CDS - II 2021 Notification, Exam Dates, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Counselling

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CDS - II 2021 Exam - Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

Combined Defence Services Examination - II 2021 or CDS - II 2021 is the entrance examination for admission to OFA, Chennai SSC Women - Non Technical, OFA, Chennai SSC Men - Non Technical, Flying Training, INA, Ezhimala - General Service and IMA, Dehradun - Direct Entry. CDS - II 2021 is conducted by Union Public Service Commission.

CDS - II for the year 2021 has been announced by Union Public Service Commission and will be held on 14/11/2021. The application forms will be available from 04/08/2021 till 24/08/2021. The exam is in written mode. It is being conducted in English and Hindi languages. The result date will be announced later.

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CDS - II 2021 Conducting Body

Union Public Service Commission

CDS - II 2021 Eligibility Criteria

  • Nationality: A candidate must be unmarried and must either be:
    • a Citizen of India, or
    • a subject of Nepal, 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. 
    • Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii) and (iii) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India. 
    • Certificate of eligibility will, however, not be necessary in the case of candidates who are Gorkha subjects of Nepal. 
    • A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary, may be admitted to the examination provisionally subject to the necessary certificate being given to him/her by the Govt. before declaration of result by UPSC.
  •  Age Limits, Sex and Marital Status :
    • For IMA—Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd July, 1997 and not later than 1st July, 2002 only are eligible. 
    • For Indian Naval Academy—Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd July, 1997 and not later than 1st July, 2002 only are eligible. 
    • For Air Force Academy- 20 to 24 years as on 1st July, 2021 i.e. born not earlier than 2nd July, 1997 and not later than 1st July, 2001 (Upper age limit for candidates holding valid and current  Commercial Pilot Licence issued by DGCA (India) is relaxable upto 26 yrs. i.e. born not earlier than 2nd July, 1995 and not later than 1st July, 2001) only are eligible. Note: Candidate below 25 years of age must be unmarried. Marriage is not permitted during training. Married candidates above 25 years of age are eligible to apply but during training period they will neither be provided married accommodation nor can they live with family out of the premises. 
    •  For Officers' Training Academy—(SSC Course for men) unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd July, 1996 and not later than 1st July, 2002 only are eligible
    • For Officers' Training Academy—(SSC Women Non-Technical Course) Unmarried women, issueless widows who have not remarried and issueless divorcees (in possession of divorce documents) who have not remarried are eligible. They should have been born not earlier than 2nd July, 1996 and not later than 1st July, 2002.

NOTE: Male divorcee/widower candidates cannot be treated as unmarried male for the purpose of their admission in IMA/INA/AFA/OTA, Chennai courses and accordingly they are not eligible for these courses

 Educational Qualifications:

  • For I.M.A. and Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai — Degree of a recognised University or equivalent
  • For Indian Naval Academy—Degree in Engineering from a recognised University/Institution.
  • For Air Force Academy—Degree of a recognised University (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering. 

CDS - II 2021 Important Dates

Events Start Date Last Date
Application Form 04/08/2021 24/08/2021
CDS - II 2021 Exam Date Offline Dates
  • 14/11/2021
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    CDS - II 2021 Prospectus


    More Information


    Note: Info based as per current year; will be updated on release of new prospectus.


    Applicants should note that there will be a ceiling on the number of candidates allotted to each of the centres except Chennai, Dispur, Kolkata and Nagpur. Allotment of Centres will be on the first-apply-first-allot basis and once the capacity of a particular centre is attained, the same will be frozen. Applicants, who cannot get a centre of their choice due to ceiling, will be required to choose a Centre from the remaining ones. Applicants are, thus, advised that they may apply early so that they could get a Centre of their choice. 

    NB: "Notwithstanding the aforesaid provision, Commission reserve the right to change the Centres at their discretion if the situation demands."

    Candidates admitted to the examination will be informed of the time table and place or places of examination. Candidates should note that no request for change of centre will be granted.

    NOTE: While filling in his/her online Application form, the candidates should carefully decide about his / her choice for the centre for the examination. If any candidate appears at a Centre / Paper other than the one indicated by the Commission in his/her Admission Certificate, the papers of such a candidate will not be valued and his/her candidature will be liable to cancellation.  

