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    My dear friend
    CDS-Combined defence service Examination
    This exam is conducting by UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION Two times in a year.
    Eligibility criteria details for CDS Examination: The following are the educational Qualifications Required to take CDS Examination
    1.You are the citizen of India
    2.You should have completed Graduation.
    3.You should have to secured 60% marks in graduation from discipline university.
    4.The age limit for this examination is 19-25 years.
    Syllabus for CDS Examination: The following are the syllabus for CDS Examination.
    1.General English.
    2.General Knowledge.
    3.Elementary Maths.
    CDS Exam notification details:
    There is notification details
    Last date for applying examination is -28-11-2011
    Date of commencement of Examination is -12-02-2012
    Still if you want any further details please log in following official website
    www.upsc.nic.in
    All the best

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    Hello,

    CDS exam stands for combined defence service examination. It is taken by UPSC twice in a year to get into one of the three defence forces i.e army, navy and air force.

    It is a graduate level examination that offers a permanent commission in defence.

    It is a written test consist of 3 sections-

    1) Math

    2) English

    3) General knowledge

    Clearing it does not ensure final selection, one has to go through SSB interview.

    Thank you

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    The full form of CDS is combined Defence Service. The cds is a written exam for joining indian airforce, Indian Navy, Indian Air Force andOfficers training academy. The exam of Cds is taken by upsc twice every year. The minimum eligibility criteria for applying for CDS exam is a graduation degree and subject vary from department to department.The age limit starts from 19 years and ends to 25 years. Upper age limit is different for various departments.Website is www.upsc.gov.in

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    Hai Friend :-




    >>>> C
    DS- Combine Defence Service examination.


    Yes you are eligible for the CDS exam.The exam is conducted by UPSC and it is done twice in a year.

    Eligibility criteria:

    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.

    Education Qualification:

    For Military and Officers training academy:

    A degree from a recognized university is needed.

    For Indian Naval Academy:

    A degree in the field of engineering is needed.

    For Air force academy:

    A degree from a recognized university with physics and maths at 10 and 12 level or a B.E degree is needed.

    The candidates must be physically fit while appearing for the CDS exam as per the physical standards.


    For more details visit the Official website :- www.upsc.gov.in





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

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    Dear friend,

    C.D.S (COMBINED DEFENCE SERVICE) EXAM

    The CDS Exam is designed for gradautes who wish to pursue their carrer in Defence forces viz:

    • Army
    • Navy
    • Air force
    CDS Exam is the gateway through which you are able to enter into any one of the 3 wings before Pre commissioned Training in their respective Academy:

    Indian Military Academy ----////---- Officers Training Aacdemy ----/////---- Air force Academy ----/////----- Naval Academy

    CDS Eligibility:

    Qualifications:
    IMA & OTA
    You should be a graduate from a recognised university

    AFA
    You should be a Graduate (with Physics and Maths at 12th Level) or B.tech.

    NA
    You should be a B.sc(with Physics and Maths at 12th Level or B.tech

    Age Limits:
    IMA :19-24 years
    OTA:19-25 years
    AFA
    :19-23 year
    NA:19-22 Years

    Selection Procedure
    1.Written Exam ----/////---- 2.SSB Interview(Group Discussion,Pysocology Test) ----////---- 3.Medical & Fitness test

    Important Dates:

    Notification Date: 29th oct 2011

    Last Date: 28th Nov 2011

    Exam Date: 12th Feb 2012

    Best Luck!!

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    Hi friend,

    CDS exam stands for combined defence service examination. It is taken by UPSC twice in a year to get into one of the three defence forces i.e army, navy and air force.

    It is a graduate level examination that offers a permanent commission in defence.

    It is a written test consist of 3 sections-

    1) Math

    2) English

    3) General knowledge

    Clearing it does not ensure final selection, one has to go through SSB interview.

    Regards

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    The CDS Exam Is Held Twice An Year By The UPSC. This Exam Is Conducted For Joining Army , Navy And Air Force . The Age Limit For The Exam Is 19-25 Years . Both Men And Women Can Apply .Men Are Granted Permanent And Short Service Commission While Women Are Granted Only Short Service Commission .For Knowing About The Details Of CDS , Visit This Site 'www.upscexam.com' .

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    CDS exam stands for combined defence service examination. It is taken by UPSC twice in a year to get into one of the three defence forces i.e army, navy and air force.

