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Can I apply for CDS if I am a final year student of BA?


can i apply for C.D.S if i am final year student of B.A.




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17th August 2013, 11:41 AM
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can i apply for C.D.S if i am final year student of B.A.

CDS Examination is prestigious examination and this examination is conducted by Union Public Service Commission twice in a year .

IMA (Indian Military Academy) : You have to complete your Graduate degree course in any discipline from a recognized University and your age should between 19 to 24 Years.

Naval Academy :
You have to complete your Graduate degree course with Maths and Physics as a compulsory Subjects and your age should between 19 to 22 Years.

Air Force Academy : You must have to complete your Graduate degree course with Maths and Physics as a compulsory subjects and your age should between 19 to 23 Years.

OTA (Officers Training Academy) : You have to complete your Graduate degree course in any discipline from a recognized University and your age should between 19 to 25 years.

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You are in final year of BA degree so you are applicable for CDS exam
Examination Pattern for UPSC CDS Examination - IMA, Naval and Air force

English Language - 100 marks
General Knowledge - 100 marks
Elementary Mathematics - 100 marks

Examination Pattern for UPSC CDS Examination - OTA

English Language - 100 marks
General Knowledge - 100 marks

Best Books for CDS Exam:-
  1. CDS Exam Guide: Combined Defence Services Exam (Paperback) by Datason Rp
  2. CDS Chapterwise - Sectionwise Solved Papers 1st Edition (Paperback) by Arihant Experts
  3. UPSC Portal CDS Combined Defence Services Examination Practice Papers (Paperback) by Sachchida Nand Jha
  4. CDS: Combined Defence Services Examination Guide 1st Edition (Paperback) by R. Gupta's
  5. Study Guide C.D.S (Combined Defence Services Exam.) by GKP
For more details about CDS exam and Application process , you can visit to http://www.upsc.gov.in
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17th August 2013, 08:09 PM
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Dear Friend,

The Acronym "CDS" stands for Combined Defense Services. This Examination is conducted every year by the Union Public Service Commission.

The CDS Exam is conducted twice every year as CDS-I & CDS-II Exam in the months of February and September.

The CDS Exam gives candidates the opportunity to join the following wings :

** Indian Military Academy

** Naval Academy

** Air Force Academy

** Officer`s Training Academy.

As you are a final year student of Bachelor Of Arts , you are absolutely eligible to appear for the CDS Exam.

This is because the required educational qualifications for the CDS Exam is :

Either the candidate should have completed graduation from any recognized college/university or candidates in final year of graduation can also apply for the same.

There is no percentage bar applicable for this exam.

The Other Requisites for the CDS Exam are :

## Age Limit :

a) For IMA : 19-22 years

b) For Naval Academy : 19-23 yrs

c) For AFA : 19-24 years

d) For OTA : 19-25 years.

No further relaxation in upper age is given to any candidate by the Union Public Service Commission no matter the candidate belongs to whatever category.

## Sex :

Both Male and Female Candidates are allowed to apply for the CDS Exam.

## Nationality :

The Candidate must be an Indian Citizen or A subject of Nepal or a subject of Bhutan.

This is the information i have to the best of my knowledge regarding your query. Hope the information will help you to the extent you want.




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18th August 2013, 01:27 PM
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can i apply for C.D.S if i am final year student of B.A.
CDS stands for Combined Defence Services Examination and this examination is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) to recruit officers for the Army, Navy and Air Force.

The next CDS II Examination is on 8th September, 2013 and the admission will take place on the following courses:-
  1. Indian Military Academy, Dehradun: 250 vacancies
  2. Indian Naval Academy:- 40 vacancies
  3. Air Force Academy, Hyderabad:- 175 vacancies
  4. Officers Training Academy, Chennai:- 12 vacancies
IMA and Officers’ Training Academy:-

For this academy you need a degree in any discipline of your choice from a recognized university or equivalent.

Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 19 years and not later than 24 years can apply for the IMA.

For the OTA the age should be between 19 and 25 years.

Indian Naval Academy:-

For this academy you need an engineering degree in any stream of your choice from a recognized university.

Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 19 years and not later than 22 years can apply for the NA.

Air Force Academy:-

You need a degree of a recognized university (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering from a recognized university.

Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 19 years and not later than 23 years can apply for the AFA.

Please Note:- The CDS Examination can also be given by the candidates who are studying in the final year degree course and have yet to pass the final year degree examination. So you are eligible to give this examination.

Hope this helps :-> :->
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19th August 2013, 10:25 AM
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Yes, you can apply for CDS being a final year student of BA(Bachelor of Arts)

CDS stands for Combined Defence Service, the entrance exam for which is conducted by UPSC twice every year as CDS-I and CDS-II to join Indian Military Academy, naval Academy, Air Force Academy and Officer's Training Academy.

You, being a candidate from Arts stream, can only eligible to apply for Indian Military Academy and Officer's Training Academy of CDS.

The eligible candidate must be an Indian National having either appear for the final Graduation Degree exam or pass in any stream from a recognised University within the age of 19 to 24 years for IMA and from 19 to 25 years for OTA with good Physical and Mental health, can apply for CDS.

