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**CDS Syllabus Details**: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is going to conducts Combined Defence Services (CDS) Examination for recruitment of various vacancies under Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Air Force Academy and Officers Training Academy. The CDS syllabus details is given below.

**PAPER – 1: ENGLISH:**

The question paper will be designed to test the candidates’ understanding of English and workmanlike use of words.

**PAPER – 2: 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.

**PAPER – 3: ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS: **

**Arithmetic:**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.

**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 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.

**TRIGONOMETRY**

Sine x, cosine x, Tangent x when 0 ≤x ≤90 Values of sin x, cos x and tan x, for x = 0, 30, 45, 60 and 90

Simple trigonometric identities.

Use of trigonometric tables.

Simple cases of heights and distances.

**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 normal, (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.

**Click here for CDS Eligibility Criteria**

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**Click here for CDS Selection Procedure**

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How much percentage is required for the posts in CDS exam?

I have done BA, MA, ITI and my date of birth is 27th July 1997. Am i eligible for this exam?

Sir, I have passed BA and my date of birth is 12th December 1993. Am i eligible for CDS OTA exam?

I have NCC airforce ‘C’ whether i have exam or not

I’m 3rd year Computer Science Engineer student, am i eligible to apply for this post?

sir, my height is only 5.5 inch. can i apply for cds exam?

Sir, i have passed 12th with commerce economics, and graduation with BCA (bachelor of computer application), can i fill form of “ITA and OMA”?

Sir, i am B.Sc final year student, can i apply for cds official training acadamy?

@Balram saini

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Sir, my age is 24 years, am I eligible for OTA?

@Anjali Sharma

As per the notification candidates should born between 02-01-1992 and 01-01-1998 in order to apply for UPSC CDS I in Officers Training Academy course.

I am studying final year B.sc(m) for apply upsc cds exam?

I am currently studying in B.Com (h) 3rd year. Am I eligible for cds exam?

I have passed M.A, B.A with geo. hons, am i eligible for cds exam?

My date of birth is 10-10-1991, can i fill this cds 2 exam?

Sir I’m In 4th Year of Engg. Is I’m eligible for CDSE 2 Examination?

I have filled my CDS application form for OTA. But i still dint receive my call letter for the exam. May i know when will be sent to me?

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I am a 3rd year student of B.A English language & literature. may i am eligible for applying in officers training academy?

@Jithi

As per the notification, the candidates who are studying in the final year of graduation are also eligible for Officer Training Academy in CDS, but they need to submit the proof of qualifying the requisite educational qualification by the prescribed date.

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@basant kamat

The exam dates for the posts of CHSL (10+2) for DEO, LDC Exam 2012 in SSC are 21/10/2012 and 28/10/2012

I have 65% in 12th & 58% in b.tech in electronic & communication.Please inform me for govt. jobs

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I persuing b.sc (geology hons.) with mathematics and chemistry in pass course. Can i eligible for indian navy and airforce ?