UPSC CDS exam (I) notification out; get details
New Delhi: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has invited applications from the eligible candidates for Combined Defence Services Examination (I), 2018.
The Commission issued notification on Wednesday announcing date and procedure for applying for Combined Defence Services Examination (I), 2018 on its official website.
The examination will be held on February 4, 2018 at 41 centres across the country. These centre are-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.
However, the date of examination is tentative and liable to be changed at the discretion of the commission.
Approximately, 414 posts will be filled through this exam: 100 for the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun, 45 for Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala, 32 posts for Air Force Academy, Hyderabad, 225 posts for Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai, 109th SSC Course (NT) (For Men) and 12 posts for Officers Training Academy, Chennai—23nd SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course.
The last date for submission of application for the examination is December 4, 2017 till 6pm.
The Canidates are required to check eligibility conditions and instructions before applying for the exam, exclusively through the website www.upsconline.nic.in.
The e-admission certificate will be issued three weeks before the test. It will be available on the official website.
Candidates are required to pay a fee of Rs. 200/- (Rupees Two Hundred Only) 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.
However, all female and SC/ST andidates were exempted from paying fee. The fee exemption is not applicable to OBC canidates.
The Commission shall prepare a list of candidates who obtain the minimum qualifying marks in the written examination as fixed by the Commission in their discretion. Candidates who are declared successful in the written exam will be detailed for intelligence and personality test at the Service Selection Board based on their preference by the respective service headquarters.
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