CDS Exam Cut-Off Score (Expected & Previous Year)

    CDS Exam Cut off  2017
    CDS Exam Cut off  2017

    Greetings to all the CDS Aspirants..!! Recently the UPSC has released the advertisement for the recruitment of 500 CDS officer in its second phase of hiring this year. The application form for the CDS 2017 Recruitment (November) can be filled online from 09th of August 2017 and the last date to apply is 8th of September 2017. A candidate who desires to appear in the test may see the expected CDS Exam 2017 Cut off for better results. Read the article to know detail info on CDS Exam Cut off  2017 (Expected & Previous Year Cut off).

    UPSC CDS Exam
    UPSC CDS Exam

    The CDS Exam 2017 Cut off is the minimum marks prescribed by the selection board for the recruitment of candidates. Merit list of the candidate will be designed on these Cut off scores. Aspirants who apply for the post needs to clear the Cut off to finally get selected for the next round of selection. The Combined Defence Services Cut off 2017 will be based on various parameters like numbers of appearing candidates, total numbers of seats, and the difficulty level of the examination.

    CDS Exam Cut off 2017

    Before we start, let’s make it clear that the role of UPSC is not only conducting the written Examination but it also shortlists the candidate for the Interview. The CDS service Commission issues interview notification of successful candidates based on these Cut off score.

    The Importance of IB CDS 2017 Cut off.

    Every Year lakhs of graduates appears for the CDS examination and only 6-10% of them are lucky enough to call for the Interview. There is a minimum cutoff (20%) minimum qualifying marks in each Subject. Only those candidates would be called for Interview exam who clears the written exam.

    CDS Exam Cut off 2017 (Expected)

    A candidate who desires to appear for the CDS 2017 exam are advised to check these expected cutoff scores for UPSC CDS exam. The CDS 2017 Cut off for different Institutions is given below.

    Academy Written Exam Final Exam
    Aggregate marks for final exam Minimum marks
    IMA 75+ 210
    INA 65+ 220
    AFA 125+ 244
    OTA (Men) 70+ 155
    OTA(Women) 70+ 162

    *Subject to a minimum of 20% marks in each paper.

    Previous Year CDS Exam Cut off.

    Aspirants preparing for CDS 2 2017 Exam may also look for previous year CDS Cut off for a better result.

    CDS 2016 Cut off

    Academy Written Exam Final Exam
    Aggregate marks of last qualified candidate* Marks of last recommended Candidate
    IMA 72 214
    INA 63 217
    AFA 123 249
    OTA (Men) 68 150
    OTA(Women) 68 157

    Previous Year CDS Cut off (Year: 2015)

    Marks of last





    Written Result Final Result
    Minimum qualifying

    marks in each


    Minimum aggregate

    marks of last qualified


    Marks of last



    IMA 20 marks (i.e. 20 %) 105 marks (i.e. 35%) 227
    INA 20 marks (i.e. 20%) 99 marks (i.e. 33%) 227
    AFA 20 marks (i.e. 20%) 138 marks (i.e. 46%) 269
    OTA (Men) 20 marks (i.e. 20%) 84 marks (i.e. 42%) 166
    OTA(Women) 20 marks (i.e. 20%) 84 marks (i.e. 42%) 170

    CDS 2014 Cut off for Interview

    Academy Written Exam Result Final Result
    IMA 102 225
    INA 75 206
    AFA 129 256
    OTA (Men) 72 154
    OTA (Women) 72 152

    Important Links

    Aspirants May Also Check these Important links related to CDS 2 2017 Recruitment Notification.

    Subject Description
    Combined Defence Services 2017 Notification Click Here
    CDS 2 2017 Exam (November) Admit Card Click Here
    CDS-II 2017 Exam Pattern & Selection Procedure Click Here
    Download CDS Exam Syllabus (Written Test & Interview Procedure) Click Here
    UPSC CDS Previous Year Question Papers (2017, 2016, 2015, 2014) Click Here
    Recommended Books for CDS 2017  Exam Click Here
    UPSC CDS Exam Eligibility (Age, Nationality, Qualification) Click Here
    UPSC CDS officer Salary & Job Profile (Facilities & Allowances) Click Here

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