CDS Result 2020
Updated on Feb 7, 2020 - 3:38 p.m. IST by Vikrant.shukla
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CDS Result 2020 - UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) is expected to declare the CDS 2020 result written exam in the first week of April 2020 in online mode at upsc.gov.in. Candidates who appeared in the CDS (I) 2020 exam conducted on February 02, 2020, can check the result of CDS 2020 by logging into the official website using their login credentials. Candidates whose roll number will be mentioned in the result will be qualified to appear for the next stage of the selection process which is the interview round conducted by SSB (Service Selection Board). Upon entering the credentials aspirants will be able to download the UPSC CDS result 2020 and know their scorecard, total marks, CDS rank, category rank, etc. On the basis of candidates performance in the SSB Interview, UPSC will announce CDS final result after which the scorecard of the qualified candidates will be released. Check this article to know more on how to download and check the result of CDS 2020, important dates and other relevant information.
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CDS 2020 exam is conducted by UPSC to recruit candidates in Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Air Force Academy and Officers Training Academy and will have to undergo the training programme 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).

CDS Result 2020 - Overview and Dates

Events

Dates

CDS (I) 2020 Exam

February 02, 2020

Result of CDS (I) 2020

First Week of April 2020

SSB Interview Date

First week of May 2020

Result of SSB Interview

First Week of July 2020

Final result

August 2020

Official website to check result

upsc.gov.in

Result declaring authority

UPSC (Union Public Service Commission)

Login credentials need to check result

Roll number

Details printed on the final result

Name, Total marks

How to Check CDS 2020 Result?

UPSC will release the result of CDS (I) 2020 in online mode in PDF format. Candidates should follow the below-mentioned steps to check their result.

Step 1: Go to the official website of UPSC- upsc.gov.in

Step 2: Go to the “Examination” tab.

Step 3: Click on “Active Examinations” from the drop-down menu.

Step 4: Click on “Combined Defence Services Examination (I), 2020”.

Step 5: Click on the download of Combined Defence Services (I) result 2020.

Step 6: A PDF with Roll Number of selected candidates will appear on the screen. Press “Ctrl + F” and type your Roll Number. If it is there in the list, you have qualified in the CDS (I) 2020 Written Exam.

Step 7: If you have cleared the CDS exam, Download and save the Result of CDS (I) 2020 for future

Details Mentioned On UPSC CDS 2020 Result

  • Name of Academy (IMA, INA, AFA, OTA)
  • Roll Number of the candidate

Details Mentioned On Final CDS Result 2020

  • Name of candidate
  • Name of Academy (IMA, INA, AFA, OTA)
  • Roll Number of the candidate

The PDF of the CDS result 2020 will look like the image mentioned-below.

CDS-Result-SS

UPSC CDS Result 2020 - Scorecard

UPSC will release the CDS 2020 scorecard along with the final result. CDS (I) 2020 scorecard will be released in PDF format. Candidates will be able to check their marks secured in written exam as well as in SSB Interview along with their roll number and name.

How UPSC calculates score of CDS result?

UPSC calculates the score of candidates as per the process mentioned below-

  • Candidates will get +1 mark for each correct answer.
  • For the incorrect answer, 1/3 marks will be deducted as negative marking.
  • If candidates answer more than one option it will be treated as the wrong answer and will be counted as negative marking.

UPSC CDS Mark Sheet

UPSC will release the mark sheet of CDS which will consist the marks obtained by qualified candidates along with candidate’s roll number, date of birth, name, total marks obtained in written exam & SSB Interview and final total marks.

Candidates can download their mark sheet by following these:

  • Visit the official website of UPSC
  • Go to 'What's New' section
  • Click on the notification title 'Combined Defence Services Examination Marks of Recommended Candidates'
  • The mark sheet will appear on the screen
  • Download mark sheet and take printout

What after the declaration of the final CDS 2020 Result?

