CDS II 2014 Selection Process
Updated on Oct 9, 2014 - 11:30 a.m. IST by None
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CDS II 2014 Selection Process- Union Public Service Commission has announced CDS II 2014 Selection Process. There will be an entrance exam to shortlist candidates for the next round, as per CDS II 2014 Selection Procedure.

According to CDS II 2014 Selection Process, UPSC prepares a list of candidates who get the minimum qualifying marks in the CDS II 2014 written exam, under CDS II 2014 Selection Process. Based on their preference, the candidates are called for intelligence and personality test (including psychological aptitude) by the respective SSB. On the basis of the performance at the SSB, final selection is made in order of merit, subject to medical fitness and suitability.

 
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Under CDS II 2014 Syllabus, 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.

 

As per Selection Process of CDS II 2014, the candidates, who qualify the written exam, will be called for SSB round, which will be held in two stages. Stage I of SSB comprises Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR) tests and Picture Perception & Description Test (PP&DT). Stage II consists of Interview, Group Testing Officer Tasks, Psychology Tests and the Conference.

UPSC has already announced Selection Process and Exam Pattern of CDS II 2014. Keep reading our articles to know more about Admit Card and Result.

 

UPSC conducts the common entrance exam for Graduation level exam pass and appearing candidates who seek to join the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of Combined Defence Services (CDS). The exam 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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after clearing the cds exam what will happen

Shivangini Bhatt 19th Feb, 2020
CDA exam is a gateway to the SSB interview. If a candidate manages to clear the CDS Written Exam then he/she will get a chance to show his prowes in the SSB Interview. It is essential to clear the CDS cutoff in order to appear for SSB Interview. If the candidate manages to clear the SSB interview then he/she will be appearing for the document verification and medical examination. After that, the candidate will be sent to the academy for training to become an officer.
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sir, i am pursuing integrated ( MBA - B. tech) in Computer Science and Engineering. so, whether I am eligible for the CDS entrance exam Or not ?

Kalpana Sharma 19th Feb, 2020
Hi Chinmaya,
Hope you are doing great.
Yes, you are eligible for the CDS( Combined Defence Services ) exam as the basic eligibility to appear for this exam is to have graduation in any discipline with 50% marks in it.
However, under this exam , there are academies and it has different qualifications required as Air Force or Navy demands of having mainly engineering branch while in OTA and IMA ,you can go with any desirable course.
Hope it helps.

Best Wishes
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i am intrested in CDS OTA 2020 ii.......now i want to know is OTA sylabus of GK And english same as iMA and navy

Sharon Rose Student Expert 18th Feb, 2020
Hello,
The syllabus for CDS will be same for IMA, INA, AFA and OTA.For IMA, INA, AFA candidates need to appear in Elementary Mathematics paper too.Here is the syllabus for ENGLISH and GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

English
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Sentence correction
  • Jumbled sentence
  • Reading comprehension
  • Finding errors and omissions
  • Tenses & verb
  • Vocabulary

General Knowledge
  • History
  • Geography
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Indian polity
  • Current affairs
  • Economics
  • Books and authors

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for cds in graduation is geography subject compelcery

Sunil Kumar singh 18th Feb, 2020

Hi dear,

There is no boundaries in your subjects. If you are graduated from a recognized university then it is enough for CDS. For some fields engineering is compulsory. You can check details here

https://www.google.co.in/url?q=https://competition.careers360.com/articles/cds-eligibility-criteria&sa=U&ved=2ahUKEwjnltzDmdrnAhVu7HMBHRCyBZcQFnoECAkQBA&usg=AOvVaw13xVw6mBaniQ2DAT3V4BbX

Hope it helps.

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hello, I want to know that can Bsc student (PCM) can also eligible for CDS exam ??plz guide us

Sharon Rose Student Expert 13th Feb, 2020

Hello,

Yes, you are eligible to appear in CDS. But you are only eligible to join Indian Military Academy(IMA), Airforce Academy(AFA), officer's training academy(OTA) as the eligibility criteria to join in any of these academy is that a candidate must have passed bachelor's degree.For Indian Naval Academy a candidate must have passed bachelor's in Engineering.

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