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UPSC CDS 1 2021 Final Result Declared- Check and Download PDF of Result

UPSC CDS 1 2021 Written Result: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has invited online applications for the Combined Defence Services Examination (I) 2021 [Including SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course] (CDSE (I) 2021). UPSC CDS 1 Notification 2021 is Out Now. The apply Online for UPSC CDS 1 2021 Started from October 28, 2020, and the last date to apply is November 17, 2020. All the details related to UPSC CDS 1 2021 like Notification, Apply Online, Important Dates, Application Fees, How to Apply, Exam Date, Admit Card, Answer Key, Syllabus, Result, Previous Papers, etc are given below.

UPSC CDS 1 2021 Final Result Declared- Check and Download PDF of Result

Combined Defence Service Exam 2020

UPSC CDS 1 2021 Notification & Apply Online


Recruitment Authority Union Public service commission (UPSC)
Post Name Lieutenant
Vacancy 345
Pay Scale/ Salary Level-10 ( Rs. 56100-177500/-)
Job Location All India
Status Result

✅ Important Dates for UPSC CDS 1 2021

Apply Online Start October 28, 2020
Last Date to Apply November 17, 2020
Exam Date February 7, 2021

✅ Vacancy Details for UPSC CDS 1 2021

Post Name Vacancies
Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun 100
Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala 26
Air Force Academy, Hyderabad 32
Officers’ Training Academy (OTA), Chennai (Men) 170
Officers’ Training Academy (OTA), Chennai (Women) 17
Total 345

✅ Application Fees for UPSC CDS 1 2021

Gen/ OBC/ EWS Rs. 200/-
SC/ST/ Female Nill
Mode of Payment Online/ SBI Challan

✅ Eligibility Criteria for UPSC CDS 1 2021

Post Age Limit (Born Between) Educational Qualification
Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun 2/1/1998- 1/1/2003 Graduation
Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala 2/1/1998- 1/1/2003 B.Tech
Air Force Academy, Hyderabad 2/1/1998- 1/1/2002 B.Tech OR Physics + Maths till 12th 
Officers’ Training Academy (OTA), Chennai (Men) 2/1/1997- 1/1/2003 Graduation
Officers’ Training Academy (OTA), Chennai (Women) 2/1/1997- 1/1/2003 Graduation

✅ How to Apply for UPSC CDS 1 2021

Follow these Steps to Apply Online for UPSC CDS 2021 (I)

  • Visit the [email protected] or Click Here
  • Click On “Online Application for Various Examinations of UPSC”
  • Find the Vacancy listed which you want to apply for
  • Click on “Click Here for Part I”
  • Click on “Yes” on the next Page after scrolling down.
  • Fill the form in the next step with your details.
  • Note down your Registration Number
  • Come back to step no 3
  • Click on the “Click Here for Part II”
  • Login with Registration Number and Date of Birth
  • Complete the Application Form, Upload Documents, Pay Application Fees
  • Take the Printout of the Application Form.

✅ Selection Process of UPSC CDS 1 2021

The Selection Process includes the Following Stages:- 

  • The Selection Process of the UPSC CDS Exam includes the following stages:
    • Written Exam
    • SSB/ Personality Test/ Interview
    • Merit

✅ Exam Pattern of UPSC CDS 1 2021 for IMA, INA, IFA

Subject Marks
English  100
General Knowledge  100
Elementary Mathematics   100
Total  300
Time Duration of Exam:- 2 Hours (Each Subject)
Negative Marking:-  Yes

✅ Exam Pattern of UPSC CDS (I) 2021 for Officer’s Training Academy 

Subject Marks
English  100
General Knowledge  100
Total  200
Time Duration of Exam:- 2 Hours (Each Subject)
Negative Marking:-  Yes

✅ UPSC CDS 1 2021 SSB/ Interview Marks

Academy SSB Marks
Indian Military Academy 300
Indian Naval Academy 300
Indian Air Force Academy 300
Officers’ Training Academy 200

✅ Syllabus for UPSC CDS 1 2021

UPSC CDS 1 2021 Standard of Examination:

The standard of the papers in Elementary Mathematics will be of Matriculation level. The standard of papers in other subjects will approximately be such as may be expected of a graduate of an Indian University

UPSC CDS 1 2021 Syllabus:

ENGLISH (Code No. 01)

The question paper will be designed to test the candidates’ understanding of English and workmanlike use of words.


