Candidates must apply for UPSC CDS online only on the official website.
The applicants must submit a single application only.
If due to any unavoidable situation, if they submit another/multiple applications, then they must ensure that application with the higher RID (Registration ID) is complete in all respects like applicants’ details, examination center, photograph, signature, fee, etc.
The applicants who are submitting multiple applications should note that only the applications with higher RID (Registration ID) shall be entertained by the Commission.
Fee paid against one RID shall not be adjusted against any other RID.
Candidates need not submit any certificate in support of their claims regarding age, educational qualifications, SC/ST/OBC and fee remission etc along with their applications.
An E-Admission Certificate will be issued three weeks prior to the commencement of the examination to the eligible candidates.
The E-Admission Certificate will be made available in the UPSC website for download for the candidates.