Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) announced for Combined Defence Services (CDS) Examination (I) 2011 for admission to the under mentioned courses.
Name of the Course and Approximate No of Vacancies
|1||Indian Military Academy Dehradun 132nd Course Commencing in January, 2012 [includes 32 vacancies reserved for NCC “C” Certificate (Army Wing) holders]. ||250|
Naval Academy Ezhimala, course commencing in January 2012 Executive
(Hydro/General service) [including 06 vacancies reserved for NCC “C”
Certificate holders (Naval Wing)]. ||40|
Air Force Academy, Hyderabad (Pre-Flying) Training Course commencing in January 2012 i.e. No.191st F (P) Course.
Officers” Training Academy, Chennai 95th SSC Course (for men) commencing in April 2012.
Officers” Training Academy, Chennai (Madras) 9th SSC Women Non-Technical Course commencing in April 2012
For Admission to Indian Military Academy, Naval Academy and Air Force
|1. English||2 Hrs||100|
3. Elementary Mathematics
Admission to Officers” Training Academy
|1. English||2 Hrs||100|
should note that there will be penalty (negative marking) for wrong
answers marked by a candidate in the Objective Type Question Papers.
- There are four alternatives for the answers
to every question. For each question for which a wrong answer has been
given by the candidate, one third (0.33) of the marks assigned to that
question will be deducted as penalty.
(a) Nationality: A candidate must either be:
a Citizen of India, or
a subject of Bhutan, or
a subject of Nepal, or
a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January, 1962
with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri
Lanka and East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic
of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the
intention of permanently settling in India.
that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v)
above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility
has been issued by the Government of India.
Certificate of eligibility will, however, not be necessary in the case of candidates who are Gorkha subjects of Nepal.
candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary, may
be admitted to the examination provisionally subject to the necessary
certificate being given to him by the Govt. before declaration of
result by UPSC.
Age Limits, Sex and Marital Status:
(i) For IMA-Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd January, 1988 and not later than 1st January, 1993 only are eligible.
For Naval Academy-Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd January, 1990 (2nd January, 1988 in case of NCC/Naval Wing “C” Certificate
holders) and not later than 1st January, 1993 only are eligible.
For Air Force Academy-Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than
2nd January, 1989 and not later than 1st January, 1993 only are eligible.
For Officers Training Academy-(SSC Course for Men): Male candidates
(married or unmarried born not earlier than 2nd January,1987 and not
later than 1st January, 1993 only are eligible.
(v) For Officers' Training Academy - (SSC Women Non-Technical Course):
(i) For IMA and Officers” Training Academy-Degree of a recognised University or equivalent.
(ii) For Naval Academy: B.Sc. (with Physics & Mathematics) or Bachelor of Engineering.
For Air Force Academy: Degree of Recognized University (with Physics
and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering.