CDS Answer Key 2017

Combined Defence Services Exam (CDS)

CDS Answer Key 2017

CDS Answer Key 2017CDS Answer Key 2017 - Candidates can now download CDS 2017 answer key as released by various coaching institutes. CDS answer key 2017 has been released by various coaching institutes for candidates so that they can know probable score based on their correct responses marked during the exam. Candidates can download CDS 2017 answer key 2017 of all sets of question booklet – A, B, C, and D from this page. Candidates can also download subject wise (Mathematics, English and General Knowledge) answer key of CDS 2017. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will also release official CDS answer key 2017 within few weeks after the conduct of Combined Defence Services Examination.

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CDS Answer Key 2017

 

Coaching institutes like Cavalier, Baalnoi Academy and Major Kalshi Classes release CDS 2017 answer key for candidates after completion of the exam so that they can know their expected score according to opted answer. Candidates can download CDS 2017 answer key released by different coaching institutes from the table given in this page. 

 

As per the CDS marking scheme, weightage of each paper is of 100 marks and candidates will score marks as per their chosen response. And, for each incorrect response one-third (1/3) marks will be deducted from the total score.

 

CDS 2017 Answer Key

S. No.

Coaching Institute Name

Mathematics

English

General Knowledge

1.

Major Kalshi Classes

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2.

Cavelier

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3.

Baalnoi Academy

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CDS 2017 Paper Pattern

 

Combined Defence Services referred as CDS is conducted twice a year by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for graduate candidates who wish to join Army, Navy or Air Force as commissioned officer. According to CDS exam pattern 2017, written exam consists three papers – English, General Knowledge and Elementary Mathematics. Each paper is of two hours duration. The maximum mark of 100 is allotted for each paper. Candidates who have opted for Indian Military Academy (IMA Dehradun), Indian Naval Academy (INA Ezhimala) and Air Force Academy (Hyderabad) have to appear in all the three papers - English, General Knowledge (GK) and Elementary Mathematics. But candidates who chosen for Officers Training Academy (OTA) are evaluated only as per the marks scored by them in English and General Knowledge (GK).

 

CDS 2017 Paper Pattern

S.No.

Paper / Subject

Questions

Duration

Marks

1.

English

120

2 Hours

100

2.

General Knowledge

120

2 Hours

100

3.

Elementary Mathematics

100

2 Hours

100

CDS 2017 Marking Scheme

 

The question booklet of English and General Knowledge is a total of 120 questions. The marks of these two subjects calculate out of a total of 100. While, the Elementary Mathematics have 100 multiple choice questions (MCQs) of 1 mark each. As per the marking scheme, each correct answer is awarded 1 mark and one-third mark is deducted for each wrong answer marked by the candidate in the answer sheet.

 

CDS Question Booklet and Answer key: Candidates can download question booklet and official answer key of CDS from the table given below.

 

CDS Answer Key & question paper

Subject

Question Booklet & Official Answer Key

English

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Elementary Mathematics

Click Here

General Knowledge

Click Here

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CDS Cut off: Candidates must also check cut off the to know the minimum marks required to qualify the exam. Candidates can check CDS cut off score from the table below.

 

CDS Cut off Score 2015

Academy

Minimum qualifying
marks in each Subject

Written Examination Result Aggregate marks of last qualified candidate

Final Result Marks of last recommended candidate

CDS I

CDS II

CDS I

CDS II

AFA

20 Marks (20%)

129

138 (46%)

264

269

IMA

20 Marks (20%)

102

105 (35%)

225

227

INA

20 Marks (20%)

99

99 (33%)

225

227

OTA (Men)

20 Marks (20%)

86

84 (42%)

168

166

OTA (Women)

20 Marks (20%)

86

84 (42%)

172

170

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