January 28, 2019
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is all set conduct the Combined Defence Services (CDS) exam 2019 on February 3. The test will be held at 41 centres across the country.
UPSC CDS I Admit Cards 2019:
The UPSC has released the CDS (Combined Defence Services) Examination I, 2019 admit cards. All the candidates appearing for the UPSC CDS I Exam 2019 can download the admit cards from the official website, the link for which is upsc.gov.in
UPSC CDS I Admit Card 2019: Here’s how to download
Log on to the official website, upsc.gov.in
Under ‘What’s new’ section on home page, click on the link ‘e-Admit Card – CDS Examination (I) 2019’
On the new page, click on the ‘download section’
Enter either your registration id or roll number
On submitting the same, the admit cards will be displayed on the screen
Download it and take print out of the same.
Note: “No candidate will ordinarily be allowed to take the examination unless he/she holds an e-Admit Card for the examination. On downloading of Admit Card, check it carefully and bring discrepancies/errors, if any, to the notice of UPSC immediately,” the commission said.
UPSC CDS (I) Exam 2019: Important instructions
“Candidates are advised in their own interest not to bring any of the banned items including mobile phones/ pagers/ bluetooth or any valuable/costly items to the venue of the examination as arrangements for safe keeping cannot be assured,” the official notice read. “Commission will not be responsible for any loss in this regard.”
For both writing and marking answers in the OMR sheet (Answer Sheet) candidates must use black ball pen only Pens with any other colour are prohibited. Do not use pencil or ink pen
Candidates should note that any omission/mistake/discrepancy in encoding/filling of details in the OMR answer sheet especially with regard to Roll Number and Test Booklet Series Code will render the answer sheet liable for rejection
Candidates are further advised to read carefully the “Special Instructions” contained in Appendix-III of the Notice.
Penalty for wrong answers:
Candidates should note that there will be penalty (negative marking) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the objective type question papers.
Mobile phones banned:
Mobiles phones, pagers/bluetooth or any other communication devices are not allowed inside the premises where the examination is being conducted. Any infringement of these instructions shall entail disciplinary action including ban from future examinations.
Candidates are advised in their own interest not to bring any of the banned items including mobile phones/pagers/bluetooth or any valuable/costly items to the venue of the examination as arrangements for safe keeping cannot be assured. Commission will not be responsible for any loss in this regard.
Centres of examination:
Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Allahabad, Bengaluru, Bareilly, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi, Dharwad, Dispur, Gangtok, Hyderabad, Imphal, Itanagar, Jaipur, Jammu, Jorhat, Kochi, Kohima, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Mumbai, Nagpur, Panaji (Goa), Patna, Port Blair, Raipur, Ranchi, Sambalpur, Shillong, Shimla, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirupati, Udaipur And Visakhapatnam.
UPSC CDS I: Vacancy details:
The exam will be conducted on February 3 to fill a total of 417 vacancies.
Vacancy details of UPSC CDS I exam 2019:
Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun: 100 posts
Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala: 45 posts
Air Force Academy, Hyderabad: 32 posts
Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai for Men: 225 posts
OTA Chennai -23rd SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course: 15 posts
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is an organisation that works under the central government to recruit staff for various posts in the various ministries and departments, and in subordinate offices. The commission also conducts examinations for the recruitment in various departments of the state.
Functions of UPSC:
To conduct examinations for appointment to the services of the Union
Direct recruitment by selection through interviews
Appointment of officers on promotion / deputation / absorption
Framing and amendment of Recruitment Rules for various services and posts under the Government
Disciplinary cases relating to different Civil Services
Advising the Government on any matter referred to the Commission by the President of India