Join Indian Air Force Academy – CDS 1 2020

If you have a dream to fly the fighter jets of the Indian Air Force, here is the golden opportunity for you. UPSC has published the notification of CDS 1 2020 on 30th Oct 2019 till 19th Nov 2019. Male graduates and final year students can apply for the Indian Air Force Academy, Hyderabad through CDS 1 2020 exam. You can join the flying branch of the Indian Air Force through CDS exam. In this article you will find the required details about this entry and how you can join the Indian Air Force Academy through CDS 1 2020.

CDS 1 2020 Vacancy

CDS CourseTotal Vacancies
Indian Military Academy, Dehradun100
Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala45
Indian Air Force Academy, Hyderabad32
Officers Training Academy, Chennai (Men)225
Officers Training Academy, Chennai (Women)16

CDS 1 2020: Important Dates

EventsImportant Dates
CDS 1 2020 Notification Release Date30th October 2019
CDS 1 2020 Online Application Start Date30th October 2019
CDS 1 2020 Last date to Apply online19th November 2019
CDS 1 2020 Exam Date2nd February 2020

Important notes for CDS 1 2020 Indian Air Force Academy

  • Candidates who desire to join Air Force Academy must indicate AFA as first choice, as they have to be administered Computer Pilot Selection System (CPSS) and/or and AF Medicals at Central Establishment/Institute of Aviation Medicines. Choice exercised for AFA as second/third etc. will be treated as invalid.
  • Candidates with Air Force as first and only choice cannot be considered as left-over for grant of SSC (OTA) if they fail in Computer Pilot Selection System (CPSS) and/or Pilot Aptitude Battery Test. Such candidates, if they desire to be considered for SSC (OTA) should exercise their option for OTA also.

Indian Air Force Academy Pictures

CDS 1 2020 Vacancy

CDS CourseTotal Vacancies
Indian Military Academy, Dehradun100
Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala45
Indian Air Force Academy, Hyderabad32
Officers Training Academy, Chennai (Men)225
Officers Training Academy, Chennai (Women)16

For Air Force Academy Age Limit for CDS 1 2020: 20 to 24 years as on 1st January, 2021 i.e. born not earlier than 2nd January, 1997 and not later than 1st January, 2001 (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 January, 1995 and not later than 1st January, 2001) only are eligible.
Note: Candidate below 25 years of age must be unmarried. Marriage is not
permitted during training. Married candidates above 25 years of age are eligible to apply but during training period they will neither be provided married accommodation nor can they live with family out of the premises.

Pay scale of Army Officers and equivalent ranks in Air Force and Navy

CDS Exam for Male and Female

AcademyGenderStatus
Indian Military AcademyMaleUnmarried
Indian Naval AcademyMaleUnmarried
Indian Air Force AcademyMaleUnmarried
Officer Training AcademyMaleUnmarried
Officer Training AcademyFemaleUnmarried

Aspirants can apply for UPSC CDS 1 2020 exam from 30 Oct 2019 onwards. The last date for submitting the CDS 1 2020 online application is 19th November 2019. Follow the general instructions for CDS 1 2020 online application below:

  • Visit official site upsconline.nic.in/ and Click “ONLINE APPLICATION FOR VARIOUS EXAMINATIONS OF UPSC“.
  • In the Page click on column “Click Here for PART I भाग- I के लिए यहां क्लिक करें” against Combined Defence Services Examination (II)
  • Under the section of PART I read the instruction carefully and in the Bottom click on Yes / हां.
  • Now the Application form will be appeared, fill your personal and contact details.
  • Select the preference for the academies as per age & qualification.
  • Now continue to next step. The Registration ID would be generated.
  • The candidates should then head to “Part II” of the application form.
  • Next step is to deposit the fee of ₹ 200/-.
  • Once the fee payment is done, select the desired examination centre.
  • Upload a scanned copy of the photograph and signature as per the file size & dimensions specified in the official notification.
  • Click to “Submit”.
  • Print/ Download the application form for future use.

CDS 1 2020 Application Fee

  • The fees for the CDS application form is ₹ 200/-
  • SC/ST/Females are exempted from fee payment.
  • The payment submission is available in both offline and online mode.
  • The payment can be done via Net Banking, Mastercard/Debit Card or cash deposit in any branch of SBI Bank.

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