CDS Answer Key 2021 - Download CDS Official & Unofficial Answer Key
CDS Answer Key 2021 - Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) releases the official answer key of CDS exam after its conclusion. The answer key of the CDS 2021 written exam is released separately for all three sections of the CDS exam. The official CDS 1 2021 answer key contains all the correct answers to the question asked in the CDS question paper 2021 according to the Commission. Some eminent Coaching institutes also released the answer key for the CDS 2021 exam. Based on the CDS answer key 2021 released by UPSC candidates can check their expected score in the Combined Defence Services exam. To know more about the CDS answer key 2021 check the article below.
Latest Updates: CDS result 2021 to be announced soon. Check the details about the CDS cutoff 2021.
CDS Answer Key 2021 - Dates
Candidates can check the table below to know the important CDS 2021 exam dates and others.
Important Dates of CDS 2021 Answer Key
CDS 1 exam 2021
February 7, 2021 (Concluded)
Start date to raise objections
To be announced
Last date to raise objections
To be announced
Final CDS 2021 answer key
To be announced
CDS exam result 2021
To be announced
CDS Answer Key 2021 - Written Exam
The Combined Defence Services exam has two stages - written exam and SSB interview. The written exam has two to three sections depending on the course that the candidate has applied for. Applicants need to qualify for the CDS 2021 written examination to be eligible for the SSB interview. The Commission releases the official answer key for the CDS written exam only after the time for raising objections is over. The unofficial CDS answer key is released a few days or the same day after the CDS exam.
CDS eligibility criteria 2021
How to Download CDS Answer Key 2021?
The CDS 1 2021 answer key can be downloaded from the UPSC website - www.upsc.gov.in. Follow the below-mentioned steps to download the answer key of CDS 2021.
Visit the UPSC official website - www.upsc.gov.in
In the Examination, tab click on the Answer Key link
Search for the CDS 2021 answer key and click on it
The pdf file of the CDS answer key will be opened
Download the CDS answer key pdf for future reference
How to Challenge CDS question paper 2021?
UPSC provides the facility to challenge the CDS question paper. Candidates can do so by visiting the UPSC website before the last date to raise objections. The procedure to raise objection is mentioned below:
Visit the UPSC website - upsc.gov.in
Click on CDS 2021question papers through Online Question Paper Representation Portal (QPR).
Entering the basic details required and submit the challenges
Candidates should note that for each UPSC exam, the Commission has fixed a time frame of 7 days for raising objections.
CDS exam pattern 2021
CDS Answer Key 2021 - Score Calculation & Marking Scheme
With the help of the CDS answer key 2021, candidates can calculate their score to get an idea of how they did in the Combined Defence Services written exam. To calculate the CDS written score candidates can use the below-mentioned formula.
Total score = Number of correct answers x Marks awarded – Number of incorrect answers x Marks deducted
CDS exam 2021 Marking Scheme
CDS 1 2021 Answer Key
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CDS exam analysis 2021
CDS Answer Keys for previous years
Candidates who are preparing for CDS 2021 and attempting previous year CDS question papers and looking for the answer key for the can download the same here. In the table below applicants can find the Official CDS 1 and 2 answer key for all the previous year GK, English and Mathematics papers starting from the year 2017 to 2020. Check the table below to download the previous year CDS answer keys.
CDS 2 Answer Key 2020
Candidates can check the CDS 2 2020 answer key pdf for all set here. With the help of the CDS 2 2020 answer key pdf for all set candidates can check their expected score and CDS cut off marks. For more details, candidates can check the table given below.
CDS 2 Answer Key 2020
|Subject||Set A||Set B||Set C||Set D|
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|CDS 2 2020 answer key for General Awareness paper||Download Here||Download Here||Download Here||Download Here|
|CDS 2 2020 answer key for Mathematic paper||Download Here||Download Here||Download Here||Download Here|
Previous year CDS answer key
CDS 1 or CDS 2
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CDS Cut off 2021
UPSC releases the CSD cutoff for every stage of the CDS exam. The final CDS cutoff 2021 will be released along with the declaration of the final CDS result 2021. Candidates qualifying for the CDS cut off of the written exam are called for the CDS SSB interview round. The written exam cutoff is for shortlisting applicants for the CDS SSB interview. So the candidates need to score well in the CDS written exam and move on to the mains exam.
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - CDS Answer Key 2021 - Download CDS Official & Unofficial Answer Key
Question: Does UPSC release the answer key for the CDS written exam?
