UPSC CDS Question Paper 2020 PDF With Answer Key

Download UPSC CDS Question Paper 2020 PDF With Answer Key: Union Public Service Commission has conducted the Combined Defence Services Exam on 2nd February 2020. UPSC CDS Question Paper 2020 PDF With Answer Key is available here to download.

Around lakhs of Indian defence aspirants attended the CDS 1 2020 written exam on Sunday to join Indian Army (IMA/OTA), Navy(NA) and Air Force (AFA) as an officer. The candidates who have appeared for the UPSC CDS 1 Exam 2020 are waiting for the CDS Answer Key 2020.

Download UPSC CDS Question Paper 2020 PDF With Answer Key

UPSC CDS Question Paper 2020 PDF With Answer Key
UPSC CDS Question Paper 2020 PDF With Answer Key

Here we have mentioned some brief details about the UPSC CDS Question Paper 2020 PDF With Answer Key in the table given below:

Article NameUPSC CDS Question Paper 2020 PDF With Answer Key
CategoryPrevious Year Papers
Name Of The ExamUPSC CDS 1 Exam 2020
Name Of The OrganizationUnion Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Total Vacancies418
UPSC CDS 1 Exam Date 202002nd February 2020
Job LocationAll Across India
Selection ProcessWritten Test, Personal Interview, Personality Test
UPSC CDS Answer Key Date 20202nd Week Of February 2020 (Tentative)
Official Websitehttps://www.upsc.gov.in/

In this article we are going to provide you UPSC CDS Question Paper 2020 PDF With Answer Key so that you can match your answers and raise objections If any. These question papers are provided by the aspirants who have appeared for the UPSC CDS 1 Exam 2020.

UPSC CDS Question Paper 2020 PDF

CDS is a National Level Entrance Exam conducted twice a year, first in the month of the February and second in the month of the November. Women/Girls can also apply for the CDS exam under the posts of Officer Training Academy (OTA) only. This exam is one of the biggest opportunity for candidates who want to pursue a career in this field.

You can download the UPSC CDS Solved Question Paper 2020 PDF of all subjects i.e General Knowledge, English Language & Elemantry Mathematics by clicking on the links given below:

SubjectsQuestion Paper PDF
EnglishDownload PDF
General Knowledge (English)Download PDF
General Knowledge (Hindi)Download PDF
Elemantry MathematicsDownload PDF

Here we have mentioned some Important dates regarding UPSC CDS 1 Exam 2020 which was conducted on 02nd February 2020:

CDS 1 Exam 2020: Important Dates

EventsImportant Dates
UPSC CDS 1 Notification Date 201930th October 2019
Starting Date Of Online Application30th October 2019
Last Date To Apply Online19th November 2019
CDS Admit Card 20209th January 2020
CDS 1 Exam Date 20202nd February 2020

UPSC CDS Exam Pattern 2020

The aspirants who wants to appear in the upcoming UPSC CDS Exam 2020 should be aware of the latest UPSC CDS Exam Pattern 2020. Analysis of the pattern and proper understanding of the Important topics will help students to score better in the exam.

CDS Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of CDS I 2020 is divided into two sections:

  1. Written Examination
  2. Intelligence & Personality Interview

The exam pattern of CDS examination is different for Officer Training Academy and Indian Naval Academy/Indian Military Academy/Indian Air Force.

CDS Exam Pattern for IMA, INA & OTA

The exam of Indian Naval Academy/Indian Military Academy/Indian Air Force comprises of 3 papers, which carry a total of 300 marks. The total duration of each exam is 2 hours.

SubjectsMarksDuration
English1002 hours
General Knowledge1002 hours
Elementary Mathematics1002 hours

CDS Exam Pattern for Officer Training Academy (OTA)

The exam of Officer Training Academy (OTA) consists of 2 subjects with a total of 200 Marks. The duration of the two exams is 4 hours (2 hours for each exam).

SubjectsMarksDuration
English1002 hours
General Knowledge1002 hours

UPSC CDS Syllabus 2020

Candidates should be aware of the subjects of CDS syllabus 2020 along with important topics. Candidates are required to check the entire syllabus of CDS 2020 Exam for its thorough preparation.

General Knowledge
  • Current affairs of the last 4-5 months from the examination date.
  • History
  • Physics
  • Biology
  • Geography
  • Political Science
English
  • Basic Grammar
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Comprehension Solving
  • Error Spotting
  • Para Jumbles
Elementary Maths
  • Natural numbers
  • Integers
  • Percentages
  • Rational and Real numbers
  • Time & work
  • Time & distance
  • Profit & loss
  • Ratio & proportion
  • Prime and composite numbers
  • Simple and compound interest
  • HCF and LCM
  • Euclidean algorithm
  • Geometry
  • Logarithms
  • Trigonometry
  • Statistics
  • Mensuration

How To Download UPSC CDS I Answer Key 2020 PDF?

  1. Visit the official site @upsc.gov.in
  2. Then the home page of Union Public Service Commission gets opened on the screen.
  3. Once the home page is opened on the top Examination section will be available.
  4. Under the Examination section -> Answer Keys sections will be shown.
  5. Click on Answer Keys.
  6. Check for the UPSC CDS I Answer Key 2020 PDF.
  7. Click on the paper 1, 2 links.
  8. Download and check the Keys accordingly.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is CDS exam qualification?
Ans. –
CDSE is a graduate level entrance examination. Those who possess graduation (or in the last year) and fall into the prescribed age group can apply for CDSE.

What is the age limit for CDS?
Ans. –
Age limit for Airforce Academy is 23 years, while that of others is 24 years. Only unmarried candidates can apply for CDSE.

Can girls apply for CDS?
Ans. –
Girls who meet all the eligibility criteria can apply for Officers Training Academy.

When will the UPSC CDS I Answer Key made available?
Ans. –
The UPSC CDS I Answer Key will be released in the 2nd Week Of February 2020 Tentatively.

Can I submit objections for the UPSC CDS I Exam Key?
Ans. – Yes, based on the official’s announcement aspirants can submit the objections against the UPSC CDS I Exam Key.

Do I need login details to check the UPSC CDS I Answer Sheet?
Ans. – No, the officials release the UPSC CDS I Answer Sheet in the PDF format.

Will I get UPSC CDS I Paper 1 Answer Key PDF separately?
Ans. – Yes, the officials provide separate PDF link for UPSC CDS I Paper 1 Answer Key.

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3 thoughts on “UPSC CDS Question Paper 2020 PDF With Answer Key”

  1. Only passout if you want to join Indian Military Academy (IMA) or Officers Training Academy (OTA). Go check prospectus of UPSC pospectus for 2020 CDS @upsc.gov.in for full information

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  2. In the general knowledge paper (English) , in 25 th question, wrong answer is marked. It must be option c, but b is marked. Please correct it.
    Ques. asks for unit of resistivity which is ohm_cm and not ohm/cm.

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