CDS Syllabus 2019

07 Feb, 2019

CDS Syllabus 2019 – Union Public Service Commission or UPSC has CDS Syllabus 2019 along with the official notification. UPSC has provided lot of details in syllabus like major topics in English, General Knowledge, and Math. The section of English consist of jumbled sentences fill in the blanks, and it will test candidate’s command over the English Language. The elementary mathematics includes all the basic mathematical concepts like arithmetic, mensuration, trigonometry, sequence, and series, etc. General Awareness includes topics from history, current affairs, geography, etc. CDS 2019 exam will be conducted two stages i.e. written exam and personality or psychometric test and Intelligence interview. The shortlisted candidates will be called for merit and preference for Indian Navy, Indian Air force, Indian Army. The training period of shortlisted candidates will take place at Indian Military Academy (IMA Dehradun), Officers Training Academy (OTA) and Indian Naval Academy (INA Ezhimala). This article brings you all the relevant information regarding SSC MTS Syllabus, exam pattern, etc.

CDS Exam Pattern 2019

For Indian Naval Academy, Indian Military and Air Force Academy

    Subject

    Maximum Marks

    Duration

    English

    100

    2 hours

    General Knowledge

    100

    2 hours

    Elementary Mathematics

    100

    2 hours

    Total

    300

     

    For Admission to Officers Training Academy

    Subject

    Maximum Marks

    Duration

    English

    100

    2 hours

    General Knowledge

    100

    2 hours

     CDS Syllabus 2019

    The questions will be asked from three major topics- English, General Knowledge, and Elementary Mathematics.

    English

    • Unseen comprehension
    • Fill in the blanks
    • Finding errors and omissions
    • Jumbled sentences
    • Sentence correction

    General Knowledge

    • Books and their authors
    • History and Geography
    • Indian politics
    • Indian Sports
    • Indian economy, daily news

    Elementary Mathematics

    This section includes all the basic mathematical concepts. Following are some of the topics covered under this section:

    • Natural Numbers
    • Integers
    • Real And Rational Numbers
    • Multiplication
    • Subtraction
    • Profit and Loss
    • Time and Distance
    • Fractions
    • Square Roots
    • Percentages
    • Prime and Composite Numbers
    • Multiple and Factors
    • Factorization Theorem
    • HCF and LCM
    • Division Algorithm
    • Plane and Plane Figures
    • Properties of Angle
    • Triangle
    • Properties of parallelogram, rectangle and square
    • Tangents and properties of tangents and normal
    • Theories of polynomials, solutions of quadratic equations
    • Relation between coefficients and relations
    • Trigonometry
    • Mensuration
    • Statistics

    Note: The syllabus for CDS 2 for admission to officers training has to appear for the English and General Knowledge.

    CDS Syllabus 2019- Important Books

    To crack such a national level entrance examination, candidates need to refer to the best books recommended by the experts. The following are some of these:

    Subject

    Books

    Author

    For English

    Objective General

    Word Play made easy grammar basics

    S.P Bakshi

    Norman Lewis

    Wren and Martin’s

    Elementary Mathematics

    Quantitative aptitude 

    Dr. R.S Aggarwal

    General Knowledge

    History

    Politics

    Economy

    International Awareness

    Newspapers like The Hindu, The Indian Express

    NCERT 6th -12th

    Arihant GK capsule

    About CDS 2019

    UPSC conducts CDS 2019 twice a year. CDS 1 2019 will be conducted in offline mode i.e. it would be pen-paper based test. Candidates who clear the written will called by SSB (Staff Selection Boards) for further two stages of the final selection process.  Stage 1 consists of Officer Intelligence Rating (OIR) and Picture Perception. Stage 2 consists of Personal Interview, Group Testing Officers’ Task, Psychology and the Conference. CDS 2019 is one of the prestigious examinations of the country as it gives candidates a chance to serve the country. The competition level this year will be at its peak.

     

    This is all about CDS Syllabus 2019. If you still have any query or question then let us know in the comments section below.

    All the best for the exams!

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