CDS 2 2019 Merit List Out for IMA, INA and AFA

UPSC has released Final Merit List of Candidates who have cleared CDS-2 2019 examination and will be joining various Defence Academies soon. 196 (106+76+14) candidates have qualified for joining IMA, INA and AFA. For now, Merit List has been released for Indian Military Academy (149th DE), Indian Naval Academy and Air Force Academy [208 F(P)]. Merit List for Officers Training Academy will be released soon.

CDS 2 2019 Exam was held on 8th September 2019 for various aspirants looking to join Indian Armed Forces as Officers. The results for the exam was declared on 1st November 2019. Candidates who qualified the exam then had to go through SSB and Medical Tests. Marks for the Merit List are calculated based on Marks obtained in Written examination+Marks obtained in SSB.

A total of 8120 qualified the CDS 2 2019 of which 2699 candidates qualified for Indian Military Academy, 3218 for Officers Training Academy, 1592 for Indian Naval Academy and 611 for Air Force Academy.

How to Check the CDS 2 2019 Final Merit List?

You can CLICK HERE to directly check CDS 2 2019 Merit List PDF for IMA, INA and AFA. You can also check the CDS 2 2019 Result by:

  1. Going to UPSC’s Official Website (
  2. Click on Examinations Tab
  3. Click on Active Examinations
  4. Scroll down, find and click on Combined Defence Services Examination (II), 2020
  5. Click on “Final Result” and download the CDS 2 Result 2019 PDF.

CDS 2 2019 Written Cutoff

Academy Written Exam
Indian Military Academy 130 (out of 300)
Officers Training Academy 86 (out of 200)
Indian Naval Academy 110 (out of 300)
Air Force Academy 150 (out of 300)
Minimum Qualifying  marks in Each paper 20%

Documents for Merited Candidates

Army, Navy and Air Force Headquarters are still in the process of verifying various documents. Candidates in the merit list are advised to forward their documents to the Army, Navy, Air Force HQ as soon as possible. Some of the documents are Graduation degree certificate with mark sheets, 10th and 12th mark sheet, ID Proof, NCC Certificate (if applied through NCC special entry) etc.

Address for sending the documents

Candidates are required to send their documents to the following addresses:

Category Send Documents at this Address
For male candidates Army Headquarters, A.G.’s Branch/Rtg./CDSE Entry Section
For women candidates Army Headquarters, A.G.’s Branch/Rtg./CDSE SSC Women Entry Section
In the case of IMA/SSC as their first choice West Block-III, Ground Floor, Wing 1, R.K. Puram, New Delhi-110066
In the case of Navy as their first choice IHQ of MoD (Navy), DMPR (OI &R Section), Room No. 204, ‘C’-Wing, Sena Bhawan, New Delhi-110011
In the case of Air Force as their first choice PO 3 (A) Air Headquarters, ‘J’ Block, Room No. 17, Opp. Vayu Bhawan, Motilal Nehru Marg, New Delhi-110011

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