Location
Location

Shahapur Banjar, Khojewadi Phata, AS Club to Lasur Station Road, Aurangabad - 431002.

Combined Defence Service (CDSE)

Educational Qualification

IMA & OTA

Degree of a recognized University or equivalent

Naval Academy

B.Sc. with Physics & Mathematics or Bachelor of Engg.

Air Force Academy

Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 or Bachelor of Engg.

Notification 2018 2019 2020 2021
CDS 1 For IMA - 2nd January 1995 to 1st January 2000 For Naval Academy - 2nd January 1995 to 1st January 2000 For Air - Force Academy - 20 to 24 yr on 2nd January 1995 to 1st January 1999 OTA (SSC COURSE FOR MEN) - 2nd January 1994 to 1st January 2000 OTA (ssc women non - technical) - 2nd January 1994 to 1st January 2000 For IMA - 2nd January 1996 to 1st January 2001 For Naval Academy - 2nd January 1996 to 1st January 2001 For Air - Force Academy - 20 to 24 yr on 2nd January 1996 to 1st January 2000 OTA (SSC COURSE FOR MEN) - 2nd January 1995 to 1st January 2001 OTA (ssc women non - technical ) - 2nd January 1995 to 1st January 2001 For IMA - 2nd January 1997 to 1st January 2002 For Naval Academy - 2nd January 1997 to 1st January 2002 For Air - Force Academy - 20 to 24 yr on 2nd January 1997 to 1st January 2001 OTA (SSC COURSE FOR MEN) - 2nd January 1996 to 1st January 2002 OTA (ssc women non - technical ) - 2nd January 1996 to 1st January 2002 For IMA - 2nd January 1998 to 1st January 2003 For Naval Academy - 2nd January 1998 to 1st January 2003 For Air - Force Academy - 20 to 24 yr on 2nd January 1998 to 1st January 2002 OTA (SSC COURSE FOR MEN) - 2nd January 1997 to 1st January 2003 OTA (ssc women non - technical ) - 2nd January 1997 to 1st January 2003
CDS 2 For IMA - 2nd July 1995 to 1st July 2000 For Naval Academy - 2nd July 1995 to 1st July 2000 For Air - Force Academy - 20 to 24 yr on 2nd July 1995 to 1st July 1999 OTA (SSC COURSE FOR MEN) - 2nd July 1994 to 1st July 2000 OTA (ssc women non - technical ) - 2nd July 1994 to 1st Jul 2000 For IMA - 2nd July 1996 to 1st July 2001 For Naval Academy - 2nd July 1996 to 1st July 2001 For Air - Force Academy - 20 to 24 yr on 2nd July 1996 to 1st July 2000 OTA (SSC COURSE FOR MEN) - 2nd July 1995 to 1st July 2001 OTA (ssc women non - technical ) - 2nd July 1995 to 1st July 2001 For IMA - 2nd July 1997 to 1st July 2002 For Naval Academy - 2nd July 1997 to 1st July 2002 For Air - Force Academy — 20 to 24 yr on 2nd July 1997 to 1st July 2001 OTA (SSC COURSE FOR MEN) — 2nd July 1996 to 1stJuly 2002 OTA (ssc women non— technical ) - 2nd July 1996 to 1st July2002 For IMA - 2nd July 1998 to 1st July 2003 For Naval Academy - 2nd July 1998 to 1st July 2003 For Air - Force Academy - 20 to 24 yr on 2nd July 1998 to 1st July 2002 CIA (SSC COURSE FOR MEN) - 2nd July 1997 to 1st July 2003 OTA (ssc women non - technical ) - 2nd July 1997 to 1st July 2003

Written Exam

For Indian Military Academy, Naval Academy and Air Force Academy

Subjects No. of Questions Marks
English 120 100
General Knowledge 120 100
Elementary Mathematics 100 100
Total Question 340 300

Eligibility Criteria

A) Physical Eligibility Criteria

  1. First of all participant must aware about this that you are physically & mentally fit and fine and free from any type of disease / disability.
  2. Participant not have any type of mental breakdown record in past.
  3. Aspirant must undergo a preliminary medical check-up for wax in ears, refractory error of eyes, fungal infection of skin before reporting for the SSB interview.
  4. Candidate must be under a standard weight.
  5. Chest should be in fine condition . X Ray will be taken for figure out any disease in chest.
  6. The minimum range of expansion after full inspiration should be 5 cms.
  7. You should be no disease of bones and joints of the body. these are some of the CDS Physical criteria for interested candidates. here is more things which are also consideras CDS Physical eligibility.

