UPSC CDS 2024: CDS 2 Result Out, Download PDF

Hafsha Qureshi
Hafsha Qureshi

Updated on - Apr 23, 2024

UPSC CDS 2024 Result for the CDS 2 Exam 2023 has been declared on the official website. The UPSC CDS 2 Result 2023 was out on Apr 22, 2024. Applicants must make sure to follow the link provided below to access the UPSC CDS 2 Final Result 2023.

UPSC CDS 1 2024 was released on the official website upsc.gov.in. The admit card was out in the second week of Apr 2024. The exam was scheduled to be held on Apr 21, 2024. The direct link to access the UPSC CDS admit card 2024 shall be provided below.

UPSC CDS 1 test 2024 was held on Apr 21, 2024. Before filling out the application form, candidates must carefully review UPSC CDS 1 2024 eligibility. UPSC CDS 1 2024 application form is available along with the official notification on upsc.gov.in.

UPSC website will release CDS notification 2024 for CDS 2 on May 15, 2024. UPSC CDS 2 2024 test will be held on Sep 1, 2024. Candidates who pass the CDS 2024 written exam will be trained at the Indian Military Academy (IMA), the Indian Naval Academy (INA), the Air Force Academy (AFA), and the Officers Training Academy (OTA).

Also Read: UPSC CDS 2024 Exam Pattern And Marking Scheme

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UPSC CDS 2 Final Result 2023

On Apr 22, 2024, the Union Public Service Commission declared the UPSC CDS II 2023 final results. Candidates who took the CDS II 2023 can view their OTA results on UPSC's official website, upsc.gov.in. According to the official notice, a total of 197 candidates have finally qualified based on the results of the UPSC CDS 2 2023. UPSC CDS merit list includes the roll numbers and names of all qualified candidates for the written test.

UPSC CDS interviews held by the Services Selection Board of the Ministry of Defence for admission to the (i) Officers Training Academy, Chennai, for 119th Short Service Commission Course (Men) (NT) (UPSC) and (ii) Officers Training Academy, Chennai, 33'd Commission Women (Non-Technical) (UPSC) Course, commencing in May 2024.

CDS Result 2024 Name Wise Download Here

UPSC CDS 1 Admit Card 2024

UPSC CDS 1 admit card 2024 will be released soon in Apr 2024. While the UPSC CDS 2 admit card 2024 will be released in Aug 2024. UPSC CDS 1 admit card link shall be available at the Union Public Service Commission website at upsc.gov.in. Candidates had to check every detail on it. In case of any discrepancy, the candidates could report to the commission.

The admit card is expected to be out in the second week of Apr 2024. The exam is scheduled for Apr 21, 2024.

Along with the UPSC CDS 1 admit card 2024, candidates must bring a Government photo ID proof, such as an Aadhar card, voter card, PAN card, etc., to the UPSC CDS 1 exam centre. UPSC CDS 1 admit card 2024 dates are tabulated below:

Events Dates
UPSC CDS 1 Admit Card Release Date Apr 2024
UPSC CDS 1 Exam Date 2024 Apr 21, 2024

UPSC CDS 1 2024 admit card will be published on the official website. The admit card is issued online only, and no hard copy will be sent to the candidate through the post. The admit card includes the candidate's details, roll number, and exam centre location. Other instructions are also present on the admit card, which a candidate has to go through and abide by.

How to Download UPSC CDS 1 2024 Admit Card?

UPSC CDS 1 2024 admit card can be downloaded in the following way.

  • Step 2: Go to the official UPSC website at upsc.gov.in and click on the 'Admit Card' link.
  • Step 2: A new page will open where the candidate should click the 'E-Admit Card for Various UPSC Exams' link.
  • Step 3: A page will open where the list of exams for which the admit card is available. Click on the 'Click Here' option under the 'View Online' column for the relevant exam.
  • Step 4: A new window will open. Click on the 'Download' link.
  • Step 5: The candidate from the site can download E-admit cards by entering the details like registration ID and date of birth.

