UPSC CDS 1 Exam 2021 Notification: 345 Posts, Online Application

UPSC CDS 1 Exam 2021 Notification:

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has invited application for Combined Defence Services CDS Examination-1 for the 2021 year for the recruitment of 345 Officer postsInterested Candidates may submit their online application only through the provided online facility latest by 17-11-2020. 

 
Department Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Mode of Apply Online
Last Date 16 Nov 2020


UPSC CDS 1 Exam 2021 Notification Details:

Name of Exam/ Post: Combined Defence Services (CDS) Examination (1) 2021
No. of Vacancy: 345

Qualification: 

For I.M.A. and Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai: Degree
For Indian Naval Academy: Degree in Engineering
For Air Force Academy: Degree (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering.

Age Limit:

For IMA: 02-01-1998 and 01-01-2003
For Indian Naval Academy: 02-01-1998 and 01-01-2003
For Air Force Academy: 02-01-1998 to 01-01-2002
For Officers' Training Academy: 01-01-1997 to 01-01-2003


Name of the Course and Vacancies of UPSC CDS 1 Exam 2021:

1. Course: Indian Military Academy, Dehradun— 152 (DE) Course commencing in January, 2022
No. of Vacancies: 100

2. Course: Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala—Course commencing in January, 2022 Executive
No. of Vacancies: 26

3. Course: Air Force Academy, Hyderabad—(Pre-Flying) Training Course commencing in January, 2022
No. of Vacancies: 32

4. Course: Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai (Madras)— 115th SSC (Men) (NT) (UPSC) Course commencing in April, 2022
No. of Vacancies: 170

5. Course: Officers Training Academy, Chennai (Madras) 29th SSC Women (NT) (UPSC) Course commencing in April, 2022
No. of Vacancies: 17


Application Fee for UPSC CDS Examination (1) 2021:

Female/SC/ST candidates are exempted from payment of fee. Other candidates are required to pay a fee of Rs. 200/- either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India or by using Visa/Master/Rupay Credit/Debit Card.


Syllabus for UPSC CDS 1 Exam 2021:

CDS Competitive examination will comprises: (a) Written examination and (b) Interview and personality test. Structure of the exam will be :


SubjectSubjectMaximum Marks
For Admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Air Force Academy
English2 hours100
General Knowledge2 hours100
Elementary Mathematics2 hours100
For Admission to Officers’ Training Academy
English2 hours100
General Knowledge2 hours100


Maximum marks allotted to the written examination and to the interviews will be 300, 300, 300 and 200 each for admission to the Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Air Force Academy and Officers’ Training Academy respectively. The papers in all the subjects will consist of objective type questions only. There will be penalty (Negative Marking) for wrong answers in the Objective Type Question Papers.


How To Apply:  Candidates are required to apply online by using the website http://upsconline.nic.in latest by 17-11-2020

Important Dates:

Last Date to Apply Online: 17-11-2020 till 06:00 PM
Last Date for Fee Payment (Pay by cash): 16-11-2020 at 11:59 pm
Last Date for Fee Payment (online): 17-11-2020 till 06:00 pm
Date of Online Application withdrawn: From 24-11-2020 to 30-11-2020 till 6:00 pm
Date of Exam: 07-02-2021
Tentative Date for Result Declaration: April 2021

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