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UPSC CDS 2 Notification 2018-19 Released! Apply for 414 Vacancy Till 04 Sep

UPSC CDS 2 Notification

Union Public Service Commission has released the UPSC CDS 2 Notification for filling up the 414 vacancies in the organization. Those candidates, who wish to apply for CDS 2 Notification, must submit the CDS 2 Online Form before the last date that is 03-09-2018 extended to 04-09-2018.

Organization will conduct the examination on 18-11-2018 so as to recruit the eligible candidates on the position of Army officers, Navy officers, Airforce officers. The selection process is a two stages process i.e., Written test and the SSB Interview.

Highlights of this page:

  • Combined Defence Services Exam II Eligibility
  • Required qualification
  • Age limit
  • Application fees
  • UPSC CDS II Selection process
  • UPSC CDS Pay Scale
  • CDS Exam pattern
  • UPSC CDS II Syllabus
  • UPSC CDS 2 Registration procedure
  • UPSC CDS 2 Exam Date/CDS 2 2018 Exam Date
  • Official link

CDS 2018 Application Form: Released

Candidates must have Graduate Degree from Recognized University with good academic records to apply for UPSC 414 Vacancy. Applicant’s age should be between 20 to 25 years as per the norms of the organization for UPSC Recruitment.

Candidates willing to fill up the available posts in Union Public Service Commission must go through this page and acquire complete information related to UPSC CDS 2 Notification 2018-19 and other eligibility criteria etc that is well structured by the team of

Check Here: UPSC CDS 2 Notification 2018

UPSC CDS 2 Notification

Vacancies Under UPSC CDS 2 Notification:

Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun 100
Officers Training Academy, Chennai 237
Air Force Academy, Hyderabad 32
Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala 45



UPSC CDS Eligibility criteria:

  • Indian Citizen
  • A subject of Bhutan, or
  • A subject of Nepal, or
  • A Tibetan migrant who arrive in India before the 1st July, 1962 with the purpose of everlastingly setting in India, or
  • An individual of India origin who has roamed from any other country in India with the intention to settle down here.
  • A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is obligatory given to him/her by the Govt. before announcement of result by UPSC.

Eligibility Criteria for CDS 2 Registration:

AcademyEducational QualificationUPSC CDS II Age Limit
Indian Military AcademyGraduation or Equivalent Degree20-25 years
Indian Naval AcademyDegree in Engineering20-24 years
Indian Airforce AcademyDegree in B.E or with 10+2 Certificate20-25 years
Officer’s Training Academy(Women)Graduation in any discipline from recognized UniversityUnmarried Candidates (20-25 years)
Officer’s Training Academy (Men)Graduation in any discipline from a recognized universityUnmarried Candidates (20-25 years)

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CDS 2 Application Form Fees:

  • General category candidates are required to pay Rs. 200/- only as application fee for UPSC CDS 2 Advertisement.
  • Candidates can pay Combined defence service Exam II Application fees either through offline mode by depositing the cash in any Branch of SBI or 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.
  • For SC / ST / Female candidates: No Fees is applicable.

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UPSC CDS Pay Scale:

RankPay Band (Rs.)
Lt to Major15,600—39,100/- (PB-3)
Lt Col to Major Gen37,400—67,000/- (PB-4)
Lt Gen HAG Scale67,000/- (annual increment @ 3%)—79,000/-
HAG + Scale75,500/- (annual increment @ 3%)—80,000/-*Admissible to 1/3rd of total strength of Lt. Gens.)
VCOAS/Army80,000/- (fixed)
Cdr/Lt Gen (NFSG) COAS90,000/- (fixed)
In addition to Pay, Grade Pay will also be given as under :
LtRs. 5,400/-
CaptRs. 6,100/-
MajRs. 6,600/-
Lt ColRs. 8,000/-
ColRs. 8,700/-
BrigRs. 8,900/-
Maj GenRs. 10,000/-

Mode of assortment for CDS 2 Exam Notification:

Appointment of appliers for CDS 2 2018 Notification/Combined Defense Services Exam will be done on the basis of performance of candidates in Written Exam and interview. Then shortlisted candidates will be called for the SSB Interview. Candidates should also be physically fit as per the physical standards for admission to the Combined Defence Services Examination.

UPSC CDS 2 Exam Pattern:

 For Admission in IMA/ INA and AFA:

PaperName of the SubjectDuration of examTotal Marks
Paper IEnglish120 minutes (20 hours)100 marks
Paper IIGeneral Knowledge100 marks
Paper IIIElementary Mathematics100 marks
Total300 marks

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For Admission in Officers Training Academy:

PaperName of the SubjectDuration of examTotal Marks
Paper IEnglish120 minutes (20 hours)100 marks
Paper IIGeneral Knowledge100 marks

Marking Scheme for Combined Defense Service Exam:

  • Applicants are informed that for any wrong answers (1/3) marks will be deducted.
  • If candidates have marked answers more than alternative then same penalty will be charged.
  • If anyone has left the question blanked then no marks will be deducted.

So applicants must perform well by keeping in mind the marking scheme fixed by authorities.

