What could be more satisfying than working in Indian Allied force and serving the nation? Those perfectly dressed young lads equipped with modern weapons can smartly differentiate themselves from the common civilians. Yes, only the Indian Army and allied forces can give you that status. If you too want to become one of them then keep in mind that the Recruitment notification for UPSC CDS Exam 2019 has been released. Throughout the article, we will discuss every aspect related to the CDS Exam 2019 notification.
CDS Exam 2019 is a written exam conducted twice every year by UPSC. The Shortlisted candidates from common written exams, therefore, go for the final interview & Psychology test to become one of the Officers in Indian Armed Force. This year CDS Common written test will be held on 8th September 2019, for the selection of the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of the CDS. Let us check out the major highlights of the CDS 2019 Exam in brief.
CDS Exam 2019 (1st & 2nd)
Before we go deep with the information let us first have a look at the Major Features of the CDS Exam 2019 Notification.
Brief Description of the Job
|Conducting Body||Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)|
|Name of the Exam||Combined Defence Services (Second)|
|Online Application Starts From||CDS 1st Paper – 31 October 2018 |
CDS 2nd Paper – 12th June 2019
|Last Date to Apply||CDS 1st Paper – 26 November 2018 |
CDS 2nd Paper – 8th July 2019
|Written Exam Date||CDS 1st Paper – 03 February 2019 |
CDS 2nd Paper – 8th September 2019
|Application Fee||General & OBC Candidates : Rs 200 |
SC, ST & Female Candidates: Nil
|How to apply||Online|
|Mode of Exam||Offline|
|Place of Posting||Anywhere in India|
CDS 2019 Job Vacancy
Serving your country as a Field Officer (Army, Navy, Airforce) is one of the greatest act of optimism. A CDS Officer is responsible for maintaining the national securities and other work-related to national integrity. Working as an Officer with Army, Navy or Airforce is a job that I dream of. All these features make the job a lifetime opportunity for all the applying candidate. Let us quickly move to the job vacancy for different categories. This year the total number of vacancies in CDS is as followed.
|Name of the Course||Approximate No. of Vacancies|
|Indian Military Academy, Dehradun, 144th (DE) Course commencing in July 2019 [Including 13 vacancies reserved for NCC ‘C’ Certificate (Army Wing) holders].||100|
|Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala, commencing in July 2019 Executive (General Service) [including 06 vacancies reserved for NCC ‘C’ Certificate holders (Naval Wing)].||45|
|Air Force Academy, Hyderabad, (Pre-Flying) Training Course commencing in August 2019 i.e. No. 204 F(P) Course||32|
|4. Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai, 108th SSC (Men)(NT) Course commencing in October 2019)||225. (Including 50 vacancies for NCC ‘C’ certificate holders to NCC Special. Entry)|
|Officers Training Academy, Chennai—22nd SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course commencing in October 2019||12|
- The date of holding the examination as mentioned above is liable to be changed at the discretion of the Commission.
- Vacancies are provisional and may be changed depending on the availability of training capacity Officers Training Academy (OTA’s).
Now let us quickly move to the exam pattern and Syllabus for the CDS 1 & 2 Recruitment 2019.
Eligibility for CDS Exam 2019
To appear for the CDS 1 & 2 2019 one should have all these important eligibility criteria. A candidate should verify from the notified rules that he/she is eligible for admission to the examination. Keep in mind that the conditions prescribed cannot be relaxed.
Exam Pattern & Selection Procedure
The Union Public Service Commission holds the prime responsibility of conducting and shortlisting the appearing candidates on the basis of their marks obtained in Common Written Examination. After qualifying the written, candidates shall appear before a Services Selection Board (SSB) for Intelligence and Personality Test. The selection in CDS 1 & 2 Exam 2019 can be widely categorized in these two fields.
- Common Written Examination.
- Interview and Psychology Test.
CDS Syllabus 2019
The Combined Defence Services 2019 exam will consist of questions related to the English language, Elementary Mathematics and Current affairs will be asked. The nature of the questions will be objective in nature and will be asked from the Intermediate Level. One can read and download the complete CDS 1 & 2 Syllabus 2019.
Best Books for CDS 1 & 2 2019 Exam
Candidates preparing for the exam are getting tensed about the Study Materials and Books required to crack the Exam. But if your preparation is effective and you are working with proper planning then you can easily clear the cut-off. All you need is these Best Books for CDS (1 & 2) Exam 2019 (By Expert & Previous Year Toppers).
Application fee for the Combined Defence Sevices Recruitment 2019 is as followed.
- Gen/OBC Category: Rs. 200/- Only
- Female/SC/ ST & Reserved Category: No fees.
Mode of Payment
- Candidate applying for the post can directly pay the application fees online (Using Debit/Credit/Net-Banking) by visiting the Official Website.
- One can pay by using SBI Challan.
Note: Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstance.
How to Apply for CDS Exam 2019
One should follow these simple steps to apply for the Combined Defence Service 2019.
- One has to visit the Official Website of the CDS 1 & 2 Exam.
- Click on the Apply Online or Register.
- Fill the personal details carefully.
- After Filling the personal detail, one has to select the subject for which He/She is applying.
- Upload the photo and signature in the prescribed format.
- Pay the application fee online.
- Save the Application form for future use.
CDS 2019 Admit Card
The admit card for the Combined Defence Services Recruitment 2019 will be released 2 weeks before the Expected Exam. It is scheduled to be published in the last week of October 2019 on the Official Website of www.upsconline.nic.in The admit card is the mandatory document to carry during the Exam hall at the time of written examination. If a candidate fails to show His/Her CDS 2019 Admit Card at the time of the written exam, then he/she shall not be allowed to appear for the test.
The result for the CDS Recruitment 2019 is scheduled to publish around the 2nd week of December 2019. A candidate needs to score more than the expected cut off to secure a position for Interview. Final selected candidates will be called for the Personal Interview round. Candidates will be able to check the CDS 2019 Result through the link which will be posted here.
Hope the information we have provided will help you to answer all the queries related to CDS Recruitment 2019. Now let us have a look at the Exam Centres.
CDS 2019 Helpline Number
In the case of any irregularities, while filling up the form, you may contact these mentioned Helpline number of CDS 2019 exam.
- Helpline No: 011-23385271/011-23381125/011-23098543
- Timing: Morning 10:00 A.M to 5:00 P.M
Aspirants May Also Check these Important links related to CDS 2 2019
|UPSC CDS Officer Salary & Job Profile (Facilities & Allowances)||Click Here|
|CDS 1 & 2 2019 Exam Admit Card||Click Here|
|CDS 2019 Exam Pattern & Selection Procedure||Click Here|
|Download CDS Exam Syllabus (Written Test & Interview Procedure)||Click Here|
|UPSC CDS Previous Year Question Papers (2014 to 2019)||Click Here|
|Recommended Books for CDS 2019 Exam||Click Here|
|UPSC CDS Exam Eligibility (Age, Nationality, Qualification)||Click Here|
|CDS Exam Cut-off Score (Expected & Previous Year Cutoff Score)||Click Here|
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