Combined Defence Services (CDS) Mock Test is conducted under the supervision of UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) with an aim of recruiting eligible and brave officers for the Army, Navy and Air Force. CDS exam is directed twice a year, February (CDS I) and September (CDS II). The candidates are required to clear the written test with English, Math and GK as subjects at first, and if passed, thy will be interviewed by the Service Selection Board (SSB) for joining within the departments of Indian Military Academy (IMA), the Indian Naval Academy or the Air Force Academy and Officers Training Academy(OTA) for training purposes.
Candidate must be an unmarried male for IMA, OTA, and Naval and can be an unmarried or married male for Air Force. He must be suitable in accordance for applying.
• For IMA /OTA: Degree from a recognized University or equivalent with an age limit of 19-24 years on 1st January or 1st July of the exam year for IMA, and 19-25 years for OTA.
• For Naval Academy: B.Sc. with Physics and/or Mathematics or B.E, with an age limit of 19-22 years on 1st January or 1st July of the exam year.
• For Air Force Academy: B.Sc. from a recognized University or equivalent with Physics and/or Mathematics or BE with an age limit of 19-23 years on 1st January or 1st July of the exam year.