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CDS 1 2022 Notification [Eligibility, Syllabus And Exam Date]

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CDS 1 2022 Notification [Eligibility, Syllabus And Exam Date]. UPSC will be conducting the CDS exam to recruit candidates for course conducted by Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Air Force Academy and Officers Training Academy. CDS is a national level exam conducted twice a year in the month of February and November.

Read below to get all the information about CDS 1 2022 notification, eligibility, exam date, vacancies, syllabus, exam pattern, selection process, how to prepare and more.

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(i) For Indian Military Academy — Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd Jan, 1999 and not later than 1st Jan, 2004 only are eligible.

(ii) For Indian Naval Academy — Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd Jan, 1999 and not later than 1st Jan, 2004 only are eligible.

(iii) For Air Force Academy — 20 to 24 years as on 1st Jan, 2023 i.e. born not earlier than 2nd Jan, 1999 and not later than 1st Jan, 2003 (Upper age limit for candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot Licence issued by DGCA (India) is relaxable upto 26 yrs. i.e. born not earlier than 2nd Jan, 1998 and not later than 1st Jan, 2003) only are eligible.

(iv) For Officers’ Training Academy — (SSC Course for men & women) unmarried candidates born not earlier than 2nd Jan, 1998 and not later than 1st Jan, 2004 only are eligible.


(i) For I.M.A. and Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai — Degree of a recognised University or equivalent.

(ii) For Indian Naval Academy—Degree in Engineering from a recognised University/Institution.

(iii) For Air Force Academy—Degree of a recognised University (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering.


1. Indian Military Academy, Dehradun— 154th (DE) Course commencing in Jan, 2023  ——–  100 Vacancies

2. Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala—Course commencing in Jan, 2023 Executive (General Service)/Hydro  ——— 22 Vacancies

3. Air Force Academy, Hyderabad—(Pre-Flying) Training Course commencing in Jan, 2023 i.e. No. 213 F(P) Course  ———  32 Vacancies

4. Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai (Madras)— 117th SSC (Men) Course (NT) commencing in April, 2023  ———  170 Vacancies

5. Officers Training Academy, Chennai—31st SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course commencing in April, 2023 ———  17 Vacancies

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(i) Candidates are required to apply Online using the link www.upsconline.nic.in

(ii) Detailed instructions for filling up Online Applications are available on the above mentioned website.


Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs. 200/- (Rupees Two Hundred Only) either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India or by using Visa/Master/Rupay Credit/Debit Card.

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Candidates preparing for CDS 1 2022 exam must refer CDS OTA book. Number of direct questions have appeared from the book in the previous exams hence making it one of the most preferred book amongst cds aspirants. Some of the salient features of the book are:

The book is based on the exact pattern of the examination as conducted by the UPSC.

ENGLISH section contains English Grammar, Logics on spotting error, fill-ups, sentence improvement, approach to the ordering of sentence & jumble words.

It has a list of most important Antonym-Synonym and Solved Practice set.

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General Knowledge section covers Both Indian and World Geography, ancient & medieval History including Independence era, Absolute description of Politics, civics and every important information on Indian Defence which is likely to be asked in your exams. In addition, it covers Practical science & general science which is extremely helpful for those from Non-science background.

This book will really help the students in developing the required Speed and Strike Rate, which will increase their final score in the exam.

The Book contains latest pattern 600+ most important MCQs with simple techniques and a huge collection of solved questions along with sample papers.


Starting Date Of Online Form Submission22 December 2021
Last Date Of Form Submission11 January 2022
CDS 1 2022 Admit Card20 March 2022
CDS 1 2022 Exam Date10 April 2022
CDS 1 2022 Official Notification PDFDownload PDF
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