Those who qualify the written exam of CDS 2020 will be eligible to appear for the SSB interview and Intelligence and Personality Test. In order to qualify the written exam, candidates need to score more than the CDS cut off. There are separate cut off marks for all the four academies IMA, INA, AFA, and OTA. The SSB call letter will be sent to all the candidates at their registered email ID, the admit card of SSB will have the date, reporting time, and address of the SSB centre. All candidates are required to carry the following documents for the SSB interview:

  • SSB admit card

  • 10th and 12th class mark sheet

  • Graduation and Post graduation (if mentioned in the application form) degree and mark sheet

  • NCC certificates (if required)

  • Identity proof - Aadhar card, Voter ID Card, Pan Card, Passport

  • Candidates who are in their final year and awaiting their results will have to present a certificate issued from the Principal.

Note: For the first time, all the above documents should be presented in their original format.

CDS Result Previous Year Statistics

Year

Exam

No. of candidates who applied

No. of candidates who qualified written exams

No. of candidates who qualified SSB Interview

2019

CDS I

--

7,953

267

2018

CDS II

--

7,650

295

CDS I

2,61,309

8,261

272

2017

CDS II

2,66,102

8,692

419

CDS I

1,83,844

8,548

441

2016

CDS II

2,76,210

8,563

593

CDS I

2,36,307

8,411

325

CDS Answer Key 2020

The official answer key of CDS I 2020 written exam will be released after the announcement of the final CDS (I) 2020 result. However, some of the major coaching centres like - NeoStencil, Baalnoi Academy and Cavalier will release the unofficial answer key soon after the exam is conducted. The unofficial answer key will be memory-based and contain all the correct answers. With the help of CDS answer key 2020, candidates will be able to calculate their probable scores based on the number of correct and incorrect answers.

CDS Cutoff 2020

UPSC releases the cutoff of CDS after the written test as well as the SSB interview is conducted. The cut off for CDS written exam is the aggregate marks of the last qualified candidate. Those candidates who score the minimum qualifying marks in the written exam are eligible to appear for the SSB Interview. The final CDS cutoff is decided on the basis of the marks of last recommended candidates in written exam and SSB Interview. Candidates can check both the cut-off marks the declaration of CDS 2020 result. In the below table, we have mentioned the previous years’ CDS cutoff marks.

CDS Cutoff 2020

Academy

CDS Written Exam cutoff

CDS Final cutoff

AFA

131 marks

253

IMA

116 marks

242

INA

102 marks

228

OTA (Men)

80 marks

162

OTA (Women)

80 marks

163

Previous Year CDS Cut off Marks

Candidates can check previous year cut off marks of UPSC CDS in the tables mentioned below.

Cut off Marks UPSC CDS (1) 2019

Academy

Written Exam

Final Exam


Aggregate marks of last qualified candidate*

Marks of last recommended candidate

IMA

116

242

INA

105

233

AFA

129

264

OTA (Men)

78

160

OTA (Women)

78

162

Cut off Marks UPSC CDS (1) 2018

Academy

Written Exam

Final Exam


Aggregate marks of last qualified candidate*

Marks of last recommended candidate

IMA

118

240

INA

98

225

AFA

138

279

OTA (Men)

69

154

OTA (Women)

69

150

Toppers of UPSC CDS

IMA

Ranks

Names

AIR 1

Parvesh Kumar

AIR 2

Sumeet Mal

AIR 3

Agniprava Mukherjee

INA

Ranks

Names

AIR 1

Hitesh Yadav

AIR 2

Prashant Tyagi

AIR 3

Saad Ahmed Siddiqui

AFA

Ranks

Names

AIR 1

Tejas Mohlah

AIR 2

Prashant Tyagi

AIR 3

Kaanad Wanchoo

What after a candidate qualifies both written test as well as SSB interview successfully?

After qualifying the written test a candidate has to appear in the SSB interview, which is conducted for 5 days. After the SSB is over the shortlisted candidates have to appear for Document Verification (DV) and Medical round. If their documents are verified successfully and the candidate is found fit on all parameters in the medical round they will be selected a final merit list be prepared and the candidates will be selected for the limited number of vacancies. The selected candidates will then sent to the respective academies for training.

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - CDS Result 2020

Question: Where can I find the roll number to download the CDS 2020 result?

