Union Public Service Commission has announced Updated CDS Syllabus. Candidates who are preparing for Combined Defence Services Examination 2018 may note down all topics of CDS exam Syllabus for Paper I & Paper II. English, General Knowledge and Elementary Mathematics are among the premier topics covered in CDS Syllabus 2018.
The Combined Defence Services”(CDS) Examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission twice in a year for recruitment into the IMA, OTA, Indian Naval Academy and Indian Air Force Academy (AFA) course.
UPSC CDS Exam 2018 – 19:
This year UPSC has conducted CDS- I examination on 04.02.2018 and CDS- II examination will be held on 18.11.2018 (Sunday). Aspirants who are preparing for CDS Exam may obtain UPSC CDS syllabus Topic Wise in PDF form from this page. Along with CDS Exam Syllabus 2018, we are also listing UPSC CDS Paper pattern so that you may prepare for exam.
Union Public Service Commission organizes CDS Exam for appointing officer in the Indian armed forces. UPSC CDS Paper I & Paper II are scheduled to be organized on First week of February & November 2018. To score well in CDS Exam, aspirants may take help from CDS Syllabus. After qualifying CDS exam, individuals will join Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, and Officers Training Academy & Indian Air Force Academy. To attain more details about CDS Exam Syllabus 2018, go through this page prepared by team of recruitmentresult.com
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CDS Exam Syllabus
Candidates who are going to appear in Combined Defence Services Exam they need to know complete CDS Syllabus 2018 to prepare accordingly. to know complete CDS Exam Syllabus must Have a Look below..!!!
Paper 1: UPSC CDS Exam Syllabus for English
- Para Jumbles
- Reading Comprehension covered in CDS Exam Syllabus
- Jumbled Sentence
- Fill in the blanks
- Sentence Correction
- Finding errors and omittions etc covered in CDS Exam Syllabus
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Paper 2: CDS Exam Syllabus PDF of General Knowledge
- Knowledge of current topics
- knowledge of History of India and Geographical issues
- Indian Economy covered in CDS Syllabus
- Current happening in the field of business, politics, sports, entertainment etc.
- Monuments of India
- Books and Authors name
- Indian Navy & Military
- Banking Sector
- Universities covered in CDS Syllabus
- Books & Authors covered in CDS Exam Syllabus
- Sports – Awards etc.
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Paper 3: Combined Defence service exam Syllabus for Elementary Mathematics:
CDS Syllabus of Paper 3 consist Six topics as given below:
Number System: Natural numbers, Integers, Rational and Real numbers. Fundamental operations addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, Square roots, Decimal fractions
Unitary method: time and distance, time and work, percentages, applications to simple and compound interest, profit and loss, ratio and proportion, variation.
Elementary Number Theory: Division algorithm. Prime and composite numbers. Tests of divisibility by 2, 3, 4, 5, 9 and 11. Multiples and factors. Factorisation Theorem. H.C.F. and L.C.M. Euclidean algorithm, Logarithms to base 10, laws of logarithms, use of logarithmic tables.
Sine x, cosine x, Tangent x when 0 < x < 90 degrees, Values of sin x, cos x and tan x, for x = 0, 30, 45, 60 and 90 degrees, Simple trigonometric identities, Use of trigonometric tables, simple cases of heights and distances.
Lines and angles, Plane and plane figures, Theorems on (i) Properties of angles at a point (ii) Parallel lines, (iii) Sides and angles of a triangle, (iv) Congruency of triangles, (v) Similar triangles, (vi) Concurrence of medians and altitudes, (vii) Properties of angles, sides and diagonals of a parallelogram, rectangle and square (viii) Circles and its properties including tangents and normals, (ix) Loci.
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CDS Paper Pattern
The CDS examination will be conducted in two phases:
- Written examination
- Interview/ Personality Test
A). For admission in Indian Military Academy, Indian Navy Academy and Air Force Academy:
|Paper||Name of Subject||Duration of Exam||Total Marks|
|Paper I||English||120 Minutes (2 hours)||100|
|Paper II||General Knowledge||120 Minutes (2 hours)||100|
|Paper III||Elementary Mathematics||120 Minutes (2 hours)||100|
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|
|Paper 2||English||120 minutes (2 hours)||100|
Combined Defence service Exam Pattern
- Applicants have to bear the penalty if he will give wrong… for each wrong answer 0.33 marks will be deducted.