General Knowledge including knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific subject. The paper will also include questions on the History of India and the Geography of nature which candidate should be able to answer without special study.


Number System—Natural numbers, Integers, Rational and Real numbers. Fundamental operations, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, Square
roots, Decimal fractions. Unitary method, time and distance, time and work, percentages, applications to simple and compound interest, profit and loss, ratio and
proportion, variation.

Elementary Number Theory—Division algorithm. Prime and composite numbers. Tests of divisibility by 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, and 11. Multiples and factors. Factorization Theorem. H.C.F. and L.C.M. Euclidean algorithm. Logarithms to base 10, laws of logarithms, use of logarithmic tables.

ALGEBRA:- Basic Operations, simple factors, Remainder Theorem, H.C.F., L.C.M., Theory of
polynomials, solutions of quadratic equations, the relation between its roots and coefficients (Only real roots to be considered). Simultaneous linear equations in two unknowns—analytical and graphical solutions. Simultaneous linear inequations in two variables and their solutions. Practical problems leading to two simultaneous linear equations or inequations in two variables or quadratic equations in one variable & their solutions. Set language and set notation, Rational expressions, and conditional identities, Laws of indices.


Sine ×, cosine ×, Tangent × when 0° < × < 90° Values of sin ×, cos ×, and tan ×, for × = 0°, 30°, 45°, 60°, and 90° Simple trigonometric identities. Use of trigonometric tables. Simple cases of heights and distances.


Lines and angles, Plane and plane figures, Theorems on (i) Properties of angles at a point, (ii) Parallel lines, (iii) Sides and angles of a triangle, (iv) Congruency of triangles, (v) Similar triangles, (vi) Concurrence of medians and altitudes, (vii) Properties of angles, sides, and diagonals of a parallelogram, rectangle, and square, (viii) Circles and its properties including tangents and normals, (ix) Loci.


Areas of squares, rectangles, parallelograms, triangle, and circle. Areas of figures which can be split up into these figures (Field Book), Surface area and volume of cuboids, lateral surface and volume of right circular cones and cylinders, surface area and volume of spheres.

 Collection and tabulation of statistical data, Graphical representation frequency polygons, histograms, bar charts, pie charts, etc. Measures of central tendency.

✅ UPSC CDS 1 2021 SSB/ Personality Test

The SSB procedure consists of a two-stage Selection process – stage I and stage II. Only those candidates who clear stage I are permitted to appear for stage II. The
details are:-


(a) Stage I comprises of Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR) tests are Picture Perception* Description Test (PP&DT). The candidates will be shortlisted based on a combination of performance in the OIR Test and PP&DT.

(b) Stage II Comprises of Interview, Group Testing Officer Tasks, Psychology Tests, and the Conference. These tests are conducted over 4 days. The details of these tests are given on the website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in.

The personality of a candidate is assessed by three different assessors viz. The Interviewing Officer (IO), Group Testing Officer (GTO), and the Psychologist. There is no separate weightage for each test. The marks are allotted by assessors only after taking into consideration the performance of the candidate holistically in all the tests. In addition, marks for conferences are also allotted based on the initial performance of the Candidate in the three techniques and decisions of the Board. All these have equal weightage. The various tests of IO, GTO, and Psych are designed to bring out the presence/ absence of Officer Like Qualities and their trainability in a candidate. Accordingly, candidates are Recommended or Not Recommended at the SSB.

✅ Previous Year Papers of UPSC CDS Exam

Check UPSC CDS Previous Year Question Papers with Answer Key from the Link Given Below

Click Here for the UPSC CDS Previous Year Papers.

✅ Salary of UPSC CDS

UPSC CDS 2020 Sarary

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✅ Frequently Asked Questions

✅ How to Apply for UPSC CDS 1 2021?

✔️Visit the website www.upsconline.nic.in. And follow the steps as mentioned.

 How Many Vacancies are there for UPSC CDS 1 2021?

✔️There are a total number of 345 Posts.

Salary of UPSC CDS?

✔️ The starting Pay Scale of the Lieutenant and equivalent rank in the Air Force and Navy is Rs. 56200- 177500 (Level 10) + Rs.15000 MSP fixed per month + other allowances and perks. The lump sump salary of the Lieutenant is Approx. 80000/- per month. 

 Last Date of Apply for UPSC CDS 1 2021?

✔️ The last Date is November 17, 2020.

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