Read More: UPSC CDS 1 2024 Admit Card

UPSC CDS 1 Non-Qualified Candidate List 2024

The commission has released the marks of the non-qualified candidates who appeared for the Combined Defence Services (I) exam 2023. Candidates who did not qualify for the exam can now check their marks from the official website. The marks will be valid for the next one year, starting from Mar 12, 2024.

UPSC CDS 1 Not-Qualified Candidate Marks List 2024 Download Here

UPSC CDS 1 2024 Application Form

Candidates can apply for UPSC CDS 1 2024 application form at upsconline.nic.in. UPSC CDS 1 2024 application form correction window is available on upsc.gov.in from Jan 10, 2024. Interested applicants can edit and make changes to their UPSC CDS 1 2024 forms till Jan 16, 2024.

After logging in to their account with the OTR number and password they set during registration, candidates will be able to change certain personal information (if necessary).

UPSC NDA 1 2024 application period ended on Jan 9, 2024. On Dec 20, 2023, UPSC opened the window for filling out NDA 1 application form.

UPSC CDS 1 2024 form dates are mentioned below:

UPSC CDS 2024 Events Dates
UPSC CDS 1 2024 Notification Dec 20, 2024
UPSC CDS 1 2024 Application Form Jan 9, 2024
UPSC CDS 1 2024 Application Form Correction Jan 10 - 16, 2024
UPSC CDS 1 2024 Exam Date Apr 21, 2024

Candidates have to upload certain files with a particular specification which are given below. After registration candidates must follow the effective preparation tips for CDS 2 to crack the exam.

All interested candidates can register for the exam by following the below-mentioned steps. 

How to Apply for UPSC CDS 1 2024 Exam?

UPSC CDS 1 2024 application form was only available online. The application form had two parts. Part I included the candidate's personal and academic details and Part II included the payment procedure, selection of exam centres, and uploading documents. Candidates are requested to go through the official notification and make sure that they satisfy the eligibility criteria before applying for the exam.

To apply for UPSC CDS the candidates must follow the steps below.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of UPSC- upsc.gov.in.
  • Step 2: Click on the link pointing at Combined Defence Services Examination (I), 2024.
  • Step 3: Fill in your personal and academic details.
  • Step 4: After completing Part I, the candidate will be given a registration ID.
  • Step 5: Go to Part II, and enter the registration ID and date of birth.
  • Step 6: Complete the payment procedure. After completing Part II, the application process is over.

Documents Required to Apply for UPSC CDS 1 2024 Exam

The candidates are required to upload the scanned images of the candidate's recent Photograph and Signature.

The candidates should upload images in a fixed format as decided by UPSC. The format is as follows.

  • The scanned photo should be clear of any discrepancies and preferably it should have a white background.
  • A Blackball pen should be used on white paper for the signature and the signature should be visible in the image. The file should be in JPG format.
  • Dimensions for both photo and signature should have a minimum value of 350 pixels (height) x 350 pixels (width) and a maximum size of 1000 pixels (height) x 1000 pixels (width).
  • The size of the scanned files should be between 20KB and 300 KB.
  • The prescribed bit depth of the image is 24 bit.

Note: Important fields was marked with an asterisk (*) symbol. The application form was available in English as well as in Hindi languages.

Also, candidates cannot change the data that is already given but they can fill out a new application form with the updated details. Only the final submitted application form will be considered.

UPSC CDS 1 2024 Exam Dates

The UPSC website released the CDS notification 2024. UPSC CDS 1 form released on Dec 20, 2023. UPSC CDS 1 2024 will take place on Apr 21, 2024. The official website will be displaying the CDS notification 2024 for CDS 2 on May 15, 2024, respectively. UPSC CDS 2 2024 will take place on Sep 1, 2024.

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) officially launched the Combined Defence Service (CDS) application form correction window from Jan 10 - 16, 2024.

Candidates can find the detailed exam schedule in the tables below.

