UPSC CDS II 2019 Admit Card Released – Exam on 8th September

Published on : 20th August 2019    Author : Himanshu Basant Bhatt
CDS Exam

The Union Public Service Commission has published the UPSC CDS II admit card 2019 at the official website. Candidates can download their combined defence services e-admit card online by entering their communicating credentials at the prompted field. As per the official updates, the commission is all set to conduct its UPSC CDS (II) 2019 exam on 8th September 2019.

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 2019 Admit Card are provided in the article here. Read on to check out the steps.

Steps to Download CDS II 2019 Admit Card

The link to download the admit card will remain active till the date of the exam i.e. 8th September 2019. 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 ‘e-Admit Card: Combined Defence Services Examination (II), 2019’ 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 provided 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 centre.

In case you find any discrepancies in the admit card details, report it to the commission. Keep the admit card safe till the selection process gets over.

“No candidate will ordinarily be allowed to take the examination unless he/she holds an e-Admit Card for the examination. On downloading of Admit Card, check it carefully and bring discrepancies/errors, if any, to the notice of UPSC immediately.”

The admit cards for the CDS I exam 2019 were released on 11th January 2019 and the exam was conducted on 3rd February 2019.

CDS II 2019 – Courses and Vacancies

Admission to the following courses for the mentioned vacancies will be done on the basis of CDS II 2019 examination:

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




UPSC CDS II 2019 Written Exam Pattern

For admission to IMA, AFA, and INA


Maximum Marks

Elementary Mathematics


General Knowledge




For admission to OTA


Maximum Marks



General Knowledge


All the questions will be of objective type and in both Hindi and English languages. There will be negative marking in the exam. One-third 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 the written examination will be eligible for the SSB Interview round conducted by the Services Selection Board.

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