Answer key of UPSC CDS Maths specific to CDS (1) 2017 is released after exam. CDS Maths answer key 2017 has all correct answers of questions asked in the question paper. Note that the keys differ for each set namely A, B, C, D. Union Public Service Commission holds the Elementary Mathematics exam as part of Combined Defence Services examination, for admission to Officers Training Academy. Those who wish to go for IMA or INA or AFA need to appear in this exam. Hence the UPSC CDS Maths Answer Key 2017 is most important for those who are planning to join OTA on the basis of result of CDS exam.

CDS Maths Answer Key: UPSC CDS (1) 2017 Elementary Mathematics key

In the first place note that CDS answer key 2017 for mathematics has 100 question-answers. Out of four options in each question, only one option is correct. If you have marked the correct answer then you get full marks for that question, else if it is incorrectly marked then one-third of the marks for that question is deducted as negative marking. Overall you can score maximum 100 marks in Maths paper.


Answer key of UPSC CDS (1) 2017 exam held 5 February 2017 Mathematics paper presented just after exam is unofficial. In other words, this is not the one issued by Union Public Service Commission. Instead, education experts and / or coaching centers have released it. Please use this only for reference considering that Union Public Service Commission shall use official CDS Maths answer key only to evaluate marks.

CDS Maths answer key is published for Set A, B, C, D. If you have question paper set A, then refer to only CDS Maths answer key of Set A. Likewise for Set B, C, and D.

Check here: UPSC CDS (1) 2017 Elementary Mathematics Answer Key

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

Set wise answer keys by Answer key by Major Kalshi Classes

Code of question paper set CDS Maths Answer Key
Set A Get here Published
Set B Get here Published
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Set D Get here Published

After going through the answer keys, if you think any answer is incorrect, then please feel free to discuss the same here.

CDS Result 2017

Union Public Service Commission takes all required steps to ensure a fair and transparent process of selection. Hence releasing official CDS Maths Answer Key is also a part of the process. The official answer keys only are used for evaluating scores.

UPSC CDS Result 2017 shall indicate whether you are eligible to appear for next stages of selection. This you can check online at

Most probably UPSC will publish CDS I 2017 exam results in April 2017.

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