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    Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    what is the minimum age limit to join defance?

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    Hi

    Age limits::


    Indian Military Academy.................19-24
    Air Force Academy.........................19-23
    Naval Academy...............................19-23
    Officers’ Training Academy................19-25




    Written exam syllabus::

    English...........................100marks
    General Knowledge..........100marks
    Elementary Mathematics...100marks
    Total.............................300 marks


    Good luck



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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    Sir

    To join in defence sector minimum age limit is 16 to 27 years

    for 10+2 Age should be 16 to 19 years

    For Graduate Age should be 19 to 23 years

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    hiee....miminum age requirement is different for different exams.Engineering graduate examination :- The Applicant age should be 20 years and 27 years.University Entry Scheme :-The Applicant age should be 19 years and 25 years.10 + 2 Technical Entry Scheme :- The Applicant age should be 16 1/2 years and 19 1/2 years.SSC(Technical) :- The Applicant age should be 19 years and 25 years.

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    hiee....
    well there is different age requirement for different posts:

    N.D.A Examination :-


    The Applicant age should be 16.5 years and 19 years.


    Military Examination :-


    The Applicant age should be 19 years and 24 years.


    Engineering graduate examination :-


    The Applicant age should be 20 years and 27 years.


    University Entry Scheme :-


    The Applicant age should be 19 years and 25 years.


    10 + 2 Technical Entry Scheme :-


    The Applicant age should be 16 1/2 years and 19 1/2 years.


    SSC(Technical) :-


    The Applicant age should be 19 years and 25 years.


    SSC(Non-Technical) :-




    The Applicant age should be 20years and 27 years.

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    Quote Originally Posted by rohitom89 View Post
    what is the minimum age limit to join defance?
    N.D.A i.e National Defence Academy Examination.

    Age limits :-

    Army wings :- 16.5 years to 19 years.

    Navy wings :- 16.5 years to 19 years.

    Air force :- 16.5 years to 19 years.

    C.D.S i.e Combined Defence Service Examination.

    Age limits :-

    Indian Military Academy :- 19 years to 24 years.

    Indian Naval Academy :- 19 years to 22 years.

    Air force Academy :- 19 years to 23 years.

    Officer Training Academy :- 19 years to 25 years.

    U.E.S :- University Entry Scheme

    Age limits :- 19 years to 25 years.


    NCC Special entry :-


    Age limits :- 19 years to 25 years.


    JAG :-


    Age limits :- 21 years to 27 years.

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    Hai Friend:-


    -->> The Age limits for the Defence services are :

    For Indian Military academy:

    Only male unmarried candidates with 19-24 years of age are eligible.

    For Naval academy:

    Only male unmarried candidates with 19-22 years of age are eligible.

    For Air force academy:

    Only male unmarried candidates with 19-23 years of age are eligible.

    For Officer's training academy:

    Unmarried or married male candidates with 19-25 years of age are eligible.




    ...GOOD LUCK DEAR....

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    My dear friend
    Basically the age limit is 19-24 years.
    Indian Air force-19-23 years
    Indian Army 19-24 years.
    Indian navy is 19-23 years
    So if you want join in defence minimum is 19 years and maximum is 24 years.
    All the best

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    Hi

    minimum age limit=

    1)12th passes= 16 1/2(minimum)-19years

    2)graduates=19(minimum)-24years

    3)post graduates=24-26years.

    maximum age is 27years..


    Good luck

    thank you

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    Dear friend,
    If you are interested to join defence the minimum and maximum age limits are
    For Air Force it is Min 19, Max 23
    For Military it is Min 19, Max 24
    for Navy it is Min 19-23

    Note- There will be relaxation in age for SC, ST, and OBC in all of the abovea

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    You can Join Defense by Various Modes and there are Lots of examination are there to enter into defense. So, Here I am providing you the Details of all the examinations form which you can enter into defense. These are the ways to Join defense :
    • NDA Examination
    • CDS Examination
    • Direct Entry
    • University Entry Scheme
    • Technical Entry Scheme
    • Short Service Commission (NCC special Entry Scheme).
    The eligibility Criteria are vary form the exam to exam and Post to Post. Intermediate is the Minimum eligibility To Enter into defense.

