Candidates Applied, Appeared and Qualified in UPSC CDS Exam

Year Paper Applications Appeared Interviewed Recommended
2006 CDS-II 63,737 38,796 5,224 433
2007 CDS-I 64,028 48,746 7,551 293
2007 CDS-II 53,868 30,272 9,320 448
2008 CDS-I 51,002 37,897 5,618 341
2008 CDS-II 53,794 30,945 8,276 293
2009 CDS-I 63,824 29,352 5,494 210
2009 CDS-II 89,604 52,970 5,572 531
2010 CDS-I 86,575 38,742 6,433 450
2010 CDS-II 99,017 50,033 6,046 405
2011 CDS-I 99,815 50,152 10,199 392
2011 CDS-II 1,00,043 44,130    
2012 CDS-I 1,36,641 50,152     
2012 CDS-II 1,52,052 75,990    
2013 CDS-I 2,08,270 64,626    
2013 CDS-II 2,01,603 95,397    
2014 CDS-I 2,51,392 97,483    
2014 CDS-II 2,44,911 1,17,314    
2015 CDS-I 2,55,697