UPSC CDS Online Form 2020: Eligibility, Exam Date


UPSC CDS Online Form 2020: Union Public Service Commission conducts the Combined Defence Services Examination (CDS) exam for those students who are willing to be part of the government sector..Applicants can apply for UPSC CDS online form 2020 by filling Union Public Service Commission Combined Defence Services Exam application form with all important details on or before the closing date

 

UPSC CDS Exam 2020… UPSC CDS Exam. Union Public Service Commission Combined Defence Services application form. UPSC Combined Defence Services Exam notification. Application for CDS I 2020 examination will open from last week of October 2020 while for CDS II 2020 examination application will open from the First week of August 2021

 

Application fee for everyone will be applicable while female candidates are exempted from application fee. The exam is conducted biannually in February and November. Union Public Service Commission (CDS) exam will be held in approximately 41 CDS Exam Centers across India. Students will be scoring equal to or more than cut off marks are considered for further SSB rounds. CDS SSB Interview 2020 will involve 2 stages and applicants will be selected on the basis of their overall performance.

Mode of Selection:

  • Stage 1 consist of Picture Perception, Officer Intelligence Rating, and Description Test.
  • Stage 2 consists of Interview, Psychology Test, Group Testing Officer Task and Conference.

Pay Scale:

Rank Payband(INR)
COAS 90,000(fixed)
VCO/AS/Army Cdr/Lt Gen (NFSG) 80,000(fixed)
HAG Scale ( Admissible to a third of total strength of Lt. General) 75,500(annual increment @3%)- 80,000
Lt. Gen. HAG Scale 67,000(annual increment @3%)-79,000
Lt. Col. To Maj Gen. 37,400-67,000
Lt. to Major 15,600-39,100

 

Highlights of CDS 2020 Exam

Exam Name Combined Defence Services Exam
Conducting Body Union Public Service Commission
Official Website upsc.gov.in
Exam Type National Level Recruitment Test
Eligibility Criteria Bachelor’s degree in Engineering required for IMA, INA and AFA
Mode of Application Online
Exam Mode Offline
CDS Helpdesk 011-23098543 / 23385271 / 23381125 / 23098591

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CDS 2020 Exam Dates

CDS 1 2020 EVENTS DATES
Application Start Date Last week of Oct 2020
Application Last Date Third week of Nov 2020
Exam Date First week of Feb 2020
Admit Card Download Date Before 3 weeks of exam
Result Date (Expected) Announced Soon

 

CDS 2020 Eligibility Conditions: 

 

Applicants must be well known with the education qualifications before applying the exam

Academy Educational Qualification
Indian Military Academy Applicants should possess Graduation Degree
Indian Naval Academy B.E/B.Tech (10+2 with Physics & Maths)
Air Force Academy Applicants should possess Graduation, B.E/B.Tech (10+2 with Physics &Maths)
Officers’ Training Academy (Men) Applicants should possess Graduation Degree
Officers’ Training Academy (Women) Applicants should possess Graduation Degree

 

Age-limit: 

 

Academy Born Between Age Limit
Indian Military Academy 02 Jan 1997 to 01 Jan 2002 19-24
Indian Naval Academy 02 Jan 1997 to 01 Jan 2002 19-24
Air Force Academy 02 Jan 1997 to 01 Jan 2001 20-24
Officers’ Training Academy (Men) 02 Jan 1996 to 01 Jan 2002 19-25
Officers’ Training Academy (Women) 02 Jan 1996 to 01 Jan 2002 19-25

 

Selection Procedure

  • Written Test
  • SSB Interview
  • Medical Examination
  • Merit List

CDS  2020 Examination Pattern and UPSC CDS online form

  1. (A) For Admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, and Air Force Academy:
Subject Duration MAX. MARKS
English 2 Hours 100 M
General Knowledge 2 Hours 100 M
Elementary Mathematics 2 Hours 100 M

 

  1. (B) For Admission to Officers’ Training Academy:
Subject Duration MAX. MARKS
English 2 Hours 100 M
General Knowledge 2 Hours 100 M

 

CDS 2020 SSB Interview 2020 involves 2 stages: 

  • Stage 1 consists of officer intelligence rating, picture perception, and description examination.
  • Stage 2 engage interview, group testing officer task, psychology analysis, and conference

Complete process to fill UPSC CDS Exam 2020

  • Visit the official website of Union Public Service Commission that is gov.in or upsconline.nic.in
  • On the main home page you are requested to click on the UPSC CDSE 1 2020 link
  • In part – I of the registration, submit your essential information.
  • In part II, and choice of exam center, upload your photo and sign as per guidelines
  • At the end take a print out of Union Public Service Commission form further reference

Application fee: 

  • Rs 200/- need to be paid by General and OBC Category
  • SC, ST women category applicants are exempted from fee

Cut Off:

S.No ACADEMY EXPECTED CUT OFF
1 IMA 115 – 125
2 INA 110 – 125
3 AFA 130 – 140
4 OTA (MEN) 75 -85
5 OTA (WOMEN) 75- 85

 

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