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UPSC CDS 2 2020

UPSC CDS 2 2020 Exam Notification | Vacancy Details

UPSC CDS 2 2020: UPSC has released the official notification of Combined Defense Services Examination (II), 2020.

UPSC will fill a total of 344 vacant posts through this recruitment.

Above all, Online applications for UPSC CDS 2 2020 can be withdrawn from September 1 to September 7, 2020, from 6 pm.

Therefore, as per the schedule released by UPSC, Combined Defense Services Examination (II), 2020, will be held on 8 November at various examination centers.


UPSC CDS 2 2020 Post Details

Total Posts: 344. Here’s the breakdown:

  • Name of post: Indian Military Academy, Dehradun: 100 
  • Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala-Syllabus: 26 
  • Air Force Academy, Hyderabad- (Former Flight): 32 
  • Officers Training Academy for Men, Chennai (Madras): 169 
  • Officer Training Academy
  • Chennai for Women: 17

UPSC CDS 2 2020 Important Dates:

  • Notification date – 05 August 2020
  • Last date for registration – 25 August 2020
  • Online application – 01 September to 07 September 2020
  • Exam date – 08 November 2020
  • Result date – to be announced later.

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UPSC CDS 2 2020 Eligibility Criteria

  • Indian Military Academy (INA) – Unmarried: Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.
  • Indian Naval Academy (INA) – Unmarried: BE / B.Tech from a recognized university or equivalent.
  • Air Force Academy (AFA) – Unmarried: BE / B.Tech from a recognized university and degree with Physics and Mathematics from a recognized university.

UPSC CDS 2 2020 Age Limit:

  • IMA – 19 to 24 years
  • AFA – 19 to 23 years
  • INA – 19 to 22 years
  • OTA – 19 to 25 years

UPSC CDS 2 2020 Exam Pattern: 

Subject – Duration – Maximum marks (IMA, INA, AFA)

  • English – 2 Hours 100 – Marks
  • General Knowledge – 2 Hours – 100
  • Elementary Mathematics – 2 Hours – 100

Subject – Duration – Maximum marks (OTA)

  • English – 2 Hours – 100
  • General Knowledge – 2 Hours – 100

UPSC CDS 2 2020 Admit Card 2020

UPSC official website will release the UPSC CDS 2 2020 admit card in the last week of October 2020. In other words, the exam is on 8th Nov 2020.

Similarly, The admit card link will be updated here in this article after the official announcement.

UPSC CDS 2 2020 Exam Center List

Different cities will organize the UPSC CDS exam. Find the exam center information below.

  • Agartala
  • Ahmedabad
  • Azoll
  • Bangalore
  • Bareilly
  • Bhopal
  • Chandigarh
  • Chennai
  • Cuttack
  • Dehradun
  • Delhi
  • Dharwad
  • Dispur
  • Gangtok
  • Hyderabad
  • Imphal
  • Itanagar
  • Jaipur
  • Jammu
  • Jorhat
  • Kochi
  • Kohima
  • Calcutta
  • Lucknow
  • Madurai
  • Mumbai
  • Nagpur
  • Panaji (Goa)
  • Patna
  • Port Blair
  • Prayagraj (Allahabad)
  • Raipur
  • Ranchi
  • Sambalpur
  • Shillong
  • Shimla
  • Srinagar
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Tirupati
  • Udaipur
  • Visakhapatnam

UPSC CDS 2 2020 Selection Process

Candidates can easily understand the UPSC CDS Recruitment 2020 selection process from the points given below.

  • Online Application
  • Application fee
  • Admit card download
  • Written exam
  • Interview
  • Final result
  • Recruitment

NOTE – The interview is a 4-day process.

UPSC CDS 2 2020 Result 2020

CDS 2020 exam will be held on 8 November 2020. As always, the official UPSC website will release the result.

Bookmark this page, and we’ll notify you when we publish CDS 2 2020 Result.

You can get the result by clicking on the link given on our page.

UPSC CDS 2 2020 Preparation Tips

Every year more than 5+lakh candidates register for the UPSC CDS Examination.

UPSC CDS exam is difficult, but if you prepare for UPSC with time management, study plan, and full attention, you can top the UPSC CDS exam.

Selection of UPSC preparation age

If you prepare UPSC CDS the right way, then you can pass the UPSC CDS exam.

For instance, Candidates aged between 22-28 Years are more likely to pass UPSC CDS as well as its other exams.

In such a situation, if you prepare for UPSC after the 10th, then it will be very early, you should prepare for UPSC after the 12th.

In other words, when you come to the final year of graduation, you are perfect for preparing for UPSC.

Create a checklist of UPSC syllabus

UPSC has made the syllabus available on its official portal. You can download the UPSC CDS syllabus from upsc.gov.in.

Therefore, Keep solving the CDS exam 2020 Syllabus according to your checklist. Once you cover a topic, mark it in the sheet. Make it a practice for every subject.

Furthermore, you should cover the syllabus extensively and solve every subject thoroughly.

Knowledge of current status for UPSC

When you prepare for UPSC, it is important to know every field; it is very important to know current affairs in such a situation because current affairs play an important role in the UPSC exam, every candidate should make a habit of reading the newspaper daily.

In addition, You should also make a habit of paying attention to what is important.

Above all, note that UPSC Preliminary examinations consist of a large number of questions from current affairs.

Practice with previous year question papers

You will also get to know about less important topics.

To understand the paper pattern, try to solve at least ten years of the previous paper as this will also help you improve your time-management skills.

Multiple revision of UPSC notes

As you know, the syllabus of UPSC CDSExam is huge and detailed. Always make short notes after studying each subject.

Similarly, you should also revise all the things you learn many times. 

Take care of negative marking in UPSC

For instance, Candidates should note a negative mark of the 1 / 3rd mark for each wrong answer in the UPSC Examination.

However, The preliminary examination is the elimination test.

In addition, If you do not limit your negative points, then you will be excluded from the competition.

In other words, You should focus on not marking the wrong answers.

Therefore, Solving mock tests will also help you limit your negative marks.



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