UPSC CDS Result 2018 – Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is widely known for its tricky exams and offers numerous prestigious posts. A tough exam among them is “Combined Defence Services Exam (CDS)” which UPSC conduct twice a year in order to recruit aspirants for jobs in Indian Military Academy, Officers Training Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Indian Air Force Academy. Check here UPSC CDS Result 2018. UPSC CDS Result 2018 will be announced post the date of examination i.e. results for CDS 1 exam will be announced sometime after February 04, 2018 and results for CDS 2 is expected to be released sometime after November 18, 2018.

UPSC CDS Result 2018

The results will be published online on official website of UPSC The result will be released in PDF format that contain a list of candidates who have scored marks equal to or more than cut-off marks. Those aspirants who clear the written examination can be only able for interview round that will be based on Intelligence and personality test. Important UPSC CDS Result 2018 Dates are.

Process Dates
                                                              UPSC CDS Part-I Exam
Date of Examination 04 Feb, 2018
Date of Result To be announced
                                                              UPSC CDS Part-II Exam (Expected)
Date of Examination November 18, 2018
Date of Result To be announced

How to check the result?

Step 1: Visit the official website of UPSC .

Step 2: Look for the “Written Result-CDS Exam(I) / Written Result-CDS Exam(II)” in the ‘What’s New’ column and click on it.

Step 3: A PDF file will open that will contain the roll numbers of shortlisted aspirants.

Selection Procedure

The selection procedure will be based on the performance in the following-

  • Written Exam
  • Interview Round.

SSB Interviews

UPSC CDS(I) and (II) Result 2018 will depend on cut-off marks and based on that aspirants will be shortlisted for SSB interview. Last couple of years saw various candidates appearing for SSB interview. The cutoff depends on following factors:

  • Number of candidates
  • Number of available posts
  • Exam difficulty level
  • Previous year recruitment statistics
  • Marking scheme
  • Reservation norms of categories


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