UPSC Releases CDS 2019 Result, Suresh Chandra Tops IMA Merit List

The commission released a list of 196 candidates on the basis of CDS II exam and the final SSB interviews.

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The Union Public Service Commission, UPSC, on Wednesday, 2 September, released the Combine Defence Services 2019 results. Candidates who had appeared for the final SSB interview round for CDS II 2019 can check their results on the official website:

The commission released a list of 196 candidates who have been selected on the basis of the CDS II exam and the final SSB interviews. The number of vacancies in the each branch of the Indian Armed forces is as follows:

  • Indian Military Academy: 106
  • Indian Naval Academy: 76
  • Air Force Academy: 14

The Indian Military Academy merit list was topped by Suresh Chandra followed by Pravesh Kumar and Jatin Garg. The Air Force merit list was topped by Parvesh Kumar followed with Ashutosh Digari and Rahul Kumar. Shaurya Ahlwat bagged the firs spot on the Indian Naval Academy merit list followed by Ashutosh Digari and Madhusudan Bansal.


The commission also recently announced the official exam applications for the CDS exam II 2020 exam on its official website. The commission notified 344 vacancies

Education Qualifications:

  • Indian Military Academy and Officers Training Academy, Chennai: degree of a recognised university or equivalent.
  • Indian Naval Academy: Degree in Engineering from a recognised University/Institution.
  • Air Force Academy: Degree of a recognised University (with Physics and bMathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering.

Candidates are required to submit a proof of their academic qualification on the date of the their SSB interview.

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