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CDS 2016 application form, exam date, pattern, admit card

CDS 2016 application form, syllabus, admit card, exam date, pattern

Topic covered in this post

  • Introduction to CDS exam 2016
  • CDS Application form apply online 2016
  • CDS exam date
  • CDS Eligibility criteria 2016
  • CDS educational qualification 2016
  • CDS Age limit
  • CDS exam pattern 2016
  • CDS admit card 2016
  • CDS notification 2016

Introduction to CDS exam 2016

CDS which is abbreviated as Combined Defence Services. CDS exam is conducted by UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) to recruit candidates for Officers training Academy, Indian Military Academy, Indian Air force Academy, Indian Navy Academy. After graduation number of candidates apply for CDS exam. Female candidates can also set their career in defence through various exams including Combined Defence Services. They have to clear two rounds: written round and interview round (conducted by SSB). According to the performance candidates are sent to their respective academies.

CDS 2016 Application form apply online

Students can apply for CDS 2016 application form through online process. We are providing direct link as well as steps to apply online for CDS application. Interested candidates can apply from this post. Before that we will inform you the formalities required to fill up the CDS form. They should have passport size photograph and signature duly scanned in the JPG format. Students have to fill up the form in two parts: Part 1 and Part 2. Money will be deposited in the branch of SBI by net banking or cash of State bank of India/ Bikaner/ Jaipur/ Hyderabad/ Mysore/ Patiala, State bank of Travancore via Master/ Visa Debit / Credit Card. Application fee is Rs 100/- (No application fee for female candidates and minor categories)

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CDS 2016 exam date

We would like to inform CDS exam is conducted twice a year. Further information are mentioned below:

CDS 1 Exam date: 14th Feb 2016 (On Sunday)

CDS 2 Exam date: 23rd October 2016 (On Sunday)

CDS 2016 Eligibility Criteria

Now move towards eligibility criteria required for CDS (Combine Defence Services).

CDS educational qualification criteria

IMA (Indian Military Academy): Graduation from a recognized university or equivalent

Air Force Academy: Degree from a recognized University (Physics and Mathematics in 10+2) or Bachelor in Engineering

Indian Naval Academy: Degree of Engineering from a recognized University

Officers training academy: Graduation from a recognized university or equivalent

Age-limits required for CDS exam:

Indian Military Academy: 19-24 Years
Naval Academy: 19-22 Years
Air Force Academy: 19-23 Years
Officer’s Training Academy: 19-25 Years

CDS Exam pattern

For Indian Military Academy, Air Force Academy and Naval Academy

Written examination

Subjects Maximum marks Duration
English 100 2 hrs
General Knowledge 100 2 hrs
Elementary Mathematics 100 2 hrs

Total marks: 300

For Officer’s Training Academy

Written examination

Subjects Maximum marks Duration
English (objective type) 100 2 hrs
General Knowledge 100 2 hrs

Total marks: 200

CDS admit card 2016

UPSC will issue CDS admit tentatively in the last month of January 2016. We will soon notify you after the declaration of admit card. CDS link will be activated soon. The admit card can be download by filling the important and mandatory details like Name, Roll Number, Registration number etc.

CDS 2016 Notification

1) C.D.S. 1 EXAM 2016

The CDS notification released on: 7 November 2015

Last date to fill the application form: 4 December 2015

Exam is to be held on: 14 Feb 2016 (Sunday)
2) C.D.S. 2 EXAM 2016

The CDS notification released on: 16 July 2016

Last date to fill the application form: 12 August 2016 (FRIDAY)

Exam is to be held on: 23rd October 2016 (Sunday)

So we updated all the required information regarding CDS exam 2016. In the upcoming articles we will cover CDS Syllabus, CDS previous year question paper, CDS previous year cut off and many more things……..

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