CDS (I) 2016 announced; Exam on Feb 14
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced notification for Combined Defence Services Examination (CDS I) for the year 2016 on November 7, 2015. The commission will be conducting CDS (I) 2016 on February 14. You need to check the eligibility criteria of CDS (I) 2016 before filling in the application forms.
UPSC has notified as many as 457 vacancies for CDS (I) 2016 in five courses – Indian Military Academy (IMA) Dehradun, India Naval Academy (INA) Ezhimala, Air Force Academy Hyderabad, Officers Training Academy (OTA) Chennai for Men and Officers Training Academy (OTA) Chennai for Women.
As per the eligibility criteria of CDS (I) 2016, you need to have qualified the Bachelor’s degree programme in different disciplines as per your choice of course and should not be greater than 22 years of age.
You need to apply for CDS (I) 2016 between November 7 and December 4, 2015 in online mode, wherein you will have to remit an application fee of Rs. 200.
CDS (I) 2016 shall be conducted on February 14 at as many as 40 exam centres in India. The test shall be offline mode comprising as many as 300 questions for all courses except OTA. Those applying for OTA will need to answer a maximum of 200 questions.
Each question shall carry 1 mark. UPSC also follows a negative marking policy under which 0.33 marks shall be deducted for wrong answers marked in the offline paper of CDS (I) 2016.
The offline paper of CDS (I) 2016 shall comprise questions from the following sections – English, general Knowledge and Elementary Mathematics wherein each section shall have a maximum of 100 questions.
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Questions related to CDS
can i give cds exam after doing b.pharma degree with math in twelfth class?
Yes ,you are eligible for CDS examination after your B Pharma with maths in 12th except for Indian Naval Academy because to be eligible for it you need an engineering degree.
Educational qualifications required for CDS is provided below:-
- * Indian Military Academy :- you need a bachelor's Degree in any discipline from a recognised university. Those who are in final year of their degree are also eligible.
- * Indian Naval Academy :- Must have bachelor's degree in engineering or should be in final year of your engineering.
- * Air Force Academy :- You should have bachelor's degree in engineering or Bachelor's Degree in any discipline with physics and mathematics in your 10+2 level . Those who are in final year of their degree are also eligible
- * OTA (Men) :- you need a bachelor's Degree in any discipline from a recognised university. Those who are in final year of bachelor's degree are also eligible.
- * OTA (Women - Non-Technical) : - you need a bachelor's Degree in any discipline from a recognised university. Those who are in final year of their degree are also eligible
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Best online coaching for CDS??? Is gradeup online classes best for CDS?
Some of the best online classes for CDS exam are the following
- SSB Crack
- TCY ONLINE
- WIFI- STUDY
Yes, Gradeup is a better online classes which provide best quality education for CDS to their students, aids them in getting selected in the Defence exams which provides student with vedio classes, which include live classes, PDFs, study notes, quizzes and practice question that in returns make the exam ready.
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Is 12 pass student can give cds exam
As per the latest CDS 2021 Eligibility criteria, a student is required to have a Graduation or equivalent degree from a recognised university to be eligible for CDS. So, no, a 12th pass student can't give CDS exam.
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hello, my dob is 08 dec 1997..i am in final year of graduation.. how many attempt i have left for CDS OTA exam?
The age limit to appear for Combined Defence Service (CDS) for Officers Training Academy is 19-25 years for men and Women. As per the age criteria CDS 2 2021 will be your last attempt. A candidate must be born in between July 2, 1997- July 1, 2003 to be eligible to appear for CDS 2 2021 for OTA. And the age eligibility criteria for CDA 1 2022 for OTA will be that a candidate must not born earlier than January 2, 1998 and not later than January 1, 2004. As you do not fulfill the criteria you will not be eligible to appear for CDS 1 2022 thus CDS 2 2021 will be your last attempt.
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sir Am kiran kumar my D.O.B is 7 feb 2000 and i will complete my btech by 2022 how many times i can attempt to cds for ima
The age limit to appear for Common Defence Service (CDS) for Indian Military Academy is 19-24 years. CDS entrance examination is conducted twice in a year. Candidates who are in final year of the qualifying examination are also eligible to appear for CDS. You will in the final year of the qualifying exam in the year 2022 so you can appear for CDS 1 2022, CDS 2 2022 and CDS 1 2023.
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