CDS Syllabus | UPSC Combined Defence Service Exam Syllabus (CDS I 2017)

What is CDS Exam ?

Union Public Service Commission conducts CDS exam . CDS Exam which stands for Combined Defence Services is conducted for admission in various courses such Indian naval academy (INA), Air force academy (AFA), as Indian military academy (IMA), & Officers training academy (OTA). Only approx 400+ seats are available so competition is very tough. So eligible candidates who are preparing for UPSC combined defence service exam (CDS) should have complete awareness of latest CDS exam syllabus and CDS Paper pattern.

Points to Understand

  • CDS is conducted two times in a year
  • CDS exam notification comes in October and June.
  • CDS exam is conducted in February and November
  • CDS exam is conducted in two stages
  • Basis educational eligibility for CDS is graduation
  • Age Limit for CDS is
    • Indian Military Academy         :   19-24 years
      Air Force Academy                 19-24 years
      Naval Academy                      :   19-22 years
      Officers’ Training Academy     :   19-27 years
  • Registration for CDS will be done online only.
  • CDS exam will be objective type only.
  • It covers three subjects in two papers.
  • Each paper will be of 100 marks.

 

After successfully completed CDS online registration process, preparation for your combined defence service exam 2017 should be started by the aspirants.

UPSC EXAM PATTERN FOR CDS

UPSC syllabus for CDS includes 3 different papers English, General knowledge and Elementary mathematics. Both papers of CDS will have the time duration of 02 hours and 100 marks.

CDS Syllabus for IMA, AFA courses Written Exam for Indian Military Academy, Naval Academy and Air Force Academy

Paper    Subject Name   Marks   Duration

1              English  100         2 hours

2              General Knowledge        100

3              Elementary Mathematics             100

Total      300

CDS Syllabus for OTA Courses Written Exam for Officers’ Training Academy

Paper    Subject Name   Marks   Duration

1              English  100         2 hours

2              General Knowledge        100

Total      200

After successfully completed CDS online registration process you must start your combined defence service exam 2018 preparations .

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