UPSC CDS 2019: UPSC invited application form for Combined Defence Services Examination (I), 2019 [Including SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course] from eligible candidates. The detailed eligibility and UPSC CDS application form procedure are given below.
UPSC CDS-Combined Defence Services Exam 2019:
|Exam Name||Combined Defence Services Examination 2019 (I)|
|Job Location||Across India|
|Application Start Date||31 October 2018|
|Last Date||26 November 2018|
|Exam Date||3rd February 2019|
UPSC CDS Combined Defence Services Exam 2019 – Detailed Eligibility:
For I.M.A. and Officers’ Training Academy: Degree of a recognised University or equivalent.
For Indian Naval Academy: Degree in Engineering from a recognised University/ Institution.
For Air Force Academy: Degree of a recognised University (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering.
Note: Candidates who are studying in the final year/semester Degree course and have yet to pass the final year degree examination can also apply provided candidate should not have any present backlog upto the last semester/year for which results have been declared upto the time of submission of application and they will be required to submit proof of passing the degree examination at the time of commencement of course.
For IMA: Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd July 1996 and not later than 1st July 2001 only are eligible.
For Indian Naval Academy: Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd July 1996 and not later than 1st July 2001 only are eligible.
For Air Force Academy: 20 to 24 years as on 1st July 2020 i.e. born not earlier than 2nd July 1996 and not later than 1st July 2000.
For Officers’ Training Academy: (SSC Course for Men) Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd July 1995 and not later than 1st July 2001 only are eligible.
For Officers’ Training Academy: (SSC Women Non-Technical Course) Unmarried women candidates born not earlier than 2nd July 1995 and not later than 1st July 2001.
Note: Male divorcee/widower candidates cannot be treated as unmarried male for the purpose of their admission in IMA/INA/AFA courses and accordingly they are not eligible for these courses.
Academy wise vacancies: 417 Posts
- Indian Military Academy, Dehradun – 100 Posts
- Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala – 45 Posts
- Air Force Academy, Hyderabad – 32 Posts
- Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai (Madras) [SSC (Men)] – 225 Posts
- Officers Training Academy, Chennai [SSC (Women)] – 15 Posts
UPSC CDS 2019 – Selection Process:
Stage I comprises of Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR) tests are Picture Perception Description Test (PP&DT). The candidates will be shortlisted based on the combination of performance in OIR Test and PP&DT.
Stage II Comprises of Interview, Group Testing Officer Tasks, Psychology Tests and the Conference. These tests are conducted over 4 days.
Scheme of Examination:
For Admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Air Force Academy:
|General Knowledge||2 Hours||100|
|Elementary Mathematics||2 Hours||100|
For Admission to Officers’ Training Academy :
|General Knowledge||2 Hours||100|
Application Fee: Rs.200/- (Female/SC/ST candidates are exempted from payment of fee)
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Mode of payment: Depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of SBI, State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/State Bank of Hyderabad/State Bank of Mysore/State Bank of Patiala/State Bank of Travancore or by using Visa/Master Credit/ Debit Card.
UPSC CDS 2019 – Examination Centres:
Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Allahabad, Bengaluru, Bareilly, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi, Dharwad, Dispur, Gangtok, Hyderabad, Imphal, Itanagar, Jaipur, Jammu, Jorhat, Kochi, Kohima, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Mumbai, Nagpur, Panaji (Goa), Patna, Port Blair, Raipur, Ranchi, Sambalpur, Shillong, Shimla, Srinagar, Tirupati, Udaipur, Thiruvananthapuram And Visakhapatnam.
How to apply for UPSC CDS Combined Defence Services Exam 2019?
All interested and eligible candidates can apply for this positions in online from 31 October 2018 to 26 November 2018.
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- Date of CDS Exam (I) Notification: 31.10.2018.
- Closing date of Online Application: 26 November 2018
- Last date for Payment of Application Fee – Pay by Cash Mode: 25 November 2018
- Last date for Payment of Application Fee – by Online Mode: 26 November 2018
- Withdrawal of Online applications: 03.12.2018 to 10.12.2018
- Date of Combined Defence Services Examination: 3rd February 2019