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UPSC CDS 2 Application Form 2022: UPSC CDS 2 Register Online for filling up 414 Posts till 04 Sep 2022!!! After the successfully submission of UPSC CDS 2 Application Form, contenders have to participate in Combined Defence Services Examination on 18-11-2022.


Contenders are informed that Submission of CDS Application Form Procedure will comprise two parts i.e. Part I Registration and Part II Registration. After the completion of UPSC Part I registration, you need to log in your ID for Part II.

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Organization Name Union Public Service Commission
Name of Exam Combined Defense Services Examination 2
Educational Qualification Graduation Degree
Selection Process Written Exam followed by an Interview
CDS Exam Date 18-11-2022

Candidates can check the detailed way to submit UPSC CDS 2 Application Form 2022 by moving their cursor downwards on this page which is well furnished by the team members of

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CDS Application Form

CDS 2 Vacancy Details 2022:

Name of the Course  Approximate No. of Vacancies
Indian Military Academy, Dehradun  100
Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala  45
Air Force Academy, Hyderabad  32
Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai (Madras)  225
Officers Training Academy, Chennai—24th SSC Women  12
Total  414

UPSC CDS 2 Eligibility Criteria:

Nationality: A candidate must be unmarried and must either be:

  • a Citizen of India, or
  • a subject of Bhutan, or
  • a subject of Nepal, or
  • a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
  • a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Academic Qualification:

Contenders who are going to apply for UPSC CDS 2 exam Notification must have Graduate / Post Graduate Degree in their relevant discipline or equivalent from a recognized University/Institution with good academic records.

  • For I.M.A. and Officers Training Academy: Graduate from a recognized university or equivalent
  • For Indian Naval Academy: Graduate in Engineering
  • For Air Force Academy: Graduate (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering.

Do You Know? CDS Eligibility Criteria

Age Limitation For Union Public Service Commission Exam:

Academy Age Group
Indian Military Academy 20-25 years
Indian Naval Academy 20-24 years
Indian Airforce Academy 20-25 years
Officer’s Training Academy(Women) Unmarried Candidates (20-25 years)
Officer’s Training Academy (Men) Unmarried Candidates (20-25 years)

UPSC CDS II Remuneration Offered:

As stated in CDS 2 Notification, Aspirants who got selected for the vacant positions of the organization will get good amount of remuneration and furnished below and also liable for perks, allowances and others benefits as per the rules and regulation

Rank  Level  (Pay in Rs.)
Lieutenant  Level 10  56,100 – 1,77,500
Captain  Level 10 B  6,13,00-1,93,900
Major  Level 11  6,94,00 – 2,07,200
Lieutenant Colonel  Level 12A  1,21,200 – 2,12400
Colonel  Level 13  1,30,600-2, 15,900
Brigadier  Level 13A  1,39,600-2,17,600
Major General  Level 14  1,44,200-2,18,200
Lieutenant General HAG Scale  Level 15  1, 82, 200-2,24,100
HAG+Scale  Level 16  2,05,400 – 2,24,400
VCOAS/Army Cdr/ Lieutenant General (NFSG)  Level 17  2,25,000/-(fixed)
COAS  Level 18  2,50,000/-(fixed)
Military Service Pay(MSP) to the officers from the rank of Lieutenant to Brigadier  15.500 p.m. fixed
Stipend to Gentlemen or Lady Cadets during the entire duration of training in Service academies i.e. during training period at IMA and OTA.  56,100/-p.m.* (Starting pay in Level 10)

Check Out: UPSC CDS Officer Salary

UPSC CDS 2 Application Fee:

  • All the candidates who are going to apply for UPSC CDS 2 Exam Notification (especially general category) must need to remit Rs. 200/- as an application fees.
  • Application fees can be paid either through cash at any Branch of SBI or by using net banking facility.
  • SC/ ST and Female Candidates are exempted from paying any fee.

Height/Weight Standards for Male Candidates:

Height (in cm) Weight (in kg)
18 years 20 years 22 years
152 44 (45 navy) 46 47
155 46 48 (47 navy) 49
157 47 49 50
160 48 50 51
162 50 52 52
165 52 53 55
168 53 55 57
170 55 57 58
173 57 59 60
175 59 61 62
178 60 62 63
180 63 64 65
183 65 67 67
185 67 69 70
188 70 71 72
190 72 73 74
193 74 76 77
195 77 78 78

Height/Weight Standards for Female Candidates:

Height (in cm) Weight (in kg)
20 years 25 years 30 years
150 39 41 43
153 40 47.2 43.5
155 43 44 46
158 45 46 48
160 46 47 49
163 47 49 51
165 49 51 53
168 50 52 54

Vision Standards for Air force:

Vision Standards
Uncorrected without glass 6/6, 6/9
Corrected with glass 6/6 (only for Hypermetropia)
Limits of Myopia Nil
Limits of Hypermetropia +2.00 D Sph
Colour Vision CPI (MLT)
Astigmatism +0.75 Cyl
Near Vision N-5 each eye

Visual Standards for Navy:

Uncorrected without glass  6/12
Corrected with glass  6/6
Limits of Myopia -1.5
Limits of Hypermetropia +1.5
Binocular vision  III
Limits of Colour Perception  I

CDS Marital Status:

  • For Indian Military Academy (IMA), Indian Naval Academy (NA) and Air Force Academy (AFA): Unmarried
  • For Officers Training Academy (OTA – Men): Unmarried and Married
  • For Officers Training Academy (OTA – Women, Non-Technical): Unmarried / Widow/ not remarried / issueless divorces.

