UPSC CDS Exam 1 2022 Notification Released: Govt Jobs for 341 Posts in Defence Services, Graduates can Apply
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Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has published the notification for CDS I Exam 2022 today (December 22). Aspiring candidates can apply online for the Combined Defence Services (I) 2022 exam through the official website at The candidates can fill the online application form by 11th January 2022 till 6:00 PM.

The UPSC CDS 1 exam is scheduled to be held on 10th April 2022. The UPSC CDS 1 exam will be held in the offline pen and paper based mode. The UPSC CDS 1 Exam 2022 is conducted for recruitment to Indian Military Academy IMA, Officers Training Academy, Indian Naval Academy INA and Indian Air Force (IAF) Academy. UPSC CDS exam is conducted twice every year and the notification for the second exam will be released later. 

UPSC CDS I Exam 2022 Important Dates

  • Starting Date of Online Application Submission: 22 December 2021
  • Last Date of Online Application Submission: 11th January 2022
  • CDS 1 application form 2021 withdrawal dates - 18 January to 24 January 2022
  • UPSC CDS 1 Admit Card Date: Notified Later
  • Date of UPSC CDS 1 Written Exam: 10th April 2022

UPSC CDS I Exam 2022 Vacancy Details

  • 154th (DE) Course commencing in January 2023, Indian Military Academy, Dehradun - 100 posts
  • Course 22 commencing in January 2023 Executive Branch (General Service)/ Hydro Course, Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala - 22 posts
  • Pre-Flying Training Course commencing in January 2023, Air Force Academy, Hyderabad - 32 posts
  • 117th SSC (Men) Course (NT) (UPSC) Course commencing in April 2023, Officers' Training Academy, Chennai (Madras) - 170 posts
  • 31st SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course commencing in April 2023, Officers Training Academy, Chennai - 17 posts
UPSC CDS I 2022 Exam Eligibility Criteria:
  • IMA and OTA: The candidate must have a Degree of a recognised University or equivalent.
  • For Indian Naval Academy: Degree in Engineering from a recognised University/ Institution.
  • For Air Force Academy: The candidate must have a Degree of a recognised University (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering.
UPSC CDS I 2022 Exam Application Fee: Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs. 200/.

UPSC CDS I 2022 Exam: How to Apply
  • Visit the official website of UPSC at
  • Click on the CDS I Exam 2022 notification link and read the details mentioned
  • Now proceed to fill the application form as instructed
  • Enter the required details and upload the necessary documents
  • Pay the application fee and cross check the application details
  • Take a print of the confirmation page for further references.
UPSC CDS 1 2022 Exam Selection Process: Selection will be based on Written Test & SSB Test/ Interview.

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