UPSC to conduct CDS (I) 2014 on 9 Feb, 2014

The UPSC has decided to conduct the Combined Defence Services (CDS I) examination on 9 February, 2014 for admission to the following courses:

(a) Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun – 138th course beginning in January, 2015
(b) Naval Academy, Ezhimala – course beginning in January, 2015
(c) Air Force Academy, Hyderabad –  197th pre-flying training course beginning in January, 2015
(d) Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai -  101st SSC course (for men) beginning in April, 2015
(e) Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai -  15th SSC course (for women) beginning in April, 2015

Important dates

CDS (I) will be conducted on 9 February, 2014. Visit the CDS exam dates page for further details.

Eligibility criteria

Only unmarried male candidates (18-23 years) can apply to all the academies. Women can apply only to OTA. Get details of the eligibility criteria on CDS eligibility page.

How to apply

Interested candidates can apply online. Details given on the CDS application procedure page.

Application Forms Now Available

Exam pattern

There would a written exam and an interview round for candidates who qualify the written test. Detailed information on the exam pattern and syllabus is provided on the CDS exam pattern page.

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