UPSC Combined Defence Services (I) Notification 2019 – Eligibility Criteria, Online Application & other Details

By | March 19, 2019

UPSC Combined Defence Services Notification 2019 released for various vacancies. All the interested candidates can apply for UPSC CDS Recruitment 2019 on or before the last date. Candidates can check details regarding UPSC CDS Exam 2019 provided below.

UPSC CDS Recruitment 2019 Notification

Union Public Service Commission is the conducting authority of many exams and recruitments every year. Good news for all the candidates who have a desire to work in Central Government. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has recently published notifications to fill the vacancies in Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Air Force Academy and Officers Training Academy through Combined Defence Services Examination (I) 2019 (Including SSC Women) (Non-Technical Course). UPSC invites online applications for all the interested and eligible candidates. Hence, all the candidates who are in search of Central Government Job can apply for UPSC CDS (I) Jobs on or before the last date.

All the male and female candidates of India are eligible to apply for UPSC Combined Defence Services Exam. The selection of candidates applying for UPSC CDS Exam 2019 can be carried out in two stages i .e. Written Exam and Personal Interview. The starting date to apply for UPSC CDS Vacancies is 9th November 2018 and the last date to apply is 2nd December 2018. For most important details of Union Public Service Commission CDS Recruitment 2019 like Age Limit, Educational Qualification, Selection Process, check the below details.

UPSC Combined Defence Services Vacancy Details

Name of the PostNumber of Vacancies
1. Indian Naval AcademyUpdated soon
2. Indian Military AcademyUpdated soon
3. Air Force AcademyUpdated soon
4. Officers Training AcademyUpdated soon

UPSC CDS Notification Details

Name of the exam conducting bodyUPSC
Name of the PostCombined Defence Services
Number of VacanciesUpdated soon
Starting date(tentative)Nov 09, 2018
Last date(tentative)Dec 02, 2018
Official websiteupsc.gov.in

Combined Defence Services Recruitment Eligibility Criteria

Nationality:

Candidates applying for Combined Defence Services Posts must be either a citizen of India (or) a subject of Bhutan (or) Nepal.

Eligibility Criteria for UPSC CDS Recruitment 2019

  • Indian Military Academy: All the unmarried male candidates born not earlier than January 02, 1994 and not later than January 01, 1999 are eligible for UPSC Combined Defence Services Jobs.
  • Indian Naval Academy: All the unmarried male candidates born not earlier than January 02, 1994 and not later than January 01, 1999 are eligible for UPSC Recruitment 2019.
  • Air Force Academy: Unmarried male candidates should not be born earlier than January 02, 1994 and not later than January 01, 1998
  • Officers’ Training Academy (SSC Course for men): Male candidates (married or unmarried) should not be born earlier than January 02, 1993 and not later than January 01, 1999 are eligible for UPSC Combined Defence Services Vacancies.

Educational Qualification for Combined Defence Services Examination:

Name of the PostEducational Qualification
1. Indian Military AcademyDegree from a recognized University or equivalent.
2. Indian Naval AcademyDegree in Engineering from a recognized University or equivalent.
3. Air Force AcademyEither Degree from a recognized University (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or B.E.

Note: Candidates who fulfill all the above eligibility criteria are allowed to take the CDS exam.

Selection Procedure for UPSC Combined Defence Services Recruitment:

Selection Process for UPSC CDS Posts takes place in three stages

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Main Exam and
  • Personal Interview

The Application fee for UPSC CDS Jobs 2018:

  • General/OBC candidates must pay a fee of Rs.200/-
  • SC/ST/Female candidates are exempted from payment of application fee.

Application fee can be paid either by depositing the money in any SBI Branch (or) Net Banking facility of SBI (or) Credit/Debit card.

Union Public Service Commission CDS Important Dates

Date of Advertisement ReleaseNovember 09, 2018
Starting date of applicationsNovember 09, 2018
Last date for submitting application formDecember 02, 2018
CDS (I) Exam Tentative dateFebruary 05, 2019

Note: The dates mentioned above are tentative and may subject to change with respect to time.

How to Apply for UPSC CDS Recruitment ?

While applying for the Combined Defence Services Examination, candidates must merely follow the below steps.

  • Go to official website upsc.gov.in
  • Read the UPSC CDS Advertisement carefully
  • Click on the appropriate link
  • Fill all the mandatory fields in the UPSC Combined Defence Services application form
  • Affix your recent passport size photograph and signature on the Union Public Service Commission CDS application form
  • Check all the details before clicking on submit button
  • Take a print out of application form for future reference.

Download detailed Advertisement of UPSC CDS Notification 

UPSC CDS Notification

UPSC CDS Syllabus

Category: CDS

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