    NDA Eligiblity : NDA Stands for National Defense Academy and this examination is conducted by UPSC Comission Twice in a year. To apply for NDA Examination, you have to complete your 12th examination form a recognised Colleges and Universities. To apply for NDA Examination, Your age should between 16.5 to 19 years. The Notification published Twice in the employment newspaper. The Notification of Next year examination will be Published on 31/Dec/2011. So Eligible candidates may apply for NDA Examination.

    CDS Examination Eligiblity : CDS Stands for Combined Defense Services and this examination is also conducted by UPSC Twice in a year, To apply for CDS Examination you have to complete your Graduate degree course form a recognised board. To apply for CDS Examination, your age should between 19 to 25 years and eligible candidates may apply for these Academy as per the eligibility : IMA/OTA/NAVAL/AIR-FORCE Academy.
    • For IMA/OTA : You have to complete your Graduation in any discipline form a recognised Board.
    • For Naval and Air Force : You have to complete your Engineering degree or B.sc with Maths and Physics as a compulsory Subjects.
    Age Eligiblity for CDS Examination :
    • For IMA : 19 to 24 Years
    • For OTA : 19 to 25 years
    • For Naval : 19 to 22 years
    • For Air Force : 19 to 23 years.
    Technical Entry Scheme : Those who have completed his 12Th with 70% marks in Physics, Chemistry And Maths are eligible for Technical Entry Scheme, But to apply for this your age should between 16.5 to 19.5 Years. You have to appear the SSB Interview directly to enter into Technical Entry Scheme.

    UES (University Entry Scheme) : If you have completed your Engineering degree course in Aeronautical Engineering (Electronics) & Aeronautical Engineering (Mechanical), Then you are eligible for UES, Those who secured a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate in all papers put together from a recognised university are apply for UES, To apply for UES, Your age should between 18 to 28 Years. The selection are based on Campus interview and SSB interview.

    So, Please apply for these Examinations as per your Eligiblity, If you are Interested in defense Services and for more Information please visit UPSC Website or Employment News Official Website.

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    hello friend
    the minimum age limit is as given below for the entry scheme

    N.D.A i.e National Defence Academy Examination.

    Age limits :-

    Army wings :- 16.5 years to 19 years.

    Navy wings :- 16.5 years to 19 years.

    Air force :- 16.5 years to 19 years.

    C.D.S i.e Combined Defence Service Examination.

    Age limits :-

    Indian Military Academy :- 19 years to 24 years.

    Indian Naval Academy :- 19 years to 22 years.

    Air force Academy :- 19 years to 23 years.

    Officer Training Academy :- 19 years to 25 years.

    U.E.S :- University Entry Scheme

    Age limits :- 19 years to 25 years.


    NCC Special entry :-


    Age limits :- 19 years to 25 years.


    JAG :-


    Age limits :- 21 years to 27 years.
    ALL THE BEST

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    FRIEND,

    ->There are Different Entries through which you can join INDIAN DEFENCE FORCES and They are:

    1)NDA
    2)CDSE
    3)TES
    4)TGC
    5)SSC
    6)UES
    7)JAG
    8)NCC SPECIAL ENTRY


    ->FOR NDA THE AGE LIMIT IS:

    INDIAN ARMY:16.5 to 19 Years

    INDIAN AIR FORCE:16.5 to 19 Years

    INDIAN NAVY:16.5 to 19 Years

    ->FOR CDS ENTRY THE AGE LIMIT IS:

    Indian Military Academy :- 19 years to 24 years.

    Indian Naval Academy :- 19 years to 22 years.

    Air force Academy :- 19 years to 23 years.

