apply for any academy according to your age and education eligibility.You have to mention the priority of particular academy in your form.The notification for cdse exam is publish in employment news and website.You have to fill the form on their official website only.

    ~ Only un-married males can apply for this entry except OTA where females can also apply.The candidate should have good physical and mental fitness to join any part of defence service.

    ~ There are four stages to join army so you have to clear three more phases after clearing written exam:

    SSB INTERVIEW-->MEDICAL TEST->ALL INDIA MERIT

    hope it helps

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    Re: Eligibility of Defence job for 23 years old .Sc final year student? Which force to join?

    Hi,
    If you are interested to join Indian army you can apply for the post of an officer by appearing for CDS exam.For this you have to fulfill the following criteria:
    -age limit is 19-24 years
    -graduate with science stream
    -nationality Indian
    -physically and medically fit
    -minimum height is 157cms for male and 152 cms for female
    -unmarried
    If you fulfill these criteria you can appear for CDS exam conducted by UPSC twice a year
    Once written exam is cleared you will be called for SSB interview followed by medical board
    When you clear all these steps you will be given training to become an officer in the Indian army
    Good luck

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