Medical Examination Process for UPSC CDS 2 Notification:

  • Shortlisted candidates will have to undergo a medical examination by a Board of Service Medical Officers.
  • Women candidates also have to undergo Medical Examination by a Medical Board comprising male/ female doctors/ specialists/ Gynecologist.
  • In Medical Examination Process, there will be a lady Medical Officer as member of Board.
  • The President of the Medical Board declared the candidate will be unfit or not.
  • Individuals will also be intimated about the procedure for Appeal Medical Board.
  • Those candidates who will be declared unfit during Appeal Medical Board will be intimated about the provision of Review Medical Board.

General Physical and Mental Standards for UPSC CDS 2 Notification 2018:

  • Applying candidate for UPSC CDS 2 Notification 2018 must be in good physical and mental health and free from any disease/disability.
  • Contenders are advised to undergo a preliminary medical check-up for wax in ears, refractory error of eyes, fungal infection of skin and also gynaecomasties, etc for female candidates before reporting for the interview.
  • Individuals must have no past history of mental breakdown or fits.
  • You should note that there should be no proof of weak constitution, bodily defects or under weight.
  • Chest should be healthy.
  • Minimum range of expansion after full inspiration should be 5 cms.
  • X-Ray of the chest is compulsory and will be taken to rule out any disease of the chest.
  • There should be no disease of bones and joints of the body.

UPSC Medical Standards such as Height and weight standards:

Height/Weight Standards for Male Candidates
Height (in cm)Weight (in kg)
18 years20 years22 years
15244 (45 navy)4647
1554648 (47 navy)49


Height/Weight Standards for Female Candidates
Height (in cm)Weight (in kg)
20 years25 years30 years

Other Conditions:

  • Contenders should have sufficient number of natural and sound teeth.
  • At least 14 dental points will be acceptable.
  • No any candidates should be suffering from severe pyorrhoea.
  • The hearing should be normal.
  • A candidate should be able to hear a forced whisper with each ear at a distance of 610 cms in a quite room.
  • There should be no evidence of present or past disease of the ear, nose and throat.
  • Audiometric test will be done for AF.
  • Audiometric loss should not exceed+20 db in frequencies between 250Hz and 4000 Hz.

Vision Standards:


  • Individuals should be able to read 6/6 in a distant vision chart with each eye with or without glasses.
  • Myopia should not be more than 3.5D
  • Hypermetropia should not be more than 3.5D including Astigmatism.


  • Appliers for UPSC CDS 2 Notification 2017should be able to 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.
  • Aspirants must have good binocular vision.
  • The color vision standard will be CP-III.
  • Aspirants should be able to recognize red and green colours.

UPSC CDS 2018 Syllabus:

Elementary MathsUnitary method Compound interest, Profit and Loss, Number system, ratio and proportion, Elementary Number theory, Variation, H.C.F and L.C.M, Logarithms, Euclidean, Algebra, geometry, trigonometry, areas, menstruation and Statistics.
General KnowledgeDaily newspaper headlines, Current events, Chemistry, History, geography etc.
EnglishBasic grammar topics, comprehension, synonyms, Para Jumbles and error spotting.

UPSC CDS 2 Notification 2018– Previous Year Statistics:

2011CDS-II1,00,04344,130 –

Procedure to Fill UPSC CDS Application Form:

  • Willing aspirants need to visit official site to apply for UPSC Combined Defence Services Examination notification that is to fill the UPSC CDS 2 Application Form/CDS 2 Online Application Form.
  • On home page of official site select & hit “Online application for various examinations of UPSC” link”
  • Press the link of ‘Part I registration in front of Combined Defence Services Examination (II)’
  • After that hit on “Yes” and fill with all your Personal Details, Educational Qualification, and Address, etc carefully and continue to further process.
  • Then, fill “Part – II Registration” form
  • You must follow all the steps and complete online filling application form process with entering correct details.
  • Now press on ‘Save’ button and verify all the details you have entered. After ensuring all the details are entered correct, press on ‘continue’ button.
  • After that upload your passport size photograph & scanned copy of your signature. Now make the payment of application fee.
  • Hit the ‘submit’ tab to end up the registration process.
  • Then registered ID and password will be generated to you.
  • Now you log in with valid registration ID and password and proceed to apply online link.
  • Fill up online application with remaining details and pay up mandatory application fees then make final submission.
  • Take print out of application form for future reference.

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Hit here>>>For Part I registration & For Part II registration

CDS II Exam 2018 Important Dates:

Exam notifications will be announced on08-08-2018
Closing date for application submission03-09-2018 extended to 04-09-2018
Availability of admit cardSeptember – October 2018
CDS 2 Exam Date18-11-2018
Result announcementTo be updated

CDS II Exam Centres:

ChandigarhPanaji (Goa)
CuttackPort Blair

Check Here: CDS Coaching Centres In India

UPSC CDS II Admit card:

Applicants must bed to download the CDS exam II admit card as without it no one is allowed to enter the examination hall. You will get CDS II hall ticket directly through this page 15 days before the examination.

UPSC CDS 2 Result:

After completing the written exam successfully candidates will be shortlisted for further procedure. Candidates have to check the UPSC CDS II cut off marks in order to appear for further round.

UPSC CDS 2 Interview

Those who will be qualified written examination will undergo for SSB interview round. Interview will be conducted by Service Selection Board of Ministry of Defence.


For more details about UPSC CDS II Notification 2018-19 you may go through below provided Official Website Link. We are shortly providing updated details in concern to UPSC CDS 2018, so stay connected with us and don’t miss any up to date information.

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