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    How much should I score to clear CDS exam?

    sir how much should i score to clear cds(OTA)? what if i score 60 in english and 30 in GK? pl gimme details about this

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    sir how much should i score to clear cds(OTA)? what if i score 60 in english and 30 in GK? pl gimme details about this
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    OTA stands for Officer Training Academy . The examination for ota is conducted by the U.P.S.C union public service commission of india . both male and female candidate are eligible for ota examination .

    If your interested in O.T.A examination , then you should be satisfy the eligibility criteria for the ota examination ,

    Eligibility Criteria for the O.T.A Examination :

    Nationality : you should be citizen of india .

    Marital status : you should be married or unmarried .

    Educational qualification : you should be qualified for bachelor degree in any stream { ie : b.com , ba , bsc } form recognized university ,

    Age limit : your age should be 19 years to 25 years .

    physical standards : you should be physically as well mentally fit for otc academy { ie : eyesight , weight , height etc .} you should not be affect any diseases .

    Syllabus for O.T.C Academy :

    >> English

    >> General knowledge


    You should get good percentage of marks this syllabus , then only your qualified for the ssb { Service Selection Board } .

    The important notifications are published in employment new paper and other reputed news paper. you should collect the application form in post office itself .

    Coaching Centers for C.D.S Examination :

    >> SBB Coaching center

    >> Tara institute

    >> Sachdeva P.T college

    >> Test bag academy

    >> Competition professionals

    >>Cavalier institute


    I hope that you will be satisfied with my answers , if you having any doubt regarding this OTC, then frankly ask we try to answer your query .

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    Re: How much should I score to clear CDS exam?

    The Cut Off MArks Differs Every Year,
    So We CAn Only Predict The Cut Off MArks.
    The Details Are Not Available The Details Which Required Are Kept Confidential

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    If you think that if I score 50% marks and my selection will be done then you are wrong. The selection is not only depending on the passed candidates but also on the merit list. Those candidates who will give excellent performance then they be selected. The competition here is very tough. So you should do very hard study and try to do that I will 100% then you will do 70% in the exam.

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    The selection is not only depends upon the passed candidates but also on the merit list. Those candidates who will give excellent performance in all the stages will be selectedselection procedure is written testinterviewphysical testmerit list

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    Re: How much should I score to clear CDS exam?

    Hello,

    CDS examination consists of three sections for AFA, IMA and INA. However for OTA you need not to appear for mathematics.All these sections have their own importance and you need to score good in all to get your written CDS examination cleared.

    There is no such percentage criteria to pass, UPSC never announces the cut off for CDS exam. It only provides the merit list of students in written exam, So you need to prepare hard and give your 100% effort and regular practice to get it cleared.

    Best of luck

    Thank you

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    hey buddy,

    first of all i wan to tell you that the cutoff is not same all the years it differs according to the level of paper and also the no of students that are doing well in the exam so it is not predictable however i can give you an estimate according to the last year exam which is you solve the 50% of the exam without negative marking then you will get selected in the test .

    so best of luck buddy

    do your best and be positive you will do well

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    Re: How much should I score to clear CDS exam?

    Hi friend,
    The Cut Off MArks Differs Every Year,
    So We CAn Only Predict The Cut Off MArks.
    You can consider 85% marks is sufficient to qualify.

    Good luck

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    Re: How much should I score to clear CDS exam?

    my dear friend
    the score is as under
    the cutoff marks differs every year
    so we can predict only the cut off marks
    you can consider 85% marks is sufficient to quality
    all the best

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    Eligibility Criteria for the O.T.A Examination :

    Nationality : you should be citizen of india .

    Marital status : you should be married or unmarried .

    Educational qualification : you should be qualified for bachelor degree in any stream { ie : b.com , ba , bsc } form recognized university ,

    Age limit : your age should be 19 years to 25 years .

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    Re: How much should I score to clear CDS exam?

    Hello,
    For the C.D.S (Combined defense service) exam your marks doesn't matter, however the marks are on based on merit.

    And merit should be change on every time.

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    Re: How much should I score to clear CDS exam?

    HI
    FRIEND FOR OFFICER TRAINING ACADEMY(OTA),THE TOTAL MARKS FOR THE EXAM IS 200 MARKS FOR 2 HOURS.,i.e 100 for ENGLISH AND 100 FOR G.K..SO AT-LEAST YOU HAD TO GET HALF OF THE TOTAL MARKS i.e 50-55% IN EXAM..

    PRACTICE MORE AS MUCH AS YOU CAN IT WILL HELP YOU A LOT..

    GOOD LUCK
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    Re: How much should I score to clear CDS exam?

    I want to say that there is no cut off fixed for anyone to pass this exam.

