CDS 2 Result 2017

Jan. 2, 2018 4864 anangsha

CDS 2 Result 2017CDS 2 Result 2017: Union Public Service Commission has released the result of Combined Defence Services Exam in January 1, 2018. The CDS exam was held on November 19, 2017. 8692 candidates have been qualified for the interview which will be conducted on different dates in October 2018. The CDS 2 Result 2017 has been announced in a PDF format. The final result of CDS will be declared in June 2018. The candidates can check their result of CDS 2 via a direct link which has been provided below:
Latest: CDS 2 Result 2017 – Check Here
CDS 1 Final Result 2017 Declared- Check Here

CDS 2 Result Dates

UPSC announces the result of CDS II in two phases – written examination and final result. The result of CDS 2 written examination has been declared at the first stage which will be followed by declaration of final result. For more details, check CDS 2 result dates given in the table below.

Sr. No CDS 2 result event Important dates
1 CDS 2 written examination November 19, 2017
2 CDS 2 result of written exam January 1, 2018
3 CDS 2 SSB Tests February/March 2018
4 CDS 2 final result June 2018

How to check CDS 2 Result 2017?

The procedure to check CDS 2 Result 2017 is given below.

  • Click on the link hosted on this page.
  • In a new page, the PDF file of CDS 2 result 2017 will open.
  • Press Ctrl +F and enter in the required space.
  • If the roll number of candidates is displayed in the result list then the they have qualified
  • Download the CDS 2 result PDF file and save the file.

CDS 2 Result 2017 of Written Examination

The written examination of CDS comprises three papers – English, General Knowledge and Elementary Mathematics. The total marks allotted for written examination is 300 marks (for admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Air Force Academy) and 200 marks (for admission to Officers’ Training Academy). The written examination will consist of objective type questions only. The commission shall prepare a list of candidates who will secure minimum qualifying marks in the written exam. The commission will fix minimum qualifying marks in each subject. The qualifying marks of CDS 2 written examination will be based on the minimum aggregate marks of last qualified candidates.

Calculation of score of CDS 2 written examination

The marking scheme of CDS 2 written exam is given below:

  • The General Knowledge and English section will carry total 120 questions while Elementary Mathematics will carry total 100 questions.
  • For correct answer in General Knowledge and English section, candidates will get 1.2 marks while for correct answer in Elementary Mathematics, they will get 1 mark.
  • 1/3 marks will be deducted for wrong answers.
  • Each subject will carry total 100 marks.

Formula for calculation of score

Total score = Marks scored in General Knowledge + English + Elementary Mathematics – Negative marks.

CDS 2 Cutoff 2015 of Written Examination

The cutoff of CDS 2 of written examination is given below. The course wise cutoff score of CDS II 2017 will be updated here after it is released.

Academy Minimum qualifying
marks in each Subject
Written Examination Result Aggregate marks of last qualified candidate
AFA 20 Marks (20%) 138 (46%)
IMA 20 Marks (20%) 105 (35%)
INA 20 Marks (20%) 99 (33%)
OTA (Men) 20 Marks (20%) 84 (42%)
OTA (Women) 20 Marks (20%) 84 (42%)

CDS 2 Result 2017 of SSB tests

The SSB tests will be held for those candidates qualified in written examination. The SSB tests will comprise of intelligence and personality test. The CDS 2 result 2017 of SSB tests will be declared along with the final result. Candidates need to secure qualifying marks in SSB tests to qualify the exam and become eligible for final selection.

CDS 2 Final Result 2017

The final result of CDS 2 is based on the marks scored by candidates in written examination and SSB tests. The commission will prepare All India Merit list of candidates as per their marks in the written examination and SSB tests. Allocation of candidates for various courses will be done as per their ranks in the merit list, medical fitness and post preference. The CDS 2 final result is likely to be declared in June 2017. The final minimum qualifying marks to select candidates will be decided based on the marks of last recommended candidates.

What will follow after the declaration of CDS 2 Result 2017?

The UPSC has declared the CDS 2 Result 2017 in January 2018. This will be followed by the interview which is to be conducted by the Service Selection Board of the Ministry of Defence. In Interview, candidates will be selected for (i) Indian Military Academy, Dehradun for 145th Course, commencing in July 2018, (ii) Indian Naval Academy, Ezgunakam Kerala, course starting in July 2018, (iii) Air Force Academy, Hyderabad (Pre-Flying), Chennai 108th SSC Course (NT) (For Men) starting in October 2018 and (v) Officers Training Academcy, Chennai, 22nd SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course starting in October 2018.

Besides, the successful candidates in Result of CDS 2 Exam have to register themselves online on the Indian Army Recruiting website This must be done within 2 weeks of the declaration of the result. The Commission would allot them Selection Centres and dates of SSB Interview at their email addresses. Those who have already got registered are not required to do this. Candidates who have any query or face login problem, they need to forward an email to

In case of any change of address, candidates should communicate to the Army Headquarters/Naval Headquarters/Air Headquarters as the case may be.

Candidates may contact the Facilitation Counter of the UPSC which is located near Examination Hall Building in its campus on any working day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., in person or over phone 011-23385271, 011-23381125 and 011-23098543 or log on to the official web portal of the UPSC.

CDS 2 Final Cutoff 2015

Candidates can check below the final cutoff of CDS 2 is given below:

Academy CDS 2 Final Cutoff 2015
AFA 269
IMA 227
INA 227
OTA (Men) 166
OTA (Women) 170

CDS 2 Previous Year Result Trends

Admission to Air Force Academy, Hyderabad, Officers’ Training Academy, Indian Military Academy and Indian Naval Academy will be made on the results of the written examination to be conducted by UPSC followed by intelligence and personality test conducted by the Services Selection Board. The table below indicates the number of candidates appeared and qualified CDS exam in last three years.

Year Written exam Final Selection
2016 8,563 265
2015 8351 261
2014 8481 235


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