UPSC CDS 1 2018 Exam – Complete Detail – Notification, Dates, Application Form, Syllabus, Examination Pattern and More
Update: UPSC CDS 1 Result OTA 2017 Declared on 1st Feb 2017 – Check UPSC CDS 1 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
- Indian Military Academy, Dehradun – 100 Vacancies
- India Naval Academy, Ezhimala – 45 Vacancies
- Air Force Academy, Hyderabad – 32 Vacancies
- Officers Training Academy, Chennai (Men) – 225 Vacancies
- 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 form||8th November 2017|
|Closing date to apply online for CDS 1 exam||4th December 2017|
|Date of Issuing Admit Card CDS 1 2018 exam||January 2018|
|Written exam date of CDS 1 2018 Exam||4th February 2018|
|UPSC CDS 1 2018 Result Date||Notify Later|
|SSB Interview Date||Notify Later|
|Final Result of CDS 1 2018 Exam||Notify Later|
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 www.upsconline.nic.in. 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 www.upsconline.nic.in or direct visit to UPSC online application form for various posts here – https://upsconline.nic.in/mainmenu2.php
- 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 www.upsc.gov.in – 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
|General Knowledge||100||2 Hours|
|Elementary Mathematics||100||2 Hours|
Written Examination Pattern for Admission to Officers Training Academy
|General Knowledge||100||2 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 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 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.
|UPSC CDS (2) Exam 2017||Check Here|
|UPSC CDS 2 Syllabus||Check Here|
|UPSC CDS 2 Exam Pattern||Check Here|
|UPSC CDS 2 Result||Check Here|
|UPSC CDS 2 Eligibility Criteria||Check Here|
|UPSC CDS 2 Application Form||Check Here|
|UPSC CDS 2 Admit Card||Check Here|
|UPSC Exam 2 Schedule||Check Here|
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