    A candidate have to come in merit list to be selected for final selection.

    So i advice you to score more and more marks to be shortlist in this exam.

    Best regards.

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    Re: How much should I score to clear CDS exam?

    Its Very Tough to Tell you, How much marks you have to scored to cracked the CDS Examination, Because the selection are based on Merit basis, So Selection are Totally depends on Merit, If the candidates score high marks then merit will goes High, So please dont worry about marks, Just concentrate on Your study, if you have study well the definitely you will cracked the CDS Examination. So, the Passing marks criteria are Not fixed its depends on merit, If your name is listed on Merit then you are eligible for Interview. The selection are based on Written test, Medical, Physical and Personal Interview.

    So, Please prepare well for the Examination, If you are apply for Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Air Force Academy, then you have to cracked these three papers -

    >> English - 2 Hours of 100 Marks >> General Knowledge - 2 Hours of 100 Marks.
    >> Elementary Mathematics - 2 Hours Of 100 Marks.

    But, If you have apply for Officers’ Training Academy, then you have to cracked these two papers -

    >> English - 2 Hours of 100 Marks >> General Knowledge - 2 Hours of 100 Marks.

    So, Please prepare for CDS Examination according to the given pattern and if you have study well then definitely you will cracked the CDS Examination.

    To apply for CDS Examination, you need to complete your Graduation degree course and then you are eligible for CDS Examination. The eligibility criteria are not same, its differs form Academy to Academy, But for IMA and OTA, you need to complete your Graduate degree course in any discipline form a recognised university.

    For IMA, Your age should between 19 to 24 years and for OTA your age should between 19 to 25 years.

    >> The Notification of CDS (I) examination was Going to be Published on 29/Oct/2011.

    And the last date of apply for this examination was 28/Nov/2011.

    The examination was Going to be Held on 12/Feb/2012.

    So, Just wait for the Notification if you are Interested in CDS Examination and for more Information check official website -



    http://upsc.gov.in

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    Re: How much should I score to clear CDS exam?

    To clear the Cds exam you have to work very hard. You have not to cross any cut off percentages.Actually you have to shortlist yourself in the merit list to be selected.A 80% or more marks will prove good to be selected.

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    Re: How much should I score to clear CDS exam?

    Hello,

    CDS exam consists of 300 marks and there is no transparent system where we can declare that by scoring such marks you are assure of second round. But its seen that people those who have attempted above 60% correctly get the call for the second round. So if you have done around 180 marks and above then am sure that you will receive the call letter for the Interview.

    All the Best!!

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    hiiiiiiiiiiiiiii
    CDS examination consists of three sections for AFA, IMA and INA. However for OTA you need not to appear for mathematics.All these sections have their own importance and you need to score good in all to get your written CDS examination cleared.

    There is no such percentage criteria to pass, UPSC never announces the cut off for CDS exam. It only provides the merit list of students in written exam, So you need to prepare hard and give your 100% effort and regular practice to get it cleared.

    Best of luck

    Thank you

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    Re: How much should I score to clear CDS exam?

    Hello.,


    -->>CDS examination consists of three sections for AFA, IMA and INA.

    -->>However for OTA you need not to appear for mathematics.

    -->>All these sections have their own importance and you need to score good in all to get your written CDS examination cleared.


    >>There is no such percentage criteria to pass, UPSC never announces the cut off for CDS exam.

    -->>It only provides the merit list of students in written exam, So you need to prepare hard and give your 100% effort and regular practice to get it cleared.


    ALL THE BEST DEAR.....

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    Hi The selection for ssb depends upon candidates marks in cds For this a merit list is prepared.ONLY Those candidates who will give excellent performance in written can pass through other stage to join defence. So try for the best to come in merit list Good luck!

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    My dear friend
    If you think if I score 50% marks and my selection will be done then you are wrong.The selection is not only depending upon the passed candidates but also on the merit list.Those candidates who will give excellent performance then they be selected .The competition here is very high.So you should do very hard study try to do that I will 100% then you will do 70% in the examination,
    All the best

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    Re: How much should I score to clear CDS exam?

    hiee...The exams paper comprise of: English - 2 Hours of 100 Marks General Knowledge - 2 Hours of 100 Marks. Elementary Mathematics - 2 Hours Of 100 Marks.so to get selected you should score atleast 75%marks.

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    hiee...The exams paper comprise of: English - 2 Hours of 100 Marks General Knowledge - 2 Hours of 100 Marks. Elementary Mathematics - 2 Hours Of 100 Marks.so to get selected you should score atleast 75%marks.

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    Re: How much should I score to clear CDS exam?

    the subjects in the paper are english ,general knowlege an elementary mathematics.the qualifying mark differs each year.it is kept confidential.

