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UPSC CDS Examination (I) 2014: Notification

Nov 4, 2013 12:08 IST

Union Public Service Commission invited application for Combined Defence Services Examination (I) 2014. Eligible candidates have to send their online application in the prescribed format before 02 December 2013 till 11.59 PM. The examination will be conducted for filling 509 vacancies under Air Force Academy, Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, and Officers Training Academy.

Important Dates

  • Opening Date for Online Registration: 02 November 2013
  • Closing Date for Online Registration: 02 December 2013
  • Date of Examination: 09 February 2014

Details of Examination

Name of Examination: UPSC Combined Defence Services Examination I
Number of Vacancies: 509 Posts

Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit

  • For IMA, the male candidates should not be born earlier than 2 January 1991 and not later than 1 January 1996 only.
  • For Indian Naval Academy, the male candidates should not be born earlier than 2 January 1991 and not later than 1 January 1996 only.
  • For Air Force Academy, the male candidates should not be born earlier than 2 January 1992 and not later than 1 January 1996 only.
  • For Officers' Training Academy (SSC Course for Men), the male candidates should not be born earlier than 2 January 1990 and not later than 1 January 1996 only.
  • For Officers Training Academy (SSC Women Non-Technical Course), the Unmarried Women, issueless widows who have not remarried and issueless divorcees (in possession of divorce documents) who have not remarried are eligible. They should not be born earlier than 2 January 1990 and not later than 1 January 1996 only.

Educational Qualification

  • For IMA and Officer’s Academy: Degree from a recognized university/institute.
  • For Indian Naval Academy: Degree in Engineering from recognized university/institute.
  • For Air Force Academy: Degree of recognized university (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 Level) or Bachelor’s of Engineering.

Application Fee

The application fee is Rs 200 Only for General and OBC candidates while SC/ST/Female candidates are exempted from payment of application fee. The candidates can opt for net banking or by depositing the money in cash.

Selection Procedure

The candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their performance in the written examination followed by Interview/Personality Test.

How to Apply

Refer the below link or visit the official website of the commission for submitting online application form. Fill all the mandatory information in the given format and submit the form before 02 December 2013 till 11.59 PM.

Apply Online

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28 Comment

kishor kokare,

sir ,whats about cds(2)

meera gundpatil,

when is the next exam of cds


cds ka next notification kb aayega sir


by when the hall ticket will be released for the CDS(1)-2014???

ashish sharma,

sir cds 2nd exam ka result kb thk aaega es k baare me aap date bta sakte ho to please tell me the date of cds exam date

Nikhil Agarwal,

I want to know all updates of cds exam.

s naveen kumar reddy,

Where did I pay this amount of rs 200

monu rawat,

mera date of birth 19-8-1992 hai kya main cds ke liye form bhar sakta hon

Ashok kumar,

I am in B.tech. final year of mechanical branch at this time. my date of birth is 15 mar. 1990. can i apply for the post of official trainee


sir, में बी.कॉम प्रथम वर्ष का छात्र हूँ, क्या में INA के लीये APPLY कर सकता हूँ ?


can b.tech final year students apply for rhese posts?


are girls not allowed for air force,ima and naval force and are bpharmcy students are eligible for these posts

dharmesh kumar pandey,

i am stduent of b.tech final year can i apply the CDS exam

abhishek bajpai,

cds exam is good way for success.

shailendra pratap,

i read in b.com thirdyear! kya mai apply kar sakta ho?

Rasmoo khan,

please gave me detial all upsc exams

Anurag sahu,

Sali government sc/st logon ka fees bhi General & Obc logon se wasulti hai

manish bhardwaj,

i am wanted to know about inter view procedure of cds

sudagani seshu babu,

iam pursuing 4th btech in cse stream.can i apply for this post


Please show up pcs solved paper

indrajeet singh,

i have +2 certificate (physics & maths) .can i apply for Airforce acadmy


what if the comparment is left then still we can apply for ota


how to apply though online or post may know last date for apply for cds exam


what r eligibility for upsc-ima,ina,afc,ota? like:eye sight?height i have spects can i write exam

pravesh sharma,

pravesh 33sharma@gmail.com

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