CDS (II) 2016 Result announced, 8563 shortlisted for SSB Screening

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Apr 1, 2017

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UPSC has declared CDS II 2016 result for written exam at on January 30, 2017. The exam was conducted on October 23, 2016 at various exam centers. As per the CDS official notification, 8563 candidates have qualified the UPSC CDS 2 written exam. Qualified candidates will then be called by SSB (Service Selection Board) for admission to:

  1. Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun 143rd Course commencing in July, 2017
  2. Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala, Kerala, Course commencing in July, 2017
  3. Air Force Academy (AFA), Hyderabad (Pre-Flying) Training Course (202/16F/PC) commencing in July, 2017
  4. Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai 106th SSC Course (for Men) commencing in October, 2017
  5. Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai, 20th SSC Women (Non-Technical) Course commencing in October, 2017.

Candidates who have obtained the minimum qualifying marks in CDS 2 2016 written exam, are qualified for further rounds of CDS Selection Process. The admission process for CDS exam involves the following steps:

  1. CDS II Exam (Written Test)
  2. Psychological Test and Intelligence Test or Personal Interview: It is a 2 stage process which involves 2 tests introduced by SSB. The candidates are sent for stage 1 on the first reporting day at selection centers. Qualifying candidates will be moved for Stage 2.
  3. Document Verification: It is the 3rd stage of selection process. Candidates must carry the required set of original documents along with its 2 self-attested copies. Certified true copies of the certificates will not be accepted. Original documents will be returned after verification process.

Medical Examination: It is done to assure that candidate is medically or physically fit for the position they have applied for. The candidate has to clear to qualify for the SSB training programme.

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How to check CDS II 2016 Result?

The steps followed to check CDS II Result are as follows:

  • Visit the official website:
  • Click on the link available at the homepage: “Written Result: Combined Defence Services Examination (II), 2016”

  • Click on the link to download the pdf file.

  • Check your CDS 2 2016 roll number, if it is in the list.
  • Don’t worry, if you don’t find your roll number, try again with better practice!

CDS II 2016 Document Verification

Shortlisted candidates are required to register themselves online on the official website of Indian Army at: within 2 weeks of announcement of CDS 2 2016 written result. The successful candidates would then be allotted selection centers and dates, same will be notified on the registered email ID.

Candidates who have already registered earlier, need not to register again. In case of any query, an email can be forwarded to

In case, there is any change of address, candidates are advised to promptly intimate directly to the Army Headquarters/ Naval Headquarters/ Air Headquarters as the case may be.

UPSC has a Facilitation Counter near Examination Hall Building in its Campus. Candidates may obtain any information regarding the examination on working days between 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, in person or over telephone no. 011-23385271, 011-23381125 and 011-23098543 from this Facilitation Counter. Information can also be obtained by accessing UPSC website

Candidates who haven’t qualified, their mark sheets will be put on the Commission’s website within 15 days from the date of publication of the final result of OTA (after conducting SSB Interview) and will remain available on for a period of 60 days.

The original Certificates are to be submitted within 2 weeks of completion of the SSB Interview and not later than May 13, 2017 for AFA and not later than July 1, 2017 for IMA and not later than June 1, 2017 for admission to INA (August 1, 2017 in case of SSC only). Candidates must not send the original Certificates to the Union Public Service Commission. The following documents along with their 2 attested copies, are to be sent at the address provided below:

  • Qualification Certificates
  • Proof of Identity (Pan Card, Aadhar Card, Voter ID etc.)
  • Date of Birth Certificate
  • NCC (C) (Army Wing/Senior Division Air Wing/Naval Wing)
  • Passport Size Photographs
  • Category Certificate for the Reserved Category Candidates
  • Proof of Residence

Address for communication

1. For IMA/SSC as first choice

Army Headquarters,

A.G's Branch, Rtg. (CDSE Entry Section for males & SSC Women Entry Section for women candidates)

West Block-III, Ground Floor, Wing 1,

Ramakrishna Puram, New Delhi-110066

2. For Navy as first choice

IHQ of MOD (Navy) DMPR (OI&R Section),

Room No. 204, 'C' Wing,

Sena Bhawan, New Delhi-110011

3. For Air Force as first choice

PO 3 (A) Air HQS. 'J' Block,

Room No. 17, Opp. Vayu Bhawan,

Motilal Nehru Marg, New Delhi-110011

Read: How to prepare for SSB Interview?

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.