Combined Defense Service Exam ( CDSE ) 2019 notifications

The "Combined Defence Services" Examination (CDS) is conducted twice a year by the Union Public Service Commission for recruitment into the Indian Military Academy, officers Training Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Indian Air Force Academy. The Notification for the examination is usually released in the months of October and June, and the examinations are conducted in February and November respectively. Only unmarried graduates are eligible to sit for the exam. Successful candidates are admitted into the respective Academies after an interview conducted by the Services Selection Board (SSB).

Eligibility Criteria

Below is the eligibility criteria for CDS1  for all the aspirants of UPSC CDS Exam. Check the UPSC CDS Exam 2019 Eligibility below before going for registration. Nationality: A candidate must be unmarried and ...

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Age Limits, Sex and Marital Status

(i) For IMA-Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd January 1996 and not later than 1st January 2001 only are eligible. (ii) For Indian Naval Academy-Unmarried male candidates born not ...

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Educational Qualification

For I.M.A. and Officers’ Training Academy-Degree of a recognized University or equivalent. For Indian Naval Academy- Degree in Engineering from a recognized University/Institution. For Air Force Academy-Degree of a recognized University (with ...

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vacancy list

The examination will be conducted to fill up 418 posts of Commissioned Officers. This number, however, is likely to change. Candidates are hence advised to check the official notification for ...

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Exam Pattern

Indian Military Academy / Air Force Academy / Indian Naval Academy Syllabus: Subject Marks Duration of Exam English 100 2 hrs General Knowledge 100 2 hrs Elementary Mathematics  100 2 hrs Officers' Training Academy Syllabus : Subject Marks Duration of Exam English 100 2 hrs General Knowledge 100 2 hrs The ...

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Exam Syllabus

Candidates are advised to go through the CDS 2019 Exam syllabus mentioned below very carefully so that they can avoid preparing for unnecessary topics. There are three subjects - English, Mathematics ...

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Application Form

Candidates are required to apply online only using the link http://www.upsconline.nic.in Go to UPSC CDS Online Application Form. Start registration by completing Part I registration. Enter basic details asked in the ...

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Application Fees

Application 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 ...

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Important Dates

Date of Notification  October 31, 2018 Availability of CDS Application Form October 31 – November 26, 2018 The issue of CDS Admit Card January 11, 2018 (Available) CDS 2019 Exam Date February 03, 2019 Declaration of CDS Results ...

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Features

The candidates will be provided admission to INA, IMA, Air Force Academy, and Officers’ Training Academy through Written Examination, Personality Test and Interview. The candidates will be placed in the order ...

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Admit Card

CDS Admit Card for stage 1 has been released on January 11, 2019. Visit UPSC’s website (http://www.upsc.gov.in) to download it. The Commission has scheduled CDS I for February 03, 2019 ...

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Exam Centers

The list of exam centers has been released by UPSC with the release of its official notification. There are 41 different locations where CDS is conducted every year. CDS I ...

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Results

The result of CDS 2019 will be declared only for those candidates who will score minimum qualifying marks in the written examination as fixed by the Commission in their discretion. ...

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