CDS(I) examination: The Union Public Service Commission has released the notification for Combined Defence Services (CDS) on its official website.

All interested candidates can submit their application on

Dates to remember:

• Last date for submission of application: November 26, 2018

• Combined Defence Services examination: February 3, 2019

• Visit the official

• When the new webpage opens, click on part I registration.

• The candidates have to fill all the details.

• In part II registration, the candidates should fill the payment details and choice of exam centre as well as upload your photo and sign

• Finally, save the application form and take a print out for further reference.

Important information:

• The total number of vacancies is 417

• One-third of the marks will be deducted as penalty for the wrong answer.

Vacancy details:

• Indian Military Academy, Dehradun: 100 posts

• Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala: 45 posts

• Air Force Academy, Hyderabad: 32 posts

• Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai: 225 posts

• Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai: 15 posts

Application fee:

• Interested category candidates have to pay Rs 200

• Reserved category candidates do not have to pay any application fee.

Important information:

• For more information, the candidates can check the official notification here.