UPSC CDS II 2018 Notification Out
UPSC has released Combined Defence Service II 2018 notification. Eligible candidates can apply online.
Commencement of Online Application: 02-08-2018
Last Date of Online Application: 03-09-2018 (till 06:00 PM)
Last Date of Fee payment: 03-09-2018 (till 06:00 PM)
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Name of the Course and Approximate No. of Vacancies:
- Indian Military Academy, Dehradun 147th (DE) Course commencing in July, 2019 – 100
- Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala—Course
commencing in July, 2019 Executive
(General Service)/Hydro [including 06 vacancies
reserved for NCC ‘C’ Certificate holders
(Naval Wing)] – 45
- Air Force Academy, Hyderabad—(Pre-Flying)
Training Course commencing in July, 2019
i.e. No. 206 F(P) Course.
[03 vacancies are reserved for NCC `C’
Certificate (Air Wing) holders through NCC Spl. Entry] – 32
- Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai (Madras)—
110th SSC (Men) Course (NT) commencing in
October, 2019. (including 50 vacancies for NCC ‘C’
certificate holders for NCC Spl. Entry) – 225
- Officers Training Academy, Chennai—24th
SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course
commencing in October, 2019. – 12
(i) For I.M.A. and Officers’ Training Academy— Degree of a recognised University or equivalent.
(ii) For Indian Naval Academy—Degree in Engineering from a recognised
(iii) For Air Force Academy—Degree of a recognised University (with Physics and
Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering.
Candidates must be physically fit according to physical standards for admission to Combined Defence Services Examination (II), 2018 as per guidelines given in Appendix-IV.
(i) For IMA—Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd July, 1995 and
not later than 1st July, 2000 only are eligible.
(ii) For Indian Naval Academy—Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2 nd July, 1995 and not later than 1st July, 2000 only are eligible.
(iii) For Air Force Academy—
20 to 24 years as on 1st July, 2019 i.e. born not earlier than 2nd July, 1995 and not later than 1st July, 1999 (Upper age limit for candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot Licence issued by DGCA (India) is relaxable upto 26 yrs. i.e. born not earlier than 2nd July, 1993 and not later than 1st July, 1999) only are eligible.
Note: Candidate below 25 years of age must be unmarried. Marriage is not
permitted during training. Married candidates above 25 years of age are eligible to apply but during training period they will neither be provided married accommodation nor can they live with family out of the premises.
(iv) For Officers’ Training Academy—(SSC Course for men) unmarried male
candidates born not earlier than 2nd July, 1994 and not later than 1st July, 2000 only are eligible.
(v) For Officers’ Training Academy—(SSC Women Non-Technical Course)
Unmarried women, issueless widows who have not remarried and issueless
divorcees (in possession of divorce documents) who have not remarried are eligible. They should have been born not earlier than 2nd July, 1994 and not later than 1st July, 2000.
Note: Male divorcee/widower candidates cannot be treated as unmarried male for the purpose of their admission in IMA/INA/AFA courses and accordingly they are not eligible for these courses.
Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST candidates who are exempted from
payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs. 200/- (Rupees Two Hundred Only) either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of SBI, State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/State Bank of Hyderabad/State Bank of Mysore/State Bank of Patiala/State Bank of Travancore or by using Visa/Master Credit/Debit Card.
- Written Examination
- Intelligence & Personality Test (SSB)
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