CDS 2 Application Form 2024, UPSC CDS Online Form Link

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will release the CDS 2 Notification 2024 on 15th May 2024 along with the complete details regarding CDS 2 Exam 2024. Candidates who want to join the Indian Air Force, Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, and Officers Training Academy should apply for the CDS 2 2024 on the official website of UPSC The CDS 2 Application Form 2024 will be available from 15th May to 04th June 2024 at We recommend candidates not to wait till the last minute and fill out the application forms much before the last date. Check the CDS 2 Online Form Link, steps to apply, and application fee in the article below.

CDS 2 Application Form 2024

UPSC conducts the CDS exam twice a year in April and September. The application form for the CDS 2 Exam will be submitted from 15th May to 04th June 2024 through the official website of UPSC.  Unmarried male and female candidates who are eligible can register themselves for the CDS 2 Exam 2024 by submitting the CDS 2 Application Form 2024. Hence, we advise the aspirant to first check the CDS 2 2024 Eligibility Criteria as the application of those candidates who fail to fulfill the eligibility criteria shall be rejected. 

CDS Online Form 2024 for CDS 2

Candidates are suggested to check the table below for all the important dates regarding the CDS Application Form 2024 for the CDS 2 exam as notified by UPSC. The CDS Online Form 2024 will be available from 15th May 2024 onwards.

CDS 2 Application Form 2024
Events Dates
CDS 2 2024 Notification Release Date 15th May 2024
CDS 2 Application Form 2024 15th May 2024
CDS Online Registration Ends 04th June 2024 (06:00 pm)
Last Date to Pay Fee 04th June 2024 (06:00 pm)
CDS 2 Exam Date 2024 01st September 2024

CDS Form 2024 Registration Link

Candidates who hold the required CDS 2 2024 Eligibility Criteria must submit the CDS application form online at The CDS 2 Online Form 2024 will be started on 15th May 2024 and the application link will remain active till 04th June 2024. The direct link to apply online will be provided once activated by UPSC.

CDS 2 Application Fees 2024

Candidates must have to pay a nominal fee to register themself in the CDS 2 Application Exam 2024. The fees are divided into different categories. Candidates can use their Visa/ MasterCard/ Rupay Credit/ Debit Card or they can also use net banking to pay application fees. Candidates can also the CDS 2 Application Fees offline through cash deposit in any branch of SBI Bank. The fees once paid is non-refundable.

CDS 2 Application Fees 2024
Category Application Fees
General Rs. 200/-
SC/ ST candidates/ Female Candidates NIL

Steps to Fill CDS Application Form 2024

Follow the steps mentioned below to complete your CDS exam Registration process.

Step 1: Visit the official website of UPSC i.e. or directly apply from the above link.

Step 2: On the homepage, click on Examination >> Active Examinations >> Online Application For UPSC CDS 2 Exam.

Step 3: Click on “Part-1” against Combined Defence Examination (II) 2024.

Step 4: Read all the instructions carefully and proceed by clicking on “Yes”

Step 5: You will be redirected to a new page, start filling in your details correctly.

Step 6: Select your preferences carefully and continue to Part II.

Step 7: Pay the required application fee through online/offline mode as discussed above.

Step 8: Select the desired examination center from the list.

Step 9: Upload scanned documents as required in the application form.

Step 10: Check all the details and click on “Submit”. Download a copy of the UPSC CDS 2 application form 2024 for future reference.

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