CDS Eligibility Criteria 2018

CDS Eligibility CriteriaCDS Eligibility Criteria 2018 - The eligibility criteria of CDS has been defined by exam conducting authority, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). CDS eligibility criteria 2018 are the set of norms in terms of age, nationality and educational qualification. According to CDS eligibility criteria, candidates applying for the exam must be 20 to 24 years. Candidates, who have passed or yet to pass their final year examination are eligible for CDS exam as they need to submit the certificate signed by their respective Principal about the final year at the time document verification at the time of selection procedure. Candidates who wish to join Army, Navy and Air Force as commissioned officers can apply for CDS 2018. The CDS 2 exam will be conducted on November 18, 2018. Candidates must read the eligibility criteria before filling application form. The detailed CDS 2018 eligibility criteria is provided on this page. Read below for more details on CDS eligibility criteria.

 

Highlights of CDS Eligibility Criteria 2018

Nationality:

  • Candidates applying for CDS 2 exam 2018 must be citizen of India

  • Candidates from Nepal, Bhutan and Tibetan refugee,Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam are also eligible but only after subject to fulfilment eligibility criteria as the rule of Government of India

Age Limit, educational qualification, sex and martial status

Courses

Age Limit

Qualification

Marital Status

Indian Military Academy (IMA)

20 to 24 years

Degree of a recognised University or equivalent

Unmarried

Indian Naval Academy (NA)

20 to 24 years

Degree in Engineering from a recognised University/Institution

Unmarried

Air Force Academy (AFA)

20 to 24 years

Degree of a recognised University (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering

Unmarried

Officers Training Academy (OTA - Men)

20 to 24 years

Degree of a recognised University or equivalent

Unmarried and Married

Officers Training Academy (OTA - Women, Non-Technical)

20 to 24 years

Degree of a recognised University or equivalent

Unmarried and Widow

Physical standard required for CDS 2018

 

The eligibility criteria of CDS is defined by UPSC. Candidates appearing for CDS 2 exam must know the physical standard requirement to be eligible for CDS exam. Candidates can check the important physical standard required for CDS exam below.

  • Candidates must be physically fit as per the prescribed physical standard.

  • Candidate must be in good physical and sound mental health and free from any disease/disability that can interfere the efficient performance of duties.

  • There should be no evidence of weak constitution, bodily defects or over weight.

  • The minimum acceptable height for male candidates is 157.5 cm. for Army, 157 cm for Navy and 162.5 cms for Air Force.

  • Women candidates’ must have height upto 152 cm.

  • For candidates belonging to Gorkhas and hills of North-Eastern region of India, Garhwali and Kumaon, the minimum acceptable height will be 5 cm less. In case of candidates from Lakshadweep, the minimum acceptable height can be reduced by 2 cms.

  • For women candidates if pregnancy is detected at any stage after selection at SSB or during training will debar the candidates from grant of commission and cost recovered from the date of joining OTA till the date of debar on confirmation of pregnancy from Military Hospital Authorities.

  • Candidates should have sufficient number of natural and sound teeth. A minimum of 14 dental points will be acceptable. When 32 teeth are present, the total dental points are 22.

CDS Application Form 2018

 

Application form of CDS will be released on August 8, 2018. Candidates can apply for CDS exam online till September 3, 2018. Fee can be paid both online and offline. Candidates can fill the application form in two phases. Part 1 includes filling up of basic details like name, qualification, parents’ name etc whereas in part 2 candidates can upload thier photographs, singnature, pay the requisite application fees, selection of Exam centres and signing of declaration form.

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saumya singh 9 days ago

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nishant sharma 23 days ago

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