CDS Result 2019
Supriya Kumari, 4 days ago, #CDS

CDS Result 2019 - Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) releases the result of Combined Defence Services (CDS) in stages - Written exam and SSB Interview. Candidates appearing for CDS exam 2019 have to secure minimum qualifying marks are eligible for next stage of selection process. CDS result 2019 for written exam is expected to be released in March 2019. The result will be available in pdf format with roll numbers of qualified candidates. Candidates who will qualify CDS result 2019 for written exam will have to appear for SSB Interview. Based on SSB Interview the commission will announce CDS final result in December 2019. UPSC will also release the scorecard of the qualified candidates after the declaration of CDS result 2019.

On the basis of written exam and SSB Interview, candidates undergo training at Indian Military Academy, Officers’ Training Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Air Force Academy. The training programmes of selected candidates are conducted at the respective academies at Indian Military Academy (IMA Dehradun), Indian Naval Academy (INA Ezhimala), and Officers’ Training Academy (OTA Chennai). The written exam of CDS 1 is scheduled to held on February 3, 2019. Read this article below to know about CDS result 2019 below.

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CDS Result 2019 -Dates

Events

Dates

CDS written exam 2019

February 3, 2019

CDS result 2019 for written exam

March 2019

CDS Cutoff for written exam 2019

December 2019

CDS SSB Interview 2019

August - September 2019

CDS result 2019 for final selection

November 2019

CDS final cut off 2019

December 2019

How to check CDS result 2019?

The result of CDS 1 will be announced online on the official website of UPSC - http://www.upsc.gov.in/. Candidates can follow the steps given below to download the CDS result 2019.

Steps to Check CDS 2019 Result

  • Click on the link to download ‘CDS Result 2019’ (Link will be activated soon).

  • The result PDF file will open in a new page

  • Press Ctrl+F to search your roll numbers

  • Download and save the result file.

Stages of CDS Result 2019 

UPSC will declare the result of CDS for the written exam and final selection/merit list. Candidates appearing for CDS 2019 can check stages of CDS result 2019 below.

CDS Result 2019 for Written Exam

The result CDS written exam will be announced for those candidates who will secure minimum qualifying marks in the exam. UPSC CDS result 2019 for written exam is calculated out of 300 for admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Air Force Academy whereas the result of Officers’ Training Academy will be determined out of 200. According to previous years’ analysis, the minimum qualifying percentage in each subject – English, General Knowledge and Elementary Mathematics is 20. However, the qualifying percentage might vary this year.

How to calculate CDS Result 2019 for the written exam?

  • As per the marking scheme provided by UPSC, the marks obtained by the candidates in English, Elementary Mathematics and General Knowledge will be calculated out of 300 marks for IMA, INA and AFA. 

  • For the candidates who have applied for OTA, the marks will be calculated out of 200 marks. 0.33 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer from the total marks.

What is SSB Interview?

SSB is an interview process which comprises two stages. Stage 1 comprises Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR) tests and picture perception. Candidates qualifying this stage are shortlisted for further rounds of SSB Interview. Stage 2 comprises Interview, Group Testing Officer Tasks, Psychology Tests and the Conference. Candidates who qualify all the rounds of SSB Interview are recommended for admission to respective academies provided they are found medically fit.

CDS result 2019 for Final/Merit List

The final result of CDS is calculated based on the marks secured by candidates in written exam and SSB Interview. Candidates have to secure qualifying marks separately in written exam and SSB Interview to be considered for all India merit list. The qualifying marks are decided by UPSC based on the marks of last recommended candidates. Final selection for the respective academies will be done in the order of merit subjected to medical fitness, number of vacancies and preferences.

How CDS 2019  final result will be calculated?

CDS Final Result = Marks obtained in written exam + marks obtained in SSB Interview

CDS Cutoff 2019

The cutoff CDS 1 will be determined by UPSC in stages. CDS cutoff for written exam is the aggregate marks of last qualified candidate. Candidates who secure minimum qualifying marks in the written exam will be eligible to appear for the stage 2 exam. The final CDS cutoff for respective academies will be decided based on the marks of last recommended candidates in written exam and SSB Interview. Candidates can check CDS previous years’ cutoff below. 

CDS 1 2017 Cutoff

Academy 

Written Exam

Final Exam

Course

            

Aggregate marks of last qualified candidate* 

Marks of last recommended candidate

            

IMA

125

249

INA

118

241

AFA

    

144

268

OTA (Men)

            

82

163

OTA (Women)

            

82

164

CDS 1 Cutoff 2016

Academy 

Written Exam

Final Exam

Course

            

Aggregate marks of last qualified candidate* 

Marks of last recommended candidate

            

IMA

72

214

INA

63

217

AFA

    

123

249

OTA (Men)

            

68

150

OTA (Women) 

68

157

CDS Answer Key 2019

The answer key of CDS written exam will be released by coaching institutes like Neo Stencil, Cavalier, Baalnoi Academy. Candidates will be able to check the unofficial answer key of CDS 1 exam subject-wise for Mathematics, English and General Knowledge. The official answer key of CDS 1 exam will be released in December 2019 

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