CDS 1 2017 Correct Answer Keys [All Sets] Baalnoi Academy

Coaching institutes like Baalnoi Academy release CDS 2017 answer key for candidates after completion of the exam so that they can know their expected score according to opted answer. Candidates can download CDS 2017 answer key released by different coaching institutes from the table given in this page. As per the CDS marking scheme, weightage of each paper is of 100 marks and candidates will score marks as per their chosen response. And, for each incorrect response one-third (1/3) marks will be deducted from the total score.


CDS 2017 Answer Key By Baalnoi

S. No. Coaching Institute Name Mathematics English General Knowledge
1. Major Kalshi Classes Click here Click here Click here
2. Cavelier Click here
3. Baalnoi Academy Above Above Above

CDS 2017 Paper Pattern

Combined Defence Services referred as CDS is conducted twice a year by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for graduate candidates who wish to join Army, Navy or Air Force as commissioned officer. According to CDS exam pattern 2017, written exam consists three papers – English, General Knowledge and Elementary Mathematics. Each paper is of two hours duration. The maximum mark of 100 is allotted for each paper. Candidates who have opted for Indian Military Academy (IMA Dehradun), Indian Naval Academy (INA Ezhimala) and Air Force Academy (Hyderabad) have to appear in all the three papers – English, General Knowledge (GK) and Elementary Mathematics. But candidates who chosen for Officers Training Academy (OTA) are evaluated only as per the marks scored by them in English and General Knowledge (GK).


CDS 1 2017 Paper Pattern

S.No. Paper / Subject Questions Duration Marks
1. English 120 2 Hours 100
2. General Knowledge 120 2 Hours 100
3. Elementary Mathematics 100 2 Hours 100

CDS 12017 Marking Scheme

The question booklet of English and General Knowledge is a total of 120 questions. The marks of these two subjects calculate out of a total of 100. While, the Elementary Mathematics have 100 multiple choice questions (MCQs) of 1 mark each. As per the marking scheme, each correct answer is awarded 1 mark and one-third mark is deducted for each wrong answer marked by the candidate in the answer sheet.

CDS Question Booklet and Answer key: Candidates can download question booklet and official answer key of CDS from the table given below.

CDS 1 2017 Answer Key & question paper

Subject Question Booklet & Official Answer Key
English Click Here
Elementary Mathematics Click Here
General Knowledge Click Here

CDS Exam Cut off Score 2015

Academy Minimum qualifying
marks in each Subject
Written Examination Result Aggregate marks of last qualified candidate Final Result Marks of last recommended candidate
AFA 20 Marks (20%) 129 138 (46%) 264 269
IMA 20 Marks (20%) 102 105 (35%) 225 227
INA 20 Marks (20%) 99 99 (33%) 225 227
OTA (Men) 20 Marks (20%) 86 84 (42%) 168 166
OTA (Women) 20 Marks (20%) 86 84 (42%) 172 170

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