UPSC CDS II notification 2019: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) released the notification for the Combined Defence Services (CDS) II exam on June 12 (Wednesday). The application process has begun and will conclude on July 8 (Monday), 2019. Interested candidates can apply at upsc.gov.in and upsconline.nic.in.
The exam, as per the UPSC notice, will be conducted on September 8 (Sunday). A total of 417 vacancies have been advertised including those for SSC women candidates. The applicants will also have a window to withdraw their application from July 15 to July 22, 6 pm, in case they do not want to appear for this attempt.
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Candidates selected through the recruitment process will be trained to serve the Indian Naval Academy (INA), Air force Academy (AFA), Indian Military Academy (IMA), and Officer’s Training Academy (OTA) – as suitable for their profile.
UPSC CDS II notification 2019: Vacancies
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UPSC CDS II notification 2019: How to apply
Step 1: Visit the official website — upsc.gov.in
Step 2: Click on the UPSC CDS 2019 link
Step 3: In part I of the registration, submit your basic information.
Step 4: In part II, fill the payment details and choice of exam centre, upload your photo and sign
Step 5: Save it and take a print out for further reference
UPSC CDS II notification 2019: Fee
Candidates will have to pay Rs 200 and those belonging to reserved category and women are exempted from paying any fee.
UPSC CDS II notification 2019: Eligibility
Education: candidates with a graduation degree can apply for IMA and OTA. For INA, an applicant must have an engineering degree and for AFA, both class 12 pass and engineering degree holders can apply.
Age: For IMA and INA — unmarried male candidates born not earlier than July 2, 1996 and not later than 1st July, 2001 only are eligible. For AFA, the age limit is 20-24 years and is relaxable up to 26 years. For OTA, men born not earlier than 2nd July, 1995 and not later than 1st July, 2001 only are eligible. For OTA, SSC women category the age limit is between 2nd July, 1995 and not later than 1st July, 2001.