›› Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT)
›› Combined Defence Service Examination
›› I.A.F. Airman Education Instructors Trade Examination
›› I.A.F. Airman Non Technical Trade Examination
›› I.A.F. Airman Technical Trade Examination
›› Indian Army Soldier Clerks Examination
›› Indian Army Soldier General Duty (N.E.R.) Examination
›› Indian Army Soldier Nursing Assistants (M.E.R.) Examination
›› Indian Army Soldier Technical (M.E.R.) Examination
›› Indian Navy Artificer Apprentices Examination
›› Indian Navy Dock Yard Apprentices Examination
›› Indian Navy Sailors Matric Entry Recruitment Examination
›› National Defence Academy Examination
In this section we will cover exams like- NDA, CDS, CAPF, SSB.
The "Combined Defence Services" (CDS) Examination is conducted twice a year by the Union Public Service Commission for recruitment into the Indian Military Academy, Officers Training Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Indian Air Force Academy. The Notification for the examination is usually released in the months of October and June, and the examinations are conducted in February and November respectively. Only unmarried graduates are eligible to sit for the exam. Successful candidates are admitted into the respective Academies after an interview conducted by the Services Selection Board (SSB).
The National Defence Academy (NDA) is the Joint Services academy of the Indian Armed Forces, where cadets of the three services, the Army, the Navy and the Air Force train together before they go on to respective service academies for further pre-commissioning training. The NDA is located at Khadakwasla near Pune, Maharashtra. It is the first tri-service academy in the world. Applicants to the NDA are selected via a written exam conducted by the UPSC, followed by extensive interviews by the SSB covering general aptitude, psychological testing, team skills as well as physical and social skills, along with medical tests.
Sashastra Seema Bal or SSB, in English the Armed Border Force (rarely translated into English in Indian usage), is one of India's Central Armed Police Forces. It is currently under the administrative control of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Government of India. Its present-day role consists of preventing cross-border crime and smuggling as well as other anti-national activities.
The Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) refers to uniform nomenclature of five security forces in India under the authority of Ministry of Home Affairs. They are the Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB).