CDS Exam 2017 I & II Application Form, Eligibility, Notification

The Union Public Service Commission, under the constitution of India, is required to conduct nation-wide Combined Defense Services (CDS) examination to select eligible candidates for the Indian Military Academy, National Defense Academy, Air Force Academy, the Officers Training Academy and the Naval Academy. Eligible women candidates absorb into the Officers Training Academy.

CDS Exam 2017 Eligibility & Criteria:

An Unmarried male who is born between January 1994 to January 1998 ( aged between 20 to 24 years as on January 2018) is eligible to apply for the CDS I examination for gaining entry into the Indian Air Force Academy. The Indian Military applies the age limit as 19 to 24 years as on January 2018. For the Officers, Training Academy, unmarried or widowed male/female candidates must not be older than 25 years and younger than 19 years of age, as on January 2018. For the CDS II examination, the candidate must be born between July 1994 to July 1999. The educational qualifications required for, candidates interested in the Indian Military and the Air Force is a degree (10+2) from any recognised university. For the Indian Navy, an engineering degree from a recognizes university is sought. For age relaxation norms refer the notifications for the CDS I and II examinations.

CDS Exam 2017 I & II Notification:

The notification for the CDS I examination expect on the 9th November 2016. The last date for receipt of applications is 2nd December 2016. The examination will on the 5th February 2017. The notification for the CDS II examinations expects on the 9th August 2017. The last date by which the applications should have to reach the commission is 8th September 2017. The examination is being on the 19th November 2017.

CDS Exam 2017 Application Form:

The candidates require applying online for all the UPSC examinations including the CDS I and II. The online application forms portal reach via the official website of the UPSC. It is active when the official notification of the examination provides. The application process divide into two parts. Part I requires the candidate to furnish personal, educational and residential details for registration purposes. A valid and correct phone number and email address must be provided for the same. The examination fee (Rs 200, no fee for women and reserved category students), is then paid via an online gateway provided, or via SBI challan generated from the website. The challan is to be submitted with cash at the SBI Cash counter the next day.

The Part II of the application filling procedure requires the candidate to scan the photograph and signature images and restrict the size according to the guidelines and upload them on the website. Before clicking the submit button the candidate is advised to, take the printout of the filled in application form for future reference. Availability of admit cards is notified on the website accordingly.

CDS 1st 2017 Exam Dates

  • Application form start date : 9th November 2016
  • Submitting the application form last Date : 2nd December 2016
  • CDS 1 Exam Date  : 5th February 2017

Exam Dates For CDS 2 2017 :

  • CDS 2017 notification date : 9 Aug, 2017
  • Application forms Last date to fill : 8 Sept, 2017
  • Online Admit card Downloaded Date : Sept – Oct, 2017
  • Exam Date: 19 Nov, 2017
  • Result Date : Not Updated

CDS Exam 2017 Examination Pattern:

The examination for the candidates who chose the Officer’s Training Academy for recruitment, tests the candidate in English and General Knowledge for maximum marks of 200. The duration of examination for each subject is 2 hours. The candidates aiming admission into Indian Military, Navy, or the Air Force must prepare English, Elementary Mathematics and General Knowledge. The candidates allot two hours for each subject and a maximum of 100 marks is awarded in each subject.

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