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    Re: How much should I score to clear CDS exam?

    Hi,
    cut off marks for every year changes.it is not kept static.it depends upon the paper which you will be giving.

    If the paper comes very tough then cutoff will automatically be low.if paper comes easy,cutoff will go high.

    despite of all of the above measures you can set a standard cutoff to clear as 40%

    if you are able to score 40% and above in the exam you will for sure be selected.

    Though it is kept as confidential you can judge it as 40% to be standard for the examination.

    Best of luck....

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    Re: How much should I score to clear CDS exam?

    friend,
    you can never pick up a cutoff marks for CDSE
    it varies with every exam which is conducted twice a year
    but we concluded and take it to around 50% every time

    the cutoff marks also varies with the difficuly level if the paper
    which also varies every year.
    Good Luck

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    See dear friend this is not fix that how much to score there is merit system so if

    the batch is good scoring then the merit will come at high level may be at 75% but

    if the batch is non good as compare the good batch then the merit may be at 60%.

    so no one can tell you the actual or fix score for selection in SSB. you may be select

    at 60% and may not be select at 80% so it does not matter you just do work hard.

    best of luck

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    hello dear
    if want apply for C.D.A exam or O.T.A you should complete your degree with 60%
    the qualifying marks are not known before*
    if you qualify in written test and you can present all stages well *you will sure to get good job
    *

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    The selection is totally dependent on the merit list. Those candidates who will give their excellent performance they will be selected.
    The competition here is very tough. So you should do very hard labour and try to give your best in the exam.



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    Re: How much should I score to clear CDS exam?

    Hello friend,its impossible to tell about the cut off marks before the exam results and then the merit list is declared by the authorities.

    Because it varies from year to year and also based on following factors.

    1 It depends on no.of candidates appeared for the test

    2 It varies because of the highest marks gained by the candidates.

    3 It varies depending upon the paas percentage.

    4 It also depends on the requirements for the various posts.

    Thanks

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    Re: How much should I score to clear CDS exam?

    CDS Means Combined Defence Service
    Qualifications Required for CDS
    The following are the Qualifications Required for CDS
    Should be citizen of India
    Unmarried Candidates Only Eligible
    Should completed Graduation from Any Discipline University
    Age Details are as Under
    Army:19-24 years,19-22 Years for Indian Navy,and 19-23 years for Indian Air force
    Pass Marks for CDS Exam:
    If you want Get Qualified in CDS Exam should get 50% Marks
    Syllabus for CDS Exam
    General Knowledge
    General English
    Elementary Maths..................

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    Re: How much should I score to clear CDS exam?

    Hello friend,its impossible to tell about the cut off marks before the exam results and then the merit list is declared by the authorities.

    Because it varies from year to year and also based on following factors.

    1 It depends on no.of candidates appeared for the test

    2 It varies because of the highest marks gained by the candidates.

    3 It varies depending upon the paas percentage.

    4 It also depends on the requirements for the various posts.

    Thanks



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    Re: How much should I score to clear CDS exam?

    Hello friend,its impossible to tell about the cut off marks before the exam results and then the merit list is declared by the authorities.


    OTA stands for Officer Training Academy . The examination for ota is conducted by the U.P.S.C union public service commission of india . both male and female candidate are eligible for ota examination .


    If your interested in O.T.A examination , then you should be satisfy the eligibility criteria for the ota examination ,


    Eligibility Criteria for the O.T.A Examination :


    Nationality :
    you should be citizen of india .


    Marital status :
    you should be married or unmarried .


    Educational qualification :
    you should be qualified for bachelor degree in any stream { ie : b.com , ba , bsc } form recognized university ,


    Age limit :
    your age should be 19 years to 25 years .


    physical standards
    : you should be physically as well mentally fit for otc academy { ie : eyesight , weight , height etc .} you should not be affect any diseases .


    Syllabus for O.T.C Academy :


    >> English

    >> General knowledge


    You should get good percentage of marks this syllabus , then only your qualified for the ssb { Service Selection Board } .


    The important notifications are published in employment new paper and other reputed news paper. you should collect the application form in post office itself .


    Coaching Centers for C.D.S Examination :


    >> SBB Coaching center

    >> Tara institute

    >> Sachdeva P.T college

    >> Test bag academy

    >> Competition professionals

    >>Cavalier institute

    I hope that you will be satisfied with my answers , if you having any doubt regarding this OTC, then frankly ask we try to answer your query .



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    Re: How much should I score to clear CDS exam?

    hii
    Hello friend,its impossible to tell about the cut off marks before the exam results and then the merit list is declared by the authorities.

