According to an official, a total of 232 candidates have qualified across the country in the final exam, of which 181 were boys and 51 women.
In this year’s Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) results which were released on Thursday evening, Shruti Vinod Shrikhande, a Pune girl and a final year student of Indian Law Society (ILS) Law College, has emerged as the national topper among girls in Combined Defence Services (CDS). The final results of the Combined Defence Services Examination (I) written examination and interview for entry to the Officers Training Academy (OTA), Chennai, were released by the UPSC on its website upsc.gov.in. Shruti is the daughter of Brigadier Vinod Shrikhande and an alumnus of Army Public School, Pune. Shruti gave the examination for admission to the OTA 21st Short Service Commission (SSC) for women (non-technical) course to commence from April 2018. Another exam was held for admission to OTA 107th Short Service Commission (for men) also to commence from April, 2018.
According to an official, a total of 232 candidates have qualified across the country in the final exam, of which 181 were boys and 51 women. Among boy, Nipurn Datta bagged the top spot in the exam. Shruti V Shrikhande was always eager to join Short Service Commission (SSC), as it has always been her dream to join the Armed Forces.
Candidates who have appeared for the UPSC OTA (I) exam can follow the steps to check merit list:
Step 1 – Log on the official website – https://upsc.gov.in
Step 2 – Under “What’s New” section, click on the notification that reads, “Final Result of CDS (I), 2017 OTA”
Step 3 – A PDF will be displayed, click on the PDF
Step 4 – CTRL+F with your Roll Number and check your result
Step 5 – Download the PDF and save it or take a printout for future reference
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is India’s central recruiting agency which has the responsibility to conduct examinations as well as selection through interviews, for appointments to the services of the Union and All India Services. The Constitutional body is also required to be consulted by the Government in matters relating to the appointment, transfer, promotion and disciplinary matters. The commission reports directly to the President and can advise the Government through him.