UPSC CDS 1 2 Combined Defence Service Recruitment 2024 – apply for latest vacancy at Www.upsc.gov.in before the last date. Union Public Service Commission released the notification for CDS 1 2 Combined Defence Service. Interested candidates can download complete vacancy notification through Www.upsc.gov.in. Meanwhile, know the 2024 UPSC CDS 1 2 Combined Defence Service vacancy eligibility, salary, and selection process & results last date below.

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UPSC CDS  Notification 2024 Apply latest vacancy Notification at Www.upsc.gov.in

Organization Union Public Service Commission
Vacancy name CDS 1 2 Combined Defence Service
No of vacancy 457 + posts
Qualification type degree

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Notification frequency twice a year  December & may
UPSC CDS age limit 19 to 25 years  unmarried men and women
UPSC CDS salary Rs 56,100/ to 1,77,500/ Per month Level 10
Selection process Written Exam
SSB Interview/Personality Test
Location type Central Government Jobs 2024

 

UPSC CDS 1 2 Combined Defence Service 2024 vacancy details:

Union Public Service Commission releases various recruitment notifications every year to fill up vacant positions, this year 2024 going to fill CDS 1 2 Combined Defence Service vacancy to operate organization activities normally.

Course Number of vacancies
Indian Military Academy, Dehradun 100
Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala 32
Air Force Academy, Hyderabad 32
Officers’ Training academy, Chennai (Men) 275
Officers Training Academy, Chennai (Women) 18

UPSC CDS Notification Dates tentative

Activities CDS 1 2024 CDS 2 2024
Online application 20 Dec ’23 15th May 2024
Application last date – 09 Jan ’24 4th June 2024
Download admit card January , 3rd week October  last week
Examination Date 21 Apr ’24 1st September 2024
Result displayed May  September
Release of interview & call letter August , 4th week (for IMA)

November , 4th week (for OTA)

January 
Result to be declared by December  January 


Eligibility Criteria

Find the latest eligibility criteria of Govt CDS 1 2 Combined Defence Service, such as education, age limit, experience and the salary below.

UPSC CDS 1 2 Combined Defence Service Recruitment 2024 Education qualification:

The minimum educational qualification for Www.upsc.gov.in recruitment 2024 is as mentioned below, however, candidates with higher education also eligible for apply for CDS 1 2 Combined Defence Service vacancy but age limit is mandatory.

Name of Course Qualification
Indian Military Academy- Dehradun 147th (DE) course commencing in July-
[including 13 vacancies reserved for NCC `C’
Certificate (Army Wing) holders]
Degree
Indian Naval Academy- Ezhimala-Course
commencing in July-
Degree in Engineering
Air Force Academy, Hyderabad-(Pre-flying) 32
Training Course commencing in July-
Degree with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level &
Officers’ Training Academy- Chennai (Madras)-
110th SSC (Men) Course (NT) commencing in
October- .
Degree
Officers Training Academy- Chennai 24th
SSC omen (non-technical) course
commencing in October .
Degree

UPSC CDS  Age limit and gender:

As per UPSC notification, the age limit as mentioned below for general, OBC 3 years, SC, ST 5 year’s age relaxation available for 2024 CDS 1 2 Combined Defence Service Recruitment, Applicable as on notification release date

Institution Age Limit

(as on 1st July 2023)

Marital Status
Indian Military Academy (IMA) 19 to 24 years

 

Unmarried male candidates
Air Force Academy (AFA) 20 to 24 years

 

(Upper age limit for candidates holding valid and
current Commercial Pilot Licence issued by DGCA (India) is relaxable upto 26 yrs.

Unmarried male candidates

(Candidate below 25 years of age must be unmarried. Marriage is not
permitted during training)

Indian Naval Academy (INA) 19 to 24 years

 

Unmarried male candidates
Officers Training Academy (OTA)

(SSC Course for Men)

19 to 25 years

 

Unmarried male candidates
Officers Training Academy

(OTA)

(SSC Women Non-Technical Course)

19 to 25 years

 

Unmarried women, issueless widows who have not remarried and issueless
divorcees (in possession of divorce documents) who have not remarried

Air Force and Navy under the CDS exam should be aged between 19 to 23 years, while those aiming for the Officers Training Academy must be in the age group of 19 to 24 years.

Union Public Service Commission CDS 1 2 Combined Defence Service Selection process:

 

Post Selection process
CDS 1 2 Combined Defence Service Written Exam OTA: 200
IMA, INA and AFA: 300
SSB Interview: OTA: 200 IMA, INA and AFA: 300
 

General English: 120
General Knowledge: 120
Elementary Maths: 100

The selection process of Union Public Service Commission CDS 1 2 Combined Defence Service 2024 includes Competitive Written exam Some other posts in Www.upsc.gov.in also contain interview / physical requirements. For detailed syllabus & exam pattern of UPSC CDS 1 2 Combined Defence Service available at syllabus section,

UPSC CDS 1 2 Combined Defence Service Salary / pay scale 2023:

Post salary
UPSC CDS salary  56100-2,17,600
 

 

