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Nidhi Bahl Updated On: 04 Feb, 2019 13:17 IST
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The final result for the UPSC Combined Defence Services Examination (I) 2018 has been announced on the official website of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), upsc.gov.in.
As per an official notification released on the Commission's website, 130 men and 42 women candidates have been shortlisted for admission in Officers Training Academy, Chennai on the basis of written test and interview round.
Candidates will be able to view their marks on Commission’s website within 15 days from the date of final result declaration. The final result will be available on UPSC's website for 30 days.
Those who have qualified will have to report at the academy for 109th Short Service Commission Course (for Men) and 23rd Short Service Commission Women (Non-Technical) Course, commencing in April, 2019. For109th Short Service Commission Course (for Men), the number of vacancies is 225 and for 23rd Short Service Commission Women (Non-Technical) Course, the number of vacancies is 12.
The UPSC CDS II 2018 result of the written exam conducted on 18th November 2018 has been announced. Candidates who appeared for the Combined Defence Services Examination (CDS) II can check the result on the official website of UPSC, upsc.gov.in.
A total of 7650 candidates have qualified the written exam and are eligible interviews, which will be conducted by the Service Selection Board of the Ministry of Defence, for recruitment into the Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Indian Air Force Academy and Officers Training Academy.
The Combined Defence Services (CDS) Examination is organised by the Union Public Service Commision (UPSC) twice a year. While the results of the written exam have been announced, the interview will most likely be held in the months of January and February 2019.
Meanwhile, the result for the written part of the UPSC Combined Defence Services Examination-(I), 2018 has been announced on 27th March 2018 on the official website of UPSC. Candidates can download CDS-(I) 2018 written exam results directly from the official website of UPSC by entering their name, guardian’s name, and roll number. The list of candidates who have qualified the examination has been uploaded as a PDF file.
The candidates whose roll numbers are displayed in the CDS 2018 Result list will be called for the further selection process, i.e. CDS SSB. The dates for SSB Interview will be notified later and the final result will be out few days after the completion of this 5-days procedure.
The final result of UPSC Combined Defence Services (CDS) Examination (II) 2017 was also recently announced. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) declared the result on its official website at upsc.gov.in.
The UPSC CDS II examination 2017 was conducted for admission to the (i) Officers Training Academy, Chennai, for 108th Short Service Commission Course NT (for Men) and (ii) Officers Training Academy, Chennai, 22nd Short Service Commission Women (Non-Technical) Course, commencing in October 2018.
The list of qualified candidates was prepared based on the CDS examination (II), 2017 held by the UPSC and Interviews conducted by the Services Selection Board (SSB). The result had the names of 227 (168+59) successful candidates in order of merit.
The UPSC notification stated that, "The list of 108th Short Service Commission Course (for Men) also includes the names of the candidates who were recommended earlier on the basis of the result of the same examination for admission to Indian Military Academy, Dehradun, Naval Academy, Ezhimala, Kerala and Air Force Academy, Hyderabad (Pre-Flying) Training Course(s).
"The number of vacancies as intimated by the Government, for (i) 108th Short Service Commission Course (for Men) is 225 and for (ii) 22nd Short Service Commission Women (NonTechnical) Course is 12."
While preparing the lists, the results of the medical examination were not considered.