UPSC CDS Exam Centres 2021: Test Cities List and Locations

Exam Date

Feb 7, 2021

Apr 7, 2021


The examination centre is the place/ area where the candidate is entitled to write the exam. The centre is allocated either based on preference or based on availability. The candidate is required to opt one of the Examination Centre from 41 centres given for the Objective Type Examination while filling the UPSC CDS 2021 application form. The candidates are advised to be present at the respective exam centres at least half an hour before the exam with their UPSC CDS admit card 2021, an ID proof, and all other necessities.

Following table shows the entire list of cities which are assigned as UPSC CDS Exam Centres for the prelims exam. Based on this and the dates of the Exam, students can choose their preferred location. The candidates can apply with the details that they are comfortable with. They can refer the UPSC CDS Dates section to know the Schedule of the Exam and they can apply for it.



Agartala Tripura
Ahmedabad Gujarat
Aizwal Mizoram
Allahabad Uttar Pradesh
Bangalore Karnataka
Bareilly Uttar Pradesh
Bhopal Madhya Pradesh
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Chennai TamilNadu
Cuttack Odisha
Dehradun Uttarkhand
Delhi Delhi
Dharwad Karnataka
Dispur Assam
Gangtok Sikkim
Hyderabad Andhra Pradesh
Imphal Manipur
Jaipur Rajasthan
Jammu Jammu and Kashmir
Jorhat Assam
Kochi Nagaland
Kohima West Bengal
Kolkata Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow Tamil Nadu
Madurai Maharastra
Mumbai Maharastra
Nagpur Goa
Panaji (Goa) Bihar
Patna Andaman and Nicobar Island
Port Blair Chattisgarh
Raipur Jharkhand
Ranchi Odissa
Sambalpur Meghalaya
Shillong Himachal Pradesh
Shimla Jammu and Kashmir
Thiruvananthapuram Kerala
Tirupati Andhra Pradesh
Udaipur Rajasthan
Vishakhapatnam Andhra Pradesh

The candidates have to choose the  UPSC CDS Exam Center while registering for it. Once the Application form for CDS exam is submitted or the CDS 2021 Exam Center chosen is frozen by the authority, the candidates cannot change the CDS 2021 Exam Center. However, the candidate can send a duly signed written request to the J.S. (CDS Exam), UPSC for change of the selected CDS 2021 Exam Center towards its consideration based on its merit. The candidates will be notified about the location of the allotted CDS 2021 Exam Center in the CDS 2021 Admit Card.

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