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UPSC Combined Defence Services CDS 2 2019 Syllabus for pdf

The Applicants must prepare well for the UPSC Exam to get a Job under Combined Defence Services. Before starting your preparation, you must make a Useful & better Preparation Plan for the Exam. For this Purpose, you have to check the UPSC CDS Syllabus 2018. The candidates who qualify written exam as per the CDS cut off will be shortlisted to appear for SSB Tests.
UPSC considers the marks obtained in written exam and SSB Tests for preparation of final merit list of CDS (I) 2018. Candidates can check below the complete CDS Syllabus 2018. We provided the UPSC CDS 2 Exam Syllabus along with the Exam Pattern to get an idea of the Exam.
UPSC CDS 2 Syllabus & Exam Pattern

Selection Process for UPSC CDS II 2019

Candidates Who Have Qualified In The Written Exam. Are Required To Register Themselves On The Recruiting Directorate Website Www.Joinindianarmy.Nic.In In Order To Enable Them To Receive Call Up For SSB Interview.

  • Written Examination
  • SSB Interview
  • Document verification
UPSC Combined Defence Services CDS II Syllabus 2019 Summary 
Name of Exam Combined Defence Services CDS II
Board of Organization Union Public Service Commission UPSC
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Category Syllabus & Exam Pattern

For both writing and marking answers in the OMR sheet (Answer Sheet) candidates must use black ball pen only Pens with any other colour are prohibited. Do not use Pencil or Ink pen. Candidates should note that any omission/mistake/discrepancy in encoding/filling of details in the OMR answer sheet especially with regard to Roll Number and Test Booklet Series Code will render the answer sheet liable for rejection. Candidates are further advised to read carefully the “Special Instructions” contained in Appendix-III of the Notice.

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Important Instruction for Written Examination Hall

Mobiles phones, pagers/bluetooth or any other communication devices are not allowed inside the premises where the examination is being conducted. Any infringement of these instructions shall entail disciplinary action including ban from future examinations.
Note: Candidates are advised in their own interest not to bring any of the banned items including mobile phones/pagers/Bluetooth or any valuable/costly items to the venue of the examination as arrangements for safe keeping cannot be assured. Commission will not be responsible for any loss in this regard.

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Eligibility

For I.M.A. and Officers’ Training Academy— Degree of a recognised University or equivalent. For Indian Naval Academy—Degree in Engineering from a recognised University/Institution. For Air Force Academy—Degree of a recognised University (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering.
Note: Graduates with first choice as Army/Navy/Air Force are to submit proof of graduation provisional certificates on the date of commencement of the SSB Interview at the SSB.

UPSC CDS II 2019 Combined Defence Services Written Examination Details

Syllabus for UPSC CDS II 2019

For Admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy and Air Force Academy
English
General Knowledge
Elementary Mathematics
 For Admission to Officers’ Training Academy
English
General Knowledge
STANDARD – The standard of the papers in Elementary Mathematics will be of Matriculation level. The standard of papers in other subjects will approximately be such as may be expected of a graduate of an Indian University.
ENGLISH
The question paper will be designed to test the candidates’ understanding of English and workmanlike use of words.
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE
General Knowledge including knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific subject. The paper will also include questions on History of India and Geography of a nature which candidate should be able to answer without special study,.
ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS
ARITHMETIC – Number System—Natural numbers, Integers, Rational and Real numbers. Fundamental operations, addition, substraction, 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.
ALGEBRA – Basic Operations, simple factors, 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. Simultaneous linear inequations in two variables and their solutions. Practical problems leading to two simultaneous linear equations or inequations in two variables or quadratic equations in one variable & their solutions. Set language and set notation, Rational expressions and conditional identities, Laws of indices.
GEOMETRY – 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 and cylinders, surface area and volume of spheres.
STATISTICS – Collection and tabulation of statistical data, Graphical representation frequency polygons, histograms, bar charts, pie charts etc. Measures of central tendency.

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Exam Pattern for UPSC CDS II 2019

For admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, and Air Force Academy

Subject Duration Marks
English 2 Hours 100 Marks
General Knowledge 2 Hours 100 Marks
Elementary Mathematics 2 Hours 100 Marks

For admission to Officers’ Training Academy

Subject Duration Maximum Marks
English 2 Hours 100 Marks
General Knowledge 2 Hours 100 Marks
  • The Competitive examination comprises
  • The maximum marks allotted to the written examination and to the interviews will be equal for each course i.e. the maximum marks allotted to the written examination and to the interviews will be 300, 300, 300 and 200 each for admission to the Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Air Force Academy and Officers’ Training Academy respectively.
  • The papers in all the subjects will consist of objective type questions only. The question papers (Test Booklets) of General Knowledge and Elementary Mathematics will be set bilingually in Hindi as well as English.
  • In the question papers, wherever necessary, questions involving the metric system of Weights and Measures only will be set.

