Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released official notification to conduct Combined Defence Services Examination (II), 2018 for the recruitment of 414 vacancies for the post of Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Air Force Academy and Officers Training Academy.
Total Posts: 414
- Indian Military Academy, Dehradun— 100
- Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala— 45
- Air Force Academy, Hyderabad— 32
- Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai (Madras)— 225
- Officers Training Academy, Chennai— 12
Age Limits, Sex and Marital Status:
(i) For Indian Military Academy and Indian Naval Academy—Male Candidates must be Unmarried and born not earlier than 2nd July, 1995 and not later than 1st July, 2000 only are eligible.
(ii) For Air Force Academy— Candidates should be 20 to 24 years as on 1st July, 2019 i.e. born not earlier than 2nd July, 1995 and not later than 1st July, 1999 only are eligible.
(iii) For Officers’ Training Academy—(SSC Course for men) Male candidates should be unmarried and born not earlier than 2nd July, 1994 and not later than 1st July, 2000 only are eligible.
(iv) For Officers’ Training Academy—(SSC Women Non-Technical Course) Women should be Unmarried, issueless widows who have not remarried and issueless divorcees (in possession of divorce documents) who have not remarried are eligible. Women must be born not earlier than 2nd July, 1994 and not later than 1st July, 2000.
(i) For Indian Military Academy and Officers’ Training Academy— Graduate from a recognised University or its equivalent.
(ii) For Indian Naval Academy— Engineering graduate from a recognised University or its equivalent.
(iii) For Air Force Academy—Graduate from a recognised University (with Physics and Mathematics as their subjects during 10+2 or higher secondary level) or Engineering graduate.
Candidates should be physically fit according to physical standards for the final selection as per guidelines. Click here the guidelines mentioned in official notification.
UPSC CDS II 2018: Important Dates
|Important Exam Events||Important Dates|
|Online Application starts from||8th August 2018|
|Last Date of Fee payment through Cash||2nd September 2018|
|Last Date for Payment of Fee through Online||3rd September 2018|
|Exam Date 2018||18th November 2018|
|Declaration of Exam Result||December 2018|
- For GEN/ OBC: Rs 200
- For SC/ ST/ PWD/Female Candidates: No need to pay
- Payment method:
- 1) Offline: Depositing money in any branch of SBI by cash OR
- 2) Online: Debit/ Credit Card
(a) Written examination and
(b) Interview for intelligence and personality test
(a) For written examination of Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Air
Subject Duration Maximum Marks
- English 2 Hours 100
- General Knowledge 2 Hours 100
- Elementary Mathematics 2 Hours 100
(b) For written examination of Officers’ Training Academy :—
Subject Duration Maximum Marks
1. English 2 Hours 100
2. General Knowledge 2 Hours 100
How to Apply UPSC CDS II 2018:
Step 1: Click on the registration link of UPSC CDS 2018
Step 2: In part I registration, applicants have to submit their basic information.
Step 3: In part II, applicants have to go for payment details and choice of exam centre, then upload photo and signature
Step 4: Save the application and take a print out for future reference.
Click here for the official notification of UPSC Combined Defence Services Examination (II) 2018.