UPSC CDS (1) 2021 Notification [Out] Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

UPSC CDS (I) 2021 Notification: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the official notification for the Combined Defence Services (CDS) I, 2021 exam on its official website at upsc.gov.in. The online application process will End on November 17, 2020 at 6 pm.

Important Dates of UPSC CDS (1) Exam 2021

EVENT DATES
CDS 1 2021 Application Start Date 28 Oct 2020
CDS 1 2021 Application Last Date 17 Nov 2020
CDS 1 2021 Exam Date 07 Feb 2021
CDS 1 2021 Admit Card Download Date Before 3 weeks of exam
CDS 1 2021 Result Date (Expected) Mar – April 2021

UPSC CDS I 2021 Notification

UPSC CDS I 2021: Union Public Service Commission has released the official notification for the 345 Posts vacancies of Indian Military Academy( IMA), Indian Naval Academy (INA), Air Force Association (AFA), Officers Training Academy (OTA). Eligible and skilled candidates are able to send UPSC CDS -I 2021 Application Form through the Online mode from its official website upsconline.nic.in. Interested Candidates may Apply Online for UPSC CDS I IMA, INA, AFA, OTA Vacancy 2021 till the last date which is 17-11-2020. Candidates can download the official notification from official website before applying for this vacancy. To get more information regarding the Union Public Service Commission Recruitment like eligibility details like education qualification, age limit, selection process, application fee & how to apply, important links, syllabus, admit cards, results, previous papers are given Below.

Registration of Part-I & Part-II will be treated as valid from 28-10-2020 to 17-11-2020 (6:00 PM). Registration of Part-I and Part-II from 28-10-2020 to 17-11-2020 at 6:00 PM will be considered valid.

UPSC CDS I 2021 – Apply for 345 Posts IMA, INA, AFA, OTA Posts

Name of The Organization Union Public Service Commission (UPSC CDS I)
No. of Posts 345 Posts
Name of the Posts IMA, INA, AFA, OTA
Job Category Central Govt Jobs
Educational Qualifications Degree in Engineering, (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering.
Job Location All Over India
Application Mode Online Process
Last Date 17-11-2020
Official Website upsconline.nic.in

Vacancy Details of UPSC CDS I IMA, INA, AFA, OTA Jobs 2021

Academy Course Reserved for NCC – Vacancies Total Vacancies
Indian Military Academy, Dehradun 152nd (DE) course commencing in January 2022 13 100
Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala Course commencing in January 2022 Executive (General Service)/ Hydro 06 26
Air Force Academy, Hyderabad (Pre-Flying) Training Course commencing in January 2022 03 32
Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai 115th SSC (Men) Course (NT) commencing in April 2021 Nil 170
Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai 27th SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course commencing in April 2021 Nil 17
Total   22 345

Eligibility Criteria

Places of Defence Academies

S No Name of the Academy City
1 Indian Military Academy Dehradun
2 Indian Naval Academy Ezhimala
3 Air Force Academy Hyderabad
4 Officers’ Training Academy (SSC Men) Chennai
5 Officers Training Academy (SSC Women) Chennai

Educational Qualifications

I.M.A. and Officers’ Training Academy
Degree from a recognized University or equivalent.
Indian Naval Academy
Degree in Engineering from a recognized University/Institution.
Air Force Academy
Degree of a recognized University (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering.

Age Limit

For IMA
Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd January, 1998 and not later than 1st January, 2003 only are eligible.
For Indian Naval Academy
Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd January, 1998 and not later than 1st January, 2003 only are eligible.
For Air Force Academy
20 to 24 years as on 1st January, 2022 i.e. born not earlier than 2nd January, 1998 and not later than 1st January, 2002
For Officers’ Training Academy
(SSC Course for men) unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd January, 1996 and not later than 1st January, 2003 only are eligible.
For Officers’ Training Academy
(SSC Women Non-Technical Course) Unmarried women, issueless widows who have not remarried and issueless divorcees (in possession of divorce documents) who have not remarried are eligible. They should have been born not earlier than 2nd January, 1996 and not later than 1stJanuary, 2003.

Pay Scale

Selected candidates will get Rs.56,100 – Rs.2,50,000/- from the organization.

Selection Process

  • Written Examination: Candidates who successfully fill the application will be called for written exam.
  • Intelligence and Personality Test: Candidates are shortlisted on the basis of their performance in the written examination will called for the intelligence  and personality test  at  the  Service  Selection Board.

Application Fee

  • General / OBC : 200/-
  • SC / ST / Female: No Fee

How to Apply for IMA, INA, AFA, OTA Jobs

  • First of all visit official website upsconline.nic.in
  • Click on the career section.
  • Look around for “UPSC CDS I Recruitment 2021 for IMA, INA, AFA, OTA Posts“.
  • Fill application form.
  • Pay the application fee.
  • Click on the submit button for final submission.
  • Save and take print out for future use.

Important Dates for UPSC CDS I IMA, INA, AFA, OTA Recruitment 2021

Starting Date of Application Form: 28-10-2020
Closing Date of submission of Application: 17-11-2020

Important Links for UPSC CDS I IMA, INA, AFA, OTA Vacancies

Download UPSC CDS I IMA, INA, AFA, OTA Recruitment Notification pdf

Union Public Service Commission Online Application link


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