CDS (I) 2021 - Notification Pdf | Exam Dates | Eligibility | Hall Ticket

CDS (I) 2021 - Notification Pdf | Exam Dates | Eligibility | Hall Ticket

Combined Defence Services Exam 1 2021 Notification has been released by Union Public Service Commission on 28 October 2020 according to the UPSC Examination Calendar 2021 and some significant dates are delivered formally by UPSC and today is the last date to apply online. Applicants who are interested to apply for UPSC CDS I 2021 notice can apply at upsc.gov.in and upsconline.nic.in. UPSC conducts CDS test two times every year and this is one of the most well-known protection tests among the applicants who are eager to join as an Officer in the Indian Army, Navy, Air Force, and Officers Training Academies.


Let's have a look at the detailed CDS 1 2021 Exam, it's Pattern, Syllabus and Dates.

CDS 1 2021 Important Dates


Combined Defence Services 1 2021 Important Dates: UPSC has published the CDS 1 2021 notification and important dates. Let’s have a look at the detailed schedule for CDS 1 2021 exam.

Combined Defence Services 1 2021 EVENTSDATES
CDS 1 2021 Application Start Date28 Oct 2020
CDS 1 2021 Application Last Date17 Nov 2020
CDS 1 2021 Exam Date07 Feb 2021
CDS 1 2021 Admit Card Download DateBefore 3 weeks of exam
CDS 1 2021 Result Date (Expected)Mar – April 2021

CDS Exam Pattern 2021

For IMA, AFA and INA the exam pattern is as follows:

SubjectDurationMaximum Marks
English2 Hours100
General Knowledge2 Hours100
Mathematics2 Hours100
SSB Test/Interview5 Days300

For OTA the exam pattern is as follows:


SubjectDurationMaximum Marks
English2 Hours100
General Knowledge2 Hours100
SSB Test/Interview5 Days300


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CDS Syllabus 2021


Paper 1 - English


The syllabus covers various aspects like: Grammar and usage, vocabulary, comprehension and cohesion in extended text to test the candidate’s proficiency in English.

Paper 2 - General Knowledge


PhysicsChemistryBiology
Current EventsPolityHistory
GeographyDefence KnowledgeEconomics

Paper 3 - Mathematics (applicable only for IMA, AFA, INA)

Arithmetic
Algebra
Trigonometry
Geometry
Mensuration
Statistics

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CDS 2021 Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for CDS Exam 2021, a candidate must be unmarried and must either be:
  • a Citizen of India, or
  • a Subject of Bhutan, or
  • a Subject of Nepal, or
  • a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
  • a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India
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CDS 2021 Age Limit

CDS 1 2021 Age limit: Here we have provided you with the age limit for the CDS 1 2021 Exam. So before applying to try to go through the full notification provided by UPSC.

ACADEMYAGE LIMITBORN BETWEEN
INDIAN MILITARY ACADEMY19-2402 Jan 1998 to 01 Jan 2003
INDIAN NAVAL ACADEMY19-2402 Jan 1998 to 01 Jan 2003
AIR FORCE ACADEMY20-2402 Jan 1998 to 01 Jan 2002
OFFICERS’ TRAINING ACADEMY (MEN)19-2502 Jan 1997 to 01 Jan 2003
OFFICERS’ TRAINING ACADEMY (WOMEN)19-2502 Jan 1997 to 01 Jan 2003
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