UPSC CDS 1 2021: Last Date Today for Combined Defence Services Registration @upsc.gov.in, 345 Vacancies Notified, Exam on 7 Feb

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the UPSC CDS 1 2020 Notification. Now, the candidates can apply for UPSC CDS 1 Exam 2021 through online mode at upsconline.nic.in. No other mode of application will be accepted.  The online applications will be accepted till 17 November 2020. Check Online Application Link, Important Dates, Application Procedure, Eligibility, Selection Process Here

Nov 17, 2020 12:39 IST
UPSC CDS 1 2021
UPSC CDS 1 2021

UPSC CDS 1 2021: Recruitment: Today is the last date of registration for UPSC CDS 1 Registration. Eligible candidates who have not registered, yet, can submit UPSC CDS 1 Application by today  i.e. before 17 November 2020 on  UPSC official website upsconline.nic.in.

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has published the recruitment notification for Combined Defence Services Exam 2021 (CDS 1 2020) on employment newspaper dated 07 November to 13 November 2020 and on its offiicial website - upsc.gov.in

UPSC CDS 1 Exam is scheduled to be held on 07 February 2021 (Sunday).  The candidates who would qualify in the exam shall be called for intelligence and personality test at the Service Selection Board.

Selected candidates will get admission to the Indian Military Academy (IMA), Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala— Dehradun, Air Force Academy, Hyderabad, Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai (Madras) and  Officers Training Academy, Chennai. The final selection will be made in order of merit subject to medical fitness and suitability in all other respects and the number of vacancies available.

UPSC CDS 1 2020 Notification was published on 28 November 2020 on UPSC  website - upsc.gov.in. 

The candidates can check more details on UPSC CDS 1 Recruitment 20201 such as eligibility, selection process, application procedure  by scrolling down:

UPSC CDS 1 2021 Important Dates

Event Important Dates

Opening Date of UPSC CDS 1 Application

28 October 2020

Last Date of UPSC CDS 1 Online Application

 17 November 2020 till 6 PM
The online Applications can be withdrawn from 24 November 2020 to 30 November 2020 till
6.00 PM. 
UPSC CDS 1 Exam Date 2021 07 February 2021
UPSC CDS 1 Result Date 2021 to be announced
UPSC CDS 1 Interview Date 2021 to be announced
UPSC CDS Final Result Date 2021 to be announced

 

UPSC CDS 1 2021 Vacancy Details:

The candidates will get admission to:

  • Indian Military Academy, Dehradun - 100 Posts
  • Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala - 26 Posts
  • Air Force Academy, Hyderabad - 32 Posts
  • Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai (Madras) - 170 Posts
  • Officers Training Academy, Chennai - 70 Posts

UPSC CDS 1 Exam 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Educational/Technical Qualification & Experience:

  • For I.M.A. and Officers’ Training Academy - Degree from 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.
  • Graduates with first choice as Army/Navy/Air Force are to submit proof of Graduation/provisional certificates on the date of commencement of the SSB Interview at the SSB.
  • Candidates who are studying in the final year/semester Degree course and have yet to pass the final year degree examination can also apply provided candidate should not have any present backlog upto the last semester / year for which results have been declared upto the time of submission of application

UPSC CDS 1 Age Limit:

  • IMA - Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd January 1998 and not later than 1st January 2003 only are eligible.
  • INA - Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd January 1998 and not later than 1st January 2003 only are eligible.
  • OTA (SSC Course for men) -  Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd January 1997 and not later than 1st January 2003 only are eligible.
  • OTA (SSC Women Non-Technical Course): Unmarried women, issueless widows who have not remarried, and issueless divorcees (in possession of divorce documents) who have not remarried are eligible. They should have been born not earlier than 2nd January 1997 and not later than 1st January 2003.
  • AFA - 20 to 24 years as of 1st January 2022 i.e. born not earlier than 2nd January 1998 and not later than 1st January 2002. (Upper age limit for candidates holding valid and 7 current Commercial Pilot Licence issued by DGCA (India) is relaxable up to 26 years. i.e. born not earlier than 2nd January 1996 an

Selection Process for UPSC CDS 1 2021

The selection process will be done on the basis of:

Written Examination – Candidates who successfully fill the application will be called for objective type written exam.

UPSC CDS Exam Pattern:

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

Subject

Maximum Marks

Duration

English

100

2 hours

General Knowledge

100

2 hours

Elementary Mathematics

100

2 hours

For Admission to Officer Training Academy:

Subject

Maximum Marks

Duration

English

100

2 hours

General Knowledge

100

2 hours

There will be Negative Marking for wrong answers

The standard of the papers in Elementary Mathematics will be of Matriculation level. The standard of papers in other subjects will approximately be such as may be expected of a graduate of an Indian University.

UPSC CDS 1 Admit Card 2021

The admit card will be made available on the official website of UPSC three weeks before the commencement of the examination.

Intelligence and Personality Test - Candidates are shortlisted on the basis of their performance in the written examination will be called for the intelligence and personality test at the Service Selection Board. candidates who qualify in the written exam and given their first choice as army (IMA/OTA) are required to register themselves on the recruiting directorate website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in in order to enable them to receive call up information for SSB Interview. Those candidates who have already registered on the recruiting directorate website are advised not to register again.

How to Apply for UPSC CDS 1 Exam 2021 ?

Candidates can apply for UPSC CDS 1 Exam 2021 on the official site of UPSC at upsc.gov.in from 28 October to 17 November 2020.

UPSC Official Website

UPSC CDS 1 Notification

UPSC CDS 1 Online Application Link

 

FAQ

How many vacancies are released for UPSC CDS I Recruitment 2021?

345

When is UPSC CDS 1 Exam 2021 ?

7 February 2021

How to Apply for UPSC CDS 1 2020-21 ?

All candidates who want to appear for UPSC CDS 1 Exam 2021 can apply from 28 October to 17 November 2020 on application portal of the Commission i.e. upsconline.nic.in.

When will UPSC CDS 1 2020-21 Notification Release ?

28 October 2020

What is UPSC CDS 1 2021 Exam Date ?

07 February 2021

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