UPSC CDS - II Exam 2021– 339 Vacancy

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will hold the Combined Defence Services Examination (CDS) (II), 2021 on 14th November 2021 for admission to Indian Military Academy, Dehradun, Naval Academy, Ezihimala, Air force Academy, Hyderabad, and Officers Training Academy, Chennai for the courses (Men and Women) for recruitment of following various 339 vacancies.

UPSC CDS - II Exam 2021– 339 Vacancy

Online application on prescribed format is invited by UPSC for Recruitment of Trainee Officers in Indian Armed Forces through Combined Defence Services Examination (CDS) (II), 2021. This is the detailed information about UPSC Defence Services Examination-II 2021.

 

UPSC CDS - II Exam 2021 Details

  1. Indian Military Academy, Dehradun: 100 vacancies for 153rd (DE) Courses commencing in July 2022 (including 13 vacancies reserved for NCC `C’ Certificate (Army Wing) holders)
  2. Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala: 22 vacancies for Executive (General Service)/Hydro (including 03 vacancies for NCC ‘C’ Certificate (Naval Wing through NCC Special entry)) holders Course commencing in July 2022
  3. Air Force Academy, Hyderabad: 32 vacancies for (Pre-Flying) 32 Training Course commencing in July 2022 Course. (including 03 vacancies are reserved for NCC `C’ Certificate (Air Wing) holders through NCC Spl. Entry)
  4. Officers Training Academy, Chennai: 169 vacancies for 116th SSC (Men) (NT) (UPSC) Course commencing in October 2022
  5. Officers Training Academy, Chennai (Women): 16 vacancies for 30th SSC Women (NT) (UPSC) Course commencing in October 2022.


Eligibility Criteria of UPSC CDS II Examination

Nationality: Candidate must be unmarried and must either be:

  • (i) a Citizen of India, or
  • (ii) a subject of Nepal, or
  • (iii) 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. 

Age Limits, Sex and Marital Status

  1. For Indian Military Academy: Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd July 1998 and not later than 1st July 2003 only are eligible.
  2. For Naval Academy: Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd July 1998 and not later than 1st July 2003 only are eligible.
  3. For Air Force Academy: 20-24 years i.e. Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd July 1998 and not later than 1st July 2002 only are eligible.
  4. For Officers' Training Academy - (SSC Course for Men): Male candidates (Unmarried or Married) born not earlier than 2nd July 1997 and not later than 1st July 2003 only are eligible.
  5. For Officers Training Academy - SSC (Women Non- Technical) Course :  (a) Unmarried Women, issueless widows who have not remarried, and issueless divorcees (in possession of divorce documents) who have not remarried are eligible. They should have been not earlier than 2nd July 1997 and not later than 1st July 2003.

Educational Qualifications for UPSC CDS - II Exam 2021

  1. For Indian Military Academy and Officers' Training Academy: Degree of a recognised university or equivalent.
  2. For Naval Academy: Degree in Engineering from a recognised University/Institution.
  3. For Air Force Academy: Degree of a recognised university (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Degree in Engineering from a recognised University/Institution.
  4. Candidates who are studying in the final year Degree Course and yet to pass final year degree examination or equivalent examination can also apply for the Examination, but they will be required to submit proof of passing the Degree Examination or equivalent examination by the specified dates.

Physical Standards

Candidates must be physically fit according to the physical standards for admission to the combined Defence Services Examination (CDS) (II), 2021 as prescribed in the detailed advertisement on the UPSC website.

 

Application Fee:

  • Others: Rs. 200/-
  • Female/ SC/ ST: NIL

Payment mode: Candidates can pay either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash or by using net banking facility of SBI or by using Visa/Master/Rupay Credit/Debit Card  


How to Apply for UPSC CDS II Exam 2021

Candidate must apply online in the prescribed format at http://upsconline.nic.in/mainmenu2.php from 04/08/2021 to 24/08/2021 6.00 pm for UPSC Combined Defence Service Exam (II) 2021.  The online Applications can be withdrawn from 31/08/2021 to 06/09/2021 till 6.00 PM

Important Events of  UPSC CDS II Exam 2021

Important Events Detail Dates and Links
Starting Date to Apply Online 04-08-2021
Last Date to Apply Online 24-08-2021 till 06:00 PM
Date for Online Application Withdrawn: 31-08 to 06-09-2021 till 06:00 PM
Last Date for Fee Payment (Pay by cash): 23-08-2021 at 11:59 pm
Last Date for Fee Payment (online): 24-08-2021 till 06:00 pm
Date for Exam: 14-11-2021
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