CDS 1 2021 Answer Key Download

The CDS exam has been held. All the candidates who had appeared for the written exam can download the CDS 1/2021 Answer Key. Here in this article, I will share with you complete details about the Marking Scheme and how to calculate the marks in the Answer Key, etc. The Question paper of CDS Written Examination is divided into four sets. Here You will get the Answer Key of Each set of papers. To get complete details about the further process and to download the CDS 1 2021 Answer Key, Check the complete article below:

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It is important for the candidates to check the Answer Key of the examination before the Official Announcement. A candidate who has done their paper well and they can start their preparation for the SSB Interview. Through CDS examination they recruit the candidate for the Indian Military Academy (IMA), Air Force Academy (AFA), Indian Naval Academy (INA), and Officers Training Academy (OTA). All the candidates who have appeared for the Examination can check the Answer Key of the CDS 1 2021 Examination.

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CDS 1 2021 Answer Key: Major Kalshi Classes

Download the CDS 1 2021 Answer Key of Each sets of the Question paper. You can click on the given link below to download CDS 1/2021 Answer key.

English (Answer key)

Set ASet BSet CSet DClick Here

General Knowledge (Answer key)

Set ASet BSet CSet DClick Here

Elementry Mathematics (Answer key)

Set ASet BSet CSet DClick Here
Question PapersDownload PDF
EnglishClick Here
General KnowledgeClick Here
Elementry MathematicsClick Here

Let’s understand the paper pattern and marking Scheme of the CDS Examination and after that, I will tell you the complete process to calculate your marks in the CDS Answer Key.

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Paper Pattern of the CDS 1 2021 Written Exam

For the other wings except for OTA:

SECTIONNo.of questionsMarks
1.   English        100100
2.   General Knowledge        100100
3.   Elementary Mathematics        100100
  Total marks 300

For OTA (Officer Training Academy), there is no paper of mathematics.

SECTIONNo. of questionsMarks
1.   English       100100
2.   General knowledge       100100
  Total marks 200
  • For the correct answer, you will be awarded 1-marks
  • There is also negative marking for the Wrong answer, 0.33 marks will be deducted for each wrong attempt.

How to calculate marks in CDS Answer Key 1 2021

First of all, take your question paper and download the respective set answer key and for further check below-

  1. Start with checking the questions you have done in the question paper of the CDS 1 2021 exam.
  2. Check the question paper set that you have.
  3. Now open the answer key of the question paper set that you have.
  4. Now on a rough sheet, write down how many answers that you have marked in the exam are correct and how many are wrong.
  5. Then once you get the number of correct and wrong questions done by you in the examination, but the values in the formula below:

1 X (no. of correct answers) – (1/3) X (no. of wrong answers)

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How to Check Official CDS Answer Key 1 2021:

  1. Go to
  2. The candidates have to look for the official answer key link that flashes on the home page.
  3. Click on the link and the PDF file opens on the next page.
  4. The candidates need to save the PDF file in their device(mobile or laptop) and check the answers.

Note: The candidates may check the unofficial CD-I Answer key 2021 posted by Major Kalshi classes on our website and afterward when you check the official answer keys, and if you feel the answers are wrong there you may simply challenge the official answer key as well.

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After CDS 1 2020 Written Examination:

The Candidate who have done their paper well, they can easily check in the answer key of CDS 1/2021  and if they get to score better and think that they are selected in this. they should start their preparation for the SSB Interview. The SSB Interview is tougher than the written exam of the CDS Examination.  join the Best academy for the preparation of this, which could train you better and make you able to appear for the SSB Interview.

Join any defense coaching to get an idea about the Interview procedure and learn the skills to impress the examiner or interviewer. You will get to interact with the officers in the interview because, in a maximum defense coaching institute, SSB interview classes are taken by the Ex- defense officers. In these 3 to 4 weeks you will get a complete idea about this 5 days long interview.
After you have a complete idea about the Interview and its pattern, now start reading SSB books and prepare yourself for the Verbal- nonverbal intelligence test. Because this is the first round in the interview and if you failed in this, you will be sent back home. So prepare good for this. for further details regarding the preparation of this, you can click on the link which is given below:

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