CDS Result 2024: Overview, Dates, Cut-off & More

The CDS result 2024 will be released on the official website in May 2024 (tentatively). Once the results are announced, the online registration for 371 vacancies will start on the CDS official website.

The candidates who clear the CDS exam can start their career in Indian Air Force, Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, and Officer’s Training Academy. After the written test, the candidates will be called for an Interview round and then the medical examination will take place.

CDS Results 2024

Here is complete infomation on the CDS result 2024.

CDS Result 2024 Highlights

Mode of Declaration of Result Online
Official website
CDS 1 Results May 2024 (Tentative)

How to Check The CDS Result 2024?

UPSC will release the result of CDS in online mode. Candidates should follow the below-mentioned steps to check their results.

  1. Visit the official website of UPSC
  2. Go to the “Examination” tab.
  3. Click on “Active Examinations” from the drop-down menu.
  4. Click on “CDS 2024”.
  5. Click on the download of CDS result 2024.
  6. A PDF with the Roll Number of selected candidates will appear on the screen. Press “Ctrl + F” and type your Roll Number. If your name is there on the list, you have qualified in the CDS interview.
  7. If you have cleared the CDS exam, Download and save the Result for future

Details Mentioned On UPSC CDS Result

  • Name of candidate
  • Name of Academy (IMA, INA, AFA, OTA)
  • Roll Number of the candidats.

How does the UPSC calculate the score of the CDS result?

UPSC calculates the score of candidates as per the process mentioned below-

  • Candidates will get +1 mark for each correct answer.
  • For the incorrect answer, 1/3 marks will be deducted as negative marking.
  • If candidates answer more than one option it will be treated as the wrong answer and will be counted as negative marking.

UPSC CDS Mark Sheet

UPSC will release the mark sheet of CDS which will comprise the marks acquired by qualified applicants alongside aspirants roll number, date of birth, name, total marks got in written test and SSB Interview and last absolute marks.

Candidates can download their mark sheet by following these:

  1. Visit the official website of UPSC
  2. Go to the ‘What’s New’ section
  3. Click on the notification title ‘Combined Defence Services Examination Marks of Recommended Candidates
  4. The mark sheet will appear on the screen
  5. The download mark sheet and take printout

What Will Happen After The CDS Results Are Announced?

The individuals who qualify for the written test of CDS 2024 will be qualified to show up for the SSB interview and Intelligence and Personality Test. To qualify for the written test, applicants need to score more than the CDS cut off.

There are independent cut-off marks for all the four foundations IMA, INA, AFA, and OTA. The SSB call letter will be sent to all the aspirants at their enlisted email ID, the admit card of SSB will have the date, announcing the time, and address of the SSB center. All candidates are required to convey the accompanying archives for the SSB session:

  • SSB admit card
  • 10th and 12th class mark sheet
  • Graduation and Post graduation (if mentioned in the application form) degree and mark sheet
  • NCC certificates (if required)
  • Identity proof – Aadhar card, Voter ID Card, Pan Card, Passport
  • Candidates who are in their final year and awaiting their results will have to present a certificate issued from the Principal.

Note: For the first time, all the above documents should be presented in their original format.

CDS Cut-off

The cut-off is the minimum score that is needed to qualify for any examination. The candidates who score equal to or more than the cut-off will qualify for the exam. The conducting body will release the cut-off for the recruitment process once the is conducted successfully. Those who will score subjects-wise cut-off scores will be able to see their result. Here we have listed last year’s cut-off score which will give you an idea regarding the selection process.

Academy Written Exam Final Marks
IMA 122-130 245-254
INA 106-122 232-252
AFA 146-150 266-272
OTA (Male) 75-84 164-170
OTA (Female) 76-86 162-172

Documents Required After CDS Result

The qualified candidates are also required to submit the original certificates in support of age (Date of Birth), educational qualifications, NCC (C) certificate along with attested copies to Army Headquarters:

  • SSB call letter
  • Matriculation or 10th class mark sheet
  • Intermediate or 12th or equivalent certificate
  • Original Graduation degree certificate with mark sheets
  • Post-graduation degree certificate and mark sheets (if mentioned in the qualification filled in the application form)
  • NCC certificates (if required)
  • Identity proof like Aadhar card, Voter ID Card, Pan Card, Passport
  • The final year students, as well as candidates whose results are awaited, need to have a certificate issued from the Principal.

CDS Address for Sending the Documents

Following is the address at which you need to send the duplicate copy of documents only.

Category Send Documents at this Address
For male candidates Army Headquarters, A.G.’s Branch/Rtg./CDSE Entry Section
For women candidates Army Headquarters, A.G.’s Branch/Rtg./CDSE SSC Women Entry Section
In the case of IMA/SSC as their first choice West Block-III, Ground Floor, Wing 1, R.K. Puram, New Delhi-110066
In the case of Navy as their first choice IHQ of MoD (Navy), DMPR (OI & R Section), Room No. 204, ‘C’-Wing, Sena Bhawan, New Delhi-110011
In the case of Air Force as their first choice PO 3 (A) Air Headquarters, ‘J’ Block, Room No. 17, Opp. Vayu Bhawan, Motilal Nehru Marg, New Delhi-110011

Medical Test After CDS Result

Subsequent to clearing the SSB Interview, an applicant needs to experience different clinical tests. In the event that the candidate isn’t fit, at that point, he/she will be dismissed whether they have cleared the CDS test and SSB Interview.

In any case, on the off chance that the candidate is experiencing clinical issues that can be dealt with, at that point he/she will be given a specific time frame until the individual gets fit. Candidates are likewise required to present all their unique archives.


The CDS results are yet to be released. The CDS 1 results will be made available on the official website. The candidates who clear the exam will be called for an interview and medical examination process. The SSB will send the call letter.

Here we explained everything you need to know about the CDS result 2024.

All the best for your exam!

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