Events CDS II CDS I
UPSC CDS 2024 Application Form Start Date May 15, 2024 Dec 20, 2023
Last Date to Submit UPSC CDS 2024 Application Form Jun 4, 2024 Jan 9,  2024
UPSC CDS Online Application Withdraw Jun 4, 2024 Jan 9, 2024
UPSC CDS 1 2024 Application Form Correction Jun 4, 2024 Jan 10 - 16, 2024
Release of UPSC CDS 2024 Admit Card Aug 2024 Mar 2024
UPSC CDS 2024 Exam Dates Sep 1, 2024 Apr 21, 2024
Announcement of UPSC CDS 2024 Results Sep 2024 May 2024
Announcement of UPSC CDS 2024 Final Results Nov 2024 Nov 2024

About UPSC CDS Exam

The full form of CDS is Combined Defence Service. UPSC CDS 2024 is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission. UPSC is responsible for conducting recruitment exams for Class A & Class B employees in Govt. Organizations. Through this exam, candidates are also appointed as Commissioned Officers in the Indian Army., Navy and Air Force. The recruitment process consists of a Written Test and a Personal Interview and ends with a medical examination. Every year lakhs of aspiring candidates appear for the exam to grab the opportunity to work for the prestigious defense services.

Those who want to serve the nation through the defence services can appear for this examination. The candidates who got selected will undergo training at the Indian Military Academy (IMA), Indian Naval Academy (INA), Air Force Academy (AFA), and Officers' Trainee Academy (OTA).

Written Exam - The CDS exam 2024 is conducted for 300 marks and two hours is the duration per subject. The subjects include English, General Knowledge, and Elementary Mathematics. The questions are multiple-choice based on objective type. The exam has negative markings in its scheme of evaluation. For every wrong answer, 1/3rd of the marks will be deducted.

Interview - For those who will clear the written exam, there will be an interview that will include an intelligence and personality test.

UPSC CDS 2024 Exam Highlights
Exam Name UPSC CDS
Full Form Union Public Service Commission Combined Defence Services
Conducting Body Union Public Service Commission
Exam Periodicity Twice a year
Exam Mode Online
Exam Type National Level
Application Mode Online
Exam Purpose To recruit candidates as Commissioned Officers in the Indian Army, Navy & Air Force.
Official Website upsc.gov.in

UPSC CDS 1 2024 Notification

UPSC candidates can view UPSC CDS annual exam calendar on UPSC's official website, upsc.gov.in. UPSC CDS 1 2024 exam will be held on Apr 21, 2024, and CDS (II) will be held on Jun 4, 2024.

UPSC CDS 2024 important dates are tabulated below.

Events CDS II CDS I
UPSC CDS 2024 Application Form Start Date May 15, 2024 Dec 20, 2023
Last Date to Submit UPSC CDS 2024 Application Form Jun 4, 2024 Jan 9,  2024
UPSC CDS 2024 Exam Dates Sep 1, 2024 Apr 21, 2024

UPSC CDS 1 2024 notification link is given below:

UPSC CDS 1 2024 Notice Download Here

UPSC CDS 1 2024 Eligibility

There are various parameters of eligibility associated with citizenship, age, qualification and physical standards. The various eligibility conditions are as follows.

UPSC CDS 1 2024 Eligibility
Nationality (a) Citizen of India(b) subject of Bhutan(c) subject of Nepal(d) Tibetan refugee (migrating before January 1, 1962, to permanently settle in India)(e) Person of Indian Origin - migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, and East African Countries like Kenya, Uganda, the United
Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, and Ethiopia or Vietnam (to permanently settle in India)
Physical Standards Candidates must be physically fit as per guidelines are given in the notice

Age Limit

The eligibility criteria set for age limit in UPSC CDS 1 exam is.

UPSC CDS 1 Eligibility for Age Limit
IMA Only Unmarried candidates, born between 2nd January 1996 and 1st January 2001, are eligible
Indian Naval Academy Only Unmarried candidates, born between 2nd January 1996 and 1st January 2001, are eligible
Air Force Academy Candidates between 20 and 24 years of age as on January 1, 2020 (Relaxation up to 26 years of age, if the candidate holds a valid and current Commercial Pilot Licence issued by DGCA, India)

Educational Qualification

The minimum educational qualification required for UPSC CDS 1 is.

