CDS 1 Answer Key 2022 - Download PDF for Set A, B, C and D

By Vivek Chauhan|Updated : April 10th, 2022

CDS answer key 2022 has been released on 10th April for Mathematics, English and General Knowledge papers. We at BYJU'S Exam Prep have prepared and compiled the unofficial CDS 1 answer keys 2022 for Set A, B, C and D. With the help of the unofficial CDS answer key, candidates can compare their attempted questions and responses marks to get an idea of calculating the tentative score. 

Union Public Service Commission will release the official CDS 1 answer key 2022 with the correct responses at the official site after the final recruitment process. As you know the exam is scheduled on 10th of April 2022, you can use the unofficial answer keys to get the hint on projected score and know the chances of selection in the next phase of CDS exam.

Here, in this article you can download the unofficial UPSC CDS 1 Answer Key 2022 PDF for Set A, Set B, Set C, and Set D of Maths, English and GK. You can use the CDS answer key to calculate your marks for each and every attempts of the questions. The CDS 1 exam will be conducted for all the officer entries into different prestigious military Institutions such as IMA, OTA, AFA & INA. CDS exam will have 3 subjects, with 4 different sets. With the help of answer key, the tentative scores can be calculated based on the correct and incorrect responses of the candidates in the paper.

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CDS Answer Key 2022: Overview

UPSC has conducted the CDS 1 exam on the 10th of April 2022 across the country. Once the exam is over, candidates match the CDS answer key with their attempted questions to get an idea of their score in the exam. Here is an overview about the CDS 1 answer keys 2022 of Set A, Set B, Set C, and Set D along with the question paper on English, GK and Elementary Maths.

Exam Name

CDS

Event

CDS 1 Answer Key 2022

Authority

UPSC

Exam Mode

Offline

Exam Paper

English, General Knowledge, Elementary Mathematics

Questions

240 for OTA, 340 For IMA, OTA and AFA

Marks

200 for OTA, 300 For IMA, OTA and AFA

SET-wise Answer Key

English, General Knowledge, Elementary Mathematics - SET A, B, C, D

CDS Answer Key 2022 Release Date

The official CDS answer key 2022 release date is not announced yet. Union Public Service Commission releases the official CDS answer key after the declaration of the final result with the direct official link which will be accessed by the registered candidates only. The unofficial CDS 1 answer key will be compiled by the team of expert faculties on 10th April 2022. Below are the dates for the official and unofficial answer keys for all papers. 

Event

Date

CDS 1 Exam Date

10 April 2022

CDS 1 Answer Key Download (Unofficial)

10 April 2022

CDS 1 Answer Key 2022 Date (Official)

To be updated soon

CDS 1 Answer Key 2022: Set A, B, C, D Answer Keys PDF

On 10 April, all the aspiring candidates are eagerly waiting for the CDS 1 answer key to know the status of their marks and score. So we at BYJU'S Exam Prep Bring you this unofficial answer key. These CDS answer key is curated by our defence experts and is up to the mark. We are providing you with the CDS answer key 2022 PDF link for SET A, SET B, SET C and SET D. You can use these answer keys to calculate your marks and start preparing for SSB Interview.

CDS 1 Paper Analysis 2022: YouTube Session

Watch the CDS paper analysis 2022 of English, Maths and GK papers on our YouTube Channel. You can discuss and share any queries through the live chat on the CDS 1 paper analysis that is being conducted by our expert facilities. Get interacted with the live YouTube video session of CDS 1 exam analysis 2022 starting at 02:00 PM on 10 April. 

CDS 1 2022 Answer Key for English

As aspirants are curious to get an idea of the score, we are providing you with the CDS English answer key details for the English section. You can download the CDS answer key PDF for English Set A, Set B, Set C and Set D here.

CDS 1 2022 English Answer Key

CDS 1 2022 English Question Paper

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SET A

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SET B

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SET C

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SET D

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CDS 1 2022 Answer Key for General Knowledge Paper

You can use the CDS General Knowledge answer key 2022 to calculate your score in the GK section of the CDS exam. Get the direct link to download the official and unofficial CDS answer key PDF for General Knowledge Set A, Set B, Set C and Set D here.

CDS 1 2022 General Knowledge Answer Key

CDS 1 2022 GK Question Paper

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SET A

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SET B

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SET C

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SET D

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CDS 1 2022 Answer Key for Maths

UPSC will release the CDS Elementary Mathematics answer key 2022 by uploading the direct link on the official site. As aspirants are curious to get an idea of the score, we are providing you with the set wise answer key for Elementary Mathematics. Candidates can download the CDS answer key PDF for Maths Set A, Set B, Set C and Set D to match their correct answers.

