UPSC CDS Exam (II) Notification 2019 – 417 Posts

Union Public Service Commission has released UPSC CDS Exam (II) Notification 2019. UPSC conducts Combined Defence Services CDS Exam twice every year. Notification is out for a total of 417 vacancies. Interested candidates can check the details given below and apply online based on the eligibility criteria on or before 08th July 2019.

Name of the Post: CDS Exam (II) 2019

Post Date: 12/06/2019

No. of Vacancies: 417

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Important dates to Remember:

Starting Date for submission of Application12/06/2019
Last Date for submission of Application08/07/2019 till 6:00 PM
Withdrawal of Online Application15/07/2019 to 22/07/2019
Date of CDS Exam (I) 20193rd February 2019

Vacancy details of UPSC CDS Exam (II) Notification 2019:

SNoName of the Post/CourseNo of Posts
1Indian Military Academy, Dehradun100
2Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala45
3Air Force Academy, Hyderabad32
4Officers Training Academy, Chennai, SSC (Men)225
5Officers Training Academy, Chennai, SSC (Women)15
Total417

Note: Since women candidates are eligible for OTA only, they should give OTA as their first and only preference.

Pay Scale:

  • Rs 56,100/-p.m. (Starting pay in Level 10)
Eligibility Criteria:

Nationality:

A candidate must be unmarried and must either be:

  • a Citizen of India, or
  • a subject of Bhutan, or
  • a subject of Nepal, or
  • a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
  • a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Age limit:

SNoName of the Post/CourseAge Limit
1Indian Military Academy, DehradunBorn not earlier than 2nd January, 1996 and not later than 1st January, 2001
2Indian Naval Academy, EzhimalaBorn not earlier than 2 nd January, 1996 and not later than 1st January, 2001
3Air Force Academy, HyderabadBorn not earlier than 2nd January, 1996 and not later than 1st January, 2000
4Officers Training Academy, Chennai SSC (Men)Born not earlier than 2nd January, 1995 and not later than 1st January, 2001
5Officers Training Academy, Chennai SSC (Women)Born not earlier than 2nd January, 1995 and not later than 1st January, 2001

Note: Male divorcee/widower candidates cannot be treated as unmarried male.

Educational Qualification and Experience:

For I.M.A. and Officers’ Training Academy:

  • Must possess a Degree of a recognized University or equivalent.

For Indian Naval Academy:

  • Must possess a Degree in Engineering from a recognized University/ Institution.

For Air Force Academy:

  • Must possess a Degree of a recognized University (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering

Note: Candidates must be physically fit according to physical standards for admission as per guidelines.

Selection Process:

  • Written Exam
  • Interview
Scheme of Exam:

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

SubjectDurationMaximum Marks
English2 hours100
General Knowledge2 hours100
Elementary Mathematics2 hours100

For Admission to Officers’ Training Academy:

SubjectDurationMaximum Marks
English2 hours100
General Knowledge 2 hours100

Interview: 300 marks

Application Fees:

CategoryFee
OthersRs.200/-
Female/SC/STNo Fee

Mode of Payment: Online

How to Apply for UPSC CDS Exam (II) Notification 2019:

  • Candidates are required to apply online by using the website www.upsconline.nic.in.
  • Before Applying Candidates should ensure to have a valid mobile number and email ID.
  • Fill up all the required information in the application carefully as per the instruction and SAVE it and upload required documents like Scanned Photograph & Signature in the stipulated size & format.After filling-up all the required fields of the On-line Application, verified the application and click ‘CONFIRM’.
  • Download the acknowledgement slip for future reference.

Important Links:

To ApplyClick here
For Official NotificationClick here
UPSC CDS Exam (II) Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2019Click here
For Official WebsiteClick here

About UPSC CDS Exam:

The “Combined Defence Services” (CDS) Examination is conducted twice a year by the Union Public Service Commission for recruitment into the Indian Military Academy, Officers Training Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Indian Air Force Academy. The Notification for the examination is usually released in the months of October and June, and the examinations are conducted in February and November respectively. Only unmarried graduates are eligible to sit for the exam. Successful candidates are admitted into the respective Academies after an interview conducted by the Services Selection Board (SSB).

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