CDS Exam is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) twice in a year for recruitment to the army, navy and air force. This exam is designed by the central government to assign jobs related to armed forces of India. Combined Defence Services Examination is conducted for recruitment into
- The Indian Military Academy (IMA)
- Officers Training Academy (OTA)
- Indian Naval Academy (INA)
- Indian Air Force Academy (IAF)
Minimum educational qualification required to sit for this exam is graduation from a recognised university of India.