For more information you may log on to http://www.upsc.gov.in
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19th August 2013, 01:47 PM
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as you are a final year BA student then , congratulations you are eligible for CDS exams .
you can visit http://upsc.gov.in
for updates on application form ..then get your admit card from same website.
and prepare for examination.
exams consist of :
general knowledge
general abilities
and general mathematics
for getting previous year papers you can go to the above mentioned website of
UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
OR YOU CAN REFER COMPETITION BOOKS OF ARIHANT, MTG..!
more check in your locality there must be a institute for CDS preparation.
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19th August 2013, 04:42 PM
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Yes final year Graduation students can apply for CDS exam but they have to present all the documents when required then only their candidature will be considered.
So apply for it and be prepared for the examination. You are B.A Graduate so you are only eligible for Indian Army.


Age Limit:

Indian Air Force Academy : 19 - 23 years

Indian Naval Academy : 19 - 22 years

Indian Military Academy : 19 - 24 years

Officers' Training Academy : 19 - 25 years

Selection Procedure:

-Written Exam

-SSB

-Medical exam

Exam Pattern for CDS:



Physical Requirements:



For more information visit http://www.upsc.gov.in
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19th August 2013, 07:10 PM
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can i apply for C.D.S if i am final year student of B.A.
Hi,

Yes, you can apply for CDS exam being a final year B.A. student.

CDS- Combined Defence Academy

CDS exams are conducted by UPSC for joining -

Indian Military Academy

Indian Navy Academy

Officer's Training academy

Indian Air Force Academy


Eligibility for CDS exams ~~

Candidate should be a graduate from a recognised university.

Graduation can be in any discipline for IMA and OTA.

Graduation should be done with Physics and Maths for INA and AFA.

Final Year students can also apply.

Age for different wing is different --

IMA - 19 years - 24 years

INA - 19 years - 22 years

OTA - 19 years - 25 years

IAF - 19 years - 23 years


The exam of CDS is conducted in three stages -

Written exam
Interview
Physical examination

The pattern is --

Can I apply for CDS if I am a final year student of BA?-pattern-cds-exam.jpg
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19th August 2013, 09:43 PM
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Union Public service commission conducts Combined defense services examination for recruiting defense personnel for Indian defense.If you are in final year of Graduation course then you will be eligible to appear in Preliminary written exam conducted by the C.D.S . But if you get selected for Mains exam then you will have to show your pass out certificate and if you fail to produce the final year pass out certificate then you will not be allowed to appear in Mains exam.

Candidates who are interested to appear in C.D.S Exam can apply for the following defense streams.These streams are :
  1. Indian Military Academy.
  2. Naval Academy.
  3. Air-Force Academy.
  4. Officers Training Academy.
A)Eligibility details for Indian Military Academy and Officers Training Academy


~Candidates age should be between 19 years to 24 years.
~Candidates should have a Bachelor degree in any discipline from any recognized university.

B)Eligibility details for Indian Naval Academy :

~Candidates age should be between 19 years to 22 years.
~Candidates should have a Bachelor degree with Physics and Mathematics/Bachelor degree in Engineering from a recognized university.

C)Eligibility details for Indian Air-Force Academy :

~Candidates age should be between 19 years to 23 years.
~Candidates should have a Bachelor degree in Physics/Mathematics/Mechanical Engineering/Aeronautical Engineering from a recognized university.


Written exam details for Indian Military Academy/Indian Air-Force Academy/Indian Naval Academy :
-->>Questions will be objective type and questions will be asked from English,general Knowledge and Elementary Mathematics.
-->>Each subject will be of 02 hours and each subject will be of 100 marks.


Written exam details for Officers Training Academy :
-->>Questions will be from English and General Knowledge.
-->>Each paper will be of 2 hours.
-->>Each paper will be of 100 marks.


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7th September 2013, 02:31 PM
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Dear There,

CDS stands for Combined Defense Services. UPSC conducts this examination twice every year in the month of February as CDS I and in the month of September as CDS II.

Qualifying CDS candidates are recruited to following wings :

* Indian Military Academy

* Naval Academy

* Air Force Academy

* Officer's Training Academy.

Qualification Required
:

* Candidates pursuing Graduation in final year or passed Graduation in any stream from any recognized college / university.

From the above mentioned qualification it is clear that you are an eligible candidate to apply for CDS examination on the basis of educational qualification.

* Age Limit differs for each academy :

Indian Military Academy - 19-22 years

Naval Academy - 19-23 yrs

Air Force Academy - 19-24 years

Officer's Training Academy - 19-25 years.

There is no relaxation in upper age is granted to candidates belonging to any reserved quotas.

* Sex : Male & Female

* Citizenship - Indian

This is the all I have to share with you.

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Can i apply ota exa in final year in distance mod my final year examination will be in march 2015 so in feb 2015 can i apply for ota exam?
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i m final year student of b.com prof. But i will get my pass out result nearly to september. Am i suitable for this exam
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i want to know that which degree is applicable for CDS exam? i want the list of every degree from which i can enter the exam of CDS.
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What are the stages to get selected for it,?? What are the physical test , we should prepare for??
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DO I HAVE TO TAKE A WRITTEN DOCUMENT AS PROOF WRITTEN BY MY PRINCIPAL THAT I AM APPEARING IN BA FINAL YEAR FOR APPEARING IN CDS EXAM
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Can I give cds exam after graduation in art but my stream was science for 12 and I got very less percent in 12
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Can I apply for CDs exam as I'm in 3rd year of BA but unfortunately I failed in 4th semester because of medical issues?
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I passed my 12th in biannual exam by 68 percentage and now I have completed my graduation with 65percentage in annual exam can i allowed to give cds exam is there any problem for biannual passed student in military
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I am a student of Bsc (maths honors) in 3rd year. Can I appear for the OTA exam being a maths student in graduation. Also can I appear with my final year.
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