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Updated on: September 25th, 2023

CDS 1 2023 Answer Key has been released on 16th April for Mathematics, English and General Knowledge papers. We at BYJU’S Exam Prep have prepared and compiled the unofficial CDS 1 answer key 2023 for Set A, B, C and D. With the help of the unofficial 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 2023 with the correct responses at the official site after the final recruitment process. As you know the exam is scheduled on 16th April 2023, 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 the exam.

Here, in this article you can download the unofficial UPSC CDS 1 2023 answer key PDF for Set A, Set B, Set C, and Set D of Maths, English and GK. You can use the answer key to calculate your marks for each and every attempts of the questions. 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.

## CDS 1 2023 Answer Key Overview

UPSC has conducted the exam on the 16th April 2023 across the country. The exam was 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. As the exam is over, candidates can 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 2023 answer key 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 2023 Answer Key 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 1 Answer Key 2023 Release Date

The official CDS 1 2023 answer key release date is not announced yet. Union Public Service Commission releases the official CDS 1 answer key 2023 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 2023 answer key will be compiled by the team of expert faculties on 16th April 2023. Below are the dates for the official and unofficial answer keys for all papers.

 Event Date CDS 1 Exam Date 16th April 2023 CDS 1 Answer Key Download (Unofficial) 16th April 2023 CDS 1 2023 Answer Key Date (Official) To be Updated

## CDS 1 Answer Key 2023: Set A, B, C, D Answer Keys PDF

On 16 April, all the aspiring candidates are eagerly waiting for the CDS 1 2023 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 1 2023 answer key is curated by our Defence experts and is up to the mark. We are providing you with the CDS 1 answer key 2023 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 2023: YouTube Session

Watch the paper analysis 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 2023 paper analysis that was conducted by our expert facilities. Get interacted with the live YouTube video session of CDS 1 Exam Analysis 2023 starting at 02:00 PM on 16 April.

## CDS 1 2023 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 1 2023 answer key PDF for English Set A, Set B, Set C and Set D here.

## CDS 1 2023 Answer Key for General Knowledge Paper

You can use the CDS 1 2023 General Knowledge answer key to calculate your score in the GK section of the exam. Get the direct link to download the official and unofficial CDS 1 2023 answer key PDF for General Knowledge Set A, Set B, Set C and Set D here.

## CDS 1 2023 Answer Key for Maths

UPSC will release the CDS 1 2023 Elementary Mathematics answer key 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 1 2023 answer key PDF for Maths Set A, Set B, Set C and Set D to match their correct answers.

The above-shared links are not the official CDS 1 2023 answer key. The official answer key for the exam will be released by the UPSC after the final phase of the result. For the time being, you can use the unofficial CDS 1 answer key 2023 to calculate your marks. You can use the following steps to download the official CDS 1 2023 official answer key.

• Step 1: The exam was conducted in multiple sets, so first of all check your Question Paper Set.
• Step 2: Go to UPSC Official Website.
• Step 3: Select the ‘Answer Key’ Section under Examination Tab.
• Step 4: Search for CDS 1 2023 Official Answer Key.

## How to Calculate Score Using CDS 1 2023 Answer Key?

You can use these CDS 1 2023 answer key to check your marks. You can use the reference table below to calculate your CDS 1 2023 marks. The CDS 1 2023 marking scheme are as follows:

 Subject Number of Questions Total marks Marks for Every Correct Answer Marks for Every Incorrect Answer English 120 100 0.83 -0.27 General Knowledge 120 100 0.83 -0.27 Elementary Mathematics (For IMA, AFA, INA) 100 100 1 -0.33

The following are the steps to calculate CDS 1 2023 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 the exam.

We have provided the CDS 1 2023 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 and CDS 2 2023 exam is not far away. You can check Defence Online Classroom Program and CDS & Defence Test Series to boost up your preparation.

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