21 Jul

UPSC CDS-II Examination 2014 Notification

Combined Defence Services Examination (CDS) (II), 2014 including SSC (Women Non-Technical) Course

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) invites applications for the Combined Defence Services Examination (CDS) (II), 2014 on 26th October, 2014 for admission to Indian Military Academy, Naval Academy amd Air force Academy and Officers Training Academy, Chennai for the courses (Men and Women). \

Check out the number of posts this time:

Indian Military Academy, Dehradun : 200 posts
Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala : 45 posts
Air Force Academy, Hyderabad : 32 posts
Officers Training Academy , Chennai (Men) : 175 posts
Officers Training Academy, Chennai (Women) : 12 posts
Conditions of Eligibility

(A) Age Limits, Sex and Marital Status:

For Indian Military Academy : Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd July, 1991 and not later than 1st July 1996 only are eligible.
For Naval Academy : Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd July, 1991 and not later than 1st July 1997 only are eligible.
For Air Force Academy : Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd July, 1993 and not later than 1st July 1996 only are eligible.
For Officers’ Training Academy – (SSC Course for Men) : Male candidates (Unmarried or Married) born not earlier than 2nd July, 1990 and not later than 1st July 1996 only are eligible.
For Officers Training Academy – SSC (Women Non- Technical) Course : (a) Unmarried Women, issue less widows who have not remarried, and issue less divorcees (in possession of divorcee documents) who have not remarried are eligible. They should have been not earlier than 2nd July, 1990 and not later than 1st July, 1996.

(B) Educational Qualifications:

For Indian Military Academy and Officers’ Training Academy : Degree of a recognised university or equivalent.
For Naval Academy : B.Sc. (with Physics & Mathematics ) or Bachelor of Engineering.
For Air Force Academy: Degree of a recognised university (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering
Candidates who are studying in final year Degree Course and yet to pass final year degree examination or equivalent examination can also apply for the Examination, but they will be required to submit proof of passing the Degree Examination or equivalent examination by the specified dates.

(C) Physical Standards: candidates must be physically fit according to the physical standards for admission to
combined Defence Services Examination (CDS) (II), 2014 as prescribed in the detailed advertisement.

Fee : Pay Rs.200/- either in any branch of SBI by cash or by using net banking of SBI or by using Credit/ Debit card. Female/SC/ST candidates are exempted.

How to Apply : Online – Candidate must apply online at http://upsconline.nic.in/mainmenu2.php from 19/07/2014 to 18/08/2014 11.59 pm.

Complete details and other information are available at the commission website at http://upsc.gov.in/exams/notifications/2014/cds2/CDS-II%20ENGLISH.pdf OR at Guidelines to Candidate->Examination Notice->CDSII-English at http://upsconline.nic.in/mainmenu2.php

07 Jul

UPSC Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) Assistant Commandants Exam, 2013 (424 Posts)

Union Public Service Commission(UPSC) invites applications from the eligible candidates for the written Examination of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) Assistant Commandants in 2013. The written exam will be held for the selection of 424 posts of Assistant Commandants (Group A) in the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF).

Total Number of Posts:

424 Vacancies
(BSF-110, CISF – 56, CRPF-138, and ITBP-120) of Assistant Commandants (Group A) in the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF).


Age: 20-25 years as on 01.08.2013. Age relaxation is allowed as per norms.
Educational Qualification: Bachelor’s degree of any stream from a recognized university or an equivalent qualification.
Physical Standards: Candidates must be physically fit according to all the required conditions explained in notification.
Sex: Both male and female candidates are eligible for the selection to Border Security Forces(BSF), Central Reserved Police Forces(CRPF) and Central Industrial Security Force(CISF). But, only male candidates are eligible for appointment in ITBP(Indo-Tibetan Border Police).

Pay Scale: Rs.15600-39100 with grade pay Rs.5400/-(Pay Band 3)

Important Dates:

Date of Written Exam: October 20, 2013
Last Date to Apply: August 5, 2013

Application Fees:

Rs. 200 (SC/ST/Women candidates are exempted)

Selection Procedure: Selection process includes objective written exam(there will be negative marking in the written exam) conducted by UPSC followed by Physical Standards/ PET and Medical Standards Test to be conducted by the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Personality Test/ Interview to be conducted by UPSC.

How To Apply and Advertisement:

Apply online here – http://upsconline.nic.in/mainmenu2.php

For detailed advertisement – http://upsconline.nic.in/download1.php?type=ne&file=CPF2013-E.pdf

14 Jun

SSB Constables (Driver) Recruitment 649 Posts 2013

Sashastra Seema Bal(SSB) invites the applications from the eligible candidates for the recruitment of 645 Constable(Driver) posts 2013.

Important Dates:

Last Date to receive the Application: June 30, 2013

Pay Scale:

(Pay Band 1) Rs. 5200- Rs. 20200 with Grade pay of Rs. 2,000 plus other allowances.

Age Limit:

18-28 years as on August 1, 2013. Relaxation is allowed as per government norms.

Educational Qualifications:

Matriculation(Class 10th) from a recognized board. Must possess a valid Heavy Vehicle driving License.

Number of Vacancies:

Total = 649
SC = 217
ST= 49
OBC = 158
Unreserved = 225

Selection Process:

a) Documentation
b) Physical Standard Test
c) Physical Efficiency Test
d) Written Test
e) Driving/ Technical test ( Trade Test)
f) Final Medical Examination
g) Review Medical Examination

Visit here to apply and read the full advertisement – http://ssb.nic.in/.

02 Jun

Best Books for NDA, CDS & NA Exam Preparation 2013

UPSC is going to conduct the NDA and CDS exam on August 8 and September 8, 2013. You can read the CDS 2013 official notification here. The primary contents of the examination are as follows:

1) Elementary Mathematics
2) English Language
3) General Awareness(History, Science, Geography, Polity, Current Affairs, Economics, etc.)

