he Union Public Service Commission will hold the Combined Defence Services
Examination (I), 2012 on12.02.2012 Ior admission to the following courses.
1. Indian Military Academy, Dehradun
133rd Course commencing in ¸¸¸¸¸¸, 2012 |including 32 vacancies reserved Ior NCC C`
CertiIicate (Army Wing) holders|.
2. Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala
Course Commencing in ¸¸¸¸¸¸¸¸, 2012 Executive (General Service) ¦including 06
vacancies reserved Ior NCC 'C' CertiIicate holders (Naval Wing)}.
3. Air Force Academy, Hyderabad
(Pre-Flying) Training Course commencing in¸¸¸¸¸¸¸, 2012 i.e. No. nd F(P) Course.
4. Officers Training Academy, Chennai
97th SSC Course (Ior Men) commencing in ¸¸¸¸¸¸, 2012.
5. OIIicers Training Academy, Chennai
10th SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course commencing in ¸¸¸¸¸, 2012
Salient Ieatures oI the examination are published herein Ior general inIormation oI
candidates. For details regarding the eligibility conditions, syllabus and scheme oI the
examination, centers oI examination, guidelines Ior Iilling up application Iorm etc aspirants
must consult the detailed notice oI the examination published in the employment news/rozgar
Conditions of eligibility
Age limits, sex and marital status
(i) For Indian Military Academy -Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd July,
1988 and not later than 1st July, 1993 only are eligible.
(ii) For Indian Naval Academy-Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd July,
1990 (2nd July, 1988 in case oI NCC Naval Wing C` CertiIicate holders) and not later than
1st July, 1993 only are eligible.
(iii) For Air Force Academy-Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd July,
1989 and not later than 1st July, 1993 only are eligible.
(iv) For Officers' Training Academy- (SSC Course Ior Men) : Male candidates (married or
unmarried) born not earlier than 2nd July, 1987 and not later than 1st July, 1993 only are
(v) For Officers Training Academy - (SSC Women Non-Technical Course) Unmarried
Women, issueless widows who have not remarried and issueless divorcees (in possession oI
divorce documents) who have not remarried are eligible. They should have been born not
earlier than 2nd July, 1987 and not later than 1st July, 1993.
For Indian Military Academy and Officers Training Academy: Degree oI a recognized
university or equivalent
For Indian Naval Academy: Degree in Engineering
For Air Force Academy: Degree oI a recognized university (with Physics and Mathematics
at 10¹2 level) or Bachelor oI Engineering
Candidates who are studying in Iinal year degree course and have yet to pass Iinal year
degree examination or equivalent examination can apply Ior the examination, but they will be
required to submit prooI oI passing the degree examination or equivalent examination by the
speciIied dates published in commission`s notice Ior the examination
Physical standards: Candidates must be physically Iit according to the physical standards
Ior admission to combined deIence services examination (I), 2011 as given in appendix-V oI
commission`s notice Ior the examination published in employment news/rozgar samachar
How to apply: Ca) Candidates are required to apply online only; by using the website
http://www.upsconline.nic.in Detailed instructions Ior Iilling up online applications are
available on the above mentioned website.
However candidates residing in certain remote areas speciIied in Para 6 oI this Notice, may
also apply through oIIline mode, by using the Common Application Form (Form-E) devised
Ior examinations conducted by the Commission. This Form can be purchased Irom the
designated Head Post OIIices/Post OIIices (speciIied in Appendix-III oI the Notice)
throughout the country against cash payment oI Rs.30/- (Rupees Thirty Only).
Each such Form can be used only once and only Ior one examination.
In case oI any diIIiculty in obtaining Application Forms Irom the designated HPOs/POs, the
candidates should immediately contact the concerned Post Master or UPSC`s 'FORMS
SUPPLY MONITORING CELL¨ over Telephone No. 011-23389366/ FAX No. 011-
It may be noted that oIIline applications, iI any, received Irom candidates residing in normal
areas/ abroad, shall be summarily rejected by the Commission. The option oI oIIline
application is available only to candidates residing in speciIied remote areas.
(b) Candidates are advised to read careIully the instructions Ior Iilling up the Online
Application Form given in Appendix-II (A) and instructions Ior oIIline Applications given in
Appendix-II (B) oI this Notice.
A) Online (From all candidates)
The Online Applications can be Iilled upto 6th June, 2011 till 11.59 PM aIter which the link
will be disabled.
(B) OIIline (From candidates residing in speciIied remote areas only). All OIIline
Applications Irom candidates residing in Remote Areas only speciIied in para 6 oI this Notice
must reach the
'Controller of Examinations, Union Public Service Commission,
Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi-110069
by Post/Speed Post only by 13th June, 2011. Candidates should note that no application will
be received by Hand or by Courier.
Date of CDS Exam (I) 2012 Notification : 29.10.2011
Last date Ior receipt oI Iorm: 28.11.2011
CDS Entrance Test Date: 12.02.2012
Agartala, Gangtok, Panaji (Goa), Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Patna, Aizwal, Imphal, Port Blair,
Allahabad, Itanagar, Raipur, Bangalore, Jaipur, Ranchi, Bareilly, Jammu, Sambalpur, Bhopal,
Jorhat, Shillong, Chandigarh, Kochi, Shimla, Chennai, Kohima, Srinagar, Cuttack, Kolkata,
Thiruvanandehradun, Lucknow, Thapuram, Delhi, Madurai, Tirupati, Dharwad, Mumbai,
Udaipur, Dispur, Nagpur, Vishakhapatnam
Fee: Candidates applying online are required to pay a reduce Iee oI Rs 50/- (Rs IiIty only)
either by remitting the money n any branch oI SBI by cash, or by using net banking Iacility oI
SBI or by using visa/master credit/debit card
Candidates applying oIIline (through common application Iorm) are required to pay a Iee oI
Rs 100/- (Rupees one hundred only) through central recruitment Iee stamp only
All Iemale candidates and SC/ST candidates are exempted Irom payment oI Iee (OBC
candidates are required to pay Iull Iee)