Procedure of Selection for CDS 2021

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  • The Union Public Service Commission will declare a qualified list of candidates (based on the written exam) .
  • The selected candidates will appear before a Services Selection Board for Intelligence and Personality Test.
  • The total maximum marks for the interview will be 200 for OTA and 300 for IMA, Naval and Air Force.
  • Candidates for the Air Force wing and Naval Aviation will also undergo a Pilot Aptitude Test.

Two Stages of Selection Procedure Are

  • Both the stages of selection procedure will be dependent on Psychological Aptitude Test as well as on Intelligence Test.
  • Candidates will be invited to stage for one test on first day of reporting at Selection Centres.
  • Those candidates who cleared the stage one will be qualified for the second stage.
  • Those candidates who cleared the stage II will need to submit the original Certificates with a photocopy each of:
    1. Original Matriculation pass certificate with the support of date of birth.
    2. Bachelors Degree with the mark sheets with the support of educational qualification.
  • For final qualification, candidates need to secure the minimum qualifying marks individually in Written examination and SSB test as fixed by the Commission in their discretion.
  • Qualified candidates will then be placed in the final order of merit, based on the total marks achieved by them in the Written examination and the Services Selection Board Tests.
  • The final selection for the admission will be made in order of merit depending on the number of vacancies in each wing.
  • The selection will be on the basis of medical fitness and suitability in all other areas.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • Is there any physical tests such as running ,sit-ups,etc conducted after the cds examination ?

    ( - jm...@ on )

    1 Answer

    After clearing SSB, Physical test is a must to prove and show ones individual fitness level. Also medical examination is the last but very important step to verify that the selected aspirant is physically fit for the officer cadre or not for final selection.

    - jm...@ on

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