UPSC CDS 1 2023 Notification PDF for Combined Defense Services Examination (1), 2023. Check CDS 1 2023 Application Dates, What is UPSC CDS Eligibility for admission to IMA, OTA, INA, AFA.
UPSC CDS 2023 Recruitment Notification: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on 21st December 2022 released the UPSC Combined Defense Services Examination (1), 2023 Notification PDF officially on its website upsc.gov.in for 341 vacancies.
UPSC CDS Application Form is available on the official website i.e. upsc.nic.in.
UPSC Exams (Naval Academy & Air Force Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy)
Exam Conduct By
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
No of Posts
Mode of application form
Mode of exam
CDS Exam Date
011-23098543 / 23381125 / 23385271 / 23098591
UPSC CDS Name of the Post:-
UPSC Exams – Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Air Force Academy, Officers’ Training Academy UPSC CDS I Online Form 2020
Indian Military Academy (IMA)
Air Force Academy
Indian Naval Academy
Officers Training Academy (OTA)
170, Women 17
UPSC CDS 2023 Important Dates
CDS 2023 Notification Release
21st December 2022
CDS 2023 Registration Start Date
21st December 2022
CDS 2023 Registration Last Date
10th January 2023 (till 6.00 PM)
CDS 2023 Application Withdrawal
18th January to 24th January 2023 till 6 pm
CDS 1 2023 Admit Card
3 Weeks Before Examination Date
CDS 1 2023 Exam Date
16th April 2023
CDS 1 2022 Result
To Be Announced
UPSC CDS 2023 Vacancy Details
UPSC CDS 2023 Eligibility Criteria
For I.M.A. and Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai — Degree of a recognised University or equivalent.
For Indian Naval Academy— Degree in Engineering from a recognised University/Institution
For Air Force Academy—Degree of a recognised University (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering.
UPSC CDS 2023 Age Limit:
UPSC CDS 2023 Selection Method
There will be two rounds. Candidates who apply for the exam will be called for the following:
UPSC CDS Exam Pattern I 2023 :-
(A)For Admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Air Force Academy:
English, Duration- 2 Hours – Maximum Marks 100
General, Duration- Knowledge 2 Hours- Maximum Marks 100
Elementary, Duration- Mathematics 2 Hours- Maximum Marks 100
(B) For Admission to Officers’ Training Academy:
English , Duration- 2 Hours & Maximum Marks 100
General Knowledge , Duration: Knowledge 2 Hours – Maximum Marks 100
Maximum marks allotted to the written exam and the interviews will be equal for each course
UPSC CDS 2023 Exam: How to Apply?
Candidates are required to apply online by using the website upsconline.nic.in. It is essential for the applicant to register himself/herself first at the One Time Registration (OTR) platform, available on the Commission’s website, and then proceed for filling up the online application for the examination.