UPSC CDS 2 2021: Exam to begin tomorrow; Know dos' and don'ts

UPSC CDS 2 2021 exam is going to be held as a written test tomorrow, November 14. Check some dos' and don'ts here.

UPSC CDS 2 2021: Exam to begin tomorrow; Know dos' and don'ts
Prabakaran K | Nov 13, 2021 - 9:43 a.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is all set to conduct the CDS 2 2021 exam tomorrow, November 14. The CDS 2 exam will be conducted as a written test of two hours duration. Before appearing in the exam, candidates need to check UPSC CDS 2 2021 exam dos and don'ts to avoid any mistakes in the exam hall.

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Candidates who downloaded the CDS 2 2021 admit card 2021 will be able to appear in the examination. Also candidates must check the what are the documents that they need to carry with them to the CDS exam centre, the instructions that they need not follow at the test centre and what all they are not supposed to carry to the exam centre.

UPSC CDS 2 2021 dates



CDS 2 exam date 2021

November 14, 2021

CDS 2 2021 exam timings (IMA, INA and AFA)

English - 9 am to 11 am

General knowledge - 12 noon to 2 pm

Mathematics - 3 pm to 5 pm

UPSC CDS 2 2021: Do’s

  • They should reach the exam centre at least one hour before the reporting time and they must support the staff in security checkups at the exam centre.

  • Candidates should bring their CDS 2 admit card 2021 along with any one of the valid photo identity proof such as voter ID card, aadhaar card, passport, PAN card, driving license and more

  • Candidates should carry hand sanitizer in a transparent bottle, mask, gloves, and also they should maintain social distance.

  • Candidates are advised to bring one passport size photo to the one which they used while filling the CDS 2 2021 application form.

UPSC CDS 2 2021: Don'ts

  • Avoid carrying any electronic gadgets or wireless items like Bluetooth devices, smartphones, pen drives, etc.,

  • Avoid wearing any expensive items like jewellery etc., at the exam centre.

  • Do not get involved in any such activities such as cheating, copying or passing on notes at the exam centre, this may lead to disqualification from the exam.

UPSC CDS 2 exam pattern 2021: Written-test (IMA, INA & AFA)

As per the UPSC CDS 2 2021 pattern, a written exam will be held for the Indian Military Academy (IMA), the Indian Navy Academy (INA) and Air Force Academy (AFA) and another one for the officers’ Training Academy (OTA). The UPSC CDS 2 2021 questions will be asked for three sections in the written test.

The three sections are English, General Knowledge, and Elementary Mathematics. For the OTA exam 2021, the question will be asked from two sections: English and General Knowledge. The total time duration of the written test is six hours (IMA, INA, and AFA) and the timing for OTA written test is four hours.

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