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UPSC CDS 2 2016 Exam Date, Application Form, Notification Available at www.upsconline.nic.in

Latest Update (26th September 2016) : Union Public Service Commission officials have released the notification dates and other important details

UPSC CDS Exam 2016

CDS full form is Combined Defence Services. The Combined Defence Services examination is conducted two times in a year. CDS is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission. The examination of CDS is taken for recruiting candidates into the Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Officers Training Academy, and Indian Air Force Academy. In the month of October and June, generally, the notification for Combined Defence Services exam is released by the officials every year. In February and November, the examination of Combined Defence Services is conducted respectively. The main criteria are that only unmarried graduate candidates are eligible to apply for the CDS exam. After the CDS exam, the candidates who all have qualified the written exam the Services Selection Board admits the applicants after taking the interview.


SSB (Services Selection Board) call the applicants who were successful in the written exam for the interview and in this, the board evaluates the candidate’s suitability for a career in the Indian Armed Forces. The process of interview of Services Selection Board goes long for approximately a week. 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. PABT is the test which Air Force Academy applicants have to give. Later after the completion of all the tests candidates need to pass the medical examination and after the successful completion of all the tests and training candidates are finally been introduced to armed forces.

UPSC CDS2 Exam 2016

UPSC CDS 2 Exam 2016

UPSC will be conducting the Combined Defence Services exam 2016. UPSC CDS application Form notification releasing date has been announced i.e. 16th July 2016. The application form for CDS will be available until 12th August 2016. Applicants who all are eagerly waiting for the CDS II exam 2016 and this exam will be held on 23rd October 2016. Candidates are waiting for the application to be released so that they can apply for the CDS exam through official website www.upsconline.nic.in. The last date for applying online is 12th August and the application form starting date is 16th July 2016.

UPSC CDS 2 Application Form

(UPSC) Union Public Service Commission officials have already conducted the CDS I examination and CDS 1 exam results are also released on the official website. Now the Union Public Service Commission officials will be conducting the CDS 2 exam on 23rd October 2016. A large number of candidates are looking for the date when UPSC officials will be releasing the notification applying for CDS exam. Our team of jaggy.in has mentioned all the information regarding the CDS exam. Details like eligibility criteria, syllabus, age limit, how to apply and certain other details are available in this article. We advise all the candidates to bookmark this page for all the latest information about UPSC CDS 2 exam 2016.

UPSC CDS Age Limit 2016

Age Criteria Available Courses
DOB After 2nd July 1992 and before than 1st July 1997  Indian Military Academy
Unmarried male applicants DOB not earlier than 2nd July 1992 & not after 1st July 1997  Indian Naval Academy
20 to 24 years as on 1st July 2016 Air Force Academy 
Date of Birth Between 2nd July 1991 to 1st July 1997 Officers Training Academy (Man) 
Unmarried women applicants DOB between 2nd July 1991 to 1st July 1997 Officers Training Academy (Women, Non-Technical)

UPSC CDS Educational Qualification

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

UPSC CDS Exam Pattern

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

Officer Training Academy Exam Pattern

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

UPSC CDS Exam Date 2016

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

UPSC CDS Selection Procedure

(A) Written Exam
(B) Interview
(C) Personality Test
(D) Document Verification

How to Apply for UPSC CDS Exam

  • Visit official website for this first www.upsconline.nic.in
  • Look for the latest update regarding UPSC CDS 2 exam
  • Click on that link
  • Read the official notification carefully before applying
  • Fill the application form with mandatory and correct details
  • Upload your recent photo and scanned documents and mark sheets
  • Pay the application fee i.e. Rs. 200/- through debit / credit card or net banking
  • Take the printout and save the application form for future use

Official Website: www.upsconline.nic.in

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