CDS 2017 Application Form

Overview :

The CDS is combined defense service exam for the recruitment of officers in army, navy and air force. This exam is conducted under the banner of Union public services and commission (UPSC). It is conducted to recruit the officers for the army purpose. The CDS exam held two times in a year for the recruitment of officers training academy, Indian military Academy, Indian Air Force Academy and Indian Naval Academy. The career in the army for man and women is highly sophisticated. The nature of the job is very robust and reputed. To serve the country is a dream for many young man and women. The person should have great leadership traits in order to succeed in selection. The exam is conducted in such manner to know about the candidate mental ability as well as its physical strength. The nature of this job is very tough. As you will be an officer the responsibility will become higher. The role of the officer is to lead the army, making a strong decision, manage discipline in the regiment and to fight smartly as well as confidently.

ABOUT: UPSC is formed by the government of India on 1 October 1926.It is the national platform which conducts the exam i.e. civil services examination, Engineering service examination, naval academy examination, Officers’ training academy examination and combined defense services examination. Its official website is www.upsc.gov.in.  The headquarter of the UPSC organization is situated in New Delhi, India. The logo of this agency is Satayamev Jayate. The present chairman of UPSC is Mr. David Reid Syiemlieh. UPSC is conducting CDS 2017.There is the number of aspirants appears for the combined defense service (CDS) every year. If you are interested in apply CDS 2017, you are on right page. We give you all the relevant and important data for the recruitment CDS 2017. Here we go, Let us start with the vacancy details for recruitment CDS 2017.

Vacancy Details :

Every year number of candidates appears in the CDS exam but there are limited seats. The seats are reserved for the capable person who fulfills all the demand of recruitment process 2017. This year the numbers of vacancy are 463 for CDS 2017. For more information read the table below.

Position

 Number of seats

Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun -19 vacancies reserved for NCC 'C Certificate --(Army Wing)

150

Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala- Executive (06 vacancies reserved for NCC 'C' Certificate ) --(Naval Wing)

45

Air Force Academy, Hyderabad — (Pre-Flying)

32

Officers' Training Academy, Chennai for --men only

225 (50 for NCC Special Entry)

Officers Training Academy, Chennai —Women (Non-Technical) Course

11

 

Eligibility Criteria :

Want to apply for CDS 2017? But first, you have to check out if you set in the eligibility criteria of the recruitment process or not. The eligibility criterion is needed for any competitive examination for making it fair. Before going directly towards the application form you should read the eligibility criteria for recruitment CDS 2017. There is a different criterion for all the defense academy. Let’s checks it out.

DEPARTMENT

                                EDUCATION                      

 AGE LIMIT

INIDAN AIR FORCE ACADEMY

DEGREE IN ENGINEERING (BE/B.TECH) OR B.SC WITH 10+2 CETIFICATE

20-24 YEARS

INDIAN MILITARY ACADEMY

GRADUATION OR ANY DEGREE FROM GOVERNMENT RECONIZED INSTUTION IN ANY DESCIPLINE

20-25 YEARS

INDIAN NAVAL ACADEMY

DEGREE IN ENGINEERING

20- 24 YEARS

OFFICERS TRAINING ACADEMY (MEN)

GRADUATION OR ANY DEGREE FROM GOVERNMENT RECONIZED INSTUTION IN ANY DESCIPLINE

MALE CANDIATES MARIED OR UNMARRIED

21-25 YEARS

OFFICERS TRAINING ACADEMY (FOR WOMEN)

GRADUATION OR ANY DEGREE FROM GOVERNMENT RECONIZED INSTUTION IN ANY DESCIPLINE

WOMEN CANDIATES

UNMARRIED OR WHO HAVE NOT REMARRIED.

21-25 YEARS

*The candidates should fulfill the medical requirement according to the government norms.

INDIAN AIR FORCE ACADEMY: It is the academy for the training of the candidates in the air force. The minimum qualification of the person should be and an engineering degree with the 12th report card.

INDIAN MILITARY ACADEMY: It is the academy to train candidates in Indian military. The minimum qualification for this is any graduation degree in any discipline. Age limit is 20- 25 years.

INDIAN NAVAL ACADEMY: It is a training to train candidates for the Indian navy. The aspirant should have a degree in engineering with the age limit 20-24 years.

OFFICERS TRAINING ACADEMY: It is the training center with train the aspirants for the no- technical stuff.

If you have passed the eligibility criteria you can fill the application form for the CDS 2017. Now precede towards the Application procedure CDS 2017.

How to Apply :

Now we know after being eligible you are searching for the Procedure to apply CDS 2017.We are here to give you entire details, regarding the application procedure on this page. The UPSC has its official website where you can know about the latest information updated by UPSC. The application procedure is the first step to apply for the exam. The application form will be updated on the official website. Fill the form sincerely, avoids mistakes otherwise; your form will be trashed. You should fill all the details carefully and read them before submitting in order to avoid mistakes. Any misshapen in the form can disqualify you. So read the application form carefully before clicking on the submit button. You will require scanned copy of your photograph and signature. First, you have to visit the official website and then go to the notice EXAMINATION NOTICE NO.2/2017.CDS-I.

 

HOW TO APPLY?

