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CDS - II 2022 Notification, Exam Dates, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Counselling

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CDS - II 2022 Exam - Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

Combined Defence Services Examination - II 2022 or CDS - II 2022 is the entrance examination for admission to OFA, Chennai SSC Women - Non Technical, OFA, Chennai SSC Men - Non Technical, Flying Training, INA, Ezhimala - General Service and IMA, Dehradun - Direct Entry. CDS - II 2022 is conducted by Union Public Service Commission.

CDS - II for the year 2022 has been announced by Union Public Service Commission and will be held on 04/09/2022. The application forms will be available from 18/05/2022 till 14/06/2022. The exam is in written mode. It is being conducted in English and Hindi languages. The result date will be announced later.

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CDS - II 2022 Conducting Body

Union Public Service Commission

CDS - II 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Nationality

A candidate must be unmarried and must either be:

  • a Citizen of India
  • a subject of Nepal
  • 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. 
  • Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii) and (iii) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India. 
  • Certificate of eligibility will, however, not be necessary in the case of candidates who are Gorkha subjects of Nepal. 
  • A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary, may be admitted to the examination provisionally subject to the necessary certificate being given to him/her by the Govt. before declaration of result by UPSC.

    NOTE

    • Male divorcee/widower candidates cannot be treated as unmarried male for the purpose of their admission in IMA/INA/AFA/OTA, Chennai courses and accordingly they are not eligible for these courses

     Educational Qualifications:

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

    CDS - II 2022 Important Dates

    Events Start Date Last Date
    Application Form 18/05/2022 14/06/2022
    CDS - II 2022 Exam Date Offline Dates
  • 04/09/2022
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    CDS - II 2022 Prospectus


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    Note: Info based as per current year; will be updated on release of new prospectus.

    CDS - II 2022 Application Form

    Application Form Filling Instructions

    Candidates are required to apply online by using the website

    Salient Features of the system to Online Applications Form are given here under:

    • Detailed instructions for filling up Online Applications are available on the above mentioned website.
    • Candidates will be required to complete the Online Application form containing two stages viz. Part I and Part II as per the instructions available in the above mentioned site through drop down menu.
    • Before start filling up Online Application, a candidate must have his photograph and signature duly scanned in the .jpg format in such a manner that each file should not exceed 300 KB each and must not be less than 20 KB in size for the photograph and signature.
    • A candidate must have his Matriculation Certificate ready prior to filling up his application form. The details viz. Candidate’s Name, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name & Date of Birth to be filled in Online Application Form of the candidate should match exactly with particulars mentioned in the Matriculation Certificate.
    • In addition to this, candidate should also have details of one photo ID viz. Aadhar Card / Voter Card / PAN Card / Passport / Driving License / Any other photo ID Card issued by the State / Central Government. The details of this photo ID will have to be provided by the candidate while filling up the online application form. This photo ID will be used for all future referencing and the candidate is advised to carry this ID while appearing for examination / Personality Test / SSB.
    • Applicants should avoid submitting multiple applications. However, if due to any unavoidable circumstances any applicant submits multiple applications then he must ensure that the applications with higher RID is complete in all respects.
    • In case of multiple applications, the applications with higher RID shall be entertained by the Commission and fee paid against one RID shall not be adjusted against any other RID. 
    • The applicants must ensure that while filling their Application Form, they are providing their valid and active E-mail Ids as the Commission may use electronic mode of communication while contacting them at different stages of examination process.
    • The applicants are advised to check their e-mails at regular intervals and ensure that the email address ending with @nic.in are directed to their inbox folder and not to the SPAM folder or any other folder. 
    • Candidates are strongly advised to apply online well in time without waiting for the last date for submission of online application. Moreover, the Commission has introduced provision of withdrawal of application for the candidate, who does not want to appear at the Examination, he / she may withdraw his / her application.

    CDS - II 2022 Admit Card

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    CDS - II 2022 Exam Day Instructions


    Offline Dates

    • 04/09/2022

    Examination Day Instructions

    Articles permitted inside Examination Hall 

    •  Clip board or hard board (on which nothing is written) a good quality Black Ball Pen for marking responses on the Answer Sheet. Answer Sheet and sheet for rough work will be supplied by the invigilator. 

    Articles not permitted inside Examination Hall 

    • Do not bring into the Examination Hall any article other than those specified above e.g. books, notes, loose sheets, electronic or any other type of calculators, mathematical and drawing instruments, Log Tables, stencils of maps, slide rules, Test Booklets and rough sheets pertaining to earlier session(s) etc.

    Mobiles, phones, Bluetooth, pagers or any other communication devices are not allowed inside the premises where the examination is being conducted. Any infringement of these instructions shall entail disciplinary action including ban from future examinations. 

    • Candidates are advised in their own interest not to bring any of the banned items including mobile phones / Bluetooth / pagers to the venue of the examination, as arrangements for safekeeping cannot be assured. Candidates are advised not to bring any valuable / costly items to the Examination Halls, as safe keeping of the same cannot be assured. Commission will not be responsible for any loss in this regard. 

    Conduct in Examination Hall 

    • No candidate should misbehave in any manner or create disorderly scene in the Examination Hall or harass the staff employed by the Commission for the conduct of the examination. Any such misconduct will be severely penalised. 

    Unfair means strictly prohibited 

    • No candidate shall copy from the papers of any other candidate nor permit his papers to be copied nor give nor attempt to give nor obtain nor attempt to obtain irregular assistance of any description. 

    Answer Sheet particulars 

    • Write with Black ball pen your Centre and subject followed by test booklet series (in bracket), subject code and roll number at the appropriate space provided on the answer sheet at the top. Also encode your booklet series (A, B, C, or D as the case may be), subject code and roll number in the circles provided for the purpose in the answer sheet. The guidelines for writing the above particulars and for encoding the above particulars are given in Annexure. In case the booklet series is not printed on the test booklet or answer sheet is un-numbered, please report immediately to the invigilator and get the test booklet/answer sheet replaced. 
    • Candidates should note that any omission/mistakes/discrepancy in encoding/filling of details in the OMR answer sheet, especially with regard to Roll Number and Test Booklet Series Code, will render the answer sheet liable for rejection.
    • Immediately after commencement of the examination please check that the test booklet supplied to you does not have any unprinted or torn or missing pages or items etc., if so, get it replaced by a complete test booklet of the same series and subject. 
    • Do not write your name or anything other than the specific items of information asked for, on the answer sheet / test booklet / sheet for rough work. 
    • Do not fold or mutilate or damage or put any extraneous marking in the Answer Sheet. Do not write anything on the reverse of the answer sheet. 
    • Since the answer sheets will be evaluated on computerised machines, candidates should exercise due care in handling and filling up the answer sheets. They should use black ball pen only to darken the circles. For writing in boxes, they should use black ball pen. Since the entries made by the candidates by darkening the circles will be taken into account while evaluating the answer sheets on computerised machines, they should make these entries very carefully and accurately.
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