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UPSC CDS 2 Notification 2019 Released! June-July Apply Date, Exam Notice

UPSC CDS 2 Notification

The notice regarding UPSC CDS 2 Notification has been released!! Check the UPSC combined Defence service examination 2 dates from below mention information. As per the, the UPSC CDS II notification, candidates can apply online from June- July. The CDS 2 exam is to be held on 08-09-2019. Check complete details about UPSC CDS Exam below!!

Exam EventsUPSC CDS 2 Exam Date 2019
Release of the official notice12-06- 2019
Online application process begins12-06- 2019
Last date for the receipt of
application form
08-07- 2019
Issuance of CDS admit card3 weeks before the exam
Date of written examination08-09-2019 (Sunday)
Announcement of resultOctober 2019

UPSC CDS 2 Notification 2019

Explain the 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.

Important links for UPSC CDS

UPSC CDS 1 Admit CardPress Here
UPSC CDS 1 ResultPress Here
UPSC CDS 1 2019Press Here
UPSC CDS Admit CardPress Here
CDS Cut OffPress Here
UPSC CalendarPress Here
CDS Exam CentresPress Here
How To Prepare For CDS ExamPress Here
CDS SyllabusPress Here
UPSC NotificationPress Here
UPSC Entrance ExamPress Here
CDS Eligibility CriteriaPress Here

What qualification is required for CDS 2 Registration?

AcademyEducational Qualification
Indian Military AcademyGraduation or Equivalent Degree
Indian Naval AcademyDegree in Engineering
Indian Airforce AcademyDegree in B.E or with
10+2 Certificate
Officer’s Training Academy(Women)Graduation in any discipline from
recognized University
Officer’s Training Academy (Men)Graduation in any discipline from
a recognized university

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What age limit is required to apply online for CDS notification?

AcademyUPSC CDS II Age Limit
Indian Military Academy20-25 years
Indian Naval Academy20-24 years
Indian Airforce Academy20-25 years
Officer’s Training Academy(Women)Unmarried Candidates (20-25 years)
Officer’s Training Academy (Men)Unmarried Candidates (20-25 years)

How Much Fees To Be Submit For CDS 2 Application Form?

  • 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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Explain 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.

Check Here: UPSC CDS Exam Notice 2019

UPSC CDS 2 Exam Pattern 2019

 For Admission in IMA/ INA and AFA:

PaperName of the SubjectTotal Marks
Duration: 2 hours
Paper IEnglish100 marks
Paper IIGeneral Knowledge100 marks
Paper IIIElementary Mathematics100 marks
Total300 marks

For Admission in Officers Training Academy:

PaperName of the SubjectTotal Marks
Duration: 2 hours
Paper IEnglish100 marks
Paper IIGeneral Knowledge100 marks

Read This: How to Prepare for Written Exam

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 2019:

  • Applying candidate for UPSC CDS 2 Notification 2019 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

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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.

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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 2019 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.

What is the Procedure to Fill UPSC CDS II online 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 this, 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 for UPSC CDS 2 apply online
  • 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 UPSC CDS online application with remaining details and pay up mandatory application fees then make final submission.
  • Take print out of UPSC CDS 2 application form for future reference.

Get Here: UPSC Official Website

CDS II Exam Centres 2019:

ChandigarhPanaji (Goa)
CuttackPort Blair

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UPSC CDS II Admit Card 2019:

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 2019:

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.


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