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UPSC CDS Exam Notification 2019: The Union Public Service Commission, is going to conduct a Combined Defence Service Examination 2020 to select the candidates for Indian Military Academy, National Defense Academy, Air Force Academy, the Officers Training Academy and the Naval Academy. So, the candidates who are eagerly waiting for CDS 1 2020 Notification can apply now to these UPSC CDS Exam Notification. This is a wonderful opportunity for the candidates who finished their Graduation. The CDS Exam 1 2020 application forms are available up to 19th November 2019 till evening 06 ‘0’ clock.

Follow our jobads regularly to get more updates about Defence jobs. Other details regarding CDS 1 2020 Exam dates, application details, UPSC Exam pattern, syllabus, previous papers and important dates all are mentioned in the subsequent sections.

UPSC CDS Exam Notification 2019 – 20 Highlights

 Hiring Organization Union Public Service Commission
 Exam Name Combined Defense Services (CDS) examination
 Job location All Over India
 Job category Central Govt Jobs
 Vacancy count 418
 Employment Type Full time
 Application Mode Online
Basic Pay As per norms
 Selection process Written test
Last Date to Apply 19th November 2019
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Eligibility Criteria For Combined Defense Services (CDS) examination 2019 – 20

Educational Qualification

  • The aspirants who completed their Bachelor of Degree/ Engineering are eligible to apply for these UPSC CDS Exam 2020.
  • Furthermore, refer to the official UPSC CDS Exam notification.

Union PSC Combined Defense Services (CDS) Test Papers

Age Limit

  • Indian Naval Academy – not earlier than 2nd January 1997 and not later than 1st January 2002.
  • Air Force Academy – not earlier than 2nd January 1997 and not later than 1st January 2001.
  • Officers’ Training Academy – not earlier than 2nd January 1996 and not later than 1st January 2002.
  • For more details check the official notification.

CDS Exam 2020 Vacancy Details

 Name Of The Department  No Of Vacancies
 Indian Military Academy  100
 Indian Naval Academy  45
 Air Force Academy  32
 Officers’ Training Academy (Men)  225
 Officers Training Academy, SSC Women (Non-Technical)  16
 Total   418

How To Apply For CDS Exam 2020 Notification

Interested candidates can apply to this UPSC Combined Defence Service Exam 2020 through online mode. CDS 1 2020 exam applications are available on its official site of UPSC i.e. So, candidates who fulfills the prescribed eligibility can apply now to these CDS 2020 exam on or before 19th November 2019. Candidates are advised to give a valid mail id and phone number. The officials of UPSC will send the updates about the CDS 1 2020 Hall ticket, exam dates and results to the mail id. Follow the below-mentioned steps to apply for this UPSC CDS Combined Defence Service Exam.

Steps To Apply For UPSC CDS Exam Notification 2019

  • Go to the official site –
  • Click on the Examination tab.
  • Find out the UPSC CDS Exam Notification 2019.
  • Read complete information.
  • Check your eligibility.
  • If you are eligible then apply to this UPSC CDS Exam.
  • Fill the CDS 1 2020 exam application form.
  • Mention valid mail id.
  • Attach signature, photographs.
  • Finally, submit the UPSC CDS application form.

Application Fee

  • General & Other categories – Rs 200/-
  • SC/ST are exempted.

UPSC CDS 1 2020 Exam Pattern

For Admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, and Air Force Academy, UPSC is conducting Combined Defences Services Exam 2020. The selection of the candidates will be based on their performance in the written examination and Interview. The officials of UPSC will conduct the CDS exam 2020 in the English language. The duration of each subject will be 2 hours. CDS Exam pattern and duration differ for Officers Training. According to UPSC CDS Exam Notification, there will be negative marking for each wrong answer. One third (0.33) of the marks allotted to that question will be deducted as a negative marking.

Test Pattern For Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, and Air Force Academy
 Name Of The Subject   Duration   Marks
 English  2 hours  100
 General Knowledge  2 hours  100
 Elementary Mathematics  2 hours  100
Officers’ Training Academy CDS Exam pattern 2020
  Name Of The Subject   Duration   Marks
 English   2 hours  100
 General Knowledge   2 hours   100

UPSC Combined Defence Service Exam 1 2020 Syllabus

Union Public Service Commission is going to conduct a written test to select the eligible candidates for the recruitment of Officers training, Naval, Indian Military & Other. To select the suitable candidates UPSC is conducting a Written Test, Interview, and Physical Test. The CDS Written Exam contains objective type questions only. The question papers of General Knowledge and Elementary Mathematics will be set in two languages in Hindi as well as in English.

CDS 1 2020 Syllabus – English
  • English question paper is designed to test the candidates
  • Understanding of English
  • Workmanlike using of words.
General Knowledge Syllabus for CDS Examination
  • Current Events
  • History of India
  • Geography of nature
CDS Syllabus – Elementary Mathematics


  • Elementary Number Theory—Division algorithm
  • Multiples and factors
  • Factorization Theorem
  • Logarithms to base 10
  • Number System
  • Natural numbers, Integers, Rational and Real numbers
  • Fundamental operations
  • Addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, Square
    roots, Decimal fractions
  • Simple and compound interest
  • Use of logarithmic tables


  • Basic Operations
  • Simple factors
  • Simultaneous linear inequations
  • Solutions of quadratic equations
  • Analytical and graphical solutions
  • H.C.F., L.C.M
  • Theory of polynomials


  • Use of trigonometric tables
  • Simple cases of heights and distances
  • Simple trigonometric identities


  • Parallel lines
  • The concurrence of medians and altitudes
  • Similar triangles
  • Circles and its properties
  • Lines and angles
  • Plane and plane figures


  • Areas of squares
  • Parallelograms
  • The volume of right circular cones and cylinders
  • Volume of spheres
  • Surface area and volume of cuboids


  • Bar charts, Pie charts
  • Measures of central tendency
  • Graphical representation frequency polygons
  • Histograms
  • Collection and tabulation of statistical data

Download CDS 2020 Admit Card

  • Go to the official site of –
  • Click on the examination.
  • Find out the UPSC CDS I 2020 Exam admit card.
  • Fill the given User ID and Password.
  • Then you can get admit card.
  • Take a printout of the CDS Admit Card.

Download UPSC CDS Exam Results

  • Visit the official site –
  • Go to the examination tab.
  • Find out the UPSC CDS Exam Notification results link.
  • Click on that link.
  • Give the login ID and Password.
  • Download the results.

Important Dates

  • Last date to apply: 19th November 2019, 6:00 PM.

UPSC CDS Exam Notification 2019 PDF

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