The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has declared the final result of the Combined Defence Services (II) 2019 exam.
A total of 196 candidates have been selected on the basis of the exam held by the UPSC in September 2019 and the interviews held by the Services Selection Boards (SSB) of Ministry of Defence.
Candidates who appeared for the exams can check their results online on the official website: https://www.upsc.gov.in/
The exam was held for admission to the 149th Course of Indian Military Academy, Dehradun; Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala, Kerala and Air Force Academy, Hyderabad (Pre-Flying) Training Course.
A total of 100 candidates have qualified for the Indian Military Academy, 45 for Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala, and 32 for Air Force Academy, Hyderabad, the UPSC said in a statement.
Some of the common candidates are in all three lists of various courses.
Reservation for NCC 'C' certificate holders (Army Wing, Naval Wing and Air Wing): 13 vacancies in Indian Military Academy, 6 vacancies in Indian Naval Academy and three in Air Force Academy.
Suresh Chandra has topped the exam for admission to Indian Military Academy, Shaurya Ahlawat has topped for admission to Indian Naval Academy and Parvesh Kumar has topped for Air Force Academy.
UPSC has said that the verification of age and educational qualification of the candidates is still under process.
"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," the statement said.
"In case, there is any change of address, the candidates are advised to promptly intimate directly to the Army Headquarters/Naval Headquarters /Air Headquarters," it said.
In case the candidates have any queries, they can contact UPSC's facilitation counter at its campus between 10 am to 5 pm, in person or over telephone no 011-23385271, 011-23381125 and 011-23098543.
"Marks of the candidates will be available on the website after declaration of the final result of Officers’ Training Academy (OTA) for Combined Defence Services Examination (II), 2019," the UPSC release stated.
The CDS (II) 2020 exam will be held on November 8. CDS (I) 2020 was held in February. The UPSC has already released the dates for CDS (I) and CDS (II) 2021 exams. CDS (I) exam notice will be released on October 28 and the exam will be held on February 7, 2021. The exam notice for CDS (II) will be released on August 4, 2021, and the exam will be held on November 14, 2021.