CDS (2) - Answer Key

Combined Defence Services Examination (2) 2020

Exam Date: 14 Nov 2021

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Exam Date: 14 Nov 2021

CDS (2) Answer Key 2021: How to Check & Download Answer Key

Updated On - January 11 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

CDS (2) Answer Key 2021 will be released on the official website of Union Public Service Commission on its official website. UPSC CDS Answer Key 2021 for the written exam get released shortly after the exam. Candidates who will appear in the Combined Defence Services Examination can check the same for all four question sets named A, B, C, and D. Besides increasing the transparency of the evaluation process, the release of the answer keys also offers candidates to review and raise objections. Read the complete article to get to know more about CDS(2) 2021 Answer Key.

CDS (2) Answer Key 2021 Dates

Candidates can check CDS (2) Answer Key 2021 important dates below in the given table:

UPSC CDS (2) 2021 Answer Key Schedule
EventsImportant Dates
CDS 2 2021 Exam Date14 November 2021
Availability of CDS English Answer KeyTo be announced
Availability of CDS GK Answer KeyTo be announced
Availability of CDS Elementary Maths Answer KeyTo be announced
UPSC will release the official answer keyTo be announced

CDS (2) Answer Key 2021

The candidates can check a few vital details about CDS II answer key hearby in the given points:
  • The competent authority will release the answer key on its official website in the pdf form.
  • Applicants will be able to calculate their probable score with the helps answer key.
  • Also, they will be given an opportunity to raise an objection if not satisfied with the responses published by the exam conducting body. Candidates will have to submit an academic proof in support of the objection also they will have to deposit a few amounts per question.

How to Download CDS (2) Answer Key 2021?

Below are the steps to download the CDS-II 2021 Answer Key:

Step 1: Go to the official website of UPSC i.e.
Step 2: On the main menu, click on the examination tab.
Step 3: In the examination tab, click on the “answer keys” button in the drop-down menu after which link to open answer key will be displayed.
Step 4: The answer key for all the 3 subjects is provided separately which will also be uploaded here on the page.
Step 6: Download it and use it to calculate total no. of marks scored.

How To Estimate Final Score Using CDS (2) Answer Key 2021?

With the help of Answer key, candidates have to note down a number of correct and incorrect answers marked, paper wise. Then use the marking scheme and marks calculator below to calculate the score.

Paper+ Marks for the correct answer– Mark for an incorrect answer

CDS (2) Answer Key 2021 Result 

UPSC will release CDS (2) Result 2021 on its official website after the release of answer key. Based on the candidate's performance in the exam result will be displayed on the scheduled date.

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