UPSC CDS 2021: Registration starts on – How to apply, Important dates


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UPSC CDS 2021: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts Combined Defence Services Examination every year for recruitment of Commissioned Officers in Indian Army, Navy and Air Force. The exam is held twice a year usually in February and September. Lakhs of candidates appear for the national level defence entrance examination.

Union Public Service Commission has started the UPSC CDS (I) 2021 registration process from October 28, 2020. Candidates can fill the application form on the official site of UPSC at Candidates can apply for UPSC CDS 1 2021 until November 17, 2020. Our OJAS team is providing all the information clearly. Go ahead and check them all.


LATEST – Union Public Service Commission has commenced the UPSC CDS I 2021 registration process on Check eligibility, application details, important dates here


Organization Name Union Public Service Commission
Post Name Combined Defence Services Examination (I), 2021
Total Vacancies 345
Starting date 28th October 2020
Closing Date 17th November 2020
Application Mode Online
Category Government Jobs
Selection Process Written Test, Personal Interview, Personality Test
Job Location Across India
Official Site

Details of Vacancy

Indian Military Academy, Dehradun— 100

Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala—26

Air Force Academy, Hyderabad—(Pre-Flying) 32

Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai (Madras)- 170

Officers Training Academy, Chennai- 17

Total -345

Eligibility criteria

Category Eligibility
Indian Military Academy Graduation Degree
Indian Naval Academy B.E/B.Tech (10+2 with Physics & Maths)
Air Force Academy Graduation, B.E/B.Tech (10+2 with Physics &Maths)
Officers’ Training Academy (Men) Graduation Degree
Officers’ Training Academy (women) Graduation Degree

UPSC CDS Important Dates

Details Date
Notification Date 28th October 2020
For Online Registration 28th October to 17th November 2020
Online Applications can be withdrawn 24th November to 30th November 2020
UPSC CDS (I) exam 2021 7th February 2021

Application Fee

General / OBC: Rs.200/-
SC / ST / Female: No Fee

How to apply

  • Visit the Official site of the Union Public Service Commission at
  • Now Click on “Online Application For Various Examination of UPSC”.
  • Well, look for the UPSC Combined Defence Services Exam I Notification 2021
    And then read all the information in it.
  • Complete Part-1 and Part-2 registration.
  • Pay the application fee.
  • Submit the application form before the closing date.

Important Links

Check official notification here

Direct link to apply online


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