CDSE Cut Off Marks Declared Officially

cdse cut off marks
CDSE is conducted by UPSC twice every year, there are lot of aspirants keep on asking about CDSE cut off mark or any sectional cut of marks in CDSE. In Nov 04 2012, Vinay Kirshna sent an application under right of information act, 2005 regarding the combined defence services examination [CDSE] and central police forces examination [CPF].

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Cut off marks for CDSE (i) 2011 and CDSE (ii) 2011

Name of Exam
CDSE(i)  2011
CDSE(ii) 2011
There is no separate cut off based on cast and reservation.
There is no sectional cut off in CDSE.
All the data here is from official source, now we can see that there is no fixed cut off in CDSE, it varies with time and mostly based on number of applicants and vacancies available at that point of time.

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  • No sectional cut off in CDSE
  • No cut off based on cast or reservation
  • No fixed cut off
  • AFA has the highest cut off
  • Future cut off may remain nearby or more.

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  • SID-Committted to be a combat pilot

    At least now we got a clear target line to achieve…RTI ki jai ho.

  • akash sharma

    what abt cds-1/2012 feb exam ?

  • swapnil

    and i thought ina has second highest cutoff.

  • 14a096d2-f3ca-11e0-9be6-000f20980440

    I am shock to see the cutoff for INA i think it should be highest as in cdse(i)2011 it is 45 out of 300 and ota have 72 out of 200 only.

  • Ashish Badoni

    Sir how I one can apply for RTI ?

  • vikram rao

    look at the AFA cut-off sad…high…AFA ka call letter nahi aayega :(

  • Navdeep Guleria

    Its totally unbelievable that CDSE has this cutoff its very low

  • Sabhyasanchi Biswas

    let us know,when is upsc going to release the cds2 2012 written results!!!!

  • Pooja

    dis is boys cut off … rite ???
    what about girls ???

  • Gaurav Narang

    OTA cutoff is for girls too…as they can only apply for OTA

  • Divya prakash chandola

    Shock to know d cut off of ina

  • pu$hk@r

    Does this mean that in 300 questions, one has to get NET 111 Questions for air force (which is highest) right……isn’t that too low???? PLEASE REPLY??????
    Anyone Can reply…..n shameful 45 questions in INA….


      the cut off varies dude everytime…i too am worried about the cutoff this time…Hope for the best!!!

  • Dhiraj

    can anyone tell me is this cutoff of written paper or ssb interview.???

  • arsh

    I gave cds 1 paper for 2013. I was worried about gk, bcz maths and english went very well, but gk was horrible for me, atleast i can hope for a call letter now with this info.
    Thanks to the person who posted this.

  • Ajay Khatri

    hi i am Ajay n i am getting marks around 90 will there any chance to get ssb for ota

    • Pushkar Dwivedi

      yes….hope for the best…

  • Er..Mukesh Kumar

    i m mukesh nd i have checked my cds 1 2013 paper wid latest answer key nd my score is 115 vil i get cal 4 ssb

  • gg

    do we have to pass individual cut off in each subject…as i had scored only 12.55 marks in gk….?

  • Ajay Khatri

    hey is there any min marks in each subject u should have to clear the cds exam plz tell if anybody have any idea………….


    i dont knows that sec cut off is not required hence after attempting 16correct i attempt damn 20 wrong in gk.
    coz it doesnt sounds good…i.e. only14marks in gk??? so i attmpt i m getting only 6… damn lol…..

    my one of the biggest mistake of life in cds1, 2013. (1st attempt)
    however i am still getting 97 num.
    i m hoping…… might be … i have a little chance at current or not.
    but next tym i will surey made ittt!!!!!

  • bappi sarkar

    can anyone tell me whn wil be d results declared for cds -1, 2013,,,

  • yogi4133

    sir how to know cutoff marks for cds 1 2013 and cds2 2012 can we get these cut off pls sir it will help me knowing my result

  • yogi4133

    UPSC declared marksheet for CDS 2 2011 i got 89 marks but not qualified for written hows that possible cut for INA is 78 and ota is 68 i should have called for INA what to do

  • aditya

    i scored 101 marks in cds2013. it was my first attempt.
    is there any chance for me?

  • someshwar rao

    i don’t no how many marks will be qualify in cds exam? any one can tel me please

  • Suraj Singh

    sir is the cut off marks is total of all 3 papers or we have to score this much in each paper…kindly explain