UPSC CDS 2 2016 Notification News: After the official UPSC CDS 2 Notification is released, candidates who want to go for a career in defence will be able to apply for the UPSC CDS 2 Exam 2016 till 12th August. The UPSC CDS 2 Application Form will be available after16th July and UPSC CDS 2 Registration 2016 will be open. The Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria and important information will be released officially after the UPSC CDS 2 2016 Notification is published.
UPSC CDS 2 2016 Official Notification Details:
As per the latest updates from the UPSC website, the official notification for the Combined Defence Services Examination II or commonly known as UPSC CDS 2 2016 Notification will be released on 16th July. The CDS exam is conducted twice a year under the guidance of UPSC for the selection of right candidates for the Indian Military Academy, Naval Academy, Air Force Academy and Officers’ Training Academy.
As per the sources, the exam dates for UPSC CDS 2 Exam 2016 is 23rd October, 2016. Earlier the UPSC had conducted CDS 1 exam and the results for the same have been declared. Now, it is gearing up to organise UPSC CDS 2 Exam 2016.
The interested candidates will be able to apply for UPSC CDS 2 Exam 2016 from the official website of UPSC i.e. upsconline.nic.in.
The Combined Defence Services Examination II is conducted to get the eligible candidates selected for the following courses:
- Indian Military Academy, Dehradun
- Air Force Academy, Hyderabad (Pre-Flying) Training (201/16F/PC)
- Indian Naval Academy, Kerala
- Officers Training Academy, Chennai (Men)
- Officers Training Academy, Chennai (Women) (Non-Technical)
The selected candidates will be given 18 months of military training at IMA. They will be enrolled as Gentlemen Cadets under the army act and on the successful completion of training; gentlemen cadets will be given the permanent designation of Lieutenant if they are medically fit and in shape.
Educational Qualification Required:
The aspirants should be either in the final year of graduation or should have a graduation degree. A candidate will be required to appear for the SSB interview and get through that as well. He should be medically fit and can join IMA as a direct entry subject.
Age Eligibility Criteria:
|Indian Military Academy||Born After 2nd July 1992 and earlier than 1st July 1997|
|Indian Naval Academy||male candidates should be unmarried and born not earlier than 2nd July 1992 & not later than 1st July 1997|
|Air Force Academy||20 to 24 years as on 1st July 2016|
|Officers Training Academy (Man)||Born Between 2nd July 1991 to 1st July 1997|
|Officers Training Academy (Women, Non-Technical)||Unmarried women candidates born between 2nd July 1991 to 1st July 1997|
Date of Release of Official Notification: July 16th.
The last date for receiving the applications: August 12.
Date of Examination: October 23.
The Question paper for the CDS 2 Exam will consist of Objective Type Multiple Choice Questions. The subjects covered will be English, General Knowledge and Elementary Mathematics. The candidates will be required to attempt questions without a calculator.
For IMA, Indian Naval Academy and Air Force Academy:
|Duration of The Exam||Maximum Marks|
|General Knowledge||2 Hours||100|
|Elementary Mathematics||2 Hours||
For Officer’s Training Academy:
|Subject||Duration of The Exam||Maximum Marks|
|General Knowledge||2 Hours||100|
Official Notification will be released here