    It is a graduate level examination that offers a permanent commission in defence.

    It is a written test consist of 3 sections-
    1) Math
    2) English
    3) General knowledge

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    Re: What is CDS exam all about?

    CDS- Combined Defence Service exam conducted for defence services
    all about it
    Eligibility criteria:

    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.

    Education Qualification:For Military and Officers training academy:

    A degree from a recognized university is needed.For Indian Naval Academy:

    A degree in the field of engineering is needed.

    For Air force academy:
    A degree from a recognized university with physics and maths at 10 and 12 level or a B.E degree is needed.
    The candidates must be physically fit while appearing for the CDS exam as per the physical standards.

    Regard:
    Ashirwad Kumar

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    Dear friend



    C.D.S (COMBINED DEFENCE SERVICE) EXAM

    The CDS Exam is designed for gradautes who wish to pursue their carrer in Defence forces viz:
    • Army
    • Navy
    • Air force
    CDS Exam is the gateway through which you are able to enter into any one of the 3 wings before Pre commissioned Training in their respective Academy:

    Indian Military Academy ----////---- Officers Training Aacdemy ----/////---- Air force Academy ----/////----- Naval Academy

    CDS Eligibility:

    Qualifications:
    IMA & OTA
    You should be a graduate from a recognised university

    AFA
    You should be a Graduate (with Physics and Maths at 12th Level) or B.tech.

    NA
    You should be a B.sc(with Physics and Maths at 12th Level or B.tech

    Age Limits:
    IMA :19-24 years
    OTA:19-25 years
    AFA
    :19-23 year
    NA:19-22 Years

    Selection Procedure
    1.Written Exam ----/////---- 2.SSB Interview(Group Discussion,Pysocology Test) ----////---- 3.Medical & Fitness test

    Important Dates:

    Notification Date: 29th oct 2011

    Last Date: 28th Nov 2011

    Exam Date: 12th Feb 2012

    Best Luck!!

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    Re: What is CDS exam all about?

    Hi friend,

    CDS exam stands for combined defence service examination. It is taken by UPSC twice in a year to get into one of the three defence forces i.e army, navy and air force.

    It is a graduate level examination that offers a permanent commission in defence.

    It is a written test consist of 3 sections-

    1) Math

    2) English

    3) General knowledge

    Clearing it does not ensure final selection, one has to go through SSB interview.

    Regards

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    CDS-Combined Defence Service.
    This CDS Examination is conducting by Union Public Service Commission two times in a every Year.
    This CDS Examination is designed for the Graduate Candidates.
    The Graduation Completed Candidates or Equability Education Candidates only taken this Examination.
    This Exam is for the purpose of recruiting Candidates
    Indian Army
    Indian Navy
    Indian Air Force.
    Age Limits:The Age Limits are as under
    1.For Indian Air Force-19-24 Years
    2.For Indian Army-19-25 Years
    3.For Indian Navy:19-24 Years.
    Syllabus for CDS Exam:The Following are the Syllabus for CDS Exam.
    1.General Knowledge-100 Marks
    2.General English-100 Marks
    3.Elementary Maths-100 Marks
    All The Best

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    CDS stands for Combined Defence Services Examination, and it is the first test conducted by UPSC For those candidates who are Interested to Join Defence after completing Graduation degree course. This examination is Conducted twice in a year for the admission in these Academy :

    >> Indian Military Academy (IMA)
    >> Naval Academy
    >> Air Force Academy
    >> Officers’ Training Academy (OTA)

    If you have completed your Graduate degree course with Maths and Physics as a compulsory subjects, then you are eligible to apply for Naval and Air Force Academy.

    If you have Not study Maths and Physics in your Graduation then you are only eligible for IMA and OTA Academy.

    Age Eligiblity :
    -----------

    For IMA : Unmarried male candidates between 19-24 years are eligible

    For Naval Academy : Unmarried male candidates between 19-22 are eligible

    For Air Force Academy : Unmarried male candidates between 19-23 eligible

    For OTA : Male and Female candidates between 19-25 years are eligible.

    The Selection in CDS are based on Written test, Personal Interview and Medical Test, those who cracked all these stages are eligible for Training to Join Academy.

    Examination Pattern :
    -------------------

    For Admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Air Force Academy.

