UPSC Combined Defence Services Exam (CDS-I) - 463 Vacancies

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released an employment notification at Commission’s Website www.upsc.gov.in for the Combined Defence Services Examination (CDS-I) 2017 including SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course which will be conducted on 5th February, 2017 for admission to Indian Military Academy, Naval Academy, Air Force Academy and Officers Training Academy. Last date to fill online application is 2nd December, 2016.

Name of Examination: Combined Defence Services Examination (CDS -I) 2017

Total Number of Posts : 463 Posts

Name of the Courses
  • Indian Military Academy, Dehradun- 144th (DE) Course commencing in January, 2018
  • Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala- Course commencing in January, 2018 Executive (General Service)
  • Air Force Academy, Hyderabad- (Pre-Flying) Training Course commencing in February, 2018
  • Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai- 107th SSC(Men) (NT) Course commencing in April, 2018
  • Officers Training Academy, Chennai- 21st SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course commencing in April, 2018

Details of Vacancies
  • Indian Military Academy, Dehradun – 150 Posts
  • Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala – 45 Posts
  • Air Force Academy, Hyderabad – 32 Posts
  • Officers' Training Academy, Chennai – 225 Posts
  • Officers Training Academy (Women), Chennai – 11 Posts

Age Limit:
  • Indian Military Academy : Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd January, 1994 and not later than 1st January, 1999.
  • Indian Naval Academy : Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd January, 1994 and not later than 1st January, 1999.
  • Air Force Academy, Hyderabad : Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd January, 1994 and not later than 1st January, 1998.
  • Officers Training Academy : Male candidates (Married or Unmarried) born not earlier than 2nd January, 1993 and not later than 1st January, 1999.
  • Officers Training Academy (Women) : Unmarried Women,issue less widows who have no remarried and issue less divorcees who have not remarried are eligible and should have been born not earlier than 2nd January, 1993 and not later than 1st January 1999.

Educational Qualifications
  • Indian Military Academy & Officers Training Academy : Candidate must hold Degree in any discipline of recognized University.
  • Indian Naval Academy : Candidate must hold a Degree in Engineering from a recognized University/Institution.
  • Air Force Academy, Hyderabad : Candidates must possess Degree of a recognized University (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor Degree in Engineering.

Application Fee: Candidates have to pay Rs.200/- as application fee either by remitting the money in any Branch of State Bank of India (SBI) by cash using Bank Challan or by using Internet banking facility of SBI, State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur OR State Bank of Hyderabad OR State Bank of Mysore OR State Bank of Patiala OR State Bank of Travancore or through Visa/Master Credit Card/ Debit Card.No fee charges for Women/SC/ ST candidates .

Selection Process : Selection will be made through Competitive examination which will consist of a Written examination (objective type) &  Interview for intelligence and personality test. Examination will be held on 5th February, 2017 at Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bareilly, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, kuttaka, Dehradun, Delhi, Dharwad, Dispur, Gangtok, Hyderabad, Imphal, Itanagar, Jaipur, Jammu, Jorhat, Kochi, Kohima, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Mumbai, Nagpur, Panaji (Goa), Patna, Port Blair,  Raipur, Ranchi, Sambalpur, Shillong, Shimla,Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirupati, Udaipur and Vishakhapatnam

How to Apply : Interested & Eligible candidates may apply on-line through official website http://upsconline.nic.in from 09th November, 2016 to 2nd December, 2016 till 6:00 PM.

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