The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced the results for Part I of the Combined Defence Service (CDS) exam 2017. The results are finally available on the official UPSC official website.
When were the UPSC exams held?
The UPSC examination was conducted on February 5, 2017.
The number of candidates qualified in UPSC exam:
The number of candidates qualified is 8548.
How is the roll numbers provided to the candidates?
- The roll numbers for the qualified candidates have been provided in a PDF list.
- Candidates roll numbers which are on the list can directly head to the interview round which will be conducted by the Service Selection Board.
Candidates who clear the rounds will begin their term:
Candidates who clear the interviews will begin their term at,
- The Indian Military Academy, Dehradun, in January 2018
- The Indian Naval Academy, Kerala, in January 2018
- The Air Force Academy, Hyderabad in February 2018
- The Officers Training Academy, Chennai in April 2018
- The UPSC has announced that all the official documents have to be finished within two weeks of completion of the SSB Interview.
- This should not be later than November 13, 2017, for AFA, January 1, 2018, for IMA and January 1, 2018, for Indian Naval Academy (April 1, 2018, in the case of SSC).
- The mark sheets for candidates who have not qualified will be made available within 15 days of the release of "the final result of OTA (after conducting SSB Interview)".
Steps to download the UPSC CDS 2017 results:
- Go to the official UPSC website.
- Click on the link to the notification "Written Result: Combined Defence Services Examination(I), 2017".
- Click on the link to the PDF provided.
- Download the results sheet and take a print out of the same for further reference.