    Officer Training Academy :- 19 years to 25 years.

    ->FOR TES ENTRY THE AGE LIMIT IS:


    INDIAN ARMY:16.5 to 19 Years

    INDIAN AIR FORCE:16.5 to 19 Years

    INDIAN NAVY:16.5 to 19 Years

    ->FOR TGC ENTRY THE AGE LIMIT IS:

    You can appear for the SSB interview's upto an Age of 27 years after graduation.

    ->FOR SSC ENTRY:

    The Age of a candidate should be between 20 to 27 years.

    ->FOR UES ENTRY:

    You can appear for the UES entry only once in the Pre-final year of Graduation.

    ->FOR JAG ENTRY:

    The age should be between 21 to 27 years.

    ->FOR NCC SPECIAL ENTRY:

    The age of a candidate should be between 19 to 25 years.

    GOOD LUCK.

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    • Army - 35 (must ship to basic training prior to 35th birthday. The Army experimented with raising the age limit to age 42 for a brief period of time, but effective April 1st, 2011, the Army has reverted to the lower age limit.
    • Air Force - 27
    • Navy - 34
    • Marines - 28
    • Coast Guard - Age 27. Note: up to age 32 for those selected to attend A-school directly upon enlistment (this is mostly for prior service).
    Reserve Non-Prior Service
    • Army Reserves - 35 (must ship to basic training prior to 35th birthday)
    • Army National Guard - 35 (changed from 42 in 2009)
    • Air Force Reserve - 34
    • Air National Guard - 40 (Changed from 34 in Aug 2009)
    • Naval Reserves - 39



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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    NDA-
    Army wings :- 16.5 years to 19 years.

    Navy wings :- 16.5 years to 19 years.

    Air force :- 16.5 years to 19 years.
    CDS-
    Age limits :-

    Indian Military Academy :- 19 years to 24 years.

    Indian Naval Academy :- 19 years to 22 years.

    Air force Academy :- 19 years to 23 years.

    Officer Training Academy :- 19 years to 25 years.

    U.E.S :- University Entry Scheme

    Age :- 19 years to 23 years.


    NCC ENTRY SCHEME :-


    Age :- 19 years to 25 years.


    JAG-

    Age :- 21 years to 27 years.

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    Dear friend,

    Age limits may vary from one to another depending upon the Variuos scheme applicable to you to get into defence.

    NATIONAL DEFENCE ACADEMY EXAM
    Age limit is 16.5 to 19 years

    COMBINED DEFENCE SERVICE EXAM
    Age limit is 19-22 years(Navy)
    Age limit is 19-23 Years(Air force)
    Age limits is 19-24 years(Military)
    Age limits is 19-25 years(OTA)

    UNIVERSITY ENTRY SCHEME
    Age limit is 19-25Years(Final years B.tech)
    Age limit is 18-24 Years(Pre-final years B.tech)

    NATIONAL CADET CORPS ENTRY

    Age limit is 19-25 years(Certificate 'c' Holders)

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    U could write NDA xams
    17 and half years to 19 and half years
    its forms details are mentioned in upsc.gov.in it occurs twice a yr.

    besides this u haven't told about ur qualification .
    i mean if u NdA will lead u to Lieutenant position .

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    Hi,

    To join in defence sector minimum age limit is 16 to 27 years

    for 10+2 Age should be 16 to 19 years

    For Graduate Age should be 19 to 23 years

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    Depending on Job Position for constable below ages are:

    Indian Military Academy.................19-24
    Air Force Academy.........................19-23
    Naval Academy...............................19-23
    Officers’ Training Academy................19-25

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    YOU CAN JOIN DEFENCE BY APPLYING FOR THE DIFFERENT EXAMS -

    NDA ENTERENCE EXAM - AGE LIMIT -16.5 -19.5 YRS

    QUALIFICATION - 12TH WITH SCIENCE STEAM FROM A RECOGNISED BOARD..


