CDS Syllabus 2016 – PDF Download For CDS Exam Pattern 2016

By | June 12, 2015

CDS Syllabus

CDS SyllabusCandidates who are going to attend the upcoming CDS examination 2016 they have to know the correct CDS Syllabus 2016 for the better preparation of the test. Combined Defence Services Examination is conducted by Union Public service Commission twice every year in the month of February & August and publishes CDS Syllabus and Exam Pattern for the easiness of participants.

This page of is presenting you complete syllabus of Combined Defence Services examination with other details and also providing CDS Exam Pattern 2016. Candidates can make use of the information provided below for the superior preparation of the exam and also download the PDF file.

CDS Syllabus

The CDS Syllabus 2016 consists of mainly four sections i.e. English, General Knowledge, Elementary Mathematics and Intelligence and personality test. The complete syllabus of these sections is given below:

Paper 1: English

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Jumbled Sentence
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Sentence Correction
  • Finding errors and omissions etc

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

Paper 3: Elementary Mathematics

  • Arithmetic
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Menstruation
  • Statistics

Intelligence and personality test

Intelligence Tests designed to assess their basic intelligence. Group Tests like GD, group planning, outdoor group tasks, and asked to give brief lectures on specified subjects, Social traits and interests in current affairs.

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CDS Paper Pattern

The CDS (IMA, INA and AFA / Officers Training Academy) examination will be conducted in two phases:

  • Written Examination
  • Interview / Personality Test

Written Exam Tips / Techniques

Interview Tips For Freshers / Exp.

For admission in IMA, INA and AFA:

Name of Subject Exam Duration Total Marks
English 120 Minutes 100 Marks
General Knowledge 120 Minutes 100 Marks
Elementary Mathematics 120 Minutes 100 Marks
Total 300 Marks

For Admission in Officers Training Academy:

Name of subject Duration of exam Total Marks
General Knowledge 120 minutes 100 marks
English 120 minutes 100 marks
Total 200 marks

Dear applicants, hope the above mentioned information about CDS Syllabus 2016 and CDS Exam Pattern 2016 will be helpful to you in your preparation. So keep in touch with our web portal to get more updated information regarding upcoming examination, results and many more.

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