Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) invites online applications for appearing in Combined Defence Services Examination (II), 2019 for admission to various armed forces courses to join the forces.
The description of the exam is mentioned below:
Name of the exam: UPSC Combined Defense Services Examination (II)
Name of the Course and Approximate Vacancies:
1. Indian Military Academy (Dehradun) – 100 Vacancies (149th Course commencing in July 2020)
2. Indian Naval Academy (Ezhimala) 45 Vacancies (Course commencing in July 2020)
3. Air Force Academy (Hyderabad) – 32 Vacancies (Training Course commencing in July 2020)
4. Officers’ Training Academy (Chennai) – 225 Vacancies (112nd SSC Course (NT) (For Men) commencing in October 2020)
5. Officers Training Academy (Chennai) – 15 Vacancies (26th SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course commencing in October 2020)
(i) For I.M.A. and Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai — Degree of a recognised University or equivalent.
(ii) For Indian Naval Academy—Degree in Engineering from a recognised University/Institution.
(iii) For Air Force Academy—Degree of a recognised University (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering.
Age Limits, Sex and Marital Status :
(i) For IMA — Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd July, 1996 and not later than 1st July, 2001 only are eligible.
(ii) For Indian Naval Academy — Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd July, 1996 and not later than 1st July, 2001 only are eligible.
(iii) For Air Force Academy — 20 to 24 years as on 1st July, 2020 i.e. born not earlier than 2nd July, 1996 and not later than 1st July, 2000 (Upper age limit for candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot Licence issued by DGCA (India) is relaxable upto 26 yrs. i.e. born not earlier than 2nd July, 1994 and not later than 1st July, 2000) only are eligible.
Note: Candidate below 25 years of age must be unmarried. Marriage is not permitted during training. Married candidates above 25 years of age are eligible to apply but during training period they will neither be provided married accommodation nor can they live with family out of the premises.
(iv) For Officers’ Training Academy — (SSC Course for men) unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd July, 1995 and not later than 1st July, 2001 only are eligible.
(v) For Officers’ Training Academy — (SSC Women Non-Technical Course) Unmarried women, issueless widows who have not remarried and issueless divorcees (in possession of divorce documents) who have not remarried are eligible.
They should have been born not earlier than 2nd July, 1995 and not later than 1st July, 2001.
NOTE : Male divorcee / widower candidates cannot be treated as unmarried male for the purpose of their admission in IMA / INA / AFA / OTA, Chennai courses and accordingly they are not eligible for these courses.
Candidates must be physically fit according to physical standards for admission to Combined Defence Services Examination (II), 2019 as per guidelines.
Selection process: Written Examination, intelligence and personality test, medical fitness test and suitability in all other respects and number of vacancies available.
Exam centres: AGARTALA, AHMEDABAD, AIZAWL, BENGALURU, BAREILLY, BHOPAL, CHANDIGARH, CHENNAI, CUTTACK, DEHRADUN, DELHI, DHARWAD, DISPUR, GANGTOK, HYDERABAD, IMPHAL, ITANAGAR, JAIPUR, JAMMU, JORHAT, KOCHI, KOHIMA, KOLKATA, LUCKNOW, MADURAI, MUMBAI, NAGPUR, PANAJI (GOA), PATNA, PORT BLAIR, PRAYAGRAJ (ALLAHABAD), RAIPUR, RANCHI, SAMBALPUR, SHILLONG, SHIMLA, SRINAGAR, THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, TIRUPATI, UDAIPUR AND VISAKHAPATNAM.
Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs. 200/- (Rupees Two Hundred Only) either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India or by using Visa/Master/ Rupay Credit / Debit Card.
(iii) The Online Applications can be filled upto 8th July, 2019 till 6:00 PM.
(iv) The online Applications can be withdrawn from 15.07.2019 to 22.07.2019 till 6.00 PM.
How to apply: Candidates are required to apply Online using the link www.upsconline.nic.in.
Intending and eligible candidates are suggested to check the following for more information:
Official notification: Click here
Online Application: Click here
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