CDS 1 2022 Elementary Mathematics Answer

CDS 1 2022 Maths Question Paper

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SET A

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SET B

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SET C

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SET D

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Also Check: CDS 1 2022 Exam Analysis (10 April)

How to Download CDS Answer Key 2022?

The above-shared links are not the official answer keys. The official answer key for the CDS 1 2022 exam will be released by the UPSC after the final phase of the result. For the time being, you can use the unofficial CDS answer key 2022 to calculate your marks. You can use the following steps to download the official CDS official answer key.

  • Step 1: The exam was conducted in multiple sets, so first of all check your CDS 1 2022 Question Paper Set.
  • Step 2: Go to UPSC Official Website (https://www.upsc.gov.in/)
  • Step 3: Select the 'Answer Key' Section under Examination Tab
  • Step 4: Search for CDS 1 2022 Official Answer Key
  • Step 5: Check your CDS Answer Key as per your question paper.

How to Calculate Score Using CDS Answer Key?

You can use these CDS Exam answer keys to check your marks. You can use the reference table below to calculate your CDS 1 2022 marks. The CDS 1 2022 Marking Scheme are as follows:

SubjectNumber of Questions Total marks Marks for Every Correct Answer Marks for Every Incorrect Answer
English1201000.83-0.27
General Knowledge1201000.83-0.27
Elementary Mathematics (For IMA, AFA, INA)1001001-0.33

Steps to Calculate CDS 1 2022 Marks

Step 1: Calculate the number of correct questions marked in English & General Knowledge.

Step 2: Multiply the number of correct answers with 0.83.

Step 4: Calculate the number of incorrect questions marked in English & General Knowledge.

Step 5: Multiply the number of incorrect answers with 0.27.

Step 6: Calculate the number of correct & incorrect questions marked in Elementary Mathematics, multiply the correct answers by 1 and the incorrect answer by 0.33.

Step 7: Add the total marks obtained in English, General Knowledge and Elementary Mathematics.

Step 8: Compare the marks obtained with the previous year's cutoff and Expected Cutoff for CDS 1 2022.

We have provided the CDS 1 2022 Answer Key, You can use the answer key to calculate your score and compare it with the expected cutoff for the exam. If your score is enough to clear the cutoff then you should not waste any time and start preparing for SSB Interview.

You can Check our SSB Online Classroom Program. If you are a border liner and couldn't score enough marks then don't be upset, there is always a next day, the CAPF 2022, AFCAT 2022 and CDS 2 2022 exams are not far away. You can check Defence Online Classroom Program and CDS & Defence Test Series to boost up your preparation.

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FAQs

  • You can download the CDS answer key 2022 PDF for Set A, B, C and D from the direct unofficial link shared by the experts after the detailed analysis of the exam. Candidates will be able to download the official CDS 1 answer key 2022 for Maths, English and GK papers from the UPSC website as soon as it gets released.

  • All the defence aspirants who appeared in the exam can download the CDS Answer Keys 2022 PDF for Set A, Set B, Set C and Set D and compare them with the questions that you have marked. You can calculate the marks through CDS 1 2022 answer key and compare it with previous year cutoffs.

  • The official CDS answer key 2022 link will be uploaded by the UPSC after the final result. The expected timeline for the CDS answer key is expected to be announced in Feb-March 2023. Meanwhile you can have hint from the unofficial answer keys.

  • CDS 1 answer key 2022 helps you understand the expected cutoff marks as per the score you have achieved while attempting the paper. The CDS exam has a sectional cutoff of 20%, i.e. you have to score 20 marks out of 100 in each section of the exam. So for the GK Section that has 120 questions for 100 marks, you have to score a minimum of 20 marks to clear the sectional cutoff of the CDS 1 GK Section.

  • You can follow the steps mentioned below to calculate the CDS 1 2022 scorecard.

    • Download CDS 1 2022 Answer Key PDF
    • Check the number of current and incorrect answers from CDS answer key.
    • Check the marking scheme for correct and incorrect answers.
    • Sum up the total of marks and compare it with the previous cutoffs and Expected Cutoff for CDS 1 2022.
  • After the release of CDS answer key 2022, the students can calculate their score and marks. Those who are getting a safe score must start preparing for SSB Interview. The UPSC will release the CDS 1 2022 result soon. The students who will qualify for the CDS 1 written exam will be called for SSB interviews.

  • Yes, there is a negative marking of 1/3 in the CDS Exam. For every correct answer in GK and English Section, you will get a +0.83 mark and for every incorrect answer, there is a negative marking of 0.27. In the case of CDS Maths the marking scheme changes to +1 for every correct answer and -0.33 for every incorrect answer.

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