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Combined Defence Services Examination (II), 2012

Introduction: 

Union Public Service Commission will conduct an Examination for Defence Services Examination (II), 2012 for admission to the Army, Navy, Air Force and Officers Training Academy.

Exam: 
UPSC
Select Exam: 
Combined Defence Services
2 Jun 2012
Deadline: 
7 Jul 2012
Exam Date: 
16 Sep 2012
Vacancies: 

Total

Army

Navy

Air Force

Officers Training Academy

Officers Training Academy (Women)

512

250

40

32

175

15

Pay Scale: 

Rank

Pay Band (Rs.)

Lt. to Major

15,600-39,100 (PB-3)

Lt. Col to Maj Gen

37,400-67,000 (PB-4)

Lt. Gen

67,000

VCOAS/Army Cdr/Lt Gen (NFSG)

80,000

COAS

90,000

Grade Pay

Rank

Grade Pay (Rs)

Lt.

5,400/-

Capt.

6,100/-

Maj.

6,600/-

Lt. Col

8,000/-

Col.

8,700/-

Brig.

8,900/-

Maj.Gen

10,000/-

Eligibility: 

(a) Nationality : A candidate must either be :
(i) a citizen of India, or
(ii) a subject of Bhutan, or
(iii) a subject of Nepal, or
(iv) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or 
(v) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India. 

(b) Age Limits, Sex and Marital Status:
Only unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd July, 1994 and not later than 1st January, 1997 are eligible. 

(c) Educational Qualifications:
(i) For Army wing of National Defence Academy : 12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination conducted by a State Education Board or a University.
(ii) For Air Force and Naval Wings of National Defence Academy and for the 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme  at the Indian Naval Academy :12th Class pass of the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics conducted by a State Education Board or a University. Candidates who are appearing in the 12th Class under the 10+2 pattern of School Education or equivalent examination can also apply for this examination. Such candidates who qualify the SSB interview but could not produce Matriculation/10+2 or equivalent certificate in original at the time of SSB Interview should forward duly attested photocopies to Addl. Directorate General of Recruiting, Army HQ, West Block-III, R.K. Puram, New Delhi-110066' and for Naval Academy candidates to 'Naval Headquarters, DMPR, OI&R Section, Room No. 204, `C' Wing, Sena Bhavan, New Delhi-110011' by 11th June, 2013 failing which their candidature will be cancelled.
 All other candidates who have produced their matriculation and 10+2 pass or equivalent certificates in original at the time of attending the SSB interview and have got the same verified by the SSB authorities are not required to submit the same to Army HQ or Naval HQ as the case may be. Certificates in original issued by the Principals of the institutions are also acceptable in cases where Boards/ Universities have not yet issued certificates. Certified true copies/Photostat copies of such certificates will not be accepted.

Selection Procedure: 

Candidates have to appear for Written Examination.

How To Apply: 

Candidates are required to apply Online by using the website www.upsconline. nic.in Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available on the mentioned website.

Application fees: 

Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs. 200/- (Rupees Two Hundred Only).

Additional Information: 

Syllabus:
English (Code No. 01)
General Knowledge (Code No. 02)
Elementary Mathematics (Code No. 03)
Arithmetic
Algebra
Trigonometry
Geometry
Mensuration
Statistics
Collection and tabulation of statistical data Intelligence and personality test. 

Examination Centres: 

AGARTALA

GANGTOK

PANAJI(GOA)

AHMEDABAD

HYDERABAD

PATNA

AIZWAL

IMPHAL

PORTBLAIR

ALLAHABAD

ITANAGAR

RAIPUR

BANGALORE

JAIPUR

RANCHI

BAREILLY

JAMMU

SAMBALPUR

BHOPAL

JORHAT

SHILLONG

CHANDIGARH

KOCHI

SHIMLA

CHENNAI

KOHIMA

SRINAGAR

CUTTACK

KOLKATA

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM

LUCKNOW

DEHRADUN

TIRUPATI

DELHI

MADURAI

UDAIPUR

DHARWAD

MUMBAI

VISHAKHAPATNAM

DISPUR

NAGPUR

 

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