Answer:

Check your CDS 2020 admit card. The roll number will be mentioned. Use the same to download the result of CDS 2020.

Question: I am unable to download my CDS 2020 result. What can I do?

Answer:

There must be a problem with the browsers. Use the latest version of Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Chrome. If the problem still persists while downloading your CDS 2020 result, clear the cache memory of your system from the browser settings and then login into the website. You should be able to download the result.

Question: What's the average time difference between CDS result and SSB?

Answer:

There is not much gap between the release of CDS 2020 result and the SSB interview for 2020. The SSB interview will be conducted between 30 to 60 days.

Question: If I've registered late after the CDS result, can I get an SSB call then also?

Answer:

Yes you will get the call. It is not necessary to register. If you have cleared the written exam you will be called to receive an email for the SSB interview.

Question: How long after the CDS 2020 result do I receive the mail inviting me for SSB?

Answer:

It will generally take 1-2 months.

Question: How should one prepare for SSB after the declaration of CDS 2020 result?

Answer:

Just focus on your attentiveness as it is an interview round and not a competitive exam. The board will judge you on the basis of your personality, the way you answer the questions and how you perform the given tasks.

Question: hat is the maximum time duration that CDS 2020 results will be published from the date of examination?

Answer:

It takes mostly 2-3 months for the authority to release the result of CDS 2020 after conducting the exam.

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when i can apply for cds exam? upcoming registration month??

Smrity 25th Feb, 2020

Hello,

The dates to register for CDS 1 are closed but as CDS exams are taken twice a year you can take the second paper. The registration for the second CDS paper will be in the Month of August and will probably begin from 5th August,2020. Please stay updated on any notifications released on the official sites for test dates and other related information. The notification related to CDS 2 is released in the month of June probably, so, keep yourself updated on any information.

Here is the link to the official site :

https://www.upsc.gov.in/examinations/active-exams

Hope this helps.

All the best!


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i am done 12 with pcmb with 40% individual and now in bsc computer science am i eligible for cds exam to join Indian air force and i am 20 years girl

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 22nd Feb, 2020

hi,

after completing your graduation course or if you are in final year you are eligible to apply. age limit for woman candidate is ,  should have been born not earlier than January 2, 1996 and not later than January 2, 2002. woman's are only eligible to apply in Officers’ Training Academy (SSC Women Non-Technical Course), the eligibility criteria is bachelors degree in any discipline.

hope it would help.

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after clearing the cds exam what will happen

Shivangini Bhatt 19th Feb, 2020
CDA exam is a gateway to the SSB interview. If a candidate manages to clear the CDS Written Exam then he/she will get a chance to show his prowes in the SSB Interview. It is essential to clear the CDS cutoff in order to appear for SSB Interview. If the candidate manages to clear the SSB interview then he/she will be appearing for the document verification and medical examination. After that, the candidate will be sent to the academy for training to become an officer.
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sir, i am pursuing integrated ( MBA - B. tech) in Computer Science and Engineering. so, whether I am eligible for the CDS entrance exam Or not ?

Kalpana Sharma 19th Feb, 2020
Hi Chinmaya,
Hope you are doing great.
Yes, you are eligible for the CDS( Combined Defence Services ) exam as the basic eligibility to appear for this exam is to have graduation in any discipline with 50% marks in it.
However, under this exam , there are academies and it has different qualifications required as Air Force or Navy demands of having mainly engineering branch while in OTA and IMA ,you can go with any desirable course.
Hope it helps.

Best Wishes
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i am intrested in CDS OTA 2020 ii.......now i want to know is OTA sylabus of GK And english same as iMA and navy

Sharon Rose Student Expert 18th Feb, 2020
Hello,
The syllabus for CDS will be same for IMA, INA, AFA and OTA.For IMA, INA, AFA candidates need to appear in Elementary Mathematics paper too.Here is the syllabus for ENGLISH and GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

English
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Sentence correction
  • Jumbled sentence
  • Reading comprehension
  • Finding errors and omissions
  • Tenses & verb
  • Vocabulary

General Knowledge
  • History
  • Geography
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Indian polity
  • Current affairs
  • Economics
  • Books and authors

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