CDS 2 Exam Date 2023 (Soon): Check Important Exam Dates

It is scheduled to take place on September 2023, for CDS 2 candidates. The CDS 2 2023 application process will begin on May 2023 and will conclude on June 2023. The deadline to submit an application is June 2023. It is expected that the admit card would be made available on the UPSC official website a few days before the exam date.

You may find a complete calendar of CDS I and II exam dates in the following article: CDS I and II Exam Dates

CDS 1 Exam Dates 2023

While the exam date for CDS 2 2023 is out with the official notification, the exam dates of CDS 1 2023 conducted in the first half of the year are mentioned in the table below.

CDS Events CDS 1 Exam Date (Tentative)       
Start Date of CDS 1 2023 Application Form December 22, 2022
Last Date of CDS 1 2023 Application Form January 11, 2023
Admit Card Release March 14 2023
CDS 1 Exam Date 2023 April 10, 2023
Declaration of CDS 1 2023 Results To be notified

CDS 2 2023 Exam Dates

The official notification for CDS 2 2023 has been released by the Union Public Service Commission. Before beginning the application procedure, candidates should look up the exam dates on the website.

CDS Events CDS 2 Exam Date (tentative)
Start Date of CDS 1 2023 Application Form May 18, 2023
Last Date of CDS 1 2023 Application Form June 14, 2023
Admit Card Release August 2023
CDS 1 Exam Date 2023 September 4, 2023
Declaration of CDS 1 2023 Results To be notified

CDS 2 2023 Exam Pattern

The following are some of the most important aspects of the CDS Exam pattern for better preparation. This year’s CDS examination will be offered in two languages: Hindi and English.



Exam Mode Offline only
Total Number of Questions asked 300 MCQ Type
Total Number of questions in OTA 200 MCQ Type
Maximum Marks 300 and 200 (OTA)
Duration of the Exam 2 hours (120 minutes) for each paper
Exam Medium Hindi or English
Negative marking (if any) 1/3rd mark deducted for each incorrect response

The written test for admission to the Indian Military, Naval, and Air Force Academies is the first stage of the CDS 2023 selection process, and it consists of three papers: English Language, General Knowledge, and Elementary Mathematics for admission to the Indian Military, Naval, and Air Force Academies. They will be required to attend an interview during the second stage of the selection process, during which their IQ, personality, and psychological aptitude will be tested. Candidates who have taken the UPSC CDS Exam 2023 can check their results on the official website of the UPSC CDS 2023.

CDS 2 2023 Exam Date FAQs

When is the deadline for submitting an online application for a certain examination? Is it possible to apply for a certain examination at any point during the year?

Candidates can only submit an application for the examination during the time period specified by the conducting body. The Commission’s website,, contains comprehensive and extensive information about the organization.

After submitting my online registration form, I received a Registration Number that was blank or zero. What should I do in this situation?

If you do not receive a registration number, it is possible that your application was not submitted successfully, and you will need to resubmit your application.

When will the results of the CDS exam be released?

The results of the CDS examination are announced within two months of the examination taking place.

Can you tell me how long the registration window for CDS will be open?

The registration period is usually between 20 and 25 days in length. Applicants should not wait until the last minute to submit their applications; instead, they should submit their applications within the first few days of application release.

How many times is the CDS exam held in a calendar year?

The CDS test is held twice a year, in the months of February and November, with CDS I taking place in February and CDS II taking place in November.

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