Check out the Best Books for CDS, NDA & NA Exam Preparation 2013:

1) Pathfinder CDS: Combined Defence Services Entrance Examination: One of the best books to prepare for CDS(Combined Defence Services) examination,2013. The book is being published by Arihant Publications. The book itself is a complete package for the CDS exam.

2) Objective General English: Great book written by SP Bakshi and published by Arihant. This book covers the all the concepts of English language.

3) Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations by R. S. Aggarwal Certainly the best book for basic elementary mathematics.

4) Lucent’s General Knowledge 3rd Edition: It covers all the General awareness sections such as History, Geography, Science, Polity, Economics, etc. For current affairs, read monthly magazines and newspapers.

5) Pathfinder for NDA & NA Entrance Examination by Arihant: One the best book available in the market for preparation of NDA and NA exam, 2013.

Check out this another good book for NDA and NA exam preparation by Tata Mcgraw Publications:

6) NDA/NA Chapterwise-Sectionwise Previous Years Question of Mathematics / English / General Ability With Explanatory Solutions: For more practice, check out this book with previous years’ solutions explained chapter and syllabus wise.

So, these are some of the best books to prepare for CDS, NDA and NA examination. If you have any query, just drop us a comment below.

02 Jun

Territorial Army Officers Recruitment 2013 Notification, Paper Pattern & How To Apply

Indian Army invites applications from the eligible male employed candidates to join territorial army as Officers. In Territorial army, you can join as officers(Lieutenant) without leaving your primary profession. That means candidates would be to serve the nation both as a civilian & as an Territorial Army.


Minimum Educational Qualification: Graduation from any recognized University in any stream.
Age Criteria: 18 to 42 years as on 30/06/2013
Candidates’ Primary Profession: Any male candidates employed in Central Government/ Semi Government/ Private Firm/ Own business or Self-employed can apply for these vacancies.

Embodiment for Training:

– One month basic training in the first year of commission.
– Two months annual training every year including the first year.
– Three months post commissioning training within first three years at IMA Dehradun.

Important Dates:

Last Date to Apply: June 30, 2013
Date of Written Exam: August 18, 2013

Paper Pattern and Syllabus:

PART 1: Short Essay
PART 2: Objective Type Questions on General Awareness: Include issued related to Political/Economic Affairs, International Situation and Sports.

Pay Scale: Rs. 15,600 – Rs. 39,100 (Pay Band 3 – With Grade Pay of Rs. 5,400). Military Service Pay – Rs. 6,000.

How To Apply:

Send the complete Application form with a Self-addressed envelope (28x12cms) affixed with postal stamp of Rs.12/- (Rs.25 for J&K) and two passport size photographs to your respective headquarter.


Download the notification here.

Download the Application Form here.

Visit http://www.indianarmy.gov.in/ for more details.

31 May

UPSC CDS 2 2013 Notification, Paper Patter & Syllabus

UPSC CDS invites applications from the eligible aspirants of Indian army to join the armed forces. A Combined Defence Services Examination will be conducted by Union Public Service Commission on September 8, 2013. Find all the details such as admit card, notification, paper pattern, age limit, application form, application status, answer key, result and other details as below:

Total Number of Vacancies:

IMA, Dehradun – 250 vacancies

Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala – 40 vacancies

Air Force Academy, Hyderabad – 32 vacancies

Officers Training Academy, 100th SSC Course – 175 vacancies

Officers Training Academy, 14th SSC Course – 12 vacancies

Important Dates:

Last Date To Apply: June 24, 2013

Date of Exam: Sept. 8, 2013

Minimum Eligibility Criteria:

There is different educational qualification for each post, visit the notification(link given below) for details.

Application Fees and How To Apply:

Rs. 200 for General candidates. SC/ST are exempted from paying fees. To apply online, visit – www.upsconline.nic.in.

Syllabus of Examination:

1) English Language
2) General Knowledge(Current Affairs, History, Geography, etc.)
3) Elementary Mathematics(Upto Class 10th level)

See Also: Check out Best Books for CDS & NDA Exam 2013

There will be three tests of 100 marks of 2 hours. There is also a negative marking of 0.33 marks. More details can be read in the notification.

Download the CDS notification here.

31 May

Indian Navy 10+2 B.Tech Cadet Dec 2013 Officer Entry

Indian Navy invites applications from the eligible unmarried male candidates for the recruitment in the Naval Academy, Ezhimala, Kerala. You can now become the permanent commissioned officer in 10+2(Technical) B.Tech Cadet via Entry scheme coursed starting in December 2013.

Important Dates:

Last date to apply online: June 20, 2013

Age Criteria: 17-19 & Half years(Students born between July 2, 1994 and January 1, 1997.

Minimum Educational Qualifications:

Senior Secondary Examination (Class 10+2) or its equivalent from recognized Board with more than 70% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics (PCM) and at least 50% marks in English subject in any of the classes – class X or class XII.

Minimum Physical Requirements:

Height and Weight : Male Height – Minimum 157 cms, with correlated weight. Eye Sight – The minimum acceptable standard for distant vision 6/12, 6/12 correctable to 6/6 with glasses. No color or night blindness.

Pay Scale: Rs.15600-39100 with grade pay Rs.5400 plus MSP Rs.6000/-

How to Apply: You can apply Online at Nausena Bharti official website by clicking at Officer Entry button under the option Apply Online (bottom right sidebar) on or before 20/06/2013. Also, you have to send 2 photo copies of the submitted application form to : Post Bag No. 04, R. K. Puram (Main) P.O., New Delhi – 110066

For more details and application link, visit at http://www.nausena-bharti.nic.in.

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