Combined Defence Services
Examination (I) (CDS) - 2013
No. 8/2/2012-E.I(B)- A Combined Defence Services Examination will be
conducted by the Union Public Service Commission on 17th February, 2013 for
admission to the undermentioned courses:-
|Name of the Course
||Approximate No. of Vacancies.
|Indian Military Academy, Dehradun 136th Course commencing in
January, 2014 [including 32 vacancies reserved for NCC ‘C’ Certificate
(Army Wing) holders].
|Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala-Course Commencing in January, 2014
Executive (Hydro/ General Service) (including 06 vacancies reserved for
NCC 'C' Certificate
holders (Naval Wing).
|Air Force Academy, Hyderabad (Pre-Flying) Training Course commencing
in January, 2014 i.e. No.195th F(P) Course
|Officers Training Academy, Chennai, 99th SSC Course (for Men)
commencing in April, 2014.
|Officers Training Academy, Chennai 13th SSC Women (Non- Technical)
Course commencing in April, 2014
Conditions of Eligibility :
(a) Nationality : A candidate must either be : (i) a
Citizen of India, or (ii) a subject of Bhutan, or (iii) a subject of Nepal, or
(iv) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January, 1962 with
the intention of permanently settling in India, or (v) 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.
Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v)
above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been
issued by the Government of India. Certificate of eligibility will, however, not
be necessary in the case of candidates who are Gorkha subjects of Nepal. A
candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary, may be
admitted to the examination provisionally subject to the necessary certificate
being given to him/ her by the Govt. before declaration of result by UPSC.