CDS Result 2022 OUT, CDS 1 Result Download Link, Merit List

Combined Defence Services Exam 2022 ( CDS )

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Anangsha Patra

Anangsha PatraDeputy Manager – Editorial

Updated on Jun 3, 2022 16:41 IST

CDS Result 2022: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced CDS 1 result 2022 on May 18. Total 6,622 candidates have qualified the written exam. Candidates who have appeared in the exam can check their results online. CDS 1 result 2022 has been released in PDF form and it displays the roll numbers of qualified candidates. The direct CDS 1 result PDF link is provided on this page. The shortlisted candidates will appear for SSB interview to be conducted by Service Selection Board (SSB) of the Ministry of Defence.

UPSC CDS is one of the most sought-after career options after graduation for aspirants who want to join the defence sector-Army, Navy and Air Force. After clearing the written exam and SSB interview, candidates will secure admission to the prestigious Indian Military Academy (IMA), Indian Naval Academy (INA), Air Force Academy and Officers' Training Academy. 

CDS 1 Result 2022

CDS 1 result 2022 for the written exam has been announced on the official website-upsc.gov.in. The candidature of all candidates who qualifies the written exam is treated as provisional. They are required to submit the original certificates in support of their age, educational qualification, etc. CDS 1 2022 exam was conducted on April 10. Based on the combined performance in the written exam and SSB interview, candidates will be offered admission for the courses commencing at Indian Miltary Academy, Dehradun, Air Force Academy, Hyderabad, Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala in January 2023 as well as Officers Training Academy, Chennai courses starting in April 2023.

CDS 2022 Result & Exam Dates

In the table below, candidates can check CDS dates 2022 pertaining to the declaration of results. 

CDS 1 Result Events  CDS 1 Result Dates 
Written Exam  10-Apr-2022
Declaration of result  Available Soon
CDS 2 Result Events  CDS 2 Result Dates 

Written Exam 

04-Sept-2022

Declaration of written exam result 

October 2022

Stay tuned with UPSC CDS result dates so that candidates do not miss any event related to the exam.

CDS 2 2021 Final Result 

CDS 2 2021 final result has been announced on June 3. A total of 142 candidates have been declared qualified on the basis of the result of CDS 2 2021 and SSB interview for admission to the 153rd (DE) Course of Indian Military Academy, Dehradun; Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala, Kerala and Air Force Academy, Hyderabad (Pre-Flying) Training Course i.e. No. 212 F(P) Course. 

Download here CDS 2 Final Result 2021

How to Check UPSC CDS Result 2022?

Candidates need to follow the steps given below to check the result:

  • Visit the official website of UPSC
  • Find the link ‘CDS result’ on the home page
  • On a new page, the result PDF opens
  • Candidates need to check their roll numbers through Ctrl+F
  • The result PDF displays the roll numbers of qualified candidates
  • Download the CDS result PDF and save it

Download here CDS 1 Result 2022 with names

Download here CDS 1 Result 2022

CDS 1 2021 Public Disclosure of Scores

Union Public Service Commission(UPSC) has disclosed the CDS 1 2021 marks and other details of non-recommended candidates. The marks have been released as per the willingness of candidates. CDS 1 2021 marks are available in PDF form and comprises details such as name, father’s name, date of birth, community, gender, educational qualifications, total marks, complete address and email ID.

CDS 1 final result 2021 for IMA, INA and AFA course was declared on December 24 and for OTA it was announced on March 21, 2022. The scores and other details of non-qualified under the disclosure scheme have been released out of 600 marks  for IMA, INA and AFA and 400 marks for OTA.

Check here CDS 1 2021 scores

CDS 2022 Marksheet

The marks obtained by the qualified candidates are displayed after the declaration of the final result. The scorecard includes the candidate’s roll number, date of birth, name, total marks obtained in the written exam and SSB Interview, and final total marks.

However, keeping with the decision of the Government of India (Department of Personnel & Training) regarding the display of scores of candidates who appeared for the SSB Interview but did not qualify, the commission releases the same which remains valid for one year. The details include the candidate’s name, father’s/husband’s name, date of birth, category, gender, educational qualification, total marks, etc.

Candidates can download their marksheets by following the steps given below:

  • Visit the official website of UPSC
  • Go to the 'What's New' section 
  • Enter roll number and date of birth
  • The marksheet will appear on the screen 
  • Download the marksheet and take its printout

CDS Result: Score Calculation Process

The scores of candidates are calculated as per the process given below:

  • For the correct answer in each section of the test, candidates score one mark
  • For incorrect response, 1/3 marks are deducted
  • In case candidates mark more than one option in the test that will be treated as the wrong answer
  • The total score is calculated based on the number of correct and incorrect answers

CDS Result: Preparation of Merit List

The merit list is prepared in the following manner:

  • UPSC prepares a list of candidates who get the minimum qualifying marks in the written exam decided by the commission
  • Candidates declared successful in the written exam are called for an intelligence and personality test
  • Candidates need to secure separate qualifying marks in the written exam and SSB Interview
  • The final merit list is prepared based on the total marks secured in the written exam and SSB Interview
  • The final selection is done based on their merit subjected to medical fitness and the number of vacancies

CDS Result: Previous Years' Toppers 

Candidates who have secured the first three positions in CDS 2019 exam for admission under IMA, INA and AFA are given below.

