The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has invited applications for recruitment at 464 posts through
Combined Defence Services (CDS ) exam (II). Candidates can apply online by August 18 and exams will be held on
Here are the eligibility criteria:
A candidate must either be
A citizen of India or a subject of Bhutan or Nepal or
Tibetan refugee who came over to India before January 1, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or
A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African Countries of Kenya,
Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of
permanently settling in India or
A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary, may be admitted to the examination provisionally
subject to the necessary certificate being given to him/her by the government before declaration of result by the
Educational Qualification department wise:
I.M.A. and Officers' Training Academy - Candidates should have degree of a recognized university or equivalent.
Indian Naval Academy - Candidates should have a degree in Engineering.
Air Force Academy - Candidates should have a degree in Engineering with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level
Age Limits, Sex and Marital Status :
IMA: Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than July 02, 1991 and not later than July 01, 1996 only are eligible.
Indian Naval Academy: Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than July 02, 1991 and not later than July 01,
1996 only are eligible.
Air Force Academy: Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than July 02, 1992 and not later than July 01, 1996
only are eligible.
Officers' Training Academy (SSC Course for Men): Male candidates (married or unmarried) born not earlier than July
02, 1990 and not later than July 01, 1996 only are eligible.
Officers Training Academy: SSC Women Non-Technical Course, unmarried Women, issueless widows who have not
remarried and issueless divorcees (in possession of divorce documents) who have not remarried are eligible. They
should have been born not earlier than July 01, 1990 and not later than July 01, 1996.
Candidates who are studying in the final year degree course and have yet to pass the final year degree examination
can also apply but they will be required to submit proof of passing the degree examination by May 13, 2015 (for IMA/
Naval/Air Force) and August 01, 2015 (for Officer's Training Academy) at the below mentioned addresses for different
I.M.A/ SSC and Officers' Training Academy :
Army HQ/Rtg. CDSE Entry, West Block III, R.K. Puram, New Delhi-110066
Indian Naval Academy :
Naval HQ "DMPR", (OI & R Section) Room No. 204, 'C' Wing, Sena Bhawan, New Delhi-110011
Air Force Academy:
PO3(A)/Air Headquarters,'J' Block, Room No. 17, Opp. Vayu Bhawan, Motilal Nehru Marg, New Delhi-110011
Candidates already graduates with first choice as Army/Navy/Air Force are to submit proof of graduation provisional
certificates on the date of commencement of the SSB Interview at the SSB. Source: I.T.