The CDS(I) or the Combined Defence Services Examination (I) – 2019 Cutoff released by the UPSC(Union Public Service Commission). CDS-I 2020 was held on February 2, 2020. A total of 3,48,871 registered candidates participates in this exam for various Academy like IMA, INA, AFA, and OTA. This exam had 24 current affairs questions,27 Questions from science, 28 from history polity and 23 from general affairs and economics questions.
CDS(I) Cutoff :
The Cutoff of CDS(I) are dependent on various factor like the number of candidates, the question pattern, previous year cutoff, etc. The cutoff of CDS(I) are given below-
|Academy||Written Exam||Final Exam|
|Aggregate marks of last qualified candidate||Marks of last recommended candidate|
Subject to a minimum of 20 % marks in Paper-I, 10% marks in Paper-II & 20% marks in Paper-III
Steps to download The Cutoff:
Step.1: Visit the official website of UPSC
Step.2: Click on the UPSC CDS(I) 2019.
Step.3: Click on the Cutoff marks for CDS(I) it will be in pdf format
Step.4: Download and see it.
For downloading the CDS(I) cutoff: Click Here
Marking system in CDS(I):
1. For the correct answer in each section of the test, candidates score +1 mark.and for an incorrect response, 1/3 marks are deducted
2. In case candidates mark more than one option in the test that will be treated as the wrong answer.
3. The total score is calculated based on the correct answer and the wrong answer given by the candidates.