UPSC Recruitment 2019:Combined Defence Services Examination

UPSC CDS Recruitment 2019:

A Combined Defence Services Examination (II), 2019 will be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission on 8th September 2019 for admission to the undermentioned courses

S.No Name of CourseApproximate no. of Vacancies
1 Indian Military Academy, Dehradun – 149th (DE) Course commencing in July 2020 [including 13 vacancies reserved for NCC `C’ Certificate (Army Wing) holders] 100
2 Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala—Course commencing in July 2020 Executive (General Service)/Hydro [including 06 vacancies reserved for NCC ‘C’ Certificate holders(Naval Wing)]. 45
3Air Force Academy, Hyderabad-(Pre-Flying) Training Course commencing in July 2020 i.e. No. 208 F(P)Course.[03vacancies are reserved for NCC `C’ Certificate(Air Wing) holders through NCC Spl. Entry] 32
4 Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai (Madras)— 112th SSC (Men) Course (NT) commencing in October, 2020 [(i) 171 vacs for SSC (Men) (NT) UPSC, (ii) 04 vacs for JAG (Men) (NT) October, 2020 Non UPSC and (iii) 50 vacs for NCC Special entry Non UPSC]. 225
5 Officers Training Academy, Chennai—26th 15 SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course commencing in October 2020 15

Scale of Pay:Not Specified

Number of Posts:417

Age: Candidate must have attained the age of 20 years and must not have attained the age of 27 years as on 25th June, 2019. (Relaxable for SC/ST/OBC, Employees of Government of India, employees of EPFO and Persons with Disability as per rules).

Educational Qualification:

i) For I.M.A. and Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai — Degree of a recognized University or equivalent.

(ii) For Indian Naval Academy—Degree in Engineering from a recognized University/Institution.

(iii) For Air Force Academy-Degree of a recognized University (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering.

Last Date to Apply: 8th July 2019 till 6:00 P.M.


Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs. 200/

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