CDS Answer Key 2019 by Baalnoi
Supriya Kumari, 07 Sep 2019, #CDS

CDS Answer Key 2019 by Baalnoi - All the correct answers to the questions will be mentioned in the answer key of CDS 2 by Baalnoi. CDS answer key 2019 by Baalnoi will be released after the conclusion of exam on September 8, 2019. Baalnoi academy/Major Kalsi will release the answer key of CDS 2 exam for both English, General Knowledge and Elementary Mathematics in the form of PDF. With the help of CDS answers key 2019 by Baalnoi, candidates can check the correct responses to the questions asked in the entrance examination. Based on the correct and incorrect answers, candidates can calculate their probable scores secured in UPSC CDS 2 exam.

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will release the official CDS 2 answer key 2019 after the declaration of the final result. CDS II 2019 exam is slated to be held on September 8, 2019. To know more about CDS answer key 2019 by Baalnoi, read this article. Candidates can check below the CDS answer key released by Baalnoi Academy/Major Kalshi for all the sets.

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UPSC CDS Answer Key by Baalnoi/Major Kalshi 2019


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Steps to download CDS Answer key 2019 by Baalnoi

Candidates who will appear for CDS should download the answer key in order to know their probable score. The steps to download CDS answer key 2019 by Baalnoi are given below:

  • Click on CDS answer key 2019 by Baalnoi/ Major Kalshi link will be provided on this page.

  • The answer key opens in front for all the sets.

  • Download and compare responses from CDS 2 answer key.

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Advantages of CDS answer key 2019 by Baalnoi

  • Candidates can know their probable scores on basis of the number of correct and incorrect responses.

  • The answer key of CDS 2 helps the candidates to know their performance in the examination.

  • They can also compare their probable score with the expected CDS cutoff to know their chances of selection.

UPSC CDS Marking Scheme 2019

  • For each incorrect response one-third (1/3) marks has been deducted.

  • More than one response is treated as the wrong answer and 1/3rd mark is deducted.

CDS Result 2019

The result of CDS 2 for written exam will be declared by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) in October 2019. CDS 2019 is scheduled to be conducted on September 8 in offline mode. Candidates securing minimum qualifying marks in the written exam as fixed by the commission will be eligible to appear for SSB Interview for Psychological Aptitude Test and Intelligence Test. The final CDS 2 result will be announced in December 2019. On the basis of marks obtained in written exam and SSB Interview, UPSC will prepare all India merit list.

CDS Cutoff 2019

The cutoff of CDS is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates have to secure to qualify the exam and become eligible for next round of selection process i.e. Services Selection Board (SSB). As per the notification, candidates are required to secure the minimum CDS Cutoff 2019 in each subject in written exam to qualify for the exam. CDS cutoff will be released separately for CDS written exam and SSB Interview and candidates have to secure qualifying marks in each stage. The final cutoff score of CDS will be based on the combined score of written and SSB test.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - CDS Answer Key 2019 by Baalnoi

Question: What details will be mentioned on CDS 2019 result of written exam?


The result of CDS for written exam is declared in the form of PDF which contains the roll number of the candidates who have qualified in the exam. 

Question: When will the CDS 2 answer key be released?


The official answer key of CDS 2 is expected to be released after the announcement of the result. However, CDS answer key 2019 by Baalnoi will be released after the examination that will be conducted on February 3.

Question: Is there any negative marking in CDS exam?


Yes, one-third of the marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer marked. 

Question: How can I download the CDS answer key 2019?


In order to download the CDS answer key, you have to follow these steps:

  • Click on CDS answer key 2019 by Baalnoi/Major Kalshi link has been provided on this page as and when released.
  • Select the set provided to them during the exam.
  • Download and check your answers from CDS 2 answer key.

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Can a hotel management graduate can apply for the CDS Exam.

Yash Dev Student Expert 13th Oct, 2019
Hello student yes any graduate student or final year student can apply for cds exam as eligibility criteria says graduate from any field can apply for it.
But for navy engineering is mandatory and for airforce academy its mandatory to pass class 12 with Physics Chemistry and mathematics.

The candidates will be provided admission to INA, IMA, Air Force Academy, and Officers Training Academy through Written Examination, Personality Test and Interview.

Feel free to comment if you have any doubt
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can you give me full details of OTA(CDS),age, merits,exam etc...

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 9th Oct, 2019

hello aspirant,

officer training academy CDSOTA is conducted in pen and paper mood. syllabus is consist of only english and general awareness. questions are in multiple choice type. totsl 240 questions need to answer, also there is negative marking.  age shold be between 19-25. you can follow below mention books for your preparation.

Combined CDS (OTA) Book   , DDE – Defence Direct Education

Pathfinder CDS   by Arihant Experts

Lets Crack CDS Exam   by SSBCrack


which course is best for CDS exam for girls after 12 class (PCM)????

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 9th Oct, 2019


When it comes to CDS, girls are only eligible for OTA  and the only eligibility is graduation in any stream from a recognized university, there's no specific aggregate required here, so whatever you wish to pursue you can, wherever your interest lies. There's no hard and fast rule if you're asking regarding choice of course specifically for CDS.


my birth date is 8/8/1996 can i am eligible for cds 2020

Yash Dev Student Expert 29th Sep, 2019
Hello student yes you're eligible as eligibility criteria says that CDS2020Eligibility Criteria:

For the Officers, Training Academy, unmarried or widowed male/female candidates must not be older than 25 years and younger than 19 years of age, as on January 2020. For theCDSII examination, the candidate must be born between July 1994 to July 1999.

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