UPSC CDS 2013 (II) Combined Defence Services Examination 2013 Notifications

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Apply For Combined Defence Services Examination (II) By UPSC – The Union Public Service Commission will hold the Combined Defence Services Examination (II), 2013on 08 September, 2013 for admission to the following courses:

Indian Military Academy, Dehradun 137th course commencing in July, 2014 (including 32 vacancies reserved for NCC ‘C’ certificate (Army Wing) holders) – 250 vacancies

Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala Course Commencing in JULY , 2014 Executive (Hydro/ General Service) (including 06 vacancies reserved for NCC ‘C certificate holders (Naval Wing) – 40vacancies

Air Force Academy, Hyderabad (Pre-Flying) Training Course commencing in JULY , 2014 (No-196th F(P) course-32), Officers Training Academy, Chennai, 100th SSC Course (for Men) commencing in April, 2014 –175 vacancies

Officers Training Academy, Chennai 14th SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course commencing in OCTOBER , 2014 – 12 vacancies

Since women candidates are eligible for OTA only, they should give OTA as their first and only preference

If a male candidate is competing for Short Service Commission (Army) only, he should indicate OTA as the one and only choice

However, a male candidate competing for short service commission course at OTA as well as permanent commission course at IMA, Indian Naval Academy and Air Force Academy should indicate OTA as his last preference, otherwise OTA will be deemed to be the last choice even if it is given a higher preference by the candidate

Exam Centres

Agartala, Gangtok, Panaji (Goa), Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Patna, Aizawl, Imphal, Port Blair, Allahabad, Itanagar, Raipur, Bangalore, Jaipur, Ranchi, Bareily, Jammu, Sambalpur, Bhopal, Jorhat, Shillong, Chandigarh, Kochi, Shimla, Chennai, Kohima, Srinagar, Cuttack, Kohima, Srinagar, Kolkata, Thiruvananthapuram, Dehradun, Lucknow, Delhi, Madurai, Tirupati, Dharwar, Mumbai, Udaipur, Dispur, Nagpur, Vishakhapatnam

Age Limits

For IMA-Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 02nd July , 1990 and not later than 01st July , 1995 only are eligible

For Indian Naval Academy-Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 02nd July, 1990 in case of NCC Naval Wing ‘C’ certificate holders) and not later than 01st July , 1995 only are eligible

For Air Force Academy-Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 02nd July , 1991 and not later than 01st July 1995 only are eligible

For Officers’ Training Academy (SSC course for Men)-Male candidates (married or unmarried) born not earlier than 02nd July, 1989 and not later than 01st July , 1995 only are eligible

For Officers Training Academy (SSC Women Non-Technical Course)-born not earlier than 02nd July, 1989 and not later than 01st July , 1995 only are eligible Unmarried Women, issueless widows who have not remarried and issueless divorcees (in possession of divorce documents) who have not remarried are eligible.

Educational Qualifications

IMA and Officers’ Training Academy: Degree of a recognised university or equivalent

Indian Naval Academy: Degree in Engineering

Air Force Academy: Degree of a recognised university (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering

Graduates with first choice as Army/Navy/Air Force are to submit proof of graduation provisional certificates on the date of commencement of the SSB interview at the SSB

Candidates who are studying in the final year degree course and have yet to pass the final year degree examination can also apply but they will be required to submit proof of passing the degree examination to reach the Army HQ/Rtg CDSE Entry, West Block III, RK Puram, New Delhi-110066 in case of IMA/SSC first choice candidates and Naval HQ DMPR, (OI & R Section) Room No 204, ‘C’ Wing, Sena Bhawan, New Delhi-110011 in case of Navy first choice candidates and PO3(A)/Air Headquarters, ‘J’ Block, Room No. 17, Opp Vayu Bhawan, Motilal Nehru Marg, New Delhi-110011 in case of Air Force first choice candidates by the following dates failing which their candidature will stand cancelled

For admission to IMA, Indian Naval Academy and Air Force Academy on or before 13th May, 2014

For admission to Officer’s Training Academy, Chennai on or before 01st August, 2014

Candidates possessing professional and technical qualifications which are recognised by government as equivalent to professional and technical degrees would also be eligible for admission to the examination

In exceptional cases the commission may treat a candidate, who does not possess any of the qualifications prescribed in this rule as educationally qualified provided that he/she possesses qualifications, the standard of which in the opinion of the commission, justifies his/her admission to the examination

Physical Standards: Candidates must be physically fit according to physical standards for admission to Combined Defence Services Examination (II), 2013

Application Fee: Candidates (excepting female/SC/ST candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs 200/- (Rs two hundred only) either by depositing the money in any branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of SBI, State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur/State Bank of Hyderabad/State Bank of Mysore/State Bank of Patiala/State Bank of Travancore or by using Visa/Master Credit/Debit Card

All Female candidates and candidates belonging to SC/ST are not required to pay any fee

No fee exemption is, however, available to OBC candidates and they are required to pay the full prescribed fee

How to apply ?

Candidates are required to apply online only using the link click here to apply

The online applications can be filled upto 24th June 2013 till 11.59 p.m. after which the link will be disabled

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