UPSC has released the registration and exam dates for CDS 2020. The exam is scheduled twice in a year, the details of both the exams are listed in this article.
Check the following article for a detailed schedule of CDS (I) and CDS (II) Exam Dates
UPSC has released the official notification for CDS 2020. But, the schedule for the examination will be published shortly at upsc.giv.in.
|Events||CDS I 2020|
|Release of UPSC CDS Notification||October 30, 2019|
|Availability of CDS Application Form||October 30 – November 19, 2019|
|Issue of CDS Admit Card||January 2020|
|CDS 2020 Exam Date||February 2, 2020|
|Declaration of CDS 2020 Results||May 2020|
|Events||CDS II 2020|
|Release of UPSC CDS Notification||August 5, 2020|
|Availability of CDS Application Form||August 5 – August 25, 2020|
|Issue of CDS Admit Card||October 2020|
|CDS 2020 Exam Date||November 8, 2020|
|Declaration of CDS 2020 Results||December 2020|
Download CDS Admit Card
Given below are highlights for the paper pattern of the competitive examination.
|Mode of Exam||Offline only|
|Number of Questions asked||300 MCQ Type|
|Number of questions in OTA||200 MCQ Type|
|Maximum Marks||300 and 200 (OTA)|
|Duration of Exam||2 hours (120 minutes) for each paper|
|Medium||Hindi or English|
|Negative marking||1/3rd mark deducted for each incorrect response|
Check detailed CDS Syllabus
Ques.When can I submit online application for a particular examination? Can I apply any time during the year for a particular examination?
Ans. Candidate can apply for the examination only whithin the time frame notified by the conducting body. The complete and detailed information is available on Commission's website upsc.gov.in.
Ques. When is the CDS exam result declared?
Ans. CDS result is declared within 2 months of examination is held. Result for CDS I 2020 is expected to be declared in May 2020.
Ques.How many times CDS exam is conducted in a year?
Ans. CDS examination is conducted twice a year i.e. CDS I in the month of February and CDS II in the month of November.
Ques.I got Blank / Zero Registration No. after submission of my online application form. What should I do?
Ans. If you donot receive the registration number, this may mean that the application has not been submitted successfully and you are required to apply afresh.
Ques.How long is the Registration window open for CDS?
Ans. The Registration window is generally open for 20-25 days. Applicants should not wait for last minute rush, instead apply in the initial days of application release.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.