UPSC CDS 1 2020 Answer key/ Solution key All Sets  

The UPSC paper for all the defence is being held on 2nd feb 2020 all across India in all the states and u.t.’s with no exceptions at all. The paper being taken in 3 section.

Section 1 English Answer key UPSC CDS 1 2020 Answer Key 

The first paper being that of English consisting of 100 marks. Having , 10 questions each get being of equal marks and having negative marking . This paper is to be given by all candidates. That Is, IMA/OTA/AFA/INA. Each question consisting of 5/6 marks and negative marking is -5/18 for each question. This area of paper was relatively easy. Same pattern as followed earlier.

Section 2 General studies Answer key all Sets 

The second paper also is 2 hours of duration. The UPSC 1 2020 general studies paper. The paper this time also was of good difficulty level consisting of  all the sections like geography history civics economics and current affairs. Plus science included . The paper is again 120 questions with each question of equal marks . Also to add the negative marking is also 1/3 of the marks. The minimum requirement In this section is 20 percent to qualify the paper. Summing up, this section is given by IMA/OTA/AFA/INA candidates. Given below is the Answer Key for UPSC CDS 1 2020 General Studies Answer key All sections .

Section 3 Mathematics Section UPSC 1 2020 Answer key 

The third paper is mathematics section. Total of 100 questions with all questions 1 marks each and the negative is 1/3 . Thereby, the total minimum score in this is 20 percent.Summing up, this section is only for IMA/INA/AFA candidates. A simple section not for the girl candidates. Again of two hours. This section was simple and was highly scoring. With simple questions. Simple tricks.

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Sectional Cut offs for cds 1 2020

Seeing the paper one can for sure tell . The cut offs for each section is 20 percent . Meaning one should score a minimum 20 percent in each section. Including the negative marks.

For girl wards attempting the paper including boys for OTA .Minimum requirement 20 percent in each section. That is, English and general studies. Independent of the topic you score in . Meaning , one can score all In general science or just civics and geography combined .

For candidates attempting mathematics one needs to score again 20 percent marks in the section mentioned.