Yes, UPSC releases the answer key for CDS written examination.
Question: Is there -ve marking in CDS written exam?
Yes, -negative marks for every wrong answer in CDS written exam.
Question: When is the CDS 1 2021 exam going to be held?
CDS 1 2021 exam is to be conducted on February 7, 2020.
Question: Where can I download the official CDS answer key from?
Candidates can download the official CDS exam answer key from the UPSC website.
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Questions related to CDS
My DOB is June 23 1998 I am I eligible for CDS 2021?
Yes, The candidate born between 02 Jan 1998 to 01 Jan 2003 . So you will are eligible according to this years' eligibility criteria. CDS Notification is published by Union Public Service Commission. CDS follows a three-stage recruitment process it consists of:
- Written Test
- SSB Interview
- Medical Examination
- Merit List
Follow the link below for more information:
my dob is April 2004 ,am I eligible for cds paper 2in 2022
As per as your Date Of Birth, you will be 18 years of old by April 2022, which does not fulfill the required CDS Eligibility Criteria 2022 as per Age Limit which is 19 - 25 years of old( unmarried).
Candidates should be graduates and between the age group of 19 to 25 years. CDS eligiblity criteria 2021 is based on age limit, educational qualification, nationality and more.
Can 1st year BCA student apply for CDS OTA ?
I am extremely sorry to tell you dear but you are not eligible for CDS OTA if you are in the first year of BCA
This is because,
To be eligible for CDS OTA you should have completed your graduation course, also students who are in the final year of their degree examination are eligible
but you are still in the first year of your BCA ,thus you are not eligible. You can apply for CDS OTA either after the completion of your bca or in the final year of your BCA.
For your reference CDS eligibility criteria is provided below:-
-)you should be indian/nepali/bhutani
-) or you should be a tibetan refugee who came here before January, 1962 in india to settle permanently .
-)or you should be of indian origin migrated from following countries to settle here in India permanently :-
->Sri Lanka & East African Countries
The age limit and marital status for different CDS courses is provided below:-
*Indian Military Academy :- you should be between 19 to 24 years and unmarried
*Indian Naval Academy :- you should be between 19 to 24 years and unmarried
*Air Force Academy :- you should be between 20 to 24 years and unmarried
*Officers' Training Academy (Men) :- you should be between 19 to 25 years and can be either unmarried or Married
*Officers Training Academy (Women, Non-Technical) :- you should be between 19 to 25 years and unmarried or widow or a Divorcee
Educational qualifications required for CDS is provided below:-
*Indian Military Academy :- you need a bachelor's Degree in any discipline from a recognised university. Those who are in final year of their degree are also eligible.
*Indian Naval Academy :- Must have bachelor's degree in engineering or should be in final year of your engineering.
*Air Force Academy :- You should have bachelor's degree in engineering or Bachelor's Degree in any discipline with physics and mathematics in your 10+2 level . Those who are in final year of their degree are also eligible
* OTA (Men) :- you need a bachelor's Degree in any discipline from a recognised university. Those who are in final year of bachelor's degree are also eligible.
* OTA (Women - Non-Technical) :- you need a bachelor's Degree in any discipline from a recognised university. Those who are in final year of their degree are also eligible
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i have a 60.62% marks in 12th science so....can i apply for cds and afcat examination.. .
You need to hold a graduation degree in order to apply for both of the CDS and AFCAT exam. Your class 12th marks won't pose any hindrance.
The education qualification needed for CDS are:
For I.M.A. and OTA, candidates should have a bachelor's degree from a university or equivalent degree from institutions that have been recognized by the Central/State Government.
For INA candidate needs to have a Degree in Engineering from a recognized University/institution.
Also, to apply to Air Force Academy, the candidates need a degree from a recognized university( with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2) or a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering.
Also, apart from educational eligibility criteria, you also need to fulfill the other criteria to be eligible. Check the link below for more information regarding this
BSc(cbz) is ok to Join AFA in CDS ? PLEASE ANSWER
I am not very sure of BSc(CBZ) acceptance for CDS.
But I can provide you these links to check out:
These are the official sites of the Indian Airforce. You can check the career options from these sites.
Through these links, you can also check out which branch (flying or technical or non technical) you are eligible.
Also, please note that, CDS is not the only entrance for AFA. You have options like AFCAT and NCC Special Entry also. You can check these also through the links provided.