CDS Syllabus 2023
CDS Syllabus 2023: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the Combined Defence Services Examination 2 2023 Notification for the post of Lieutenant with 349 vacancies on the official website i.e. upsc.gov.in. The eligible and interested candidates must begin with their preparation for the CDS 2 Recruitment 2023. To start with the CDS Preparation candidates must need to understand the selection process, exam pattern, and syllabus as mentioned in the official notification pdf.
The CDS 2 Notification 2023 will be recruiting candidates for Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun, Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala, Air Force Academy, Hyderabad, Officers’ Training Academy (OTA), Chennai (Men) and Officers’ Training Academy (OTA), Chennai (Women). Candidates must go through the details mentioned below for detailed information.
CDS Syllabus 2023: Overview
The detailed CDS Syllabus 2023 overview is tabulated below. Candidates can check the complete details for CDS Syllabus 2023 here to support their preparation.
|CDS Syllabus 2023: Overview|
|Organization||UPSC, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)|
|Name of Recruitment||CDS Recruitment 2023|
|No. of Vacancies||349|
|CDS Exam Date 2023||3rd September 2023|
|Job Location||All India|
|Mode of Examination||Offline|
|Number of Sections||Indian Military Academy (IMA), Indian Naval Academy (INA), and Air Force Academy (AFA) – Three
Officers’ Training Academy (OTA) – Two
|Total marks of the test||IMA, INA and AFA – 300
OTA – 200
|Nature of questions||Objective type|
|Language of question paper||Hindi and English|
|Duration of the test||2 hours for each section of the test|
CDS Selection Process 2023
The candidate applying must have an idea about the selection process for CDS 2023 Notification. Candidates must prepare themselves for every step involved in the selection process. Constant practice and preparation lead to success. According to the notification, the selection process for CDS 2023 Notification includes –
- Written Exam
- SSB Interview/Personality Test
- Document Verification
- Medical Examination
CDS Exam Pattern 2023 for IMA, INA, AFA
|General Knowledge||12||100||2 hrs|
|Elementary Mathematics||13||100||2 hrs|
CDS Exam Pattern 2023 OTA
|General Knowledge||12||100||2 hrs|
UPSC CDS 2 2023 SSB/ Interview Marks
|Indian Military Academy||300|
|Indian Naval Academy||300|
|Indian Air Force Academy||300|
|Officers’ Training Academy||200|
CDS Syllabus UPSC
The CDS Syllabus 2023 is mentioned below. Candidates can check the subject-wise syllabus in the below.
CDS Syllabus 2023: English
The questions in this section have been designed to check the appearing candidate’s understanding of the English language. Questions in this section are majorly asked from the topics provided below:
CDS Syllabus 2023: 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.
CDS Syllabus 2023: Elementary Mathematics
Questions in Elementary Mathematics are asked from Arithmetic, Algebra, Trigonometry, Geometry, Mensuration and Statistics. Candidates preparing for OTA don’t have to prepare this subject.
CDS Syllabus 2023: Intelligence & Personality Test
The SSB procedure consists of two stage Selection process which includes :
- Only those candidates who clear the stage I are permitted to appear for stage II. The details
are:- Stage I comprises of Officer 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. Stage II Comprises of Interview, Group Testing Officer Tasks, Psychology Tests and the Conference.
- These tests are conducted over 4 days.
- The details of these tests will be provided on the website www.joinindianarmy.nic.in.
CDS Syllabus PDF
The interested candidates can CDS Syllabus 2023 pdf download from the link provided below. Candidates must keep the pdf and prepare accordingly.