CDS vs NDA : Which is Better? 

(Combined Defence Services - CDS) CDS -

What is CDS -  The full form of CDS is Combined Defense Services (CDS). This exam is conducted by UPSC. CDS exam is conducted twice in a year.

Eligibility for CDS -  To become a CDS, you must be a graduate from a recognized university.

Difference between NDA and  CDS –  The age to take the exam in NDA is 19 years, whereas in CDS it is 19 to 25 years. 12th is necessary for NDA exam, then graduation degree for CDS.

(National Defence Academy - NDA) NDA -

What is NDA -  The full name of NDA is National Defense Academy (NDA). There are three types of recruitment in this.

Eligibility for NDA -  The first eligibility for appearing in NDA exam is that you should be unmarried. Must be at least 12th pass. The subject can be anything.

Age Criteria -  Minimum age is 19 years. Age should not be more than one year. Height should be at least 157 cms in physical examination.

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