CDS (2) - Application Form

Combined Defence Services Examination (2) 2020

Form Date: 04 Aug - 24 Aug 2021

Pen & Paper Mode

Form Date: 04 Aug - 24 Aug 2021

CDS (2) 2021 Application form: How to apply, Eligibility Criteria

Updated On - February 25 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

CDS 2 Application Form 2021: CDS 2 Application Form 2021 will be available from 04 August 2021 and the last date will be 24 August 2021. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the application form on the official website. Candidates must check their eligibility before applying. Candidate has to pay the application fee to submit the form. The application form can be filled in the online mode. Candidate can read the given below article to know more about CDS 2 Application form.

CDS 2 2021 Application form Important Dates

Candidate can check the important dates and events regarding CDS 2 Application form from the below-given table:
CDS 2 Application form Events
Important EventsCDS 2 2021
Release of CDS 2021 notification04 August 2021
Commencement of CDS 2021 application form04 August 2021
Last date to withdraw application form24 August 2021
Exam Date14 November 2021

CDS 2 Application form 2021

The conducting authority will release the CDS 2 2021 Application Form in the 1st week of August 2021 and form can be filled until the last week of August 2021 on the official website. 

  • Candidate must read the prospectus before applying
  • The applicant can fill the application form through online mode only.
  • Candidates are required to provide the details of one photo ID proof (Aadhar Card/ Voter Card/ PAN Card/ Passport/ Driving License/ Any other photo ID Card) issued by the State/Central Government. 
  • Candidate has to upload the scanned copy of documents such as photograph and signature as prescribed by the submit.
  • Must avoid submitting multiple applications. If in case the candidates need to submit multiple applications they must make sure that application with higher RID (Registration ID) is complete in all respect.
  • In case of multiple applications form, the applications form with higher RID will be considered by the Commission and fee paid against one RID shall not be adjusted against any other RID. 
  • Also, applicants must provide valid e-mail ID while filling the form as the  Commission may use electronic mode of communication while contacting them at different stages of the examination process.
  • Candidate must take print of the application form for future references.

Documents required while filling the CDS 2 Application form

Candidate must be ready with the following documents before filling the application form:

  • Adhaar Card
  • Class 10th and 12 marks sheet
  • Graduation Certificate

How to Apply for CDS 2 2021?

Candidate can follow the below-given steps to fill the CDS 2 2021 Application form:

1. Registration

  • Visit the official website of UPSC.
  • Click on the link "Part I Registration"
  • Then click on yes and start filling the application form.

2. Filling the application form

Now the candidate has to fill the application form by providing personal details, Educational, Address, and contact details  like: 
  • Candidate's Name
  • Gender
  • Date of Birth
  • Father's name 
  • Mother's name
  • Nationality
  • Community
  • Marital Status
  • Residential address
  • Permanent address
  • Email address
  • Exam Centre

3. Upload Documents

After filling the application form candidate has to upload the documents as per the prescribed format given below:
DocumentsFormatSizePixel size
Photographjpg3 KB to 40 KB110 X 140
Signaturejpg1 KB to 40 KB140 X 110

4. Pay application fee

After uploading the documents candidate has to pay the application fee. Given below is the category-wise application fee:
Category Application Fees
General CategoryRs. 200/-
Female/SC/ST categoryExcepting 
Mode of Payment

Candidate can make payment through both the modes online as well as offline mode:

  • Online Mode: Via using Visa/Master/Rupay Credit/Debit Card and Net banking.
  • Offline Mode: By depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash
  • Application fees once submitted is non-refundable in any situation.

CDS 2 2021 Exam centre

Given below is the list of CDS 2 2021 test centre from which a candidate can choose according to their preference.

Port BlairRaipur

CDS 2 2021 Admit Card

Candidates can download their CDS 2 2021 Admit Card from the official website of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).  CDS hall ticket for phase 2 will be available from the three weeks before the CDS entrance exam.

  • Authority will not send the hall ticket through the post or SMS.
  • For downloading the CDS 2 2021 admit card, candidates have to log in with their registration ID or roll number. Candidate must take print of the admit card for further process.

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Frequently Asked Questions




Can I apply for CDS 2 2021? At that time i will be in Semester 7, though it is the final year but not final semester. Kindly Help!

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Ii will graduate in 2022 can i give the CDS exam in 2021 surfing my graduation

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Only final year students or passed students are allowed in such exams, please look into eligibility section for detailed information

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Form Start Date:

04 Aug 2021

Form End Date:

24 Aug 2021

The forms will open on 04 Aug 2021



Examination Date (Online):

14 Nov 2020

Application Fees:

₹ 200

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