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UPSC CDS Result 2023 Check the Merit list for CDS-1 Exam @upsc.gov.in

UPSC CDS Result 2023. Union Public Service Commission CDS Exam result, Cut Off Score, Merit List on @upsc.gov.in: The Combined Defense Service Examination was conducted by the Union Public Service Commission on 16 April 2023 (Sunday). This Exam was held in various states all over India.

A large number of aspirants appeared in the written test. Now, everyone is waiting for their CDS exam result. The UPSC conducts the CDS exam twice a year such as CDS-I & CDS-II.

The UPSC CDS Result 2023 will be declared soon on the official site of the commission. For any latest updates regarding results, candidates visit the official site regularly. Apart from this, a merit list will also be published after the declaration of the CDS-I result.

upsc.gov.in Combined Defense Service Exam Result 2023


Organisation Union Public Service Commission
Exam Name Combined Defense Service Examination
Examination Notice Number  04/2023.CDS-I
CDS Exam Date  16 April 2023
UPSC CDS Result To be declared
Official webpage upsc.gov.in

The CDS exam was conducted on three papers for IMA, INA & IAF. After the declaration of the result, selected candidates will join the Indian Armed Force training academy. The available seats for training are 341 mentioned in the official notification.

CDS Exam Overview

  • The CDS exam was conducted in offline mode i.e OMR sheet-based test.
  • The exam was divided into three sections, and 2 hours were given for each section.
  • CDS Paper contained a total of 300 marks, one mark for each correct question.
  • For every wrong answer, 0.33 marks will be deducted.
Subject-wise details Marks/Questions Exam Duration
English 100 2 hours
General Knowledge 100 2 hours
Elementary Mathematics 100 2 hours

The OTA paper contained two parts:

Subjects Marks Duration of the Exam
English 100 2 hours
General Knowledge 100 2 hours

UPSC CDS Previous Year Cut-off Marks

The cut-off marks depend on several factors such as the number of aspirants who take part in the written examination, the level of the exam, the number of seats available in the training academy, and minimum marks achieved by the applicants etc. The previous year’s cut-off marks for the CDS exam have been mentioned below:

Name of the Academy Written Exam Cut-off  Final Exam Score
IMA (Indian Military Academy) 119 – 131 244 – 256
INA (Indian Naval Academy) 104 – 121 232 – 246
AFA (Air Force Academy) 146 – 151 267 – 271
Officers’ Training Academy (men) 73 – 84 161 – 170
Officers’ Training Academy (women) 75 – 85 164 – 170

How to check the UPSC Combined Defense Service Examination result?

The commission will declare the written exam result on the official site of the UPSC. Shortlisted candidates will call for the interview test and after that, the selected candidate’s admitted to the training course of the Indian Armed Forces. Applicants follow the given steps to check their results:

  1. In the commencing step, open the official webpage i.e upsc.gov.in
  2. Then in the New section on the home, search for the CDS-1 2023 Result link.
  3. Click on the Link and download the result pdf.
  4. Open the pdf and candidates can check their results by roll number and by name.
  5. Take a printout for future use in the SSB interviews.


UPSC CDS Result: To be Check Here

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