UPSC CDS Eligibility for Educational Qualification
IMA Any degree provided by a recognised University/ Institution or an equivalent
Indian Naval Academy A degree in Engineering provided by a recognised Institution
Air Force Academy Any degree provided by a recognised Institution (with Physics and Maths at 10+2 level) or B.E/B Tech.

Note: Candidates in the final year of their graduation are also eligible to apply for the exam.

Read More: UPSC CDS 1 2024 Eligibility Criteria

UPSC CDS 1 2024 Exam Centres

There are around 41 UPSC CDS 1 2024 exam centres across the country. UPSC CDS 1 2024 exam centres except for Delhi, Chennai, Dispur, Nagpur and Kolkata have a limit on the number of candidates. Thus applicants are advised to fill the form as soon as possible and will be allotted on a first-come, first-serve basis. The candidate can only opt for a single exam centre.

The various exam centres of UPSC CDS 1 2024 are as follows.

UPSC CDS Exam Centres
UPSC CDS 2024 Exam Centres
Agartala Ahmedabad
Aizawal Allahabad
Bengaluru Bareilly
Bhopal Chandigarh
Chennai Cuttack
Dehradun Delhi
Dharwad Dispur
Hyderabad Gangtok
Imphal Itanagar
Jaipur Jammu
Jorhat Kochi
Kohima Kolkata
Lucknow Madurai
Mumbai Nagpur
Panaji (Goa) Patna
Port Blair Raipur
Ranchi Sambalpur
Shillong Shimla
Srinagar Thiruvananthapuram
Tirupati Udaipur
Vishakapatnam  

Documents Required at UPSC CDS 1 2024 Exam Centre

The applicant must take the following documents to the exam centre:

  • UPSC CDS 1 2024 Admit Card
  • A Valid Photo ID Card.

Read More: UPSC CDS 1 2024 Exam Centres

UPSC CDS 1 2024 Exam Pattern

UPSC CDS 1 2024 Written exam consists of three papers except for the candidates opting for the Officers Training Academy. Each paper consists of 100 Multiple-choice questions (MCQs). Each question carries one mark and every wrong answer will lead to a deduction of 1/3 mark from the total. No marks will be deducted for leaving a question blank.

The paper on General Knowledge and Mathematics is bilingual. The papers will be in Hindi and English. Moreover, calculators are not allowed in the exam centre.

UPSC CDS 1 2024 exam pattern for admissions to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, and Air Force Academy is tabulated below.

UPSC CDS 1 2024 Exam Pattern for IMA, INA and AFA
Paper / Subject No. of Questions Duration Marks
English 120 2 Hours 100
General Knowledge 120 2 Hours 100
Elementary Mathematics 100 2 Hours 100

Exam Pattern for admissions into Officers Training Academy is tabulated below.

UPSC CDS 1 2024 Exam Pattern for OTA
Paper / Subject No. of Questions Duration Marks
English 120 2 Hours 100
General Knowledge 120 2 Hours 100
Elementary Mathematics 100 2 Hours 100

Read More: UPSC CDS 1 2024 Exam Pattern

UPSC CDS 1 2024 Reference Books

Following books can be referred to by the candidates to prepare well for UPSC CDS 1 2024.

  • Pathfinder CDS 2 Examination Conducted by UPSC
  • CDS 2 (Combined Defence Services) Examination Guide By R. Gupta
  • Quick GK 2017 with Current affairs update
  • Oxford English Grammar Course: Basic with Answers CD-ROM Pack
  • Chapter-wise Solved papers CDS 2 Combined Defence Services Examination By Arihant Publications

How to Prepare for UPSC CDS 1 2024?

Considering that UPSC is conducting the exam, it is ought to be tough. The difficulty level is from moderate to high, especially the General knowledge part is very tough and sometimes on par with UPSC CSE. Still, in comparison to other UPSC exam, the written part is relatively easy. The tricky part is the SSB Interview which is completely based on the candidate's overall personality.

To prepare for the written exam, a lot of practice is required in terms of Mathematics part. 100 questions are to be done in 120 minutes, and the questions are time-consuming, so without proper practice, the maths paper cannot be completed.

