UPSC CDS I 2018 – Marksheet Released

upsc cds 1 2018 exam

UPSC CDS 1 2018 Exam – Complete Detail – Notification, Dates, Application Form, Syllabus, Examination Pattern and More

Important Links and Updates

Download NoticeDownload Here
Download Important NoticeDownload Here
Download MarksheetDownload Here
Download Cutoff MarksDownload Here
Download Answer KeyEnglish || General Knowledge || Elementary Mathematics
UPSC CDS I 2018 – Final MarksClick Here
UPSC CDS I 2018 OTA Final ResultClick Here
UPSC CDS Exam II Final Results 2018Download Result Here
UPSC CDS (I) Held on 4th Feb 2018 (Declared on 27th March 2018)Download Final Result 2018
UPSC CDS (I) Held on 4th Feb 2018 (Declared on 27th March 2018)Download Result Here

Union Public Service Commission has published recruitment notification (Examination Notice No. 2/2018 CDS-I) on 8th November 2017 to held Combined Defence Service Examination (I) 2018. The candidates who are eligible for the CDS 2018 exam should apply on or before 4th December 2017 till 6:00 PM. The combined defence service exam is conducted by UPSC for the recruitment in Indian Military Academy, Naval Academy, Air Force Academy and Officers Training Academy. UPSC held Combined defence Service exam twice in a year. Now, this notification is for 1st exam of the year 2018. The candidates who are eligible for the exam will be called for written exam. The candidates who will be successful in CDS 1 2018 exam will be called for Service Selection Board (SSB) interview.

Here you will get complete information about UPSC CDS 1 2018 exam like eligibility criteria, application form procedure, selection procedure, important dates, admit cards, results, syllabus, examination pattern, important links, recommended books and previous years papers.

Updates: CDS 1 2018 application form registration has started. The last date to apply online is 4th December 2017.

CDA 1 2018 Vacancies Details 

As per UPSC (I) 2018 employment notification, there are total 414 vacancies open in all academies. Here is the break up of vacancies academy wise.

Total Vacancies – 414

  1. Indian Military Academy, Dehradun – 100 Vacancies
  2. India Naval Academy, Ezhimala – 45 Vacancies
  3. Air Force Academy, Hyderabad – 32 Vacancies
  4. Officers Training Academy, Chennai (Men) – 225 Vacancies
  5. Officers Training Academy Chennai (women) – 12 Vacancies

UPSC CDS 1 2018 Important Dates

The candidates who are really interested to apply for CDS 1 2018 exam must remember the following dates. These dates are very important for the candidates to note down. We advised to the candidates that you should apply 3 or 4 days before last date of application form of CDS 1 2018 exam.

UPSC CDS 1 2018 Events Important Dates 
Online registration starts from for CDS 1 2018 application form8th November 2017
Closing date to apply online for CDS 1 exam4th December 2017
Date of Issuing Admit Card CDS 1 2018 examJanuary 2018
Written exam date of CDS 1 2018 Exam14th Feb 2018

UPCS CDS 1 2018 Eligibility Criteria Detail

The candidates who would like to apply for UPSC CDS 1 2018 exam must possess the eligibility criteria. Here is the complete information about nationality, age limit and qualification and more detail.

Nationality: You must be unmarried and must either be:  Citizen of India or Subject of Bhutan, or A subject of Nepal or a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India.

Age Limit Sex and martial Status: 

  • For IMA – Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd January 1995 and not later than 1st January 2000.
  • For Indian Naval Academy – Unmarried male (born between 2-1-1995 to 1-1-2000)
  • For Air Force Academy – 20 to 24 years as on. 1-1-2019 born between 2-1-1995 to 1-1-1999)
  • For Officers Training Academy (SSC Course for Men) – Unmarried male (born between 2-1-1994 to 1-1-2000)
  • for Officer Training Academy (SSC women Non Technical Course) – Unmarried Women – (born between 2-1-1994 to 1-1-2000)


  • For IMA – Graduation Degree
  • For Indian Naval Academy – Degree in Engineering
  • For Air Force Academy – Degree (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 Level) or Engineering Degree
  • For Officer’s  Training Academy (Men) – Graduation
  • For Officer’s Training Academy (Women) – Graduation Degree

UPSC CDS 1 2018 Application form 

The application form for CDS 1 2018 is very simple and common as of other competitive exams. The candidates who are eligible for CDS 1 2018 exam can apply online through official website The application form is available online. You have to fill whole application form and submit it on or before 4th December 2017 till 6:00 PM. The registration has already started. You can check here step by step procedure to apply online for UPSC CDS 1 2018 exam.

