Combined Defence Services (CDS) exam is a gateway through which young men and women can join any of the three wings of the Indian Defence Services- Indian Army, Indian Air Force or Indian Navy. The exam is conducted twice a year by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Here are all the other details related to important dates, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, application process etc. The two phases of the exam are known as CDS I and CDS II which are conducted in February and November respectively. However, CDS 2019 exam will be conducted in February and September as per the official calendar released on UPSC website.
CDS 2019 Exam Latest Notification: UPSC has released the admit card for CDS I 2019 examination. As per UPSC 2019 Calendar, CDS I is scheduled to be conducted on 3rd February 2019 and CSD II on 8thSeptember 2019. The official notification for CDS II is scheduled to be released on 12th June 2019.
CDS Exam 2019 Important Dates
UPSC has released the official examination calendar for the year 2019 on its official website. As per the calendar, here are the important dates related to CDS I and CDS II:
|Exam Events||For CDS I||For CDS II|
|Release of the official notice||31st October 2018||12th June 2019|
|Online application process begins||31st October 2018||12th June 2019|
|Last date for the receipt of application form||26th November 2018||8th July 2019|
|Issuance of CDS admit card||11th January 2019||3 weeks before the exam|
|Date of written examination||3rd February 2019 (Sunday)||8th September 2019 (Sunday)|
|Announcement of result||March 2019||October 2019|