CDS II 2015 – Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced to conduct the common entrance exam – CDS II 2015 on November 1 – for Graduation level pass and appearing candidates who are looking to join the Indian Army, Navy and Air Force wings of Combined Defence Services. The CDS exam is conducted twice a year. CDS II 2015 will be conducted on November 1to fill as many as 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 11 for Officers Training Academy, Chennai (for women).
Exam Name: Combined Defence Services Examination
Commonly Known As: CDS
Exam Type: National
Exam Category: Graduation
Conducting Body: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
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CDS II 2015 Selection Process – Aspirants have to qualify the written exam to be able to be called for SSB round, which includes intelligence and personality test (including psychological aptitude). Based on the performance at the SSB, final selection is made in order of merit, subject to medical fitness and suitability.
CDS II 2015 Application Form – CDS II 2015 Application Form was available online from July 25 to August 14, 2015. CDS II 2015 application fee was of Rs 200, which could be paid either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of SBI, State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/State Bank of Hyderabad/State Bank of Mysore/State Bank of Patiala/State Bank of Travancore or by using Visa/Master Credit/Debit Card.
Note: Female/SC/ST candidates are exempted from payment of fee.
CDS II 2015 Eligibility Criteria – To be eligible for applying for admission in the Defence job courses, candidates must be the citizen of India, and are appearing or have qualified a Graduation level exam.
Age limit and gender for the candidates under CDS II 2015 Eligibility Criteria:
Aspirant must be an unmarried male
Educational qualification for the candidates under CDS 2014 Eligibility Criteria:
For IMA and OTA - Degree from a recognized university or equivalent
For INA - Degree in Engineering from a recognized University or Institution
For IFA - Degree of a recognized university (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering
CDS II 2015 Important Dates– UPSC has announced the important dates of CDS II. Candidates must note them carefully, so that they do not miss out any important event regarding the recruitment process. CDS II 2015 Important Dates are given below:
Last date of CDS II 2015 Application Form - August 14, 2015
Written exam for CDS II 2015 - November 1, 2015
Admit Card of CDS II - October 9, 2015
Result of CDS II - December
CDS II 2015 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. Check more about Exam Pattern of CDS II 2015 below:
As described in CDS II 2014 Exam Pattern, Elementary Mathematics paper will be of Matriculation level and questions in other papers will be based on Graduation standard.
CDS II 2015 Admit Card – The UPSC will make available Admit Card of CDS II written exam for downloading tentatively in October. Candidates without their admit card will not be allowed in the examination hall. They must retain their admit card safe with them throughout the recruitment process. The admit card will be available online for downloading and will not be sent to any candidate by any other way.
CDS II 2015 Result – UPSC will announce the Result of CDS II written exam tentatively in third week of December. Once the result is declared, the shortlisted candidates will be called for SSB Interview round. To be able to get admission to defence job courses, candidates have to qualify the SSB interview round.
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In CDS exam ,girls can only go for OTA(officers training academy) and the exam pattern is slightly different as per other academies.
It has only two papers that of general knowledge and general English.
For general knowledge you should be well prepared about current affairs and read 6-12 class ncert books thoroughly for history , geography , science etc. You can also go for internet for general knowledge along with also focus on basic GK like first in the world , famous books and authors etc.
For English, practice is the key to success. Have a good book of objective English like Arihant and read newspaper daily and improve you vocabulary.
Solve previous years questions as well.
It includes the same GK and English followed by numerical ability and reasoning questions as well.
You should again go for basics in mathematics upto class 12 and try to learn more tricks and shortcuts and for reasoning , follow a good book of reasoning ability and be more focused and concentrated while solving these questions.
Hope it helps.
Girl candidates who want to join IAF have 2 possible ways. AFCAT and non AFCAT entry. AFCAT is an entrance exam conducted twice a year. If you clear this exam, then you will be called for SSB Interview and then you can choose your own branches.
There are various kinds branch in IAF(Indian air force) like technical, flying and ground. each branch has its own Eligibility and qualification criteria... As you haven't mentioned any kind of branch, let me tell you about these core branches
Flying branch: age should be in between 19 to 23.You should be a graduate in any stream with aggregate of 60% marks and you should have studied Maths and Physics in your 12th and have passed with 60% marks. Or BE or B.Tech with 60% marks is also accepted.
Technical branch: There are 2 types of technical services under technical branch. Both of them need the same criteria of 18-28yeats.First one is Aeronautical Engineer which is mechanical service. Second one is Aeronautical Engineer which is electrical service.
Ground duty branch: There are 3 types of services in Ground duty branches.
Administration and Logistics: Age should be between 20-23 years for Graduates. You should be a Graduate or a Post Graduate in any discipline with atleast 60% marks.
Education: Age should be 20-25 years for Post Graduates and you should be a Post Graduate in any stream with 50% marks.
Accounts: 20-27 for M.Ed, Ph. D, CA, ICWA. Bachelors degree or Masters degree in Commerce. If you have Bachelor's degree then you should have 60% marks and if you have PG degree, then you should have 60% marks.
Through Non AFCAT entry, there are CDSE and FTS. For meteorology branch, age should be between 20-25 years and for Phd students, age should be 27 years. Students should have post graduate degree in any science stream.
There is also NCC Special Entry Indian Air Force. Age should be 20-24 years. You should be a graduate in any stream with aggregate of 60% marks and you should have studied Maths and Physics in your 12th and have passed with 60% marks. Or BE or B.Tech with 60% marks is also accepted
see open university student who have completed their graduation in any discipline may appear in cds exam.
you have not mention your graduation course or stream. if you dont belongs to bachelor in electrical engineering or bachelor courses in physics or mathematics you may apply for below mention post,
Indian Military Academy
Officers’ Training Academy (OTA)
Officers’ Training Academy (SSC Women Non-Technical Course)
Here are the eligibility criteria for CDS exam
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The educational qualification for eligibility to Central defense service exam that is CDS exam is
The candidate should be graduate or appearing in the final year of the same is eligible to apply for CDS exam.
So if you are in final year of your graduation you can apply to this exam.
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