The last date for applying for the Combined Defense Services Examination, conducted by the Union Public Services Commission (UPSC) is 8th September 2017 till 6 pm.
The CDS exam is conducted twice a year for recruitment in the Indian Military Academy, Air Force Academy, Indian Naval Academy, and Officers Training Academy. The exam will be conducted on 19th November 2017.
All the interested candidates can apply online at www.upsconline.nic.in. All the candidates must check for the eligibility criteria and the required academic qualification before filling out the application form. No documents need to be submitted along the online application form.
Each candidate has to submit just one application. If, in an inevitable situation, multiple forms are submitted, candidates must ensure that the application with the higher registration id (RID) must be complete as only the application with the higher RID will be considered.
All the candidates, except the ones which are exempted (Female/SC/ST candidates), have to submit a few of Rs. 200/-. Candidates can use net banking, or deposit the money is any SBI branch, or use a Visa/Master Card. The ones who opted for Pay by Cash have to print the pay-in slip and deposit the fee at any SBI branch on next working day. Note that the Pay by Cash mode will be deactivated at 7th September (11:59 PM). However, if you have generated the pay-in slip before, you can pay at the SBI branch on the closing date.
Three weeks before the exam, an e-Admission Certificate will be issued to all the eligible candidates which would be available for download at www.upsc.gov.in. For any other queries, contact the Facilitation Counter in the Commission’s Office. You can also contact them on phone. The numbers are 011-2338527/011-23381125/011-23098543
For any query, candidates are requested to check the official website
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