Best Books for CDS 2020 - Aspirants appearing for CDS 2020 need not to worry about clearing the exam rather they should be focused on how to achieve that goal and concentrate all their energy in that direction. To do so candidates should know the best books for CDS 2020 preparation, and device a strategy to execute that plan. Combined Defence Services (CDS) examination is conducted by Union Public Service Commission twice a year around February & November. The CDS 2020 exam is going to be held on November 8, 2020. CDS exam is for the induction of eligible candidates into the Indian Armed Forces i.e. army, navy and air force. Lakhs of aspirants appear for the CDS examination every year for joining the armed forces. Many aspirants lack in qualifying the exam due to improper guidance and strategy. Read the article to know more about the Books best for CDS 2020 exam and more.Latest- CDS 1 Result 2020 Declared!
Candidates sitting for the CDS 2020 exam might have a good idea of the CDS exam pattern. Now, to know what are the subject wise best books to refer for the CDS 2020 examination are mentioned in the table below.
Objective General English
S. P. Bakshi
Wren & Martin’s High School English Grammar & Composition
Wren and Martin’s
Word Power Made Easy
Geography & History
NCERT (Std 6th-12th)
Pathfinder for CDS
General Knowledge (Latest Edition)
Manohar Pandey (Arihant Publication)
Malayala Manorama publishers
The Hindu, Indian Express, etc.
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations
R. S. Aggarwal
Mathematics for CDS Examination
Along with the above mentioned CDS books, aspirants are also advised to go through previous year CDS question papers too, as it will give an edge in the CDS 2020 exam.
Applicants appearing for the CDS 2020 must familiarise themselves with the pattern, subjects, CDS syllabus, duration and marking scheme of the exam. To know about all this go through the table below.
Offline (pen & paper)
Comprehension, Error Spotting, Cloze Test, Sentence Completion, Jumbled Sentences, Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms & Phrases
History of India, Geography, Polity, Economics, General Science
Number System, Decimal fractions, Time & distance, Time & work, Percentages, Simple & compound interest, Profit & loss, Ratio & proportion, Division algorithm, H.C.F. & L.C.M, Logarithms to base 10, Theory of polynomials, Solutions of quadratic equations, Linear equations in two variables & their solutions, Laws of indices, Trigonometry, Simple cases of heights and distances, Geometry, Lines & angles, Mensuration, Statistics
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CDS Answer Key
CDS Admit Card
CDS Eligibility Criteria
Yes, the only difference is that for OTA, aspirants have to appear only for english & general knowledge papers.
CDS is held twice a year. Once in the month of February and then in November.
No, the exam for induction both Indian Military/Navy/Air Force Academy and Officers Training Academy (OTA) are held together.
The books mentioned in the article will help you a lot, but they are not the only factor which will help you to clear the CDS 2020 exam. One should also be self motivated & dedicated too for the same.
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yes you can apply for CDS exam even if you have spectacles however you will not be able to get into the air force and flying department because of your spectacles.
you could however go for logistics and administration even if you have your spectacles.
Hope this helps. Thank you.
Yes, you are eligible for appearing for cds ota & afa.
I hope this clears you doubt.
As per the latest eligibility criteria of CDS 2020, the candidates between 20 to 24 years are eligible to give this exam.
You are 26 now which means you are above 24 years of age now, so you are not eligible for the respective exam in each and every course ranging from IMA to OTA.
You can go for Indian Army recruitments now.
Feel free to ask doubts in the Comment Section.
You may refer to this
for more information about CDS 2020 Eligibility criteria.
I hope this information helps you.
You are talking about types of rejections in Services Selection Board (SSB).
Temporary rejections are those which can be cured/treated. Example: Extra Weight.
Permanent rejections are faced due to problems that cannot be cured. Example: Extra Leg Length for Fighter Pilots.
There are several tests inside the medicals. Some basic temporary rejections include: Knocked Knee, Over Weight, Wax in Ears, Kidney Stones, Appendix.
Some of these require surgery or doctor consultation. While problems like over weight can be set right with healthy diet and exercise. Knocked Knee can be cured by putting a pillow between your knees and standing for 20-30 secs daily.
Hope this helps.
Aspirants submit their CDS online application form before the last date. but before fill form you should need to check your eligibility for CDS Entrance exam. here we are talking about CDS physical standards and CDS medical fitness both. Check all information regarding “CDS Physical eligibility” below.
PHYSICAL STANDARD FOR UPSC CDS EXAM –
General physical and mental standards are very important points to consider before apply for UPSC CDS Exam. here you find physical requirements for CDS and what type of physical fitness required for CDS check below.
MEDICAL ELIGIBILITY FOR CDS
CDS Medical examination is also a important part of CDS exam eligibility. Here are many CDS physical conditions in medical examination. check it
EYESIGHT ELIGIBILITY FOR CDS EXAM
Most of the students ask this question that What is eyesight criteria for CDS ? CDSphysical test also covers your eyesight conditions. and vision standard for naval and Air force different from this which also mention below. Eyesight for CDS Exam –
Vision standard for Male Candidates
Vision standard for Female Candidates
Vision standard for Naval
Uncorrected without glass 6/12
corrected with glass 6/6
Limits of Myopia -1.5
Limits of Hypermetropia +1.5
Binocular vision III
Limits of colour perception I
Vision standard for Air Force
Limits of Myopia -0.75D
Limits of Hypermetropia +1.5D
Teeth , Ear, Nose and Throat Conditions
– CDS Physical Qualification also covers your conditions of teeth , ear Nose , Throat etc. Check the standards given below.
Height and weight standards
CDS Exam physical eligibility test also includes one major point is aspirant height. Here is a table for height required for CDS Exam for male and female candidates with weight parameters check it.
*45 for Navy @ 47 for Navy A ± 10% ( for Navy ) departure from the average weight given in the table above is to be considered within normal limit. However, in individuals with heavy bones and broad built as well as individuals with thin built but otherwise healthy this may be relaxed to some extent on merit.
The acceptable weight for Air Force candidates will be ± 10% of the average weight given above.
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