B) Medical Eligibility Criteria

  1. A Participant selected by the Services Selection Board (SSB) will undergo a medical examination process by a Board of Service Medical Officers.
  2. Female participants will undergo Medical Examination by a Medical Board comprising male / female doctors / specialists / Gynecologist. There will be a lady Medical Officer as member of Board.
  3. Whole Generate reports by Medical board are confidential and not disclose to anyone.
  4. The final decision of Candidate fitness will be intimated by the President of the Medical Board.
  5. The candidate will also be intimated about the procedure for Appeal Medical Board.
  6. Candidates declared unfit during Appeal Medical Board will be intimated about the provision of Review Medical Board.
  7. Candidates must be Physically and Mentally fit according to the given standards. For more details such as Vision Standards, Height & Weight Criteria , Eye Sight Criteria, Ear, Nose, Throat, Teeth Condition etc.

Syllabus

Paper - 1 : English

The question paper will be designed to test the candidates understanding of English and workmanlike use of words.

Paper - 2 General Knowledge :

General Knowledge including knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific subject. The Paper will also include questions on History of India and Geography of a nature which Candidate should be able to answer without special study.

Paper - 3 Elementary Mathematics Arithmetic :

Number System-Natural numbers, Integers, Rational and Real numbers. Fundamental Operations addition, subtraction,,. multiplication, division, Square roots, Decimal, fractions. Unitary method, time and distance, time and work, percentages, applications to simple and compound interest, profit and loss, ratio and proportion, variation. Elementary Number Theory- Division algorithm.Prime and composite numbers.Tests of divisibility by 2, 3,4,5,9 and 11.Multiples and factors.Factorisation Theorem. H.C.F. and L.C.M. Euclidean algorithm, Logarithms to base 10, laws of logarithms, use of logarithmic tables.

  1. Algebra
  2. Basic Operations, simple factors, Remainder Theorem, H.C.F., L.C.M. Theory of polynomials, Solutions of quadratic equations, relation between its roots and coefficients (Only real roots to be considered).Simultaneous linear equations in two unknowns-analytical and graphical solutions.Simultaneous linear in equations in two variables and their solutions.Practical problems leading to two simultaneous linear equations or in equations in two Variables or quadratic equations in one variable & their solutions. Set language and set notation, rational expressions and conditional identities, Laws of indices.

  3. Trigonometry
  4. Sine x, cosine x, Tangent x when 0 < x < 90 Values of sin x, cos x and tan x, for x = 0, 30, 45, 60 and 90 Simple trigonometric identities. Use of trigonometric tables. Simple cases of heights and distances.

  5. Geometry
  6. Lines and angles, Plane and plane figures, Theorems on (i) Properties of angles at a Point (ii) Parallel lines, (iii) Sides and angles of a triangle, (iv) Congruency of triangles, (v) Similar triangles, (vi) Concurrence of medians and altitudes, (vii) Properties of angles, sides and diagonals of a parallelogram, rectangle and square (viii) Circles and its properties including tangents and normal, (ix) Loci.

  7. Mensuration
  8. Areas of squares, rectangles, parallelograms, triangle and circle. Areas of figures which Can be split up into these figures (Field Book), Surface area and volume of cuboids, lateral surface and volume of right circular cones and cylinders, surface area and Volume of spheres.

  9. Statistics
  10. Collection and tabulation of statistical data, Graphical representation, frequency Polygons, histograms, bar charts, pie charts etc.Measures of central tendency.