UPSC CDS 2018 Apply Online CDS II Exam (414 Vacancies Opening)

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will hold the Combined Defence Services (CDS) Examination (II), 2018 on 18th November 2018 for admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Air Force Academy and Officers Training Academy for the Courses commencing in 2019. The UPSC CDS 2 2018 Online registration open from 8th August 2018 and close on 3rd September 2018.

EXAMINATION NOTICE NO.II/2018.CDS-II COMBINED DEFENCE SERVICES EXAMINATION (II), 2018 [INCLUDING SSC WOMEN (NON-TECHNICAL) COURSE] – Notice No. 02/2018-CDS-II

Name of the Course

Approximate Number of Vacancies

Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun 147th (DE) Course commencing in July 2019 [including 13 vacancies reserved for NCC ‘C Certificate (Army Wing) hold­ers]

100

Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala — Course commencing in July 2019 Executive (General Service) [including 06 vacancies reserved for NCC ‘C’ Certificate holders (Naval Wing)]

45

Air Force Academy, Hyderabad — (Pre-Flying) Training Course commencing in July 2019 i.e. No. 205 F(P) Course

32

Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai — 110th SSC (NT) Course (for Men)commencing in October 2019 (including 50 vacancies for NCC ‘C’ certificate holders to NCC Special Entry)

225

Officers Training Academy, Chennai — 24th SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course commencing in October 2019

12

Age Limits, Sex and Marital Status:

(1) For IMA -> Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd July 1995 and not later than 1st July 2000  only are eligible.

(2) For Indian Naval Academy -> Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd July 1995 and not later than 1st July 2000 only are eligible.

(3) For Air Force Academy -> 20 to 24 years as on 1st July 2019 i.e. born not earlier than 02nd July, 1995 and not later than 01st January 1999 (Upper age limit for candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot License issued by DGCA (India) is relaxable upto 26 yrs. i.e. born not earlier than 02nd July, 1993 and not later than 01st July 1999) only are eligible. [Note: Candidate below 25 years of age must be unmarried. Marriage is not permitted during training. Married candidates above 25 years of age are eligible to apply but during training period they will neither be provided married accommodation nor can they live out with family.]

(4) For Officers’ Training Academy(SSC Course for men) –> Male candidates (married or unmarried) born not earlier than 2nd July, 1994 and not later than 1st July, 2000 only are eligible.

(5) For Officers’ Training Academy (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 July, 1994 and not later than 1st July, 2000.

Educational Qualifications:

For Indian Military Academy and Officers’ Training Academy -> Degree of 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.

Application Fee: ₹ 200/- for General and OBC Candidates. The fee can be made either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of SBI, State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/ State Bank of Hyderabad/ State Bank of Mysore/ State Bank of Patiala/ State Bank of Travancore or by using Visa/ Master Credit/ Debit Card. No fee for SC / ST and all Female candidates.

Selection Process: Competitive Written Examination (OMR Sheet) and Interview

Centres of Examination: Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Allahabad, Bengaluru, Bareilly, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi, Dharwad, Dispur, Gangtok, Hyderabad, Imphal, Itanagar, Jaipur, Jammu, Jorhat, Kochi, Kohima, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Mumbai, Nagpur, Panaji (Goa), Patna, Port Blair, Raipur, Ranchi, Sambalpur, Shillong, Shimla, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirupati, Udaipur and Visakhapatnam.

How To Apply: Eligible Candidates are required to apply Online through UPSC Online Portal. The closing date for submission of online registration is 03/09/2018 till 18:00 Hours.

Help Desk: In case of any guidance/ information/ clarification  regarding their application, candidature etc. candidates can contact UPSC’s Facilitation Counter near Gate ‘C’ of its campus in person or over Telephone No.011-23385271/011-23381125/011-23098543 on working days between 10.00 hrs. to 17.00 hrs.

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