UPSC Combined Defence Services (CDS) Examination (I) Notification 2017

8 November, 2016 |

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Combined Defence Services (CDS) Examination (I) Notification 2017

Examination Name: Combined Defence Services (CDS) Examination (I) 2017

Total Posts: 463 Posts

Posts Name:
• Indian Military Academy: 150 Posts
• Indian Naval Academy: 45 Posts
• Air Force Academy: 32 Posts
• Officers Training Academy (For Men): 225 Posts
• Officers Training Academy (For Women & Non – Tech.): 11 Posts

Educational Qualification:
(i) For I.M.A. and Officers’ Training Academy— Degree of a recognised University or equivalent.
(ii) For Indian Naval Academy—Degree in Engineering from a recognised University/Institution.
(iii) For Air Force Academy—Degree of a recognised University (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering.
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Age Limit: 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 (Upper age limit for candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot Licence issued by DGCA (India) is relaxable up to 26 yrs. i.e. born not earlier than 02nd January, 1992 and not later than 01st January, 1998 only are eligible.
Note: Candidate below 25 years of age must be unmarried. Marriage is not permitted during training. Married candidates above 25 years of age are eligible to apply but during training period they will neither be provided married accommodation nor can they live with family out of the premises.

Fee: Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs. 200/- (Rupees Two Hundred Only) either by 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.

Selection Process: Stage I and stage II. Only. those candidates who clear the stage I are permitted to appear for stage II. The details are:
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. The details of these tests are given on the website

How to Apply: Interested and Eligible Candidates may Apply Online Through official Website.

Important Dates:
• Starting Date for Submission of Online Application: 09-11-2016
• Last Date for Submission of Online Application: 02-12-2016
• Exam Date: 05-02-2017

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