    FOR CDS ENTERENCE EXAM - AGE LIMIT -19-25 YRS

    QUALIFICATION - ANY DEGREE FROM A RECOGNISED UNIVERSITY OR COLLEGE..

    University Entry Scheme 19-25

    18-24 Final and Pre Final year BE/B Tech students Campus Interview SSB

    Technical Graduate Entry Scheme for Engineering graduates.

    UES Entry for Final and Pre final Engineering graduates.

    Engineering Graduates 20-27 Engineering Degree in notified discipline Direct SSB Interview


    ALL THE BEST...


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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    hello......,

    All branches (Army, Navy, RAF and Royal Marines) have a minimum application age of 15 years and 9 months, although you can't officially join until your 16th birthday.

    The maximum age is between 27 (up to and including the day of your 28th birthday) and 32 (up to and including the day of your 33rd birthday).

    According to the positions a the above specified age limit may vary.But it is the minimum age at which you can join in army.
    Good Luck

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    Hi,
    Age limit in defence see below :
    1. Indian military academy : 19 to 24 .
    2. Official training academy : 19 to 25 .
    3. Indian naval academy / air force academy : 19 to 23 .
    4. Sort service commission : 21 to 27 year .

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    NATIONAL DEFENCE ACADEMY EXAMAge limit is 16.5 to 19 yearsCOMBINED DEFENCE SERVICE EXAMAge limit is 19-22 years(Navy)Age limit is 19-23 Years(Air force)Age limits is 19-24 years(Military)Age limits is 19-25 years(OTA)

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    The Applicant age should be 20 years and 27 years.University Entry Scheme :- The Applicant age should be 19 years and 25 years.10 + 2 ' Technical Entry Scheme :- The Applicant age should be 16 1/2 years and 19 1/2 years. SSC(Technical) :- The Applicant age should be 19 years and 25 years.

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    Hello my dear friend,


    In Defense Field we are having number of entrance test to get placed in the Defense sector.Some of the entrance tests and their age eligibility criteria;

    1.NDA Entrance test;Your age should be between 16.5 years to 19.5 years.
    2.CDS entrance test;Your age should be between 16 years to 19 years.
    3.Indian Military Academy;Age should be 19 to 24 years.
    4.Officers Training Academy;19 to 25 years
    5.Indian Air force;Age should be between 19 to 23 years
    6.For technical engineering graduates age should be between 23 to 27 years.

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    Dear
    Actually There are two types if exams are to be write to join Defence
    Joining Procedure:
    1.Written Exam
    2.Personal Interview
    3.Medical Examination
    Written Exam:
    1.NDA-National Defence Academy
    2.CDS-Combined Defence Service
    Required Qualifications and Age Details for NDA :
    1.Should be Citizen of India.
    2.Should Completed 10+2
    3.Age should be between 16.5-19 Years
    Required Qualifications and age Details for CDS:
    1.Should be Citizen of India.
    2.Should completed Graduation from Discipline University
    3.Age should be between 19-25 Years.
    And Age Relaxation for Sc/St Candidates is 5 years and 3 years for BC candidates.
    Physical Criteria:The following are the Physical Details.
    1.Height should be 157 CMS
    2.Chest Should be 80 CMS
    3.Eye Vision should be 6/6 or 6/12
    All The Best

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    C.D.S i.e Combined Defence Service Examination.

    Age limits :-

    Indian Military Academy :- 19 years to 24 years.

    Indian Naval Academy :- 19 years to 22 years.

    Air force Academy :- 19 years to 23 years.

    Officer Training Academy :- 19 years to 25 years.

    U.E.S :- University Entry Scheme

    Age limits :- 19 years to 25 year

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    Hello




    he Age limits for the Defence services are :

    For Indian Military academy:

    Only male unmarried candidates with
    19-24 years of age are eligible.

    For Naval academy:

    Only male unmarried candidates with
    19-22 years of age are eligible.

