UPSC CDS Answer Key 2022 Out: GK, English, Maths Download All Sets PDF

CDS Answer Key Out

CDS 2 Answer Key 2022 will be uploaded here on September 4th, 2022 as soon as the CDS exam is over. The CDS exam is conducted to select candidates for training in India’s best institutes. The candidates get admission to the Indian Military Academy (IMA), Indian Naval Academy (INA), Air Force Academy (AFA), and Officers Training Academy (OTA). 

A total of three papers are to be taken for clearing the UPSC CDS exam. The candidates have to appear for the English, Mathematics, and General Knowledge exams to clear the UPSC CDS exam. 

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CDS 2 2022 Answer Key – Overview

Particulars Details
Exam name The Combined Defence Services Examination
Conducting Institute Union Public Service Commission
Exam level National Level exam
No. of test cities More than 70
Exam frequency Twice a year,
Eligibility Passed graduation or are appearing in the same
Exam purpose Admission of candidates for the Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Air Force Academy, and Officers Training Academy
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CDS 2 Answer Key 2022 – Important Dates

Events Dates (Tentative)
CDS 2 2022 Notification May 18th, 2022
CDS 2 2022 Online Application Form May 18th, 2022
Last Date to Apply Online 7th June 2022
CDS  2 2022 Admit Card  12th August 2022
CDS 2 2022 Exam Date 4th September 2022
CDS 2 Answer Key 2022 November 2022
CDS 2 Written Result 2022 To be announced.

Download CDS 2 2022 Answer Key

Candidates who have appeared for the CDS 2 2022 exam can download the CDS 2 Answer Key 2022 as soon as it is released by UPSC. But for the convenience of the CDS aspirants, Major Kalshi Classes will release the CDS answer key as soon as the CDS written exam is over. The link will be updated as soon as the answer key is prepared by the expert faculty of MKC. Click to Download CDS 2 Answer Key 2022

Subject Answer Key
General Knowledge


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How to Download CDS 2 2022 Answer Key?

The candidates who have appeared for the CDS 2 2022 exam can follow the steps below to download the CDS 2 2022 answer key:

  • Step-1 Visit the UPSC website at to browse the site.
  • Step-2 Click “Examination” > “Answer Keys” on the homepage.
  • Step-3 Select the “Combined Defence Service Written Examination Answer Key 2022” link to access the answer key.
  • Step-4 Open the UPSC CDS Answer Key pdf file and download it, 
  • Step-5 Then match your answers with those listed in the answer key.
  • Step-6 Congratulations if you can clear the CDS cutoff, you are selected.

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CDS Answer Key 2022 – Marking Scheme

Particulars Details 
Mode of Exam Offline only 
The number of questions asked 300 MCQ Type
Number of questions in OTA 200 MCQ Type
Maximum Marks 300 ( Indian Military, Navy, and Air Force) and 200 (OTA)
Duration of Exam 2 hours (120 minutes) for each paper.
medium Hindi or English.
Negative marking One-third of marks are deducted for every incorrect response.

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Can I Challenge the CDS 2 2022 Answer Key?

Yes, the candidates can raise objections against the provisional CDS answer key released by the UPSC. The candidates must raise objections within 72 hours of the release of the answer key. Those who are not satisfied with the answers marked in the provisional answer key 2022 must raise objections with proper documentary proof. 

After challenging the answers in the response sheet, the candidates will not receive any reply to their changes. Instead, they will see the changes in the Final CDS 2 Answer Key 2022, which will be released after considering the objections by different candidates.

CDS 2 2022 Answer Key – FAQs

Q. When will the CDS 2 2022 Answer Key be released?

Ans. The CDS 2 answer key 2022 has been released by the Major Kalshi Classes.

Q. Can I raise an objection against CDS 2 2022 answer key?

Ans. Yes, the candidates can raise objection against CDS 2 provisional answer key.

Q. When will the official CDS 2 answer key 2022 be released?

Ans. The official CDS 2 answer key 2022 will be released after 3-4 weeks of the completion of the exam.

Q. Where is the CDS 2 answer key released officially?

Ans. The provisional and final CDS answer keys are released on the official website of the UPSC


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