    >> English : 2 Hours, 100 Marks
    >> General Knowledge : 2 Hours, 100 Marks
    >> Elementary Mathematics 2 Hours, 100 Marks

    For Admission to Officers’ Training Academy

    >> English : 2 Hours, 100 Marks
    >> General Knowledge : 2 Hours, 100 Marks

    For Next year CDS (I) Examination Notification was already Published and the last date of apply for CDS Examination was already over, So if you have missed the chance in this year then please apply for CDS (II) Examination next year and for more information check official website :




    http://upsc.gov.in

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    CDS-Combined defence service Examination
    This exam is conducting by UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION Two times in a year.
    Eligibility criteria details for CDS Examination: The following are the educational Qualifications Required to take CDS Examination
    1.You are the citizen of India
    2.You should have completed Graduation.
    3.You should have to secured 60% marks in graduation from discipline university.
    4.The age limit for this examination is 19-25 years.
    Syllabus for CDS Examination: The following are the syllabus for CDS Examination.
    1.General English.
    2.General Knowledge.
    3.Elementary Maths.
    CDS Exam notification details:
    Notification Date: 29th oct 2011
    Last Date: 28th Nov 2011
    Exam Date: 12th Feb 2012


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    Technical Branch Entry Details:
    Direct Entry Scheme
    >>You should be a B.tech in Electronics & Mechanical Branch only to be applicable under this scheme.
    >>You should have competed Engineering with 60% Marks
    >>Age limit is 18 to 28 years


    Under this scheme short listed Candidates should be called in for AFSB Interview


    Flying Branch Entry Details
    Combined Defence Service Exam
    >>You should be a Graduate with Physics & Maths at 12th level as a subject compulsory.
    >>You should be a citizen of India
    >>Age limit is 19-23 Years


    N.C.C SPL Entry
    >>You should be a B.tech or Graduate with physics and maths at 12th level compulsory with 60 % Marks
    >>You should be a 'C' Certificate holder in senior Wing with 'B' Grade
    >>Age limit is 19-23 Years


    Ground Duty Entry
    Air force Common Admission test
    >>You should be a B.tech or Graduate with physics and maths at 12th level compulsory with 60% Marks.
    >>Age limit is 20-23 Years

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    Hello,

    CDS exam stands for combined defence service examination. It is taken by UPSC twice in a year to get into one of the three defence forces i.e army, navy and air force.

    It is a graduate level examination that offers a permanent commission in defence.

    It is a written test consist of 3 sections-

    1) Math

    2) English

    3) General knowledge

    Clearing it does not ensure final selection, one has to go through SSB interview.

    Thank you



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    COMBINED DEFENCE SERVICE EXAM(CDSE)

    This exam is conducted by UPSC in every year.

    EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

    Those candidate are completed graduation are eligible for CDSE exam but 12 standard subject must be Math and Physics.

    B-TECH ans BE student are also eligible for this exam .But you have not any Pending Backlog.

    Final Year student are also eligible for CDSE exam.There is no percentage marks criteria.

    AGE CRITERIA

    Indian Military Academy - 19-24 Years
    Air Force Academy - 19-23 Years
    Naval Academy - 19-22 Years
    Officer's Training Academy - 19-25 Years


    MARITAL STATUS


    Only Unmarried persons are eligible

    NATIONALITY


    You must have citizenship from India.

    THE EXAMINATION PATTERN



    CDS exam is conducted through SSB so you can prepare for SSB exam.


    I have attached some question paper of CDS exam also the syllabus so please check it out.

    Attached Files

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    Hello friend,

    CDSE is abbreviated as Combined defense service exam and is conducted by Union public service commission twice in a year once in mid February and in mid September.It is conducted for recruiting candidates for Indian military academy,Indian naval academy and Air force academy and also for officers training academy respectively.Both male and female candidates are eligible for this exam.It is held in February and in September.The examination pattern consists of objective type questions.

    The question paper consists of English and general awareness paper respectively.For IMA,AFA,INA elementary maths is added and is conducted for 300 marks but for OTA it is conducted for 200 marks.The qualification criteria is different for different programmes.Candidates must be graduate or a 10+2 grade holder from any recognized university with respective aggregates.Aspirants who are appearing for final year are also eligible for applying for the exam.The candidates must not be below 19 years of age,Upper age limit is 23 years for air force,24 years for navy and 25 years for Indian military.

