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CDS Training & Commissioning Details

UPSC is going to conduct the CDS Written Examination on 10th April 2022 for admission of 341 vacancies in the Indian Military Academy (IMA), Indian Naval Academy (INA), Air Force Academy (AFA), Officers’ Training Academy (OTA) (both Men & Women). Admit Card/ Hall Ticket for the same has already been released. In this article, we will discuss UPSC CDS 2022 Training & Commissioning details of 341 vacancies in IMA OTA INA AFA.

CDS 1 2022: Overview

Organization Union Public Service Commission
Exam Name CDS 1 2022
CDS 1 Vacancies 341
CDS 1 Online Registration 22nd December 2021 to 11th January 2022
Mode of Application Online
Selection Process Written Test- Interview- Medical Examination
Language of Written Exam Bilingual
Mode of Examination Offline
Type of Questions MCQ
CDS 2 Exam Duration 2 hours (Each Paper)
Marking Scheme 1/3 for Each Incorrect Answer
Job Location All Over India
Official Website upsc.gov.in

CDS 1 2022 Training & Commissioning Details

Becoming an Officer requires a lot of Hard work, persistence and perseverance, not only before selection but after it the real hardship begins, the life after getting selected to become an officer i.e. is truly a period of metamorphosis, and CDS Training Institutes are one such institute which witnesses and triggers the process of changing a gentleman cadet into an officer.

Indian Military Academy, Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Course Name: 154th (DE) commencing in January 2023 [including 13 vacancies reserved for NCC `C’ Certificate (Army Wing) holders]

The premier institute is spread over a land area of 1400 acres and has a sanctioned capacity of 1,650. Cadets undergo a training course varying between 3 and 16 months depending on entry criteria. On completion of the course at IMA cadets are permanently commissioned into the army as Lieutenants.

After Selection

Once selected your journey begins with the receipt of joining Instructions after that are sent an acknowledgement, the day you arrive the academy your documents will be thoroughly checked , the documents asked should be duly filled and signed as prescribed in the format , it is  must to submit the agreement bond on joining otherwise training Fee will be charged, other then that it is necessary to bring medical fitness certificate .

Cost of Training

A candidates has to meet personal expenditure by themselves while the cost for training session like accommodations, books, uniforms, boarding, and medical treatment will be borne by Government.  The minimum expenses at the Indian Military Academy are not likely to exceed Rs. 200/- per month.

Candidates needs to deposit the amount mentioned below for training at the Indian Military Academy.

Item Amount
(a) Pocket allowance for five months @ Rs. 200.00 per month Rs 1,000/-
(b) For items of clothing and equipment Rs 2,750/-
Total Rs 3,750/-

Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala, Kerala

Course Name: Executive Branch (General Service)/Hydro [including 03 vacancies for NCC ‘C’ Certificate (Naval Wing through NCC Special Entry) holders] commencing in January 2023.

The Indian Naval Academy is the defence service training establishment for officer cadre of the Indian Naval Service and the Indian Coast Guard, located in Ezhimala, Kannur district, Kerala. Situated between Ezhimala hill and the Kavvayi backwaters, INA has a 7 kilometre beach front on the Arabian Sea.

Candidates who will select INA as their training center will be appointed as Cadets under the Graduate Cadet Special Entry Scheme (GSES) Course. After successful completion of 18 months of training, they shall be commissioned in the rank of Sub-Lieutenant.

The Cadets will remain under probation till completion of the initial training course:

Training Event Training Period
Naval Orientation Course at INA, Ezhimala 44 weeks
Officers Sea Training at Training Ship 6 months
Sub-Lieutenant Afloat Training 6 months
Sub-Lieutenant – Technical course 33 weeks
Full Naval watch-keeping Certificate 6-9 months

Cost of Training

Government will bear the cost of training which includes accommodation and allied services, books, uniform, messing, and medical treatment of the cadets. Candidates are required to open a Bank account at the State Bank of India, Ezhimala branch. They had to deposit a sum of Rs. 35,000/- in the bank account. This money will be utilized to meet the expenditure below:

