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Name: CDS
Exam Full Name:: Combined Defense Services Examination
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CDS

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UPSC-CDS Examination

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Description- UPSC(Union Public Selection Commission) is inviting application from the eligible candidates for the CDS(Combined Defense Service) Exam .

 

Total number of Vacancy-

 

Sr. No.

Name of the course

Total number of vacancy

1

Indian Military Academy, Dehradun-

144th (DE) Course commencing in January, 2018 [Including 19 vacancies reserved for NCC ‘C’ Certificate (Army Wing) holders].

150

2

Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala-

Course commencing in January, 2018 Executive (General Service) [including 06 vacancies reserved for NCC ‘C’ Certificate holders (Naval Wing)]

45

3

Air Force Academy, Hyderabad—

(Pre-Flying)  Training Course commencing in February, 2018 i.e. No. 203 F(P) Course.

32

4

Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai—

107th SSC(Men)(NT) Course commencing in April, 2018

225

5

Officers Training Academy, Chennai—

21st SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course commencing in April, 2018.

11

 

How to Apply- Candidates are required to apply online through the site www.ssconline.nic.in

Application Fee-

 

Category

Fee

SC/ST/ Female Candidates

Nil

General and OBC

200

 

Important Dates and Links-

Last to Submit the Application Form - 2 Dec 2016 till 6 p.m

 

 

 

 

Exam Level

National level exam

Contact Information

 

Eligibility-

A)Nationality/Citizenship-A candidate must be either -

  • a citizen of India,or

  • a subject of Nepal,or

  • a subject of Bhutan,or

  • a Tibetan Refugee who came over india before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently setting in india

  • a person of indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan,Burma,East african countries of Kenya,Sri Lanka,Uganda,Zambia,Malawi,Zaire,Ethiopia and Vietnam and the
    United republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar) with the intention setting in india permanently.

 

B) Age/Sex/Marital Status-

 

Sr. No.

Name of the course

Age/Sex/Marital Status-

1

Indian Military Academy

Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd January, 1994 and not later than 1st January, 1999 only are eligible.

2

Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala-

 

—Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd January, 1994 and not later than 1st January, 1999 only are eligible.

3

Air Force Academy, Hyderabad—

 

20 to 24 years as on 1st January 2018 i.e. born not earlier than 02nd January, 1994 and not later than 01st January, 1998

4

Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai—

 

(SSC Course for men) Male candidates (married or unmarried) born not earlier than 2nd January, 1993 and not later than 1st January, 1999 only are eligible.

5

Officers Training Academy, Chennai—

.

(SSC Women Non-Technical Course) Unmarried women, issueless widows who have not remarried and issueless divorcees (in possession of divorce documents) who have not remarried are eligible. They should have been born not earlier than 2nd January, 1993 and not later than 1st January, 1999.

 
 
 

C) Educational Qualification-

 

Sr. No.

Name of the course

Qualification

1

Indian Military Academy and Officers Training Academy

Degree from the recognised university

2

Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala-

 

Degree from the recognised university in Engineering

3

Air Force Academy, Hyderabad—

 

Bachelor of Engineering

OR

Degree from the recognised university(with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2)

 

 

Exam Pattern-

  1. ) For Admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Air Force Academy

 

Sr. No

Course Name

Duration

Maximum Marks

1

English

2 hours

100

2

General Knowledge

2 Hours

100

3

Elementary Mathematics

2 Hours

100

 

(B) For Admission to Officers’ Training Academy

 

Sr. No

Course Name

Duration

Maximum Marks

1

English

2 hours

100

2

General Knowledge

2 Hours

100

 

 

 

There is penalty(i.e negative marking) for wrong answer marked by the candidates .


 

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