UPSC CDS 2 Exam Dates 2022: Admit Card, Result - Embibe
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  • Last Modified 08-08-2022
  • Written By Monica_Kumari
  • Last Modified 08-08-2022

UPSC CDS II Exam Dates 2022: Application Form, Admit Card

CDS Exam Dates 2022: The Union Public Service Commission will conduct UPSC CDS II 2022 on September 04, 2022. UPSC released the official notification and started online applications on May 18. Candidates could apply online for CDS 2 at until June 07. Furthermore, the application withdrawal window was active from June 14 to June 20, 2022.

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UPSC holds the Combined Defence Services (CDS) examination twice a year to recruit candidates for the Indian Naval Academy, Officers Training Academy (OTA), Indian Military Academy (IMA), and Indian Air Force Academy (IMFA). Candidates who pass the written exam will be invited to an interview and medical examination before the final selection. This article includes important dates related to the CDS exam, application form, admit card, answer key, and result.

UPSC CDS Exam Dates 2022: Overview

Before getting into the details regarding the CDS Exam 2022, candidates must go through the exam overview for a better understanding.

Conducting BodyUnion Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Exam NameCombined Defence Services (CDS) Exam
Exam LevelNational Level
Frequency of ExamTwice in a Year
Mode of ExamOffline
Selection ProcessWritten Exam, SSB Interview
After SelectionTraining at IMA/ OTA/ INA/ AFA
Exam DurationOne day

UPSC CDS 2 Important Dates 2022

Here are the important dates for the CDS 2 exam 2022.

Release of CDS NotificationMay 18, 2022
Release of Online Application FormMay 18, 2022
Last Date for Receiving CDS Application FormJune 7, 2022
Withdrawal of Application FormJune 14 to 20, 2022
Release of CDS 2 Admit CardTo be notified
CDS 2 Written ExamSeptember 04, 2022
Declaration of CDS 2 ResultTo be notified
Declaration of Final ResultTo be notified

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CDS Exam Time-table

The CDS examination timings are listed below for candidates’ reference.

PaperExam Timings
English 9.00 am to 11.00 am
GK 12.00 pm to 2.00 pm
Elementary Mathematics3.00 pm to 5.00 pm

CDS Notification Date

The CDS 2 notification was released on May 18, 2022, by the UPSC. All of the major exam dates for the CDS 2 2022 recruitment procedure are included in the CDS notification.

UPSC CDS 2 Application Dates

The CDS 2 online application form started on May 18, 2022. The last date to submit the CDS application form was June 7, 2022. Once the CDS application form is submitted, there is no correction window to change the details. However, UPSC will allow candidates to withdraw their applications if they want to do so.

UPSC CDS Admit Card Date 2022

The CDS 2 2022 admit card will be released three weeks before the examination date. Candidates will have to download the CDS hall ticket from the official website. To download the admit card, candidates must log in with their registration ID/ roll number and date of birth. The CDS admit card will contain details like the candidate’s name, roll number, exam schedule, exam centre, reporting time, and exam day guidelines.

UPSC CDS Result Date 2022

The CDS 2 result, along with the roll number of eligible candidates, are likely to be released in October 2022. The written exam and final selection results are released in two stages. The CDS result for the written exam is announced first, followed by the announcement of the final result. The shortlisted candidates’ roll numbers will be displayed in PDF format.

CDS SSB Interview

Candidates who qualify for the CDS written exam can download the SSB interview call letter by logging in to the website. The date and time of reporting will be mentioned in the SSB interview call letter. The selected candidate has to make sure that he/she carries the following documents:

  • SSB call letter
  • Matriculation or 10th mark sheet
  • Intermediate or 12th or equivalent certificate
  • Original graduation degree certificate with mark sheets
  • Post-graduation degree certificate and mark sheets (if mentioned in the qualification field in the application form)
  • NCC certificates (if required)
  • Identity proof like Aadhaar card, Voter ID Card, PAN Card, Passport
  • The final year students, as well as candidates whose results are awaited, need to have a certificate issued by the Principal

SSB Interview will be conducted for 5 days where several tests like Intelligence Test, Psychology Tests, Group Testing Officer Tasks (GTO Tasks), etc., will be conducted.

Candidates can also check:

CDS ExamCDS Notification
CDS Application FormCDS Eligibility
CDS Cut-offCDS Syllabus
CDS Exam PatternCDS Books
CDS PreparationCDS Selection Process
CDS Question PapersCDS Exam Centres
CDS Admit CardCDS Answer Key

FAQs on CDS Exam Dates 2022

Here, we have enlisted some of the most important frequently asked questions related to the CDS Important Dates 2022. Candidates must read these questions and answers to clear out their doubts regarding the same subject.

Q.1: When will the CDS 2 exam be conducted?
Ans: The CDS (2) 2022 examination is scheduled to be conducted on September 4, 2022.

Q.2: When will the CDS Notification be released?
Ans: CDS Exam (2) 2022 notification has been released on May 18, 2022.

Q.3: When can I apply for the CDS exam?
Ans: The last date to apply online for the CDS (2) 2022 exam is June 7, 2022.

Q.4: When will the CDS admit card be released?
Ans: UPSC will release the CDS 2 admit card a few weeks prior to the examination.

Q.5: How many times I can appear for the CDS exam?
Ans: The CDS exam is conducted twice every year.

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