CDS 1 2020 Toppers

IMA

Name Rank
Kothawade Pratik Pradeep  AIR 1
Kunal Sharma  AIR 2
Gagandeep Joshi AIR 3

INA

Name Rank
Kothawade Pratik Pradeep  AIR 1
Kunal Sharma  AIR 2
Anmoldeep Singh  AIR 3

AFA

Name Rank
Anmoldeep Singh  AIR 1
Y N Pawan Kumar  AIR 2
Siddhant Kotnala AIR 3

CDS 2 2019 Toppers

IMA

Name Rank
Suresh Chandra AIR 1
Parvesh Kumar AIR 2
Jatin Garg AIR 3

INA

Name Rank
Shaurya Ahlawat  AIR 1
Ashutosh Digari AIR 2
Madhusudan Bansal AIR 3

AFA

Name Rank
Pravesh Kumar AIR 1
Ashutosh Digari AIR 2
Rahul Kumar Yadav AIR 3

CDS 1 2019 Toppers

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 

How Many Candidates Clear CDS Exam?

Candidates can check below the number of candidates who applied and qualified the CDS written exam and SSB Interview. 

Year Exam Number of candidates applied Number of candidates qualified written exams Number of candidates who qualified SSB Interview

2021

CDS 2 

-

6845

 

2021

CDS 1

-

6552

-

2020

CDS 2

-

6,727

-

2020

CDS 1

-

7,018 

 

2019

CDS 1

--

7,953

--

2018

CDS 2

--

7,650

295

CDS 1

2,61,309

8,261

272

2017

CDS 2

2,66,102

8,692

419

CDS 1

1,83,844

8,548

441

2016

CDS 2

2,76,210

8,563

593

CDS 1

2,36,307

8,411

325

CDS Cut off 2022

For selection to the IMA, INA, AFA and OTA, candidates need to qualify the minimum qualifying marks separately in written exam and SSB Interview prescribed by the examination authority. Candidates need to secure at least 20 per cent in each subject. Candidates securing CDS cut off in the written exam are called for the SSB Interview. 

Previous Years' CDS Cut off 

CDS 1 2019 cutoff

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

CDS 2 2019 cutoff

Academy    Written Exam Final Exam 
  Minimum qualifying
marks in each subject
Aggregate marks of last
qualified candidate
Marks of last recommended candidate 
IMA 20 marks (i.e. 20%)  134 marks (i.e. 44.67%)  258 
INA 20 marks (i.e. 20%)  122 marks (i.e. 40.67%)  245 
AFA 20 marks (i.e. 20%)  148 marks (i.e. 49.33%)  272 
OTA (Men) 20 marks (i.e. 20%)  95 marks (i.e. 47.5%)  176 
OTA(Women)  20 marks (i.e. 20%)  95 marks (i.e. 47.5%)  179 

CDS 1 cut off 2018

Academy Written Exam Final Exam

 

Aggregate marks of the 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

 CDS 2 Cut off 2018

Marks of last qualified candidate  Written Result Final Result
Minimum qualifying marks in each Subject Minimum aggregate marks of last qualified candidate Marks of last recommended candidate

IMA

20 marks (i.e. 20%)

116 marks (i.e. 38.67%)

242

INA

20 marks (i.e. 20%)

102 marks (i.e. 34%)

228

AFA

20 marks (i.e. 20%)

131 marks (i.e. 43.67%)

253

OTA (Men)

20 marks (i.e. 20%)

80 marks (i.e. 40%)

162

OTA (Women)

20 marks (i.e. 20%)

80 marks (i.e. 40%)

163

Other Defence Exam Results

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CDS Result 2022 FAQs 

Q: When CDS 1 2022 result will be announced?

A: CDS 1 2022 result for the written exam has been released by UPSC.

Q. When CDS 2 2022 result will be announced?

A. CDS 2 2022 result for the written exam is expected to be released in October 2022.

Q. What is the time difference between CDS result and SSB Interview?

A. SSB Interview of CDS exam is conducted within a gap of one or two months from the declaration of result. 

Q. How should one prepare for SSB Interview after the declaration of CDS result?

A. Candidates should develop their general awareness, communication skills, and confidence, etc. for SSB Interview of CDS

Q. Will I receive the hard copy of my CDS scorecard?

A. No, the hard copy of the CDS scorecard is not sent to candidates by post. Candidates need to download it online only.

Q. If I have registered late after CDS result, will I get a call for SSB Interview?

A. You will get a call for SSB Interview if you have qualified the written exam of CDS. The intimation is sent through mail. 

Q. When CDS result is announced after the exam is conducted?

A. It normally takes three months to declare the CDS result after the exam is conducted

Q. How can I check CDS result if I have lost the roll number?

A. The roll number or registration number is sent to candidates after successfully submitting the application form. You need to check your mail for the same.

Q. Will my name be on the final merit list if declared medically unfit in SSB Interview?

A. No, it is mandatory to qualify the medical test in CDS exam. The merit list is prepared based on the combined marks of written exam and SSB Interview.

Q. Can I apply for CDS 2 even if I do not qualify CDS 1?

A. Yes, you can apply for CDS 2 exam even if you do not qualify CDS 1 exam.

Q. Do I need to secure minimum qualifying marks in each subject of CDS written exam?

A. Yes, you need to secure the minimum qualifying marks in each subject of CDS written exam. 

Q. Is CDS cut off marks different for the written exam and SSB Interview?

A. Yes, CDS cut off marks are different for the written exam and SSB Interview.

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