What is combined defence services
The “Combined Defence Services” Examination i.e.. CDS is organised two times in 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 examination Notification is basically released in the months of August and March and the examinations will be organised in February and August respectively.
Only those graduates who are unmarried will be eligible to sit in the examination. Candidates who succeeded will then be admitted into the desired Academies, followed by an interview organised by the Services Selection Board i.e.. SSB.