CDS-I Exam 2018 Application Forms & Eligibility Criteria

Looking out for information about CDS-I Exam Application forms & the required notifications and If you are interested in making a career in defence forces then you must start preparing for UPSC CDS I 2018 exam as notification for CDS exam I 2018 is going live on 8 Nov 2018   Although, UPSC CDS is not the only way to join armed forces, but,  candidates can also get an direct entry for SSB through Tech entry for Engineering students & Non tech for non Engineering students. On the other side UPSC CDS I 2018 is available only for graduates and there are some exceptions for service selection depending of education qualification. Get all the insight on CDS-I Exam 2018 Application forms here below.

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Moving ahead in knowing more about CDS, it is conducted twice a year by the UPSC for the enrollment into the Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Officers Training Academy and Indian Air Force Academy.

CDS-I 2018 Application Forms:

Looking onto this year UPSC CDS 1 2018 Application forms & schedule, CDS-I exam has already conducted and the results has also been announced. Now, it’s time to start preparing for CDS-I exam which going to be conducted bu UPSC on Feb 04, 2018. Candidates can apply online for the examination starting from Nov 08, and candidates can fill application form online till the date Dec, 04.

We would like to suggest all the aspirants to start browsing the official website for more insight on and fill the form from the website only.

Application Forms for CDS-I Exam 2018 Exam :- Click here

CDS1 Exam 2018 Eligibility Criteria:


Only unmarried graduates are eligible to appear for the exam.

Indian Military Academy (only Men) 19-24 years
Air Force Academy (only Men) 19-23 years
Naval Academy (only Men) 19-22 years
Officers’ Training Academy (Men and Women) 19-25 years


• Indian Military Academy/Officers Training Academy: The candidates must hold a degree from a recognized university or equivalent.
• Indian Naval Academy: The candidates must possess a Bachelor of Engineering degree.
• Air Force Academy: The candidates must possess a degree of a recognized university with Physics and Mathematics at Class 12 level or Bachelor of Engineering.
• Graduates with first choice as Army/Navy/Air Force are required to submit a proof of graduation provisional certificates on the date of commencement of the SSB interview at the SSB.

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Candidates who are yet to pass the final year degree examination can also apply but they will be required to subject a proof of passing the degree examination later.

Important Dates:

Online Application Notification Release – 8th November
Online Application Last Date8th December
Examination DateFebruary 4th, 2018

Give your good shot! We wish you a good luck for your future endeavor. For the latest updates on CDS 1 2018 exam, keep visiting our site

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