01 Sep 2020, 05:12 pm By Rohit Sindhu
UPSC CDS 2 Final Result 2019 Declared, 196 qualified for Indian Military, Naval & Airforce Academy

Union Public Service Commission has declared Combined Defence Services Examination (II), 2019 final result. On Tuesday, UPSC declared CDS 2 Exam 2019 final result in which a total 196 candidates qualifed for admission to the 149th (DE) Course of Indian Military Academy, Dehradun; Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala, Kerala and Air Force Academy, Hyderabad (Pre-Flying) Training Course i.e. No. 208F(P) Course. UPSC announcing CDS II final result prepares a list of qualified candidates for IMA, INA & AFA. Candidates who appeared for the SSB Interviews for CDS 2 2019 Examination can check the CDS final result/ merit list from upsc.gov.in.

The list is prepared in order of merit of 196 (106+76+14) candidates who have qualified on the basis of the results of the Combined Defence Services Examination (II), 2019 conducted by the Union Public Service Commission in September, 2019 and SSB interviews held by the Services Selection Board of the Ministry of Defence, official notice reads.

From the CDS 2 final results 2020, Pravesh Kumar tops for the Indian Air Force Academy, Shaurya Ahlawat tops for the Indian Naval Academy, whereas Suresh Chandra tops for admission to the Indian Military Academy (IMA). Also there are some common candidates in the three lists for various courses. The Commission had recommended Roll no 2699, 1592 and 0611 as qualified in the written test for admission to the Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Air Force Academy, respectively. The number of candidates finally qualified are those after SSB test conducted by Army Head Quarters.

Verification of date of birth and educational qualifications of the listed candidates is still under process by the Army Headquarters. The candidature of all these candidates is, therefore, Provisional on this score. Candidates are requested to forward their certificates, in original, in support of Date of Birth/Educational qualification etc. claimed by them, along with Photostat attested copies thereof to Army Headquarters /Naval Headquarters /Air Headquarters, as per their first choice, it adds. Candidates can check the CDS 2, 2019 merit list from the direct link at Commission's website.

UPSC has announced CDS 2 Exam 2019 final results at UPSC website at www.upsc.gov.in. Commission also says, marks of the candidates will be available on the website after declaration of final result of Officers’ Training Academy (OTA) for Combined Defence Services Examination (II), 2019.

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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], 45 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 Spl. Entry.