UPSC to conduct Combined Defence Services CDS (I) 2015 exam on 15 February
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) invites applications to appear for the Combined Defence Services (CDS I) examination, 2015 that will be conducted on 15 February, 2015.
The exam is being conducted for admission to the following courses in the following academies of the Indian defence services:
(a) Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun – 140th course beginning in January, 2016 (200 vacancies)
(b) Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala – course beginning in January, 2016 (45 vacancies)
(c) Air Force Academy, Hyderabad – 199th pre-flying training course beginning in January, 2016 (32 vacancies)
(d) Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai - 103rd SSC course (for men) beginning in April, 2016 (175 vacancies)
(e) Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai - 17th SSC course (for women) beginning in April, 2016 (12 vacancies)
CDS (I) will be conducted on 15 February, 2015. Visit the CDS exam dates page for further details.
Only unmarried male candidates 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.
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.