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.

Previous years’ CDS Answer key by Baalnoi/Major Kalshi

CDS 1 Answer key 2018 by Major Kalshi

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CDS 1 Answer key by Baalnoi 2018





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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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I want to apply for Air force Academy but they have mentioned that the candidate applying should not be late than 1st January 2000 and my DOB is 8th January 2000 . What should I do ?

Parvathi Ramachandran 10th Dec, 2019

Greetings !!

You may apply for this post !! Kindly note that Air force Academy mentioned that the candidate Date of birth should not be prior to 1.1.2000. Since you have born on 08.01.2000, after the specified date, you may proceed for application. If any age issue is there, you won't be able to submit application. If your able to submit the application successfully, you can assure that you are with the age limt. Star preparing for exams. If any doubts, pls feel free to ask.

Wish You Good Luck !!

Thank You !!


can i join cds after lasik laser eye treatment ?

Saishree Shirodkar 10th Dec, 2019


If you have undergone a L.A.S.I.K treatment 1 year before medical examination before the age of 20. You can get a post in a technical field like Aeronautical engineer, Basic air staff, ground duty officers, an officer in medical IAF and also in IAF- pilot flying aircraft and helicopters. Your eye axial length must be less than 25.5 mm and your residual corneal thickness should be more than 450 microns.

All the best

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I had got 53 %in 12 class .can I give paper of CDS

KUNAL LANJEWAR 6th Dec, 2019


The minimum eligibility criteria for appearing the paper of CDS exam 2020 as per the rules of UPSC are that-

1. The person should have age ranging from 19 to 24 years

2. The person must be a citizen of India

3. The person must have completed his graduation.

So, the percentage of 12th doesn't matters. The only thing is that you should satisfy the above minimum requirements.

For more details about CDS exam, you may visit the link given below:

Best wishes for your future.


can diploma holder apply for this !?

Sourandhi Saha Student Expert 6th Dec, 2019
You can't appear for CDS Examination until you have a graduate degree from a recognized university. Being a diploma holder, you are unable to apply for CDS. You must be a graduate first. However, final year graduation students can apply. Beside this, there are other criteria also like applicants age should be within 20-24 years.
Check the CDS eligibility criteria here-

Is civil engineering graduation eligibe for I. N. A of CDS

Avishek Dutta 4th Dec, 2019
Indian Military Academy (IMA)

Age:19 to 24 years

Qualifications:Degree of a recognized University or equivalent

Indian Naval Academy (NA)

Age:19 to 24 years

Qualifications:Degree in Engineering from a recognized University/Institution

Air Force Academy (AFA)

Age:20 to 24 years

Qualifications:Degree of a recognized University (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering

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