UPSC CDS1 Recruitment 2023 Check Notification & Apply Link (Extended)

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UPSC CDS1 Recruitment 2023
UPSC CDS1 Recruitment 2023

UPSC CDS-1 Recruitment 2023- Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) are invited online application for the recruitment of CDS Post. If  you wants to be Join defense Job in UPSC  than this article for you. Eligible male candidates you get full details about UPSC CDS-1 Recruitment 2023  such as vacancy overview, important date, Educational Qualification, selection process , important Links are given on this Page. Eligible candidates before apply you must be read the full notification.

UPSC CDS 1 Vacancy Overview

Organization Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Post Name UPSC CDS-1 2023 Exam
Job Category Defense Job
Post edited Date 21/12/2022
No of Vacancy 341 Vacancies
Salary Rs. 56100- Rs. 1777500/-
Apply Last Date 12/01/2022
Apply Mode Online
Official Website
Job Location All India

UPSC CDS-1 Recruitment 2023

Important Date

  • Apply Start Date: 21/12/2022
  • Apply Last Date: 12/01/2023
  • Online Payment Last Date: 10/01/2023
  • UPSC CDS-I Exam Date: 16/04/2023

Application Fee

  • UR/OBC/: Rs. 200/-
  • SC/ST/ Female: Rs. 0/-
  • Payment Mode: Online/Challan 

Age Limit 

  • IMA– Unmarried make candidates born not earlier than 2nd January, 1999 and not later than 1st January, 2004 only are eligible.
  • Indian Naval Academy- Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd January, 1999 and not later than 1st January 2004 only are eligible.
  • Air Force Academy – 20 to 24 year son 1st January, 2023 born not earlier than 2nd January, 1999 and not later than 1st January, 2003
  • Officer’s Training Academy-(SSC Course for men ) Unmarried male candidates born  not earlier than 2nd January, 1998 and not later than 1st January, 2004
  • Officer’s Training Academy – (SSC Women Non-Technical Course) Unmarried women, born not earlier than 2nd January, 1998 and not later than 1st January, 2004

UPSC CDS 1 Vacancy Details

Organization Total Post
Indian Military Academy, 100
Indian Naval Academy 22
Air Force Academy 32
Officers’ Training Academy 170
Officers Training Academy (Women) 17
Total Post 341


UPSC CDS-1 2023 Eligibility

Indian Military Academy (IMA):

  • Passed/Appearing Bachelor Degree in Any Stream at Any Recognized University.

Indian Naval  Academy (INA)

  • Passed/Appearing Bachelor Degree in Engineering At Any Recognized University.

Air Force

  • Bachelor Degree in any Stream with Physics, Mathematics in 10+2 Level Or Bachelor Degree in Engineering.

Officers Training Academy (OTA)& OTA Women

Passed/Appearing Bachelor Degree in Any Stream at any Recognized university.

UPSC CDS 1 Salary

The CDS salaries pay is mentioned in the official CDS 2023 notification for all different ranks. The grade pay varies according to the ranks of the CDS officers. Indian Defence Service officers from the rank of Lieutenant to Brigadier get a fixed amount, Military Service Pay during their entire service period along with CDS 2023 salary. Also, cadets are also paid a monthly stipend of Rs 56,100 per month, during the training period in the Academy.

Rank Level Pay Scale
Lieutenant Level 10 Rs 56,100-1,77,500
Captain Level 10B Rs 61,300-1,93,900
Major Level 11 Rs 69,400-2,07,200
Lt Colonel Level 12A Rs 1,21,200-2,12,400
Colonel Level 13 Rs 1,30,600-2,15,900
Brigadier Level 13A Rs 1,39,600-2,17,600
Major General Level 14 Rs 1,44,200-2,18,200
Lieutenant General HAG Scale Level 15 Rs 1,82,200-2,24,100
HAG+Scale Level 16 Rs 2,05,400 – 2,24,400
VCOAS/Army CDR/ Lieutenant General (NFSG) Level 17 Rs 2,25,000 (fixed)
COAS Level 18 Rs 2,50,000 (fixed)


UPSC CDS 1 Selection Process

The Combined Defense Services Examination is conducted in two phases – the first stage is the written examination and the second is the interview.  this Examination comes under UPSC and the examination of all the thee forces is under this. If the candidate is successful in the written test then he/she is called for SSB interview. After that the adnate is sent to different places for training. Now we will tell you about the CDS Exam pattern.

