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UPSC 2017 NOTIFICATION FOR COMBINED DEFENCE SERVICE

Candidates who are aspiring to work in defence services can check the UPSC official notification for recruitment of Combined Defence Servicese(CDS). The eligibility standards for UPSC CDS Vacancy 2018 such as age limit, qualification, etc. are given below. Interested aspirants can apply online application from 08th November 2017.

 

A. Scheme of Examination

The Competitive examination comprises:

(a) Written examination.

(b) Interview for intelligence and personality test (vide Part ‘B’ of this Appendix) of such candidates as may be called for interview at one of the Services Selection Centres.

(a) For Admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Air Force Academy

S No Subject Duration Max. Marks
1 English 2 Hours 100
2 General Knowledge 2 Hours 100
3 Elementary Mathematics 2 Hours 100

(b) For Admission to Officers Training Academy

S No Subject Duration Max. Marks
1 English 2 Hours 100
2 General Knowledge 2 Hours 100

B. Fee Details

S NO Category Name Application Fee
1 SC/ST/PH/Female No Fee
2 General/OBC Rs 200/-

C. Important Dates

S NO Name of Exams Dates
1 Start Dates of Applications 08-11-2017
2 Last Date for Submission of Online Application 04th December 2017 Till 6:00 pm

D. Eligibility Criteria

A. Age Criteria

1. If you are applying for IMA & INA courses you should be born between 2nd January 1995 and 1st January 2000.

2. If you are applying for Air force academy you should fall under the age bracket of 20-24 years as on 1st January 2019.

3. If you are applying for Officer’s Training Academy (Men & Women) you should be born between 2nd January 1994 and 1st January 2000.

B. Educational Qualifications

1. For I.M.A. and Officers’ Training Academy you need to have a Degree from a recognised University or equivalent.

2. For Indian Naval Academy, you need to have a Degree in Engineering from a recognised University/Institution.

3. For Air Force Academy you need to have a Degree of a recognised University (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering.

E. Marks Scheme Details

There are four alternatives for the answer to every question. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate. One third (0.33) of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty.

To read the Official Notification click the link given below:

Official Notification

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