UPSC CDS 1 Exam 2019 Notification & Online Application: The online registration for Combined Defence Services 2019 (CDS I) will end on November 26, 2018. All the candidates who have not applied yet for the above notification can still apply at the earliest at upsconline.nic.in.
As per media reports, a total of 418 posts of Commissioned Officers in Navy, Air Force, Army and Officers Training Academy (OTA) will be filled up via UPSC CDS 1 Exam 2019. The last date to apply for the posts is set till 26 November 2018. The examination will be conducted on 03 February 2019 across the country.
Candidates who are between the age group of 20 to 24 years can apply for the position. The candidate will have to be a graduate from recognised University/College/Institute to apply for the same.
Important Dates for UPSC CDS 1 Exam 2019
• Opening Date of Application: 31 October 2018
• Last Date of Online Application: 26 November 2018
• Date of Examination: 03 February 2019
UPSC CDS 1 Exam 2019 Vacancy Details:
Total vacancies – 418 Posts
Eligibility Criteria for UPSC CDS 1 Exam 2019
Educational/Technical Qualification & Experience:
• Candidates applying for I.M.A. and Officers’ Training Academy should have Degree of a recognised University or equivalent.
• Candidates applying for Indian Naval Academy should have Degree in Engineering from a recognised University/Institution.
• Candidates applying for Air Force Academy should have Degree of a recognised University (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering.
Other eligibility criteria and more details in notification listed here.
20 to 24 years of age
Selection Process for UPSC CDS 1 Exam 2019
The selection process comprises of the following phases:
• Written Examination
• Interview and Personality Test
• Medical Fitness Test
At the first stage, candidates are shortlisted on the basis of their performance in the written examination. Such candidates are called for the Interview round. Those who get through the Interview/Personality Test round have to undergo a medical fitness test. Document verification is done after the medical test.
How to Apply for UPSC CDS 1 Exam 2019
Candidates willing to apply for UPSC CDS 1 Exam 2019 can apply for the posts through the official site of UPSC at upsc.gov.in till 26 November 2018.
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UPSC CDS Exam II 2018: Online Application Closing Tomorrow
UPSC CDS Exam II 2018 Online Application: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) invited applications for Combined Defence Services Examination (II), 2018. The eligible candidates can apply to the post through the prescribed format on or before 03 September 2018.
- Last Date of Application: 03 September 2018
- Date for Examination: 18 November 2018
Union Public Service Commission Vacancy Details
- Indian Military Academy, Dehradun: 100 Posts
- Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala—Course: 45 Posts
- Air Force Academy, Hyderabad: 32 Posts
- Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai (Madras): 225 Posts
- Officers Training Academy, Chennai: 12 Posts
Eligibility Criteria for Combined Defence Services Examination
- 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.
Graduates with first choice as Army/Navy/Air Force are to submit proof of graduation provisional certificates on the date of commencement of the SSB Interview at the SSB.
- For IMA: Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd July, 1995 and not later than 1st July, 2000 only are eligible.
- For Indian Naval Academy—Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2 nd July, 1995 and not later than 1st July, 2000 only are eligible.
- For Air Force Academy— 20 to 24 years
- For Officers' Training Academy—(SSC Course for men) unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd July, 1994 and not later than 1st July, 2000 only are eligible.
- For Officers' Training Academy—(SSC Women Non-Technical Course): They should have been born not earlier than 2nd July, 1994 and not later than 1st July, 2000.
How to Apply for the UPSC CDS Exam II 2018
Candidates are required to apply online by using the website www.upsconline.nic.in on or before 03 September 2018.