    CDS - II 2021 Application Form

    Application Form Filling Instructions

    INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CANDIDATES FOR FILLING ONLINE APPLICATION:

    Candidates are required to apply online by using the website www.upsconline.nic.in

    Salient Features of the system to Online Applications Form are given here under: 

    • Detailed instructions for filling up Online Applications are available on the above mentioned website.
    • Candidates will be required to complete the Online Application form containing two stages viz. Part I and Part II as per the instructions available in the above mentioned site through drop down menu. 
    • The candidates are required to pay a fee of Rs. 200/- (Rupees two hundred only) [except SC / ST candidates and those specified in Note-2 of Point 4 (Fee) of the Notice who are exempted from payment of fee] either by depositing the money in any branch of SBI by cash or by & Jaipur / State Bank of Hyderabad / State Bank of Mysore / State Bank of Patiala / State Bank of Travancore or by using any Visa / Master / Rupay Credit / Debit Card. using net banking facility of State Bank of India / State Bank of Bikaner 
    • Before start filling up Online Application, a candidate must have his photograph and signature duly scanned in the .jpg format in such a manner that each file should not exceed 300 KB each and must not be less than 20 KB in size for the photograph and signature. 
    • A candidate must have his Matriculation Certificate ready prior to filling up his application form. The details viz. Candidate’s Name, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name & Date of Birth to be filled in Online Application Form of the candidate should match exactly with particulars mentioned in the Matriculation Certificate.
    • In addition to this, candidate should also have details of one photo ID viz. Aadhar Card / Voter Card / PAN Card / Passport / Driving License / Any other photo ID Card issued by the State / Central Government. The details of this photo ID will have to be provided by the candidate while filling up the online application form. This photo ID will be used for all future referencing and the candidate is advised to carry this ID while appearing for examination / Personality Test / SSB.
    • The Online Applications (Part I and II) can be filled from 31st October, 2018 to 26th November, 2018 till 6:00 PM. 
    • Applicants should avoid submitting multiple applications. However, if due to any unavoidable circumstances any applicant submits multiple applications then he must ensure that the applications with higher RID is complete in all respects. 
    • In case of multiple applications, the applications with higher RID shall be entertained by the Commission and fee paid against one RID shall not be adjusted against any other RID. 
    • The applicants must ensure that while filling their Application Form, they are providing their valid and active E-mail Ids as the Commission may use electronic mode of communication while contacting them at different stages of examination process. 
    • The applicants are advised to check their e-mails at regular intervals and ensure that the email address ending with @nic.in are directed to their inbox folder and not to the SPAM folder or any other folder. 
    • Candidates are strongly advised to apply online well in time without waiting for the last date for submission of online application. Moreover, the Commission has introduced provision of withdrawal of application for the candidate, who does not want to appear at the Examination, he / she may withdraw his / her application.

    CDS - II 2021 Syllabus

    For Admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Air Force Academy:

    Subject
    Duration
    Maximum Marks 
    English
    2 Hours
    100
    General Knowledge 
    2 Hours
    100
    Elementary Mathematics
    2 Hours
    100

    For Admission to Officers’ Training Academy:

    English
    2 Hours
    100
    General Knowledge 
    2 Hours
    100

    STANDARD AND SYLLABUS OF THE EXAMINATION 

    STANDARD

    The standard of the papers in Elementary Mathematics will be of Matriculation level. The standard of papers in other subjects will approximately be such as may be expected of a graduate of an Indian University. 

    SYLLABUS

    ENGLISH (Code No. 01)

    The question paper will be designed to test the candidates’ understanding of English and workmanlike use of words.  

    GENERAL KNOWLEDGE (Code No. 02) 

    General Knowledge including knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific subject. The paper will also include questions on History of India and Geography of a nature which candidate should be able to answer without special study. 

    ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS (Code No. 03)

    • ARITHMETIC

    Number System—Natural numbers, Integers, Rational and Real numbers. Fundamental operations, addition, substraction, multiplication, division, Square roots, Decimal fractions. Unitary method, time and distance, time and work, percentages, applications to simple and compound interest, profit and loss, ratio and proportion, variation.

    Elementary Number Theory - Division algorithm. Prime and composite numbers. Tests of divisibility by 2, 3, 4, 5, 9 and 11. Multiples and factors. Factorisation Theorem. H.C.F. and L.C.M. Euclidean algorithm. Logarithms to base 10, laws of logarithms, use of logarithmic tables. 

    • ALGEBRA

    Basic Operations, simple factors, Remainder Theorem, H.C.F., L.C.M., Theory of polynomials, solutions of quadratic equations, relation between its roots and coefficients (Only real roots to be considered). Simultaneous linear equations in two unknowns—analytical and graphical solutions. Simultaneous linear inequations in two variables and their solutions. Practical problems leading to two simultaneous linear equations or inequations in two variables or quadratic equations in one variable & their solutions. Set language and set notation, Rational expressions and conditional identities, Laws of indices. 

