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.

 

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

Click here

Click here

Clcik here

2.

Cavelier

Click here

3.

Baalnoi Academy

Available soon

Available soon

Available soon

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

Click Here

Elementary Mathematics

Click Here

General Knowledge

Click Here

To Download Previous Year CDS Sample paper - Click here

 

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

Stay tuned to competition.careers360.com for more news and feature related to CDS

Related Articles

QNA - EXAM QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

CDS

Join this QNA topic to get updates about latest happenings about the exam!

  • 4196 Joined
  • 59 Questions
User Pic

Vivek 24 days ago

Viveks picture
VivekLast Seen: 20 hours 54 min agoJoined on: 24-Apr-2017

Best books for CDS written exam

Answer (1)

User Pic

Shefali Expert 24 days ago

Shefalis picture
ShefaliLast Seen: 15 hours 26 min agoJoined on: 09-Feb-2016
You can refer to NCERT books to prepare for CDS exam.For polity you can go for M laxmikant.For English R Gupta CDS book, Word Power Made Easy : Norman LewisFor Mathematics you can go fo...Read More
S

Suresh Krishna 2 months ago

Suresh Krishnas picture
Suresh KrishnaLast Seen: 1 day 15 hours agoJoined on: 28-Jun-2017

How to join indian army through ece stream

technical jobs after engineering to join indian army

Answer (1)

User Pic

Priyanka Kashyap Expert 2 months ago

Priyanka Kashyaps picture
Priyanka KashyapLast Seen: 1 day 21 hours agoJoined on: 13-Sep-2016
Yes, you can join Indian Army through B.Tech in ECE through Combined Defence Services commonly known as CDS is conducted twice a year by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for graduate candidates ...Read More
R

Rohit 2 months ago

Rohits picture
RohitLast Seen: 15 hours 58 min agoJoined on: 01-Nov-2017

What is the syllabus for and eligible criteria for cds exam

Answer (1)

User Pic

Priyanka Kashyap Expert 2 months ago

Priyanka Kashyaps picture
Priyanka KashyapLast Seen: 1 day 21 hours agoJoined on: 13-Sep-2016

I would suggest you to go through the below link to check the eligibility and syllabus of CDS exam -

Official details about CDS Syllabus and Eligibility 2018

 

Good Luck!!!

D

Divya 3 months ago

Divyas picture
DivyaLast Seen: 1 month 3 weeks agoJoined on: 05-Nov-2017

Can 12 class girl fill the foam of cdsa

cdsa

Answer (1)

User Pic

Poorav 3 months ago

Pooravs picture
PooravLast Seen: 1 week 3 days agoJoined on: 21-Jan-2016
U can't fill foam of cdsa
User Pic

MaNi Manu 3 months ago

MaNi Manus picture
MaNi ManuLast Seen: 2 months 1 week agoJoined on: 27-Jul-2015

Best books for upsc CDS?

Answer (1)

User Pic

Priyanka Kashyap Expert 3 months ago

Priyanka Kashyaps picture
Priyanka KashyapLast Seen: 1 day 21 hours agoJoined on: 13-Sep-2016
You can consider below details for the same - Geography & History: NCERT (Std 6th-12th) Politics: M laxmikant Economy: NCERT (11th-12th) International relations/events/diplomacy: Pratiyogita Darpan...Read More

Free Sample Papers

Previous Next
  • CDS 2016 Sample Paper
    CDS 2016 Sample Paper
    Category : CDS
    (3)
    457+
  • CDS II exam question paper 2011- English
    CDS II exam question paper 2011- English
    Category : CDS
    410+
  • CDS II exam question paper 2011- Elementary Mathematics
    CDS II exam question paper 2011- Elementary Mathematics
    Category : CDS
    299+
  • CDS II exam question paper 2011- General Knowledge
    CDS II exam question paper 2011- General Knowledge
    Category : CDS
    304+
  • CDS II exam question paper 2012- English
    CDS II exam question paper 2012- English
    Category : CDS
    229+
  • CDS II exam question paper 2012- Elementary Mathematics
    CDS II exam question paper 2012- Elementary Mathematics
    Category : CDS
    227+