November 7, 2013

CDS 2014 Syllabus Eligibility Criteria Exam Pattern

CDS 2014 Syllabus Eligibility Criteria Exam Pattern : 1. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is planning to conduct CDS 2014 Examination. All the candidates who wish to appear for it must know CDS Exam Pattern, Syllabus and Eligibility Criteria to do well in the exam. CDS that is Combined Defence Services examination is conducted by UPSC every year.

CDS 2014 Syllabus2. On the official website of UPSC candidates can find every information related to  CDS 2014 Exam Pattern Syllabus Eligibility Criteria, exam date and upcoming recruitment's.

3. CDS Exam Pattern:

The UPSC helds CDS exam in 2 phases:

    Written examination
    Interview/ personality test

4. A) For admission in IMA, INA and AFA:

Name of Subject
Duration of Exam
Total Marks
120 Minutes for each subject
100 Marks for each subject
General Knowledge
Elementary Mathematics
300 Marks

B) For Admission in Officers Training Academy:

Name of subject
Duration of exam
Total Marks
General Knowledge
120 Minutes for each subject
100 Marks for each subject
200 Marks

5. CDS Syllabus:

Paper 1: English

  • Fill in the blanks
  • Jumbled Sentence
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Sentence Correction
  • Finding errors and omittions etc
Paper 2: General Knowledge
  • Knowledge of current topics
  • Knowledge of Indian History and Geographical issues
  • Economy of India
  • Current Affairs in business, politics, sports, entertainment etc.
  • Monuments of India
  • Books and Authors name etc
Paper 3: Elementary Mathematics
  • Arithmetic
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Menstruation
  • Statistics
6. CDS Eligibility Criteria:

A. Age Limitations:

For IMA: 19-24 yrs.
For Naval Academy: 19-22 yrs.
For Air Force Academy: 19-23 yrs.
For Officers Training Academy: 19-25 yrs

B. Educational Criteria:
  • For the post of IMA / officers training academy, candidate must hold any degree from any reputed university/ institute.
  • For Indian Naval Academy (INA), candidate must have done engineering degree from any recognized university.
  • For Air Force Academy (ACA) applicant must have done Engineering degree from any recognized university/ institute with physics and math’s at 10+2.
7. The first part of exam will be conducted on 9th of February 2014 while second part will be held on 26th October 2014.

8. UPSC CDS 2014 Syllabus visit the official Website for more details -

UPSC CDS online application 2014
UPSC CDS previous year exam question papers
UPSC CDS 1 2 admit card 2014
CDS Answer Key 2014

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