UPSC CDS 1 Syllabus 2019 – 20 & Combined Defence Services I Exam Pattern

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UPSC Combined Defence Services CDS 1 2019 – 20 Syllabus for PDF Download

Aspirants can get the CDS Syllabus Pdf according to the Applied field. The Applicants must prepare well for the UPSC Exam to get a Job under Combined Defence Services. Candidates who were previously selected as Special Entry Naval Cadets but were withdrawn from the National Defence Academy or from Naval Training Establishments for lack of Officer-like qualities will not be eligible for admission to the Indian Navy. 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 2019.

UPSC Combined Defence Services CDS I Syllabus 2019 – 20 Summary 
Name of Exam Combined Defence Services CDS I
Board of Organization Union Public Service Commission UPSC
No of Vacancy 418
Date of ExamAvailable Soon
Official Website http://www.upsc.gov.in
Category Syllabus & Exam Pattern

Selection Process

To be acceptable, candidates should secure the minimum qualifying marks separately in (i) written examination and (ii) SSB test as fixed by the Commission and Service Selection Board respectively in their discretion. The candidates will be placed in the order of merit on the basis of the total marks secured by them in the written examination and in the SSB tests. The form and manner of communication of the result of the examination to individual candidates shall be decided by the Commission in their discretion and the Commission will not enter into correspondence with them regarding the result.

  • Written Examination
  • SSB Interview
  • Document verification

MOBILE PHONES BANNED: 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.

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Important Details for UPSC Combined Defence Services CDS 1 2019

Their admission at all the stages of examination for which they are admitted by the Commission viz. written examination and interview test will be purely provisional, subject to their satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions.
If on verification at any time before or after the written examination or Interview Test, it is found that they do not fulfil any of the eligibility conditions, their candidature for the examination will be cancelled by the Commission.
Candidates, who have yet to pass their degree examination will be eligible only if they are studying in the final year of degree examination. Those candidates who have yet to qualify in the final year Degree Examination and are allowed to appear in the UPSC Examination should note that this is only a special concession given to them.
PENALITY FOR WRONG ANSWERS: Candidates should note that there will be penalty (Negative Marking) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the Objective Type Question Papers. 6. 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.

UPSC Combined Defence Services CDS I 2019 – 20 Written Examination

Exam Pattern for UPSC Combined Defence Services CDS 1 2019

For Indian Military Academy, Naval Academy and Air Force Academy 

PapersSubjectMarksDuration
Paper-IEnglish (Objective type)100 Marks2 Hours
Paper-IIGeneral Knowledge (Objective type)100 Marks2 Hours
Paper-IIIElementary Mathematics (Objective type)100 Marks2 Hours

For Officers’ Training Academy 

PapersSubjectMarksDuration
Paper-IEnglish (Objective type)100 Marks2 Hours
Paper-IIGeneral Knowledge (Objective type)100 Marks2 Hours
  • 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.
  • The Commission have discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or all the subjects of the examination.
  • 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.

Syllabus for UPSC Combined Defence Services CDS I 2019 – 20 

For Indian Military Academy, Naval Academy and Air Force Academy :-

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  • English (Objective type)
  • General Knowledge (Objective type)
  • Elementary Mathematics (Objective type)

For Officers’ Training Academy

  • English (Objective type)
  • General Knowledge (Objective type)

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.

CENTRES OF EXAMINATION:

The Examination will be held at the following Centres

AGARTALA, AHMEDABAD, AIZAWL, ALLAHABAD, BENGALURU, BAREILLY, BHOPAL, CHANDIGARH, CHENNAI, CUTTACK, DEHRADUN, DELHI, DHARWAD, DISPUR, GANGTOK, HYDERABAD, IMPHAL, ITANAGAR, JAIPUR, JAMMU, JORHAT, KOCHI, KOHIMA, KOLKATA, LUCKNOW, MADURAI, MUMBAI, NAGPUR, PANAJI (GOA), PATNA, PORT BLAIR, RAIPUR, RANCHI, SAMBALPUR, SHILLONG, SHIMLA, SRINAGAR, THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, TIRUPATI, UDAIPUR AND VISAKHAPATNAM.
Applicants should note that there will be a ceiling on the number of candidates allotted to each of the centres except Chennai, Delhi, Dispur, Kolkata and Nagpur. Allotment of Centres will be on the first-apply-first-allot basis and once the capacity of a particular centre is attained, the same will be frozen. Applicants, who cannot get a centre of their choice due to ceiling, will be required to choose a Centre from the remaining ones. Applicants are, thus, advised that they may apply early so that they could get a Centre of their choice

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.

Interview: 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 mks are allotted by assessors only after taking into consideration the performance of the candidate holistically in all the test. In addition, marks for Conference are also allotted based on the initial performance of the Candidate in the three techniques and decision of the Board. All these have equal weightage.

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.

Conduct in Examination Hall

No candidate should misbehave in any manner or create disorderly scene in the Examination Hall or harass the staff employed by the Commission for the conduct of the examination. Any such misconduct will be severely penalised.

IDENTITY VERIFICATION for UPSC Combined Defence Services CDS 1 2019

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,
The candidate’s identity will be verified with respect to his/her details on the call letter and in the Attendance List. If identity of the candidate is in doubt the candidate will not be allowed to appear for the Online Examination.

  • 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)

UPSC CDS 1 Previous Old Question Papers & Combined Defence Services I Model Papers

Cut Off / Merit List

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

UPSC CDS Exam Previous Question Papers with answers (2010-2015)

YearCDS I
2016Download CDS Question Paper 2016 Pdf(Maths) – Check Here
CDS Solved Papers(GK)-Check Here
Get UPSC CDS Previous Question Papers(English)-Check Here
2015CDS Question Paper 2015 Pdf (Maths)-Check Here
CDS Previous Year Question Paper (GK)-Check Here
Refer last 10 Year CDS Exam Paper (English)-Check Here
2014Click To Download CDS I 2014 General Knowledge Question Paper Free Pdf- Check Here
Click To Download CDS I 2014 Elementary Mathematics Question Paper Free Pdf- Check Here
Click To Download CDS I 2014 English Test Question Paper Free Pdf-Check Here
2013Click Here To Download CDS -I 2013 General Knowledge Question Paper Free Pdf- Check Here
Click Here To Download CDS -I 2013 English Test Question Paper Free Pdf – Check Here
Click Here To Download CDS -I 2013 Elementary Mathematics Question Paper Free Pdf-Check Here
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