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CDS Exam Eligibility 2021, Age Limit, Educational Qualification

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CDS Eligibility, Eligibility for CDS Exam, Age Limit, Educational Qualification

  • The candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria before applying for the CDS I 2021 exam. Candidates should fulfill the eligibility criteria of the UPSC CDS exam at the following levels:

Nationality

A candidate should be:

  • The Citizenship of India, or
  • The subject of Nepal/Bhutan, or
  • Tibetan refugee who had been migrated to India before January 01, 1962 with the intention of Permanent Settle, or
  • An individual of Indian Origin migrated from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Burma, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Malawi, Zambia, Zaire & Vietnam for permanent settle purpose in India.

Age Limit

  • The aspirants can check the age limit of CDS (I) 2021 exam for various posts in Combined Defence Services from the table below:

Department

Age

Indian Military Academy

not earlier than 2nd Jan 1998 and not later than 1st January 2003

Indian Naval Academy

not earlier than 2nd Jan  1998 and not later than 1st January 2003

Indian Air Force Academy

not earlier than 2nd Jan 1998 and not later than 1st January 2003

Officers' Training Academy

not earlier than 2nd Jan 1997 and not later than 1st January 2003

Officers' Training Academy-(SSC Women Non-Technical)

not earlier than 2nd Jan 1997 and not later than 1st January 2003