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UPSC CDS Cut off Marks 2022

UPSC CDS Cut off Marks 2022 – Expected & Previous CDS I & II Cut Off Marks,  UPSC Combined Defense Services Exam 2 2022 Cutoff List Category Wise, Check UPSC CDS Previous Year’s Cutoff for Gen/ OBC /SC /ST, CDS 2022 Minimum Qualifying Marks

The Union Public Service Commission has conducted the “Combined Defence Services Examination (II), 2022” on 04 September whereas CDS I was held on 10 April 2022. Commission has declared CDS 1 Result and now preparing for issue CDS 2 Result. Here we are giving UPSC CDS Expected Cutoff Marks for I & II Examination 2022. The CDS Cut off  including 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017 and 2016 are available for IMA, INA, AFA, and OTA courses. Every year, Commission conducts CDS (I & II) Examination to fin eligibility for selection in courses carried out by the Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Air Force Academy, and Officers Training Academy. Hence, Candidates may check UPSC CDS Expected Cutoff Marks. 

UPSC releases the cut-off marks after the CDS Exam Result. The UPSC CDS Cut off Marks 2022 is decided on the basis of various parameters such as the total number of CDS vacancies, the number of candidates appearing for the exam, and the difficulty level of the question paper. Check here UPSC CDS Expected and previous years Cut off, Category Wise, and also get the minimum qualifying marks. For more details go to the official website i.e.

UPSC CDS Cut off Marks 2022- CDS I & II  Qualifying Marks 

Commission issue CDS Cutoff for the written Exam and Final Selection after the completion of the Recruitment Process. The UPSC CDS Cutoff for the written Exam is calculated based on the minimum qualifying marks in each subject and minimum aggregate marks of the last qualified aspirant. he final CDS cutoff is decided based on the marks of the last recommended candidate. The minimum qualifying for each subject is 20 percent. Candidates need to secure separate qualifying marks in the written exam and SSB Interview.

On the basis of CDS cutoff, candidates are selected for Indian Military Academy (IMA), Indian Naval Academy (INA), Air Force Academy (AFA) and Officers’ Training Academy (OTA). Applicants are required to secure the UPSC CDS 1 & 2 Cutoff separately in the Written Exam and SSB Interview to be considered for final Selection.

The combined Defense Services exam is conducted twice every year (CDS I & II). In the exam, questions are asked from the subjects of English, General Knowledge, and Elementary Mathematics and each subject is of 100 marks. Therefore the board has fixed minimum qualifying marks of 20% for each subject. Thus candidates have to secure CDS minimum qualifying marks out of 300 marks.

UPSC CDS 2022 Cutoff Dates 

CDS Events CDS 1 2022 CDS 2 2022
CDS 2022 Exam 10 April 2022 4th September
CDS result date 2022 18th May 2022 October 2022 (Tentative)
Release of results with names 18th May  2022 Release Soon 
Final result To be notified Release Soon 

Check CDS 2 Exam Result 

UPSC CDS 2022 Result Details 

Organization Name Union Public Service Commission
Post Name Combined Defense Services Exam II, 2022
Total Vacancies 339 Posts
Course Name Indian Military Academy, Dehradun, Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala, Air Force Academy, Hyderabad and Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai (SSC Men/Women)
Exam Date 4th September 2022
Result Release Date October 2022
Category UPSC CDS 2 Cut off Marks
Selection Process Written Test, Personal Interview, Personality Test
Job Location Across India
Official Site

UPSC CDS Cut off Marks 2022- CDS Exam Cutoff Marks General/OBC/SC/ST 

To Know about the Cutoff of CDS 2 2022, the following factors are taken into consideration. The UPSC CDS Cut off is based on the category of the candidates (General, OBC, SC, and ST). The Cut off marks have various factors such as the number of candidates who attended the UPSC CDS II Exam, Total vacancies, Previous Year cut-off marks, and the difficulty level of the paper.

The candidates who scored minimum cut-off marks in the written exam are allowed for the next round of the selection process. The applicant can check the UPSC CDS 2 Cut off Marks from the official website of the Union Public Service Commission i.e. Factors for UPSC CDS 2 Cutoff are given below:

  • Total candidates appeared in the examination.
  • The Difficulty level of the paper.
  • Total vacancies available.

UPSC CDS 2 Expected Cutoff Marks 

Academy Written Exam Final Exam
IMA (Indian Military Academy) 120 – 130 245 – 255
INA (Indian Naval Academy) 105 – 120 233 – 245
AFA (Air Force Academy) 145 – 150 268 – 270
OTA (Officers’ Training Academy) men 73 – 85 162 – 170
OTA (Officers’ Training Academy) women 74 – 85 164 – 170

CDS 1 Expected Cutoff 2022

Academy Written Exam Final Exam
IMA (Indian Military Academy) 120-130 245-255
INA (Indian Naval Academy) 105-120 233-245
AFA (Air Force Academy) 145-150 268-270
OTA (Officers’ Training Academy) men 73-85 162-170
OTA (Officers’ Training Academy) women 74-85 164-170

CDS 2 2022 Exam Marking Scheme 

The exam pattern for Combined Defense Services (CDS) paper is the same for IMA, INA, Air Force Academy, but it is different for the (OTA) Officer Trainee Academy. We have given the exam pattern for all of the courses, keep a check on it for the cutoffs accordingly. Exam duration for INA, IMA, and Air force is six hours and for OTA it is four hours. The pattern of the exam is provided for you see it below.