    For Air force academy:

    Only male unmarried candidates with
    19-23 years of age are eligible.

    For Officer's training academy:

    Unmarried or married male candidates with
    19-25 years of age are eligible.




    best of luck dear


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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    For Indian Military academy:

    Only male unmarried candidates with 19-24 years of age are eligible.

    For Naval academy:

    Only male unmarried candidates with 19-22 years of age are eligible.

    For Air force academy:

    Only male unmarried candidates with 19-23 years of age are eligible.

    For Officer's training academy:

    Unmarried or married male candidates with 19-25 years of age are eligible.

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    Every Defence sector have their own age criteria in some sector there is age relaxation for some category.But the overall age criteria is given below.

    COMBINED DEFENCE SERVICE EXAM(CDSE)

    AGE CRITERIA

    Your age should be in between 19 to 23 years

    UNIVERSITY ENTRY SCHEME ( UES) EXAM

    AGE CRITERIA

    Your age should be in between 18 to 28 years.

    NDA EXAM

    AGE CRITERIA

    Your age should be in between 19 to 23 years

    NCC SPECIAL ENTRY EXAM

    AGE CRITERIA

    Your age should be in between 19 to 25 years

    AFCAT EXAM

    GROUND DUTY BRANCHES

    AGE:20-27 years of age.

    FLYING BRANCHES

    AGE:19 years to 23 years.

    TECHNICAL BRANCHES

    AGE:18-28 years of age

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    Hello Friend.,




    ~~~ Age limits for the Defence services are :

    For Indian Military academy:

    Only male unmarried candidates with 19-24 years of age are eligible.

    For Naval academy:

    Only male unmarried candidates with 19-22 years of age are eligible.

    For Air force academy:

    Only male unmarried candidates with 19-23 years of age are eligible.

    For Officer's training academy:

    Unmarried or married male candidates with 19-25 years of age are eligible.






    ~~~~ALL THE BEST DEAR~~~~

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    hi friend.....


    N.D.A i.e National Defence Academy Examination.

    Age limits :-

    Army wings :- 16.5 years to 19 years.

    Navy wings :- 16.5 years to 19 years.

    Air force :- 16.5 years to 19 years.

    C.D.S i.e Combined Defence Service Examination.

    Age limits :-

    Indian Military Academy :- 19 years to 24 years.

    Indian Naval Academy :- 19 years to 22 years.

    Air force Academy :- 19 years to 23 years.

    Officer Training Academy :- 19 years to 25 years.

    U.E.S :- University Entry Scheme

    Age limits :- 19 years to 25 years.


    NCC Special entry :-


    Age limits :- 19 years to 25 years.


    JAG :-


    Age limits :- 21 years to 27 years.


    good luck dear....

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    Hello,
    1) After 10+2 :- You can join National Defense Academy.The age limit to join Nda is 16.5-19 years.
    2) After Graduation :- You can join through CDS exam.After clearing the written exam followed by SSB,depending upon your rank in merit you can march towards following Academy:
    - Indian Military Academy(IMA):-The age criteria is 19-24 years.
    - Indian Naval Academy:-The age criteria is 19-22 years.
    - Air Force Academy:-The age criteria is 19-23 years.
    - Officers Training Academy:-The age criteria is 19-25 years.
    Good Luck!!!

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    Dear,Defence sector have their own age criteria in some sector there is age relaxation for some category.But the overall age criteria is given below.
    COMBINED DEFENCE SERVICE EXAM(CDSE)
    AGE CRITERIA
    Your age should be in between 19 to 23 years
    UNIVERSITY ENTRY SCHEME ( UES) EXAM
    AGE CRITERIA
    Your age should be in between 18 to 28 years.
    NDA EXAM
    AGE CRITERIA
    Your age should be in between 19 to 23 years
    NCC SPECIAL ENTRY EXAM
    AGE CRITERIA
    Your age should be in between 19 to 25 years

    AFCAT EXAM
    GROUND DUTY BRANCHES
    AGE:20-27 years of age.
    FLYING BRANCHES
    AGE:19 years to 23 years.


