CDS Exam 2017 Notification pdf UPSC CDS 2 Online Application Form

CDS Exam 2017 Notification

Dear aspirants, as you all know that Union Public Service Commission has already issued the exam calendar for the upcoming year. Here is more update for CDS Exam 2017 Notification. If you have been waiting to appear in Combined Defense Services exams, here we are with the latest news to help you out. The examination is going to be held on 19th November for which application is to start from 9th August this year.

Here in this article applicants can find details about UPSC Exam Calendar, How to fill UPSC CDS 2 Exam Application Form, and Eligibility Criteria. All the important links and details are available here.  Just read the following information and note the crucial points.

CDS II Application Form 2017:  Candidates can check the Notification which is, Combined Defence Services Examination 2017 notification now released 9th August 2017. Dear Candidates before going to attempt CDS II 2017 exam which is going to be held on 19th November 2017 for the opening of Online Application are notified that the session of Applying Online for the test now started from 9th Aug via the official website at Last date to registered name via online is 9th September

UPSC CDS 2 Notification 2017:

cds exam notification

As per the collected data, candidates can start filling UPSC CDS 2 Application Form from 09-08-2017 onwards. The written test will take place on 19-11-2017. Following the examination calendar, as planned for the examination will be held later in the month of October.

Declaration TypeCDS Exam 2017 Notification
Examination Conducting BodyUnion Public Service Commission
Examination NameCombined Defense Services
Notification Release Date09-08-2017
Exam Date19th November

Before you go to Apply Online for UPSC CDS 2 Exam, take a look at the UPSC CDS II Eligibility Criteria and vacancy details. Details have been given below.

Courses & Total no of Posts: 414 Vacancies

  • Indian Military Academy – 100
  • Indian Naval Academy – 45
  • Air Force Academy – 32
  • Officers Training Academy(SSC Course for Men) – 225
  • Officers Training Academy(SSC Course for Women) – 12

UPSC CDS II Application Form 2017

Eligibility Criteria

UPSC Combined Defense Services Examination CDS II Details:

Post NameEducational Qualification
For the Post of I.M.A.Degree of a Recognized University or Equivalent
For Indian Naval Academy PostsDegree in Engineering
For Air Force Academy VacancyDegree with Physics and Mathematics or Bachelor’s in Engineering
For Officer’s Training Academy 103rd SSC CourseProfessional and Technical Qualification
For Officer’s Training Academy 17th SSC Women Course
  • It is compulsory for every candidate to have completed graduation from a recognized University/Institution.
  • Only unmarried applicants are allowed to register against this recruitment.
  • Aspirants must be from Indian State.

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Age Limit:

Candidates age should be Minimum 18 years and maximum 24 years old.

CoursesAge Limit
Indian Military AcademyBorn After 2nd July 1992 and earlier than 1st July 1997
Indian Naval AcademyUnmarried male aspirants Born not earlier than 2-07-1992 & not later than 1-07-1997
Air Force Academy20 to 24 years of Age
Officers Training Academy (Man)Born Between 02-07-1991 to 01-07-1997
Officers Training Academy (Women, Non-Technical)Unmarried women aspirants born between 2-07-1991 to 01-07-1997

Selection Process

The selection process will consist of an offline written exam, personal interview, medical exam, and final document verification.

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UPSC CDS 2 Exam Pattern

For IMA, Indian Naval Academy, and Air Force Academy:

SubjectDurationMaximum Marks
English2 Hours100
2 Hours100
2 Hours100

For Officer’s Training Academy:

SubjectDurationMaximum Marks
English2 Hours100
2 Hours100


Applications for UPSC CDS 2 Recruitment will be accepted via online Mode only. Dear candidates, you can apply from 09th Aug to 08th Sep 2017 further details we mention below regarding the instructions about how to fill the recruitment form

CDS Exam 2017 Notification Application form 

  • First of all, visit the authorized web portal which is “”
  • Look for the application link and follow it.
  • Start filling the form by filling all the required fields.
  • After fulfilling the formalities, recheck the submitted data.
  • Finally take the printed version of your application.
  • Save a copy and keep it secure for future use.

UPSC CDS II Recruitment Important Dates

  • Notification Release date: 9th August 2017 
  • Last date for application: 8th September 2017 
  • Examination Date: 19th November 2017 

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