Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Online applications are invited from the citizens of India for filling up posts of Combined Defence Services (CDS) Exam-I 2021. Candidates who want to apply for the post can easily apply. Read the details below:

Post Name – Combined Defence Services (CDS) Exam I 2021 Admit Card Download

Total Post of No. – 345

Post Date – 28/10/2020

Post Update – 09/01/2021

EXAMINATION NOTICE NO.2/2021.CDS-I

Important Dates
  • Start Date of Online for submission of Application – 28/10/2020.
  • Last date for submission of applications – 17/11/2020.
  • The online Applications can be withdrawn – From 24/11/2020 to 30/11/2020 till 6:00 pm
  • Last Date for Submission of Payment Fee (“Pay by cash” mode) – 16/11/2020
  • Last Date for Fee Payment (Online Mode) – 17/1/2020
  • Date for Examination – 07/02/2021
  • Declaration of Result – April, 2021
Age Limit (as on 01/01/2022)
  • Minimum Age – 20 Years
  • Maximum Age – 24 Years
  • Candidates born not earlier than 2-01-1998 and not later than 1-01-2002
  • Age relaxation is applicable as per rules
Application Fee
  • For Other– Rs. 200/-
  • For Female/ SC/ ST – Nil
  • Payment Mode – Any Branch of State Bank of India or by using Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card or by using Internet Banking of SBI

Vacancy Details 

S.NoPost NameTotal PostEducation and Experience
01Combined Defence Service Exam I 2021345(i) For I.M.A. and Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai — Degree of a recognised University or equivalent.
(ii) For Indian Naval Academy—Degree in Engineering from a recognised University/Institution.
(iii) For Air Force Academy—Degree of a recognised University (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering.

Other Information

How to Apply: 
  • Candidates are required to apply online by using the website http://upsconline.nic.in Brief instructions for filling up the online Application Form have been given in the Appendix-II (A). Detailed instructions are available on the above mentioned website.
  • The Commission has introduced the facility of withdrawal of Application for those candidates who do not want to appear for the Examination. In this regard, Instructions are mentioned in Appendix-II (B) of this Examination Notice.
  • Candidate should have details of one Photo ID Card viz. Aadhaar Card/Voter Card/PAN Card/Passport/Driving Licence/Any other Photo ID Card issued by the State/Central Government. The details of this Photo ID Card will have to be provided by the candidate while filling up the online application form. The candidates will have to upload a scanned copy of the Photo ID whose details have been provided in the online application by him/her. This Photo ID Card will be used for all future referencing and the candidate is advised to carry this Photo ID Card while appearing for Examination/Personality Test/SSB.

Important Links

Admit CardLink I / Link II
Apply OnlinePart I / Part II
NotificationClick Here
Official WebsiteClick Here