UPSC CDS 2018 Application form, Exam Dates, Eligibility – Entrance

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released a notification for the recruitment of 414 Combined Defence Services (CDS) for admission in Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Air Force Academy and Officers Training Academy. Interested candidates may check the vacancy details and apply online from 08-11-2017 to 04-12-2017.
More details about UPSC Recruitment (2018), including number of vacancies, eligibility criteria, selection procedure, how to apply and important dates, are given below:

Vacancy Details for UPSC Recruitment (2018):

•Course Name: Indian Military Academy, Dehradun
•No. of Vacancies: 100

•Course Name: Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala
•No. of Vacancies: 45

•Course Name: Air Force Academy, Hyderabad
•No. of Vacancies: 32

•Course Name: Officers Training Academy, Chennai – (SSC Course for Men)
•No. of Vacancies: 225

•Course Name: Officers Training Academy, Chennai – (SSC Course for Women Non-Technical)
•No. of Vacancies: 12
Job Location: All India

Eligibility Criteria for UPSC Recruitment (2018):

Educational Qualification:
For Indian Military Academy/Officers Training Academy: Candidates should have passed Graduation Degree in any stream from a recognised university.
For Indian Naval Academy: Candidates should have passed Graduation Degree in Engineering from a recognised university.
For Air Force Academy: Candidates should have passed Graduation Degree in any stream with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level OR Graduation Degree in Engineering from a recognised university.

Age Limit for UPSC Recruitment (2018)

For Indian Military Academy: Unmarried male aspirants, who are not born before 2nd January, 1995 and after 1st January, 2000, are permitted to apply.
For Indian Naval Academy: Unmarried male aspirants, who are not born before 2nd January, 1995 and after 1st January, 2000, are permitted to apply.
For Air Force Academy: Age between 20 to 24 years as on 01-01-2019. It means candidates who are born not before 2nd January, 1995 and after 1st January, 1999 are eligible. If you have a valid and current Commercial Pilot Licence issued by DGCA (India), then you are eligible to apply till 26 years of the age.
For Officers Training Academy (SSC Course for Men): Married or unmarried candidates, who are born not before 2nd January, 1994 and after 1st January, 2000, are permitted to apply.
For Officers Training Academy (SSC Women Non-technical): Candidates should be born not before 2nd January, 1994 and after 1st January, 2000 to become eligible under this category.
Selection Process: Selection of candidates will be made on the basis of Written Examination and SSB Interview.

Application Fee for UPSC Recruitment (2018)

General/UR Candidates have to pay Rs. 200 through any State Bank Challan or using Net-banking/Credit or Debit Card. SC/ST are exempted to pay any fee.
How to Apply: Interested and eligible candidates may apply online through UPSC website – https://upsconline.nic.in/ – from 08-11-2017 to 04-12-2017.

Important Dates for UPSC Recruitment (2018)

• Starting Date of Online Application: 08-11-2017
• Last Date of Online Application: 04-12-2017
• Date of Examination: 04-02-2018
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