UPSC CDS 1 2022 exam ends; Know paper analysis, difficulty level, expected cut-off here

UPSC has concluded the CDS 1 2022 exam today at various exam centres across India. Candidates can check the paper analysis here along with the expected cut-off.

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Vishnukumar | Apr 10, 2022 - 5:25 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) concluded the UPSC CDS 1 2022 exam today. The CDS 1 exam was conducted in three shifts for different papers. The UPSC CDS English paper was held from 9 AM to 11 AM followed by the general knowledge paper from 12 PM to 2 PM and candidates appeared for the mathematics paper in the third shift from 3 PM to 5 PM.

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As per candidates’ reactions, the difficulty level of the UPSC CDS 1 exam question paper was moderate. Candidates who applied for Officers Training Academy (OTA) wrote only two papers - English and General Knowledge. The CDS 1 2022 exam is conducted for admission to Indian Military Academy (IMA), Indian Naval Academy (INA), and Air Force Academy (AFA).

CDS 1 exam analysis 2022

As per the candidates’ who appeared in the exam, the overall difficulty level is moderate. The section-wise difficulty levels of CDS 1 2022 exam are given below.

CDS 1 exam 2022 - difficulty level

Sections

Number of Questions

Level

English

120

Moderate

General Knowledge

120

Moderate

Elementary Mathematics

100

Tough

Overall

300

Moderate

UPSC CDS 1 2022 exam analysis (English): Good attempts

Subject

Good attempts

Difficulty level

English

60 to 65

Moderate

UPSC CDS 1 2022 exam analysis (General Knowledge): Good attempts

Subject

Good attempts

Difficulty level

General knowledge

55 to 65

Moderate

UPSC CDS 1 2022 exam analysis (Mathematics): Good attempts

Subject

Good attempts

Difficulty level

Mathematics

50 to 60

Moderate

Expected UPSC CDS 1 cut-off 2022

Candidates who appeared for the CDS 1 2022 exam can check the expected CDS cut-off 2022 for all the defence services in the table below.

CDS 1 2022 expected cut-off

Levels

Written Exam

AFA

132-135

IMA

118-121

INA

109-112

OTA (female)

81-84

OTA (male)

81-84

CDS 1 2022 written exam - What’s next?

Shortlisted candidates will be called for SSB interview which will be conducted in two stages and followed by a medical examination at the military hospital. After which the final merit list will be announced.UPSC CDS 1 exam


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