CDS Salary 2020: Candidates recruited through UPSC CDS exam are provided with one of the best compensations in terms of CDS 2020 salary. An aspirant willing to take the test might be interested in knowing the salary of CDS 2020 to get an idea how much they will be paid after their selection. The CDS Salary 2020 comprises various components like the basic salary, allowances and compensation associated with the post making their life financially secure. The allowances included in UPSC CDS officer salary 2020 are dearness allowance, flying allowance, dress allowance, transport allowance, field area allowance. CDS 2020 is a two stage exam consisting of a written test in pen and paper mode and an SSB interview. Candidates will be recruited as UPSC Commissioned Officers in the Defence after the successful conclusion of their training period in CDS. UPSC mentions the CDS pay scale 2020 in the detailed notification released for the recruitment.Latest- UPSC CDS 1 Result 2020 Announced!
Pay in Rupees
Lieutenant General HAG Scale
2,05,400 – 2,24,400
VCOAS/Army Cdr/ Lieutenant General (NFSG)
The official notification presents the pay scale for different ranks of UPSC CDS recruits. The grade pay of all the CDS officers varies according to the rank. Officers from the rank of Lieutenant to Brigadier are entitled to a fixed amount, MSP (Military Service Pay) during the entire service period along with UPSC CDS salary 2020. Moreover, cadets are also paid a monthly stipend of Rs. 56,100 for the training period in the service academies.
1. Flying Allowances: Pilots in the Army Aviation Corps are entitled to a flying allowance. The flying allowances are a fixed amount of Rs. 25000 per month for Lieutenants and other officers of higher rank.
CDS Flying Allowance
Lieutenant and above
Level 10 and above
Rs 25,000/- p.m. fixed (R1H1 of Risk and Hardship Matrix)
2. Dearness Allowance (DA): Salary of CDS 2020 includes a Dearness Allowance (DA) which is the same as that applicable to civilians.
3. Dress Allowance: This dress allowance is received as an annual amount of Rs. 20000.
4. Transport Allowance (TA): Officers recruited through UPSC CDS can either avail the office vehicle or use their own vehicle and receive the allowances.
CDS Transport Allowance
Higher Transport Allowance Cities(Rs. per month)
Other Places(Rs. per month)
9 and above
5. Place of Post: CDS Officers receive a Field Area Allowance, High Altitude Allowance and Siachen Allowance as per the place of posting over and above the basic salary of UPSC CDS. This amount varies on the basis of ranks officers hold and their area of posting.
Field Area Allowances for CDS Officer
Highly Active Field Area Allowance
Field Area Allowance
Modified Field Area Allowance
CDS High Altitude Allowance
Per Month Allowance in Rupees
An intensive training is provided to the UPSC CDS recruited cadets. After the completion of the training period, an officer is posted as Lieutenant. Officers will be placed in the next higher grade after the end of each tenure of rank. Appraisal is indeed fair and transparent. The officers recruited through UPSC CDS have immense growth opportunities.
After the end of training
2 years commissioned service
6 years of commissioned service
13 years of commissioned service
26 years of commissioned service
15 years of commissioned service
23 years of commissioned service
25 years of commissioned service
28 years of commissioned service
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Combined Defence Service is an exam conducted by UPSC to recruit cadets as Commissioned Officers. While Officers’ Training Academy (OTA) is one of the academies in India for the CDS qualified candidates.
The CDS salary varies as per the level one is posted. The CDS salary 2020 ranges between Rs. 56,100 to Rs. 2,50,000. The newly recruited cadets are paid a stipend of Rs. 56,100 per month during the training period.
The only difference between IMA and OTA is who they train. IMA is a training academy for the male candidates and OTA is for the male and female candidates. The training structure, perks and benefits remain the same for all the academies.
As per CDS eligibility criteria, a candidate must meet certain criteria set by the Commission like nationality, age limit, physical standards, educational qualification, etc.
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yes you can apply for CDS exam even if you have spectacles however you will not be able to get into the air force and flying department because of your spectacles.
you could however go for logistics and administration even if you have your spectacles.
Hope this helps. Thank you.
Yes, you are eligible for appearing for cds ota & afa.
I hope this clears you doubt.
As per the latest eligibility criteria of CDS 2020, the candidates between 20 to 24 years are eligible to give this exam.
You are 26 now which means you are above 24 years of age now, so you are not eligible for the respective exam in each and every course ranging from IMA to OTA.
You can go for Indian Army recruitments now.
Feel free to ask doubts in the Comment Section.
You may refer to this
for more information about CDS 2020 Eligibility criteria.
I hope this information helps you.
You are talking about types of rejections in Services Selection Board (SSB).
Temporary rejections are those which can be cured/treated. Example: Extra Weight.
Permanent rejections are faced due to problems that cannot be cured. Example: Extra Leg Length for Fighter Pilots.
There are several tests inside the medicals. Some basic temporary rejections include: Knocked Knee, Over Weight, Wax in Ears, Kidney Stones, Appendix.
Some of these require surgery or doctor consultation. While problems like over weight can be set right with healthy diet and exercise. Knocked Knee can be cured by putting a pillow between your knees and standing for 20-30 secs daily.
Hope this helps.
Aspirants submit their CDS online application form before the last date. but before fill form you should need to check your eligibility for CDS Entrance exam. here we are talking about CDS physical standards and CDS medical fitness both. Check all information regarding “CDS Physical eligibility” below.
PHYSICAL STANDARD FOR UPSC CDS EXAM –
General physical and mental standards are very important points to consider before apply for UPSC CDS Exam. here you find physical requirements for CDS and what type of physical fitness required for CDS check below.
MEDICAL ELIGIBILITY FOR CDS
CDS Medical examination is also a important part of CDS exam eligibility. Here are many CDS physical conditions in medical examination. check it
EYESIGHT ELIGIBILITY FOR CDS EXAM
Most of the students ask this question that What is eyesight criteria for CDS ? CDSphysical test also covers your eyesight conditions. and vision standard for naval and Air force different from this which also mention below. Eyesight for CDS Exam –
Vision standard for Male Candidates
Vision standard for Female Candidates
Vision standard for Naval
Uncorrected without glass 6/12
corrected with glass 6/6
Limits of Myopia -1.5
Limits of Hypermetropia +1.5
Binocular vision III
Limits of colour perception I
Vision standard for Air Force
Limits of Myopia -0.75D
Limits of Hypermetropia +1.5D
Teeth , Ear, Nose and Throat Conditions
– CDS Physical Qualification also covers your conditions of teeth , ear Nose , Throat etc. Check the standards given below.
Height and weight standards
CDS Exam physical eligibility test also includes one major point is aspirant height. Here is a table for height required for CDS Exam for male and female candidates with weight parameters check it.
*45 for Navy @ 47 for Navy A ± 10% ( for Navy ) departure from the average weight given in the table above is to be considered within normal limit. However, in individuals with heavy bones and broad built as well as individuals with thin built but otherwise healthy this may be relaxed to some extent on merit.
The acceptable weight for Air Force candidates will be ± 10% of the average weight given above.
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