Combined Defence Services (CDS) exam syllabus and standard

Are you looking for the CDS exam syllabus? Here we have given the complete syllabus of the Combined Defence Services examination by which you can judge the standard of Combined Defence Services CDS exam syllabus.

The CDS exam syllabus, or in other words, the Combined Defence Services Exam Syllabus consists of three papers. The Combined Defence Services Examination is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission where the candidates have to go through written tests as well as an interview. Here we have given complete UPSC CDS exam syllabus with details of what you are going to face in each paper.

Combined Defence Services (CDS) exam paper I English syllabus

The UPSC CDS Exam English question paper be set across the CDS exam English syllabus, which has been designed by experts to examine your understanding of English and your skills in English grammar and vocabulary. While you can find suggestions and guidances of preparing English essays and comprehension tests in our Job Exams Preparation Guide section, side by side you require to browse through English grammar aptitude test questions which will make you more confident and increase your English writing and speaking skills.

Combined Defence Services (CDS) exam paper II general knowledge (GK) syllabus

General Knowledge and current affairs questions make the CDS exam paper two syllabus. CDS exam paper 2 GK aptitude test questions will be set from current affairs, general knowledge and matters of everyday observation and experience, and the standard will test the abilities of an average educated person not specialized in any scientific subject. The UPSC CDS exam second paper will also have objective questions on Indian history and geography of the school levels.

Combined Defence Services (CDS) exam paper III maths syllabus

The UPSC CDS exam maths paper questions papers are the most difficult ones. You need to regularly practise Maths sample objective questions to get through it. However the mathematics syllabus of CDS exam paper three is as given below:

  1. CDS exams arithmetic detailed syllabus
    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.

  2. CDS exams algebra detailed syllabus
    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 in equations in two variables and their solutions. Practical problems leading to two simultaneous linear equations or in equations in two Variables or quadratic equations in one variable & their solutions. Set language and set notation, rational expressions and conditional identities, Laws of indices.

  3. CDS exams trigonometry detailed syllabus
    Sine x, cosine x, Tangent x when 00 < x < 900 Values of sin x, cos x and tan x, for x = 00, 300, 450, 600 and 900. Simple trigonometric identities. Use of trigonometric tables. Simple cases of heights and distances.

  4. CDS exams geometry detailed syllabus
    Lines and angles, Plane and plane figures, and 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 normal,
    (ix) Loci.

  5. CDS exams mensuration detailed syllabus
    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.

  6. CDS exams statistics detailed syllabus
    Collection and tabulation of statistical data, Graphical representation, frequency Polygons, histograms, bar charts, pie charts etc. Measures of central tendency.

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Guest Author: deepak20 Feb 2012

Any special books for preparation of CDS exam??????

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