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UPSC CDS 1 2020 Notification, Apply Online (418 Vacancies Opening)

UPSC Combined Defence Services Exam 2019-20: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will hold the Combined Defence Services (CDS 1) Examination (II), 2020 on 2nd February 2020 for admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Air Force Academy and Officers Training Academy. Eligible candidates apply online for UPSC CDSE Examination (I), 2020 (including SSC Women Non Technical Course) on or before 19th November 2019.

UPSC COMBINED DEFENCE SERVICES EXAMINATION (I), 2020 (EXAMINATION NOTICE NO.3/2020.CDS-I)

Name of the Course

Approximate Number of Vacancies

Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun 150th (DE) Course commencing in January 2021 [including 13 vacancies reserved for NCC 'C Certificate (Army Wing) hold­ers]

100

Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala — Course commencing in January 2021 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 January 2021 i.e. No. 209 F(P) Course [03 vacancies are reserved for NCC `C’ Certificate (Air Wing) holders through NCC Spl. Entry]

32

Officers' Training Academy, Chennai — 113th SSC (NT) Course (for Men)commencing in April 2021 [(i) 170 vacancies for SSC (Men) (NT) UPSC, (ii) 05 vacancies for JAG (Men) (NT) April, 2021 Non UPSC and  (iii) 50 vacancies for NCC Special entry Non UPSC]

225

Officers Training Academy, Chennai — 27th SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course commencing in April 2021

16

Age Limits, Sex and Marital Status:

(1) For IMA -> Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd January 1997 and not later than 1st January 2002  only are eligible.
(2) For Indian Naval Academy -> Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd January 1997 and not later than 1st January 2002 only are eligible.
(3) For Air Force Academy -> 20 to 24 years as on 1st January 2021 i.e. born not earlier than 2nd January 1997 and not later than 01st January2001 (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 January, 1995 and not later than 01st January 2001) 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 January 1996 and not later than 1st January 2002 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 January 1996 and not later than 1st January, 2002.

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 / Personality Tesr.

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.

Application Fee: The fee 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.

For General and OBC –> ₹ 200/-
For Female / SC / ST –> Nil

How To Apply: Eligible Candidates are required to apply Online through UPSC Online Portal. The closing date for submission of online registration is 19/11/2019 till 18:00 Hours. The online Applications can be withdrawn from26th November to 3rd December 2019 till 6.00 PM.

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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