CDS Exam

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CDS - Combined Defence Services Exam

Combined Defence Services Exam is conducted by the UPSC two times in a year for admissions to Indian Military Academy (IMA), Indian Naval Academy (INA), Air Force Academy (AFA) and Officers Training Academy (OTA).

UPSC CDS (II) 2017 – Exam Pattern

S.NO. PAPER / SUBJECT

QUESTIONS

DURATION

MARKS

1.

English

120

2 Hours

100

2.

General Knowledge

120

2 Hours

100

3.

Elementary Mathematics

100

2 Hours

100

Elementary Mathematics is not required for admission to Officers Training Academy (OTA). There is penalty for wrong answers.

CDS ELIGIBILITY

Women candidates are eligible for OTA only.

Education: For IMA and OTA, you need a degree of a recognized university. For INA, degree in engineering is required. For AFA, you should have a recognized degree and Physics & Mathematics at 10+2 level.