Cracking Combined Defense Services (CDS) Exam is not a cakewalk. Aspirants need the adopt a suitable strategy and an appropriate amount of preparation to build the marks in CDS. The position on the merit list matters a lot in the case of CDS. Some candidates who just clear the Service Selection Interview with a few inches far from the cut off line. For them, the position in merit depends on the marks obtained in the written examination. After doing a thorough analysis of exam pattern and question paper of CDS exam over the years, we just have prepared the mock test series for the aspirants of CDS. All aspirants need to do is to just pull up their sock and ready to run with the Mock Test of CDS 2020.
CDS Mock Test 2020
The all-new mock test series of CDS is provided here. The free mock test of CDS helps the candidates to analyze their preparations, sharpen up their skills and brush up the concepts. So, just click on the links given below to start the preparations.
|Subject||Mock Test||Number of question||Duration of Test|
|Elementary Mathematics||Start||120||02 Hours|
|General Knowledge||Start||120||02 Hours|
Candidates can also download the admit card of Combined Defense Services Admit Card.
In CDS there are four academies i.e. Indian Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Air Force Academy, and Officers Traning Academy which participate and recruit candidates. So UPSC has defined different exam patterns for the academies, For IA, INA, and AFA the candidates have to attempt the examination which consists of all three subjects mentioned above, and for OTA the candidates have to attempt only two subjects paper English and General Knowledge.
The question paper will be designed to test the candidates’ understanding of English and workmanlike use of words.
The question paper of GK will judge the candidate’s knowledge without specific knowledge on any subject. Questions can be asked from the Current Affairs, daily science, History of India and Geography of nature. The candidates are expected to answer all the questions without special study.
Here is some fight for the candidates who are not so good with the subject, the question in this paper will cover the areas of mathematics
The candidates must refer to the detailed CDS Syllabus
Preparation Tips for CDS Exam
For any exam, the candidates should make the proper strategy to crack the exam. In the case of CDS, the candidates may have many doubts about how to prepare for it in very less time. So follow the tips to sharpen up the skills.
- At first, grab the exam pattern an entire syllabus.
- Analyze the syllabus thoroughly. Now, just sieve out the skills from weaknesses.
- Thereafter prepare a proper plan to sharpen the skills or points wherein aspirants are strong. And to remove weakness try to find the problem.
- Please stick to the plan. If time is too less then instead of working on the weakness, try to be an expert on the topics in which aspirants are confident in.
- There is the negative marking (Negative Marking of 0.33 Marks) in the examination pattern hence it’s a good idea not to attempt those questions in which candidates are confused.
- Calculators are not allowed in the examination, so try to do all the calculations manually. Brush up the basics to calculate faster.
Previous Year Question Paper of CDS
Here is some question paper link, the question papers form the exam held in the past few years. To look at the exam question paper from the nearest try to attempt all the question papers once.
|2019||Click Here for UPSC CDS 2019 Question Papers|
|2018||Click Here for UPSC CDS 2018 Question Papers|
|2017||Click Here for UPSC CDS 2017 Question Papers|
|2016||Click Here for UPSC CDS 2016 Question Papers|
|2015||Click Here for UPSC CDS 2015 Question Papers|
|2014||Click Here for UPSC CDS 2015 Question Papers|
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the Combined Defense Services examination, twice a year. Through this recruitment, UPSC aspirants get an entry in Indian Military Academy, Officers Training Academy, Indian Naval Academy, and Indian Air Force Academy.
After the examination, the UPSC releases the answer key and result of the written examination. Then candidates who will qualify the exam have to appear in the Service Selection Board Interview process. At last, the Commission will prepare the final merit list based on the marks achieved in the written exam and SSB.