Moving to the GK part, the candidate requires a thorough study of history, geography, civics, and other subjects mentioned above. For current events, the candidate should read newspapers daily. Last 1-year event knowledge is sufficient for the exam. Moreover, reading newspapers will also help them in English Section.

UPSC CDS 1 Previous Papers

The candidates can get a fair amount of idea about the syllabus after solving the previous years papers. Moreover, the candidate can analyse his/her weak spots in the syllabus and time required to solve the entire paper. Thus UPSC CDS 1 previous year papers will help him/her in planning his/her preparation.

UPSC CDS 1 2024 Mock and Sample Papers

Regularly practising the mock and sample tests will help the candidate to gain speed and finally help them in finishing the actual exam on time. These are very helpful for the Mathematics part of the exam.

Read More: UPSC CDS Reference Books 2024

Also Read: Difference Between AFCAT and CDS Exam - Syllabus, Best Books

UPSC CDS 1 2024 Syllabus

UPSC CDS 1 2024 Syllabus consists of mainly three subjects that are Mathematics, English Language, and General Knowledge. All the candidates except those who are opting for OTA Chennai, have to give all three papers. The syllabus for all three papers is as follows.

UPSC CDS 1 2024 English Syllabus: The questions will test the candidate's comprehension skills of the language. The question paper will be set in such a way to evaluate a candidate's use of words.

UPSC CDS 1 2024 Elementary Mathematics Syllabus: The Arithmetic syllabus for UPSC CDS 1 2024 is tabulated below.

UPSC CDS 1 2024 Arithmetic Syllabus
Chapters Topics
Number System
  • Integers
  • Rational and Real numbers
  • Natural numbers
  • Fundamental operations
  • Addition
  • Subtraction
  • Multiplication
  • Decimal fractions
  • Division
  • Square roots
  • Time and Distance
  • Time and Work
  • Unitary method
  • Percentages
  • Profit and Loss
  • Ration and Proportion
  • Variation
  • Application to Simple and Compound Interest.
Elementary Number Theory
  • Prime and Composite numbers
  • Division Algorithm
  • Multiples and factors
  • Factorisation Theorem
  • H.C.F. and L.C.M.
  • Euclidean algorithm
  • Tests of Divisibility by 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, and 11
  • Logarithms to base 10, Laws of Logarithms
  • Use of Logarithm tables.
Algebra
  • Theory of Polynomials
  • Solutions of Quadratic Equations
  • H.C.F. and L.C.M.
  • Remainder Theorem
  • Simple Factors
  • The relation between its roots and coefficients
  • Set language and Set Notion
  • Practical Problems leading to two simultaneous linear equations or inequations in two variables or quadratic equations in one variable and their solutions.
  • Rational expressions and conditional identities
  • Laws of indices.
Trigonometry
  • Simple Trigonometric identities
  • Use of trigonometric tables
  • Simple cases of heights and distances
  • Sine ×, cosine ×, Tangent × when 0° < × < 90° Values of sin ×, cos × and tan ×, for ×= 0°, 30°, 45°, 60° and 90°
Geometry
  • Planes and Plane Figures
  • Lines and Angles
  • Theorems on: Loci,Similar Triangles, Parallel Lines, Sides and angles of a triangle, The concurrence of medians and altitudes, Congruency of triangles, Circles and its properties including tangents and norma, Properties of angles, side, and diagonals of a parallelogram, rectangle, and square, Properties of angles at a point
Mensuration
  • Surface area and Volume of Cuboids
  • Lateral Surface and Volume of Right Circular Cones and Cylinders
  • Surface area and Volume of spheres
  • Area of squares
  • Area of rectangles
  • Area of parallelograms
  • Area of triangles
  • Area of circles
  • Area of figures which can be split into these figures (Field Book)
Statistics
  • Graphical Representation
  • Frequency Polygons
  • Bar charts
  • Pie charts
  • Histograms
  • Collection and tabulation of statistical data
  • Measures of central tendency

UPSC CDS 1 2024 General Knowledge Syllabus: The general knowledge syllabus includes the following:

  • Current events (Knowledge of both national and international events)
  • Indian and world history
  • Indian constitution
  • Geography
  • Defence current events

Read More: UPSC CDS 1 2024 Syllabus 

UPSC CDS 1 2024 Question Papers

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will release UPSC CDS 1 question papers 2024 on the official website at upsc.gov.in. Candidates can access the CDS question papers for Maths, English and GK as PDF files.

