CDS Exam Syllabus
New topics are added in CDS Exam Syllabus!!! Union Public Service Commission conducts Combined Defence Services Exam for selection in various academies like OTA, IMA, AFA and INA. Candidates should prepare for Exam according to the CDS Syllabus. By going through this page, you can know about CDS Exam Syllabus 2017 CDS Paper Pattern 2017. Please prepare all topics that are given in your Combined Defence Services Exam Syllabus. You can also go through the link given below to download all topics.
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts this exam for the recruitment of talented and brilliant candidates for admission under Officers Training Academy / Indian Military Academy / Air Force Academy / Indian Naval Academy etc. Every year lots of candidates apply for CDS Examination but only a few of them achieve success. Due to short of study material and other many students can’t succeed the exam. The complete information about the CDS Exam Syllabus 2017 – 2018 and CDS Exam Paper pattern are furnished below by the team of www.recruitmentinboxx.com.
CDS Exam Syllabus
CDS Exam Syllabus for Paper 1: English
- Reading Comprehension
- Jumbled Sentence
- Fill in the blanks
- Sentence Correction
- Finding errors and omittions etc
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CDS Exam Syllabus for Paper 2: General Knowledge
- Knowledge of current topics
- knowledge of History of India and Geographical issues
- Indian Economy
- Current happening in the field of business, politics, sports, entertainment etc.
- Monuments of India
- Books and Authors name etc
- CDS Books / Study Material
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CDS Exam Syllabus for Paper 3: Elementary Mathematics
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CDS Exam Pattern 2017
Combined Defence Services Examination (CDS) will be systematized in two parts. One is written examination and other phrase is interview. The final selection of aspirants applying for CDS Exam Syllabus will be done on basis of their performance in personal interview.
A). For admission in IMA, INA and AFA:
|Paper||Name of Subject||Duration of Exam||Total Marks|
|Paper I||English||120 Minutes (2 hours)||100 Marks|
|Paper II||General Knowledge||120 Minutes (2 hours)||100 Marks|
|Paper III||Elementary Mathematics||120 Minutes (2 hours)||100 Marks|
B). For Admission in Officers Training Academy:
|Paper||Name of subject||Duration of exam||Total Marks|
|Paper 1||General Knowledge||120 minutes (2 hours)||100 marks|
|Paper 2||English||120 minutes (2 hours)||100 marks|
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CDS Examination will consist of Objective Type question that is multiple choice question- answer. It means there are four alternatives of each questions and candidates need to choose the correct one. Applicants are not allowed to use calculators for answering objective type papers (Test Booklets).
CDS Exam 2017
Combined Defence Services Examination is conducted two times in the year by Union Public Service Commission. On the basis of score of candidates in this exam, brilliant individuals are appointed in Training Academy / Indian Military Academy / Air Force Academy / Indian Naval Academy etc. Most of the time, CDS Exam is conducted in the month of February and November 2017. Unmarried graduates can only attend this exam. After qualifying this exam, skilled candidates will be called for Services Selection Board Interview. Candidates, who want to join Indian Defence services need to qualify this exam with good marks.
CDS Preparation Books:
Candidates may prefer the below stated book for better preparation of their exam. You can download these books through online mode or you can also buy it book store near at your home. You may also choose the books of good author according to your preference.
|Book Name||Author’s/ Publisher’s Name|
|Pathfinder CDS(Combined defence services||Arihant publications|
|Combined Defence Services Exam Guide||Datason Rp|
|Arihant CDS Entrance Examination (Self Study Guide)||Dr. Satyajeet Rawat, Brijesh Tripathi & Neetika Goyal|
|Objective General Knowlegde & Current Affairs||Disha experts|
|Pathfinder CDS: Combined Defence Services Entrance Examination||Sanjeev jain|
|Combined Defence Services||P. singh|
|Asian Combined Defence Services Exam Guide||R. P. Verma|
|CDS Chapterwise – Sectionwise Solved Papers||Arihant experts|
|Mathematics for C. D. S. Entrance Examination||R.S Aggarwal|
|CDS Chapterwise – Sectionwise solved papers published||Arihant publication (India) limited|
|CDS Combined Defence Services Examination Practice Papers (English)||Sachchida Nand Jha|
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