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CDS Notification 2017–2018 CDS 2 Application Form, Date upsconline.nic.in

CDS 2 Notification

Union Public Service Commission has released CDS Notification for all those aspirants who are going to appear in UPSC CDS 2 Exam. Union Public Service Commission going to schedule the Combined Defence Services Examination on 19/11/2017 for those candidates wants to get admission in Indian Military Academy (IMA), Indian Naval Academy (INA), Air Force Academy (AFA), and Officers Training Academy (OTA) etc. So those entrants who have required eligibility criteria may apply against CDS 2 Notification 2017 before the ends date that is “08-09-2017”. Keen candidate may get complete details of applying process for CDS Application Form, Exam Date etc, from below section.

This page Includes:

CDS 2 Eligibility Criteria Age limitation for CDS 2 2017 notification
Application fees for CDS 2 Notification  Selection procedure
CDS II exam pattern  Guidelines to submit CDS II Exam Form
Exam centres  CDS 2 exam dates

Official link of CDS 2 Notification

Union Public Service Commission is going to conduct the Union Public Service Commission Exam with the intention to check the ability of the candidates for providing admission in above said courses. Applicants who are going to apply for CDS Exam should ensure that they fulfill all Combined Defence Services Examination eligibility conditions whichever is required for Examination. If you want to know entire information regarding CDS 2 Notification 2018, check this page which is maintained by team of www.recruitmentinboxx.com

CDS 2 Notification

CDS 2 Vacancies:

Name of the Course Approximate No. of Vacancies
Indian Military Academy, Dehradun— 145th Course commencing in July, 2018 [Including 13 vacancies reserved for NCC ‘C’ Certificate (Army Wing) holders]. 100
Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala—Course commencing in July, 2018 Executive (General Service) [including 06 vacancies reserved for NCC ‘C’ Certificate holders (Naval Wing)]. 45
Air Force Academy, Hyderabad—(Pre-Flying) Training Course commencing in August, 2018 i.e. No. 204 F(P) Course. 32
Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai—108th SSC Course (NT) (For Men) commencing in October, 2018. 225
Officers Training Academy, Chennai—22nd  SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course commencing in October, 2018 12

UPSC CDS Eligibility:

For I.M.A. and Officers’ Training Academy:

Candidates should possess Graduate Degree in concerned discipline of a recognized University or equivalent with good academic records.

For Indian Naval Academy:

Candidates should possess Degree in Engineering with good academic records in relevant discipline from a recognized University/Institution.

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For Air Force Academy:

Aspirants must hold Degree of a recognized University (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering.

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UPSC CDS Age limitation:

Applicants who are going to apply for CDS Exam 2 Notification must make sure that they have age as given below-

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

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Application Fee:

  • General category candidates have to pay Rs. 200/- as application fee.
  • Combined defence service Exam II Application fees will be paid either via offline through cash by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI or online by using net banking facility of SBI, State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/ State Bank of Hyderabad/ State Bank of Mysore/ State Bank of Patiala/ State Bank of Travancore or by using Visa/ Master Credit/ Debit Card.
  • All SC/ST/PWD and female candidates are exempted to pay any fees.

CDS Selection Process:

  • According to UPSC CDS Exam Notification, recruitment panel of the commission has decided to conduct written test or personal interview, so the final selection will be based on written exam or interview.
  • After qualifying the interview round, candidates will have to submit the original documents for verification within week, if any candidates having fake documents he/she will be disqualified.

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UPSC Medical Standards (Height and weight) for cds 2 advertisement:

Height/Weight Standards for Male Candidates
Height (in cm) Weight (in kg)
18 years 20 years 22 years
152 44 (45 navy) 46 47
155 46 48 (47 navy) 49
157 47 49 50
160 48 50 51
162 50 52 52
165 52 53 55
168 53 55 57
170 55 57 58
173 57 59 60
175 59 61 62
178 60 62 63
180 63 64 65
183 65 67 67
185 67 69 70
188 70 71 72
190 72 73 74
193 74 76 77
195 77 78 78


Height/ Weight Standards for Female Candidates
Height (in cm) Weight (in kg)
20 years 25 years 30 years
150 39 41 43
153 40 47.2 43.5
155 43 44 46
158 45 46 48
160 46 47 49
163 47 49 51
165 49 51 53
168 50 52 54

Vision Standards


  • Can read 6/6 in a distant vision chart with each eye with or without glasses (For navy and Air Force without glasses only).
  • Myopia should not be more than 3.5D
  • Hypermetropia should not be more than 3.5D including Astigmatism.


  • Can read 6/6 (better eye) and 6/8 (worse eye) in a distant vision chart with or without glasses
  • Myopia should not be more than minus 5.5 including Astogination.
  • Internal examination of the eye will be done by means of ophthalmoscope to rule out any disease of the eye.
  • Must have good binocular vision.
  • The colour vision standard will be CP-III.
  • Able to recognize red and green colours.

