- Date of Notification: 08/11/2017
- Date of Commencement of Examination: 04/02/2018
- Duration of Examination: One Day
- Last Date for Receipt of Applications: 04/12/2017 - 6:00pm (By this time application window shall close).
- Date of Upload: 08/11/2017
Candidates qualified in the written test shall be called for Personality Test / Interview by Service Selection Board (SSB).
The commission shall contact all applicants online regarding any communication. All applicants shall have a valid email id while applying online for CDS (I) Examination 2018. Make sure the Email Id you use during filling application shall remain active till examinations are over and you are selected in the one of the services of the Indian Defence Forces.
The CDS is Objective Type Examination. You will attract penalty for wrong answers. Guess work is a complete NO. If you do not know the correct answer of a question, do not attempt it. Remember, even a small mistake in such competitive exam may cost you dearly. CDS is competitive examination. Though minimum educational qualification to appear for the test is Graduate degree, but the level of questions asked are truly high.
Let's have an overview on the number of vacancies / posts available through CDS (I) 2018 Recruitment Test as notified by the UPSC
1. Indian Military Academy, Dehradun—146th (DE) Course commencing in January, 2019 [including 13 vacancies reserved for NCC `C’ Certificate (Army Wing) holders] --- 100
2.Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala—Course commencing in January, 2019 Executive (General Service) [including 06 vacancies reserved for NCC ‘C’ Certificate holders --- 45
3. Air Force Academy, Hyderabad—(Pre-Flying) Training Course commencing in February, 2019 i.e. No. 205 F(P) Course. --- 32
4. Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai (Madras)—109th SSC (Men) Course (NT) commencing in April, 2019. (including 50 vacancies for NCC ‘C’
certificate holders for NCC Spl. Entry) --- 225
5. Officers Training Academy, Chennai—23rd SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course commencing in April, 2019. --- 12
The CDS (I) 2018 will be held in following city centres across India
AGARTALA, AHMEDABAD, AIZAWL, ALLAHABAD, BENGALURU, BAREILLY, BHOPAL, CHANDIGARH, CHENNAI, CUTTACK, DEHRADUN, DELHI, DHARWAD, DISPUR, GANGTOK, HYDERABAD, IMPHAL, ITANAGAR, JAIPUR, JAMMU, JORHAT, KOCHI, KOHIMA, KOLKATA, LUCKNOW, MADURAI, MUMBAI, NAGPUR, PANAJI (GOA), PATNA, PORT BLAIR, RAIPUR, RANCHI, SAMBALPUR, SHILLONG, SHIMLA, SRINAGAR, THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, TIRUPATI, UDAIPUR AND VISAKHAPATNAM.
If you are a graduate or in final year of graduation you can apply for CDS Examination (I) 2018 and work with Indian Defence Forces.
The official gazette of CDS) Examination (I) 2018 is available for download on website www.upsc.gov.in