CDS II 2014 – Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the common entrance exam for Graduation level pass and appearing candidates who seek to join the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of Defence Services. The Combined Defence Services Examination is held twice a year. CDS II 2014 will be conducted on October 26 to fill around 464 CDS vacancies including 200 for Indian Military Academy, Dehradun, 45 for Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala, 32 for Air Force Academy, Hyderabad, 175 for Officers Training Academy, Chennai (for men), and 12 for Officers Training Academy, Chennai (for women).
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Exam Name: Combined Defence Services ExaminationClick Here to Enroll Complete CDS Examination Preparation Package
Commonly Known As: CDS
Exam Type: National
Exam Category: Graduation
Conducting Body: Union Public Service Commission
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CDS II 2014 Application Form – CDS 2014 Application Form was available online since July 19, 2014. Application process continued till August 18. The candidates were required to pay Rs 200 to fill CDS II 2014 application form, either via Bank Challan or online using net banking facility of State Bank of India or via SBI debit/credit cards.
CDS II 2014 Eligibility Criteria – The candidates applying for admission in the Defence job courses should be the citizen of India, and are appearing or have qualified a Graduation level exam. The candidates must be unmarried and male, and should have born between July 2, 1991 and July 1, 1996.
CDS II 2014 Important Dates – UPSC has announced the important dates for the application process of CDS exam. Application process continued from July 19 to Aug 18, 2014. Written exam will be held on October 26, 2014.
CDS II 2014 Exam Pattern – For admission to Military, Naval and Air Force Academy, the candidates are evaluated in English, General Knowledge (GK) and Elementary Mathematics, each paper of 2 hours duration and 100 marks each. For admission to Officers Training Academy the candidates are tested in a similar manner as explained above except that they are exempted from taking Elementary Mathematics test.
CDS II 2014 Selection Process – UPSC prepares a list of candidates who get the minimum qualifying marks in the written examination. Based on their preference, the candidates are called for intelligence and personality test (including psychological aptitude) by the respective SSB. Based on the performance at the SSB, final selection is made in order of merit, subject to medical fitness and suitability.
CDS II 2014 Admit Card – The Admit Card for the written exam is available from October 1. The admit card is available online for downloading and will not be sent to any candidate by any other way.
CDS II 2014 Result – UPSC is likely to declare the result for the written exam tentatively in third week of December. After the declaration of the result, the shortlisted candidates will be called for SSB Interview round.
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Hello dear student,
I would suggest you to buy a general knowledge book which is that will help you with the GK questions. And then you should buy a book of reasoning and aptitude pictures that will help you to improve your aptitude questions. Why you asking for a book then I would like to recommend you pathfinder CDS it is one of the best books you can and have for the preparation. While for afcat you can buy Aarihant's afcat book for preparation. I hope this was helpful to you.
yes you may apply in cds if you become eligible in education and age criteria.
age limit is 24 or 25 years old according to post wise. you may apply in Indian Military Academy (IMA), Indian Naval Academy (NA), Air Force Academy (AFA), Officers' Training Academy (OTA - Men), Officers Training Academy (OTA - Women, Non-Technical).
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cds exam happens twice a year. the following age criteria is applicable to appear in cds exam:
For Indian Military Academy (IMA), unmarried candidates born not before than January 2, 1997 and not later than January 1, 2002 can only apply.
For Indian Naval Academy (IMA), unmarried male candidates born not earlier than January 2, 1997 and not later than January 1, 2002 are eligible.
for Air Force Academy candidate should be between 20 to 24 years as on January 1, 2021 (born not earlier than January 2, 1997 and not later than January 1, 2001).
For Officers’ Training Academy (SSC Course for men), unmarried male candidates born not before than January 2, 1996 and not later than January 1, 2002 are eligible for the exam.
For Officers’ Training Academy (SSC Women Non-Technical Course), candidates should be unmarried and born not earlier than January 2, 1996 and not later than January 1, 2002.
so you are not eligible for any of the post as per age criteria.
I regret to inform you that with Biology in 10+2 you are not eligible for an officer which is a technical post.However, you can become a doctor in Armed force, for this you need to appear for NEET and get good rank.The admission done under AFMC.You can also pursue B.sc Nursing in military as you have studied Biology in 10+2.You can only become an officer(technical post) if you have studied Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry in 10+2.
I hope this is helpful to you.
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