UPSC CDS Notification 2021: Graduate youth have a great chance to become officers in Army, Navy and Airforce. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has issued a notification of Combined Defense Services Examination (CDS) – I 2021. Applications have been sought for a total of 345 posts in Army, Navy, Airforce. The candidates to be selected will be sent to the respective academies for training. The Commission has sought applications from women and men for these posts. Eligible and interested candidates have to apply online for these posts. The last date to apply online by visiting upsconline.nic.in is 17 November (6 pm).
Vacancy Details as per Academy
Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun Post: 100
Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala Post: 26
Air Force Academy (AFA), Hyderabad Post: 32
Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai (Male) Post: 170
– Short service commissions are for men.
Officers Training Academy (OTA, Chennai (Female) Post: 17
IMA: The candidate should not have been born before 02 January 1998 and not later than 01 January 2003.
Naval Academy – Candidate should not have been born before 02 January 1998 and not later than 01 January 2003.
AFA: The candidate should not have been born before 02 January 1998 and not later than 01 January 2002.
IMA – Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from recognized university.
Naval Academy – Bachelor’s degree in engineering from recognized university or institute.
Air Force Academy- Bachelor’s degree from recognized university. Have studied Physics and Mathematics in XII. OR Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering.
Written test and interview
Except women / SC / ST category, all other classes will have to pay a fee of Rs 200. There is no fee for women / SC / ST category. Fees can be paid through online mode or from any SBI branch.
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Click here to apply online