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Apply Now: CDS 2 2020 Notification

Hello Defence Lovers, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the CDS II 2020 Notification @upsc.gov.in for recruitment in Combined Defence Services (CDS) through courses carried out by IMA, INA, AFA and OTA. The UPSC CDS 2 Exam 2020 will be held on 8th November 2020 in the written mode for selection of candidates for SSB Interview round before getting recruited by Indian Military Academy (IMA), Indian Naval Academy (INA), Air Force Academy (AFA), and Officers Training Academy (OTA) Men and Women. Let’s first have a look at the important dates, eligibility criteria, and selection procedure of the CDS 2 2020 exam:

Important Dates:

UPSC is going to release the CDS 2 2020 notification and for now important dates have been released. Let’s have a look at the detailed schedule for CDS 2 2020 exam.

EVENTSDATES
CDS 2 2020 Application Start Date05 Aug 2020
CDS 2 2020 Application Last Date25 Aug 2020 till 6 PM
CDS 2 2020 Exam Date08 Nov 2020
CDS 2 2020 Admit Card Download DateBefore 3 weeks of exam
CDS 2 2020 Result Date (Expected)Will Update
CDS 2 2020 Dates

For Official Notifcation, CLICK HERE

Eligibility Criteria:

CDS 2 2020 notification published by UPSC has mentioned clearly about the eligibility criteria for all the aspirants. Check the UPSC CDS 2 2020 Exam notification for more details once it is officially published. Check the eligibility criteria given below, before going for registration. Candidates should read and understand the CDS 2 2020 notification thoroughly before applying. The DefenceXP support team is always there to clear all the doubts of a Defence aspirant. You can reach us through Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Email, and Youtube also.

Age-limit:

ACADEMYAGE LIMITBORN BETWEEN
INDIAN MILITARY ACADEMY19-2402 Jul 1997 to 01 Jul 2002
INDIAN NAVAL ACADEMY19-2402 Jul 1997 to 01 Jul 2002
AIR FORCE ACADEMY20-2402 Jul 1997 to 01 Jul 2001
OFFICERS’ TRAINING ACADEMY (MEN)19-2502 Jul 1996 to 01 Jul 2002
OFFICERS’ TRAINING ACADEMY (WOMEN)19-2502 Jul 1996 to 01 Jul 2002
Age Limit for CDS 2 2020

Educational Qualifications:

ACADEMYEDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION
INDIAN MILITARY ACADEMYGraduation Degree
INDIAN NAVAL ACADEMYB.E/B.Tech (10+2 with Physics & Maths)
AIR FORCE ACADEMYGraduation, B.E/B.Tech (10+2 with Physics &Maths)
OFFICERS’ TRAINING ACADEMY (MEN)Graduation Degree
OFFICERS’ TRAINING ACADEMY (WOMEN)Graduation Degree
Educational Qualification for CDS 2 2020
CDS – 2 2020 Recruitment

Selection Procedure:

CDS follows a three-stage recruitment process it consists of the below-mentioned phases. Each and every candidate should go through all the stages. There is no exemption.

  • Written Test
  • SSB Interview
  • Medical Examination
  • Merit List
AcademyVacancies
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, 2021169
Officers Training Academy, Chennai (Madras) 28th SSC Women (NT) (UPSC) Course commencing in October, 2021.17
Vacancies

Examination Pattern:

UPSC follows a standard way to conduct the CDS 2 2020 examination. The written examination consists of the below subjects:

A) For Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, and Air Force Academy:

SUBJECTDURATIONMAX. MARKS
ENGLISH2 HOURS100 M
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE2 HOURS100 M
ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS2 HOURS100 M
For IMA,AFA , INA

B) For Officers Training Academy:

SUBJECTDURATIONMAX. MARKS
ENGLISH2 HOURS100 M
GERERAL KNOWLEDGE2 HOURS100 M
For OTA

How to Apply:

  • Visit the official website — upsc.gov.in or upsconline.nic.in
  • Click on the UPSC CDS 2 2020 link
  • In Part – I of the registration, submit your basic information.
  • In Part – II, fill the payment details and choice of exam center, upload your photo and sign as per guidelines
  • Save and submit it and take a print out for further reference

Application fee: Rs 200/- SC, ST and women candidates are exempted from application fee

Examination Centers: UPSC CDS 2 2020 exam will be held in 41 CDS Exam Centers across India.

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Girish Chandra

Army Brat, Spiritual, Defence Enthusiast, Passionate teacher, B.Tech in Automobile Engineering, Cleared AFCAT & CDS

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