Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will release the CDS application form 2021 on October 28, 2020. Interested candidates fill the application form till November 17. The facility to withdraw the CDS application form will be made available after the closure of the application process.
The application fees can be paid both online and offline. The application fees are Rs 200 for General and OBC male candidates while Female, SC, ST candidates are exempted from fee payment. Read below more details on CDS application form 2021.
UPSC had announced CDS registration dates 2021. The table below contains CDS dates 2021 related to the registration process.
|CDS 1 2021 Registration Events||CDS 1 2021 Registration Dates|
|Release of notification||28-Oct-2020|
|Last date of registration||17-Nov-2020|
|Withdrawal of application form||To be notified|
|CDS 2 2021 registration Events||CDS 2 2021 application Dates|
|Release of notification||04-Aug-2021|
|Last date to apply||24-Aug-2021|
|Online application form withdrawal facility||To be notified|
CDS application form can be filled in two stages: Part I & II. In Part I of registration, candidates are required to fill the basic information. In Part 2, candidates need to pay the application fees, select the exam centre, upload photograph, signature, photo identity card document and declaration. The steps to fill both the parts of the application form are explained below:
Candidates need to login with the generated registration ID to fill the details in Part-II of CDS application form.
Fee payment: Applicants can pay the examination fee through cash/credit card/debit card or net banking. The fee structure is given below.
|Category||Application fees (In Rs)|
|General and OBC male candidates||200|
Selection of CDS exam centres: Candidates need to choose their preferred CDS exam centres while filling the CDS application 2021. Candidates are provided with the option of choosing one exam centre. The exam centres are allotted on first-apply-first-allot basis.
Image uploading: Candidates need to upload the scanned images of their photograph and signature. The images should not exceed 300 kb and must not be less than 20 kb.
Submit the application form and take its printout
Before filling CDS application form, candidates must keep the following documents ready.
CDS eligibility criteria are different for different defence academies. The basic educational qualification prescribed for the exam is graduation. The minimum age of candidates should be 19 years. Read More on CDS eligibility criteria 2021.
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