In addition, few coaching institutes have released the tentative answer keys for UPSC CDS 1 2024. Candidates can refer to the official question papers to calculate their approximate scores. 

Steps to Download UPSC CDS 1 Question Papers 2024

Candidates can follow the steps mentioned below to download UPSC CDS  question papers 2024. 

  • Step 1: Candidates must visit the official website at upsc.gov.in.
  • Step 2: Click on the 'Examination' tab on the homepage.
  • Step 3: On the redirect page, click on the 'Previous Years Question Paper' links
  • Step 4: Candidates can now download the UPSC CDS 1 question papers 2024 from the redirected page. 

Read More: UPSC CDS Previous Year Question Papers

UPSC CDS 1 2024 Answer Key

The conducting authority will release the answer keys a few weeks after the successful conduction of UPSC CDS 1 2024 Exam. Candidates can compare the official answer keys with the answers that they have marked to arrive at the possible score. Candidates can follow the steps given below to download the answer keys.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website at upsc.gov.in.
  • Step 2: In the notifications, section click on the "Answer key" link.
  • Step 3: Answer key PDF's of each subject will be displayed.
  • Step 4: Download the PDF's and take a print out.

UPSC CDS 1 2023 Result

The final result of the Combined Defence Service (1) exam has been issued by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Oct 27, 2023. Candidates who took the CDS (1) final examination can access their UPSC CDS 1 result 2023 at upsc.gov.in, the official UPSC website.

A total of 235 candidates were chosen for the written examination and interview for the 156th (DE) Course of the Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, and Air Force Academy. While 156 people have been shortlisted for the Indian Military Academy, 57 people have been shortlisted for the Indian Naval Academy and 22 people have been shortlisted for the Indian Air Force Academy.

UPSC CDS 1 Final Result 2023: How to Download?

  • Step 1: Navigate to the UPSC's official website, upsc.gov.in.
  • Step 2: On the notification, click on the 'UPSC CDS 1 Final Result 2023' link.
  • Step 3: Check your roll number on the next page and save UPSC CDS 1 result 2023 PDF for future reference.

After the final result of Officers' Training Academy (OTA) for CDS 1 exam 2023 is declared, the candidates' marks will be made available on the official website. Candidates must submit original documents supporting their date of birth and educational qualifications, as well as photocopies of attested copies, to the army headquarters, naval headquarters, or air headquarters of their first preference.

UPSC CDS 1 2024 Result

UPSC CDS 1 2024 result will be announced in May 2024. The qualified candidates will now proceed to the Services Selection Board (SSB) interview. The candidates whose roll numbers are listed on the UPSC CDS 1 result 2024 are provisional and subject to them submitting the original documents.

UPSC CDS 1 2024 results are declared in two stages, the results are first declared for the written exam, and the final results are declared when the SSB interview procedure finishes. The written exam result contains the CDS result name wise who have qualified. Also, it is mentioned for which academy the candidate is eligible. The candidate whose name is there in CDS marksheet list will receive a call letter for SSB interview after some days of the result.

UPSC CDS 1 2024 final result will be declared after the whole procedure of SSB interview and medical tests are over. A merit list will be released on UPSC's site. Candidates on the merit list have to report to the mentioned academy.

How to Check CDS Result?

The following procedure is there to know the result of UPSC CDS 1 2024 Exam.

  • Step 1: To check UPSC CDS 1 results, the candidate has to go to the official website at upsc.gov.in and click on the 'Active Examinations' link.
  • Step 2: Once you click on the Active Exams link, a page will open where you can click on the link to the CDS Exam.
  • Step 3: There will be a link for UPSC CDS 1 written result. Click on the link.
  • Step 4: A pdf will open where you can see those who've cleared the exam as per roll number.

