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The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)brings a wonderful opportunity to aspirants who wish to join the defense services. The Commission conducts admission to the Indian Military Academy, Officers Training Academy, Indian Naval Academy, and Indian Air Force Academy. The admission is through the conduct of the Combined Defense Service exam (CDS). The candidates who will be appearing for this examination on the 10th of April 2022, will be eagerly waiting for the UPSC CDS Result 2022.

 Although the official date of declaration of the UPSC CDS Result has not yet been declared, however, we have compiled this article to provide you with details about steps to download, cut-off details, and more!

UPSC CDS Result 2022: General Overview

Below is a general overview of the UPSC CDS Result 2022 important dates and events – 

Events Dates
Written Exam 10-Apr-2022
CDS 2 Result 2022To be announced

Candidates can check the detailed UPSC CDS Exam Analysis here.

Steps to Check UPSC CDS Result 2022

In order to provide a hassle-free experience in viewing the result, we have provided detailed steps to check your UPSC CDS Result 2022.

Step 1: Go to the official website of the Commission and search for the link to the “UPSC CDS Result 2022”

Step 2:  The UPSC CDS Result 2022 will open in a new window

Step 3: Search for your roll number and name in the PDF.

Step 4: If your name and roll number appear on the list, you have been declared successful.

Step 5: For future reference download and print the result.

Steps for Preparation of UPSC CDS Merit List 2022

The UPSC CDS Result 2022 is the last stage is the preparation of the merit list. The merit list is prepared by the commission and the following are the steps followed – 

Step 1: The Commission compiles a list of candidates who have achieved the minimum qualifying marks in the written exam.

Step 2: Candidates who clear the written exam are now invited to take an intelligence and personality test by the Commission.

Step 3: In order to make it to the merit list, the candidates must achieve qualifying marks in both the written exam and the SSB interview.

Step 4: The final merit list is compiled by the Commission by using the total marks obtained in both the written exam and the SSB interview.

Step 5: The final recruitment decision is made based on candidates’ merit, medical fitness, and the number of vacancies available for admission.

Details to be Checked on the UPSC CDS Merit List 2022

The declaration of the UPSC CDS Result 2022, is followed by the release of the UPSC CDS Merit list, being the last step in the recruitment process. The following are the details that need to be checked –

Details on UPSC CDS Merit List 2022
Name of the candidate
Roll number of the candidate
Name of the exam
Date of the exam
Contact information
Number of candidates selected by the officials
Other information

UPSC CDS Scorecard 2022

After the release of the UPSC CDS Result 2022, the CDS scorecard is released within 15 days. The details such as the name of candidates, candidate’s roll number, date of birth, total marks in the written exam and SSB Interview, total final marks, and other information will be included on the UPSC CDS scorecard.

Candidates who could not clear the SSB interview will also receive a CDS Scorecard, within 15 days of the declaration of the UPSC CDS final result . The Commission provides 30 days for the candidates to review their results after the scorecard is released.

Expected UPSC CDS Cut-Off 2022

The table below provides the expected UPSC CDS Cut-off 2022 for your reference – 

AcademyWritten ExamFinal Exam
IMA (Indian Military Academy)119 – 131244 – 256
INA (Indian Naval Academy)104 – 121232 – 246
AFA (Air Force Academy)146 – 151267 – 271
OTA (Officers’ Training Academy) men73 – 84161 – 170
OTA (Officers’ Training Academy) women75 – 85164 – 170

What Next After the UPSC CDS Result 2022?

Once the Commission declares the UPSC CDS Result 2022, those candidates who have cleared the written exam will be invited for the next stage of the selection process the Intelligence & Personality Test which is also known as the SSB interview. 

The SSB interview is conducted over a duration of 5 days and is typically a two-stage selection process. The aspirants need to qualify for the first stage in order to appear for the next. Once the SSB Interview round is successfully completed, the Commission will prepare the final merit list of the candidates.

We hope that our article on the UPSC CDS Result 2022 has been informative and useful. We wish you all the best with your result!

UPSC CDS Result – FAQs

Where can the candidates check the UPSC CDS Result 2022?

Candidates can check the UPSC CDS Result 2022 on the official website of UPSC. 

 I have cleared the UPSC CDS Written Exam, what is the next process?

If you have cleared the written exam you will be called in for the SSB interview.

 Has the Commission announced the date for the release of UPSC CDS Result 2022?

No, the  Commission has not announced the date for the release of UPSC CDS Result 2022

 How is the UPSC CDS  final merit list released?

The candidates are required to download the final merit list from the official website of the Commission, whenever it is released and check if their Roll Number or Candidate’s Name is appearing therein to know if they are finally selected by the recruitment.

When is the UPSC CDS Scorecard released?

The UPSC CDS scorecard is released within 15 days of the declaration of the Final UPSC CDS Result 2022.