Eligibility Criteria for CDS (Combined Defense Services Examination)

Find all the query about CDS exam like eligybility cryteria, paper patern and the exam procedure with the help of this post.

The Combined Defense Services Examination (CDS) is conducted twice a year by the Union Public Service Commission for recruitment into the Indian Military Academy, Officers Training Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Indian Air Force Academy. The Notification for the examination is usually released in the months of October and June, and the examinations are conducted in February and November respectively.

The pattern for the exam is fixed and syllabus is also same by UPSC. That’s why it is achievable with the help of proper preparation for all the candidates. UPSC conducts the exam of CDS in two stages- Written and Interview. And with the help of these selection procedure candidates selected in Indian armed forces as a officer. As per the CDS 1 exam pattern the written exam conducts on three subject basis – 1. Elementary Mathematics, 2. English and 3. General  Knowledge. The time for the each paper will be 2 hrs.

  • Written exam detail for the CDS (Indian Military Academy, Naval Academy and Air Force Academy)
Subject Duration Total marks Total Question
English 2 hours 100 120
General Knowledge 2 hours 100 120
Elementary mathematics 2 hours 100 100
  • Written exam detail for the OTA (Officers Training Academy)
Subject Duration Total marks Total Question
English 2 hours 100 120
General Knowledge 2 hours 100 120
  • CDS Exams has two stages:
  1. Written exam.
  2. Interview (SSB).

The Written Examination for CDS:

  • Mode of the CDS exam is offline type.
  • The examination papers pattern is objective.
  • There will be 120 total question in the English and G.K. portion but only 100 question will be in the Elementary mathematics.
  • Each paper will be held for 2 hours’ duration.
  • For every correct answer in English and General Knowledge there is 0.83 marks.
  • In Elementary Mathematics 1 marks given for a correct answer.
  • There is also negative marking for incorrect answers and that is 1/3 mark.
  • For the candidates, appearing for OTA (Officers Training Academy), the written exam will conduct for 200 marks because there will be no Elementary Mathematics paper for them.
  • Getting qualify in each and every paper is compulsory for next stage call.


 

CDS Age Limit 2016

  •  19 to 22 years – Naval Academy.
  • 19 to 23 years – Air Force Academy.
  • 19 to 24 years – Indian Military Academy.
  • 19 to 25 years- Officers Training Academy.


The Interview for CDS:

Candidates who have cleared the CDS written exam conducted by UPSC will need to go through an interview.  After clearing the first stage written exam candidate receives a call letter for interview. The interview will be conducted to test the intelligence and personality of qualified candidate.

The interview processes will be held in one of the SSB (Service Selection Board) centers in India and also conducted by them. The candidate will be measured by the selection staff after a deep and long testing process and with the help of so many tasks and skill tests.

The SSB Interview procedure comprises of two stages-

  1. OIR ( Officers Intelligence Rating) test.
  2. Interview ( Psychology test, conference, group discussion)


Important Links for CDS :

Click here for admit card download.

Click here for CDS online Application Form.

Click here for CDS  Written Result.

Click here to go Official Page of UPSC.

Best Books for Best CDS prepration.



So friends … best of luck for your …. CDS exam….

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AF CAT-2 2017 Exam details and Eligibility Criteria

Find out all eligibility criteria, exam pattern and the exam procedure with the help of this post and get your dream job.


Hello friends,
Welcome to get-set-job.com…….

Here in this post we are discussing about AF CAT examination notification for the year 2017 and yes we will also discuss about the eligibility criteria and the required age. Friends all of you who are reading this post, know that AF CAT is one of the most fascinating job test for so many job seekers and it is very popular among the armed forces lovers.
The Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) is conducted by the Indian Air Force twice (usually in February and September) every year. Friends AF CAT is selection test for Officers in various branches in Air Force and these are :

  •  Flying Branch (Short Service Commission)
  •  Technical Branch (Short Service Commission and Permanent Commission)
  • Ground Duty Branch (Short Service Commission and Permanent Commission)

All of you friends who are interested in the AF CAT 2017 selection procedure, this post is for you:



1. Flying Branch:

 No. 201/17F/SSC/M & W (Short Service Commission for Men & Women)

Eligibility Criteria

  • Education:

Graduation (min 3 years) in any discipline with min 60% marks and have passed Maths and Physics as subject at 10+2 level ORœ B.E/ B.Tech from a recognized University with min 60% marks.

  • Age Limit:

20 to 24 years as on 01.07.2018 (born between 02.07.1994 to 01.07.1998 including both dates). Upper age limit for candidates holding valid and Current Commercial Pilot License issued by DGCA (India) is relaxed up to 26 years i.e. born between 02.07.1992 to 01.07.1998 (both dates inclusive).

  • Measurement:

Min Height: 162.5 cms with correlated weight
Min Vision: 6/6 in one eye and 6/9 in other



2. Technical Branch

• No. 200/17T/PC/M (Permanent Commission for Men)
• No. 200/17T/SSC/M & W (Short Service Commission for Men & Women)

Eligibility Criteria

  • Education:

Four year degree qualification and have cleared Sections A and B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India with 60% marks

  • Age Limit:

20 to 26 years on 01.07.2018 (born between 02.07.1992 to 01.07.1998 including both dates)

  • Measurement:

Min Height: 157.5 cms with correlated weight, women – 152 cms



3. Ground Duty Branch

• No. 200/17G/PC/M (Permanent Commission for Men)
• No. 200/17G/SSC/M (Short Service Commission for Men & Women)

Eligibility Criteria

  • Education:

Graduate degree (Min 3 years) in any discipline with min 60% marks or equivalent or cleared section A & B examination of Associate Membership of Institution of Engineers (India) or Aeronautical Society of India with a min of 60% marks or equivalent for Administration and Logistics posts
B.Com (Min 3 years) with min 60% marks for Accounts posts
MBA / MCA or MA / M Sc degree in English / Physics / Mathematics / Chemistry / Statistics / International relations / International studies / Defence studies / Psychology / Computer Science / IT / Management / Mass Communication / Journalism / Public Relation with minimum of 50% marks in aggregate all paper put together in Post Graduation (Minimum two year programme) and 60% marks in graduation for Education posts

  • Age Limit:

20 to 26 years on 01.07.2018 (born between 02.07.1992 to 01.07.1998 including both dates)

  • Measurement:

Min Height: 157.5 cms with correlated weight, women – 152 cms
* Candidates, who have failed the PABT test earlier, are not eligible for this exam.
* Final year students can also apply for AFCAT 2017 exam given that they have secured 60% marks in aggregate with no present backlog and must be able to provide provisional or original degree certificate by 15 June 2018.



How to Apply?

Candidates who are interested in AF CAT exam 2017 can  apply online on the website careerairforce.nic.in and  follow the steps given below
Instructions to Apply Online:

1. Log on to the website http://www.careerairforce.nic.in.
2. Click on “Candidate Login”.
3. Click on “New Candidate” to start the Online Application process.
4. Fill all the five parts of online applications carefully including part 5 where you need to upload photograph, signature and thumb impression.
5. Submit the application and retain User Name and Password for future use.

So friends keep trying… keep practicing and … get your dream job……

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