CDS Exam Pattern for Indian Military, Indian Naval, and Air Force Academy

Subjects Marks Duration
English 100 2 Hrs
General Knowledge 100 2 Hrs
Elementary Mathematics 100 2 Hrs
Total 300 6 Hrs

CDS Exam Pattern for Officer Trainee Academy (OTA)

Subjects Marks Duration
English 100 2 Hrs
General Knowledge 100 2 Hrs
Total 200 4 Hrs

यूपीएससी सीडीएस कट ऑफ मार्क्स 2022

संघ लोक सेवा आयोग (UPSC) ने CDS 2022 परीक्षा 04 September 2022 को आयोजित की है। विभाग ने अपनी आधिकारिक वेबसाइट पर संयुक्त रक्षा सेवा (CDS) परीक्षा कट ऑफ अंक 2022 जारी किया है। सीडीएस कट ऑफ में आईएमए, आईएनए, एएफए और ओटीए पाठ्यक्रमों के लिए अंक होते हैं। उम्मीदवारों को सीडीएस पेपर 1 में न्यूनतम 20% अंक, सीडीएस पेपर– II में 10% अंक और सीडीएस पेपर III में 20% अंक प्राप्त करने होंगे। जो लोग भारतीय सैन्य अकादमी, भारतीय नौसेना अकादमी, वायु सेना अकादमी, और अधिकारियों के प्रशिक्षण अकादमी द्वारा किए गए पाठ्यक्रमों में चयन के लिए मेरिट सूची में शामिल हो जाते हैं।

सीडीएस परीक्षा परिणाम के बाद UPSC CDS 1 Cut off List  जारी करता है। कटऑफ अंक विभिन्न मापदंडों जैसे सीडीएस रिक्तियों की कुल संख्या, परीक्षा के लिए उपस्थित होने वाले उम्मीदवारों की संख्या और प्रश्न पत्र के कठिनाई स्तर के आधार पर तय किए जाते हैं। यहां देखें कि यूपीएससी सीडीएस कट ऑफ और पिछले साल कट ऑफ, कैटेगरी वाइज और न्यूनतम अर्हक अंक भी पा सकते हैं। अधिक जानकारी के लिए आधिकारिक वेबसाइट यानी पर जाएं ।

How to check the UPSC CDS Cut off Marks 2022 

The Union Public Service Commission has released Cut off marks for UPSC CDS 1 & CDS 2 category-wise. In this article, we have mentioned Previous CDS Cut off percentages. The board has prepared the CDS Cut off list category-wise for General/OBC/SC/ST. There are various factors that affect cut-off marks. Candidates check below simple steps to check CDS minimum qualifying marks.

  • Candidates visit the official website i.e.
  • Go to the Examination section and select Active Examinations
  • Choose the “Combined Defence Services Examination (II), 2022”
  • Select CDS Result and Cut off marks category wise
  • check UPSC CDS Cut off marks 2022 category wise
  • Click on the download button and save the page
  • take a printout of Cut off for further use.

Official Website

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UPSC CDS Cut off Marks 2022

UPSC CDS Exam Previous Years Cut off Marks 2022 

CDS 1 2021 Cutoff 

Academy  Written Exam Final Exam
IMA 145 268
INA 136 260
AFA 158 281
OTA (Men) 107 189
OTA (Women) 107 191

CDS 2 2021 Cutoff 

Course  Written Result Final Result 
Minimum Passing marks in Each subject Min. Aggregate Marks Marks 
IMA 20 Marks (i.e. 20%) 138 marks (i.e. 46%) 263
INA 20 Marks (i.e. 20%) 132 Marks (i.e. 44%) 256
AFA 20 Marks (i.e. 20%) 148 Marks (i.e. 49.33%) 270
OTA (Men) 20 Marks (i.e. 20%) 102 Marks (i.e. 51%) 183
OTA (Women) 20 Marks (i.e. 20%) 102 Marks (i.e. 51%) 184

Combined Defence Services Examination CDS 2019 Cut off marks

Academy Written Exam Final Exam
  Aggregate Marks of Last Qualified Candidate* Marks of last recommended Candidate
IMA 116 242
INA 105 233
AFA 129 264
OTA (Men) 78 160
OTA (Women) 78 162

Note- Subject to a minimum of 20 % marks in Paper-I, 10% marks in Paper-II & 20% marks in Paper-III

UPSC Combined Defense Services Merit List 2022

With the release of the UPSC CDS Exam Result, candidates have to check the UPSC Combined Defense Services Merit List 2022. Based on the performance in the UPSC CDS I Exam, The Union Public Service Commission officials will announce the Merit List after the exam result. All the students can check the List from the official site. The UPSC CDS II Merit List contains the names of the students who had scored the highest marks in the Examination.

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We have gathered all the possible information related to UPSC CDS Cut off Marks 2022. you can check  CDS II Cutoff Notification. As we have mentioned the link to the official website for more details. Please comment on the comment box for any type of query.

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