UPSC CDS Examination 2014: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced the vacancies for year 2014 for Combined Defense Services Examination with notice number 02/2014-CDS-I via notice date is 02 November 2013. It is known that CDS exam is conducted twice in a year by UPSC. All the interested candidates can apply the job online for the post of Air Force Academy, Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, and Officers Training Academy (Total number of posts are 509) before 02 December 2013 in order to avoid server problem as last date for applying above examination has been declared on 02 December 2013. For applying online registration, registration has been started from 02 November 2013 and examination will be conducted on 09 February 2014. For General Candidates & OBC Candidates, application fee is Rs.200 and there is no fee for SC/ST/Female candidates. Interested candidates can pay fee with online net banking or by depositing cash in bank.
Educational Criterion and Age Limit: It is to be noted that for IMA and Officer’s Academy, candidates should have a valid degree from an approved university. For Air Force Academy, candidates should have degree but physics and mathematics at 12th level or Bachelor of Engineering. For Indian Naval Academy, candidates should have Degree in Engineering from an approved university. Candidates appearing in above degree (Final year passing out candidates) can also apply for above posts covered under CDS exam-2014.
Candidates should have age between 18 years to 24 years. Age relaxation will also be applicable for above posts under government rules.
Selection Process: Candidates will be selected based on the merit list prepared on the basis of marks obtained in the written exam and after that by personal interview.
Physical Standard: Candidates should be physically fit according to physical standard defined for Combined Defense Services Examination-2014.
How to Apply: For Applying online exam for CDS-2014, candidates have to go following steps:
1-Candidates should go for official website of UPSC and click the online link of CDS Application Form 2014.
2-Then candidates should fill the form by providing all its personal and educational details as given in form. Attach photograph and signature at proper place as mentioned in form.
3- Pay the fee either by depositing Chillan or by net banking facility.
4- Print the application form for record purpose in future.