UPSC CDS 2 Application Form 2024 | Apply Online for 459 Posts

UPSC CDS 2 Application Form 2024 | Apply Online for 459 Posts

Union Public Service Commission UPSC has released the official notification for conducting the combined defence services examination (ll) on their official website Union Public Service Commission offers many courses for Indian military forces through this exam. 

This examination helps candidates to get into Indian military academies, l academy offices training academies and Air Force wings across the country. Interested candidates can fill out the form between 15 May and 4th June 2024 on the UPSC CDS portal. Male and female candidates are eligible to apply for this examination.



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Recruitment Organization Union Police Service Commission (UPSC)
Post Name UPSC CDS Recruitment
Advt No. 2024
Last Date to Apply 04 June 2024
Mode of application Online 
UPSC CDS Recruitment Salary ₹56,100 – ₹1,77,500/-
Category UPSC CDS 2024
Job Location India
Official Website


UPSC CDS Exam Notification 2024



The UPSC CDS official notification was published with 4 59 positions in Indian military forces various positions for male and female candidate as per their category.


Educational Qualification


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Post Name Total UPSC CDS Eligibility Criteria 2024
Indian Military Academy IMA Recruitment 2024 100 Bachelor Degree in Any Stream.
Air Force Academy Recruitment 2024 32 Bachelor Degree in Any Stream with Physics & Math in 10+2 Level.
Indian Naval Academy Recruitment 2024 32 Bachelor Degree in Engineering.
Officers Training Academy OTA Recruitment 2024 295 Bachelor Degree in Any Stream.

Kindly read the UPSC CDS Notification 2024 for more complete details.



A candidate must go through the eligibility criteria before applying. In this article, you can check about your registration process eligibility criteria and other detailed information related to this examination.



Age Limit

The minimum age to apply for UPSC CDS is 20 years and candidates above 24 years cannot apply for this examination. Age relaxation may be given to the schedule cast for the schedule tribe according to the authority rules. 

  • Minimum Age : 20 Years.
  • Maximum Age : 24 Years.
  • Age Relaxation Extra as per the Authority Rules.

For more complete information please read the UPSC CDS Recruitment 2024 Notification.



Important Dates


UPSC CDS release notification on 15th May 2024. According to their official document registration for UPSC CDS starts from 15 May 2024 and the last date for the registration will be 4 June 2024. A candidate Chand corrects and pays the exam fees till 11 June 2024. UPSC CDS will take their exams on 1st September 2024.


UPSC CDS Notification Release Date 15 May 2024
UPSC CDS Registration Start Date 15 May 2024
UPSC CDS Registration Last Date 04 June 2024
UPSC CDS Exam Fee Last Date 11 June 2024
UPSC CDS Correction Last Date 05 June to 11 June 2024
UPSC CDS Exam Date 01 September 2024



Registration Fee


Gen ₹200/-
OBC/EWS ₹200/-
SC/ST  ₹00/-
Payment Mode Online: Net Banking, Debit Card, Credit Card, Etc.


UPSC CDS II Selection Process


Phase 1: Written Exam.


Phase 2: Interview.

Phase 3: Document Verification.

Phase 4: Medical Examination



A candidate will have to give a written examination that will be varied according to the post and the mark again by the candidate in the written examination will decide whether a particular candidate can proceed to the next phase or not. After clearing phase 1 candidate will have to give an interview that is conducted by service selection board centres.


Steps to Apply for the UPSC Combined Defence Services Examination (II) 2024

Step 1: candidate must visit the official website of UPSC that is 


From there you can check the eligibility criteria. 

Step 2: if the candidate fulfils the eligibility criteria they can move ahead to apply online link given below or can won’t official website for UPSC CDS registration through online mode

Step 3: fill out the registration form and upload the required documents on the website 

Step 4: Pay application fees and print application form



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