UPSC CDS 1 Result 2021 (Released) – Written Test Merit List PDF, Selected Candidates


UPSC CDS 1 Result 2021 – Written Test Merit List & Cutoff Marks Category Wise: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Common Defence Service (CDS) I written test has been conducted on 7th February. The examination has been conducted in a large number of places across the nation. A large number of competitors have appeared for the UPSC CDS I written test as per the schedule. Aspirants who competed for UPSC CDS 1 examination on 7th February can soon download UPSC CDS I English answer key 2021 from the official website, By visiting the UPSC portal, competitors can download UPSC CDS Answer Key for English, Maths, and General Knowledge. The answer key will be available for all sets A, B, C, D for each subject. Competitors can download and cross-check the answers with the attempted set to calculate the score. By estimating the score, aspirants can assess their score, rank, level of competition, and other aspects. After analyzing the UPSC CDS I answer sheet, candidates can wait for the result. UPSC will soon announce the result date on its official portal, Aspirants who competed for the examination can stay checking the portal for more updates. The UPSC CDS I 2021 Result Date, Downloading process, and other important details explained here in this article.

UPSC CDS 1 Result 2021 – Merit List, Selected Candidates List & Cutoff

UPSC CDS 1 Result 2021

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) organizes various examinations to hire the suitable candidates into Indian Military Academy. The UPSC annually releases various notifications to hire the aspirants into Air Force Academy (AFA), Indian Military Academy (IMA), Indian Naval Academy (INA), and Officers Training Academy (OTA).  The organization recently announced the recruitment notification to hire candidates for Common Defence Service (CDS) II Posts for Indian Military Academy, Dehradun; Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala, Kerala and Air Force Academy, Hyderabad (Pre-Flying) Training Course. The notification has been announced for 345 posts. The organization accepted applications from eligible and interested aspirants. Candidates aspiring to get UPSC CDS posts have applied for the announced posts within the application dates. Candidates will be shortlisted through the written test, interview rounds. Finally shortlisted candidates will be recruited in CDS I posts across the nation.

UPSC CDS 1 Result 2021, Selection List – Important Details

Organization NameUnion Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Post NameCombined Defence Services Exam I
Total Vacancies345 Posts
Exam Date7th February 2021
Result Release DateReleased on 23rd March 2021

Download UPSC CDS I Result 2021, Qualified Candidates List @

All the competitors who had competed for the CDS I written test round on 7th February can expect the results soon in the month of March [tentatively]. The result date is going to be announced shortly by the UPSC. Usually, UPSC will announce the results within one month after the examination. Hence the competitors can wait to check the result date from the UPSC portal,

UPSC CDS I Cutoff Marks 2021

UPSC is going to announce the CDS 1 Cutoff marks along with the results. UPSC CDS I Category-wise cutoff marks will be announced for general, BC, SC, ST, and other categories. Candidates need to score the qualifying marks to clear the written test round. Candidates competed for the UPSC CDS I written test on 7th February can check the UPSC CDS I Qualifying Marks [previous year] from the following table.

Download UPSC CDS 1 Result, Merit List, and cutoff Marks 2021Available Now

CDS (I) 2018 Cut off

AcademyWritten Exam CutoffFinal Cutoff
OTA (Women)69150
OTA (Men)69154

UPSC CDS I Merit List 2021

The UPSC releases the CDS I merit list 2021 with the names of qualified candidates. Candidate’s names who acquires the specified qualifying marks in the written test round will be mentioned in the merit list. UPSC CDS I 2021 merit list will be accessible to download along with the result. Competitors can check UPSC CDS I Merit List 2021 from the official website,

Selected candidates will be recruited in,

  • Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala, Kerala- Course commencing in January 2022
  • Indian Military Academy, Dehradun- Course commencing in January 2022
  • Air Force Academy, Hyderabad (Pre-Flying) Training- Course commencing in February 2022
  • Officers Training Academy, Chennai- SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course commencing in April, 2022.
  • Officers Training Academy, Chennai- SSC Course (for Men) commencing in April 2022 and

Required Certificates

Shortlisted candidates have to submit the original certificates in support of educational qualifications, NCC (C) (Army Wing/Senior Division Air Wing/Naval Wing), age (Date of Birth), etc. along with attested copies in the following addresses.

If you have selected IMA/ SSC at first place to Army Headquarters,

A.G.’s Branch/Rtg./CDSE Entry Section for males and SSC Women Entry Section for women candidates, West Block-III, Ground Floor, Wing 1, R.K. Puram, New Delhi- 110066

If you have selected Navy

IHQ of MoD (Navy), DMPR (OI & R Section), Room No. 204, ‘C’-Wing, Sena Bhawan, New Delhi-110011

If you have selected Air Force at first place

PO 3 (A) Air Headquarters, ‘J’ Block, Room No. 17, Opp. Vayu Bhawan, Motilal Nehru Marg, New Delhi-110011

UPSC CDS 1 Important Dates 2021

EventsCDS 1 Date
Combined Defence Services Examination (I) 2021February 7, 2021
UPSC CDS 1 2021 Result Date23rd March
Submit DAF Dates3rd week of April 2021
Date of commencement of Personal InterviewApril/ May 2021
Declaration of Final UPSC CDS 2021 ResultFirst week of November 2021

Steps to download UPSC CDS 1 Result 2021

  • Visit the UPSC portal,
  • On the homepage, search for the UPSC CDS I Result 2021 link.
  • Click on the link and enter the login credentials.
  • Tap on the download button.
  • UPSC CDS 1 Result, cutoff marks, and merit list will be displayed on the screen.
  • Check the result and take a printout of it.

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