UPSC CDS Syllabus

STANDARD AND SYLLABUS OF THE EXAMINATION 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.

SYLLABUS

ENGLISH (Code No. 01) 

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

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE (Code No. 02)

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 (Code No. 03) 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. Factorization 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 ×, cosine ×, Tangent × when 0° < × < 90° Values of sin ×, cos × and tan ×, for × = 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) Congruence 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.

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UPSC CDS Selection Procedure

Combined Defense Services Selection Procedure: UPSC is going to conducts Combined Defense Services (CDS) Examination for recruitment of various vacancies under Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Air Force Academy and Officers Training Academy.

The following are the selection Procedure.

 

UPSC Selection Procedure consists of four stages.

  1. Written Exam (MCQ)
  2. Interview/ Intelligence Test/ Personality Test
  3. Document Verification
  4. Medical Examination

 

  1. Written Exam:

 

  1. Written Exam consists of Objective Type questions and time duration two hrs. and maximum marks is 100 per subject.
  2. For the candidates who are appearing for Indian Military Academy, Naval Academy, Air force Academy written test comprising of English, General Knowledge and Elementary mathematics subjects and for candidates who are appearing for officers training academy the written test comprising of English and General Knowledge.

iii. Candidates who are declared successful in the written exam will be detailed for intelligence and personality test at the Service Selection Board based on their preference, by the respective service HQ.

 

  1. Interview/ Personality Test: The candidates who are selected in written test are called for interview. 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.
  2. Stage I comprises of Officers 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.
  3. Stage II comprises of Interview, Group Testing Officers Tasks, Psychology Tests and the conference. These tests are conducted over 4 days.

The personality of candidate is assessed by three different assessor’s viz. the interviewing Officer (IO), Group Testing Officer (GTO) and the Psychologist. There are no separate Weight-age  for each test. The marks are allotted by assessors only after taking into consideration the performance of the candidate holistically in all the test.

  1. Document Verification: Document Verification will be conducted only after the candidate has qualified for Interview/Personality Test.

 

  1. Medical Examination: A Candidate recommended by the Services Selection Board will undergo a medical examination by a Board of Service Medical Officers. Women candidates will undergo Medical Examination by a Medical Board comprising male/ female doctors/ specialists/ Gynecologist. There will be a Lady Medical Officer as member of Board. Only those candidates will be admitted to the Academy who are declared fit by the Medical Board.

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Union Public Service Commission has published the Notification for the Recruitment of Combined Defense services Vacancies.

All Candidates Who Interested and Meet All Eligibility Criteria can Read Full Notification and Apply Online.

Name of the post: UPSC CDS Exam 2020

Date of Post: 30/11/2019

Total Vacancies:418

Union Public Service Commission(UPSC)

Advt. No:03/2020-CDS-I

Combined Defense Service Exam-I 2020

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Important Dates

Last Date of Online Application and Payment of fees is 19/11/2019

Date of Exam 02/02/2020

Tentative date of Result Declaration is April 2020

Age Limit

Candidates born not earlier than 02/01/1997 and Not Later than 01/01/2002

Age Relaxation is Applicable as per Government Rule

Application fees

For Other is 200/-

For Female/SC/ST is Nill

Mode of Payment:Off-line/Online Depositing in SBI Bank Branch or Make Online Payment through Net Banking

Educational Qualification

(i) For I.M.A. and Officers’ Training Academy, Chennai -Degree of a recognized University or equivalent.

(ii) For Indian Naval Academy—Degree in Engineering from a recognized University/Institution.

(iii) For Air Force Academy—Degree of a recognized University (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering.

Vacancies Details
Post Name  Total
Combined Defense Service Exam-I 418
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