UPSC CDS First Examination 2024: Check Age, Vacancy, Exam Date & Eligibility Here

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The Union Public Service Commission has released notification for the recruitment of officers in the Indian Armed Forces after a bachelor’s degree. UPSC is going to conduct the Combined Defense Services Examination First for the session of 2024. After this examination, all the technical graduate candidates will get admission to the world’s best institutions: IIM (Indian Military Academy, Dehradun), Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala, Air Force Academy, Hyderabad, Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai (Madras), and Officers Training Academy, Chennai (Madras).

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UPSC CDS First Examination 2024

Here are a total of 457 vacancies. To apply for this recruitment, candidates must have a degree from a recognized university or equivalent and be in the Air Force Academy the candidate must have physics and mathematics in 10+2 standards and age must be between 20 and 24 years old, or born not earlier than January 2, 2001, and not later than January 1, 2005. All eligible candidates can check their eligibility in this article and apply through the given link in the table below:

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Name Of the Organization Union Public Service Commision
Vacancy Name CDS Examination (I), 2024
Event NameUPSC CDS First Examination 2024
CategoryRecruitment
WhatsApp ChannelJoin Now
Number of Posts457+ Posts
Official Portal https://upsc.gov.in/
Start Date of Online RegistrationDecember 20, 2023
Last Date of Online Registration January 09, 2024
Download NotificationClick Here
Official Portal Visit Now
Apply OnlineClick Here

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UPSC CDS First Examination 2024,
UPSC Combined Defence Services Examination 2024

UPSC CDS First Examination 2024 Vacancy Details

Here are total 457 posts available to full fill through UPSC CDS First Examination 2024 for only graduates. All the vacancies numbers are given in the table below as per higher command. 

S/NoAcademy Name Male FemaleTotal
1Indian Military Academy, Dehradun 158th (DE) Course commencing
in January, 2025
8713100
2Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala Course commencing in January, 2025
Executive Branch (General Service)/Hydro
260632
3Air Force Academy, Hyderabad—(Pre-Flying) Training Course commencing in January, 2025290332
4Officers’ Training academy, Chennai (Madras) 121st SSC (Men) (NT) (UPSC) Course Commencing in April, 2025.2750275
5Officers Training Academy, Chennai (Madras),35th SSC Women (NT) (UPSC) Course commencing in April, 2025.18018
Total 43522457

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UPSC CDS First Examination 2024 Educational Qualification

  • (i) A degree from an accredited university and its equivalent is required for I.M.A. and Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai.
  • (ii) For an engineering degree from an accredited university or institution accepted to the Indian Naval Academy.
  • (iii) For a Bachelor of Engineering degree or an Air Force Academy degree from an accredited university (with Physics and Mathematics at the 10+2 level).

Graduates who wish to join the Army, Navy, or Air Force as their first choice must present proof of graduation or provisional certificates at the SSB on the day the interview process begins.

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UPSC CDS First Examination 2024 Age Limit

(i) For the Air Force Academy, age must be 20 to 24 years, as on January 1, 2025, candidates must not born earlier than January 2, 2001, and not later than January 1, 2005. The upper age limit for candidates holding a valid and current Commercial Pilot License issued by DGCA (India) is relaxable up to 26 years, those born not earlier than January 2, 1999, and not later than January 1, 2005, are eligible.

(ii) For IMA, only unmarried male candidates born not earlier than January 2, 2001, and not later than January 1, 2006 are eligible.

(iii) For the Indian Naval Academy, only unmarried male candidates born not earlier than January 2, 2001, and not later than January 1, 2006 are eligible.

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Application Fee for UPSC CDS First Examination 2024

Candidates are required to pay a fee of Rs. 200/- (Rupees Two Hundred Only) either by remitting the money in any branch of SBI by cash, or by using Visa, Master, Rupay Credit, Debit Card, or UPI Payment, or by using the internet banking facility of any bank.

Selection Process UPSC CDS First Examination 2024

Selection will be made in two stages: (i) written examination; (ii) SSB interview. For admission to the Officers Training Academy, there will be a separate extra examination. After these steps, any candidate will be able to join the Indian Army. Complete test details are given below:

After these tests, there will be an SSB interview for all the candidates, and after that, they will be able to get admission to the given academy.

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Negative Marking UPSC CDS First Examination 2024

THERE WILL BE PENALTY (NEGATIVE MARKING) FOR WRONG ANSWERS MARKED BY A CANDIDATE IN THE OBJECTIVE TYPE QUESTION PAPERS. (i) There are four alternatives for the answer to every question. For each
question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate. One-third (0.33) of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as a penalty.

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How to Apply UPSC CDS First Examination 2024

Candidates are required to apply online by using the website upsconline.nic.in. It is essential for the applicant to register himself or herself first on the One Time Registration (OTR) platform, available on the Commission’s website. If the candidate is already registered, he or she can proceed straightaway with filling out the online application for the examination. Follow these steps to apply successfully for the UPSC CDS First Examination 2024.

    • Step 1: Click on Apply Now Link given in table above.

    • Step2: Login/Register yourself on UPSC Online Application Dashboard. If already registered lease login

    • Step3: Fill out all the information asked by portal.

    • Step4: Pay Online fee through Any of given medium.

    • Step5: Save your application form wait for admit.

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Last date to apply online is 09.1.2024

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