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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    Hello,
    If you want to get into defence through NDA exam the minimum age limit is 16.5 years. Details of eligibility are as;
    NDA EXAMINATION
    Eligibility
    • 10+2 from recognized board.
    • Unmarried male candidates only
    • Age between 16 1/2 to 19 years
    • Nationality – Indian
    Hope i answered your question.

    Good Luck.

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    Hello Dear..,





    ---- Age eligibility for DEFENCE SERVICES Examination -

    For Indian Military Academy – The candidate should be male, unmarried and your age should between 19 to 24 years.

    For Naval Academy – Unmarried male between the age of 19 to 22 years are eligible for navy.

    For Air Force Academy – those are are unmarried male and between the age of 19 To 23 years are eligible.

    For Officers Training Academy - Male candidates both married & unmarried born between the age of 19 to 25 years.

    And if you want to get complete information regarding CDS examination, then please visit the UPSC official website -

    http://www.upsc.gov.in





    BEST OF LUCK ..........

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    Hai Dear.....





    --->
    The Combined Defence Services Examination (CDSE) is conducted twice a year. Through CDS examination you can choose anyone of

    Indian Military Academy or
    Naval Academy or
    Air Force Academy or
    Officers Training Academy

    The eligibility criteria is different for different academies.

    The educational qualification required for IMA and OTA is
    Graduation degree or equivalent in any stream from a recognised University .

    The educational qualification required for Air Force Academy and Naval Academy is
    Graduation degree from a Recognized University
    (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering.

    The age limit for different academies are as follow;
    IMA:
    19-23 years
    Naval:
    19-22 years
    Airforce:
    19-23 years
    OTA:
    19-25 years.

    The notification for next CDS exam i.e. CDS(II) 2011
    will be published on April 30th, 2011.

    The last date of applyng would be May 30th, 2011.

    The examination will be conducted on September 18th, 2011.

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





    Best of luck...........

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    Dear frd,miminum age requirement is different for different exams.Engineering graduate examination :- The Applicant age should be 20 years and 27 years.University Entry Scheme :-The Applicant age should be 19 years and 25 years.10 + 2 Technical Entry Scheme :- The Applicant age should be 16 1/2 years and 19 1/2 years.SSC(Technical) :- The Applicant age should be 19 years and 25 years.

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    Dear frd,you can join defence by applying for the different exams -NDA enterence exam - age limit -16.5 -19.5 yrs.qualification - 12th with science steam from a recognised board..
    for cds enterence exam - age limit -19-25 yrs.qualification - any degree from a recognised university or college.university entry scheme 19-25.18-24 final and pre final year be/b tech students campus interview SSB.technical graduate entry scheme for engineering graduates. ues entry for final and pre final engineering graduates. engineering graduates 20-27 engineering degree in notified discipline direct ssb interview.all the best

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    Friend,Age eligiblity
    join in Defence
    Academy –
    The candidate should be male, unmarried and your age should
    between 19 to 24 years.

    For Naval Academy – Unmarried male between
    the age of 19 to 22 years are eligible for navy.

    For Air Force Academy
    those are are unmarried male and between the age of 19 To 23 years are
    eligible.

    For Officers Training Academy - Male candidates both
    married & unmarried born between the age of 19 to 25 years.

    And if
    you want to get complete information regarding CDS examination, then please
    visit the UPSC official website -


    http://www.upsc.gov.in

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    hi,
    you can join defence by national defence academy examination (NDA) and combined defence services examination (CDSE) which is conducted by union public service commission (UPSC) twice in a year.

