CDS 2018 Application Form, Exam Dates, Pattern & Eligibility

CDS 2018CDS 2018: Information regarding CDS Exam already provided which is followed by the details of CDS 2018-19 Notification. The known examination such as Combined Defense Services again going to commence in the year 2018 which aims at choosing the appropriate candidates for the posts in the reputed platforms like Air Force Academy, Indian Military Academy, Officers Training Academy, and Naval Academy. Check out the eligibility to appear in the exam, key dates, eligibility, etc further.

CDS 2018 II – Eligibility Criteria:

  • Candidate need to be graduated from recognized university if applying for Indian Military Academy and Officer’s Training Academy
  • Candidate need to be done with Engineering from a recognized university/institution if applying for Indian Naval Academy
  • Candidate needs to have acquired with the graduation degree from a recognized university with subject such as Physics and Chemistry in 10+2 or B.Tech, if applying for Air Force Academy –

Note: Aspirants, who are in their final year, can also apply for CDS Exam 2016.

CDS Exam Age Limit for 2018:

  • Age limit for candidates applying for Indian Maritime Academy should be 18 -22 years provided candidate should be unmarried
  • Indian Naval Academy – Age limit for candidates applying should be 18 -22 years, unmarried preferred here too
    Age limit for candidates applying for Indian Air force Academy should be 18 -22 years, unmarried male candidates is the priority
  • Age limit for candidates applying for Officers Training Academy (SSC Course for Men) should be 18 -22 years, unmarried male candidates is the applicability.
  • Age limit for candidates applying for Officers Training Academy should be 18 -22 years. Candidates should be unmarried/ Widows/ Divorcees

Fee Structure: Online website such as:, do the needful by providing the application form. Cost that to be paid for form is Rs 200/- and candidates from categories like SC and ST and women need not to pay for the form.

Note: Internet banking mode of payment suggested. CDS EXAM (II) Notification 2019 commenced in the months like October and June respectively

Nationality: Candidate must be the Citizen of India/Bhutan/Nepal/refugee who arrive India before January 01, 1962 with the purpose to live permanently

Important Dates for CDS 2018 Exam (II):

EventsExam Date CDS II 
Application form Notice date Announce August 2018
Online application form submit date start September 2018
Application form receipt closing date October 2018
Admit card date issue November 2018
CDS 2018 Entrance Exam date November 2018
Result Date Announc Dec 2018

CDS Syllabus 2018-19:

The syllabus for the exam is prepared by the UPSC authority. Students must be thorough with what is going around and the basics of English, Mathematics.

CDS Pattern of the Exam:

  • The CDS 2018 written entrance exam will be controlled only in offline mode.
  • The examination paper will be encompassing questions from subjects like basic Mathematics, English, as well as General Knowledge.
  • The CDS written examination for IMA, INA, and AFA will be comprised of 300 marks.
  • But, the entrance examination for admission in Officers Training Academy will be comprised of 200 marks.
  • There will multiple choice questions, that is, objective type questions.
  • Students need to be very careful while appearing in the exam because there will be negative marking.

One thought on “CDS 2018 Application Form, Exam Dates, Pattern & Eligibility

  • July 8, 2017 at 3:04 am

    graduation se pahle final me b exam attempt kar skte h kya….?


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