UPSC CDS 1 2024 Cut Off

UPSC CDS 1 cut off 2024 will be released on the official website. The candidates must score at least 20% marks in each of the three papers for cut off of CDS 2024. Failing to do that even in one subject can lead to failure in the written exam, even if your total score is above the aggregate cut off. The minimum cut off varies for each academy.

The Air Force Academy (AFA) generally has the highest CDS result 2024 cut off, followed by the Indian Military Academy & Indian Naval Academy. The officer's training academy has the lowest cut off as there are only two subjects in the exam.

The cut off for UPSC CDS 2024 was as follows.

UPSC CDS 1 2024 Cut Off
Academy Written Cut Off
IMA 118
INA 98
AFA 138
OTA (Men) 69
OTA(Women) 69

Read More: UPSC CDS 1 2024 Cut Off

UPSC CDS 1 2024 Vacancy

The official data has been released for the 2024 examination. So candidates can follow this table and get a fair idea regarding the vacancy. UPSC CDS 1 and CDS 2 vacancies are listed below:

UPSC CDS 1 Vacancy

UPSC CDS 1 Vacancy
Name of the Course Vacancies
Indian Military Academy, Dehradun 100
Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala 45
Air Force Academy, Hyderabad—(Pre-Flying) Training 32
Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai (SSC-Men) 225
Officers Training Academy, Chennai(SSC-Women) 15
Total 418

UPSC CDS 2 Vacancy

UPSC CDS 1 2024 Vacancy
Name of the Course Vacancies
Indian Military Academy, Dehradun 100
Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala 26
Air Force Academy, Hyderabad—(Pre-Flying) Training 32
Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai (SSC-Men) 169
Officers Training Academy, Chennai(SSC-Women) 17
Total 344

UPSC CDS 2024 Selection Procedure

The candidates first have to take the written examination. After qualifying, they'll be called for SSB interview which is a 5-day process in which there will be different tests that will test the Officer Like Qualities (OLQs) in the candidate. If the candidate clears the SSB Interview, he/she'll be sent for medical assessment tests. After those tests are done, a merit list will be prepared.

If the candidate's name is there on the merit list, he/she will receive a call letter to join the respective academy for which the candidate has been given the highest priority.

UPSC CDS 1 2024 Coaching Centres

A large number of UPSC CDS 1 2024 coaching centres are there in the country. Some of them are.

  • The Lakshya Academy
  • Cavalier India
  • Baalnoi Academy
  • Olive Green Academy
  • Minerva Academy

UPSC CDS 1 2024 Contact Details

In case of any questions or queries, candidates can reach out to the concerned authorities through the following contact details. 

Address:
Union Public Service Commission,
Dholpur House,
Shahjahan Road, New Delhi- 110069.

Phone Number: 011-23098543 / 23385271 / 23381125 / 23098591

Email ID: feedback-upsc@gov.in

Official Website: upsc.gov.in 

FAQs

Can I change my preference related to academies after submitting the UPSC CDS 1 2024 application form?

No, the preference once filled and submitted, cannot be changed afterwards

Can female candidates apply for the Air Force Academy?

No, female candidates can only apply for Officers Training Academy through UPSC CDS Exam. However, there is another exam for women to get into Air Force Academy i.e AFCAT (Air Force Common Aptitude Test).

Is there any bank other than SBI, where I can deposit the challan for UPSC CDS 1 2024 exam?

No, the challan can only be deposited in State Bank of India (SBI).

Am I required to send the UPSC CDS 1 2024 application by post to commission?

No, the candidate is not required to send any document to the UPSC.

When will be the UPSC CDS 1 admit card 2024 released?

The UPSC CDS 1 call letter 2024 shall be out in the second week of Apr 2024.

What is the exam date for UPSC CDS 1 2024?

UPSC CDS 1 2024 exam will be held on Apr 21, 2024.

When is UPSC CDS 2024 exam?

UPSC CDS (I) 2024 is scheduled to be held on Apr 21, 2024, while the CDS (II) exam will be held on Jun 4, 2024.

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