CDS examination to be conducted on 15th Feb 2015


The CDS examination will be conducted on 15th Feb 2015. The last date to submit the application form was 5th Dec 2014. Now with just 15 days left, here are some of the must to remember points before you appear for CDS exam:

  • For military, Naval and air force paper includes English, General Knowledge and Mathematics
  • For Officers Training Academy paper includes English and General knowledge
  • The complete paper is objective type - So you must be clear and confident on the subject
  • No calculators will be allowed for the examination
  • The selected candidates will appear before a Services Selection Board for Intelligence and Personality Test.
  • The total maximum marks for the interview will be 200 for OTA and 300 for IMA, Naval and Air Force.
  • Candidates for the Air Force wing and Naval Aviation will also undergo a Pilot Aptitude Test.
  • Two stage selection procedure will be based on Psychological Aptitude Test and Intelligence Test.
  • All the candidates will be put to stage one test on first day of reporting at Selection Centres.
  • Only those candidates who qualify at stage one will be admitted to the second stage.
  • There is negative marking for the examination
  • Only unmarried graduates are allowed to appear for the examination

Based on this, the candidates are recruited for one of teh following:

  1. Indian Military Academy (IMA) in Dehradun for permanent commission in the Indian Army
  2. Officers Training Academy (OTA) in Chennai for short-service commission in the Indian Army
  3. Naval Academy Goa, for Commission in the General Services in the Indian Navy
  4. Air Force Academy, Begumpet, Hyderabad for Commission in the Indian Air Force

- Published/Last Modified on: February 1, 2015

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