The Combined Defence Services (CDS) Examination 2014 will be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).

- CDS exam will be conducted to fill up various vacancies under Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Air Force Academy and officers Training Academy.

- Eligible candidates who are interested may apply online on or before 2nd December 2014.

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- Age: Candidate’s age should be between 17 years and 22 years.

Educational Qualification:

- For IMA, Officer and Training Academy posts: Candidates should possess the qualification of Degree from a recognized University.

- For Air Force Academy: Candidates must possess Degree from a recognized University (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering.

- For Indian Naval Academy: Candidates must possess Degree in Engineering.

Application Fee:

- General and OBC category candidates need to pay Rs. 200

- SC/ST/Female category candidates are exempted from paying application fee.

- Fees should be paid in the form of cash at any State Bank of India branch.

- Fees also can be paid through online mode using SBI Visa/Master credit or debit card.

Selection Procedure:

- Eligible candidates will be selected based on their performance in written examination, Interview, Personality Test, Document Verification and Medical test.

How to Apply:

- Eligible candidates can apply through online mode from official website at

- Application must be submitted on or before December 2, 2013.

Important Dates:

- Date of notification: November 2, 2013

- Last date for receipt of application: December 2, 2013

- Date of examination: February 9, 2014

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