- Candidates who have marked more than one answer for each question than same penalty will be applied.
- If the question will left blanked then no extra marks will be deducted
About CDS Exam:
After conducting the CDS I exam on 05.02.2017 Union Public Service Commission is now going to conduct the Combined Defence service Exam II. The examination is conducted in one day on 19.11.2017. Candidates who want grab jobs in government sector have applied for the same and now they have to qualify mains and interview. Selection of the candidates will be based on prelims, mains and interview. Candidates must perform well and get appointed for the respective job profile. So, candidates must start their preparation according to latest CDS Syllabus and Exam pattern.
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Tips to prepare for CDS Exam:
Union Public Service Commission organizes CDS Exam. Aspirants who have applied for CDS 2018 Exam may plan out their studies by making a proper study plan. Here are some tips which you may follow.
- Manage your time & study well
- Develop habit of reading newspapers, magazines, competition guides etc.
- Practice Online GK test for CDS Exam. You can take guidance from CDS mock test too.
- Refer to detailed CDS syllabus as well as exam pattern
- Take guidance from CDS preparation books.
- You may also take help from CDS previous years papers.
UPSC CDS Exam Books:
|Name of Books||Author name|
|Objective General Knowledge & Current Affairs (Level 2)||Disha Experts|
|CDS Chapter wise – Section wise Solved Papers 1st Edition||Arihant Experts|
|Chapterwise-Sectionwise Solved Paper of CDS||Experts Compilation|
|General Mental Ability Logical Reasoning & Analytical Ability MCQs 1000+Q||Portal Publications|
|Math’s 30 Days Wonder||K.J.S. Khurana|
|Kit for CDS Exam||R.S. Bajwa|
|Pathfinder CDS Examination||Arihant|
|Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency MCQs 800+Q||Editorial Board|
|Mathematics for C. D. S. Entrance Examination||R.S. Aggarwal|
|Pathfinder CDS Examination||Arihant|
|CDS Exam Guide: Combined Defence Services Exam||Datason RP|
|CDS Combined Defence Services Examination Practice Papers||Sachichida Nand Jha|
|10 Practice Sets CDS Examination||Experts Compilation|
|CDS Combined Defence Services Examination Practice Papers||Yadav|
|Pathfinder CDS||Sanjeev jain|
|CDS Examination: Solved And Practice Papers 1st Edition||Jha S.N.|
|Bhartiya Itihas||Sachchida Nand Jha|
|Bhugol Avum Paryavaran||Sachchida Nand Jha|
|CDS 10 Years Topic-wise Solved Papers||Disha Experts|
|Combined Defence Services||P. Singh|
|Bhartiya Rajvyavastha||Sachchida Nand Jha|
|Cds English Medium||Ram Singh Yadav, Yajvender Yadav|
|Study Package for CDS 1st Edition||Atul Bhardwaj|
|CDS Chapter wise – Section wise solved papers published||Arihant publication (India) limited|
|CDS Papers Set||Ram Singh Yadav, Yajvender|
|Mathematics For C.D.S.Entrance Exam||R. S. Aggarwal|
|Study Package for CDS 1st Edition||Atul Bhardwaj|
CDS Exam Eligibility Criteria
- For IMA: 19 years to 24 years.
- For Naval Academy: 19 years to 22 years.
- For Air Force Academy: 19 years to 23 years.
- For Officers Training Academy: 19 years to 25 years
- Those candidates are applying for IMA / officers training academy they must have any degree from any recognized university/ institute.
- Applicants who are applying for Indian Naval Academy (INA) should possess a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from any recognized university.
- And Contenders who are applying for Air Force Academy (ACA) those candidates must have a degree in engineering from any recognized university/ institute with physics and math’s at 10+2.
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Applicants who will prepare according to the above mentioned Combined Defence Services Exam Pattern and complete topics of CDS Syllabus will surely get the success in exam. We wish all the best to the participants of CDS exam to score well.
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