UPSC CDS Online form 2024 Download Exam Notification, Eligibility All Details

Here you can fill UPSC CDS Online form 2024 and download  / Check notification details. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released examination notice 4/2024 CDS-I in which the no. of posts is 457 this time. Applications have been invited for admission to Indian Military Academy, INA, AFA, officer’s training academy.
Eligible candidates can submit their Combined Defence Services online form up to 09 January 2024. Written Exam will be held on 21 April 2024. Those candidates who are eligible can apply for UPSC CDS I 2024 from the direct link provided below.

UPSC CDS Online form 2024

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UPSC had released CDS 1 notification 2024. You can check details of it and apply online from below link.
Examination notice no. 4/2024 CDS-I

Vacancy details

Total No. of vacancies : 457

  • Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai (Madras)— 121th SSC (Men) (NT) (UPSC) : 275
  • Officers Training Academy, Chennai (Madras) 32nd SSC Women (NT) (UPSC): 18
  • Indian Military Academy: 100
  • Indian Naval Academy: 32
  • Air Force Academy: 32

UPSC CDS Online form 2024 Vacancy notification details

Eligibility Criteria:

Candidate should be unmarried and satisfy nationality requirements. During Training, marriage is not permitted and candidate will neither be provided married accommodation nor can they live with family out of the premises.

Educational Qualification:

(i) For I.M.A. and Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai — Degree
(ii) For Indian Naval Academy— Engineering degree
(iii) For Air Force Academy—Degree (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering.

All degrees should be from a recognised University/Institution.

Age limit:

For IMA and INA: Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd January, 2001 and not later than 1st January, 2006 are eligible.

For Air Force Academy: 20 to 24 years (relaxable up to 26 years) as on 1st January, 2025 i.e. born not earlier than 2nd January, 2001 and not later than 1st January, 2005 can apply.

For Officers’ Training Academy: candidates born not earlier than 2nd January, 2000 and not later than 1st January, 2006 can apply.

Application Fee:

Candidates except SC/ST/Female categories, have to pay Rs. 200 through cash in SBI or Through online mode via net banking, UPI, Debit / Credit card (Visa / Mastercard / RuPay).

How to fill UPSC CDS Online form 2024

Candidates can submit their online form of UPSC CDS I 2024 by visiting below link i.e. part 1 registration. In this part, they have to submit basic details. After submission of part 1, candidates can proceed to part 2 or make correction. In part 2, candidates have to pay the fee, select exam centre, upload photo and sign, photo ID proof and declaration. Application form is incomplete without part 2. After successful submission of application form, candidates will receive an e-mail. If you did not receive email, then check your registration of part 2. Also they should note their registration id.

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Important dates:

  • Starting Date of Online form submission: 20 December 2023
  • Last date to apply – 09 January 2024 up to 06:00 pm
  • Correction window opens: from 10 to 16 January 2024
  • Admit card release date: 7 days before exam
  • Exam date – 21 April 2024.

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UPSC NDA Online form