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UPSC CDS Exam Pattern 2018-19 CDS 1 & 2 (Topic-Wise) OTA, IMA, AFA Scheme

CDS Exam Pattern

Check Here UPSC CDS Exam Pattern !! By going through this page you would know the CDS 1 & 2 (Topic-Wise) OTA, IMA, AFA marking Scheme and CDS exam pattern. We have provided here complete details regarding Union Public Service Commission CDS 2 Exam.

Union Public Service Commission is going to conduct CDS 2 Exam on 18-11-2018. In this concern, commission is inviting applications from 08-08-2018 to 03-09-2018. Interested candidates must submit the application form before the last date.

CDS Exam Pattern 2018: Check Here!!

Combined Defence Services exam 2018 is going to be held in offline mode only. In IMA (Indian Military Academy), Air Force Academy, and Indian Naval Academy exams, 100 multiple choice questions will be asked in three sections.

If you skip any question then there will be no negative marking. Get the UPSC CDS Exam Pattern 2018- 2019 and CDS Exam Syllabus/ CDS OTA Syllabus from the below section of this page which is created by team of www.recruitmentinboxx.com

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UPSC CDS Exam Pattern

CDS 2018 Highlights:

Mode of ExamOffline only (Pen and paper mode)
Number of Questions asked300 MCQ Type
Number of questions in OTA200 MCQ Type
Maximum Marks300 and 200 (OTA)
Duration of Exam2 hours (120 minutes) for each paper
MediumHindi or English
Sections in PaperEnglish, GK and Mathematics, English and GK for OTA
Negative MarkingOne third mark deducted for every incorrect response

UPSC CDS Exam Pattern of Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Air Force Academy

Exam Pattern of Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Air Force Academy:

Aspirants can check the UPSC Combined Defence Services Exam Pattern for the Military academy, IAF and Indian naval academy as well. Please have a look at below table..!!

SubjectDurationMarks
English2 Hours100 Marks
General Knowledge2 Hours100 Marks
Elementary Mathematics2 Hours100 Marks

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CDS Exam Pattern For Admission to Officers’ Training Academy:

Here we have provided UPSC CDS Paper Pattern Scheme for the Officers Training Academy, just have a look..!!

SubjectDurationMaximum Marks
English2 Hours100 Marks
General Knowledge2 Hours100 Marks

Download From Here: CDS Previous Year Paper

CDS 2018 Marking Scheme:

Candidates will have to go through the negative marking for every wrong answer. In the question paper, aspirants will get 4 options and they have to choose the right one. For each wrong answer, there will be 1/3 of the marks will be deducted.

CDS 2018 PaperEnglishGKMathematics
Maximum Marks100100100
Marks for Correct answer+1 marks for each correct option+1 marks for each correct option+1 marks for each correct option
Negative marking-0.33 marks for each wrong answer-0.33 marks for each wrong answer-0.33 marks for each wrong answer

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Marking scheme for 2018 OTA (Officers Training Academy):

After checking the combined defense services exam pattern you can check the marking scheme of the OTA from below stated table..!!

CDS 2018 PaperEnglishGK
Maximum Marks100100
Marks for Correct answer+1 marks for each correct option+1 marks for each correct option
Negative marking-0.33 marks for each wrong answer-0.33 marks for each wrong answer

Distribution of Questions:

PaperNumber of questions
English100
Mathematics100
GK100

Important topics asked in English paper:

TopicNumber of Questions
Sentence Improvement20
Reading Comprehension23 (5 passages)
Synonyms8
Antonyms7
One Word Substitution5
Para-Jumble10
Sentence-Jumble7
Spot the Error20
Cloze Test20

Important topics for GK paper:

TopicNumber of Questions
History19
Science27
Geography22
Ecology06
Polity20
Economy/Trade11
Miscellaneous /Armed Forces15

Paper Analysis Of Mathematics Paper:

TopicNumber of Questions
Mensuration14
Algebra7
Mean-Median-Mode (Frequency Distribution Table)4
Time speed and Distance6
Number System20
Simple interest/Compound interest5
Percentage2
Profit/Loss1
Mixture1
Time and Work3
Trigonometry14
Set Theory1
Clock2
Geometry20

Recommended Books to Prepare for CDS Exam:

Name of the BookAuthor
Objective EnglishS.P. Bakshi
Quick Learning objective EnglishR.S. Aggarwal

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Combined Defence Service Exam:

Union Public Service Commission conducts Combined Defence Service exam twice every year for the recruitment of candidates to office cadre of the Army, Navy and Air force.

Candidates who will able to qualify the Written Test will be called by Service Selection Board for interview. If aspirants will be finally selected, depending upon the choice given by them and their merit list ranking, are sent to one of the following institutes for orientation training as follows:

  • Indian Military Academy, Dehradun
  • Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala
  • Air Force Academy, Hyderabad
  • Officers Training Academy, Chennai
  • Officers Training  Academy, Chennai 23rd SSC Women (Non-Technical)

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CDS II Exam 2018 Important Dates:

EventsDates
Exam notifications will be announced on08-08-2018
Closing date for application submission03-09-2018
Availability of admit cardSeptember – October 2018
CDS 2 Exam Date18-11-2018
Result announcementTo be updated

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Final Words:

Candidates can check the UPSC CDS Exam Pattern 2018- 2019 and Syllabus for CDS from this page. For getting more info related to CDS 2018 Exam Pattern or CDS Exam Syllabus/ UPSC CDS Syllabus you can bookmark this page of www.recruitmentinboxx.com

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