CDS (II) 2019 - Notification Pdf | Exam Dates | Eligibility | Hall Ticket

CDS Exam is conducted twice every year by UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) to select eligible candidates for admission in the elite Defence Academies of the country.

The Examination will be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission on 8th September 2019 (Including SSC Women- Non Technical Course) for admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Air Force Academy for the courses commencing in July 2020 and for admission to Officers Training Academy (Men and Women) for the course commencing in October 2020.


Candidates will be issued Admit Card for the same 10-15 days prior to the commencement of CDS II 2019 Exam.

Let's have a look at the detailed CDS 2019 Exam, it's Pattern, Syllabus and Dates.


CDS 2019 Important Dates


Let's have a look at the detailed CDS I 2019 Exam Dates:


EventsDates
Release Of Official Notification12th June 2019
Start of Online Application12th June 2019
CDS I 2019 Online Application Closes8th July 2019
Release of Admit Card1st September (Tentative)
CDS I 2019 Written Exam8th September 2019
Declaration of ResultJanuary 2020

CDS Exam Pattern 2019

For IMA, AFA and INA the exam pattern is as follows:

SubjectDurationMaximum Marks
English2 Hours100
General Knowledge2 Hours100
Mathematics2 Hours100
SSB Test/Interview5 Days300

For OTA the exam pattern is as follows:

SubjectDurationMaximum Marks
English2 Hours100
General Knowledge2 Hours100
SSB Test/Interview5 Days300


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CDS Syllabus 2019


Paper 1 - English

The syllabus covers various aspects like: Grammar and usage, vocabulary, comprehension and cohesion in extended text to test the candidate’s proficiency in English.

Paper 2 - General Knowledge


PhysicsChemistryBiology
Current EventsPolityHistory
GeographyDefence KnowledgeEconomics

Paper 3 - Mathematics (applicable only for IMA, AFA, INA)

Arithmetic
Algebra
Trigonometry
Geometry
Mensuration
Statistics

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CDS 2019 Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for CDS Exam 2019, a candidate must be unmarried and must either be:
  • a Citizen of India, or
  • a Subject of Bhutan, or
  • a Subject of Nepal, or
  • a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
  • 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
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CDS 2019 Age Limit

IMA / INA2nd July 19961st July 2001
AFA2nd July 19961st July 2000
OTA2nd July 19951st July 2001

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