UPSC Combined Defence Services(CDS) Recruitment Notification

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released a notification for the recruitment of 414 Various Vacancies in Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Air Force Academy and Officers Training  Academy through Combined Defence Services Examination (II), 2017 (Including SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course). Eligible candidates can apply Online from 09-08-2017 to 08-09-2017 till 1800 hrs.
Total No of Posts: 414
Combined Defence Service Examination (II), 2017 (Including SSC Women (Non Technical Course)
Name of Course:
1. Indian Military Academy, Dehradun – 145th (DE) Course commencing in July 2018 [including 13 vacancies reserved for NCC ‘C’ Certificate (Army Wing) holders]: 100 Posts
2. Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala – Course commencing in July, 2018 Executive (General Service) [including 06 vacancies reserved for NCC ‘C’ Certificate holders (Naval Wing)]. : 45 Posts
3. Air Force Academy, Hyderabad – (Pre-Flying) Training Course commencing in August, 2018 i.e. No. 204 F (P) Course: 32 Posts
4. Officers Training Academy, Chennai- 108th SSC Course (NT) (For Men) commencing in October, 2018 : 225 Posts
5. Officers Training Academy Chennai- 22nd SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course commencing in October, 2018: 12 Posts

Age Limit:

S.No Name of the Academy  Age Limit
1. IMA Born not earlier than  02-01-1994 and not later than 01-01-1999.(Unmarried male candidates)
2. Indian Naval Academy Born not earlier than 02-01-1994 and not later than 01-01-1999.(Unmarried male candidates)
3. Air Force Academy age between 20-24 years as on 01-01-2018 (born not earlier than 02-01-1994 and not later than 01-01-1999). (Unmarried male candidates)
4. Officers Training Academy (SSC Course for Men) Born not earlier than 02-01-1993 and not later than 01-01-1999(Male Candidates (Married or Unmarried))
5. Officers Training Academy (SSC Women Non-Technical Course) Born not earlier than 02-01-1993 and not later than 01-01-1999

Educational Qualification: Candidates should possess Degree from recognized University or equivalent for IMA & Officers Training Academy, Degree in Engineering & Degree from recognized university/ institution for Indian Naval Academy, Degree of a recognized university (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engg for Air Force Academy.

Selection Process: Candidates are selected based on Written Examination & Interview, Personality Test.

Application Fee: Applicants required to pay Rs.200/- through the following modes and no fee for Female/ SC/ ST candidates.
1. Pay by cash Mode: Applicants required to pay the fee by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI on or before 07-09-2017 by 11:59 PM.
2. Net Banking Mode: Applicants required to pay the fee by using net banking facility of SBI (at relevant states).
3. Online Mode: Applicants required to pay the fee by using Visa/ Master Credit/ Debit card on or before 08-09-207 by 06:00 PM.

Important Dates:

Date of Notification 09-08-2017
Last Date to Apply Online 08-09-2017 till 1800 hrs
Last Date for Fee Payment (by cash) 07-09-2017 by 11:59 PM
Last Date for Fee Payment (Online) 08-09-207 by 06:00 PM
Date for downloading the Admit card September to October 2017
Date of CDS Examination (II), 2017 19-11-2017 (Sunday)

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