    FOR NDA EXAMINATION.
    ....your age should be between 16.5 to 19 years.
    .....unmarried.
    .....you should be passed 10+2.
    .....physically and mentally fit.

    the NDA examination is conducted in following wings.....
    1) Indian army
    2) Indian air force.
    3) Indian navy.

    the examination is based on the following criteria ......
    written examination , interview ,and physical fitness.
    after cracking this examination you get the opportunity to get the training at ......

    1) Indian military academy (IMA)
    2) Indian air force academy
    3) Indian naval academy.

    FOR CDS EXAMINATION....
    .....you should be graduate first from the recognized institution.
    ....you should be unmarried..
    ....your age should be between 19 to 25 years...

    CDS examination is conducted in following wings....
    1) Indian military
    2) Indian air force
    3) Indian navy.
    4) officers training .

    the examination is based on written , interview & physical fitness...after cracking these things you have to clear a interview from SSB where you can serve as a officers rank.....

    hopes you get well ...
    if you need more information about the NDA and CDS examination you can directly go to the official website of UPSC.
    www.upsc.gov.in

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    FOR NDA EXAMINATION.
    ....your age should be between 16.5 to 19 years.
    .....unmarried.
    .....you should be passed 10+2.
    .....physically and mentally fit.

    the NDA examination is conducted in following wings.....
    1) Indian army
    2) Indian air force.
    3) Indian navy.

    the examination is based on the following criteria ......
    written examination , interview ,and physical fitness.
    after cracking this examination you get the opportunity to get the training at ......

    1) Indian military academy (IMA)
    2) Indian air force academy
    3) Indian naval academy.

    For Naval Academy – Unmarried male between
    the age of 19 to 22 years are eligible for navy.

    For Air Force Academy
    – those are are unmarried male and between the age of 19 To 23 years are
    eligible.

    For Officers Training Academy - Male candidates both
    married & unmarried born between the age of 19 to 25 years.

    FOR CDS EXAMINATION....
    .....you should be graduate first from the recognized institution.
    ....you should be unmarried..
    ....your age should be between 19 to 25 years...

    CDS examination is conducted in following wings....
    1) Indian military
    2) Indian air force
    3) Indian navy.
    4) officers training .

    the examination is based on written , interview & physical fitness...after cracking these things you have to clear a interview from SSB where you can serve as a officers rank.....

    hopes you get well ...
    if you need more information about the NDA and CDS examination you can directly go to the official website of UPSC.
    www.upsc.gov.in

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    NDA-
    Army wings :- 16.5 years to 19 years.

    Navy wings :- 16.5 years to 19 years.

    Air force :- 16.5 years to 19 years.
    CDS-
    Age limits :-


    Indian Military Academy :- 19 years to 24 years.

    Indian Naval Academy :- 19 years to 22 years.

    Air force Academy :- 19 years to 23 years.

    Officer Training Academy :- 19 years to 25 years.

    U.E.S :- University Entry Scheme

    Age :- 19 years to 23 years.


    NCC ENTRY SCHEME :-


    Age :- 19 years to 25 years.




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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    Eligibility criteria for test and post test forms are different. The minimum eligibility for admission to intermediate care.
    To apply for NDA examination, your examination form the 12th to complete an accredited colleges and universities. To apply for NDA examination, your age between 16.5 and 19 years. Employment notification published in the newspaper twice. Notification of Examination will be published next year on 31/Dec/2011. Qualified candidates can apply for the NDA examination.

    CDS Exam Eligiblity: CDS stands for the Combined Defence Services Examination by UPSC twice a year, CDS examination conducted post-graduate degree course you have to complete the form is applying for a recognized Board .
    IMA / OTA, you have completed graduation in any discipline form a recognized Board.
    Navy and Air Force for you as a compulsory subject in mathematics and physics with engineering degree or have completed B.sc.
    CDS exam for Age Eligiblity:
    19 to 24 years: Indian Military Academy
    19 to 25 years: for OTA
    19 to 22 years: Navy
    For the Air Force: 19 to 23 years.
    are. Technical Entry Scheme for the SSB interview to appear you have entered.

    reserves are put together from a recognized university ues to apply for, you must be between the ages of 18 to 28 apply to ues. Are based on the campus interview and SSB interview.

