CDS Exam Notification

The Union Public Services Commission issue CDS Exam Notification for recruitment in various defence academies. The UPSC conduct this written test twice a year to give opportunity to Indian girls and boys in permanent as well as short service commission. The successful aspirants will be admitted in Indian Military Services, Naval Academy, Air Force Academy and Officers Training Academy. The applicants need to get good marks in written exam and qualify SSB Interview, AFSB (For AFA), Medical Examination to join the defense academies.

The CDS Exam Notification usually announced in November and June month of the year. The exam will commence in February and October respectively by UPSC. The notification has all essential information regarding the examination commencement.

Only unmarried boys and girls are having required eligibility allowed to sit for the examination. The applicants must have completed graduation in any discipline from any recognized university or institute to apply for IMA and OTA. Candidates who want to apply for Air force Academy or Naval Academy should have engineering degree. For age limit and other educational qualifications refer to CDS exam eligibility or current notification.

Candidates can download CDS Exam Notification PDF format here on cdsexam.com once issued by UPSC. You can find exact examination pattern here to qualify the written exam. Aspirants need to get qualifying marks which should be more than the decided cut off.

Aspirants will be selected according their intelligence and personality which will be tested by SSB interview and written examinations. They are suggested to give their best to occupy the vacancy. They may join the defense academies by qualifying all tests only.

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  1. Good Morning Sir/Mam,
    I m Anuravi Jindal and I am pursuing b.tech in computer science engineering. I want to join indian army as a flying officer and I scored in first year and second year 62% and my height is 5’2″. please reply me when the exam will conduct and how to join?
    please reply sir/mam.
    thank you!

    • Hi Anuravi,
      You can not join Flying branch of Air force as CDS exam allow girls to join only OTA. You can sit in CDS written exam, face SSB interview and Join OTA as SSC.

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