Other Jobs- UPSC CDS I Recruitment 2023– UPSC invites Online applications for recruitment of 341 Combined Defence Services Examination (I), 2023 Posts. Apply before 10 January 2023.
Union Public Service Commission
Name of the Post & No of Vacancies:
Combined Defence Services Examination (I), 2023 will be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission on 16th April, 2023 for admission to the under mentioned courses :-
Name of the Course and Approximate No. of Vacancies:
|Name of Posts||No. of Posts|
|Indian Military Academy, Dehradun – 156th (DE) Course commencing in January, 2024 [including 13 vacancies reserved for NCC `C’ Certificate (Army Wing) holders]||100|
|ndian Naval Academy, Ezhimala – Course commencing in January, 2024 Executive Branch (General Service)/Hydro [including 06 vacancies for NCC ‘C’ Certificate (Naval Wing through NCC Special Entry ) holders ].||22|
|Air Force Academy, Hyderabad – (Pre-Flying) Training Course commencing in January, 2024 i.e. No. 215 F(P) Course. [including 03 vacancies are reserved for NCC `C’ Certificate (Air Wing) holders through NCC Spl. Entry]||32|
|Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai (Madras) – 119th SSC (Men) (NT) (UPSC) Course commencing in April, 2024||170|
|Officers Training Academy, Chennai (Madras) 33rd SSC Women (NT) (UPSC) Course commencing in April, 2024.||17|
|(i) For I.M.A. and Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai – Degree of a recognised University or equivalent.|
|(ii) For Indian Naval Academy- Degree in Engineering from a recognised University/Institution|
|(iii) For Air Force Academy – Degree of a recognised University (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering.|
|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.
NOTE I: Candidates, who have yet to pass their degree examination will be eligible only if they are studying in the final year of degree examination. Those candidates who have yet to qualify in the final year Degree Examination and are allowed to appear in the UPSC Examination should note that this is only a special concession given to them. They are required to submit proof of passing the Degree Examination by the prescribed date and no request for extending this date will be entertained on the grounds of late conduct of basic qualifying University Examination, delay in declaration of results or any other ground whatsoever. Candidates who are studying in the final year/semester degree course are required to submit at the time of SSB interview a bonafide certificate issued by University/College stating that they will be able to submit their proof of passing the graduation degree examination by the specified date, failing which their candidature will be cancelled.
NOTE II: Candidates who are debarred by the Ministry of Defence from holding any type of commission in the Defence Services shall not be eligible for admission to the examination and if admitted, their candidature will be cancelled.
NOTE III: In the event of Air Force candidates being suspended from Flying training for failure to learn flying, they would be absorbed in the Navigation/Ground Duty (Non Tech) Branches of the IAF. This will be subject to availability of vacancies and fulfilling the laid down qualitative requirements.
|(i) For IMA – Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2 nd January, 2000 and not later than 1 st January, 2005 only are eligible.|
|(ii) For Indian Naval Academy – Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2 nd January, 2000 and not later than 1 st January, 2005 only are eligible.|
|(iii) For Air Force Academy – 20 to 24 years as on 1 st January, 2024 i.e. born not earlier than 2nd January, 2000 and not later than 1st January, 2004 (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 2nd January, 1998 and not later than 1st January, 2004 only are eligible.
Note: Candidate below 25 years of age must be unmarried. Marriage is not permitted during training. Married candidates above 25 years of age are eligible to apply but during training period they will neither be provided married accommodation nor can they live with family out of the premises.
|(iv) For Officers’ Training Academy – (SSC Course for men) unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd January, 1999 and not later than 1st January, 2005 only are eligible.|
|(v) For Officers’ Training Academy- (SSC Women Non-Technical Course) Unmarried women, issueless widows who have not remarried and issueless divorcees (in possession of divorce documents) who have not remarried are eligible. They should have been born not earlier than 2nd January, 1999 and not later than 1 st January, 2005.|
Stipend to Gentlemen or Women Cadets during the entire duration of training in Service academies i.e. during training period at IMA and OTA – Rs.56,100/-p.m.* (Starting pay in Level 10)
UPSC may follow the following process to select the candidates.
|2.||Interview for intelligence and personality test|
|Exam Center in Tamilnadu: Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Tiruchirapalli, Vellore|
Application Fee/Exam 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 Visa/Master/Rupay Credit/Debit Card/UPI Payment or by using internet banking facility of any Bank.
NOTE 1: Applicants who opt for “Pay by Cash” mode should print the system generated Pay in-slip during Part-II registration and deposit the fee at the counter of SBI Branch on the next working day only. “Pay by Cash” mode option will be deactivated at 11:59 PM of 09.01.2023 i.e. one day before the closing date. However, applicants who have generated their Pay-in slip before it is de-activated may pay at the counter of SBI Branch during banking hours on the closing date. Such applicants who are unable to pay by cash on the closing date i.e. during banking hours at SBI Branch, for reason whatsoever, even if holding a valid Pay-in-Slip will have no other offline option but to opt for online Debit/Credit Card/UPI Payment or internet Banking Payment mode on the closing date i.e. till 6:00 PM of 10.01.2023 .
How to apply:
Candidate(s) fulfilling all the above clearly laid down criteria will have to apply online only through the link on the UPSC website in the careers webpage under current openings section i.e. https://upsconline.nic.in/ from 21.12.2022 to 10.01.2023. No other mode of application will be accepted.
|Starting Date for Submission of Application||21.12.2022|
|Last date for Submission of Application||10.01.2023|
|The online Applications can be withdrawn from||18.01.2023 to 24.01.2023 till 6.00 PM|
|Date of Examination||16th April, 2023|