    Because it varies from year to year and also based on following factors.

    1 It depends on no.of candidates appeared for the test

    2 It varies because of the highest marks gained by the candidates.

    3 It varies depending upon the paas percentage.

    4 It also depends on the requirements for the various posts.

    Thanks

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    hello friend ,
    there is no fixed cutoff marks for the exam. So, u have to give 100 % effort and pass the exam .We can't say any fixed mark to pass the exam

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    Nationality :
    you should be citizen of india .
    Marital status : you should be married or unmarried .
    Educational qualification : you should be qualified for bachelor degree in any stream { ie : b.com , ba , bsc } form recognized university ,
    Age limit : your age should be 19 years to 25 years .



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    Re: How much should I score to clear CDS exam?

    Quote Originally Posted by mandguy View Post
    Hi,
    cut off marks for every year changes.it is not kept static.it depends upon the paper which you will be giving.

    If the paper comes very tough then cutoff will automatically be low.if paper comes easy,cutoff will go high.

    despite of all of the above measures you can set a standard cutoff to clear as 40%

    if you are able to score 40% and above in the exam you will for sure be selected.

    Though it is kept as confidential you can judge it as 40% to be standard for the examination.

    Best of luck....

    well written ..............the cut off is mostly 40% or rather 1:20 ratio is followed . its not a definite cut off by any measure but an indication of where you stand .

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    Re: How much should I score to clear CDS exam?

    Hi...I apeared for CDS 2 2012 & i Scored 35% in maths,55% in English & 25% in GK.
    Is there any possibilities for me Getting selected for AFA.

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    If you're thinking that that if I score five hundredth marks and my choice are done then you're wrong. the choice isn't solely counting on the passed candidates however conjointly on the advantage list. Those candidates WHO can offer glorious performance then they be chosen. The competition here is extremely powerful. therefore you must do terribly exhausting study and take a look at to try to to that i will be able to 100 percent then you'll do seventieth within the
    The selection isn't solely depends upon the passed candidates however conjointly on the advantage list. Those candidates WHO can offer glorious performance altogether the stages are chosen choice procedure is written take a look at interview physical take a look at advantage list.
    CDS examination consists of 3 sections for AFA, IMA and INA. but for OTA you would like to not seem for arithmetic.All these sections have their own importance and you would like to attain sensible altogether to induce your written CDS examination cleared.
    there's no such proportion criteria to pass, UPSC ne'er announces the discontinue for CDS examination. It solely provides the advantage list of scholars in written examination, therefore you would like to arrange exhausting and provides your 100 percent effort and regular observe to induce it cleared.
    first of all i wan to inform you that the cutoff isn't same all the years it differs consistent with the amount of paper associate degreed conjointly the no of scholars that do well within the examination therefore it's not certain but i will provide you with an estimate consistent with the last year examination that is you solve the five hundred of the examination while not negative marking then you'll get chosen within the take a look at .
    the cutoff marks differs once a year
    therefore we will predict solely the discontinue marks
    you'll think about eighty fifth marks is adequate to quality
    I want to mention that there's no discontinue mounted for anyone to pass this examination.
    A candidate got to are available advantage list to be chosen for final choice.
    therefore i recommendation you to attain additional and additional marks to be rank during this examination
    Its terribly powerful to inform you, what proportion marks you have got to scored to cracked the CDS Examination, as a result of the choice ar supported advantage basis, therefore choice ar wholly depends on advantage, If the candidates score high marks then advantage can goes High, therefore please don't fret regarding marks, simply think about Your study, if you have got study well the totally you'll cracked the CDS Examination. So, the Passing marks criteria aren't mounted its depends on advantage, If your name is listed on advantage then you're eligible for Interview. the choice ar supported Written take a look at, Medical, Physical and private Interview.
    CDS examination consists of three hundred marks and there's no clear system wherever we will declare that by marking such marks you're assure of second spherical. however its seen that folks people who have tried on top of hour properly get the decision for the second spherical. therefore if you have got done around one hundred eighty marks and on top of then am positive that you simply can receive the decision letter for the Interview.

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    Dear Friend,

    CDS exam consists of 300 marks and there is no transparent system where we can declare that by scoring such marks you are assure of second round. But its seen that people those who have attempted above 60% correctly get the call for the second round. So if you have done around 180 marks and above then am sure that you will receive the call letter for the Interview.

    All the Best!!

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    Re: How much should I score to clear CDS exam?

    Hello friend,
    sorry dear but the merit marks of all times are different
    i cant tell you the exact marks but yes if your score is 75-80%
    you will surely crack cds
    for ota subjects are english and gk for 100 marks each.
    Best of luck for your future.

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