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.
Combined defense services Exam are conducted twice a year by union public service commission.
Eligibility for CDS 2016:-
Nationality:- A candidate must either be
a) A citizen of India
b) A subject of Bhutan
c) A subject of Nepal
d) A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before January 01, 1962 with the of permanently settling in India'
e) A Person of Indian Origin (PIO) who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African Countries or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
Age Limit, Gender and Marital Status:-
Indian Maritime Academy (IMA) :- Unmarried Male aspirants aged between 18 and 22 years are eligible to apply.
Indian Naval Academy (INA):- Unmarried Male aspirants aged between 18 and 22 years of age are eligible to apply.
Indian Airforce Academy (IAA):-Unmarried Male aspirants aged between 18 and 22 years of age are eligible to apply.
For Officers Training Academy (SSC Course for Men):- Unmarried/Married Male aspirants aged between 18 and 22 years of age are eligible to apply.
For Officers Training Academy [ SSC Course for Women (Non-Technical)]:- Umarried/Issueless Widows/Issuless Divorcees aged between 18 and 22 years of age are eligible to apply.
Please note that the date of birth recorded in the Matriculation/ Higher Secondary School Passing Certificate will be concerned as final.
For IMA and Officer's Training Academy:- Degree from a recognized university or equivalent.
For Indian Naval Academy :- Engineering Degree from a recognized university or institution.
For AirForce Academy:- Degree from a recognized university (with Physics and Chemistry as subjects in 10+2) or Bachelor of Engineering.
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