CDS 1 Answer Key 2019

CDS 1 Answer Key 2019 – Now download CDS Answer Key 2019 for English, GK, and Maths from this page. The answer key is uploaded here for all the 4 sets of the exam, which are A, B, C, and D. From the answer key and question paper of CDS 1 2019, the candidates can match answers and predict their score in the exam. To calculate score, add 5/6 or 1 marks for correct answer and deduct 1/3 of marks for the wrong answer. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) releases CDS Answer Key 2019 at upsc.gov.in. The official CDS answer key is released later on, after the result. UPSC prepares fours sets of each paper i.e. A, B, C, D. Get here all the details of CDS 1 Answer Key 2019.

Latest: CDS 1 answer key and question paper for English, GK and Maths is available now. Get it from the link below.

CDS 1 Answer Key 2019

CDS written examination is held in 3 shifts, one for each subject. The CDS answer key, with question paper and solution, can be checked from the link below, after each shift ends.

Subject CDS Answer Key and Question Paper 2019
English Click Here – Available!
GK Click Here – Available!
Mathematics Click Here – Available!

CDS 1 English Answer Key 2019 – Live

How To Calculate Marks Through CDS 1 Answer Key 2019?

The main purpose of the CDS 2019 answer key is to match the answers and calculate marks. Candidates can easily do so by following the steps below:

Step 1 – From the link above, download answer key for the respective subject and set.

Step 2 – Start matching the answers in the answer key with what you marked in the examination.

Step 3 – While matching the answers, make sure that you add and deduct marks as per the marking scheme.

Step 4 – When all the answers will be cross-checked:

  • Add all the marks for the correct answer. (Positive marks)
  • Add all the marks for the incorrect answer. (Negative marks)
  • Subtract total correct answers marks with total incorrect answer marks and you will get your estimated result for CDS 1 2019.

[Total Estimates Score = Total positive marks – total negative marks.]

Know CDS 1 Marking Scheme to Estimate Score Using CDS Answer Key 2019

In order to allocate marks for an correct answer, and deduct marks for an incorrect answer, the candidates need to know the marking scheme. It is as follows:

Subject Total Questions Marks Per Question Negative Marking per Question
English 120 5/6 1/3 of 5/6
GK 120 5/6 1/3 of 5/6
Maths 100 1 1/3 of 1

CDS 1 Question Paper 2019

The CDS 1 Question Paper of English and GK was containing 120 questions of 100 marks and maths paper was containing total 100 questions of 100 marks. The level of English paper was quite difficult to moderate but the G.K paper level was hard. All the subjects question paper is consist of four sets that Set A, B, C, and D.

CDS 1 Unofficial Answer Key 2019

Aglasem providing the real time based all subjects set wise answer CDS Answer Key 2019. The tool has been also created by the Aglasem in which candidates can mark the answers. From the answer key candidates can estimate their chance of qualifying the examination and can also predict their CDS 1 Result 2019.

CDS 1 Official Answer Key 2019

The official CDS Answer Key 2019 releases by the UPSC after the declaration of the result. It has been estimated that usually in the month of March written examination result will be declared. The official answer key will be beneficial for the candidates appearing in the upcoming CDS 1 examination.

Answer Key: The official CDS Answer Key 2019 will be able at www.upsc.gov.in

How To download CDS 1 Official Answer Key 2019?

Candidates can follow the steps given below for downloading the answer key. After downloading the answer key candidates should take the print out of it for future reference. Set wise official answer key will be released.

  • Click at the above provided link. (As the answer key will be released direct answer key login page link will be updated on the page)
  • Click at the subject wise Answer Key.
  • Thereafter, the login page will appear on the new screen.
  • In the new screen mention the login credentials and hit the enter button.
  • Thereafter CDS 1 Answer Key 2019 page pdf will open.
  • Click at the download option for downloading the CDS 1 2019 Answer Key.

The significance of CDS 1 Answer Key 2019

After appearing in the examination the candidate’s primary concern is to know How many marks he /she is going to obtain in the exam? So the answer key eliminates their concern and helps the candidates to measure their marks. But there are some key points if CDS 1 Answer key which is as follows.

  • The candidates should note that UPSC will release the answer key after the announcement of the result. Hence the candidates have to wait too long since the candidates can check the unofficial answer key.
  • Since the answer key is prepared by the educational experts, the candidates can rely on the answer key.
  • The CDS Answer Key 2019 is having four sets A, B, C, D in each paper. So the candidates have to take some care and check only that set which he/she has solved in the exam.

CDS 1 Result 2019

The CDS 1 Result of written examination will be declared in the month of April. The result will be declared at the official website. CDS Result 2019 will contain the name and roll number of the qualified candidates. For all three round i.e. written examination, SSB and Medical test separate result will be declared. The candidates who will qualify the written examination those will be shortlisted for SSB. After the conduction of the SSB result for that will be declared. The qualifiers of SSB will be called for appearing in the Medical Test. After the conduction of the medical test Final CDS 1 Result 2019 will be declared.

Cut Off Marks of CDS 1 2019

UPSC releases the Cut Off Marks of CDS 1 2019. As per the previous year analysis it has been estimated that usually, 20% is the minimum qualifying marks for each subject. Hence the candidates have to wait for the cut marks to be declared. But till then candidates can check the previous year cut off marks from below.

Cut Off Marks of 2017

Academy Written Exam Final Exam
Aggregate marks of last qualified candidate Marks of last recommended candidate
IMA 125 249
INA 118 241
AFA 144 268
OTA (Men) 82 163
OTA (Women) 82 164

Cut Off Marks for Combined Defence Services (CDS) – I Examination, 2016

Academy Written Exam Final Exam
Aggregate marks of last qualified candidate Marks of last recommended candidate
IMA 72 214
INA 63 217
AFA 123 249
OTA (Men) 68 150
OTA (Women) 68 157

Cut off Marks of CDS I and CDS II

CDS Cut Off CDS I 2015 CDS II 2014 CDS I 2014 CDS II 2013 CDS I 2013 CDS II 2012
IMA 102 99 99 111 102 114
INA 99 93 99 111 75 108
AFA 129 129 129 135 129 144
OTA for Men 86 86 78 76 72 76
OTA for Women 86 86 78 76 72 76

About CDS 1 2019

The Combined Defense Service of 2019 is the first examination for defense services conducted by UPSC of this year. UPSC declared 417 vacancies in CDS 1 in IMA, INA, OTA, AFA. The recruitment was started on October 31, 2019. The graduates applied for the examination. The candidates who will qualify the CDS will be granted the admission into Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Air Force Academy, and Officer’s Traning Academy. The way to Defense academy passes through the written examination and interview.

CDS 1 Answer Key 2019 Schedule

For more information regarding CDS 1 Answer Key 2019 check the Schedule given below.

CDS 1 Answer Key 2019 Important Dates
CDS 1 exam will be held on 03 Feb 2019
1st paper of CDS 1 2019 – English Paper 09:00 to 11:00 AM
2nd paper of CDS1 2019 – General Knowledge paper 12:00 Noon to 02:00 PM
3rd Paper of CDS 1 2019 – Mathematics paper 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Unofficial Answer key After a few hours on the day of the exam
CDS 1 Official Answer key After a few weeks of the exam

CDS 1 2019 Exam Analysis

As per the exam analysis of all the subject (English, G.K, and Maths), it has been found that the level of English paper questions was quite difficult to moderate and paper was lengthy. The GK paper was complicated and difficult to solve. Candidates faced problem in finding out the answers. In the maths examination questions the level was quite difficult to moderate.

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