CDS Cut off 2019 - The cut off of CDS is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates have to secure to qualify the exam and become eligible for next round of selection process i.e. Services Selection Board (SSB). As per the notification, candidates have to score minimum percent in each subject in written exam to qualify CDS Cut off 2019 minimum cut off to be eligible for the next round of exam. Based on the analysis of previous year CDS 1 cut off, candidates who had scored a minimum of 20% in each subject has been declared qualified and called for an SSB Interview. CDS Cut off 2019 marks of written test for IMA, INA and IFA are calculated out of the total score of 300 while for OTA (Men & Women) it is calculated out of 200 marks. UPSC CDS 2019 cut off will be released separately for CDS written exam and SSB Interview where candidates will have to secure qualifying marks in each stage. CDS Cut off 2019 for final selection will be based on the combined score of written and SSB Interview. Based on the final cut off score, examination authority, UPSC will prepare the all India merit list where candidates will be called for training in a respective academy based on their choice/preference. CDS 1 cut off for written exam will be released in December 2019. Read this article below to know the stages of CDS Cut off 2019.
CDS 2019 written exam
February 3, 2019
CDS Result for written exam
April 9, 2019
CDS Cut off 2019 for written exam
CDS SSB Interview 2019
August - September 2019
Declaration of CDS 2 Final Result 2019
CDS Cut off 2019 for final selection
The cut off of CDS exam is based on some factors which affect the cut off. Factors that affect CDS cut off 2019 are given below:
Total number of vacancies
No. of candidates appearing for the exam
Difficulty level of exam
Yes, there is negative marking in CDS written exam. Each question of CDS exam carries 4 options out of which only 1 option is correct. Candidates who choose the wrong answer will be deducted 0.33 marks for each incorrect answer. However, if a question is left unanswered there will be no negative marking.
The cut off score of CDS written exam is the qualifying marks secured by candidates to become eligible for Services Selection Board (SSB). CDS cut off 2019 for written test will be the aggregate marks scored by last qualified candidates as per their category. As per the analysis of CDS last years cut off candidates have to score minimum of 20 percent in each subject in written exam to be eligible for CDS 2019. CDS cut off 2019 for written test for IMA, INA and IFA is calculated out of the total score of 300. The cut off score for OTA (Men & Women) is calculated out of 200. The Final cut off of CDS 1 exam will be released in December 2019.
Previous Years CDS cut offCandidates can check previous years CDS 1 cut off analysis and cut off, score of written test and from the table given below.
CDS 1 Cut off 2019 for written exam
Aggregate marks of last qualified candidate*
CDS cut off 2017 (Written Exam)
Aggregate marks of last qualified candidates*
CDS cut off 2016 (Written Exam)
CDS cut off 2015 (Written Exam)
The cut-off score of final selection is the marks secured by candidates in written as well as the Services Selection Board (SSB). The final selection process includes 2 stages. Stage 1 comprises of Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR) tests and picture perception. Only those candidates who qualify at stage 1 will be admitted to the stage 2 whereas the remaining will have to return. Stage 2 comprises of Interview, Group Testing Officer Tasks, Psychology Tests and the Conference which is conducted for four days.
The final selection marks are the marks of last recommended candidate according to the post. After adding the marks of written as well as final selection marks the all India merit list is prepared for the admission to the Indian Military Academy (IMA), Indian Naval Academy (INA), Air Force Academy (IFA) and Officers’ Training Academy (OTA). The final CDS cut off 2019 will be released in December.
CDS cut off 2017 (Final)
Marks of Last recommended candidate
CDS cut off 2016 (Final)
CDS cut off 2015 (Final)
CDS Cut off 2014 (Final)
The result of the CDS 2019 for written exam has been announced on April 9, 2019. Candidates have to obtain minimum qualifying marks in written exam to be eligible for next round of selection process. Shortlisted candidates have to appear for SSB Interview. Candidates who qualify the written test and SSB interview are sent for medical examination after the merit list is prepared by the examination authority based on the total marks secured by candidates.
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