UPSC CDS 2 (II) Examination 2023 Admit Card

Last Updated: 10/08/2023

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced the commencement of the Combined Defence Services (CDS) 2 (II) Examination 2023. Aspiring candidates can now apply online for 349 vacant positions. The examination aims to select eligible candidates for the Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Air Force Academy, and Officers’ Training Academy. Interested candidates are required to submit their applications through the official UPSC website before the specified deadline. This presents a significant opportunity for individuals seeking a career in the defense sector.

Union Public Service Commission ( UPSC )
UPSC CDS 2 Examination 2023

Important DatesApplication Fee
Apply Online Start May 17, 2023
Last Date to Apply June 6, 2023, up to 06:00 pm
Exam Date September 3, 2023
  Gen/ OBC/ EWS: Rs. 200/-
  SC/ST/ Sons of JCOs/ ORs/ Female: Rs. 0/-

Pay the Exam Fee Through an Online Debit Card, Credit Card, or Net Banking OR pay offline.

Vacancy Details for UPSC CDS 2 2023

Post NameVacancies
Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun100
Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala32
Air Force Academy, Hyderabad32
Officers’ Training Academy (OTA), Chennai (Men)169
Officers’ Training Academy (OTA), Chennai (Women)16

Eligibility Criteria for UPSC CDS 2 2023

PostAge (Born Between)Educational Qualification
Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun2.7.2000- 1.7.2005Graduation
Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala2.7.2000- 1.7.2005B.Tech
Air Force Academy, Hyderabad2.7.2000- 1.7.2004B.Tech OR Physics + Maths till 12th 
Officers’ Training Academy (OTA), Chennai (Men)2.7.1999- 1.7.2005Graduation
Officers’ Training Academy (OTA), Chennai (Women)2.7.1999- 1.7.2005Graduation

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How to Apply Online for UPSC CDS 2 Examination 2023?

To apply online for the UPSC CDA 2 (II) Examination 2023, follow the step-by-step procedure outlined below:

  1. Open the official website of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) by visiting
  2. On the homepage, locate and click on the “Online Application” link.
  3. From the list of available examinations, select the CDA 2 (II) Examination 2023.
  4. Carefully fill in all the required details in the application form, including your personal, educational, and contact information.
  5. Scan your recent photograph and signature as per the specified format and size, and upload them to the application form.
  6. Proceed to pay the application fee through the available online payment modes.
  7. Before submitting the form, review all the information provided to ensure its accuracy and completeness.
  8. Submit the application form and take a printout of it, along with the fee payment receipt, for future reference and documentation.

It is important to thoroughly read the instructions and guidelines provided on the website before initiating the application process. Gather all the necessary documents and information beforehand to facilitate a smooth and error-free application submission.

UPSC CDA 2 Examination 2023

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