For all the Candidates wanting to appear in the CDS Examination the CDS Notification is coming soon the CDSE Examination is conducted twice a year with one in the month of February and one in the month of October that is 23 October what we call the CDS 2 2016 Notification ..
It is best advised that candidates start preparation well in advance as the CDS paper is very exhaustive in term of syllabus and length and the variety of the questions that would come in the paper. The preparation for the same starts as early as possible the better it is .

CDSE 2 2016 Notification

CDSE is a written exam conducted twice every year by UPSC. It is meant to select officers for Army, Navy and Air Force. Men and women both can apply for CDSE and the best part are about CDSE is that there is no percentage bar for it. While men can apply for Army (IMA and OTA) Navy (INA) and Air Force (AFA), women can only apply for Army (OTA). Let us see in detail about CDSE 2 2016 Please note that all the dates are tentative. Please be in touch with our website to keep you updated:
Name of the course and approximate No of Vacancies:
Indian Military Academy, Dehradun 143rd Course commencing in July 2017 [including 25 vacancies reserved for NCC ‘C’ Certificate (Army Wing) holders] – 200 vacancies
Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala course commencing in July 2017 Executive (General Service) (including 06 vacancies reserved for NCC ‘C’ Certificate holders (Naval Wing) – 45 vacancies
Air Force Academy, Hyderabad (Pre-Flying) Training Course commencing in July 2017 i.e. – 32 vacancies
Officers Training Academy, Chennai 106th SSC Course (for Men)communing in oct November  2017 – 175 vacancies (approx)
Officers Training Academy, Chennai 20th SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course commencing OCT- NOV 2017- 05 vacancies(approx)
The date of holding the examination as mentioned above is liable to be changed at the discretion of the Commission
The number of vacancies given above is tentative and may be changed at any state by Service Head Quarter
Since women candidates are eligible for OTA only, they should give OTA as their first and only preference
If a male candidate is competing for Short Service Commission (Army) only, he should indicate OTA as the one and only choice
However, a male candidate competing for short service commission course at OTA as well as permanent commission course at IMA, Indian Naval Academy and Air Force Academy should indicate OTA as his last preference otherwise OTA will be deemed to be the last choice even if it is given a higher preference by the candidate.

Exam Centres
Agartala, Gangtok, Panaji (Goa), Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Patna, Aizawl, Imphal, Port Blair, Allahabad, Itanagar, Raipur, Bangalore, Jaipur, Ranchi, Bareilly, Jammu, Sambalpur, Bhopal, Jorhat, Shillong, Chandigarh, Kochi, Shimla, Chennai, Kohima, Srinagar, Cuttack, Kohima, Srinagar, Kolkata, Thiruvananthapuram, Dehradun, Lucknow, Delhi, Madurai, Tirupati, Dharwar, Mumbai, Udaipur, Dispur, Nagpur, Vishakhapatnam
Nationality: A candidates must either be:
(i) a Citizen of India, or
(ii) a subject of Bhutan, or
(iii) a subject of Nepal, or
(iv) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January, 1963 with the intention of permanently setting in India, or
(v) a person of India origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently setting in India. Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii),(iv) and (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Govt of India
Certificate of eligibility will, however, not be necessary in the case of candidates who are Gorkha subjects of Nepal
A candidates in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary, may be admitted to the examination provisionally subject to the necessary certificate being given to him/her by the Govt. before declaration of result by UPSC

CDS 2 2016 Exam Age Limit
CDS 2 2016 Exam Age Limit For IMA : Male candidates born not earlier than 2nd July 1993 and not later than 2nd Ju ly 1998 only are eligible.
CDS 2 2016 Exam Age Limit For OTA: Male candidates (married or unmarried) born not earlier than 2nd July, 1992 and not later than 2st July, 1998 only are eligible. Unmarried Women, issueless widows who have not remarried and issueless divorcees (in possession of divorce documents) who have not remarried are eligible. They should have been born not earlier than 2nd July , 1992 and not later than 2st July , 1998
CDS 2 2016 Exam Age Limit For AFA:  20 to 24 Years as on 2st July, 2017 i.e. born not earlier than 02 July, 1993 and not later than 02 July, 1997 (Upper age limit for candidates holding valid and current Commercial Pilot License issued by DGCA (India) is relax able up to 26 Yrs. i.e. born not earlier than 02 July, 1991 and not later than 01 July 1997) only are eligible. Note: Candidate below 25 years of age must be unmarried. Marriage is not permitted during training. Married candidates above 25 years of age are eligible to apply but during training period they will neither be provided married accommodation nor can they live out with family.
CDS 2 2016 Exam Age Limit For NA: Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd July, 1993 and not later than 1st July, 1998 only are eligible.

Why Choose New Careers Academy for CDS written examinations ?

New Careers Academy has a phenonmenoal success in producing officer over 5 decades, our students have been a part of defence services without a break. The institution boasts of the best faculty and this is what not we say our students say who are a part of the defence forces. Have a look at what the have to say about us

Rahul Nair and Sagar Shetty During their passing out parade

Rahul Nair and Sagar Shetty During their passing out parade

We Have Officers Speaking very highly of us just because we toil the same way as the have during their written period. Our Batches start 1st and 15 th of every month with all days working and no holidays are observed. The working hours are a minimum of 240 working hours per month with night time studies also there in our hostel.  The batches would be one to three months duration wishing you all the best. Note The G.K. paper now is almost of the difficulty as that of the G.S. of Civil (Pre). So the preparation has to be perfect and we promise to make it perfect for you .

For Indian Military Academy / Officers’ Training Academy: Degree from a recognized university or equivalent
For Indian Naval Academy: Bachelor of Engineering
For Air Force Academy: Degree of a recognized University with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level or Bachelor of Engineering
Graduates with first choice as Army/Navy/Air Force are to submit proof of graduation provisional certificate on the date of commencement of the SSB interview at the SSB
For CDS exam, applicants can be from any stream but for entry to Air Force and Navy, candidates should have studied physics and maths up to Class 12

Candidates appearing at the degree or equivalent examination are also eligible to compete. Such candidates will be required to submit the proof of passing the requisite qualifying examination by a date to be specified in the Commission’s Notice for the Examination.

Candidates should be physically fit as per the physical standards for admission to the Combined Defense Services Examination.
Candidates should know about the Exam pattern for Combined Defense Services Examination (II) 2016

Application Fee: Candidates (excepting Female /SC/ST candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs.200/- (Rupees two hundred only) either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by Cash, State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur/State bank of Hyderabad/State Bank of Mysore/State Bank of Patiala/State Bank of Travancore or by using Visa/Master Credit/Debit Card
No fee exemption is, however, available to OBC candidates and they are required to pay the full prescribed fee
Candidates should know about the paper Eligibility Conditions for Combined Defense Services Examination (II) 2016

Apply for CDS 2 2016 Notification Online
Start of submission of forms: 16th July 2016
Last Date for submission: 12th Aug 2016
Date of Exam: 23rd Oct 2016
How to Apply: Online only, from the website of UPSC (

Selection Process: Written Examination and Interview

Exam Pattern: Indian Military Academy, Naval Academy and Air Force Academy [100 Marks Each (Total 300)].
English (Objective type)
General Knowledge (Objective type)
Elementary Mathematics (Objective type)
Officers’ Training Academy
English (Objective type)
General Knowledge (Objective type)
Exam Date: 23rd Oct 2016.
Results: The results for CDSE 2 2016 can be expected by the end of March 2017