The candidates are not permitted to use calculator for answering objective type papers (Test Booklets). They should not therefore, bring the same inside the Examination Hall.
Note: Written examination as shown in para 2 below. Interview for intelligence and personality test (vide Part ‘B’ of this Appendix) of such candidates as may be called for interview at one of the Services Selection Centres.

Cut Off / Merit List

Combined Defence Services Examination(I), 2017 Check Here
Combined Defence Services Examination (II), 2016 Check Here
Combined Defence Services Examination – I, 2016 Check Here
Combined Defence Services Examination – II, 2015 Check Here

CDS 2 Cutoff 2015 of Written Examination

The cutoff of CDS 2 of written examination is given below. The course wise cutoff score of CDS II 2017 will be updated here after it is released.

Academy Minimum qualifyingmarks in each Subject Written Examination Result Aggregate marks of last qualified candidate
AFA 20 Marks (20%) 138 (46%)
IMA 20 Marks (20%) 105 (35%)
INA 20 Marks (20%) 99 (33%)
OTA (Men) 20 Marks (20%) 84 (42%)
OTA (Women) 20 Marks (20%) 84 (42%)

CDS 2 Final Cutoff 2015

Candidates can check below the final cutoff of CDS 2 is given below:

Academy CDS 2 Final Cutoff 2015
AFA 269
IMA 227
INA 227
OTA (Men) 166
OTA (Women) 170

INTELLIGENCE AND PERSONALITY TEST

The SSB procedure consists of two stage Selection process – stage I and stage II. Only those candidates who clear the stage I are permitted to appear for stage II. The details are.
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 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 the website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in.
UPSC CDS 2 Syllabus & Exam Pattern

Special Instructions to Candidates for objective type tests

Articles permitted inside Examination Hall Clip board or hard board (on which nothing is written) a good quality Black Ball Pen for marking responses on the Answer Sheet. Answer Sheet and sheet for rough work will be supplied by the invigilator.
Note: Articles not permitted inside Examination Hall Do not bring into the Examination Hall any article other than those specified above e.g. books, notes, loose sheets, electronic or any other type of calculators, mathematical and drawing instruments, Log Tables, stencils of maps, slide rules, Test Booklets and rough sheets pertaining to earlier session(s) etc.

Combined Defence Services Examination (II), 2017

 Elementary Mathematics

 General Knowledge

 English

IDENTITY VERIFICATION for UPSC CDS II 2019 Combined Defence Services

The original certificates/documents of successful candidates will be verified for which dates will be notified after declaration of result. On the basis of written test, the provisionally qualified candidates will be required to produce original certificates of Essential and Desirable Qualifications along with one set of photocopy, duly attested,
No candidate will ordinarily be allowed to take the examination unless he/she holds an e-Admit Card for the examination. On downloading of Admit Card, check it carefully and bring discrepancies/errors, if any, to the notice of UPSC immediately.

  • Certificates and Mark sheets of qualifying examinations.
  • Aadhar card.
  • Proof of Educational Qualifications.
  • Date of Birth Certificate / S.S.C
  • School Study Certificate
  • Declaration by the Unemployed (For claiming examination fee exemption)
  • No Objection Certificate from Employer (if anywhere employed)

Previous Year Question papers 

More UPSC CDS Previous Year Question Papers are given below along with their answer keys. Check on the links to view/download the CDS papers.

Year Exam English GK Maths
2013 CDS II View / Download View / Download View / Download
CDS I View / Download View / Download View / Download 
2012 CDS II View / Download View / Download View / Dwnload 
CDS I View / Download View / Download View / Download 
2011 CDS II View / Download View / Download View / Download 
CDS I View / Download View / Download View / Download 

Preparation Tips and Books

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Pathfinder CDS Examination Conducted by UPSC Arihant Experts
Chapterwise-Sectionwise Solved Paper of CDS Mathematics, English, General Ability Expert Compilation
10 Practice Sets CDS Examination Conducted by UPSC Expert Compilation
Mathematics for CDS Entrance Exam RS Agarwal
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations RS Aggarwal
Objective General English RS Aggarwal
Word Power Made Easy Norman Lewis
General Studies for All Competitive Examinations IAS, IFS, IES, IES/ISS, SCRA, CMS, CPF, CDS, NDA/NA, SSC, PSC Volume 1 Atlantic Research Division
General Studies for All Competitive Examinations IAS, IFS, IES, IES/ISS, SCRA, CMS, CPF, CDS, NDA/NA, SSC: Volume 2 Atlantic Research Division
Manorama Yearbook Mathew, Mammen & Manorama, Malayala
General Knowledge by Manohar Pandey Arihant Publications

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