UPSC CDS 2 Notification (Previous Year Statistics):

Year Paper Applications Appeared Interviewed Recommended
2006 CDS-II 63,737 38,796 5,224 433
2007 CDS-I 64,028 48,746 7,551 293
2007 CDS-II 53,868 30,272 9,320 448
2008 CDS-I 51,002 37,897 5,618 341
2008 CDS-II 53,794 30,945 8,276 293
2009 CDS-I 63,824 29,352 5,494 210
2009 CDS-II 89,604 52,970 5,572 531
2010 CDS-I 86,575 38,742 6,433 450
2010 CDS-II 99,017 50,033 6,046 405
2011 CDS-I 99,815 50,152 10,199 392
2011 CDS-II 1,00,043 44,130  –
2012 CDS-I 1,36,641 50,152
2012 CDS-II 1,52,052 75,990
2013 CDS-I 2,08,270 64,626
2013 CDS-II 2,01,603 95,397
2014 CDS-I 2,51,392 97,483
2014 CDS-II 2,44,911 1,17,314
2015 CDS-I 2,55,697

Marking Scheme:

  • There will be negative marking, so for any each wrong question (1/3) marks will be deducted as penalty.
  • If applicants have marked more than one alternative for each question then same penalty will be implemented.
  • If any answer will be left blank then no marks will be deducted

UPSC CDS Exam Pattern:

For Admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Air Force Academy:

Subject Maximum Marks Duration
English 100 2 Hours
General Knowledge 100 2 Hours
Elementary Mathematics 100 2 Hours

For Admission to Officers’ Training Academy:

Subject Maximum Marks Duration
English 100 2 Hours
General Knowledge 100 2 Hours

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Process to fill UPSC CDS Online Application Form:

  • Interested candidates for CDS II Application Form need to visit the official site of organization that is www.upsconline.nic.in
  • Follow “Online Application for Various Examinations of UPSC” and hit the link.
  • On next page follow “Combined Defence Services Examination (II)” link.
  • Now read all the instructions carefully given the PDF file.
  • Thereafter, candidates who have already registered may directly apply by log in.
  • Those who are new users have to registered first, for this go to the part I registration and fill up all details in it UPSC CDS Online registration form.
  • After that, press “next” button then new page will be appear and asking for some details.
  • Fill up all details as required, and then upload photograph or signature and submit it.
  • Now you will get provisional registered Id and password.
  • Then, login with valid registered Id and password and go to the “apply online” link.
  • Fill UPSC CDS Application Form with remaining details and upload documents.
  • It’s time to pay up mandatory details and submit it.
  • Lastly take out the print of submitted application for future use.

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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

UPSC CDS Admit card:

Candidates applied for the CDS II examination must need to download CDS exam admit card. The CDS hall ticket will be release 15 days prior to examination so, all contenders keep visiting to our page and get call letter from here.

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UPSC CDS Result:

Those who are going to appear in the examination they can check UPSC CDS cut off marks directly from here. We will update this page shortly UPSC CDS exam Result will be declared by the commission.

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CDS Interview

After conducting examination, Service Selection Board of Ministry of Defence will conduct an interview of all the qualified candidates. Those who will be able to clear even interview round we will be finally selected.

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Please Pay Attention….!!!!

Candidate need to have on look on below given Union Public Service Commission Notification to clutch important information….

CDS 2 Notification

Other Norms for CDS II Application Form:

Candidates are only required to use blue ball pen for the answers.

Unfair means strictly prohibited:

No candidate will get any right to copy from the papers of any other candidate. It is strictly banned and papers should not be copied nor give nor attempt to give nor obtain nor attempt.

Conduct in Examination Hall:

  • You should not misbehave in any manner or create disorderly scene in the Examination Hall or harass the staff employed by the Commission for the conduct of the examination.
  • This type of misconduct will be punishable.

Answer Sheet particulars:

  • You should write with Black ball pen your Centre and subject followed by test booklet series (in bracket), subject code and roll number at the appropriate space provided on the answer sheet at the top.
  • Also encode your booklet series (A, B, C, or D as the case may be), subject code and roll number in the circles provided for the purpose in the answer sheet.

Method of marking answers:

  • Do not write the answers in the ‘OBJECTIVE TYPE’ of examination.
  • For each question (hereinafter referred to as “Item”) several suggested answers (hereinafter referred to as “Responses”) are given.
  • You have to choose one response to each item.
  • The question paper will be in the Form of TEST BOOKLET. The booklet will contain item bearing numbers 1, 2, 3…….etc. Under each item, Responses marked (a), (b), (c), (d) will be given.

Entries in Scannable Attendance List:

Candidates are required to fill in the relevant particulars with black ball pen only against their columns in the Scannable Attendance List, as given below.

  1. Blacken the circle (P) under the column (Present/Absent)
  2. Blacken the relevant circle for Test Booklet Series
  3. Write Test Booklet Serial No.
  4. Write the Answer Sheet Serial No. and also blacken the Corresponding circles below.
  5. Append signature in the relevant column.

CDS 2 2017 dates:

Events Schedule
Official notice released on 09.08.2017
Closing date for submission of application from 08-09-2017 till 6:00 PM.
Admit card will be issued In November 2017
Date of written entrance exam 19.11.2017
Result will be announced on After Exam

For enquiry, candidates can easily contact for CDS Nov exam Notification on the below provided telephone number:

011-23385271/011-23381125/011- 23098543

Download PDF: CDS 2 Notification


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