Union Public Service Commission has released CDS 2 2018 Notification for the selection of young and energetic candidates who can be a part of Indian Army, Navy and Air Force as commissioned officers and serve the country. In this blog, you will get the detailed information about CDS (ii) 2018 Notification, application form, eligibility, exam pattern and all other vital information. UPSC is the only platform to apply for CDS II 2018.
About CDS II 2018 Exam:
Every year, UPSC conducts Combined Defence Services Exam to filter the students for Indian Army, Navy and Air Force. The exam is conducted twice every year. Through CDS Entry, the candidates undergo 1 year of training at IMA, OTA, INA or Air Force Academy. Similar to CDS Entry, NDA Exam is also conducted to earn candidates to join the prestigious National Defence Academy, Pune. Below are the complete CDS 2 2018 Details.
CDS 2 2018 Important Dates:
|CDS (II) 2018 Important Dates|
|CDS 2 2018 Notification Date||08 August 2018|
|CDS 2 2018 Last Date||03 September 2018 till 6:00 PM|
|CDS 2 2018 Exam Date||18 November 2018|
|UPSC CDS 2 2018 Result||Jan – Feb 2019|
|CDS 2 2018 SSB Interview Date||April 2019 Onwards|
|CDS 2 2018 Final Merit List||June 2019|
CDS 2 2018 Age Limit & Educational Eligibility:
All the aspirants who want to apply for CDS II 2018 need to undergo the eligibility criteria for CDS (II) 2018 application form. Below are the age limit and educational qualification required to apply for the CDS Entry.
CDS II 2018 Age Limit: The candidate must have an age between 20-25 years at the time of joining. The candidate must be born between 2nd July 1995 and 1st July 2000. Here both the dates are included. The date of birth will be matched with your matriculation certificate at the time of SSB.
CDS II 2018 Education Qualification: A candidate willing to apply for CDS II must possess a degree from a recognized university. Such candidates can easily apply for IMA, OTA, and INA. However, to join Indian Air Force, the candidate must possess the degree from a recognized university along with Physics and Mathematics in 10+2 level.
CDS 2 2018 Cut Off
As of now, there is no exact information about the CDS II 2018 cut off. But CDS 2 2018 Expected Cut Off can be derived from the information fetched from previous CDS entries. So, you can check the CDS cutoff of the previous year and predict for the upcoming exam.
|CDS Entry||OTA (W)||OTA (M)||IMA||INA||AFA|
|CDS 1 2018 Cut Off Marks [Expected]||92||92||100||99||120|
|CDS 2 2017 Cut Off Marks [Expected]||95||95||115||100||115|
|CDS 1 2017 Cut Off Marks [Expected]||90||90||100||105||120|
|CDS 2 2016 Cutoff Official||72||72||105||90||135|
|CDS 1 2016 Cutoff Official||68||68||72||63||123|
CDS 2 2018 SSB Dates:
The CDS 2 2018 Result will be declared in the month of January. All the selected candidates who clear the written exam will be called for SSB. The Expected SSB Dates for CDS (II) 2018 will start from February 2019 till June 2019. Once the SSB are over, the CDS 2 2018 Merit List will be released along with the joining instructions.
CDS 2 2018 Question Paper:
Like every year, the CDS 2 2018 Syllabus is same that encompass three papers including General Knowledge, English and Mathematics. The Mathematics Exam will be optional for the candidates who have opted for OTA. SO you should plan your CDS 2 2018 Preparation according to the previous year syllabus that can help you clear the exam with good score. Below is the CDS 2 2018 Exam pattern that you should remember to manage your preparation accordingly.
|Question Paper||Maximum marks||Time Duration|
|General Knowledge (GK)||100||2 Hours|
|Mathematics (Optional for OTA)||100||2 Hours|
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