CDS 1 Result 2019 – As the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced the written examination result on April 09, 2019 now the Final CDS Result 2019 will be declared. The final result will be declared at the official website i.e. After the successful conduction of the Service Selection Board interview, the final result is declared by the commission. The final result is in the form merit list. The written examination of CDS 2019 was held on February 03, 2019. Check more details on CDS 1 Result 2019 from this page.

CDS 1 Result 2019

Passing the examination does not mean that the candidate will get admission in Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Air Force Academy. The final selection of the candidates is based on the overall performance of the candidates.

CDS 1 Result 2019 Important Dates
CDS 1 2019 exam date 03 Feb 2019
Declaration of CDS 1 Result 2019 09 Apr 2019
Declaration of Final CDS Result 2019 To be Announced

Final Result: The Final CDS Result 2019 is made available at

What After CDS 1 Result 2019 of Written Examination?

The candidates who will qualify the written examination have to register themselves online on the Indian Army Recruiting website The registration should be completed within two weeks of the announcement of written result. Those who have registered earlier need no to do it again. The successful candidates would then be allotted Selection Centres and dates, of SSB interview. All the details of the interview are communicated on the registered email id of the candidates. For any queries / Login problem, e-mail can be forwarded to [email protected]

Service Selection Board Interview Details

The qualifiers of the CDS 1 2019 written examination are called for the final round i.e. Service Selection Board Interview (SSB). The SSB interview further can be categorized into two stages, Psychological Aptitude Test and Intelligence Test. In the first stage, the candidate’s marks are evaluated on the Picture perception and picture description test. Candidates who pass in the first stage only go further in the next stage which includes: Interview, Group Testing Officer Tasks, Psychology Tests and the Conference. These tests will go one for 4 – 5 days.

The candidates of the different arm of defense have to face different test, like the candidate who chooses Air Force and Naval Aviation, have to give a Pilot Aptitude Test. These candidates are not eligible for Airforce.

  • Those who have failed in Indian Navy Selection Board / Computer Pilot Selection System (CPSS) and/or Pilot Aptitude Battery Test earlier.
  • And those who regularly wear the spectacles

Submission of the Documents Within 02 Weeks after SSB Interview

The qualified of CDS 1 candidate have to submit original certificates such as DOB certificate, Educational qualification certificates NCC (C) (Army Wing/Senior Division Air Wing/Naval Wing), etc, with one set of attested copy at below-provided address.

Army Headquarters,
A.G.’s Branch/Rtg./CDSE Entry
Section for males and SSC Women Entry Section for women candidates,
West Block-III, Ground Floor, Wing 1, R.K. Puram,
New Delhi-110066

In case of candidates chooses the IMA/ SSC as their first choice then send the above-mentioned details to

IHQ of MoD (Navy),
DMPR (OI & R Section), Room No. 204, ‘C’-Wing, Sena Bhawan,
New Delhi-110011

In the case of Navy as their first choice, and

To PO 3 (A) Air Headquarters, ‘J’
Block, Room No. 17,
Opp. Vayu Bhawan, Motilal Nehru Marg,
New Delhi-110011 in case of

Or candidate opts for the Air Force as their first choice then they have to send their certificates within 02 weeks of completion of SSB Interview. The candidates must not send the original Certificates to the Union Public Service Commission.

Compilation of The Merit List for CDS 1 2019

After all the examination in the selection process, the UPSC prepares the merit list, which is dependent on the marks obtained in written exam and interview. The UPSC always change the criteria to decide the minimum qualifying marks for CDS, hence there are no fixed marks which can be treated as minimum qualifying marks. But from a few past years, the minimum qualifying marks in each subject was 20% for only written examination. But the cut-off marks for written exam and interview are put distinct each time by UPSC.

The maximum marks assigned to the written examination and the interviews will be equal for each course. The maximum marks allotted to the written examination and interview will be 300, 300, 300 and 200 each for admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Air Force Academy, and Officers Training Academy respectively. The commission has the discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or all of the subjects of the examination.

How To Check Final CDS 1 Result 2019?

After the examination will be over the result will be given online in the form of pdf. Once the results are out, candidates can check the result by following the instructions given below:

  • At first click on the above link will be redirected to the pdf file.
  • Press ctrl+f and type roll number.
  • If your roll number will be there it will be highlighted there.

CDS 1 Result 2019 of Written Examination

Ther CDS 1 Result 2019 of Written Examination is declared on the official website. The result is in the form of pdf. Name wise and Roll Number wise result has been declared separately. Name wise result is containing qualified candidates name and roll number and roll number wise result is only containing the roll number of qualified candidates. Check the CDS 1 Result 2019 of Written Examination from below.

CDS 1 Namewise Result:

Click here to check CDS 1 2019 Namewise Result.

CDS 1 Result:

  • Click here to check CDS 1 Result 2019 in new window.

Cut Off Marks of CDS 1 2019

Generally, UPSC releases the Cut off marks after the announcement of the final result. Hence for CDS 1 2019, the cut off marks will be declared later. But the candidates can check the cut off marks of few past years from here, for only reference purpose.

Cut Off Marks for Combined Defence Services (CDS) – I Examination for the year 2017

Academy Written Exam Final Exam
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

Cut Off Marks for Combined Defence Services (CDS) – I Examination for the year 2016

Academy Written Exam Final Exam
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

Disqualification for Admission To Training Course

There are three main reasons for which the candidates can get disqualified after the selection in Defense Services.

  1. In case the candidate was selected earlier at NDA, IMA, AFA, INA, OTA, later were removed from the academy. Such candidates will not be considered for admission into IMA, INA, AFA, and SSC in Army.
  2. The second condition is when candidates get withdrawn from the IMA due to lack of Officer-like qualities will not get admission in IMA.
  3. Due to lack of Officer-like Attitude if any candidate gets withdrawn from the NDA or Naval Training Establishments can’t get admission in Indian Navy.

Pay Scale of Candidates After Selection in CDS 1 2019

After the selected the candidates are being put for the training, and at time of training they are provided a fixed stipend. The monthly stipend of the cadets (for IMA and OTA) will be Rs 56,100/-p.m.* (Starting pay in Level 10). After successful completion of training, the monthly pay of cadets will be as per the table. The promotion criteria will grow as per the table.

Rank Level Pay Scale
Lieutenant Level 10 56,100 – 177500
Captain Level 10 B 61,300 – 1,93,300
Major Level 11 69,400 – 2,07,200
Lt. Colonel Level 12A 1,21,200 – 2,12, 400
Colonel (TS) Level 13 1,30,600 – 2,15,900
Brigadier Level 13A 1,39,600 – 2,17,600
Major general Level 14 1,44,200 – 2,18,200
LT General HAG Scale Level 15 1,82,200 – 2,24,100
LT General HAG + Scale Level 16 2,05,200 – 2,24,100
VCOAS/Army Cdr/Lt Gen (NFSG) Level 17 2,25,000 (fixed)
COAS Level 18 2,50,000 (fixed)

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  1. Hi Sachin,

    Soon UPSC will release the CDS 1 Result, don’t worry, as per the estimation the result should have declared till now. So pleases keep your eye on the page, as soon as the result gets announced we will update the page. All the best for your future.

  2. i qualified written exam but i don’t know whats next… i mean do i have to register somewhere or just wait for an email for ssb? this is my first attempt..

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