CDS English Answer Key 2019
Supriya Kumari, 08 Sep 2019, #CDS

CDS English Answer Key 2019 - Coaching Institutes have released the answer key of CDS 2019 for English. Candidates can check CDS answer key 2019 for English for the test which was conducted on September 8. CDS English answer key 2019 can be downloaded by clicking on the link available on this page. CDS answer key released by coaching institutes like NeoStencil, Baalnoi/ Major Khalsi contains the answers to the questions asked in the exam. The written exam of CDS English paper was conducted in the morning shift between 9 to 11 am. Candidates who appeared for the written exam can check CDS English answer key 2019 for all sets of test booklets.

They can even calculate their marks on the basis of correct answers. The English written exam of CDS was conducted for 100 marks. The questions were asked from topics like reading comprehension, spotting errors, fill in the blanks, ordering of sentences etc. There was a negative marking where 0.33 marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer in CDS II 2019 exam. Read this article below to check CDS English answer key 2019.

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CDS English Answer Key 2019 Dates



CDS 1 written exam

September 8, 2019

CDS English answer key 2019 (unofficial)

September 8, 2019 (Released)

CDS official English answer key 2019

To be announced

How to download CDS English Answer Key 2019?

Candidates can check the procedure to download CDS English Answer Key 2019 below.

  • Click on the link to download ‘English Answer Key’ (link will be available after the exam).

  • CDS English Answer Key 2019 is displayed as per the sets of question booklet.

  • Download the answer key and check your answers.

Previous years’ CDS English Answer key

Candidates can check the previous years CDS answer key below.


English Answer Key

CDS 1 (2017)

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CDS 2 (2017)

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About CDS 2019

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts Combined Defence Services (CDS) exam for the admission to Indian Military Academy (IMA), Indian Naval Academy (INA), Air Force Academy (AFA) and Officers’ Training Academy (OTA). The exam is conducted twice a year in February and September. For CDS 1 (2019), UPSC has announced as many as 417 vacancies. Candidates are selected on the basis of written exam and SSB Interview. As per the exam pattern, candidates who have applied for OTA will have to appear for two sections English and General Knowledge whereas for the candidates who have applied for Army, Navy and Air Force have to appear for three papers - English, Elementary Mathematics and General Knowledge.

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Questions related to CDS

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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

I hope this will help you

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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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