CDS Syllabus (OTA/IMA/INA/AFA) UPSC CDS-1 & 2 Exam Syllabus

CDS Syllabus

Paper 1: UPSC CDS Exam Syllabus for English

Topics covered in UPSC CDS Syllabus are as follows:

  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • 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

Paper 2: CDS Exam Syllabus PDF of General Knowledge

Topics covered in Syllabus for CDS are as follows:

  • 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
  • Religions
  • Banking Sector
  • Universities covered in CDS Syllabus
  • Books & Authors covered in CDS Exam Syllabus
  • Taxation
  • Sports – Awards etc.

Paper 3: Combined Defence service exam Syllabus for Elementary Mathematics:

CDS Syllabus of Paper 3 consist Six topics as given below: Check Syllabus for CDS Exam here.

TopicCDS Syllabus
CDS Syllabus for Arithmetic 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.
Algebra CDS AFA Syllabus: Basic Operations

Simple factor

Remainder Theorem, H.C.F., L.C.M

Theory of polynomials

solutions of quadratic equations

relation between its roots and coefficients (Only real roots to be considered)

Simultaneous linear equations in two unknowns-analytical and graphical solutions
CDS Syllabus for Trigonometry CDS OTA Syllabus: 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.
CDS Syllabus for Geometry CDS 2019 Syllabus: 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.
Mensuration: Areas of squares, rectangles, parallelograms, triangle and circle.

Areas of figures which can be split up into these figures (Field Book).

Surface area and volume of cuboids, lateral surface and volume of right circular cones.

Cylinders, surface area and volume of spheres.
CDS Syllabus for Statistics CDS IMA Syllabus: Collection and tabulation of statistical data

Graphical representation frequency polygons

Histograms, bar charts, pie charts, etc.

Measures of central tendency

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:

PaperName of SubjectDuration of ExamTotal Marks
Paper IEnglish120 Minutes (2 hours)100
Paper IIGeneral Knowledge120 Minutes (2 hours)100
Paper IIIElementary Mathematics120 Minutes (2 hours)100
Total300

B). For Admission in Officers Training Academy:

PaperName of subjectDuration of examTotal Marks
Paper 1General Knowledge120 minutes (2 hours)100
Paper 2English120 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. Check CDS Syllabus from here.

CDS Intelligence And Personality Test:

Intelligence Test

The SSB Process consists of two stage Selection process which is provided below: Only those candidates who clear the stage I are permitted to appear for stage II. The details are:

  • Stage I
  • Stage II.

Stage I:

  • Stage I comprises of Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR) tests are Picture Perception* Description Test (PP&DT).
  • The candidates will be shortlisted based on combination of performance in OIR Test and PP&DT

Stage II:

Stage II Comprises of Interview, Group Testing Officer Tasks, Psychology Tests and the Conference. These tests are conducted over 4 days. The details of these tests are given on official website.

Personality Test:

  • The personality of a candidate is assessed by three different assessors viz. The Interviewing Officer (IO), Group Testing Officer (GTO) and the Psychologist
  • There are no separate weightage for each test.
  • The marks are allotted by assessors only after taking into consideration the performance of the candidate holistically in all tests.

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