The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will hold the Combined Defence Services Examination (I), 2011 on February 13, 2011 for admission to Indian Military Academy, Naval Academy and Air Force Academy for the Courses commencing in January 2012 and Officers Training Academy, Chennai for the Courses (Men and Women) commencing in April, 2012.
For details regarding the eligibility conditions, syllabus and scheme of the examination, centers of examination, guidelines for filling up application form etc. aspirants must consult the detailed notice of the examination published in the Employment News/Rozgar Samachar dated September 25, 2010. Details are also available on UPSC website i.e.http://www.upsc.gov.in.
Candidates can apply Online using the link www.upsconline.nic.in. Details instructions for filling up on line applications are available on the website.
Candidates, who wish to apply off-line, must apply in the Common Application Form devised by the Commission for its examinations, which can be purchased from the designated Head Post Offices/Post Offices (specified in Appendix-III of the notice) throughout the country.
In case of any difficulty in obtaining application forms from the designated HPOs/Pos, the candidates should contact the concerned Post Master or UPSC’s “FORMS SUPPLY MONITORING CELL” over Telephone no.011-23389366/Fax No.011-23387310.
The last date for all offline applications to reach UPSC, either by hand or by Post/Speed Post or by Courier is October 25, 2010. However, in respect of candidates residing abroad or in certain remote areas specified in the Notice, the last date for receipt of application by post/speed post only (not by hand or by courier) is November 01, 2010.
All Online applications can be filled up to October 25, 2010 till 11.59 p.m. after which the link will be disabled.
In case of any guidance/information/clarification regarding their application, candidature etc. candidates can contact UPSC’s Facilitation Counter in person or over Telephone No.011-23385271/011-23381125/011-23098543 during working hours.