UPSC Releases CDS I e-Admit Card 2020 – Exam on 2nd February 2020

Published on : 10th January 2020    Author : Om Prakash
CDS Exam

The wait is over now! UPSC CDS I admit card 2020 for written exam has been released on 9th January 2020 by the Union Public Service Commission, UPSC. Enrolled candidates can download their CDS 1 admit card 2020 by accessing the official website of the Commission i.e. upsconline.nic.in. or upsc.gov.in. and complete the logging steps either with registration number or exam roll number. Candidates can obtain and download UPSC CDS admit card 2020 online till the commencing date of the UPSC CDS I exam. The exam is scheduled to be held on 02nd February 2020.

Download UPSC CDS I Admit Card 2020

The link to download the admit card will remain active till 02nd February 2020 the day of the CDS 1 2020 exam. However, candidates are advised to download their hall ticket well before time.

  • Visit the official website of the Commission i.e. upsconline.nic.in. or upsc.gov.in.
  • Under the ‘What’s New’ section, click on ‘e-Admit Card: Combined Defence Services Examination (I), 2020’ link.
  • Proceed by clicking the ‘Click Here’ link.
  • Read the instructions carefully and click on ‘Yes’ button at the bottom of the page.
  • You can download the admit card through your registration ID or roll number. Select any one of the options to download the admit card.
  • Provide the required details and submit them to access your admit card.
  • Your admit card will appear on the screen, download it and take a printout.

If you find any discrepancies in the admit card, report them to the commission immediately. Carry the admit card along with the original photo ID card (whose number is in the Admit Card). Keep the admit card safe till the declaration of the final result.

“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.”

UPSC CDS I 2020 Examination – Courses and Vacancies

Admissions to the following courses for the mentioned vacancies will be done on the basis of CDS I 2020 examination:

Course Name

Available Vacancies

Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun – 150th Course

100

Air Force Academy (AFA), Hyderabad - (Pre-Flying) Training Course

32

Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala-Course 45

45

Officers’ Training Academy (OTA), Chennai (Madras) – 113th

225

Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai – 27th SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course

15

Total

418

UPSC CDS I 2020 Written Exam Pattern

For admission to IMA, AFA, and INA

Subject

Maximum Marks

Elementary Mathematics

100

General Knowledge

100

English

100

For admission to OTA

Subject

Maximum Marks

English

100

General Knowledge

100

All the questions will be of objective type and in both Hindi and English languages. There will be negative marking in the exam. One-third marks will be deducted as penalty for the wrong answer. More than this, for the year 2020 there will be no penalty for unanswered questions in the CDS exam.

Candidates who qualify the written examination will be eligible for the SSB Interview round conducted by the Services Selection Board.


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