The results of the Combined Defence Service (CDS) Examination 2016 has been released by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) today. Organised by the Services Selection Board of the Ministry of Defence, the exam was conducted for admission into Officers' Training Academy, Chennai for 105th Short Service Commission Course (for Men) and 19th Short Service Commission Women (Non-Technical) Course.
The training courses commence in April, 2017. The number of seats available for candidates are 180, as announced by the government. While for men, there are 175 seats, for women there are five seats. The admission to the first come candidates will only be provision as the results form the Medical Examination is pending yet.
For the 105th Short Service Commission Course, the list consists of the candidates names recommended through the same exam for the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun, the Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala and the Air Force Academy, Hyderabad (Pre-Flying ) Training Course(s).
How to check the results of UPSC CDS Exam 2016
- Go to the official UPSC website
- Click on "Final Result for Combined Defence Services Examination (I), 2016 (Officers Training Academy)"
- Click again and a PDF will open
- The list of candidates selected will be displayed at the bottom
- Save it to your computer and take a print-out of it for further reference
The Civil Services Examination (CSE) is a National level competitive examination in India, conducted by the Union Public Service Commission for recruitment to various Civil Services of the Government of India.
The Civil Services, also known as the UPSC exam is considered one of the toughest and prestigious competitive exams in India with success rate of just 0.1%. The examination is conducted to recruit officers for three types of services namely, All India Services, Central Services and State Services.