CDS Selection Process:

As per the UPSC CDS Notification, after completion of written test, candidates have to undergo for face to face interview which will be conducted by the Service Selection Board of Ministry of Defence. It is the final stage of recruitment process and lead to final selection.

Then, document verification will be executed and at last, candidates have to undergo a medical fitness test. It is just of qualifying nature and its marks will not be added.

CDS Exam Pattern:

Aspirants will be tested on their English Skills, General Knowledge and basic mathematical ability. The distribution of marks is as follows-

For Admission to IMA, INA and AFA:

Subject Name Exam Duration Max Marks
English 2 Hours     100
General Knowledge
Elementary Mathematics


For Admission to Officers’ Training Academy:

Subject Name Exam Duration Max Marks
English 2 Hours     100
General Knowledge

UPSC Combined Defence Service Exam Pattern

  • Aspirants will be tested on their English Skills, General Knowledge and basic mathematical ability. The distribution of marks is as follows-
  • For IMA, Indian Naval Academy, and Air Force Academy
Subject Marks Duration
English 100 2 hours
100 2 hours
100 2 hours
Total 300 6 hours

For Officer’s Training Academy

Subject Marks Duration
English 100 2 hours
100 2 hours
Total 200 4 hours


Procedure To UPCS CDS Application Form:

Candidates are suggested to follow given guidelines for the submission of UPSC CDS 2 Application Form 2022:

Part I: UPSC CDS 2 Online Registration:

  • First of all, visit the official website, which is
  • After getting on the home page of the website, select the link titled as “ONLINE RECRUITMENT APPLICATION (ORA) FOR VARIOUS RECRUITMENT POSTS”
  • Then, you have press “Here for PART I” link and a new page will be displayed at your computer screen carrying Important Instructions.
  • Hit “Yes” tab and a new page asking details for UPSC CDS Online registration form will be shown.

Payment of Application Fee

  • Now you need to press “Continue” tab and make the payment of requisite fee.
  • Enter asked details for payment and recheck the details before submission.
  • Contenders are suggested to take a print out of UPSC CDS 2 Online Form.

Center Selection:

  • Afterwards contenders have to press “Continue” tab and on this new page they need to select their exam center.
  • While choosing UPSC CDS II Exam Centers, contenders must be very careful.

Photo & Sign Upload

  • Now you need to press “Continue” tab and upload your photograph and signature.
  • The digital size of each file must be less than 40 kb and greater than 5 kb and resolution 110 pixel height by 140 pixel width and Bit Depth of image file should be 24 bit.

Agreeing to Declaration

  • Then you to recheck UPSC CDS 2 Application Form details and hit “Submit” tab.
  • Finally, contenders will get password and ID for login, keep it safely.

Part II: UPSC CDS 2 Online Registration

  • After the completion of Part I Registration, you have to go for Part II Registration.
  • You need to log in with the help of ID and password got after Part I registration.
  • Then you are required to go for filling UPSC CDS 2 Online application form with remaining details.
  • At last make final submission by pressing the suitable button and keep it safely for future use.

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Press Here For Part II Registration

Ahmedaba Dehradun Jammu Panaji (Goa)
Aizawl Delhi Jorhat Patna
Allahabad Dharwad Kochi Port Blair
Bengaluru Dispur Kohima Raipur
Bareilly Gangtok Kolkata Ranchi
Bhopal Hyderabad Lucknow Sambalpur
Chandigarh Imphal Madurai Shillong
Chennai Itanagar Mumbai Shimla
Cuttack Jaipur Nagpur Srinagar
Visakhapatnam Thiruvananthapuram Tirupati Udaipur

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Grounds on the basis CDS II Application Form will be rejected:

Organization will reject application form on the basis of below mentioned basis:

  • on the basis of bad quality of submitted photograph
  • on the grounds of bad quality of submitted signature
  • on the grounds of swapping of photograph with that of signature
  • on the basis of signature submitted or photograph submitted at the place of signature

UPSC CDS Admit card:

Applicants are informed that commission will release the CDS exam admit card 15 days prior to examination, all contenders are advice to keep vesting to official website or may get it directly though this page. We will soon update this page with CDS hall ticket…. So stay tuned.

Unfair means strictly prohibited

  • No candidate shall copy from the papers of any other candidate
  • No candidates shall permit his papers to be copied
  • Aspirants shall not attempt to give nor obtain irregular assistance of any description.

Important things to remember:

Aspirants need to be more careful at the time of filling of details in the OMR answer sheet as any omission or mistake will cause to be the answer sheet liable for rejection. While writing and answering in the OMR sheet, aspirants must use black ball pen. As any other color are banned.

UPSC CDS Result:

Contenders must check UPSC CDS cut off marks from this page as soon as it will be declared by union public service commission.

Check Here: CDS 2 Result

UPSC’s customer care number:

In case of any query aspirants can contact UPSC’s Facilitation Counter near Gate ‘C’ of its campus in person or over telephone number stated below:

Telephone No.011-23385271/011-23381125/011- 23098543

CDS 2 Important Dates:

  • The Online Applications can be filled upto 04-09-2022 till 6:00 PM.
  • The eligible candidates shall be issued an e-Admit Card three weeks before the commencement of the examination.
  • A Combined Defence Services Examination will be conducted: 18-11-2022


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