CDS follows a three-stage recruitment process it consists of

  • Written Test
  • SSB Interview
  • Medical Examination
  • Merit List

CDS 1 2023 Exam Pattern

For Admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, and Air Force Academy

Subject Maximum Marks Duration
English 100 2 Hours
General Knowledge 100 2 Hours
Mathematics 100 2 Hours
SSB Tests/Interview 5 Days 300

For Admission to Officers’ Training Academy:

Subject Maximum Marks Duration
English 100 2 Hours
General Knowledge 100 2 Hours
SSB Tests/Interview 5 Days 300

CDS 1 2023 SSB Interview Involves 2 Stages:

  • Stage-1 Consists of officer intelligence rating, picture perception, and Description test.
  • Stage-2 involves psychology test, interview, group testing officer test, and ocnferece.

UPSC CDS 1 Exam Centers

The CDS exam centers are mentioned in the official notification by the exam conducting authority i.e. Union public Service Commission. CDS 1 2023 will held in 75 cities in Offline mode. Candidates were advised to arrive at their examination site at least one day ahead of time and to familiarize themselves the the itinerary in order to avoid last-minute hassle. Candidates can view the table below for more information on CDS Exam Center 2023.

Agartala Ghaziabad Panaji – Goa
Agra Gorakhpur Patna
Ajmer Gurgaon Port Blair
Ahmedabad Prayagraj – Allahabad Gwalior
Aizawl Hyderabad Puducherry
Aligarh Imphal Pune
Almora – Uttarakhand Indore Raipur
Anantapur – Andhra Pradesh Itanagar Rajkot
Aurangabad Jabalpur Ranchi
Bengaluru Jaipur Sambalpur
Bareilly Jammu Shillong
Bhopal Jodhpur Shimla
Bilaspur Jorhat Siliguri
Chandigarh Kochi Srinagar
Chennai Kohima Srinagar – Uttarakhand
Coimbatore Kolkata Thane
Cuttack Kozhikode – Calicut Thiruvananthapuram
Dehradun Leh Tiruchirapalli
Delhi Lucknow Tirupati
Dharwad Ludhiana Udaipur
Dispur Madurai Varanasi
Faridabad Mumbai Vellore
Gangtok Mysore Vijayawada
Gaya Nagpur Visakhapatnam
Gautam Buddh Nagar Navi Mumbai Warangal

How To Apply CDS 1 From 2023

  • Visit the official Website- or
  • Click on the UPSC CDS 1 2023  Link
  • Steps for Applicants
  • UPSC CDS Apply Online 2023
  • In part-I If you not Registration than before you Click on  the registration, submit your basic information

UPSC CDS Online Registration 2023

  • Otherwise Click on the Already Registered.
  • In part-II, fill the payment details and choice of exam center, upload your photo and sign as per as per guidelines.
  • After it, submit Application form and take final Print for future use.



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FAQs UPSC CDS 1 Recruitment 2023

Q. How many vacancies will be there CDS1 Notification 2023?

There are 341 pots has been announced for CDS 1 2023 Examination.

Q. What is the level of Mathis in the CDS Exam 2023?

Ans. The Level of Math’s paper is up to 10th Standard only.

Q. Can a final year Student apply for CDS 1 Exam?

Yes, Final year candidates can apply for CDS, but you should complete your degree before the date of joining.

Q. How Many Salary in CDS 2023?

Ans-Various rank wise Salary in CDS


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