1.    Visit its official website www.upsc.gov.in.

2.    You will land on to the homepage, from there select career section.

3.    Now click on the notification of recruitment process EXAMINATION NOTICE NO.2/2017.CDS-I

4.    When you will click on that notification, the form will be displayed along with the instruction set.

5.    Read carefully all the instruction stated in it.

6.    After reading all the instruction, fill the application form.

7.    Fill all the information correctly.

8.    Upload you scanned photograph and signature, in required column.

9.    Read carefully after filling all the data. Make the correct changes which are required and read it again.

10.    If your filled information is correct then click on the submit button.

11.    Pay the requested fees for the application form CDS 2017.

12.    Now, they will take you to the page where your application will display.

13.    Take a printout of that application form.

14.    Close all the tabs.

15.    Your recruitment form is submitted now. You will get an update in your mail account.

Now you have applied the form. Next step is to make payment. Let us move onto payment structure, for CDS 2017.

Application Fee :

Make sure you have Debit / Credit Card / Net banking, when you are filing the application form for CDS 2017. The fee charges for the general aspirants are Rs.200/- and for those aspirants who come under the reserved category and female candidates are exempted to pay fees. You can also pay the fee charges by depositing in the nearest SBI bank branch in the given account details.

Rs.200/- General male candidates.

 

The fee once paid will not be refunded back in any case.

Exam Dates :

We checked all the information dealing with the eligibility criteria and application procedure, of CDS 2017 exam now moves on to the important dates. The application form will be out on its official website and it should be filled by the 21 days of declaring. The payment should be made on time otherwise. All other latest notification you will get to know on their official website. Let us check out dates of important events.

EVENTS

CDS 2017 EXAM-1

 CDS 2017EXAM-2

Online registration for exam

09 Nov 2016

  09 Aug 2017

Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges

Dec 2016

  08 Sept 2017

Online written Examination

5 Feb 2016

 19 Nov 2017

Short listing of candidates

 Update soon

  Update soon

SSB test ( medical and brain testing)

Update soon

   Update soon

Interview

Update soon

   Update soon

Declaration of the result

Update soon

   Update soon

 

These are the important dates to be remembered for the CDS 2017 exam-1 and CDS 2017 exam-2. Other important information will be updated on the official website.

Exam Pattern :

To start preparation for the CDS 2017, you should have good knowledge of the examination pattern. The marking scheme plays an important role in preparation .Here you will get the brief idea about the structure of the examination CDS 2017. To attempt the question on time you should you the total duration and questions for recruitment CDS 2017 Exam 1 &2. To pass the online written exam of CDS you should know the concept of the English general knowledge and the elementary mathematics.

For the Indian naval, air force and military academy the exam pattern is:

TOPIC

MARKS

DURATION

ENGLISH

100

2 HOURS

ELEMENTARY MATHS

100

2 HOURS

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

100

2 HOURS

TOTAL MARKS- 300

TAOTAL DURATION- 6 HOURS

For the three above mentioned academy we have three sections in the written examination which is of total 300 marks.

For the officer training academy the exam pattern is:

TOPIC

MARKS

DURATION

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

100

2 HOURS

ENGLISH

100

2 HOURS

 

TOTAL MARKS- 200

TOTAL DURATION- 4 HOURS

For the OTA we have three section distributed in the question paper which we have to complete in the maximum duration of 4 hours.

*For every incorrect answer, 1/3rd marks will get deducted from the total score and calculator is not allowed.

These are the important terms of the exam pattern of CDS 2017.

Syllabus :

TOPIC

CONTENT

ELEMENTARY MATHS

Number System, Unitary method compound interest, profit and loss, ratio and proportion, variation, Elementary Number Theory. H.C.F. and L.C.M, Euclidean algorithm, Logarithms , Algebra, trigonometry, geometry, areas , menstruation and statistics

General knowledge

Current events, daily news paper headlines, chemistry, history, geography etc.

English

Basic grammar topics, comprehension, synonyms, antonyms, Para jumbles and error spotting.

 

Selection Procedure :

There number of benefits and allowances are given to the army personnel. The pay scale of the army men is starting from 15000/- rupees per month with many dearness allowances. The officer will get house and personal car as well.

Selection Procedure

This is a national level examination conducted by the UPSC. This is one of the toughest exam which is conducted in India. The recruitment CDS-2 2017   has the three stages:

•    After the submission of the application form CDS-2 2017. The online exam date will be given on the official website.

•    The online exam will be conducted across the country.

•    After the selection in the online written exam, you will get selected for interview with SSB.

•    Now next step will be the SSB test.

                          •    The last step is document verification followed by personal interview.

These are the three stages of the selection procedure for the CDS recruitment 2017. To get success in this exam you should have to do hard work with the consistency.  You have to practice more and more, the exam level is very high in CDS exams. The three topics i.e. general knowledge, English, and math should be learnt thoroughly. Many aspirants take coaching for the preparation, you can opt for one of them or if you want to do a self study you can take the mock drills online and buy online study materials. This will help you in a better understanding of the main paper. The SSB test is organized by the officers who will see you the mental and physical ability to be an officer. Afterward, your documents will be verified.

Conclusion :

This is one of the most reputed exams which is conducted in India. Many youngsters have a dream for this job .The army personnel will get respect as well as many dearness allowances with good salary. If you want to pursue your career in the Indian army, you have to appear for the CDS Exam 2017. If you are selected you will become the Officer who will go to serve the country. We hope we had provided you all the sufficient data regarding the CDS 1 &2  2017.

All the Best!!

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