UPSC CDS 2 recruitment 2023: Recruitment for more than 300 posts, apply like this!


The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has published a notification for conducting the Combined Defense Services (CDS) Exam II, 2023. As per the notification, 349 seats are vacant and interested candidates can apply for them. Candidates can apply online mode before 6 June 2023.

Important Dates

Application Start Date: 17/05/2023

Last date to apply online: 6/06/2023

Revision date for application: 7/06/2023 to 13/06/2023 (up to 6 PM)

Exam Date: 3/09/2023

Admit Card Download Date: To be announced

Age limit

For IMA and Indian Naval Academy: Should be born between 2/7/2000 and 1/7/2005.

For Air Force Academy: Must be born between 2/7/2000 and 1/7/2004.

Age Relaxation: As per the rules

Application fee

General Candidates: Rs.200

Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes / Women Candidates: Nil

Payment Mode: Online


Educational Qualification

(i) I.M.A. and Officers Training Academy, Chennai - Degree from a recognized University or equivalent.

(ii) For Indian Naval Academy – Degree in Engineering from a recognized University/Institute.

(iii) For Air Force Academy - Degree of a recognized University (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Graduation in Engineering.

Candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill all the eligibility conditions for admission to the examination. His admission to all stages of the examination shall be purely provisional subject to fulfillment of prescribed eligibility conditions.

Physical Standards

Candidates should be physically fit as per the physical standards for admission to Joint Defense Services Examination (II), 2023 as per the guidelines given in Annexure-IV.

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