CDS Vacancy 2022 - CDS 1 & 2 Vacancies for Male & Female

CDS Vacancy 2022 - CDS 1 & 2 Vacancies for Male & Female

ByNaveen Singh  |  Updated on: May 18, 2022CDS 2 2022 vacancies will be released officially for different departments and the notification PDF. Check here the detailed CDS 1 & 2 vacancies along with the previous year's vacancies.
CDS 2 2022 vacancies will be released officially for different departments and the notification PDF. Check here the detailed CDS 1 & 2 vacancies along with the previous year's vacancies.
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CDS Vacancy 2022 has been disclosed. The Union Public Service Commission has rolled out the CDS 2 Vacancy 2022 along with the official recruitment notification PDF on 18 May 2022. Candidates who are planning to appear for the CDS 2022 exam must have an elucidated knowledge of UPSC CDS vacancy for every defence sector and rank as they impact the entire recruitment process. Read this post thoroughly to know department-wise CDS Vacancy 2022.

CDS 2 Vacancy 2022

CDS Vacancy 2022 has released the notification for CDS 2 on May 18, 2022, mentioning about department-wise vacancies for aspirants who want to serve the nation. A total of 339 CDS vacancies are released for both male and female candidates. Candidates who fill out the application form will have to appear for the written examination afterward the qualified candidates have to appear for the further selection process conducted by the service selection board. 

You can check out all the details related to CDS vacancies such as the number of CDS post lists and vacancies breakup different in the Military, Navy, and Air force along with the previous year's CDS vacancies in the below post.

CDS Vacancy Highlights

Name of the Examination

Combined Defence Services

Conducting Body

Union Public Service Commission

Frequency of examination

Twice a year

Notification for CDS 2

18th May 2022

Last date to submit the CDS 2 Application form

7th June 2022

Number of Vacancies in CDS 2

339

Examination date

4th September 2022

CDS 2 Vacancy 2022 Details

CDS 2 2022 vacancies are released along with the notification. A total of 339 CDS vacancies have been rolled out by the commission out of which 323 are reserved for male candidates and 16 for females. We have updated the latest CDS 2 vacancy in the below table for your reference.

Department

Number of Vacancies

Indian Military Academy (IMA)

100

Indian Naval Academy (INA)

22

Air Force Academy (AFA)

32

Officer Training Academy - Men (OTA)

169

Officer Training Academy - Women (OTA)

16

Total

339

CDS 1 Vacancy 2022 Details

CDS 1 2022 vacancies are disclosed along with the notification. CDS post list are released under different Defence Services. Thus, we have updated the latest CDS vacancies as available in the tabular data below.

Department

CDS Vacancies

Indian Military Academy (IMA)

100

Indian Naval Academy (INA)

22

Air Force Academy (AFA)

32

Officer Training Academy - Men (OTA)

170

Officer Training Academy - Women (OTA)

17

Total

341

The number of vacancies listed above is tentative as per the official notification and can be changed over the course of time and will be updated accordingly.

Previous Year CDS Vacancies

Check here the previous year's CDS vacancies as released by the officials twice a year.

CDS 2 2021 Vacancies

A total of 339 posts are available under CDS 2 recruitment which is divided into different defence services listed below:

Post/Defence Academy

Number of posts

Indian Military Academy

100

Indian Naval Academy

22

Indian Air Force

32

Officers Training Academy (Men)

169

Officers Training Academy (Women)

16

CDS 1 2021 Vacancies

Academy 

Vacancy

Indian Military Academy, Dehradun

100

Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala

26

Air Force Academy, Hyderabad

32

Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai (Madras) SSC Men

170

Officers Training Academy, Chennai SSC Women

17

Total Vacancies

345

CDS 1 2020 Vacancies

Academy Name 

Vacancy

Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun

100

Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala

45

Air Force Academy (AFA), Hyderabad

32

Officer’s Training Academy (OTA), Chennai (Madras)

225

Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai

16

Total

418

CDS 2 2020 Vacancies

Academy 

Vacancy

Indian Military Academy, Dehradun

100

Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala

26

Air Force Academy, Hyderabad

32

Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai (Madras) SSC Men

169

Officers Training Academy, Chennai SSC Women

17

Total 

344

CDS 1 2019 Vacancies

Name of Academy

Number of Vacancies

Name of Course

Indian Military Academy, Dehradun

100

149th (DE) Course commencing in July, 2020

Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala

45

Course commencing in July, 2020

Air Force Academy, Hyderabad

32

(Pre-Flying) Training Course commencing in July, 2020 i.e. No. 208 F(P) Course.

