The e-admit card for UPSC Common Defence Services examination (II) has been released by Union Public Service Commission. The exam is scheduled to be conducted on 23rd October 2016. This exam is held twice every year.
CDS is a national level examination conducted by the UPSC for the Indian Military Academy, Naval Academy, Air Force Academy and Officers' Training Academy. The selected candidates will undergo military training for a period of 18 months at IMA. They will be enrolled under the army act as gentlemen cadets. On successful completion of training, gentlemen cadets are granted permanent commission in the rank of Lieutenant subject to being medically fit in shape.
CDS-I was held across the country at various test centres on 14th February 2016. Around 8,411candidates had appeared for the examination.
Steps to download the e-admit card:
• Log on to the official website
• Under 'what's new', click on 'e-Admit card-CDS II, 2016'
• Click on 'download e-Admit card'
• In the provided fields, enter your registration number or roll number, date of birth and image code
• Click on submit
• Your admit card will be displayed on the screen
• Download the same and take a print out for future reference
The examination is conducted to give admission to aspiring candidates for the following courses:
• Indian Military Academy, Dehradun 142th
• Air Force Academy, Hyderabad (Pre-Flying) Training (201/16F/PC)
• Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala, Kerala
• Officers Training Academy, Chennai 105th SSC (Men)
• Officers Training Academy, Chennai, 19th SSC (Women) (Non-Technical)