UPSC CDS Notification 2023 Combined Defence Service online Form

May 17, 2023

UPSC CDS Notification

A Notification as named by UPSC CDS Notification (02) has circulated under the strict guidelines of the well-known department known by the Union Public Service Commission. There are massive 339 vacancies to Combined Defence Services Examination (I) against many courses in the Indian Military Academy/Indian Naval Academy and Indian Air Force (details are given below). The willing candidate is sincerely advised first to check the condition of eligibility and then apply before its last date i.e. 07th June 2022.

Advt No. : 11/2023.CDS-II

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Union Public Service Commission CDS Notification Details-

Name of authorized departmentUnion Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Notification as named byUPSC CDS Notification
CDS Application Form Important Dates

UPSC CDS I Exam starting date to apply online:  17/05/2022

The last date to apply is: 06/06/2023 

UPSC CDS Exam Date- 07-13 June 2023

UPSC CDS Admit Card Releasing Date- 3-4 weeks from the date of the written test

UPSC CDS Result- Update Soon

Total vacant seats in UPSC CDS Notification

Total Posts- 341

Indian Military Academy, Dehradun – 100 Posts

PostsIndian Naval Academy, Ezhimala – 22 Posts

Air Force Academy, Hyderabad – 32 Posts

Officers Training Academy, Chennai – 170 Posts

OTA Women- 17 Posts

Examination NameCombined Defence Services Examination (I) [Including SSC Women (Non- Technical) Course]
The process of Selection for UPSC CDS Vacancies

Picture Perception and Description Test (PP&DT) (Stage 1st) and

Interview plus Group Testing Officer Tasks and

Psychology Tests plus the Conference (Stage 2nd).

How to prepare for the written examination

The Age Limit for UPSC CDS Notification:


The applying aspirants should not be born before 02nd July 1996 and not after to 01st July 2001. (Unmarried male candidates only may apply)

Indian Naval Academy-

The applicants should not be born before 02nd July 1996 and not later than01st July 2001. (Unmarried male candidates only)

Air Force Academy-      

The age of the candidate should be between 20-24 years as on date 1st July 2020  (not born before 02nd July 1996 and not after to the date 01st July 2000 ). (Unmarried male candidates)

Officers Training Academy (SSC Course for Men)-   

The Date of birth of the candidate as not before to 02nd July 1995 and not after the date 01st July 2001 (Male Candidates- Married or Unmarried)

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Officers Training Academy (SSC Women Non-Technical Course)-       

The date of birth of the contender should not be before the date 02nd July 1998 and not after to 01st July 2003.

UPSC CDS Qualification-

The degree of a recognized University or equivalent for IMA Vacancies.

Degree in the field of Engineering from a recognized University or Institution for Indian Navel Jobs.

The degree of a recognized University (with the subjects of Physics and Mathematics at 12th level) or Degree of graduation of Engineering for IFA Vacancies.

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Application Fee:

The appearing candidate needs to pay Rs.200/- by the following modes and

The candidate/s from the group of females or SC or ST or PH will have to pay Rs.0/- or free.

The mode to pay the application fee is as:

  1. Cash Mode- Deposit the money in any Branch of SBI.
  2. By net banking facility of SBI.
  3. Through Visa or Master Credit or Debit card.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQ)-

1. How many vacant posts are available against UPSC CDS notification?

Vacant Posts- 339

2. Are the above CDS vacancies for Male & Female Both?

The Male & Female Both candidates may apply for this recruitment.

3. How to apply for this UPSC CDS Recruitment?

Visit the Official Website of UPSC and that is as follows-“

Search and Press the link of CDS Application Form Notice (Read it Carefully) and then press the link of “Apply Online”.

Fill the CDS Form accurately and upload the all essential certificates.

Take the hard copy of the filled application form for future use...

4. Can candidates apply for this UPSC CDS recruitment if he/she belongs to another country?

Yes, all applicants across the Nation and Aboard can apply for the vacancies.

5. What is the required educational UPSC CDS qualification?

The aspirants should be passed 10th, 12th, & Graduation Degree from the recognized board/University of India.

6. What is the CDS Exam Selection Criteria?

Written Exam (लिखित परीक्षा)

Physical Examination/ Efficiency Test (शारीरिक परीक्षण / दक्षता परीक्षा )

Medical Examination (चिकित्सा जांच)

Personal Interview

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