CDS Maths Answer Key 2019
Aklanta Chetia Wanniang, 03 Feb 2019, #CDS

CDS Maths Answer Key 2019 – The answer key of Combined Defence Services (CDS) 1 for Maths has been published by coaching institutes like Baalnoi/Major Kalshi and Cavelier. CDS Maths answer key 2019 has been released for all sets of the question paper – A, B, C and D. The answer key released by the coaching institutes is available online. With the help of CDS Maths answer key 2019, candidates can check the number of correct and incorrect answers they have attempted in the test. This will help them in determining their probable score in the exam.

The exam was conducted on February 3, 2019 for English, General Knowledge and Elementary Mathematics. However, this article aims specifically to provide candidates with the answer key of CDS Maths section. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will release the official CDS answer key 2019 in December after the declaration of the final result.

CDS Maths Answer Key 2019 by NeoStencil, Baalnoi/Major Kalshi and Cavalier Released Download Here

Institute-wise CDS Maths answer key 2019

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CDS Maths Answer Key 2019 – Dates

The dates pertaining to the answer key of CDS 2019 exam for the Mathematics section has been given in the table below:



CDS 2019 written exam to be held on

February 3, 2019

CDS answer key 2019 for Maths by Coaching Institutes

February 3, 2019

CDS 2019 official answer key

December 2019

Note: Candidates must note that only those who have applied for admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Air Force Academy have to attempt Mathematics section while candidates having opted for Officers’ Training Academy are not required to attempt Maths section.

How to Download UPSC CDS Maths answer key 2019?

The steps to download the answer key for the Maths section are as follows:

  • Click on the institute-wise links provided in the table below.

  • The answer key will be displayed on screen

  • Download and save the answer key for future reference

Previous years’ CDS Maths Answer Key

Candidates can check CDS answer key of previous year in the table below.


CDS Maths answer key

CDS (1) 2017

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CDS (2) 2017

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CDS Maths Answer Key 2019 – Calculation of Score

Elementary Mathematics section of the exam had 100 questions and total marks allotted for the section was 100. Therefore, candidates will be awarded 1 mark for every correct response. Negative marking is applicable for CDS (1) 2019 and for each incorrect answer, 1/3 (0.33) marks will be deducted.

Score = 1 x Number of right answers – 0.33 x Number of wrong answers

CDS examination is conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) twice annually in the months of February and September to shortlist candidates for different defence academies like Indian Military Academy (IMA), Indian Naval Academy (INA), Air Force Academy (AFA) and  Officers’ Training Academy (OTA).

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