CDS II 2014 online Application forms available; exam on October 26
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Application form for CDS-II 2014 exam, which is set to be held October 26, is available online from July 19. Last date of filling up of the CDS-II application form is August 18, Union Public Service Commission said.

UPSC will conduct the Combined Defence Services Examination (II) for Graduation pass and appearing candidates 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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The candidates are required to pay Rs 200 to fill CDS II 2014 application form. The fees can be paid either via Bank Challan or online using net banking facility of State Bank of India or its associated banks or via SBI debit/credit card.

 

As per the 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 graduation level exam. The candidates must be unmarried and male, and should have born between July 2, 1991 and July 1, 1996.

 

According to CDS II 2014 Paper 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.

 

Under the CDS II 2014 Selection Process, the 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 Important Dates have been announced by UPSC in its notification. CDS II 2014 Admit Card will be available tentatively in first week of October. CDS II 2014 Result will be declared tentatively in third week of December.

 

Courses in Military, Naval and Air Force Academy will commence in July 2015 and courses in Officers Training Academy will start in October 2015.

 

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Explain CDS ,how can I pass the examination and what kind of job or scopes in the CDS ?

Rehan Alam Student Expert 19th Nov, 2019

Dear Aspirant,

Union Public Service Commission(UPSC) conducts Combined Defense Services (CDS) Examination twice a year for the recruitment of candidates to transform into officers in different branches of Indian armed forces.

You can read more about it here:

https://competition.careers360.com/articles/cds-exam

Hope this helps. thank you.

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Sir, I am a final year degree student and i have back papers to complete. Can i still write the CDS exam?

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 16th Nov, 2019

Shilpa, Final year Graduation Candidates who are between 20-24 years can appear for CDS entrance examination. You should just complete all your back logs and your course at the time of counselling and admission. For more information on Physical, Visual standards for the exam, please visit our page at: https://competition.careers360.com/articles/cds-eligibility-criteria

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Does IIT Delhi is better option for aerospace engineering than other IITs ,if wanted to join IAF through CDS ?

Shivam bhardwaj Student Expert 10th Nov, 2019
Hello Rohit,
IIT D is one of the best Institute of India and among IITs. So there study and faculties are very good. You may have a great career there. You should take admission and start your journey to go into Airforce.
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which books are best for cds and afcat?

Apoorva Student Expert 10th Nov, 2019

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.

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