UPSC CDS Admit Card 2023 (Link Out) Exam Date & Pattern

UPSC CDS Admit Card 2023 has been released on March 24, 2023 by the Union Public Service Commission on their official website at All the candidates who are going to appear in the Combined Defence Services Examination are informed that UPSC CDS 1 Admit Card 2023 download link is activated below.

UPSC CDS Admit Card 2023

Candidates who want to get admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Air Force Academy or Officers Training Academy are going to appear in Combined Defence Services (1) Examination, 2023, all aspirants are informed that just after the release of the day UPSC CDS 2023 Admit Card a direct link to download the same will be activated below and candidates will be able to download it by providing valid login credentials.

Important Dates 
Admit Card  March 24, 2023 (Announced) (Download link available below)
Examination  16 April 2023
Important Details 
Country  India 
Exam Combined Defence Services (1), 2023
Conducting Body  Union Public Service Commission 
Academy  IMA, INA, AFA & OTA
Vacancies  341
Selection Process  Written Test, Interview & Medical Examination
Important Links 
UPSC CDS Admit Card 2023 Click Here
Official Website

Number of candidates who are going to appear in the CDS (1) 2022 Exam are in thousands, all these aspirants has applied online from 21 December 2022 to 12 January 2023 and now all of them are eagerly waiting for the release of UPSC CDS ADMIT CARD 2023 which is most probably going to be issued officially today, after downloading which aspirants will have to make print copy on A4 size paper to carry it to respective exam centre.

UPSC CDS 1 2023 Exam Date 

The Union Public Service Commission has announced Combined Defence Service 2023 Exam Date officially, it is going to be held on 16th April 2023 at various exam centres across the country in the offline, it is mandatory for all the candidates to reach the exam centre an hour before the commencement of the exam with the photo identity card and their admit card, those who will reach at respective exam centre after gate closing time will not be allowed to appear in the exam.

CDS Admit Card

CDS 1 2023 Exam City

Combined Defence Services (1) 2023 will be held in 75 cities across the Nation, know the name of all cities from below.

  • Agartala
  • Agra
  • Ajmer
  • Ahmedabad
  • Aizawl
  • Aligarh
  • Almora (Uttarakhand)
  • Anantapur (Andhra Pradesh)
  • Aurangabad
  • Bengaluru
  • Bareilly
  • Bhopal
  • Bilaspur
  • Chandigarh
  • Chennai
  • Coimbatore
  • Cuttack
  • Dehradun
  • Delhi
  • Dharwad
  • Dispur
  • Faridabad
  • Gangtok
  • Gaya
  • Gautam Buddh Nagar
  • Ghaziabad
  • Gorakhpur
  • Gurgaon
  • Gwalior
  • Hyderabad
  • Imphal
  • Indore
  • Itanagar
  • Jabalpur
  • Jaipur
  • Jammu
  • Jodhpur
  • Jorhat
  • Kochi
  • Kohima
  • Kolkata
  • Kozhikode (Calicut)
  • Leh
  • Lucknow
  • Ludhiana
  • Madurai
  • Mumbai
  • Mysore
  • Nagpur
  • Navi Mumbai
  • Panaji (Goa)
  • Patna
  • Port Blair
  • Prayagraj (Allahabad)
  • Puducherry
  • Pune
  • Raipur
  • Rajkot
  • Ranchi
  • Sambalpur
  • Shillong
  • Shimla
  • Siliguri
  • Srinagar
  • Srinagar (Uttarakhand)
  • Thane
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Tiruchirapalli
  • Tirupati
  • Udaipur
  • Varanasi
  • Vellore
  • Vijayawada
  • Visakhapatnam
  • Warangal

CDS 1 2023 Exam Pattern 

Union Public Service Commission is going to conduct the Combined Defence Services (1) Exam in offline mode, a total number of 100 questions are going asked from each English, General Knowledge and Elementary Mathematics for IMA, INA and AFA, to touch the maximum number of in each subject an exam time duration of 2 hours will be allotted, each question will carry a photo of 1 mark and there will be a provision of negative marking, for incorrect response ⅓ mark will be deducted.

Note: Those who are going to participate in the exam for OTA are informed that there will only 100 questions are going aske from each English and General Knowledge.

How to download the CDS 1 Admit Card 2023?

Complete procedure to download the Admit Card for CDS (1) Exam is available below.

  • Go to the official website of the Union Public Service Commission at
  • Find an option of Admit Card – Combined Defence Services (1), 2023, and tap on it.
  • At the end, you have to fill in your Registration Number and Password and then tap on the Submit button.

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