CDS 2 2022 Notification: Important Dates
CDS Exam is conducted twice a year by the Union Public Service Commission for Selection in Indian Armed Forces namely the Indian Army, Indian Navy & Indian Air Force. Candidates can check the CDS official notification release date, last date to apply, exam date, etc in the following table. CDS 2 2022 exam is scheduled to be conducted on 4th September 2022.
CDS 2 2022 Notification Release Date
18 May 2022
Start Date of CDS Online Registration
18th May 2022
Last Date of CDS Online Registration
7th June 2022
CDS Admit Card Release
Three weeks before the exam
CDS Exam Date 2022
4th September 2022
CDS 2 2022 Vacancies
UPSC has released a total of 339 vacancies for Male and Females in the Indian Army, Indian Navy, Indian Airforce, Naval Academy, Officers Training Academy (Men & Women) for CDS 1 2022. You can also check Number of Vacancies in CDS.
Number of Vacancies
Indian Military Academy (IMA)
Indian Naval Academy (INA)
Air Force Academy (AFA)
Officer Training Academy - Men (OTA)
Officer Training Academy - Women (OTA)
Steps to Apply Online for CDS 2 2022
- Visit the official website of UPSC- www.upsc.gov.in
- Read the instructions carefully and click Yes
- Fill Part 1 of the Online Application Form and Register yourself
- Upload Your Photo and Signature
- Submit the Fee (If applicable)
Check Now : Direct Link to Apply For CDS 2 2022
CDS 2 2022 Application Fees
General and OBC category candidates have to submit the application fees of Rs. 200 while Women, SC, and ST candidates are exempted from fee payment. The application fee can be paid both online and offline mode. You can also check Eligibility criteria for CDS 2 2022.
SC/ST/Sons of JCOs, NCOs, ORs
Age Criteria Eligibility CDS 2 2022
According to the official notification of UPSC CDS only unmarried male and female aspirants aged between 19-25 years are eligible to apply. Candidates must not be born earlier than 2nd July, 1998 and not later than 1st July, 2004 to be eligible for the CDS 2 2022 exam.
|For IMA||19 - 24||Born Between 2nd July, 1999 to 1st July, 2004|
|For INA||19 - 24||Born Between 2nd July, 1999 to 1st July, 2004|
|For AFA||20 - 24||Born Between 2nd July, 1999 to 1st July, 2004|
|For OTA||19 - 25||Born Between 2nd July, 1998 to 1st July, 2004|
CDS 2 2022 Exam Eligibility: Marital Status
- Unmarried male & female candidates are eligible for the CDS 2 2022 examination
- Candidates who are applying for the CDS 2 2022 exam should not marry until the completion of training in the academy.
Physical Standards & Medical Standards for CDS 2 2022
Physical fitness is an important criterion for male & female candidates to apply for the CDS 2 2022 exam. Candidates must be physically fit according to the standards of CDS.
Minimum Height for CDS 2 2022 exam
- According to the official notification, the minimum height for male candidates is 157 cms (The minimum height requirement for the
Flying Branch is 163 cm).
- Certain exceptions are provided to the candidates in physical standards based on their region.
CDS 2 Selection Process 2022
CDS Exam is conducted by the UPSC and is considered one of the most challenging competitive exams in the country. Candidates have to clear multiple stages to assure their place in the IMA, AFA, INA & OTA. Following are the steps to clear the entire process of the CDS exam. You can also check CDS Selection process.
- Written Examination
- SSB Interview/ Personality Test
- Medical Test
- Merit List/ Final Selection
CDS 2 Exam Pattern 2022
There are three papers in the CDS exam which are conducted in three shifts. Two hours are given for each paper. In the following table we are sharing all the details. You can also check Check CDS Previous Years Cut off Marks.
Note: There will be a negative marking of 1/3 of the marks that are assigned to the question will be deducted for an incorrect response.
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