CDS Exam Analysis 2019 - Candidates who have appeared in exam can check the CDS Exam 2019 Analysis. CDS II exam conducted on September 8, 2019 was of moderate nature. The exam analysis of CDS provides the details about the questions asked in the exam, overall as well as sectional difficulty, topic-wise distribution of marks, expected cut off. The written exam of CDS was conducted on September 8, 2019 in offline mode. This exam was held at various cities across the country in three different shifts paper-wise. Candidates appearing for admission to Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Indian Air Force Academy and Officers Training Academy can check CDS 2 exam analysis 2019 here.
As per CDS exam analysis, the questions asked in CDS 2019 written exam were of moderate level. The questions asked from English section were set on standard level. The questions of Elementary Mathematics were tricky as per the candidates who have appeared for the exam, whereas the questions of General Knowledge were twisted. Each paper was conducted for 2 hours carrying 100 marks. Read this article to check analysis of CDS exam 2019 in detailed way.
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CDS II written exam was conducted for three papers - English, General Knowledge and Elementary Mathematics. The appearing candidates who have appeared for the exam can check the overall difficulty level of CDS written exam. The list provided below describes the overall difficulty level of CDS exam.
Level of Difficulty
Moderate to Easy
For the candidates appearing for CDS written exam 2019, it is very important to know the sectional difficulty of the different papers in order to know the overall analysis. The sectional CDS exam analysis on the basis of questions asked in the examination for all three papers is explained below.
The Elementary Mathematics paper was conducted for 100 marks. The questions were asked from arithmetic, algebra, trigonometry, geometry, mensuration etc. The topic wise CDS exam analysis below with the maximum number of questions are explained below.
CDS Exam Trend Analysis - Elementary Mathematics
Level of difficulty
Number of Questions
Moderate to difficult
Time speed and Distance
Simple Interest/Compound interest
Time and Work
Mean-Median-Mode (Frequency Distribution Table)
The English section of CDS was conducted for 2 hours carrying 100 marks. The question paper was designed to test the candidates’ understanding of standard English and use of words. The questions were asked from reading comprehension, spotting errors, fill in the blanks etc. Check topic wise distribution of English section questions below.
CDS Exam Trend Analysis - English
Idioms and phrases
Ordering of Sentences
Fill in the Blanks
The General knowledge section was conducted to test the knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation, History, Geography of India and experience in their scientific aspects etc. This paper was conducted for 100 marks carrying 120 questions. Candidates can check the section-wise distribution of General knowledge paper analysis below.
CDS Exam Trend Analysis - General Knowledge
The cutoff of CDS exam will be released by UPSC. Candidates will have to score equal or above to cut off released by UPSC to be eligible to appear for SSB Interview. The cut off for written test for IMA, INA and IFA will be calculated out of the total score of 300. The cut off score for OTA (Men & Women) will be calculated out of 200. Candidates can check the previous year CDS cutoff for written exam below.
CDS cut off 2017 (Written Exam)
Aggregate marks of last qualified candidates*
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In CDS exam ,girls can only go for OTA(officers training academy) and the exam pattern is slightly different as per other academies.
It has only two papers that of general knowledge and general English.
For general knowledge you should be well prepared about current affairs and read 6-12 class ncert books thoroughly for history , geography , science etc. You can also go for internet for general knowledge along with also focus on basic GK like first in the world , famous books and authors etc.
For English, practice is the key to success. Have a good book of objective English like Arihant and read newspaper daily and improve you vocabulary.
Solve previous years questions as well.
It includes the same GK and English followed by numerical ability and reasoning questions as well.
You should again go for basics in mathematics upto class 12 and try to learn more tricks and shortcuts and for reasoning , follow a good book of reasoning ability and be more focused and concentrated while solving these questions.
Hope it helps.
Girl candidates who want to join IAF have 2 possible ways. AFCAT and non AFCAT entry. AFCAT is an entrance exam conducted twice a year. If you clear this exam, then you will be called for SSB Interview and then you can choose your own branches.
There are various kinds branch in IAF(Indian air force) like technical, flying and ground. each branch has its own Eligibility and qualification criteria... As you haven't mentioned any kind of branch, let me tell you about these core branches
Flying branch: age should be in between 19 to 23.You should be a graduate in any stream with aggregate of 60% marks and you should have studied Maths and Physics in your 12th and have passed with 60% marks. Or BE or B.Tech with 60% marks is also accepted.
Technical branch: There are 2 types of technical services under technical branch. Both of them need the same criteria of 18-28yeats.First one is Aeronautical Engineer which is mechanical service. Second one is Aeronautical Engineer which is electrical service.
Ground duty branch: There are 3 types of services in Ground duty branches.
Administration and Logistics: Age should be between 20-23 years for Graduates. You should be a Graduate or a Post Graduate in any discipline with atleast 60% marks.
Education: Age should be 20-25 years for Post Graduates and you should be a Post Graduate in any stream with 50% marks.
Accounts: 20-27 for M.Ed, Ph. D, CA, ICWA. Bachelors degree or Masters degree in Commerce. If you have Bachelor's degree then you should have 60% marks and if you have PG degree, then you should have 60% marks.
Through Non AFCAT entry, there are CDSE and FTS. For meteorology branch, age should be between 20-25 years and for Phd students, age should be 27 years. Students should have post graduate degree in any science stream.
There is also NCC Special Entry Indian Air Force. Age should be 20-24 years. You should be a graduate in any stream with aggregate of 60% marks and you should have studied Maths and Physics in your 12th and have passed with 60% marks. Or BE or B.Tech with 60% marks is also accepted
see open university student who have completed their graduation in any discipline may appear in cds exam.
you have not mention your graduation course or stream. if you dont belongs to bachelor in electrical engineering or bachelor courses in physics or mathematics you may apply for below mention post,
Indian Military Academy
Officers’ Training Academy (OTA)
Officers’ Training Academy (SSC Women Non-Technical Course)
Here are the eligibility criteria for CDS exam
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The educational qualification for eligibility to Central defense service exam that is CDS exam is
The candidate should be graduate or appearing in the final year of the same is eligible to apply for CDS exam.
So if you are in final year of your graduation you can apply to this exam.
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