CDS Selection Process 2020 – Check Pay Scale & Complete Process Here          

CDS Selection Process 2020: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has prescribed the selection process of Combined Defence Services 2020. CDS Selection Method 2020 involves 2 stages – written exam and SSB Interview. Within the 1st stage of the selection process of CDS Exam 2020, candidates can ought to qualify the written exam and score above or equal to the cutoff released by UPSC where candidates are going to be eligibile to appear for SSC Interview. 

SSB Interview includes Intelligence and personality test (including psychological aptitude) which is able to be conducted for five days. On the basis of their performance within the CDS 2020 written exam and SSB interview, candidates are going to be selected for the admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Air Force Academy and Officers Training Academy. UPSC conducts CDS exam double a year. As many as 417 vacancies are announced for CDS.

CDS Selection Process 2020 Overview:

Parameters

Particulars

Short name

CDS

Conducting body

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)

Vacancies

417

Name of exam

Combined Defence Services 

Official Website

https://upsc.gov.in/ 

Mode of exam

Offline

Stages of exam

1.        Written exam

2.       SSB Interview

Stages of CDS Selection Process 2020:

Candidates appearing for CDS exam will check the main points concerning CDS Selection Method for the written exam and SSB Interview below.

CDS 2020 Selection Process for Written Exam:

The first stage of the selection process is written exam that includes 3 subjects- English, General knowledge and Elementary Mathematics for admission to Military, Naval and Air Force Academy. For admission to Officers Training Academy, candidates ought to seem for just 2 papers English and general knowledge. All the queries asked in written exam are objective in nature. Each Paper includes of two hours length and carries 100 marks each.

As per CDS Selection Process 2020, candidates are going to be called for the SSB Interview. UPSC can release the merit list of candidates who have qualified the written examination. The merit list can have the names of candidates who will qualify for SSB Interview securing the minimum qualifying as per the commission.

CDS Selection Process 2020 for SSB Interview:

Candidates who can qualify the written examination are going to be called for SSB Interview. SSB Interview for CDS Selection Process 2020 are going to be conducted for five days comprising of 2 selection method. On day one of the selection method, candidates can ought to appear for Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR) comprising of picture Perception* and description test (PP&DT). solely those candidates who qualify the choice method one are eligible for the next round of selection. In selection method 2, the qualified candidates can ought to seem for Interview, Group Testing Officer Tasks, Psychology Tests and the Conference conducted for four days. The qualifying candidates of choice process two are going to be eligible for the admission to forces and OTA.

Candidates can check day-wise SSB Interview below:

Dates

Events

Day 1

Picture Perception* test and Description Test

Day 2

Psychology Tests

Day 3

Group Testing Officer’s Task

Day 4

Interview

Day 5

Conference

CDS Pay Scale 2020:

Rank

Pay Scale

Level

Lieutenant

56,100 – 1,77,500

Level 10

Captain

6,13,00-1,93,900 

Level 10 B

Major 

6,94,00 – 2,07,200

Level 11

Lieutenant Colonel

1,21,200 – 2,12400 

Level 12A

Colonel

1,30,600-2, 15,900

Level 13

Brigadier

1,39,600-2,17,600 

Level 13A

Major General 

1,44,200-2,18,200

Level 14

Lieutenant General HAG Scale

1, 82, 200-2,24,100

 

Level 15

HAG+Scale

2,05,400 – 2,24,400 

Level 16

VCOAS/Army Cdr/ Lieutenant General (NFSG)

2,25,000/-(fixed) 

 

Level 17

COAS 

2,50,000/-(fixed) 

Level 18

ALSO READ: CDS 2020 SALARY.

CDS Selection Process 2020 Important Points:

Candidates can ought to secure the minimum qualifying marks separately in Written Examination and SSB Interview as fixed by the Commission and service selection Board respectively. The merit list is prepared on the basis of their marks within the written examination and SSB interview.

Candidates who qualify the SSB Interview ought to submit the photocopy each of matriculation certificate or equivalent in support of date of birth, Bachelors Degree/Provisional Degree together with mark sheets of all the years/semesters in support of educational qualification.

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