Male and female defence aspirants who were waiting to join the Officers Training Academy (OTA) Chennai can now apply for the CDS 2 2020 notification to join the OTA Chennai for the course commencing in Oct 2021. CDS 2 2020 application can be applied online from 5th Aug 2020 till 25th Aug 2020. Aspirants can find the detailed CDS 2 2020 notification below -
CDS Eligibility Criteria 2020
- To be eligible for CDS 2020 exam, candidates need to fulfil the following eligibility criteria.
Age Limits, Sex and Marital Status
- For Indian Military Academy (IMA), unmarried candidates born not earlier than July 2, 1997, and not later than July 1, 2002.
- For Indian Naval Academy (IMA), unmarried male candidates born not earlier than July 2, 1997, and not later than July 1, 2002.
- Candidates applying for Air Force Academy should be between 20 to 24 years as on July 1, 2021 (born not earlier than July 2, 1997, and not later than July 1, 2001).
- For Officers’ Training Academy (SSC Course for men), unmarried male candidates born not earlier than July 1, 1996, and not later than July 1, 2002, are eligible for the exam.
- For Officers’ Training Academy (SSC Women Non-Technical Course), candidates should be unmarried and born not earlier than July 1, 1996, and not later than July 1, 2002.
- For IMA and Officers’ Training Academy, candidates must be a graduate.
- For Indian Naval Academy, candidates must have a degree in Engineering from a recognised university.
- For Air Force Academy, a degree or Bachelor of Engineering is necessary. Students must have studied Physics and Mathematics in Class 12.
- Candidates must be physically fit according to physical standards for admission to CDS exam.
CDS 2020 Selection Process
- Written Exam: This is the first stage of the CDS selection process. According to the CDS Exam Pattern,the written exam for IMA, INA and Air Force comprises three sections, English, General Knowledge and Elementary Mathematics. The total mark of the test is 300. The written exam for Officers’ Training Academy consists of two sections – English and General Knowledge. The total mark of the test is 200.
- SSB Interview:There are two stages in SSB Interview - Psychological Aptitude Test and Intelligence Test. Candidates qualifying the stage one will be called for the second stage.
- Final Selection: Final selection of candidates is done based on their performance in written exam and SSB Interview. Selected candidates will have to undergo training at Indian Military Academy, Dehradun, Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala, Air Force Academy, Hyderabad, Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai.
CDS 2 2020 Dates
CDS 2 2020 Application Start Date:- 05 Aug 2020
CDS 2 2020 Application Start Dat:- 05 Aug 2020
CDS 2 2020 Application Last Date :- 25 Aug 2020
CDS 2 2020 Exam Date:- 08 Nov 2020
CDS 2 2020 Admit Card Download Date:- Before 3 weeks of exam
CDS 2 2020 Result Date (Expected):- 40-50 days after the exam
Official website:- upsc.gov.in
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