CDS GK Answer Key 2018 has been released. Along with it, the CDS 2 Question Paper 2018 has also been released. The CDS 2 GK 2018 Answer Key 2018 is available for Set A, B, C, and D. The candidates who have appeared in CDS GK Exam on November 18, from 12 am to 02 pm can use the answer key to calculate the score. Many unofficial bodies are releasing CDS 2018 GK Answer Key. The CDS Answer Key of GK contains answers to 120 questions. The candidates can cross-check their answer with that in the answer key and calculate their probable score. The candidate has to rely on the unofficial answer key until Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) releases CDS Answer Key at Check more details regarding the UPSC CDS II GK Answer Key in the article below.

Latest: The CDS 2 General Knowledge Answer key for Set A, B, C, and D has been released. Get it below.

CDS 2 GK Answer Key 2018

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The CDS 2 GK Answer Key 2018 exam will be published set-wise at the official website. The questions in each set will be same, only in jumbled order. Hence while referring to the answer keys please ensure you are doing so against specific set only. The calculation of Marks should be done as per the marking scheme only.

CDS 2 GK Answer Key 2018

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Q. No Set A Set B Set C Set D
1 B C C C
2 A A D D
3 A C D
4 B A C
5 D B A
6 A C B A
7 B D C C
8 A B D
9 B B B
10 C B B
11 A A C A
12 A C B D
13 D D D
14 D B D
15 A D A
16 B B A B
17 B A C B
18 D A B D
19 B B A B
20 A D C A
21 A B
22 A B A A
23 D B D
24 D A D
25 A A A
26 D A A D
27 A A
28 D
29 B D D B
30 C A D C
31 C A C C
32 D C D D
33 B D D
34 A A C
35 C A A
36 A B B
37 C A D C
38 D B B B
39 B A A B
40 B A B B
41 A A D C
42 D A D B
43 D C D
44 D D A B
45 A D B D
46 C C C A
47 D D A C
48 D C B
49 A A A
50 A B C
51 A C B
52 D C D A
53 B D A B
54 A B B A
55 B B C A
56 D A A A
57 D D C A
58 C D
59 A D D
60 B A D
61 C B C C
62 A D D D
63 C A D
64 A A
65 B B A
66 C D A
67 D B C D
68 A B D B
69 B B B A
70 C D B B
71 A C A D
72 C D D D
73 A D C
74 B D A
75 D A B
76 B C B B
77 D D B A
78 A D D A
79 C B B
80 B A A D
81 D B A
82 B C A B
83 B B D
84 B B D
85 D B A
86 C C D A
87 D B A
88 A D D
89 B B B D
90 D D C A
91 A C B B
92 C D A D
93 B D A A
94 A A B
95 C A D B
96 B A D
97 A D B B
98 B B B
99 A A B
100 A B D
101 A D A C
102 A D A D
103 C D A
104 D A D B
105 D B A D
106 C B B C
107 D B D A
108 D D A C
109 C B A
110 A A B B
111 B D C
112 C A B D
113 B D B A
114 B D B B
115 B A D C
116 C D C A
117 B D C
118 D A
119 B B B
120 D C D

CDS 2 Set A Question Paper 2018

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CDS 2 Set B Question Paper 2018

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CDS 2 Set C Question Paper 2018

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CDS 2 Set D Question Paper 2018

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CDS 2 GK Answer Key 2018 Important Dates
Date of Examination 18 Nov 2018
First Paper of CDS 2 Exam (English) 09:00 to 11:00 AM
Second Paper of CDS 2 Exam (General Knowledge) 12:00 Noon to 02:00 PM
Third Paper of CDS 2 Exam (Math) 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Publication of unofficial CDS 2 GK Answer Key 2018 On the day of the exam
Releasing of Official CDS 2 GK Answer Key 2018 After a few weeks of exam

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CDS 2018 II  Exam Analysis: GK

The examination of Gk is over now. The candidates ahve shred there experience with us. Some students said that they found exam out of the syllabus, while other said that most of the questions were asked from Indian Polity. More is given in the video.

Time-Consuming Part: Economics, Indian Polity, Constitution
Most Covered Part: Ancient History
Questions from Budget: 4 to 5
Current Affair: Recent and Good
Indian Polity: Difficult
Science: Easy and Factual
Easiest Part: Current Affairs
Overall Difficulty Level of Paper: Moderate to Difficult

How To Download the CDS 2 GK Answer Key 2018?

To successfully download the answer key, follow the instructions given below:

  1. Click on the link which will be given on this page to download the Answer Key
  2. The answer key shall be available in pdf format.
  3. The candidates should download the answer key pdf and cross-check their answers.

How To Calculate Marks using the CDS 2 GK Answer Key 2018?

The marks will be calculated as per the marking scheme is given below:

  1. Each question will be of 0.833 marks.
  2. There will be a negative marking of 0.33 assigned marks. So, while cross-checking, if any answer is incorrect then deduct 0.833/3th marks assigned to that question.
  3. If more than two answers are marks, this will also be considered as incorrect even if one of them happens to be correct. Deduct 0.33 marks in such case.
  4. If a question is left blank, no marks will be added or deducted in that case.

So we can sum up with the score calculating formula

#[ Total Estimated Score = 0.833 x Number of correct answer – 0.833/3 x Number of incorrect answer ]

Usage of CDS 2 GK Answer Key 2018

The Answer Key will release so that the students who eagerly wait to know their performance in the entrance exam can do it so with the help of Answer Key. Since the answer key consists of correct answers, it becomes easier for the students to evaluate their performance and estimate their chances of qualifying the exam.

CDS 2 Result 2018

After a few weeks of examination, UPSC will evaluate the sheets of the candidates and will declare the result at The candidates who will appear in the examination will be able to check their result. UPSC declares the result in the form of pdf that consists the roll number of qualified candidates. Such candidates then will be called for the Service Selection Board interview.  At last UPSC will release the list of finally selected to get the admission into different defense academies of the country.

Cut Off Marks of CDS 2 2018

The minimum qualifying marks in of CDS examination is 20% in each subject. As of now, the candidates can check the cut off marks of 2017. This year cut off marks will be released after the declaration of result.

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

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