CDS 1 2024 Exam Date Out

Post Name : CDS 1 2024 Exam Date Out
Post Date :  10 May , 2024
Post Description : The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has published the CDS Exam Date 2024 for the CDS 1 Exam 2024. The CDS Exam is responsible for hiring officers for the Indian Armed Forces. The CDS 1 Exam 2024 will be held on April 21, 2024. Aspirants interested in joining the Indian Army can apply for this competitive test through the CDS Recruitment 2024 Cycle.

CDS Exam Date 2024 Important Dates

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the Combined Defence Services Examination (CDS) to recruit officers for various branches of the Indian Armed Forces. The CDS 1 Exam 2024 has been announced with important details and dates for aspiring candidates. Here is an overview of the key information related to the CDS 1 2024 Exam:

CDS Exam Date 2024 Important Dates
Exam NameCDS 1 2024CDS 2 2024
Recruiting OrganizationUPSC
CDS Number of Vacancies457Yet to be notified
CDS Official Notification Release Date20 December 202315 may 2024
CDS Online Registration Start Date20 December 202315 May 2024
CDS Online Registration Last Date09 January 202404 June 2024
CDS Admit Card Release DateThree weeks before the ExamThree weeks before the Exam
CDS 2024 Exam Date21 April 2024 (SUNDAY)01st September 2024
CDS Result Release DateYet to be notifiedYet to be notified
Language of ExamEnglish and Hindi

Also, Check – CDS 1 Answer key 2024

CDS Exam Pattern 2024

The CDS 2 Exam Pattern 2024 consists of a Written Exam and an SSB Interview. The written exam for the Indian Military Academy (IMA), Indian Naval Academy (INA), and Air Force Academy (AFA) is divided into three sections: English, General Knowledge, and Elementary Mathematics.

The test paper for Admission to the Officers’ Training Academy (OTA) consists of two sections: English and General Knowledge. Each section lasts two hours. The maximum marks for the written exam are 300 for IMA, INA, and AFA, while it is 200 for OTA.

Also check : CDS 1 Application Form 2024 

CDS 1 2024 Notification

The UPSC released the CDS 1 2024 Notification on the 20th of December 2023, following the UPSC calendar. CDS 1 2024 Notification provides essential information about the Combined Defence Services Examination (CDS) Exam and it is the first step for candidates wishing to participate in this prestigious examination. As CDS 1 2024 Notification is out, Candidates can download CDS 1 2024 Notification here. Please note that the last date to apply for CDS 1 2024 Exam was 09th Jan 2024.

CDS 1 2024 Application Fee

Candidates falling under the General Caste and Other Backward Classes categories must submit a registration fee of Rs. 200/- as part of the application process. However, it’s worth noting that women candidates and individuals from other caste categories are exempted from this fee requirement, encouraging broader participation in the examination.

CDS Admit Card 2024

The CDS Admit Card 2024 will be released approximately three weeks before the scheduled CDS Exam Date. Candidates can expect the release of the admit card 3 weeks before 21 April 2024 (Sunday). It is a crucial document that contains important details such as the candidate’s name, roll number, exam center, and exam timing. Candidates must download and carry the CDS Admit Card to the exam center as it serves as proof of their eligibility to appear for the CDS 1 Exam 2024.

CDS 1 2024 Exam schedule

CDS 2024 Exam Schedule: Candidates must report to the examination hall at least 30 minutes before the scheduled start of the CDS exam. Entry to the examination venue ends 10 minutes before the commencement of each session. CDS Exam Timings for English, General Knowledge (GK), and Elementary Mathematics are detailed below.

PaperExam Timings
English9:00 am to 11:00 am
General Knowledge (GK)12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Elementary Mathematics3:00 pm to 5:00 pm


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