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UPSC CDS II Exam Notification 2022

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) released online notification for Combined Defence Service Examination (II) 2022. Interested candidates can apply for UPSC CDS II Exam 2022 on or before 07 June 2022. Please go through this sarkari naukri post for UPSC CDS II Exam details, educational qualification, eligibility criteria, Application Fees and How to apply for UPSC CDS II Examination 2022 through online via official website

UPSC CDS II Exam Notification 2022

UPSC CDS II Exam Notification 2022 : Overview

Organization NameUnion Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Exam NameCombined Defence Service Examination (II) 2022
Total Post339
Last Date of Application07 June 2022
Job LocationAll India
Advt. No.11/2022.CDS-II
CategorySarkari Naukri
Official Website

UPSC CDS II Exam 2022 : Important Dates

Starting Date of Online Application18 May 2022
Last Date for Submission of Application Form07 June 2022
UPSC CDS II 2022 Exam Date04 September 2022

UPSC CDS II Exam Notification 2022 : Vacancy Details

Name of the CourseNo. of Vacancies
Indian Military Academy, Dehradun— 155th (DE) Course commencing in July, 2023100
dian Naval Academy, Ezhimala— Course commencing in July, 2023 Executive Branch (General Service)/Hydro22
Air Force Academy, Hyderabad—(Pre-Flying) Training Course commencing in July, 2023 i.e. No. 214 F(P) Course.32
Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai (Madras)— 118th SSC (Men) (NT) (UPSC) Course commencing in October, 2023169
Officers Training Academy, Chennai (Madras) – 32nd SSC Women (NT) (UPSC) Course commencing in October, 2023.16

UPSC CDS II Exam 2022 : Eligibility Criteria

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

UPSC CDS II Exam Notification 2022 : Age Limit

Name of CourseAge Limit
For IMA & Indian Naval AcademyUnmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd July, 1999 and not later than 1st July, 2004 only are eligible.
For Air Force Academy20 to 24 years as on 1st July, 2023
Note: Candidate below 25 years of age must be unmarried. Married candidates above 25 years of age are eligible
to apply but during training period they will neither be provided married accommodation nor can they live with family out of the premises
For Officers’ Training Academy—(SSC Course for men)unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd July, 1998 and not later than 1st July, 2004 only are eligible.
For Officers’ Training Academy—(SSC Women Non-Technical Course)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 born not earlier than 2nd July, 1998 and not later than 1st July, 2004.
(Please refer official notification for further age relaxation)

UPSC CDS II Exam Notification 2022: Application Fees

CategoryApplication Fee
UR/ OBC200/-
SC /ST/ Female CandidatesNo Fee

How to Apply for UPSC CDS II Exam2022

Interested candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria may apply Online through UPSC website from 18.05.2022 to 07.06.2022.

UPSC CDS II Exam Notification 2022 : Selection Process

Selection will be based on a written test followed by interview/ Intelligence and Personality Test

UPSC CDS II Exam Pattern

For Admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Air Force Academy
SubjectDurationMaximum Marks
English2 Hours100
General Knowledge2 Hours100
Elementary Mathematics2 Hours100
For Admission to Officers’ Training Academy
SubjectDurationMaximum Marks
English2 Hours100
General Knowledge2 Hours100

UPSC CDS II Exam 2022 : Syllabus

The standard of the papers in Elementary Mathematics will be of Matriculation level. The standard of papers in other subjects will approximately be such as may be expected of a graduate of an Indian University.

ENGLISH (Code No. 01)
The question paper will be designed to test the candidates’ understanding of English and workmanlike use of words.

General Knowledge including knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific subject. The paper will also include questions on History of India and Geography of a nature which candidate should be able to answer without special study.

Number System— Natural numbers, Integers, Rational and Real numbers. Fundamental operations, addition, substraction, multiplication, division, Square roots, Decimal fractions. Unitary method, time and distance, time and work, percentages, applications to simple and compound interest, profit and loss, ratio and proportion, variation.
Elementary Number Theory— Division algorithm. Prime and composite numbers. Tests of divisibility by 2, 3, 4, 5, 9 and 11. Multiples and factors. Factorisation Theorem. H.C.F. and L.C.M. Euclidean algorithm. Logarithms to base 10, laws of logarithms, use of logarithmic tables.
Basic Operations, simple factors, Remainder Theorem, H.C.F., L.C.M., Theory of polynomials, solutions of quadratic equations, relation between its roots and coefficients (Only real roots to be considered). Simultaneous linear equations in two unknowns—analytical and graphical solutions. Simultaneous linear inequations in two variables and their solutions. Practical problems leading to two simultaneous linear equations or inequations in two variables or quadratic equations in one variable & their solutions. Set language and set notation, Rational expressions and conditional identities, Laws of indices.
Sine ×, cosine ×, Tangent × when 0° < × < 90° Values of sin ×, cos × and tan ×, for × = 0°, 30°, 45°, 60° and 90°
Simple trigonometric identities.
Use of trigonometric tables.
Simple cases of heights and distances.
Lines and angles, Plane and plane figures, Theorems on (i) Properties of angles at a point, (ii) Parallel lines, (iii) Sides and angles of a triangle, (iv) Congruency of triangles, (v) Similar triangles, (vi) Concurrence of medians and altitudes, (vii) Properties of angles, sides and diagonals of a parallelogram, rectangle and square, (viii) Circles and its properties including tangents and normals, (ix) Loci.
Areas of squares, rectangles, parallelograms, triangle and circle. Areas of figures which can be split up into these figures (Field Book), Surface area and volume of cuboids, lateral surface and volume of right circular cones and cylinders, surface area and volume of spheres.
Collection and tabulation of statistical data, Graphical representation frequency polygons, histograms, bar charts, pie charts etc. Measures of central tendency.

The SSB procedure consists of two stage Selection process – stage I and stage II. Only those candidates who clear the stage I are permitted to appear for stage II. The details are:-
(a) Stage I comprises of Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR) tests are Picture Perception* Description Test (PP&DT). The candidates will be shortlisted based on combination of performance in OIR Test and PP&DT.
(b) Stage II Comprises of Interview, Group Testing Officer Tasks, Psychology Tests and the Conference. These tests are conducted over 4 days. The details of these tests are given on the website
The personality of a candidate is assessed by three different assessors viz. The Interviewing Officer (IO), Group Testing Officer (GTO) and the Psychologist. There are no separate weightage for each test. The marks are allotted by assessors only after taking into consideration the performance of the candidate holistically in all the test. In addition, marks for Conference are also allotted based on the initial performance of the Candidate in the three techniques and decision of the Board. All
these have equal weightage.
The various tests of IO, GTO and Psych are designed to bring out the presence/absence of Officer Like Qualities and their trainability in a candidate. Accordingly candidates are Recommended or Not Recommended at the SSB

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UPSC CDS II Exam2022 : FAQ’s

  1. When will notification for UPSC CDS II Exam 2022 be released?

    The notification for UPSC CDS II Exam2022 has been released on 18 May 2022.

  2. How many vacancies are there in the UPSC CDS II Exam 2022?

    There are 55 vacancies in the UPSC CDS II Exam 2022

  3. What is the last date to apply for UPSC CDS II Exam 2022?

    The last date to apply for UPSC CDS II Exam 2022 is 07 June 2022.

  4. What is the official website of UPSC CDS II Exam2022? 


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