UPSC CDS 2 2018 - 414 Vacancies in Combined defence Services Exam

Category Lieutenant
Vacancy 414
Qualification B.E, Graduation / UG, B.Tech
Experience Fresher
Location All over India
Salary Rs.56100-177500/-
Start Date 08/08/2018
End Date 03/09/2018

The most awaited UPSC Notification 2018 has arrived..!! The Combined Defence Services Examination 2 / UPSC CDS 2 2018 for filling 414 vacancies in the defence sector. Thousands of candidates were eagerly waiting and been preparing for this UPSC CDS Exam and now the time has come. Complete details of this Union Public Service Commission - UPSC Exam has been explained below in detail. The online application will be active till 3rd September 2018

UPSC Exam 2018

Details of UPSC CDS 2 2018

Name of the exam - UPSC Combined Defence Services Exam (UPSC CDS EXAM)

No of vacancies - 414

Job Location - Anywhere in India

Method of application - Online

UPSC Exam Notification no - 11/2018.CDS-II

What is the Vacancy classification in this UPSC Recruitment 2018?

Course No of Vacancies
Indian Military Academy, Dehradun— 147th (DE) Course commencing in July 2019 [including 13 vacancies reserved for NCC `C' Certificate (Army Wing) holders] 100
Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala—Course commencing in July 2019 Executive (General Service)/Hydro [including 06 vacancies reserved for NCC 'C' Certificate holders (Naval Wing)]. 45
Air Force Academy, Hyderabad—(Pre-Flying) Training Course commencing in July 2019 i.e. No. 206 F(P) Course. [03 vacancies are reserved for NCC `C' Certificate (Air Wing) holders through NCC Spl. Entry] 32
Officers' Training Academy, Chennai (Madras)— 110th SSC (Men) Course (NT) commencing in October 2019. (including 50 vacancies for NCC 'C' certificate holders for NCC Spl. Entry) 225
Officers Training Academy, Chennai—24th SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course commencing in October 2019. 12

What are the Educational Qualification required for this UPSC Exam 2018?

Department Educational Requirements
I.M.A & Officers Training Academy Completed Degree / Graduation from a recognised university
Indian Naval Academy B.E / B.Tech from a recognised university
Air Force Academy Bachelors degree from a recognised university with studied Physics & Mathematics at 12th class (OR) B.E from a recognised university

What is the age Limit to apply for this UPSC CDS 2 2018?

Department Age Limit Marital Status
Indian Military Academy Born between 02-07-1995 and 01-07-2000 Unmarried Male Candidates
Indian Naval Academy
Air Force Academy Born between 02-07-1995 and 01-07-1999
(Candidates with Commercial Pilot Licence issued by DGCA(India) will get one year relaxation)
Those who are below 25 years must be unmarried
Officers Training Academy (SSC Course Men) Born between 02-07-1994 and 01-07-2000 Unmarried Male
Officers Training Academy (SSC Course Women) Unmarried Male or Widows who are not remarried

What are the UPSC CDS Salary Details?

On Successful completion of the course, you will be posted as Lieutenant and the salary structure throughout services is as follows:

  1. Lieutenant - Rs.56100-177500/-
  2. Captain - Rs.61300-193900/-
  3. Major - Rs.69400-207200/-
  4. Lieutenant Colonel - Rs.121200-212400/-
  5. Colonel - Rs.130600-215900/-
  6. Brigadier - 139600-217600/-
  7. Major General - 144200-218200/-
  8. Lieutenant General HAG Scale - Rs.182200-224100/-
  9. HAG+Scale - Rs.205400-224400/-
  10. VCOAS/Army Cdr/ Lieutenant General (NFSG) - Rs.22500/-
  11. COAS - Rs.250000/-

How will be the Selection Procedure?

Selection will be made on the basis of UPSC CDS 2 2018 (written exam) and SSB Interview.

What is the UPSC CDS 2 2018 Exam Pattern?
  1. For admission to IMA, INA & Air Force:
    1. English - For 100 marks with 2 hours duration
    2. General Knowledge - For 100 marks with 2 hours duration
    3. Elementary Mathematics - For 100 marks with 2 hours duration
  2. For Admission to Officers' Training Academy
    1. English - For 100 marks with 2 hours duration
    2. General Knowledge - For 100 marks with 2 hours duration
How to apply for this UPSC Exam 2018?

You can apply through the official website of Union Public Service Commission:

What is the application fee structure for this UPSC Recruitment?

Female/SC/ST candidates are exempted from payment of the fee.

All others must pay Rs.200/- towards application fee.

The application fee for this UPSC CDS 2 2018 can be paid either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of SBI using a debit card/credit card / Net Banking etc

What are the Important dates to remember for this UPSC Exam 2018?

Starting of online application - 08-08-2018

Last date to submit UPSC Online application form - 3-09-2018 (6:00 pm)

UPSC Exam date - 18-11-2018

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