UPSC CDS 1 Cut Off 2020: Combined Defense Service Exam Cut Offs for the Last 4 Years

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The Combined Defence Services Examination (abbreviated as CDS Exam) is conducted twice a year by the Union Public Service Commission for recruitment into the Indian Military Academy, Officers Training Academy, Indian Naval Academy, and Indian Air Force Academy. CDS(I) and (II).

Candidates have to at least graduate to apply. Both men and women can apply for 418 vacancies. Women candidates are only eligible to apply for the Officers’ Training Academy. The competition for women is generally more fierce as there are very few vacancies for them. The results have been declared for this year on 23rd March 2020. This article will take a look at UPSC CDS 1 cut off for 2020 and compare it with previous years.

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UPSC CDS 1 Cut Off of 2020

The results for the exam came out on 23rd March 2020. The cut off this year was fairly similar to the standard and trend of the cut offs decided for previous years as well.

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

UPSC CDS 1 Cut Off of 2019

The following is the recorded copy of the cut off marks for UPSC CDS 1 2019.

Academy Written Exam Final Exam
IMA (Indian Military Academy) 116 242
INA (Indian Naval Academy) 105 233
AFA (Air Force Academy) 129 264
OTA (Officers’ Training Academy) men 78 160
OTA (Officers’ Training Academy) women 78 162

CDS I 2018 Cutoff

The following is the recorded copy of the cut off marks for UPSC CDS 1 2018.

Academy Written Exam Final Exam
IMA (Indian Military Academy) 118 240
INA (Indian Naval Academy) 98 225
AFA (Air Force Academy) 138 279
OTA (Officers’ Training Academy) men 69 154
OTA (Officers’ Training Academy) women 69 150

CDS I 2017 Cutoff

The following is the recorded copy of the cut off marks for UPSC CDS 1 2017.

Academy Written Exam Final Exam
IMA (Indian Military Academy) 125 249
INA (Indian Naval Academy) 118 241
AFA (Air Force Academy) 144 268
OTA (Officers’ Training Academy) men 82 163
OTA (Officers’ Training Academy) women 82 164

CDS I 2016 Cutoff

The following is the recorded copy of the cut off marks for UPSC CDS 1 2016.

Academy Written Exam Final Exam
IMA (Indian Military Academy) 72 214
INA (Indian Naval Academy) 63 217
AFA (Air Force Academy) 123 249
OTA (Officers’ Training Academy) men 68 150
OTA (Officers’ Training Academy) women 68 157

Conclusion:

For candidates that want to take the CDS examination in 2021, it is not as easy as simply learning for the examination but candidates have to go through a rigorous set of physical, mental, and medical examinations that could easily work against you. However, the written exam is considered comparatively easier than most.

It is most important for candidates to earnestly go through the eligibility criteria and try their best to make up for their shortcomings if they hope to crack this examination.

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UPSC CDS 1 Cut Off 2020: Combined Defense Service Exam Cut Offs for the Last 4 Years
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UPSC CDS 1 Cut Off 2020: Combined Defense Service Exam Cut Offs for the Last 4 Years
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Combined Defense Service Exam is held by UPSC to recruit personnel for the armed forces. The CDS 1 cut-off has been released for this year in March 2020. Compare it with previous years.
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