UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
EXAMINATION NOTICE NO.02/2013-CDS-I DATED : 10.11.2012
(LAST DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS : 10.12.2012)
COMBINED DEFENCE SERVICES EXAMINATION (I), 2013
[INCLUDING SSC WOMEN (NON-TECHNICAL) COURSE]
(Commission’s website – www.upsc.gov.in)
upsc Notification – CDS (I) 2013 No. 8/2/2012-E.I(B)- A Combined Defence Services Examination will be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission on 17th February, 2013 for admission to the undermentioned courses:-
Name of the Course and Approximate No. of Vacancies.
1. Indian Military Academy,
Dehradun 136th Course commencing 250
in January, 2014
[including 32 vacancies
reserved for NCC ‘C’ Certificate
(Army Wing) holders].
2. Indian Naval Academy, 40
in January, 2014 Executive
(Hydro/ General Service)
(including 06 vacancies
reserved for NCC ‘C’ Certificate
holders (Naval Wing).
3. Air Force Academy, Hyderabad 32
(Pre-Flying) Training Course
commencing in January, 2014
i.e. No.195th F(P) Course.
4. Officers Training Academy, 175
Chennai, 99th SSC Course (for
Men) commencing in April,
5. Officers Training Academy, 12
Chennai 13th SSC Women (Non-
Technical) Course commencing in
Note i : The date of holding the examination as mentioned above is liable to be changed at the discretion of the commission
Note ii : The number of vacancies given above is tentative and may be changed at any stage by Services H.Q.
N.B. (I) (a) : A candidate is required to specify clearly in respective column of the Online Application the Services for which he/she wishes to be considered in the order of his/her preference. A male candidate is advised to indicate as many preferences as he wishes to, subject to the condition given at paras (b) and (c) below, so that having regard to his rank in the order of merit due consideration can be given to his preferences when making appointment.
Since women candidates are eligible for OTA only, they should give OTA as their first and only preference.
(b) (i) : If a male candidate is competing for Short Service Commission (Army) only, he should indicate OTA as the one
and only choice. However, a male candidate competing for Short Service Commission Course at OTA as well as
permanent commission course at IMA, Indian Naval Academy and Air Force Academy should indicate OTA as his last
preference, otherwise OTA will be deemed to be the last choice even if it is given a higher preference by the candidate.
(b) (ii) : Women candidates are being considered only for Short Service Commission at OTA. They should indicate
OTA as the only choice.
How to Apply
Candidates are required to apply online only, by using the website
www.upsconline.nic.in Detailed instructions are available on the abovementioned
website. Brief instructions for filling up the Online Application Form have
been given in the Appendix II.
LAST DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS:
The Online Applications can be filled upto 10th December, 2012 till 11.59 PM
after which the link will be disabled.
The eligible candidates shall be issued an e-Admission Certificate three
weeks before the commencement of the examination. The e-Admission
Certificate will be made available in the UPSC website [www.upsc.gov.in] for
downloading by candidates. No Admission Certificate will be sent by post.
All the applicants are required to provide valid & active e-mail i.d. while filling
up Online application form as the commission may use electronic mode
for contacting them.
Download Notification http://upsc.gov.in/exams/notifications/2013/cds1/eng.pdf