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    There are lots of scope to join in defense in air force, army, navy wing.

    you can apply for these below exams according to your eligibility & age limit.

    N.D.A i.e National Defence Academy Examination.
    Age limits :-
    Army wings , Navy wings , Air force :- 16.5 years to 19 years.

    C.D.S i.e Combined Defense Service Examination.
    Age limits :-
    Indian Military Academy :- 19 years to 24 years.
    Indian Naval Academy :- 19 years to 22 years.
    Air force Academy :- 19 years to 23 years.
    Officer Training Academy :- 19 years to 25 years.

    U.E.S :- University Entry Scheme
    Age limits :- 19 years to 25 years.
    NCC Special entry :-
    Age limits :- 19 years to 25 years.

    JAG :-
    Age limits :- 21 years to 27 years.

    SSC(Technical) :-
    The Applicant age should be 19 years and 25 years.
    SSC(Non-Technical) :-
    The Applicant age should be 20 years and 27 years.

    AFCAT EXAM

    GROUND DUTY BRANCHES
    AGE LIMIT: 20-27 years of age.
    FLYING BRANCHES:-
    AGE LIMIT: 19 years to 23 years.
    TECHNICAL BRANCHES
    AGE LIMIT:18-28 years of age

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    Dear Candidate,
    To join defense through NDA the Age-limits for NDA are 16-1/2 - 19 Years.

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    HII

    NDA-

    Army wings :- 16.5 years to 19 years.

    Navy wings :- 16.5 years to 19 years.

    Air force :- 16.5 years to 19 years.
    CDS-
    Age limits :-


    Indian Military Academy :- 19 years to 24 years.
    Indian Naval Academy :- 19 years to 22 years.
    Air force Academy :- 19 years to 23 years.
    Officer Training Academy :- 19 years to 25 years.

    U.E.S :- University Entry Scheme
    Age :- 19 years to 23 years.


    NCC ENTRY SCHEME :-

    Age :- 19 years to 25 years.

    WITH REGARDS
    MANORANJAN

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    Dear
    There are a Two Exams are there to join in Indian Defence Sector
    Every Exam has Their Own Age
    NDA-National Defence Academy
    CDS-Combined Defence Service
    For NDA Exam Age should be between 16.5-19 Years and Should be 12Th completed and This Examination is conducting by UPSC
    For CDS Exam includes three Age Limits For Indian Army 19-24 Years,For Indian navy 19-22 Years and For Indian Air force 19-22 years and Education should be Graduates from Discipline University
    All The Best

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    Hie the age limits for joining defence are as follows

    1....N.D.A (National Defence Academy Examination)

    Age limits are:- 16.5 years to 19 years.

    2....C.D.S (Combined Defence Service Examination)

    Age limits for

    Indian military academy :- 19 years to 24 years.

    Indian Naval Academy :- 19 years to 22 years.

    Air force Academy :- 19 years to 23 years.

    Officer Training Academy :- 19 years to 25 years.

    3....U.E.S :- University Entry Scheme

    Age limits :- 19 years to 25 years.


    4.....NCC Special entry :-

    Age limits :- 19 years to 25 years.


    5.....JAG :-

    Age limits :- 21 years to 27 years.


    for more information please visit http://joinindianarmy.nic.in

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    Re: Minimum age limit required to join in Defence?

    Quote Originally Posted by rohitom89 View Post
    what is the minimum age limit to join defance?
    HI!

    N.D.A:-
    > Pass 12th with any stream
    > Age limit is 16.5-19 year.

    C.D.S:-
    > Pass graduation with any stream
    > Age limit is 19-24 year.

    O.T.A:-
    > Pass graduation with any stream
    > Age limit is 19-24 year.

    GOOD LUCK!

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