    • TRIGONOMETRY
      • Sine ×, cosine ×, Tangent × when 0° < × < 90° Values of sin ×, cos × and tan ×, for × = 0°, 30°, 45°, 60° and 90°
      • Simple trigonometric identities. 
      • Use of trigonometric tables
      • Simple cases of heights and distances. 
    • GEOMETRY

    Lines and angles, Plane and plane figures, Theorems on (i) Properties of angles at a point, (ii) Parallel lines, (iii) Sides and angles of a triangle, (iv) Congruency of triangles, (v) Similar triangles, (vi) Concurrence of medians and altitudes, (vii) Properties of angles, sides and diagonals of a parallelogram, rectangle and square, (viii) Circles and its properties including tangents and normals, (ix) Loci.

    • MENSURATION

    Areas of squares, rectangles, parallelograms, triangle and circle. Areas of figures which can be split up into these figures (Field Book), Surface area and volume of cuboids, lateral surface and volume of right circular cones and cylinders, surface area and volume of spheres. 

    • STATISTICS

    Collection and tabulation of statistical data, Graphical representation frequency polygons, histograms, bar charts, pie charts etc. Measures of central tendency. 



    Subjects


    • For Admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Air Force Academy:
      • English
      • General Knowledge
      • Elementary Mathematics
    • For Admission to Officers’ Training Academy:
      • English
      • General Knowledge 

    CDS - II 2021 Exam Day Instructions


    Offline Dates

    • 14/11/2021

    Examination Day Instructions

    Special Instructions to Candidates for objective type tests 

    • Articles permitted inside Examination Hall 

     Clip board or hard board (on which nothing is written) a good quality Black Ball Pen for marking responses on the Answer Sheet. Answer Sheet and sheet for rough work will be supplied by the invigilator. 

    • Articles not permitted inside Examination Hall 

    Do not bring into the Examination Hall any article other than those specified above e.g. books, notes, loose sheets, electronic or any other type of calculators, mathematical and drawing instruments, Log Tables, stencils of maps, slide rules, Test Booklets and rough sheets pertaining to earlier session(s) etc.

    Mobiles, phones, Bluetooth, pagers or any other communication devices are not allowed inside the premises where the examination is being conducted. Any infringement of these instructions shall entail disciplinary action including ban from future examinations. 

    Candidates are advised in their own interest not to bring any of the banned items including mobile phones / Bluetooth / pagers to the venue of the examination, as arrangements for safekeeping cannot be assured. Candidates are advised not to bring any valuable / costly items to the Examination Halls, as safe keeping of the same cannot be assured. Commission will not be responsible for any loss in this regard. 

    • Conduct in Examination Hall 

    No candidate should misbehave in any manner or create disorderly scene in the Examination Hall or harass the staff employed by the Commission for the conduct of the examination. Any such misconduct will be severely penalised. 

    • Unfair means strictly prohibited 

    No candidate shall copy from the papers of any other candidate nor permit his papers to be copied nor give nor attempt to give nor obtain nor attempt to obtain irregular assistance of any description. 

    • Answer Sheet particulars 

    Write with Black ball pen your Centre and subject followed by test booklet series (in bracket), subject code and roll number at the appropriate space provided on the answer sheet at the top. Also encode your booklet series (A, B, C, or D as the case may be), subject code and roll number in the circles provided for the purpose in the answer sheet. The guidelines for writing the above particulars and for encoding the above particulars are given in Annexure. In case the booklet series is not printed on the test booklet or answer sheet is un-numbered, please report immediately to the invigilator and get the test booklet/answer sheet replaced. 

    Candidates should note that any omission/mistakes/discrepancy in encoding/filling of details in the OMR answer sheet, especially with regard to Roll Number and Test Booklet Series Code, will render the answer sheet liable for rejection.

    Immediately after commencement of the examination please check that the test booklet supplied to you does not have any unprinted or torn or missing pages or items etc., if so, get it replaced by a complete test booklet of the same series and subject. 

    Do not write your name or anything other than the specific items of information asked for, on the answer sheet / test booklet / sheet for rough work. 

    Do not fold or mutilate or damage or put any extraneous marking in the Answer Sheet. Do not write anything on the reverse of the answer sheet. 

    Since the answer sheets will be evaluated on computerised machines, candidates should exercise due care in handling and filling up the answer sheets. They should use black ball pen only to darken the circles. For writing in boxes, they should use black ball pen. Since the entries made by the candidates by darkening the circles will be taken into account while evaluating the answer sheets on computerised machines, they should make these entries very carefully and accurately.

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