UPSC CDS (II) Recruitment 2024 – Total 459 Posts

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has decided to conduct Combined Defence Services (CDS) Exam II 2024.

Eligible Aspirants can apply online and before that Read full Details Like Posts details, Required Academic Record, Age Extent, Last date, How to Apply online and Other Critical Information Regarding this UPSC CDS (II) Exam 2024.

UPSC CDS (II) Vacancy Full Details

Total Vacancy

  • There are total 459 Posts.

Name of the Post: UPSC CDS (II) 2024 Online Form

Full Vacancy Details
Post NameTotal Posts
Combined Defence Service (II) Exam 2024
Indian Military Academy, Dehradun – 159th (DE) Course commencing in July 2025 [including 13 vacancies reserved for NCC `C’ (Army Wing) holders]100
Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala – Course commencing in July, 2025 Executive Branch (General Service)/Hydro [including 06 vacancies for NCC ‘C’ Certificate (Naval Wing) holders32
Air Force Academy, Hyderabad – (Pre-Flying) Training Course commencing in July, 2025 i.e. No. 218 F(P) Course. [including 03 vacancies are reserved for NCC ‘C’ Certificate (Air Wing) holders through NCC Special Entry]32
Officers’ Training academy, Chennai (Madras) 122nd SSC (Men) (NT) (UPSC) Course Commencing in October, 2025.276
Officers Training Academy, Chennai (Madras) 36th SSC Women (NT) (UPSC) Course commencing in October, 2025.19

Age Extent

  • For IMA & Indian Naval Academy: Unmarried male Aspirants born not earlier than 02nd July, 2001 and not later than 1st July, 2006 only are eligible.
  • For Air Force Academy: 20 to 24 Years as on 1st July, 2025 i.e. born not earlier than 2nd July, 2001 and not later than 1st July, 2005
  • Please Note that, Age relaxation is applicable as per rules.

Required Academic Record

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

Application Fee

  • For all other Candidates: Rs. 200/-
  • For SC/ ST/ Female/ Wards of JCOs/ NCOs/ ORs: Nil

How to Pay Application Fee

  • Aspirants can pay Through any Branch of State Bank of India by cash, or by using Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card/UPI Payment or by using internet banking of any Bank.

Method of Selection

  • Exam will be conducted.

How to Apply online

  • Please Visit official Website
  • Go to recruitment Section and Click on Current Notice
  • Fill Online Application form carefully
  • Enter Mobile and Number and email carefully.
  • Recheck Complete details and Submit that
  • Lastly, You need to take print out of application form for Future reference.

Essential Dates to Remember

  • Date of Notification: 15-05-2024
  • Last Date to Apply Online: 04-06-2024 till 06:00 PM
  • Date for Correction Window: 05-06-2024 to 11-06-2024
  • Date of Exam: 01-09-2024
Important Links to visit
Notification Click to Read
Official WebsiteClick here
Direct link to Apply OnlineClick Here to apply
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  • What is Required Education qualification for UPSC CDS (II) Recruitment

    Degree From University

  • What is Mode of Applying For this Recruitment


  • What is Last date to apply for UPSC CDS (II) Recruitment


  • What is Selection method for this Recruitment

    As Per Official Notice