Combined Defence Services CDS (II) Exam Dates & Centres 2018

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), New Delhi conducts the Combined Defence Services (CDS) examination twice in a year. The usual pattern followed is:

  • Notification of Examination: November & July
  • Conduct of Examination: February & November

Combined Defence Services Exam (I) Dates 2018

  • Date of Notification: 8 November, 2017
  • Last date to fill online applications: 4 December, 2017 (up till 11.59 p.m.)
  • e-admit card available to download: 21 January - 4 February, 2018
  • CDS (I) Examination Date: 4 February, 2018

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Combined Defence Services Exam (II) Dates 2018

  • Date of Notification: 8 August, 2017
  • Last Date for filling of application form: 3 September 2017
  • Examination Date: 18 November, 2018

Examination Centres

Combined Defence Services (CDS) Examination held in following cities and towns:

Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bareilly, Bhopal, Calcutta, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Cuttack, Delhi, Dharwar, Dispur (Guwahati), Gangtok, Hyderabad, Imphal, Itanagar, Jaipur, Jammu, Jorhat, Kohima, Lucknow, Madurai, Mumbai, Nagpur, Panaji (Goa), Patna, Port Blair, Raipur, Sambalpur, Shillong, Shimla, Srinagar, Tirupati, Trivandrum, Udaipur and Vishakhapatnam. The centres and the date of holding the examination are liable to be changed at the discretion of the Commission.

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