UPSC CDS Notification 2024: Apply Now for 459 Lieutenant Vacancies in Indian Army, Airforce and Navy

 UPSC CDS Notification 2024

A notification for the 2024 Combined Defence Services (CDS) Exam II recruitment has been released by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Candidates can read the notification and apply online if they are interested in the job specifics and meet the eligibility requirements. You have to read the full employment news carefully before applying online for this UPSC CDS Recruitment 2024.


UPSC CDS Notification 2024: Apply Now for 459 Lieutenant Vacancies in Indian Army, Airforce and Navy

Basic information about this UPSC CDS Recruitment 2024

Recruiting Authority: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).

Profile Name: Lieutenant.

Vacancies: 459 Posts.

Pay Band: Rs. 56100-177500.


Eligibility Criteria for Applying for this UPSC CDS Exam 2024

Age Restriction: The age limit for applying for UPSC CDS Examination 2024 for different job profiles is as follows:

·    For Indian Naval Academy and IMA:  Male single candidates who were born between July 02, 2001, and July 1, 2006, are the only candidates eligible.

·      Regarding the Air Force Academy: Applicants who have aged between 20 years to 24 years old as of July 1, 2025, meaning they were born between July 2, 2001, and July 1, 2005.

Age relaxation is allowed under the guidelines.

Qualification: The educational criteria for different institutions and posts are as follows:

·  Regarding the Officers' Training Academy in Chennai and I.M.A: Applicants having a Graduation degree from an accredited university in any stream can apply.

·    About the Indian Naval Academy: Candidates having an Engineering degree from a reputable university or institution.

·      For the Academy of the Air Force: Degree from an accredited university (with a 10+2 math and physics degree) or Engineering Bachelor's degree.


UPSC CDS Vacancy Detail

Post Name


Combined Defence Service (II) Exam 2024

Indian Military Academy, Dehradun – 159th (DE) Course commencing in July 2025 [including 13 vacancies reserved for NCC `C’ (Army Wing) holders]


Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala – Course commencing in July, 2025 Executive Branch (General Service)/Hydro [including 06 vacancies for NCC ‘C’ Certificate (Naval Wing) holders


Air Force Academy, Hyderabad – (Pre-Flying) Training Course commencing in July, 2025 i.e. No. 218 F(P) Course. [including 03 vacancies are reserved for NCC ‘C’ Certificate (Air Wing) holders through NCC Special Entry]


Officers’ Training academy, Chennai (Madras) 122nd SSC (Men) (NT) (UPSC) Course Commencing in October, 2025.


Officers Training Academy, Chennai (Madras) 36th SSC Women (NT) (UPSC) Course commencing in October, 2025.


How much is the Application Cost for applying for this UPSC CDS Exam 2024?

·      The application fee will be None for female, SC, or ST applicants.

·      For every other applicant who wishes to apply for this UPSC Recruitment have to pay Rs.200.

Payment Methods: Cash payments at any State Bank of India branch, Visa, Master, RuPay credit/debit cards, UPI payments, and online banking from any bank are all accepted.

Crucial Dates Related to this UPSC CDS Recruitment 2024

·      The UPSC CDS Notification Date is May 15, 2024.

·      The deadline to apply online is 4 June 2024, at 6:00 PM.

·      The correction window is from June 5, 2024, to June 11, 2024.
The UPSC CDS Exam Date is January 09, 2024.


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