    Procedure :

    *Written exam
    *SSb or AFSB interview
    *Medical and physical tests

    ALL THE BEST

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    CDS Combined Defence Services is complete. CD of Indian Airforce, Indian Navy, Indian Air Force to join and Officers Training Academy is a written test. UPSC CDS exam is taken twice each year. The upper age limit is different for different departments.

    Website is www.upsc.gov.in

    CDS Combined Defence Services Examination conducted for defense services
    It's all about
    Eligibility Criteria:
    For Indian Military Academy:
    With only 19-24 years old, unmarried male candidates are eligible.For Naval Academy:
    With only 19-22 years old, unmarried male candidates are eligible.For Air Force Academy:
    With only 19-23 years old, unmarried male candidates are eligible.
    Officers' Training Academy:
    19-25 years of age with single or married male candidates are eligible.
    Educational Qualifications: Military and Officers Training Academy:
    The Naval Academy has a degree from a recognized university needed.For:
    Need a degree in engineering.

    Candidates to be physically streamed to the physical parameters of the CDS test fit.

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    what is CDS exam tell me about it in detail?...please give me the complete details of it
    Hello Friend,,,
    C.D.S Exam stands for Combined Defence Services Exam.
    It is conducted by U.P.S.C twice a year.This Is Entrace cum recuritment exam conducted by U.P.S.C for the elite defence academies.
    They are:
    1.INDIAN MILITARY ACADEMY.
    2.INDIAN NAVAL ACADEMY.
    3.AIR FORCE ACADEMY.
    4.OFFICERS TRAINING ACADEMY.
    >For Indian Military Academy,the age limit is 19-24 years and the education qualification is the candidate must be graduate in any stream.
    >For Indian Naval Academy,the age limit is 19-22 years and the candidate must be B.sc with maths and physics or bachelor of engineering
    >For Air Force Academy, the age limit is 19-23 years and the candidate must be B.sc with maths and physics at 10+2 level or bachelor of engineering.
    >For officers Training Academy,the age limit is 19-25 years and the candidate must have degree from a recognised university.
    SELECTION PROCEDURE:
    1.written examination.
    2.Interview for intelligence and personality test at service selection boards.
    3.medical test.
    EXAMINATION PROCEDURE:
    For INDIAN MILITARY ACADEMY,NAVAL ACADEMY,and AIR FORCE ACADEMY the subjects are:
    1.English
    2.General knowledge.
    3.Elementary Mathematics.
    For OFFICERS TRAINING ACADEMY the subjects are :
    1.English
    2.General Knowledge
    PHYSICAL STANDARDS:
    The candidate must be mentally and physically fit.
    The height must be above 157.7 cms.
    The eye sight must be 6/6 or 6/9
    ALL THE BEST.



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    CDS is the combined defence service examination,this exam is for the Indian nationals who are young and courageous individuals who cares for the nation,the candidates who gets qualified in CDS will be sebt for training for any of the disciplines like Indian Military Academy, Naval Academy and the Air Force
    EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION:
    • For IMA /OTA: A degree from a recognized University or equivalent.
    • For Naval Academy: B.Sc. with Physics and/or Mathematics or Bachelor of Engineering.
    • For Air Force Academy: B.Sc. of a recognized University or equivalent with Physics and/or Mathematics as subjects or Bachelor of Engineering.
    • PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT:
    • candidates must be physically fit and also unmarried are eligible

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    Re: What is CDS exam all about?

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    CDS-Combined Defence Service Entrance Examination
    This Examination is Required for Recruiting candidates for
    Indian Army
    Indian navy
    Indian Air force
    CDS Examination is conducting by Union Public Service Commission Two times in a every year
    The CDS Exam Includes the Three Papers
    General English
    General Knowledge
    Elementary maths
    Age Details as per Service Wise
    For Indian Army:19-24 Years
    For Indian Navy:19-23 Years
    For Indian Air force:19-22 Years
    Qualifications Required for CDS Examination:
    Un married Candidates Eligible
    Should be citizen of India
    Should have completed Graduation from Discipline University
    Age Should be between 19-25 Years
    These are the completely Details About CDS Examination
    All The best

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    Hello,

    CDS exam stands for combined defence service examination. It is taken by UPSC twice in a year to get into one of the three defence forces i.e army, navy and air force.

    It is a graduate level examination that offers a permanent commission in defence.


    It is a written test consist of 3 sections-


    ==> Math


    ==> English


    ==> General knowledge


    Clearing it does not ensure final selection, one has to go through SSB interview.


    Thank you




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