How Many Aspirants Apply For CDS Exam and Clear It?

CDS Exam is conducted by UPSC and if are you a defence aspirant, you can join Indian army, navy and airforce through CDS exam. It is conducted two times every year by UPSC and lakhs of candidates apply for the same, but the competition level has increased over the period of time. In this article we are going to discuss how many candidates apply for CDS written exam, how many aspirants clear the CDS exam and how many clear the SSB interview through CDS exam. The data presented here are from past few CDS exams and final results. 

 

CDS 1 2016

  • Number of candidates applied: 2,50,000+
  • Roll number of last written qualified candidate: 0239701
  • Total number of candidates cleared CDS 1 2016 written exam: 8411
  • Total number of candidates cleared SSB interview:  325
    • IMA: 92
    • INA: 31
    • AFA: 3
    • OTA: (153 Men + 46 Women)

CDS 2 2016

  • Number of candidates applied: 2,80,000+
  • Roll number of last written qualified candidate: 0279910
  • Total number of candidates cleared CDS 1 2016 written exam: 8563
  • Total number of candidates cleared SSB interview:  593
    • IMA: 168
    • INA: 81
    • AFA: 16
    • OTA: (258 Men + 70 Women)

CDS 1 2017

  • Number of candidates applied: 1,85,000+
  • Roll number of last written qualified candidate: 0183972
  • Total number of candidates cleared CDS 1 2016 written exam: 8548
  • Total number of candidates cleared SSB interview:  209 + OTA result awaited
    • IMA: 124
    • INA: 75
    • AFA: 10
    • OTA: (result awaited)cds exam pass ratio

 

Observations

  • Clearing CDS exam is nothing but a chance to appear for the SSB interview.
  • Around 8-10 thousand candidates clear CDS exam every time and appear for the SSB interview.
  • Not more than 500 candidates clear the SSB interview.
  • Around 200-300 candidates make it to the academy after medical and merit list

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