UPSC CDS (I) Recruitment 2020: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has declared a notification for the recruitment of Combined Defence Services (CDS) Exam I 2021. UPSC will hold the Combined Defence Services Examination (CDS) (II), 2020 on 7th February 2021 for admission to Indian Military Academy, Dehradun, Naval Academy, Ezihimala, Air force Academy, Hyderabad, and Officers Training Academy, Chennai for the courses (Men and Women) for recruitment of following 345 Vacancy of Officers in Navy, Army, and Indian Air Force.
Name of Examination: UPSC Combined Defence Services (CDS) Exam I 2021
Total Post: 345 Posts
Indian Military Academy, Dehradun: 100 posts for 152 (DE) Course commencing in January 2022 (including 13 posts reserved for NCC `C’ Certificate (Army Wing) holders)
Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala: 26 posts for Executive (General Service)/Hydro (including 06 posts for NCC ‘C’ Certificate (Naval Wing through NCC Special entry)) holders Course commencing in January 2022
Air Force Academy, Hyderabad: 32 posts for (Pre-Flying) 32 Training Course commencing in January 2022 Course. (including 03 posts are reserved for NCC `C’ Certificate (Air Wing) holders through NCC Spl. Entry)
Officers Training Academy, Chennai: 170 posts for 115th SSC (Men) (NT) (UPSC) Course commencing in April 2022
Officers Training Academy, Chennai (Women): 17 posts for 29th SSC Women (NT) (UPSC) Course commencing in April 2022.
Indian Military Academy: Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd January 1998 and not later than 1st January 2003 only are eligible.
Naval Academy: Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd January 1998 and not later than 1st January 2003 only are eligible.
Air Force Academy: 20-24 years i.e. Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd January 1998 and not later than 1st January 2002 only are eligible.
Officers’ Training Academy – (SSC Course for Men): Male candidates (Unmarried or Married) born not earlier than 2nd January 1997 and not later than 1st January 2003 only are eligible.
Officers Training Academy – SSC (Women Non- Technical) Course: (a) Unmarried Women, issue less widows who have not remarried, and issue less divorcees (in possession of divorce documents) who have not remarried are eligible. They should have been not earlier than 2nd January 1997 and not later than 1st January 2003.
Indian Military Academy and Officers’ Training Academy: Degree of a recognised university or equivalent.
Naval Academy: Degree in Engineering from a recognised University/Institution.
Air Force Academy: Degree of a recognised university (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Degree in Engineering from a recognised University/Institution.
Candidates who are studying in the final year Degree Course and yet to pass final year degree examination or equivalent examination can also apply for the Examination, but they will be required to submit proof of passing the Degree Examination or equivalent examination by the specified dates.
Application Fee: Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs. 200/- either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash or by using the Net Banking facility of SBI or by using Visa/ Master Credit/ Debit Card.
How to Apply: Candidate must apply online in the prescribed format at http://upsconline.nic.in/mainmenu2.php from 28/10/2020 to 17/11/2020 6.00 pm for UPSC Combined Defence Service Exam (I) 2021. The online Applications can be withdrawn from 24/11/2020 to 30/11/2020 till 6.00 PM.
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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