UPSC CDS Cut Off 2021: Check previous cut off

CDS exam is scheduled to be conducted on 7th February 2021. All candidates who are going to attend the exam can check the previous year’s cut-off to get an idea about how many marks they needed to qualify in the CDS 2021 exam.

Cut-Off marks are the minimum marks required to qualify for a particular section. Getting an idea about the cut off marks is very important and helps the job seekers to change their exam preparation strategy according to the current competition level.

Cut-off will be available after the CDS 2021 exam. Meanwhile candidates can check the CDS Previous years cutoff given on this page.

How to check the Cut off?

UPSC release the CDS Exam cut-off on the official website. Please have a look at the below steps to download the Cut Off

  • Visit the official website
  • Go to the ‘Examination’ tab and click on the “Cut-Off Marks” section.
  • Click the relevant year wise link
  • The course-wise cut off marks are displayed on the screen in PDF format
  • Download the same and save the file

CDS Exam Cut-off Marks

Union Public Service Commission has released the CDS 2 2019 cut-off marks along with the marks obtained by the recommended candidates. Candidates can check their marks and cut off on the official website.

UPSC CDS 2 2019 CutOff marks:

AcademyWritten ExamFinal Exam
Aggregate marks of last
qualified candidate*
Marks of last recommended
OTA (Men)95176
OTA (Women)95179

UPSC CDS 1 2019 CutOff marks:

AcademyWritten examFinal exam
 Aggregate  marks  of  last qualified candidate*Marks of last recommended candidate
OTA (Men)78160

UPSC CDS 2 2018 Cut Off:

AcademyWritten examWritten examFinal result
Minimum qualifying
marks in each Subject
Minimum aggregate
marks of last qualified candidates
Marks of last recommended candidates
IMA20 marks (i.e. 20%)116 marks (i.e. 38.67%)242
INA20 marks (i.e. 20%)102 marks (i.e. 34%)228
AFA20 marks (i.e. 20%)131 marks (i.e. 43.67%)253
OTA (Men)20 marks (i.e. 20%)80 marks (i.e. 40%)162
OTA (Women)20 marks (i.e. 20%)80 marks (i.e. 40%)163

UPSC CDS 1 2018 Cut Off marks:

AcademyWritten examFinal Exam
AcademyAggregate marks of last qualified candidateMarks of last recommended candidate
OTA  (Men)69154

UPSC also released the marks of recommended candidates on the website. Click here to check the marks.

Previous years cut-off marks pdf is given below:

please use “12345” password to open the pdf.

CDS cut off pdf Download

Also check

CDS complete details

Download CDS Admit Card

Download UPSC CDS Syllabus

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