UPSC CDS II 2022 Admit Card Released – Exam on 4th September 2022

Last Modified: 01 Mar 2024

The Union Public Service Commission has published the UPSC CDS II admit card 2022 on the official website. Candidates can download their combined defense services e-admit card online by entering their communication credentials in the prompted field. As per the official updates, the commission is all set to conduct its UPSC CDS (II) 2022 exam on 4th September 2022. 

Also, the exam conducting body will not send any admit card through the post. So, the candidates are required to download the admit cards from the official website. The steps for downloading the UPSC CDS II 2022 Admit Card are provided in the article here. Read on to check out the steps.

Steps to Download CDS II 2022 Admit Card

The link to download the admit card will remain active till the date of the exam, i.e., 4th September 2022. However, candidates are advised to download the same well before time.

  • Visit the official website of the Commission.
  • Under the ‘What’s New’ section, click on the ‘e-Admit Card: Combined Defence Services Examination (II), 2022’ link.
  • Click on the ‘Click Here’ link.
  • Read the important instructions and click the ‘Yes’ button.
  • The options to download the admit card will appear on the screen. You can download the admit card using the Registration ID or Roll number.
  • Select any one of the options and provide the related details.
  • Submit the details to access the admit card.
  • The admit card will appear on the screen. Check it carefully.
  • Download and take a print. Candidates are required to carry the admit card along with the original photo ID proof to the examination center.

The admit cards for the CDS I exam 2022 were released on 14th March 2022, and the exam was conducted on 10th April 2022.

Details printed in CDS (II) Admit Card

The admit card comprises the following details

  • Roll number
  • Application number
  • Candidate’s name
  • Father’s name
  • Scanned images of photograph
  • Candidate’s signature
  • Test center
  • Category
  • Date and time of exam
  • Reporting time
  • Exam day instructions

Documents to carry with CDS Admit Card

Candidates need to carry the following documents while appearing for the exam.

  • Photo-identity proof (Passport, Driving License, Voter ID, Aadhar card, College/School ID card)
  • Printout of CDS 2020 admit card
  • Three to four passport-sized photographs

CDS II 2022 Courses and Vacancies

Admission to the following courses for the mentioned vacancies will be made on the basis of CDS II 2022 examination:

CDS Exam Previous Years Solved Papers

  • UPSC Civil Services & IFS Preliminary Solved Papers (E-Book) Download
  • IES 2009 - 2018 Previous Year Papers E-Book Download
  • CDS 7 Years Solved Paper (2012 - 18) Download
  • CDS 5 Years Solved Paper (2014 - 18) Download
  • CDS 11 Years Solved Paper (2008 - 2018) Download

Course Name


Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun – 149th Course


Air Force Academy (AFA), Hyderabad – 208 F (P)


Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala


Officers’ Training Academy (OTA), Chennai – 112th SSC (Men) Course


Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai – 26th SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course




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UPSC CDS II 2022 Written Exam Pattern

For admission to IMA, AFA, and INA


Maximum Marks

Elementary Mathematics


General Knowledge




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For admission to OTA


Maximum Marks



General Knowledge


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All the questions will be of objective type and in both Hindi and English languages. There will be negative markings in the exam. One-third of the marks will be deducted as a penalty for the wrong answer. There will be no penalty for unanswered questions. Check out the syllabus for the written exam in the official notification.

Candidates who qualify for the written examination will be eligible for the SSB Interview round conducted by the Services Selection Board.

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