CDS (I) 2015- Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) shall be conducting Combined Defence Services Examination (I) 2015. Combined Defence Services Examination (I) is a competitive exam conducted for admissions to various courses including IMA Dehradun, INA Ezhimala, Air Force Academy Hyderabad and OTA Chennai.
CDS (I) 2015 is scheduled to be held on February 15, 2015.
Exam – Combined Defence Services (I)
Commonly known as – CDS (I) 2015
Exam Type – National
Exam Category – UG
Conducting Authority – UPSC
Exam Fees – Rs. 200
For any queries, doubts and suggestions, call CDS (I) 2015 Premium Helpline @ 011-40360360
CDS (I) 2015 Eligibility Criteria – Applicants should be considered eligible to appear in Combined Defence Services (CDS (I)) 2014, if they have passed Graduation (10+2+3 examination) or equivalent from a recognized institute.
Candidates need to note that the eligibility criteria for each course of CDS (I) shall differ from one other.
CDS (I) 2015 Application Form – The application form for CDS (I) 2015 are available from November 8 till December 12, 2014. Candidates applying for CDS (I) 2015 need to fill in the online application in two registration parts. While in Part I of registration, they need to fill in their essential details including name, father’s name, educational qualification, date of birth, etc, in the second part of registration, they have to upload their photograph and signature after depositing the application fee.
CDS (I) 2015 Online Application Form Link – http://www.upsconline.nic.in/mainmenu2.php
CDS (I) 2015 Admit Card – Candidates will be able to download CDS (I) 2015 Admit Card tentatively three weeks before the scheduled date of exam. Candidates will have take a print out of the admit card and carry it in the exam centre along with a proof of identity. No candidate shall be allowed to appear in the exam without a valid CDS (I) 2015 admit card.
CDS (I) 2015 Exam Pattern – Candidates appearing in CDS (I) 2015 Exam for IMA, INA and Air Force Academy will have three question papers comprising objective type questions of 100 marks each and those for OTA will have to appear for two papers of 10 marks each. The objective type questions shall cover three different papers including English, General Knowledge and Elementary Mathematics. OTA candidates will not have to appear for Elementary Mathematics paper. The questions will be in English medium.
Duration of the examination – 6 hours for IMA, INA and Air Force Academy and 4 hours for OTA (2 hours each for every paper)
Total marks for CDS (I) 2015 – 300 marks for IMA, INA and Air Force Academy and 200 marks for OTA
Marking Scheme – Negative Marking is applicable for every incorrect response. One-third (1/3) shall be deducted.
For IMA, INA and Air Force Academy –
For OTA –
CDS (I) 2015 Result – UPSC has declared CDS (I) 2015 Final Result for the successful candidates. The candidates who qualify CDS (I) 2015 are invited for Services Selection Board (SSB) Interview. The candidates who qualify CDS (I) 2015 SSB Interview are declared finally selected for CDS (I) 2015 various courses.
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officer training academy CDSOTA is conducted in pen and paper mood. syllabus is consist of only english and general awareness. questions are in multiple choice type. totsl 240 questions need to answer, also there is negative marking. age shold be between 19-25. you can follow below mention books for your preparation.
Combined CDS (OTA) Book , DDE – Defence Direct Education
Pathfinder CDS by Arihant Experts
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When it comes to CDS, girls are only eligible for OTA and the only eligibility is graduation in any stream from a recognized university, there's no specific aggregate required here, so whatever you wish to pursue you can, wherever your interest lies. There's no hard and fast rule if you're asking regarding choice of course specifically for CDS.
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