Combined Defence Services 2 Examination 2017–2018 CDS II Application Form, Notification, Exam Dates

Combined Defence Services 2 Examination

Candidates who want to get admission in IMA, INA, OTA & AFA then must apply for Combined Defence Services 2 Examination. Twice a year, Union Public Service Commission conducts CDS exam, thus who want to be in Indian Military Academy, Dehradoon, Air Force Academy, Hyderabad, Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala, & Officers Training Academy, Chennai must apply for the same. Candidates have to submit the UPSC CDS II Application Form via online before the last date. Applicants can also apply for Combined Defence Services 2 Examination 2017 by following given steps.

UPSC CDS 2 Notification has been specified to provide admission to eligible, deserving and captivated candidates in the respective academy in order to get training for said post. Applicants, want to secure their future in government sector must participate in exam by apply for it. All the eligible candidates who will successfully qualified written test will go for further round. For attaining additional and other relevant info regarding Combined Defence Services 2 Examination 2017–2018 must go through this page which is structured by the team of

Combined Defence Services 2 Examination

CDS 2 Examination Notification

Organization Name Union Public Service Commission
Exam Name Combined Defence Services 2 Examination
Post Name IMA, INA, OTA & AFA
Exam date 19 November 2017

UPSC CDS II 2017 Notification:

  • Indian Military Academy, Dehradoon
  • Officers Training Academy, Chennai (For Women)
  • Air Force Academy, Hyderabad
  • Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala
  • Officers Training Academy, Chennai

UPSC CDS Exam II Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be of Indian Citizen
  • A subject of Bhutan, Nepal or Tibetan migrant to India before the 1st July, 1962 with the purpose of settle down in India, are eligible for the exam.
  • Candidates whose certificate of eligibility is obligatory which is given to him/ her by the Government prior to the announcement of result.

Required Qualification:

Applicants who are going to apply for UPSC CDS 2 exam Notification must have Graduate / Post Graduate Degree in their relevant discipline or equivalent from a recognized University/Institution with good academic records are eligible.

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UPSC CDS II Age Limit:

Indian Military Academy  20-25 years
Indian Naval Academy  20-24 years
Indian Airforce Academy  20-25 years
Officer’s Training Academy (Unmarried Women)  20-25 years
Officer’s Training Academy (Unmarried Men)  20-25 years

Applying candidates belonging to reserved category will also be granted upper age as per the norms of the management of the organization.

Application Fees:

  • Appliers who are of General category have to pay an amount of Rs. 200/- as Combined defence service Exam II Application fees.
  • But on the other side SC / ST / PWD or Female candidates are exempted from fees of CDS exam II online Application Form.
  • Applicants can pay fees either through cash by depositing it in any Branch of SBI bank or through net banking to State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur / State Bank of Hyderabad/ State Bank of Mysore/ State Bank of Patiala/ State Bank of Travancore or via online by using Visa/ Master Credit/ Debit Card.

Mode of assortment:

  • Applicants who have decided to apply for Combined Defence Services 2 Examination notification their selection will be based on Written Exam and interview.
  • Applicants will be shortlisted for SSB interview on the basis of their marks in written examination.
  • Thereafter applicants have to submit the original documents to address given in the Combined Defence Services 2 Examination advertisement.

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UPSC CDS 2 Exam Pattern:

  • As per the marking scheme fixed by the commission each contenders have to reduce 0.33 Marks for any wrong question.
  • If more than 1 answer is marked for each question then same penalty will be applicable.
  • If contenders have left any question blanked then no marks will be deducted.

For Admission in IMA/ INA and AFA:

Paper Name of the Subject Duration of exam Total Marks
Paper I English 120 minutes (20 hours) 100 marks
Paper II General Knowledge 100 marks
Paper III Elementary Mathematics 100 marks
Total 300 marks

For Admission in Officers Training Academy:

Paper Name of the Subject Duration of exam Total Marks
Paper I English 120 minutes (20 hours) 100 marks
Paper II General Knowledge 100 marks

Procedure to Fill UPSC CDS Application Form:

  • Candidates who want to apply for UPSC Combined Defence Services 2 Exam notification have to visit the official site of the organization i.e. is
  • When you reached there you need to select the “Online application for various examinations of UPSC” link.
  • This will take you to the new page in which will need to hit “Union Public Service Commission UPSC CDS Exam 2 Notification” link.
  • Read all details carefully in carefully from the UPSC CDS Exam advertisement.
  • Thereafter, already registered candidates may proceed to apply directly where new candidates have to register themselves first via registration link.
  • Choose the “Part I registration in front of Combined Defence Services Examination (II)” and fill all details in UPSC CDS exam II registration form and upload the photographs and signature as per the specification.
  • Then submit it to get provisional registered ID and password after that login to apply with it.
  • After login hit the suitable “apply online” link and fill up Combined Defence Services 2 Examination Application Form.
  • Pay up mandatory application fees and hit submit button for final submission.
  • Finally, take out the printed copy of Combined Defence Services 2 Examination Application Form for further use.

Read Here: Procedure for Filing the Application Form

CDS II Exam Centres:

Agartala Kochi
Ahmedabad Kohima
Aizawl Kolkata
Allahabad Lucknow
Bangalore Madurai
Bareily Mumbai
Bhopal Nagpur
Chandigarh Panaji (Goa)
Chennai Patna
Cuttack Port Blair
Dehradun Raipur
Delhi Ranchi
Dharwar Sambalpur
Dispur Shillong
Gangtok Shimla
Hyderabad Srinagar
Imphal Thiruvananthapuram
Itanagar Tirupati
Jaipur Udaipur
Jammu Vishakhapatnam

CDS 2 Admit card:

As hall ticket is one the most important document which must be carried by every participant, so those who are going to appear in the exam have to download CDS exam 2 admit card soon it will be release by the commission.

Get Here: UPSC CDS 1 Admit Card

UPSC CDS 2 Result:

All those contenders who have applied and also going to participate in the exam, they want to check the performance outcome to appear for further round, for this one need to download UPSC CDS II cut off marks.

Check Here: UPSC CDS 2 Result

UPSC CDS Interview

After qualifying written examination candidates are required to go attend the interview round, which is going to be conducted by the Service Selection Board of Ministry of Defence.

CDS exam 2 2017 schedule Dates (Tentative):

Events Schedule
Official notice will be released In August 2017
Submission of Online applications will be commence In September 2017
Closing date for submission of application from September – October 2017
Admit card will be issued In November 2017
UPSC CDS 2 Exam Date 19 November 2017
Result will be announced on After Exam


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