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Is CDS twice a year?
The “Combined Defence Services” (CDS) Examination is conducted twice a year by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for the recruitment of candidates into the Indian Military Academy, Officers Training Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Indian Air Force Academy.
What age are CDS?
CDS Age Limit, Gender & Marital Status
|Eligibility – CDS Age Limit
|Age Limit (In years)
|Indian Naval Academy (INA)
|19 years to 22 years
|Air Force Academy
|19 years to 23 years
|Indian Military Academy (IMA)
|19 years to 24 years
|Officers’ Training Academy (SSC Women Non-Technical Course)
|19 years to 25 years
How many exams are there in CDS?
The CDS exam comprises of two stages viz: Written Exam and Interview for intelligence and personality test.
How can I prepare for CDS exam?
How to Prepare for CDS Exam 2022: Expert Tips!
- Know the Pattern & Syllabus of CDS Exam.
- Check the trend of previous years cut off.
- Analyze your strong and weak areas.
- Gather proper sources for the study.
- Familiarise yourself with the paper analysis of previous years.
- Study the Topics Thoroughly.
- Practice & Revision!
What is CD OTA?
OTA is known as Officers Training Academy. OTA in CDS is dissimilar to regular CDS exams. Both men and women can apply for OTA in CDS Recruitment. OTA is also called a Short Service Commission.
Can a girl apply for CDS?
According to CDS guidelines, female candidates can apply only for OTA while male candidates can apply for any post of CDS Examination, as long as they fulfill other eligibility criteria. The details about the age limit and required marital status are given below.