Combined Defence Services Examination
Combined Defence Services Examination

CDS Result 2024: Date, Direct Link, Expected & Previous Years’ Cutoff

CDS result 2024 will be announced by UPSC on its official website. The CDS 1 result 2024 is expected to be released in the first week of May 2024.
UPSC CDS Result 2024

UPSC CDS Result 2024

CDS Result 2024 will be announced soon by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). The CDS result 2024 is expected to be out in the first week of May 2024. The exam will be conducted on April 21, 2024. Candidates who pass the CDS exam will be called for the SSB Interview round, following which UPSC will create a final merit list based on which selected candidates will be commissioned to different Indian Armed Forces. UPSC will also release the CDS Cut off 2024 after the completion of the selection process.

The Commission releases the CDS Result PDF containing the names of selected candidates in the order of merit. As part of the preparation of the merit list, Medical Examination results of candidates have not been taken into account. The candidature of all the candidates is Provisional. Verification of the Date of Birth and Educational Qualification of these Candidates will be done by Army Head Quarters.

Also Read: CDS Exam 2024

CDS Result 2024

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) releases the CDS result for both the written examination and SSB Interview after each process ends. The CDS written exam result is published as a PDF document that includes the roll number and names of the selected candidates. The scores of non-qualified candidates are disclosed by UPSC only if the candidate has opted for it. 

After the entire selection process is completed, the CDS marksheet is released. It includes the scores of candidates who passed the exam and were chosen for the training programme.

CDS Result Date 2024

Event

Paper

 

CDS 1 Exam 2024

CDS 2 Exam 2024

Release of Notification

December 21, 2023

May 17, 2024

Application Process Starts

December 21, 2023

May 17, 2024

Application Process Ends

January 9, 2024

June 06, 2024

Exam Date

April 21, 2024

September 03, 2024

Result Date

May 2024 (Tentative)

October 2024 (Tentative)

How to check the UPSC CDS Result 2024?

The CDS result is announced on the official website of UPSC. Candidates can see the steps below to check their result:

  • Visit the official website of UPSC
  • The home page of the website will have the CDS Result link
  • Click on the link
  • The CDS result PDF will be displayed on the screen
  • Candidates can use the shortcut key (Ctrl F) to find their name and roll number.
  • Download the PDF and save it for future reference

CDS Result 2024: Public Disclosure of Marks

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) publicly discloses the marks of non-qualified candidates. Only the candidates who opted for it will receive the marks, though. The CDS marks PDF will be released on the official website of UPSC. The PDF will contain the following information:

  • Name of the Candidate
  • Roll Number
  • Father’s Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Gender
  • Category
  • Educational Qualification
  • Address
  • Email ID
  • Marks

Note: IMA, INA, and AFA scores and other details of non-qualified candidates are disclosed out of 600 marks each. On the other hand, candidates who applied for OTA will receive a score out of 400.

CDS Marksheet 2024

The CDS marksheet is released by UPSC on its official website after the declaration of the CDS final result. The marksheet/scorecard includes the name and roll number of the candidate, date of birth, marks obtained in the written examination and SSB interview round. The steps to download the CDS marksheet are as follows:

  • Visit the official website of UPSC
  • In the What’ New section, you can find the CDS Marksheet link
  • Click on the link
  • Select either the Registration ID or Roll Number options.
  • Enter the details along with the date of birth
  • Click on submit button and marksheet will appear on the screen
  • Download and save the marksheet for future reference.

CDS Result 2024: Calculation of Marks

  • In the English Language & General Knowledge section, 0.83 marks will be given for each correct response.
  • In the English Language & General Knowledge paper, 0.27 marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer.
  • In the Elementary Mathematics exam, one mark will be given for each correctly answered question.
  • In the Elementary Mathematics exam, 0.33 marks will be subtracted for each incorrect answer.
  • No marks will be deducted or awarded for questions that are not answered.

Previous Year's CDS Cut off

Candidates who are preparing for the CDS exam can check the previous year cutoff in the table below:

CDS 2 Cut off 2022

Academy

Written Exam

Final Exam

 

Aggregate marks of last qualified candidate

Marks  of  last recommended candidate

IMA

126

249

INA

118

248

AFA

136

258

OTA (Men)

98

180

OTA (Women)

98

179

CDS 1 Cut off 2022

Academy

Written Exam

Final Exam

 

Aggregate marks of  last qualified candidate

Marks  of  last recommended candidate

IMA

136

258

INA

128

256

AFA

147

269

OTA (Men)

100

181

OTA(Women)

100

184

CDS 1 Cut off 2021

Academy

Written Exam

Final Exam

 

Aggregate marks of  last qualified candidate

Marks  of  last recommended candidate

IMA

145

268

INA

136

260

AFA

158

281

OTA (Men)

107

189

OTA(Women)

107

191

CDS 2 Cut off 2021

Course

Written Result

Final Result

Minimum aggregate marks of the last qualified candidate

Marks of last recommended candidate

IMA

138 

263

INA

132

256

AFA

148 

270

OTA (Men)

102 

183

OTA (Women)

102 

184

How Many Candidates Clear the CDS Written Exam?

Exam

No. of candidates clear CDS written exam

CDS 1 2023

6518

CDS 2 2022

6658

CDS 1 2022

6622

CDS 2 2021

6845

CDS 1 2021

6552 

CDS 2 2020

6727

CDS 1 2020

7018

CDS 2 2019

8120

CDS 1 2019

7953

CDS 2 2018

7650

CDS 1 2018

8261

CDS 2 2017

8692

CDS 1 2017

8548

CDS Preparation Tips

The Combined Defence Services (CDS) examination is one of the most sought-after examinations for candidates who have graduated and are willing to join the Indian Armed Forces. The highly competitive CDS exam necessitates consistent preparation. The CDS preparation steps that each aspirant must take are as follows:

  • Candidates must download and carefully read the CDS syllabus.
  • Study every topic outlined in the CDS syllabus PDF. Do not left out any topic
  • Refer to the CDS books recommended by experts.
  • Buy practice and mock test papers to assess your preparation level
  • CDS previous year papers must be practised to know which topics are given high weightage in the examination.
  • Do prepare for the exam consistently.

Read More: CDS Preparation 2024

Conclusion

CDS result PDF is released by UPSC on the official website. The marks obtained by candidates are released after the declaration of the final result. CDS scorecard for non-qualified candidates is also released provided they have opted for it. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How long is the gap between the CDS result and the SSB interview?

Within one or two months of the result announcement, the SSB Interview for the CDS exam is held.

What is the expected release date for the CDS 1 2024 result?

The CDS 1 2024 exam is scheduled to be conducted on April 21, 2024. The result date for the same has not been announced, however, it is likely that the result will be announced in May 2024.

What is the CDS 1 Cut Off 2022?

Interested students can find the CDS 1 cutoff 2022 in the table below:

Academy

Written Exam

Final Score

IMA 

136

258

INA 

128

256

AFA 

147

269

OTA (Men)

100

181

OTA (Women)

100

184

Do I need to obtain the required minimum scores in each subject for the CDS written exam?

Yes, in order to pass the CDS written exam, candidates must receive the minimum required marks (20%) in each subject.

Am I eligible for the CDS 2 exam if I did not clear the CDS 1 exam?

Yes, candidates who failed the CDS 1 exam are permitted to take the CDS 2 exam. Both papers are entirely distinct from one another and have no bearing on the candidate's eligibility.

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