CDS 2016 Result

CDS 2016 ResultCDS 2016 Result – The final result of CDS II 2017 has been announced on June 12, 2017.  As many as 265 candidates have finally qualified on the basis of the results of the CDS II 2016 examination. Earlier, UPSC has announced CDS II 2016 written result on January 30, 2017 in online mode. Earlier, CDS I final result 2016 of Officers Training Academy (OTA) was declared on January 27. As many as 199 (153 Men + 46 Women) candidates have finally qualified on the basis of the results of the CDS I 2016 examination. Candidates can check CDS I 2016 result of selected candidates from the link given below. As per the CDS I 2016 result a total of 126 candidates have qualified the Combined Defence Services Examination (I)-2016 conducted by the Union Public Service Commission in February, 2016 and SSB interviews held by the Services Selection Board of the Ministry of Defence for admission to the 142 Course of Indian Military Academy, Dehradun; Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala, Kerala and Air Force Academy, Hyderabad (Pre-Flying) Training Course.

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As per the UPSC CDS result 2016, more than 8500 candidates have qualified for the interview process by the Service Selection Board, Ministry of Defence, for final admission to various defence academies. UPSC releases CDS 2016 results online in PDF format, where candidates can check their roll number. To check whether your qualifying status, check the official CDS 2016 Examination Result PDF in the article below.

Earlier, the UPSC announced the result for CDS 1 2016 on May 3 for the CDS 1 2016 Written Exam conducted on February 14. The CDS II 2016 was held on October 23, 2016. The candidates shortlisted on the basis of CDS 2016 Result are called for SSB Interview round, which is the final round of CDS 2016 selection process. Aspirants can check or download CDS Result 2016 below to know their chances of selection to defence service courses.

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CDS II 2016 Result

Candidates appeared in the CDS 2 exam to be held on October 23, 2016, can check here their CDS 2 Result 2016 as declared by UPSC. The aspirants must secure minimum required marks, i.e. CDS 2016 Cutoff, to get shortlisted for the next round of the selection process. The selection of the candidates for the next round is made on the basis of their performance in the written exam. Candidature of all the candidates, whose Roll Numbers are in CDS 2016 Result is provisional. For admission, candidates have to qualify in interview round. All candidates will also be required to submit their original documents in support of their age and educational qualification before the last date. The original Certificates are to be submitted within two weeks of completion of the SSB Interview and not later than 13th November, 2016. In case of SSC, the last date for same is February 1, 2017. The Commission will provide the marks-sheet of candidates who have not qualified on its website within 15 days from the date of publication of the final result of OTA (after conducting SSB Interview). Marks-sheet will remain available on the website for a period of 60 days.


Note: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has established a Facilitation Counter to provide information/clarification and to resolve queries of candidates regarding CDS 2016 result. Candidates can contact on working days between 10.00 am to 5.00 pm, in person or over telephone No. 011-23385271, 011-23381125 and 011-23098543.


About CDS 2016 Exam and Result:

  • CDS 2016 consists of 3 papers for all the courses, except for OTA.

  • Each paper carries 2 hours duration and 100 marks.

  • Military, Naval and Air Force Academy have to solve the question of English, General Knowledge (GK) and Elementary Mathematics.

  • Officers Training Academy (OTA) aspirants have to solve similar paper as above except from taking the test of Elementary Mathematics.

  • Elementary Mathematics paper is based on Matriculation level.

  • For every wrong answer, one third of the mark is deducted as negative.

  • Other papers are set on Graduation standard.

  • The question papers are provided in both English and Hindi languages.

CDS II 2016 Important Dates



CDS 2 2016 Exam

October 23, 2016

CDS 2 2016 Result

January 30, 2017

CDS 2 2016 Cutoff

February 2017

CDS 2 2016 Interview

February 2017

CDS 2 2016 Final Result

February 2017

CDS 2 2016 Final Cutoff

February 2017

CDS I 2016 Important Dates



CDS 1 2016 Exam

February 14, 2016

CDS 1 2016 Result (Final)

November 8, 2016

CDS 1 2016 Cutoff

Last week of April 2016

CDS 1 2016 Interview

May 2016

CDS 1 2016 Final Result

June 2016

CDS 1 2016 Final Cutoff

June 2016

Through the process, the UPSC has announced to fill a total of 457 vacancies for five courses – Indian Military Academy Dehradun (200), India Naval Academy Ezhimala (45), Air Force Academy Hyderabad (32), Officers Training Academy (for Men) Chennai (175) and Officers Training Academy (for Women) Chennai (05).


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