Officer’s Training Academy, Chennai (Madras)

225

112th SSC (Men) Course (NT) commencing in October, 2020

Officers Training Academy, Chennai

15

26th SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course commencing in October, 2020

Total Vacancies

417

 

CDS 2 2019 Vacancies

Academy Name

Vacancy

Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun

100 [including 13 vacancies reserved for NCC `C’ Certificate (Army Wing) holders]

Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala

45 [including 06 vacancies reserved for NCC ‘C’ Certificate holders (Naval Wing)]

Air Force Academy (AFA), Hyderabad

32 (03 vacancies are reserved for NCC `C’ Certificate (Air Wing) holders through NCC Spl. Entry)

Officer’s Training Academy (OTA), Chennai (Madras)

225 [(i) 171 vacs for SSC (Men) (NT) UPSC, (ii) 04 vacs for JAG (Men) (NT) October, 2020 Non UPSC and (iii) 50 vacs for NCC Special entry Non UPSC]

Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai

15

Total

417

CDS 1 2018 Vacancies

Name of the Academy

Number of Vacancies

Indian Military Academy, Dehradun

100

Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala

45

Air Force Academy, Hyderabad

32

Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai(Men)

225

Officers Training Academy, Chennai(Women)

12

CDS 2 2018 Vacancies

Name of Academy

Number of Vacancies

Name of Course

Indian Military Academy, Dehradun

100

147th (DE) Course commencing in July 2019

Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala

45

Course 45 commencing in July 2019 Executive (General Service)/Hydro

Air Force Academy, Hyderabad

32

(Pre-Flying) 32 Training Course commencing in July 2019

Officer’s Training Academy, Chennai (Madras)

225

SSC (Men) Course (NT) commencing in October 2019

Officers Training Academy, Chennai

12

24th SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course commencing in October 2019.

CDS 1 2017 Vacancies

Academy Name 

Vacancy

Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun

150

Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala

45

Air Force Academy (AFA), Hyderabad

32

Officer’s Training Academy (OTA), Chennai (Madras)

225

Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai

11

Total

463

CDS 2 2017 Vacancies

Academy Name 

Vacancy

Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun

100

Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala

45

Air Force Academy (AFA), Hyderabad

32

Officer’s Training Academy (OTA), Chennai (Madras)

225

Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai

12

Total

414

Checking out these CDS post lists will give candidates a good idea about the level of competition. 

CDS Vacancy FAQs

  • As per the latest updates, the Union Public Service Commission has released the CDS 2 Vacancy 2022 on 18 May 2022 along with the official recruitment notification. We have provided you with a direct link to check the CDS Vacancy for every defense services department as soon as it is released.

     

  • Female candidates can apply for Officer Training Academy under CDS vacancy. If they satisfy the eligibility parameters.

  • CDS 2 Vacancy has been released on the official website of the Union Public Service Commission on 18 May 2022. We have tabulated the department-wise CDS Vacancy in this post.

  • CDS 2 Vacancies are announced. The commission has announced that 339 vacancies will be filled through this recruitment department and both male and female candidates can apply for it. You can check the CDS Vacancy department-wise below.

    • Indian Military Academy: 100
    • Indian Air Force: 32
    • Indian Naval Academy: 22
    • Officers Training Academy (Men): 169
    • Officers Training Academy (Women): 16
  • Checking CDS Vacancy helps the candidates in getting an idea about the expected cut-off, exam difficulty level etc. You can estimate the upcoming CDS 2 Vacancy by checking the CDS Previous Year Vacancy trends.

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