CDS 2 2024 Application Form – Registration Process

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) released a notification about Combined Defence Services (CDS) on 15th May 2024. According to the notification, eligible candidates can apply online for the CDS exam.

UPSC CDS will conduct an exam for 459 positions in various defense services like the Indian Army, Naval Army, and Air Force Army. Interested and eligible candidates are asked to visit the official site of UPSC,, and apply for the exam. Before applying candidates are required to check eligibility criteria on the official website.

Exam Calendar For UPSC CDS

Registration for the UPSC CDS exam starts on 15th May 2024. The last date to submit the application form is 5th June 2024. UPSC will also open a correction window for applicants from 5-11th June 2024.

After this candidates will not be able to make any kind of changes in their online form. UPSC CDS will conduct the exam on 1st September 2024.

Registration For UPSC CDS Exam

Registration for the UPSC CDS exam consists of two stages.

The first stage is one-time registration(OTR). New users fill in all their basic information asked in the application form.

In the Second stage, candidates use their registration ID and password to submit the CDS form. Payment is also required in the second stage.

One-Time Registration (OTR) For Application Form 

Candidates are first required to complete a one-time registration (OTR).In the OTR, candidates need to provide their personal details like Name, Email ID and Mobile Number, Photograph, Signature, Gender and category of candidate, Father’s Name and Mother’s Name, and candidate’s Date of Birth.

After completing OTR, candidates will be provided with a registration number and password. With the help of a registration number and password, candidates can open their application.

Registration Fees For UPSC CDS Application Form 

Candidates applying for the exam are required to make payments to submit the form. For all the candidates appearing for the exam registration fee is ₹200. While SC/ST/Women are exempted from fees by the authority.

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