UPSC CDS 1 Recruitment 2018

Here is the good news for all the candidates who are eagerly waiting for CDS Examination 2018 notice. The declaration of UPSC CDS 1 Recruitment 2018 is out by the officials on  November 2017. Interested candidates should check out this article to know the information about CDS Eligibility Criteria, Selection Process, Application steps and other details. The last date to submit CDS Apply Online form is December 2017. With this UPSC CDS I Notification 2018, the authorities are going to fill vacancies in various organisations like Indian Military, Navy, Air Force Academies and Officer Training Academy (OTA). The official website for these Latest CDS Vacancies is Continue reading this article and get more information about the post.

UPSC CDS 1 Exam Scheduled to be held on 4th February 2018. 

UPSC CDS I Notification 2018

The CDS is expanded as Combined Defence Services. The officials will organise the examination twice in a year, i.e., in the months of February and November. UPSC undertakes the entire organisation of the exam. The full form of UPSC is Union Public Service Commission. It came into existence on 1st October 1926. It is a central agency authorised to conduct various examinations like CSE, IFS, ESE, CDS, NDAE, NAE, CMSE and other exams. This time the official UPSC CDS I Notification 2018  is published to recruit suitable aspirants. The vacancies are distributed among various organisations, and the list is attached here. Interested candidates can check their CDS Eligibility Criteria through this article. All the applicants should complete the CDS Apply Online process on or before  December 2017. We also provided the Combined Defence Services Syllabus in the form of Pdf beneath this article.

Vacancies List (Expected):

  • Indian Military Academy: 150 posts (19 for NCC – ‘C’ Certificate)
  • Indian Naval Academy: 45 posts (06 for NCC – ‘C’ Certificate)
  • Air Force Academy: 32 posts
  • Officer Training Academy (Men): 225 Posts (50 for NCC – ‘C’ Certificate)
  • Officer Training Academy (Women): 11 posts

CDS Eligibility Criteria

Here comes the CDS Eligibility Criteria for all the candidates. The minimum educational qualification of the applicant should be degree/ engineering in any stream from any of recognised institutions. The Age of the aspirants should lie in between 20yrs to 24yrs as on  January 2018. The last date to apply for this UPSC CDS 1 Recruitment 2018 is December 2017. The screening of the applicants is based on written examination, Interview and Personality Test. The finally selected candidates will be appointed in the particular training programs. All the contenders can get the location and duration of the training course from the official UPSC CDS I Notification 2018. The stipend for the candidates in the training period depends on the field chosen by them.

Selection Process for all applicants:

  • Written Examination
  • Interview
  • Personality Test

CDS Apply Online  

The aspirants who satisfy the CDS Eligibility Criteria can submit their application form for these Latest CDS Vacancies. Here are some instructions to fill the CDS Apply Online Form, just follow then and complete the process. The applicants other than female/ SC/ ST should pay an examination fee of 200/- by any of the means provided. The official website for this UPSC CDS 1 Recruitment 2018 is All the candidates are suggested to read the entire Notification before applying for the post. The candidate can select any of the examination centres as per his/her convenience. The written exam date is announced on February 2018. All the aspirants should make use of the Combined Defence Services Syllabus attached in the form of a link beneath this passage and prepare well for the test.

Written Examination pattern for Indian Military, Air Force & Naval Academy:

Sl. NoSubject NameDurationMarks
1English2 hrs100
2General Knowledge2 hrs100
3Elementary Mathematics2 hrs100

Written Examination pattern for Officer’s Training Academy (OTA):

Sl. NoSubject NameDurationMarks
1English2 hrs100
2General Knowledge2 hrs100

Steps to complete CDS online application form:

  • Instructions to fill UPSC CDS Online Application Form:
  • Open the official website
  • Click on the appropriate link and read the notification thoroughly
  • Now, go to home page and select ‘Apply Online’ button
  • Open the UPSC CDS link and start filling the Part-1 registration form
  • After entering the necessary details proceed for payment and pay the fee
  • Select the nearby centre from the pull down provided
  • Now, upload the scanned copies of photograph and signature
  • Accept the declaration, and submit the form

Important Dates:

  • Starting Date to Apply Online:  Updated Soon
  • The last date to submit online application form:  Updated Soon
  • Written Examination Date:  Updated Soon

Combined Defence Services Notification Pdf

UPSC CDS-I Online Application Form

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