UPSC CDS 2 2016 Notification for Exam Date, Application Form

By | July 29, 2016

Updates 29th July 2016: UPSC had released a notification for CDS 2 2016 Exam Date, Application Form and few other information.

UPSC CDS 2016 Exam

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conduct the Combined Defence Services (CDS) exam twice a year. This exam is conducted for recruiting candidates into the Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Officers Training Academy, and Indian Air Force Academy. Every year the notification is released in the month of June and October, while the exams are conducted in February and November. A large number of candidates from all over the India use to fill these forms. Aspirants who have aim to be part of Indian Armed Forces have a great opportunity to qualify this exam. On successful qualification of written exam, candidates have to qualify the Interview which is being conducted by the Services Selection Board (SSB). Eligibility criteria to to apply for this exam is that candidates should be unmarried, they must have a bachelor degree from any reputed university.


Once the candidates qualify the written exam, they are sent a call letter for the next phase. The next phase is SSB Interview, candidates have to be perfect in every field to qualify this interview. During this process, applicants need to undergo several psychological and physical tests and these tests ensure that whether the candidate is an officer material or not. Those candidates who wants to join Indian Air Force, they need to qualify the PABT test. Generally the interview phase is for a week. Aspirants who get through into the SSB interview are then called for the medical test. They have to clear the medical test to get the direct ticket to Indian Military Academy or Indian Naval Academy or Officers Training Academy or Indian Air Force Academy.

UPSC CDS 2 2016 Exam

UPSC CDS application form will be available from 16th July 2016. We request to regularly visit the website to get the latest news. This will help you know about other exams also. Combined Defence Services exam will be conducted by UPSC. Application forms will be available till 12th August 2016. All the eligible and interested candidates can apply for the exam. The exam will held on 23rd October 2016. A huge number of candidates were waiting from a long time for the CDS Exam. The competition level is very high. You have to come out of the box to qualify this exam. This is a golden opportunity and you should not let it go.

UPSC Application Form for CDS 2

We are providing you a brief knowledge of the exam like eligibility criteria, syllabus, age limit, how to apply etc. For full information you can visit the official website of UPSC. The result of CDS 1 exam is already published on the website. Now the organisation will accept applications for CDS 2 exam. All the candidate have to fill the form before the ending date. The starting date of online application is 16th July 2016.

UPSC CDS Education Qualification

The education qualification is given below:

Name of the Post Educational Qualification
Indian Military Academy  Any Degree from recognized university or identical
Indian Naval Academy  Engineering degree from recognized university
Air Force Academy  Degree from recognized university with Physics and Mathematics or Bachelor’s in Engineering
Officer’s Training Academy 103rd SSC Course  Professional and Technical Qualification
Officer’s Training Academy 17th SSC Women Course  Professional and Technical Qualification

UPSC CDS Exam Pattern

The CDS exam pattern is shown below:

Name of Subjects Maximum Marks Exam Duration
General Knowledge  100 2 Hours 
English  100 2 Hours 
100 2 Hours

UPSC CDS Exam important Dates 2016

UPSC CDS II 2016 Exam Notification 16th July 2016
UPSC CDS II 2016 Application Form Part I  After 16th July 2016
UPSC CDS II 2016 Application Form Part II After 16th July 2016
Notification Releasing Date  16th July 2016
Last Date of Application  12th August 2016
Date of Examination  23rd October 2016

How to Apply for UPSC CDS Exam

  • Visit the below given link.
  • Find the latest update regarding UPSC CDS 2 exam
  • Click on the link
  • Read the notification carefully
  • Fill the application form
  • Upload all the required document and photo
  • Pay the fee INR 200
  • Take the printout for future use

Important Links for UPSC CDS II Exam

Click here to Apply Online for UPSC CDS II Exam 2016

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