Step by Step Procedure for UPSC CDS 1 2018 application form 

  • Firstly, visit the official website or direct visit to UPSC online application form for various posts here –
  • Here you will find examination code CDSI – Combined Defence Service Examination (I) 2018, Notice No. 02 2018-CDS-I, Notice Date 08-11-2017, Closing Date 04-12-2017.  Then there is Part-I registration and Part-II registration.
  • You have to click on Part-I Registration first.
  • Read the instructions for UPSC CDS 1 2018 application form.
  • Fill the basic detail and complete application form on next steps.
  • Upload your photograph and signatures.
  • Pay application fee and submit the final application form.
  • Don’t forget to take a printout of the UPCS CDS 1 2018 application form.

UPSC CDS 1 2018 Online Application Form Link – Apply Online Here

Application Fee for CDS 1 2018 Exam

The candidates are required to pay an application fee of Rs. 200 (Rupees Two Hundred Only). The candidates belongs to SC/ST/Females are exempted to pay any application fee for CDS 1 2018 exam. You can pay fee by depositing the money in any branch of SBI by cash/net banking of SBI or by using Visa/Master/Debit/Credit cards. The candidates who belongs to OBC candidates need also to pay fee of Rs. 200.

We have provided very important and concise information regarding CDS 1 2018 exam. We advised to the candidates that you must read the complete official notification to know more about UPSC Combined Defence Service (I) 2018 exam.

Download Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Combined Defence Service Examination (I) 2018 (Examination Notice No.2/2018 CDS-I) Dated 08-11-2017 (Including SSC Women Non Technical Course – Published on – Download Notification Here 

UPSC CDS 1 2018 Examination Online Application Form Link – Apply Online Here

UPSC CDS 1 2018 Selection Procedure

UPSC CDS selection procedure will go through three stages i.e written test, interview and physical test. Union Public Service Commission will select candidates by written exam, SSB interview and then physical and mental ability test. You can check the written examination pattern of UPSC as given below. Candidates must be physically fit according to the prescribe physical standards. In the interview you will be tested by various physically test and medical tests.

Examination Pattern for CDS 1 2018 Exam 

UPSC will held competitive exam of 2 hours duration of each subject. Here is the complete examination pattern structure of UPSC CDS 1 2018 exam. The maximum marks for written examination and interview will be 300, 300, 300 and 200 each for admission to the IMA, INA, AFA and Officers training academy respectively.

Written Examination for Admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian naval Academy and Air Force Academy

SubjectsMaximum MarksDuration
English1002 Hours
General Knowledge1002 Hours
Elementary Mathematics1002 Hours

Written Examination Pattern for Admission to Officers Training Academy

SubjectsMaximum MarksDuration
English1002 Hours
General Knowledge1002 Hours

The written exam will consist only objective type questions only. The questions paper will be set bilingually in Hindi and English.

Pay Scale for Army officers and Equivalent Ranks in Air Force and Navy

Here is the table of pay scale rank wise. It is the only the basic pay scale. You can avail all allowances and perks as prescribed in the 7th pay commission.

upsc cds 1 2018 pay scale

UPSC CDS 1 2018 Syllabus

The candidates who are going to apply for exam must prepare it from the very first day. So you need the UPSC CDS 2 2018 latest syllabus for preparation. We are providing you here the latest syllabus of each written exam subjects. You can also download the Syllabus PDF file from the links given below.

English  – Test to know candidates understanding of English and Workmanlike use of words

General Knowledge: Current events, History of India and Geography of a nature

Elementary Mathematics – Number System, Profit and Loss, H.C.F and L.C.M, Logarithms, Algebra, Areas, Menstruation, Ration and Proportion, Compound Interest and more as follows:

upsc cds 1 2018 syllabus

2018 cds 1 exam syllabus part 2

UPSC CDS 1 2018 Intelligence and Personality Test SSB Interview

There will be two stages, stage I and stage in UPSC CDS 2018 exam SSB interview. Only those candidates who clear the stage I will be allowed for Stage II. The detail is given below.

cds 1 2018 ssb interview

Important Links and Updates

UPSC CDS (I) Held on 4th Feb 2018 (Declared on 27th March 2018)Download Result Here


9 thoughts on “UPSC CDS I 2018 – Marksheet Released”

  1. i want to know whether persons are eligible or not who are having the less than 60% percentage at education
    Kindly give the replay
    Thank you

  2. Am want 2 joint Indian army . Am complating BA Greadution , i want 2 participate in CDS examination in IMA

  3. i want to give the cds,(officers training)…i m very weak in maths…i heard there would be an examination on maths as well…nd how many times does this exam take place in a year???

  4. There

    Will Be Objective Paper On Maths , English & Gk With 100 Marks Each
    For 2 Hrs Of CDS .Selection Is Based On Written Test Followed By SSB
    Interview.Study Material , Previous Year Papers , Sample Papers &
    Classroom Coaching Is Available At 9874581055/9038870684 Or Mail At
    [email protected] For Details

Leave a Comment