Join Indian Military Academy 2018 [APPLY NOW]

Candidates who are preparing for the various defence exams and SSB interview to join the IMA – Indian Military Academy Dehradun can get more details on various entries to join The IMA Dehradun in this article. Candidates who are interested to join the Indian Military Academy Dehradun after graduation can apply for the latest UPSC CDS 2 2018 notification, also we have given the details of other entries through which you can join the IMA like CDS 1 2019, CDS 2 2019, TGC, etc. Through these entries, candidates can join the Indian Army as an officer. Below we have mentioned the important details related to CDS 2 2018 notification, application, age limit, eligibility, cut off marks, exams, fee details, admit card and ssb dates. Also, we request CDS aspirants to read the official notification linked below for complete and correct details. CDS Exam is conducted by UPSC two times every year, it is a pen paper based test and has three different papers. Paper 1 is of English and Paper 2 of General Awareness and Paper 3 – Mathematics (not for OTA).

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Indian Military Academy

Indian Military Academy (IMA) is a premier Army Training institution imparting training to potential regular Officers of our Army. The Academy boasts of a glorious and colorful history. Its dynamic curriculum and valiant traditions are not only the integral part of the Nation’s proud heritage but also forms an indispensable sheet anchor of India’s National security. The Indian Military Academy is no soft option to glamour and heraldry. It is an austere institution imparting rigorous training in leadership, self-discipline and act of war. It is the core Academy for grooming the next generation of military leaders and sets the benchmark for the Indian Army.

Its overall capacity, dynamic curriculum and martial traditions have consistently attracted the best Gentlemen Cadets from home and abroad. The contribution of the Academy to our Military heritage and Nation-building has been immense. To a proud Nation, the Indian Military Academy is an epitome for nurturing ethical conduct, patriotism, selfless service and respect for Indian values.

About CDS 2 2018 Exam

CDS Exam is also known as Combined Defence Services Examination is conducted by UPSC two times every year. CDS is one of the most famous defence exam through which you can join the Indian Army, Navy and Airforce as an officer. Aspirants who are studying in final year of their graduation or completed their graduation can apply for the CDS exam through UPSC online. Through CDS exam you can join Indian Military Academy, Officers Training Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Airforce Academy. You can find more details on CDS 2 2018 examination below.

CDS 2 2018 Important Dates
UPSC  CDS 2 2018 Notification Date 08 August 2018
UPSC  CDS 2 2018 Last Date 03 September 2018 till 6:00 PM
UPSC  CDS 2 2018 Exam Date 18 November 2018
UPSC  CDS 2 2018 Result Jan – Feb 2019
UPSC  CDS 2 2018 SSB Interview Date April 2019 Onwards
UPSC  CDS 2 2018 Final Merit List One month prior to joining
UPSC  CDS 2 2018 Preparation Book Let’s Crack CDS Exam
CDS 2 2018 No. of Vacancies for Indian Military Academy
Indian Military Academy, Dehradun—147th (DE) Course commencing in July, 2019 [including 13 vacancies reserved for NCC `C’ Certificate (Army Wing) holders] 100
CDS 2 2018 Age Limits for Indian Military Academy
Indian Military Academy Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd July, 1995 and not later than 1st July, 2000 only are eligible.
CDS 2 2018 Education Qualification for Indian Military Academy
Indian Military Academy Degree of a recognised University or equivalent.

Indian Military Academy For Final Year Student?

  • Candidates who are studying in the final year/semester Degree course and have  yet to pass the final year degree examination can also apply provided candidate should not have any present backlog up to the last semester/year for which results have been declared up to the time of submission of application and they will be required to submit proof of passing the degree examination at the time of commencement of course. If you are applying for IMA through CDS 1 2019 you need to provide degree certificate on or before 1st July 2019.

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CDS Exam Indian Military Academy Exam Pattern

Question Paper Maximum Marks Duration
English 100 2 Hours
Mathematics 100 2 Hours
General Knowledge (GK) 100 2 Hours

Indian Military Academy Exam Syllabus

Question Paper  Topics
Mathematics Number System, Unitary method compound interest, profit and loss, ratio and proportion, variation, Elementary Number Theory. H.C.F. and L.C.M, Euclidean algorithm, Logarithms, Algebra, trigonometry, geometry, areas, menstruation and statistics
GK Current Affairs, Static GK, General science, Civics, Physics, Chemistry, History, Geography
English Basic grammar topics, comprehension, synonyms, antonyms, Para jumbles and error spotting.

Indian Military Academy Selection Procedure

Aspirants can apply for CDS exam to join the Indian Military Academy and they can also go through TGC entry. In case of CDS exam, aspirant needs to pass the CDS written exam successfully. List of successful candidates who have cleared the CDS written exam will be upblished by the UPSC. All the candidates who have cleared the CDS written exam will be registering to join indian army website for their SSB interview date and once the SSB date selection is live, they can select their SSB interview date. If you are applying thorough TGC entry, there won’t be any written exam and candidates will be shortlisted for SSB interview based on their Engineering percentage. 

  • CDS written exam will be conducted.
  • Candidates who will clear the CDS written exam will be called for 5 Day SSB Interview.
  • Candidates will be allocated with SSB dates and Venue, same will be informed after the declaration of the result.
  • Candidates who clear the 5 Day SSB interview procedure will be going for a week-long medical examination.
  • UPSC will publish the merit list of successful candidates.
  • Candidates will get the join instructions of their respective academy based on the order of merit. 
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Read : Official CDS 2 2018 Notification PDF – SSBCrack


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