UPSC CDS I Online Form 2023

UPSC CDS I Online Form 2023 | UPSC Combined Defence Academy First Online Form 2023 | UPSC Combined Defence Academy I Online Form 2023

Short Information: Union Public Service Commission has issued the Notification of Combined Defence Academy CDS I Exam 2023. All the Candidates who are interested in the recruitment exam and fulfil all the eligibility criteria can apply online from 21 December 2022 to 10 January 2023. For more information about the eligibility criteria, age limit, syllabus, pay scale and selection procedure and read the full notification.

Important Dates

  • Application Begin: 21/12/2022
  • Last Date for Apply Online: 10/01/2023
  • Pay Exam Fee Last Date: 10/01/2023
  • Modify/Edit Form: 18-24 January 2023
  • CDS I Exam Date: 16/04/2023
  • Admit Card Released Date: Notified Soon
  • Result Declaration: Notified Soon

Application Fee Details

  • General/OBC: 200/-
  • SC/ST: 0/-(Nil)
  • All Category Female: 0/-(Nil)
  • Pay the Examination fee through Cash E Challan mode and Submit the Fee at the State Bank of India SBI Any Branch in India or Pay through Net Banking, Debit Card, or Credit Card.

UPSC CDS I Exam 2023 Vacancy Details Total 341 Post

  • Post Name: Indian Military Academy (IMA)
  • CDS I Age Limit: 02/01/2000 to 01/01/2005
  • Eligibility Criteria 2023: Passed or Appearing Bachelor Degree in Any stream at any recognised University.
  • Total Post: 100
  • Post Name: Indian Naval Academy (INA)
  • CDS I Age Limit: 02/01/2000 to 01/01/2005
  • Eligibility Criteria 2023: Passed or Appearing Bachelor Degree in Engineering at any recognised University.
  • Total Post: 22
  • Post Name: Air Force
  • CDS I Age Limit: 02/01/2000 to 01/01/2005
  • Eligibility Criteria 2023: Bachelor’s Degree in Any stream with Physics, Mathematics in 10+2 Level OR Bachelor Degree in Engineering.
  • Total Post: 32
  • Post Name: Officers Training Academy (OTA)
  • CDS I Age Limit: 02/01/1999 to 01/01/2005
  • Eligibility Criteria 2023: Passed or Appearing Bachelor Degree in Any stream at any recognised University.
  • Total Post: 170
  • Post Name: Officers Training Academy Women (OTA)
  • CDS I Age Limit: 02/01/1999 to 01/01/2005
  • Eligibility Criteria 2023: Passed or Appearing Bachelor Degree in Any stream at any recognised University.
  • Total Post: 17

Some Useful Important Links

Can Girls Apply for CDS?

According to CDS guidelines, female candidates can apply only for OTA (non-technical) while male candidates can apply for any post of CDS Examination, as long as they fulfill other eligibility criteria.

What is OTA in CDS?

OTA stands for Officers Training Academy. It is one of the premier training institutes of the Indian Army, where candidates are trained only for short service commissions. As we all know, CDS Exam is conducted for the induction of officers in tri-services, i.e. Indian Army, Indian Navy, and Indian Air Force

Is CDS OTA a Permanent Job?

As the name suggests in Short Service Commission the candidate can be an officer for 10 years which can be extended till 14 years. After 14 years the officer will be given the option to shift to the permanent commission which is the Indian Army

Can Officer Training Academy Become Permanent Commission?

For a Permanent commission, you have to join the National Defence Academy or the Indian Military Academy. Candidates who join OTA Gaya through TES entry also get a permanent commission

What is OTA in Army Salary?

₹ 56,100 per month

Candidates selected for OTA (Officer’s Training Academy) will be trained for a period of 49 weeks. The officers across academies will receive a fixed stipend for the training period, which is ₹ 56,100 per month.

Which Rank is Given After CDS?

A: After successful completion of training, candidates selected through NDA and CDS exams are given the rank of Lieutenant

How Many Years of Training After CDS?

The training period for Navy, Army, Air Force officers after CDS examination is of 18 months whereas for Officer’s Training academy it is for 49 weeks.

Did We Get Salary During CDS Training?

CDS Salary 2022 – Candidates on clearing the CDS exam undergo Cadet training during which the officers in Army, Navy or equivalent posts get fixed stipend which is the base salary in Level 10. The starting salary of CDS i.e. the training stipend is 56,100/ per month.

What is the Salary of CDS for girls?

CDS Salary 2022 – Candidates on clearing the CDS exam undergo Cadet training during which the officers in Army, Navy or equivalent posts get fixed stipend which is the base salary in Level 10. The starting salary of CDS i.e. the training stipend is 56,100/ per month.

What is the Age Limit for Girls?

CDS Age Limit

i.e. Born not earlier than 2nd Jan 1999 and not later than 1st Jan 2005 only are eligible. Note: Candidates below 25 years of age must be unmarried. Marriage is not permitted during training.

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