UPSC CDS 2019 Application Exam Date Eligibility Pattern Details

UPSC CDS 2019 Application Exam Date Eligibility Pattern Details. Union Public Service Commission- UPSC is the examination conducting authority of CDS (Combined Defence Services Examination). UPSC conduct CDS examination two times in a year.

UPSC CDS 2019 

UPSC CDS 2019 Application Exam Date Eligibility Pattern Details

Combined Defence Services examination is scheduled to recruit interested and eligible applicants in Indian Military Academy, Officers Training Academy and Indian Naval Academy & Indian Air Force Academy.

UPSC CDS 2019 Application Eligibility criteria:

Age limit:

  • Age boundation for Indian Military Academy- 19-24 years
  • Age boundation for Air Force Academy- 19-23 years
  • Age boundation for Naval Academy- 19-22 years
  • Age boundation for Officers’ Training Academy- 19-25 years

Nationality:

  • The applicants must be citizen of India OR
  • A subject of Bhutan and Nepal OR
  • Gorkha subject to Nepal will also have to obtain certificate of eligibility.
  • A Tibetan refugee who had come to India before 1st July 1962 to become permanent resident of India. OR
  • A person of Indian origin who have migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka & East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire & Ethiopia or Vietnam to become permanent resident of India. Candidates must be certificate issued by the Indian Government.

Marital status:

  • Applicants must be unmarried for Indian Military Academy.
  • Applicants must be unmarried for Indian Naval Academy.
  • Applicants must be unmarried for Air Force Academy applicants.
  • Applicants either are unmarried/married for Officers Training Academy.
  • Applicants either are unmarried/widow for Officers Training Academy (SSC Women Non-Technical courses).

Educational qualification:

  • For Indian Military Academy: The applicants should be holding Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university or equivalent.
  • For Indian Naval Academy: The applicants should be holding Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology from a recognized university or equivalent.
  • For Air Force Academy: The applicants should be holding Bachelor’s degree of Engineering/Technology from a recognized university OR degree from a recognized university with Physics & Mathematics as subjects.
  • For Officers Training Academy: The applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university or equivalent.
  • For Officers Training Academy (SSC Women Non-Technical course): the applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university or equivalent.

UPSC CDS 2019 Application Form:

  • Applicants can visit the official site of UPSC (upsc.gov.in)
  • Click on the Registration tab and fill mandatory details.
  • After getting registration number and login to apply for CDS>
  • Fill personal and educational details then uploads images
  • Review your application and proceed to pay fees via online or offline mode.

UPSC CDS 2019 Examination Scheme:

Examination scheme for Indian Military Academy/ Air Force Academy/ Naval Academy

Subjects Marks
English 100
General Knowledge 100
Elementary Mathematics 100
Total 300

Examination scheme for Officers’ Training Academy:

All the papers for the examination will be of MCQ (objective) type. The examination syllabus of CDS is as follows-

Subjects Marks
English 100
General English 100
Total 200

UPSC CDS 2019 Selection procedure:

  • The qualified candidates of written examination will be called to personal interview round.
  • Personal interview will be conducted by Services Selection Board (SSB). The candidates will be evaluated based on their abilities and thinking.
  • The candidates will have to undergo various physical & psychological tests SSB process.
  • The candidates of Air Force Academy also will have to under PABT, apart from SSB interview.
  • After clear the personal interview section, candidates will have to go medical test.
  • Then, Final merit list will be declared.

UPSC CDS 2019 Application Exam Schedule:

Date of Notification November 2018
Last date to apply for UPSC CDS I Exam December 2018
Exam Date ( UPSC CDS I Exam) February 2019

Important Dates for UPSC CDS 2018 Exam II

Date of Notification August 2019
Last date to apply for UPSC CDS II Exam September 2019
Exam Date ( UPSC CDS II Exam) November 2019

Admit Card UPSC CDS 2019 Application:

  • Hall ticket is compulsory for entrance examination.
  • Admit card can be download from UPSC official site (upsc.gov.in)
  • All useful information will present on the admit card.
  • Result of UPSC CDS 2019 will commence in month of November 2019.

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