UPSC CDS 2018 Exam Notification Apply Online for 414 Combined Defence Services-II Vacancies


UPSC CDS 2018 Exam Notification Apply Online at for 414 Combined Defence Services-II Vacancies.

UPSC CDS 2 2018: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has decided to conduct this year’s second Combined Defence Services Examination. Candidates willing to join Indian Military/ Naval/ Air Forces can make use of this opportunity and submit their job applications through proper channel on or before 4th September 2018. About 414 male and female aspirants are going to be recruited through this exam followed by SSB Interview. Appointments will be done on permanent as well as short service basis, depending upon force requirements. To know more details about UPSC CDS 2 2018 Exam, go through the page.

UPSC CDS 2018 for 414 Technical and Non-Technical Officer Vacancies

Index Highlights Details
Vacancy Details [Designations: Technical and Non-Technical Officers]
[Vacancy: 414]
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Eligibility Criteria [Qualification: B.E/ any Degree]
[Age Limit: 24 years]
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Selection Process [Exam, SSB Interview] Click Here
Applying Procedure [Fees: Rs.200/-]
[Applying Mode: Online]
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Official Notification [Site:]
[Location: India]
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Last Date 04-09-2018 Click Here

CDS 2018 Vacancy Details

No. Name of Post Course No. of Vacancies
1. Indian Military Academy, Dehradun 147th (DE) Course 100
2. Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala Executive (General Service)/ Hydro 45
3. Air Force Academy, Hyderabad Pre-Flying Training Course 32
4. Officer’s Training Academy, Chennai (Madras) 110th SSC (Men) Course (NT) 225
5. Officers Training Academy, Chennai 24th SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course 12

Pay Scale: Selected candidates have to undergo training in respective academies. During training period, aspirants will get stipends per month. On successful completion of training, aspirants will be appointed on services with pay scale and other admissible allowances.

No. Category/ Ranks Pay Scale
1. Lieutenant Rs.56100 to 177500/-
2. Captain Rs.61300 to 193900/-
3. Major Rs.69400 to 207200/-
4. Lieutenant Colonel Rs.121200 to 212400/-
5. Colonel Rs.130600 to 215900/-
6. Brigadier Rs.139600 to 217600/-
7. Major General Rs.144200 to 218200/-
8. Lieutenant General HAG Scale Rs.182200 to 224100/-
9. HAG + Scale Rs.205400 to 224400/-
10. VCOAS/ Army Cdr/  Lieutenant General (NFSG) Rs.225000/-
11. COAS Rs.250000/-

Other allowances that will be provided from time to time to candidates engaging on concerned cadet forces are listed here.

  • Leave
  • Dearness Allowance
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Children Education Allowances
  • Field Area Allowances
  • Kit Maintenance Allowances
  • Flying allowances etc

Eligibility Criteria

No. Particulars Requirements
1. Nationality
  • Indian citizen
  • Subject of Bhutan/ Nepal
  • Tibetan Refugee settled in India before 1962
  • Person of Indian origin (i.e. migrated to India from Pakistan, Srilanka, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, Vietnam & Burma)
2. Gender
  • Male/ Female (Officers Training, Air Force)
  • Male (Others)
3. Marital Status
  • Female (Officers Training): Unmarried/ Widows/ Divorcees
  • Air Force: below 25 years (Unmarried), above (married/ unmarried)
  • Officers Training (Male)/ Military/ Naval: Unmarried
4. Qualification (passed/ appearing in final exams)
  • Air Force: B.E/ Degree (with Physics & Maths at 10+2 level)
  • Naval: any Engineering Degree
  • Military/ Officers Training: any Degree/ Equivalent
5. Age Restrictions
  • Air Force: 20 to 24 years
  • Officers Training: 18 to 24 years
  • Naval/ Military: 18 to 23 years
6. Age Relaxations
  • Commercial Pilot License holders (AFA): can have 26 years
7. Physical Standards
  • Physical and medical fitness is very important to serve in the post (Refer notification)

Selection Procedure

No. Selection Stages Details Marks
1. Written Exam Military, Naval and Air Force Academies:
Questions will be asked from English, General Knowledge and Elementary Mathematics
300 marks
For Officer’s Training Academy:
Questions will be drafted from English and General Knowledge
200 marks
2. SSB Intelligence and Personality Tests Stage-I:
Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR) tests (Picture Perception Description Test (PP&DT))
Group Testing Officer Tasks
Psychology Tests and Conference
Officer Training Academy: 200 marks
Other Academies: 300 marks

How to Apply Online for UPSC CDS 2 2018?

Fees: Aspirants have to remit fee to participate on this UPSC CDS 2 2018 Exam, depending upon their category either on online or offline mode.

No. Category Fees Amount Payment Mode
1. Non-refundable Fee Rs.200/- Online mode (Net Banking/ Visa/ Debit/ Credit Card)
Offline mode (as cash using e-Challan form)
2. SC/ ST/ Female No Fees

Applying Procedure: All candidates desiring to apply for CDS 2 Exam 2018 have to submit their applications through UPSC website on or before last date. The general guidelines to submit online application are,

  • First of all visit
  • Click “Apply online for various examinations of UPSC” link
  • Click “Part-I Registration” link in the page
  • Read the important instructions that display and click “Yes” button
  • Fill the basic information and click “Continue” button
  • On submitting all those details, system generates Registration id and password
  • Take printout of Part-I registration page
  • Candidates who wish to do offline payment can download the challan form at this stage
  • Fee should be deposited only after 24 hours of challan generation in bank
  • After fee payment, click the Part-II registration link and login
  • Those who are willing to do online payment can directly login to fill the Part-2 application
  • Candidates exempted from payment can skip the fee payment steps
  • Start to fill the payment details and other necessary information
  • Upload scanned copies of photograph and signature on required specifications
  • Select the examination centre as per your choice
  • Finally preview all the filled details, accept the declaration and “Submit” the application
  • Take printout copy of submitted application form for future records

Official Notification

Link to Apply Online
Officially Published Advertisement Click Here
Official Website of Organisation

Important Dates

Events Dates
Date of Advertisement 8th August 2018
Online registration started from 8th August 2018
Last date for submission of online application 4th September 2018 (6.00 PM)
Last date for cash payment in bank 2nd September 2018
Last date for online fee payment 4th September 2018 (6.00 PM)
Admit cards will be issued 3 weeks before commencement of exam
Date of Examination 18th November 2018

Note: Details about the second Combined Defence Services Examination (UPSC CDS 2018) that will be conducted this year are provided here on above section. Aspirants having any doubts regarding this selection/ exam can read the official advertisement.

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UPSC CDS Recruitment 2018 for 414 Combined Defence Services-II Vacancies


  1. DESIGNATIONS AVAILABLE: Combined Defence Services
  2. TOTAL NO OF POSTS: 414 Vacancies
  3. EDUCATION QUALIFICATION: BE/ Degree with eligible marks
  4. SELECTION PROCESS: Written Test, Personal interview
  5. APPLYING PROCEDURE: Online Application
  6. IMPORTANT DATES: Have to submit the applications on or before 03th September 2018

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