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CDS 2 Application Form 2024, Last Date to Apply Online

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) released the CDS 2 Notification 2024 along with the complete details regarding the CDS 2 Exam 2024. Candidates who want to join the Indian Air Force, Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, and Officers Training Academy can apply for CDS 2 2024 on the official website of UPSC. The CDS 2 Application Form 2024 window is going to close on 04th May 2024 (06:00 pm). All those who have not yet submitted their application forms can do so today at the official website of www.upsc.gov.in or the direct link shared in the article. Check the CDS 2 Online Form Link, steps to apply, and application fee in the article below.

CDS 2 Application Form 2024

UPSC conducts the CDS exam twice a year in April and September. Unmarried male and female candidates who are eligible can submit CDS 2 Application Form 2024 for 459 vacancies of the CDS 2 2024 Exam. Hence, we advise the aspirant first to check the CDS 2 2024 Eligibility Criteria as the application of those candidates who fail to fulfill the eligibility criteria shall be rejected. Candidates are advised to enter correct details in the registration form otherwise it will lead to the cancellation of their form.

CDS Online Form 2024 for CDS 2

As notified by UPSC, candidates are suggested to check the table below for all the important dates regarding the CDS Application Form 2024 for the CDS 2 exam. The CDS Online Form 2024 is now available, read all instructions properly before filling out this form. We recommend candidates not to wait till the last minute and fill out the application forms much before the last date.

CDS 2 Application Form 2024
Events Dates
CDS 2 2024 Notification Release Date 15th May 2024
CDS 2 Application Form 2024 15th May 2024
CDS Online Registration Ends 04th June 2024 (06:00 pm)
Last Date to Pay Fee 04th June 2024 (06:00 pm)
CDS 2 Exam Date 2024 01st September 2024

CDS Form 2024 Registration Link

Candidates who hold the required CDS 2 2024 Eligibility Criteria must submit the CDS application form online at www.upsc.gov.in. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is going to close the online registration process for the CDS 2 Exam on 04th June 2024. The direct link to apply online has also been shared here below, candidates can click this link and be directly redirected to the registration portal. Keep necessary documents handy while filling out your online form for the CDS 2 examination.

CDS 2 Application Fees 2024

Candidates must have to pay a nominal fee to register themself in the CDS 2 Application Exam 2024. The fees are divided into different categories. Candidates can use their Visa/ MasterCard/ Rupay Credit/ Debit Card or they can also use net banking to pay application fees. Candidates can also the CDS 2 Application Fees offline through cash deposit in any branch of SBI Bank. The fees once paid is non-refundable.

CDS 2 Application Fees 2024
Category Application Fees
General Rs. 200/-
SC/ ST candidates/ Female Candidates NIL

Steps to Fill CDS 2 Application Form 2024

Follow the steps mentioned below to complete your CDS exam Registration process.

Step 1: Registartion Form

  • Visit the official website of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) i.e. www.upsc.gov.in or directly apply from the above link.
  • On the homepage, click on Examination >> Active Examinations >> Combined Defence Services Examination (II), 2024.
  • Click on One-Time Registration (OTR) for Examination.
  • The candidate has to register himself/ herself on the OTR (One Time Registration) portal by Clicking the New Registration button.
  • You will be redirected to a new page, start filling in your details correctly.
  • After registration, he/she has to log in (by Email ID/ Mobile Number/ OTR ID) to verify the already registered OTR application.

Step 2 Application Form

  • Login by entering your Email ID/ Mobile/ OTR ID  and OTP / Password.
  • Cadidates are redirected to a new page where candidates have to enter the required information create a new password and click on the submit tab.
  • Read all the instructions carefully and proceed by clicking on “Yes”
  • Submit application forms by filling in details including educational qualification address etc
  • Upload scanned documents as required in the application form.
  • Select your preferences carefully and continue to Part II.

Step 3: Payment

  • Pay the required application fee through online/offline mode as discussed above.
  • Select the desired examination center from the list.
  • Check all the details and click on “Submit”. Download a copy of the UPSC CDS 2 application form 2024 for future reference.

Pre-requisite of NDA Online Form 2024

  • The scanned images of the latest photographs and signature should be in jpg/jpeg format.
  • photo identity card should be in PDF format
  • The size of the photograph and signature must be of the following dimensions.
Scanned Images/ Documents File Size and Format Instructions
Photograph 20 to 300 KB in JPG format The photograph must be recent with a white background
Signature The signature must not be in capitals and use blue/ black ink
Photo Identity Document (PID) 20 to 300 KB in PDF format Voter Card/ Aadhar Card/ PAN Card/ Passport/ Driving License/ School Photo ID/Any other photo ID Card issued by the State/ Central Government

CDS 2 Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to apply online for the CDS 2 2024 exam for admission to the Officers Training Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Indian Military Academy, and Indian Air Force Academy candidates must have completed the required education qualification and age limit. As per eligibility, only unmarried male and female candidates who have completed their graduation and are aged between 19 to 25 years are eligible to apply online for the CDS Combined Defence Service Examination 2024.

Details Required to Enter CDS 2 Application Form 2024

While submitting the CDS 2 Application Form 2024 candidates must keep handy the required documents and should ensure that details are correct. The required details to enter the application forms are as follows:

  • Applicant Full Name
  • Gender
  • Date of Birth
  • Father’s Name
  • Mother’s Name
  • Minority Status
  • Valid Mobile Number (to be used as Login ID)
  • Alternate Mobile Number, if any
  • Valid Email ID (to be used as Login ID)
  • Alternate Email ID, if any
  • Board Examination Roll No (Class X)
  • Security Questions
  • Nationality
  • Community
  • Educational Qualification
  • Address

CDS 2 Application Form 2024- FAQs

Q1. How can I fill CDS 2 Application Form 2024?

Candidates can submit CDS 2 Application Form 2024 from the official website of UPSC or the direct link to apply online is also shared in the article.

Q2. How many posts are available for CDS 2 Exam 2024?

UPSC will announced the vacancy for CDS 2 Exam 2024 along with the CDS 2 Notification PDF.

Q3. What are the registration dates to apply for the CDS 2 2024?

The registration dates apply for the CDS 2 Exam 2024 are 15th May to 04th June 2024.

Q4: What is CDS 2 application fee for general category candidates?

The CDS 2 application fees for general category candidate is Rs. 200/-

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