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CDS 1 2018 | Exam Dates, UPSC CDS I Eligibility – Apply Online Application

CDS 1 2018

CDS 1 2018 Notification has been released now by Union Public Service Commission. To join Indian Naval Academy, Officers’ Training Academy, Air Force Academy and Indian Military Academy, aspirants who meet with eligibility criteria can apply UPSC CDS I Exam. Candidates are informed that UPSC CDS 2018 Exam is going to be held on 04-02-2018. In this concern, contenders can submit CDS 1 Online Application Form via official website as on or before 04-12-2017. Willing applicants can also go through the guidelines as stated below to apply for UPSC CDS I Notification.

Union Public Service Commission conducts CDS Exam two times in a year and thousands of applicants take part in this examination every year. Those who will qualify the CDS 1 Exam 2018 may appear for Personal Interview round scheduled by SSB. Aspirants can collect the remaining CDS Exam Details through below part of this page that is well structured by the entire team of www.recruitmentinboxx.com

CDS 1 2018

UPSC CDS 1 Vacancies:

Name of the AcademyNo of Vacancies
Indian Military Academy, Dehradun100
Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala45
Air Force Academy, Hyderabad32
Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai225
Officers Training Academy, Chennai12

CDS 1 Eligibility Criteria:

Only those candidates can fill UPSC CDS I Application Form who meet with the mentioned below criteria.

  • Nationality:

A candidate must either be:

(i) a Citizen of India, or

(ii) a subject of Bhutan, or

(iii) a subject of Nepal, or

(iv) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or

(v) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

  • CDS Qualification:

For Army (IMA/OTA): Applicants must hold Graduate Degree in any discipline with good academic records from a recognized University.

For Indian Naval Academy: Those who have B.tech and B.E. degree can apply for CDS Notification 2018.

For Air Force Academy: Applicants who are going to apply for CDS 1 2018 Notification  must either have a Graduate Degree with Physics and Maths in 10+2 or must have a B. Tech and B.E Degree.

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  • CDS Age Limit:
Name of AcademyCDS 1 Age Limit

Unmarried male applicants, who are not born before than 2nd January 1995 and after than 1st January 2000, are permitted to apply for CDS Examination,

For Indian Naval AcademyUnmarried male aspirants, who are not born before than 2nd January 1995 and after than 1st January 2000, are permitted to apply,
For Air Force AcademyCandidates should be aged in between 20 to 24 years as on 1st January 2019.
For Officers’ Training Academy—(SSC Course for Men)Married or unmarried candidates, who are born not before than 2nd January 1994 and after than 1st January 2000, are permitted to apply,
For Officers’ Training Academy- (SSC Women Non-Technical Course)

Candidates should be born not before than 2nd January 1994 and after than 1st January 2000 to become eligible under this category.

CDS 1 Physical Standard:

Height and Weight Standards (Males):

Height in Centimetres (Without shoes)Weight in Kgs.
 18 Years 20 Years22 Years
15546[email protected]49

Height and Weight Standards (Females):

Height in Centimetres (Without shoes)Weight in Kgs.
 20 Years 25 Years30 Years

Visual Standards:

For Navy:For Air Force:
  • Uncorrected without glass 6/12
  • Corrected with glass 6/6
  • Limits of Myopia -1.5
  • Limits of Hypermetropia +1.5
  • Binocular vision III
  • Limits of Colour Perception I
  • Hypermetropia Colour vision CP-1
  • Hypermetropia: +2.0 d Sph
  • Manifest Myopia: Nil
  • Retinoscopic Myopia: –0.5 in any meridian permitted 33
  • Astigmatism: +0.75 D Cyl (with + 2.0 D- Max)

CDS Application Fee:

  • Applicants (General / OBC Category) are required to pay application fee of Rs 200/- either through Net Banking or via Cash mode.
  • Female/SC/ST category candidates are exempted from paying the application fee.

CDS Admission Process:

  • Admission to Indian Naval Academy, Officers’ Training Academy, Air Force Academy and Indian Military Academy will depend on Written Examination, Interview for Intelligence and Personality Test. Download CDS 2018 Syllabus and prepare accordingly.
  • Applicants who will qualify the CDS Entrance Exam may appear for Interview.
  • Medical examination of applicants is conducted for a different period and then a final merit is announced. Hit Here for CDS Preparation Books.

