UPSC CDS (I) 2017 Exam Pattern

Dushyant Vanaik updated on : 04 Oct 2016
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CDS (I) 2017 exam will be conducted on February 5, 2017. The details regarding the exam pattern are given below. Read further to know more.

UPSC CDS (I) 2017 Exam Pattern

The Combined Defence Services (CDS) 2017 exam will be organised by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). The exam will be conducted on February 5, 2017. The registrations for the exam will begin from November 9, 2016. The last date to register is December 2, 2016. CDS (I) aspirants can register on the official website of UPSC.

The following table shows the CDS (I) 2017 exam pattern for candidates applying for The Indian Military Academy (IMA), Air Force Academy (AFA) and the Indian Naval Academy (INA).

Subject

Max. Marks

Duration

English

100

2 Hours

General Knowledge

100

2 Hours

Elementary Mathematics

100

2 Hours

 

The exam pattern for candidates applying for Officers Training Academy (OTA) is as follows.

Subject

Max. Marks

Duration

English

100

2 Hours

General Knowledge

100

2 Hours

 

CDS (I) 2017 exam will be a pen and paper based exam. The questions will be objective type and there will be negative marking for incorrect answers.

While male candidates can apply only for OTA, INA, AFA and IMA, female candidates can only apply for OTA. The candidates applying for the exam must hold a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent qualification from a recognised university. Those applying for AFA and INA must have a bachelor’s degree in Engineering. Candidates in the final year/semester of their degree courses are also eligible to apply.

Stay tuned for further updates on UPSC CDS (I) 2017.

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