UPSC CDS II 2021: Recruitment Notification, 344 Vacancy Online Form

UPSC CDS II known as Combined Defence Service Examination is to be organized by the Union Public Service Commission twice a year. Bachelor degree holders especially unmarried male contenders are eligible to apply for the exam. Online application forms are available now upto 25th August, 2020. For more details about the CDS II, go to the next session of the page and get the information which you need such as application procedure, examination pattern, exam centers, application fee and many more.

UPSC CDS II 2020: Recruitment Notification, 344 Vacancy Online Form


Name of the organizationUnion Public Service Commission
Exam nameCDS II
No of posts344
Mode of applicationOnline
Official website

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Indian Military Academy, Dehradun-151 (DE) Course commencing in July, 2021 [including 13 vacancies reserved for NCC `C’ Certificate (Army Wing) holders]100
Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala—Course commencing in July, 2021 Executive (General Service)/Hydro [including 06 vacancies for NCC ‘C’ Certificate (Naval Wing through NCC Special entry) holders ].26
Air Force Academy, Hyderabad—(Pre-Flying) Training Course commencing in July, 2021 i.e. No. 210 F(P) Course. [including 03 vacancies are reserved for NCC `C’ Certificate (Air Wing) holders through NCC Spl. Entry]32
Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai (Madras)— 114th SSC (Men) (NT) (UPSC) Course commencing in October, 2021 169
Officers Training Academy, Chennai (Madras) 28th SSC Women (NT) (UPSC) Course commencing in October, 2021.17

Important Dates

Online Applications can be filled25th August, 2020 till 6:00 PM
online Applications can be withdrawnfrom 01.09.2020 to 07.09.2020 till 6.00 PM
e-Admit Cardthree weeks before the commencement of the examination.

UPSC CDS II 2021 Eligibility conditions

  • Applicant should be an unmarried person
  • Applicant should be a Citizen of India or subject of Nepal or a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India
  • An Applicant must not born earlier than 2nd July, 1997 and not later than 1st July, 2002 to apply for IMA or Indian Naval Academy.
  • For Air Force Academy must not born earlier than 2nd July, 1997 and not later than 1st July, 2001.
  • For Officers’ Training Academy not born earlier than 2nd July, 1996 and not later than 1st July, 2002
  • The For I.M.A. and Officers’ Training Academy Degree holders can apply, For Indian Naval Academy Degree holders in engineering can apply only and For Air Force Academy degree holders with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level or Bachelor of Engineering can apply only

Application fee

Female/SC/ST candidatesNo  fee
Other aspirantsRs. 200/-

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Mode of fee payment

Aspirants have to deposit cash in any Branch of SBI or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India or by using Visa/Master/Rupay Credit/Debit Card.

Exam pattern

For Admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Air Force Academy
SubjectDurationMaximum Marks
1. English2 Hours100
2. General Knowledge2 Hours100
3. Elementary Mathematics 2 Hours100
For Admission to Officers’ Training Academy
1. English2 Hours100
2. General Knowledge2 Hours100

Exam centers

PatnaPort BlairPrayagraj (Allahabad)RaipurRanchi
NagpurPanaji (Goa)SambalpurShillongKochi

Online Application Procedure UPSC CDS II

  • Visit the official site of the Union Public Service Commission
  • Then go to the “what’s new” section and hit “Exam Notification: Combined Defence Services Examination (II), 2020
  • Hit the link given in document column or click here
  • Read the information and select the click here option given in link column
  •  Register yourself for exam by click the link given in front of the exam name “click here for part I registration
  • Then read the notice carefully and hit yes option
  • Fill the application form with demanded information
  • Upload your photo, signature and identity documents in the dimension mentioned in the form after scanning
  • Submit it by press the submit option after taking review of the form
  • Now click “click here for part II” option
  • Provide registration id and date of birth along with code appear in the image
  • Hit submit option and fill the rest application
  • Submit it after completing the form and take print out for future


  • For any query you call on 011-23385271/011-23381125/011-23098543 on working days between 10:00 hrs. to 17:00 hrs.

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