## Nov 5, 2018

UPSC CDS Syllabus
Candidates who are going to appear in Union Public Service Commission Combined Defence Services Examination are informed that the UPSC CDS Syllabus 2019 for IMA, NA, and AFA are available on this page! Along with the syllabus, we are also providing you UPSC CDS Exam Pattern with the help of which you will get to know more about the examination.

In order to clear any examination Syllabus and Exam Pattern plays a vital role as with the help of syllabus you will get all the details of topics on which questions are asked in the examination and on the other hand exam pattern provides the details of the marking scheme of examination. Therefore candidates are advised to check the UPSC CDS Syllabus carefully and make your study plan accordingly. The exam is about to start so boost your preparation and clear your exam with excellent marks.

UPSC CDS Syllabus and Exam Pattern Details
 Organization Name Union Public Service Commission Exam Name UPSC CDS(IMA, NA and AFA) Page Type Syllabus and Exam Pattern Status Available

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UPSC CDS Syllabus
CDS Syllabus (General Knowledge):
CDS General Knowledge exam contains questions from current affairs, History of India, Geography, Politics, and Economy.

• Economics
• Politics
• History
• Geography
• Biology
• Statement true/false
• Physics
• Chemistry
• Defence related
• Environment
• Cultural
• Current Awareness
• Sociology
• Award
• Sport
• Books

CDS Syllabus (Elementary Mathematics):
Mathematics exam contains questions from algebra, arithmetic, trigonometry, menstruation, geometry, and statistics.

• Number System
• HCF & LCM of numbers
• Decimal fraction
• Square roots and cube roots
• Time and distance
• Time and Work
• percentage
• Locus
• Simple interest
• Compound interest
• Ratio and proportion
• Average
• Profit and loss
• logarithm
• Basic operations and factorization
• Area
• Surface area and volume of solids
• Lines and angles
• Triangles
• Circle
• Statistical Data Analysis
• HCF&LCM of polynomials
• Linear Equations in one and two Variables
• Set theory
• Measurement of angles and trigonometric measurement
• Height and distance
• Ratio Expressions

CDS English Syllabus:
• Synonyms
• Antonyms
• Para Jumbles
• Error Spotting
• Jumbled Sentences
• Sentence Correction and
• Fill in the Blanks.

UPSC CDS Exam Pattern
Exam Pattern for IMA, NA and AFA:
 Subject Duration Maximum Marks English 2 hours 100 General Knowledge 2 hours 100 Elementary Mathematics 2 hours 100 Total 300

Exam Pattern for OTA:
 Subject Duration Maximum Marks English 2 hours 100 General Knowledge 2 hours 100 Total 200

Best Books for CDS Exam
For English Paper:
• Objective General English by Arihant
• Objective General English by RS Aggarwal
• Word Power Made Easy: Norman Lewis

For General Knowledge:
• Manorama Yearbook 2018
• Lucent’s General Knowledge
• Competition in Focus (Half Yearly and Yearly)

For Elementary Mathematics:
• Arihant Pathfinder
• Quantum CAT by Sarvesh Verma
• Mathematics for CDS by RS Aggarwal
• Quantitative Aptitude for examinations paperback 2018 by RS Aggarwal

Note:
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