UPSC CDS Prelims Cut off 2023 SC ST OBC General Passing Marks


Get to know the recent updates on UPSC CDS Prelims Cut off 2023 and SC ST OBC General Passing Marks

UPSC Aspirants must frequently visit the official website to read the latest information. For UPSC CDS Prelims Cut off list, answer key, merit list or result; they must use the same portal.

UPSC CDS Prelims Cut off 2023

The Youth of today want to make a suitable career. Many of them are willing to join an Indian Army to protect the Nation from any prevailing dangers. The eligible candidates had applied for the UPSC CDS exam. The Combined Defence Services exam was held on 16th April 2023.

UPSC CDS Prelims Cut off

The UPSC CDS Prelims exam is over. It is time for the candidates to know the UPSC CDS Prelims Cut off so that they can analyse their overall marks. Candidates can take this information from the official website.

Expected cut-off Marks 

Academy Written Exam
IMA (Indian Military Academy) 119-131
INA (Indian Naval Academy) 104-121
AFA (Air Force Academy) 146-151
OTA (Officers’ Training Academy) men 73-84
OTA (Officers’ Training Academy) women 75-85

The table above discusses the Expected cut-off Marks for different departments that come under The Combined Defence Services.

Previous Year’s Cut Off

Knowing the preceding cut-off marks helps candidates to study thoroughly for the exam. They can analyse the competition level and thereby give the paper.

Academy Written Exam Final Exam
IMA (Indian Military Academy) 136 258
INA (Indian Naval Academy) 128 256
AFA (Air Force Academy) 147 269
OTA (Officers’ Training Academy) men 100 181
OTA (Officers’ Training Academy) women 100 184

The table above discusses the Expected cut-off Marks for different departments that come under The Combined Defence Services.

With these cut-off marks, you can get an idea of the cut-off marks that will be released this time. Union Public Service Commission will soon update the cut-off list on the official website.

UPSC CDS Prelims SC ST OBC General Passing Marks

Whenever there is a competitive exam conducted, the applicants wish to know the passing marks. These are important to know so that they can prepare accordingly. The candidates had checked the expected cut-off marks, marking criteria, and more details this time. This has helped them to achieve the required marks.

20% is the minimum passing mark for the candidates for CDS in each subject. If a candidate fails to achieve these marks then they have to reappear for the paper.

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Since the latest passing marks is not yet available on the official website, we have not shared them here. We will soon add this information to our website!

Steps to Check UPSC CDS Prelims Cut off 2023

Candidates have referred to the main portal when they wanted to know the UPSC CDS Exam Date. They have to again visit the same website for getting the new cut-off list.

Step 1 Open the official website of UPSC in your web browser

Step 2 Login to the portal using your correct ID and password.

Step 3 Now, go to the “Examinations” section

Step 4 From the drop-down menu, click on “Cut-off Marks”

Step 5 You will find the two columns there; exam name and download link

Step 6 Select your exam and click on the following link

Step 7 You might have to enter your application number etc

Step 8 Click on Submit

The UPSC CDS Prelims Cut-off 2023 list will appear on the screen. You can download or take a print of it for your future use.


In How Many Days UPSC CDS Cut-Off is Released?

It takes around 50 to 60 days for UPSC to release the cut-off list. That is the reason, we have shared the expected and previous year’s cut-off list in this article.

What are the Departments in which Vacancies are available?

Indian Air Force, Indian Army and Navy

What is the Full Form of CDS?

Combined Defence Services

What is UPSC CDS Exam Date 2023?


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