Exam Notification 2024

What is AFA In Combined Defence Services?

CDS stands for Combined Defence Services. This is an examination conducted at the national level for the young male and female graduates who dream to join Indian Armed Forces.

This is an examination conducted twice a year by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for recruitment of commissioned officers in Indian Army, Navy and Air Force. Exam is basically held in February and September.

Approx 8-10 thousand candidates appear for the examination but not all are fortunate enough to clear the test.

Those who clear the very first step of selection procedure are then called for the SSB Interview. SSB stands for Services Selection Board. SSB Screens the candidates for the Army, Navy and Air Force. SSB Interview is five days long procedure which includes two stages of testing as stage I & stage II.

The two stages cover general aptitude, psychological testing as well as physical and social skills, along with medical tests.

Those who are selected in all the three stages of testing procedure of Combined Defence Services (CDS) go for the further training at Officer’s Training Academy (OTA), Indian Military Academy (IMA), Indian Naval Academy (INA), Air Force Academy (AFA).

What is AFA in CDS?

AFA stands for Air Force Academy. AFA is air force academy in Dundigul, Hyderabad, Telangana for the candidates who dream for Air Force.

Air Force Academy select candidates through CDS and SSB to train them for 18 months in order to make them Permanent Commission officers of Air Force.

Through Combined Defence Service Examination only male candidates can apply for this academy.

The training at this academy is designed to foster the spirit of camaraderie and promote healthy interaction among officers of every branch. The academy aims to cultivate honour and integrity in every cadet and strives to graduate Air Warriors worthy of the Indian Air Force.

Air Force Academy basically aims to inspire and transform outstanding young men and women into courageous, dynamic, intellectual and cultured young Air Warriors; motivated to lead one of the leading aerospace forces of the world in service to the nation.

Day begins with a fall-in at 5 a.m. followed by daily drill and various different activities and ends at 10 p.m.

After one year training, officer cadets are commissioned into various branches of the IAF and those who pass out as fighter pilots get the opportunity to serve in front-line combat squadrons equipped with SU-30, MiG-29, MiG-27, MiG-23, MiG-21, Mirage-2000 and Jaguar aircraft.

It is AFA, where the cadets develop qualities of esprit de corps so essential for military leaders

For any query write us on comment section below.You can also contact Trishul Defence Academy at the numbers provided below or get free counselling at your nearest centre of Trishul Defence Academy.

Trishul Defence Academy 

Corporate office: -Gayatri Dham Building, Milan Tower, Behind Max Mall, Civil Lines, Prayagraj (U.P.) 211001, Contact:  8400083030

Branch Offices :

AGRA:- 16,17,18 Balaji Complex Silver City, Gwalior Road Agra Cantt
Contact : 6399013030

BAREILLY:–  35A Civil Lines, Chauki Chauraha, Near Amaya  Hotel, Bareilly (U.P.)   Contact : 9690502728

RANCHI:- 6th Floor Jagganath Tower, 403, Circular Road, Lalpur, Ahirtoli, Ranchi (Jharkhand) Contact: 9934113030

GWALIOR:- 106 MLB colony, Near Miss school, Padav, i.e. Gwalior Contact: 6262063030

Website: www.trishuldefenceacademy.com

Mail us at info.trishuldefenceacademy@gmail.com

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