CDS 2017 NEWS
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The last date for UPSC CDS 1 application registration is December 2, 2016 (Till 6 pm). UPSC is commonly known as “Union Public Service Commission” and is responsible for organising various examinations including CDS.
As the online application for UPSC CDS 2017 will close on December 2, 2016. The aspirants have last day for applying. The general Category and OBC candidates have to pay Rs.200 as exam fee, while female/SC/ST Candidates are exempted from paying fee. The cash payment option is now closed. Only those candidates who have generated their Pay- in Slip Before the option is closed at SBI branch can pay fee on December 2, 2016 in banking hours.
UPSC will conduct CDS 1 2017 examination on February 5, 2017. After clearing the examination candidates will be sent to four institutions named as Indian Military Academy (Dehradun), Indian Naval Academy (Ezhimala), Air Force Academy (Hyderabad) and Officers Training Academy (Chennai).
UPSC CDS 1 2017 examination mode is written i.e. offline. Candidates who achieve a better position in the merit list of written examination will be called for final selection recommended by the Commission to the Service Selection Board.
The examination for Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Air Force Academy comprised of three papers named as English, General Knowledge and Elementary Mathematics.
|Application from starts||November 9, 2017|
|Last date of CDS 1 Application form||December 2, 2017 (till 6:00 PM)|
|CDS 1 2017 Admit Card||January, 2017|
|Examination date of CDS 1 2017||February 5, 2017|
|Result declaration of CDS 1 2017||April, 2017|
Read About CDS 2017
Eligibility criteria of UPSC CDS 1 2017 is comprised of candidates qualification, their age limit and nationality. Following is the explanation of eligibility criteria in various institutions i.e. Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Air Force Academy and Officers Training Academy.
Indian Military Academy and Officers Training Academy
Indian Naval Academy
Air Force Academy
The age limit eligibility criteria of candidates are based on some factors named as their category, age, gender and their marital status. The following table shows the age limit of various category candidates:
|Category||Age in Years||Gender||Marital status|
|Indian Military Academy||19-24||Male||Unmarried|
|Indian Naval Academy||19-22||Male||Unmarried|
|Air Force Academy||19-23||Male||<25 unmarried or >25 married|
|Officer’s Training Academy (SSC Course for Men)||19-25||Male||Married or Unmarried|
|Officer’s Training Academy (SSC Course for Women)||19-25||Female||Unmarried women, widows who have not remarried and divorcees who have not remarried|
Candidates are able to fill the application form only through online mode. So, they are advised to read the instructions carefully before start filling the application form.
By following the below steps candidate can easily apply online for CDS 1 examination:
Candidates should carry their Admit Card to the test centre on the examination day. They are able to download their admit card from the official website of UPSC. Candidates can get e-Admit Card three weeks before the commencement of examination. Admit cards will not be sent by post. The CDS 1 2017 Admit Card contains information regarding Candidates Name, Enrolment Number, Birth Date, Application Number, Reporting Time, and Venue of paper.
The following are the necessary steps to download the CDS 1 2017 Admit Card:
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