CDS 1 2021 English Analysis

CDS 1 2021 English Analysis & Answer Key

CDS 1 2021 English Analysis : Trishul Defence Academy has released the official CDS 1 2021 Analysis for English Paper. CDS 1 2021 Exam was held on 7 February 2021 and since then the candidates were eagerly waiting for the answer key and paper analysis. So finally the wait is over and hence we are going to provide CDS 1 2021 English analysis and answer key.

If we talk about the overall difficulty level of English Paper then as compared to the last year it was comparatively easier. Topic wise questions distribution is given below: –

UPSC CDS 1 2021 Exam Pattern

Subject – Duration – Maximum marks (IMA, INA, AFA)

  • English – 2 Hours 100 – Marks
  • General Knowledge – 2 Hours – 100
  • Elementary Mathematics – 2 Hours – 100

CDS 1 2021 English Paper : Questions Distribution

Main TopicNo. of Questions
Spotting Errors10
Idioms & Phrases10
Sentence Completion (Fill in the Blanks)10
Sentence Completion (Cloze Composition)10
Ordering of Words10
Ordering of Sentences10
Parts of Speech10
Preposition & Determiners10
Completion Of Sentence10

CDS 1 2021 English Analysis 

TopicsLevel Of Difficulty
Spotting ErrorsVery Easy
Ordering of SentenceEasy
Fill in the BlanksModerate
Ordering of Words in a SentenceEasy
Idioms and PhrasesDifficult
Parts Of SpeechModerate
Close CompositionModerate
Preposition & DeterminersEasy
Completion Of SentenceModerate


  • Total Questions – 120

  • Good Attempts – 60-65

  • Overall Difficulty – Easy

CDS 2 2021 Answer Key : Free Download Q & A

In CDS 1 2021 English Paper, no questions came from the subjects like Sentence Improvement, Active Passive Voice, Reported Speech, Spelling, One Word Substitution and Transformation of Sentences.

According to the trouble level, the inquiry paper for the English paper of CDS 1 2021 Exam, was extremely simple to endeavor. For candidates with decent command on language and grammar concepts, the questions, particularly from the ‘Spotting Errors’ topic, were a walk in a park.

A fundamental to medium degree of knowledge for Vocabulary is required for a possibility to solve questions from ‘Antonyms’, ‘Synoymns’ and ‘Idioms and Phrases’. Candidates who applied essential and precarious alternate methods for ‘Ordering of Words’ and ‘Ordering of Sentences’ solve the questions without any problem.

Two new segments in particular ‘Preposition and Determiners’ and ‘Completionon of Sentence’ came in the CDS 1 2021 English paper which may somewhat seem somewhat befuddling for the candidates, However, with essential language grammar knowledge and calculated clearness, these areas would have been not difficult to tackle.

The English paper of CDS 1 2021 Exam was by and large simple for the candidates who went through the English curriculum completely and procured solid information on both English sentence structure and jargon. Yet, understudies who skipped both of the jargon or the syntax part of the CDS English paper and focused essentially on the remainder of the topics confronted significant trouble in attempting the CDS 1 2021 English paper.


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