UPSC CDS 2 Result 2022 [OUT]; Expected Cut Off, Merit List

UPSC CDS 2 Result 2022: The Union Public Service Commission conducted the CDS 2 examination on 4th September 2022 at various centres across India. Candidates waiting for the results can check the official website of UPSC for further result updates. UPSC CDS -2 result 2022 was announced on the official website by the authorities on 23rd September 2023. Candidates can check the expected cut-off and the previous year’s cut-off to get an idea of the UPSC CDS 2 result.

The CDS cut-off depends on various factors like the difficulty level of the exam, the number of vacancies, the number of candidates that applied for the exam and various reservation categories. After the result, the selected candidates undergo an interview and document verification process. Scroll down to check the Expected cut-off marks for various categories and further details about the recruitment process.

UPSC CDS 2 Result

UPSC CDS 2 Result 2022

The Combined Defense Services Examination (CDS) is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission two times a year to select talented and skilled applicants as officers in the Indian Army, Air Force, and Navy. It consists of two phases, the first is the written exam which is conducted in offline mode and the second one is an interview. This year’s written exam was conducted on the 4th of September, and its result is now out on the official website. The other details are tabled below.

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RecruitmentUPSC CDS 2 2022
Article CategoryCut-off marks
Official BodyUnion Public Service Commission
Selection ProcessWritten examination and Interview
Written Examination held on4th September 2022
Exam modeOffline
Result23rd September 2022 (Announced)

UPSC CDS-2 Cut-Off Marks 2022

The cut-off marks for any exam depend on various factors like the number of vacancies released, difficulty level of the questions asked in the exam, number of candidates who appeared in the exam and different reservation criteria. Below, we have given the expected cut-off marks for 2022 based on the result patterns of previous years and the exam level of this year. Also, check out the previous year’s results for different categories.

CDS 2 Expected Cut-Off marks

The expected cut-off marks for different academic courses for the year 2022 are as follows:

CategoriesExpected cut-off marks (written exam)
Indian Military Academy (IMA)130-138
Air Force Academy 142-150
Indian Naval Academy125-134
Officers’ Training Academy Women98- 105
Officers’ Training Academy Men98-108

CDS Cut-Off Marks of Previous Years

The previous year’s cut-off marks for the years 2021 and 2019 for different academic courses are mentioned below. The previous year’s cut-off marks give an idea of the expected cut-off marks and the result patterns.

Cut-off marks of CDS 1 2021

Categories (CDS 1 2021)Written examination (Cut-off)Final Cut-off marks
Indian Military Academy (IMA)145268
Air Force Academy 158281
Indian Naval Academy136260
Officers’ Training Academy Women107191
Officers’ Training Academy Men107189

Cut-off Marks of CDS 2019

Categories (CDS 22019)Cut-off for Written exam Final Exam Cut-off marks
Indian Military Academy (IMA) 116242
Air Force Academy 129264
Indian Naval Academy105233
Officers’ Training Academy (Male)78160
Officers’ Training Academy (Female)78162

How to check the UPSC CDS-2 Cut-off marks?

To check the UPSC CDS 2 Result 2022 and cut-off marks, follow the below-mentioned steps systematically.

  • Go to the official website of UPSC which is
  • On the home page click on the examination tab.
  • Click on the “Cut-off Marks” tab.
CDS Cut-off
  • You will be redirected to a new page consisting of all the active examinations going on.
  • Enter the exam name and click on ‘Apply’.
CDS cut-off marks
  • A pdf consisting of the cut-off marks will open.
CDS cut-off result sample
CDS Cut-Off Marks: Sample
  • Print and save the pdf for future reference.

UPSC CDS 2 Further Selection Procedure

After the result of the written exam of the CDS, the selected candidates undergo the interview process. The SSB interview is conducted in two phases. It is a five-day procedure and candidates are tested for psychological, intelligence and personality traits. The first one is the Psychological Aptitude Test. In this, an intelligence rating test and picture perception test are taken. The candidates qualifying for these tests are carried forward to the next phase. The other phase is an intelligence test in which, various physical and mental tasks are given to candidates for the next 3-4 days. The final interview is taken on the last day. Candidates qualifying for the interview round then undergo the document verification and medical examination.

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When will the result of CDS 2 2022 be out?

The result of UPSC CDS 2 2022 is released on 23rd September 2022 on the official website.

What is the expected cut-off for IAF in CDS 2 2022?

The expected cut-off marks for IAF in CDS 2 2022 are 142-150.

Where can I check my CDS result?

To check the CDS result, visit the official website of UPSC.

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