UPSC CDS 1 2019 Notification Out

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UPSC invited application form for Combined Defence Services Examination (I), 2019 [Including SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course] from eligible candidates. The detailed eligibility and UPSC CDS application form procedure are given below.

Name of the Exam : Combined Defence Services Examination 2019 (I)

No of Post : Not disclosed

Application Start Date : 31 October 2018

Detailed Eligibility:

For I.M.A. and Officers’ Training Academy: Degree of a recognised University or equivalent.

For Indian Naval Academy: Degree in Engineering from a recognised University/ Institution.

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

Age Limits:

For IMA: Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd July 1995 and not later than 1st July 2000 only are eligible.

 

For Indian Naval Academy: Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd July 1995 and not later than 1st July 2000 only are eligible.

For Air Force Academy: 20 to 24 years as on 1st July 2019 i.e. born not earlier than 2nd July 1995 and not later than 1st July 1999.

For Officers’ Training Academy: (SSC Course for men) Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd July 1994 and not later than 1st July 2000 only are eligible.

For Officers’ Training Academy: (SSC Women Non-Technical Course) Unmarried women candidates born not earlier than 2nd July 1994 and not later than 1st July 2000.

Note: Male divorcee/widower candidates cannot be treated as unmarried male for the purpose of their admission in IMA/INA/AFA courses and accordingly they are not eligible for these courses.

Selection Process :

Stage I comprises of Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR) tests are Picture Perception Description Test (PP&DT). The candidates will be shortlisted based on the combination of performance in OIR Test and PP&DT.
Stage II Comprises of Interview, Group Testing Officer Tasks, Psychology Tests and the Conference. These tests are conducted over 4 days.

Scheme of Examination:

For Admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Air Force Academy:

Subject Duration Maximum Marks
English 2 Hours 100
General Knowledge 2 Hours 100
Elementary Mathematics 2 Hours 100

 

For Admission to Officers’ Training Academy :

Subject Duration Maximum Marks
English 2 Hours 100
General Knowledge 2 Hours 100

 

Application Fee: Rs.200/- (Female/SC/ST candidates are exempted from payment of fee)

Important dates:

  • Date of CDS Exam (I) Notification: 31.10.2018.
  • Closing date of Online Application: November 2018
  • Date of Combined Defence Services Examination: 3rd February 2019

Official Notification

Apply here (Online application available from 31 Oct)