Combined Defence Services Examination

November 9th, 2009

The young and brave men of our country, who harbour a feeling of patriotism in themselves, who are always ready to do the most dangerous tasks and dedicate their lives for the service of their country, should take up the country’s Defence Services. The Common Defence Service Test is for them. It is the test to recruit for the Defence forces. For those young and courageous individuals who nurture a patriotic sentiment, who are willing to take on any kind of challenges and dedicate their lives to defending the country and its people, the Common Defence Service Test is the path to join the nation’s Defence forces.

Like all other national service examinations, this is also conducted by the UPSC two times a year for recruitment in the Army, Navy or Air-force. CDS exams generally take place in the months of May and October.
Those who get through the written test are interviewed by the SSB better known as Service Selection Board. Candidates need to specify their field of choice, be it army, navy or air-force, though the final decision is based on their merit-list rankings. The four institutes that provide these selected candidates training are Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun, Naval Academy, Goa, Air Force Academy, Begumpet, Hyderabad, Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai. The first three institutes give permanent commission to their trainees, whereas the OTA pass-outs get short-service commission.

Eligibility

The eligibility criteria to get-through IMA /OTA are a degree from a recognized University or equivalent.
For Naval Academy, a B.Sc. with Physics and/or Mathematics or Bachelor of Engineering is required. For Air Force Academy, a B.Sc. of a recognized University or equivalent with Physics and/or Mathematics as subjects or Bachelor of Engineering.

Important Dates
The UPSC conducted the Combined Defence Services Exam on the 13th of September 2009.

Defense

Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission Examination

November 9th, 2009

The Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission Examination is conducted by the Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission or MPPSC. This organization has the responsibility of recruiting candidates to the various civil service posts in the state of Madhya Pradesh. This task of recruitment is accomplished by the competitive examination — Madhya Pradesh Public SERVICE Examination. The written exam and interviews are conducted on a number of major canters in Madhya Pradesh to select the candidates for the respective posts. Read more…

State level public service exams

West Bengal Public Service Commission exam

November 9th, 2009

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State level public service exams

Public Service commission in Maharashtra

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Public Service commission in Maharashtra is the authority conducting civil services in the state of Maharashtra. Apart from conducting Civil services in the state the commission is also responsible for conducting various other Examinations for services into different departments of Maharashtra State government. The head office of the commission is situated at the state capital Mumbai. Read more…

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Indian Economic/Statistical Services Exam

November 9th, 2009

Are you a man of numbers? Love to plan out strategic expenditures? Have passed out with an economic and statistical degree? If you are any of these specially the last one, then you are definitely a candidate suited for the Indian Economic/Statistical Services Exam conducted by the Union Public Service Commission to recruit for posts in the economic and statistical center of the government. These are posts of tremendous respect and responsibility, for you will then be directly involved in the economic ventures of the country. In short you are one of the key workers in your country’s stride towards a better economic future.  The Indian Economic/Statistical Services Exam takes place every year to choose the best economic and mathematical minds in the country for the Indian Statistical Service (ISS) and Indian Economic Service (IES). Read more…

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Indian Air Force

November 9th, 2009

Indian Air Force Aeronautical Engineering Exam is conducted for students who aspire for a career in Indian Air Force. This Exam is only meant for students of Electronics and Mechanical Background. Only these two branches of engineering student can aspire to make their career in this stream. The aeronautical Engineering is mainly divided into two divisions: Mechanical and Electrical. Those who apply for Mechanical posts are responsible for Aircraft and its weapon System while those who apply for electrical branch are responsible for Electronic Network of Communication from Ground to air and vice versa.
 
Eligibility Criterion:
                   
The age of the candidate should be between 18 to 28 years. The nationality of the candidate should be Indian and he or she should be unmarried before the commencement of the course. In terms of educational qualification eligibility criterion is different for both mechanical and electronics branches. The candidate should have a valid Gate score of 70% with first division marks.
 
Selection Procedure:
                   
The candidate will have to first appear for a written Examination. The short listed candidates of the written Exams are then called for Psychological Test, Group Test and Interview at Air Force Selection Boards, located at Dehradun, Mysore and Varanasi. Prior to this all the candidates are required to appear for a screening Examination which is called Engineering Knowledge Test.

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Indian Forest Service Examination

November 9th, 2009

Are you a lover of nature and dense forests? Are you an animal right activist at heart? Do you find yourself at peace in the depths of the forest? Do you want to be a forest officer? Well, if your answer is yes to all of these questions then the Indian forest Service Examination is your destination to fulfill your dreams. This exam conducted by the Union Public Service Commission is for recruiting people for the post of  forest officers of the Government. This post has tremendous responsibility attatched to it. Not only will you be responsible for looking after the welfare of the wild animals but you will also be helping your country immensely by looking after its most precious source of natural resources. Sometimes this job has a risk of danger but that is what adds to the thrill of having this job. Read more…

UPSC Exams

Combined Engineering Services Examination

November 9th, 2009

Like all other national examinations, the Union Public Service Commission conducts the Combined Engineering Services’ Examination every year to recruit to the following categories of Engineering Services. The categories are civil engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and electronics and telecommunication engineering.

Eligibility

The candidates need to have a degree in engineering from a recognised university or clear the Group A and B of the institution Examinations of the Institution of engineers in this country, or have a diploma in engineering from a foreign university. The candidates need to be of 21 years minimum and 28 years maximum. The upper age bar can be reinstated for the scheduled castes and scheduled tribes and other backward classes.

Examination Procedure

The examination is held in two parts, the written test and the personality test. The written test again comprises of two sectional tests. The first one consists of only objective questions and is of 2 hours duration. The second part is the conventional papers of 3 hours each. Both the sections will have questions from the entire syllabus of one’s discipline, be it civil, mechanical, electrical or electronics and telecommunication engineering.
The personality test has maximum marks of 200 and is for those students only who clear the written exam.

Important Dates

The UPSC conducted this examination from the 6th of June 2009.

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Aviation Law and Air Transport Management is a one year full Time Diploma course in Aviation Management. Institute of Applied Aviation Management and NALSAR University jointly conducts the entrance exam for admission to Aviation Law and Air transport Management. The course commence every year in the month of March. Read more…

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Special Class Railway Apprentice

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