Union Public Service Commission declared UPSC CDS (1) 2018 Result at upsc.gov.in. 8261 candidates had qualified on the basis of the results of the written exam of Combined Defence Services Examination (I) 2018 conducted by the Union Public Service Commission on February 4, 2018. UPSC and selection bodies decide UPSC CDS Cut Off at each stage of the selection process. Written exam result indicates the candidates who are eligible for interviews for admission in IMA, INA, AFA, OTA.

Latest: UPSC CDS 1 2018 has been announced officially by UPSC. Check it from the link given below.

UPSC CDS (1) 2018 Result

CDS Result 2018 – Result of Combined Defence Services Examination (1) 2018, held on 04.02.2018, are declared at upsc.gov.in. Candidate must be aware of his / her roll number as the result file will include only roll numbers of qualified candidates.

UPSC CDS I 2018 Result Dates
UPSC CDS 1 2018 exam 04 Feb 2018
UPSC CDS 1 2018 Written Exam Result 27 Mar 2018
UPSC CDS 1 2018 Final Result – IMA, INA, AFA Nov 2018

UPSC CDS (1) 2018 Written Result

Candidate having their roll number in the result  have qualified for being interviewed by the Service Selection Board of the Ministry of Defence, for admission to (i) Indian Military Academy, Dehradun 146th Course commencing in January, 2019 (ii) Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala, Kerala, Course commencing in January, 2019 (iii) Air Force Academy, Hyderabad (Pre-Flying) Training Course (205 F(P)) commencing in February, 2019 (iv) Officers Training Academy, Chennai 109th SSC Course (NT)(for Men) commencing in April, 2019 and (v) Officers Training Academy, Chennai, 23rd SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course commencing in April, 2019.

CDS Result 2018

Click Here to view / download UPSC CDS 2018 Result PDF File.

All the candidates who have successfully qualified in the written exam are required to register themselves online on the Indian Army Recruiting website joinindianarmy.nic.in within two weeks of announcement of written result. The successful candidates would them be allotted Selection Centres and dates, of SSB interview which shall be communicated on the registered e-mail ID. Any candidate who has already registered earlier on the site will not be required to do so. In case of any query/Login problem, email be forwarded to [email protected]

The marks-sheet of candidates who have not qualified, will be put on the Commission’s website within 15 days from the date of publication of the final result of OTA (after conducting SSB Interview) and will remain available on the website for a period of 60 days.

UPSC CDS (1) 2018 Final Result

Based on the final result of UPSC CDS 1 2018, a total of 414 vacancies will be filled. Name of courses and approximate vacancies are as follows.

Course Vacancies
Indian Military Academy, Dehradun 146th (DE) Course commencing in January, 2019 100
Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala —Course commencing in January, 2019 Executive (General Service) [including 06 vacancies reserved for NCC ‘C’ Certificate holders (Naval Wing)]. 45
Air Force Academy, Hyderabad (Pre-Flying) Training Course commencing in February, 2019 i.e. No. 205 F(P) Course. 32
Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai—109th SSC(Men)(NT) Course commencing in April, 2019. 225
Officers Training Academy, Chennai-23rd SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course commencing in April, 2019. 12

Expected cut off for UPSC CDS (1) 2018 Result

The Result for UPSC CDS (I) 2018 Written Result has been announced but the exact cut-off marks shall be intimidated by UPSC after the declaration of Final Result. Although, the expected cut-off for the Written Exam is provided in the table below.

Academy Written Exam Cut Off (expected)
IMA 100-108
INA 97-102
AFA 125-132
OTA Men 83-90
OTA Women 83-90

How to check Result?

  • UPSC CDS (I) 2018 Result of written exam is published as a PDF file containing roll numbers of candidates who have qualified for being interviewed by the Service Selection Board of the Ministry of Defence.
  • Click the link given above and simply open the PDF file in your browser.
  • Ctrl+F (if using Windows) or Command+F (if using Mac) and type your roll number. If your roll number is in the list, that means you have qualified.

After declaration of UPSC CDS (1) 2018 Result

Candidates can know through the list whether they have been shortlisted for further rounds of selection. Their candidature is provisional. Instructions for candidates who have qualified as per the UPSC CDS (1) 2018 Result of Written Exam are given below.

  • In accordance with the conditions of the admission to the examination, they are required to submit the original certificates in support of age (Date of Birth), educational qualifications, NCC (C) (Army Wing/Senior Division Air Wing/Naval Wing) etc. claimed by them along with self attested copies thereof, to
    • 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 Delhi110066
    • in case of IMA/SSC as their first choice and to IHQ of MoD (Navy), DMPR (OI & R Section), Room No. 204, ‘C’-Wing, Sena Bhawan, New Delhi-110011
    • in 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 Air Force as their first choice. The original Certificates are to be submitted within two weeks of completion of the SSB Interview and not later than 13th November, 2018 for AFA and not later than 01st January, 2019 for IMA and not later than 01st January, 2019 for admission to NA (1st April, 2019
    • in case of SSC only). The candidates must not send the original Certificates to the Union Public Service Commission.
  • All the candidates who have successfully qualified in the written exam are required to register themselves online on the Indian Army Recruiting website joinindianarmy.nic.in within two weeks of announcement of written result. The successful candidates would them be allotted Selection Centres and dates, of SSB interview which shall be communicated on the registered e-mail ID. Any candidate who has already registered earlier on the site will not be required to do so. In case of any query/Login problem, email be forwarded to [email protected]

Number of candidates shortlisted for SSB interviews

The number of candidates being shortlisted for SSB interview, on the basis of UPSC CDS (1) Result 2018 of Written Exam is determined by the cut off and various other factors. In the past two years, around 8000 – 10000 candidates have been shortlisted each time for SSB interviews based on the result of Combined Defence Services written exam. UPSC shortlisted 8261 candidates as having qualified for being interviewed by the Service Selection Board of the Ministry of Defence last exam.

Candidates who obtain minimum qualifying cut off marks in the CDS written exam will be called for further rounds of selection process. The UPSC CDS (1) 2018 cut off shall be as determined by the Commission. Officially the CDS cut offs are published for past admission sessions are given here for your reference.

Cut Off For Written Exam

CDS Cut Off CDS I 2015 CDS II 2014 CDS I 2014 CDS II 2013 CDS I 2013 CDS II 2012
IMA 102 99 99 111 102 114
INA 99 93 99 111 75 108
AFA 129 129 129 135 129 144
OTA for Men 86 86 78 76 72 76
OTA for Women 86 86 78 76 72 76

If you have any queries regarding UPSC CDS 1 Result, please ask in comments below.

UPSC CDS I

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