UPSC NDA 2, CDS 2 registrations 2023 begin on; Apply till June 6

UPSC NDA, CDS 2 application forms will be available from May 17 to June 6. The PSC CDS 2, NDA 2 exam will be held on September 3, 2023

UPSC NDA 2, CDS 2 registrations 2023 begin on; Apply till June 6 NDA, CDS application form 2023 open. (Picture: Wikimedia Commons)
Ishita Ranganath | May 17, 2023 - 1:29 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has opened applications for National Defence Academy (NDA) 2 and Combined Defence Service (CDS) 2 exam today, May 17, 2023. Candidates that wish to apply for the UPSC CDS 2, NDA 2 exam on September 3, 2023 will be able to do so on official website-

Candidates will be required to pay an application fee of Rs 200 for all categories. SC, ST, female candidates will be exempted from fee payment. Candidates between the ages of 19 to 25 years that have graduated from a recognised university will be eligible to apply.

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Documents Required to Fill the NDA, CDS application form 2023

Applicants must have the following documents to fill UPSC NDA, CDS application form.

  • Photo ID proof - Aadhar card, voter card, PAN card, passport, driving license.
  • Scanned photograph, scanned signature, and ID card.
  • Matriculation and degree certificates.
  • Debit, credit card, internet banking details for online application fee payment to validate the NDA, CDS apply online form 2023, etc.

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Steps to Fill UPSC CDS, NDA application form

  • Visit the UPSC official website -
  • Click on the ‘Apply Online link’ available on the homepage.
  • Login by using valid login credentials email ID and OTP, password or mobile number and OTP or password or OTR ID and OTP, password.
  • Candidates have to fill out the UPSC CDS 2023 application form in two parts which include filling in other details, fee payment, uploading of scanned documents, signature, photo identity card document and selection of preferred exam centre.
  • Once submitted, Applicants will not able to make changes in their UPSC CDS application form 2023.
  • Candidates have to download it as a pdf file and take a printout for future reference.

The admit card for NDA 2 2023 exam will be released in August 2023. The selection of eligible male & female candidates will be done through written Examination and SSB interviews. The exams are conducted for admission to the Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Air Force Academy and Officers’ Training Academy.

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