UPSC CDS English Answer Key of UPSC CDS (1) 2017 exam held on 5 Feb 2017 is being published here after exam. It consists of 120 questions. You can use the CDS English answer key to match answers with what you marked in exam and get an idea of marks you will score in the Combined Defence Services examination. Remember that for every question there is only one correct answer. Maximum marks you can score in this exam is in fact 100. Moreover, there is a penalty for wrong answers; 1/3 mark assigned to the question is deducted for every incorrect answer. Now that you have taken the exam you can go through USC CDS English Answer Key here and then as per schedule check exam result.

CDS English Answer Key: UPSC CDS (1) 2017 English Answer key

Union Public Service Commission releases CDS answer keys after conducting the exam. However, that may take some time, around a few weeks. Nevertheless, immediately after the exam all test takers such as you are looking for Set A, B, C, D answer keys for English paper. For the purpose of helping you out in this regard, we have compiled here unofficial answer keys that are provided by coaching centers and individual education experts.


Official UPSC CDS 1 answer key shall be the basis of evaluating CDS results. For this reason you should use the unofficial answer keys only as reference. Still it will be of good use to analyze performance in the exam in the meantime.

UPSC CDS English Answer Key of CDS (1) 2017 contains answers of all 120 questions. Keep in mind that the order of questions in each set (A / B / C / D) are different. Therefore only use the set specific answer key.

Check here: UPSC CDS (1) 2017 English Answer Key

Name of test – Combined Defence Services (I), 2017
Subject – English
Conducting body – Union Public Service Commission
Date of exam – February 5, 2017
Question paper sets – A, B, C, D

CDS I 2017 English Question Paper Get here Published

Set wise answer keys by Answer key by Major Kalshi Classes

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Immediately on receiving the question paper education experts will solve it and seek to publish the unofficial UPSC CDS English Answer Key of UPSC CDS (1) 2017 here.

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There were following types of questions in the paper:-

  • Para jumble
  • Sentence improvement
  • Sentence jumble
  • Selecting words
  • Comprehension
  • Spotting error

CDS Result 2017

Now that the exam is over, the next event of importance will be declaration of UPSC CDS I Result. Looking at past year’s timeline, we expect the result to be announced in 7-8 weeks.

Those who clear the cut offs (minimum marks to qualify) will be eligible for SSB interviews. That will comprise of intelligence and personality test. Of course it is vital to go through and qualify in each round that UPSC / SSB holds in order to finally get a seat in Indian Military Academy, or Indian Naval Academy, or Air Force Academy, or Officers Training Academy.

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