Item Amount
Pocket/Personal expenses @ Rs. 1,000/- per month Rs. 5,000/-
Expenses on Laundry, Civilian-bearer, Cinema, haircutting, and other sundry services @ Rs. 850/- per month Rs. 4,250/-
Expenses on stitching/purchase of Academy Blazer, Academy tie, Academy Mufti, Academy Sportswear, Jogging shoes, Jungle boots, Swimming Trunk/suits, and Satchels Rs.20,000/-
Traveling expenses for proceeding to next duty station/home station on leave on completion of Naval Orientation Course on return Journey at the end of the term Rs. 2,000/-
Insurance Rs. 2303/- one-time non-refundable contribution for an Insurance cover of Rs. 20,00,000/- (Rupees twenty lakh only) for a period of six months

Air Force Academy, Hyderabad, Telangana

Course Name: (Pre-Flying) Training Course i.e. No. 213 F(P) Course [including 03 vacancies are reserved for NCC `C’ Certificate (Air Wing) holders through NCC Special Entry] commencing in January 2023

Indian Air Force Academy, Dundigal is a Defence Service training institute located in Medchal-Malkajgiri district 43 km from Hyderabad, in the Indian state of Telangana. The academy was established in 1969 and started operations in 1971.

Candidates can enter AFA after clearing any of the exams  which include AFCAT, CDSE, or NCC Special Entry. Air Force Academy will conduct training for Flying Branch for around 74 weeks. Candidates are commissioned in the rank of Flying Officer after their successful completion of the training period. Air Force Academy pay the allowances and Time scale promotions to the rank of Flight Lieutenant, Squadron Leader, Wing Commander, and Group Captain are granted on completion of 2 years, 6 years, 13 years, and 26 years of successful service respectively.

Cost of Training

Training cost i.e. accommodations, books, uniforms, boarding, and medical treatment  will be born by the Government and the candidates are expected to meet their pocket expenses themselves.  The minimum expenses at the Air Force Academy are not likely to exceed Rs. 14,000/-.

Candidates who are finally selected for training are supposed to deposit the following amount  with the Commandant on arrival.

Item Amount
(a) Pocket allowance for six months @ Rs 140/- per month Rs.840/-
(b) For items of clothing and equipment Rs 1,500/-
Total Rs 2,340/-

Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu – Both Men & Women

Course Name: 117th SSC (Men) (Non-Tech) (UPSC) Course commencing in April 2023 & 31st SSC Women (Non-Tech) (UPSC) Course commencing in April 2023

The Officers Training Academy is a training establishment of the Indian Army that trains officers for the Short Service Commission. The 49-week course at the OTA prepares graduates for all branches of the Army, except for the Army Medical Corps.

Address: 18/2, VOC St, Meenambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600016

Selected Candidates at Officers Training Academy will undergo a training period of 49 weeks. Candidates who will successfully complete their training period will be appointed as Probation Officer for 6 months from the date he/she receives his/her commission.  On successful completion of training Gentleman/Lady Cadets are granted Short Service Commission in the rank of Lt. From the date of successful completion of training.

Short Service Commission will be granted to Males and Females in the Regular Army for 14 years i.e. for an initial period of 10 years extendable by a further period of 4 years. Officers have the option to continue to serve  in the Army after the expiry of the period of ten years of Short Service Commission may be considered for the grant of Permanent Commission in the 10th year of their Short Service Commission in accordance with the relevant policies as issued from time to time.

Cost of Training

A candidates has to meet personal expenditure by themselves while the cost for training session like accommodations, books, uniforms, boarding, and medical treatment will be borne by Government.  The minimum expenses at the Indian Military Academy are not likely to exceed Rs. 200/- per month.

Item Amount
(a) Pocket allowance for three months @ Rs. 1,000 per month Rs 3,000/-
(b) For items of clothing and equipment Rs 5,000/-
(c) Group Insurance Coverage for 02 months (AGIF) Rs 10,000/-
Total Rs 18,000/-

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