CDS Salary & Pay Scale
CDS Ranks CDS Pay Scale Pay Level
Lieutenant Rs 56,100/ to 1,77,500/ Per month Level 10
Captain Rs 61,300/ to 1,93,900/ Per month Level 10B
Major Rs 69,400/ to 2,07,200/ Per month Level 11
Lt Colonel Rs 1,21,200/ to 2,12,400/ Per month Level 12A
Colonel Rs 1,30,600/ to 2,15,900/ Per month Level 13
Brigadier Rs 1,39,600/ to 2,17,600/ Per month Level 13A
Major General Rs 1,44,200/ to 2,18,200/ Per month Level 14
Lieutenant General HAG Scale Rs 1,82,200/ to 2,24,100/ Per month Level 15
HAG+Scale Rs 2,05,400/ to 2,24,400/ Per month Level 16
VCOAS/Army CDR/ Lieutenant General (NFSG) Rs 2,25,000/ (fixed) Per month Level 17
COAS Rs 2,50,000/ (fixed) Per month Level 18

Basic salary 56100-2,17,600, salary in hand will be 2x of basic salary* including allowances Union Public Service Commission gives best (in the market) salary for 2024 CDS 1 2 Combined Defence Service Recruitment. Candidates are advised to calculate thoroughly understand the UPSC basic salary and salary in hand and net salary in hand.

 

 

UPSC CDS 1 2 Combined Defence Service Recruitment 2024 Notification links

In this section, candidates can click on UPSC advertisement link to download the pdf version notification by UPSC. For online application at www.upsc.gov.in candidates has a direct access to Union Public Service Commission online job application portal.

 

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Vacancy #Download Notification pdf
CDS 1 2024 Notification UPSC CDS 1 2024 advt
CDS 2 2024 notification UPSC CDS 2 2024 advt

 

Event Links
Union Public Service Commission official Career Page (Www.upsc.gov.in ) #Here
Parent UPSC Recruitment 2023
exam date UPSC CDS 1 2 Combined Defence Service Admit card & exam date 2023

UPSC CDS Admit card 2024 download here

Syllabus & exam Pattern UPSC CDS Syllabus
upcoming vacancy UPSC Exam Calendar 2023
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UPSC CDS Notification Dates tentative schedule

Activities CDS 1 CDS 2
Online application December  May
Application last date January  June (18:00 pm)
Download admit card January , 3rd week October  last week
Examination Date April  September
Result displayed May  September
Release of interview & call letter August , 4th week (for IMA)

November , 4th week (for OTA)

January 
Result to be declared by December  January 

 

UPSC CDS Syllabus

A) For Admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, and Air Force Academy:

Subject Duration Maximum Marks
English 2 Hours 100
General Knowledge 2 Hours 100
Mathematics 2 Hours 100
SSB Test/Interview 5 Days 300

B) For Admission to the Officers’ Training Academy:

Subject Duration Maximum Marks
English 2 Hours 100
General Knowledge 2 Hours 100
SSB Test/Interview 5 Days 300

Tentative vacancy every year twice

Institution Vacancies
Indian Military Academy, Dehradun

155th (DE) Course commencing in July 2024 [including 13 vacancies reserved for NCC `C’ Certificate (Army Wing) holders]

100
Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala

Course commencing in July 2024 Executive Branch (General Service)/Hydro [including 03 vacancies for NCC ‘C’ Certificate (Naval Wing through NCC Special Entry) holders]

22
Air Force Academy, Hyderabad

(Pre-Flying) Training Course commencing in July 2024 i.e. No. 214 F(P) Course
[including 03 vacancies are reserved for NCC `C’ Certificate (Air Wing) holders through NCC Spl. Entry]

32
Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai (Madras)

118th SSC (Men) (NT) (UPSC) Course commencing in October 2023

169
Officers Training Academy, Chennai (Madras) 

32nd SSC Women (NT) (UPSC) Course commencing in October 2023

16
Total 339 vacancies

 

UPSC CDS 1 2 Combined Defence Service Exam date & admit Card 2024

 

Once the Union Public Service Commission Announce the exam date, you can download 2024 CDS 1 2 Combined Defence Service admit card one week before the exam date, to UPSC CDS 1 2 Combined Defence Service admit card, follow simple steps below,

  1. Visit the official website of Union Public Service Commission & Click on the CDS 1 2 Combined Defence Service admit card link,
  2. Enter your CDS 1 2 Combined Defence Service Login details or Application number & DOB.
  3. Finally, view The Admit Card of UPSC CDS 1 2 Combined Defence Service vacancy 2023.

 

CDS Gender and Marital Status Requirements

The Gender and marital status requirement for each Indian force are different. The table below mentions the Gender and Marital Status Requirements for each department:

Department Gender Marital Status
Indian Naval Academy Male Unmarried
Indian Military Academy Male Unmarried
Officers’ Training Academy Male & Female Unmarried
Indian Air Force Academy Male Unmarried/Married

CDS Height and Weight Standards:

  • Male candidates must be at least 157.5 cm tall to be considered. (The Navy’s is 157 cm, while the Air Force’s is 162.5 cm for Flying Branch and 157.5 cm for Ground Duty).
  • The minimum permissible height for female candidates is 152 cm.
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