UPSC CDS 2 2021 Notification Out: Check Important Dates, Vacancy, Online Form, Fee, Eligibility

By Dhruv Kumar|Updated : August 4th, 2021

UPSC CDS 2 2021 Notification Out! UPSC has released CDS 2 2021 notification for 339 vacancies including SSC Women (non-technical) courses for aspirants who are willing to join the Indian Army, Navy & Air Force as an Officer. The online application for CDS 2 2021 is has started on 04th August 2021. The application online link for the CDS 2 exam will close on 24th August 2021.

Candidates waiting for the UPSC CDS 2 notification 2021, can check the complete official details including  important dates, vacancies, apply online link, fees, eligibility, and syllabus here.

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CDS 2 2021 Notification Out! UPSC has released CDS 2 2021 notification for 339 vacancies including SSC Women (non-technical) courses for aspirants who are willing to join the Indian Army, Navy & Air Force as an Officer. The online application for CDS 2 2021 is has started on 04th August 2021. The application online link for the CDS 2 exam will close on 24th August 2021.

UPSC also has announced the CDS 2 2021 exam dates along with the dates of the important events. As per the official notification, the CDS 2 2021 exam is scheduled to be conducted on 14th November 2021. For more, check the UPSC CDS 2 2021 Official Notification PDF below.

Download CDS 2 2021 Notification PDF Here

CDS 2 2021 Application Form Link, Apply Online Here!

The CDS Exam is conducted twice a year by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for selection into Indian Armed Forces - the Indian Army, Indian Navy & Indian Air Force. To know more, you can check the detailed CDS 2 2021 notification, Date of Exam, application form link, total vacancies, fees, and the complete selection process here.

CDS 2 2021 Notification: Important Dates

Here are the important dates for CDS 2 2021 examination.

Event

Date

Start Date of Online Registration

04th August 2021

Last Date of Online Registration

24th August 2021 (06:00 pm)

Admit Card Release Date

Three weeks Before the Commencement of Examination

CDS 2 Exam Date 2021

14th November 2021

CDS 2 Vacancy 2021

In CDS 1 2021 a total of 345 vacancies had been released by UPSC. This time a total of 339 vacancies has been released by UPSC for Indian Army, Indian Air Force, and Indian Navy. 

Department

Number of Vacancies

Indian Military Academy, Dehradun- 

153rd (DE) Course commencing in July 2022
[including 13 vacancies reserved for NCC `C’
Certificate (Army Wing) holders]

100

Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala- 

Course 22
commencing in July 2022 Executive Branch
(General Service)/Hydro [including 03 vacancies
for NCC ‘C’ Certificate (Naval Wing through NCC
Special Entry ) holders ]

22

Air Force Academy, Hyderabad-

(Pre-Flying) 32
Training Course commencing in July, 2022
i.e. No. 212 F(P) Course.

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

32

Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai (Madras)-

116th SSC (Men) (NT) (UPSC) Course commencing
in October, 2022

169

 

Officers Training Academy, Chennai (Madras)

30th SSC Women (NT) (UPSC) Course
commencing in October, 2022.

16

Total

339

Application Fees for CDS exam

Category

Fees

General/OBC

Rs. 200/-

SC/ST

Nil

Female Candidate

Nil

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CDS 2 Eligibility Criteria 2021

To apply for the CDS 2 2021 exam, the candidates must fulfill the under mentioned eligibility criteria:

Academy

Age Limit

Born Between

For IMA

19 - 24

Born between 02 August 1998 to 01 August 2003

For INA

19 - 24

Born between 02 August 1998 to 01 August 2003

For AFA

20 - 24

Born between 02 August 1998 to 01 August 2002

For OTA

19 - 25

Born between 02 August 1997 to 02 August 2003

Procedure to Apply online for CDS 2 2021 Notification

Step 1: Visit the official website- www.upsconline.nic.in

Step 2: Click Yes, after reading all the instructions

Step 3: Register yourself by filling Part I of the Online Application

Step 4: Upload Photo & Signature

Step 5: Submit the required Fees (if applicable)

CDS 2 Selection Process 2021

The Selection process of CDS II 2021 exam comprises of following stages:

  1. Written Exam
  2. Interview/ Personality Test (SSB)
  3. Medical Test
  4. Final Selection/ Merit

CDS 2 Syllabus 2021

Subject

Syllabus

English

  • Fill in the blanks
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Vocabulary (Synonyms/ Antonyms/ Phrases)
  • Sentence Rearrangement (Jumbled sentences)
  • Spotting Error
  • Sentence Improvement/ Correction

General Knowledge

  • History of India
  • Indian Geography
  • Economy of India
  • General Science
  • Current Affairs
  • Defence-related news
  • International Organizations

Elementary Mathematics

  • Arithmetic
  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Geometry
  • Mensuration
  • Statistics

Check also: CDS Study Material

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Himanshu

HimanshuOct 28, 2020

Thank you ! Sir
Mahantesh Kamate
Who can apply.....Eligibility
aman singh

aman singhAug 4, 2021

I have a backlog which I will be appearing on 18th of August and most probably results will be out before the commencement of CDS2 exam, so am I eligible to apply for CDS2 2021?
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R B

R BAug 4, 2021

Age eligibility mentioned in this post is incorrect. Maximum is not born before 2nd July 1997
Varsha Upadhyay
Sir registration abhi tk open Nahi huwa h Kaya?
Prakash N

Prakash NAug 10, 2021

For CDS 2 OTA post we have to write English and GS or we have to write all 3 paper
Please reply
Anand Rao

Anand RaoAug 12, 2021

Hello. In notification they have given age limit to join OTA in CDS is 25 but they mentioned dates as candidate should born between (02nd of August 1997 to 02nd  of August 2003). My age is 25 but my DOB is 12th of June 1996 now am I eligible to apply this post. Please clarify my doubt and help me with this. Thank you!
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  • Yes ! CDS 2 2021 notification released by UPSC at the official site now. The online application for CDS 2 2021 is scheduled to start on 04th August 2021. The application online link for the CDS 2 exam will close on 24th August 2021.

  • The CDS 2 2021 exam is scheduled to be conducted on 14th November 2021.

  • Yes, girls can apply for OTA through the CDS exam.

  • Candidates can fill the application form by visiting the official page of UPSC www.upsconline.nic.in

  • To apply for the CDS 2 2021 exam, the candidates must fulfill the under mentioned eligibility criteria:

    1. For IMA - Born between 02 July 1998 to 01 July 2003
    2. For INA - Born between 02 July 1998 to 01 July 2003
    3. For AFA - Born between 02 July 1998 to 01 July 2002
    4. For OTA -Born between 02 July 1997 to 02 July 2003
  • General/ OBC candidates have to pay the fee of Rs/- 200 to apply for the CDS exam. There is no fee for SC/ST and female candidates.

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