CDS Answer Key 2021: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) releases the CDS Answer Key 2021 online at upsc.gov.in. The official answer key takes some time to release but unofficial memory-based answer keys are available almost immediately after the exam. Candidates can check the UPSC CDS (2) Answer Key 2021 in this article after the exam. CDS 2 2021 exam is scheduled to be held on November 14, 2021. UPSC publishes CDS answer key for each set of question paper i.e., A, B, C, and D. Candidates can calculate the estimated score for the UPSC CDS examination with the help of CDS official answer keys. Read more about CDS Answer Key 2021 in this article.
Latest: CDS 2 2020 official answer key is now available. Check below.
CDS Answer Key 2021
The memory-based answer keys for UPSC CDS 2021 release shortly after the exam is over. Several educators and CDS mentors publish these answer keys based on the questions that candidates share with them. Check out the important dates for CDS Answer Key 2021 below.
|Events||CDS 1 2021||CDS 2 2021|
|Date of exam||07 Feb 2021||14 Nov 2021|
|Availability of CDS English Answer Key||Right After Exam||Right After Exam|
|Availability of CDS GK Answer Key||Right After Exam||Right After Exam|
|Availability of CDS Maths Answer Key||Right After Exam||Right After Exam|
|Release of Official Answer Key||To be announced||To be announced|
Check answer key here: Candidates can get CDS Answer Key 2021 through upsc.gov.in.
How To Download UPSC CDS Answer Key 2021?
Aspirants can download the CDS answer key online through the UPSC website. The direct link to get the CDS Answer Key 2021 is available above. It is released in PDF format with all the correct answers available in it. Refer to the detailed procedure to download the CDS Answer Key 2021 below.
1st step: Go to the official website of UPSC i.e. upsc.gov.in.
2nd step: In the main menu, click on the examination tab.
3rd step: In the examination tab, click on the “answer keys” button in the drop-down menu.
4th step: On the next screen, answer keys for various UPSC recruitment appears on the screen. Aspirants have to click on the CDS examination answer key link.
5th step: The answer key for all the 3 subjects is provided separately. Select the subject and then download the UPSC CDS answer keys.
6th step: Thereafter, the UPSC CDS answer key appears on the screen. Aspirants can tap on the download button to download UPSC CDS answer key 2021.
How To Estimate Score Using CDS Answer Key 2021?
Answer Keys are one of the important resources of the UPSC CDS exam. Candidates can calculate the UPSC CDS tentative scores using the CDS answer keys. The estimate scores will help students to know the tentative nature of the selection/ qualifying nature. Below is the marking scheme and formula using which candidates can calculate the scores.
|Paper||+ Marks for correct answer||– Mark for incorrect answer|
And here is the marks calculator. Input your number of correct answers, and get the predicted score. If you did not attempt Maths, as an OTA candidate, please enter 0, 0 in both maths field.
Get CDS Question Paper From Here.
Unofficial CDS Answer Key 2021
Union Public Service Commission publishes answer keys for all its exams either with the result or after it. So just after exam, the answer keys you get here are not by UPSC.
A number of coaching centers, ex-CDS cleared defence candidates, passionate defence aspirants who are experts in the fields, and several individuals publish the unofficial version of UPSC CDS answer key.
Some coaching centers that usually publish CDS answer key in PDF form are:
- Major Kalshi
- Minerva Academy
- The Cavalier
- TIDES Academy
- Olive Greens Institute
Others who have published answer key of CDS exam in video format are:
- Adhyayan Academy
- Lifegoal Education, and others.
Are Memory-Based UPSC CDS Answer Key Reliable?
The coaching centers and individuals who publish answer key of UPSC CDS have experienced faculty. They are usually people who have been teaching candidates the subjects of defence exams for quite some time. As a result, their knowledge of the subjects is strong. They try their best to provide the most accurate answer keys.
Nevertheless, it may sometimes happen that some errors may creep in the unofficial answer key. Hence, candidates should anticipate some difference between the official and unofficial answer key.
Our suggestion: Do go through the unofficial answer key, to get an idea of what to expect in the result. But do not take any action like celebrating sure shot success, or lamenting imminent failure. Wait for CDS 2021 result to be out.
UPSC CDS Cut-off Marks
Aspirants can check the last year UPSC CDS cut-off marks below.
Past Year Cut Offs
|Academy||CDS (2) 2018 Cut Off for SSB||CDS (1) 2018 Cut Off for SSB||CDS (2) 2017 Cut Off for SSB||CDS (1) 2017 Cut Off for SSB|
UPSC CDS Result 2021
After the CDS answer key is out, aspirants can check the answers to the questions that are asked in the examination. Moreover, the official UPSC CDS answer key releases a few days after the CDS result is out. Candidates can check the CDS result at the official website, upsc.gov.in. Moreover, UPSC declares the UPSC CDS result in the PDF format. Aspirants who secure the makrsas per the minimum qualifying marks are called for the SSB Interview.
About UPSC CDS 2021
The examinations for Combined Defence Services (CDS) is conducted by Union Public Service. Each year, the candidate can participate for CDS Exam twice – the first session takes place in February and the second session starts from November. On qualifying CDS exam, aspirants are shortlisted for the Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Air Force Academy, Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai (Madras) SSC (Men) and Officers Training Academy, Chennai SSC Women.
Get here the paper wise CDS 2 2020 answer key from the following pages.
|UPSC CDS (1) 2020 Paper||Download Answer Key PDF|
|All Papers||Click Here – Available!|
|English||Click Here – Available!|
|GK||Click Here – Available!|
|Maths||Click Here – Available!|
CDS 1 Answer Key 2020 by Coaching Centers
|Name of institute||Download CDS 1 2020 Answer Key by Institute|
|Major Kalshi Classes||Click Here – Available!|
Complete Answer Key of CDS 1 2020
In the following table, answers of each paper are given in the order – Set A, Set B, Set C, Set D.
CDS 2020 Answer Key Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : Yes, UPSC releases official answer key for CDS exam after the result.
Ans : No, the answer key is available for reference purpose only. You cannot object the official answer key.
Ans : Yes, UPSC releases separate answer key for every subject. A PDF of answer key will have list of all the correct answer of each set.
Ans : Yes, representation against question paper will be available from the day after the exam date. You can object the questions asked in the exam in the form for representation.