CDS 2 2020 Notification, Exam Date, Eligibility Here

CDS 2 2020- UPSC will release the official CDS 2 notification 2020 on August 5, 2020. Interested candidates who meet the eligibility norms will be able to apply for CDS 2 exam 2020. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will release the CDS 2 2020 application form online on upsc.gov.in on the same day. The last date to apply for CDS 2 exam 2020 is August 25. UPSC Combined Defence Services (2) Exam 2020, also known as the CDS 2 Exam, will be held on November 8, 2020. Combined Defence Services (II) 2020 Exam is conducted to select eligible candidates for admission to the Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy and the Officers Training Academy, respectively. UPSC conducts CDS Examination twice in a year. Read the article to know CDS 2 2020 Exam. We will also provide the application and notification link on this page after it is official release

CDS 2 2020 Exam Dates

Events Important Dates
CDS 2 Notification 2020 Release Date August 5, 2020
Release of CDS 2 Application Form August 5, 2020
Last Date to Apply Online August 25, 2020
Fee Payment August 5 to 25, 2020
Release of CDS 2 2020 Admit Card 3rd week of October 2020
CDS 2 Exam Date 2020 November 8, 2020
CDS 2 2020 Answer Key November 8, 2020
Declaration of CDS 2 Result December 2020

CDS 2 2020 Vacancies (Tentative)

  • Indian Millitary Academy which is only for Men at Dehradun- 100 Posts
  • Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala Course only for Men- 45 Posts
  • Air Force Academy, Hyderabad(Pre-flying) Training course only for Men- 32 Posts
  • Officers Training Academy at Chennai 105th SSC Course only for Men- 225 Posts
  • Officers Training Academy at Chennai 19th SSC Women (Non-technical) course only for women- 12 Posts

CDS 2 2020 Eligibility Criteria

UPSC will release the CDS 2 eligibility 2020 along with the notification. Here, eligibility terms are mentioned on the basis of previous year’s pattern

CDS 2 Age Limit 2020

  • For IMA & Indian Naval Academy— Unmarried Male candidates who are born after 2 July 1997 and before 1 July 2002 are eligible to apply.
  • For Air Force Academy— Candidate’s age should be between 20 to 24 years i.e. candidates should be born after 02 July 1997 and before 01 July 2001. Note- Upper age limit relaxation upto 26 years is valid for candidates who have a valid and current Commercial Pilot Licence issued by DGCA (India). i.e. born on or after 02 July 1995 and before 01 July 2001 only are eligible.
  • For Officers’ Training Academy—(SSC Course for men)- Unmarried male candidates who are born after 2 July 1996 and before 1 July 2002 are eligible.
  • For Officers’ Training Academy— (SSC Women Non-Technical Course)- Unmarried female candidates who are born after 2 July 1996 and before 1 July 2002 are eligible.

CDS 2 Educational Qualification

  • For I.M.A. and Officers’ Training Academy— Candidates should possess a Degree of a recognised University or equivalent.
  • For Indian Naval Academy— Candidates should possess a Degree in Engineering from a recognised University/Institution.
  • For Air Force Academy— Candidates should possess a Degree from a recognised University (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering.

CDS 2 2020 Application Form

  • Candidates who want to apply for the CDS 2 exam 2020 must go through the eligibility criteria precisely.
  • CDS 2 Application forms will be released online on August 5. The candidates must keep themselves updated and fill the form before the deadline.
  • The last date to submit the CDS 2 202 Application form is August 25, 2020 after which the candidates will be unable to apply for the exam.
  • After submitting the online forms, candidates are advised to take the print copy of application form for future use.
  • There are two parts to the application and each must be filled carefully and the questions must be answered correctly.

CDS 2 Application Fee– Rs. 200/- (Except Female/SC/ST Candidates)

CDS 2 2020 Exam Pattern

  • Candidates have to prepare the given subjects for CDS 2 exam 2020. The given exam pattern provides the duration and maximum marks.
  • The exam will be held in pen and paper mode.
  • There will be negative marking.

CDS 2 Exam Pattern 2020 for Admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Air Force Academy-

Subjects Duration Maximum Marks Number of Questions
English 02 hours 100 Marks 120
General Knowledge 02 hours 100 Marks 120
Elementary Mathematics 02 hours 100 Marks 120

CDS 2 Exam Pattern 2020 for Admission to Officer’s Training Academy

Subjects Duration Maximum Marks Number of Questions
English 02 hours 100 Marks 120
General Knowledge 02 hours 100 Marks 120

CDS 2 2020 Syllabus

Subjects

Topics

English

  • Jumbled Sentence
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Sentence Correction
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Finding errors and omissions
  • Use of English words, tenses, verbs, etc.

General Knowledge

  • Current affairs
  • Books and authors
  • Indian politics
  • Economics
  • Physics
  • Biology
  • History
  • Geography
  • Chemistry

Elementary Mathematics

  • Arithmetic
  • Statistics
  • Geometry
  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Menstruation, etc.

CDS 2 2020 Preparation Tips

Candidates need to follow the below given tips to prepare for CDS 2 exams 2020

  • Make a study time table and cover the complete syllabus at least a month before the CDS exam 2020
  • Solve as many sample papers and last year question papers to under stand the difficulty level of exams.
  • Make short notes of important sections and topics
  • Revise the prepared topics regular basis.

CDS 2 2020 Admit Card

Applicants will be able to download the CDS 2 admit card 2020 three weeks prior to the commencement of the examination. CDS 2 2020 admit card will be made available on the official UPSC website (www.upsc.gov.in) for downloading. No physical CDS 2 admit card will be sent through posts. Applicants will be required to provide their registration number and the password to download the CDS 2 exam 2020 call letter.

CDS 2 2020 Answer Key

Some coaching institutes release the CDS 2 answer key 2020 on the exam day. candidates will be able to calculate their scores with the help of answer keys. The official answer keys of CDS 2 2020 will be released 3 weeks after the exams. candidates can challenge the official answer keys if their find any errors. 

CDS 2 2020 Question Papers

UPSC releases the previous year’s CDS question papers for candidates who are preparing for the exam. The commission will release the CDS 2 question papers 2020 after the release of result. Candidates will be able to download the CDS 2 2020 question papers pdf from the commission’s website. 

CDS 2 2020 Result

The result of CDS 2 exam 2020 will be released online on the official website of the UPSC. It is expected that the result will be declared in December 2020. No official date has been announced for declaring the result. The result will be announced in the form of PDF format wherein candidates can check their roll number. The list contain the roll number of the qualified candidates only.

CDS 2 2020 Exam Centres

Agartala Aizawl Ahmedabad Bareilly
Visakhapatnam Udaipur Allahabad Thiruvananthapuram
Sambalpur Tirupati Shimla Raipur
Srinagar Ranchi Shillong Port Blair
Patna Panaji (Goa) Nagpur Madhurai
Mumbai Kolkata Lucknow Kochi
Jaipur Imphal Itanagar Jorhat
Gangtok Dharwad Hyderabad Kohima
Dehradun Delhi Jammu Bhopal
Dispur Chennai Cuttack Chandigarh
Bengaluru      
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CDS 2 Cut off 2020

Candidates have to attain the minimum CDS 2 cut off to get selected for the post. Check the previous year’s CDS Cutoff here

Course Written Exam Cutoff Final Cutoff
INA 111 Marks (37%) 237
IMA 120 Marks (40%) 244
OTA (Men) 86 (43%) 167
OTA (Women) 86 (43%) 171
AFA 135 (45%) 260

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