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CDS 2 2023 Notification PDF Out for 349 Vacancies, Last Date to Apply Online

CDS 2 2023 Notification Out

CDS 2 2023 Notification Out Union Public Service Commission has issued the CDS 2 2023 Notification to recruit eligible candidates for 349 vacancies through Combined Defence Services Exam 2 2023. Candidates applying for CDS 2 2023 Notification must meet the eligibility criteria set forth in the UPSC CDS 2 2023 Notification. The last date for application is 6th June 2023. All details corresponding to correct information are updated in this article. This article below mentions detailed information related to CDS 2 2023 Notification like eligibility criteria, vacancies, syllabus, exam pattern, etc.

UPSC CDS 2 2023 Notification

UPSC conducts the Combined Defence Services or CDS Examination to select eligible candidates for Indian Naval Academy, Officers Training Academy (OTA), Indian Military Academy, and Indian Air Force Academy. This exam is conducted twice a year. Interested candidates can apply online for UPSC CDS 2 2023 Notification from 17th May to 06th  June 2023 on its online website i.e. upsconline.nic.in.

CDS 2 2023 Notification: Overview

The detailed CDS Exam 2023 Notification overview is tabulated below. Candidates can check complete details for CDS Notification 2023 like eligibility, vacancy details, etc.

CDS Exam 2023
Organization UPSC, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
CDS 2 2023 Notification 17th May 2023
Online Registration Dates 17th May 2023 to 6th June 2023
No. of Vacancies 349
Education Qual. Graduate
Job Location All India
Mode of Examination Offline
Selection Process
  • Written Test
  • Interview
  • Medical Examination
Official Website upsc.gov.in

CDS 2 2023 Notification Pdf

The UPSC CDS 2 2023 Notification has been released on 17th May 2023 on the official website. The Notification Pdf contains all the crucial details regarding the recruitment process like eligibility criteria, vacancy details, syllabus, exam pattern, etc. Candidates can download the detailed CDS 2 2023 Notification by clicking the link below.

CDS 2 2023 Notification Pdf

CDS 2 2023 Notification- Important Dates

The crucial dates related to UPSC CDS 2 2023 Notification are mentioned below.

CDS 2 2023 Notification- Important Dates
Activity CDS 2 Dates
CDS 2 2023 Notification 17th May 2023
Online Registration Start Date 17th May 2023
Online Registration End Date 06th June 2023 (18:00 pm)
Online Application Withdrawn To be notified
CDS 2 Admit Card 2023 August 2023
CDS 2 Exam Date 2023 03rd September 2023
CDS 2 Result 2023 September 2023
Interview Dates To be notified
CDS 2 Final Result 2023 To be notified

CDS 2 2023 Apply Online

The application online link for CDS 2023 Notification is active with the release of the official notification. We have provided the direct link to apply for CDS 2 2023 Notification here.

CDS 2 2023 Notification – Click Here to Apply

CDS 2 2023 Vacancy Details

According to the UPSC CDS 2 2023 Notification, a total of 349 vacancies have been announced. The post-wise vacancies are mentioned below.

CDS 2 2023 Vacancy
Name of the academy Number of Vacancies
Indian Military Academy, Dehradun 100
Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai (Madras) SSC Men 169
Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala 32
Air Force Academy, Hyderabad 32
Officers Training Academy, Chennai SSC Women 17
Total  349

CDS 2 2023 Notification- Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must satisfy the eligibility criteria to Apply online for UPSC CDS 2 2023 Notification. Check the eligibility criteria given below.

  • 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 of 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.

CDS 2 2023 Notification- Educational Qualification

The post-wise educational qualifications are mentioned below.

Post Educational Eligibility Criteria
IMA Graduate from Recognized University
INA Engineering Degree from Recognized University
AFA Engineering Degree (Physics & Maths at 10+2) or B. Tech from Recognized University
OTA Graduate from Recognized University

CDS 2 2023 Notification- Age Limit (as of 01/07/2023)

The age limit to apply for CDS 2 2023 Notification is 20 to 24 years. Candidates are advised to check the official notification for more details.

CDS Exam 2023: Selection Process

The candidate applying must be well informed about the selection process of CDS 2023 Notification. Candidates must prepare themselves for every step involved in the selection process. Constant practice and preparation lead to success.

Typically, the selection process for CDS 2023 Notification includes –

  • Written Exam
  • SSB Interview/Personality Test
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Examination

CDS 2 2023 Notification: Application Fees

The category-wise application fees is mentioned below.


Application fee

General/ OBC/ EWS

Rs. 200


No fee

CDS 2 2023 Exam Centre

The CDS 2 2023 will be conducted in various exam centers across the country. Here we have provided the list of exam centers for CDS 2 2023.

Agartala Ghaziabad Panaji (Goa)
Agra Gorakhpur Patna
Ajmer Gurgaon Port Blair
Ahmedabad Gwalior Prayagraj (Allahabad)
Aizawl Hyderabad Puducherry
Aligarh Imphal Pune
Almora (Uttarakhand) Indore Raipur
Anantapur (Andhra Pradesh) Itanagar Rajkot
Aurangabad Jabalpur Ranchi
Bengaluru Jaipur Sambalpur
Bareilly Jammu Shillong
Bhopal Jodhpur Shimla
Bilaspur Jorhat Siliguri
Chandigarh Kochi Srinagar
Chennai Kohima Srinagar (Uttarakhand)
Coimbatore Kolkata Thane
Cuttack Kozhikode Thiruvananthapuram
Dehradun Leh Tiruchirapalli
Delhi Lucknow Tirupati
Dharwad Ludhiana Udaipur
Dispur Madurai Varanasi
Faridabad Mumbai Vellore
Gangtok Mysore Vijayawada
Gaya Nagpur Visakhapatnam
Gautam Buddh Nagar Navi Mumbai Warangal

How to Apply for CDS 2 2023 Notification?

The steps to apply online for CDS 2 2023 Notification are given below. Follow these steps to fill out the application form.

  • Visit the official site.
  • On the Page click on the link that reads “Combined Defence Services Examination (II) 2023”.
  • Under the section of PART, I read the instruction carefully, and at the Bottom click on Yes / हां.
  • Now the application form will appear, fill in your personal and contact details.
  • Select the preference for the academies as per age & qualification.
  • Now continue to the next step. The Registration ID would be generated.
  • The candidates should then head to “Part II” of the application form.
  • The next step is to deposit the fee of ₹ 200/-.
  • Once the fee payment is done, select the desired examination center.
  • Upload a scanned copy of the photograph and signature as per the file size & dimensions specified in the official notification.
  • Click on “Submit”.
  • Print/ Download the application form for future use.
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Is CDS 2 2023 Notification released?

Yes, the CDS 2 2023 Notification is released on the official website.

How many vacancies are released through UPSC CDS 2 2023 Notification?

There are 349 Vacancies released through CDS 2 2023 Notification

What are CDS 2 2023 Registration Dates?

The CDS 2 2023 registration dates are 17th May to 06th June 2023.

What are CDS 2 Exam Dates 2023?

The UPSC CDS 2 2023 exam is scheduled for 03rd September 2023.

How to apply for the CDS 2 2023 Notification?

The candidates can apply from the official website or from the direct link provided here.