CDS 2018 Exam Centers:

  • The CDS Exam will be held throughout 41 cities/towns in the country.
  • Distribution of examination centers will be done on basis of first-apply-first-serve basis.
  • Therefore, applicants are suggested to apply on early basis so that they could get an examination centre of their choice.
  • Ahmedabad
  • Agartala
  • Aizawl
  • Allahabad
  • Bengaluru
  • Bareilly
  • Bhopal
  • Chandigarh
  • Chennai
  • Cuttack
  • Visakhapatnam
  • Dehradun
  • Delhi
  • Dharwad
  • Dispur
  • Gangtok
  • Hyderabad
  • Imphal
  • Itanagar
  • Jaipur
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Jammu
  • Jorhat
  • Kochi
  • Kohima
  • Kolkata
  • Lucknow
  • Madurai
  • Mumbai
  • Nagpur
  • Tirupati
  • Panaji (Goa)
  • Patna
  • Port Blair
  • Raipur
  • Ranchi
  • Sambalpur
  • Shillong
  • Shimla
  • Srinagar
  • Udaipur

 Check Out Here: CDS Exam Centres

CDS Exam Pattern:

  • All the questions will be objective type only;
  • Applicants will find the CDS 2018 Question Paper of General Knowledge and Elementary Mathematics in English as well as Hindi language;
  • Candidates have to write the CDS Question Paper by their own hand.
  • Under no circumstances, they will be allowed to get help from the scribe.
  • A calculator cannot be used for answering questions.

Press Here to Download: CDS Question Paper 2018

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

SubjectMaximum MarksDuration
English1002 Hours
General Knowledge1002 Hours
Elementary Mathematics1002 Hours

For Admission to Officers’ Training Academy:

SubjectMaximum MarksDuration
English1002 Hours
General Knowledge1002 Hours

Read This: How to Prepare For CDS Exam

Simple Steps to Fill CDS Application Form 2018:

  • To CDS Apply Online, candidates first visit the official site that is upsconline.nic.in
  • Then on home page, select and hit “ONLINE APPLICATION FOR VARIOUS EXAMINATIONS OF UPSC” link.
  • Then choose the “CDS 1 2018” and hit on “Part I Registration” link to fill CDS Form.

Part I CDS Registration:

  • No applicants will have to fill basic information.
  • On submission of details, applicants will be prompted to check the details and make correction.
  • Before going to registration, applicants must have scanned photograph.
  • Then fill CDS 1 2018 Online Application Form with all required details.
  • Then pay application fee online though SBI net banking or cash through SBI bank Challan or through credit card/debit card.
  • Submit the application fee and then again revisit the site for part two registration.

Press Here For UPSC CDS Part-I Registration

Part II CDS Registration:

  • Complete the Part-II registration by filling the other details.
  • On successful completion of your complete application, an auto-generated email will be sent on your registered email-id.
  • In case email is not received by you please check / ensure that submission of Part-II of the Application has been made by you.
  • Upload the scan copy of essential documents such as passport size photograph and signature.
  • Check form at once and press on “Submit” button for final conformation against CDS Notification.
  • At last, take a print out of system generated application for further references.

Press Here For UPSC CDS Part-II Registration

Press Here For UPSC CDS View/ Print Application Form

Facilitation Counter For Guidance Of Candidates:

In case of any guidance/information/clarification regarding their application, candidature etc. candidates can contact UPSC’s Facilitation Counter near Gate ‘C’ of its campus in person or over Telephone No.011-23385271/011-23381125/011- 23098543 on working days between 10.00 hrs. to 17.00 hrs.

CDS 1 2018 Important Dates:

EventsImportant Dates
CDS 2018 Notification Will Released On08-11-2017
Online Application Will be Started From08-11-2017
CDS 2018 Application Form Last Date04-12-2017
CDS 2018 Admit CardJanuary- February 2018
CDS 1 Exam Date 201804-02-2018
CDS 1 2018 Result DateMay 2018

CDS I Admit Card:

Aspirants who have submitted UPSC CDS 1 Application Form can download their CDS Exam Admit card via official website. UPSC CDS Hall Ticket can be downloaded by the applicants by using the registration no. CDS Exam Admit Card will be available in the month of January- February 2018. Any CDS Hall Ticket will not be send via post to any applicant.

Instructions for UPSC CDS I Exam:

  • As per UPSC CDS 1 Notification, for any wrong question 0.33 will be deducted as penalty in the CDS Examination
  • If applicants will give more than 1 answer for each question then same penalty will be applied.
  • If any question has left blanked then no marks will be deducted.
  • Candidates are informed that the Mobile phones are banned in the examination. So, don’t carry phones and other electronic devices.

UPSC CDS I Answer Key:

After examination, within few days the authorities will release CDS Exam Answer Key. Applicants may get UPSC CDS Answer Key through official web portal according to paper code and check their answers. You may also calculate your marks with it.

CDS Exam Result:

It is expected that UPSC CDS I Result will be declared in the month of May 2018 as per the UPSC CDS I Exam Notification. To check their exam outcome aspirants have to visit the official website. After the declaration of result, CDS Result will be available for the candidates who secure marks equal or more than the cut-off marks.

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