UPSC CDS 1 Exam 2021: Exam Analysis, Difficulty Level, & Expected Cut offs

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Feb 8, 2021

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February 8, 2021: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has successfully concluded the UPSC CDS 1 Exam 2021. The UPSC CDS 1 2021 exam is conducted twice a year to recruit eligible candidates for various posts available in the defense departments. It has been notified that the overall difficulty level of the UPSC CDS 1 Exam 2021 is 'Moderate to Difficult' and the questions asked in all the 3 papers of CDS 1 Exam 2021, i.e the English language, General knowledge and Elementary mathematics was easy to understand and were comprehensive. UPSC CDS 1 Exam 2021 was conducted on February 7, 2021 in three shifts for 3 papers. Candidates who have taken up the UPSC CDS 1 Exam 2021 can go through the article to know the exam analysis, difficulty level, and expected cutoff. 

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UPSC CDS 1 Exam 2021: Exam Analysis 

Candidates who have appeared for the UPSC CDS 1 Exam 2021 on February 7, 2021 can check the table to know the exam analysis. 

Name of the Subject Difficulty Level Marks
English Language Moderate to difficult 100
General Knowledge  Moderate 100
Elementary Mathematics Easy to Moderate 100
Overall level  Moderate  300 

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UPSC CDS 1 Exam 2021: Expected Cutoffs

Candidates can go through the tabe to know the expected cutoff of the UPSC CDS 1 Exam 2021 for the various services. 

Service name  Cutoffs 
AFA 135 
IMA  121
INA 112 
OTA (Female)  84
OTA (Male)  84

Check: CDS 2021 Cutoff: Check Expected and Previous Years' Cutoff 

Candidates must note that the UPSC will release the UPSC CDS 1 Exam 2021 Results in the month of March 2021 on its official UPSC website Candidates who will qualify the UPSC CDS 1 Exam 2021 will be called for the SSB interview process. Therefore, the candidates have to prepare themselves for the SSB interview process. Final selection of the candidates for the services will be done on the basis of their performance in the written exam and the interview process. Till then, the candidates are required to keep checking the official UPSC website for more updates on the CDS 1 Exam 2021. 

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*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.