Common Defense Services (CDS) Exam 2017

Information about CDS Exam

National Exam
  • UPSC CDS
  • Common Defense Services
  • Information
  • Eligibility
  • Exam Pattern
  • EXAM DATE
    19/10/2016 - 19/10/2016
  • APPLICATION FORM
    08/09/2016 - 08/09/2016
  • RESULT
    12/12/2016

About Common Defense Services (CDS)

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is very popular organization that organizes number of examinations & Common Defense Services (CDS) is one of them. Every year lakhs of applicants appear in CDS examination.  It is conducted twice a year CDS I & CDS II for the recruitment to office cadre of the army, navy & Air Force.  Men and women both can apply for CDSE and the best part is about CDSE is that there is no percentage bar for it. While men can apply for Army (IMA and OTA) Navy (INA) and Air Force (AFA), women can only apply for Army (OTA).

Candidates qualifying the written exams are interviewed by the Service Selection Board & if finally selected, depending upon the choice given by the candidates & their merit list ranking are sent to one of the following institutes for orientation training:

  1. Indian Military Academy, Dehradun
  2. Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala
  3. Air Force Academy, Hyderabad
  4. Officers Training Academy, Chennai
  5. Officers Training Academy, Chennai 21st  SSC Women (Non- Technical)

 

Important Dates

CDS 1st Exam date 2017 

Exam

Dates

CDS 1 Exam Notification release:-

9th November 2016

CDS date of submitting application form:-

2nd December 2016

CDS 1 Exam 2017:-

5th February 2017

 

CDS 2nd Exam date 2017 

Exam

Dates

CDS 2 Exam Notification release:-

9th August 2017

CDS date of submitting application form:-

8th September 2017

CDS 2 Exam 2017:-

19th October 2017

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