CDS 1 2021 Final Result Out: CDS 1 Final Result 2021 with Cutoff Marks

By Vivek Chauhan|Updated : March 23rd, 2022

Combined Defence Services Examination I 2021 final result is out! The following are the lists, in order of merit of candidates who have finally qualified on the basis of the results of the Combined Defence Services Examination (I), 2021 conducted by the Union Public Service Commission. UPSC has also released the official answer keys and Final cutoffs for the CDS 1 2021 Exam. 

CDS 1 2022 Official Answer Key 

Keeping in mind that the candidates must be curious to cross-check their answers, UPSC has recently released the official Answer Key for CDS 1 2022 Exam. We have also shared the UPSC CDS 1 2022 Offical Exam papers for your reference.

Subject Official Question Paper Official Answer Key
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Elementary MathematicsClick HereClick Here

CDS 1 2022 Final Result 

Combined Defence Services Examination I 2021 final result is out! A total of 154 candidates have qualified for the Air Force Academy (Hyderabad), Indian Military Academy (Dehradun), Indian Naval Academy (Ezimala). Also, a total of 169 candidates have qualified for Officer's Training Academy (Male&Female). You can check the number of candidates qualified for each academy below.

Course Number of Candidates Selected
OTA Male113
OTA Female56

The number of vacancies, as intimated by the Government is 100 for Indian Military Academy [including 13 vacancies reserved for NCC ‘C’ certificates (Army Wing) holders], 26 for Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala, Kerala Executive(General Service)/hydro [including 06 vacancies reserved for NCC ‘C’ Certificate holders (Naval Wing)] and 32 for Air Force Academy, Hyderabad(03 vacancies are reserved for NCC ‘C’ Certificate(Air Wing) holders through NCC Special Entry.

Click Here to Download Official CDS 1 2021 Final Result List (IMA, INA and AFA)

Click Here to Download Official CDS 1 2021 Final Result List (OTA-Male&Female)

Note - The results of the Medical examination have not been taken into account in preparing these lists.

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CDS 1 2021 - Cutoff Marks for IMA/INA/AFA/OTA


Written Test
(*Aggregate marks of the last selected candidate)

Final Exam
(Marks of last recommended candidate)

IMA (Indian Military Academy)


INA (Indian Naval Academy)


IAFA (Indian Airforce Academy)


OTA (Officers Training Academy: Men)


OTA (Officers Training Academy: Women)


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  •  The official cutoff for various military academies are as follows

    • IMA (Indian Military Academy): 145
    • INA (Indian Naval Academy): 136
    • IAFA (Indian Airforce Academy): 158
  • The number of candidates selected for various academies under CDS 1 Exam Result 2021 is as follows:

    • IMA 85
    • INA 58
    • AFA 11
    • OTA Male: 113
    • OTA Female: 56
  • Marks of the candidates for the CDS 1 2021 Exam will be available within 15 days from the date of declaration of final results on the Commission’s website for 30 days.

  •  The official cutoff of OTA (Officers Training Academy: Women) for CDS 1 Exam 2021 are as follows :

    • OTA (Officers Training Academy: Men): 107
    • OTA (Officers Training Academy: Women): 107

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