UPSC CDS 2021: start application for combined defense services, know whether you can join or not

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UPSC Combined Defense Services (CDS) Exam 2021: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Has issued a notification for Combined Defense Services (CDS) 2021. A total of 345 youth will be selected in the training courses for commissioning in Army, Navy, Air Force. The application process for this has started.

UPSC CDS Can you apply for or not? What are the required qualifications? When and how to apply? When will the course begin? All these information are being given here.

Where how much vacancy
Indian Military Academy, Dehradun (IMA Dehradun) – 100 seats (course will start in January 2022)
Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala (INA) – 26 seats (course will start in January 2022)
Air Force Academy, Hyderabad (IAF Academy) – 32 seats (course will start in January 2022)

Officers Training Academy, Chennai (OTA Chennai) (SSC Main Non Technical Course) – 170 seats (course will start in April 2022)
Officers Training Academy, Chennai (SSC Women Non Technical Course) – 17 seats (course will start in April 2022)

Who can apply
For Indian Military Academy – Should have Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from any recognized university. Must not have been born before 2 January 1998 and after 1 January 2003. Only unmarried male candidates can apply.

For Indian Naval Academy – Bachelor’s degree in engineering from recognized university / institute is required. Born before 2 January 1998 and not later than 1 January 2003. Only unmarried men can apply.

For Air Force Academy – Have graduated from a recognized university (studied Physics and Maths in 12th). Or have a Bachelor degree in Engineering. On 1 January 2022, you should not be less than 20 years and not more than 24 years. Both married and unmarried can apply.

For Officers Training Academy – Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from recognized university. Born before 2 January 1997 and not later than 1 January 2003. Both unmarried male and female candidates can apply.

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Remember these important dates
Notification issued and application for UPSC CDS 2021 started – 28 October 2020
Last date for online application – 17 November 2020 (till 6 pm)
Application withdrawal time – 24 November 2020 to 30 November 2020 (6 pm)
Exam Date – 07 February 2021

Application Fee – 200 rupees for general category and OBC. There will be no fees for other classes and women.

Direct links
UPSC CDS Notification for 2021 click here.
To apply online click here.

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