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The Indian army is one of the largest army in the world. Armed forces offer excellent career opportunities to the adventures young candidates. Defence Services Entrance Examination is organized across India for the recruit candidates into army, navy and air force. Defence Services also termed as UPSC CDS (The Combined Defence Services) Examination because UPSC conduct CDS examination twice in a year. The qualified student then get appointed into many posts in Defence Services likeArmy, Navy and Air Force.Dignity, Honour, courage, challenges and opportunities—a career in Defence throws open the gates of a life extraordinaire. Here we provide list of exams with through you can join Defence services in India.

Indian Army Recruitment Examinations

  • Soldier General Duty Examination
  • Soldier Technical Examination
  • Surveyor Auto Cartographer Examination
  • Havildar Education Examination
  • JCO (Religious Teacher) Examination
  • JCO (Catering) Examination
  • Clerk/Store Keeper Examination
  • Soldier Nursing Examination
  • Soldier Tradesman General Duties and Specific Duties Examination


Indian Navy Recruitment Examinations

  • Indian Navy(Education Branch, Law and Logistics Cadre) Examination
  • Indian Navy Artificer Apprentices Examination
  • Indian Navy Sailors (Direct Entry) Examination
  • Indian Navy Sailors Matric Entry Recruitment Examination
  • Indian Navy SSC (Technical) (Electrical / Engineering Branch)including Submarine cadre) Examination
  • Indian Navy Direct Entry Artificer (Diploma Holders) Examination
  • Indian Navy Dockyard Apprentices Examination

Indian Air Force Recruitment Examinations

·         Airman Examinations

·         Technical Trade Examination

·         Musicians Examination

·         Non-Technical Trade Examination    

·         Education Instructor Trade Examination


Officer's Examination

  • IAF Women Pilot Trainees Examination
  • IAF Aeronautical Engineering Officers Examination
  • IAF Commissioned Officers Examination
  • Indian Air Force Pilots Examination


Age Limit For Various Academy


Indian Military Academy

19-24 years

Air Force Academy

19-23 years

Naval Academy

19-22 years

Officers’ Training Academy

19-25 years


Examination Pattern-

Indian Military Academy and Air Force Academy

  • Objective type written test in General Knowledge – 100 marks
  • Objective type written test in English – 100 marks
  • Objective type written test in Elementary Mathematics – 100marks


Officer’s Training Academy

  • Objective type written test in English – 100 marks
  • Objective type written test in general Knowledge – 100 marks

For the interview to be conducted by staff selection board candidate have to clear the written test.  Through these exams you can get Latest Defence Jobs in India.

Educational Qualification

Here we discuss about educational qualification for various Defence Jobs.

IMA / OTA (Officer Training Academy) – Degree from a recognized university or equivalent.

INA (Indian Naval Academy) – Degree in Engineering from a recognized University or Institutions.

AFC (Air Force Academy) – Degree of a recognized University (With physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or bachelor of engineering.


Application Fee

Candidates must need to pay rupees 200 by depositing the money in any branch of State Bank or by using Net banking facility. There is no fee for female, SC and ST candidates.


I hope this post will definitely help you to understand about defence exam, with eligibility criteria, age limit, educational qualification, exam pattern etc. If you want to get updates about Latest and Upcoming Defence Jobs in India then visit our site Where we provide all detail about Latest and upcoming jobs. For more updates stay tune with us.

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