CDS 1 2022 Notification Out: Apply Online for CDS 1 2022 Exam from 22nd December

By Vivek Chauhan|Updated : December 22nd, 2021

CDS 1 2022 Notification PDF Released! UPSC has released the official notification for CDS 1 2022 on 22nd December 2021, the exam will be conducted on 10th April 2022. Candidates who have been waiting for the CDS 1 notification 2022 can now check the important exam dates, steps to apply, application fee, selection process, eligibility, and other details of the Combined Defence Services Examination (CDS) exam in this post. The online application of CDS 1 2022 will also started from today. We will share the PDF of the official notification & direct link to apply for CDS 1 Exam 2022 below.

As per the UPSC notification, male & female candidates who have completed their graduation or equivalent can apply for the CDS 1 2022 exam. In this article, we will also discuss the CDS 1 2022 eligibility criteria, nationality, age limit, educational qualification, marital status, physical standards, height and weight, visual standards, etc.

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Download CDS 1 2022 Official Notification

CDS 1 2022 Notification: Important Dates

CDS Exam is conducted twice a year by the Union Public Service Commission for Selection in Indian Armed Forces namely the Indian Army, Indian Navy & Indian Air Force. Candidates can check the CDS official notification release date, last date to apply, exam date, etc in the following table. CDS 1 2022 exam is scheduled to be conducted on 10th April 2022.

Events

Details

CDS 1 2022 Notification Release Date

22 December 2021

Start Date of CDS Online Registration

22 December 2021

Last Date of CDS Online Registration

11th January 2022

CDS Admit Card Release

Three weeks before the exam

CDS Exam Date 2022

10th April 2022

 
Note* The e-Admit Card for the CDS exam will be released 3 weeks before the commencement of the CDS 1 2022 examination. Candidates can download e-admit card from the official UPSC website (upsconline.nic.in).

CDS 1 2022 Vacancies

UPSC has released a total of 342 vacancies for Male and Females in the Indian Army, Indian Navy, Indian Airforce, Naval Academy, Officers Training Academy (Men & Women) for CDS 1 2022. You can also check Number of Vacancies in CDS.

Department

Number of Vacancies

Indian Military Academy (IMA)

100

Indian Naval Academy (INA)

22

Air Force Academy (AFA)

32

Officer Training Academy - Men (OTA)

170

Officer Training Academy - Women (OTA)

17

Total

341

Steps to Apply Online for CDS 1 2022

  1. Visit the official website of UPSC- www.upsc.gov.in
  2. Read the instructions carefully and click Yes
  3. Fill Part 1 of the Online Application Form and Register yourself
  4. Upload Your Photo and Signature
  5. Submit the Fee (If applicable)

Check Now : Direct Link to Apply For CDS 1 2022 

CDS 1 2022 Application Fees

General and OBC category candidates have to submit the application fees of Rs. 200 while Women, SC, and ST candidates are exempted from fee payment. The application fee can be paid both online and offline mode. You can also check Eligibility criteria for CDS 1 2022.

Category

Fees

General/OBC

Rs. 100/-

SC/ST/Sons of JCOs, NCOs, ORs

Nil

Age Criteria Eligibility CDS 1 2022

According to the official notification of UPSC CDS only unmarried male and female aspirants aged between 19-25 years are eligible to apply. Candidates must not be born earlier than 2nd Jan 1997 and not later than 1st Jan 2003 to be eligible for the CDS 1 2022 exam. 

Academy

Age Limit

Born Between

For IMA19 - 24Born between 02 Jan 1999 to 01 Jan 2004
For INA19 - 24Born between 02 Jan 1999 to 01 Jan 2004
For AFA20 - 24Born between 02 Jan 1999 to 01 Jan 2004
For OTA19 - 25Born between 02 Jan 1998 to 01 Jan 2004

CDS 1 2022 Exam Eligibility: Marital Status

  • Unmarried male & female candidates are eligible for the CDS 1 2022 examination
  • Candidates who are applying for the CDS 1 2022 exam should not marry until the completion of training in the academy. 

Physical Standards & Medical Standards for CDS 1 2022

Physical fitness is an important criterion for male & female candidates to apply for the CDS 1 2022 exam. Candidates must be physically fit according to the standards of CDS.

Minimum Height for CDS 1 2022 exam

  • According to the official notification, the minimum height for male candidates is 157 cms (The minimum height requirement for the
    Flying Branch is 163 cm). 
  • Certain exceptions are provided to the candidates in physical standards based on their region.

CDS 1 Selection Process 2022

CDS Exam is conducted by the UPSC and is considered one of the most challenging competitive exams in the country. Candidates have to clear multiple stages to assure their place in the IMA, AFA, INA & OTA. Following are the steps to clear the entire process of the CDS exam. You can also check CDS Selection process.

  1. Written Examination
  2. SSB Interview/ Personality Test
  3. Medical Test
  4. Merit List/ Final Selection

CDS 1 Exam Pattern 2022

There are three papers in the CDS exam which are conducted in three shifts. Two hours are given for each paper. In the following table we are sharing all the details. You can also check Check CDS Previous Years Cut off Marks.

Details

Paper  1

Paper 2

Paper 3 

Paper

English

General Knowledge

Elementary Mathematics

Questions 

120

120

100

Marks

100

100

100

Time

2 hrs

2 hrs

2 hrs

Note: There will be a negative marking of 1/3 of the marks that are assigned to the question will be deducted for an incorrect response.

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SonamDec 22, 2021

Why is the vacancy of women so less....???for OTA ..

FAQs

  • UPSC has release a total of 342 vacancies for Male and Female in Indian Army, Indian Navy, Indian Airforce, Naval Academy, Officers Training Academy (Men & Women) for CDS 1 2022.

  • General and OBC category candidates have to submit the application fees of INR 100 while Women, SC, and ST candidates are exempted from fee payment. The application fee can be paid both online and offline mode.

  • Unmarried male & female candidates are eligible for the CDS 1 2022 examination

  • According to the official notification of UPSC CDS only unmarried male and female aspirants aged between 19-25 are eligible to apply.

  • There are three papers in CDS exam which are conducted in three shifts. Two hours are given for each paper. 

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