UPSC Combined Defense Services CDS Exam 2015
UPSC Combined Defense Services CDS Exam 2015–Now days UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) notify about UPSC Combined Defense Services CDS Exam 2015 that the upsc cds exam application forms 2014-2015 is in live in upsc website as always upsc online cds examination 2015.UPSC will conduct the CDS (Combined Defense Services
Examination) for the recruitment of Indian candidates in Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval
Academy, Air Force Academy and Officers Training Academy. All Indian eligible and interested candidates for these Defence jobs may apply before the last date. All Indian
candidates have to submit the application form in the prescribed format only. Before applying for the post, please read the whole post carefully as well as the official Advt. whose link we share below in the same post.
|ABOUT INDIAN MILITARY and cds examination 2014-2015|
Organisational Set-Up And Functions
After independence, the Ministry of Defence was created under the charge of a Cabinet Minister and each Service was placed under its own Commander-in-Chief. In 1955, the Commanders-in-Chief were renamed as the Chief of the Army Staff, the Chief of the Naval Staff and the Chief of the Air Staff. In November 1962, the Department of Defence Production was set up to deal with research, development and production of defence equipment. In November, 1965, the Department of Defence Supplies was created for planning and execution of schemes for import substitution of defence requirements. These two Departments were later merged to form the Department of Defence Production and Supplies. In 2004, the name of Department of Defence Production and Supplies was changed to Department of Defence Production. In 1980, the Department of Defence Research and Development was created. In 2004, the Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare was created.
The Defence Secretary functions a head of the Department of Defence and is additionally responsible for co-ordinating the activities of the four Departments in the Ministry.
The Ministry And Its Departments
The principal task of the Ministry is to frame policy directions on defence and security related matters and communicate them for implementation to the Services Headquarters, Inter-Service Organisations, Production Establishments and Research & Development Organisations. It is required to ensure effective implementation of the Government’s policy directions and the execution of approved programmes within the allocated resources.
The Department of Defence deals with the Integrated Defence Staff (IDS) and three Services and various Inter Service Organisations. It is also responsible for the Defence Budget, establishment matters, defence policy, matters relating to Parliament, defence co-operation with foreign countries and co-ordination of all defence related activities.