CDS 2016 | UPSC Recruitment | | 457 Vacancies | Across India


A Combined Defence Services Examination (I), 2016 [Including SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course] will be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission on 14 February 2016.

Total No. of Vacancies: 457 Positions

Indian Military Academy, Dehradun 142 Course commencing in January 2017 [including 25 vacancies reserved for NCC ‘C’ Certificate (Army Wing) holders].

No.of Vacancy : 200

Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala-Course commencing in January 2017 Executive (Hydro/ General Service) (including 06 vacancies reserved for NCC ‘C’ Certificate holders (Naval Wing).

No.of Vacancy : 45

Air Force Academy, Hyderabad (Pre-Flying) Training Course commencing in January 2017 i.e. No. 201/16 F/PC Course

No.of Vacancy : 32

Officers Training Academy, Chennai, 105th SSC Course (for Men) commencing in April 2017

No.of Vacancy : 175

Officers Training Academy, Chennai 19th SSC Women (NonTechnical) Course commencing in April 2017

No.of Vacancy : 05

Eligibility Criteria:

Educational Qualifications :

  1. For I.M.A. and Officers’ Training Academy- Degree of a recognised University or equivalent.
  2. For Indian Naval Academy : Degree in Engineering from a recognised University/ Institution
  3. For Air Force Academy : Degree of a recognised University (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering.

Note : Graduates with first choice as Army/Navy/Air Force are to submit proof of graduation provisional certificates on the date of commencement of the SSB Interview at the SSB. Candidates who are studying in the final year/semester Degree course and have yet to pass the final year degree examination can also apply provided candidate should not have any present backlog upto the last semester/Year for which results have been declared upto the time of submission of application and they will be required to submit proof of passing the degree examination at the time of SSB to reach the Army. HQ/Rtg. CDSE Entry, West Block III, R.K. Puram, New Delhi- 110066 in case of IMA/SSC first choice candidates and Naval HQ “DMPR”, (OI & R Section) Room No. 204, ‘C’ Wing, Sena Bhawan, New Delhi-110011 in case of Navy first choice candidates and PO3(A)/Air Headquarters,‘J’ Block, Room No. 17, Opp. Vayu Bhawan, Motilal Nehru Marg, New Delhi-110011 in case of Air Force first choice candidates by the following dates failing which their candidature will stand cancelled : (i) For admission to IMA, Indian Naval Academy and Air Force Academy on or before 13th Nov. 2016. (ii) For admission to Officer’s Training Academy, Chennai on or before 1st Feb.2017. Candidates possessing professional and technical qualifications which are recognised by government as equivalent to professional and technical degrees would also be eligible for admission to the examination.In exceptional cases the Commission may treat a candidate, who does not possess any of the qualifications prescribed in this rule as educationally qualified provided that he/she possesses qualifications, the standard of which in the opinion of the Commission, justifies his/her admission to the examination

Age Limits : (i) For IMA-Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd January 1993 and not later than 1st January 1998 only are eligible. (ii) For Indian Naval Academy Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd January 1993 and not later than 1st January 1998 only are eligible. (iii) For Air Force Academy Age : 20 to 24 Years as on 1st January 2017 i.e. born not earlier than 02 January 1993 and not later than 01 January 1997 (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 02 January 1991 and not later than 01 January 1997) only are eligible.

Application Fee : 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.

Centres Of Examination : Agartala, Gangtok, Panaji (Goa),Ahmedabad, Hyderabad,Patna,Aizawl, Imphal, Port Blair,Allahabad, Itanagar, Raipur, Bengaluru, Jaipur, Ranchi, Bareily, Jammu, Sambalpur, Bhopal, Jorhat, Shillong, Chandigarh,Kochi, Shimla, Chennai, Kohima, Srinagar,Cuttack, Kolkata,Thiruvanan, Dehradun, Lucknow, Thapuram, Delhi, Madurai,Tirupati, Dharwar, Mumbai, Udaipur, Dispur, Nagpur ,Vishakhapatnam.

How To Apply:

Online Applications can be filled upto 04/12/2015 till 11.59 PM after which the link will be disabled.

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