CDS 2018 EXAM CENTERS
NATIONAL LEVEL OFFLINE TEST
UPSC Exam Centers are set and allocated to candidates by UPSC (Union Public Service Commission). There are 41 different locations where CDS is conducted every year. Here are few important highlights related to CDS Exam Centers:
CDS is scheduled for February 4, 2018 at allocated exam centers. No request for change of CDS Exam Center will be entertained by UPSC. Candidates have to carry the following documents to the exam center on the exam day:
Candidates have to choose a center from the mentioned list of CDS 2018 exam centers according to their convenience. The candidates must note that the CDS 2018 test center allocation process is a first-apply-first-allot process. Every CDS 2018 Test Center will be allotted to a fixed number of candidates i.e. there will be a ceiling on the number of candidates allotted to each CDS 2018 Exam Center. Once the capacity of maximum number of candidates is attained, the CDS 2018 Test City is frozen.
Candidates who don’t get a desired CDS 2018 Exam Center due to the fixed allocation, will have to choose a CDS 2018 Test City from the remaining choice of CDS 2018 Test Centers. The candidates are advised to apply early to get a CDS 2018 Exam Center of their choice. The fixed number of candidate system is not applicable on Delhi, Dispur, Kolkata, Chennai and Nagpur.
The Union Public Service Commission reserves the rights to change the CDS Exam Centers to its discretion depending upon the situation.
CDS 2018 is conducted in various cities across India as it is a national level examination conducted by UPSC. The candidates are required to choose one center (available at that time) according to their convenience and preference. The candidates have to mention their choice during the CDS 2018 Application Process. The table below gives the list of 41 CDS 2018 Exam Centers across India arranged alphabetically:
|CDS 2018 Exam Center||State||CDS 2018 Exam Center||State|
|Allahabad||Uttar Pradesh||Madurai||Tamil Nadu|
|Chennai||Tamil Nadu||Port Blair||Andaman and Nicobar Island|
|Gangtok||Sikkim||Srinagar||Jammu and Kashmir|
|Jammu||Jammu and Kashmir||Vishakhapatnam||Andhra Pradesh|
The candidates have to choose the CDS 2018 Exam Center during the CDS 2018 Registration. Once the Application forms for CDS exam are submitted or the CDS 2018 Exam Center chosen is frozen by the authority, the candidates cannot change the CDS 2018 Exam Center. However, the candidate can send a duly signed written request to the J.S. (Exam), UPSC for change of CDS 2018 Exam Center towards its consideration based on its merit. The candidates will be notified about the location of the allotted CDS 2018 Test Center in the CDS 2018 Admit Card.
The candidates must carefully make the choice of the CDS 2018 Exam Center while filling the CDS 2018 Application Form. No candidate must report to any other Test Center except the CDS 2018 Test center mentioned in the CDS 2018 Admit Card. If any candidate fails to reach the allotted CDS Test center on time or reaches a different test center for CDS exam then his/her candidature will be cancelled.
The candidates are required to follow the below mentioned instructions at the allotted CDS 2018 Test center and inside the examination hall. The violation of any of the instructions given below can lead to detention from the CDS exam or cancellation of candidature.
The candidates are required to carry the following documents to the CDS 2018 Exam Center:
No other paper must be carried to the CDS 2018 Exam Center. The Answer sheet and sheet for rough work will be provided by the invigilator during the CDS exam.
The candidates must not carry any of the following things to the CDS 2018 Exam Center:
The candidates who are declared guilty by the commission of the following, will be strictly penalized by the Commission:
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College