UPSC CDS 1 2020 Notification: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) released the notification for the Combined Defence Services (CDS) examination on Wednesday, October 30, 2019. Interested candidates can apply at upsc.gov.in and upsconline.nic.in. The last date to submit the application form is November 19. A total of 418 vacancies have been advertised including those for SSC women candidates.
Candidates selected through the recruitment process will be trained to serve the Indian Naval Academy (INA), Air force Academy (AFA), Indian Military Academy (IMA), and Officer’s Training Academy (OTA) – as suitable for their profile.
UPSC CDS 1 2020 Notification: Eligibility
Education: candidates with a graduation degree can apply for IMA and OTA. For INA, an applicant must have an engineering degree and for AFA, both class 12 pass and engineering degree holders can apply.
Age: For IMA and INA — unmarried male candidates born not earlier than January 2, 1997 and not later than January 1, 2002 only are eligible.
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For AFA, the age limit is 20-24 years and is relaxable up to 26 years. For OTA, men born not earlier than July 2, 1996 and not later than 1st July, 2002 only are eligible. For OTA, SSC women category the age limit is between January 2, 1996 and not later than January 1, 2002.
UPSC CDS 1 2020 Notification: How to apply
Step 1: Visit the official website — upsc.gov.in
Step 2: Click on the UPSC CDS 2019 link
Step 3: In part I of the registration, submit your basic information.
Step 4: In part II, fill the payment details and choice of exam centre, upload your photo and sign
Step 5: Save it and take a print out for further reference
UPSC CDS 1 2020 Notification: Fee
Candidates will have to pay Rs 200 and those belonging to the reserved category and women are exempted from paying any fee.
The candidates can apply through the official websites- upsconline.nic.in, upsc.gov.in. The online applications can be withdrawn from November 26 to December 03 till 6 pm.
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