CDS (II) 2017 to Be Held on 19th November 2017


Union Public Service Commission is going to conduct Combined Defence Services Examination (II) 2017on 19th November 2017 for the recruitment of various posts in Indian Military Academy (IMA), Indian Naval Academy (INA), Air Force Academy (AFA), and Officers Training Academy for Men (OTA), Officers Training Academy for Women (non-Technical) (OTA).

List of available vacancy will be declared with the notification.

Important Dates:

  • Notification will be available from 9th August 2017.
  • Last date of Registration 8th September 2017 till 11:59 PM.
  • Date of examination 19th November 2017.

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Education Qualification

  • OTA and IMA: Degree of recognized university/correspondent
  • INA: Engineering Degree from recognized university/correspondent
  • AFA: Degree from recognized university/correspondent with Maths and Physics at12th or bachelor of engineering.

Note: Final year candidates are eligible but they have to submit proof of passing exam on or before the prescribed date.

Examination Pattern

Examination will be conducted via offline mode and there will be negative marking, 0.33 marks will be minuses for each wrong question.

Table showing the Examination Pattern

Examination Pattern of CDI (II)






2 hours



General Knowledge

2 hours




Note: Candidates whose age is under 25 they have to be unmarried and not allowed for marriage during the training period. And whose age is more than 25 and married they will not allowed for any accommodation during training period.

- Published/Last Modified on: August 17, 2016

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