UPSC CDS 2 2021 Registration Started for 339 Vacancies, Check Combined Defence Service Exam Date & Updates Here

Welcome to, UPSC CDS 2 2021: Recruitment: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has started the online application process for Combined Defence Services Exam 2 2021 (CDS 2 2021) on its official website – All candidates who are interested to appear for UPSC CDS 2 Exam can apply from 04 August 2021. UPSC CDS 2 Application will b available till 24 August 2021 on UPSC Online Website – The online Applications can be withdrawn from 31 August to 06 September 2021 till 6.00 PM.

All such candidates who would apply for UPSC CDS 2 will be called for online exam on 14 November 2021 (Sunday). Those who will qualify in the exam will appear for intelligence and personality test at the Service Selection Board. Finally selected candidates will get admission to the Indian Military Academy (IMA), Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala— Dehradun, Air Force Academy, Hyderabad, Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai (Madras) and  Officers Training Academy, Chennai.

Important : Please Always Check and Confirm Official Notification and Advertisement Before Apply in Any Recruitment.

Important Dates

  • Application Begin : 04/08/2021
  • Last Date for Apply Online : 24/08/2021 Upto 06:00 PM Only
  • Last Date for Part II : 24/08/2021
  • Complete Form Last Date : 24/08/2021
  • Exam Date : 14/11/2021
  • Admit Card Available : October 2020

Application Fee

  • General / OBC : 200/-
  • SC / ST / Female : 0/-
  • Pay the Examination Fee Through Debit Card / Credit Card / Net Banking or Pay the Exam Fee Through E Challan

Age Limit as on 01/07/2022

  • Minimum Age : 20 Years
  • Maximum Age : 24 Years
  • Age Relaxation Extra as per Rules


  • For IMA & OTA : Bachelor Degree in Any Stream.
  • For Naval Academy : Bachelor Degree in Engineering .
  • For Airforce : Bachelor Degree in Any Stream with Physics & Math in 10+2 Level

UPSC CDS 2 Eligibility Criteria

Educational/Technical Qualification & Experience:

  1. For I.M.A.  – Degree from a recognised University or equivalent.
  2. For Indian Naval Academy –  B.E/B.Tech from a recognised University/Institution.
  3. For Air Force Academy – Degree of a recognised University (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering.Graduates with first choice as Army/Navy/Air Force are to submit proof of Graduation/provisional certificates on the date of commencement of the SSB Interview at the SSB.
  4. Officers Training Academy (OTA): Degree from a recognized university or equivalent.
  5. Officers Training Academy (SSC Women Non-Technical course): Degree from a recognized 
  • Candidates who are studying in the final year/semester Degree course and have yet to pass the final year degree examination can also apply provided candidate should not have any present backlog upto the last semester / year for which results have been declared upto the time of submission of application

UPSC CDS 2 Exam Pattern:

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

SubjectMaximum MarksDuration
English1002 hours
General Knowledge1002 hours
Elementary Mathematics1002 hours

For Admission to Officer Training Academy:

SubjectMaximum MarksDuration
English1002 hours
General Knowledge1002 hours

There will be Negative Marking for wrong answers

The standard of the papers in Elementary Mathematics will be of Matriculation level. The standard of papers in other subjects will approximately be such as may be expected of a graduate of an Indian University.

UPSC CDS 2 Admit Card 2021

  • The admit card will be made available on the official website of UPSC three weeks before the commencement of the examination.

UPSC CDS 2 Intelligence and Personality Test

  • Candidates are shortlisted on the basis of their performance in the written examination will be called for the intelligence and personality test at the Service Selection Board. candidates who qualify in the written exam and given their first choice as army (IMA/OTA) are required to register themselves on the recruiting directorate website in order to enable them to receive call up information for SSB Interview. Those candidates who have already registered on the recruiting directorate website are advised not to register again.

Vacancy Details Total : 339 Post

Post NameTotal PostPost NameTotal Post
Indian Military Academy IMA100Indian Naval Academy22
Air Force Academy32Officers Training Academy OTA185

How to Fill Form

  • Union Public Service Commission UPSC Are Issued Combined Defence Academy CDS II Recruitment 2021 Notification and Invited Online Application Form for the UPCS CDS II Recruitment 2021 Candidate Can Apply Online for 04 August, 2021 to 24 August, 2021.
  • Candidate Read the Notification Before Apply the UPSC CDS II Recruitment Application Form in Latest Defence Vacancies 2021.
  • Kindly Check and College the All Document – Eligibility, ID Proof, Address Details, Basic Details.
  • Kindly Ready Scan Document Related to Recruitment Form – Photo, Sign, ID Proof, Etc.
  • Before Submit the Application Form Must Check the Preview and All Column Carefully.
  • If Candidate Required to Paying the Application Fee Must Submit. If You have Not the Required Application Fees Your Form is Not Completed.
  • Take A Print Out of Final Submitted Form.

Important Links

Apply OnlineClick Here
Part II RegistrationClick Here
Re Print FormClick Here
Download NotificationClick Here
Official WebsiteClick Here


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