Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has published Notification for Combined Defence Services Examination (I) 2017, Check below for more details.
Name of Examination : Combined Defence Services Examination (I) 2017
Indian Military Academy: 150 Posts
Indian Naval Academy: 45 Posts
Air Force Academy: 32 Posts
Officers Training Academy (for Men): 225 Posts
Officers Training Academy (for Women & Non – Tech.): 11 Posts
Total No. of Posts : 463 Posts
Educational Qualification :
(i) For I.M.A. and Officers’ Training Academy— Degree of a recognised University
(ii) For Indian Naval Academy—Degree in Engineering from a recognised
(iii) For Air Force Academy—Degree of a recognised University (with Physics and
Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering.
Please read Official Notification for more details.
Age Limit : 20 to 24 years as on 1st January 2018 i.e. born not earlier than 02nd January, 1994 and
not later than 01st January, 1998 (Upper age limit for candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot Licence issued by DGCA (India) is relaxable up to 26 yrs. i.e. born not earlier than 02nd January, 1992 and not later than 01st January, 1998 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.
Fees: 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 net banking facility of SBI, State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/State Bank of Hyderabad/State Bank of Mysore/State Bank of Patiala/State Bank of Travancore or by using Visa/Master Credit/Debit Card.
Selection Process : Stage I and stage II. Only. those candidates who clear the stage I are permitted to appear for stage II. The details are:
- Stage I: comprises of Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR) tests are Picture Perception Description Test (PP&DT). The candidates will be shortlisted based on the combination of performance in OIR Test and PP&DT.
- Stage II: Comprises of Interview, Group Testing Officer Tasks, Psychology Tests and the Conference. These tests are conducted over 4 days. The details of these tests are given on the website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in.
How to Apply : Interested Candidates may Apply Online Through official Website.
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Important Dates :
Starting Date of Online Application : 09-11-2016
Last Date to Apply Online : 02-12-2016
Exam Date : 05-02-2017